[Chicago Slices raw: What The El?]

Raw footage for "Chicago Slices," a 1994-1995 television series on WPWR about life in and around Chicago. This footage was shot for a segment called "What the El?," where host Judy Markey approaches random people on Chicago's elevated train and asks them questions. This tape features cutaways out the window of the "El" and Graffiti.

00:00Copy video clip URL B-Roll of Judy Markey boarding a Blue Line train at Washington. She interviews a young man named Eduardo while they wait for the next arriving train.

02:15Copy video clip URL Judy introduces the premise of “What the El” and explains the way the show works.

03:27Copy video clip URL Judy begins her questioning of a man in a suit on the El. He guesses information about a man in a beret on the other side of the train.

11:45Copy video clip URL Judy interviews the next pair of train riders. A man in a baseball cap wonders about a woman nearby on the train.

17:45Copy video clip URL Judy asks a woman named Liz to guess information about a man in a suit on the train. He’s a lawyer on a business trip from Washington, D.C.

24:00Copy video clip URL Judy introduces the show again, as another Blue Line train is arriving.

25:00Copy video clip URL Another round of guessing begins between two women on the train. The woman they wonder about is Polish, and cannot answer the questions.

28:45Copy video clip URL A woman guesses about an older man across the train.

36:25Copy video clip URL B-roll footage of people on the train–reading, sleeping, looking out the window. There is also footage of graffiti out the window.

37:00Copy video clip URL Another round of “What the El” guessing.

40:15Copy video clip URL More B-roll footage out of the train window.

41:05Copy video clip URL Judy interviews a man, asking him questions about an older woman on the train. The woman has to get off the train, cutting the interview short.

45:00Copy video clip URL More B-roll footage from the train.

45:45Copy video clip URL Another round of guessing. Markey goes a few rounds with the same woman who guesses about two different people. The first of the people she guessed about refused to answer.

57:22Copy video clip URL Video ends.

 

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