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Vintage Salvation Army band video

Submitted by on January 3, 2011 – No Comment

In the second half of the 20th century there was a local CBS television broadcaster in Los Angeles named Ralph Story. Anyone who lived in Los Angeles during the 1960s to the 1980s remembers him.

He’s quite a legend. His style was conversational. His charm was infectious. And his features were always compelling and interesting.

Here’s one he did in the late 60s about The Salvation Army band. In this video, you’ll see archival footage of bands playing at the corner of Olympic and Figueroa (the current site of the Staples Center) and the corner of Hollywood and Vine:

If you want to see more great vintage Salvation Army videos and advertising, check out the SADropbox website.

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