Dupree Blankenship home movie collection, HM-38 to HM-45 (hm-bla_0030)

Georgia Home and Amateur Movies
Dupree Blankenship home movie collection, HM-38 to HM-45 (hm-bla_0030)
Blankenship, H. C.
Date of Original:
Blankenship, H. C.
Blankenship family
Beds (Gardens)
Rain and rainfall
School buildings
Postal service--Georgia--Gordon
Beaches--Georgia--Jekyll Island
Family vacations--Georgia--Jekyll Island
Railroad stations
Passenger trains
Service stations
Easter egg hunts
Birthday parties
Central business districts
Signs and signboards
Coca Cola (Trademark)
Amateur films--Georgia
United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075
United States, Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins, 32.6130, -83.6242
United States, Georgia, Wilkinson County, Gordon, 32.886191, -83.333588
United States, Georgia, Glynn County, Jekyll Island, 31.0685662, -81.4134297
Moving images
Descriptive information on file: 0800-20-38, Grandaddy's Chickens, Rain in town, Flowers, Bible School / 0800-20-39, Jekyll Holloway's, Faly / 0800-20-40, Cheryl's Train Trip / 0800-20-41, Jekyll / 0800-20-42, Cheryl's B-day, old school Build, pal in yard / 0800-20-43, Easter / 0800-20-44, Centennial / 0800-20-45, Cheryl's Birthday
Black slug. Segment one: Outside, 0:03. 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 two: School, 1:28. Older students walk around outside the door of the school. Students jump across a puddle. Segment three: Home, 2:05. 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 four: Sunday, 3:03. 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 five: Train ride, 5:54. 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 six: The beach, 8:59. 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 seven: Trip, 12:17. 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 eight: Easter, 14:54. 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 nine: People in town, 17:57. 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 ten: Birthday party, 20:57. 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 eleven: Around town, 23:41. 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