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About the Home Movie Registry
B&W home movie of a trip to Taxco, Mexico. Includes footage of two men at a Mexican estate, views of Taxco Mexico and a brief scene in a Taxco silver factory.
The “Personal Pictures” series contains eight reels of edited home movies.Arthur Smith was born in Silver Spring, Nevada in 1909 and passed away in 2000 after having lived in the Bay Area and Big Bear Lake, California. According to his typewritten autobiography, after high school he began working for the Pacific Telephone Company as a […]
This home movie captures scenes of the Freemans entertaining a visiting family friend by taking her to see tourist attractions in Galveston and Houston. Footage from a ferry ride that portrays the Port of Galveston and Seawolf Park, as well as scenes shot at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston, are included.
Between the mid-1920s and 1963, James David Zellerbach (1892-1963), an avid home movie maker, filmed numerous home movies of the Zellerbach family, founders of the Zellerbach Paper Company. The films document the family’s life in San Francisco and include a good deal of footage of the San Francisco landscape. Also documented in the films are […]
Begins with a dozen hand-written titles (including “Flood Waters rising to a new height in the city of Hartford,” “Morro Castle and Markt Place Porto Rico,” “Entrance to Harbor at Sun Juan Porto Rico,” “West Indies Cruise Sept. 1936 Leaving New York,” “Spanish Town Kingston,” “Kingston Jamaica, First Port of Call,” “Scenes of Hartford during […]
THE LIFE OF THE HESSENS AND THE ROSENSTERNS – NATUREFILM. THE HESSENS AND ROSENSTERNS BELONG TO THE CULTURED MAMMALIAN SPECIES LIVE IN INNER SAXONY. Map of Inner Saxony. EXT, apartment building, someone waving on the balcony. INT of home, table with flowers. EARLY IN THE MORNING, WOMEN SEARCH FOR FOOD. Albert Guenter Hess’s (AGH) sister-in-law […]
Filmed by Texas-native Marcellus Hartman while serving in , this footage captures scenes from a helicopter in flight on the way to Da Nang, including the landscape and buildings.
This home movie captures scenes of a march organized by MAYO in Pharr, Texas on March 7, 1971 to protest police brutality against Mexican-Americans and memorialize Pharr Police Riot victim Alfonso Laredo Flores. On February 6, 1971, a protest took place outside of Pharr City Hall in response to residential and school segregation still existing […]