[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 8, Accession 2525

Can notes: “Back Yard Gange [sic] – Reel #4” Reel notes: “Back Yard Gang – Reel No. 4 ’39 + ’40 + ’41;Debbie + Diana;Ede + Red Hat;Back Bay ’41 Ski Carnival” Young boys and girls blowing noisemakers at a picnic table outside. A Birthday party of some sort. Grandpa Hussey (Augustine?) blows a few […]

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 7, Accession 2526

Can notes: “1950 Clam Bake;Uncle Ernest Wedding Anniversary 50th;Publicity Bureau, Kittery;Becky Brow’s Wedding;Nova Scotia Trip;Marion in Garden.” Reel notes: “Bar Harbor;Pete Graduates;Charlotte 5 years old” Dark footage of boy in snow who appears to be holding stuffed animal (bear or mouse (?) something with big ears) Large teddy bear sitting on snow bank next to […]

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 6, Accession 2524

Intertitle: “Back Yard Gang (Reel No. 3)” Intertitle: “This is supposed to be Billy in the hospital” Dark footage of boy in bed with white sheets. Shot of little boy in wool coat, hat and mittens standing outside and holding a book. Intertitle: “Billy and nurse, Mrs. Tinker.” Boy/Billy walks out of house followed by […]

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 4, Accession 2524

Intertitle: “Back Yard Gang ’37 Reel No. 1” Title card with curtain falls down over words. Children play in snowy yard. Little girl pulls sled. Second little girl holds puppy. Puppy runs around yard in snow. One girl pulls another on a sled. Puppy runs toward camera. Little boys run in yard. Little boys holding […]

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 2, Accession 2525

Can notes: “P.W. Hussey” Reel notes: “1. Fishing – Lilly [sic] Bay, July ’38 2. Hunting Trip at Musquash Lake Nov. 1938 Cold Stream Lake + [Howland] [sic] Joan on Her Horse” Lily Bay sign on log in front of row of houses or cottages. Man sitting, waves away camera. View of water with mountains […]

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 13, Accession 2526

Can notes: “1952 Bill’s Graduation at Colby;Marion + Fish at Attean Lake;Fishing;Ed Willey on Horseback;ETC, ETC!” Gulls on beach. Muddy, looks to be low tide. Shot of water and islands in distance. Man (Ed Willey) on horse, smiling. Ed rides horse down driveway. Shot of Charlotte (Hussey) and bunny in the yard. Bunny tries to […]

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[Philip W. Hussey–home movies] Reel 1, Accession 2524

Boys play on beach dig in sand, stand with boat on shore. View of cottages or beach houses in background. Boy spins around stick in sand. Boy dressed in white waves to camera. Sideways shot of boy playing in sand/shot corrected to vertical. Upside down shot of pushup in sand. View of water plane stationary […]

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