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  • [Billy and Brian Murray at the Super Bowl]

    [Billy and Brian Murray at the Super Bowl]

    Raw and unused footage from “TVTV Goes To The Super Bowl.” This tape features footage of Bill Murray and his brother Brian at the 1976 Super Bowl. Bill pretends to be an odd Dallas Cowboys’ super fan who wondered onto the field before the game. This tape also includes footage of interviews for the show “Chicago Slices.” Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw : Funny Firm]

    [Chicago Slices raw : Funny Firm]

    Raw footage for the TV series Chicago Slices. This tape features George at his workshop at Funny Firm. Funny Firm closed within a few years of this tape. Continue reading

  • The Funnier Side Of Eastern Canada

    The Funnier Side Of Eastern Canada

    Steve Martin TV comedy special. Martin shows us around Canada through short comedy sketches. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Milly’s Orchid Show mobile camera]

    [The 90’s raw: Milly’s Orchid Show mobile camera]

    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. Performers/performances include: House-O-Matic, a teenage dance group; Lisa Kotin, who performs an instructional parody, “Spring Training: Miss America”; an unidentified, 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. [The same footage is captured on another tape, but with a static camera.] 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

  • [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┬Ł.” 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