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WCIU Channel 26 - Mi Ecuador (Opening & Excerpt, 198?)

Views: 1845

Here's the opening and excerpt from Mi Ecuador on WCIU Channel 26 - another program catered to a specific ethnic community. Includes:

WCIU Station ID

Opening and a bit of Mi Ecuador (Featuring Rosalba Godoy)

Commercial: Porcelana medicated cream commercial (in Spanish) - Available at Walgreens.

Commercial: Unknown - some Medical Center? (incomplete)

Not sure when this aired, other than on a Sunday, prior to Bit of Y...

WSNS Channel 44 - Fútbol (Commercial Break, 1986)

Views: 2452

By request, here's another commercial break from when WSNS Channel 44 was newly Spanish - this time during a broadcast of Futbol (Soccer - not sure what match it is - World Cup?) Includes:

Tony Tirado of SIN says some things in Spanish that I can't understand before going to the commercial break.

Arencibia Joyeria at 2710 North Milwaukee (featuring Luis Arencibia)

George Isuzu at 3701 North Western

Magnum No Frills Car Insurance Age...

WPWR To WBBS Switchover (1985)

Views: 5861

Here's an example of the nightly switchover from WPWR-TV Channel 60 (2:30am - 7pm) to WBBS-TV Channel 60 (7pm - 2:30am). Includes:

Switchover (voiceover by ??)

Regalos Musicales (false-start beginning)

WBBS-TV Canal 60 promotional video (can anyone translate?)

Regalos Musicales (real beginning)

Note: Regalos Musicales pre-empted "Semana En Beisbol" this night for some unknown reason.

This aired o...

WTTW Channel 11 - Children's Fair - "Villa Alegre" (Opening, 1981)

Views: 17511

Here is the opening and first minute (before the tape ended) of an episode of the kid's show "Villa Alegre" (Happy Village) on WTTW Channel 11. Villa Alegre was the first national bilingual (Spanish/English) program in the United States. It was similar to another bilingual children's show of the era, Carrascolendas.

Also includes a sponsorship slide for Kraft at the beginning as well as the "Children's Fair" slide with voiceovers by Marty Robinson.


WYEN FM 107 - "Request Radio" (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 3155

Here's a commercial for WYEN FM 107 ("Request Radio," licensed to neighboring Des Plaines - and today Spanish-language WPPN, "Amor 106.7"), featuring snippets of such tracks as "No Tell Lover" by Chicago, "Last Time I Saw Him" by Diana Ross, "Forever In Blue Jeans" by Neil Diamond, and "Too Much Heaven" by the Bee Gees.

The "Request Radio" slogan referred to the station playing music requested by listeners.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, September 22...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NBC News Chicago Report - "Russian/American Culture" (Excerpt, 1972)

Views: 2152

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Here's an excerpt from a broadcast of the NBC News Chicago Report on WMAQ Channel 5. This clip comes in at the end of a report on a local radio station, WEDC (1240 AM), that at the time primarily aired Polish and Spanish programming - and also some Russian-language programming for Chicago's Russian-American community; the reporter noted a heightened interest in Russian culture in the wake o...

WMAQ Channel 5 - WMAQ-TV Editorial - "Beef About It" (1973)

Views: 1393

Here's an editorial by Dillon Smith, from early in his run as Editorial Director of WMAQ Channel 5 regarding the curious Chicago practice of not selling fresh meat after 6pm, nor selling any on Sundays.

From time to time, Mr. Smith would deliver his editorials in locations pertinent to its content and focus - even at this early date, from a local supermarket after 6pm when fresh meat was made empty at store shelves, due to a contract between the supermarkets and the butchers' u...

WTTW Channel 11 - "Mubembubershubip Ubappubeal" (1973)

Views: 2531

Here's an appeal for membership on WTTW Channel 11 (from an original 2" quad master tape), with longtime staff announcer Marty Robinson speaking in the language associated with the TV series Zoom ("Ubbi Dubbi") - and his son Paul (shown in inset on the upper left side of the screen) translating for him.

Even the address is shown in "Zoom" language on the lower-third of the screen at first (set in Microgramma Bold Extended - or is that Mubicrubogrubammuba Bubold Ubextub...

Your Chicagoland Buick Dealer - "Sweetness" (Commercial, 1980)

Views: 3105

Here's a commercial for your local Buick dealers featuring some Chicago Bears including James Scott, Dennis Lick, and Walter Payton. "Your Buick Dealers are Talkin' Your Language Right Now..."

"Free Landau Roof" (but is it Martinized?)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, November 26th 1980.