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Spruce Pine and Bahamas--Wiseman--home movies

This home movie from the Lula Belle and Scotty Wiseman collection features footage of the couple at their North Carolina home with Dale Evans, Roy Rogers, and Roy “Dusty” Rogers Jr., and fishing in the Bahamas.

The Wiseman collection contains 25 home movies from the Country music duo’s heyday in the 1930s and 1940s that reveal the personal lives of a public family. Highlights include family gatherings, public appearances, trips within the USA and abroad, and Hollywood studio backlot footage.
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Aug 8, 2014 Onboard USS Knox: a Home Movie from the Pacific Theater of Operations During World War II

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MIRC ACE Spring 2012 Winner
The Award for Creative Editing (ACE) celebrates innovative use of archival film footage for an editing exercise in MART 371: The Moving Image. View Past Winners.

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