WGN Channel 9 - The Morning Movie - "Christmas in Connecticut" (Opening & Break, 1979)
Here's the opening and first commercial break from The Morning Movie presentation of the 1945 Barbara Stanwyck/Dennis Morgan/Sydney Greenstreet film "Christmas in Connecticut" on WGN Channel 9. Includes:
"Season's Greetings from the WGN Family" bumper slide (voiceover by Len Johnson)
WGN Morning Movie opening (music by ??) - with notice that the film is edited for television (voiceover by Len Johnson)
Commercial: "Buy Your Cubs Season Tickets Early!" - Vince Lloyd and Lou Boudreau encourage you to buy your Cubs tickets early.
Commercial: Eagle Discount Supermarkets - "Key Buys" for the holidays on Ocean Spray Cranberry Sauce (Whole Berry and Jellied - in 16 oz. cans), Lady Lee Mushrooms (4 oz. can), and Oberti Extra Large Ripe Olives (6 oz. can) (voiceover by ??)
Commercial: Zayre's 79-Hour Christmas Wrap-Up Sale - beginning 9am on Friday and continuing through Christmas Eve (Monday, December 24th) - (background music: "Full Throttle" by Brian Bennett, from the KPM music library LP Hot Wax, KPM 1177, released 1976) (voiceover by ??)
Commercial: Porcelana Medicated Fade Cream - Helps fade age spots, sun freckles and dark patches on women - Takes up to 6 weeks - Available at all Osco Drug Stores (voiceover by Fred Collins?)
The Morning Movie bumper slide, leading in to opening titles of "Christmas in Connecticut"
This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, December 21st 1979 at 9am.
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