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1953: Easter with Susan, Patty Klick, John Scott, Mother, Daddy

Color home movie footage from 1953 of a family celebrating Easter with drinks, then playfully modeling their Sunday clothes in the front yard. 00:00 – MS people in dress clothes sit around a table outdoors and toast camera 00:53 – VS an older couple and three teenagers model their Sunday clothes in the front yard,

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Yousefi Family Collection, no. 2 – Party Dancing and Singing (2000)

In this home movie, Plano’s Yousefi family visits Iran, and their extended family there throws a party. Several teenagers show off their dance moves, then a man sings a song a soulful song in Persian.

Yousefi Family Collection, no. 1 – Santur Playing and Dancing (1996)

This home movie captures scenes of the Yousefi family playing Persian music on a drum and a santur, a traditional Iranian instrument, and dancing together at a party in their home.

The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – San Saba, TX

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texan filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from San Saba, Texas in the 1940s. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – San Marcos, TX, 1943

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texan filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from San Marcos, Texas in 1943. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – Reidsville, NC, c.1948

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texas filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from Reidsville, North Carolina circa 1948. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – Pine Bluff, AR, 1952

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texas filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from Pine Bluff, Arkansas in 1952. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – Grand Island, NE, 1938

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texas filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from Grand Island, Nebraska in 1938. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with

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The Local Gang in Kidnappers Foil – Pennsylvania

This version of an Our Gang style itinerant film, made by Texas filmmaker Melton Barker, stars a local cast from Allentown, Pennsylvania. When their friend Betty Davis is kidnapped, the local children pull together to find her. Once the kidnappers are caught and turned over to the police, the gang celebrates with a party and

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