3 Copies of This Film
1) 1949.0003_BSP
BetaCamSP; [00:18:46]; Silent; b&w and color
2) 1949.0001-.0005_VHS
VHS; Silent
3) 1949.0001_DVD
DVD; Unknown
[Lauren K. Woods—home movies] Reel 3
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Color footage men playing tennis at a club in Lakewood, ME. CUs of friends watching and enjoying each others' company on a summer day. B&W footage more tennis, then views of midway at Skowhegan Fair. Harness racing at Fair and pan of the grandstand in background. Men playing softball with bleachers around. The horse track and barns appear to be behind them. Views of elephant and Fair stage, clown waiting to go on, various people in grandstand. Aerial act above the stage. At Lakewood (?) small sailboat in lake, coming toward shore. Views of life around the lakeside cottage, views of toddler outside, and the family dog attacking everyone, then getting a bath in a large tub. Views of newborn baby and family exiting car and bringing baby home (Sally?). Man walks to Fox Hill Riding School barn (Lakewood?), views of horse brought out of barn, and Lauren Woods on a horse. Shadowy views of mother with infant trying to give her a spoonful of medicine. Views of baby in crib, mother and baby with bottle, and changing the baby's diaper and giving her a bath, putting on baby powder, and weighing her on a scale. Mother with the baby carriage and dog on a leash. Brief view of Lauren Woods pushing the carriage. Views of summer lakeside colony at Lakewood, baby sitting in water, family sitting under trees, dog in water with baby, baby with various caregivers. She's shown a newly-caught fish on a hook which she tries to touch. Baby in playpen. Donor notes: "Lakewood, Tennis, Theatre, Skowhegan Fair, Baby Sally."
Fairs, Sports, Families
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