Joan Thurber Baldwin Collection
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Collection Date Range
1925 to 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.
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