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Photos from the Memorial (by Woody Woodhall)

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John’s antique rewinds and viewer.  I used it to cue up the 16 mm print of “Jenny” for the memorial.

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JT’s large format camera.

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The title card preceding “Jenny” on the 16 mm print created by AMPAS.

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An interview attached to the head of “Jenny” where JT politely explains how he was forced to transcend the limits of his film school to make a film that was truly great.

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JT’s title card at the end of “Jenny.”  Everyone applauded enthusiastically when they saw it.

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I started the proceedings by introducing the film.

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Margo from American Cinematheque said she would miss JT’s contribution to their organization and “if John were here he’d be recording this.”

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Bob Murawski spoke of his deep admiration for John.

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Kent Hagen, John’s friend and editing partner, spoke of how John was indefatigable and always came up with solutions to any film making problem.

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Boris Worister said he was always in awe of John and his encyclopedic knowledge of movies and film making.

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George Braunstein described how he had become accustomed to everyone in the film business being liars until he worked with John.  He was shocked by JT’s honesty and integrity.

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Steve Cioffi, a life-long friend, provided priceless anecdotes and did his spot-on impression/imitation of John.

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Don Lepore told stories involving John’s car being “stolen” and his resulting experiences with the criminal justice system.

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Lee Christian described his years working alongside JT photographing events at the American Cinemtheque.

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Empty boots.

 

Below are photos I gathered for the slideshow I made.  I wasn’t able to use all of them.

 

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