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WMAQ Channel 5 - Editorial 5 - "Season's Greetings from the Smith Family" (1979)

Views: 913

(Wish I could have posted this last December, but alas, I often come upon these clips too late. Still, I am sure Dillon Smith's family will enjoy seeing this clip if they haven't for awhile).

Here's a Christmas-themed editorial started off by WMAQ Channel 5's Editorial Director Dillon Smith at the family's home, in which he says he's in no mood to complain about the Mayor, the state of city government and so on, and instead turns over the soapbox on a rotating basis to ...

Harvey's Bristol Cream - "It's Downright, Upright - for Christmas!" (Commercial, 1980)

Views: 3640

Here's a Christmas commercial for Harvey's Bristol Cream.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, December 10th 1980.

Fureal - "Fur & Leather Christmas Sale" (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 1216

Here's a holiday commercial for Fureal with a Christmas sale on fur and leather coats. Was this a local only store, or a chain?

"Amphitheatre and all Fureal Stores thru Christmas"

(tape had a crease in it so there is a horizontal line in the picture)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, December 9th 1979.

A Christmas Moment - "Armenia" With Mike Conners (1982)

Views: 908

Here's one of another series of short pieces on different country's Christmas celebrations, featuring celebrities - in this case, Mike Connors (TV's Mannix). Here he talks about the traditions of Armenia.

Brought to you by The Bell System - Bell Brings the World Closer.

These seem very similar to the other series "The 24 Days of Christmas" - I think they just repackaged them with a different title.

This aired on local Chicago TV in December of...

McDade's - "A McDade's Christmas" (Commercial #5, 1982)

Views: 2043

Here's another Christmas commercial for McDade's advertising the Odyssey video game system by Magnavox and assorted accessories and cartridges for it.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, December 4th 1982.

The 24 Days of Christmas - "Bolivia" with Raquel Welch (1981)

Views: 1545

Here's another installment from the recurring 24 Days of Christmas one-minute featurettes. In this edition, legendary sex symbol (and Chicago native) Raquel Welch (nee Tejada) describes the Christmas traditions of Bolivia (where her father was born), which includes celebrating the holidays with a harvest festival and, on Christmas Eve, a children's dance on the narrow streets in the villages where they sing Bolivian Christmas carols.

This ends with a sponsor billboard f...

Perry Drug Stores - "Super Christmas Sale" (Commercial, 1986)

Views: 1518

Here's a Christmas commercial for Perry Drug Stores.

This aired on local Chicago TV in December 1986.

Montgomery Ward - "Christmas Sale" (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 1912

Here's a Christmas sale commercial for Montgomery Ward.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, November 25th 1982.

Stop & Go Markets - "8-Foot Christmas Stocking Contest" (Commercial, 1977)

Views: 1311

Not from a Chicago airing, but still appropriate - here's a commercial from Stop & Go Markets offering an 8-foot Christmas stocking to any child or their parent who fills out an entry form for a Christmas stocking drawing - and they don't have to be present to win!

Main voiceover by ?? Ending voiceover by ??

This aired on local Chattanooga, Tennessee TV the first week of December 1977.