Raw footage for "Wired In," a never completed series on the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, we watch as Arcade owner Silver Sue plays a few video games in her establishment. Numerous other patrons are seen playing video games as well. This is followed by a number of classic commercials. Silver Sue #4.
00:00Copy video clip URL This tape begins with color bars and room audio.
00:58Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of arcade owner Silver Sue trying her hand at a racing game.
01:56Copy video clip URL While surrounded by a group of friends, a young teenager intently plays a video game. We also see footage of a racing game. This lasts for several minutes.
05:19Copy video clip URL Cut to footage of classic television commercials. The first commercial is for Kleenex Napkins. We watch as the tiny “Manners the Butler” promotes the use of Kleenex Napkins.
06:37Copy video clip URL Cut to a commercial for the brand new “Mr. Clean.” This commercial gets cut off.
07:02Copy video clip URL Fade into a commercial for Bufferin pain reliever.
08:09Copy video clip URL Fade into a commercial for Band-Aid Plastic Strips.
09:19Copy video clip URL Fade into a commercial for Pepsodent toothpaste. This gets cut off by a commercial for Crest toothpaste. This lasts for several minutes.
11:04Copy video clip URL Fade into a commercial for RCA Victor Portable Radios.
12:11Copy video clip URL Tape ends.