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The Baby Doll Polka Club (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 3777

Here's a commercial for The Baby Doll Polka Club - at 7315 South Western Avenue - Eddie and Irene Korosa's bar that featured live Polka music every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. This spot aired regularly during "Eddie Korosa's Polka Party" on WCIU Channel 26.

She also advertises their radio show Sundays from 4-6pm on WOPA AM 1490. According to Wikipedia, "In the early 70s Sonderling Broadcasting bought the station WOPA-AM. The call letters WOPA stood for The Oak Park Arms,...

72 Hits of the '50's with Jeff Conaway (Record Offer, 1978)

Views: 2944

Here's a record offer commercial for a four-record LP compilation, headlined as 72 Hits of the '50's, with Jeff Conaway from the Broadway production of Grease (before he appeared in the 1978 movie version, and way before landing a supporting role in the TV series Taxi) and Elaine Petricoff. (currently on the faculty of AMDA College)

This set - actually titled The First Authentic 1950's Rock &...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 At 5pm - "The Blizzard of '78" (Part 3, 1978)

Views: 2325

Everyone remembers the great Blizzard of '79 - but how many people remember the Blizzard of 1978? Before the big snow in 1979 hit, this seemed fairly significant I guess, although not as bad as the Big Snow of 1967. Was this just a case of snow-perbole? You decide.

Here is Part 3, the final part, of some footage from the NewsCenter5 airing at 5pm on WMAQ Channel 5, with Mike Jackson, Ron Hunter, and Jerry Taft. Also features a very brief glimpse of one of WMAQ-TV's sports guys...

SportsChannel - The Sports Writers On TV (Part 1, 1991)

Views: 3588

Here's an episode of The SportsWriters on TV, as aired on SportsChannel - one of the hosts of which we lost recently (Bill Gleason).

Featuring Bill Jauss of the Chicago Tribune, Rick Telander of Sports Illustrated, Bill Gleason from the South Bend, Indiana Tribune, and hosted by Ben Bentley.

In Part 1, they discuss Nolan Ryan and Roger Clemens.


SportsChannel ID at beginning - "Our Season Never Ends!"


Snipets - "Body Pride" (1976?)

Views: 1706

HERE'S ANOTHER LONG LOST SNIPETS SEGMENT! Features a young Black/Asian (?) lad, contemplating his physical features, while we hear his internal monologue.

This one actually came from 16mm film and interestingly, includes the opening and closing Snipets bumpers - the Kaiser Broadcasting variation no less.

This is one of the "Pride Has Many Faces" series of Snipets of which t...

WLS Channel 7 - ABC Theatre - "A Time For Miracles" (Opening & Break, 1980)

Views: 1010

Here's the opening and first break of the ABC Theatre presentation (actually a special ABC Sunday Night Movie presentation) of "A Time for Miracles" starring Kate Mulgrew. Includes:

Bumper promo for "7 On Gun Control" featuring Karen Kalish

ABC Theatre opening (older style - different than the one seen by 1983) (voiceover by Ernie Anderson)

Commercial: Andre ...

WFLD Channel 32 - "Festival Of Television" (Promo, 1978)

Views: 1751

Here's a promo for the "Festival of Television" and their first night of special programming on WFLD Channel 32. Here are Chris Tuft's recollections:

"It was a weeknight hour of 1950s sitcoms. Monday (June 19th 1978) was (as noted in the promo) "The Jack Benny Show" (at 10:30pm) and "My Hero" (at 11pm). Tuesday was "Topper" and "The Gale Storm Show", Wednesday was "Love That Bob" and "How to Marry a Millionaire". Thursday was "Bachelor Father" and "People's Choice." Fr...

K-tel - 24 Greatest Dumb Ditties (Record Offer, 1977)

Views: 2756

Not from a Chicago airing, but still interesting- here's a record offer commercial for the compilation 24 Greatest Dumb Ditties from K-tel (catalogue number NU 9330).

Features such novelties as "My Ding-a-Ling" by Chuck Berry, "Monster Mash" by Bobby (Boris) Pickett and The Crypt Kickers, "Beans in My Ears" by The Serendipity Singers, "I'm a Nut" by Leroy Pullins, "Pink Shoe Laces" by Dodie Stevens, and "On Top of Spaghetti" by Tom Glazer and The Children's Chor...

WOR Channel 9 - News 9 - "Tom Dunn, Kid Reporter" Promo & 9 All Night Bumper (1984)

Views: 926

Here's a promo for News 9 on WOR Channel 9 in New York City, spotlighting anchor Tom Dunn's interest in news dating from his childhood (with a younger actor playing the younger Dunn). The real-life Tom Dunn (who died in 2006) is shown towards the end, both solo and flanked by (clockwise from lower left) co-anchor Sara Lee Kessler (last heard from on FM News 101.9 in New York, a sister station to our very own local former FM News 101.1), weatherman Lloyd Lindsay Young (last heard from ...