Tsuboi Family Home Movie - [no description]

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - [no description]


  • 1950? (Creation)


sound films; black-and-white films (visual works); 16mm (photographic film size); safety film; 00:01:25

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Teruo Tsuboi and his older brother operated "Tsuboi Brothers" store, selling western-style clothing, suitcases, and jewelry for people coming from Japan. Following World War II, Teruhisa ("Ted") Tsuboi operated an in-store optometry exam room.

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Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family. This is followed by 3 newsreels produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Footage is in black-and-white and has sound. Copyright status of accompanying music on this film is undetermined.
00:00 - Family scenes, with accompanying music.
The following newsreel footage is not included in the online access file due to possible outside copyright holders:
01:26 - Screen test of Bonnie Nolan, produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Several shots of Bonnie Nolan on a beach in a swimsuit.
04:15 - Newsreel titled "Diving Champ in Action", produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Footage of Asian American diver Sammy Lee as he trains for the 1948 Olympics.
06:46 - Newsreel titled "Flashes from the 'Ice-Capades,'" produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Footage of ice skaters performing with the Ice-Capades.

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

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Tsuboi Family Home Movies; MI10694

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