Fischer, Charles collection
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Primary Format and Extent
1 16 mm film B&W 400 ft. 1 16 mm film Color 800 ft. perforated with production code numbers periodically throughout the footage
Collection Date Range
1953 – 1955
Summary
The Charles Fisher Collection contains two reels of 16 mm film. One reel of B&W is professionally produced, titled "Dangerous Playground" and intended as a training film to keep children away from train yards and equipment. It is about 400ft. long. The second reel is a series of home movies in Color taken during a train trip beginning in Clovis, N.M. traveling west through the Grand Canyon to California and up to San Francisco, including the zoo, docks and street car rides. The sites include Native American dance performances and visits to national monuments and architectural wonders of the mid-1950s.
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