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Marriott's Great America - "It's A Great Day" (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 2911

Here's another commercial for Marriott's Great America.

Featuring a promotion of their Rock 'N Roll Weekend with Wolfman Jack and Dion - Saturday and Sunday, September 8th and 9th 1979.

This commercial aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, September 5th 1979.

Old MacDonald's Farm (Commercial, 1977)

Views: 3732

Here's a commercial for Old MacDonald's Farm - part of the 3 Worlds of Fun in Dundee, Illinois. (The others being Coney Island and Santa's Village)

Featuring Tommy Lasorda as Old MacDonald. (kidding)

With Merri Dee doing the voiceover.

This aired on local Chicago TV in September of 1977.

Hooray for Reading - "Morris Brookside, a Dog" (#8, 1979)

Views: 435

Here is the eighth in a series of ten, minute-long shorts (or interstitials as they are sometimes known) created by Field Communications for children called Hooray for Reading. These would air during the commercial breaks on kid's shows and cartoons.

These featured kids briefly doing some other activity besides reading (the "hook") and then describing a book they like using a brief dramatization of a part in the story.

This one is based on the book "Morris Brooks...

Harry Porterfield's Someone You Should Know (Promo, 1979)

Views: 2796

Here's a promo for Harry Porterfield's "Someone You Should Know" segments on WBBM Channel 2, every Tuesday and Thursday night, during the Channel 2 News at Six.

This aired on local Chicago TV early Tuesday, February 20th 1979.

WTTW Channel 11 - "Classy Pledge" (1981)

Views: 1026

Here's a pledge break of sorts on WTTW Channel 11. No announcers or rows of phones, just five minutes of classical music (Bach's Air on the G String) and a scrolling on-screen message.

Also features a WTTW Station ID slide at the end (voiceover by Don Ferris).

"You have an opportunity study different cultures."

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, March 12th 1981 at 11:30pm.

FYI - "Carpooling Savings" (1981)

Views: 893

Here is another of the daytime interstitial features that ABC ran during the early eighties between Daytime Soaps - FYI - For Your Information - hosted by Mr. Barney Miller himself, Hal Linden.

Features a different opening and ending graphics than the one previously posted.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, January 8th 1981.

WBBM Channel 2 - Two On Two - "Remembering Riverview" (1981?)

Views: 3544

Here's a segment from the show Two on Two on WBBM Channel 2 about Riverview Park - for 63 years located at Belmont and Western on the Northwest side.

Bob Wallace reporting. (We also see a few moments of Harry Porterfield during the tag at the end)

Features Chuck Wlodarczyk - author of the book "Riverview: Gone but Not Forgotten. 1904-1967" and others reminiscing about the park.

Not sure when this aired exactly but it was likely Fall of 1981.

FYI - "Take A Break From Baby" (1981)

Views: 1116

Here is another of the daytime interstitial features that ABC ran during the early eighties between Daytime Soaps - FYI - For Your Information - hosted by Mr. Barney Miller himself, Hal Linden.

For this one I thought I'd leave in the last part of the ending credits of the soap that preceded FYI - Ryan's Hope, with announcer tease.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, September 24th 1981 @ a little bit before 12 Noon! (Airing on WFLD at that time? Underdog!)

WTTW Channel 11 - End Of Film & Pledge Break Excerpt (1980)

Views: 1775

Here is the ending of the film Nosferatu followed by an excerpt of a pledge break on WTTW Channel 11. Featuring announcer/actress Nancy Sellers and actress Billie Bremer.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, August 16th 1980 @ around 1:30pm.