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.
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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.