WGN Channel 9 - Cartoon Capers (Opening, 1978)
Here's the opening moments of "Cartoon Capers" on WGN Channel 9. Includes:
"Last Farewell" video animated station ID (voiceover by Bob Bell who also provides time check)
Brief shot of Cartoon Capers bumper slide - anyone remember this?
Accompanying music consisting of 1945-55 version of "Merrily We Roll Along" as heard on the opening of countless Warner Bros. "Merrie Melodies" cartoons - dissolving into opening title sequence and first moments of 1951 Porky Pig cartoon "Dog Collared" (albeit from a print of the 1957-58 "Blue Ribbon" reissue; this was one of 156 cartoons that comprised the 1969 syndicated "Porky Pig and Friends" package that also yielded the infamous hand-colored versions of 1936-43 "Looney Tunes" cartoons which were originally released in black-and-white)
This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, June 29th 1978 at 8:00am.
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