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WNIB 97.1 - "Mr. A News Report & Show Open" (Aircheck, 1997)

Views: 2528

Here's an aircheck from good ol' WNIB Classical 97 - featuring the inimitable "Mr. A" (Alfred Hudgins) - one of the most unique and coolest announcers ever.

We hear the end of "Adventures in Good Music" with Karl Haas followed by a News Report, Weather, and some of the opening music to Mr.A's program, "Blues in the Night". ("Love to See You Smile" by Bobby "Blue" Bland)

This aired on local Chicago radio in April 1997.

WFLD Channel 32 - Super Cartoon Sunrise - "Weather Montage Rhapsody" (197?)

Views: 5814

Here's a special video in honor of Fuzzy's Four Thousandth - a montage of weather-related bumpers from Super Cartoon Sunrise on WFLD Channel 32, which were preserved on 16mm film. Since the film was silent I created and added a special kooky mix edit of the SCS theme music. I think it's pretty wild - Enjoy. :-)

Here, we see Woody Woodpecker, Fred Flintstone (of The Flintstones), Magilla Gorilla, Popeye, and Tom & Jerry all appearing as they regularly are, and d...

WFLD Channel 32 - Newscene with Kathy McFarland (1981)

Views: 4618

Here is the full presentation of Newscene with Kathy McFarland on WFLD Channel 32. Includes:

Newscene opening (Jim Barton voiceover)
Further evidence of a Recession - GNP down, Unemployment will rise.
Belvedere Chrysler plant lays off 3500 hourly workers for 3 weeks.
Cable snaps in Loop; debris falls.
Baby found dead; parents questioned.
19 letters written by Napoleon recovered in Chicago.
Weather Underground fugitive captured.

WBBM Channel 2 - TV2 News at 10 (Part 3, 1972)

Views: 2279

Here's Part 3 of an edition of the TV2 News at 10 on WBBM Channel 2, with Bob Wallace substituting for then-regular anchor Bob McBride. Also featuring weatherman John Coughlin.

This edition was transferred from the original 2" Quad tape.


Bob introducing John as "Uncle Louie's favorite nephew," leading into Mr. Coughlin's weather report which changed considerably from the past 24 hours - with no precipitation projected for the Chica...

WFLD Channel 32 - Newscope - "The Blizzard of '67" and Other Stories (Part 4, 1967)

Views: 1995

Here's Part 4, the last part, of an edition of Newscope on WFLD Channel 32, anchored by Patrick Muldowney.

NOTE: This is the earliest footage currently known to exist of a WFLD broadcast (albeit via kinescope); the sound heard in the background on the right channel is of time code as heard on 3/4" Umatic tapes. (this is not our museum's transfer)


Patrick Muldowney gives the weather report, with fair skies and temperatures t...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 Weekend News (Part 2, 1978)

Views: 1153

Here's Part 2 of a complete edition of the Channel 2 Weekend News on WBBM Channel 2, anchored by Bob Wallace (substituting for Harry Porterfield). Also featuring Cyndy Brucato. Includes:

Bob reading or introducing the following items:

- An 18th century violin worth approximately $20,000 and owned by one Win Alterman (sp?) is stolen from Lake Shore Holiday Inn; Alterman had been out for dinner and discovered his room ransacked and the violin and other ite...

WBBM Channel 2 - TV 2 News at 6pm (Part 3, 1974)

Views: 1620

Here's Part 3 of a complete edition of the TV 2 News at 6pm on WBBM Channel 2 with anchor Bob Wallace. Also featuring John Coughlin. Includes:

Bob reports on at least two weather-related deaths in the Chicago area, including 37-year-old John Reid (sp?) who lost control of his car from the slippery roads and crashed into a tree, suffering fatal injuries; and 50-year-old Nathaniel Stephenson (sp?), from overexposure in a snow bank on the South Side

This le...

WBBM Channel 2 - TV 2 News at 6pm (Part 1, 1974)

Views: 3908

Here's Part 1 of a complete edition of the TV 2 News at 6pm on WBBM Channel 2 with anchor Bob Wallace, with a brief appearance by John Coughlin and featuring Bob Faw. Includes:

TV 2 station ID bumper (voiceover by ??)

TV 2 News at 6pm open - "From the Newsroom" - featuring Wallace and weather forecaster John Coughlin, plus preview of Part 2 of Bob Faw's report on coal mining in Illinois (voiceover by ??)

Bob Wallace announces at the ...

WCFL AM 1000 - "Fred Winston Does Art Fern" (Commercial, 1981)

Views: 2661

Here's a commercial for WCFL AM 1000 featuring Fred Winston doing his take on the "Art Fern" bits from the old Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

Also mentions Harry Volkman on weather and the "Bribo" contest.

Dave Martin provided this info: "[This was] One of six fun ads we produced in a day long session. FYI, I directed the ads and did the v/o"

Voiceover by Dave Martin. Directed by Dave Martin.

"There's nothing I won't do for my ...