4 Items in This Collection
1) [New England educational/industrial--18 titles]
The following New England-related titles were accessioned: Blueberries for Sal (2 prints) Brown Bears Go Fishing Four Seasons of Maine Friends in Cliff Island, Maine Geography of the Un...   more
2) Night's Nice
"Night's Nice - Animated film by Sterling Education Films, based on the book by Barbara and Ed Emberly, of Massachusetts. Digitized in HD, March 2018. ;Sterling Education Films 16mm. -...   more
3) Dr. Heidegger's Experiment
"Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" - live action film © 1969 Encyclopedia Britannica Education Corporation, based on the Nathaniel Hawthorne short story.   more
4) Living the Good Life
"Living the Good Life" - live action documentary about Helen and Scott Nearing, and their "Good Life" homestead in Brooksville, Maine. See also: Good Life Center Collection (Acc. 2766)...   more
Westbrook School Department/PRIME Collection
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Collection Date Range
1966 – 1971
Summary
Collection contains eighteen prints of New England educational and industrial titles. Several films in the Collection, such as "Blueberries for Sal" and "The Legend of Paul Bunyan," were made for children’s entertainment. Films with an arts and historical focus include "Lexington, Concord, and Independence," "Plymouth Colony: First Year," "Robert Frost’s New England," and "Winslow Homer in Maine." "New England Wilderness" captures wildlife in a remote area of Maine. These titles were available for loan in Maine schools. See also Keith Leavitt Collection
Biographical/Historical Notes
PRIME was a southern Maine resource center for educators and the Westbrook School Department continued the film distribution when the PRIME project was dismantled.
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