This tape captures a Second City performance from 1972 featuring John Belushi, Harold Ramis, Joe Flaherty, Jim Staahl, Jim Fisher, Judy Morgan, and Eugenie Ross-Leming.
00:00Copy video clip URL This tape begins with static.
00:37Copy video clip URL Fade into a shot of John Belushi on stage with a guitar. The sound quality is very poor throughout this portion of the tape. This lasts for several minutes.
05:48Copy video clip URL Eugenie Ross-Leming begins the next sketch. Joe Flaherty plays political analyst William F. Buckley. John Belushi eventually steps out on stage as Truman Capote. The two then take a few questions from the audience.
11:03Copy video clip URL Harold Ramis steps out on stage as a priest and begins to recite a prayer. Judy Morgan then comes out as the priest’s child.
11:17Copy video clip URL Belushi and Flaherty perform a sketch about death row inmates. This lasts for several minutes.
14:04Copy video clip URL Jim Fisher performs a sketch about an advertisement for a school for philosophers. This is then followed by the second half of the death row sketch with Belushi and Flaherty.
20:32Copy video clip URL Leming and Morgan perform a short sketch before the cast performs another sketch titled “Funeral.” John Belushi plays the humiliated son of a father who died a less-than-respectable death alongside ensemble performers Joe Flaherty, Harold Ramis, Jim Fisher, Judy Morgan, and Eugenie Ross-Leming as his grieving friends and family. Funeral was originally performed in the 43rd Revue “43rd Parallel or McCabre & Ms. Miller.”
26:50Copy video clip URL Belushi, Ramis, Fisher, and Flaherty perform a sketch about an All-American Football team. This lasts for several minutes.
29:42Copy video clip URL Fisher introduces a sketch called “Skip’s Drive In.” The entire cast performs. This lasts for the remainder of the tape.
38:51Copy video clip URL The each cast member is named before ending the show.
40:32Copy video clip URL Tape ends.