Leon Tebbetts Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (3,500 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range
1929 - 1933
Summary
Collection contains 12 reels of home movies with intertitles of family celebrations, Thanksgiving, Christmas, summer vacations, trips to the zoo, children and pets. The family may have been from Westerly, RI. Included is footage of the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and scenes from a Bermuda cruise showing local people, streets and shops.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Leon Tebbetts, a book dealer in Hallowell, Maine, acquired these movies; they are not of his family.
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 4
Showing 1 - 4 of 4:
1) [unidentified--home movies] Reels 6-10
Amateur footage with hand-lettered intertitles. Reels 6-10: (reel divisions unclear in cat. notes) People playing with spotted dog and hose. Zoo. 'The homeopathic hospital at Rhode Isla...more
2) [unidentified--home movies] Reel 11
Amateur footage with hand-lettered intertitles. Reel 11: Shipboard and tropical tourism.more
3) [unidentified--home movies] Reel 12
Amateur footage with hand-lettered intertitles. Reel 12: Child and dog at beach. Men play horseshoes. Little girl in bathing cap swims at beach.more
4) [unidentified--home movies] Reels 1-5
Amateur footage with hand-lettered intertitles. Reels 1-5: (approx. 40 min.; reel divisions unclear in cat. notes) 'Thanksgiving 1929 at home.' Patriarch at table with napkin tucked und...more
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