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  • TVTV Supervision

    00:07 “New York City – 1948.” A group of men gather around a storefront as a couple wheels a TV out of the shop. “Supervision: Tales of Television. It’s Television.” Group of people from the neighborhood watching TV in the living room. The owner blocks the TV and they all yell at him to move.  2:07 TV show of women dancing. Director and choreographer argue. Texaco show song. Back in the living room, everyone laughs at the show. “A TVTV … Continue reading

  • Abbie Hoffman Makes Gefilte Fish

    00:00 “Abbie Making Gefilte-Fish.” Camera person narrates Abbie Hoffman and Laura Cavestani beginning to cook the gefilte-fish in a dramatic voice. Hoffman sings while cooking. Footage of them cooking. They describe some of the ingredients they are adding in. He describes the final dish. As he continues to cook, he describes the textures and smells to the camera. 11:30 Hoffman tells a story about cooking gefilte-fish in the Virgin Islands. He describes the difficult cooking process, and then having it … Continue reading

  • Welfare TV

    00:02 Color bars.  00:57 Camera opens on a TV program by TVTV. Two men argue about societal problems in a scripted show. The conversation moves to the use of marijuana and other recreational drugs.  9:30 The two men walk out of the house together.  9:50 Cut to shaky footage of two people from TVTV speaking about the program. They sit and watch some news footage. Difficult to hear all audio, and the camera remains focused on the two people. 13:12 … Continue reading

  • Free Lunch

    TVTV demo for a show where they take high profile guests out for lunch. Continue reading

  • [Joe Cruz tennis shop]

    Exterior TVTV headquarters (aka Joe Cruz tennis shop), San Francisco. Continue reading

  • What’s News at the 1972 political conventions work tape

    What’s News at the 1972 political conventions work tape

    Rough cut of an edit of interviews with journalists shot by TVTV for Four More Years and World’s Largest TV Studio, which covered, respectively, the Republican and Democratic National Conventions of 1972. Continue reading

  • TVTV Goes To The Super Bowl

    TVTV Goes To The Super Bowl

    A 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.

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  • TVTV Looks at the Academy Awards (trailer)

    TVTV Looks at the Academy Awards (trailer)

    Here is your front row ticket to 48th Academy Awards (1976). The Oscars as you’ve never seen them before. Watch a young Steven Spielberg lose out in his first of many nominations to be Best Director. Join Lily Tomlin as she buys her acceptance gown, Lee Grant rehearsing her “losing smile” for the camera and Michael Douglas planning his sweep of nominations for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
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