[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 9, Accession 2525

Reel notes: “[C…?] [D…?] [Parade] [sic] ’43;Kids Wells Beach ’43;Last One” Children in costumes (paper hats and crowns) pose for the camera. Children, some with numbers on, some without, race on skis. One boy lays down to pass through barrel on its side. Skiers jump snow pile. Panning shot of skiers by barn or shed. […]

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 9, Accession 2524

Shot of parade include marching band and various service units. Raising of flag, unveiling memorial stone soldiers’ monument. View of parked cars and monument, crowd of people gathered around. Shot of chorus singing. Two boys in uniforms (one army-style, one sailor). Shot of ski jump competition and crowd gathered. View of surrounding landscape and crowd […]

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 8, Accession 2525

Can notes: “Back Yard Gange [sic] – Reel #4” Reel notes: “Back Yard Gang – Reel No. 4 ’39 + ’40 + ’41;Debbie + Diana;Ede + Red Hat;Back Bay ’41 Ski Carnival” Young boys and girls blowing noisemakers at a picnic table outside. A Birthday party of some sort. Grandpa Hussey (Augustine?) blows a few […]

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 9, Accession 2523

Agfa 1939 card. Shot of skier falling down around downhill course gates. Downhill skiing. People gathered to watch skiers. Children cross-country skiing with numbers pinned to their jackets. Dark footage of amateur/clumsy downhill skiing. Shots of spectators. Boy gathers gates and repositions them. Various shots of downhill skiers and spectators. One man comes down with […]

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