3 Copies of This Film
1) 2419.0048_F16
Film; 16mm film; [300 ft.]; Silent; b&w
2) 2419.0045-.0048_DVD
DVD; 47:53; Silent; b&w and color
3) 2419.0045-.0048_BSP
BetaCamSP; 48:53; Silent; b&w and color
1939--Abraham Katz--home movies. Reel 48
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2419.0048
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Date(s)
1939
Viewing Notes
Reel 48 Agfa title "Katz Electric" and "Integrity, Katz Electric" animated titles. Flashing. B&w very hazy nad overexposed views of city, bridge too-rapid panning.. Underexposed view. Then view from Mass. Ave bridge in Cambridge, people walking. Man and two woman on street, good exposure. Fireplace with burning logs. Underexposed views of horses and wranglers. Horses on railway platform with two cowboys. Slow motion view of horses from back. Submarine with "Charles River Stores" behind it. Cars, children, monument. Socony tank car with train passing (blurry). Caboose. Plane behind wire fencing. Child at airport looking through fence at planes. Pan of plans and cars at airport. US Mail plane being loaded (short). Man on crutches outside Katz store on Mass Ave., Cambridge. Man at wheel of car. Man outside store in overalls. Dark footage of Cambridge fire engine, pan of street. Police officer. "Cambridge Malt Company sign. Officer, street scenes. Pan of wooden "Convict Ship" at Charles River Stores. [The ship Success was an attraction and news accounts place it at Charles River Stores Dock in 1912 as well as an undated photo at Boston Public Library http://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/5984053665/.] Woman on bridge. Dirigible in sky, goes by building. Urban views of tops of buildings, billboard, "Mollers" sign on top of building, Ferdinand sign. From second floor, Cambridge intersection with trolley lines, open truck. Nice. Street work in foreground, men with shovels. US Malt Company across the street. Trolley car passes through. More street work. Child in snow with picket fence. Underexposed view of man, lamps, products in store? Man talks to camera, woman with lamps overhead. She turns her head. Numerous takes from different camera positions, last few with strong key lighting. Men in shop seated, pan of them (blurry). One flaps his ears. One is seated on counter, tussles with another man over bills. Play with yard stick. Men stand and salute camera. A speaker wears black tie, talks (silent). Another man gesticulates dramatically. Various male speakers against black. Then a group shot. Party, people in costume with apples.
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