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Catalog Number 2015.007.015
Object Name Film, Motion Picture
Title Neighborhood Trims
2 of 6 Rolls of Trims
Scope & Content Silent 16mm color workprint trims from the Sue Marx production, "This Is My Home, This Is Detroit," including a variety of shots from several of the production's other reels. The footage includes Gertrude Powe of 1656 Pingree Street; two boys sitting on a planter out on the grounds of a housing development in Elmwood Park with Regency Towers standing in the background; Coleman A. Young at Manoogian Mansion; a man fishing on the northern side of Belle Isle with the skyline and the MacArthur Bridge in the background; the audience during Blue Pigs' performance at Detroit Edison and GranDetroit's 1985 Bright and Beautiful block club award ceremony; the Rich family of 14802 Faust Avenue; workers constructing a porch; a weed-clearing project in the Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood; adults playing checkers in a community recreation center; Focus:HOPE volunteers members marching while clad in Focus:HOPE hats; Michael Farrell discussing the Art House in Brush Park; a boy breakdancing in a recreation center; a man adjusting sailboat rigging; two girls walking a dog in Indian Village; vendors in Eastern Market; a man in Detroit Tigers security jacket and cap dancing while raking leaves outside of the Brewster Project Townhouses; balloons and attendees at the Free concert at Michigan Avenue and Larkins Street; kids sitting on a back porch; people playing table football at a community recreation center; Preston Burke and his Anne Wilkinson-Burke eating cookies from Astoria in Greektown; Alford "Chicago Pete" Harrell with the fish he caught at Chene Park; clarinet player Larry Lamb and trumpet player Herbie Williams at the Clement Kern Gardens construction site in Corktown; Bill and Carol Harris of New Center Commons playing Trivial Pursuit and working in their kitchen; people walking around Jefferson Avenue downtown; Preston Burke and his Anne Wilkinson-Burke at home in the Riverfront Apartments and biking in Greektown; a house being renovated in Brush Park; the Joseph H. Esterling House on Wabash Street in Corktown; homes in Woodbridge and Indian Village; workers preparing to move a house in Corktown; and Detroit Police Department community volunteer Susan Hatfield goes door-to-door along the east side of Rutherford Street.
Date 1985
People Marx, Sue
Extent of Description 1:04:42
Collection Communication/Radio/Television
Search Terms "Neighborhood"
Eastern Market
Belle Isle
Blue Pigs
Recreation Centers
Indian Village
Joseph H. Esterling House
Brush Park