[Old Town party] – [It’s a Living raw]

This tape features footage from a party at videomaker Tom Weinberg's home in Chicago. Party goers are seen celebrating with one another in the small apartment. The last quarter of the tape includes raw footage inside the Erie Cafe for the documentary "It's a Living."

00:00Copy video clip URL This tape begins with a blue screen.

00:19Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of a television. A man and woman relax on the couch while watching TV.

00:50Copy video clip URL Cut to footage from the party at Weinberg’s apartment. Political journalist Basil Talbott is in attendance. Weinberg’s friend Roger Wallenstein brings his child in front of the camera in hopes to put him on tape. Weinberg eventually holds a mock interview with the five week year old. This lasts for several minutes.

08:29Copy video clip URL Cut back to footage from the party. This lasts for a large portion of the tape.

23:15Copy video clip URL Cut to footage of Yolanda Leif, a waitress at Chicago’s Erie Cafe. Most likely this raw footage for “It’s A Living” was on the whole tape and was later taped over with the party footage. Leif gets a few orders together in the kitchen of the restaurant. Videomaker Anda Korsts speaks with the cook over a cup of coffee as Leif and her fellow employees stay hard at work.

31:43Copy video clip URL Leif talks about her son, who teaches film at Columbia College Chicago. The tape ends shortly afterward.

32:25Copy video clip URL Tape ends.

 

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