Kubicek Family Collection
Extent of Collection
7 reels of 8mm film totaling 2,100 feet; 5 reels of Super 8mm film totaling 2,000 feet
Language Of Materials
These films were stored previously by David Kubicek, the son of the filmmaker Oscar Kubicek.
This collection is open to on-site access. Appointments must be made with Chicago Film Archives. Due to the fragile nature of the films, only video copies will be provided for on-site viewing.
Chicago Film Archives holds the copyright for the films in this collection.
Oscar John Kubicek was a Ford truck engineer, while Barbara Louise Kubicek was a homemaker. Three years after the tragic death of their three year old son in 1967, the Kubicek's adopted siblings David and Mary Kay. Oscar Kubicek shot the majority of the collection, spliced them together and placed them onto compiled reels.