49 Items in This Collection
1) Music Theater with Jan Kok and Elementary Art with Jane Dwyer
Maine Department of Education and New Hampshire School of the Air presentation.;Kinescope - 2 program on one reel "Music Theater" with Jan Kok Presented by New Hampshire School of the...   more
2) Distinguished Visitors: An Interview with William Kienbusch
Artist William Kienbusch talks with Vincent Hartgen, head of Univ. of Maine's art department on problems facing the state in getting more and varied art to the population, also grants t...   more
3) Maine at the Big E
No description available   more
4) Wildfowl in Slow Motion
No description available   more
5) Distinguished Visitors: An Interview with James Russell Wiggins
Former editor and executive vice president of the Washington Post speaks with Brooks Hamilton, head of Univ. of Maine dept. of journalism. Discuss the role of the small town newspaper,...   more
6) Papermakers
'Presented by AFL-CIO.' Papermaking process from forest to paper emphasizing workers. Scenes of interior paper making mill, also tree farm.   more
7) Downeast Ringneck
1962 edge code on film. // State film about pheasant conservation and state hunting management areas. Footage of pheasant hatchery, eggs and chicks, and explanation of hatchery and the...   more
8) Maine's Harvesters of the Sea
Narration and appearance by artist Laurence Sisson. Fishermen in trawlers, draggers, purse seiners and lobster boats. Fishing for cod, haddock, whiting, ocean perch, shrimp and lobster....   more
9) Fence in the Water
10) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Describes Longfellow's life as a teacher, scholar and poet. Includes selections from his poems and indicates the inspiration for several of them.   more
11) [animation course projects]
Note on reel: 'Final projects & animations 175 - 1974, 75, 76.'   more
12) Spying on New Hampshire Wildlife
Animals including birds, moose and beaver. Humorous narration. Ends with warning against fires.   more
13) Maine State Gym Finals, 1967
Footage of the men's and women's gymnastics finals at the University of Maine, Orono.   more
14) Distinguished Visitors: An Interview with Barry Goldwater
Barry Goldwater speaks about problems common to Maine and his own Arizona, including abandoned airbase usage, water control and Indian affairs. He also discusses his 1964 bid for Presid...   more
15) News Cavalcade of 1961
The year in summary.   more
16) Pipeline to the Clouds
The importance of water.   more
17) Distinguished Visitors: An Interview with Harold Russell
Chairman of the President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped and Academy Award winner for the film 'The Best Years of Our Lives.' Problems of prejudice, placement and faciliti...   more
18) How a Bill Becomes Law
Augusta's 105th Legislature, follows a bill through development to signing. Legislators supply much of the commentary.   more
19) Sports Review of 1969
Review of 1969 sports.   more
20) Maine Goes to the Tangerine Bowl DISTRIBUTION MASTER
DISTRIBUTION MASTER // For distribution duplication only. // Reconstructed version created from 16mm print of Maine Goes to the Tangerine (acc. 0240.0001). Original print was damaged, t...   more
21) Cut and Run
Condition refers to tape NOT the original film. Transfer was made from a badly scratched print. // An informal debate between Maine paper companies and timberland owners on one side and...   more
22) Commercial Fisheries Basic Net Mending
Boat, fish unloaded, views on board. Details of net mending. CU of hands, etc.   more
23) Eternal Forest
No description available   more
24) Safari for Knowledge
No description available   more
25) Our Magic Land
Relationship between soil and other resources of forests, wildlife and water. Story told to a group of young people.   more
26) Sports Review of 1969
Review of 1969 sports.   more
27) Preservation of the Maine Environment
Narrated by Gary Merrill, shows the Environmental Protection Agency cleaning up Maine rivers and streams. Discusses the importance of screening new industries coming into Maine.   more
28) Northeastern States, 2nd Edition
Educational film produced by Encyclopedia Brittanica covering New England and N.Y., Penn., N.J., Del., and Maryland. Visually unidentified footage: dairy production, apple orchards, agr...   more
29) Maine Goes to the Tangerine Bowl
Documentary on the University of Maine football team playing East Carolina State University at the Tangerine Bowl in Florida. Behind the scenes pre-game practice, visit to home for crip...   more
30) Women's Final Olympics
Womens sports.   more
31) Our White Pine Heritage
Very splicey and moderate perf damage at head. // History of white pines and how they are used in construction, papermaking, etc.   more
32) News Cavalcade of 1969
The year in summary.   more
33) River Run
Forest management, the Machias River watershed and the log drive. // Logs travel down Machias River to Whitneyville where a large saw-mill owned by Lester Crane was operating.   more
34) News Cavalcade of 1960
The year in summary.   more
35) It's the Maine Sardine
Methods of capturing and processing Maine sardines. // Film in poor condition: has twist, numerous base scratches, significant edge and perf damage that needs repair.   more
36) News Cavalcade of 1963
The year in summary.   more
37) Sports Review of 1961
Review of 1961 sports.   more
38) The New York Hat
No description available   more
39) Distinguished Visitors: An Interview with R. Buckminster Fuller
World-renowned engineer, architect, designer, inventor. Topics discussed include history of Maine commerce, transportation on a global scale, air travel.   more
40) Sardines from Maine: Downeast Style
Information on Maine sardine: Catching, processing, cooking and serving Maine sardines for picnics, lunches, dinners.   more
41) Sunrise County USA
[no abstract notes available]   more
42) Maine Goes to the Tangerine Bowl
Reconstructed version created from 16mm print of Maine Goes to the Tangerine (acc. 0240.0001). Original print was damaged, this version is slightly reworked. // Disc also contains highl...   more
43) Distinguished Visitors: An Interview with Jan Peerce
One of the world's great operatic tenors, Jan Peerce, talks with Robert Godwin, head of Univ. of Maine's music dept. on problems of music education nationally and statewide including el...   more
44) [science class footage]
Two reels. Footage of science class activities.   more
45) Maine State Gym Finals, 1966
Footage of the Maine State Gymnastics finals for Men and Women.   more
46) Sports review of 1968
Review of 1968 sports.   more
47) Stop, Look, and Listen
No description available   more
48) News Cavalcade of 1962
The year in summary.   more
49) News Cavalcade of 1964
The year in summary.   more
University of Maine, Orono Collection
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Primary Format and Extent
film (approx. 30,000 ft.) : si. and sd., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. print.
Secondary Format and Extent
video (71 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Collection Date Range
1947 – 1977
Collection contains factual works: documentaries such as biographical films on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and George Washington Carver and educational films on Maine fishing, ecology and other subjects. Collection also contains filmed interviews between University professionals and visitors (part of the "Distinguished Visitors" series), such as Music Department head Robert Godwin talking with opera tenor Jan Peerce (1968). Collection also contains sports-related works including footage of men's and women's gymnastics finals at the University (1967) a docudrama concerning the University of Maine football team at the Tangerine Bowl (1965). Collection also contains newsreels and several instructional works: "News Cavalcade" films from the 1960s and instructional films on fish net mending, papermaking and other topics.
Biographical/Historical Notes
The University of Maine, Orono, is a campus of the University of Maine System. TVR produced the "Distinguished Visitors" series. Producers of other films in this collection include Bay State Films, Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Game, and various U.S. government departments (Agriculture, Education, Environmental Protection, Fish and Wildlife).
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