April 4, 2012: An Educational Mission

 

I added 19 more ads today, from September and October 1973, plus two more Random Pages gallery additions, from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Wednesday, 9/26/73 story, "2 Movies, Michigan-Navy Game On Ch. 100 Saturday" and a Tuesday, 10/9/73 story by Norman Dresser, "Ch. 11 Movie Editing Brings Viewer Protests," about WTOL-TV cutting out almost 25% of the film, "Gypsy" just so they could sign-off at 1:30 a.m. There are three more "This Year, Like Last Year" ads in the Channel 11 gallery (Chris Sobeniak alerted me that You Tube link, promoting Fall 1973 CBS shows). There's a 9/22/73 ad for CBS Saturday night shows, All in the Family "We're Still Having a Heat Wave" (Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton) M*A*S*H "5 O'Clock Charlie" (Wayne Rogers, Alan Alda), Mary Tyler Moore "Angels in the Snow," The Bob Newhart Show "Motel" (Suzanne Pleshette) and The Carol Burnett Show. Next is a 9/23/73 ad for Sunday night CBS shows, The New Perry Mason "The Case of the Prodigal Prophet" (Monte Markham), Mannix "A Way to Dusty Death" (Mike Connors) and Barnaby Jones "Death Leap" (Buddy Ebsen) plus WTOL's Hotline "Football Widows" (Joe Inzitari). There's also a 10/9/73 ad for Tuesday night shows, The Price is Right and CBS prime-time shows, Maude "Maude's Facelift" (part two), Hawaii Five-0 "The Sunday Torch" and the premiere of Shaft, "The Enforcers" (Richard Roundtree). There are four NBC '73 ads in the Channel 13 gallery. There's a 9/20/73 ad for NBC Thursday night shows, the fourth season premiere of The Flip Wilson Show, Ironside "Murder by One" (Raymond Burr) and NBC Follies (Sammy Davis, J.) and there's a 9/28/73 ad for NBC Friday night shows, Sanford and Son "Fred, the Reluctant Fingerman" (Demond Wilson, Redd Foxx), The Girl with Something Extra "A Gift for the Gifted" (Sally Field, John Davidson), Needles and Pins "The Spy Who Came in on a Hanger," (Louis Nye, Norman Fell), The Brian Keith Show "The Camp Doctor" and The Dean Martin Comedy Hour. There's also a 10/2/73 ad for NBC Tuesday night shows, Chase "The Winning Ticket is a Loser," The Magician "The Manhunters" (Bill Bixby) and Police Story "Dangerous Games" (James Farentino) and there's a 10/3/73 ad for NBC Wednesday night shows, Adam-12 "West Valley Division," Banacek "No Stone Unturned" on The NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie, and Love Story "Love Came Laughing." There's one in the NBC gallery, a Wednesday 9/26/73 ad for The Bob Hope Comedy Special, sponsored by Ford. There's also one in the PBS gallery, a Friday, 10/5/73 ad for Technology: An Educational Mission, on WBGU-TV 57. There's another ad for Channel 100 in the Buckeye Cablevision gallery, a Saturday, 9/22/73 ad for a replay of a Michigan vs. Stanford football game. There are five WSPD-AM 1370 ads in the Radio Station Ads gallery. There's a Monday, 10/1/73 ad for their "Rip the Wrap Off!" contest, two more for Bob Owens, a Thursday, 9/20/73 ad and a Monday, 10/8/73 ad, and two more for Jack Mitchell, a Monday, 9/24/73 ad and a Tuesday, 10/2/73 ad. There are four more in the Other Vintage ads gallery, including a Friday, 9/21/73 ad for Osterman's Jewelers commercials on prime-time programs. There's also a Sunday, 9/23/73 ad, on two pages, for 1974 models at Brondes Ford (Super Bees, Phil and Don Brondes), a Monday, 10/1/73 ad for Smokey the Bear at Southwyck Mall, and a Tuesday, 10/2/73 ad for Orange Juice from Florida (Anita Bryant). More Fall 1973 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...