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1968 (circa): Homecoming from Vietnam, Camping in Wisconsin

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Film Identifier: 2015-04-0004
Run Time
0h 3m 37s
Format
Super-8mm
Color
Color
Sound
Silent
Date Produced
1968
Abstract
Shot on Super 8mm film, this home movie documents Lt. Col. Robert Dockum's homecoming party, following his return from the Vietnam War in 1968. 
Description
The footage begins by showing the Dockum family gathered on the front yard of a home; a vast green landscape comprised of farmland can be seen in the background. The camera also captures children playing. The scene switches to Robert Dockum posing with a cake that reads "Welcome Home Bob 1968".An interior shot briefly presents a neatly decorated table before the shot switches to show scenes from a family camping trip in Wisconsin. The footage depicts the family at a campsite; a lake can be seen, as well as a small boy playing near a fire.
Main Credits
Dockum, Robert R. (is filmmaker)
Genre
Family
Related Place
Wisconsin (represents)