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Still image from Tumbling Waters in Movie Makers, Dec. 1949, 455.

Date produced: 1949

Filmmaker(s):

Leo J. Heffernan

Languages:

English

Length:

400 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Silent

Sound:

With music on disc.

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1949 - Honorable Mention
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1951 - Top Ten Award Winner

Description:

"In Tumbling Waters Leo J. Heffernan has turned his experienced and competent camera on that perennial favorite of travel filmers, Niagara Falls. The result is a sparkling piece of lighthearted showmanship, climaxed by a truly gripping and probably unique sequence filmed amid the swirling mists of the Cave of the Winds. The overall effect of Tumbling Waters, however, was marred for these reviewers by recurring levities of treatment deemed out of key with the essential majesty of the subject." Movie Makers, Dec. 1949, 471-472.

Resources:

The film won second award of $50 in a Metropolitan Motion Picture Club film contest in 1950 (Movie Makers, Jan. 1950, 36).

Locations:

  • Niagara Falls (Filming)

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Screenings:

  • Screened by the Metropolitan Motion Picture Club in 1950, New York City, N.Y.

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