[Chilhowee Park Opening Day]
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.010
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)
- National Film Preservation Foundation (U.S.) (Sponsor, Organization)
2 Reels (2 cans) : 35mm black-and-white duplicate negative and answer print reels ; [00:05:04]
- Chilhowee Park Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- James Elmore Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Knoxville News-Sentinel (Knoxville, Tenn.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Magnolia Avenue Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- TAMIS paper files: donation agreement for original reel and NFPF grant documentation are located in TAMIS' paper files