July 27, 2012: You Say Corn, We Say "Maize"

 

I added 21 more November 1976 ads today, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, an 11/11/76 Blade Peach Section story, “WGTE-TV Put Off Air By Fan Malfunction.” There are three additions to the Channel 11 gallery, including a Monday, 11/8/76 ad for five movies on The Big Show, “The Boston Strangler” (Tony Curtis), “Bandolero” (Dean Martin), “The African Queen” (Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn), “The Blue Kinght” (William Holden) and “The Sad Sack (Jerry Lewis). Next is a Friday, 11/12/76 ad for The Brady Bunch and My Three Sons, followed by a Tuesday, 11/16/76 ad for “an ode to entertainment,” The Price is Right (Dennis James). There are two more additions to the Channel 11 News gallery, both with Orris Tabner, Joe Ashton and Jeff Heitz, a Friday, 11/12/76 ad (“You'll get more out of tomorrow...if you watch Toledo Eleven News tonight.”) and a Wednesday, 11/10/76 ad (“There are a lot of reasons why most people watch Toledo Eleven News...”). There's one addition to the Channel 13 gallery, a Monday, 11/15/76 ad for 7-8 PM shows, Adam-12, The $128,000 Question, Hogan's Heroes, Hollywood Squares and The Ohio Lottery Show. There are two more in the Channel 13 News gallery, a Wednesday, 11/3/76 ad (Roger Webber) and a Tuesday, 11/16/76 ad (Frank Venner) and there are two more in the News/Special Reports Ads gallery. There's a Wednesday, 11/10/76 ad for a report on the one-year anniversary of the Edmund Fitzgerald sinking, and a Friday, 11/12/76 ad, proclaiming the accuracy of their election night predictions (Gordon Ward, Frank Venner, Chase Clements, Roger Webber, Stan Odesky). There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Wednesday, 11/3/76 Channel 30 / WGTE-FM ad for Live From Lincoln Center, “The Barber of Seville.” There are two additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Wednesday, 11/10/76 ad (CableSystem's Information Stations) and a Friday, 11/12/76 ad (“Ask your neighbor”) and there are two additions to the Buckeye Channel 5 gallery, including a Wednesday, 11/3/76 ad for four movies, “Forty Guns,” “Stopover Tokyo,” “Western Union” and “My Pal Gus.” There's also a Tuesday, 11/9/76 ad for their coverage of West Toledo Athletic League Football, featuring elementary school teams. There are four additions to the Radio Station Ads gallery, including a Wednesday, 11/3/76 ad for WKLR's Top 30 (Charlie Chuck, Steve Ellis, Bill Slaughter, Tommy Kaye). There are two more for WOHO, a Saturday, 10/6/76 ad their traffic reports and a Friday, 11/12/76 ad (“Second Honeymoon”). There's also a Friday, 11/12/76 ad for WGTE-FM's Blockbuster Weekend, featuring old-time radio shows with Fibber McGee and Molly, Burns and Allen and the Lone Ranger. Today's last two ads are both in the Other Vintage ads gallery. The first one is a Tuesday, 11/9/76 ad for Mazola Margarine. Here's a link to one of the Mazola “Maize” TV commercials on You Tube. The other one is a Thursday, 11/11/76 ad for an Ohio Citizens Trust Company deal for Odyssey Home Video Games. More November and December 1976 ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...