Attica Exteriors & pt. 2 of Attica Inmates ; Kardon, Josh; Rockowitz, Sanford; P...

From

Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop

Name/Title

Attica Exteriors & pt. 2 of Attica Inmates

About this object

Attica Exteriors (20 min) shows "scenes at Attica gate the first day lawyers were allowed in after State Police re-took the prison." Attica Inmates (10 min) is "continuation of discussion of conditions with two white ex-inmates. Discuss white radical inmate Sam Melville." - from Portable Channel file. 1/2 inch open reel tape.

Place Made

Attica, NY

Place Notes

Attica Exteriors shot at gate of Attica Prison

Place Made

Rochester, NY

Place Notes

Attica Inmates part 2 may have been shot in Rochester, NY

Maker

Portable Channel

Maker Role

Production House

Maker

Rockowitz, Sanford

Maker Role

Producer

Maker

Kardon, Josh

Maker Role

Producer

Format

Video Tape

Date Made

1971

Medium and Materials

1/2 inch open reel video tape

Inscription and Marks

Front Cover:["Outside Attica Friday after - 1st day lawyers allowed in - shot by Sandy," "2nd part of interview with ex-Attica inmates (from #94 continutation)"]Spine:["Attica Exteriors & 2nd part of inmate interview of #94", "R", legacy number "95"]Back Cover:[BAVC barcode, accession number] Reel: [BAVC barcode, accession number, "95", "First 20 minutes Attica Exteriors 9-17-71, last ten minutes continuation of #94 interview"

Subject and Association Description

Sandy Rockowitz shoots and produces Attica Exteriors, featuring press conference with lawyers and prison officials after the Attica Rebellion. Attica Inmates (part 2) is an interview with inmates about source causes of the Rebellion (esp. prisoner Sam Melville) and conditions of prison life.

Subject and Association Keywords

Portable Channel

Subject and Association Keywords

Sanford Rockowitz

Subject and Association Keywords

Attica Rebellion

Subject and Association Keywords

Sam Melville

Subject and Association Keywords

1970s

Subject and Association Keywords

BAVC Batch #1

Subject and Association Keywords

prison life

Subject and Association Keywords

Josh Kardon

Object Type

1/2 Inch Open Reel Video

Object number

2018:0001:0008

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