[Oscar R. Houston—home movies] Reel 6

Intertitle: “CAMP 2 “THE ELYSIAN FIELDS” ON THE MORAINE OF WEST FORAKER GLACIER.” Shots of snow covered mountain peaks. Men take in the view. One man takes a picture. Intertitle: “A DAY OFF.” Footage of men relaxing by a tent, lounging, playing cards and drinking tea. Shots of the horizon and the surrounding mountains. A […]

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[Oscar R. Houston—home movies] Reel 44

Footage of people eating a meal at a dinner table, including shots of the centerpiece. A few shots of people socializing, drinking and eating around a small table. Footage of people exchanging and unwrapping gifts. A few shots of people socializing, drinking and eating around a small table. A shot of people at a large […]

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[Oscar R. Houston—home movies] Reel 42

A shot of three men holding large, dead game birds. A shot of workers and pack mules carrying large, wooden poles. Footage of ruins, including a few bridges and shots along the river the bridges had previously spanned. Footage of a small village in Turkey, including a group shot of local men. Footage of ornate […]

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