Keeping it Reel: Treasures from the G. William Jones Film & Video Collection
Thursday, August 19, 6 PM
Join the Friends of SMU Libraries and the Highland Park Library for a virtual tour of the G. William Jones Film & Video Collection vault, located in the Hamon Arts Library at SMU, and a Q&A with curators, Jeremy Spracklen and Scott Martin. This online event will use GoToMeeting. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. FREE | No library card required.
Founded in 1970 with a gift of twenty-one 35mm feature films acquired from actress Ginger Rogers, the G. William Jones Film and Video Collection is now an extensive research archive that supports instruction and research for the Meadows School, SMU Libraries and the global moving image preservation and research community.
Its holdings total more than 50,000 items, including film prints and negatives in all formats, videotapes, print materials, antique camera equipment, TV news film (including WFFA and KRLD) from the 1950s through the 1970s, and much more.
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