Friday, March 10, 2000

'Linfield Revisited' film 1972 by Homer Groenig

In 1973, Homer Groening, an award-winning filmmaker, did a 16mm film about his alma mater, Linfield College.

The film, “Linfield Revisited,” was used by Linfield Admissions and the Linfield Alumni Office.

Although the film does not have credits, it is a Homer Groening production. In fact, you can hear his voice in the film as an off-camera person who asks questions. He graduated from Linfield in 1941 and died in 1996. Homer Groening was the father of Matt Groening of Simpson’s fame.

See the film (running time 28 minutes) below.


Posted at YouTube with the following info:

Linfield Revisited is a 16mm color film from Homer Groening. A 1941 graduate of Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, Homer Groening "revisited" the college in 1973 and produced this 28-minute color film, which he narrates. Although the college's main campus is in McMinnville, he ventures to other Linfield locations in the state of Oregon. The film was shown by the college's Admissions and Alumni Offices.

Thursday, March 09, 2000

Slice of Life 1 and 2

This film provides an interesting slice of life from the college. It’s apparently from the 1971-1972 school year. Read film details here. One of those appearing in the film (see photo) is Ted Wilson. However, the film is not sports-centric. It’s a complete film, divided into two parts only for this posting.