11 Items in This Collection
1) [film elements for 'To Kayak,' 'Fence,' and other titles]
Film elements for various film projects by Peg Dice: To Kayak Fence in the Water Iceland Fishing Maine Seine Opthamologist Watershed   more
2) Live Lobster: Maine Lobsterman
Lobster fisherman Phil Alley shows how lobsters are caught and tells about the pattern of his lobstering year. Lobster in the process of moulting.   more
3) To Kayak
Betamax version   more
4) Fence in the Water
Fish weir belongs to Phil Alley and Gordon Chapin. They catch Atlantic herring for Maine sardines. Watch for fish and talk about 40 years of fishing on Penobscot Bay.   more
5) To Kayak
To Kayak (1975) describes the history of kayaking, types of boats, paddles, safety equipment and kayaking techniques, and includes scenes of slalom and whitewater kayak racing.   more
6) To Kayak
Betamax PAL version   more
7) ['Fence In the Water' videotape master]
Videotape master of 1980 Peg Dice production 'Fence in the Water' about fish weir belonging to Phil Alley and Gordon Chapin. They catch Atlantic herring for Maine sardines, watch for fi...   more
8) ['Live Lobster' and 'Fence' film elements]
Film elements for 'Live Lobster: Maine Lobsterman' (1976) and 'Fence in the Water' (1980).   more
9) ['To Kayak' videotape masters]
Two videotape masters of 1975 Peg Dice production 'To Kayak,' a history of kayaking, types of boats, paddles, safety equipment and kayaking techniques, with scenes of slalom and whitewa...   more
10) Live Lobster: Maine Lobsterman
Betamax version // Original footage is 16 mm. (875 ft.).// LC list 1991: Lobster fisheries--Maine, Peg Dice. Not in LC collection.   more
11) ['Live Lobster' videotape masters]
Three videotape masters of 1976 Peg Dice production 'Live Lobster: Maine Lobsterman.' Lobster fisherman Phil Alley shows how lobsters are caught and tells about the pattern of his lobst...   more
Dice, Peg Collection
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Creator(s)
Peg Dice
Primary Format and Extent
video (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Collection Date Range
1975 – 1980
Summary
Collection contains three educational/cultural works. "Fence in the Water" (1980) concerns Maine fishermen in Penobscot Bay who use weirs and traditional fishing methods to harvest herring (Maine sardines), and includes singing ("Mrs. MacDonald's Lament"). "Live Lobster: Maine Lobsterman" (1976) shows the traditional methods of lobster fishing and includes a narrated history of this industry. "To Kayak" (1975) describes the history of kayaking, types of boats, paddles, safety equipment and kayaking techniques, and includes scenes of slalom and whitewater kayak racing.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Peg Dice was an independent Maine filmmaker and founder of Bodacious Films in Brunswick, Maine. Original footage is 16 mm. film.
Genre(s)
Documentary
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