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VHS; 30 min.; Sound; Color
Establishment of a Maine Film Commission
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Dated May 21, 1987. Television feature report on establishment of the Maine Film Commission (a division of the state department of tourism) including a short history of film production in Maine. Film clips from 'Creepshow II,' which was filmed in Bangor. Film crew. Legislative hearing. Nancy Clark, Senate Majority Leader, speaking on need for commission. Downtown Bangor, Central Street. Scottie Stowell, president Bangor Chamber of Commerce, speaking on need. Author Stephen King speaking on same. Journalist Bill Maroldo. Clips from old Maine films. Interview with Karan Sheldon and David Weiss, co-founders of Northeast Historic Film archives in Blue Hill Falls. Clips from 'Wings on the Border' filmed in Augusta, including former governor Percival Baxter. Angus King interviews House Majority Leader John Diamond, filmmaker and Maine Film Commission member Jim Crawford, and Nate Bowditch, Director of State Development Office. Show ends and is followed by short humor piece by Jim Brunelle on the acquisition of Maine accents by people who have moved to Maine from other places.
Percival Baxter
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