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The Enterprise Goes to Press (1938) – Wallace Kelly


Wallace Kelly’s film “The Enterprise Goes to Press” (ca. 1938) is his amateur industrial film about the production of “The Enterprise,” the Kelly family’s newspaper in Lebanon, Kentucky.

Kelly (1910-1988) was also an accomplished photographer, painter, and writer. He began shooting film in 1929 and continued until the 1950s. His film “Our Day” was named to the National Film Registry in 2007.

This reel was preserved by the Center for Home Movies with funds from the National Film Preservation Foundation.