Peter Shelton

Home Movies Lost

Posted in At the Movies, Watch columns by pshelton on September 2, 2010

Somewhere, somehow the home movies got lost.

We think they were with my dad, but since our parents’ divorce decades ago, the locations of some things have never been entirely clear. At any rate, the reels of 8mm film that he shot and carefully spliced together from the 1950s and 60s are nowhere to be found. Dad is sick about it, but he doesn’t know where else to look.

These were movies of our wonder years. (more…)