Edward T. Ned Breathitt films

Abstract

The Edward T. Ned Breathitt films (dated 1963; 3 cubic feet; 22 items) comprise 16mm chemical moving image films that document rallies, speeches and campaign commericals created by and for Edward Breathitt's 1963 campaign for Governor of Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Edward T. Ned Breathitt films
Date
1963 (inclusive)
Extent
3 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Political campaigns -- Kentucky
Public policy and politics
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by film project, finished product (if extant) with image and audio outtakes, work prints and what is presumed to be a show print (item #1.1)
Finding Aid Author
Jason Flahardy
Preferred Citation
2016av002 : [identification of item], Edward T. Ned Breathitt films, 1963, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Edward T. ("Ned") Breathitt Jr. was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky in 1924. In 1951 he won the first of three consecutive terms in the Kentucky House of Representatives. During Governor Bert Combs' administration (1959-1963) he was Commissioner of Personnel. He beat former Governor Albert Chandler in the 1963 state primary and went on to beat Republican Louie Nunn to become governor. He served as Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky from 1963 to 1967.
Scope and Content
The Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt films (dated 1963; 3 cubic feet; 22 items) comprise 16mm chemical moving image films that document rallies, speeches and campaign commericals created by and for Edward Breathitt's 1963 campaign for Governor of Kentucky. Some films were damaged and unable to be digitized. Others have no audio.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt for Kentucky governor rally at Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky Fairgrounds, optical audio track, 1963 March

  • Reel 1.1
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Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt for Kentucky governor rally at Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky Fairgrounds, same image track as item #1.1, poor quality audio track, 1963 March

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Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt for Kentucky governor rally at Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky Fairgrounds, audio only, optical track synchronized during digitization with item #1.1, no separate audio digital file was created, 1963 March

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Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt for Kentucky governor rally at Freedom Hall, Louisville, Kentucky Fairgrounds, audio only, magnetic track, 1963 March

  • Reel 1.4
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Audio only outtakes for item #1.1, 1963 March

  • Reel 1.5
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Runtime: 01:00

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Audio only outtakes for item #1.1, 1963 March

  • Reel 1.6
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Runtime: 02:23

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Integrated image and audio outtakes of item #1.1, 1963 March

  • Reel 1.7
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Runtime: 12:47

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Outtakes for item #1.1, no audio, 1963 March

  • Reel 1.8
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Runtime: 9:48

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Integrated image and audio outtakes for item #1.1, 1963 March

  • Reel 1.9
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Runtime: 01:40

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Outtakes for item #1.1, 1963 March

  • Reel 1.10
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Runtime: 15.44

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Damaged reel, not digitized or reviewed, undated

  • Reel 1.11
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Unidentified Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt for Kentucky governor campaign speech, edited together with a portion of item #3, no audio, undated

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Runtime: 33:21


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Outtakes for item #2.1, no audio, undated

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Runtime: 02:25

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Outtakes for item #2.1, no audio, undated

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Runtime: 04:05

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Outtakes for item #2.1, no audio, undated

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Runtime: 11:20

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Outtakes for item #2.1, no audio, undated

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Runtime: 11:20

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Duplicate of first section of item #2.1, not digitized, undated

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Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt, campaigning for Kentucky governor, addressing camera, unknown campaign film project, undated

  • Reel 3
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Runtime: 03:28


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Possible B-Roll for Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt for Kentucky governor campaign commercial, interviews with various unidentified people, no audio, undated

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Runtime: 04:32

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Possible B-Roll for Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt for Kentucky governor campaign commercial, interviews with various unidentified people, no audio, undated

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Runtime: 05:57

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Possible B-Roll for Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt for Kentucky governor campaign commercial, no audio, undated

  • Reel 4.3
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Runtime: 11:18

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"Mr. Chandler and The Truth"; broadcast political ad by Edward T. "Ned" Breathitt for Kentucky governor campaign on Albert B. "Happy" Chandler's record as Kentucky governor, 1963; kinescope, 1963

  • Reel 5
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Runtime: 28:07


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