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Chicago Cubs Game Promotions (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 6100

Here's a commercial for the Chicago Cubs' game promotions for Saturday, June 19th 1982 against the Montreal Expos, in honor of Fergie Jenkins, and a T-Shirt Day on Sunday, June 20th 1982.

"The Cubs Are Coming Out Of Hibernation!"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, June 14th 1982.

Astrocade - "The Professional Arcade" (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 5876

Here's a commercial for another game system that never really got off the ground - the Bally Astrocade. I remember I got one of these years ago at a flea market and it had the most awkward controllers I've ever used. "The Professional Arcade" - for those times you want to do your serious business next to a pac-man machine.

Available at:

Team Electronic's - Algonquin, Illinois
Polk Brothers - Chicago, Illlinois

"Available Soon"

WGN Channel 9 - The $50,000 Pyramid (Promo, 1981)

Views: 5618

Here's a bumper promo for The New $50,000 Pyramid starring Dick Clark on WGN Channel 9 - which began airing at 12 Noon on Monday, January 26th 1981.

This promo aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, January 23rd 1981.

WLS Channel 7 - The 3:00 Movie - "Seven's Shooting Stars" (Promo, 1983)

Views: 2326

Here's a promo for the Seven's Shooting Stars game on the 3:00 Movie.

Produced by Karen Yellen Dillon. Music by Robert Richter and Friends productions.

The contest ran from June 27th through August 5th.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, July 20th 1983 during the 9am to 10am hour.

WFLD Channel 32 - Tic-Tac-Dough - "The Saturday Round" (Promo, 1981)

Views: 1934

Here's a quick promo for "The Saturday Round" on Tic-Tac-Dough.

Voiceover by Jim Barton.

This promo aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, July 11th 1981.

WFLD Channel 32 - The Joker's Wild/Tic-Tac-Dough Contestant Search (Promo, 1983)

Views: 1542

Here is a contestant search promo for The Joker's Wild and Tic-Tac-Dough featuring Jack Barry.

Voiceover by Jim Barton.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, October 5th 1983.

Screaming Yellow Theater (Svengoolie) - "Help From Henry" (1972)

Views: 2398

Here's another segment from Screaming Yellow Theater - the original Svengoolie, which aired on WFLD Channel 32 from 1970-1973. Svengoolie was played by Jerry G. Bishop. This is from Show #43 - Movie 1, Break 2. It was directed by Dave Dillman. And that's Joe Oher doing the clapboard, who later also produced and directed (and did some writing) on the Son of Svengoolie show.

This one features an appearance by a young boy who Sven calls "Henry". (Anyone know who he was?) Henry ...

WGN Channel 9 - The Daily Game & Lotto Drawing (1983)

Views: 4071

Here's a complete Daily Game and Lotto drawing on WGN Channel 9 featuring Karen Smith and lottery official Linda Borsem (sp?) (CPA with Arthur Young.)

Main voiceover by Paul Rogers. Ending voiceover by Merri Dee. Music is a jazzy instrumental version of "Over The Rainbow".

Also includes a WGN Station ID at the end.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, April 30th 1983 @ a little before 7pm.

Honey Nut Cheerios Bee's Spelling Game (Contest Commercial, 1983)

Views: 1714

Here's a commercial for the Honey Nut Cheerios Bee's Spelling Game Contest. You can win a Texas Instruments Home Computer! (and some other junk) Chances to win: 1 in 3066.

Contest ends February 15th 1984. So as usual, hurry-hurry!

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, March 15th 1983. (The Ides of March!)