[Chilhowee Park Opening Day]
Preservation elements for a 35mm silent newsreel depicting the dedication ceremonies and opening day activities for a playground at Chilhowee Park in Knoxville, TN, on July 18, 1948. Mayor James Elmore and multiple Knoxville "News-Sentinel" staff members appear in the film. Cineric, Inc. (New York, NY) and Magno Sound and Video (New York, NY) created the preservation elements.
The original nitrate print of CHILHOWEE PARK OPENING DAY was discovered in a warehouse at the Knoxville Zoo and donated to TAMIS in 2009.
- Digitized: 2011 (Preserved)
2 Reels (2 cans) : 35mm black-and-white duplicate negative and answer print reels ; [00:05:04]
- TAMIS paper files: donation agreement for original reel and NFPF grant documentation are located in TAMIS' paper files