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WBBM Channel 2 - Fright Night (Opening, 1971-72)

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Here's the opening sequence for WBBM Channel 2's stab at a horror movie showcase, Fright Night.

This opening was created by Jim Talbot.

Jim recalls:
"I had designed and animated the wbbm station break for Hal Biard, who was head of promotion for channel 2. He liked it and asked me to do something for their fright night late night movie.

I was a one man operation back then (still am) working from the back porch of an editing compan...

WGN Channel 9 - WGN Television Presents - "White Christmas" (Opening & Excerpts + Sales Presentation Excerpt, 1972/1973)

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Here's two segments with an early opening title sequence for the long-running late night movie showcase WGN Television Presents on WGN Channel 9, one from an early home videotape recorded in black-and-white (though aired of course originally in color - the recording of which has some tape tracking problems at certain points in the video) and the other from an internal sales presentation video.

The first clip is from the presentation of the 1954 Bing Crosby/Danny Kaye/Ros...

WTVT Channel 13 - Pulse Featuring Jim Ruddle (Part 4, 1964)

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Here's Part 4 of a rare edition of the nightly Pulse newscast from WTVT Channel 13 in Tampa / St. Petersburg, Florida, transferred from the original 2" quad videotape. This was notable in featuring future Chicago TV legend Jim Ruddle anchoring out of St. Petersburg at various points. This part features him, Tampa-based Hugh Smith, and news director Ray Dantzler in the Pulse newsroom. Includes:

Jim reports on a parliamentary maneuver in Pinellas County to block d...

WTTW Channel 11 - Festival '77 (Pledge Break, 1977)

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Here's an excerpt from the Festival '77 pledge drive on WTTW Channel 11.

This clip starts at the end of a performance of "One O'Clock Jump" with such legends as clarinetist Benny Goodman, singer Ella Fitzgerald, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie (the fella dancing with Ella), and Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson trumpeter/bandleader Doc Severinsen, as from the program All-Star Swing Festival, a tribute to the late Louis Armstrong which was taped at Philharmonic ...

WTTW Channel 11 - "Its A Wonderful Pledge" (1987)

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Here is a hilarious and creative parody piece combining the ethos of Pledge Breaks with the classic film, "It's a Wonderful Life".

Former WTTW staffer and Emmy-award-winning producer Rick Kotrba recalls, "It was originally produced in December 1986 for party festivities at the WTTW studios. I was the writer/creator. The technician who recorded the sound and edited the video was Harvey Moshman.

In March 1987, this abridged version was created for broadc...

WLS Channel 7 - News - "Armed Gunman Inside Channel 7 Building" (Part 2, 1990)

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Here's Part 2 of WLS Channel 7's news coverage of an armed robbery suspect who hid out for 40 hours at the 190 North State Street building that houses the station.

This part begins with a report from WGN Channel 9 on the situation, read by anchor Roseanne Tellez. She and co-anchor Robert Jordan then introduce Dan Roan's Instant Replay.

Then the tape returns to WLS's own Eyewitness News coverage on their 10pm edition, with anchor Jim Rosenfield (who...

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

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Here's Part 1 of Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts, a local interview program hosted by Kathy McFarland that followed an encore presentation of the Academy Award-winning Scared Straight! on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring a former street gang member turned straight, Ray Rowland(sp?). Includes:

A few more seconds of the Scared Straight! film are shown (with a quick zoom-in of the Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts title) as Kathy begins her comments lead...

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts (Part 3, 1979)

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Here's Part 3 (the final part) of Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts, a local interview program hosted by Kathy McFarland that followed an encore presentation of the Academy Award-winning Scared Straight! on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring Hon. Judge William Sylvester White, Chief of the Juvenile Division of Cook County Circuit Court and President of the National Association of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Includes:

Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts bumpe...

WFLD Channel 32 - Newscene With Kathy McFarland (1982)

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For all you Kathy McFarland aficionados out there, here is another full edition of Newscene with Kathy McFarland on WFLD Channel 32. Includes:

Newscene opening (voiceover by Jim Barton)


- Another attack on Pope John Paul II, on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the assassination attempt; this attack was by a young man dressed as a Spanish priest, carrying a bayonet on the steps of the basilica of Our Lady of Fatima sh...