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WNBQ Channel 5 - The Dorsey Connors Show (Part 1, 1963)

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Here's Part 1 of an edition of The Dorsey Connors Show on WNBQ Channel 5 (which, like most shows of this period, is only available via 16mm kinescope film). Ms. Connors, who died on September 5th 2007, was a fixture on Chicago radio and television in the early years of the latter medium, with a daytime program that was along the lines of shows such as that of Lee Phillip on WBBM Channel 2. But whereas Ms. Phillip continually remade herself (and in the process, remained a Chicago TV p...

WTTW Channel 11 - Summerfest '79 (Pledge Break #1, 1979)

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Here's the first pledge break for Summerfest '79 on WTTW Channel 11. This segment features Cherie Mason and WCLR Radio personality Paul Brian; and, in a short film, Dick Orkin (by then famous for a series of radio ads he did with Bert Berdis) and a pre-fame Shelley Long. Includes:

Ending of segment with Charles Aznavour, with voiceover (by ??) teasing an upcoming appearance by Jane Olivor

Summerfest '79 video bumper

Start of pledge ...

WGN Channel 9 - Sunday Matinee - "Sherlock Holmes Faces Death" (Partial Pre-Show Break, Opening, and Break #1, 1982)

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Here's a partial pre-show commercial break, opening, and first commercial break for the Sunday Matinee presentation of the 1943 film "Sherlock Holmes Faces Death" on WGN Channel 9. Includes:

Partial commercial for True Value Hardware Stores' "Hardware Value of the Month" sale - spotlighting Mayfair toilet seats and Stanadyne water faucets (voiceover by Pat Summerall)

Commercial: Victory Auto Wreckers - good deals on various car parts, taken from seven ac...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Tales of the Unexpected - "The Open Window" (Ending, 1980)

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Here's the closing credits (from one of its original airings in Chicago - late night on WMAQ Channel 5) of the spooky British anthology program, "Tales of the Unexpected"; the episode here being "The Open Window". (whose opening from the same airing can be seen here)

To recap, we've already seen:

The original British opening...

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 News At Six - "Disco Demolition - The Day After" (1979)

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Here's the coverage from WBBM Channel 2 of "Disco Demolition Night" as aired on Channel 2 News at Six. Featuring anchors Bill Kurtis and Harry Porterfield, a report from John Quinones, Bruce Roberts at Comiskey Park, and on the open weatherman John Coughlin, sportscaster Johnny Morris and "Perspectives" commentator Walter Jacobson. Includes:

Opening with brief shots of Kurtis, Porterfield, Coughlin, Morris, Jacobson, and a full shot of the Channel 2 newsroom (with Thom...

Rock of Ages 10th Anniversary Tribute (1979)

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Here is a video tribute to the long-running WCIU Channel 26 program "Rock of Ages" in honor of its 10th Anniversary. Features still pictures, clips and music from the program's history.

"Rock of Ages was a gospel music show hosted by Isabel Joseph Johnson. Isabel also hosted a similarly named show on Sunday mornings on WVON-AM. Both shows featured local talent from churches all around Chicago. Rock of Ages, it it's original format, was a live 90 minute show with the firs...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Saturday Night Live - "Gould & Numan" (Excerpt #2) & SCTV - "Goodbye America" (Partial Opening, 1980)

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Here's the last moments (preceded by this clip) of the edition of Saturday Night Live with Elliott Gould as host and Gary Numan as musical guest, followed by the opening moments of Second City Television (SCTV) - Episode #1.16, "Goodbye America" (originally aired in Canada on October 3rd and 7th 1977) on WMAQ Channel 5. Includes:

Saturday Night Live bumper slide (with another p...

WLS Channel 7 - News Bulletin - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of WLS Channel 7's news coverage of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 (a DC-10 manufactured by McDonnell-Douglas; scheduled to travel from Chicago to Los Angeles), 1/2 mile northwest of O'Hare Airport. Featuring Diane Allen, Peter Karl and Eastern Airlines pilot Ed Marino. Includes:

Continuing live shots of the smoldering fire that consumed the plane (from Higgins & Elmhurst in Elk Grove Village), with ongoing commentary by Diane Allen; we see the live r...

WGN Channel 9 - Mid-Morning Report with Merri Dee (1980)

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Here's an edition of the Mid-Morning Report with Merri Dee on WGN Channel 9. News items include:

- Preview of tonight's debate between Presidential candidates Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, to be held in Cleveland starting at 8:30pm (and will be nationally televised); predictions that debate's outcome could swing undecided voters one way or another, or cause those who'd already made their minds to switch

- Parliamentary debates in Tehran on fate of U.S. ...