WGN Channel 9 - Saturday Matinee - "Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy" (Opening, 1982)
Here's the opening moments of the Saturday Matinee presentation of the 1955 film "Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy" (the duo's final film for Universal, and their next-to-last in general) on WGN Channel 9. Includes:
Saturday Matinee "Theatre Popcorn" opening bumper slide (completely updated from the older "Camera Lenses" version shown briefly at the tail end of this clip from the prior year), with theme music consisting of "Happy Feet" by Quincy Jones (from the soundtrack of Cary Grant's final film, "Walk, Don't Run" ), and voiceover (by Jack Taylor) previewing the upcoming film
"WGN Entertains You" promo for Soap (with Jimmy Baio as Billy Tate), for weeknights at 10pm
Another Saturday Matinee opening bumper, with same theme music and voiceover (by Jack Taylor) explaining film's plot
Opening titles for film
This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, November 20th 1982.
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