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Morrison, Jane Collection

Collection contains documentaries. “Master Smart Woman” (1985) concerns Maine author Sarah Orne Jewett, “Children of the Northlights” (1976) is about children’s book creators Ingri and Edgar d’Aulaire, and “Rocks Nudes and Flowers” (1975) concerns Maine-based painter Henry Strater. “In the Spirit of Haystack” (1979) describes Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine. Collection also contains

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Nowell-Clark Collection

The majority of Annie Wood Nowell’s films covered family and local historical events, although their range includes some trick photography as well as trips to Maine, New Hampshire, and a tuberculosis sanitarium in Colorado. Richard J. Clark continued the family tradition of documenting family holidays, vacations, and events with his films.

Lincoln Memorial Library Collection

Collection contains “Movie Queen, Lincoln,” a fictional short production about a film star who arrives by train to her home in Lincoln, Maine. She tours the town and receives gifts from local merchants. The movie queen is kidnapped and then rescued. Scenes include a parade, streets and retail businesses, townspeople, and automobiles. The footage provides

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Bath Historical Society Collection

The Bath Historical Society Collection consists of a single 16 mm. film called “Movie Queen,” made in Bath, Maine. It was produced as part of a local talent production and consists of a welcome parade and a presentation of the key to the city, shots of the town’s businesses and people, followed by a short

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Cannon, LeGrand Jr. Collection

The collection consists of a total of 16,150 feet of 16mm film than spans from 1926 to 1976. These consist of home movies shot in mainly in New Hampshire and Connecticut with vacation footage through the United States. Jeannette Peabody Cannon shot the first 20 reels of film from 1926-1942 and her son LeGrand Cannon

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Dietrich, Mary Lou Collection

This collection contains 156 reels of 8mm home movies filmed by Albert G. Dietrich and Mary Miller Dietrich and and one reel of 16mm home movies filmed my Mary’s father Alton Miller. The footage was shot primarily around Maine and includes family activities and vacations with their three children, and an exchange student from Finland

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Newport Historical Society Collection

Collection contains “Movie Queen,” a short production about a film star who arrives by train to her home in Newport, Maine. She tours the town and receives gifts from local merchants. The movie queen is kidnapped and then rescued. Scenes include a parade, streets and retail businesses, townspeople, and automobiles. Intertitles are included in the

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Baldwin, Joan Thurber Collection

Collection includes fall scenes of Maine in Ogunquit and “Sea Mark,” filmed on Monhegan Island. “Some Glimpses of ‘Our Town’” spoofs the Thornton Wilder play. “The Face of Fall” is an anti-hunting drama, and “Just Golf” documents a golf game between Baldwin and a friend. “A Certain Xmas” portrays Christmas Day rituals. The collection also

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Clark, Walter J. Collection

Collection contains [Walter J. Clark–home movies], a record of community activities and public spaces in and around Ellsworth, Maine, with some scenes of family activities and travel. The majority of the content depicts local events in Ellsworth, Maine, during the 1930s including fairs, parades, building construction and dedications, the Ellsworth fire of 1933, and prisoners

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Bruner, John Collection

The John Bruner Collection consists of a single 16 mm. film called “Movie Queen,” made in Groton, Massachusetts. It was produced as part of a local talent production and consists of shots of the town’s businesses and people, followed by a short comedic kidnapping. The short film was shown in association with a three-act play,

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