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[Bristol, TN, Newsboy Soapbox Derby]

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.011

Content Description

Original and preservation elements for a 35mm silent newsreel portraying different stages of the Soapbox Derby in Bristol, Tennessee, circa 1955. Cineric, Inc. (New York, NY) and Magno Sound and Video (New York, NY) created the preservation elements.


The original 35mm acetate print of BRISTOL, TENNESSEE, NEWSBOY SOAPBOX DERBY was donated to TAMIS by the Paramount Center for the Arts in 2009. The print had resided in the Paramount Bristol movie theater presumably since its creation.

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  • Creation: 1955 (Produced)
  • Digitized: 2011 (Preserved)



3 Reels (3 cans) : 35mm black-and-white original reel, duplicate picture negative, and preservation answer print reels ; [00:03:15]

  • TAMIS paper files: donation agreement for original reel and NFPF grant documentation are located in TAMIS' paper files