The E.B. Hopkins Collection, no. 2 - Baby and Peggie (c. 1925)

Video:


Date:
c. 1925

Creator:
Hamon Arts Library - SMU



Archive/Collection:
Texas Archive Of The Moving Image, The E.B. Hopkins Collection

Source URL:
http://texasarchive.org/library/index.php/2009_03600



Description:
This home movie from Texas oilman E.B. Hopkins captures scenes of a family vacation to Miami, Florida in 1925. The family visits citrus groves, visits a Seminole tribe, meets a chimpanzee, and spends a good amount of time in downtown Miami and on the bayfront. The family also visits the Venetian Pool in Coral Gables where a spectacular scene is being filmed for the silent picture, The New Klondike, complete with mermaids on rafts in the pool. The family then watches a group of dancers perform a fantastic rendition of the Charleston on a promenade, likely at Bayfront Park.

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Location(s):
Miami FL
Sound/Silent:
Silent

Archive:
Texas Archive of the Moving Image



Inquiries regarding this film should contact:
512-485-3073, Info@texasarchive.org

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