January 19, 2011: Gateway to the World

You'll find 21 more ads today, the oldest ones from 1962 and the newset from 1969. The are eight in the Channel 11 gallery. There's a Saturday, 9/15/62 ad for The Lloyd Bridges Show "Whatsover I Enter" (delayed from Tuesday 9/11 when channel 11 showed Death Valley Days), The Defenders "The Voices of Death" (E.G. Marshall, Robert Reed), Have Gun, Will Travel "The Vigil" (Richard Boone) and Gunsmoke "The Search" (James Arness). There's a Thursday, 9/20/62 ad for the second season premiere of NBC show Hazel "Hazel's Cousin" (Shirley Boothe) and a Thursday 10/4/62 ad for the delayed broadcasts of two more shows, The Real McCoys on CBS (Walter Brennan) and Doctor Kildare on NBC (Richard Chamberlain). There's a Monday 10/8/62 ad for the delayed broadcast of NBC show Empire (Richard Egan) and there are two ads for the WTOL-TV show Series One with Joe Gillis. The first one, from 1/30/63 was called "Image: Industry." It was made in color for use by the Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce but was broadcast in black and white. The second one from 10/9/63, was a report on Toledo's efforts to supply its citizens with water and was called "Pipeline to Progress" and there's a Saturday 9/21/63 ad for another channel 11 special, Toledo: Gateway to the World. The last WTOL-TV ad is from Thursday, 9/16/65. it's for The Munsters "Herman's Child Psychology" (Al Lewis, Fred Gwynne, Yvonne DeCarlo), Gilligan's Island "Gilligan's Mother-in-Law" (Bob Denver, Alan Hale), My Three Sons "The First Marriage" (Fred MacMurray) and "The Manchurian Candidate" on The CBS Thursday Night Movies (Frank Sinatra). Also, in the NBC gallery there's Chrsyler/NBC ad for Empire in it's regular time slot on channel 4 in Detroit. It's a Tuesday 10/9/62 ad for the episode "A Place to Put a Life." The Channel 13 gallery has seven ads. There's a Thursday, 10/4/62 ad for the syndicated Wanted: Dead or Alive (Steve McQueen) and the Alcoa Premiere second season premiere, "Flashing Spikes" (Fred Astaire). There's a Tuesday 10/9/62 ad for Landmark Harvest Holiday with Jimmy Dean (which aired the next night) and a Saturday 2/23/63 ad for "Duel in the Sun" on Masterpiece Theater (Joseph Cotten, Jennifer Jones, Gregory Peck). There's a Monday, 2/25/63 ad for three Warner Bros. Westerns, Bronco, Maverick and Sugarfoot which aired at 5:00 and Deadline, and there's a Saturday, 9/21/63 ad for two ABC shows, The Lawrence Welk Show and The Jerry Lewis Show. There's a Tuesday, 11/26/63 ad for weekday shows Ghoulardi (Ernie Anderson) and Trailmaster (syndicated reruns of Wagon Train with Ward Bond) and The Phil Silvers Show. The last channel 13 ad is for Thursday, 9/16/65 ABC shows Shindig, O.K. Crackerby "O.K. Crackerby Arrives" Bewitched "Alias Darrin Stephens" (Dick York, Elizabeth Montgomery), Peyton Place and The Long Hot Summer "The Homecoming." Therere are two ads in the Channel 24 gallery from Tuesday, 5/10/66. It's for The Soupy Sales Show, The Lloyd Thaxton Show, Of Land & Seas, The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, Daktari "Wall of Flames" part 2 (CBS), Doctor Kildare "A Pyrotechnic Display" (NBC) and "Honeymoon Machine" on NBC Tuesday Night at the Movies. The last three ads are in the Radio Station Ads gallery. There's a Saturday, 2/33/63 WOHO ad for The Daytona 500, sponsored by Renault of Toledo, a 1/21/69 WCWA ad for their sports experts Van Patrick, Frank Gilhooley and Bill Stern and a 1/27/69 ad for WTTO-AM 1520. There's also a before-and-after-pic of the Hazel ad here. More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...