February 29, 2012: Cable Theatre

I added 18 more ads today from the summer of 1972 plus five more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of the Blade. There's a Friday, 7/1/72 story, "FCC Upholds FM Station's Format Switch," a Wednesday, 7/12/72 story, "Move Of Ch. 30 Studio, Offices to Downtown Approved By Trustees" and a Tuesday, 7/18/72 item by Norman Dresser, "Ch. 11 Newscaster Switches To WLQR," about Carol Saynisch. There's also a Tuesday, 7/25/72 story, "WTOL-TV Names News Director," about W. Ben Waters replacing Lamont McLoughlin, and there's a Wednesday, 8/2/72 captioned picture with Mrs. Stephen Stranahan signing the lease for the new channel 30 studios. There are only three TV ads today, one in the Channel 11 gallery, a Friday, 7/7/72 ad, showing five of the awards they won. There's a similar 8/1/72 TV Guide ad, previously uploaded, here. There's one in the Channel 24 gallery, a Saturday, 7/8/72 ad for The Democratic National Telethon on ABC, and there's one in the Buckeye Cablevision Channel 5 gallery, a Sunday, 7/2/72 ad for five movies on Adventure Week on Cable Theatre, "Escape in the Desert," "Wings of the Navy," "Sons of the Sea," "Sea Wolf" and "Flight From Destiny." There are eight ads in the Radio Station Ads gallery, five of them for WSPD-AM 1370. There are four for The Jim Lord Show, a Monday, 6/26/72 ad, a Wednesday, 6/28/72 ad, a Friday, 6/30/72 ad, and a Monday, 7/3/72 ad, with his picture. There's also a Tuesday, 7/18/72 ad for Joseph's Supermarket Cash Contest. There's a Monday, 7/17/72 ad for WXEZ-FM 105.5 and there are two WCWA-AM 1230 ads. The first one is a Tuesday, 8/1/72 ad for Charlie Frederick's show, and the second one is a Wednesday, 8/2/72 ad for Tommy Vance's show. The rest of today's ads are all in the Other Vintage ads gallery. There's a Wednesday, 6/28/72 ad for lots at Merry Lake, a Tuesday, 7/4/72 ad for a Black Sabbath concert at the Toledo Sports Arena, and a Friday, 7/7/72 ad for flag medallions at Gulf Oil dealers. There's also a Sunday, 7/25/72 Sunday Magazine full-page ad for Pringle's, and three more for stores at the new Southwyck Mall. There are two full-page ads, a Monday, 7/31/72 ad for Lamson's and a Tuesday, 8/1/72 ad for the Lion Store, and there's a Wednesday, 8/2/72 ad for Grinnell's. More 1972 ads, including some more Southwyck ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...