Family in Saybrook, 1936–Dorothy Stebbins Bowles–home movies. Reel 11

Family in Saybrook, 1936--Dorothy Stebbins Bowles--home movies. Reel 11


Bowles, Dorothy Stebbins Collection
Original Format:
16mm film
b&w and color
375 ft
Can Description:
Saybrook, 1936;Ches and B, Steb, Chet;Baby Cynnie;Nordlys/sailing;Saybrook beach/light house;George Stevenson;Hamburg Fair?;Grmummy Bowles, Nana, Papa
Viewing Notes:
[Reel has heavy vinegar syndrome and the emulsion is peeling away. Image is clear but covered with fractal patterns throughout, worse at tail].;Chet shows Frannie how to use a sextant. Chet, Barb, and dog on the beach with woman. Chet sitting on rocks, dog playing in the water. Chet wearing a Yale sweater, plays with the dog on the beach. Both children and Frannie look at the hull of a boat on show. Spaniel plays with a balloon. Chet and kids lounging in the woods by the lake. Kids and a couple launch a small rowboat. The man pushes the boat out and the dog jumps in. Chet and an older woman. Kids on the sailboat with other people. A nurse comes down some outdoor stairs holding a baby (Cynthia?). Nurse shows baby to camera. Fuzzy shot of baby in bassinet (hard to see with fractals). Naked baby sleeping. Nurse with baby and Dorothy's parents. Brings the baby out and places her in a stroller. A young couple visit the baby with the nurse in the yard.;Barb and other kids on the sailboat with Chet. A man and a young boy pretend to box. Chet pulling in a line while kids watch. Chet and Bard at the helm. Small boy pulls in the line.;Group of kids playing in the lawn. Chet with kids at a fair? (in front of ticket counter) Pan of crowd with balloons and cotton candy. A band. Horses jumping. Steer yoked together standing in a field. A man making balloon animals.;CU of Chet holding the baby and then placing her back in the carriage. Chet and dog on the beach. Chet and the kids swimming. The kids playing in the sand. Shot of a boat. Chet at the helm of a boat. Chet drifting in a small boat with the dog. Dorothy and the dog in the small boat. Chester and Barbara get in a car. [End of Reel]
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Saybrook, CT
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