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WBBM Channel 2 - The 10 O'Clock News - "Wally Phillips' Mystery" (1982)

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Here's a segment from The 10 O'Clock News on WBBM Channel 2 featuring Bob Sirott reporting - regarding the revealing of Wally Phillip's eight year mystery name, kept in a locked black box (or safe, really) that he used as a way to test psychic's abilities. No one ever guessed it to win the cash prize. He finally revealed the name on his WGN radio show - it was actress Jean Rogers, who played Dale Arden on the old Flash Gordon serials.

Also features Bill Kurtis and an introduc...

A Solid Gold Christmas (Part 11, 1982)

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Here is Part 11 of "A Solid Gold Christmas". Enjoy this holiday cheese tray!

(Includes a WGN 9 O'Clock News Promo at the end with Denise Cannon & John Drury!)

Featuring: Rex Smith, Marilynn McCoo, John Davidson, Marie Osmond, John Schneider, Donna Summer, America, Andrae Crouch, Roberta Flack, Crystal Gayle, The Oak Ridge Boys, Peter, Paul & Mary, Jerry Reed, Sister Sledge, The Chipmunks, Wayland Flowers & Madame, Jeff Altman, and The Solid Gold Dancers.

WGN Channel 9 - Garfield Goose And Friends (Ending & Break, 1975)

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38 years ago today, this aired!

Here's the ending moments and a full commercial break from the long-running series Garfield Goose And Friends on WGN Channel 9, hosted by Frazier Thomas. This is significant as it is the only known color off-air recorded footage from the show yet found!

This was recorded at Ridgewood High School in Norridge (by whom, has been lost to time but we've narrowed it down to about four adults) on 3/4" U-matic videotape usin...

WLS Channel 7 - Eye On Chicago - "Amy Taylor" (1983)

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Here's a segment from Eye On Chicago on WLS Channel 7 - profiling 17 year-old aspiring model Amy Taylor, daughter of long-time WGN anchor and Stock Market Observer commentator Jack Taylor.

Features some shots of Mundelein High School and one of their science teachers at the time. Also features Jack Taylor and his wife Virginia.

Amy Taylor went on to follow in her father's footsteps as morning anchor at WTMJ-TV, the Number 1 NBC affiliate in Milwaukee at the time...

WFLD Channel 32 - PM Magazine Promo and Illinois Lottery Drawing (01-25-86)

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Here is an (incomplete) PM Magazine Promo & Illinois Lottery Drawing from January 25th, 1986. This was shown during WFLD Channel 32's Son of Svengoolie presenting the movie "Supersonic Man". This was his last show, #334. :-(

The announcer during the lottery drawing is none other than WGN's own Dean Richards.

There's that background music during the lottery drawing. You can also hear it in a 1984 Lincoln Tech commercial and a 1984 WFLD Lottery Drawing that I poste...

Victory Auto Wreckers - "Car Door Mishap" (Commercial, 1992)

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Here's one of (if not the most) famous commercials ever - the Victory Auto Wreckers ad where the car door almost falls on the guy's foot. Contrary to popular belief, this ad originated in May of 1985 - despite the 70s-looking wristband/watch the guy is wearing.

Featuring Bob Zajdel as the hapless car owner and Luis ? as the tow-truck driver, who were both employees at the time.

Also - WGN-TV veteran Bob Kastigar says, "Jeff Glauberg did the original tap...

WGN Channel 9 - Mid-Day Report With Jack Taylor (1976)

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Here's a complete edition of the Mid-Day Report with Jack Taylor on WGN Channel 9. Includes:

Mid-Day Report bumper and voiceover intro (by Merri Dee)

Jack Taylor reads the following stories:

- All-points bulletin issued in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio for arrest of three men in connection with abduction of 26 California schoolchildren and th...

WGN Channel 9 - 10th Inning with Jack Brickhouse - "Interview with Bob Lurie" (1976)

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Here's an edition of the post-game 10th Inning show on WGN Channel 9, hosted by Jack Brickhouse, with guest Bob Lurie who had just assumed majority ownership of the San Francisco Giants. This was after a grueling 14-inning session which saw the Cubs beat the Giants at Candlestick Park, 6-5, in the first game of a doubleheader. This was also from the days when remote broadcasts such as the Cubs / Giants match carried this day by WGN went through separate transmissions (one for the vid...

Rest In Peace, Jim "Moose" Murphy - The Picnic Permit King (1949-2009)

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We now pay our respects to a man who was very comforting to us in his regularity. When you saw a report like this you knew another year had passed.

Here is a news segment detailing the first time Jim "Moose" Murphy waited in line for his Cook County Forest Preserve picnic permit. Interesting to watch because it also notes that in 1983 Moose beat out another long-time holder of the "first in line" crown - a man named Elmer Tucker, who had been first for 10 years in a row from ...