Films, slides, and videotapes of St. Louis television programs,
news spots, advertising, etc. Of interest are:
Charlotte Peters shows. KSD-TV, 1950s. Videocassette of clips from Peters shows.
Edna Carroll /Fred
Czufin commercials. Late 1950s-early 1960s.
Seventeen television commercials written by Carroll and filmed by
Czufin. Subjects include Blueberry Pancake, Duncan Hines, Roi Tan Cigars, and
Texas Bruce show. Videocassette
of early 1960s program of Texas Bruce (Harry Gibbs)
with George Abel. The childrens show ran on KSD-TV from 1950 to 1963.
KETC-TV Channel 9 archival television
VHS videocassette with seven excerpts from Channel 9 programs and
promotions, 1950s and 1970s.
KSD-TV weather, September 23, 1965.
"KSDK-TV 25th Anniversary."
Videocassette of the special half-hour show commemorating KSDK-TVs
25 years of broadcasting.
"Litton News Extra." KMOV-TV,
August 4, 1976.
Film of the Jerry Litton obituary.
Litton, running for the U.S. Senate seat from Missouri, was killed in a plane crash on
primary election night. The spot aired before the 10 p.m. news.
Cliff and Nance St. James,
Their Midday AM Christmas shows; Cliff St. James last Midday
show, September 30, 1983.
KMOX-TV Sunday Sports Wrap-Up, 1980.
Summarizes the 1980 St. Louis Cardinals football season; St. Louis
Steamers vs. Phoenix Inferno. Commercials produced for KPLR-TV,
KMOX-TV newsclips and outtakes, 1980s.
Includes Herb Humphries, Julius Hunter Steve Schiff, Kathi McDonald, Ollie Raymand,
Debbie Warshawski, Al Wiman, Tim Van Gelder, Robin Smith.
"The television picture and those who make it," 1980s. KMOX-TV.
A CBS educational project and promotional film. It features KMOX-TV personalities. Veiled
Prophet Fair, 1982-1985. KMOX-TV.
"KMOX-TV 25th Anniversary," 1983.
Contains vintage newsclips from 1958.
News report of Jack Carneys
death, November 1984. KMOX-TV.
The Media and You. KETC-TV 1984. Five
Produced by James Wilson, with Eric Newhouse as moderator. Topics covered are "Ethics in
Journalism," "Invasion of Privacy," "Libel Suits," "Stress
Management," and "What is News?"
VP Parade reporting, 1985. KMOX-TV.
Includes Jim Bolen, Debi Faubion, Debbie Warshawski,
Don Gray, Chris Abel
interviewing Governor John Ashcroft, Gene McNary, Richard Gephardt, Robert Young, Veiled Prophet queen Molly Hyland, float
builders, among others.
"Missouri Lottery Special," 1986. KMOX-TV.
Includes Jim Bolen and Debbie Warshawski.
Videorecordings of Chris Abel reporting the news on KMOV-TV, Channel 4, 1987.
KSD reunion videotape.
Arch specials, 1990. KTVI-TV.
3/4" videotape of the 25th anniversary of the Gateway Arch.
Includes KSDKs "The Arch A
The Viets Beat, 1990-1991.
Includes Elaine Viets;
programs on Channel 5, KSD-TV.
Face to Face, 1992. KSDK.
Includes Karen Foss.
Panel on Women in Television, May 1993. 2 audiocassettes.
Includes Anne Keefe as moderator, Karen
Foss, Christine Buck, Betsey
Bruce, and Sharon Stevens.
"City on the Air," KETC-TV, August 13, 1994.
Includes program on St. Louis broadcast history.
"When Harry met baseball," WGN-TV, July 24,
Includes tape, hosted by Bob Costas,
highlights Harry Carays broadcast career, with
footage of reminiscences of his work in St. Louis.
"Stadiums of St. Louis: Hear the echoes." SNI Sports Network, Inc.
Includes highlights of his career on KMOV-TV.
Television manuscripts, clippings, publications, ephemera,
4 boxes. Clippings, histories, TV guides, programs, promotional, and
other materials for St. Louis television stations, arranged by station; items of interest
Clippings on the history of television in St. Louis from the 1940s;
clippings on television maintenance and repair, on UHF, and on educational television.
Material on KDNL, KETC, KTVI,
KMOV and KMOX-TV, KSD-TV, KPLR-TV, and KWL-TV.KWL-TV
Includes 620 program, station, and network slides used for TV
network and station identification and programming by local television stations.
Laclede Little Symphony
and other programs on KSD-TV sponsored by Laclede Gas Company, 1950s. This was the
first locally produced program to feature national celebrities. 110 black/white
photographs of Lex Barker, Hoagy
Carmichael, Liberace at the Mrs. Missouri
contest; the Oberkirchen Youth Choir and
The Randolphs on the program. The
programs were produced by DArcy Advertising,
written by George Stemmler, with Bob
Chase and Frank Eschen as announcers.
Photographs of television personnel and personalities generally
arranged by station; among the more interesting are:
KSD-TV: the KSD-TV set, October 1949;
photographs from the 1950s and 1960s of Genevieve
Bierman Chase, with Chase dressed as elf, bringing mail to Santa Claus; Russ David, Frank Eschen with Ed Roeker, Ernie Hellman, Bob Hille, and Charlotte
KTVI: Eddie Albert, George Abel and two guests on KTVI, 195-?; Romper Room, 195-?, with Miss Jane and children; 1988 news team;
staff, 1990 Lisa Allen, John
Auble, Lisa Brown, Betsey Bruce, Bruce Gordon, Greg Gizinski, Donn Johnson, Susan Kidd, Dave Murray, and Diane Willis.
Television promotional items:
1 box. Includes posters, T-shirts, mugs and cups, pencils, magnets,
and various other items.
KPLR-TV11. St. Louis Money Maker board game, c.
Gail A. Evans.
KPLR-TV, Channel 11, 1948-1970: The birth and first decade of an
independent VHF. M.S. thesis, Mass Communications, Southern Illinois University at
Thomas M. Chamblin.
Childrens television: an examination of the St. Louis market,
1950-1978. M.S. thesis, Mass Communications, Southern Illinois University at