By Laura Treat
|Title:||The Blaine Dunlap Film Collection, 1965-1983|
|Predominant Dates:||1970 - 1973|
|Primary Creator:||Dunlap, James Blaine|
|Arrangement:||The collection has been arranged into 4 series to reflect the content of the materials. Except when noted, film reels have been rehoused into 35mm film canisters based on their series. Individual films retain unique identifiers provided during the digitization process.|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsThe Blaine Dunlap Film Collection documents a short period of time (1965-1983) in the career of independent filmmaker, James Blaine Dunlap. The majority of the collection is composed of 8mm and Super8 films shot by Dunlap in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas. This material includes numerous reels from the unfinished film projects, "Corn Flakes," "Summer Poems," and "Sunset on Film." The collection also includes audio recording projects, trims and outtakes, and empty boxes that have not been connected to specific film reels.
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|Acquisition Source:||Blaine Dunlap|
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This series contains twenty-one Super 8 films that were created for an unfinished film, "Corn Flakes," starring Michael Gardner. The individual films retain unique identifiers given during digitization. The films have been rehoused into a single 35mm film canister.
This series contains seven Super 8 films that were created for an unfinished film, "Summer Poems." The individual films retain unique identifiers given during digitization. The films have been rehoused into a single 35mm film canister.
This series contains five Super 8 films that were created for an unfinished film, "Sunset on Film," which was filmed at Sunset High School in Dallas, Texas. The individual films retain unique identifiers given during digitization. The films have been rehoused into a single 16mm film canister.
This series contains fourty-seven home movies , short films, and unsorted trims shot on Super 8 and 8mm motion picture film. The majority of these films are shot in Dallas, Texas, specifically in the Oak Cliff area, and include imagery of the circus, landscapes and nature, traffic, and buildings. With the exception of "Blaine's 'Marge' Material" and the trims, all items have been rehoused into two 35mm film canisters.
This series contains four audio recording projects. Items included finish projects as well as as voice-over tracks for other media projects.