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1) 5277-01-TITN-88_unknown
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VHS; 60 min.; Sound; Color
3) 0709_DVD
DVD; Unknown
[Albert 'Hap' Collins fine edit]
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Identifier
0709
Date(s)
1988
Can Descriptions
Fine edit of show on aged painter, boatbuilder, fiddler and carpenter Albert 'Hap' Collins. Includes interviews with Collins in his South Blue Hill home and workshop. Segments identified in accompanying transcript as follows. - Blue Hill Bay. Albert and Ken Taplin row from shore to their lobster boat. Albert reads first half of his poem 'Sold Out.' - Off Long Island. Albert and Ken on their lobster boat, hauling a trap. Albert describes a lobster fisherman's daily round of work. - Map of Blue Hill Bay. Albert talks about his grandfather coming from Scotland to Nova Scotia to settle on Long Island in Blue Hill Bay, Maine. - Albert in his kitchen, facing camera, 1-shot. Albert tells story about how his grandfather delivered the mail and played a trick on the postal inspector. - Motoring out of Blue Hill Bay. Albert on his lobster boat, bagging the herring bait. In voice-over, Albert begins to tell the story of his life and work. - Off Long Island. Albert and kenny haul a trap; Kenny takes a lobster from the trap while Albert continues, voice-over, to talk about his life and work. - Albert's kitchen, 2-shot. Albert tells Jeff about buying his horse, Sparky, and yarding logs with her. - Albert's kitchen, 1-shot. Albert tells a story about a man who trained some oxen and played a practical joke on the owner. - CU of one of Albert's paintings. Albert tells the story, voice-over, about he sold his first painting. - Albert's kitchen, 1-shot. Albert continues with the [painting] story, on camera. - Albert in his shop, painting. Albert talks, voice-over, about how he learned to paint. - Albert in his shop, painting. Albert tells Jeff, voice-over, how he decides what to paint. - Albert and Jeff talking in Albert's kitchen, 2-shot. Albert shows Jeff a canvas June brought him from the dump that he painted over. - CU painting of Rangeley Lake sunset. Albert continues his story about the paintings from the dump. - Albert and Jeff in Albert's kitchen. Albert continues his story and shows the canvas of an abstract painting from a local artist that June retrieved from the dump. - Fade in: Albert and Jeff in Albert's kitchen, 2-shot. Albert tells Jeff, on camera, how he learned to play his fiddle. - Albert's living room. Albert (fiddle), Jeff (guitar), and George Fowler (second fiddle) play 'Turkey in the Straw.' - Albert's kitchen. Albert and Jeff talk about Albert's fiddling. - Albert's living room. Albert, George and Jeff play 'Soldier's Joy.' - Fade in. Albert's kitchen, 2-shot. Albert talks to Jeff about why he has been a lobster fisherman for more than sixty years. - Albert's shop. Albert makes a model boat while he continues, voice-over. - Albert's kitchen, 2-shot. Albert and Jeff continue, on camera. Albert quotes John Masefield. - Fade up: Albert's kitchen, 2-shot. Albert tells Jeff he prefers the older English poets. - Fade in. Albert and Jeff talking the Albert's kitchen. Albert reads one of his own poems, 'A Tribute to a Spar Buoy.' - Fade in. Albert's kitchen, 2-shot. Albert reads another of his poems, 'Dear Doctor.' - Fade in. Albert's kitchen, 2-shot. Albert tells Jeff how he began to read poetry in school. - Albert in his shop, painting. Albert and Jeff continue, voice-over. - Albert's kitchen. Albert and Jeff continue, on camera. - Albert's kitchen, 2-shot. Albert reads from his poem, 'Lines Written on Receiving Sheep.' - Albert's kitchen, 1-shot. Albert reads from his poem, 'The Deacon's Plate.' - Albert's kitchen, 1-shot. Albert reads his poem, 'From Pillar to Spruce.' - Fade up. Albert's kitchen, 1-shot. Albert reads his poem, 'The Deacon's Hymn.' - Fade up. Albert's kitchen, 2-shot. Albert tells Jeff about when he first started writing poetry and his being a community poet. - Off Long Island. Albert and Kenny hauling traps. Albert speaks, voice-over.
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Albert "Hap" Collins
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