2 Copies of This Film
1) [BLANK]
16mm film; Unknown; b&w and color
2) 1327.0012_VHS
VHS; Unknown; b&w and color
[Whipple--home movies] Reel 12
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circa 1920 – 1959
Reel 12: Plymouth Harbor. Boat across screen. Boy sits in bow next to flag. Glances back at cameraman. Pan shoreline homes. Man bobbing with boat sits and speaks. Woman nods. Another is sleeping in boat. Boat from distance. Close up toddler with toys clenched in fists. Beach beyond. Playing with brother at sea shore. Boy tries to launch toy boat which is pushed back onto shore by waves. Each youngster plays alone. CU girl. Countryside behind. Toddler now dancing into mother's arms. Shot of feet. Pan inside Whipple's boat. Crowded with children. Silhouette. Man driving. Whites of eyes visible. Zoom to man sitting in back of boat. Contorting face for camera. American flag flaps behind boat. Vessel slowly approaches camera. Couple slowly making their way down wooden steps. Climb aboard boat. CU young girl sits in grassy field fingering through a purse. Now swinging an American flag twice her size. (7:44:20). Across camera frame. General bustle of family in boat. Camera rests on small girl who immediatly walks toward camera and assumes various poses. Now MD rests on young woman who glares at camera. Embarrassed and then also laughing. Gestures towards bow of boat. Children can be seen climbing around on deck through windows. Pressing faces against glass. Boy approaches camera stuffing food into his mouth. Spitting out again. Two toddlers walk on frame from opposite directions. Kiss and stagger a little. Look at each other and walk off frame the direction they came. Family gathering. Forty or so children MD. Games. Rocks are being picked up. Lines of children run. Now LS pack children running across field. Now approaching camera. Girl in braids. Throws her hands up in exasperation. (10:22:00). Tug of war. Banquet table. Children jumping and pointing when they see camera. Boy on horseback circling closer to camera accompanied by small white dog. Tennis
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