Descriptive Summary: 500f, 16mm, b&w, silent, a compilation reel of three original reels of amateur shot film consisting of:
1. Rockaway Park Yacht Club, reel one of three, July 26, 1930
2. Rockaway Park Yacht Club, reel two of three, July 26, 1930
3. Rockaway Park Yacht Club, reel three of three, July 26, 1930
4. 1931 Beefsteak, Long Beach, reel one of two
5. 1931 Beefsteak, Long Beach, reel two of two content includes: beach scenes, men and women in swim wear, men playing horse shoes, volleyball, individual screen portraits of some of the attendees, footage shifts to a brick plaza, men in hats, coats and suits mugging for the camera, individual screen portraits of some of the men, footage shifts back to the beach and is probably the first reel shot of the beach occasion above. Man cooking, the table spread with food, preparations being done, people playing baseball and Hoover Ball.
Camera Operator: Harry M. Bergman
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A copy of one of the ca. 1935 images. There is an additional 35 mm. duplicate.
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