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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."


South of Zero: An Odyssey to Australia

Date produced: 1958

Filmmaker(s):

Lewis B. Sebring

Alice Sebring

Description:

"Amateur travelogue of an extensive trip to Australia photographed and produced by "The Traveling Sebrings," Lewis B. Sebring, Jr. and Alice P. Sebring. Lewis B. Sebring, Jr. was a journalist and war correspondent for the New York Herald-Tribune, who reported on combat in the Southwest Pacific Area theater during World War II. The trip documented in this film, which they referred to also as "An Odyssey to Australia" covers the entire continent of Australia, from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Port Augusta and Kalgoorlie, Perth, and Brisbane, and everything in between, usually documented via passenger train. In each city, the film expertly documents landscape, architecture, and people, as well as rural areas and animals." Wisconsin Historical Society.


XVIth Olympiad: Melbourne, Australia, 1956

Date produced: 1956

Filmmaker(s):

H. Lee Hansen

Description:

Documentary covering the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.


Northlands Cruise

Date produced: 1962

Filmmaker(s):

H. Lee Hansen

Description:

"Sailing around Alaska." UC San Diego Library.


Balkans, The

Date produced: 1968

Filmmaker(s):

H. Lee Hansen

Description:

"Travel through the Balkans." UC San Diego Library.


Around South America

Date produced: 1957

Filmmaker(s):

H. Lee Hansen

Description:

Travelogue that visits tourist destinations across several countries in South America.


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.


Oliver Twist

Date produced: 1940

Filmmaker(s):

David Bradley

Description:

David Bradley's amateur feature film adaptation of Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist.


Family Camping Through 48 States - Part II

Date produced: 1961

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"During five summers from 1957 to 1961, the five-member Barstow family of Wethersfield, Connecticut, set out to visit all 48 of the then United States of America on a series of month-long camping trips. Part II showcases "America's Wonderlands" with 18 National Parks and other exciting attractions in the great Northwest and Southwest." Archive.org


Family Camping Through 48 States - Part I

Date produced: 1961

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"During five summers from 1957 to 1961, the five-member Barstow family of Wethersfield, Connecticut, set out to visit all 48 of the then United States of America on a series of month-long camping trips. Part I includes seeing famous sites from "America's History" in 24 Eastern, Northern, and Southern states." Archive.org


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