2017 MIAP Intro Class

Research Project Descriptions

All of the works this year have been supplied courtesy of Lydia Pappas, Assistant Director and Curator, Moving Image Research Collections of the University of South Carolina. The class needs to divide into 4 groups with 4-5 students in each group.

·      SPRT HM Unknown Family Home movie

             Unknown family home movie, 1950s film of vacations and family groups, found in USC   

             Athletic Department film collection films (some research done but no id of family)

             1956 – 1960 – 1 reel color silent kodachrome film 400ft


·      SCAR 1196-1198 – Omera_Neese, unknown home movies
color and B&W, silent 300ft


·      Summerville films – home movies (Parnell?)
brought by Jack Harris from Summerville public library – unknown family films.

Collection#1: weddings, Collection #2: Parnell family?


·      General Collections: SCAR unknown car film

film of a car sequence showing the back of a car as it travels along a road at night. A man and a woman are seen getting into the car in the second reel and at the end a younger girl is shown getting into the car then out of the car and is interviewed and then breathalysed. 2 reels 900ft color silent 1970s


·      General Collections: SCAR Happy times activities

special eds classes - arts and crafts, 1968/9, color silent 100ft