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  • People City: Toronto's Lost Anthem (2017) OFFICIAL TRAILER + LINK TO FILM

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    NOW PLAYING - https://vimeo.com/241810440

    The story behind "People City", the song which launched Citytv and defined the evolution of Toronto in the 1970s. Retrontario's first original production. Show less
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  • Uncle Bobby Play all

    • Uncle Bobby - Bimbo the Birthday Clown - Duration: 4 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      • 5,153 views
      FINALLY! A full Bimbo/Birthday segment, AMAZINGLY saved from oblivion by Morgan White and kindly supplied to Retrontario. So much to love here... please get in touch if you have anymore Uncle Bobby...
    • CTV Uncle Bobby promo (1969) - Duration: 72 seconds.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 736 views
      Christmas has truly come early! A rare-as-hens-teeth promo of the Uncle Bobby Show from 16mm. This incredible artifact was gifted to Retrontario from fellow nostalgist Morgan White and his amazing ...
    • Uncle Bobby & Blinky the Police Car (Toronto Santa Claus Parade, 1981) - Duration: 3 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 2,155 views
      A truly historic meeting. This is taken from the raw feed, so you can kind of hear Blinky talking to the crowd (but not Uncle Bobby). What a mighty warm looking late November it was in 1981!
    • The Uncle Bobby Show - Toronto Zoo Monorail (1970s) - Duration: 3 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 1,324 views
      Some vintage Toronto Zoo Monorail footage on The Uncle Bobby Show. Footage kindly donated to Retrontario by Morgan White.
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  • Night Walk Night Ride Night Moves Play all

    It's way past your bed time but this smooth jazz and the sight of Toronto streets circa 1986 is just too hypnotic to ignore
    • Global TV Night Walk 1986 - Duration: 3 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 18,753 views
      A little bizarre as surely this should be NIGHT RIDE? It's the middle of the night, I just don't know....
    • More Night Ride 1986 - Duration: 8 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 41,716 views
      Here's some more smooth sailing late night style from Global TV crica 1986. This clip has a nice drive around downtown T.O, including another buzz by Sam the Record Man and the legendary A&As.
    • Global TV Night Ride 1986 Part 1 - Duration: 9 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 17,699 views
      More Night Ridin' 1986 style, cause no one can get enough
    • Global TV Night Ride 1986 Part 2 - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 8 years ago
      • 24,441 views
      Why not cap off this first hectic week of 2011 with a smooth ride into an 80s Toronto night...?
    • Global TV Night Ride 1986 - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 11,078 views
      You always knew it was well past your bed time when this was on. Global's late night, jazzy filler which came in 3 variants - NIGHT RIDE, NIGHT WALK and NIGHT MOVES. This short clip has a nice run ...
    • Global TV Night Moves 1986 - Duration: 7 minutes, 52 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 14,276 views
      By popular demand, here is an installment of more late night lunacy, NIGHT MOVES.
    • Global TV Audio Test + Night Moves - Duration: 9 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 2,164 views
      10 Mins of audio testing + colour bars then its time for some classy night moves...
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  • Citytv UHF Channel 79 (1972-1983) Play all

    From the earliest days of "Toronto Television" when Citytv was located on Channel 79
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  • Crazy Kids Shows Play all

    The stuff of dreams and nightmares; Canadian kids' shows which are equally baffling, terrifying, and/or just plain insane.
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  • The Opening of SkyDome: A Celebration (CBC, 1989) Play all

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  • 10 Forward (Star Trek call-in show) Play all

    Trillium Cable 10 in Scarborough broadcast this legendary live call-in show. For the full story, see: http://www.blogto.com/city/2014/06/that_time_when_star_tr...
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