A 16mm silent, black and white film (a) with original metal film reel (b) and original metal film can (c) featuring footage taken in Oklahoma during the middle and late 1920s by Solomon Sir Jones, the ninth in a collection of nine films. On the outside center of the metal can is a yellow label […]
A 16mm silent, black and white film (a) with original plastic film reel (b) and original metal film can (c) featuring footage taken in Oklahoma during the middle and late 1920s by Solomon Sir Jones, the fourth in a collection of nine films. Inscribed on the outside of the canister in black ink is [#4 […]
Reel 30 consists of footage shot in Nepal with intertitles throughout. A shot of a map of Nepal and the surrounding area followed by a few shots of Mt. Everest. Footage of men and women interacting with the locals in a small village. A few shots of mountain vistas. Intertitle: “River Arun.” A few shots […]
Intertitle: “Bodnath and its Lama” A few shots of the Lama of Baudhanāth Stupa and the stupa itself. Intertitle: “Baláji and the Reincarnate Vishnu.” A few shots of a sculpture of a reclining Vishnu and a fountain. Intertitle: “The First Commercial Plane ever toland [sic] in Nepal.” Footage of a plane landing and passengers exiting […]
This home movie captures scenes of Plano’s Yousefi family attending a funeral for a family member, where they observe the graveside traditions of their Iranian-American community. The mourners take part in prayers and songs led by a clergy member.
This home movie captures scenes of children at Mt. Horem Baptist Church performing the resurrection story on Easter Sunday.
This reel from the Orris D. Brown Collection contains footage from a number of events. The first part includes examples of early film credit techniques, footage of a then-modern, diesel electric streamlined train at Houston’s Railway Post Office, fireworks over Houston’s Buffalo Stadium, and scenes of Clara Mae Brown, Orris D. Brown’s mother, visiting family […]
This home movie from the Ramon Galindo collection captures a Knights of Columbus procession into Austin’s St. Mary’s Cathedral for Mass, and scenes at home of a young boy, Gary Valdez, playing the piano and children Sam Cesarez and Little Sammy dancing.
The John and Alois Morkovsky Collection, no. 22 – Monsignor Alois Morkovsky’s 50th Anniversary, 1974
This home movie from the Morkovsky collection mainly captures the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Monsignor Alois Morkovsky’s ordination to the priesthood. Held on June 2, 1974, the event took place at Queen of the Holy Rosary Church in Hostyn, Texas; Alois was ordained on June 1, 1924 at St. John’s Seminary in San […]