Margaret Cram and other itinerant women directors made Movie Queen films in the 1930s. Movie Queen, Lubec was shot on the coast of Maine and preserved by Northeast Historic Film.
Studies of amateur and...
Saturday, May 17 at 4 p.m., Northeast Historic Film Screening as part of Bangor Public Humanities Day
at Brick Church, 126 Union Street, Bangor
Free screening of early twentieth-century Maine moving images:
Ellis Brook Camp, February 1928 logging work with horses and Lombard tractors filmed by Tudor Gardiner (Maine governor, 1929-1933);
Bangor Firefighters’ Parade (Main Street), 1929;
and Circus Parade, Maine, 1929 (probably July 8, 1929, Sparks Circus on Railroad Street in Bangor.)
New transfers from original 16mm film will be presented (thank you, Joe Gardner, thank you MWA FlashTransfer Choice!)
This is the first public viewing of these moving images from the family of Charles Gilbert, who graduated from the University of Maine in...
Not only did you raise the $50,000 we need to convert to digital projection in the Alamo Theatre, but you inspired the generosity of the Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation and the Town of Bucksport to double your donations.
The projector has been ordered and a revolving fund has been set up to make much needed improvements, help provide sustainability and to support the community led, "Friends of The Alamo" as they work to expand programming.
We are all very thankful and humbled. And personally, I have been moved by the unbelievable support for this little 1916 Main Street cinema. Your generosity and love has been amazing. Thank you for saving Your community cinema!
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NHF is a nonprofit archives dedicated to collecting, preserving and sharing northern New England's moving image heritage. We run a three-story vault holding 10 million+ feet of film, a public study center, a 140-seat theater, and enjoy the support of 400+ members. Please explore our collections and help us save an important part of your culture.