4 Copies of This Film
1) 1519.0028_VHS
2) 1519.0028_IN3/4
3) 1519.0028_F16
16mm film; 250 ft.; Silent; b&w
4) 1519.0025-.0030_DVD
DVD; Unknown
[Price--home movies] Reel 028 (P16)
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Can Descriptions
Amateur footage of family activities shot primarily in Maine. Reel numbers are NHF assigned. Reel 28 (P16): [no can/reel notes; dc 1948] note:book by Price(A bad case of moosepox) (UNEDITED) NHF cataloguer's notes for Reel 28. 45:17. Cars. Man walking on bridge. Building in background with '......Flying Station' imprinted on roof. (This reel commences in black and white.) More people walk on bridge. Small open cars roll down bridge. They look like amusement vehicles of some kind. However, passengers are adults. African-American man attends couple, making sure that blanket is secure about their knees. Two boys mounted on mules, donkeys. African-American man leads boy and mule forward. Same is done for boy and donkey behind. African-American man also attends these two. The donkey and riders are now on sand-like surface. As animals and boys run forward, African-American man runs beside of each one. Sign, buildings in background. Donkeys, riders, attendants. Makeshift tent. Rider, animal, and attendant. Attendant helps boy-rider dismount. People walk on elevated bridge above. 46:34. Two boys and man in a quaint vehicle which looks like an oversize wicker doll carriage. Man walks up to side. He carries small case. Number of people walk behind. Boy walks beside of man with cane. 46:46. Boy walks on other side. Two boys walking with man. Child on pony. 46:59. Number of people about. Woman leads pony forth by bridle. Child waves. 47:12. Three children. One pats pony which is but a foal, very small. Girl, boy stroke pony. Pony licks hem of girl's coat. Girl wears sailor's coat with insignia sewed on left sleeve. 47:50. Two women walk across field. One on right has book under arm. 47:59. Women and children sitting in a group. 48:07. Little girl eating ice cream cone. Another little girl and boy with their cones, join her. The three eating, chewing cones. Another boy has joined the group. 48:46. Quick silhouette shot of people sitting on porch. 48:47. Woman on skiis. Man on skiis walks in yard. Balancing himself with poles, he skiis forward. Almost loses balance, but catches himself. Bare trees, snow-covered ground. Woman,using one foot to propel self goes forward on sled. Woman skier, having taken abrupt fall rises from snow. Two men look on. 49:48. Rear view of horse drawing sleigh down road. Snow is falling. 49:59. Woman skier descends slope. She watches from side as another woman skier descends and falls down at the end of run. Parked car. Quick point-of-view shot of trees, snow as we descend slope with skier. Woman skier inches self up slope as man descends. 50:27. Small boulders in area. Dog and pup walk along. Skier plods slowly. Man skier descends slope. Man falls down at end of run as horse-drawn sleigh skims by. With some effort he rises. Another skier descends slope. Skier falls down. Man skier falls down as he starts run, but rises. Man skier skims along with poles raised in air. Another skier falls at end of run. (End of Reel 28.)
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