This film is from a collection of home movies filmed by the family of Michael Holman, an important figure in the history of hip hop. The collection predominately contains family vacation footage shot when Holman's father, Lt. Thomas Holman, was stationed in Europe with the US Army. Most of the footage was captured by Holman's grandmother, Pauline Thompson Wood. In addition to the European vacation films, the footage shot by Pauline Wood documents her involvement with the Baha'i Faith and includes footage of Baha'i events and pilgrimages to holy sites in Israel and Palestine. There is also footage of the family at home in San Francisco and other sites in California.
This film is from a collection of home movies filmed by the family of Michael Holman, an important figure in the history of hip hop. It consists of a single reel of 8mm silent acetate film with color (a), an original metal film reel (b), and an original cardboard film box (c).
The film contains a series of shots depicting various tourist sites in Rome, Italy and Vatican City. Included are the Trevi Fountain and St. Peter's Square and Basilica. Additionally, there are multiple shots depicting street life from a balcony in an unidentified location.
The standard yellow Kodachrome 8mm film box (c) that accompanies the film has handwritten mailing addresses for processing film. It also includes a brief handwritten content note.