Hello Stan? Did you make parole yet? Comment posted by visaman on Wednesday, June 11th 2008 at 4:30am.
Gary Coleman did a Harris Bank commercial in I wanna say 1975. Comment posted by 1980sfan on Wednesday, June 11th 2008 at 8:03am.
If Stan has to balance his checkbook, the charge is $40 an hour! Comment posted by smctopia on Sunday, June 15th 2008 at 8:17pm.
here's how the rest of that "Hello Stan?" conversation went....
"I thought I'd get up nice and early, take a walk down to the bank...and if you don't have my money I'll bash your (FCC banned word) head in"..this is of course in reference to Joe Pesci's character Nicky Santoro in the movie "Casino" Comment posted by GalagaFleetCommander on Tuesday, May 4th 2010 at 10:41am.
Very amusing how basically most people now a days would laugh at needing a "personal banker" to do most of these things. Most telling is... a scene where a person is on a public pay phone, calling a personal banker to simply move money from savings to checking, lol. Comment posted by afdave on Tuesday, May 4th 2010 at 11:54am.
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This clip has been viewed 3442 times. This clip debuted on FuzzyMemories.TV on Tuesday, June 10th 2008.
http://factually.gizmodo.com/the-first-audiobooks-were-invented-for-blind-americans-1620940467 It seems like two librarians talking about books on tape and books on record albums with adaptive devices such as a record turntable with a pause button and a pitch or speed control on the audio cassette tape player.
I was wondering exactly what telecine equipment was used to make this transfer. Because certainly it appears a bit better than it would have "back then" via WGN's film chain setup which at that point would have included RCA TK-27's.
GHilbrich - Good observations. To answer your question, we did the transfer ourselves, direct from the original film reel. Everything you see, including the dissolve between the ID and the GG opening, was as it appears on the reel.
I agree with your reasoning. Perhaps we'd have a better idea where this came from if we can get any more information out of the original seller on Ebay. For example, I'd like to know how long this reel was in his possession, and where he got it from (was it an estate sale / private collection, or something else?)
I do not believe that this was done for any other reason than someone taking home a souvenir of sorts. I think what you have here is one of (and maybe now the only) original, station used 16mm reels with the WGN Color Presentation and Garfield Goose intro that would have run any given morning before moving into the video feed with Frazier. Perhaps someone who worked at WGN got a hold of the materials here when the station was unloading reels into a dumpster and adding one of the full 5 part Clutch serials for continuity.
This is just a guess, of course. But judging from the flow of the 16mm print, it's probably the best bet (the Clutch episodes are spliced pretty tightly together without any leader, countdowns or "Place Commercial Here" slugs).
Maybe the person responsible for getting this reel out of WGN is or will read this and chime in.
I have to ask, Fuzzy, did you add the dissolve between the Color Presentation and GG titles? Do you have the actual reel or was it transferred and sent to you this way?
From what I have read in various message boards, including THE source for wrestling's past, kayfabememories.com , this sounded like a non-taped/broadcast house show to promote the big card at Comiskey Park in September; Robinson actually DID NOT win the title because Gagne's foot was on the rope when he was pinned. So, the belt was held up until the September card at Comiskey Park.
(Edited to correct date of the Amphitheater card.)
I'm thinking it was the film roll in for the show. I wonder if the original 16mm film had a splice between the Garfield Goose intro and the Clutch Cargo cartoons. If so... it may have been the telecine film run during the show. There is also a dissolve between the WGN Color intro and the show open. Film dissolves needed to be done optically, so I expected the one to end in black and the next to start from black.