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Muskrat Love (Record Offer, 1977)

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Here's a really hilariously terrible record offer called Muskrat Love from TEJ Records.

Why did the artists involved allow their songs to be re-recorded by sound-alikes?

"So you don't forget, send before midnight tomorrow!"

This aired on local Detroit TV on Saturday, February 26th 1977 during the 5pm to 6pm hour. (not Chicago TV, but still cool)

Burger Chef - "King Kong Glasses" (Commercial, 1977)

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Here's another commercial for Burger Chef featuring their promotion of glasses for the "King Kong" movie.

"You get more to like at Burger Chef."

This aired on local Detroit TV on Thursday, July 7th 1977 during the 7pm to 8pm hour. (1976 Copyright)

WKBD Channel 50 - The Nine O'Clock Movie - "Marty" (Opening, 1977)

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Here's another old local movie show opening - The Nine O'Clock Movie presentation of "Marty" on WKBD Channel 50 in Detroit. (voiceover by ??)

Notice there are different opening graphics from the one we saw from February 1977. (also note they didn't have the animated Kaiser ID at that time)

Also includes the animated Kaiser Broadcasting ID and a WKBD bumper slide promo for Liars Club at th...

Disco Fever By Ronco (Commercial, 1978)

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Here's a commercial for the album Disco Fever by Ronco.

Main voiceover by Wendell Craig. Ending voiceover by ??

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

Folger's - "My Wife Can't Make Coffee" (Commercial, 1978)

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Here's a commercial for mountain grown Folger's coffee featuring that busybody Mrs. Olson. This is bizarre on many levels.

The wife is played by Anne Lockhart (daughter of June Lockhart and best known as Lieutenant Sheba on the original Battlestar Galactica series).

What the heck is "Flaked Coffee"?

This aired on local Detroit TV on Sunday, March 19th 1978. (Not Chicago TV, but still cool!)

WKBD Channel 50 - "Kaiser To Field Notice" (1977)

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Here's a neat historical clip, even though it's not from Chicago. It's a public notice on WKBD Channel 50 announcing the sale of the Kaiser Broadcasting station to Field Communications.

Kaiser Broadcasting Company and Field Communications Corporation, filed with the Federal Communications Commission on March 16th 1977, an application seeking approval of the assignment of the license of WKBD-TV Channel 50 Detroit from Kaiser Broadcasting Company to Field Communications Corpo...

WDIV Channel 4 - News 4 Detroit (Part 3, 1979)

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Here's the third segment for News 4 Detroit and the third commercial break, on WDIV Channel 4. Includes:

Roger Weber lost the Turkey Trot at Wayne State University. His bird "Secreturkeyit 2" turned out to be a turkey.

Al Ackerman with Sports. Jim Brandstatter reports on the Pistons. Also includes Ackerman's Accurate Assessments, and coverage of Lou Whitaker's wedding.

Daily Lottery given on-screen as 6-6-4 (later corrected)

Comm...

WXYZ Channel 7 - Action News - "Brief News Clip" (1977)

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Here's a brief news clip found at the end of a tape. You can see WXYZ Channel 7 anchors Bill Bonds and John Kelly in the background at the beginning. Lynn Skzynear reports on the death of a young boy from the King family, and has some shots of the Holy Name Church in Birmingham and Holy Name Elementary School. Also features some words of warning by Attorney Pete Leto, before the tape cuts out.

This aired on local Detroit TV likely sometime in early 1977. (not Chicago TV, bu...

WDIV Channel 4 - News 4 Detroit (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's the opening segment for News 4 Detroit and the first commercial break, on WDIV Channel 4. Includes:

Opening to WDIV News 4 Detroit (voiceover by ??)

Mort Crim reports on growing tensions in Iran

Kai Maxwell reports on the hostage situation in Iran including comments from some of those recently released (includes Lloyd Rollins - Mount Vernon, VA)

Anti-american outburst in Pakistan

Comments about Mecca from Muham...