7 Items in This Collection
1) Shaw's Impact '90
Promotional tape for Shaw's Supermarkets which incorporates 2-second MCU shot of cow from Hinckley Collection at NHF (Catalog no. 5044-01-HINK-40). Opens with events of 1856, year in wh...   more
2) Champion International: 1. Machias River Valley: Then 2. Machias River Valley: Now
Promotional commercial for Champion International. Includes 19 seconds of NHF archival footage from Fogler Library Collection, acc. 1200 (excerpt from 'From Stump to Ship'). ONSITE REFE...   more
3) Bangor Hydroelectric Company: Really-History
Promotional tape for Bangor Hydroelectric Company. Includes NHF archival footage from BHS/WABI Collection, Everett Foster Collection, and Bangor Hydroelectric Company ('Basin C Project'...   more
4) Maine Turnpike Authority 50th Anniversary
Promotional tape for Maine Turnpike Authority. Includes NHF archival footage from BHS/WABI Collection (12 seconds from cat. nos. 1060-01 to 27 and 1061-01 to 24) and Everett Foster Coll...   more
5) VP Video Promotional Films
The Collection consists of 11 reels of 16mm film, 17 Betacam tapes, 2 DVC Pro tapes, and 12 DVCam tapes. Box #1 contains material related to the "America Speaks" project. Included...   more
6) [VP Video Collection] Tapes 1-3
3 BetaSPs of "Quit For Your Kids" anti-smoking PSAs   more
7) [Amsterdam, Brussels, & Paris]
Footage of European cities: Amsterdam, Brussels, & Paris   more
VP Film & Tape Productions Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
video (approx. 2000 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1979 – 1989
The collection contains promotional videos and advertising works. "Industrial Demo" (1988) shows examples of sales, training and marketing tapes for clients including Unum Life Insurance, John Libby post and beam construction and Scientific Games, a lottery terminal system. "Maine Christmas, Brownie Schrumpf" (1980) is an interview about Christmas on a Maine farm near Augusta in the early 1900s. Other works include "Living with AIDS in Maine" (1989), a public service announcement, and "L.L. Bean Mid Winter Sale" (1981), a broadcast commercial for the Freeport, Maine, retailer.
Biographical/Historical Notes
VP Film & Tape Productions of South Portland, Maine, is a commercial, corporate and industrial production company.
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