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K-tel - Music Machine (Record Offer, 1977)

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Not from a Chicago airing, but still interesting - here's a record offer commercial for the compilation Music Machine from K-tel (catalogue number TU 2560), with what looks like Robby the Robot of "Forbidden Planet" and Lost in Space fame playing the title character for this ad.

Features snippets of such hits from the late 1976 - mid-1977 period as "Blinded by the Light" by Manfred Mann's Earth Band, "I Just Want to Be Your Everything" by Andy Gibb, "Keep It Comin...

WGN Channel 9 - Miles Showcase Theatre - "The Maltese Falcon" (Commercial Break #1, 1973)

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Here's the first 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 once again explaining the program's "four commercial interruptions" format, and introducing a commercial for Bactine disinfectant, with a child who'd scraped his knee - "Helps the Hurt Stop Hurting"

Next, Ray introduces a commercial for One-a-Day Plus Iron (with ten vitamins plus i...

WBBM Channel 2 - The 20th Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 2, 1978)

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The transfer of this video clip made possible by your generous donations!

Here's Part 2 of the Twentieth Annual Chicago Emmy Awards on WBBM Channel 2, hosted by Bob Newhart.

This part features Lee Phillip, Fahey Flynn, Chuck Collins, Jim Ruddle, Dick Kay, Bonnie DeVries, Rich Samuels, Jim Cummins, Rich Newberg, Don Craig, Irv Kupcinet, Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra, and archive footage of Norman Barry, Ray Rayner, Jim Stewart, Ned Locke, Len O'Connor, A...

Alan Dixon - Democrat For Senate (Political Ad, 1980)

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Here's a political ad for Alan J. Dixon - Democratic candidate for Senator of the State of Illinois.

From Wikipedia:

In the fall of 1970, Karl Rove, a future White House Deputy Chief of Staff in the George W. Bush Administration, used a false identity to enter the campaign office of Alan J. Dixon, who was running for Illinois State Treasurer, and stole 1000 sheets of paper with campaign letterhead. Rove then printed fake campaign rally fliers promising "free ...

WGN Channel 9 - Garfield Goose And Friends (Ending & Break, 1975)

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38 years ago today, this aired!

Here's the ending moments and a full commercial break from the long-running series Garfield Goose And Friends on WGN Channel 9, hosted by Frazier Thomas. This is significant as it is the only known color off-air recorded footage from the show yet found!

This was recorded at Ridgewood High School in Norridge (by whom, has been lost to time but we've narrowed it down to about four adults) on 3/4" U-matic videotape usin...

SportsChannel - The Sports Writers On TV (Part 3, 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 3, they discuss the annoyances of cell phones on golf courses and whether they should be banned there.

Includes:

Commercial: Old Style b...

Boxcar Willie - King Of The Road - 20 Great Tracks (Record Offer, 1981)

Views: 1377

Here's an exclusive TV record offer for the album King Of The Road - 20 Great Tracks by Boxcar Willie, "America's Favorite Hobo," with his versions of such tunes as "King Of The Road," "Mule Train," "You Are My Sunshine," "Boxcar Blues," "Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes," "Kaw-Liga," "Your Cheatin' Heart," "Wabash Cannonball," "Wreck Of The Old '97," "Hank And The Hobo," "I Saw The Light," "Peace In The Valley," "Hey Good Lookin'," "Move It On Over," "London Leaves," "Divorce Me C...

SportsChannel - The Sports Writers On TV (Part 6, 1991)

Views: 1306

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 6, they discuss women who fish for bass and a contest that excluded them.

Includes:

Commercial: Old Style beer with Dennis Farina - "It'...

CBS/ABC/NBC Networks - "Reagan Assassination Attempt Coverage" (Part 2, 1981)

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Here is some more news coverage from the CBS, ABC and NBC networks, recorded on the day of the President Reagan assassination attempt - 30 years ago today. Includes:

Tape comes in as CBS Anchor Dan Rather talks of a "partial collapse," and then turns to Columbia-Presbyterian's Dr. Keith Reemtsma who gives a brief medical explanation.

Rather then informs of an update from White House Correspondent Lesley Stahl, quoting an unnamed doctor at the George Washington U...