[Sunset on Film, 2 of 3]

Description

This short film contains elements from a longer student film titled 'Sunset on Film" which documents activities at Sunset High School in the North Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas. An unidentified man displays title cards which read "Sunset on Film," and "In widescreen Super 8." The film begins with a large crowd of students in front of Sunset High School and the students entering the building. The film continues with a girl playing tennis in slow-motion, students walking down hallways, students and office workers in an administrative office, students in a typing classroom, a man fixing an exterior building window, ... continued below

Physical Description

1 film (11 min., 50 sec..) : sil., col., b&w ; super 8 mm

Creation Information

Dunlap, Blaine 1970.

Context

This video is part of the collection entitled: Spotlight on North Texas and was provided by UNT Media Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 625 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Sunset on Film, 2 of 3]
  • Added Title: Case Label: S.O.F #2

Description

This short film contains elements from a longer student film titled 'Sunset on Film" which documents activities at Sunset High School in the North Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas. An unidentified man displays title cards which read "Sunset on Film," and "In widescreen Super 8." The film begins with a large crowd of students in front of Sunset High School and the students entering the building. The film continues with a girl playing tennis in slow-motion, students walking down hallways, students and office workers in an administrative office, students in a typing classroom, a man fixing an exterior building window, a pep rally shot from the stage and back of the auditorium, an orchestra performing, students in the cafeteria, girls performing a choreographed song and dance routine, boys playing basketball, the cameraman reflected in a mirror, and boys marching. The film is shot largely in black-and-white with brief segments shot in color. Although credits indicate there is a soundtrack, none is available for this film.

Physical Description

1 film (11 min., 50 sec..) : sil., col., b&w ; super 8 mm

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Spotlight on North Texas

The digitized materials include home movies, television news footage, and photographs. This project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant program.

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Creation Date

  • 1970

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 24, 2017, 8:53 p.m.

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Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 6
Total Uses: 625

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  • 32.746271, -96.854171

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Dunlap, Blaine. [Sunset on Film, 2 of 3], video, 1970; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942774/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.