3 Copies of This Film
1) 1531.0003_F8
8 mm film; 100 ft.; Silent; b&w and color
2) 1531.0003_VHS
3) 1531.0003_INSP3/4
[Bos--home movies] Reel 3
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Can Descriptions
Amateur footage of family activities. Can notes as follows. Reel numbers are NHF-assigned. Reel 3: [date code 1946] Seaplane at Star Island. Albany, horses plowing, apple trees. Garden? Frances and Billy at Christmas, bubble gum. Grandma Hooke. Daddy and Speckie. Billy, Sue, Frances in snow. Roger. Hudson River Day Line. Specky in tug of war. Mother digging. NHF cataloguer's notes for Reel 3, 6/2/99 JS: (33:11) Group ascends wharf steps. Boat on water. (Film faults.) Distant shot of boat skimming across water. Kneeling women bend their arms and raise them skyward as if they were praying. (Very dim, overexposed shot.) Two people are scurrying about, may be tennis game. (Film faults.) Group of people talking. (Photography has improved now.) Man and woman in bathing suits walk forward. Group of women standing at edge of wharf. Woman helps swimmer out of water. Two men dive into water, swim. Pleasure boat, cruiser. Disembarking passengers walk up gangway. Two horses with plow attached to back. Man walks behind as horses plow. (36:16) (Film has turned to color.) Garden abloom and trees. Girl with leashed dog. Woman walks in yard. Birdbath. Tulips. Foliage at side of house.Women stand by high fence. Fountain with slender trickle. (39:16) Girl and woman by flowering foliage. Woman gives girl the flower. Woman and dog. Girl shows boy watch which she's received as a Christmas present. Girl with doll in hand. Boy turns book pages. Elderly woman. Younger woman, middle-aged. Girl puts toy bottle in doll's mouth. Man pats dog in his lap. Children playing in snow. (Film faults and flickers.) Toddler carrying doll walks on porch. (42:16) Toddler walks away from women. Water surface with bridge. Boat or building has ....'Submarine' printed at top of sign. (Aggravated black film faults and flickers.) Industrial, concrete shoreline buildings with bridge-like, steel webbing. Esso oil tanker comes into harbor. Steel bridge. Small pleasure craft skims down water surface leaving a wake. Train chugs down track. Trees and foliage along side of track. Long boat which resembles showboat. Passengers who have disembarked walk up shoreline. Aforementioned showboat-like craft. Shoreline. Industrial tanker. Two spotted dogs playing tug-of-war. (44:05) Woman digs with spade in yard. Wind blows her dress. Home in background. (End Reel 3)
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