9 Items in This Collection
1) [Goodman--home movies] Bridgehampton
Shot June 1961. Cars at beach. 'Town recreation center' sign. Sign mentions beach is for Southampton town residents. People on beach. Picnic, woman breaks shell of hard boiled egg. Peo...   more
2) [Goodman--home movies] Crescent Surf, Kennebunk
Shot July 4, 1961. Young and older adults wearing shorts and sports clothes eat and drink in grassy area above beach. House in background. Group at picnic table eat steamer clams. Man a...   more
3) [Goodman--home movies] Kennebunk River Club Tennis Tournament
Kennebunk River Club sign. Tennis court. Outdoor tennis. Coverage includes children in space between buildings, people arriving down stairs wearing sunglasses. Players shake hands afte...   more
4) [Goodman--home movies] Lili's Visit
Pan of beach. Woman in striped swimsuit or sundress. Kids playing with model sailboats. Couple horsing around, posing. Children paddling canoe with dog between them. Kids on rafts (infl...   more
5) [Goodman--home movies] Picnic at Little River
Man carries boy piggyback from house. Small girl follows. Kids peek from behind tree. Man (shirtless, wearing sunglasses) gives girl piggyback ride through wooded path. This may be Budd...   more
6) [Goodman--home movies] Lobstering with Stan Meserve
Man and boys wearing and carrying fishing gear on pier. Stacked lobster traps. Man wears boots turned down. Buddy Goodman? in stern of boat. Shot taken from behind Stan Meserve? rowing...   more
7) [Goodman--home movies] Kennebunk River Club Swimming Meet
MCU of medals on table. People around outdoor pool. Some on lawn chairs. Many children wear orange life vests. Girl in bathing cap with flowers on it. Woman in shorts gives instructio...   more
8) [Goodman--home movies] River Carnival
Original footage is 8mm film. // Exterior shots Kennebunk River Club. Marina. Kids dressed in Indian costumes and life jackets. Tepees pitched on pier and on boats. Man in shorts and ta...   more
9) [Goodman--home movies] Past Year at Kennebunkport
[Title reference to Last Year at Marienbad, Alain Resnais, 1961] Carved wooden sign, "Kennebunkport: An American Colonial Village." Town line and other sign. LS of house and wooded g...   more
Goodman Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video (48 min.) : si., col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1961 – 1963
Collection contains [Goodman--home movies] showing summer outdoor family activities primarily in the Kennebunk and Kennebunkport area. Scenes include beach outings and picnics, canoeing, a swim meet, tennis, and a river carnival celebration at the Kennebunk River Club. Lobsterman Stan Meserve appears, working with men and boys on lobster boats. The footage has intertitles. Members of the Goodman family appear throughout: Georgine and Buddy Goodman, Prudence Goodman (later Meyer), also Nonnie and Tom Moore, Pat and Gus Peterson.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Buddy Goodman lived in the Kennebunk area and New York City. Original footage is 8 mm. film.
People and Organizations
Goodman Family
Northeast Historic Film
Access is restricted; consult repository for detail.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://www.oldfilm.org/research for more information.
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