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Identifier:

  • 11400 (Source: New Mexico State Archives Online Catalog)

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Sallie Wagner

Country of Production:

United States

Languages:

English

Length:

1 reel (498 ft)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives list of titled amateur films
National Film Preservation Foundation Grant, 2005

Description:

"Un-staged documentary footage shot and edited by Sallie Wagner. Sallie's description of the film: 'Jimmy Hill flagging train at Chambers, Arizona, Post Office at Chambers, Bob Cassidy Postmaster, plane drop at Wide Ruins, Bill Cousins picking up package. Wide Ruins trading post exterior and interior, Bill and Sallie, Bill's office is original trading post of Day Brothers, Bill Cousins at front of airplane, crash of transcontinental racer on highway. Square dance, Eleanor Pratt in blue blouse near ladder, Jack Norton heavy set fellow, Phil Pratt extreme left, John Adair with back to screen, Dick Tryon [Tyron?] near rocks. Dwight Wagner - white shirt and tie near rose bush, Sallie in front of Spring house'." New Mexico State Archives.

Resources:

Shot and edited between 1938-1950.

The Santa Fe New Mexican, December 8, 2006, Z086.

This film is a part of the Sallie Wagner Film Collection held by the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives.

Locations:

  • Chambers, Arizona (Filming)
  • Wide Ruins, Arizona (Filming)

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Repository:

Sallie Wagner Film Collection, New Mexico State Records Center and Archives

Screenings:

  • Screened at the Santa Fe Film Festival on Oct. 16, 2005, Santa Fe, NM

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