Dupree Blankenship home movie collection, HM-26 to HM-45 (hm-bla_0024)

Georgia Home and Amateur Movies
Dupree Blankenship home movie collection, HM-26 to HM-45 (hm-bla_0024)
Blankenship, H. C.
Date of Original:
Blankenship, H. C.--Travel
Blankenship family
Scotland--Social life and customs
Scotland--Description and travel
Great Britain--Description and travel
Ships--Great Britain
Aquitania (Steamship)
Golf courses
Atlanta Zoo
Zoo animals--Georgia--Atlanta
Rock Eagle 4-H Center (Ga.)
Family vacations
Petting zoos
Postal service--Georgia--Gordon
Passenger trains
Parade floats
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Centennial celebrations, etc
Amateur films--Georgia
United States, Georgia, Putnam County, Eatonton, 33.3267997, -83.3884961
United States, Georgia, Glynn County, Jekyll Island, 31.0685662, -81.4134297
United States, Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins, 32.6130, -83.6242
Scotland, 56.4907, -4.2026
Great Britain, 55.3781, 3.4360
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
United States, Georgia, Wilkinson County, 32.8025, -83.1649
United States, Georgia, Wilkinson County, Gordon, 32.886191, -83.333588
Moving images
Black slug. Segment one: Scottish Highland Games, 0:08. A view of a pond in the middle of some hills. Girls dance in Scottish outfits. A boy plays the bagpipes at a Scottish event. Various events such as running, dancing, and playing music take place at a Scottish event. Children pose with a Scottish flag. A garden is shown. Black slug. Segment two: Family landscape, 3:12. A pond is shown in the middle of rolling hills. Children play on a swing set near the pond. Some adults look at a garden. Another landscape scene is shown. Segment three: Abroad, 3:57. A tugboat drives down a river. A life preserver with "Aquitania Liverpool" written on it. Some men work in a shipping yard. Many ships and people on ships are shown. A plane flies low over the water. A small wooden ferry that uses cables ferries a truck across a small river. Segment four: Family Vacation, 5:13. A family with a dog at the beach. Many people are enjoying the beach. Different views of a fort are shown such as the corner, the moat, and a drawbridge. They watch a ship go down a river from the top of the fort. Black slug. Segment five: Family home, 6:09. A home is shown in a slightly forested area. A woman walks out of the house with two dogs. The yard has rows of trees like a grove. An old car drives through the trees on a dirt road. The woman and her two dogs get out of the car and walk into the house. The woman poses for the camera. People sim and play in a small pool. Black slug. Segment six: Parade, 9:21. Children are gathered in seats outside. A couple of policemen stand on the side of the road. A young boy and girl walk down the road in the rain dressed up like they're getting married. Lots of people are in the road together for a parade. Men wearing kilts walk in formation playing bagpipes and drums. Children walk in a clump. The people walk with the Scottish band. Black slug. Segment seven: Transportation, 10:51. Cars are parked in a parking lot. Men walk around a train. A train barrels towards the camera. Passengers, mostly women, rush to get on a train. Segment eight: Home life, 12:02. Children play and walk around a field. Women relax in lounge chairs. Someone plays with a kitten. A man plays basketball in his yard. A young and dressed up girl plays the piano. Black slug. Segment nine: Summer, 13:54. The camera pans across an empty pool. Young people jump and play in the pool. A baby is shown up close. People jump and dive off the diving board. A young boy plays outside with a toy gun. Many different types of flowers are shown. Segment ten: Home, 15:32. A house in summer. Cows roam around outside. Some of the calves run around. Segment eleven: School, 16:16. Students are lined up with teachers outside of school. Black slug. Segment twelve: Family Interactions, 17:00. A snake slithers across the ground, and then is picked up. A dog looks at the camera. Leaves from plants in the yard. A woman and a girl take care of the plants outside. A girl plays with leaves that are as big as her. A cat pounces on and pats at the snake. A dog runs around the bush. The family eats snacks outside in the trees. A girl models her school outfit and books while petting her dog. The cat lounges on a