[Hubert Clemons – home movies] Reel 4

One of several reels of film that depicts a group of school teachers on a seven week University of Maine sponsored bus tour of the U.S., which started and ended at Orono, Maine. Commercial footage purchased by the creator and spliced into this reel of Mt. Vernon, home of George Washington in Alexandria, VA, showing interior rooms, exterior views, kitchen and other outbuildings, and Washington’s grave. Intertitle: “Philadelphia”. Views of Independence Hall, Carpenter’s Hall, Betsy Ross house. Views of tugboat at work in New York Harbor, skyline views of the city, pan along the docks from a ferry. Approaching Statue of Liberty in a boat. Street scenes of New York City, including traffic, skyscrapers, United Nations building, Washington Square Arch and Greenwich Village outdoor art exhibit, Times Square and theater district showing theater and movie marquees. (no intertitle). Sign for Old Sturbridge Village, MA. views of the buildings around the town square, tourists walking around, waterwheel at grist mill, covered bridge, re-enactors in costume. (no intertitle). Intertitle: “Plymouth”. View of the Plymouth monument on the shore. Intertitle: “Boston”. Bunker Hill monument, Revere House and monument in the North End, with Old North Church in background. Views of the USS Constitution docked with tourists aboard. Views of Old North Bridge in Concord, MA, where the first battle of the American Revolution took place. Intertitle: “Maine”. View of the Beach Inn and ferry slip at Lincolnville Beach, Maine. Intertitle: “End of Tour”.