[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 Markey doing introduction set-ups for the segment, and 7 good guessers play the game.

00:00Copy video clip URL Tom Weinberg talks to a teenage boy selling candy to raise money for his baseball team.

01:00Copy video clip URL Judy Markey and her cameraman board a northbound train at the Merchandise Mart station. As she walks down a set of stairs toward the train, Judy explains the premise of the television show “What the El.”

10:00Copy video clip URL Judy starts interviewing a young woman with a baby, asking her about a man across the train. Then she tries to find out how accurate the woman’s guessing is.

14:00Copy video clip URL More people board the Ravenswood-bound Brown Line train at the Fullerton stop, and Judy searches for the show’s next contestant.

17:30Copy video clip URL A man guesses information about a woman on the train as Judy asks prompting questions. Then, Judy tries to guess some information about the man.

25:15Copy video clip URL Judy again introduces the premise of the show while she waits for a train at the Western station.

27:00Copy video clip URL Another round of guessing begins.

34:00Copy video clip URL Judy interviews a CTA employee, asking him questions about a woman on the train. Most of his guesses are wrong.

41:45Copy video clip URL Judy gets on another train and starts another round of “What the El.”

51:21Copy video clip URL Video ends.



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