chair and plays with the girl. A woman laughs at the camera. Black slug. More leaves are shown. Black slug. A man brushes his daughter's hair. People lounge around the house. Segment thirteen: Driving, 20:16. The cameraman drives down a neighborhood road with houses on both sides. Then he drives alongside the beach. On the opposite side of the road from the beach there is a golf course. The driver drives through town where we see buildings and car lots and flagpoles. Segment fourteen: The beach, 21:16. A kite soars high over the beach. People walk into the water and swing on trees. The family walks around together on the beach. Storm clouds have sunlight peeking out the edges. Waves crash. A toddler plays in the waves. Black slug. Segment fifteen: The Atlanta Zoo, 22:59. Bears move around a cage. Monkeys sit on branches. Gorillas comb each other for bugs. Monkeys chase each other and swing on bars. Sign: "CHIMPANZEE (PAN SATYRUS) HABITAT, WEST AFRICA, LIBERIA TO CONGO." Sign: "CAPUCHIN (CEBUS CAPUCINUS) HABITAT, SOUTH AMERICA." Sign: "WILLIE B. II born APRIL 1959 wgt. 210 lbs." "GORILLA (GORILLA GORILLA) HABITAT, AFRICA AND BELGIAN CONGO." A lion eats raw meat in a cage. Deer walk in a field. Elephants group together in the middle of their habitat. Segment sixteen: Family get together, 24:25. A girl rides her bike down the dirt driveway towards the house. A large table has food and drinks laid out on it, while the family all gathers and lounges around. People hang out and talk to each other over food. Many lawn chairs are set up. Black slug. Segment seventeen: Field trip, 25:57. Women gather around cars in a parking lot with a bus that say "WILKINSON COUNTY SCHOOLS." Some of them have luggage. Slowly they fill the bus. A girl on the bus cries. Sign: "ROCK EAGLE 4-H CAMP." Sign: "4-H Center." A stone table is in front of some trees by a lake. A vehicle drives into Rock Eagle. Segment eighteen: Summer activities, 27:28. People play in the pool. A man tinkers with a model airplane. A dog eats the grass. People walk down the street. Children gather around opening presents at a birthday party. The birthday cake is shown up close with the year 1965 written in the icing. The birthday girl blows out the candles. Black slug. Segment nineteen: Vacation, 29:06. Gates with a sign: "JEKYLL ISLAND." across the top of them. A building sits in some trees. A girl runs around and plays on the beach, drawing in the sand. She wrote "sand castle" next to where she builds one with her dad. Other things were written and drawn. People walk out of a building. A nicely landscaped flowerbed. People are all looking at something together. Families walk outside by cars. Children eat candy together. Nicely landscaped flowerbeds with someone working in them and two dogs running around. Black slug. Segment twenty: Miscellaneous, 32:04. Leaves on a tree. Flowers in a flowerbed. Various kinds of flowers and plants. A family gets into their car. Women walk out of their house towards the car. A man is cooking on a grill in the yard outside the house. A cat walks around and gets in the way. There are trains on the tracks in front of a big house with a wrap-around porch. A cat sits outside and is taunted by a bird. Segment twenty-one: Petting zoo, 33:52. A family with strollers walks by a gate and building. A family goes to the park. Rabbits sit in a doorway. Children pet a donkey from the other side of a fence. A baby bear runs back and forth in a small cage. Donkeys stand while being pet. Sign: "Coatimundi." which run around a cage and sniff at the camera. Two boys play on a water wheel. Water animals, such as turtles and birds, are in a pond. Black slug. Segment twenty-two: Outside, 35:03. A yard with an old car and a flowerbed by the house. A girl brings seen out and throws it around the chicken pen. She then collects eggs. Cars parked by the railroad on a rainy day. It is raining. On a door: "U.S. POST OFFICE GORDON, GA." Lots of blue hydrangea bushes. Segment twenty-three: School, 36:30. Older students walk around outside the door of the school. Students jump across a puddle. Segment twenty-four: Home, 37:05. Morning glory vines wrap around a tree. A man pets a dog in a garden. A girl talks to the camera then falls into the grass and pets the dog. More leaves and vines shown. Black slug. Segment twenty-five: Sunday, 38:04. Sign: "Sunday