Footage documenting Bailey's travels to the Canary Islands circa 1971. Shows the seaside landscape and cliffs of Lanzarote. Bailey boards a plane leaving Lanzarote and films and view from the window, including shots of Mount Teide.
Home movie footage of a voyage from Cincinnati to New Orleans that Bailey took aboard the steamboat Delta Queen in early 1968. An article about her experience, "Last Call for the Delta Queen River Cruise," was published in the New York Times in May 1968. The film primarily shows the scenery as the boat cruises down the river and members of the crew working on the ship (including the captain manning the bridge). Features the Delta Queen's calliope as passengers gather to listen. Bailey herself takes a turn at the instrument. On shore, the film documents stops at historic antebellum homes, including McRaven and Oak Alley Plantation. The footage is not edited in chronological order.
Film begins with British Merchant Navy ship. Primarily shows blurry footage of Fiji, including a village with thatched roof buildings and new construction. Local children interact with and smile for the camera. A storefront advertises Procera bread. The film then shows a busy intersection in a town - the crowd is diverse with people in traditional and western-style clothes.
A continuation of the footage from [Frankfurt, Germany 1954] and similar street scenes of the town center of Frankfurt am Main. Footage of rubble and ruins of buildings from World War II. Shows construction and rebuilding near the ruins. Notable landmarks include Alte Oper.
Street scenes of the town center of Frankfurt am Main. Footage of rubble and ruins of buildings from World War II. Shows construction and rebuilding near the ruins. Notable landmarks include St. Catherine's Church. A movie poster for "How to Marry a Millionaire" starring Marilyn Monroe is visible. The film was released in West Germany in 1954.
Home movie of Bailey's trip to Greenland circa 1971. Shows Bailey and Carson Ritchie in a small coastal village. Captures many images of locals, particularly women, performing household and agricultural labor.
Home movie of Bailey's trip to Iceland circa 1971. Shows close-up shots of flowers and trees blooming. Carson Ritchie (Bailey's third husband and travel companion in the early 1970's) and another man crossing a small river (the water is very bright, possibly another geothermal area). Footage taken from a boat sailing down the river.
Home movie of Bailey's trip to Iceland circa 1971. Footage taken from a window of a plane taking off. Glaciers are visible as the plane flies over the Arctic Ocean. Shows Bailey and Ritchie disembarking in Iceland.
Footage documenting Bailey's travels to the Canary Islands circa 1971. Shows the metropolitan area and seaport of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, including the Don Juan hotel. We see Bailey is traveling with her husband, Carson Ritchie.
Travelogue documenting Bailey's trips to New Zealand, Indonesia, and Cambodia, 1955-1956. Film begins with footage of people playing cricket in Auckland, the Auckland War Memorial Museum, and people enjoying the beach. In Rotorua, Maori women in traditional dress play instruments and perform a dance. Shows the New Zealand Parliamentary Library and Riddiford Baths in Wellington. Captures diverse landscapes of New Zealand, including beaches, snowy mountains, and geothermal areas. Bailey's mother, Nellie Freeman, accompanies her in New Zealand. Footage of Asia primarily shows small village life and men, women, and children working in fields and doing housework. Bailey captures a large celebration complete with a float that has a Hindu temple spire. Ends with extensive footage of Angkor Wat with close-ups of the art and architectural features.
Footage documenting Bailey's travels to the Canary Islands circa 1971. Shows Bailey and Carson Ritchie riding a camel with a two-seater saddle. Lots of footage of other tourists on camels and along the beach.
Home movie of Bailey's trip to Iceland circa 1971. This film shows a visit to Seljalandsfoss and the surrounding landscape. Brief shot of a small bubbling geyser. In Reykjavik, the camera captures the public square Austurvöllur taken from the balcony of the Hotel Borg.
Home movie of Bailey's trip to Iceland circa 1971. This film shows a visit to Skálholt featuring its rural landscape and historic cathedral. Brief shot of girls in traditional Icelandic dress. Next, Bailey and Carson Ritchie visit Gullfoss and pose together in front of the falls.
Footage documenting Bailey's travels to the Canary Islands circa 1971. The film begins with Bailey as the subject - she waves and blows kisses to the camera. We see she is traveling with her husband, Carson Ritchie. He poses outside the Tahiche Club. The camera captures scenes of the coastline with many beach-goers enjoying the sun. Bailey and Ritchie take turns filming each other walking around their hotel.
Home movie footage of a visit to Tempel Farms, home of the Tempel Lipizzan horses. Opens with a sign reading "Tempel Good Luck Farm". Show exterior footage of the stables and other buildings around the farm. Horses can be seen grazing in a pasture. A group in traditional German costume poses for the camera, possibly as part of an event that is taking place.
Footage documenting Bailey's travels to the Canary Islands circa 1971. Shows rock formations in Teide National Park, a local harbor, street scenes in an unknown town. More footage taken from inside a plane, now flying over the water and landing. Ends with views of the ocean taken from a hotel balcony.
Footage documenting Bailey's travels to the Canary Islands circa 1971. Shows geysers and the rocky red landscape of Timanfaya National Park alongside the island's characteristic white buildings. Ends with footage of a local market outside the Church of San Gines, Arrecife.
