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Motion Picture MP2014-25

Daniel Family Vacations and Celebrations, c. 1973

Administrative Information

Original Format(s)
Motion Picture
Footage
414 feet
Running Time
23 minutes 4 seconds
Film Gauge
8mm
Sound
silent
Color
Color
Produced by
E. Clifton Daniel, Jr.
Restrictions
Unrestricted
Received
Margaret Truman Daniel and E. Clifton Daniel Papers
Description

This silent home movie footage, presumably shot by E. Clifton Daniel, shows members of the Daniel family, including E. Clifton Daniel, Margaret Truman Daniel, Clifton Truman Daniel, William Wallace Daniel, Harrison Gates Daniel, and Thomas Washington Daniel; former first lady Bess Truman; former Secretary of the Treasury John Snyder, Drucie Snyder Horton, John Horton, and other Horton/Snyder family members.

Portions of this footage are closed for privacy reasons.

Date(s)
ca.
1973
Available Format(s)
Motion Picture

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Moving Image Type
Motion Picture

Shot List

00:00    William Wallace Daniel and unknown friend playing tennis.
00:38    Clifton Truman Daniel and unidentified friends seated outdoors.
00:51    Clifton Daniel, Harrison Gates Daniel and Thomas Washington Daniel in church suits.
00:54    Thomas Washington Daniel on bicycle.
01:01    Harrison Gates Daniel and Thomas Washington Daniel on beach with unidentified persons.
01:18    Thomas Washington Daniel and Harrison Gates Daniel in white shirts outside beach house.
01:32    William Wallace Daniel with unknown friends playing tennis.
02:22    Thomas Washington Daniel and Harrison Gates Daniel playing in sprinkler, and on porch of beach house.
02:34    Unidentified children and Nanny in front of Daniel beach house.
02:39    Thomas Washington Daniel on bicycle, with children from 2:34.
02:49    Christmas tree and presents.
03:10    Thomas Washington Daniel and Harrison Gates Daniel view Christmas presents with Nanny.
03:24    William Wallace Daniel playing pool on new pool table.
03:30    Harrison Gates Daniel playing with a slinky.
03:41    Daniel family seated at table, with Nanny in background.
03:58    Harrison Gates Daniel and Thomas Washington Daniel playing with Christmas toys.
04:05    Margaret Truman Daniel watching children with their presents.
04:07    Nanny with Harrison Gates Daniel
04:11    Clifton Truman Daniel with stereo headphones on.
04:14    Harrison Gates Daniel and Thomas Washington Daniel playing with toys – Nanny is seen helping them assemble pieces together.
04:20    Close-up of Christmas toys.
04:29    Margaret Truman Daniel, Clifton Truman Daniel and William Wallace Daniel playing pool.
04:44    Nanny and Thomas Washington Daniel crawl through toy tunnel.
04:51    Chocolate birthday cake – Harrison Gates Daniel, Thomas Washington Daniel, Clifton Daniel seated at dining table with Nanny.
05:09    Close-up of booklet, with title: “Marco Island”
05:24    Thomas Washington Daniel and Harrison Gates Daniel in T-shirt and shorts.
05:39    Scenic views of San Marco Island.
05:50    Harrison Gates Daniel and Thomas Washington Daniel in swimming pool.
06:02    William Wallace Daniel playing golf, and tennis.
06:21    Daniel family in boat, sightseeing at San Marco Island.  Unidentified persons are seen with them.
08:14    Harrison Gates Daniel and Thomas Washington Daniel in swimming pool.
08:42    Clifton Truman Daniel and William Wallace Daniel playing golf.
08:55    Harrison Gates Daniel and Thomas Washington Daniel standing behind balloons shaped liked rabbits.
09:00    William Wallace Daniel cutting chocolate cake with candles.  Thomas Washington Daniel, Harrison Gates Daniel, Margaret Truman Daniel and unidentified girl look on.
09:22    Thomas Washington Daniel playing jump rope.
09:41    Harrison Gates Daniel receiving birthday cake with white frosting.
09:45    William Wallace Daniel in hair curlers.  Upon seeing movie camera he runs away.
09:47    Sign: “The Gateway School of New York”
09:49    Harrison Gates Daniel unwraps present.  It is a portable phonograph.  The Nanny and Margaret Truman Daniel help him open the box.
10:07    Thomas Washington Daniel and unidentified person playing tennis.
10:37    William Wallace Daniel, Clifton Truman Daniel, Harrison Gates Daniel and Thomas Washington Daniel swimming near pier, and walking on beach.  Scenic views of sailboats are seen in the distance.
11:42    Close-up of sailboats.
11:44    Clifton Truman Daniel and unidentified men on sailboat.
11:58    Scenic views of sailboats.  Sea planes are seen flying overhead.
12:24    Margaret Truman Daniel is seen on a boat deck with unidentified persons.
12:32    View of life saver on back of boat marked “Flying Dutchman IV”
12:36    Margaret Truman Daniel is seen on a boat deck with unidentified persons.
12:52    Building on shore line with sign: “Saxon Arms”
12:54    View of sailboats.
13:11    Margaret Truman Daniel and unidentified persons on dock near small boats.
13:13    View of sailboats.
13:17    Close-up of stern, marked: “Flying Dutchman IV/ Point-o-Woods, NY”
13:19    Sailboats, with close-ups of unidentified persons.
13:37    Margaret Truman Daniel with unidentified persons in sailboat.
13:41    Views of water-skiing and sailboats.
13:46    Unidentified persons in sailboats.
13:53    Margaret Truman Daniel with unidentified persons in sailboat.
14:02    Large crowd seated at tennis match – same tennis court as seen in 00:00.
14:14    Close-up of unidentified young woman.
14:15    Close-up of Margaret Truman Daniel and Thomas Washington Daniel.
14:18    Close-up of unidentified man.
14:21    View of crowd at tennis match.
14:24    Close-up of Harrison Gates Daniel.
14:27    William Wallace Daniel and Clifton Truman Daniel with other teenagers seated on roof of building watching tennis match.
14:30     Close-up of Harrison Gates Daniel.
14:33    William Wallace Daniel and Clifton Truman Daniel with other teenagers seated on roof of building watching tennis match.
14:35    Close-up of Clifton Truman Daniel with two friends seated on highest point of roof watching tennis match.
14:38    Tennis players arrive – views of tennis match.
15:27    View of over 100 parked bicycles.
15:30    View of unidentified children on porch.
15:32    Tennis match continues.
16:00    Thomas Washington Daniel in beach hat and beach attire, with sunglasses.  Close-ups are seen of scrapes and bruises on his leg and foot.
16:14    Toddler girl on beach with bucket and shovel.
16:16    Unknown man on beach.

