Medford Hawthorne Pool B Roll; Shakespeare Actors on Sidewalk

Boys loitering outside building / children wait to get into Hawthorne Pool building / young man does somersault dive into pool in slow motion / swimming class sprawled on concrete / backwards somersault dive in slow motion / / sign: "Shakespeare Theatre" / actors in costume walk under sign / actors in Restoration costume walk down East Main Street, Ashland, past Oregon Hotel, Heirloom Antiques toward Varsity Theater

The actors are apparently walking to a production of "Lock Up Your Daughters," Bernard Miles' adaptation of the Henry Fielding play "Rape Upon Rape." See Medford Mail Tribune, August 13, 1968, page 1. According to a photo caption on page 9 of that issue, actors in that production included Scott Wagoner, Amanda McBroom, Danny Davis and Karen Sue Boettcher.

See SOHS Film No. 1603 for simliar Shakespeare Festival event in 1969

Box or location: 

M6F Box 8 75E/97E

Description on can: 

Clips used on Aug. 13, 1968 Reel #2

Date of film creation or publication: 

8-13-1968

Producer: 

KOBI

Length of film: 

00:01:06

Sound: 

Silent

Color: 

Black & White