[The Hennen Family Films, No. 2 - Christmas Holidays]

Description

This home movie documents the Hall and Hennen families celebrating the Christmas holiday. The film begins with a Hall family Christmas gathering in Millsap. Family members socialize and pose for the camera in a front yard. Young boys wear cowboy outfits and shoot toy guns at the camera. Visible in the footage are advertisements for Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, and a Clark Service & Grocery (00:00-01:34). Also included is footage of Seventh Street in Forth Worth shot from a moving car (01:34-01:48) and a Hennen family Christmas gathering in Sherman (01:48-03:48).

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1 film (3 min., 48 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

Creation Information

Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva 1951.

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  • Main Title: [The Hennen Family Films, No. 2 - Christmas Holidays]
  • Added Title: Case Label: Christmas circa 1950s, 175

Description

This home movie documents the Hall and Hennen families celebrating the Christmas holiday. The film begins with a Hall family Christmas gathering in Millsap. Family members socialize and pose for the camera in a front yard. Young boys wear cowboy outfits and shoot toy guns at the camera. Visible in the footage are advertisements for Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, and a Clark Service & Grocery (00:00-01:34). Also included is footage of Seventh Street in Forth Worth shot from a moving car (01:34-01:48) and a Hennen family Christmas gathering in Sherman (01:48-03:48).

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1 film (3 min., 48 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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Spotlight on North Texas

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  • 1951

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 24, 2017, 4:23 p.m.

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Hennen, Lowell & Hennen, Belva. [The Hennen Family Films, No. 2 - Christmas Holidays], video, 1951; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942681/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.