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Around the Lake and Over the Bridge

Date produced: 1965

Filmmaker(s):

Warren Thompson

Description:

"Travelogue of cities, towns, and outdoor activities found around Lake Michigan. There is a wide variety of footage, including sand dunes, beaches, parades, many shots of flowers, ships, industrial ports scenes, attractions of historic horse-and-buggy town Mackinaw City, a mansion on fire, Grand Hotel: World’s Largest Summer Hotel, camping, rafting, farmers harvesting crops, and the Prudential Building in Chicago." Chicago Film Archives.


Hawaiian Paradise [1941]

Date produced: 1941

Filmmaker(s):

Julian Gromer

Description:

"2 part travelogue film of Hawaii capturing the scenery, resources and people of the islands. Part 1 visits to a lava flow and other natural wonders such as Haleakala Creater and a black sand beach as well as numerous shores and valleys along the way. Stop motion animation of a toy car or ship tracks a change in location. Part 2 features footage of tropical flowers, picking coconuts, family picnic, farming and factory processing pineapple, Hula dance performances, surfing and canoeing competitions, and sunsets."


Fairland Days

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith


Cascades of Color

Date produced: 1955

Filmmaker(s):

L. Clyde Anderson

Description:

"Footage of scenic areas of Southern Utah with narration. Included are the 'Canyons of Fire,' wild flowers, hiking trails and the 'Fairy's Landing' at Bryce Canyon; Zion Canyon, the 'Great White Throne,' the 'Mountain of Mystery,' the 'Angel's Landing' and the Mt. Carmel highway at Zion National Park; and Navaho Lake at Cedar Breaks." University of Utah Marriott Library.


Bermuda the Land of Sunshine and Flowers

Date produced: 1933

Filmmaker(s):

Konstantin Kostich


Solanus

Date produced: 1962

Filmmaker(s):

Ron Bennett

Description:

"Garden shots, including time lapse shots of flowers opening, and a 1962 parade in Sidney or Victoria" British Columbia Archives.


Flower for Isabelle, A

Date produced: 1963

Filmmaker(s):

Jerrold A. Peil

Description:

"Isabelle's next door neighbors - three bachelors - are asked to carry on for her, when she is stricken and hospitalized, in entering her prize orchid in the Garden Show. Their well-meaning but bumbling attempt to help her win the prize results in hilarious antics and a heart-warming conclusion to this delightful comedy" PSA Journal, Oct. 1963, 41.


Daisy Dally

Date produced: 1961

Filmmaker(s):

Louise Luther

Description:

"Miss Luther has brought forth a delightful yet simple episode involving a little girl, a little boy, and a bouquet of daisies in the hand of each. We watch them as they walk across the meadow, play in the streams, give attention to the small animals and their attention to each other. Grandmother is ready with the kind of reward little children expect" PSA Journal, Oct. 1961, 47.


Rose and The Weed, The

Date produced: 1960

Filmmaker(s):

Stuart Dabbs

Description:

"The rose, a young girl, so proper, and so elegant in her royal dress, jewelry and jeweled crown. The weed, also a lovely girl, simply dressed and scorned by the rose. By scissors the rose is cut and its petals picked away to the delight of the weed, but then a gloved hand pulls the weed and leaves it to die in the sun. Can it be that some do not like weeds?" PSA Journal, Nov. 1960, 42.


Floral Capers

Date produced: 1960

Filmmaker(s):

John W. Ruddell

Description:

"We remember Jack's Prelude to Spring a few years ago in which he dealt with time lapse photography. In Floral Capers he introduces the equipment he uses in time lapse photography and how he does it in one easy lesson. We watch flowers go through the opening cycle, vines racing up a pole, grasses, plants, and flowers racing ahead in their growth, split frame emphasizes the stimulation of light on the growth of plants. We watch many interesting events in the life of plants, and some amusing ones" PSA Journal, Nov. 1960, 40.


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