7 Copies of This Film
1) 1695.0001-.0003_DVD
DVD; 50:02; Silent; b&w and color
2) 1695.0001-.0003_BSP
BetaCamSP; 51:02; Silent; b&w and color
3) 1695.0002_F8
Film; 8 mm film; [200 ft.]; Silent; Color
4) 1695.0001-.0003_INSP3/4
3/4inch-video; Silent; b&w and color
5) 1695.0001-.0003_DVD
DVD; Silent
6) nhf-1695_0002-Uncompressed SD to HD uprez.mov
7) nhf-1695_0001-0003 Joanne Swift 16fps-nhf-1695 Joanne Swift.mov
Beach scenes, coastal Maine, children, Christmas, 1941--Donald Taylor--home movies. Reel 2
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1940 – 1941
Can Descriptions
"Sunset / Dad's House / Kittredge Rd. and Flowers / 1941: Sandy Point & McGlatturies / Kids on Beach / colored Christmas"
Donor-supplied Notes
Reel #2A: Cape Elizabeth. Fletcher and Laura Means. Marcia Means and Nanna M[?]. S. Portland. Sunset - Penobscot Terrace. Croquet. Ships, S. Portland. Peonies. Swing - Sandy Point B[?]. Toys. S[ue], J[o], Buzz, Sonny. Boats - McGlathery's. Martens. Taylors. Beach. South Portland. Buzz, Rusty. Henry R retreat. 1941. Camp. Kitten backyard, South Portland. Eddie and Johnny. Christmas 1941.
Viewing Notes
Family on rocks by ocean- Rubye, Don, the twins (Jo and Sue) and another family with a girl and boy. Picnic on rocks. Portrait shot of woman in yard. Sunset (dark footage). Shot of stone house with car parked in front. View out window. Twins playing croquette in yard, sitting in grass with bouquet of flowers and a bay behind them. Sue and Jo by water with boats in the background. Big boat. Flowers in yard. Shot of house, more flowers. Woman walking in backyard, more flowers. Twins and a boy on a double swing. Jo, Sue, Buzz (George Martens III, their cousin) and a man (Sonny) playing with toy in yard. Sonny smoking a pipe with a dog (Airedale or Jack Russel) in his lap. Boats off of McGlathery island. People on a rock by the water. Pan across water. Man and two women by the water. Man on a big rock, women walk on rocks by shore, Pan of landscape from further up. Women sitting. Shot of a shack, sign “Republican Inn”. Eagles nest in trees, pan of landscape, women and man walking. Twins and Buzz playing in the sand on beach. Buzz shovels sand into bucket. Woman (Buzz's mother?) on a beach blanket by kids. Shot of beach from water. Dark footage of a cabin in woods. View out the window. Jo and Sue on toy bikes in yard with 2 boys, playing with a kitten, boys and twins on bikes falling down, kitten in the yard. Inside: shot of Christmas display on the mantle, wreath, Christmas tree, presents under the tree, socks on the fireplace. Twins playing with toy dolls under tree, playing with laundry play set and hugging each other, ironing play set, playing with toy stove, posing with arms full of dolls in front of tree.
Compiled black-and-white and color home movies of the family at the beach and hiking around Maine; and color footage of the twins playing with their presents Christmas 1941.
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