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WGN Channel 9 - The Morning Movie - "Sorry, Wrong Number" (Commercial Break #5, 1975)

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Here's Commercial Break #5 (an extended break) during The Morning Movie presentation of "Sorry, Wrong Number" on WGN Channel 9. Quality varies due to reception and tape degradation issues. Includes:

The Morning Movie bumper slide (with music from "Sorry, Wrong Number")

National Food Stores - "Happy Thanksgiving" (voiceover by Lloyd Hanson - longtime voice at WSNS TV-44 and for Dominick's Finer Foods' commercials) (or is that Joe Slattery - longti...

Eddie Schwartz Interviews Jerry G. Bishop & Rich Koz (Part 4, 1982)

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Here's something pretty rare - you get your Jerry G. and Koz fix all in one. (Not to mention a tribute to recently passed "Chicago Ed" Eddie Schwartz). This is Part 4 (the last part) of a radio interview Eddie did with Jerry G. Bishop (in studio) where they call up Rich Koz at home.

This part also features veteran WGN-TV newsman, Jack Taylor.

Sorry for the variable and at times muffled audio quality - I did not mix this or attempt to fix it up much. If any aud...

House of Savings (Commercial, 1979)

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Here's a commercial for House of Savings Inc. (General Insurance Agency), which offers complete auto insurance to people from 16 to 80 years old at substantial savings.

The phone number is easy to follow - and spell, as long as you don't get confused by the dollar signs for the s'... $-A-V-I-N-G-$ (S-A-V-I-N-G-S)

History Note: This company, with the same phone number was previously known as Spelson Insurance Agency, Inc. However, they had changed their phone n...

WBKB Channel 7 - Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks" (Part 2, 1964)

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Here's Part 2 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 general manager Tommy Ivan, coach Billy Reay, and (demonstrating their skills on the ice) players Phil Esposito, Chico Maki, John McKenzie, Eric Nesterenko, Fred Stanfield, Stan Mikita, Bill Hay, Al MacNeil, Pierre Pilote and...

Starbeat Presents What's Happening! (Commercial, 1983)

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Finally! To the person that's been requesting this for the past year and a half, I present to you (or shall I say) - Starbeat Presents What's Happening! For the longest time I thought these ads were only on the radio.

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

Featuring specials at the following bars or nightclubs:

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Italian Dance Party (Record Offer, 1984)

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Here's a record offer commercial for Italian Dance Party, featuring disco-fied versions of such familiar all-time Italian hits as "Arrivederci Roma," "More," "O Sole Mio," "Mama," "Come Back to Sorrento," "Tarantella," "Amena E Core," "C'e'la Luna," "Volare," "Non Pensare a Me," "Theme from 'The Godfather'," "Scusa Me," "Quando, Quando, Quando," "I Have But One Heart," "Kiss Me," "Santa Lucia," "Al Di La," "Come Prima," "Tra Veglia E Sonno" and "Mala Femmina," as performed by the Festa...

WGN Channel 9 - The Morning Movie - "Sorry, Wrong Number" (Commercial Break #3, 1975)

Views: 1583

Here's Commercial Break #3 during The Morning Movie presentation of "Sorry, Wrong Number" on WGN Channel 9. Quality varies due to reception and tape degradation issues. Includes:

The Morning Movie bumper slide (with music from "Sorry, Wrong Number")

Sondag Datsun - 740 Busse Highway in Park Ridge (would eventually become Ray Hara's King Datsun) (voiceover by Len Johnson)

Paka-Punch by Ralston Purina

Incomplete commer...

The Roast Of Tim Weigel - "Pre-Show Eat & Gab" (Part 1, 1981)

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Here's Part 1 of an interesting "backstage" glimpse at some local TV personalities of yore - raw footage shot at a dinner event "roasting" Tim Weigel. (Roasting Weigel's Weiner?) Included are such notables as Fahey Flynn, Ray Meyer, Joel Daly, Bill Veeck, Al Lerner, Bill Gleason, Jack Brickhouse, Linda Lerner, and more. (Can anyone help ID any? They don't have to be famous, if you know who someone is, let me know)

Part 1 includes b-roll (I guess you might call it) of the ev...

CTA Monthly Pass - "Don't Pass It Up" (Commercial, 1980)

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Here's a commercial for the CTA Monthly Pass, with a cowboy on the bus (a GM "New Look") "headin' 'em off at the pass" and Chicago Bears players on the "L" who "drop back and throw a pass"; followed by a pretty lady clerk inside one of the over 100 sales locations where CTA monthly passes are sold for just $30.

Featuring local actress Paula Elser as the CTA Booth babe, Stan Adams as the guy in the green hardhat, Karl Schueneman as the tall construction worker with moustache, Pa...