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Home Movies

This collection of home movies includes amateur films and videotapes from the collections of the Center for Home Movies, the Prelinger Archives Home Movie Collection and many other home movie aficionados. This collection includes amateur productions, home movies and home videos of family activities, travelogues, dramas and a variety of homemade films from the last century, as well as ephemeral films about home movie making.



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The Center For Home Movies
The Center For Home Movies
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Our mission is to transform the way people think about home movies by providing the means to discover, celebrate, and preserve them as cultural heritage.
Topic: home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
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favorite 269

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Scenes from the daily life of a Texas farm family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 102

comment 5

To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Home Movies
movies

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favorite 3

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Nature Center - August
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Nature Center - August
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 185

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 6,132

favorite 111

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 12

comment 1

Viewing notes state: 1950 color family X-mas B-days Very cool metal kiddi car
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 5,800

favorite 98

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Home Movies
movies

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Unidentified Super 8 surgery film. Donated to the Center for Home Movies collection by the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: home movie, surgery
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 54

comment 2

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 71

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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Kodachrome footage of the San Francisco World's Fair, held on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939
Jack Burns Family Films Collection
Jack Burns Family Films Collection
collection
90
ITEMS
32,547
VIEWS
collection

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This is a wonderfully eclectic portfolio of film footage donated by Jack Burns. Jack hopes that sharing his collection of personal, family and unique films will inspire others to do the same. Jack hopes that people will enjoy watching these as much as he enjoyed taking the films.
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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favorite 16

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Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Home Movies
movies

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favorite 15

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Super 8mm home movies. Trip to the zoo, lake, snow, a science experiment, boating, and riding horses. From LostinLight.org
Topics: super 8, film, home movie, color, farm, horse, family, lake
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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Amateur pictures, including aerials and color shot from ground level, of the San Francisco World's Fair on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 22

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Kaplan Home Movies
collection
25
ITEMS
5,082
VIEWS
collection

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Digitized by the Internet Archive
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 16,528

favorite 57

comment 5

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Lavelle Family Home Movies
Lavelle Family Home Movies
collection
12
ITEMS
8,691
VIEWS
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Home movies shot on Super 8 and Regular 8mm film. Footage by David Lavelle, Sr. from 1955 to about 1979. Footage by Phyllis Lavelle from 1979-1984. Footage by Tim Lavelle from 1970-1980's. Chronicles a blue-collar Catholic family of six children growing up in San Francisco during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Their children begin to emerge in the 1970's. Also includes sub-collection of Deehan Family Home Movies, filmed on Regular 8mm film from 1950-1955 by Ken Deehan, largely in San Francisco and...
Home Movies
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Shot by Gregg Arthur, of Marine Corps unit D Co/1st Battalion 26th Marine Regiment 5th Marine Division, on a Super 8mm Canon camera in 1966-67. Footage shows return from battle in Operation Deckhouse in Republic of Vietnam to Philippines, Subic Bay for re-supply, flight over Chu Lai area, and field hospital at Tien Shau. Copyright: All rights reserved. Licensing requests should go to Gregg Arthur at 2123421@cableone.net
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Home Movies
movies

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Unidentified orphan 8mm home movie reel, circa 1950. Donated to the Center for Home Movies collection by the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Weirton Steel Company
movies

eye 39,319

favorite 54

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Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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favorite 5

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Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

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favorite 24

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Bohemian Club members relax and line up for a meal at the Bohemian Grove encampment.
favoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Bohemian Club, Recreation, Gender roles
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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comment 1

Home movies possibly shot by a Minneapolis family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 12

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 61

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 135

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (partially on 4156_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_6)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home Movies
by Rodney K. Ketcham
movies

eye 3,928

favorite 31

comment 0

Ketcham family home scenes, New York and Pennsylvania, 1971-1976. Rodney K. Ketcham Collection: This large collection of 8mm and 16mm amateur films by Rodney Kenneth Ketcham is familial, yet international, in scope, showing both travel throughout the United States and abroad and domestic home movie scenes. Content notes are from Dr. Ketcham’s daughter Jerri Ketcham McDermott. Dr. Rodney Kenneth Ketcham (1909-2002), grew up in Lestershire, New York. Dr. Ketcham was a Cornell graduate (B.A....
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. From 0165_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_4_06_00_39_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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favorite 7

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 163

comment 7

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 40

comment 1

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Home Movies
movies

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comment 0

Summer 1982 / Summer 1983
Topic: Summer 1982 / Summer 1983
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 13,632

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comment 3

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (found on 0164_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_2_04_00_47_00)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Weirton Steel Company
movies

eye 18,087

favorite 49

comment 2

Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Weirton Steel Company
movies

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favorite 57

comment 4

Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 410

favorite 3

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 92

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Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. This footage is on 0692_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_1_12_01_09_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
Home Movies
by Robbins Barstow
movies

