Pappasl

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Date registered: April 17, 2012

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  1. Home Movie Day at The Nick — September 3, 2013
  2. Feature Video–May 2nd–Caribbean Cruise — May 2, 2013
  3. Feature Video–April 2013–Camp Jocassee — April 1, 2013
  4. The 7th Chinese Film Festival — February 6, 2013
  5. Feature Video–January 29th 2013–Rubenstein mystery films — January 29, 2013

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  4. Feature Video – 17th May – Dambusters Raid — 1 comment
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Sep 03

Home Movie Day at The Nick

Image from Post family home movie collection

USC Libraries’ Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) and Nickelodeon Theatre are teaming up to host Columbia’s National Home Movie Day 2013 event. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. October 19, members of the community are invited to attend the free, family-friendly screening at the Nickelodeon, located downtown at 1607 Main Street. Refreshments will be available …

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May 02

Feature Video–May 2nd–Caribbean Cruise

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COME ABOARD WITH THE NIXONS  Everyone loves to go on vacation and so did the Scott Nixon family, as shown here in this week’s feature film.  The Scott Nixon Family boarded the Norwegian Cruise Line’s MS Bergensfjord for a 1960 Easter Cruise to the Caribbean.  The MS Bergensfjord was built by the Swan Hunter Yard …

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Apr 01

Feature Video–April 2013–Camp Jocassee

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Camp Jocassee–Lever-Karst–home movies This week the feature video on MIRC’s DVR is a home movie from the Lever-Karst Collection, featuring a camp that now lies underneath a body of water in the Northwest corner of South Carolina.  Camp Jocassee for Girls was located in Jocassee Valley on the banks of the Whitewater River from 1921 …

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Feb 06

The 7th Chinese Film Festival

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The 7th Chinese Film Festival Screening of Five Films Friday, February 8 to Saturday, February 9, 2013 Nickelodeon Theater A Simple Life – Friday, February 8 at 2:30 p.m. Dragon – Friday, February 8 at 5:30 p.m. Let the Bullets Fly – Friday, February 8 at 8:30 p.m. The Three Swordsmen – Saturday, February 9 …

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Jan 29

Feature Video–January 29th 2013–Rubenstein mystery films

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Here at MIRC, we invite our staff members to contribute to the feature video selection and write a blog piece about why they chose the film that they did. This week’s video and blog is by Brittany Braddock, our film scanning technician, who works magic with the 2k Kinetta scanner we have for our more …

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Dec 10

Feature Video–Dec 10th–Uproar in Heaven

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Here at MIRC, we invite our staff and student workers to contribute to the feature video selection and write a blog piece about why they chose the film that they did. This week’s video and blog is by Ran, our new cataloguer of the Chinese Film Collection. Ran arrived from the Beijing Film Academy a …

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Nov 20

Feature Video–Thanksgiving 2012–Mr Zero gives to the needy

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What do you think of when you think of Thanksgiving? Turkey, family gatherings, football, Macy’s parade, pumpkin pie, Pilgrims? Historically, Thanksgiving began as a tradition of celebrating the harvest of the year, as Harvest festivals are celebrated around the world, usually in Sept/Oct time. Here, in the United States the Thanksgiving holiday is celebrated on the third …

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Nov 12

UFO – mystery film

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Nesting birds–Gibbes–home movies Its time for a UFO again and this month our Unidentified Filmed Object consists of 2 items, the area and the subject. This film is of nesting birds in a lake or wetlands area and we would like you to name the species of bird and, if possible, the lake or area …

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Oct 15

Feature Video–October 20th–Owens Field–Gibbes–home movies

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Home Movie Day is upon us again and this year it is the 10th anniversary of the annual event. I have attended and assisted this event for the last few years in London, and this year will be both attending and extending my assistance to the Columbia, SC version that will be taking place at …

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