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Date produced: 1956

Filmmaker(s):

Joan Thurber Baldwin

Length:

1300 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Colour

Sound Notes:

Optical

Awards/Recognition:

Northeast Historic Film list of titled amateur works

Description:

"An Old Oak Production. 38 minutes. Produced by Joan Baldwin, Chris Von Erpecom. Handwritten title cards throughout with sound of sleighbells ringing just during cards. Begins with snowy scenes of house and barn, snowblower. Views of Ogunquit, Maine, including Ogunquit post office. Interiors with parties and holiday activities, man at piano plays medley of carols. A sequence of three women with dogs and cats, "Joan wants to take a picture of the animals. Looks like the Bronx zoo." Woman with still camera is likely Joan, who has a 16mm camera on a tripod. The voice is distinctively mid-century media influenced. Views of gift exchange." oldfilm.org

Resources:

Part of the Joan Thurber Baldwin collection held by Northeast Historic Film

Locations:

  • Ogunquit, Maine (Filming)

Repository:

Joan Thurber Baldwin Collection, Northeast Historic Film