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Hot Fudge Show (Part 4, 1974)

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Here's Part 4 (the last part) of an episode of the Hot Fudge Show - which was produced in Detroit but also aired all over the country, including Chicago on WFLD, WSNS, and WLS, at various times during the 70's and early 80's.

This last segment features another Write-On! with the Groucho Marx type puppet and Seymour, The Mitts featuring Seymour and another puppet at the piano, and Arte Johnson and Seymour doing a final banter before the ending credits.

Hot Fudge S...

Panos Productions (Demonstration Reel, 1978)

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Here's a promo demo reel for Panos Productions, a local Chicago video production house that produced some local TV commercials and at least one program. (Outdoor Sportsman on WCIU Channel 26)

The fonts seen here are from a very primitive CG system, along the lines of 3M Datavision (but different from what was used by WSNS Channel 44).


Roughly two seconds of EIA RS-18...

WTTW Channel 11 - Auction '75 (Excerpt, 1975)

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Here's some more results from the open reel transfers financed by our generous group of Fuzzketeers during the Reel Transfer Fundraiser #1. Look for a lot more, coming soon!

This is an (unfortunately very short) rare excerpt from Auction '75 which aired on WTTW Channel 11. To my knowledge, this is the only existing video footage that anyone has found of the WTTW Auctions that they used to do (anyone know when they stopped doing these?)

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WBBM Channel 2 - The 20th Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 7, 1978)

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The transfer of this video clip made possible by your generous donations!

Here's Part 7 of the Twentieth Annual Chicago Emmy Awards on WBBM Channel 2, hosted by Bob Newhart.

This part features Walter Jacobson, Mort Crim, William J. Norris, Bert Berdis, Norma Quarles, Renee Ferguson, John Kennamer, Cal Langenberg, and the voice of Mal Wyman.

Mr. Jacobson announces the winners of the category of "Outstanding Achievement for Individual Excell...

WBBM Channel 2 - The 1980 Chicago Emmy Awards - "Sven Wins" (1980)

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Here's an excerpt from the 1980 Chicago Emmy Awards which aired on WBBM Channel 2. This pertained to Category #7(B), Entertainment Programs: For A Series, with the nominees read by WSNS Channel 44 announcer Linda Frost (!) and WBBM's own Walter Jacobson, which were:

- Una Cita Con Palomo - Jose F. Abarca, Host; Bruce Shuster, Producer - WCIU Channel 26

- Rock Of Ages - Frank Chambers (our very own

Various Stations - "TV DX Potpourri" (1979/1980)

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Here are some clips from as far away as Detroit and Cleveland that were recorded in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago using a tall antenna - "TV DXing" as it was known.

As described by Wikipedia, TV DX is a term referring to the active search for distant television stations received during unusual atmospheric conditions. The term DX is an old telegraphic term meaning "long distance." TV DX aficionados would at...

Moore Animation - "Demo Reel" (1979?)

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Here's a demo reel for Moore Animation, which specialized in live action, animation and production.

This came from a 3/4" Umatic tape that was kept by Cathy Mustari, art director for WFLD Channel 32 from 1974 to the late '80's, from a time when the station was actively shopping for production houses to handle their graphics for opens/closes, bumpers, promos, etc.

This reel begins with the company logo and a voiceover (by Paul Frees), and includes the following:

WGN Channel 9 - The Morning Movie - "Sorry, Wrong Number" (Commercial Break #5, 1975)

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Here's Commercial Break #5 (an extended break) during The Morning Movie presentation of "Sorry, Wrong Number" on WGN Channel 9. Quality varies due to reception and tape degradation issues. Includes:

The Morning Movie bumper slide (with music from "Sorry, Wrong Number")

National Food Stores - "Happy Thanksgiving" (voiceover by Lloyd Hanson - longtime voice at WSNS TV-44 and for Dominick's Finer Foods' commercials) (or is that Joe Slattery - longti...

WSET Channel 13 - News 13 (Preview, Break & Opening, 1977)

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Here's the preview, commercial break, and opening moments of the early evening edition of News 13 on ABC affiliate WSET Channel 13 in Lynchburg, Virginia. The anchor is Stan Jayson, with reports by Jeff Taylor, ABC News' John Martin, and Jenny Smith. The on-air text is set in fonts that were part of the same 3M Datavision package as in use back then at our own WSNS Channel 44. Includes:

News preview (voiceover by Jeff Taylor) with teases of following items:
- V...