Morrison, Jane Collection

Morrison, Jane Collection


Primary Format and Extent:
film (40,000 ft.) : si. and sd., b&w and col. ; 16 mm. reversal pos.
Collection Date Range:
1975 - 1985
Summary:
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 educational/cultural and fiction works, including "The White Heron" (1978) a short dramatic film shot in Maine and based on the same-titled Jewett story, and "The Two Worlds of Angelita, Los Dos Mundos de Angelita" (1982), a drama in Spanish and English about a young girl from rural Puerto Rico who moves to New York City.
Biographical/Historical Notes:
Jane Morrison (1947-1987) was born in New Brunswick, Canada, and grew up in Gardiner, Maine. In the 1970s she moved to New York City to work as an independent filmmaker, and received national and international recognition for her work.
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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/138

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