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Youngster Safety Reminders With Frazier Thomas (PSA, 1980)

Views: 2640

Here's a public service announcement featuring Frazier Thomas (speaking from the set of Family Classics) reminding parents of youngsters to be careful out there - don't talk to strangers, come directly home from school, and look out for other anti-youngster elements.

"Youngster".

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, April 12th 1980.

WBBM Channel 2 - "Pirate Report" (1987)

Views: 5684

Here's a news segment on WBBM Channel 2 regarding the infamous "Max Headroom Pirating Incident".

Featuring Bill Kurtis. Bob Strutzel - Director of Engineering at WGN-TV, Phillip Bradford of the FCC, and a quick glimpse of Walter Jacobson at the end. Mike Hersh (sp?) reporting.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 23rd 1987.

Columbus Builders with Bob Bell (Commercial, 1981)

Views: 2448

Here's a commercial for Columbus Builders, touting the benefits of their aluminum siding (namely, lower fuel costs).

Featuring Bob Bell (Bozo the Clown himself!) who was also a longtime staff announcer at WGN Channel 9.

"Just as Columbus discovered America, Columbus Builders have discovered that good workmanship and quality material, at reasonable, fair prices, will make you a happy homeowner."

This aired on local Chicago TV in May of 1981.

WMAQ Channel 5 - "Pirate Report" (1987)

Views: 4740

Here's a news segment on WMAQ Channel 5 regarding the infamous "Max Headroom Pirating Incident".

Featuring Carol Marin. Dan Roan, Bob Strutzel - WGN Engineer, Ron Magers, a 'going to commercial' bumper, and a small bit of a Venture commercial.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 23rd 1987.

WGN Channel 9 - Ending of The Cisco Kid and Opening of The Lone Ranger (1980)

Views: 4021

Here's the ending of an episode of The Cisco Kid (starring Duncan Renaldo as Cisco and Leo Carrillo as Pancho) and beginning of an episode of The Lone Ranger on WGN Channel 9. (picture's a bit fuzzy) ;-) Includes:

Ending moments of final act of Cisco Kid episode, "Magician of Jamesville" (original airdate March 15th 1956, per IMDb)

Commercial: 1st Metropolitan Builde...

U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare - "Get a Dumb Checkup" (1976)

Views: 789

Here's a public service announcement (PSA) from the Social and Rehabilitation Service of the U.S. Department of Health, Education of Welfare, with a young basketball-dribbling man starting out considering skipping a complete physical examination (" . . . a dumb checkup . . . dumb . . . dumb . . . ") before his girlfriend advises him after mentioning she herself went (and has the glasses to prove it) - as part of a push for those under 21 to get a free checkup.

Ending voiceover ...

Gigglesnort Hotel (Opening)

Views: 11141

Here is the opening from one of the best and most remembered Chicago children's shows (although it was eventually syndicated to other markets) - Gigglesnort Hotel.

Even though it was seen for many years after it was produced, the show was only in production for 3 years - 1975, 1976, and 1977. In Chicago, it aired on Sunday mornings on WLS Channel 7.

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WFLD Channel 32 - "Pirate Report" (1987)

Views: 3986

Here's a news segment on WFLD Channel 32 regarding the infamous "Max Headroom Pirating Incident".

Featuring Kris Long, Bob Strutzel - WGN Chief Engineer, Anders Yokom - Vice-President of WTTW-TV, Phil Bradford - FCC Engineer, Jack Conaty reporting, and Robin Robinson (or was it Robin Brantley back then?)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 23rd 1987.

Homer's Furniture - "Bedroom Furniture Sale" (Commercial, 1978)

Views: 1083

Here's a commercial for Homer's furniture, offering a sale on bedroom furniture in such styles as authentic American, elegant provincial, exciting modern and smart contemporary, and ranging from timeless classics to flexible modular groupings. Sale ends April 30th. Five showrooms in Chicago, Lombard and Skokie.

Voiceover by Ron MacAdam (who was also an impressionist who did many voices as well as being the puppeteer for "Tracer the Dog" on The Dick Tracy Show featuring...