Margaret Cram and other itinerant women directors made Movie Queen films in the 1930s. Movie Queen, Lubec was shot on the coast of Maine and preserved by Northeast Historic Film.
Northeast Historic Film is proud to share that
The 36th Annual Maine Student Film and Video Festival is now accepting entries!
Open to grades K-12
Enter by June 1st for a chance to win.
The Grand Prize is a scholarship to Maine Media Workshops worth $2595!
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We mourn the passing of Terry Rankine of South Thomaston, Maine, who left this earth in March 2013. Northeast Historic Film and Terry met through Alan McClelland, an NHF board member, when both were associated with the Owl’s Head Transportation Museum.
Terry was delightful: he was courteous, generous, kind, and a clear thinker. As we wrestled with our mission as a moving image preservation and access organization--and situation in the derelict 1916 Alamo Theatre, Terry calmly solved our two biggest problems: how to create an appropriately-sized auditorium in what was once a 600-seat cinema, and what form our Conservation Center (cold storage facility) would take.
Terry was an architect at Cambridge Seven Associates (do you know the New England Aquarium or the Charles...
(Runners in the 1973 Boston Marathon, Courtesy of The WCVB Collection, Northeast Historic Film)
Even though winter is quick to remind us that it isn’t over just yet, spring is in the air up here in Bucksport. The days are longer and I am starting to think about getting outside again. One of the biggest signs for me that spring has finally arrived is the Boston Marathon. With the race coming up in a couple weeks I did a quick look through the WCVB collection to see what kind of footage we have of past marathons. I am particularly interested in footage during the 1970’s as my Dad ran the Boston marathon...
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