WMAQ Channel 5 - The Woody Woodpecker Show (Pre-Show Break & Opening, 1971)
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Here's a local commercial break and opening moments of The Woody Woodpecker Show on WMAQ Channel 5. The popular character ran on the NBC Network from 1970 to 1977. Includes:
Commercial: WMAQ Channel 5 News - "Watch Yourself" - with Harry Volkman (comes in at tail end of commercial) (with "5" derived from Impact font)
Promo for National Geographic Special about six children and two adults exploring America's waterways, for Saturday at 6pm (voiceover by ??)
PSA: Girl Scouts of Chicago - "Give" (voiceover by ??)
WMAQ Channel 5 Station ID with promo for The People Poll for Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 10:30pm (voiceover by ??)
Opening titles for The Woody Woodpecker Show (voiceover by Grace Stafford Lantz as Woody Woodpecker)
Commercial: Lone Ranger & Tonto action figures (cuts off within first second)
Excerpt of early Woody Woodpecker cartoon "The Screwdriver" (1941, the second in the series)
Note: This was originally broadcast in color, but captured on this early home videotape recording in black and white. There are some tape-tracking problems that are noticeable at certain points on this clip.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, November 20th 1971 at a couple minutes to 7:30am.
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