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  • [Chicago Slices raw: Deep Tunnel Project #2]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Deep Tunnel Project #2]

    DEEP TUNNEL PROJECT: Andrew Jones interviews, while on tour of the facility, MICHAEL J. GRADY, Chief Operating Engineer at The Main Stream Pumping Station, about The Chicago Water Reclamation District Deep Tunnel Project. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Joe Cummings At Skokie Heritage Museum, BIRL Pothole Patcher #1]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Joe Cummings At Skokie Heritage Museum, BIRL Pothole Patcher #1]

    SKOKIE 60076: JOE CUMMINGS interviews ELIZABETH CHEETHAM, Skokie Heritage Museum Supervisor, and tours the oldest house in Skokie. Across the street, interview with JOHN GROSSMAN, construction supervisor, about the newest buildings being built in Skokie. BIRL POTHOLE PATCHER: at the industrial reasearch park, BIRL, at Northwestern University, Evanston: interviews with the research team and a demonstration of the one-man pothole patching truck. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Gallery 37]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Gallery 37]

    GALLERY 37: Summer long workshop sponsored by the School of the Art Institute and the City of Chicago, to employ high school student artists. Interviews with various student artists and teachers. Continue reading

  • [Bill Veeck Night #1]

    [Bill Veeck Night #1]

    Raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man for Any Season.” This tape features footage of “Bill Veeck Night” at Comiskey Park, a farewell celebration to Veeck following his stint in the hospital and his announcement that he will be selling the team and retiring from a career in baseball. This event aired on live television, was hosted by Harry Caray and Rich King, and features interviews with a number of baseball celebrities and Veeck’s biggest fans who celebrated the evening prior to the game at Comiskey that night. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Milly’s Orchid Show static camera #1]

    [The 90’s raw: Milly’s Orchid Show static camera #1]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. A recording of a live performance of “Milly’s Orchid Show,” a variety show at the Park West in Chicago, starring Brigid Murphy. Murphy emcee’s the show in the character of Southern Belle Milly Mae Smithy for this live comedy / variety show. This footage was shot with a static camera. Performers/performances include: House-O-Matic, a teenage dance group; Lisa Kotin, who performs an instructional parody, “Spring Training: Miss America”; a young teenage boy who sings a provocative R & B song, during which he strips off his shirt; comedian Emo Philips performs his typically eccentric stand-up act; the Texas Rubies, a female duo, perform a comedic rap, and some country songs; and a performance by musician Jim Lauderdale. [This tape contains the static version of more shaky / close-up footage on another tape.] Continue reading