[HOME MOVIES — BROOKS, RICHARD. 01 / GEORGE AND IRA GERSHWIN; BASEBALL GAME WITH SATCHEL PAIGE PITCHING; TENNIS AND MORE / CA. 1936 – 1948]

[HOME MOVIES — BROOKS, RICHARD. 01 / GEORGE AND IRA GERSHWIN; BASEBALL GAME WITH SATCHEL PAIGE PITCHING; TENNIS AND MORE / CA. 1936 – 1948]

1961: A Little Bit of Everybody

This color film depicts families and friends eating, drinking and lounging at home.

1962: Christmas

This is a color home movie of four adults being playful and lounging at home at what appears to be a Christmas party. There is drinking, smoking and light dancing. At one point a man puts on sunglasses and imitates Ray Charles.

1961: Shirley K – Cookout

This color film depicts an African American family preparing for and enjoying a cookout. Film begins with preparation of the grill and moves on to other stages such as cooking, eating and relaxing.

1962: Kids Doing the Madison

This 1962 home movie opens with some outdoor shots and then transitions to a group of young girls dancing inside a home. This is followed by a group of adults talking and drinking around a table at a small party. Highlights include a man in bed unsuccessfully trying to be woken from his slumber, two

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Gale Sayers

This film is a compliation of many scenes from University of Kansas football games, focusing primarily on Gale Sayers, otherwise known as “The Kansas Comet.”

1962: Chicago – Going to Airport

This home movie opens with shots of swimmers wading in the shores of Lake Michigan. It then transitions to a scenic drive through Chicago neighorhoods, including a drivers POV down Martin Luher King Boulevard in the Bronzeville neighborhood. Establishments featured include the Regal Cinema, Vito’s Super Mart, Essex Motel and Church of Divine Guidance.

1940s: Swimming – New York City & Harlem etc

This black and white film depicts a family trip to New York. Includes African American families lounging, fishing, and swimming near a body of water. Additional footage depicts an old woman and a young woman strolling arm in arm, children playing and a man hanging laundry. There are brief street scenes in front of the

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Gale Sayers

This film is a compilation of many scenes from University of Kansas football games, focusing primarily on Gale Sayers, otherwise known as “The Kansas Comet.”

Children, Detroit visit and golf–Robert N. Lupfer–home movies. Reel 2