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WCIU Channel 26 - Mulqueen's Kiddie A-Go-Go (Part 1, 1969)

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Presenting - the first result of your generous donations! The completed "remastered" version (in three parts) direct from 2" Quad Videotape!

Here's the opening segment from an episode of Mulqueen's Kiddie a-Go-Go on WCIU Channel 26. Includes:

The kids dance to the Kiddie-A-Go-Go theme song.

Pandora talks to the duck character "Spike" about the upcoming Chapter 6 of the serial Jungle Queen.

The kids dance to "I've Been Hurt" ...

WFLA Channel 8 - Channel 8 Reports (Part 3, 1965)

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Here's Part 3 of an edition of Channel 8 Reports on WFLA Channel 8 in Tampa / St. Petersburg, Florida, anchored by Arch Deal. Also featuring meteorologist Jack Stir.

Includes:

Jack Stir's weather report, in which he reports the current weather conditions (warmer than normal for this time of year) and forecast; notice the old-fashioned weather meters (for Barometer, Winds, Wind Speed, Temperature, Humidity and Rainfall) and drawn maps which contrast with t...

WBKB Channel 7 - Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks" (Part 1, 1964)

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Here's Part 1 of Midwest Sports Special - "Inside the World of Hockey with the Chicago Blackhawks," as aired on WBKB (now WLS) Channel 7. The host of this in-depth look at the team was Frank Sweeney. This was transferred from the original film, and thus has no commercials.

This part begins with the old-style academy leader which counted by feet rather than frames (as opposed to the more common SMPTE Universal film leader). The program itself begins with some shots of ...

Chatter's World - "Chatter's Drafted" (1960)

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Here's another installment of a syndicated series of shorts called Chatter's World that aired on WBKB Channel 7 weekday mornings in 1960.

Chicago historian Steve Jajkowski adds, "Chatter's World was local - it was created and produced by Sam Ventura and Ronny Born (who played "Orville" on Shock Theatre). Ronny Born also performed the voice of Chatter. Filmed at WBKB, roughly a season's worth, then s...

Chatter's World - "Chatter's Bandstand" (1960)

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Here's another installment of a syndicated series of shorts called Chatter's World that aired on WBKB Channel 7 weekday mornings in 1960.

Chicago historian Steve Jajkowski adds, "Chatter's World was local - it was created and produced by Sam Ventura and Ronny Born (who played "Orville" on Shock Theatre). Ronny Born also performed the voice of Chatter. Filmed at WBKB, roughly a season's worth, then s...

WFLA Channel 8 - Channel 8 Reports (Pre-Show Break, 1965)

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Here's the pre-show break for Channel 8 Reports on WFLA Channel 8 in Tampa / St. Petersburg, Florida. The anchor was Arch Deal.

This newscast was transferred from a 2" Quad tape that was found in, of all places, the coat closet of former Chicago TV news anchor Jim Ruddle.

Includes:

Brief shot of "Dolphin Enterprises" bumper (indicating the end of an edition of The Jack Paar Program, whose final season this was)

"This H...

Jobs In Chicago With Don Ferris (1959)

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Looking for a job? Let Mr. Don Ferris help you, circa 1959. Make sure you wear your pressed white shirt and gray slacks when you show up for the interview. :-)

Illinois Department of Labor presents "Jobs In Chicago", with Don Ferris speaking for the Illinois State Employment Service. It aired on WTTW Channel 11. This was one of the first if not the first TV job for Don Ferris. (He was of course a long-time voiceover announcer at both WTTW and WSNS) Includes:

WLS Channel 7 - "The Original 3:30 (4:30) Movie Opening!" (1969-1973?)

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Ok, I couldn't resist doing a little "photoshop job" on the 4:30 Movie logo to make it look like 3:30. ;-) But this is still a significant find - the original opening to the ABC 4:30 Movie in New York (which apparently was exactly the same as the WLS 3:30 Movie here in Chicago, except with the title changed)

My thanks to YouTuber mazinz2 (Doug) for discovering this, and for generously donating a copy of the ...

WCIU Channel 26 - Mulqueen's Kiddie A-Go-Go (1969)

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Note - this clip has since been reposted in a longer form as part of an almost complete episode - so check out Parts 1, 2, and 3.

Here's a segment from an episode of Mulqueen's Kiddie a-Go-Go on WCIU Channel 26. Includes:

Pandora talking to...