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  • [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Super Night at the Super Bowl]

    [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Super Night at the Super Bowl]

    Raw footage of the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. Features intimate portraits of the players and the CBS personnel who broadcast the events of Super Bowl week. Produced with multiple lightweight video cameras in TVTV style, it is both informative and revealing of the extremes surrounding football culture and hype. This video contains footage from a party/banquet thrown by CBS and the taping of “Super Night at the Super Bowl,” a CBS television special. Continue reading

  • [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Bob Wussler]

    [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Bob Wussler]

    Raw footage from the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. Features intimate portraits of the players and the CBS personnel who broadcast the events of Super Bowl week. Produced with multiple lightweight video cameras in TVTV style, it is both informative and revealing of the extremes surrounding football culture and hype. This tape features an interview with CBS TV Executive Bob Wussler. Continue reading

  • [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl comedy outtakes]

    [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl comedy outtakes]

    Raw footage of improvised comedic scenes shot for (but mostly not used in) TVTV Goes To The Super Bowl, a documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. This tape features Christopher Guest, Bill Murray, Brian Murray, and Harold Ramis. Continue reading

  • Conventions 72

    Conventions 72

    This tape features a portion of the Group W national broadcast version of TVTV’s 1972 convention coverage of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. (Separately produced as two 60 minute programs: “The World’s Largest TV Studio” on the DNC and “Four More Years” on the RNC.) It includes 45 minutes of FMY and 10 minutes of WLTVS, in addition to providing context for the way the television audience viewed the highly influential programs, including the introduction and commercials. This footage was the first independent video ever shown on national television. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Haircut, at the UN]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Haircut, at the UN]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. On this tape, Maxi Cohen gets her hair cut at a salon near Madison Square Garden. Later in the tape, Jody Procter goes on a tour of the United Nations building and speaks with a number of foreigners about Jimmy Carter’s possible presidency. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: In the Garden]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: In the Garden]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. In this video, the videomakers speak with engineers, technicians, and newscasters inside Madison Square Garden as they prepare for the start of the convention the following day. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #14]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #14]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. In this video, videomaker Joel Gold speaks with a number of delegates and convention employees on the floor of the DNC in Madison Square Garden. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #13]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #13]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. This video features a large protest rally outside of Madison Square Garden. We also see footage of the videomakers at work in the studio putting on their final show of the week. Continue reading