Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90's. Two takes of a performance monologue called "Taking Prisoners" by Todd Alcott.
0:00Copy video clip URL Open on shot of barbed wire and a city block. Actor Todd Alcott and videographer Skip Blumberg prepare to shoot two takes of a performance monologue.
1:15Copy video clip URL Take one. Alcott rants about a post-apocalyptic scenario in New York City where “the Bronx are burning” and “there’s a cholera outbreak.”
2:05Copy video clip URL Take two.
6:00Copy video clip URL Camera rapidly rotates around the actor. Alcott relates an ominous dream about a blind man. Man: “Hey man, am I in heaven?” Alcott: “No man, you’re in New York City.”
7:56Copy video clip URL Extreme zoom in to the actor’s face to the point of blurring until the tape cuts out.