2 Copies of This Film
1) 2925.0001_F16
16mm film; [375 ft.]; Silent; b&w
2) nhf-2925_0001-Uncompressed 10-bit.mov
[Reid Family--home movies] Reel 1
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circa 1928
Can Descriptions
Leader - "Minn's house party" Can - "Minn's house party, Army Game, Smith & Vassar Colleges"
Viewing Notes
A group of people walking out of a house and across a field. A man carrying a stick pauses to dramatically look around. People pop out from behind the rocks and bushes. The man with the stick pretends to shoot them. Young men doing flips over each other. Close up of a man with an ‘N’ on his sweater. A marching band on a football field. People in the stands. People marching on the field. Men in uniform running up the stairs of the stadium. A horse being led across the field. A football game. A person waving an ‘ARMY’ pennant in the stands. Wide shot of stadium and town beyond. Airplanes flying in formation. The football game. The game appears to be at Harvard Stadium. In October 1928 Harvard played Army Cadets; Army won 15-0. The Army mule mascot walks on the field. There is another animal mascot, not clear what it is. A crowd of people pose in front of a house. A group of women playing a clapping game. People walking up a dirt road. A boy chasing chickens. A man in a coat and fedora. A group of young men and women playing touch football. People loading and getting into cars. People pose outside a house. Close up of a young man in a knit hat. A young woman. A group of women walking up a path. (Scene is part of Smith College Rally Day. Women in white dresses with sashes are part of the Sophomore Push Committee) A large group of people outside. (The man with the white beard is President of Smith College William A. Neilson.) Women running past buildings (college campus: Smith and Vassar) People sledding. An ice covered dam. A horse drawn sleigh. Panning shots of landscape and buildings. Smith College campus views in winter including the observatory, the library, and John M. Greene Hall. A woman in a white fur-trimmed parka comes out of a residence walking toward the camera. Woman and dogs walking through the snow. Two woman standing on train tracks, waving as the train pulls away. Close ups of various woman. A biplane flying overhead. Visit to United States Military Academy (West Point). Entry, three women talk to guard. The Cadet Chapel exterior with a car. Cadets in uniform, filmed through a car window. [End of Reel] [Additional information provided by Nanci Young, College Archivist, Smith College]
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