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Marion Kudlick Collection

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Collection Identifier: C.2011-08
Extent of collection
65 reels of 16mm film totaling 76,500 feet.
Inclusive Dates
circa 1940 - 1979
The Marion Kudlick collection contains home movies and amateur travelogue films shot by amateur filmmaker Marion Kudlick, Sr. Highlights include films shot in Chicago, Poland, western Europe and Mexico during the 1960s, family vacations in Florida, and Boy Scout activities.
Kudlick Sr., Marion (was created by)
Marion Kudlick, Sr. was a prominent Polish-American attorney in the city of Chicago. He graduated from the John Marshall Law School and had a private practice in the city. He grew up in the Irving Park / Portage Park neighborhood on Chicago’s northwest side and once ran for the office of City Clerk. Marion Kudlick, Sr. is remembered as a meticulous individual, adventurous world traveler and dedicated amateur filmmaker. He owned state-of-the-art film and photography equipment. He had a son, Marion Kudlick, Jr., known as Bud. Bud Kudlick worked at the Lakeview Bank until he retired and was the step-father of Greg Boblak.
Language of Materials
1966 Poland - 1973 Lot Poland
1966 Poland - Small Pictures Spring Our Street
1984: The World's Fair
Akt 1. Poczatek: Przerwana Podroz
Alphi - New Mexico - West Europe