Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

The Lori Marion Home Movies Collection

The home movie has long been a staple of documenting the private and personal histories of people. As home movies increasingly enter archives, they are forced to take on a new, public role not originally intended by their creators. We examine this balance of private and public with preserved home movies by examining The Lori Marion Home Movie Collection. Complete with a multi-part family road trip and several recordings of family functions, this collection perfectly exemplifies the home movie genre of the 1950s and 1960s. To provide additional context, I recently interviewed Lori Marion about her family and the 35 home movies that comprise the collection. To view all of Lori Marion's home movies, click here.Lori Marion with Sister and Father


Curated by Heidi Yarger