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Slices of Life
Program 711
Original Airdate: 12/31/1976

Subject Keywords
Afro-American women
Afro-Americans in motion pictures
Television broadcasting of films

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Brother Blue (Dr. Hugh Morgan Hill)
Bryan, Marie
Jessye, Eva

Corporate Names
Brother Blue (motion picture)
Eve Jessye: Black American Folk Music (motion picture)
Neighborhoods First (motion picture)
No Crystal Stair (motion picture)
Street Games in Cultural Communities (motion picture)

Program Description
Program consists of a collection of excerpts from works made by independent video artists utilizing the 1/2 inch videotape format. Selections focus on social interaction, the oral tradition, performance, and special effects, and include Neighborhoods First (about historic preservation advocates in Chicago), Street Games in Cultural Communities (about children's play and its reflection on their culture), Brother Blue (a lesson on mathematics by the Boston-based storyteller Dr. Hugh Morgan Hill); Eva Jessye: Black American Folk Music (about folk musician Eva Jessye), and No Crystal Stair (a compilation of archival performance footage). Films introduced via the narration of WNAC TV arts critic Tanya Hart.
Executive Producer
Barbara Barrow

Producer
Alonzo R. Speight

Associate Producer
Melvin Moore

Director
Conrad White

Writer
Alonzo R. Speight

Others
Ron Buccheri (switcher)
Brian Clarke (assistant to the producer)
Brian Clarke (still photography)
Vern Coleman (audio)
June Cross (production assistant)
Leo Demers (videotape assembly)
Doug DeVitt (videotape assembly)
Keith Handyside (video)
Dave Hutton (videotape engineer)
Pat Kane (videotape recordist)
Webster Lewis (theme music)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
John MacKnight (videotape assembly)
Carolyn Marshall (production secretary)
Alonzo R. Speight (researcher)
Aubrey Stewart (video)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03333
Original recording 1/4" audio reel (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01555
Preservation master beta SP cassette AB-01278
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 3318
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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