August 3, 2012: Toledo Eleven Goes Ape!

 

I added 23 more ads today, from February, 1977, plus one more Random Pages gallery addition, a Monday, 2/14/77 AP story in the Blade Peach Section, “Detroit Police Frown at 'Kojak'.” There are three Channel 11 gallery additions including two for The Big Show. First is a Monday, 2/7/77 ad for four “Toledo Eleven Goes Ape!” movies, “King Kong,” “Mighty Joe Young,” “Planet of the Apes” and “Beneath the Planet of the Apes.” Next is a Monday, 2/14/77 ad for “Pillow Talk” (Doris Day), “My Sweet Charlie” (Patty Duke), “A Case of Rape” (Elizabeth Montgomery, Ronny Cox), “The Great Imposter” (Tony Curtis) and “Back to Bataan” (John Wayne). There's also a Thursday, 2/17/77 ad for Toledo Eleven News, The Brady Bunch and Wild Kingdom. There are four more in the Channel 11 News gallery, a Saturday, 2/5/77 ad (Bob Lawrence, Larry Whatley, John Pawlak), a Thursday, 2/10/77 ad, and two “Thank you for making Toledo Eleven News #1” ads, a Friday, 2/11/77 ad (Jeff Heitz) and a Tuesday, 2/15/77 ad (Bob Lawrence). There are seven additional ads in the Channel 13 gallery, including two more “The Great Heritage Of...13 Strong” ads, a Saturday, 2/5/77 ad (Swayne Field, Centennial Hall) and a Wednesday, 2/9/77 ad (Coonskin Caps, Hoola Hoops, Rock 'n Roll). There are two Monday, 2/14/77 ads, in one image, for Donahue, The Odd Couple, The $128,000 Question and Adam-12 and there's a Tuesday, 2/15/77 ad for The Gong Show and Adam-12. There's also a Thursday, 2/17/77 ad for High School Quiz and The Ohio Lottery Show and a Friday, 2/18/77 ad for Candid Camera and Adam-12. There are five more in the Channel 13 News gallery, including another “Great Heritage Of...” ad, a Thursday, 2/3/77 ad (Harry Truman, Jimmy Carter), a Monday, 2/7/77 ad for their election coverage in 1948 and 1976. Next is a Monday 2/14/77 ad with a picture of fourteen members of their news staff (“Toledo's News Authority”), followed by two Monday, 2/21/77 ads, in one image, for 13 Nightly News and The Noon Report. There are two additions to the PBS gallery, a Tuesday, 2/8/77 ad for They Saw a Need: They Knew Their Craft and a Tuesday, 2/15/77 ad for another National Geographic Special, “The New Indians.” There's one addition to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Monday, 2/7/77 ad for a Valentine's Day promotion (Say “I Love You” on every channel). Today's last ad is in the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Monday, 2/14/77 ad for Zenith televisions with the “Space Command 1000” remote control. and also includes a list of Northwest Ohio Zenith dealers. More February and March 1977 ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...