11 Items in This Collection
1) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 1
Leader: Cannon 9/88 Documentary;A shot of a bike leaning against a wall. CU on bike tire, shot vooms out. Medium shot of the bike leaning against the wall. A man walks into frame and...   more
2) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 2
Leader: 1988 L,D,B Gno;Out of focus shot of a girl in a green sweater coming down the hallway (it gets more in focus as she gets to the living room). She walks down the hallway toward...   more
3) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 3
Leader: Spring Break '88 Sangre de Cristo Mtns;CU of a bent plant with a small stream running in the background. Pan down the edge of the water to a close up of a girl’s face napping i...   more
4) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 4
Leader: Becky 5-88;Very dark shot of a girl in bed. The camera pans up the bed to her face (which is better lit). She wakes up and sits up in bed. She grabs a cat and pets it. Cut t...   more
5) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 5
Box: Cuts Horseneck Leader: LC [Black] Clear;Blurry zoom and pan over a landscape (it gets into focus once the camera is zoomed out). Pan over trees to mountains in the distance. [End...   more
6) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 6
Box: NYC Empire State Blg 94?;Low angle shot looking up at a building. The camera zooms out and pans down to the street to a close up of a one way sign. Cut to shot of the pavement mo...   more
7) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 7
Box: Yak & Kevin Reel: Kevin Yak Apr '93;Blown out CU of a man with long hair. He smiles and bares his teeth at the camera. The camera pulls out and then zooms in on him picking a...   more
8) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 8
Box: Gotts, 10/95 (pretty decent);Pan over waves hitting a rocky shoreline. Blurry close up shot of rocks. Shot of feet while walking to the edge of a rock and jumping away as the wate...   more
9) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 9
Box: Gotts Island;Tide pools and waves crashing into rocks and throwing up water. Blown out pan across the rocks and a person standing at the edge and raising their hands whenever the...   more
10) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 10
Box: Gotts, 10/95 (a bit of good stuff);[Blown out unidentifiable footage for most the reel]. Last 30 seconds: a shot up the rocks to a house. Pan along the rocky shore. [End of Reel...   more
11) [Laura Cannon--home movies] Reel 11
"Cameraless" film that Laura made in one of Stan Brakhage's film class at the University of Colorado, Boulder.;Clear leader that has been drawn on with marker intercut with shots of a b...   more
Cannon, Laura Collection
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Credit: Laura Cannon Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Friend of Laura's taking a break, 1988.
Primary Format and Extent
film (430 ft.) : si., col. ; Super 8
Secondary Format and Extent
film (75 ft.) : si., col. ; 16 mm
Collection Date Range
1988 – 1995
The Laura Cannon Collection consists of 1 reel of 16mm and 10 reels of Super 8mm shot by Laura Cannon between 1988 and 1995. The films are student projects created by Laura when she was in film school. They take place mostly in Colorado, Maine, and New York. Of particular interest is a cameralesss film that she created by drawing on clear leader and intercutting film of her cat.
Northeast Historic Film
The Collection is open for research.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://oldfilm.org/content/stock-footage-licensing for more information.
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