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Sportmart - "The Edge" (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 2047

Here's a commercial for Sportmart featuring sales on an inflatable boat and a trolling motor. Located in Chicago, Niles, Schaumburg, Lombard, Oak Lawn, and Calumet City.

"For Sports..it's Sportmart"

This aired on local Chicago TV on (most likely) Thursday, May 13th 1982.

WBBM Channel 2 - "Living History (Bloopers)" (Part 5, 1978/1979)

Views: 201

Here's Part 5 (the final part) of a blooper reel from WBBM Channel 2 which featured all sorts of screw-ups, mix-ups and moments that may or may not have actually made it to broadcast.

This part features (in order of first appearance): Johnny Morris (at first, voice only), Chicago Bears defensive back Doug Plank, Bill Kurtis, Bill Frink of rival WLS Channel 7, Harry Volkman, John Coughlin, Susan Anderson, Bruce Roberts, John Drummond, Carrie Cochran, Muhammad Ali, Mort Crim, Wa...

Radio Shack - "Red Tag Sale" (Commercial, 1978)

Views: 1532

Here's a commercial for Radio Shack advertising one of their "Red Tag Sales".

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, March 26th 1978 during the 8:00pm to 10:00pm timeframe.

Lincoln Carpeting (Commercial #3, 1984)

Views: 928

To complete the trifecta, here is one more Lincoln Carpeting commercial, circa 1984. Not the full version of the jingle, but enough.

Off comes the tie, and out come the sales records. Uh-oh, he's going for the hard sell now. :-)

Subaru Dealers (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 1755

Here's a commercial for your local Subaru dealers - Ron Westphal's Quality Motor Sales in Aurora, Scala/O'Brien in Chicago, Crestwood Imports, and Europa Motors in McHenry.

Ending voiceover by Jerry Harper.

(The one with the 'Brat')

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, January 20th 1979.

WPWR To WBBS Switchover (1985)

Views: 5753

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 - "Great Balls Of Fire" (Promo, 1995)

Views: 3520

Here's another of the promotional "image spots" for WTTW Channel 11 created by veteran Emmy-award-winning producer Rick Kotrba. There were a number of these; this is one example - set to the tune of "Great Balls of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis and features images from a number of WTTW programs at the time including Barney & Friends, Nature, Mr. Roger's Neighborhood and more shows than I feel like listing at this time. :-)

The Window To The World image campaign, of wh...

Activision - Barnstorming (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 1147

Here is a commercial for the Activision video game "Barnstorming" for the Atari 2600.

Available at:

American Sales (Calumet City)
Center Video Center - All Stores

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, May 29th 1982.

WTTW Channel 11 - "'Till There Was You" (Promo, 1995)

Views: 3137

Here's a promotional "image spot" for WTTW Channel 11 created by veteran Emmy-award-winning producer Rick Kotrba. There were a number of these; this is one example - set to the tune of the Beatles version of "Till There Was You" and features images from a number of WTTW programs at the time including Barney & Friends, Image Union, Charlie Rose, and more.

The Window To The World image campaign, of which this is an example, won a local Emmy during the 1996-1997 season for ...