A still from an old home movie, taken at another Home Movie Day event in Los Angeles, shows Muscle Beach in Santa Monica circa 1957-59. Ojai organizers hope to uncover similar bits of history on Ojai Valley residents’ home movies at the Aug. 16 event. (Photo ©A.M.P.A.S.)
Misty Volaski, Ojai Valley News editor
Ever wondered what's on those old film reels in your attic, but don't have a way to know for sure? Though they may be warped or damaged, some films may still be playable. But time is of the essence — the longer those films sit, the faster they will deteriorate.