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 contains four reels of home movies taken by Baldwin’s father or grandfather in the late 1920s.

Baldwin, Joan Thurber Collection


Collection Date Range:
1925 - 1968
Summary:
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 contains four reels of home movies taken by Baldwin's father or grandfather in the late 1920s.
Biographical/Historical Notes:
Joan Thurber Baldwin (1927-1990) was a poet and amateur architect as well as a filmmaker. Born in New Jersey, she spent considerable time in Maine. She was a member of the Ogunquit Art Association, a professional group with roots in the Ogunquit art colony begun in the 1920s. In 1978 Baldwin moved to Cape Neddick, Maine.
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Repository:
Northeast Historic Film
Availabilty:
Access is restricted; consult repository for detail.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use:
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://oldfilm.org/content/stock-footage-licensing for more information.
Source URL:
http://oldfilm.org/collection/Detail/collections/296

1 comment on “Baldwin, Joan Thurber Collection”

  1. Christine Stansell Reply

    Could you send me the link to Sea Mark? I once lived on Mohegan and hold it dear in my heart. I would love to see the film. Christine Stansell from this e mail address

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