3 Copies of This Film
1) 1274.0001 - 1274.0002_VHS
2) 1274.0001 - 1274.0002_IN3/4
3) 1274.0001 - 1274.0002_FS8
Super8 film; 800 ft.; Sound; Color
[Archie Stewart--home movies] Reels 1-2
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circa 1975
Anecdotal Comments & Reflections
Mary Stewart Hafer notes: Reel 1 Bedford, MA, my house. Dark, poor. Ann H. Dick Maguire playing piano. Fire in fireplace. Doc Hafer talking about dividends and stock. Thanksgiving dinner. John Hafer with long hair and mustache. Newburgh, NY. Mother playing piano and singing. Bedford, better quality. Clock on mantle ticking. Mother playing Christmas carols on piano. Mother and Abby playing "Chopsticks." Abby playing concertina, "Santa Lucia." Fallbrook, CA. Ann Sauls and horse ChooChoo. Ann and Reg's new house at 147 Brandenburg Lane. Horse in back yard. Bedford, MA my house. Archie's Feb 27 birthday. Clock ticking. Abby's birthday, March 31. Me at my desk, poor. Camp in Maine. Mother, Earl Bonness and Ariel Coombs playing poker. Merle Hooks also there. Ariel has red shirt. Driving Jeep. Ariel driving Jeep pulling plow with Earl handling plow. Mother watching. Interesting scenes, good description and sound [Mary Hafer annotation]: Car Dealers' used car auction at Mechanicville, NY. Arthur Murray, tall black man who is business partner and head of used cars at Broadway Garage, and Joe Steffy, partner and former All American football player from West Point, are buying used cars. Good pictures and sound of auctioneer. Stewart Air Force Base, Newburgh. Plane. Military band playing. Cannons saluting. Mother with senior officer. National Anthem, Auld Lang Syne. Retirement ceremony? Reel 2. Probably 1975. Archie talks about 1974 Thanksgiving (?) in Bedford. Fallbrook, CA, Christmas at Sauls. Rear porch of Sauls home. Horse scenes. Elizabeth with geese. Ann and Mary Lou riding. Bedford, MA 1975 Bicentennial Parade on Pole Capping Day, April. Fife and drum music and marchers in colonial clothing. Putting Liberty cap on pole at WIlson Park road triangle. Maine Camp, Earl filleting fish and grilling them. 388 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY: Fred, Tom and Ann eating on back porch. Somewhere else, Mother and friends. Maharay relatives gathering, I'm there. Janet Maharay, silent. Maine Camp, me with dogs Heidi and Lumpy in water. Hafers and Saulses. Heidi buried in sand. Blueberries. Tom and Fred. Interesting scene with sound [Mary Hafer annotation]: Earl Bonness and Mary Lou Sauls doing great clog dances on table. Saulses making music. Burning brush on point. Eating. Rex lifting Mary Lou to shoulders to pick beans. Newburgh back yard. Capt. Lachlan Stewart's naval flag. Parade. Band in kilts Hudson River. Tree down and being sawed in front of 388 Grand Street. Fallbrook, CA. Elizabeth making bread. Elizabeth and Rex pretending to drive race cars. Thai (the cat) playing and dominating mini dachshund. Newburgh, faded picture. Archie sawing wood behind 388 Grand Street.

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