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  • [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

  • [TV show compilation]

    This tape is a compilation of TV shows. The first show is The General Electric Theatre. This episode of G.E. Theatre features a musical performance by Judy Garland. Garland sings seven or eight numbers, but not her trademark “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” This episode is hosted by Ronald Reagan, and the G.E. sponsor breaks, themed “living better…electrically”, are presented by Bill Goodwin. Produced by Sid Luft. Continue reading

  • [Studs Terkel interview for Charlie Rose, part 3]

    [Studs Terkel interview for Charlie Rose, part 3]

    This is part three of a forty five minute interview with Studs Terkel. In this tape, Terkel briefly talks about the lack of imagination in the television world, his son Dan, and the humor of the human race. Terkel also leaves an amusing message for Charlie Rose. Continue reading

  • Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall

    Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall

    A day-in-the-life documentary with Garry Marshall. Marshall was an executive producer for ABC and was responsible for such hit shows as Laverne and Shirley, Happy Days, and Mork and Mindy. This tape features several behind the scenes segments from these shows’ productions. Marshall is also interviewed about the nature of television production and comedy. Continue reading

  • Edge, pilot

    Edge, pilot

    Pilot for a program called “Edge.” This show focuses on politically controversial artists, including Andrew Dice Clay, Lorna Simpson, Dread Scott Tyler, Karen Finley, John Fleck, Holly Hughes, and Tim Miller. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Milly’s Orchid Show static camera #2]

    [The 90’s raw: Milly’s Orchid Show static camera #2]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. A continuation of footage 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. Murphy’s Milly Mae character introduces the members of the band, then introduces comedian Cheryl Trykv, who performs as a self-obsessed coffee shop dweller. Murphy returns to sing a song, then the show ends. Shot with a mostly static camera. Continue reading

  • The $64,000 Question – The Buick Berle Show

    The $64,000 Question – The Buick Berle Show

    The beginning of the tape features an episode of The $64,000 Question. Three returning players answer questions about Sherlock Holmes and the oceans in order to win money. The second half of the tape contains an episode of The Buick Berle Show. His special guests are Vic Damone, Jackie Cooper, Dagmar, and Denise Darcel who all express comedic dissatisfaction over the script for the show. Both programs are sure to draw a chuckle. Continue reading

 
 
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