Kannapolis (N.C.), 1941 (Reel 3)
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- Kannapolis (N.C.), 1941 (Reel 3)
This film is part of a series of films taken by H. Lee Waters titled Movies of Local People. The series captures residents of small towns across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia between 1936 and 1942.
00:25--High school students leaving the school building; students standing outside the school building, walking, posing for the camera, and socializing.
03:55--Teenagers walking up from street in pairs or alone; a group of boys looking out at the camera from an open window.
04:12--Elementary school students running and walking out of school building; students and teachers in the schoolyard and standing in groups; close up shots of students.
05:08--Panning shots of students and teachers standing outside of the school building in a large group.
06:22--Panning shots of students jumping with their hands in the air and smiling in a large group.
06:32--Close up shot of two girls smiling at the camera; a group of students walking past the camera; panning shot of boys posing for the camera in a group.
06:49--Cannon Mill workers standing by the chain link fence outside of the mill; workers walking to work.
08:17--Men leaning against the Cannon Mills fence with 'No Parking' sign behind them; mill workers sitting against a fence; workers walking to work.
08:28--Medium shot of a man in glasses and a fedora; 'No Loafing Allowed This Means You', 'Dixie' and 'Swanee' signs in the background.
08:30--Workers walking on the sidewalk and looking at the camera.
08:41--Mill workers leaving work for the day.
11:27--Close up shots of men smiling at the camera; medium shot of a man in a suit shaking hands with a policeman and looking at the camera.
11:35--Man walking by the water, buildings in the background.
11:37--Mill workers walking to or from work.
12:35--Medium shot of a boy laughing on the sidewalk; a man holding baby and smiling at the camera; children and adults walking on the sidewalk downtown.
12:52--Two men crossing the street, 'Merit Shoes'building sign in the background.
12:54--Children and adults posing for the camera and walking downtown.
13:13--Close up shots of children; panning shots of children posing for the camera in a large group, several boys with Lindbergh caps.
14:08--Fade in to girl and boy holding a large heart with 'Be My Valentine' witten on the front in glitter; multiple shots with girls and boys posing with the heart, fade out and in between shots.
14:28--Fade in to exterior shot of 'Montgomery Ward' building.
14:40--Interior panning shot of store and displays.
15:02--Close up shot of 'Style -Right Suits' sign; men looking at and trying on a suit jackets with the help of a salesperson.
15:24--Fade in to 'Ward's Time Payment Plan: Enables you to buy anything totaling $10. or more… and pay for it as you use it!' sign and fade out.
15:35--Woman trying on coats with the help of a salesperson.
15:50--Interior shot an office where people are working at desks.
16:01--Fade in to a panning shot of 'All the Greatest Features in Modern Refridgeration at Wards Sensational Low Price' sign.
16:13--Crossfade to a man looking at refridgerators with the help of a salesperson, who demonstrates its features.
16:41--Man looking at tires with help of a salesperson; close up shot of 'Ward's Riverside Deluxe' tires.
17:00--Interior panning shot of furniture displays.
17:22--Exterior close up panning shot of 'Dixie Home Stores' electric sign.
17:42--Exterior shot of 'Sanitary Café Soda - Beer' electric mounted building sign.
18:06--African American elementary and high school students posing for the camera in a large groups, probably George Washington Carver School; close up shots of students.
20:43--Fade in to African American teenagers holding a large heart with 'Be My Valentine' written in glitter, probably in front of George Washington Carver School; multiple teenagers and children holding the heart with fades between shots.
21:20--Crossfade to an African American man driving a horse drawn cart on the street toward the camera, 'Coca-Cola' and 'Nehi' advertisement free standing signs in the background.
21:26--African American boys jumping off the roof of a building, reverse motion effect.
21:52--Medium and close up shots of African American children, teenagers, and adults laughing, eating, playing, and posing for the camera.
22:40--Group of African American boys jumping off a rock ledge, slow motion effect.
23:00--Group of African American boys jumping off a rock ledge, slow motion and reverse motion effects.
23:22--African American girls posing on the steps of the school building; close up and medium posed and candid shots of African American children, teenagers, and adults.
24:39--African American man and a boy driving a horse drawn cart; puppy wandering outside in a harness.
24:49--African Americans posing for the camera; a man and a boy posing with a dog; people walking.
25:22--African American men walking by storefronts; African American man dancing and walking toward the camera; close up shots of people; people walking.
26:14--Candid and posed close up and mediums shots of African Americans working, walking, bicycling on the street, 'H. Castor & Son' and 'Ross & Castor' building signs.
28:41--Slow motion effect, African American men in group walking toward the camera, two men dancing and walking.
28:53--African Americans walking on the sidewalk alone and in groups, working on a building and on the street, 'Ketners' building sign in the background.
