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At long last, here is the different version of the opening to Tales of the Unexpected, the creepy British anthology show, when it was syndicated to America in the late-seventies to early eighties. The show was exactly the same, except for the opening and closing titles (although the music sounds a little bit different than the British version, it's definitely not the same if you listen to them side by side) This American version featured the spooky horse carousel that I think actuall...
Here's the opening moments and first commercial break for the Saturday Matinee presentation of the Abbott and Costello film "Mexican Hayride"  on WGN Channel 9. Includes:
WGN "globe" ID with promo for Weekend with the Stars for 10:00pm (voiceover by Steve Hunter)
Saturday Matinee slide and opening theme music ("Happy Feet" by Quincy Jones, from "Walk - Don't Run" ), with voiceover (by Steve Hunter) introducing the film starring "...
This clip made possible by the donations from our generous group of "Fuzzketeers" during the January 2012 2" Quad Transfer Fundraiser.
Here's a partial opening of a very old edition of The CBS Late Movie on WBBM Channel 2 - the 116th "episode" of the series, a presentation of the 1965 Elvis Presley movie "Harum Scarum" (which also co-starred Fran Jeffries a...
Here's the first commercial break for the Son of Svengoolie presentation of the 1935 film "Bride of Frankenstein" on WFLD Channel 32. Includes:
"WOOO in Berwyn" segment, with Sven as disk jockey playing "all music, all the time," starting off with a mock commercial for House of Lard (voiceover by Rich Koz) with an editorial from "Vice President and General Mangler" Zallman T. Tombstone, Jr. in which Tombstone complaining about somebody eating lunch at his desk; Sven then...
Here's the third and final part of Nightbeat with Marty McNeeley on WGN Channel 9. Also featuring the voice of Tony Salvaro. Includes:
Marty recapping the following sports scores and plays, with pertinent footage:
- In hockey, Chicago Blackhawks lose to Detroit Red Wings 4-1 (clips of key plays courtesy SportsVision)
- The Fighting Illini basketball team defeats the Loyola Ramblers, 73-72, at the Assembly Hall in Champaign (clips courtesy ...
Here's the opening segment of the Son of Svengoolie presentation of the 1960 film "Beyond the Time Barrier" on WFLD Channel 32.
This was from within the last weeks of the program (for the record, it's Show #333, per Chicago EpGuides.com), prior to its cancellation in preparation for the transition in station ownership from Metromedia to Fox Television Stations. At this point, the show was switched ...
Here's a commercial break from The 3:00 Movie presentation of the 1962 Elvis Presley film "Follow That Dream" on WLS Channel 7. Includes:
Animated 3:00 Movie "star" bumper (with excerpt from Ramsey Lewis' "Skippin' " as background music)
Promo for upcoming "Tune In to Fitness" series of reports for next month's editions of 4:30 Eyewitness News, with Tim Weigel - tied in with Osco Drug
Commercial: 1983 Renault Alliance from Am...
Here's the opening and first commercial break for the next-to-last presentation of the short-lived series, Sword of Justice, on WMAQ Channel 5; this episode, "Port of Entry," was originally telecast on December 24th 1978.
The series - one of several offerings over the years from Glen A. Larson (a former member of the 1950's and '60's singing group The Four Preps) - starred Dack Rambo as Jack Cole, an avenger a la Zorro only without the mask, and co-starred Alex Courtney ...
Here's the opening and first commercial break from The Morning Movie presentation of the 1945 Barbara Stanwyck/Dennis Morgan/Sydney Greenstreet film "Christmas in Connecticut" on WGN Channel 9. Includes:
"Season's Greetings from the WGN Family" bumper slide (voiceover by Len Johnson)
WGN Morning Movie opening (music by ??) - with notice that the film is edited for television (voiceover by Len Johnson)