[Home Movies: Ransohoff Collection: Summer Vacation, Lake Tahoe, 1939]

Fashion show / sheep going past camera / family scenes / woman reading San Francisco Chronicle with headling “Germany Rushes Army Trucks Into Danzig” / fishing / motorboats on lake / motorboat races and spectators / kids on primitive wooden raft pushing through water using wooden board as a pole;01:07:45:01 San Francisco scenes: pan from […]

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[Home Movies: Ransohoff Collection: Scenes at the Beach Club, 1927]

title: “Scenes at the Beach Club 1927”;people lying around / playing tennis;title: “Another Day at the Beach April 1928”;Much family activity around beach;title: “The children take Bob and Muriel to the beach April – 1929”;title: “Here comes the ‘Wild’ (?) Enid (Lookout Men!) February — 1929”;title: “—– and we go to the beach”;title: “—–and meet […]

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[Home Movies: Ransohoff Collection: Joan’s 7th Birthday]

begins with title card: “E&H Productions Unlimited, Trade Bark presents” (with dog’s head poking out of center hole, as lion pokes out of MGM logo);title: “Yes, we are seven years old;title: “Joan’s Birthday, November 25, 1931”;Int VS shots of lavish birthday party, children all wearing party hats;Pan over girls sitting at table. Model tepees as […]

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[Home Movies: Ransohoff Collection: Lake Norconian Club and Golden Gate International Exposition]

THIS TAPE CONTAINS GOOD SHOTS OF GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION (1939-1940);title: “We week-end at Lake Norconian Club — and like it! February – 1929”;VS at the Norconian resort, Norco, California;VS of some kind of all-woman race or contest across dance floor — women run across floor, pick up something, return to their place in line;VS […]

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[Home Movies: Ransohoff Collection: Golden Gate International Exposition, Summer Vacation 1940, Wedding]

Title: “Golden Gate International Exposition 1939-40 / ‘Treasure Island’ / San Francisco” (written on blackboard);VS exteriors of Treasure Island and World’s Fair;several shots (different places on roll) of Pan American China Clipper floating in water and turning around;Front of “Daydreams” Girl Show building and others;Title: “Summer Vacation 1940” (on blackboard);title: “Redwoods;driving POV thru redwoods;title: “Crater […]

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[Home Movies: Ransohoff Collection: Burt in Army, Family on Vallejo Street]

two columns of soldiers marching past camera on army base;pilot getting into plane;VS soldiers parading and on parade ground;film shifts to Kodachrome — house in suburbs or country, mother and baby (named Cathy or Ben, gleaned from film can);soldier (with hat but otherwise in informal uniform) and woman pose on street (Vallejo Street, San Francisco), […]

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