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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 #60]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #60]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. Interview with actor Julius Harris (1923-2004) in someone’s home about typecasting and failed actors. Continue reading

  • [Studs on a Soapbox b-roll]

    [Studs on a Soapbox b-roll]

    B-roll footage of Studs Terkel from “Studs on a Soapbox.” Highlights include his narrated tours of Bughouse Square, a public debate forum he frequented during his youth, and the rooming house where he grew up. He debates Chicago’s gentrification with a construction worker renovating the old building into luxury apartments. Also included is footage of Terkel at his recording studio and typewriter. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #19]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #19]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. Continued footage from one of actress Sally Kirkland’s “press” parties. “Making It” director Frank Cavestani interviews various actors and show business people about struggling in Hollywood. Those interviewed include casting director Marvin Paige, playwright Tom Eyen, actress Tina Scala, and actor/comedian Charles Fleischer. Continue reading