14 Items in This Collection
2) [I 1954 Misc. 1956 Family--Peter Leslie Collection] Reel 2
I 1954 Misc. 1956, Family 6/54 150 Football, Soccer, Autumn 10/54, ROTC 6/55 Rugby 6/56, Jim, Farrin Tennis 6/56   more
3) [1954 Exeter "Winter Term"--Peter Leslie Collection] Reel 3
1954 Exeter "Winter Term" Hockey & Candids   more
7) [1954 "Silent World"--Peter Leslie Collection] Reel 7
1954 "Silent World" Underwater, Canton 1954 July-Aug. '54   more
9) [Tobago, Jan. 1956--Peter Leslie Collection] Reel 9
Tobago, Jan 1956 7 Plus Mar '56 Antigua   more
11) [Misc. '65, '66' 67--Peter Leslie Collection] Reel 11
1 Misc. '65, '66, '67 1965 Nassau, 1966 Nassau, Visit States Kays Parents Visits Here   more
Leslie, Peter Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (3,600 ft.) ; si., col. ; 8 mm.
Collection Date Range
1956 – 1972
Summary
The collection consists of 14 reels of 8mm film totaling approximately 3,600 feet, including home movies and travel films. Tennis, Sailing, Football, Soccer. Peter Leslie's father was one of the original pilots for Panair, so he and his family traveled a lot during that time. Peter went to high school at Phillips Exeter Academy as an adolescent and shot footage of his adventures. There is one reel in the collection, Reel 7 (acc.2490.0007) called "Silent World" which is all underwater footage he shot in 1954 in Canton Island, Kiribati. The title is an homage to Jacques Cousteau's "Le Monde du Silence." Peter says he and his brother used a plan from Popular Science magazine to build a water-tight case for their film camera, which allowed him to shoot this diving footage.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Peter now works for the Maine State Retirement System
Genre(s)
Amateur
Place(s)
Repository
Northeast Historic Film
Availability
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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