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Dominick's Finer Foods with Elaine Mulqueen (Commercial #2, 1973)

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Here's another commercial for Dominick's Finer Foods, with Elaine Mulqueen appearing in glorious color after years of being seen in black-and-white on Mulqueen's Kiddie A-Go-Go. Here, she spotlights the decor and atmosphere of, and service at, each Dominick's supermarket, as well as the more than 8,000 brands including Dominick's own famous Heritage House brand. Photo slides of the various items...

Dominick's Finer Foods with Elaine Mulqueen (Commercial #3, 1973)

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Here's another commercial for Dominick's Finer Foods, with Elaine Mulqueen appearing in glorious color after years of being seen in black-and-white on Mulqueen's Kiddie A-Go-Go. Here, she spotlights the offerings in the produce section of each Dominick's supermarket, as well as the seafood served up in the "Neptune's Cove" section, with pertinent photo slides shown. A jingle advertising Dominick...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Meditations, Station Sign-Off, & SSB (1981)

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Here's the earliest known (to date) sign-off sequence for WMAQ Channel 5. Includes:

Bumper promo for Entertainment Tonight at 4:00pm on Channel 5 (voiceover by ??)

Meditations delivered by Rev. John F. Fahey, St. Clement Church - Produced in Cooperation with the Archdiocese of Chicago - WMAQ-TV Public Affairs - Pre-recorded - (C) National Broadcasting Company Inc., 1981 All Rights Reserved (The Charles Addams New Yorker cover that Reverend ...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Saturday Night Movie - "April Love" (Partial Commercial Break, 1978)

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Here's a partial, incomplete commercial break from the Saturday Night Movie presentation of the 1957 Pat Boone film "April Love" (from which his major hit of the same name from the same year had emanated) on WMAQ Channel 5.

This begins with the tail end of a commercial for Yesteryear at Harrison on the River in Kankakee, and is followed by:

Commercial: Nelson Brothers - "We Put It Al...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News at Six - "Dracula on the Radio" (1976)

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Here's an excerpt of an edition of Channel 2 News at Six on WBBM Channel 2, anchored by Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson.

This clip starts off with Walter introducing a report by Bob Wallace about a new radio production of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" by the All-Media Dramatic Workshop (known after 1978 as the National Radio Theater; they disbanded in 1987).

The program aired on WFMT 98.7 FM the next evening (Tuesday, October 19th) at 10:30pm and again on Thursd...

WBBM Channel 2 - The 20th Annual Chicago Emmy Awards (Part 12, 1978)

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Here's Part 12 (the last part - whew!) of the Twentieth Annual Chicago Emmy Awards on WBBM Channel 2, hosted by Bob Newhart.

This part features "Big" Al Meltzer, Mary Gonzalez, Scott Craig, longtime WMAQ Channel 5 staff announcer Ed Grennan and Carl Ebert, and featuring footage with the voice of Greg Gumbel.

Mr. Craig won in the category of "Outstanding Achiev...

WSNS Channel 44 - TV44 Sports Spotlight with Jim Durham - "The San Diego Chicken, Pre-Demolition" (Part 4, 1979)

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Here's a special and rare treat for the 35th Anniversary of the infamous "Disco Demolition" event! (please excuse the ghosty picture quality and buzzy audio)

Includes:

Part 4 (the final part) of the TV44 Sports Spotlight with Jim Durham, with the San Diego Chicken (a.k.a. Ted Giannoulas) as guest, as aired on WSNS Channel 44 just before the first game of a proposed doubleheader with the Detroit Tigers that was followed by the infamous "Disco Demoli...

WGN Channel 9 - Nightbeat with Marty McNeeley "A Nightbeat New Year" (Part 2, 1983)

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Here's Part 2 of Nightbeat with Marty McNeeley on WGN Channel 9. Also featuring Muriel Clair and Robert Jordan. Includes:

A yellow cab driver, 30-year-old Harry Savalas (sp?), shot and seriously wounded after an incident on New Year's Eve at 7421 South Harvard Street; he is being treated for wounds to the chest at St. Bernard's Hospital.

A report from Muriel Clair at 600 West Washington about a New Year's Eve Day tradition dating back 125 years, a dinner...

WIIC Channel 11 - 6:30 News Roundup With Len Johnson (1962)

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Exactly 56 years ago today (at 6:30 PM)!

Here's an incredible find - usually anything this old, if I am lucky to find it, is on a 16mm kinescope (remember, in 1962 Quad tape itself was only 6 years old). And even though it's from a Pittsburgh station, it has a very strong Chicago connection, as it is anchored by Len Johnson, whose voice (if not face) will no doubt be very recognizable to people who watched WGN in the 60s, 70s, and very early 80s. He was one of the ub...