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Wheels Across America

Date produced: 1968

Filmmaker(s):

Julian Gromer

Description:

"2 part edited travelogue following young men on a bicycle trip cross country (San Francisco to New York City) with Wandering Wheels, a faith based organization. Along with the noteworthy locations they visit, such as the Four Corners and New York City, this film includes much documentation of their down time and visits to Native American and small town communities to sing and meet with the people." Chicago Film Archives.


Operation S.T.A.R.

Date produced: 1962

Filmmaker(s):

Jewell Dawson

Description:

"Footage along the American River that was used to save the American River Parkway." Sacramento Public Library.


Sky-Land Trails of the Kings

Date produced: 1940

Filmmaker(s):

David Brower

Richard Leonard

Description:

Subtitled: a story of happy days in Kings Canyon National Park.


Whalewatching Adventures in Baja California

Date produced: 1986

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"In January 1986, Dr. Robbins Barstow of Wethersfield, Connecticut, filmed a two-week cruise circumnavigating Mexico's Baja Peninsula. The trip included close encounters with seven different species of cetaceans -- Gray, Humpback, Bryde's, and Blue Whales, three kinds of dolphins, and giant elephant seals." Archive.org


Around the World in Forty Days

Date produced: 1988

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"In May-June 1988, Robbins Barstow and his wife Meg, of Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA, made a six-week trip around the world. Places visited include Hawaii, Austrailia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, India, and London, England." Archive.org


Disneyland Dream

Date produced: 1956

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"In July 1956, the five-member Barstow family of Wethersfield, Connecticut, won a free trip to newly-opened Disneyland in Anaheim, California, in a nationwide contest. This 30-minute amateur documentary film tells the fabulous story of their fun-filled, dream-come-true, family travel adventure, filmed on the scene at Walt Disney's 'Magic Kingdom' by Robbins Barstow." Archive.org


Wealth of the Land

Date produced: 1937

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith

Description:

Educational short film showing farming in California, and several mines and ghost towns in Nevada.


Santa’s Village

Date produced: 1964

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith

Description:

"A tour of the California theme park." Center for Home Movies.


Fairland Days

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith


Death Valley

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith

Description:

Kodachrome travelogue of Death Valley, California.


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