East Ridge Archival Video Footage Sought

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Braly Image Studio has been commissioned to create a short film of 6-8 minutes celebrating East Ridge's centennial (1921-2021) that will be played at the Sept. 25 public celebration and then displayed on the city's website and other platforms afterward.

CEO Chris Braly said he had some minor success with the archival material that the East Ridge History Museum has, but he would really hate to overlook anything iconic and unmistakably East Ridge if anyone has access to any archival footage of the community that will help tell its history. 

"For example, any films of the parades, recognizable East Ridge businesses, well known residents, personalities, iconic locations, and just neat activities - particularly any that pre-date 1990,” said Mr.
Braly. "In fact, the older the better, but ideally any footage would be immediately recognizable as being from East Ridge." 

To give people an idea of what he has, he forwarded a sample of the footage received from the East Ridge museum. It can be accessed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwtJ7mWZ1vs

"If you know of anyone who is able to source the sort of footage that we might be interested in, they can email me at chris@big-studios.com,” Mr. Braly said. "Depending on what they might have, I'd be happy to have their film reels processed free of charge and provide a digital copy of them when we return their property. And we will be sure to include a credit for them in the finished video when it's done." 

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