Central Maine Power Oldtimers [Part 3 of 4]

Central Maine Power Oldtimers [Part 2 of 4]

Be Beautiful?, Boothbay Harbor, Donald MacMillan 1937-1938–Cyrus Pinkham–home movies. Reel 8

Compilation of four films, including the comic short “Be Beautiful?”, a short film of a visit to Boothbay Harbor, brief footage of the ferry Virginia, and a newsreel-style short of Commander Donald MacMillan.

[Whipple–home movies] Reel 1

[Laurence Bray–home movies] Reel 8

Viewing Notes People in front of house. High angle pan of woods. Pan of stream areas. Women in coats standing on rocks. Pan of coast and woods. Stream with small rocky falls. Note on film box: ‘McCartey River.’ Nov. 6, 1951 is stamped on inner box lid.

[Laurence Bray–home movies] Reel 10

Viewing Notes Pan of snow scene including homes, street, shore. Snowplow moving down street. Elderly couple. Man riding tractor. Women walking in front of barn. Film box stamped ‘August 5.’

[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 37

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 37: ‘Summer of 69. Winter of 70. Leslie’s wedding.’ Backyard picnic. Summer. Barbecue. (14:44). Playing in big above ground pool. Man and children. One with glasses [goggles] for under water. (15:23). Small child in small pool next to big one.

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 4

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 4: ‘1944, 45, 46, 47, 48. Janice 1st year.’ Woman and child in snow. Easter. Hits from past. (01:34:59). Man building fence. Child watching. (39:44). At a fair? Riding in toy car ride. (39:44). Carousel. Airplanes. Ferris Wheel. (40:11). Man

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[Helen V. Bird–home movies] Reel 15

Viewing Notes NHF cataloguer’s notes, 1/96 (donor’s notes in quotes; reel numbers are NHF-assigned): Reel 15: ‘Lorna’s wedding 1961.’ Lorna’s Wedding. Mostly close-ups of party and guests (3:03:20).

[Camp Runoia—home movies] Reel 4

Girl campers eat in dining hall. Girl campers practice high and low jump after counselor demonstrates it for them. Girls play in the sand. Girls swim. One carries the other out. Campers practice dancing while being instructed. Women march in formation with flag. Girls mow the lawn. Campers arrive on school bus. Man pushes along

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