Filmed at the 90th Replacement Batallion on the Long Binh Post, this home movie footage captures the scenery and comings and goings around the base. Located about 20 miles outside of Saigon, this location was the U.S. Army’s Vietnam Headquarters. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a
Captured in this home movie is the Hartman family’s road trip to West Texas where they take in the historic sites and rugged landscape. They stop along the way in Fort Stockton and El Paso, attend a bullfight in Juarez, Mexico, visit to Sul Ross State College in Alpine, and camp in Big Bend National
Home movies occupy an enormous part of our Texas film heritage. Since the 1920s, popular formats like 16mm, 8mm, Super 8 and video have captured our private events and public moments and helped us channel our creative impulses as amateur filmmakers. But they do more than just document our lives; our home movies continually reveal
This home movie documents scenes of museum culture and city events in El Paso in 2003. Footage includes scenes from the Chicano Visions exhibit opening at the El Paso Museum of Art, as well as Cheech Marin speaking at an exhibit opening at Insights El Paso Science Center.
This home movie captures scenes of a Boy Scouts of America parade along Lavaca Street and Congress Avenue in Austin. Footage features historic Austin buildings such as the Sheraton Crest Inn and Austin National Bank, as well as scenes of Congressman J.J. Pickle, Senator Ralph Yarborough, Governor Preston Smith, UT football players Hub Bechtol and
This student film, made by Hunter Rowe, uses archival footage from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image to tell the story of a man reflecting on his death and life after a fatal car crash. The film uses picturesque home movie scenes as the narrator speaks about his life–what he did and what he
This home movie from the A.M. Harper collection captures scenery from a trip to Calico Rock, Arkansas, including a ride on a river ferry.
This home movie portrays rural life for the Easterwood family in the 1950s. Focusing primarily on the Easterwoods’ farm, the film captures many scenes of wheat fields, harvests, and farm equipment. Images of horses and ponies roaming in pastures, downtown Dimmitt, and an Easterwood family wedding anniversary celebration are also included.
This home movie from the Stack Family collection captures the family on a trip to San Antonio, where they rough house and climb trees in a yard or park and then take in the city’s sites from the River Walk.
This home movie from the Morkovsky collection captures a class, probably from St. Joseph’s school in Amarillo, picnicing in the shadow of the large rock formations of Palo Duro Canyon.