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  • [TVTV Goes to the Superbowl: selects from Wussler and Super Night at the SuperBowl]

    [TVTV Goes to the Superbowl: selects from Wussler and Super Night at the SuperBowl]

    Selects for the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Superbowl 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 Superbowl 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 production meeting led by CBS TV Executive Bob Wussler and the taping of “Super Night at the SuperBowl,” a CBS television special. Continue reading

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

    [TVTV Goes to the Superbowl raw: Super Night at the SuperBowl]

    Raw footage of the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Superbowl 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 Superbowl 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 SuperBowl,” a CBS television special. Continue reading

  • [TVTV Goes to the Superbowl raw: Bob Wussler]

    [TVTV Goes to the Superbowl raw: Bob Wussler]

    Raw footage from the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Superbowl 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 Superbowl 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

  • [Radio Faces raw: Steve Dahl + Bruce Wolf #1]

    [Radio Faces raw: Steve Dahl + Bruce Wolf #1]

    Raw footage of a live radio broadcast at Sports Radio 1000 AM WMVP in Chicago hosted by Steve Dahl and Bruce Wolf. Shot for a TV show called Radio Faces. Continue reading

  • [Mark Spitz rough – NBA Master]

    [Mark Spitz rough – NBA Master]

    One half of this tape, comprised of production materials for the “Once a Star” series, is an excerpt from an interview with Olympic Swimmer Mark Spitz. He discusses fame and athletic drive. The second half of this tape is a series of interviews and montage highlight footage from six former professional basketball players. They discuss their current occupations, the feeling of playing in the National Basketball Association, and several other topics. Continue reading

  • Max Patkin #3

    Max Patkin #3

    00:00 This is a continuation of footage from an interview with Max Patkin, baseball clown. 01:02 Max Patkin ambles out onto the field to “coach first base.” The sound is spotty as he performs his act of imitating the first baseman. Then he starts to make faces and yell at the hitter and make funny first base “signals.” 8:00 Patkin tells jokes to the crowd. 09:07 Patkin goes out to “coach third base.” He dances to “Rock Around the Clock.” … Continue reading

  • Max Patkin #4

    Max Patkin #4

    00:00 This is a continuation of footage of Max Patkin, baseball clown. 01:00 Footage of Max Patkin doing his act at a minor league baseball game. He gets dowsed with water and covered in mud. The videomaker expresses dissatisfaction that he’s doing it on the wrong side of the field and the video only catches him from behind. 02:05 Patkin resumes “coaching” third base. His pants fall off. 05:40 Patkin is going to “show the Peoria Chiefs how to hit.” … Continue reading

  • Max Patkin #5

    Max Patkin #5

    00:00 This is the continuation of an interview with Max Patkin, baseball clown. 02:30 Patkin talks about touring with the Harlem Globetrotters. He talks for a little bit about Sweetwater Clifton’s baseball skills. He also did a show at football games, for the Baltimore Colts. 05:30 He has fun doing his work, even if he doesn’t get paid much. 06:21 His minor league baseball career ended when his arm bone got chipped by someone sliding into home plate. He says … Continue reading