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Here's a promo for the "Premiere Movie" on WFLD Channel 32 featuring the opening graphics. Today's movie was "Rhapsody".
Voiceover by ?? (Not Jim Barton - anyone know?)
This promo aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, January 2nd 1983.
By 1985 (perhaps earlier?), WLS and likely other ABC stations were using the same opening as "The Saturday Night Movie" for "The Late Night Movie", with just the title changed - here is an example.
(sound cut off slightly at beginning)
This aired on local Chicago TV in 1985.
Here's a promo for the 10-13-80 airing of the Star-Spangled Movie presentation of the 1966 film "Dimension 5" on WSNS TV-44. Previous to this we saw a few other glimpses of this bumper movie show - maybe it always aired at 3:30pm on weekdays? Could this help definitively date those other clips?
Voiceover by Don Ferris.
This promo aired on local Chicago TV the second we...
Here's a bumper for The 3:30 Movie on WLS Channel 7.
You can hear the full ending to the theme music - it ends with a big drum flourish.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, December 27th 1978.
Here is an ending bumper for a CBS Special Movie Presentation.
This aired on local Chicago TV Friday, September 8th 1978.
Here's a tiny excerpt of another long-lost WFLD movie show bumper, during the ending of a presentation of "Six of a Kind" - the Movie at Noon.
Thanks to Phantom (Chris Tufts) for researching this.
This aired on local Chicago TV roughly sometime in the latter half of 1979.
Here is the older-style ABC Sunday Night Movie opening - the "Star Marquee". This was used for a good portion of the seventies up until the Fall of 1981. (at which point it was replaced with the "Star Tunnel" version, also found here) The movie being shown on this night was "Convoy".
Voiceover by Joel Crager.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, April 12th 1981.
Here is the opening few minutes of the movie "Rodan" on WGN Channel 9, presented as an untitled movie show.
Commercial break is cut out unfortunately (with just a snippet mentioning "Olympia Dodge"), but it does include another vintage WGN Station ID at the beginning - anyone know the voiceover announcer?
I left the first few minutes of the movie before the tape ran out, just for the heck of it. :-)
This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, Januar...
Here is the opening from WPWR Channel 60's Kung Fu Movie.
Featuring Kraftwerk's "The Model" (from 1978) playing in the background of the WPWR ID, and Carl Douglas' "Kung Fu Fighting" (from 1974) playing during the movie opening.
Partial voiceover at the beginning by Neal Sabin.
This aired on local Chicago TV likely in early 1984.