2 de septiembre de 2009

Home movies - some from the 1920s - basis of Smokies film

1928 home video of Smoky Mountain Hiking Club

By the late 1920s, automobiles and 16mm movie cameras were becoming more affordable, setting the stage for that great American pastime called the family vacation.

Early home movies shot in the Smokies reveal a landscape in recovery. While mountains and scenic waterfalls fill most of the frames, images of tree stumps and barren hillsides left over from decades of logging don't escape the camera's lens.

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