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  • TVTV Looks at the Oscars

    TVTV Looks at the Oscars

    Here is your front row ticket to 48th Academy Awards (1976). The Oscars as you’ve never seen them before. Watch a young Steven Spielberg lose out in his first of many nominations to be Best Director. Join Lily Tomlin as she buys her acceptance gown, Lee Grant rehearsing her “losing smile” for the camera and Michael Douglas planning his sweep of nominations for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
    This video is for personal/educational use only. Learn more at TVTVNow: //www.tvtvnow.com/

  • The Good Times Are Killing Me

    The Good Times Are Killing Me

    This video is for personal/educational use only. More info at TVTVNow: //www.tvtvnow.com/

    Documentary about the rapidly fading Cajun culture in rural Louisiana. About half of the tape focuses on Nathan Abshire, “Mr. Accordion,” who performs traditional music with his band and talks about the old life. The other major focus of the tape is the celebration of Cajun Mardi Gras.

  • Conventions 72

    Conventions 72

    This tape features a portion of the Group W national broadcast version of TVTV’s 1972 convention coverage of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. (Separately produced as two 60 minute programs: “The World’s Largest TV Studio” on the DNC and “Four More Years” on the RNC.) It includes 45 minutes of FMY and 10 minutes of WLTVS, in addition to providing context for the way the television audience viewed the highly influential programs, including the introduction and commercials. This footage was the first independent video ever shown on national television.

  • [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #28]

    [Five Day Bicycle Race raw #28]

    This video contains raw footage shot for “Five Day Bicycle Race,” a project comprised of live in-studio commentary and taped edited coverage of the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Produced by independent videomakers calling themselves The Image Union (including many members of TVTV and Videofreex), it aired on Manhattan Cable for three hours per night for five days during the convention. This video documents a champagne breakfast and fashion show at Bloomingdale’s in Manhattan. Various attendees and convention delegates are interviewed about their experience in New York and their thoughts on the convention.

  • [TVTV Super Bowl CBS edit]

    [TVTV Super Bowl CBS edit]

    Footage from TVTV Goes to the Super Bowl not used in the final version, mostly featuring Bill and Brian Doyle Murray improvising humorous situations. Throughout, footage of TV shows keeps popping in to the image, but the audio stays at the stadium.

  • [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.”

  • Four More Years

    Four More Years

    This video is for personal/educational use only. See more at TVTVNow: //www.tvtvnow.com/

    A documentary taped in 1972 at the 30th Republican National Convention in Miami Beach, Florida. It was the first independent videotape ever broadcast on national TV. The tape focuses on several aspects of the convention including the support Nixon received from young Republicans, the media coverage of the event, and the protests inside and outside of the convention. The end result of the spectacle was the nomination of Richard Nixon for President and Spiro Agnew for Vice President.

  • Image Union, episode 0322

    Image Union, episode 0322

    Compilation episode of Image Union featuring “Secret Horror” by Michael Smith, “A Brat Tale” by Diane Benkendorf, “Shibboleth” by Richard Alpert, and a clip from “Four More Years” by TVTV.

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