THE KIDNAPPER'S FOIL [Bristol, TN]
Preservation elements for a 35mm version of THE KIDNAPPER'S FOIL production shot in Bristol, TN, in 1949 by itinerant filmmaker Melton Barker.
The original 35mm nitrate reels for THE KIDNAPPER'S FOIL [Bristol, TN] were donated to TAMIS by the Paramount Center for the Arts in 2009. The print had resided in the Paramount Bristol presumably since its creation.
- 1949 (Produced)
- Digitized: 2010 (Preserved)
6 Reels (6 cans) : 35mm black-and-white picture negative, optical soundtrack negative, and answer print reels ; ~1887' [00:20:58]
- TAMIS paper files: donation agreement for original reel and NFPF grant documentation are located in TAMIS' paper files
- Online Video: the digital video version of the 2010 preservation is hosted on the Texas Archive of the Moving Image's website "Melton Barker and the Kidnapper's Foil"