[Tom Weinberg’s 20-minute sampler]

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Excerpts from some of Tom Weinberg's tapes.

0:00 Bars and tone, black.

0:21 Making it in Hollywood. Cissy Colpitts tap dances.

0:55 Cissy Colpitts, actress, talks about how she is going to an agency, William Morris, to try to get an agent.

1:00 Sally Kirkland calls her agent about an acting part she wants, the part of a stripper.

2:45 Colpitts returns from her meeting. She says the man was very nice, but they implied that she should go to a different agency that didn’t handle such big stars.

3:40 Titles.

3:55 Overnight Man. Joe Cummings interviews Fire Marshall on street about a fire.

4:12 Cummings in studio talking about the jobs he held before becoming a reporter.

4:46 Cummings on street interviews a guy who lives near the building that caught on fire.

5:22 Cummings goes in to the CBS building.

5:34 Cummings reads international news reports at the WBBM news station and argues about how to pronounce a name.

6:55 The Golden Gloves. Weinberg interviews boxers before fight.

8:38 One of the boxers from before wins the championship. He shows us his medal.

9:42 Boxer at his shoeshining job. He claims he is not cut out for these jobs, but really he’s going to be a champion boxer.

10:40 Boxer eats fast food with Weinberg and talks about wanting to get better gloves at the tournament.

11:55 Inside Spring Training. February 1978. Titles with shots of players and facilities.

12:48 Bill Veeck, White Sox owner, on phone. He is trying to find a place for the Sox to practic e during spring training.

13:54 Weinberg in Comiskey Park introduces Media Burn.

14:26 Media Burn. Drivers prepare for takeoff.

14:52 Car crashes through pile of flaming TV sets. Footage from multiple cameras.

16:10 Paper Roses. Two senior citizens prepare to play music on piano and violin.

17:43 Old people walking around outside with audio from music performance.

18:30 Sign for Clark-Irving Senior Apartments, run by Chicago Housing Authority.

18:45 End of tape.

 

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