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Service Pallet - "We Buy Pallets!" (Commercial #1, 1978)

Views: 1316

Here's a longer version of the voiceover and slide commercial for Service Pallet, Inc. They buy pallets for (up to) $2 a piece! 943-8282.

Voiceover by Mal Wyman. (WSNS' former General Manager)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, October 29th 1978 during the 12 noon to 1pm hour.

American Motorcycle Mechanics School (Commercial, 1978)

Views: 1192

Here's a commercial for the American Motorcycle Mechanics School. They were located at 2840 North Halsted Street. Phone 929-0771.

Voiceover by Mal Wyman. (WSNS' former General Manager)

"Approved for Veterans Benefits"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, October 29th 1978 during the 12 noon to 1pm hour.

WSNS Channel 44 - TV44 Sports Spotlight with Jim Durham - "The San Diego Chicken, Pre-Demolition" (Part 2, 1979)

Views: 873

Here's a special and rare treat for the 35th Anniversary of the infamous "Disco Demolition" event! (please excuse the ghosty picture quality and buzzy audio)

Includes:

Part 2 of the TV44 Sports Spotlight with Jim Durham, with the San Diego Chicken (a.k.a. Ted Giannoulas) as guest, as aired on WSNS Channel 44 just before the first game of a proposed doubleheader with the Detroit Tigers that was followed by the infamous "Disco Demolition Night." Inc...

WBMX FM 103 - "Chicago Set to Music" (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 641

Here's a 10-second spot for WBMX FM 103. The "Chicago Set to Music" slogan super came courtesy the 3M Datavision that was prevalent at WSNS Channel 44.

Voiceover by ?? (sounds like Mal Wyman or possibly Mal Bellairs?).

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, May 2nd 1979.

WSNS Channel 44 - Al Lerner Sports - "So Long..." (Part 2, 1971)

Views: 1490

Here's Part 2 of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, working for all three n...

Museum Of Science & Industry - "Kinetic Sculpture" (Commercial, 1977)

Views: 880

Here's a quick slide-only commercial for the kinetic sculpture exhibit "From Rockets To Rainbows" (by Joseph A. Burlini) at the Museum of Science & Industry - which ran March 15th through May 15th 1977.

Voiceover by Linda Frost.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, April 17th 1977.

WSNS Channel 44 - Al Lerner Sports - "So Long..." (Part 1, 1971)

Views: 4655

Here's Part 1 of the final episode of Al Lerner Sports on WSNS Channel 44. Lerner was the station's first sportscaster, and would go on to a long career with such stations as WLS Channel 7, WMAQ Channel 5, WGN Radio 720 and WSCR-AM, as well as being a wrestling announcer. Also featuring a young (and at this point, moustacheless) Tim Weigel, then a sportswriter for the now-defunct Chicago Daily News, who himself would become a familiar face on Chicago television, working for all three...

ON TV - Subscription Television Chicago (1983)

Views: 2476

Here is a clip of some footage from ON TV Subscription Television, which was an early cable TV option in Chicago. (not sure if other cities had it)

I think this clip dates to March 1983, since Quest for Fire was not released in the US until 1982, so I don't think cable would have gotten it until the next year.

ON TV - Adults Only - "The World of Henry Paris" (On-Screen ID, 1981)

Views: 2903

Here is an on-screen station ID for the ON TV Subscription Television "Optional Service" of Adults Only mode, during a presentation of the movie "The World of Henry Paris".

This aired on local Chicago TV early Thursday, December 17th 1981.