Cramerton (N.C.), circa 1938-1939

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The shot list for this film was created by library staff from another version of the footage. The sequence of events identified in the shot list should be accurate, but the timestamps are not.

Collection: H. Lee Waters Collection
Tape: Cramerton B, 16mm, b/w, silent, 12:14mins
Town: Cramerton, NC
Theater: Midway Theatre
Dates: October 10 - 11, 1938 (2 showings)
Film Quality: Very Poor - Overexposed FILM DETRETERIATION: VISIBLE MARKS, JUMPY, OUT OF FOCUS
Note: Duplicate scenes from Cramerton A tape except no time code and very poor quality
Mainly shots of school children, some shot of factory workers

00:00:40 - FIRST IMAGE Women exiting factory doors out of focus
00:00:50 - Workers exiting in focus
00:01:45 - Workers hanging out on grass and by railroad tracks
00:02:00 - Workers going to work in the factory
00:02:40 - Baseball game
00:02:50 - Workers sitting out side of factory
00:03:14 - Workers playing games on break
00:03:33 - Baseball game at baseball field
00:03:40 - Baseball game fastforward trick shot EXTREMLY DETRIORATED
00:04:30 - Children walking home from school
00:04:43 - Bicylclist going backwards trick shot
00:05:06 - Train coming in disappears trick shot
00:05:25 - Children mugging for camera
00:05:40 - Doubles tennis game
00:05:56 - Boys jumping backwards trick shot
00:06:10 - Panning shot of school
00:06:20 - Two men riding one bicycle
00:06:50 - Children playing in park
00:07:00 - Family on porch with child
00:07:10 - Bicycler going backward trick shot
00:07:31 - Pan shot of school
00:07:35 - Pan shot of school children outside of school
00:08:00 - Medium of shots of children
00:08:24 - Medium shots of students hanging outside of windows
00:08:45 - Close ups of students
00:08:55 - Panning shots of students
00:09:10 - H.J. Gregory Motor and Co Window sign
00:09:30 - Fades into other signs for Gregory
00:09:45 - Interior of car fades to billboard fades into car driving off
00:10:16 - Men looking at cars on lots
00:10:20 - Panning shot of school building
00:10:40 - Students leaving school
00:11:35 - Shots of children in school yard
00:12:14 - LAST IMAGE Boys eating in school yard

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  • Description
    This film is part of a series of films taken by H. Lee Waters titled Movies of Local People. The series captures residents of small towns across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia between 1936 and 1942. Digitized from U-matic. The shot list for this film was created by library staff from another version of the footage. The sequence of events identified in the shot list should be accurate, but the timestamps are not.
  • Copyright & Usage
    The materials in the H. Lee Waters Film Collection are made available for use in research, teaching and private study. Materials from this collection may not be used for any commercial purpose without prior permission from Duke University. All copyrights that exist in this material have not been transferred to Duke University. When use is made of these materials, it is the responsibility of the user to obtain additional permissions as necessary and to observe the stated access policy, the laws of copyright and the educational fair use guidelines.
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