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Life and Personalities at Dartmouth (R4)


Orozco at work, 1934

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List of Scenes and People






Film Details

Date 1934
Description 22m 33s (18m 27s actual), no sound, b&w
Producer Dartmouth College Films

Synopsis

A series of short segments shows well-known personalities of 1934, including Dartmouth College professors Robert Fletcher, George D. Lord '84, Adelbert Ames, David Lambuth, C. A. Adams, P. O. Skinner, W. K. Stewart, and William Patten. Professors Wilson, Lyon, William Byers Unger, and "Doc" Bolser are shown teaching classes. Other campus figures include: Executive Assistant to the President Robert C. Strong '24, Dean Craven Laycock, Captain Yudicky, Head Coach Cannell '19, H. R. Heneage ’07, Lord Dartmouth in Wolverhampton, England and his estate near Paris, Coach Dolly Stark, Bill McCall, Supervisor of Athletics, and donor of field house and hockey rink H. C. Davis '06. The presentation of a senior cane is also shown.

The footage includes a segment on the Orozco mural showing the "Release" panel and the painting of the "Departure of Quetzalcoatl" and "Gods of the modern world" panels (1 min. 57 sec., 1934). Shows Orozco at work on fresco "Release" in Carpenter Hall and murals in the library, and, with an assistant, several stages of painting the initial panel of his murals at Dartmouth, ending with the completed panel (53 sec., 1932). Images of Orozco on scaffold, scaffolding in Carpenter, and Orozco putting final touches on the east wall panel are shown.

Note: some footage repeats itself during the second half of the film.

Transferred from the original positive to polyester negative and print by Colorlab for Dartmouth College Library and the Hood Museum of Art, May 2009; resulting print was digitized by Colorlab. Originally produced ca. 1934. Proceeds from The Manton Foundation Endowment were used in part to preserve this film.


List of Scenes and People

Title Card Time   Notes
Section in elementary Botany studies ferns under direction of Professors WILSON and LYON 00:01:10  
Details of fern life history studied under microscope with individual instruction 00:02:06  
Introductory Zoology taught by Prof. UNGER and instructors. Laboratory sections work with worm, crayfish, frog and higher vertebrates as type animals 00:02:54  
Noted Mural Painter OROZCO At work on Fresco "Release" in Carpenter Hall and new project in the Library 00:03:52   Same footage as on Reel 6?
Carving Senior Canes Opens Hanover Spring Season 00:04:46  
CAPTAIN YUDICKY 00:05:18  
HEAD COACH CANNELL '19 H.R. HENEAGE '07 Supervisor of Athletics 00:05:31  
H.C.DAVIS '06 Donor of the Field House and the Hockey Rink 00:05:44  
Lord Dartmouth Wolverhampton, England 00:06:00  
Reminiscing about his last visit to Hanover in 1904 00:06:22  
His beautiful estate near Paris 00:06:56  
(See note) 00:07:36   No title: man demonstrating kicking...coach?
Prof. ROBERT FLETCHER 00:08:04  
Robert C.Strong '24 executive assistant to the President. AND: The next speaker of the evening: Dean CRAVEN LAYCOCK 00:08:15   Same footage as on Reel 6?
Prof.WILLIAM PATTEN One of Dartmouth's oldest faculty members 00:09:03  
(See note) 00:09:18   Same as earlier footage from "Section in elementary Botany..., but appears without a title.
HEAD COACH CANNELL '19 H.R.HENEAGE '07 Supervisor of Athletics 00:09:53   Repeats 00:05:31
H.C.DAVIS '06 Donor of the Field House and the Hockey Rink 00:10:07   Repeats 00:05:44
BASKETBALL DIRECTORS Coach DOLLY STARK and Capt.BILL McCALL in conference 00:10:09   Same footage as in Reel 6?
Section in elementary Botany studies ferns under direction of Professors WILSON and LYON 00:10:50   Repeats 00:01:10
Details of fern life history studied under microscope with individual instruction 00:11:46   Repeats 00:02:06
Introductory Zoology taught by Prof.UNGER and instructors.Laboratory sections work with worm,crayfish,frog and higher vertebrates as type animals 00:12:34   Repeats 00:02:54
Prof.FLETCHER LOW helps run a titration with acid and alkali 00:13:26  
Advanced Chemistry for Pre-Medics 00:13:49  
Prof.BOLSER,known as "Doc" to many college generations 00:14:07  
(See note) 00:14:41   Some footage of Orozco appears before title
Orozco puts final touches on east wall panels 00:16:02  
Prof. GEORGE D.LORD '84 and Prof. Adelbert Ames 00:16:32   Same footage as on Reel 6?
Prof. David Lambuth of the English Department hears a student author's story 00:16:52  
Prof. C.A. Adams points out new development near his home 00:17:21  
PROFESSOR P.O. SKINNER 00:17:49  
From the College Hall porch Enter: Prof. W. K. STEWART 00:17:58  

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