2 Copies of This Film
1) 2925.0020_F16
16mm film; [350']; Silent; b&w and color
2) nhf-2925_0020-Uncompressed 10-bit.mov
[Reid Family--home movies] Reel 20
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circa 1937
Can Descriptions
Samoset Foliage, Graduation
Donor-supplied Notes
Camp Samoset
Viewing Notes
A sign with a Scottish Terrier, saying: ‘CAMP SAMOSET FOR BOYS LACONIA N.H.’ Two young men carrying a bucket of ice. Intertitle: ‘Flag-raising’. A group of boys (campers) and young men (counselors) saluting the flag. The campers all wear uniforms with an ‘S’ on the chest. Intertitle: ‘The Processional on Parents’ Day’. A procession of campers and counselors carrying an American flag. Intertitle: ‘Hauling ties for the Middler Council Ring’. Two men moving railroad ties. A line of boys hauling the tie by rope. Intertitle: ‘Lake Winnipesaukee from the camp dock’. Shot of the lake. Boats on the water. Intertitle: ‘Barbecue Day’. A man in a chefs uniform carving meat. Men serving a line of boys. A boy with a plate of food. A boy eating corn on the cob. Intertitle: ‘The Seniors 1937’ A group of boys eating ice cream. Boys diving off a diving board into the lake. A boy doing a back flip off a diving platform. Intertitle: ‘The Middlers – 1937’. A group of campers pose for the camera, one holding up a sign that reads: ‘Midville’. Intertitle: ‘Lake Winnepesaukee from Mt. Belknap’. Panning shot of the lake and landscape. A group of boys in a pyramid. A boy sitting amongst flowers. Intertitle: ‘A day on the ‘Ark’’. A group of boys on the lake. A group of boys and men roasting hotdogs on sticks over a campfire. The boys and the lake filmed from the boat. The paddle steamer ship, the MS Mount Washington. Intertitle: ‘A sunrise on Lake Winnepesaukee’. Sunset over the lake. Intertitle: ‘Autumn foliage around Boston – 1936’. Shots of trees, lakes and surrounding landscape. A procession of men in graduation robes. Close up of a man with glasses. People eating at outdoor tables. A young man in graduation robes poses with an older man. A parade with a marching band, carrying a banner: ‘1912’. A group of graduates, carrying the sign: ‘1937 Parade’. The parade passing stands. The graduates gathered on a field, with the banners ‘1912’ and ‘87’. A procession of men in robes and fake crowns. Various groups seated on the field. People in the crowd throwing streamers. Close up of a woman in the crowd. A different woman (Christine?) Shot of the Charles River and Eliot House (Harvard University). A rowboat on the river, with the Harvard campus beyond. A crowd gathered inside a large tent., watching a graduation ceremony. (Film changes to black and white) A man in graduation robes pose for the camera. Two men sitting on the porch of a brick building. An outdoor bowling game (bocce?) A group of men seated outdoors. [End of Reel]
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