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J. Gerald Hooper Collection

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Collection Identifier: C.2011-12
Extent of collection
38 reels of 16mm film totaling 35,050 feet ; 32 reels of 1/4" audio
Inclusive Dates
circa 1950 - 1989
This collection contains amateur travelogue films and audio reels made by J. Gerald Hooper. Hooper was a member of a local amatuer film club, whose name and location have yet to be identified.
Custodial History
This lot arrived at CFA in late 2011 from Cathy Whicker. The lot contains amateur films made by J. Gerald Hooper, a friend of Ms. Whicker's grandfather. Both Ms. Whicker's grandfather and J. Gerald Hooper were in the same amateur film club here in Chicago. The lot consists of 16mm. film (including some production negatives and internegs) and 1/4" audio.
Language of Materials
Access Restrictions
This collection is open to on-site access. Appointments must be made with Chicago Film Archives. Due to the fragile nature of the films, only video copies will be provided for on-site viewing.
Use Restrictions
Chicago Film Archives holds the rights to the films in this collection.
A Fine Home Near Edenbridge [?]
End of a Perfect Day
England (Reel 1/2)
England (Reel 2/2)
European Mosaic (Original Part 1/3 England)