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Sixteen year old Robbins Barstow, an Amateur Cinema League member and a fan of Johnny Weissmuller's Tarzan movies, rounded up his siblings and friends and led them into the wilds of Granby, Connecticut for this epic tale of a journey into Edgar Rice Burroughs' Africa. Also available with commentary by the filmmaker on the DVD "Living Room Cinema: Films From Home Movie Day, Vol. I".
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topics: home movie, Barstow Travel Adventure.
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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comment 3

Amateur film.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Home Movies
movies

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The 1936 New Year's Party
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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comment 5

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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favorite 3

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

eye 14,746

favorite 19

comment 2

Riotous celebrations in San Francisco and Redwood City, California as soldiers, sailors and civilians celebrate the end of World War II.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: World War II: Postwar, Celebrations, Riots
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

eye 300

favorite 2

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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favorite 11

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 82

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Kodachrome home movie of a 1950s family's trailer travels to key U.S. tourist destinations.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Travelogues
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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favorite 0

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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favorite 2

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Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 31

comment 2

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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comment 3

Scenes shot at the "World of Tomorrow."
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 45

comment 3

Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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favorite 9

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 48

comment 5

0629 PA8770 [Parade in New York] 16 Koda orig pix
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: need meta
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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favorite 3

comment 0

Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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comment 6

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topic: need meta
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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comment 5

Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 89

comment 2

Kodachrome home movies from San Francisco's Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-40); views along the coast and highways of California and Oregon.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, California: Scenics, Oregon: Scenics
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

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favorite 45

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Views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Yosemite National Park and Golden Gate International Exposition.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: California: History and culture, World's Fairs, San Francisco Bay Area
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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favorite 0

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Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

eye 8,290

favorite 59

comment 3

To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies, African American
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffman
movies

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favorite 3

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Ellwood F. Hoffman (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffman dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
The Center For Home Movies
by Ellwood F. Hoffmann
movies

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Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie Collection Ellwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia – Lucille Hosiery. He retired at age 50 and pursued his hobbies – tennis, gardening and filmmaking. He visited all 50 states and Mexico and Canada filming with a camera mounted to the dashboard of his car. Many groups, including the horticultural...
Topic: Home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies

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favorite 102

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Amateur film made in Manhattan, New York City during World War II, showing a Greenwich Village street art exhibition, springtime at Coney Island, and Greenwich Village stilled by a snowstorm.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, New York City: History, Weather: Blizzards
Lavelle Family Home Movies
movies

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From the Lavelle Family Home Movie Collection, shot by David J. Lavelle, Sr. and digitized by Nicole Lavelle. Reel label: (4) Vacation '72 Beach - Lagunitas, Peg's 12th Birthday Peg's 7th grade baseball Mick + Patsy Beach Seal Rocks
Topics: Lavelle, family, home movie, San Francisco, California, Seal Rocks, Ocean Beach, Patsy Lavelle,...
Home Movies
movies

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Super 8 film of an earth-oriented prayer ritual
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: super 8, film, home movie, ritual, prayer, earth ritual, earth, color
Home Movies
movies

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Behind the scenes footage of a Spaghetti Western in production in Spain, 1975. Gorgeous footage that takes us right inside the extravagant, but totally lo-fi, sets and action. Diane Dobronte shares the story behind the film that goes behind the film: It was 1975 and my boyfriend,  Tony Anthony , had written, produced and was starring in an American-Italian co-production film called  Get Mean  – in the spaghetti western genre. Tony had already done several of these:  The Stranger in Town...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Home Movies
by Arthur H. Smith
movies

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Arthur Smith was born in Silver Spring, Nevada in 1909 and passed away in 2000 after having lived in the Bay Area and Big Bear Lake, California. According to his typewritten autobiography, after high school he began working for the Pacific Telephone Company as a telephone repairman. He was asked by the company to make a sponsored film for them, and he was later promoted to first level management at Pacific Telephone. Smith produced a variety of instructional and safety films for the Bell...
Topics: Amateur films, Arthur H. Smith
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
by Unknown
movies

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Home movie showing travels to key U.S. tourist destinations, mostly by air.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Aviation: Commercial
Home Movies
by Rodney K. Ketcham
movies

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favorite 25

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Ketcham family home scenes, New York and Pennsylvania, 1941-1947. Rodney K. Ketcham Collection: This large collection of 8mm and 16mm amateur films by Rodney Kenneth Ketcham is familial, yet international, in scope, showing both travel throughout the United States and abroad and domestic home movie scenes. Content notes are from Dr. Ketcham’s daughter Jerri Ketcham McDermott. Dr. Rodney Kenneth Ketcham (1909-2002), grew up in Lestershire, New York. Dr. Ketcham was a Cornell graduate (B.A....
Topic: Home movie