The Resource The kidnappers foil, directed by Melton Barker. Our home town / Texas News Trailers, (videorecording)

The kidnappers foil, directed by Melton Barker. Our home town / Texas News Trailers, (videorecording)

Label
The kidnappers foil
Title
The kidnappers foil
Statement of responsibility
directed by Melton Barker. Our home town / Texas News Trailers
Title variation
  • Our home town
  • Our hometown
  • Kidnapper foil
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The kidnappers foil (ca. 1936) is an extravagant home movie, including a cast of local children from San Marcos, Texas. The plot revolves around the kidnapping of a child whose father is a wealthy citizen of the town. The "Local Gang" as they are referred to find the child and return her to her father, who throws them an extravagant party in addition to giving them a $1,000 reward. The second film, Our home town (ca. 1946), is a promotional film which profiles businesses in San Marcos, Texas in 1946. It encourages local citizens to support their home town businesses
Cataloging source
TXI
Characteristic
videorecording
Runtime
35
Technique
live action
Label
The kidnappers foil, directed by Melton Barker. Our home town / Texas News Trailers, (videorecording)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Films were restored in 2001 with funds provided from the Friends of the San Marcos Public Library
  • The kidnappers foil originally produced ca. 1936. Our home town produced ca. 1946
Color
multicolored
Control code
50097299
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (35 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Reproduction note
Videocassette reproduction.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)50097299
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The kidnappers foil, directed by Melton Barker. Our home town / Texas News Trailers, (videorecording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Films were restored in 2001 with funds provided from the Friends of the San Marcos Public Library
  • The kidnappers foil originally produced ca. 1936. Our home town produced ca. 1946
Color
multicolored
Control code
50097299
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (35 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Reproduction note
Videocassette reproduction.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)50097299
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

Library Locations

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      601 University Drive, 7th Floor, San Marcos, TX, 78666, US
      29.888873 -97.943078
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