Melton Barker’s The Kidnappers Foil, named to the 2012 National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, as featured in the New York Times and On the Media

From the late 1930s into the early 1970s, Dallas native, Melton Barker and his company, Melton Barker Juvenile Productions, traveled all over the country – from Texas and New Mexico to North Carolina and Indiana – filming local children acting, singing, and dancing in two-reel films that Barker titled The Kidnappers Foil.


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