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  • [The 90’s raw: Orion Samuelson]

    [The 90’s raw: Orion Samuelson]

    Raw tape for the award-winning series The 90’s. The tape begins with ten minutes of aerial shots of Midwestern farmland from a small airplane. The rest of the tape follows Orion Samuelson (who created and hosted U.S. Farm Report for WGN Radio AM-720), at the 1991 Farm Progress Show in Dalton City, IL. He broadcasts live from the show, then walks around and does reports in front of a video camera. Wind noise is frequently loud on the tape. 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

  • Image Union, episode 0331

    Image Union, episode 0331

    Compilation episode of Image Union featuring “Crazy Frank” by Columbia College Film Department Visual Production Seminar, “Cheez Whiz” by Norm Bruns, “Wedding Song” by Mirko Popadic, and “Don’t Let it Bother You” by Dimitri M. Continue reading

  • Fats #4

    Fats #4

    Famed pool player Rudolf “Minnesota Fats” Wanderone is interviewed, telling about the most recent tribulations in his life, including his recent divorce and move to Nashville. Fats shares his feelings on his divorce trial, which he believes was unfair to him, as well as the people he’s helped that he feels have been ungrateful. This is followed by two clips of Fats playing his rival Willie Mosconi in a televised pool match. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0007

    Image Union, episode 0007

    Hour long compilation episode of Image Union featuring “Chairs” by Nick Despota, John Mabey, and Bob Synder, “Helen Lishman for Mayor” by Warren Leming, “Picture Box,” “Waiting,” and “Saturday Morning” by Dan Curry, “Commuting to Tomorrow” by Scott Fivelson, “Cycling Keeps Me Off the Streets” by Mirko Popadic, “Men in the Street, Sardines in the Bus” by Jiffy Vidinc, “To Die a Cowboy” by James Wright, Jr., “Black Spirit Boogie” by Kenneth Shearer, “Other Leading Brand 11-2-76” by Scott Walker, a film by E.E. Seiter, and “Gotta Sing” by Bill Melamed. Continue reading