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Home movie that begins with footage taken in the summer 1939, possibly at Lake Geneva during a church group outing. Pictured are a mother (Wilma Howard) and her young son (Allan Hilary Howard, age 10 mos). This is followed by footage shot between the years 1942 and 1943 at 5329 Suffield Terrace, Skokie, IL. This […]
1930 home movies of a vacation cruise and commercial short about Bermuda. Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia
This home movie captures scenes of Cactus and Jewell Pryor on vacation on the western coast of Mexico. The Pryors travel to Cuidad Juarez where they take a plane over scenic coast line and mountain ranges to reach the west coast, crossing the Sea of Cortes for their stay in La Paz, Baja California Sur. […]
A young motorcycle racer maneuvers over a dirt course. The Wittenborn Family hails from Austin, Texas and the films of father August Wittenborn include scenes from numerous family vacations, holiday and birthday celebrations, and important moments in the lives of children, Heidi and Warren.
Videotape made during screening of Forbes collection 28mm s. // ed off of screen in Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, during AMIA Conference in November 2002. // Projection by Sandra Joy Lee.
Intertitle: “Home Movies Presents Thanksgiving 1946”;16:39-18:41 Color views of family around table laughing and eating. Young girls also eating (same two as seen before). Smiling man, a pre-adolescent girl and older man are at table. One girl eats stuffed celery. Another eats from her plate. Dad eats from plate.;Intertitle: “Christmas Morning 1946”;18:42- 20:39 Color “Santa” […]