August 17, 2011: Adventure Hour

I added 19 more ads today, all from November, 1961 and all but two of them for movies. There are four in the Channel 13 gallery, a 11/17/61 ad for two Friday night syndicated shows on 13's "Adventure Hour," The Blue Angels and Sea Hunt (Lloyd Bridges) and three more for Weekend Spectacular movies, a Friday, 11/17/61 ad for "Anna" (Sylvano Mangano), a Saturday, 11/18/61 ad for "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" (Van Johnson, Spencer Tracy) and a Sunday, 11/18/61 ad for "Red River" (John Wayne, Montgomery Clift). There are fifteen more in the Channel 11 gallery including a Wednesday, 11/22/61 ad for Armstrong Circle Theater "Track of an Unknown" a show about NORAD. The other ads are all for movies on The Big Show, Night Owl Theater, Hollywood Spectacular and Sunday Movietime. There's a Tuesday, 11/7/61 ad for "Secret of Convict Lake" (Gene Tierney, Glenn Ford) and "Canon City" (Scott Brady) and a Wednesday, 11/8/61 ad for "My Sister Eileen" (Rosiland Russell) and "Mr. 800" (Burt Lancaster). Next is a Thursday, 11/9/61 ad for "The Jackpot" (James Stewart, Barbara Hale) and "Tarzan and the Mermaids" (Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce), a Friday, 11/10/61 ad for "Whispering Smith" (Alan Ladd). and a Saturday, 11/11/61 ad for "Twelve O'Clock High" (Gregory Peck). There's a Monday, 11/13/61 ad for "I Was a Male War Bride" (Cary Grant) and "Africa Screams" (Bud Abbott, Lou Costello), a Tuesday, 11/14/61 ad for "Blood on the Sun" (James Cagney) and "Tarzan's Magic Fountain" (Lex Barker) and a Wednesday, 11/15/61 ad for "China Gate" (Gene Barry) and "The Gunfighter" (Gregory Peck). There's also a Thursday, 11/16/61 ad for "Dark Command" (John Wayne) and "Black Arrow" (Louis Hayward, Janet Blair), a Friday, 11/17/61 ad for "The King and Four Queens" (Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker) and a Saturday, 11/18/61 ad for "Hondo" (John Wayne). Finally, there's a Sunday, 11/19/61 ad for "Rangers of Fortune" (Fred MacMurray), a Monday, 11/20/61 ad for Ernest Hemingway's "Under My Skin" (John Garfield) and "Comanche" (Dana Andrews), and a Tuesday, 11/21/61 ad for "Birth of the Blues" (Bing Crosby) and "Hit the Ice" (Abbott and Costello). More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...