16:20    Unidentified young woman (same as 14:14) on beach.
16:25    Unidentified woman in two-piece swimsuit on beach.
16:28    Harrison Gates Daniel standing in ocean.
16:30    Unidentified woman in yellow swim cap.
16:32    Harrison Gates Daniel swimming in ocean.
16:48    Thomas Washington Daniel on beach and in ocean, with Harrison Gates Daniel and unidentified friends
17:08    Winter view at unidentified location.
17:35    Bess Truman and William Wallace Daniel at entry of an unidentified home.    Margaret Truman Daniel, with unknown man, approaches them, and gives her arm to Bess Truman.  Number “4434” is seen on outside of home.
17:40    John Horton, Bess Truman, William Wallace Daniel, John Snyder (former Secretary of the Treasury), Drucie Snyder Horton, Margaret Truman Daniel, and a Snyder son are seen visiting in living room near a decorated Christmas tree.
18:26    Thomas Washington Daniel and a Horton son are seen looking at papers.
18:33    Harrison Gates Daniel and young woman seated on couch looking at papers.
18:38    Close-up of Christmas decorations at the Horton home.
18:40    Close-up of Snyder and Daniel families seated at table with lighted candles.
18:50    Outline drawing of unidentified persons, done with black pen.
19:03    Horton daughter at table with William Wallace Daniel and a Horton son.
19:04    Close-up of lit fireplace and Christmas decorations.
19:14    Harrison Gates Daniel taking a nap on sofa.
19:17    Horton and Daniel families visiting in living room with Bess Truman and John Snyder.
19:25    Thomas Washington Daniel and Nanny decorate Christmas tree.
19:30    Christmas tree and decorations – Daniel apartment in New York.
19:58    A pair of boots are seen in front of tree.
20:02    Close-up of poinsettia and floral arrangements.
20:06    Bathrobes laid out on sofa. Camera pans to boo