J. Max Bond, Sr. Home Movie #2

Created by
Bond, J. Max, Sr., American, 1902 - 1991
Date
ca. 1941
Medium
16mm Film (a): acetate film;
Film Reel (b): metal
Dimensions
Duration: 12 Minutes
Length (Film): 300 Feet
Title
16mm motion picture film of J. Max Bond, Sr. home movie #2
Caption
This 16mm film is from a collection of home movies shot by J. Max Bond Sr. between 1930-1960. The collection features travel footage, family outings, and gatherings with family and friends.
Description
This 16mm color film is one of ten home movies shot by J. Max Bond Sr. from 1930 to 1960. The footage mainly focuses on family, travel, and educational institutions with which J. Max Bond, Sr. was associated.
Consists of: 16mm Film (a) and Original 400 foot Film Reel (b).
2016.16.2.1a: 16mm film. The film opens with color footage of a group men, women, and children sitting on a porch and smiling at the camera. This is followed by scenes of various people working on farms. Next, there is an out of focus wide shot of a family standing on a porch. There are multiple portrait-style shots of children. Followed by multiple shots of cattle. This is followed by black and white footage of school children and three female school teachers entering a rural school house. There are some interior and exterior portrait-style shots of children smiling at the camera. The same portrait-style shots are then used to capture adults standing in a field on a farm.
2016.16.2.1b: Original 400 foot film reel.
Place filmed
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
J. Max Bond, Sr. Family Home Movies
Classification
Media Arts-Film and Video
Type
home movies
16mm (photographic film size)
Topic
Agriculture
Children
Education
Film
Rural life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Family of George Clement Bond
Object number
2016.16.2.1ab
Restrictions & Rights
© Alison Bond
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e0754993-1360-4bea-909b-3401d96f4303