Superstation WTBS Channel 17 - Movie 17 - "Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things" (Opening & Break, 1980)
Here's the opening and first commercial break for the Movie 17 presentation of "Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things" [1972; a.k.a. "Revenge of the Living Dead"] on Superstation WTBS Channel 17 in Atlanta, GA, the first such major "superstation" that became an icon through national transmission to cable systems across the country. Includes:
Movie 17 titles with shot of 35mm film can (from which such objects as a reel and director's chair are stored) and funky style music, and voiceover (by ??) announcing end of previous movie and upcoming start of next film
Commercial offer for Damart Thermolactyl Underwear - "Laugh at the Cold"
(ending voiceover by ??)
Station ID / PSA for The Atlanta Network (voiceover by ??)
Movie 17 opening titles with intro voiceover (by ??) for "Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things," explaining the plot (such as it is)
Opening titles for the film of the hour
This aired on local Atlanta TV (and transmitted to Chicago via cable) on Friday, October 31st 1980.
Date Uploaded: 05/03/2017
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