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Reno Rodeo

1950

Reno Rodeo

Newsreel: Reno Rodeo - 1950

NEVADA A parade sets the stage for the greatest show in the Biggest Little City in the World, Reno, Nevada. And as a valued and loyal friend of Reno, our cameraman, Jimmy Lederer, gets in front of a cameraman to receive a testimonial. But there’s action in the offing and that’s when Jimmy gets behind the […]

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Travelers Choice ‘66

1960's

Travelers Choice ‘66

Westinghouse Travelers Choice ‘66 Trip Program - 1966

Why wait? Use your Golden Touch to see the Americas on Westinghouse Travelers Choice ‘66 Trip Program. Use it to touch us for a glorious 4-day Touchdown holiday. 4 days and 3 nights of pure fun and relaxation. Choose for yourself among the most glamorous cities in America.   Stay at the newest and the […]

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Aqua Frolics

1940's

Aqua Frolics

Aqua Frolics

  Before SeaWorld and Marineland, the carneys of Wakulla Springs, Florida began training unsuspecting marine life to perform impressive tricks before a paying audience. Take Aqua Frolics, for instance, a short entertaining review of the growing popularity of water sports from the 1940’s. And could you blame the captive seals and dolphins for gladly tolerating […]

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Willie Shoemaker’s First Victory

1950's

Willie Shoemaker’s First Victory

Willie Shoemaker's First Victory - 1951

In this short newsreel segment, witness legendary horserace jockey Willie Shoemaker win his first of 8,833 victories. It was 1951 at Golden Gate Fields in Albany, California, just north of Oakland, that the teenage Shoemaker embarked on a career in which he would dominate the field for 29 years. Born in Fabens, Texas in 1931, […]

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Let’s Go Bowling

1950's

Let’s Go Bowling

Let's Go Bowling - 1955

FOREWARD This motion picture is dedicated to the millions of Americans who have shown, through their selective patronage, that they appreciate outstanding surroundings in which to enjoy their bowling. The Members of the Bowling Proprietors Association of America aim to promote the high standards of cleanliness and conduct, and all-around excellence of environment, that have […]

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