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WGN Channel 9 - Family Classics With Frazier Thomas - "The Adventures Of Robin Hood" (Opening, 1982)

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Here's the opening of the Family Classics presentation of The Adventures Of Robin Hood on WGN Channel 9. Featuring Frazier Thomas as host.

Also includes a WGN-TV "Mellow Superman" Station ID at the beginning.

The Family Classics theme song was called "Moviescope" and was a piece of library music composed by Dennis Berry. It was originally rel...

Youngster Safety Reminders With Frazier Thomas (PSA, 1980)

Views: 2764

Here's a public service announcement featuring Frazier Thomas (speaking from the set of Family Classics) reminding parents of youngsters to be careful out there - don't talk to strangers, come directly home from school, and look out for other anti-youngster elements.

"Youngster".

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, April 12th 1980.

WGN Channel 9 - Family Classics With Frazier Thomas - "When Worlds Collide" (Opening, 1982)

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Here's the opening of the Family Classics presentation of When Worlds Collide on WGN Channel 9. Featuring Frazier Thomas as host. (I would have left in more of the movie opening but this is where the recording stopped)

The Family Classics theme song was called "Moviescope" and was a piece of library music composed by Dennis Berry. It was originally released ...

WGN Channel 9 - Family Classics - "The Mark Of Zorro" (Opening, 1985)

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Here is the (mostly complete) opening to the Family Classics presentation of "The Mark of Zorro" on WGN Channel 9.

Featuring Joseph T. Loughlin, Vice-President and General Manager of WGN-TV, as host. This was the first episode of Family Classics that aired after the death of Frazier Thomas, who passed away on Wednesday, April 3rd 1985. Mr. Loughlin says a few words about Frazier and the future of Family Classics.

There was a transitional pe...

WGN Channel 9 - Family Classics - "My Friend Flicka" (Opening, 1982)

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Here's the opening of the Family Classics presentation of My Friend Flicka (1943) on WGN Channel 9.

Hosted by Frazier Thomas.

Preceeded by a "WG - Entertains You" promo for "At The Movies".

The Family Classics theme song was called "Moviescope" and was a piece of library music composed by Dennis Berry. It was originally released...

WGN Channel 9 - Family Classics with Frazier Thomas - "Mysterious Island" (Opening & Ending, 1979)

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Here's something pretty neat and rare - the opening (and ending credits) of the Family Classics presentation of Jules Verne's Mysterious Island on WGN Channel 9. Featuring Frazier Thomas as host.

Also includes a WGN "Last Farewell" Station ID at the beginning. (voiceover by Jerry Golden)

Ending credits:

Directed by - Don Strukel

Graphic Arts by Anthony M. Sulla (A.K.A. Tony Sulla) (he was the one who painted all of the ...

WGN Channel 9 - Family Classics With Frazier Thomas - "Boys Town" (Opening, 1981)

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Here is the opening for the Family Classics with Frazier Thomas presentation of "Boys Town" on WGN Channel 9. Includes:

WGN Bumper promo for the premiere of The Incredible Hulk, which started on Monday, December 21st 1981. Also features the WGN Circle-9 Logo, which had been introduced earlier in the year. Voiceover by Floyd Brown. Kind of funny that the promo is for The Incredible Hulk, while the WGN logo uses the Superman theme.

Opening of Family Clas...

WGN Channel 9 - Family Classics - "Buffalo Bill" (Opening, 1983)

Views: 3362

Here's the opening of the Family Classics presentation of Buffalo Bill (1944) on WGN Channel 9. Hosted by Frazier Thomas.

Preceded by a WGN promo for Lou Grant (Sunday nights at 10:30pm) featuring Ed Asner.

The Family Classics theme song was called "Moviescope" and was a piece of library music composed by Dennis Berry. It was originally releas...

WGN Channel 9 - Family Classics - "Chad Hanna" (Opening, 1982)

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Here's the opening of the Family Classics presentation of Chad Hanna [1940] on WGN Channel 9.

Hosted by Frazier Thomas.

Preceded by a WGN bumper promo for "The Big Valley" capped with a short "Superman" station ID (voiceover by Jack Taylor)

The Family Classics theme song was called "Moviescope" and was a piece of library music c...