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  • It’s a Living: The Unemployment Line

    It’s a Living: The Unemployment Line

    Part of the “It’s a Living” series created by Videopolis based on Studs Terkel’s book Working, which focuses on workers in Chicago. This tape is the record of a single hour at the state unemployment compensation office in Logan Square on the city’s northwest side. People in the line talk about what it’s like to be out of work as they deal with bureaucratic entanglements of their cases. As the program progresses, a family finally receives the check they needed to survive–after eight attempts.

  • It’s a Living: Paper Wagon

    It’s a Living: Paper Wagon

    Part of the It’s a Living series created by Videopolis based on Studs Terkel’s book Working, which focuses on workers in Chicago. This tape unfolds practically in real-time in the bowels of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station. It features discussion and interaction with the workers on newspaper delivery trucks and railway workers wheeling wagons to commuter trains.

  • [Artaud: director interview and Plague rehearsal]

    [Artaud: director interview and Plague rehearsal]

    This tape documents the preparation for the joint Videopolis / Victory Gardens Theater production of “Artaud.” Director Jim Rinnert talks about his interest in Artaud and the unusual production elements. This is followed by rehearsal footage from the play where lead actor J. Pat Miller practices a scene called “Plague.”

  • [Artaud: NINN auditions]

    [Artaud: NINN auditions]

    This tape documents the auditions for the joint Videopolis / Victory Gardens Theater production of “Artaud.” Lead actor J. Pat Miller runs through a scene with several women auditioning, including Anda Korsts, who steps out from behind the camera to run through the scene with Miller.

  • [Artaud: final plague, school shots]

    [Artaud: final plague, school shots]

    This tape documents the rehearsal for the joint Videopolis / Victory Gardens Theater production of “Artaud.” Lead actor J. Pat Miller runs through numerous scenes that will be included in the final performance.

  • [Artaud rehearsal: Ireland]

    [Artaud rehearsal: Ireland]

    This tape documents the rehearsal for the joint Videopolis / Victory Gardens Theater production of “Artaud.” Lead actor J. Pat Miller goes through numerous scenes that will be included in the final performance. There is also footage of a orchestral concert towards the end of the tape.

  • [Artaud rehearsal: Ireland, letters, lips intro]

    [Artaud rehearsal: Ireland, letters, lips intro]

    This tape documents the preparation for the joint Videopolis / Victory Gardens Theater production of “Artaud.” Production members and actors create footage that will be played on video monitors during the play.

  • [Artaud set construction]

    [Artaud set construction]

    This tape documents the set construction for the joint Videopolis / Victory Gardens Theater production of “Artaud.” Director Jim Rinnert and his team work on the set, and then go out for drinks and a meal to discuss logistics.

 
 
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