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  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Police car tow – demonstration outside Madison Square Garden]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw: Police car tow – demonstration outside Madison Square Garden]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. In this video, videomaker Bart Friedman visits a police tow truck lot to speak with a few individuals about their towing plight. We also see footage from a large rally being held over higher wages and contracts for hospital workers. Continue reading

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #22]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #22]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. In this video, we watch as videomaker Maxi Cohen navigates security requirements at the Americana Hotel in Midtown Manhattan during a press conference for Jimmy Carter. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #77]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #77]

    Raw footage from the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. This tape features b-roll footage of signs and billboards on Sunset Boulevard and Hollywood Boulevard. One gas-station sign advertises unleaded for 59 cents/gallon! This is followed by shots of the stars on Hollywood’s “Walk of Fame.” Stars shown on the walk include Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Gene Autry. Continue reading

 
 
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