This home movie from the Murphy Family Collection captures scenes of the family celebrating Christmas in a festively decorated home. They open presents, eat, drink, and laugh with each other in front of a lovely Christmas tree. A baby takes some of his first steps, a boy gets loving kisses from his dog, and a […]
This home movie captures the Benson family celebrating Christmas with the holiday beverage “syllabub”, stockings, and presents.
This home movie captures the Benson family celebrating Christmas in Houston. Also on the reel is filmed footage of the television as it broadcasts the Apollo 14 space mission.
This home movie captures scenes of family Christmas in 1976, when the Panhandle was under heavy snow. The family stays warm inside where they open presents, which include a Stretch Armstrong action figure (the year the toy was released), a Mickey Mouse stuffed animal, and a dart ball game.
This home movie captures scenes of family Christmas in 1964, featuring a beautifully decorated tree, Christmas dinner, and Tinker Toys! Also included are scenes of children grooming and feeding horses and children dressed up for Halloween.
This film captures the Benson family in Blacksburg, Virginia, at Lane Stadium on Virginia Tech campus, and at various historical sites along the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Plateau. It also shows the family celebrating Christmas and Easter in Houston, Texas, as well as footage of a young family member and her newborn sister.