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  • [Joe Cummings Wednesday night #1]

    Raw tape from the 1978 documentary “Overnight Man”, which follows WBBM/Chicago radio news man Joe Cummings. Continue reading

  • [Joe Cummings Wednesday night #2]

    [Joe Cummings Wednesday night #2]

    Raw tape from the 1978 documentary “Overnight Man,” which follows WBBM/Chicago radio news man Joe Cummings. Mostly outdoor (i.e. black) b-roll, although there is an interesting segment with the camera following Cummings into the Cook County Hospital and getting kicked out. Good footage of Chicago police in the 70’s, when the detectives still looked like they came straight out of a film noir. Also includes a shot of Miller’s Pub at night. Continue reading

  • [Joe Cummings Wednesday night #3]

    Raw tape from the 1978 documentary “Overnight Man”, which follows WBBM/Chicago radio news man Joe Cummings. Continue reading

  • Slices of Chicago

    Slices of Chicago

    Compilation tape highlighting the work of the members of the Chicago Area Videomakers Coalition. The group was formed in 1977 to formally bring together Chicago’s independent videomakers to create a higher profile and bring their work to the public. This tape was first broadcast on Channel 44 on June 18, 1977, based on a commitment from general manager Ed Morris. The production of this tape made it apparent that the most pressing need in the videomaking community was editing facilities. In 1978, aided by the visibility produced by the sampler tape, the Coalition opened the Chicago Editing Center, which provided low-cost editing facilities to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Continue reading

  • Memorable Moments In Chicago Sports

    Memorable Moments In Chicago Sports

    Memorable Moments In Chicago Sports: a collection of sports clips that won a unique place in Chicagoland sports history. The program was narrated by Jack Brickhouse. Continue reading

  • 1977 White Sox Hit Men

    Footage of White Sox players batting from NBC. Silent. Continue reading

  • [Georgia O’Keefe]

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  • Slices of Chicago

    Slices of Chicago

    Compilation tape highlighting the work of the members of the Chicago Area Videomakers Coalition. The group was formed in 1977 to formally bring together Chicago’s independent videomakers to create a higher profile and bring their work to the public. This tape was first broadcast on Channel 44 on June 18, 1977, based on a commitment from general manager Ed Morris. The production of this tape made it apparent that the most pressing need in the videomaking community was editing facilities. In 1978, aided by the visibility produced by the sampler tape, the Coalition opened the Chicago Editing Center, which provided low-cost editing facilities to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Continue reading