The Don Ferris "Sampler" (1977-1991)
Here's a compilation I created of some of the fine work of Don Ferris, announcer emeritus for WSNS TV-44 and WTTW Channel 11. I am going to present this to him today when we meet for the first time! (more on that later) Includes:
Fan-made Museum of Classic Chicago Television "Station ID" (Created by (and voiceover by) Roger Berton with audio edit by Rick Klein)
Ending excerpt of the WSNS Channel 44 Saturday All Night Movies presentation of Magical Mystery Tour, aired early Sunday morning, May 25th 1980.
Slide PSA for the Bob Kennedy Muscular Dystrophy Summer Camp, aired likely 1980.
Chicago White Sox slide and Station ID - "The Best in Sports, The Most In Sports! WSNS TV-44 Chicago.", aired likely 1980.
Ending of the WSNS Saturday Night Movie presentation of "The Young War Lord", aired early Sunday, July 20th 1980.
Promo for WSNS Channel 44's All Night Movies program, aired 1980.
Opening for WSNS Channel 44's Saturday Monster Movie presentation of "The Night of the Sorcerers" on Saturday, May 16th 1981 at 2pm.
Slide promo for The Untouchables on WSNS, aired 1980.
Promo for White Sox on WSNS TV-44, aired 1980.
Commonwealth Edison funding grant notice and Soundstage simulcast instructions, aired Wednesday, June 22nd 1977.
Excerpt of the opening to the WTTW Channel 11 "Movie Eleven" presentation of "Swept Away" from Friday, May 9th 1980 at 10:30pm.
"If there were guests of Wild Chicago..." voiceover aired Sunday, July 14th 1991.
Ending excerpt of Doctor Who - "The Hand Of Fear - Part 4", aired Thursday, September 25th 1980. (at a little before 10:30pm)
WTTW Station Sign-Off, National Anthem & Chicago montage, aired early Monday, September 10th 1984.
FuzzyMemories - The Museum of Classic Chicago Television - "Field Communications style" ID. (Created by Jason Katzwinkel & Rick Klein)
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