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  • Omnibus: Studs Terkel’s Chicago

    Omnibus: Studs Terkel’s Chicago

    BBC portrait of Studs Terkel, the Chicago author. Features current interviews and footage of Terkel; archival footage of Terkel; footage of Terkel receiving the Pulitzer Prize for his book “The Good War” on May 20, 1985; Terkel’s audio recordings of people’s reactions to Chicago’s Picasso sculpture at its unveiling; and a brief interview with Terkel’s wife, Ida. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #45]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #45]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. A continuation of footage with actors Julius Harris, Robert Walden, Sally Kirkland, Cissy Colpitts (now Cisse Cameron), and Gregory Rozakis at Derrick’s, a restaurant in Los Angeles. Cissy Colpitts and part-time talent manager Judy Thomas talk about agents. Thomas agrees to watch and possibly set up a screening of Colpitts’ resume tape. Continue reading

  • Tom Joyner at Regal #2

    Tom Joyner at Regal #2

    Video of a live radio broadcast of the Tom Joyner Morning Show for V-103. The broadcast happens in the Regal Theater in Chicago. Continue reading

  • [Studs on a Soapbox b-roll]

    [Studs on a Soapbox b-roll]

    B-roll footage of Studs Terkel from “Studs on a Soapbox.” Highlights include his narrated tours of Bughouse Square, a public debate forum he frequented during his youth, and the rooming house where he grew up. He debates Chicago’s gentrification with a construction worker renovating the old building into luxury apartments. Also included is footage of Terkel at his recording studio and typewriter. Continue reading

  • [Making It In Hollywood raw #46]

    [Making It In Hollywood raw #46]

    Raw footage for the 1976 documentary “Making It In Hollywood,” which follows several actors as they attempt to break into the movie business. At a casting call at Goldwyn Studios for a new Mae West movie, “Sextette”. Numerous actors eagerly line up for a chance to give their resumes to the casting director. An actor from Georgia is interviewed, and says that casting directors discriminate against Southern accents. Several actors who are lined up to get in to the casting call are interviewed. Continue reading

  • Tom Joyner at Regal #3

    Tom Joyner at Regal #3

    This is the final video of the live radio broadcast of the Tom Joyner Morning Show from the Regal Theater in Chicago. Continue reading

  • [Studs Terkel toast]

    [Studs Terkel toast]

    This is a video of the Studs Terkel Toast recorded at the Bismarck Hotel, Chicago, April 9, 1991. Various performers and speakers include: Leon Despres, Pete Seeger, Richie Havens, Bonnie Kolac, Mike Royko, and many others. Continue reading