4 Copies of This Film
1) 1519.0026_VHS
VHS
2) 1519.0026_IN3/4
3) 1519.0026_F16
16mm film; 200 ft.; Silent; b&w
4) 1519.0025-.0030_DVD
DVD; Unknown
[Price--home movies] Reel 026 (P14)
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Identifier
1519.0026
Date(s)
1939
Can Descriptions
Amateur footage of family activities shot primarily in Maine. Reel numbers are NHF assigned. Reel 26 (P14): [no can/reel notes; dc 1939] note:book by Price(A bad case of moosepox) (UNEDITED) NHF cataloguer's notes for Reel 26. 19:35. Winter scene. Sign. 'Hockey. Hamilton College.' Hockey team playing on ice. Team skates about applying hockey sticks to puck. One man falls, rises. Game continues. Man falls at side of rink. Game extends. 20:29. Sign: 'Hamilton 2'. 'Colgate 4'. Third sign: 'Hell Week'. Clock, skull in front of sign. Man pounds framed circular object into wall. Man spanks another with rolled-up newspaper. Spanked man falls to floor. He rises. Buddy grabs him. Young men crawl under men at door. Man at side gives these a push when they rise. CU man eating. 21:16. He talks. Another man talking rapidly. Man before table bows obediently. He is on his knees. CU of man talking rapidly. Another rapidly talking man. 21:52. Heraldic emblem attached to wall. Man scratches back of head. Face of other man. Desk with lamp, many books. Desks with lamps near windows. Radio, easy chair. Lamp. Framed painting. Desk with books. Dorm, study areas. Globe. Left-tracking pan. of area. 22:32. Two men eating. They have a bar across their arms. In order to eat, they have to raise and lower bar. All buddies at table with them eat this way. The men eat pie by lowering mouths to plates as an animal would. 22:50. Man cuts another's hair. He ushes barber's shears, comb. Another pair of buddies, one barbering the other's hair. He trims top with regular scissors. He rubs tonic into buddy's hair. Man is being readied for a shave. Buddy rubs lather onto face. Statue of patriot, possibly George Washington. 23:53. Bare trees in background. Spire of church. 24:05. (This shot and preceding are a bit faded, overexposed.) Bare tree limbs. Fuller, more distant shot of church. Man shovels snow. Academic building in background. 24:54. Elderly man continues to shovel snow. Two horses draw people standing on sled. 25:20. (Photography has improved.) Silhouette of bare trees. Church spire in back. (Film which has been in black and white now is in full color.) Vertical downward track shot of church, stopping at front door. Spire, upward reaches of church against blue horizon. Statue. (Cataloguer speculates statue may be that of Paul Revere and the church, the old north church, both made famous by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's classic poem, 'The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere'.) Buildings in area. Colonial dwelling. 26:13. Brick, academic buildings. Snow on ground. Trees. Road with man walking on it. Snow bank. Building with white-columned portico. 26:33. Sloping roofed storage or industrial building with snow-obscured lettering on roof.'.....Be-At Union'. Two white horses draw sleigh. Silhouette of sparsely limbed trees. Building in background. Exterior of building of early construction, Shakespeare's to 18th century's time. Side of brick building with attached chimney. Academic building, snow on ground, bare trees. Smaller structure with long windows. Structure with elongated windows and arched doorway. Man descends path before it. 27:27. Upper part of structure. Sign under architrave states: '1812.' 27:38. Shoveled pathway in area. Statue in background. Men walk down pathway. Groups of men now descend pathway. 28:02. Someone opens door of home and dogs emerge into yard. One dog wags tail. Woman approaches dog and throws item. Both dogs pursue item. Small dog carries item in mouth while larger dog follows. (End of Reel 26.)
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