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Burger Chef - "The Mariner" (Commercial, 1977)

Views: 18170

Here's a commercial for Burger Chef featuring their new "Mariner" fish dinner.

"You get more to like at Burger Chef."

This aired on local Detroit TV on Sunday, April 3rd 1977 during the 6pm to 7pm hour. (can't tell if the Copyright says 1976 or not)

WKBD Channel 50 - The Sunday Movie - "The Mudlark" (Opening, 1977)

Views: 2940

This is pretty cool - an old movie opening that they may have used a version of on WFLD - one of WKBD's sister stations.

Here's the opening to The Sunday Movie broadcast of "The Mudlark" on WKBD Channel 50 in Detroit. Check out those groovy green graphics. Also includes at the beginning the animated Kaiser Broadcasting ID and a WKBD bumper slide for Father's Day. (voiceover by ??)

Sunday Movie Intro voiceover by ??

This aired on local Detroit TV...

Massacre At Central High (Trailer For TV, 1977)

Views: 3692

Here's a theatrical movie trailer for TV for the film "Massacre At Central High".

This aired on local Detroit TV on Friday, March 25th 1977. (not Chicago TV, but still cool!)

The Disco Body Shaper (Commercial Offer, 1978)

Views: 8541

Here's a commercial for - if I didn't see it with my own eyes I would have thought it was a joke - the Disco Body Shaper. America's Newest Fitness Sensation!

Main voiceover by Bill Silver (same guy who did the Ginsu knives ads)

This aired on local Detroit TV on Tuesday, May 9th 1978. (Not Chicago TV, but still cool!)

Tuffy Mufflers With Jimmy The Greek - "It's A Sure Thing" (Commercial, 1978)

Views: 4747

Here's a commercial for Tuffy Mufflers (They're known as Tuffy Auto Service Centers now) featuring the former sports broadcaster and odds maker, Jimmy the Greek.

This aired on local Detroit TV on Tuesday, May 9th 1978. (Not Chicago TV, but still cool!)

The Outer Space Connection (Trailer For TV, 1977)

Views: 1870

Here's a theatrical movie trailer for TV for the film "The Outer Space Connection". Also has local showing information at the end.

This aired on local Detroit TV on Saturday, January 15th 1977 during the 5pm to 6pm timeframe.

WKBD Channel 50 - Star Trek (Bumper #1, 1977)

Views: 2411

Here's a neat early bumper for Star Trek on one of WFLD's sister stations - WKBD Channel 50 in Detroit. They didn't have any voiceovers or music - none of the others during the episode had them either. Star Trek fans were all business. ;-)

Since this aired so early in the year, I'm pretty sure this bumper design was also used in 1976 and maybe since the beginning of WKBD's airing of Star Trek re-runs? In other words, this is likely the very first bumper design in a long his...

Lum's With Milton Berle (Commercial, 1976)

Views: 32745

Here's a commercial for Lum's (or LUMS) restaurant featuring Milton Berle. Did they have these in the Chicagoland area?

"You get a better choice when you choose Lums."

This aired on local Detroit TV on Sunday, November 7th 1976 during the 6pm to 7pm hour.

WKBD Channel 50 - Star Trek (Bumper #2, 1977)

Views: 2303

Here's another Star Trek bumper from one of WFLD's sister-stations - WKBD Channel 50 in Detroit - this one with a different font for the show name than the first one. The others can be seen here (January 1977) and here (June 1977).

This aired on local Detroit TV on Monday, April 25th 1977. (not Chicago, but still cool)