Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. “Hustlin’ Scrap.” Joe Cummings goes to a scrap metal yard to interview the men who roam Chicago’s alleys collecting scraps to return for cash. After leaving the lot, Cummings drives around River North and Downtown and talks about life in Chicago. Continue reading
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Joe Cummings interviews people on the street in downtown Chicago. Continue reading
Raw tape from the 1978 documentary “Overnight Man,” which follows WBBM/Chicago radio news man Joe Cummings. Mostly outdoor (i.e. black) b-roll, although there is an interesting segment with the camera following Cummings into the Cook County Hospital and getting kicked out. Good footage of Chicago police in the 70’s, when the detectives still looked like they came straight out of a film noir. Also includes a shot of Miller’s Pub at night. Continue reading
SKOKIE 60076: JOE CUMMINGS interviews with staff and visitors of the Emily Oaks Nature Center in Skokie. Here’s My Story woman, DEBORAH ROBINSON talks about the time she got her hair caught in the dishwasher. Continue reading
SKOKIE 60076: JOE CUMMINGS examines Skokie transportation and rides CTA bus #97: Interviews with GLADYS GLAZER, MRS. JEAN BLITT, FRANK the bus driver, PAT HARRINGTON about her hair, and ANTHONY HARRIS, about his hat. Continue reading