About the Film

When an eccentric collector discovers the showreels of the man who brought moving pictures to the Heartland, he begins a journey to restore the legacy of America’s greatest barnstorming movieman and save these irreplaceable cinematic treasures from turning to dust.

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Iowa Fall Tour 2017

IOWA CITY, IA (August 31, 2017) — The first movies ever shown in Iowa are back. Announcing Saving Brinton's "Barnstorming Brinton… Read More

Brinton Collection at UI Libraries

The Brinton Collection contains films, slides, projectors, papers, and other documents from the life and career of William Franklin Brinton… Read More