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Home movie shot by John Rieder, probably resident of Brooklyn, New York, ca. mid-1950s. Includes scenes shot from westbound transcontinental flight on American Airlines, Sunnyvale, California, many scenes in and around San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada.
General views of destruction in Magdeburg. MS man walks bicycle past rubbled facade of buildings, pan left across street to more damaged building frames. MS of smashed streetcars. MCU tilt up damaged building frame, deep blue sky. LS through rubble strewn passage, large steel cylindrical structure in BG. 01:07:03 The Brabag “Gasometer” in Magdeburg. 01:07:14 […]
Viewing notes state: Late 50s Kids climbing tree?s Huge bridges Old Faithful Bears eating from garbage cans Parade Giant redwoods Waterfall from the road Airplane flight Bears everywhere – cubs Ferry across the river Picking wild berries Huge elk Flying back in private plane
Winter home movie of people shoveling a Chicago street, followed by scenes of two young boys playing in the snow. Man and woman shoveling snow / Snow storm / Kids playing in snow / Winter street scenes / Kids falling on ice
Sisak family home movie featuring Judy’s 4th Birthday party, children playing in a residential yard, Door County lake and cabin scenes, family feeding deer and a Racine July 4th parade. The film ends with more Door County scenes and a trip to a feeding zoo.
This home movie from the Ramon Galindo collection captures a Knights of Columbus procession into Austin’s St. Mary’s Cathedral for Mass, and scenes at home of a young boy, Gary Valdez, playing the piano and children Sam Cesarez and Little Sammy dancing.
This reel from the estate of Marshall Dill, Sr., former president of the Golden Gate International Exposition (1940) amongst other civic posts held in San Francisco throughout his life, contains footage of Paul and Kitty’s 15th anniversary at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Moffitt in Woodside, California, June 3-4, 1927, as well as […]
Amateur film of California travels.;06:36:09:24 VS Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, California.;06:37:25:09 VS Biltmore Hotel and surrounding area in Los Angeles, California, Third Church of Christ Scientist.;06:38:43:12 Oil wells in ocean near Ventura, California.;06:38:56:20 El Mirasol Hotel patio Grounds and Cottages in Santa Barbara, CA.;06:40:04:04 VS home in Santa Barbara.;06:40:52:17 VS Moro Rock 8000 ft. peak […]
This footage is comprised of two different reels of film featuring scenes in Shasta County as filmed by Jervie Eastman. The scenes include: a power facility, waterfall, rock slide abatement efforts close to a road, olives growing on a tree, The Red and White Store and other stores, presumably in Chester, California, and a sign […]
This home movie from the 1950s captures scenes of a birthday party, the family’s two boys playing at a playground, playing with the family pets, learning to build a fire and encountering snow. It also includes footage of a family visit to a graveyard to visit a loved one’s grave site. Donor Quanah Parker’s great-grandfather […]