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WGN Channel 9 - Miles Showcase Theatre - "The Maltese Falcon" (On-Screen ID, 1973)

Views: 1981

Here's an on-screen station ID from the Miles Showcase Theatre presentation of the 1941 Humphrey Bogart movie "The Maltese Falcon" on WGN Channel 9. The ID is typeset on a very primitive character generator system whose service dated back to the late 1960's, and was used by other stations and networks on such news events as the 1968 Democratic National Convention and the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing. This early CG typesetting preceded such systems as Vidifont and Chyron.

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ABC Network - NCAA Football - Michigan State vs. Iowa (Commercial Break, 1969)

Views: 1722

Here's a commercial break for the ABC Network's airing of the Michigan State vs. Iowa NCAA college football game at Iowa Stadium in Iowa City (part of the Regional Big 10 Battle), with a commercial (which, in those days, was one minute long) for Sunoco - "Stop at Sunoco . . . Go With Confidence."

At the time of this, the only commercial break that was left intact on this recording ( :-( ) which was made on 2" Quad tape at WLS Channel 7, the Michigan State Spartans were leadin...

WGN Channel 9 - Miles Showcase Theatre - "The Maltese Falcon" (Commercial Break #2, 1973)

Views: 1951

Here's the second commercial break for the Miles Showcase Theatre presentation of the 1941 Humphrey Bogart movie "The Maltese Falcon" on WGN Channel 9. Includes:

Host Ray Rayner starts off by introducing a commercial for Alka-Seltzer, another in their series of ads along the lines of their "Spicy Meatball" and "I Can't Believe I Ate the Whole Thing" campaigns. In this example, a man at a dinner table assures his mother he's sure he's had enough. A color version of thi...

WFLD Channel 32 - The Dance Fever Christmas Special (Part 3, 1980)

Views: 1707

Here's Part 3 of your holiday cheese platter for this year - The 1st Annual Dance Fever Christmas Special. Hosted by Deney Terrio (with his dance group "Motion"), and featuring guest celebrity judges Robert Blake and his 14 year old daughter Delinah (now known as Delinah Blake Hurwitz), Chad Everett and his 9 year old daughter Shannon, and Connie Stevens and her 11 year old daughter Tricia Leigh (now known as Tricia Leigh Fisher). Also features David Copperfield doing a magic segment and Th...

WFLD Channel 32 - The Dance Fever Christmas Special (Part 5, 1980)

Views: 1974

Here's Part 5 of your holiday cheese platter for this year - The 1st Annual Dance Fever Christmas Special. Hosted by Deney Terrio (with his dance group "Motion"), and featuring guest celebrity judges Robert Blake and his 14 year old daughter Delinah (now known as Delinah Blake Hurwitz), Chad Everett and his 9 year old daughter Shannon, and Connie Stevens and her 11 year old daughter Tricia Leigh (now known as Tricia Leigh Fisher). Also features David Copperfield doing a magic segment and Th...

A Country Style Christmas (Partial Record Offer, 1977)

Views: 981

Here's a partial (incomplete) record offer commercial for A Country Style Christmas (coming in about less than halfway through), available from Vista Marketing (which also brought you this famed commercial).

The artists featured in this collection (originally released in 1975 by Columbia House) were from within the rosters of Columbia and RCA Records and their respective affiliated labels (ironic, g...

WSNS Channel 44 - White Sox Baseball - "Disco Demolition Promo & Harry Catches a Foul Ball" (1979)

Views: 6334

Here's an incredible twofer - 1) A live voiceover promo given by Harry Caray and Jimmy Piersall for the infamous Disco Demolition event that took place the following night. Little did they know what was about to occur. They talk about Lorelei and how for some reason WLUP's call letters don't make sense to them.

2) Amazingly, right after they are done talking about WLUP, Greg Pryor pops up a foul ball behind him and Harry goes after it with his trusty fishing net and catches ...

WLS Channel 7 - Kennedy And Company - "WLS Deejays" (1972)

Views: 7043

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Here's a rare segment from the morning show Kennedy and Company on WLS Channel 7, hosted by the late Bob Kennedy. This was the predecessor to AM Chicago (which was begun after Kennedy's death in 1974), and is considered in some corners to be an ancestor to the recently-ended The Oprah Winfrey Show.

This segment was devoted to the disc jockeys of WLS Musicradio 8...

WMAQ Channel 5 - "The Wizard of Oz" (Commercial Break #2, 1973)

Views: 2063

Here's a second surviving commercial break for the 1973 airing of the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" (starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley and Bert Lahr) on WMAQ Channel 5. This was the seventh airing of this classic by NBC, which held the rights from 1967 to 1975. (Among the fare preempted this evening: The Wonderful World of Disney.) Includes:

Commercial: McDonald's - with a mother and her children driving to have a meal after her husband bids them goodbye ...