August 22, 2011: The First R

I added 20 more ads today from January and February 1962, plus in the the Random Pages gallery, a Tuesday, 1/23/62 Hal Humphrey "Viewing TV' story on Ernie Kovac's last TV show which aired on ABC without commericals, shortly after his death. There are eight ads in the the Channel 11 gallery. There's a Wednesday, 1/24/62 ad for The Bob Hope Christmas Show on NBC (Jayne Mansfield, Anita Bryant, Dorothy Provine, Rosemarie Frankland), a Thursday, 2/1/62 ad for Dr. Kildare "The Search" (Richard Chamberlain), again on NBC and a Thursday, 2/15/62 ad for Pinbusters which was sponsored by Pepsi-Cola and Top-er's Potato Chips. There are five more for movies on Night Owl Theater, Hollywood Spectacular and The Big Show. There's a Friday, 2/16/62 ad for "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (John Wayne), a Saturday, 2/17/62 ad for "The Crimson Pirate" (Burt Lancaster) and a Monday, 2/19/62 ad for "He Ran All the Way" (John Garfield, Shelley Winters) and "Tarzan's Savage Fury" (LexBarker). Next is a Tuesday, 2/20/62 ad for "Frankenstein" (Boris Karloff) and "The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms" and a Wednesday, 2/21/62 ad for "House of Strangers" (Edward G. Robinson) and "It Ain't Hay" (Bud Abbott, Lou Costello). There's also one in the Channel 11 News gallery, a Wednesday, 2/14/62 ad for Watch With Ward (Gordon Ward) and John Saunders and the News. There are two more in the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Thursday, 2/8/62 ad for Series One "The First R" and a Saturday, 2/17/62 ad for Comment with Toledo businessman Stan Romanoff. There are three ads in he Channel 13 gallery, a Sunday, 2/4/62 ad for The Chun King Chow Mein Hour starring Stan Freberg, on ABC, a Friday, 2/16/62 ad for M-Squad and "Dawn Patrol" on Weekend Spectacular, and a Saturday, 2/17/62 ad for "Sgt. York" (Gary Cooper), also on Weekend Spectacular. There are two more ads for Deadline in the Channel 13 News gallery, a Monday 1/22/62 ad (JimUebelhart) and a Monday, 2/19/62 ad (Jim Rudes, Jim Uebelhart). There's one in the NBC gallery, a Monday, 2/5/62 ad for Science Series "About Time" which aired on Detroit's channel 4 and there are two in the the Radio Station Ads gallery . There's a Thursday, 1/25/62 ad for Woman's World on WMGS-AM 730 and a Monday, 2/12/62 ad for "Mr. News" Oscar Huff on WTOL-AM 1230. There's one more in the the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Friday, 1/26/62 ad for Dodge Motor Homes at Gingrich Brothers in Perrysburg. More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...