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WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 at 10pm - "Cutting Car Pollution / Weather Report"(Excerpt, 1977)

Views: 1887

Found at the end of a Umatic tape recording, here's an excerpt of the 10pm edition of NewsCenter5 with Ron Hunter on WMAQ Channel 5. Also featuring a report from Don Craig, the weather with Jim Tilmon, and several intact commercials. Includes:

Partial commercial for Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), with adaptation of The Beach Boys' "I Get Around" showing the convenience of public transpor...

KBHK Channel 44 [San Francisco] - Ending of Popeye and Opening of The Banana Splits and Friends (1978)

Views: 1794

Not from Chicago, but from a station that was then a sister to our own WFLD Channel 32 - Field Communications in San Francisco, a.k.a. KBHK Channel 44 - here's the ending part of Popeye and the opening moments of and first commercial break for The Banana Splits and Friends!

This clip begins as the cartoon "Private Eye Popeye" [1954] is underway; the ending iris and 'a.a.p.' (Associated Artists Productions, Inc.) closing title cards are cut out (a Field trait, appa...

WFLD Channel 32 - Super Cartoon Sunday (Opening & Bumpers, 1977)

Views: 2723

Here's a few neat treats: the original opening and bumpers for Super Cartoon Sunday on WFLD Channel 32, from the original 16mm film. (Previous to this we had only seen the 1984 version).

The cartoon characters spotlighted in the opening are Magilla Gorilla, Casper (The Friendly Ghost), Popeye, Valley of the Dinosaurs and The Jetsons. This is followed by two bumpers, one for

WSNS Channel 44 - The Good Time Bunch Christmas Special (Part 3, 1977)

Views: 568

Here's Part 3 of The Good Time Bunch Christmas Special with Mary Pat (Byrne) and Brian (Vandenbroucke) on WSNS Channel 44. Featuring several behind-the-scenes crew members of the station, including Datavision operator Kathy Dalheim, director Kurt Mendelsohn and producer James A. Angio.

This part starts with Mary Pat and Brian waxing on the dance from Part 2 and thanking the Joseph Holmes Dance Theatre, and segues into the behind-the-scenes makeup of the show, starting w...

WSNS Channel 44 - Coping, Dimensions '76, The Illinois State Lottery & The Jerry Lewis Telethon (Excerpts, 1976-77)

Views: 1055

This clip made possible by the donations from our generous group of "Fuzzketeers" during the Spring 2012 Tape Transfer Fundraiser.

Here are some excerpts of the various public affairs and miscellaneous programming offered by WSNS Channel 44 in the mid-1970's, from a demo reel produced by the station. Included are:

Opening moments of a monthly health talk series,

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 Weekend News (Part 3, 1978)

Views: 1783

Here's Part 3 of a complete edition of the Channel 2 Weekend News on WBBM Channel 2, anchored by Bob Wallace (substituting for Harry Porterfield). Also featuring Irene Rodriguez. Includes:

Bob reports on the following items:

- Harvey police officer Bruce Warrow (sp?) is set to meet with prosecutors over his refusal to name a source who provided him with information on a drug deal, a refusal that landed him in jail for the past week; he wants to provide s...

Rock of Ages 10th Anniversary Tribute (1979)

Views: 3374

Here is a video tribute to the long-running WCIU Channel 26 program "Rock of Ages" in honor of its 10th Anniversary. Features still pictures, clips and music from the program's history.

"Rock of Ages was a gospel music show hosted by Isabel Joseph Johnson. Isabel also hosted a similarly named show on Sunday mornings on WVON-AM. Both shows featured local talent from churches all around Chicago. Rock of Ages, it it's original format, was a live 90 minute show with the firs...

WLS Channel 7 - Fahey Flynn Presents Seven's Greetings (Part 7, 1972)

Views: 1128

Here's Part 7 (the final part) of Fahey Flynn Presents: Seven's Greetings, a Christmas Eve special hosted by the legendary news anchor on WLS Channel 7. This was transferred from the original 2" quad master tape (long since trashed) onto 3/4" Umatic, from which this transfer was made. The show was recorded on Tuesday, December 19th 1972.


Seven's Greetings bumper, with synthesized version of "Carol of the Bells" as the musical interlude

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! (Part 1, 1979)

Views: 1937

Here's Part 1 of the controversial documentary Scared Straight! as aired on WFLD Channel 32. This Academy Award-winning special program, which dealt with a group of juvenile delinquents at a three-hour session with actual convicts serving life imprisonment at Rahway State Prison in New Jersey, was directed by Arnold Shapiro and hosted by Peter Falk. This airing was of an "encore presentation."

A side note: The nationally-syndicated Scared Straight! also aired i...