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Kiddieland Amusement Park (Commercial #3, 1991)

Views: 3658

Here's a commercial for Kiddieland Amusement Park - gone but not forgotten.

This commercial was produced and directed (and some editing and camera work) by Ken Williamson. The music was written and produced by Sound Images. Ken owned a production company in Cincinnati called The Film House at the time. They specialized in Amusement Park commercials world-wide. (he sold the company in 2000, but is still active in the production business)

This commercial aired ...

Count Chocula & Franken Berry Cereals - "Super Bubble Offer" (Commercial, 1980)

Views: 713

Here's a commercial for Count Chocula and Franken Berry cereals from General Mills which starts off with the Count and the monster shooting baskets in a game of basketball, and featuring an offer for four pieces of Super Bubble bubble gum in specially marked boxes of Count Chocula, Franken Berry and Boo Berry.

(c) 1980 General Mills, Inc.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, October 28th 1980.

Jewel - "I Made It All By Myself" (Commercial, 1983)

Views: 4725

Here's a commercial for Jewel Food Stores about a girl who shops with her Mom to make her Dad a meal all by herself.

Features Shannon Grimes (now Shannon Bobillo) as the little girl.

As her husband Patrick recounts, "She and her sister did some modeling for print-ads and a bit of commercial acting just for fun when they were kids. They enjoyed it but both gave it up when they started high school and, apart from roles in school plays, neither pursued acting aft...

Large Size Boba Fett & Darth Vader Action Figures By Kenner (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 881

Here's a commercial for the 12" large-size Star Wars Action figures of Boba Fett and Darth Vader - by Kenner. Interesting, since Boba Fett hadn't even been introduced as a character until Friday, November 17th 1978. (the date of the airing of the Star Wars Holiday Special)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, November 12th 1979.

WFLD Channel 32 - "Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries" (Commercial Break #5, 1983)

Views: 943

Here is commercial break #5 from the Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries episode "Last Kiss of Summer Part 1" on WFLD Channel 32. Includes:

Bubblicious Tangy Citrus gum

Cheerios (Camp Kids)

WFLD Channel 32 Starsky & Hutch promo

President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports PSA

Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries bumper

This aired on local Chicago television Saturday, June 18th 1983.

WMAQ Channel 5 - The Richard Pryor Special Tornado Warning (1977)

Views: 2725

Here's a Tornado Warning that interrupted the first NBC Richard Pryor special on Thursday, May 5th 1977. WMAQ-TV's Ron Hunter and Jim Tilmon give you all the info you need - but if you're like me you'll still confuse a Tornado Watch with a Tornado Warning.

The interruption occurred during some adorable kids' rendition of Stevie Wonder's "Black Man".

"The first clock in America was created by a black man - BENJAMIN BANN-"

This aired on local ...

Toys "R" Us (Christmas Commercial #4, 1981)

Views: 2174

Here's an animated Christmas commercial for Toys "R" Us, with Geoffrey the Giraffe and his family gathered 'round the fireplace before heading off to the area Toys "R" Us store to sample all the toys being offered - all to a special holiday-themed arrangement of "The World's Biggest Toy Store...The Biggest Selection" jingle.

This particular (and memorable) ad had aired at least since 1976, but in this form (with a notice t...

CBS Video Games - Wizard of Wor - With John Madden (Commercial, 1983)

Views: 2880

Here is a commercial for the CBS video game "Wizard of Wor" for the Atari 2600 VCS. (Soon for Colecovision)

Featuring the CBS Video Games Challenge of Champions - Tony Sarkis Vs. Ray Johnson - as well as a money back guarantee (Offer ends January 31st 1983) and some all-star selling by football commentator John Madden.

"Dramatization of actual competition."

This aired on local Chicago TV Saturday, January 15th 1983.

WFLD Channel 32 - The Koz Zone - "Uncle Beelzebub's Chicago Hell Club"

Views: 588

Here is a sketch from an episode of The Koz Zone - Uncle Beelzebub's Chicago Hell Club - which is a parody of sorts of Chicago Health Club.

Starring Rich Koz as Uncle Beelzebub.

"HELL-o, kids!"