Kings Mountain Historical Video: 1942



Filmed as part of H. Lee Waters’ “Movies of Local People” project. Mauney Memorial Library has two videocassettes (approximately 61 minutes). Part 1 is in black and white, film was shot in Kings Mountain 1937-1940, 35 minutes. Part 2 is a color film and was shot in Kings Mountain in 1942, 26 minutes. No notes link images to dates. Silent film with background music. Subjects in the films were school kids, people on the street, cars, local businesses such as gas stations, Blalocks Grocery, the dry cleaners, the newspaper, Belk’s department store, Foster Shoe Service and many others. The original film had deteriorated so some images are silvery or white in Part 1.

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