Travelogue documenting Bailey's trip on the Queen Anna Maria Greek Line in 1965. The ship makes stops in Malta, Egypt, Israel, Morocco, Greece, Turkey, Gibraltar, and Israel. A brief shot of New York City is seen in the middle of the film (it may not have been edited chronologically). Bailey captures extensive footage of local people and street scenes in large cities as well as many people working as fishermen, agricultural workers, and vendors in small markets. Notable landmarks include: St. Paul's Square and Cathedral (Malta), the acropolis at Alexandria, Montaza Palace, Cairo Citadel, Mount of Beatitudes and St. Peter's Church (Israel), the Blue Mosque, Athens acropolis, Achilleion Palace, and São Jorge Castle. Other highlights include Bailey riding a camel in Cairo, feeding a wild monkey in Gibraltar, and a man in a ghutrah disembarking a plane and waving to the crowd in Greece - possibly Saud bin Abdulaziz.
Home movie footage of Bailey's trip to Hawaii circa 1954. She has unidentified travel companions on this trip, another woman and an older man. Begins with footage (some dark) taken from a boat arriving in Honolulu as a crowd well-wishers wave and greet them. Bailey then spends some time posing for the camera while wearing leis and exploring a garden. The camera captures the landscape and people enjoying a local beach.
Very brief home movie documenting Bailey's trip to Hawaii in 1960. Shows the waters of the Pacific taken while cruising in a boat, followed by a brief glimpse of a TWA StarStream 707 plane on a tarmac. The footage is very light and hard to see in some places.
Travelogue documenting Bailey's trip to Hawaii in 1960. Features extensive footage of the 1960 Kapoho eruption and the destruction of buildings and vegetation in the aftermath. Shots of several landmarks, including Kamehameha I statue outside Aliʻiōlani Hale, Iao Needle Point, ruins of Fort Elizabeth, Captain Cook Monument, the Royal Mausoleum, Chamberlain House, Spouting Horn, Prince Kuhio's birthplace, Hulihee Palace, Kaahumanu Church, Queen Emma Summer Palace, and Puowaina Punchbowl Crater. A close-up shows Ernie Pyle's grave marker at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Ends with footage of a luau depicting many traditional dances, men making Kālua pork, and surfing.
Documents Bailey's trip to Mexico circa 1950. Shows footage of the Cascada El Salto de San Antón waterfall, Cuernavaca Cathedral, and the interior of Palacio de Cortes (with murals painted by Diego Rivera). Includes many shots of people swimming in a pool and close-ups of beautiful flowers and foliage. Bailey captures a local market and fishermen at Lake Pátzcuaro. Ends with beach goers swimming and surfing in Acapulco Bay.
Documents Bailey's trip to Mexico circa 1950. Shows merchants selling their wares and local architecture in the city of Puebla, including Puebla Cathedral and the Temple of San Francisco Acatepec. Ends with large groups dancing as part of a celebration, displaying various styles of folk dancing and traditional costume.
Black and white scenes of a market in Norway. People selling fish by a harbor, an old woman buys flowers from a cart. Scenes on a city street and views of the sea. Exterior shots of Borgund Stave Church. Ends with footage of cars being hoisted onto a ship.
Produced by Jean Brerault for use in French elementary schools. Complete French text with marginal vocabulary notes is available. Glimpses of the economic and cultural life of Paris. After a view from the air of l'Ile de la Cite, we quickly pass into the thickest of modern traffic around the place de l'Opera. Then we see in close succession railroad stations, an auto factory, the big early morning markets, department stores, different "quartiers" and points of interest about the city.
Presents a tour of Paris, indicating points of interest and picturing Parisians as they go about their everyday tasks. Views Paris from atop the Eiffel Tower. Shows a diagram of the city and locates various points on the diagram. French language narration.
Footage of Bailey's trip across the Soviet Empire in 1957 offering a rich depiction of life under Soviet rule. Features many street scenes capturing local culture in the former Soviet Union, Ukraine, Warsaw, and East Berlin. Numerous depictions of Lenin, in commemorative art, can be seen throughout. The film focuses both on large cities and rural landscapes, where women notably join men in performing hard labor in the fields. Bailey documented trips to many landmarks ; in Leningrad, this includes the Winter Palace, Admirality Tower, Senate Square, Alexander Column, and Peterhof Palace ; in Kiev, the National Opera, St. Sophia's Cathedral, and the Verkhovna Rada building ; in Moscow, the Bolshoi Theatre, Cathedral Square, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, the Grand Kremlin Palace, and many examples of Stalinist architecture ; in Warsaw, the Ghetto Heroes Monument and stone reliefs of workers on Marszałkowska street ; in Berlin, the ruins of the Reichstag, St. Hedwig's Cathedral, and a monument to Soviet soldiers in World War II. The specter of the war lingers throughout as many cities still sport heavy damage from bombing - particularly Berlin and Stalingrad.
Shows some of the industrial and scenic highlights of Chicago. The commercial area, known as the Loop, with its El trains, shops, and hurrying people, is shown in several scenes. Other well known places, including the Stockyards, the Wrigley Building, Brookfield Zoo, and the Merchandise Mart, are identified by the commentator. Some of the industries of Chicago are also pictured.