Home movies occupy an enormous part of our Texas film heritage. Since the 1920s, popular formats like 16mm, 8mm, Super 8 and video have captured our private events and public moments and helped us channel our creative impulses as amateur filmmakers. But they do more than just document our lives; our home movies continually reveal […]
In this footage from the Mark Stubbs collection, a group of men and women, including a police officer, gather round at a service center to see a lion cub. In the footage, the gathered people fawn over and pick up the lion cub which seems just as curious about the people as the people are […]
This home movie captures scenes of Dr. and Mrs. Ravel vacationing in Mexico with Abe Aaronson, owner of Aaronson Brothers department store in El Paso.
This home movie captures the Nelson family as they visit a ranch, experience a snowy winter and enjoy a field of blue bonnets.
This home movie captures the scenery of the Nelson’s drive through Mexico.
This multi-reel home movie from the Nelson family chronicles the building of the house, baby Laura and family at home, and assorted footage from a summer, including a trip to the airport, a stage play, and a workday at the office.
This home movie captures the Nelson family in their home. We especially love the footage of the baby investigating a Bolex movie camera.
The Earl & Vera Fridley collection includes home movies documenting three generations of the Fridley family as they vacation, celebrate special events, and go about everyday life. The films date from the early 1940s through the 1980s. This film features baby Claire at 20 months old as she plays in the front yard with her […]
The Earl & Vera Fridley collection includes home movies documenting three generations of the Fridley family as they vacation, celebrate special events, and go about everyday life. The films date from the early 1940s through the 1980s. This home movie documents two of the family’s ranch trips. The first trip to Maudie Carter’s Ranch near […]