49 Items in This Collection
1) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 003
NHF cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 3: (Circus). (1929). (10:17). Two women sitting on edg...   more
2) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 009
NHF cataloguer's notes as follows. Film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 9: (Circus.) (1929.) (37:32) Circus parade, animals in wagons. Trolley tracks...   more
3) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 012
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box dates/notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 12: (Football Maine vs. Colby). (1929). (51:00). Unive...   more
4) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 014
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box dates/notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 14: (Firemen's Parade). (1929). (0:00) Marching band l...   more
5) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 020
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box dates/notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 20: (1931). (27:00). Group of people on small pier. Tw...   more
6) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 021
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 21: (Victoria Falls) (31:30). '`MOSIOATUNYA' the Smoke...   more
7) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 027
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Film box notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 27: (19:05) Overview of calm water and low hills. Shaky pan, hazy and not very clea...   more
8) [various commercial shorts] NHF Reel 29
NHF Cataloguer's notes: Reel 29: (1. Lindbergh: 0:00-5:00; 2. Beau Brummel: 5:00-9:20; 3. 'Charlie and His Dog': 9:20-13:25; 4. Charlie's Big Fight; 13:30-17:15; 5. Charlie's Lucky Day...   more
9) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reels 31-33
Reel 31: Trip Around the World #1 Reel 32: Trip Around the World #2 Reel 33: Trip Around the World #3 NHF Cataloguer's Notes for Reel 31-33 : Charles Gilbert Collection: 'A Trip Around...   more
10) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reels 34-37
Reel 34: Trip Around the World #4 Reel 35: Trip Around the World #5 Reel 36: Trip Around the World #6 Reel 37: Trip Around the World #7 NHF Cataloguer's notes for Reels 34-37 (Part 1.)...   more
11) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 001
NHF cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 1: 'Ellis Brook Camp, February 1928'. 'Staged by Fred...   more
12) Billiard Stunts
Label on reel: 'Billiard Stunts.' // Pathex catalog number M-20.   more
13) Boxing Form
Pathex catalog number E-3. // Heavyweight boxing champion Gene Tunney spars with 59-year-old Jim Corbett.   more
14) [family slides]
Family slides that accompany Charles Gilbert's travel films. NHF retains the original 35 mm. slides (approx. 400) as well as the 3/4 in. video transfer described in this record. Slide b...   more
15) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 011
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box dates/notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 11: (Edgewater Inn). (1929). (46:49). Two women climbi...   more
16) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 007
NHF cataloguer's notes as follows. Film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 7: (New York and Hot Springs). (1929) (28:30) Skyscrapers with smoke or steam...   more
17) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 026
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Film box notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 26: (1930-1947). (Family). (0:00). Man at hay rack. Group of deer feeding and runni...   more
18) Historic Hearst Zeppelin Flight Around the World (NHF Reel 28)
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Film box/reel notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 28: (Highlights from the News). ('Historic Hearst Zeppelin Flight Around the W...   more
19) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] Reel 15
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box dates/notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 15: (Motor Circus Parade). (4:25). Indian with headdre...   more
20) ['Fighter Squadron' footage] NHF Reels 41-42
'Fighter Squadron' footage. Seven segments now on two reels. ONSITE REFERENCE ONLY.   more
21) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 002
NHF cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 2: (Hardy Orchard). (1929). (8:00) Tree loaded with ap...   more
22) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 004
NHF cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 4: (Striley) (Golf Tournament) (14:50) Large crowd on...   more
23) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 005
NHF cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 5: (Golf Tournament, Part II). (1929). (19:25) Crowd m...   more
24) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 006
NHF cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 6: (Football: Maine vs. Bowdoin). (1929). (24:00) Prac...   more
25) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 008
NHF cataloguer's notes as follows. Film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 8: (Arlington and Washington, D.C.) (1929). (33:00) Distant shot across lawn...   more
26) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 010
NHF cataloguer's notes as follows. Film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 10: (Darcy Camp). (1929.) (42:00). Two men paddling a canoe to shore. Woman s...   more
27) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 013
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box dates/notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 13: (Bath, Maine). (55:30). Small elephant eating...   more
28) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 016
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box dates/notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 16: (New York). (1929). (9:00) Three groups of planes...   more
29) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 017
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box dates/notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 17: (Golf). (13:30) Players teeing off. Cars parked in...   more
30) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 018
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 18: (18:00) Four men, two white, two black, slowly walking. Older black man walks with two canes, has chest full o...   more
31) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 019
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box dates/notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 19: (1930). (22:25). Summer resort house. Pan of build...   more
32) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 022
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 22: (1937). (35:55). Boys on lawn. They are playing, w...   more
33) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 023
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 23: (Flowers). (40:30). A park or garden. Flowers out...   more
34) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 024
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 24: ('Durban' The Garden City of South African Coast)....   more
35) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 025
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box notes/dates in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 25: (Wyman Dam). (1929). (47:00). Dump truck at dam co...   more
36) [various commercial shorts] NHF Reel 30
NHF Cataloguer's notes: Reel 30: (1. Felix: All Balled Up: 25:27-29:42; 2. La Rue Comedy Circus/ Circus Series; 29:50-33:45; 3. Felix Follows the Swallows: 33:50-38:00.)   more
37) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 038
NHF cataloguer's notes: Reel 38: Trip Around the World #8   more
38) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 039
NHF cataloguer's notes: Reel 39: Trip Around the World #9   more
39) [Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 040
NHF cataloguer's notes: Reel 40: Trip Around the World #10   more
40) Fireman, Save My Dog
In two parts. // Label on reels: 'Paul Parrott in 'Fireman, Save My Dog.'' // Pathex catalog number C-16. ;James Parrott (1897-1939) was first billed as Paul Parrott. http://en.wi...   more
41) Harvest Hands
In two parts. // Label on reels: 'Paul Parrott in 'Harvest Hands.'' // Pathex catalog number C-7.   more
42) Back Stage
Incomplete - only parts 1 and 3. // Label on reels: 'Our Gang in 'Back Stage.'' // Pathex catalog number C-3. // Part 3 has mold.   more
43) Laughing Gas
Incomplete - only 1 of 2 parts. // Label on reels: 'Our Gang in 'Lauging Gas.'' // Pathex catalog number C-26. // Mold.   more
44) Manhattan Madness
In three parts. // Label on reels: 'Douglas Fairbanks in 'Manhattan Madness.'' // Pathex catalog number D-1.   more
45) Running Form
Pathex catalog number E-20.   more
46) Tennis Form
Pathex catalog number E-6. // Mold.   more
47) Golf Form
Pathex catalog number E-2. // 2 copies - also see 1229.0054.   more
48) Baseball Form
Pathex catalog number E-13.   more
49) Golf Form
Pathex catalog number E-2. // 2 copies - also see 1229.0051.   more
Gilbert, Charles Collection
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Collection Date Range
1928 – 1944
Summary
Collection contains [Charles Gilbert--home movies] and several commercial short films. The amateur footage is well shot and covers a mix of family events such as vacations, holiday rituals, and sporting activities. Portions of the Collection contain footage of circus parades and shows from 1929; a golf tournament; University of Maine football games at Orono in 1929; footage of the Wyman Dam under construction across the Kennebec River at Bingham, Maine, in 1929; a detailed record of a trip around the world in 1928; an aerial show in 1929; and winter logging with horses. The 9.5 mm. films in the Collection are Empire commercial shorts including animation and short features such as Charlie Chapin films. Collection also contains 400 35 mm. slides which correspond to the travel footage.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Charles Gilbert graduated from the University of Maine, Orono in 1894. He worked as an engineer for Great Northern Paper until his retirement in 1924. Mr. Gilbert lived in Bangor, owned a home in Castine, and took several trips around the world.
People and Organizations
Gilbert Family
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
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