4 Copies of This Film
1) 2177.0005_F16
16mm film; [400 ft.]; Silent; b&w
2) 2177.0001-.0005_BSP
3) 2177.0001-.0010_DVD
4) nhf-2177_0005 ProRes.mov
[Henry Sturgis Dennison--home movies] Reel 5
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Can Descriptions
Label: 'DOB 1929.' // Tears and poor splices needed repair. // Arriving by train and sporting camp footage.
Viewing Notes
Wooden train cars, people descending. Conductors, busy passengers. Five men in hats with their luggage, then sitting on logs leaning against building. View of wooden crib dam with water coming out. From motorboat, on lake, forest over rocks. Men seated on ground by kettle, eating. Men standing around camp fire. Guide at work on ground. CU man paddling. Man in glasses, chewing and then drinking from tin cup. Man pretends to shave him with a table knife. Snake in water comes to shore. Men climb fallen tree, stand and look at camera. The tree is leaning over the water with canoe underneath it. More views of snake. Men in canoe being pulled by motor boat. Cloudy sky over lake. Views of men in motorboat, all wear hats. Man chewing gum or tobacco. House, men carry gear. Backpacks, pack rolls. Pan of lake with split rail fence in distance. Horse pulls two carts (six wheels); includes canoe. Another view of horse with the first cart, man stands in bed of cart and guides horse through water. Two canoes on lake fully loaded. Camera is in third canoe. Man walks in stream pulling canoe. Standing man poles canoe. They are going upstream. Pan of hills, dead trees. High shot of stream. Man poles canoe. Various shots of canoes on stream with some whitewater. One man raises arms in air as they come through rapids. Stern paddlers, sports in bow seated with backrests. Nice shots of paddlers. At house, men walk by camera. Very brief shot of fishing from the shore. Campfire, burning logs on water. Fish under water. Man casts, not well focused. Views of camp with white pine. Fishing from rock. Boy with cow and calf in trees. Emerging to farm. Pancakes in foreground, campfire in background Canoes coming through dam. One gets stuck. Canoes pulled behind motor boat, paddles in air. Men walk through woods. Birch woods. Men standing in woods. Walking at farm. Dog. Boat, Woodduck 10. View of farm or camp from water. Probably Dobsis Camp, Dennison's property, managed by Charles Elmer Thornton (1882-1973), "Pop Thornton."

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