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  • [MIA Vietnam veterans – Laureen Finley – Steve Binder]

    [MIA Vietnam veterans – Laureen Finley – Steve Binder]

    This video shows three different interviews. The first is with a street artist who is painting a mural in honor of the MIA veterans of the Vietnam War in order to attract support to find them. The second is with a woman named Laureen Finley who talks about reproductive rights, selective sterilization, and injustice in universal health care systems in the UK in the ’60s. The final interview is with Steve Binder, who directed/produced the Elvis’ 68 Comeback Special as well as the Petula Clark and Star Wars Holiday Specials, talks about his experiences with Elvis while making the 1968 special. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: New Orleans #1]

    [The 90’s raw: New Orleans #1]

    This is a video by Judith Binder of New Orleans for the award-winning series, The 90’s. The first 20 minutes or so shows the city and various sites and attractions and the rest of the video shows a set by Marcia Ball, a New Orleans singer. Continue reading

  • [Short play]

    [Short play]

    This is a short play of unknown title and origin. The video starts once the play has already started although how far in it starts is unknowable. Continue reading

  • [George W. Bush on Oprah]

    [George W. Bush on Oprah]

    This tape includes an episode of Oprah with guest George W. Bush in October of 2000 just before the general election. Oprah talks to Bush about his candidacy, his campaign, and his personal life. There is also footage of the tail end of ABC’s Good Morning America, an episode of The View, and the first few minutes of the Soap Opera Port Charles. Continue reading

  • [It’s A Living raw #18]

    [It’s A Living raw #18]

    Raw footage for “It’s a Living.” Studs Terkel at WFMT, in the street, and at Riccardo’s restaurant. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #13]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #13]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. More raw footage shot at actress Sally Kirkland’s home. Sally and several of her actress friends discuss various issues, including roles for women, film executives, nudity in films, and actresses that they admire. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #56]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #56]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. Cissy Colpitts (now Cisse Cameron), an aspiring actress, meets with a casting director from 20th Century Fox Studios. She gives Colpitts a script to review, so that she can audition. After this, the casting director talks to “Making It” director Frank Cavestani about a part that actress Sally Kirkland auditioned for, but didn’t get, explaining why Kirkland was not cast. She also talks about how she got her start in show business (through her parents) and how many people who work in the business get breaks because of family connections. Continue reading

  • Omnibus: Studs Terkel’s Chicago

    Omnibus: Studs Terkel’s Chicago

    BBC portrait of Studs Terkel, the Chicago author. Features current interviews and footage of Terkel; archival footage of Terkel; footage of Terkel receiving the Pulitzer Prize for his book “The Good War” on May 20, 1985; Terkel’s audio recordings of people’s reactions to Chicago’s Picasso sculpture at its unveiling; and a brief interview with Terkel’s wife, Ida. Continue reading