7 Copies of This Film
1) 1154.0009_F16
16mm film; [400 ft.]; Silent; b&w
2) 1154.0007-.0009_VHS
NTSC video (interlaced); VHS; Silent
3) 1154.0007-.0009_IN3/4
NTSC video (interlaced); 3/4inch-video; Silent
4) 1154.0009_DVD
DVD; Unknown
5) nhf-1154_0009.mov
0:17:47:04
6) nhf-1154_0009a Race 1 20fps-2336x1752 Centennial ProRes 4444.mov
0:00:21
7) nhf-1154_0009b Race 2 20fps-2336x1752 Centennial ProRes 4444.mov
0:00:28
Fishing and camping, Maine--Arthur Race--home movies. Reel 9
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Identifier
1154.0009
Date(s)
circa 1930
Viewing Notes
'Boothbay Fishing.' 'Heron Island.' Dock. Sign, "Heron Island," on roof of small shingled shed. Around ten men, all in hats and jackets on dock. Group walking to shingled casino [view of painted sign; casino is name for social hall] and peering in windows. Wooded paths. Strolling on island (rainy day). Waves. Man riding in cart. Group marches along wooded path. Discovers snake. Preparing for clambake. Cooking, eating, drinking. Twirling hats on and other pastimes, posing for camera. Draping seaweed on one man's bare buttocks. Men descending dock ladder with difficulty. Back to mainland on launch. End. Film date code for Heron Island, 1930.
Anecdotal Comments & Reflections
"Motor Boat" magazine, vol 4, 1907: "East Boothbay, Maine. --Hodgdon Bros. have finished a 22-foot launch for Arthur Race, for use in connection with the Madockawando House, Heron Island." [Seasonal hotel on Inner Heron Island]
Other
Photo from Boston Globe archive, December 6, 1933: Arthur L. Race (left), manager of the Copley Plaza and one of the leaders in the repeal battle among hotel men, had the honor of serving the first drinks in Massachusetts at the Copley Plaza's Merry-Go-Round bar... http://www.bostonglobe.com/specials/insiders/2012/11/28/prohibition-massachusetts/QlZ2XbUZgH6JWUyNm1knJN/picture.html
Genre(s)
Creator(s)
Arthur Libby Race
Place(s)
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