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Hobby Widow

Date produced: 1951

Filmmaker(s):

Lloyd Nesbitt

Description:

A woman grows frustrated with her husband's commitment to his various hobbies, which seem to take precedence over their marriage.


Grand Rapids Amateur Movie Club: Open House November 1, 1961

Date produced: 1961

Filmmaker(s):

John Folkema

Description:

The G.R.A.M.C. holds an open house on November 1, 1961. This film documents the event, showing amateur filmmakers dining, conversing with one another, and examining cameras.


My Entry: Movie Contest

Date produced: 1948

Filmmaker(s):

Charles Woodley

Description:

"This film shows Charles Devenish Woodley making a film." Library and Archives Canada.


Movie Club Visit to West Hill

Date produced: 1952

Filmmaker(s):

Charles Woodley

Description:

"Film of members of the Toronto Movie Club filming fruit tree blossoms and scenery at the Woodley family property at West Hill." Library and Archives Canada.


Running Gag, The

Date produced: 1949

Filmmaker(s):

Jack S. Grassick

Charles Woodley

Description:

"Film about how to make films." Library and Archives Canada.


Courriers T.M.C., The

Date produced: 1950

Filmmaker(s):

Jack S. Grassick

R. W. Williamson

Charles Woodley

Description:

"Film made for screening at the annual banquet of the Toronto Movie Club held at Casa Loma." Library and Archives Canada.


Drama of an Old Farm

Date produced: 1953

Filmmaker(s):

Elmer Albinson

Description:

"Artist Dewey Albinson tours an old farm and helps viewers see it in terms of the unusual shapes, interesting colors and rough textures that make strong compositions." Minnesota Historical Society.


Caperucita y el cineísta [Little Red Riding Hood and the filmmaker]

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán

Description:

The film begins with a woman washing her hands and fixing her hair, she then takes some plants and a basket and walks happily through a path where she picks up some flowers. A man (the filmmaker) in the middle of the countryside is preparing his camera, when suddenly he sees the woman and starts making shots from a distance. After several shots the man approaches the woman talks to her and they leave together towards a more populated place. While the filmmaker leaves his camera and equipment on a bench, a group of people step out of a building to chase him with sticks and pitchforks.


Outing of the Dachau Amateur Film Club, 1943

Date produced: 1943

Description:

"This outing was shot by a baker who supplied bread to Dachau concentration camp. . . . Another title reads: 'Der Ausflug des BDFA, 1943' [Outing of the amateur film club, 1943]." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.


Alexander Black: Grandfather of Picture Plays

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

Alexander Black

Malcolm Black

Description:

"A family collaboration between Alexander Black and his son Malcolm, this film frames an excerpt from Adolph Zukor's 1919 Paramount Screen Magazine film The evolution of the picture play, made on the twenty-fifth anniversary of Black's first picture play performances, with 1938 Kodachrome footage of Alexander Black addressing the camera and reading a 1919 letter from Zukor affirming Black's status as a cinema pioneer." UC Berkeley Library.


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