KNBC-TV Channel 4, Los Angeles, California
NewsCenter 4 Sign-Off Edition & KNBC Sign-Off
recorded Saturday, 4 July 1981

Page modified Tuesday, 30 June 2020

TV-Signoffs.com sends thanks to Joseph Goria of Los Angeles and Don Denton of Covina CA for contributing this clip. It is approximately thirty minutes long, and contains the following items:
00:00 NewsCenter 4 Promo featuring John Beard and Tritia Toyota
00:06 NewsCenter 4 Sign-Off Edition Headlines by Peggy Taylor
00:32 LEAD STORY: Lone Survivor of Laurel Canyon Massacre under LAPD guard at Cedar-Sinai Hosptial - "Live" report by Laurel Erickson (apparently tape from 11 pm newscast)
02:01 SPORTS: Chris Everet-Lloyd wins Wimbleton women's title
Major League Baseball strike continues - NBC News report by Stephen Fraizer
04:24 COMMERCIAL BREAK: Topol the Smoker's Tooth Polish and a PSA by the Greater Los Angeles Visitors and Convention Buerau,
05:30 NATIONAL NEWS: Public Television Financing Woes - NBC News report by Bob Jamieson.
09:51 COMMERCIAL BREAK: Lee's Bars 'N Stools 'N Dinettes, repeat of Topol commercial, Banner Carpets 4th of July Sale, Eclipse Sunscreen Lotion
11:58 NATIONAL NEWS: Fourth-of-July Weekend Festivities - NBC News report by John Dancy
14:06 NewsCenter 4 Weather, closing announcement, and program promos for Family Feud and Norm Crosby's Comedy Shop by Peggy Taylor
14:52 Long PSA photo montage by the Franciscan Communication Center of Los Angeles. Theme Music: "Teach Me To Die"
17:51 COMMERCIALS: Arrid XX Deodorant, KNBC PSA for the American Red Cross, Carpeteria Carpet Stores, Inglewood Park Mortuary and Cemetery, Paul Sahlin's Tiffanys and KNBC promo for Donahue
19:56 Musical KNBC station ID, copyright statement, and NAB Seal of Good Practice announcement by Peggy Taylor
21:07 LET US PRAY: sermonette delivered off-screen by Brother Carrol Pitts, Jr. minister of the Normandy Church of Christ
24:15 U.S. Navy Hymn film (no audio first 30 seconds), KNBC sign-off announcement by Peggy Taylor, and "America The Beautiful" film (cut short at end), very brief color bars, then carrier is cut

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