[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 7

29:49-30:10 Sign: “Waldo-Hancock Bridge 300 Feet” with arrow pointing direction, then LS pan of bridge from Waldo to Hancock side with hills in B/G, and village seen along the shore. Scratches throughout.;30:10-30:29 Views of road entrance to bridge on Waldo side, several views of the whole bridge from that side, then rear view of car […]

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[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 8

Intertitle: “Home Movies Presents ‘The Flood’ Spring of 1940″;49:12- 50:37 Views of rushing water on village streets, running down embankment by small bridge and into stream below, running under buildings, up to bumper of parked car, down hill, across bridge and into stream. Roiling water. Men try to pry up boards in building to let […]

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[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 4

Intertitle: “B.M.[Branch Mills] Grange Fair of 1938”;37:30-39.22 View of a horse pull at a county fair. The horses struggle to pull a large boulder. Several teams try, and their handlers variously try whipping and cajoling them. Many pull off the track.;Intertitle: “Hunting 1938”;39:22- 45:20 Sedan with a canoe on top comes down the road toward […]

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[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 5

Intertitle: “Branch Mills Grange Fair 1939”;0- 3:50 Views of horse pull as horses struggle to pull large boulder at a traditional country fair. Various teams at work, with crowds of men watching. Some handlers whip the horses. High view of village.;3:50- 4:05 Sulky races through the village;Intertitle: “The Winner”;4:05-4:24 The winner of the sulky race […]

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[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 6

Intertitle: “Remote Control: Reading an article one night about remote control, we decided to control our home by radio.”;15:40-19:32 woman sits in a living room chair doing needlepoint. Pan to her husband lying on couch reading a magazine. Radio behind him. He reads part of the article to the woman. They consult at a small […]

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[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 2

Intertitle: “Fire, 1938. Baker Farm”;14:02- 15:48 Shots of farmhouse fully engulfed in flames, flames shooting out windows, then smoldering ruins of burned out building with chimney standing. Vertical scratches.;15:48-16:24 Fire aftermath, with people standing around, some salvaged furniture seen, and people packing items on truck to take away.;16:25-16:44 End of the fire, as framed walls […]

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[Milton Dowe—home movies] Reel 17

0:0-11:16 Views of puppy, state capitol at Augusta, Maine, a historical wooden fortress and dungeon, views of Palermo village, family views;Father Neptune in a small outboard;cat and turtle play;kids ridge bikes through village;color footage of fireworks at night, and color footage of two elderly women sitting in outdoor chairs in front of house, talking in […]

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