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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

WTTW Channel 11 - Made in Chicago - "Aliotta-Haynes-Jeremiah / Bill Quateman" (Part 1, 1974)

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Here's Part 1 of a local music show, Made in Chicago, on WTTW Channel 11. This program (which was also simulcast on WBBM-FM 96.3) was a predecessor to Soundstage which was also produced by the station and aired nationally over PBS. The guests on this (re-run airing) edition were Aliotta-Haynes-Jeremiah (bassist Mitch Aliotta, guitarist Skip Haynes and pianist John Jeremiah) and Bill Quateman.

Note: As with other things we've found, this is actually quite ra...

WTTW Channel 11 - The Callaway-Ruddle Report (Opening, 1976)

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Here's another "end of tape" find - the first minute or so of The Callaway-Ruddle Report on WTTW Channel 11, anchored by John Callaway (formerly of WBBM Channel 2, soon to be a Channel 11 mainstay) and Jim Ruddle (formerly of WGN Channel 9, later to go to WMAQ Channel 5), and featuring arts critic Johanna Steinmetz. Includes:

Station ID slide with a crowd of children peering from behind a gated fence (voiceover by Don Ferris)

Cold open, with previews of f...

Screaming Yellow Theater (Svengoolie) - "Larry Lujack" - Svengoolie's Comedy News (Transition, 1973)

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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. By this point, if the clapboard is of any indication, the SYT title had been eschewed in favor of Svengoolie.

This segment is from Show #61 (according to the clapboard), with guest Larry "Superjock" Lujack. The recording date was April 11th 1973.

This segment is call...

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! (Part 6, 1979)

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Here's Part 6 (the final part) of the controversial Academy Award-winning documentary Scared Straight! (hosted and narrated by Peter Falk) as aired on WFLD Channel 32. This was from an "encore presentation." Includes:

Scared Straight! zooming title bumper, with shot of a cell door with inmate inside closing

Inside the room where the three-hour session took place, Falk (employing some of the same mannerisms he used in his portrayal of Lieutenant Co...

WGN Channel 9 - The Morning Movie - "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" (Extended Break, 1980)

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Here's an extended break from The Morning Movie presentation of the 1934 W.C. Fields film "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" on WGN Channel 9. Includes:

The Morning Movie bumper (with Merri Dee voiceover advising of her upcoming Mid-Morning Report to come after commercials)

Commercial: Lincoln Upholstery & Carpet Co. - "Carpeting of the 80's - Priced Like the 50's" - 3 rooms of carpeting for only $169 - less than $10 a month - with free bonu...

WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness News at 4:30pm - "Chicago Goes Hollywood" (1982)

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Here's a report called "Chicago Goes Hollywood," on former Chicago natives and area residents who later moved to Hollywood and varying degrees of fame, that was introduced by co-anchor Tim Weigel and reported by John Callaway on an edition of Eyewitness News at 4:30pm on WLS Channel 7.

Intermixed with the sights of the L.A. area (with shots of such landmarks as Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Walks of Fame for the likes of Mickey Mouse, Glen Campbell and Claire Trevor, the Be...

WTVT Channel 13 - Pulse Featuring Jim Ruddle (Part 2, 1964)

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Here's Part 2 of Pulse, the nightly newscast of WTVT Channel 13 in Tampa / St. Petersburg, Florida. This rare edition was transferred from the original 2" quad tape. Featuring Hugh Smith in Tampa, and future Chicago TV news anchor Jim Ruddle in St. Petersburg. Includes:

Hugh Smith, in Tampa, reading the following items:

- Governor-elect Haydon Burns hoping that State Legislature won't have to deal with reapportionment until after its regular session; he...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Real People (Part 2, 1980)

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Here's Part 2 of an episode of the prototypical "reality show" Real People on WMAQ Channel 5.

This segment starts off with Skip Stephenson giving the microphone to an audience member who says "And we'll be right back," although they just came back.

Next, co-hosts Byron Allen and Sarah Purcell review typographical errors of various TV listings from TV Guide and other publications, including one for Inside the NFL (submitted by Gail Boyd {sp?...