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WFLD Channel 32 - The Dance Fever Christmas Special (Part 4, 1980)

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Here's Part 4 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...

KNBC Channel 4 - Ending of NewsCenter4 - Early Edition with Paul Moyer & Kelly Lange and Editorial Reply (1977)

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Not from Chicago, but one which, "even then," had overtaken Chicago as the "Second City" in population: a clip of the ending minutes of the early edition of NewsCenter4 with anchors Paul Moyer and Kelly Lange on KNBC Channel 4 in Los Angeles. Also features Paul Dandridge, John Marshall and Boyd Matson. This was on the tail end of a 3/4" Umatic tape where something was recorded over most of this. (A side note: The weather at this point in time was handled by a young chap named Pat ...

WSNS Channel 44 - TV44 Sports Spotlight with Jim Durham - "The San Diego Chicken, Pre-Demolition" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's a special and rare treat for the 35th Anniversary of the infamous "Disco Demolition" event! (please excuse the ghosty picture quality and buzzy audio)


Part 1 of the TV44 Sports Spotlight with Jim Durham, with the San Diego Chicken (a.k.a. Ted Giannoulas) as guest, as aired on WSNS Channel 44 just before the first game of a proposed doubleheader with the Detroit Tigers that was followed by the infamous "Disco Demolition Night." Inc...

WBKB Channel 7 - Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks" (Part 6, 1964)

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Here's Part 6 (the final part) of Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks," hosted by Frank Sweeney, as aired on WBKB (now WLS) Channel 7. This was transferred from the original film, and thus has no commercials. Featured in this part are player Bill Hay, Standby Club fans Larry Chetienne(?), Elaine Urich(?), and Maya(?) Lerman(?), referee Vern Buffey, linesmen George Hayes and John D'Amico, and general manager Tommy Ivan. Includes:

WLS Channel 7 - AM Chicago - "Dick & Doug" (Part 2, 1976)

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Here's Part 2 of an interview segment from AM Chicago on WLS Channel 7, in which host Steve Edwards interviews the legendary morning drive team of Dick (Sainte) and Doug (Dahlgren) - "Dick and Doug", who were fired from WCFL AM 1000 on March 12th 1976 midway through their air shift, after talking too much about that station's change in format from Top 40 to beautiful music (they had been explicitly forbidden to do so by WCFL's general manager, Lew Witz). In this part, they speak of va...

Star Beat Presents What's Happening! (Commercial, 1981)

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Here's another neat commercial for Starbeat! (previous to this we saw only one other Starbeat commercial, from 1983) This one features a different ending slide that also shows a picture of Steve Cronen.

Featuring Steve Cronen and the Starbeat Dictaphone at 948-8800! He's still around too with Starbeat Intermedia, Inc!


SportsChannel - The Sports Writers On TV (Part 7, 1991)

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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 7, the last part, they discuss a connection between the Civil War and baseball - Ken Burns, and his upcoming documentary - also, how still photographs are better than...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Sorting It Out (Part 3, 1976)

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Here's Part 3, the final part, of an episode of Sorting It Out on WMAQ Channel 5. Sorting It Out was a locally produced news magazine type show that featured interesting people and events around Chicagoland. It starred Bob Smith and a pre-Cheers Shelley Long, who at this point was still mostly known for her work in Homemakers furniture commercials.

This part includes a look at an exhibit at...

Channel 6 (Nashville) - "A Primitive Weather Channel Christmas" (Excerpt, 1975)

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Not from Chicago, but still of historical interest: a weird oddity - an excerpt from cable Channel 6 in Nashville, Tennessee (broadcasting in black and white), with what amounts to a primitive version of The Weather Channel, with readings of Wind Direction, Wind Velocity, Barometric Pressure, Temperature, Time, and Current Speed in MPH (just kidding). Plus, it includes a (literal) community bulletin board (including, at one point, a notice for town carolers). All this with a hypnotic, end...