Dennis, Mildred Keister, 1903-1993
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: TAMIS F 2008.001.005
Scope and Contents Digital file is 15:49, scanned at 16.66 fps. Film shows the scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains and Roane Mountain during the fall. It opens with an intertitle: "Sparkling blue water of beautiful Lake Santeetlah," and shows beautiful scenery of the lake. There is some staining on the film, including color bleeding. Scenery includes mountains, trees, bears, and other displays of the nature found in the Great Smoky Mountains. Also included in the film is...
Dates: Fall 1940; Digitized: 2019-05-01; Record Keeping: 2023-07-14
Scope and Contents Digital file is 13:48, digitized at 16 fps. Footage of Grace Moore in Knoxville in 1937. Grace Moore is seen with Carolyn Keister Dennis as well as standing beside a poster for the World Premiere of "So This Is Love: The Grace Moore Story."There is footage of young couples dancing in all white, and then a new intertitle: "Cruising Down the River, on a Sunday Afternoon" before footage of Moore driving a small speedboat. Next is Grace Moore and her husband Valentín...
Dates: 1937; Digitized: 2019-06-13; Record Keeping: 2023-07-14
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2008.001
Identifier: TAMIS F 2008.001.001
Scope and Contents Digitized file is 45:16, scanned at 16 FPS.Mildred Keister Dennis filmed this as an homage to Walt Disney's Snow White (1937). Starring her daughter Carolyn, the film features actors and locations from throughout Knoxville. After its debut at the Fourth Presbyterian Church, Dennis showed the film as entertainment for children throughout the Knoxville area. Cast of Characters Snow White - Carolyn Keister Dennis Prince - Virginia Cruze Queen - Anna...
Dates: 1945; Digitized: 2019-05-02; Record Keeping: 2023-07-11
Identifier: TAMIS F 2008.001.002
Scope and Contents Digitized file is 12:05, scanned at 18 FPSScenery at the Snow White Lodge in Gatlinburg, TN. According to an article in the Sept. 21, 1952 Knoxville Journal (page 39), the eight-room mountain lodge was built from the logs of a 117-year-old-bar at Knoxville. General Ogle did most of the construction work on the lodge for Kenneth W. Dennis and Mildred Dennis. The film shows the surrounding area as well as the interiors, with women giving a tour and a young boy playing...
Dates: 1940; Digitized: 2019-05-02; Record Keeping: 2023-07-11
Identifier: TAMIS F 2008.001.003
Scope and Contents Digital file is 14:06, scanned at 17 fps. Film shows the scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains and Roane Mountain. It opens with an intertitle: "The Kiss of the Sun for pardon, / The Song of the birds for mirth, / One is nearer God's heart In a garden, / Than anywhere else on Earth." Carolyn is seen in several of the peaceful nature scenes. Footage is mostly of blossoms of rhododendrons, tulips, pink weeping willows, daffodils, and wildflowers. Near the end of the film, Carolyn is...
Dates: 1940-06; Digitized: 2019-05-20; Record Keeping: 2023-07-12
Identifier: TAMIS F 2008.001.004
Scope and Contents Digital file is 16:19, scanned at 16 fps. Film shows the scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains and Roane Mountain during the summer. It opens with an intertitle: "Summer time in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, forty miles from Knoxville - - noted for its scenic beauty, its many varieties of trees and flowers, its wild life, abundant trout streams and Mt. LeConte, 6,642 feet elevation"Scenery includes fields with hay, mountains, creek scenes,...
Dates: June 1940; Digitized: 2019-05-20; Record Keeping: 2023-07-13
- Archival Object 6
- Collection 1
- Amateur films 6
- Landscape 4
- Great Smoky Mountains 3
- Gatlinburg (Tenn.) 2
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) 2
- Moore, Grace (Mary Willie Grace), 1898-1947 2
- Roane Mountain (Tenn.) 2
- Snow White (Tale) 2
- Actors 1
- Appalachia 1
- Cabins 1
- Celebrities 1
- Cherokee Nation 1
- City of Knoxville 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) High School 1
- Log cabins 1
- Music and musicians 1
- Native Americans 1
- North Carolina 1
- Pigeon River 1 + ∧ less