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Parker Brothers - Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Video Game (Commercial, 1983)

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Here's a commercial for the Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back video game from Parker Brothers. For use in Atari and Sears home video game systems.

Unlike the many ads for Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back "action figures" from Kenner, this one uses the actual music from John Williams' movie score.

Voiceover by ??

TM / (C) Lucasfilm, Ltd. 1982 / Parker Brothers authorized user

"A great movie - now a great...

WMAQ Channel 5 - Sword of Justice - "Port of Entry" (Opening & Break, 1979)

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Here's the opening and first commercial break for the next-to-last presentation of the short-lived series, Sword of Justice, on WMAQ Channel 5; this episode, "Port of Entry," was originally telecast on December 24th 1978.

The series - one of several offerings over the years from Glen A. Larson (a former member of the 1950's and '60's singing group The Four Preps) - starred Dack Rambo as Jack Cole, an avenger a la Zorro only without the mask, and co-starred Alex Courtney ...

WLS Channel 7 - Freaky Films (Intro & Promo, 1971)

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Here's an especially rare Halloween Treat for 2012!

Here is the intro to, and a promo for, Freaky Films (a.k.a. [at least according to one source] Freaky Film of the Week), a short-lived horror movie showcase that aired Saturdays on WLS Channel 7 from April 10th 1971 to September 11th 1971 (ending 30 years to the day before that other 9/11).

Both films start off with a brief title card of the logo of the company that processed it (Metr...

WPWR Channel 60 - "Public Notice" (1985)

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Here is a public notice from WPWR Channel 60 as required by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This one deals with an application filed November 7th 1985 seeking consent to assign the broadcast license of WBBS-TV from HATCO-60 to Metrowest Corporation.

Mentions Marcelino Miyares, the general partner of Hispanic American Television-Chicago. The officers/shareholders from Aurora-Chicago Telecasters are given as Stanley McDonald, Raymond Kussler, James A. Murphy, Lamon...

WLS Channel 7 - News Bulletin - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 2, 1979)

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Here's Part 2 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 and the voice of eyewitness Bruce Zupek. Includes:

News Bulletin bumper slide (voiceover by Janice Gears Kos)

Diane Allen is on the phone with Bruce Zupek, a private pilot who was an eyewitness to the crash as he...

WCIU Channel 26 - The Chicago Party (Opening, 1982)

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After Polka Party on Saturday Nights, WCIU Channel 26 had for a time a show called The Chicago Party - here's the opening 5 minutes of an episode, including a commercial break, before the tape ends. Includes:

WCIU Station ID (voiceover by Bill O'Connor)

Opening of The Chicago Party starring James Christopher and Willie Woods.

Commercial: CopHerBox II - "Ask Your Kids"

Commercial: Screamin' Wheels Roller Rink at 6119 Melton Road in G...

WSVN Channel 7 - Gigglesnort Hotel - "Vanity" (Part 1, 1987)

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Here's Part 1 of an episode of Bill Jackson's Gigglesnort Hotel (entitled "Vanity", which was Episode #17 of the series, and whose original airdate was Sunday, May 11th 1975.)

This aired on Channel 7 - WSVN Channel 7 in Miami / Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that is. (The station was an NBC affiliate at the time; it is today an affiliate of the FOX television network.)

This program - the last major show to feature Mr. Jackson's parade of puppets...

KMBC Channel 9 - KMBC 9 News at 10pm - "After The Day After" (Part 1, 1983)

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Here's Part 1 of the KMBC 9 News at 10pm with anchors Larry Moore and Brenda Williams on KMBC Channel 9 in Kansas City, MO. This aired immediately following the news discussion program Sunday, Nuclear Sunday: Kansas City Reacts. Also featuring Scott Feldman and Gary Gunter. Includes:

Animated "So Good to Turn To" KMBC-TV 9 Station ID

Opening segment of KMBC 9 News, with faraway shot of studio and pair of RCA TK-46 cameras with Q-TV VPS-100...

WTTW Channel 11 - Movie Eleven - "Dr. Who" (Opening, 1976)

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Here is some amazing, ancient footage that really has no business existing.

Finally the "classic" Movie Eleven opening from the 70's, complete. Prior to this the only footage I found was a brief snippet of the title card. This was a unique night because they were showing a 4 part episode of Dr. Who, "The Claws of Axos". The showed the episodes back-to-back with a brief intermission between ...