Nancy Hamilton, Filmmaker
Soundtrack clips from documentary, Helen Keller in her Story (1955)
The Oscar-winning documentary Helen Keller in Her Story (1955) was produced by Smith alumna Nancy Hamilton (Smith Class of 1930). The original film footage is housed with her papers in the Sophia Smith Collection and includes the original raw footage, outtakes, trims, and soundtrack, as well as documentary and newsreel footage from other sources. The footage and soundtrack clips shown here were selected for reformatting based on research value and uniqueness of content--many of these scenes are outtakes or longer clips that did not appear in the final production. See a descriptive list of audio clips.
See separate playlist of film clips.
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