29:55--Slow motion effect, African Americans working on the street with a pickaxe, shovel, and mallet; panning shot of workers standing near a truck filled with parts of the street.
30:09--African American man riding a bicycle on the sidewalk, 'Silvertown Tires' and 'Firestone' window advertisements in the background.
30:12--Panning shots of African American men socializing on the street; close up and medium shots of African American children, teenagers, and adults.
30:49--African American teenage boys wrestling in car and driving away.
30:57--African American woman with baby; children playing; panning shot of adults posing in a group for the camera; close up and candid shots of adults.
31:21--Wide panning shot of a street near a café with African Americans outside.
31:27--African American woman hiding from the camera; panning shot of men posing in front of cars; women on a porch; medium and close up shots of men outside and in cars.
32:00--Three African Americans sitting on a porch and looking at the camera; a man laughing and running from the camera; medium shot of a woman standing on a porch; men sitting outside and socializing.
32:16--African American men playing horseshoes and throwing around a baseball; women relaxing on a porch; young men play boxing; panning shot of men sitting on a curb.
32:41--African American women walking; panning shot of men sitting on a curb; man standing on a porch golding a young child; women and girls posing for the camera, reading, walking, and smiling.
33:14--Close up shot of an African American girl eating ice cream; a boy laughing and eating watermelon.
33:38--African Americans on the porch of a convenience store; a man leaning out of a window with a cigarette in his mouth; a group of women sitting on a porch; a man sitting on a porch swing.
34:09--Group of African American men posing for the camera in front of a white building; close up and medium shots of children and adults; a woman ironing clothes outside looking at the camera; a man holding a young child smiling at the camera.
34:41--African American men walking together and alone; close up and medium shots of men and children; young man holding a dog walking toward the camera; close up shots of adults and children.
35:34--Close up shot of an African American boy with cigarette in his mouth; girl with cigarette in her mouth; candid shots of people in the neighborhood; close up and medium shots of people posing for the camera.
36:13--African American woman laughing and running from the camera; people outside; close up shots of children and adults; people walking in the neighborhood.
36:58--Panning shot of African American children on the street posing for the camera; children and adults in the neighborhood; a man posing with his dog for the camera.
37:33--African American woman getting up and a boy steals her seat, 'Barq's' advertisement in the background; panning shots of children outside in groups; a woman holding a baby in the yard.
37:54--African American boy riding a bicycle toward the camera; children posing for the camera outside.
38:07--African American women doing laundry outside; children posing for the camera in groups or alone; close up shots of children.
38:58--African American man with pipe and woman leaving a house and shaking hands; yping man in a straw boater hat smiling at the camera; candid and close up shots of adults and children.
39:38--African American boy running with a dog; candid shots of children.
39:47--African American boy passing out pieces of paper to a group of boys; close up shots of children; boys running to look at the camera.
40:03--African American boy putting a whole fruit into his mouth; older man shaking his fist at the camera; close up shots of people.
40:19--African American girl running and hiding from the camera; close up shots of people on a porch; boys dancing on a porch; candid shots of people.
40:59--African American boy posing on a ladder; three children posing; girls posing for the camera.
41:16--African American girls wringing out washing or rags; children and adults posing in groups and alone; women playing checkers on a porch.
41:42--Candid shots of African Americans in the neighborhood and in front of houses; people relaxing and standing on a porch; close up shots of adults and children.
42:15--African American child playing with a rock; people stopping and smiling at camera; women and girls sitting porch steps; a girl walking down the porch steps.
42:37--Two African American boys riding a bicycle past the camera; a woman washing laundry; people sitting and standing on porches; children posing for the camera.
43:06--African Americans sitting or standing on porches; people posing in front of houses; people walking .
43:41--African American woman sweeping the walkway to her house with a broom; a man standing behind sunflowers; children posing; candid shots of people in the neighborhood.
43:56--African American women and children posing for the camera; women pumping water outside and washing and hanging laundry; children and adults posing.
44:28--African American woman posing and sticking her tongue out at the camera; close up shots of children; close up shot of a man in car; women doing laundry outside.
44:51--Close up shots of African American children; women and girls walking in the neighborhood; women and girls posing for the camera; boy running toward the camera; people walking.
45:25--Panning shot of a group of African American children and adults standing outside; close up shot of two girls posing for the camera.
45:32--African American child chewing on a stick; close up shots of children.
45:58--Three African American women with babies and small children walking in the street, a man pumping water; panning shot of men sitting on porch; close up and medium shots of children and adults; people in a yard posing for the camera.
46:26--Four African American children on a porch; a boy eating; a woman and a girl sitting in chairs on a porch.
- TRT 00:47:10
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- The H. Lee Waters Film Collection was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a series of gifts and purchases beginning in 1988
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