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  • Rugby Women

    By 1972, rugby football as an organized sport for women, was played at three universities in the U.S., including the University of Illinois. In 1977 the Lake Shore Ale-wives became the second women’s rugby team in Chicago. This video contains Interviews with the players, footage from practice sessions and scenes of their first home game. The women reflect on the problems they must overcome in playing a traditionally male sport and the benefits they derive from it. SILVER PLAQUE, Chicago International Film Festival, 1978 Continue reading

  • [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl: selects from Wussler and Super Night at the Super Bowl]

    [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl: selects from Wussler and Super Night at the Super Bowl]

    Selects for the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. Features intimate portraits of the players and the CBS personnel who broadcast the events of Super Bowl week. Produced with multiple lightweight video cameras in TVTV style, it is both informative and revealing of the extremes surrounding football culture and hype. This video contains footage from a production meeting led by CBS TV Executive Bob Wussler and the taping of “Super Night at the Super Bowl,” a CBS television special. Continue reading

  • [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Super Night at the Super Bowl]

    [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Super Night at the Super Bowl]

    Raw footage of the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. Features intimate portraits of the players and the CBS personnel who broadcast the events of Super Bowl week. Produced with multiple lightweight video cameras in TVTV style, it is both informative and revealing of the extremes surrounding football culture and hype. This video contains footage from a party/banquet thrown by CBS and the taping of “Super Night at the Super Bowl,” a CBS television special. Continue reading

  • [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Bob Wussler]

    [TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl raw: Bob Wussler]

    Raw footage from the behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. Features intimate portraits of the players and the CBS personnel who broadcast the events of Super Bowl week. Produced with multiple lightweight video cameras in TVTV style, it is both informative and revealing of the extremes surrounding football culture and hype. This tape features an interview with CBS TV Executive Bob Wussler. Continue reading

  • [George Blanda raw #3]

    [George Blanda raw #3]

    Part 3 of 4 of an interview with former NFL player George Blanda, shot for the series “Once a Star.” Continue reading

  • Finley #3

    Finley #3

    This tape is comprised partly of b-roll and partly of an interview with venerable Oakland A’s owner Charlie Finley. In the first half, Finley gives a tour of his “press box”, which is situated at the very top of his barn-turned-house in LaPorte, Indiana. The second half is an interview with Finley where he gives a bit of background on his adolescence and discusses his ascendance career-wise from steel mill worker to the owner of a championship baseball team. Continue reading

  • [George Blanda raw #4]

    [George Blanda raw #4]

    Part 4 of 4 of an interview with former NFL player George Blanda, shot for the series “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • Finley #6

    Finley #6

    This tape is comprised of an interview segment with larger-than-life former Oakland A’s owner Charlie Finley. In the interview, Finley gives his opinion on some of the most well-known figures in baseball, and also draws parallels between his current career and his time as owner, reflecting back on his early days with newfound wisdom. Continue reading

 
 
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