[England Videoletter excerpts & soap opera footage for Random Violence]

Videomaker Susan Milano's videoletter, created for friends in England. Footage recorded from soap operas for use in the video Random Violence.

00:02Copy video clip URL A clip from The Guiding Light, a soap opera. 

01:34Copy video clip URL A commercial for Gain detergent. 

02:40Copy video clip URL More from The Guiding Light, a hospital scene. 

04:12Copy video clip URL Videomaker Susan Milano films the New York City skyline from her apartment balcony. She points out the Empire State Building, Houston Street, and Avenue B. She turns the camera into the apartment, filming someone making an audio tape, her cat Raisin.

07:17Copy video clip URL Footage from inside Milano’s apartment, accompanied by Steely Dan’s “Dirty Work” playing on a radio. 

10:35Copy video clip URL Footage of Milano’s bathroom.

11:38Copy video clip URL Milano speaks to the viewer while she rolls a joint. She discusses the content on the Videoletter that this is intended for, and speaks to the people this tape is intended for. She refers to Linda, behind the camera.

18:20Copy video clip URL Linda steps out from behind the camera to say “Hello England!” and talk about everywhere she’d like to visit in England. She believes there are ghosts in England, she says, because “that’s where they belong.” She talks about the content of the videoletters they’d already received. 

21:20Copy video clip URL Milano shares personal messages and tells everyone to “keep those cards and letters coming!” before signing off. 

22:30Copy video clip URL Brief excerpts of commercials, followed by footage of the Skylab rocket launch, which took place July 28, 1973. 

25:59Copy video clip URL Footage from As the World Turns, in which a woman sings “Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man Of Mine” in a piano bar. 

27:57Copy video clip URL Commercials for Gleem toothpaste and Top Job floor cleaner. 

28:54Copy video clip URL The end credits for As the World Turns.

30:10Copy video clip URL Rosalind Russell narrates an ad for Women of the Year 1973, a special filmed at the Kennedy Center. 

30:28Copy video clip URL A commercial for Nescafe coffee. 



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