Joan Thurber Baldwin Collection
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Collection Date Range
1925 - 1968
Summary
Collection includes fall scenes of Maine in Ogunquit and "Sea Mark," filmed on Monhegan Island. "Some Glimpses of 'Our Town'" spoofs the Thornton Wilder play. "The Face of Fall" is an anti-hunting drama, and "Just Golf" documents a golf game between Baldwin and a friend. "A Certain Xmas" portrays Christmas Day rituals. The collection also contains four reels of home movies taken by Baldwin's father or grandfather in the late 1920s.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Joan Thurber Baldwin (1927-1990) was a poet and amateur architect as well as a filmmaker. Born in New Jersey, she spent considerable time in Maine. She was a member of the Ogunquit Art Association, a professional group with roots in the Ogunquit art colony begun in the 1920s. In 1978 Baldwin moved to Cape Neddick, Maine.
Place(s)
Items in this collection: 9
Showing 1 - 9 of 9:
1) [A.J. Baldwin--home movies]
'A.J. Baldwin' taken from return address on Kodak mailer. '56 S. Munn [?] Ave., East Orange, NJ' Note on reel: 'Cornell steps & reunion'. Note on box: 'Reunion 26! Stairway'more
2) [A.J. Baldwin--home movies]
'A.J. Baldwin' taken from return address on Kodak mailer. '56 S. Munn [?] Ave., East Orange, NJ' Note on box: 'Patricia [?], East Orange, Seaward [?] St.' Little girl playing with dog,...more
3) [A.J. Baldwin--home movies]
'A.J. Baldwin' taken from return address on Kodak mailer. '56 S. Munn [?] Ave., East Orange, NJ' Note on box: 'Vandalia'. Box postmarked May 1926. Men below elevated tracks, constructio...more
4) [L.D. Baldwin--home movies]
'L.D. Baldwin' taken from return address on Kodak mailer. '225 Broadway, New York City, NY' Note on box: 'Patsy and Joan Baldwin, Fall 1928' 'Seattle' City streets, parade, city harbor,...more
5) The Barn Party
Title from leader. Date from edge code. Note on reel: '90'. Woman typing, opening credits, barn party, drinking, smoking cigarettes, arm wrestlingmore
6) Farm 1955
Title from reel. Note on can '160 set [?]'. Home movies. Mailbox, dog, trees, springtime outdoors, darkness, driveway, apiary, woman with dog, barn. 'The End' animation on tail leader.more
7) Memorial Day 1956
Title from reel. House, parade, graves of soldiers.more
8) [Bayshore, Upside Down]
Title from reel. Boy rowing boat, sailboat, children in swimsuits, car outside Rendezvous Restaurant, childen at beachmore
9) Grandpa Squirrels
Title from reel. Date from edge code. Girl playing tennis, children in front of house, outside, snow, sledding, title: 'Minnie and her best friends', dogs.more
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