[Hill Family Films, No. 10 - Life with the Hill Family, 1955]

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This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Roy E. Hill family during 1955. The film begins with an outdoor family gathering (00:00-02:29). A title card reads "Della and Kids" (02:29) and is followed by footage of family at home and kittens (02:29-06:14). A title card reads "Sam and Fern Zepeda" (06:14) and is followed by footage of an indoor gathering (06:14-07:07). A title card reads "Frank Smith" and is followed by footage of children playing, Roy Hill and a man working with tools, and a man mowing a lawn (07:07-08:04). The title cards "Wedding Bells" and ... continued below

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1 film (15 min., 55 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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Hill, Roy E. 1955.

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  • Main Title: [Hill Family Films, No. 10 - Life with the Hill Family, 1955]
  • Added Title: Case Label: Deer Hunt Mason 1957, #1

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Roy E. Hill family during 1955. The film begins with an outdoor family gathering (00:00-02:29). A title card reads "Della and Kids" (02:29) and is followed by footage of family at home and kittens (02:29-06:14). A title card reads "Sam and Fern Zepeda" (06:14) and is followed by footage of an indoor gathering (06:14-07:07). A title card reads "Frank Smith" and is followed by footage of children playing, Roy Hill and a man working with tools, and a man mowing a lawn (07:07-08:04). The title cards "Wedding Bells" and "Carl and Jean" (08:04) are followed by shots of the wedding announcement and invitation to the wedding of bride Jean Evelyn Hill and groom Carl Lee Krone at Ash Crescent Methodist Church in Fort Worth to be held on September 17, 1955. Footage includes gifts on a table, and the reception at the Hill home on 1032 Marion in Fort Worth, Texas(08:04-12:58). The title card "Dallas State Fair" (12:58) is followed by footage of the Hill family attending the 1955 fair. Footage includes Garry Owen on carnival rides, ferris wheels, a carousel, Big Tex (13:27) the aquarium, and a monkey performing on the Midway (12:58-15:55).

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1 film (15 min., 55 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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Spotlight on North Texas

Digitized materials from "Spotlight on North Texas," a community history and regional media preservation project, include home movies, television news footage, and photographs that document activities in the state of Texas and beyond. This project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant program.

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  • 1955

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • April 12, 2018, 5:42 p.m.

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  • 32.71629, -97.314207
  • 32.777461, -96.758909

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Hill, Roy E. [Hill Family Films, No. 10 - Life with the Hill Family, 1955], video, 1955; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942709/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.