Tag Archive: films

Jul 27

Visit the MIRC Digital Video Repository

The University of South Carolina’s Moving Image Research Collections is excited to announce the launch of its Digital Video Repository site: mirc.sc.edu This pilot site provides access to more than two hundred moving images from a diverse set of collections, including the Fox Movietone News Film Collection, the Roman Vishniac Collection of cinemicroscopy, the Chinese …

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Jul 11

Feature Video–11th July–Scott Nixon Home Movies

car trip

The Scott Nixon Home Movies Collection by Charles Sinclair Anyone who browses the Scott Nixon collection will begin to get to know the man behind the camera.  Mr. Nixon had many passions which he explored and documented habitually.  The stories reveal that he had a great interest in the mechanical marvel which is the railway train, …

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Jun 27

Feature Video – 27th June – Lulu Belle and Scotty Wiseman

Linda Wiseman feeds a squirrel at the zoo

Lulu Belle and Scotty ranked among the biggest country music stars of the late 1930s. Both launched their careers on WLS’s “National Barn Dance,” broadcast out of Chicago. Myrtle Eleanor Cooper started appearing on the Barn Dance as the comic character “Lulu Belle” at age 20, alongside Rambling Red Foley. When Foley got married, program …

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Apr 17

Hello world!

Welcome to the blog of MIRC -Moving Image Research Collections. This is where we at MIRC intend to give more information about individual films or new collections or even research or findings of items in our collections. Here is where we can go into much more detail about objects, films, people and places, weird anomalies …

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