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.
3:55 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.