GK Chevrolet Of Downers Grove (Commercial, 1977)

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Here's an extremely low budget commercial for GK Chevrolet in Downers Grove. It looks like someone's Super 8 home movies, and it isn't helped by a technical problem with the audio - the announcer keeps cutting out. Then he seems a bit lost. Finally, the last 15 seconds of the live read feature dead air with a clock plaintively ticking in the background.

GK Chevrolet is now Bill Kay Chevrolet - part of the Bill Kay Automotive Group - still at the same place, 1601 Ogden Avenue in Downers Grove - even has the same phone number, except the area code is now 630 of course. :-)

Voiceover by longtime WLS Channel 7 staff announcer Wayne Atkinson.

This aired on local Chicago TV a few days before 11-21-77.




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