Author Archives: Northeast Historic Film

[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 28

A barn under construction. Lumber by a dirt road. Women holding a baby. People walking with a dog. Trees and houses filmed from a moving vehicle. A garden. A turtle in the garden. A baby walking outdoors. The baby playing with a lawn mower. A woman riding a bicycle with the baby in the basket.

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 29

Cows in a field. A lake. People swimming. Close up of a woman. A dog with puppies. A pony drawn wagon. Two children and a dog seated in the wagon. Two people on horseback. Two children on bicycles. Two people in front of a house. A horse. [End of Reel]

[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 30

A man with a dead raccoon. A dog. A man tips his hat to the camera. A truck load of corn. An orchard. A tractor pulling a combine, mowing a field. Close up of a baby. Panning shot of the landscape. Horses in a field. Houses. A line of military trucks driving up a road.

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 31

A farm field. People outdoors. People husking corn. Dark shots of people outdoors. A boy carrying a bottle. A person on horseback. Men getting into a car. A deer strapped to the hood of a car. A horse drawn sleigh. A snow plow. A farm field. [End of Reel]

[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 33

People on a frozen lake. Dogs playing. A man with a fish. Three people outside an ice fishing shack. A man pulling a fish up through a hole in the ice. Men gathered around a fire, behind a brush wind screen. Ice fishing shacks and cars on the lake. Men seated around a fire. A

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 17

(Footage tinted red) Ducks by a lake. Trees along the shore. A dog walking up a road. Panning shots of a lake. Three girls pose for the camera. A puppy. A man walking in a field. Two men by a car. A woman walking into a house. A man moving brush in the woods. A

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 18

(Film distorted) Graduates and guests outside a building. People getting into a car. People at the overlook at Niagara Falls. The Maid of the Mist ship below the Falls. Driving over a bridge. A flock of sheep. A woman picking flowers on the side of the road. Cars driving down the road. Landscape filmed from

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[Margaret Cummings Bean–home movies] Reel 19

A man, a woman and a girl (Janet) on a swing. Janet on a swing with toys. Topiary garden with the lake beyond. A boat on the water. Shots of a house. An eclipse. A boat on the water. People playing ball. A toddler and a puppy. People and dogs around a car. A man

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