Lincoln Memorial Library Collection
DonorLincoln Memorial Library
Primary Format and Extent
film (900 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16mm. print
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Collection contains "Movie Queen, Lincoln," a fictional short production about a film star who arrives by train to her home in Lincoln, Maine. She tours the town and receives gifts from local merchants. The movie queen is kidnapped and then rescued. Scenes include a parade, streets and retail businesses, townspeople, and automobiles. The footage provides detailed views of street scenes, local businesses, residents, and industry.
"Movie Queen" was produced as part of a local talent production and consists of a welcome parade and key to the city presentation, shots of the town's businesses and people, followed by a short comedic kidnapping. The film was shown in association with a three act play, both featuring local players. The film and the play were directed by an itinerant director associated with the Amateur Theatre Guild of Boston.A script of "Movie Queen" by Lauren K. Woods and associated production documents from the Amateur Theatre Guild may be found in the Marion Angeline Howlett Papers, Harvard Theatre Collection, Harvard University.See also "Movie Queen" films in these collections: Bath Historical Society Collection (Bath, Maine), Movie Queen, Bar Harbor Collection (Bar Harbor, Maine), Belfast Historical Society Collection (Belfast, Maine), John Bruner Collection (Groton, Mass.), Daniel Lapointe Collection (Van Buren, Maine), Movie Queen, Lubec Collection (Lubec, Maine), Newport Historical Society Collection, (Newport, Maine), Norwood Historical Society Collection (Norwood, Mass.) Sheldon Museum Collection (Middlebury, Vermont).
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