3 Copies of This Film
1) 2419.0045-.0048_BSP
BetaCamSP; 48:53; Silent; b&w and color
2) 2419.0045-.0048_DVD
DVD; 47:53; Silent; b&w and color
3) 2419.0045_F16
Film; 16mm film; [400 ft.]; Silent; b&w and color
1938-1941--Abraham Katz--home movies. Reel 45
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1938 – 1941
Viewing Notes
Reel 45: Interior with film light (strong shadow) of boy at table with paper bag. Deterioration at head of reel, briefly. Man enters frame, reveals a small horse sculpture (from food). Boy hits it with spoon, then licks head. Approaches with knife and fork. Big smile at camera. Spears piece on fork, perhaps it is maple sugar? CU of child with knife and horse in saucer. Celluloid flatware handles. Extended coverage, more than one 3-minute reel of film, and two light sources (double shadows behind boy). Boy on sled with box, waves at camera. Boy in snowsuit in driveway pulls sled along driveway between piles of snow. Film shows mold deterioration. Man in hat and scarf sits on sled, pushes along snow-covered road pulled by boy. View of brick house with boy on snow piles. Woman in fur-collared coat, striped hat, hides face from camera. Child in yard. Man shovels (woman must be behind camera.) Child crawls through tunnel in snow pile, emerges. Continued emulsion damage from mold. Woman in jacket with child, very large snow pile in front of garage doors. Child with rake. More tunnel crawling. Man in EMF store, underexposed. Color (faded) boy with goat on a leash in front of garage. Feeds goat from bowl. Dark view of boy on tricycle in driveway. Boy and goat with half a pear? Very dark scenes of children on swing set. Continued poor exposures. Views of car, boy and girl. Girl has puppy as they sit on car running board. Small boy takes off clothes and stands in tiled shower. Soap is slippery and he drops it several times, looks with concern at camera. Scrubs self all over with hands. Including soaping his tongue. b&w man on bicycle, boy runs near him. Path or dirt road. Various people on bicycles, older couple walking (slow motion), building with smokestack in background. Trees are bare. Fence near river, man on bicycle stops. Boy on path, seems to be a park and golf in the background. Could be Fresh Pond, Mass.? These sections of reel all bad emulsion damage: Very deteriorated emulsion snow scenes. Child in driveway, with puddle. Continued emulsion damage, child with sled, snowy hillside. Spring, man with no shirt, child, hand pump with bucket outdoors. Bad emulsion damage. Man pulls hay rake with child on seat. He throws child in pile of hay, dog approaches. More farm scenes, wider shot with house in background.
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