Other Peoples Memories Video Podcast

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teepee

Calgary Stampede, sometime in the 1950's. First Nations footage. A little blonde girl. Filmed by Robert Punter, Music by Mike Wolske. www.oilyfilms.com

megalithic

megalithic monument, stonehenge and some remnants of castles. Scotland, I believe. found on a Super8 reel, vacation footage from the 60's or 70's.www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: Mike Wolske.

puppy love

Black and white. A little girl and her puppy. Found on an 16mm reel. Filmed in the 1950's by Robert Punter. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: Mike Wolske.

 

polarbear

Black and white. Winter swimming. Brrr. Found on an 16mm reel. Filmed in the 1950's by Robert Punter. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: Mike Wolske, altered by S. Amos

funeral

All that was written on the case was "Mother's Funeral" in cursive. 1960's. found on an 8mm reel. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: S. Amos

we three kings

Children opening presents, Christmas in the 60's, 8mm home movies, www.oilyfilms.com with music by: hrdvsion

sunglasses

An infant playing with sunglasses, a pedal-boat ride and a boy. 8mm home movies, 1960's www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: M. Wolske

suburbs

A lady hanging laundry and mowing the lawn, A child playing on the monkeybars, found on a reel of Super 8 film. www.oilyfilms.com w/ sound by: S. Amos

Beach

A family vacation to somewhere warm and sunny, found on a reel of Super 8 film. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: Mike Wolske, remixed by: S. Amos

paws

Super 8 home movies footage of a cat and dog playing in the yard. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: Mike Wolske

disneyland

A family trip to Disneyland sometime in the late 1960's or early 70's. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: Mike Wolske, remixed by: S. Amos

colony

8mm footage from a British Colony in the 1950's. parts of a parade and a voyage through the wilderness. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: Mike Wolske

dirtbike

Home movie of teenagers riding dirtbikes, sometime in the early 1970's. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: James Love

airborne

Jet engine through the window of a plane, flags, silouettes on a rope bridge. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: Mike Wolske, altered by S. Amos

schoolbus

1960's. found on and old reel of 8mm film. A Family playing in their backyard, swimming, swinging, dancing. A big yellow schoolbus drops off kids. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by: Mike Wolske

playground

Children playing in a playground, swingset, slides, red brick buildings, 1960's found on and old reel of 8mm film. www.oilyfilms.com w/ sound by S. Amos

tide

West Coast Canada, people and dogs on the beach, a washed up sealion, 1970's, found on and old reel of Super 8. www.oilyfilms.com w/ music by C.D Hender and S. Amos

tree

A walk in the park, children climbing trees, someone's memories from the 1960's found on a reel of Super 8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, sound by Scott Amos

tubing

A short clip of children tubing on the Apple River, 1976. Submitted by Tom Kilbride. www.oilyfilms.com, music by digitalunderpants, remixed by Scott Amos

piggies

8mm home movie. A man on a horse, chasing piggies. diving in the lake. www.oilyfilms.com, music by digitalunderpants, remixed by Scott Amos

somewhere

Another place, another time, from what seems like endless tourist footage. Found on an old unmarked 8mm reel. www.oilyfilms.com, music by CD Hender

nykoping

Found on an old 8mm reel, Nykoping, Sweden, Sometime in the 1960's, busy streets, cars, buses and people. www.oilyfilms.com, music by CD Hender

swallow falls

Found on an old super 8mm reel, A family vacation to Swallow Falls, Wales, sometime in the 1970's. footage of goats, the Swallow Falls Hotel, and the Falls. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Metatron

cage

Found on an old 8mm reel, labeled with "Detroit Zoo." An ape, rhino, elephant, polarbear, camel, penguins and a panda. depressing. www.oilyfilms.com, music by James Love

industry

1950's footage of birds on an elecrical wire, some landscape, and a powerplant, found on an old 8mm reel. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Darryl Tamney, mangled by S. Amos

cletus

Found on an old 8mm reel, the box said "over-exposed, caput" on it. most of it was completely white, but the end had some washed-out, ghostly images of the family. The film box was addressed to Cletus Kaupp in Alberta, Canada, 1965, and was submitted by Russell Reillander. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Mike Wolske and Darryl Tamney

ladder

On a boat, kids tossing around a ball and a cameraperson who chops off heads. West Coast Canada, mid 1960's. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Darryl Tamney

glass

A child pressing his face against a sliding glass door, 1975. www.oilyfilms.com, submitted by Tom Kilbride, Texas. music by MeatDraw

paix

Children playing on an anti-aircraft gun, found on a reel of super8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Colin Hender and Mike Wolske

enchanted forest

A family trip to a fairytale theme park with a giant shoe-slide, found on a reel of super8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by James Love

snowy

A quiet street full of old cars, after the snow, found on a reel of super8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, sound by S. Amos

trickskiing

Footage of a waterskiing show, jumping and a pyramid, a hang glider, and a rollercoaster, sometime in the 1970's, found on a reel of super8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Metatron

maritime

Fishing and boating on the Pacific Ocean, early 1960's, found on a reel of super8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Mike Wolske, altered by S. Amos

ducks

shooting ducks, found on a reel of super8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Derek Mansfield

tropic

parrots, flamingos, koi pond and mountains, somebody's trip to somewhere tropical, found on a reel of super8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Metatron

athens

Athens, Greece, tourist footage of the Acropolis, sometime in the early seventies. found on a reel of super8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Mike Wolske

combine

farm footage, a combine and cattle, 1960's, found on an abandoned reel of 8mm film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by James Love

picnic

8mm home movie footage of a barbecue picnic, probably North American, 1960's perhaps. found on an abandoned reel of 8mm film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Michael Wolske

oslo

Memories of Oslo, Norway, sometime in the 1960's, found on an old reel of super8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Michael Wolske

road trip

Memories of a roadtrip through the mountains, found on an old reel of super8 film. www.oilyfilms.com, music by Derek Mansfield

rubber boots

1950's. another time and place. www.oilyfilms.com, music by M. Wolske and D. Tamney

west coast

Vancouver Island, west coast scenery. right out of a painting. 1960's. www.oilyfilms.com, music by accident

final run

A classic family, found on a brittle reel that was chewed up by the projector on it's final viewing. www.oilyfilms.com, music by metatron

circus

a double-exposed circus. music by S. Amos and C.D. Hender

rotten birthday

damaged memories of a birthday. music by James Love

camera shy

found on a 50' unmarked reel, a family hamming it up for the camera. music by James Love

 

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touchdown

children playing football in their front yard a few decades ago. music by Metatron

london1962

memories of london 1962. music by Metatron

autumn

An unknown family. music by D. Tamney

rodeo

found on a reel of 8mm film, with a masking tape label that says 'rodeo' - sometime in the 70's maybe... music by digitalunderpants

pageant

found on an unmarked, rusty reel of 8mm film, a beauty pageant, swimsuit competion, sometime in the 60's (i think.) music by digitalunderpants

the days

found on an unmarked 8mm reel, a Canadian family, sometime in the early 1970's. music by Mike Wolske

performer

A strange performance. music by C.D. Hender, V. Lombardi & S. Amos

barcelona

an unknown family's memories of Barcelona. music by C.D. Hender, V. Lombardi & S. Amos

missionary (1954)

clip from an 8mm reel titled "missionaries in a british colony 1954" music by michael wolske

peeper (1971?)

peeper is a 30 second clip of a much longer reel of somebody's abandoned 8mm home movies. a curious cameraperson scopes out a public swimming pool, starting from behind the bushes and a fence. Creepy. music by michael wolske