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

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

    Selects for 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 production meeting led by CBS TV Executive Bob Wussler and the taping of “Super Night at the Super Bowl,” a CBS television special. Continue reading

  • [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

  • 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

  • Mark The Bird Fidrych #3

    Mark The Bird Fidrych #3

    Raw interview footage with Mark–the Bird–Fidrych, former pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, for the TNT special Once a Star. Continue reading

  • Harlem Globetrotters

    Harlem Globetrotters

    Miscellaneous footage, including a black and white broadcast of a Harlem Globetrotter’s game, laughter, marching band music, the themes to Batman and the Pink Panther, and brief footage of a White Sox game. Audio cuts out eight and a half minutes in for about forty seconds. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: 16 Inch Softball #1]

    [Chicago Slices raw: 16 Inch Softball #1]

    Raw footage for “Chicago Slices,” a series about everyday life in Chicago. In this video, we go to Mount Prospect to watch a 16-inch softball game played by “The Rabbits,” a nationally competitive team headed by Wally Peck. During the game, videomaker Doug Sawyer interviews Peck and a few other members of the crew, and captures the Rabbits’ loss to the Splinters. Continue reading