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Date produced: 1937

Filmmaker(s):

John Walter

Country of Production:

United States

Languages:

English

Length:

2 reels

Format:

8mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Awards/Recognition:

American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1938 - Honorable Mention

Description:

"A vacation to Cedar Breaks, Bryce, Zion, and Grand Canyon of the Colorado." American Cinematographer, June 1938, 257.

Resources:

The film won first prize and the Horton Vacation Trophy in the Los Angeles 8mm. Club film contest of 1938 (Movie Makers, March 1938, 139). The film's win is also reported on in American Cinematographer (Jan. 1938, 34).

Discussed by Walter in "It's 'The Plan's the Thing' if You Seek to Insure Better Pictures" (American Cinematographer, June 1938, 257-258). The article describes translating vacation footage into an intriguing film, with reference to Midsummer Night's Dream.

Locations:

  • Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah (Filming)
  • Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah (Filming)
  • Zion National Park, Utah (Filming)
  • Grand Canyon, Arizona (Filming)

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Screenings:

  • Screened by the Los Angeles 8mm. Club in 1938, Los Angeles, CA

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