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Item : 2012-010.10 - Beverly - Engagement Party and Wedding

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Beverly - Engagement Party and Wedding

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AM1601-S1-: 2012-010.10

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  • [1956-1957?] (Creation)
    Kodak stock date code of 1956.

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1 film reel (17 min., 31 sec. ; 471 ft.) : acetate, original, 18 fps, reversal, col., si. ; 16 mm

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Item is a home movie of an engagement party and wedding. The film begins with people arriving at the engagement party and Chinese tea ceremony. The bride is filmed in her house and driving with her family to the church. The ceremony is filmed from above and behind. The family then travels to the reception hall where the bride and groom are photographed with their family. There is a reception line, speeches, and dancing.

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Mild presence of tape residue and dust, perforation damage, edge damage, ferrotyping and colour fading. Moderate warping and scratching.

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A digital copy of this item is available.

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Access to original film restricted for preservation purposes.

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The film consists of different footage of the same wedding and reception filmed in 2012-010.007.

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Weak cement splices and perforation tears repaired with splicing tape. Piece of film missing from 2'02 to 2'05 repaired with black leader. Attempts were made to remove tape residue that left some traces remaining.


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  • Freezer: F17-C-01
  • Box: 726-B-07