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Amateur Talkies

Prolific home movie maker Sid Douglas shares his secrets for the ambitious amateur.

Home movie 1956 12 mins


This fun instructional film is one of Sid Douglas' many uncommonly ambitious home movies, which feature music, intertitles and his own brilliant logos. Here he reveals the secrets to creating home movie soundtracks and titles for 16mm films and even includes his own personal announcement for smokers in the audience.

This film is from a collection of almost 100 home movies made by Sid Douglas between 1949 and 1977 featuring family and friends at home and on holiday.