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TV Ad for Gimbles I just watched the Macy's Fireworks in New York and the rivalry with Gimbles came to mind. 1984 rare to find a Gimble Ad!
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Added: 4th July 2007
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Posted By: Cliffy
Freedom Rock I wonder if the phone number still works?
Tags: Freedom  Rock  Classic  Rock  Collection  Vintage  TV  Commercials 
Added: 13th July 2007
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Posted By: Freckles
Career Academy Reel to Reel Tape Machine This is a small, portable reel to reel tape recorder that was made in Japan for the "Career Academy School of Famous Broadcasters." I attended that Academy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin back in 1969. These tape recorders were offered to students so that we had something on which to practice our "announcer voice" while we were not in class. It could handle 5" or smaller reels. It still works. At the time I attended the school two rather famous people were sponsors of it. Broadcaster, author and lecturer Robert St. John, and NBA star Kareem Abdul Jabbar, (of course, back then in 1969 he was known as Lew Alcindor, and played for the Milwaukee Bucks.) I got to meet both of these gentlemen. Mr. St. John was actually the author of the textbook we used. I became a radio broadcaster… but never a famous one. :-( This was back in the days when you could lose your broadcasting license and even your job for saying ‘hell’ or ‘damn’ over the air. Somewhere along the way the FCC has curled up and died!
Tags: reel  tape  career  academy  radio 
Added: 22nd August 2007
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Posted By: jimmyjet
Paul Harvey dies at age of 90 Paul Harvey, the news commentator and talk-radio pioneer whose staccato style made him one of the nation's most familiar voices, died Saturday in Arizona, according to ABC Radio Networks. He was 90. Harvey died surrounded by family at a hospital in Phoenix, where he had a winter home, said Louis Adams, a spokesman for ABC Radio Networks, where Harvey worked for more than 50 years. No cause of death was immediately available.
Tags: Paul  Harvey  Pioneer  Radio  Broadcaster  Dies 
Added: 28th February 2009
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Posted By: Cliffy
Did This Scare You Out of the Water For anyone who hasn't seen this film, Jaws is a 1975 thriller directed by Steven Spielberg, based on Peter Benchley's best-selling novel inspired by the Jersey Shore shark attacks of 1916. Jaws bears similarities to several literary and artistic works, most notably Moby-Dick by Herman Melville. The character of Quint strongly resembles Captain Ahab, the obsessed captain of the Pequod who devotes his life to hunting a sperm whale. Quint's monologue reveals his similar vendetta against sharks, and even his boat, the Orca, is named after the only natural enemy of sharks. A direct reference to these similarities may be found in the original screenplay, which introduced Quint by showing him watching the film version of Moby-Dick. His laughter throughout made people get up and leave the theater (Wesley Strick's screenplay for Cape Fear featured a similar scene). However, the scene from Moby-Dick could not be licensed from Gregory Peck, the owner of the rights. The final scenes of the film, in which the men chase the shark and try to harpoon it with flotation barrels, parallel the chase for Moby-Dick in the novel. We have this in our library and watch it usually once a month. There's something about this film that sticks in my memory, and no, I never went back into the water.
Tags: jaws  peter  bvenchley  steven  speilberg  films  1975 
Added: 28th September 2007
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Posted By: Sophia
Remember When Vans Were Works Of Art Tags: Remember  When  Vans  Were  Works  Of  Art  sailcat    mfvradio    mick_benedict    motorcycle    mama    Chevy_Van    Custom_Van    70's     
Added: 26th March 2009
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Posted By: pfc
Harold Lloyd Safety Last This is the final 10-1/2 minutes of Safety Last!--a silent 1923 Harold Lloyd film. Lloyd, despite his meek appearance, excelled at physical comedy. In this movie Lloyd has to take the place of a friend who was supposed to do a human fly act and climb the outside of the office building where Lloyd works. This is real, folks! There was no trick photography. Lloyd used a stunt double for the long shots in this clip, but all the harrowing closeups were of Lloyd. Lloyd had only a thin mattress on the sidewalk if he happened to fall. Safety last, indeed!
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Added: 2nd October 2007
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Posted By: Lava1964
The Legendary Tina Turner   Proud Mary Tina gives a stunning performance of John Fogerty's Proud Mary in 1982. Tina doesn't just sing a song-she assaults it full-force, high energy. She is a force of nature like a tornado. Known as the hardest working woman in show business, Tina works the stage like no one else in rock n roll. A true legend, there is no one like Tina Turner and there never will be. After 40 years in rock n roll, she's has earned the title Queen of Rock n Roll & is one of the most respected and idolized women in music today. The girl's got legs!!!
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Added: 10th October 2007
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Posted By: Naomi
Burger Chef Commercial
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Added: 17th October 2007
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Posted By: Marty6697
The Ring Magazine I enjoy collecting sports memorabilia. I have a large collection of The Ring Magazine, the self-proclaimed Bible of Boxing. I especially love the magazine covers from the 1940s and early 1950s. They were terrific works of art--especially those created by C. R. Scharre! Check out this cover from the December 1952 issue featuring new heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano and former champ Jack Dempsey. Founded in 1922, The Ring Magazine is apparently the fourth most collected magazine in America (behind National Geographic, Playboy, and Life).
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Added: 16th November 2007
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Posted By: Lava1964

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