June 25, 2008

One last time, and then it's goodbye

No, this isn't the end of the show… just the end of an era. An era in which film — as in celluloid (made from petroleum by–products, let us remember) — and home movie cameras ruled. An era that couldn't survive the rise of videotape and YouTube, but which nevertheless is being fondly remembered.

Here is creator Liz Coffey's eulogy, entitled Funeral for a Friend:


© Liz Coffey.

This is one of the many gems now available on the Internet Archive in conjunction with the Center for Home Movies (CHM).

We'll have another to share with you later.

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