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Walter Mitton

Dates active:


Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League




Toll of Time, The (1948)

Opeechee Stream Bridge, Searsport (1949)

Nequasset Bridge (1957)


Civil engineer

Biographical Notes:

"Walter V. Mitton (1889-1961) was a civil engineer who filmed bridge building and public works projects in Maine including the Maine Turnpike. He was born in New Brunswick, Canada, and moved to Augusta, Maine, where he founded a construction company, Walter V. Mitton, Inc. He was president of the Associated General Contractors of Maine. Mitton was a member of the Amateur Cinema League (editing ACL titles on several of his films) and of the Androscoggin Camera Club." oldfilm.org

Bibliographic Resources:

The films of Walter V. Mitton are part of the Everett Foster Collection, further information available at Northeast Historic Film