Round the World Trip 1939 : Part 4 – West Coast, USA, and Pacific Ocean stops

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Main contributor
Richard Leslie Gair (1892-1970)
McRobbie-Gair Family Home Movies: Comprised of two home movies, "USA I" & "USA II," the film opens with beautiful vistas of the Grand Canyon, and goes on to various locations, mainly in California, including Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Francisco, and Yosemite National Park. The film includes shots from the UCLA campus, St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, the Little Church of the Flowers, and the Wee Kirk o’ the Heather. Various beach shots capture the California coastline, including shots of the Cyclone Racer rollercoaster at the Pike Amusement Park in Long Beach. Footage then moves to Yosemite National Park, capturing various attractions, including the Grizzly Giant tree and the Massachusetts tree (fell in 1927), as well as various shots of Yosemite vistas, waterfalls, deer, and chipmunk feeding. Footage then moves on to San Francisco and captures Fisherman’s Warf, a parade, the San Francisco Zoo, and shots of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Shots of people on a passenger ship wearing what appear to be Hawaiian leis, with following sequences at a tropical location, possibly the Hawaiian Islands. The final segment is from another tropical location, possibly separate from Hawaii based on attire. Footage consists of color film stock with title cards inserted for several new locations.
Home Movie
McRobbie-Gair Family Home Movies Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
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