pin. Getting Ready." written with chalk. People pack things in the trunk of a car. A car arrives and two older people get out of it. A family is sitting at the beach and playing in the water. Views of the ocean. A woman gets plates and things on a table. Children eat together at a table. Sign: "THE ROGERS." Cars are parked at a house by the ocean. The camera drives through a neighborhood to a park. There are picnic tables and cars strewn through the trees. Trees are shown. Children walk outside towards a big tree. More views of the beach and the sky. People fly a kite that is way high in the sky. The family walks from the house to the beach. Black slug. Segment twenty-six: Train ride, 40:55. A girl waves at the camera from a sidewalk. Trains and other machines are shown in a railroad. A large clock swings its pendulum back and forth. The girl holds a paper. A man paints while the girl walks over to him. She eats a snack and drinks a soda. She poses in front of a train. A sign: "107 SAVH Atlanta 10:13 AM 108 Atlanta Savannah 8:39 PM July 22, 1965." at a train station. Two men pose while looking at trains. Men work on the trains. A train pulls into the station. Streets are filmed from on the train ride until it pulls into "Macon Station." Sign: "FREE Park & Shop CUSTOMER PARKING." Sign: "GENERAL FINANCE LOANS." Sign: "FOREIGN AUTO CLINIC GEORGE YETTER." Cars drive down streets and over bridges. Written on a chalkboard: "Cheryl's First Train Ride Gordon to Macon 7-22-65." Black slug. Segment twenty-seven: The beach, 43:58. Three women walk down a windy beach. A child plays on a raft in the water. A dog runs on the beach. A girl runs toward the camera on the beach. The beach is deserted except for the family. They catch fish in a net and crabs. A house in the trees is shown. A few houses by the beach. A woman walks out to garden. Views of the beach and the beach house. They drive along by the water to a place where a lot of cars are parked. A seagull flies over the beach. A large triangular building on the beach. A car is parked in front of the house. Black slug. Segment twenty-eight: Trip, 47:17. A house in the woods. People eating a picnic at a wooden table on a dirt road. A boy plays on rocks by a stream. A car drives by a gas station. The camera pans down into a wooded area toward a small river then toward a car on top of a bridge over a large waterway. A boy walks around at the top of a mountain looking down into the valley. The car drives around curves in the mountains. Black slug. The car drives down a dirt road to somewhere. Some people walk out of cookie cutter houses up in a mountainous area. Sign: "CAFETERIA OPEN." They explore a mountain town and eat a picnic lunch by a dam on the water. Black slug. Segment twenty-nine: Easter, 49:56. Family members are dressed up and walking outside. The girl hunts around outside for Easter eggs while her dog follows. The family poses together after she finds the eggs. They go explore a stream and climb on the rocks. Other people are enjoying the nature with them. A bush is zoomed in on. Family members play outside. The girl rides her bike with no hands. The mom puts dirt in her garden. More flower bushes. Black slug. Segment thirty: People in town, 52:56. Some people stand outside a store and wave at the camera. A man takes photographs of people. People are dressed up in old clothes. Women walk in long dressed at the railroad and in town and men are in suits. Some people are carrying around Confederate flags and wearing hoop skirts. Crowds gather on the side of the road for a parade. Cars drive down the street as floats. Sign: "McIntyre Police Co." Black slug. Segment thirty-one: Birthday party, 55:57. Children hold oblong shaped balloons. There is a present table and a circus cake. People are dressed up for the birthday party. The kids all have very large balloon animals. The birthday girl opens presents. Black slug. The children play with one of the presents. Black slug. Segment thirty-two: Around town, 58:42. A downtown area is shown. There are signs for "Coca-Cola" and an "Oil change." A small circle of the camera shows the water tower. Black slug.
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Original Collection:
H.C. Blankenship and John Scott home movie collection, circa 1936-1967
Holding Institution:
Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection