5 Copies of This Film
1) 1521.0042_VHS
2) 1521.0042_IN3/4
3) 1521.0042_F16
16mm film; 300 ft.]; Silent; Color
4) 1521.0039-.0043_DVD
DVD; Unknown
5) nhf-1521_0042-nhf- Hiram Percy Maxim-Uncompressed 10-bit .mov
[Maxim--home movies] Reel 42
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Can Descriptions
Amateur footage. Content description for Can N39; can numbers are donor assigned. Can note: 'Includes Xmas.' NHF (UNEDITED) NHF cataloguer's notes for Reel 42: 37:36. (This reel is tinted blue.) Infant crawls in yard while little girl wearing glasses watches. Flowers in bloom behind her. Flowers blooming at side of building. Little girl runs down path. Exterior of home. Trees, flowers in yard which is removed from direct front of home. Shot tracks to the left. These are two homes attached to each other.38:04. Exterior of home. Tall trees obscure part of right of home. Vines climb lamppost. Another home with trees predominating back and opposite side. Front of another home with trees in yard. Exterior shutters. Home appears modern for the time film was shot. Porch. Wooden and lawn chairs on porch. Upper exterior portion of home. Cloth is draped between shutters of upstairs window. Child runs in porch area. Porch. Assorted lawn chairs. Man mows lawn in shrubbery area. Dog. Infant crawls along on 'all fours'. 39:06. Infant grasps tin pail. Woman flicks water out of pail. Dog enters fun. Dog tries to grasp small item woman has placed in infant's hand. Dog drinks from pail. Woman holds tin cup, touches infant's head as infant drinks from cup. Dog kisses infant. Infant sits on walkway. Dog sniffs infant. 40:02. Follows infant as he crawls along on 'all fours'.(This section of film is a bit faded.) Infant crawls along on all fours as dog walks around near infant. Dog kisses infant's hand. Dog drinks from pail. Infant retrieves small item from pail. (Normal, vivid photography is now resumed.) CU infant. Infant dangles feet in brook while sitting on the edge thereof. Stream. Bank foliage. Little girl sits in water. 41:07. Boy dives off of board into stream. Woman, another boy do the same. They all swim, splash around in the water.Interior of parlor. (Particular frame is blurry as if shot in a hurry or out of focus.) Middle-aged man. Woman, little boy. (Camera not yet focused.) 42:00. Toddler has small item in hand. He walks forward. (His outfit is red. Film not yet in full-color.) Quick, blurry shots make action indiscernable.) Girl wearing glasses has plush toy. Large dollhouse. (Photography has improved.) This is Christmas. Woman leaning over. She smiles, rubs face with hand-fitted powder puff. Boy smiles. Woman has what appears to be a large ring. Girl looks on as she places ring back in box. Another girl covers her eyes as camera zeroes in on her. She places her foot on man's shoe. Little boy sits at her feet. 43:07. Woman and little girl. Little boy playing with toy tractor on floor. He pushes toy cat on wheels. Now he plays with toy car. CU little boy. 44:03. He has toy car in hand. Woman, little girl examine dollhouse. Little boy arrives to give helping hand. Little girl has toy. Little boy outside of dollhouse. He has toy chair for dollhouse in hand. 45:05. Man crouches down behind dollhouse. Little boy and girl present. Man talks to girl as he removes roof from dollhouse. He removes back from dollhouse. Infant in highchair. Infant has snack. Chews on snack. 46:02. (The film now is rose-colored.) Woman outside. She wears baseball mitt. She catches ball. She throws ball. Both throws and catches. Copious trees in background. (Rose tint has faded to a semi-gray.) Man opposite her hurls ball. He,also, throws and catches. 47:04. Man now occupies film frame. Catching, throwing continues. Another man is now his partner. Infant. Feline or cat family. Mother drinks milk. Kittens are opposite her. The kittens are eating. 48:01. Another adult cat partakes. Kitten sniffs infant's fingers. Other cats continue eating. Cat eating from dish. Kittens opposite. Kitten looks into camera. Infant wearing bib. Kittens. 49:05. Kitten washing its paws. Infant and kitten. Infant outside in carriage. Woman dangles small item in infant's face. Infant is uninterested. 50:04. Infant in carriage. Woman tries to interest infant in small item. No! Infant has tired expression on his face. (End of Reel 42.)
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