WLS Channel 7 - The ABC Sunday Night Movie - "An American Christmas Carol" (Opening & Break, 1979)
Here's the opening and first commercial break for The ABC Sunday Night Movie world premiere presentation of "An American Christmas Carol" (starring Henry Winkler of Happy Days fame - AAAAAY!) on WLS Channel 7. Includes:
Animated station ID/promo for Eyewitness News at 6pm & 10pm with Fahey Flynn (voiceover by Gary Gears)
The ABC Sunday Night Movie open, including promo for "An American Christmas Carol" (voiceover by Joel Crager)
Commercial: 1980 Plymouth Champ - built for Chrysler by Mitsubishi
Commercial: Perrier Water - "Enjoy It in Good Health" (voiceover by Orson Welles)
Theatrical trailer for the film "Kramer vs. Kramer" starring Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep and Justin Henry (in an ironic coincidence, this movie would have its network TV debut on The ABC Sunday Night Movie in 1982)
Commercial: Kentucky Fried Chicken - with a woman coming back from a KFC with dinner for her family - "It's Nice to Feel So Good About a Meal"
Opening titles for "An American Christmas Carol"
This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, December 16th 1979 at 7:30pm.
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