Here are two 1972 KTRK abc13 promos and all I have to say is my how TV promos have changed. Back then, they couldn't show live trucks and helicopters, since the station's didn't use them yet, but they made up for it with disco.
In this 1972 KTRK promo, anchorman Dave Ward is visiting his roots in Huntsville, TX where he reminisces about his youth. We even see where Ward "started his career in journalism" selling newspapers outside of his barber's shop. Cut to a group of guys admiring Ward, with one taking notes on what he's saying.
Next, KTRK is back in Houston promoting its "Move Closer to Your World" song campaign. It's very hard to tell, but it appears Dave Ward rides the Hermann Park train with an Elvis look-alike and then goes to the Houston Zoo.
KTRK should totally re-shoot these with a modern twist. Today's TV promos love fast cuts and time lapse video, but not usually disco and Elvis lookalikes.
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