June 3, 2011: Local Live Color

There are twenty more ads today, from September and October 1966, including one in the NBC gallery, a Wednesday, 9/28/66 ad for Chrysler Presents a Bob Hope Comedy Special which was only available to Toledoans on Detroit's channel 4. There are four in the Channel 11 gallery, a Wednesday, 10/4/66 ad for The 1966 World Series on NBC (Baltimore Orioles vs. L.A. Dodgers), a 10/7/66 ad for "Trapeze" on Friday Night at the Movies (Burt Lancaster, Gina Lollobrigida) and two "Local Live Color" ads, a Sunday, 10/9/66 ad and a Tuesday, 10/11/66 full-page ad. Shows that would now be in color included Romper Room, The Mr. T Show and their newscasts. There are two more in the Channel 11 News gallery, a Monday, 10/3/66 ad for The Seven O'Clock Report (Orris Tabner) and a Tuesday, 10/11/66 ad for The Seven O'Clock Report (Gordon Ward, Don Edwards), Countdown to Columbus (Governor James Rhodes, Frazier Reams, Jr.) and CBS Reports "A Birdseye View of Scotland." There are two ads for Friday night movies in the Channel 13 gallery, a 9/30/66 ad for "Across the Bridge" (Rod Steiger) and "Escapade in Japan" (Cameron Mitchell) and a 10/7/66 ad for "Blood on the Arrow" (Dale Robertson, Martha Hyer) and "Unguarded Moment" (Esther Williams). There are three more "Famous on the Local Scene!" ads for Deadline in the Channel 13 News gallery, a Tuesday, 9/27/66 ad (Toledo recreation director Art Morse, Mac McCullough), a Tuesday, 10/3/66 ad (Mayor John Potter, Frank Venner) and a Wednesday, 10/4/66 ad (The Toledo Zoo's Phil Skeldon, Dee Leeds). There are four in the Channel 24 Gallery including two for The CBS Friday Night Movies, a 9/30/66 ad for "The Geisha Boy" (Jerry Lewis) and a 10/7/66 ad for "Branded" (Alan Ladd). There's also a Sunday 10/9/66 ad for that week's Movies at Nine, "Mysterious Island," "Heller in Pink Tights" on NBC Tuesday Night at the Movies, "The Steel Claw," "The Victors" on The CBS Thursday Night Movies and "Bye Bye Birdie" on The CBS Friday Night Movies, and there's a Monday, 10/10/66 ad for a contest (View TV24 and win this 1967 Camaro). There are four more in the Other Vintage ads gallery. There's a Friday, 9/30/66 ad for Gulf No-Nox gasoline, a Tuesday, 10/11/66 ad for Downtown Toledo Day and two McDonald's ads, a Friday, 9/30/66 ad and a Saturday, 10/15/66 ad for Jaycee Day with appearances by Zorro, Uncle Ben, Happy the Clown, Mr. T, Romper Room's Miss Ann, Quacky the Duck and Dan Danford of the Toledo Zoo. More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...