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Still image from Bless This House in Movie Makers, Dec. 1950, 447.

Date produced: 1950

Filmmaker(s):

Grace Lindner

Languages:

English

Length:

40 ft

Format:

8mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Silent

Sound:

With music on disc.

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1950 - Honorable Mention

Description:

"A brief film designed as a trailer for home use rarely possesses the quality of general audience appeal. Grace Lindner may be justly proud of having achieved this elusive element in Bless This House. The film is a hymn of love, an ode in praise of home, the family, mutual understanding and other ingredients of the good life. That the theme is an emotional one is admitted. That it might have become painfully saccharine is granted. That it did not is due to the sensitive and restrained manner in which the filmer has presented her familiar scenes. Fred Waring's recording of the title song furnished the theme and is used as an integral part of the film." Movie Makers, Dec. 1950, 466.

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Screenings:

  • Screened by the New York 8mm. Motion Picture Club in 1951: New York City, N.Y.
  • Screened by the Amateur Cinema Club of Buffalo in 1951: Buffalo, N.Y.

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