3 Copies of This Film
1) 1229.0020_VHS
2) 1229.0020_IN3/4
3) 1229.0020_F16
16mm film; [? ft.]; Silent; b&w
[Charles Gilbert--home movies] NHF Reel 020
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Viewing Notes
NHF Cataloguer's notes as follows. Intertitles in quotes; film box dates/notes in parentheses. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 20: (1931). (27:00). Group of people on small pier. Two men in foreground are play boxing while a woman watches from behind. A middle aged woman sitting on a waist high cement column in the pier. A man and woman help her keep her balance. Another woman adjusts her dress for her, then turns to hug one of the men. Two of the women dance playfully, while the third watches. Woman stands with one foot on the side of the houseboat. A man in an undershirt crouches behind her. The women laugh. (28:00). A game of leapfrog. The undershirted man is playing with his stomach for the camera, a pen protruding from his navel. The group is talking and moving around on the pier. One of the women begins to remove her dress, stripping down to her underwear. She is assisted by the undershirted man. The middle aged woman brings her life preservers and she models them for the camera. One of the men stands on the column, which is being covered with a tarp. The group is clowning around. Two of the men lean against the column and lecture for the camera. A shot of the Alice S.
The Alice S may be cabin cruiser from Sullivan Harbor, Maine, "seen in Bar Harbor waters," as cited in The Motor Boat: Devoted to All Types of Power Craft, Volume 6, 1909, edited by Francis P. Prial.
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