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Still image from The Haunted Camera.

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

Huxley Darwin Kem

Mary Kem

Languages:

English

Length:

11m 53s

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

National Film Preservation Grant, 2014

Description:

"Supernatural thriller made by a teenage girl." Filmpreservation.org

"15 year old Mary is bored. With her parents permission she writes her chum Martha to come for summer vacation and they will make a movie. In the meantime two convicts escape from the nearby prison. To frighten the girls away the convicts decide to play ghosts. Film ends with posse, capture and hand colored inferno." Oregon Historical Society.

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Repository:

Valerie Campbell collection, Oregon Historical Society

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