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Toy Gallery (Commercial #1, 1975?)

Views: 2632

Here's a commercial for the Toy Gallery, a local business at 1825 North Lincoln that advertised on WSNS Channel 44's Popeye with Steve Hart.

In this ad [which comes after a brief CG slate marked "VTR: 586 - Cut: 1 - Toy Gallery (CM :30) - M.T./D.M." - the M.T. standing for director Mike Torchia; not sure what the D.M. is], we see shots of such products as Rack Ten, Cadaco's Happy Birthday Game Party Pak, Monopoly, Tool Belt, Parcheesi, Juggling, a stuffed Little Lulu d...

WTTW Channel 11 - Auction '77 - "Creative Mirror Designs Original Ad with Pam" (1977)

Views: 880

Here's a segment of WTTW Channel 11's Auction '77, featuring Creative Mirror Designs auction #9415 with Pam the "Creative Mirrors Girl." (the daughter of the owner)

We start with a countdown and paper written down:
"Special Pres. - 4-17-77 - Creative Mirrors 9415"

What follows next was actually the original Creative Mirrors commercial (or at least the first 13 seconds of it before Don Ferris takes over for the actual Auction segment). This a...

KXTX Channel 39 [Dallas-Fort Worth, TX] - Star Trek - "Arena" (Technical Difficulties Moment, 1979)

Views: 1625

Here's an excerpt from an airing of an episode of the original Star Trek series on KXTX Channel 39 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (then owned by the Christian Broadcasting Network, now owned by Telemundo - and thus, a sister station to our own WSNS Channel 44, hence a six-degrees-of-separation Chicago connection).

After the station ID/"Next" promo (voiceover by ??), they start right off the bat with a misthreaded presentation (from the 16mm film projector) of the episode "Aren...

WCIU Channel 26 - Outdoor Sportsman - "Small Screw-Up" (Ending, 1979)

Views: 3778

Here's another ending of the Outdoor Sportsman program on WCIU Channel 26. Features Joe Wyer giving some info about a fishing trip at the Channel Lake Boat House he will be attending the next day, along with Bill Radke (sp?) from WTAQ. You can see the WCIU people accidently cut to some other program - looks like someone dancing - before they go to the end credits.

Anyone know what the ending music is?

Outdoor Sportsman was on Saturdays at 5:30pm, right before Ed...

WSNS Channel 44 - Illinois State Lottery - Super Shot (Part 3, 1976)

Views: 779

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

Here's Part 3 of the Illinois State Lottery's Super Shot program on WSNS Channel 44. This was the Lottery's basketball-related game (the "Super Shot" signified hitting a basket). The hosts were Bob Hale and Sandie Wolsfeld. Includes:
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WFLD Channel 32 - The Honeymooners - "A Matter of Life and Death" (Commercial Break #2, 1977)

Views: 1771

Here's the second commercial break from the airing of The Honeymooners episode "A Matter of Life and Death" on WFLD Channel 32. Includes:

The Honeymooners bumper slide

Commercial offer for the book set World War II from Time-Life Books, spotlighting such major events as the Battles of Britain and the Atlantic, the Blitzkrieg, and the Rising Sun (main voiceover by Jackson Beck, a.k.a. "Bluto" of the theatrical "Popeye" cartoons aired on WFLD,...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Sign-On, "Meditations" & Opening of "The Health Field" (1982)

Views: 4336

Here is a station sign-on for WMAQ Channel 5 and the opening of "The Health Field" (which also aired on WSNS Channel 44 at various times) Includes:

16 seconds of Color Bars and tone.

WMAQ-TV Chicago 5 logo and silence for about a minute, 15 seconds.

Black for about 45 seconds. (Exciting, eh?)

WMAQ-TV Chicago 5 logo (brighter?) and Station Sign-On voiceover, "Good Morning. This is WMAQ-TV Channel 5 NBC Television in Chicago, welcom...

ON TV - "Premiere Night" (Opening, 1980)

Views: 2743

Here's the opening moments of the premiere night of ON TV Subscription Television which aired in Chicago on WSNS Channel 44.

This starts with the video animated ON TV ID, then the introductory promo which promotes the new subscription channel as a "revolution in Chicago broadcasting."

The first night's lineup includes "10" with Bo Derek, Dudley Moore and Julie Andrews; "Norma Rae" with Sally Field; and "Slap Shot" with Paul Newman. Brief clips from other films...

Jobs In Chicago With Don Ferris (1959)

Views: 1307

Looking for a job? Let Mr. Don Ferris help you, circa 1959. Make sure you wear your pressed white shirt and gray slacks when you show up for the interview. :-)

Illinois Department of Labor presents "Jobs In Chicago", with Don Ferris speaking for the Illinois State Employment Service. It aired on WTTW Channel 11. This was one of the first if not the first TV job for Don Ferris. (He was of course a long-time voiceover announcer at both WTTW and WSNS) Includes: