This Super-8 silent film by Chuck Kleinhans captures everyday life in Chicago from the vantage point of a back porch in Logan Square.
0:01Copy video clip URL Title Screen: “Back Porch.” Camera opens on a porch. Footage of the floor and railings. Trash sitting on the porch. People walking by the house from the porch. View of back yards and an alley. Cars driving past. One car parks in a garage. Neighbors talk.
5:17Copy video clip URL People eating a meal on the back porch in black and white. Close-up of someone playing with a maze toy. Cut back to people on the porch in color. Cat on a chair. People walking and driving past the porch.
14:28Copy video clip URL Tape ends.