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WPWR Channel 50 - Romper Room & Friends (Part 3, 1991)

Views: 6512

Here's Part 3 (final part) of an episode of Romper Room and Friends (Syndicated Version) which aired on WPWR Channel 50. Features Miss Molly McCloskey, Kimble, Up-Up, Granny Cat, Do Bee, (Hmm..) and all the other weird characters. Includes:

Paddington Bear short (Part 2)

Ending Credits:

(Unknown Credit - cut off by wipe effect)
Matthew Stoddart
J.J. Krupa
Christopher Lyall

Music - David Spangler


WTTW Channel 11 - The Storyteller - "The Case of the Cat's Meow" (1969)

Views: 1731

Here's another rare episode of The Storyteller on WTTW Channel 11, hosted by Val Bettin. This was Episode #54, a reading of the book "The Case of the Cat's Meow" by Crosby Bonsall (read by permission of the publisher, Harper & Row, which put the book out in their "I Can Read" series), from a 3/4" dub of the original 2" quad master tape, recorded on February 22nd 1969. This was also one of WTTW's early color productions.


Brief shot of production...

WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness News At 10pm - "The Freeze Of '79" (Part 1, 1979)

Views: 8610

Here is Part 1 of a complete edition of the WLS Eyewitness News at 10pm on WLS Channel 7. Includes:

Ending of an ABC Network promo for Family
Preview for upcoming Eyewitness News featuring Joel Daly

Promo for the Thursday, January 11th 1979 edition of AM Chicago featuring Sandi Freeman and Robb Weller

Commercial: A&P
Commercial: La Choy
WLS Eyewitness News bumper promo (voiceover by Al Parker)

Opening o...

WCIU Channel 26 - The Ginny Tiu Show (Part 3, 1969)

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Here's Part 3 of The Ginny Tiu Show which aired on WCIU Channel 26. Ms. Tiu was a child prodigy pianist whose chief claim to fame was playing by ear and not being able to read a note, and who was a familiar presence on such 1960's TV series as The Ed Sullivan Show, Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall, and a 1966 episode of I've Got a Secret (from Steve Allen's run as host), as well as appearing in the 1962 Elvis Presley film Girls! Girls! Girls! In later years, ...

WBBM Channel 2 - TV 2 News at 6pm (Part 1, 1974)

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Here's Part 1 of a complete edition of the TV 2 News at 6pm on WBBM Channel 2 with anchor Bob Wallace, with a brief appearance by John Coughlin and featuring Bob Faw. Includes:

TV 2 station ID bumper (voiceover by ??)

TV 2 News at 6pm open - "From the Newsroom" - featuring Wallace and weather forecaster John Coughlin, plus preview of Part 2 of Bob Faw's report on coal mining in Illinois (voiceover by ??)

Bob Wallace announces at the ...

WBBM Channel 2 - TV 2 News at 10pm (Part 3, 1973)

Views: 1491

Here's Part 3 of a complete edition of the TV 2 News at 10pm on WBBM Channel 2 with anchor Bob Wallace. Also featuring Bob Faw, John Coughlin, and a brief shot of Bruce Roberts. Includes:

Bob Wallace introduces a report by Bob Faw on efforts to save the old wooden Deerfield, IL train station which is set to be replaced by "a sturdy, but architecturally dull, masonry and metal structure"; the film report shows people at work painting the old wooden train station, and ar...

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! (Part 5, 1979)

Views: 485

Here's Part 5 of the controversial Academy Award-winning documentary Scared Straight! (hosted and narrated by Peter Falk) as aired on WFLD Channel 32. This was from an "encore presentation." Includes:

Scared Straight! zooming title bumper, with another shot of a cell door with inmate inside closing

"Life Sentence - Murder" starts off the bat by threatening to "turn [the] teeth" of one delinquent "upside down," then demands to know whose shoes are ...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Saturday Night Live - "Gould & Numan" (Excerpt #1, 1980)

Views: 2588

Here's an extended excerpt from the original airing of Saturday Night Live (hosted by Elliott Gould, with musical guest Gary Numan) on WMAQ Channel 5. Includes:

Ending of a sketch with faraway shot of studio setup, and RCA TK-44A/B cameras positioned - CG bumper "Coming Up Next: Several Minutes of Profiteering"

Theatrical trailer for the movie version of "All That Jazz" (a "Coming Soon" trailer for which can be seen in

WBBM Channel 2 - Channel 2 Weekend News (Part 3, 1978)

Views: 1762

Here's Part 3 of a complete edition of the Channel 2 Weekend News on WBBM Channel 2, anchored by Bob Wallace (substituting for Harry Porterfield). Also featuring Irene Rodriguez. Includes:

Bob reports on the following items:

- Harvey police officer Bruce Warrow (sp?) is set to meet with prosecutors over his refusal to name a source who provided him with information on a drug deal, a refusal that landed him in jail for the past week; he wants to provide s...