5 Copies of This Film
1) 1521.0016_VHS
2) 1521.0016_IN3/4
3) 1521.0016_F16
16mm film; 300 ft.; Silent; b&w
4) 1521.0013-.0018_DVD
DVD; Unknown
5) nhf-1521_0016-nhf- Hiram Percy Maxim-Uncompressed 10-bit .mov
[Maxim--home movies] Reel 16
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Can Descriptions
Amateur footage. Content description for Can N15B; can numbers are donor-assigned. (UNEDITED) NHF Cataloguer's notes for Reel 16: 05:29. Intertitle: 'Member Amateur Cinema League' projected in white letters against a turning world globe. The world wide organization of amateur movie makers.06:00. Initials, 'ACL' in white on a black ball. Ball moves backward into background of rays Two women and two men (One of the women holds an infant. stand talking on a lawn. Lush shrubbery and a garden surround the lawn. Woman with infant. Sun setting. Descending sun reflected in water surface. Clouds against horizon. Incoming tide. Four kittens on top step of home. 07:17. One jumps off of the step. Another follows. Varicolored kitten hesitates to jump. Sits on edge of step. Kittens at woman's feet. She moves her fingers in an attempt to get the kittens to play. The kittens move about. 08:03. Mother with infant in her arms. C. U. infant. Mother talks to infant. Mother talks to toddler at foot of steps. Men, women emerge from home. Family gathers at foot of steps. Man helps older woman down the steps. Woman runs joyfully out of home. Another follows her. 09:06. Woman throws hands in air in comic pose. Man smokes pipe. Couple reenter home. Woman adjusts toddler's coat. Holds handkerchief for him. Woman wearing hat smiles. Another woman smiles, talks. 10:02. Man with pipe doffs hat. Says a few words. Another man smoking pipe. He wears glasses. He wrinkles his nose. A couple. Fallen leaves are on ground. Man enters car. Intertitle: 'Paddling across Hamburg Cove Mavin and Percy, ' Couple in a rowboat. They're rowing across lake. Another type boat moored on lake. Snow-covered ground. Car driven down center of road. 11:00. Intertitle: 'We get as far as East Street Corner in the car.' Snow-covered ground. Bare trees. Screen intertitle: 'From here to 'Bill Hill' it is ski and snow shoe.' Man walks over snowy ground on skis. Bare trees. House in background. Intertitle: 'Henry Hull's place was snow bound.' Exterior of home. Snow is on center of lawn. Some exposed grass. Man walks across snowy ground wearing skis. Intertitle: 'Note roof of 'Bill Hill', just showing over tops of drifts.' The snow piled high, man continues 'ski walk'. 12:04. Some very high drifts. Intertitle: Six feet of snow in places.' The very high snowdrifts. House in background. Man on skis looks about. Man skis down slight hill. Exterior of home. Partially hidden by snowbank. There are two small patches of snow on roof. Man has ascended snowbank on skis. He approaches home. Man now ears snowshoes. He walks toward home. 13:00. Well in yard of home. He is almost up to door of home. Screen intertitle: 'Down in the woods back of 'Bill Hill'. Man walks as observes snowy landscape looming ahead. Wood piled up. Bare trees, Boulders with exposed spots. Man slides down hill on posterior. He rises, places feet in snowshoes and goes along on them. He almost loses balance. Rear view of man walking amongst trees. Snowbank. Rear shot of man as he walks in snow. (End of Reel 16.)

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