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1) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 1
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST001.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Welcome Home Marching Band.'   more
2) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 2
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST002.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Dick Curless. Jud Strunk.' // Moderate dropout, particularly at start of tape. // Begins with Dick Curless...   more
3) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 3
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST003.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Jud Strunk Concert.' // Audio but no image for first few seconds.   more
4) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 4
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST004.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Tony Montanaro, Mime.'   more
5) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 5
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST005.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Tony Montanaro, Mime.'   more
6) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 6
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST006.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Folklife, canoe building. Nettie Mitchell, Ken Rosen.'   more
7) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 7
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST007.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Marshall Dodge. A. Highlander. Human jukebox, pottery, Leather and Lather.'   more
8) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 8
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST008.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Canoe paddles, blacksmith, children's area. Juggling.'   more
9) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 9
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST010.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Audience shots. Refried thighs.'   more
10) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 10
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST011.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Poetry, Kendall Morse.'   more
11) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 11
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST012.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Lou Killen, Recorders, wood sculpture.'   more
12) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 12
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST013.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Concert at Morrell Gym, audience.'   more
13) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 13
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST014.77: Maine Festival, 1977 Ambience. Maine Designs, Concert.'   more
14) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 14
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST017.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Wild Mountain Thyme.'   more
15) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 15
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST018.77: Maine Festival, 1977 Buntons and Box. Maine Festival balloon.'   more
16) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 16
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST020.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Gordon Bok concert, wild camera.'   more
17) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 17
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST021.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Balalaika Orchestra.'   more
18) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 18
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST022.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Balalaika Orchestra. Moose caller. Bill Henderson.'   more
19) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 19
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST023.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Folklife: Nettie Mitchell. Bill Henderson.'   more
20) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 20
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST024.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Nettie Mitchell. Boat building.'   more
21) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 21
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST025.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Sikkema, strings.'   more
22) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 22
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST026.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Dave Ingraham concert. Eddie Doughty. Gene Bunyon.'   more
23) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 23
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST027.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Eddie Doughty. Gene Bunyon.'   more
24) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 24
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST028.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Ragtime Millionaires. Bill Moseley.'   more
25) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 25
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST029.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Argyle Highlanders.'   more
26) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 26
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST030.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Mark Perry Trio.'   more
27) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 27
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST035.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Fiddlers Convention. 60 mins.'   more
28) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 28
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST036.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Fiddlers Convention. 60 mins.'   more
29) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 29
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST037.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Kendall Morse.'   more
30) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 30
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST038.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Dave Mallet.'   more
31) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 31
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST039.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Gordon Bok.'   more
32) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 32
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST040.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Wild Mountain Thyme.'   more
33) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 33
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST041.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Ragtime Millionaires.'   more
34) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 34
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST042.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Timeless Wind.'   more
35) [Maine Festival, 1977] Tape 35
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'ST043.77: Maine Festival, 1977. Brad Terry.'   more
36) [Maine Festival, 1977] Cable Edit Tape 1
Original label on videotape box: 'The Maine Festival 1977. Cable Edit. Captain Kendall Morse. Bill Henderson - Moosecaller. Dave Mallet.'   more
37) [Maine Festival, 1977] Cable Edit Tape 2
Original label on videotape box: 'The Maine Festival 1977. Cable Edit 2. Tony Montanaro, Gordon Bok, Wild Mountain Thyme.'   more
38) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 1
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 1: Maine Festival, 1978. Jazz Band.'   more
39) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 2
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 2: Maine Festival, 1978. Owner built. Nettie Mitchell poetry (5 min.) Barbara Toothpick and Allan Horseradish (5 min.).'   more
40) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 3
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 4: Maine Festival, 1978. China saw sculpture.'   more
41) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 4
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 5: Maine Festival, 1978. Passamaquoddy Indians.' // Periodic dropout throughout tape. // Scenes from the 1978 Maine Festival at Thoma...   more
42) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 5
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 6: Maine Festival, 1978. Folk life.'   more
43) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 6
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 7: Maine Festival, 1978. Treasure hunt.'   more
44) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 7
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 8: Maine Festival, 1978. Folk life. Bill Henderson.'   more
45) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 8
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 9: Maine Festival, 1978. Clown Al.'   more
46) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 9
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 10: Maine Festival, 1978. Folk life. Owner built.'   more
47) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 10
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 11: Maine Festival, 1978. Marshall Dodge. Intro to Nettie reading her poetry and story.' // Marshall Dodge introduces Nettie Mitchell...   more
48) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 11
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 15: Maine Festival, 1978. Libby and Joe Meuse. Androscoggin Indian Education exhibit.'   more
49) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 12
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 16: Maine Festival, 1978. Sipsis poetry.'   more
50) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 13
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 17: Maine Festival, 1978. Folklife. Lobster trap.'   more
51) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 14
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 18: Maine Festival, 1978. Wool spinner. Accordion, violin. Splitting ash for baskets.'   more
52) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 15
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 20: Maine Festival, 1978. High shots. Walk through crowd. Leather and Lather.'   more
53) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 16
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 22: Maine Festival, 1978. Potter with kids.'   more
54) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 17
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 24: Maine Festival, 1978. Spontaneous dance. Alno Yorey and dancers. Bath dance.'   more
55) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 18
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 25: Maine Festival, 1978. Contradancing. Basket demonstration. Children's clay.'   more
56) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 19
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 27: Maine Festival, 1978. Moose calling. Pottery.'   more
57) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 20
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 28: Maine Festival, 1978. Dowsers.'   more
58) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 21
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 29: Maine Festival, 1978. T. Rosenberg, potter. P. Martin, dulcimer.'   more
59) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 22
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 30: Maine Festival, 1978. C. Findlayson, toymaker.'   more
60) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 23
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 31: Maine Festival, 1978. B.P.P.I. Ian Sunday afternoon. Cats, kites, tumbler.'   more
61) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 24
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 32: Maine Festival, 1978. Storytelling, Nettie Mitchell.'   more
62) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 25
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 34: Maine Festival, 1978. Saturday concert. WILD #3.'   more
63) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 26
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 35: Maine Festival, 1978. Saturday concert, WILD #2.'   more
64) [Maine Festival, 1978] Tape 27
Unedited. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 36: Maine Festival, 1978. Saturday concert, WILD #4.'   more
65) [Maine Festival, 1978] Roughcutting Tape 1
Original label on videotape box: 'Maine Festival Roughcutting 1978 Tape 1.'   more
66) [Maine Festival, 1978] Roughcutting Tape 2
Original label on videotape box: 'Maine Festival Roughcutting 1978 Tape 2.'   more
67) [Maine Festival, 1978] Dub Master
Original label on videotape box: 'Maine Festival 1978 Dub Master.'   more
68) [Maine Festival, 1978] Master Edit
Original label on videotape box: 'Maine Festival 1978 Master Edit UMA-TV.'   more
69) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 1
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 1: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Entrance gate, maze with children. Parade with children....   more
70) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 2
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 2: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Industrial wood heater. Gas mill and interview. Cutaways...   more
71) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 3
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 3: Interview with Steve Bell of Northern Light & Power Co., (aqua heaters and windmil...   more
72) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 4
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 4: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Man with steam engine. [Technical difficulties, battery...   more
73) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 5
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 5: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Interivew with volunteer. Interview with Brother Ted, Sh...   more
74) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 6
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 6: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Cutaways with Brother Ted and John. Firefly and books, c...   more
75) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 7
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 7: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Pigeons and rabbits. Interview.'   more
76) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 8
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 8: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Ponies demonstration.'   more
77) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 9
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 9: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Composting methods. Food drying by solar heat. Interview...   more
78) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 10
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 10: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Food drying. Auction demonstration.'   more
79) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 11
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 11: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Barn building. Interview with passers-by.'   more
80) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 12
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 12: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Auction, human jukebox. Morris dancers.'   more
81) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 13
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 13: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Stone masonry demonstration. Cutaways. Children, people...   more
82) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 14
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 14: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Spoon carvers. Natural childbirth. Glass ornaments. Con...   more
83) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 15
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 15: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Spiritual celebration. Tractors, antique machinery. Int...   more
84) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 16
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 16: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Tractors, highland geese, bees. Geese. Sheep to shave.'   more
85) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 17
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 17: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Pony ride around the Fair. Seabrook [nuclear power plan...   more
86) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 18
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 18: Common Ground Fair, 1979. Interviews, food stands. Energy review. Exits. Balloon....   more
87) [Common Ground Fair, 1979] Tape 19
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Litchfield. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 19. Common Ground Fair, 1979. Woodstoves, childcare. Interviews. Lap Sit. Energy revi...   more
88) [Common Ground Fair, 1982] Tape 1
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Windsor. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 1: Common Ground Fair, 1982. Food. Kid to Common Ground Country Fair balloon. More kids...   more
89) [Common Ground Fair, 1982] Tape 2
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Windsor. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 2: Common Ground Fair, 1982. Produce inside.'   more
90) [Common Ground Fair, 1982] Tape 3
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Windsor. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 3: Common Ground Fair, 1982. Balloons, older people in lines.'   more
91) [Common Ground Fair, 1982] Tape 4
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Windsor. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 4: Common Ground Fair, 1982. Kids and clown. Ewes and wool. Wagon to waving kids. Kids a...   more
92) [Common Ground Fair, 1983] Promo
Label on tape: 'Common Ground Country Fair 1983. 30 sec. Promo. Master.'   more
93) [Common Ground Fair, 1984] Tape 1
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Windsor. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 1: Common Ground Fair, 1984. 9/21/84.'   more
94) [Common Ground Fair, 1984] Tape 2
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Windsor. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 2: Common Ground Fair, 1984. 9/20 + 21/84.'   more
95) [Common Ground Fair, 1984] Tape 3
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Windsor. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 3: Common Ground Fair, 1984. 9/22/84.'   more
96) [Common Ground Fair, 1984] Tape 4
Unedited footage of the Common Ground Fair at Windsor. // Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 4: Common Ground Fair, 1984. 9/21/84.'   more
97) [Maine Festival, Unidentified Date(s)] Tape 1
Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 1: Sex Howitzers.'   more
98) [Maine Festival, Unidentified Date(s)] Tape 2
Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 3: Burt interview cutaway.'   more
99) [Maine Festival, Unidentified Date(s)] Tape 3
Original label on videotape box: 'Tape 5: Doug. Judy.'   more
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Creator(s)
Ben Levine
Donor
Ben Levine
Primary Format and Extent
video (2,900 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1977 – 1984
Summary
Collection contains unedited footage of two Maine cultural events shot by Ben Levine, an independent producer: the Maine Festival (1977, 1978) and the Common Ground Fair (1979, 1982, 1984). The Maine Festival footage includes music, dancing, children's activities and performances by artists including Dave Mallett, Gordon Bok, Tony Montanaro, and Jud Strunk. The Common Ground Fair footage includes interviews, entertainment, food booths, demonstrations of products, livestock, children and the fair grounds. Collection also includes camera masters for "Quebec Perspective" (1980).
Biographical/Historical Notes
Ben Levine, resident of Solon, Maine, is an independent filmmaker and founder of Media Source, a videotape production company. The Maine Festival, founded by comedian Marshall Dodge, was an arts fair held in the town of Brunswick, Maine, and later in Portland, and Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick. The Common Ground Fair is an annual event first held in Litchfield, Maine, then Windsor, and presently in Unity, Maine, organized by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA).
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