Image Union, episode 0024 and 0025

Two short shows. Image Union #24 (8/18/79) and #25 (8/25/79). From same 3/4". Plus :35 promo. Works include "Chicago Blues" by Jim Passin and Nancy Grosse and "Four Women Over 80" by Sandra May Greenberg.

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1:14Copy video clip URL “Chicago Blues” by Jim Passin and Nancy Grosse. Color video. At Else Where blues bar and restaurant at Clark Street and Belmont Ave, Bonnie Lee and Big Time Sarah sing a Chicago-style blues song with drums and piano accompaniment by Erwin Helfer. Sunnyland Slim takes the stage and entices the crowd to dance before belting out a couple verses. The audience appears to be a young, mostly white, hippyish crowd. Camera by Jim Passin and Mirko Popadic, lighting by Jim Morrissette.

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11:25Copy video clip URL “Four Women Over 80” by Sandra May Greenberg (1978). Color film. A portrait of four dynamic women in their 80s. Winifred B. Geldard, Age 81, talks about growing older and the importance of staying active. Anne Kallick, age 83, talks about enjoying her days at the Skokie library. She talks about swimming to stay active and going back to take college courses in her old age. Gwendolyn Williams, age 86, discusses staying politically active. Louise B. Hawkins, age 94, talks about working for the community to help out. Nice, human documentary.

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