See the previous post a couple of weeks ago here for more screen shots from the first reel.
Mom got a DVD form Aunt Betty containing a movie in four reels about Frostburg, Maryland filmed in 1938 and she sent it on to me. Don't know where Aunt Betty got it, but I suspect her wonderful friend Shirley was the source. Shirley is related too but I can't quite think how at the moment.
In Frostburg, if two people both go back a couple of generations, there's a more than 50-50 chance that you're probably related. After a while, when you sit at the Princess Restaurant on Main Street, and you see a face, you just know if you are related or not. Really!
So here are some screen shots from the 1938 film. Unfortunately I can't find anything about how this film company, why the film was made, or for what purpose. The title page would lead one to thing that this was part of a larger series about various small towns. The only reference I see in the Google search is for an excerpt on Project Muse about itinerant film productions which gives this:
Amateur Services Production: See Yourself and Your Town in the Movies Series (ca. 1930–1950)
Treasure Chest Thursday is a blogging prompt of GeneaBloggers. I thank them for it:)
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