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Melton film collection

Identifier: COD0000142-ACC 2005-0003

85 films donated by colleagues of WBTV News Director Ervin Melton after his death and made by Melton’s production company CarMel Motion Picture Productions. The films were produced from 1950s into the 1970s in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia locations. Collection consists almost entirely of 16mm color and black and white films, both silent and sound. Also includes one 35mm film.


  • 1950s-1970s


This collection has been processed. Materials available upon request. For more information contact curator Lydia Pappas at

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100,000 feet of film

13.5 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC). 707 Catawba St. Columbia, SC 29208.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Mark Spagnolo, 2005.


Repository Details

Part of the Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) Repository

707 Catawba Street
Columbia SC 29208

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