This footage captures several takes of a scene from a fiction student film, Hollow Rock Mountain. The film was made in 1976 by students from Timpson High School, shot at various locations around Timpson and Shelby County.
This home movie features silent, black-and-white footage of the Salt Grass Trail Ride in 1956. The kick-off event for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (previously known as the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exhibition), the trail ride began in 1952 after four cowmen decided to reenact the journey of pioneer cattlemen taking their […]
This home movie features silent footage of participants lining up and leaving Brenham for the 1958 Salt Grass Trail Ride. The kick-off event for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (previously known as the Houston Fat Stock Show and Livestock Exhibition), the trail ride began in 1952 after four cowmen decided to reenact the journey […]
This home movie contains black-and-white, silent footage of a rodeo in Texas, likely held at E.H. Marks’ ranch, the LH7. The footage highlights the events of the day, beginning with the riders making their entrance onto the rodeo grounds. Several rodeo events are featured, including cattle branding, calf roping, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, and […]
This home movie captures scenes of the VIVA MAX! set in downtown San Antonio outside of the Alamo as the movie was filmed in 1969. Viva Max! is a comedy directed by Jerry Paris based on the novel by news anchor James Lehrer. The film stars Peter Ustinov as Max, a Mexican general who decides […]
This home movie captures scenes of Emil Henry Marks, also known as E. H. Marks, surveying the longhorns at the LH7 Ranch in Barker in July 1961. Marks was one of the first cattlemen on the Gulf Coast to cross breed Brahman bulls with common longhorn cattle. His ranch, the LH7, also protected the foundation […]
This home movie captures scenes of a camping trip to Palo Duro Canyon State Park, where the family goes to see â€œTexasâ€ the musical at Pioneer Amphitheatre during its 1973 season. The family enjoys the scenic Red River and a campfire, then goes to the Pioneer Amphitheatre to see the musical. â€œTexasâ€ is produced annually […]
This film from 1976 captures scenes from the making of a fiction student film named Hollow Rock Mountain. The footage begins with a photo montage of the Timpson High School student cast and crew during production, followed by footage of the group both preparing for their shoot and filming at the location.
One of Heidi’s school projects at Austin High included this 10th grade English class presentation of Star Wreck, a spoof on the popular sci-fi program “Star Trek.” The Wittenborn Family hails from Austin, Texas and the films of father August Wittenborn include scenes from numerous family vacations, holiday and birthday celebrations, and important moments in […]