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[Home Movies: “A Prefix to Piscatorialism”]

Prelinger Archives

Dramatized scenes.;Possibly shot in Berkeley or Oakland, California.;Good stock shots to be logged.;Woman walking dog down city street, men in car pick her up.;Man pushing old car (jalopy) into gas station;Filling station attendant fills car with gas;Man cranks jalopy;Titles in middle of film;VS CU Man tying flies


[Home Movies: Medicus Collection: Little Journeys to Niagara Falls and Canada, August 1931]

Medicus collection, Prelinger Archives

Begins with Amateur Cinema League leader;Niagara Falls.;VS Niagara Falls from many angles and perspectives ? many good shots of Falls and white water;Swiftly moving water moving towards falls;VS: The American Falls;CU water falling over lip of falls;Luna Island;Many shots of teeming waters;Gorge;Slow-motion shot of teeming waters in Gorge (good);?The Spanish railway on which but few […]


Lieberman family celebrates Benedikt’s 35th birthday on the terrace, prewar Poland

Lieberman Family Collection, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, , , , , ,

Grandfathers Gidon Brecher, Filip Lieberman, and Natan Sperber help Thomas take a few steps. Gidon holds baby Hanna in his arms;the three men assist Hanna as she attempts to walk. Benedikt celebrates his 35th birthday with a bottle of wine, everyone in the family lines up to shake his hand. Some hugs are in order. […]


The Ross S. Sterling Collection, no. 17 – Morgan’s Point Dancing, Fishing, and Boating

Texas Archive Of The Moving Image, The Ross S. Sterling Collection, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This home movie captures scenes of two of Ross Sterling’s daughters enjoying time at the vacation home at Morgan’s Point. A notable scene documents the sisters dancing the Charleston for the camera. Later, footage of ships on the Galveston Bay are recorded passing by as the Sterlings fish from a small boat.