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WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts (Part 3, 1979)

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Here's Part 3 (the final part) of Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts, a local interview program hosted by Kathy McFarland that followed an encore presentation of the Academy Award-winning Scared Straight! on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring Hon. Judge William Sylvester White, Chief of the Juvenile Division of Cook County Circuit Court and President of the National Association of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Includes:

Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts bumpe...

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts (Part 2, 1979)

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Here's Part 2 of Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts, a local interview program hosted by Kathy McFarland that followed an encore presentation of the Academy Award-winning Scared Straight! on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring Gayle Franzen, Chief of the Illinois Department of Corrections, and Harold Thomas of the Chicago Police Department's Youth Division. Includes:

Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts bumper (voiceover by Ron Beattie)

In this part, K...

Arby's - "America's Roast Beef Yes Sir!" (Commercial, 1981)

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Here's a commercial for Arby's featuring Wolfman Jack and some Laurel & Hardy impersonators.

"The names of the two Laurel & Hardy impressionists who appear are Jim MacGeorge (Who plays Stan Laurel) and Chuck McCann (who Plays Oliver Hardy). MacGeorge is also known for doing voice overs for many tv cartoon series: EG "Capt. Huffenpuff" for "The Beany & Cecil Show" and "Whimper" For "Clue Club" and "Woofer & Whimper:Dog Detecives". McCann has also done voice overs for many t...

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

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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 ...

WLS Channel 7 - ABC Movie Special - "Rudolph and Frosty" (Commercial Break #4, 1981)

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Here's the fourth commercial break from the ABC Movie Special presentation of "Rudolph and Frosty" on WLS Channel 7. Includes:

"Rudolph and Frosty" bumper (voiceover by Joel Crager)

Commercial: Bubblicious - with new "way out" watermelon flavor - "The Ultimate Bubble Has the Ultimate Flavors"

Commercial: Black & Decker Dustbuster mini vacuum cleaner - with a kid who leaves messes everywhere he goes - "Perfect for Under the Tree"

WFLD Channel 32 - Son of Svengoolie - "The Monolith Monsters" (Show #150) (Ending, 1982)

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Here's the ending segment of Show #150 of Son of Svengoolie on WFLD Channel 32. The movie aired on this day was the 1957 film "The Monolith Monsters," starring Grant Williams, Lola Albright and Les Tremayne. Includes:

Sven in his coffin advising that next week, SoS will be preempted by White Sox baseball, and he will be back with two shows two weeks from now - "Frankenstein" (1931) on Friday, June 25th at 8pm (a "Friday Night Fright, Sven Summer Special"), and "...

WFLD Channel 32 - Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts, a local interview program hosted by Kathy McFarland that followed an encore presentation of the Academy Award-winning Scared Straight! on WFLD Channel 32. Also featuring a former street gang member turned straight, Ray Rowland(sp?). Includes:

A few more seconds of the Scared Straight! film are shown (with a quick zoom-in of the Scared Straight! Chicago Reacts title) as Kathy begins her comments lead...

Inside Out - The Magic Of TV (Part 4 - Last, 1981)

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Here's Part 4, the last part, of a neat WBBM special, ostensibly for kids but which everyone can enjoy and learn something from - Inside Out - The Magic of TV. Reviews some of the basic tools of a television station including Chroma Key, TelePrompTer, CG, Editing Consoles, Electronic Still Store, and more.

Includes lots of behind-the-scenes footage in WBBM-TV's studios, newsroom, mini-cam vans, and production facilities. Features cameos by lots of famous Channel 2 people incl...

WSNS Channel 44 - The Money Movie - "China Gate" (Break #4, 1979)

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Here's some rare footage from another long-lost local movie show - "The Money Movie" on WSNS TV-44! The movie presented on this day was "China Gate". TMM was similar in concept to Dialing for Dollars. Viewers (mostly lonely housewives and old people from what it sounds like) would send in post cards with their name and phone number, and the host would call them live on the air during the movie breaks to see if they could answer some trivia questions. They answered an easy preliminary questi...