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

Views: 2828

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...

Midocean Motion Pictures - "Research Reel" (1979?)

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Here's a "research reel" from Midocean Motion Pictures, a production and graphics house that handled commercials.

This came from a 3/4" Umatic tape that was kept by Cathy Mustari, art director for WFLD Channel 32 from 1974 to the late '80's, from a time when the station was actively shopping for production houses to handle their graphics for opens/closes, bumpers, promos, etc.

Includes:

- Midocean Motion Pictures - Research Reel title card

Abel and Associates - "Demo Reel" (Part 1, 1978?)

Views: 1525

Here's Part 1 of a demo reel from Abel and Associates, a Hollywood-based production and graphics firm headed by Robert Abel.

This came from a 3/4" Umatic tape that was kept by Cathy Mustari, art director for WFLD Channel 32 from 1974 to the late '80's, from a time when the station was actively shopping for production houses to handle their graphics for opens/closes, bumpers, promos, etc.

This part includes:

- A segment resembling a travel through a...

WFLD Channel 32 - The Koz Zone - "The Futile Gourmet" (1989)

Views: 1959

Here's another great sketch from Episode 13 of The Koz Zone on WFLD Channel 32 - "The Futile Gourmet".

Some parts of this were recycled from bits the original Svengoolie, Jerry G. Bishop did - but Koz probably wrote them for him anyway. :-)

Starring Rich Koz as The Futile Gourmet with Jim Barton doing the opening voiceover.

"The missing link between dinner and the emergency ward..."

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday,...

WBBM Channel 2 - 1985 Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 2, 1985)

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Here's Part 2 of the (mostly complete) 1985 Chicago Emmy Awards broadcast.

This part features Lee Phillip, Floyd Kalber, Bill Campbell, Walter Jacobson, and Nicolette Larson singing "Lotta Love."

Mr. Campbell won in the "Editorial & Commentary - Editorial Achievement" category for Bill Campbell Editorials on WLS Channel 7, and Mr. Jacobson won in the "Editorial & Commentary - Commentary Achievement" category for Perspectives on WBBM Channel 2.
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Odyssey2 (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 1319

Here's a commercial for the ill-fated Odyssey 2 game system, featuring "The Wizard of Odyssey".

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, November 7th 1982.

WGN Channel 9 - Miles Showcase Theatre - "The Maltese Falcon" (On-Screen ID, 1973)

Views: 1918

Here's an on-screen station ID from the Miles Showcase Theatre presentation of the 1941 Humphrey Bogart movie "The Maltese Falcon" on WGN Channel 9. The ID is typeset on a very primitive character generator system whose service dated back to the late 1960's, and was used by other stations and networks on such news events as the 1968 Democratic National Convention and the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing. This early CG typesetting preceded such systems as Vidifont and Chyron.

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Imagic - "4 New Games" (Commercial, 1983)

Views: 1165

Here's a commercial for 4 new games on the Intellivision game system:

Demon Attack
Atlantis
Microsurgeon
Beauty & The Beast

This aired on local Chicago TV Saturday, January 15th 1983. (Has a 1982 Copyright)

Atari 2600 - "We Don't Need a Babysitter" (Commercial, 1981)

Views: 1271

Here's a commercial for the Atari 2600 VCS - Video Computer System.

Boy, those people on the other end of the line sure talk fast...

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, March 24th 1981.