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The Lumberjack in Wausau…100 Years Later

The Lumberjack, one of the oldest films shot in Wisconsin that still exists in its original, complete form, once again lit up the big screen on October 25th in Wausau, Wisconsin, the city where it was conceived, shot, edited, and premiered 100 years ago. Produced by an itinerant film company out of Omaha, Nebraska and cast with Wausau locals, the short silent two-reeler…

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Madison Home Movie Day 2014

On Saturday, October 18 the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research helped organize Home Movie Day Madison at the Pinney Library.  We had great assistance from our partners at the Pinney Library and Holder Printworks, as well as our volunteer crew from the UW-Madison SLIS Archives program! We had an intimate but lively event after a few year’s absence…

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“King: A Filmed Record…Montgomery to Memphis” from The Richard Kaplan Papers

The Richard Kaplan Papers, 1905-2010, document the career of Richard Kaplan, a spirited filmmaker/ producer of documentary and feature films. This extensive collection is home to print and pre-print materials for Mr. Kaplan’s documentary projects, as well as records of his educational films and work for television. The papers of Mr. Kaplan are rich in information concerning the nuts and…

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