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OUR SOUTHERN MOUNTAINEERS

 Unprocessed
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.012

Content Description

Original reel and preservation elements for a circa-1918 28mm Paramount-Bray newsreel depicting a simplified vignette of life in the southern Appalachian mountains. Walter Cline (Chattanooga, TN), George Massa (Asheville, NC), and Jim Thompson (Knoxville, TN) have all been suggested as possible cinematographers. Colorlab, Inc. (Rockville, MD) created the preservation elements.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

TAMIS purchased the 28mm source reel of OUR SOUTHERN MOUNTAINEERS, along with the 28mm source reel of IN THE MOONSHINE COUNTRY (TAMIS-MIC 2020.013), from an eBay seller in 2010.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1918 (Produced)
  • Digitized: 2011 (Preserved)

Extent

3 Reels (3 cans) : 28mm silent tinted black-and-white print, black-and-white duplicate negative, and Desmet answer print ; [00:03:42]