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Vic Weals Film Collection

Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.016

Content Description

Approximately 200 separate reels of 16mm film of various lengths, totaling several thousand feet, representing Vic Weals' activities as a journalist, news stringer, and industrial filmmaker in East Tennessee from the 1950s to the 1970s. Weals was a columnist for the Knoxville Journal for several decades. The collection includes raw footage, pre-print materials, and preservation elements for a 1957 sponsored film promoting the Knox County school system.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1950-1975



~200 Reels (20+ cans) : 16mm black-and-white and color reversal film, black-and-white picture negative, black-and-white optical soundtrack negative, A/B printing rolls (both positive and negative) ; [several thousand feet of film]

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Condition Description

The condition of the different reels in the collection varies. The preservation elements for KNOX COUNTY SCHOOLS are in good condition.

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Repository Details

Part of the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound Repository

601 S Gay Street
Knoxville TN 37902 United States