3 Copies of This Film
1) 95-40.0004_F8
Film; 8 mm film; [175 ft.]; Silent; b&w and color
2) 95-40.0001-.0005_IN3/4
3/4inch-video; Silent
3) 95-40.0001-.0005_VHS
VHS; Silent
Awinita, first cruise--Dassler family--home movies. Reel 4
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1936 – 1937
Viewing Notes
NHF cataloguer's notes, 2/96 for Reel 4: Boatyard; 6-8 member boatbuilding crew in process of putting finishing touches on cabin cruiser; man using hand brace and bit; boat christening; the breaking of a bottle of ale across the bow as the work crew pushes the boat into the water; pan of members of the work crew; cabin cruiser on open water; medium shot of elderly, bearded man seated near stern, wearing suit and nautical cap; woman sewing while seated on deck; large steam freighter anchored offshore; wooded islands and inlets depicting smoke from apparent forest fires (as per intertitling notes); traditional Chippewa/Ojibwa campsite composed of 20 teepees along shoreline with wooded hills in background; panoramic shots of wooded hills; elderly man and young woman exploring abandoned mine tailings; boy fishing in bay; waterfall; young woman scales log damn across stream; freshwater waves crashing against rocky shore with island in background; sunset and boat (cabin cruiser) making its way through calm water with boy standing atop bow; island shoreline in background.
John Carl Dassler
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