Illusion Travels By Streetcar #96:
The Unedited Commentary Track:
Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn; 1967)


The cast for episode #96:

Jeremiah McNeil
Dan Patterson
Josh Ryan
Tom Sutpen

This episode was recorded on March 29, 2016

Beat Merchants #7

Hal Blaine

Welcome to Show Business! #82

Original Caption:

Preparing For Her Come Back.

Los Angeles -- Mary Pickford, long known as America's "Sweetheart of the Screen" puts the finishing touches to her makeup as Roy Laidlaw assists her. Miss Pickford, who is a rarely seen figure on the screen these days, is expected to make a comeback to satisfy her huge retinue of admirers throughout the entire world. (1932)

A is for Arbus #79

Carroll Baker on Screen in "Baby Doll" with Passing Silhouette, N.Y.C. (1956)

Annals of Crime #132
The City: Houston #12

Original Caption:

Houston -- Eleven-year-old Joe Roach was found chained to the bed in his home by a Houston deputy sheriff. The boy said that he'd spent the night before sleeping in the doghouse in his backyard rather than going into the house to be mistreated. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. O.N. Roach were charged with contributing to the dependency of a minor before Judge J.W. Mills. (1954)

The Heretofore Unmentioned #200

Mario Vargas Llosa

Bird's-Eye View #2


Fresh Start
(Jack White; 1920)

Seminal Image #1131


Gycklarnas afton (Sawdust and Tinsel)
(Ingmar Bergman; 1953)

The Art of Motivation #6


Rainy Day
Mather & Company; Chicago, Ill. (1923)

In the Studio #164

Laura Nyro

Watch the Skies! #11

Los Lunas, NM (1966)

Seminal Image #1130

Requiem for a Heavyweight
(Ralph Nelson; 1962)

An Evening's Diversion in the Neon Wilderness #4


Action, Now! #21
The City: Philadelphia #22

Original caption:

Young Communists Rally in Quaker City

Philadelphia -- Young Communists rally in Reyburn Plaza, showing some of the children members of the Red organization holding their banners worded with demands of food, clothing, and relief funds, while one of the speakers encourages them to carry on with the grownups in the fight for recognition of the Communistic demands. (1933)

They Were Collaborators #888

The Rolling Thunder Revue

Bobby: Scenes from a Life #17

Bobby studies Reshevsky rather than the board

Weekend #26


Out and About with . . . Elliott Erwitt! #2

Pasadena (1963)

American Dry Spell #21

Original Caption:

Los Angeles -- U.S. Federal Agents pour choice wines into the gutter in front of the Federal Building. 900 gallons of booze were destroyed. Street cars and automobiles splashed through the red stream as it flowed from the broken heads of the scores of barrels. Hundreds of "mourners" were on hand to parchingly witness the "interment" of "John Barleycorn." (1920)

Illusion Travels By Streetcar #95:
The Second Fassbinder Episode (1970-1971)


The cast for episode #95:

Jeremiah McNeil
Dan Patterson
Brian Risselada
Josh Ryan
Tom Sutpen

This episode was recorded on March 3, 2016

The Gunslinger Guide to Jean Seberg #14


The Art of War #73


Saul Leiter and the City #3

Haircut (1956)

The Art of Science Fiction #13

Startling Stories (July, 1939)

Divorce Court Confidential! #5

Original Caption:

Los Angeles -- Smiling happily, actress Debbie Reynolds answers questions put to her by newsmen on her arrival here from Europe. As Miss Reynolds alighted from the airliner she was given the news that her ex-husband Eddie Fisher would marry actress Elizabeth Taylor if Miss Reynolds would consent to a "quickie" divorce in Nevada. Part of the newspaper headline at the bottom of the picture gives Miss Reynolds' answer: "O.K. Marry Liz." (1959)

S is for Steichen #22

Carl Sandburg (1930)

An Evening's Diversion in the Neon Wilderness #3


The Art of the Close-Up #17

Vargtimmen
(Hour of the Wolf)
(Cinematographer: Sven Nykvist)
(Ingmar Bergman; 1968)

The Life and Times of the American Motel #30

Tropicana Motel (Yuma, AZ)

The City: Philadelphia #21

Original Caption:

Philadelphia -- Walt Disney, creator of "Mickey Mouse" and famed for his full-length movie cartoon "Snow White," is now in Philadelphia, where he is obtaining recordings for the score of Disney's forthcoming musical cartoon feature. Leopold Stokowski is conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra to provide the music and if you doubt it is real hard work just look at this picture of Disney relaxing after a musical session! (1938)

Illusion Travels By Streetcar #94:
The Unedited Commentary Track:
My Own Private Idaho (Gus Van Sant; 1991)


The cast for episode #94:

Jeremiah McNeil
Dan Patterson
Drew Phillips
Tom Sutpen

This episode was recorded on March 6, 2016

Artists in Action #882

Dino, Desi and Billy greet their fans in an otherwise empty airport parking lot.

Twilight of the Dreamboats #93


Everybody Gets to Go to the Moon! #2

Original Caption:

Florida -- Apollo 1 astronauts lying in a supine position inside the Saturn I space capsule simulator are: Roger Chaffee, Edward White, and Virgil (Gus) Grissom. The U.S. space agency announced January 23rd that February 21st will be the launch date which opens the manned phase of America's lunar landing venture. The nation's first three man astronaut team will be hurled aloft by a powerful Saturn I rocket to give the Apollo moonship a shakedown flight lasting up to 14 days. (1967)

Africa Talks to You #8

Original Caption:

Vereeniging -- The bodies of dead and wounded lie in the street March 21st, after police opened fire on a crowd of stone-throwing South Africans. They were protesting a law that requires them to carry identification passes at all times. (1960)