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Cranford Native Opens Vault of Super 8 Memories

The Lerner Home Movie Vault is a short Youtube collection created by Michael Lerner who grew up in Cranford.

Here's a flashback from a former Cranford resident who has taken to Youtube to create the Lerner Home Movie Vault.

Michael Lerner was a Cranford High School graduate who went on to Boston University to study film. He has a treasure trove of digitized Super 8 home movies showing his neighborhood on Walnut Avenue.

You can see more home movies and Cranford High School videos by visiting Lerner's Youtube page.

The following is a description of his winter video:

Another classic from the early 1970s - "The Last Winter" - an epic Super 8mm movie production about the transition between fall and winter in Cranford, New Jersey, and how the children in one neighborhood would play and sled in their snow-filled backyards. 

Featuring an all-star Walnut Avenue cast, including David Kupfer, Michael Lerner, Neal Lerner, and Doug Chieff. 

Filmed on location in Cranford, New Jersey, USA, on the Rahway River.

LuAnn December 09, 2012 at 02:26 AM
This was so enjoyable! I loved the special effects. Great job!

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