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Screaming Yellow Theater (Svengoolie) - "Larry Lujack" - Svengoolie's Comedy News (Transition, 1973)

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Here's another segment from Screaming Yellow Theater - the original Svengoolie, which aired on WFLD Channel 32 from 1970-1973. Svengoolie was played by Jerry G. Bishop. By this point, if the clapboard is of any indication, the SYT title had been eschewed in favor of Svengoolie.

This segment is from Show #61 (according to the clapboard), with guest Larry "Superjock" Lujack. The recording date was April 11th 1973.

This segment is call...

WBBM Channel 2 - So You Think You Know Chicago? (Part 5, 1974)

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

Here's the fifth and final part of a special called So You Think You Know Chicago? on WBBM Channel 2. This was the third broadcast in a continuing series of shows called Chicago Alive. The hosts were legendary anchors Bill Kurtis and Wa...

WNBQ Channel 5 - The Dorsey Connors Show (Part 1, 1963)

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Here's Part 1 of an edition of The Dorsey Connors Show on WNBQ Channel 5 (which, like most shows of this period, is only available via 16mm kinescope film). Ms. Connors, who died on September 5th 2007, was a fixture on Chicago radio and television in the early years of the latter medium, with a daytime program that was along the lines of shows such as that of Lee Phillip on WBBM Channel 2. But whereas Ms. Phillip continually remade herself (and in the process, remained a Chicago TV p...

CBS Sunday Morning - "The Metric System" (With Fuzzy Credit) (2012)

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Here are some clips from CBS News Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood that used one of our videos. Includes:

"Almanac" segment of the events of February 12th, with pertinent photos, film and video clips, and descriptions of the following:

- 1973: Ohio introduces the metric system in its highway signs, showing distances in kilometers as well as miles; a clip of a school lesson about the metric system is then shown, followed by the ultimately ill-fated atte...

Donahue - "Andy Griffith & Friends" (Part 3, 1986)

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Here's Part 3 of an installment of Donahue that aired on WBBM Channel 2, hosted by Phil Donahue, with Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Jim Nabors and George Lindsey reminiscing about their days on The Andy Griffith Show and promoting their upcoming reunion TV-movie, Return to Mayberry, which would air on the NBC Network on April 13th 1986; this was also a few months before Griffith began a nine-year run on TV as crafty defense lawyer Ben Matlock. (By this time, Donahue ...

WFLD Channel 32 - Promotional Sales Film (Part 1, 1970)

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Here's a terrific piece of local history and the next best thing to a guided tour of WFLD's facilities circa 1970 for you broadcast equipment junkies out there (W.B. I'm looking in your direction...) ;-)

This is Part 1 of a WFLD promotional film for (I assume) the sales department, meant to be shown to prospective advertisers on why WFLD was such a kick-arse station to buy time on. And they do take their time - in the first part showing the aforementioned equipment spread, as...

WLS Channel 7 - AM Chicago - "Hoffman & Ski Show" (Part 1, 1978)

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Here's Part 1 of an (incomplete) episode (missing about the first half-hour) of AM Chicago on WLS Channel 7. Includes:

Ending of PSA for American Heart Association - "We're Fighting for Your Life"

Co-host Sandi Freeman interviews author, "political observer," and syndicated columnist for the Chicago Tribune, Nicholas von Hoffman, who is on to promote his latest book,

WNBQ Channel 5 - The Dorsey Connors Show (Part 2, 1963)

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Here's Part 2 (the final part) of an edition of The Dorsey Connors Show on WNBQ Channel 5 (which, like most shows of this period, is only available via 16mm kinescope film). Ms. Connors, who died on September 5th 2007, was a fixture on Chicago radio and television in the early years of the latter medium, with a daytime program that was along the lines of shows such as that of Lee Phillip on WBBM Channel 2. But whereas Ms. Phillip continually remade herself (and in the process, remain...

WPRO Channel 12 - 11th Hour News with Bob Wallace (1965)

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Not from Chicago, but definitely Chicago related (as we'll get to in a moment) - here's a rarity, transferred directly from a 2" quad videotape, an edition of the 11th Hour News on WPRO Channel 12 in Providence, Rhode Island (which, since 1967, has been known as WPRI-TV; except for the period 1977-1995 when they were affiliated with ABC, the station has otherwise been, and is today, a CBS affiliate).

The anchor is someone you likely know well - Bob Wallace, years before ...