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Way to Go! Special (Part 8 - Final One, 1980)

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Here is the eighth and final part of the Field Communications produced Way to Go! Special - an hour long (compilation?) showcase of some special kids and what they do. Has a lot of nice little slices of late seventies life as a kid. :-) The tape was dated May of 1980. My contact says that only a few of these "Specials" were made. Like I said, I'm not sure if these were compilations of segments shown on the regular Way to Go program, or if they were specifically produced for these specials. I ...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 Update, Break & Today Excerpt (1975)

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Here's a NewsCenter5 update on WMAQ Channel 5 anchored by Royal Kennedy, followed by a commercial break and the first two minutes of the second half-hour of the Today show, featuring Jim Hartz, Barbara Walters and Lew Wood. Includes:

Royal Kennedy reporting the following local items:

- Tail end of story on Illinois primary

- Chicago Board of Election Commissioners investigating charges that Alderman Tyrone Kenner's petition contained...

WGN Channel 9 - News Excerpt With Marty McNeeley (1979)

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Here's a brief excerpt of a newscast on WGN Channel 9 featuring John Drury (voice only) and Marty McNeeley. Not sure if this was a noon newscast or at 9pm. Stories include:

End of a story about a trial involving Chicago politician Swanstrom with courtroom sketches by Gary Gianni.

Accident near Daley Center involving a car jumping a curb at Dearborn & Washington. Injured were Daniel Fayan (sp?) and his wife Suzanne and an unidentified woman. Featuring eyewitne...

WFLD Channel 32 - Sunday Showcase (Break #3, 1986)

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Here is break #3 of WFLD Channel 32's Sunday Showcase airing of The Invisible Man. This aired on Sunday May 25th 1986. Includes:

Pulsar Watches

Pine Sol

Opryland USA Passport

Kingsford with Mesquite (Ken Nordine voice over)

Dominick's Finer Foods

Sunday Showcase bumper (with Jim Barton voice over)

MGM Musicals Great Musicals

Pearle Vision Center

Eckrich Fran...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Lifeline - "Dr. Joan E. Hodgman, L.A. Pediatrics/OBGYN" (Promo, Opening, and Break, 1978)

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Here's a promo, opening and first commercial break for the Lifeline episode "Dr. Joan E. Hodgman, L.A. Pediatrics/OBGYN" on WMAQ Channel 5. Just from watching this little excerpt you can see that it was an early example of "reality" television. Too bad it didn't stay on the air. Includes:

Promo for episode, in which voiceover (by ??) pronounces the good doctor's first name as "Joanne" (which was the actual pronunciation, despite the spelling)

Full ...

Midocean Motion Pictures - "Research Reel" (1979?)

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Here's a "research reel" from Midocean Motion Pictures, a production and graphics house that handled commercials.

This came from a 3/4" Umatic tape that was kept by Cathy Mustari, art director for WFLD Channel 32 from 1974 to the late '80's, from a time when the station was actively shopping for production houses to handle their graphics for opens/closes, bumpers, promos, etc.


- Midocean Motion Pictures - Research Reel title card

WMAQ Channel 5 - Rock World (Part 6, 1980)

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Here's Part 6 of a complete edition of Rock World, a weekly pre-MTV music video show that aired on WMAQ Channel 5 (simulcast on WXRT 93 FM). Includes:

Video: "Listen to the Heartbeat" by D.L. Byron

Video: "Do Me" by Teddy Pendergrass (from concert performance)

Commercial: Pepsi Cola - "Catch That Pepsi Spirit" (with baton twirler practicing for parade)

Commercial: Richies Leather and Suede Sale - "Save Up to 40%" - ends O...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Rock World (Part 2, 1980)

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Here's Part 2 of a complete edition of Rock World, a weekly pre-MTV music video show that aired on WMAQ Channel 5 (simulcast on WXRT 93 FM). Includes:

Videos by Hilly Michaels:

- "Calling All Girls"

- "Shake It and Dance"

Record Offer: "The Complete Simon & Garfunkel Collection" - 5-Record Set (3 8-track tapes or cassettes) with 60 songs - by Tee Vee Records

Commercial: Connie Shoes - at Yorktown, Harlem Ir...

WTVT Channel 13 - Pulse Featuring Jim Ruddle (Part 4, 1964)

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Here's Part 4 of a rare edition of the nightly Pulse newscast from WTVT Channel 13 in Tampa / St. Petersburg, Florida, transferred from the original 2" quad videotape. This was notable in featuring future Chicago TV legend Jim Ruddle anchoring out of St. Petersburg at various points. This part features him, Tampa-based Hugh Smith, and news director Ray Dantzler in the Pulse newsroom. Includes:

Jim reports on a parliamentary maneuver in Pinellas County to block d...