[Elizabeth Thompson Reed–home movies] Reel 10

Watch Hill – Aug ’31 Uncle Blair Aunt Florence Anne + Nanna Commencement Ball Game (Bill Hammond?) Swimming Anne in Pantalettes Ball Game 1932? Commencement Anne, Janis Whitney + Nancy Toney on beach at Watch Hill Hamden Hall Fair Watch Hill June ’32 John Taylor Phila Betty Allen etc. playing “[racial slur] Baby” with Father Watch Hill, 1930 + 1933

[Elizabeth Thompson Reed--home movies] Reel 10


Video:

Identifier:
2980.0007
Collection:
Sheila Denny-Brown Collection
Date:
1931
Original Format:
16mm
Color:
B&W
Sound:
Silent
Duration:
400 ft
Abstract:
Watch Hill - Aug '31 Uncle Blair Aunt Florence Anne + Nanna Commencement Ball Game (Bill Hammond?) Swimming Anne in Pantalettes Ball Game 1932? Commencement Anne, Janis Whitney + Nancy Toney on beach at Watch Hill Hamden Hall Fair Watch Hill June '32 John Taylor Phila Betty Allen etc. playing "[racial slur] Baby" with Father Watch Hill, 1930 + 1933
Can Description:
Watch Hill Yale Baseball
Viewing Notes:
Close up of a woman. Three people in seated outdoors. A young girl approaches with a book. A garden. People in the garden. The young girl and an older woman walking in the garden. People in matching hats on a field. Men in dresses/robes, marching and carrying signs. A marching band with bagpipes, marching around a baseball field. A baseball game. People seated outdoors. A woman and a girl at the beach. Houses along the beach. A woman adjusts the zipper on her swimsuit. A girl (Anne) with a bonnet and parasol. A baseball game. Women in fancy (period?) dress. The baseball game. Children playing on the beach. Panning shot of the beach. Girls on the beach. People playing tennis. People seated on the grass. People on the beach. A woman standing in front of a car. Two women seated in a car. Children in costume, skipping and playing around a field. People in costume, one playing the piano, two playing the violin. People move a small, two level stage. (Similar to a pageant wagon.) Children in costume. Children performing a play on stage. A large paper dragon’s head. A boy in a devil costume crouches in the dragon’s mouth. (Mystery play?) Two girls in costume. A boy leads a girl on horseback. People seated in a circle outdoors, tossing a ball back and forth. People playing a game. An older woman and a group of children pose on the front steps of a house. Children playing outdoors. People on the beach. A sailboat. Girls on a porch. People on the beach, playing in the water. [End of Reel]
Subject(s):
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Place(s):
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA; Watch Hill, Rhode Island, USA; Hamden, Connecticut, USA
Rights:
This item may be available for reuse, please contact Northeast Historic Film for more information
Source:
https://oldfilm.org/collection/Detail/occurrences/47309

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