- Title: SS3
- Date:1930s - 1960s
Sam Silver Collection
late 1960s/ early 1970s, Colour, Silent
Amateur travelogue, tour of the US, great quality!
Keywords: Washington DC, Walt Disney World, wealthy lifestyles, Americana
01:01:22 POV from plane, white fluffy clouds. 1960s Washington DC. EXT US shop fronts one is Maryland State Savings and Loan, the other Chamberlain & Royle tailors. Women look at gold chains in shop window. EXT British Embassy Washington. Statue of Churchill giving the V for Victory sign. Man in camper van. US highway, car broken down, break down, sits between lanes. Cars flying past nice 1960s US highway in the sunshine. Couples load bags into sporty white car (man dressed like James Dean helps out). CU side view man in aviator sunglasses driving.
01:03:40 Countryside, summer, couples sit around talking and reading. Holiday resort, woman pulls up in golf buggy, POV from golf buggy driving through resort. People standing in a massive queue, futuristic train pulls up, POV from train window en-route to Disney World, Florida! View of the Enchanted Castle seen over tree tops from train window.
01:05:14 early 1970s Walt Disney World. Sign reads ‘Set sail for Treasure Island’. Large sign reads ‘Magic Kingdom: Walt Disney World’. Tourists taking photographs below sign saying ‘Horseless Carriage’. Nice WS of the castle, a huge crowd of people are milling about and walking towards it. Man dressed as Goofy doing a crazy dance routine accompanied by brass band all dressed in red, girl waves red balloon the shape of Mickey Mouse’s head in front of the camera. Tourists riding along ‘Main Street’ part in old fashioned open bus, old fashioned cinema with a sign reading ‘Mickey Mouse and Steamboat Willie, Charlie Chaplin’. EXT flower shop, woman looks at beautiful flowers. Disney’s Crystal Palace. MS of the palace, closer shot, tilt down.
01:07:00 Great big bundle of multicoloured balloons blowing in the breeze in front of a carousel (whimsical), cable cars pass in the BG. MS riders pass camera on the carousel, great shot. Dumbo ride. EXT Mickey Mouse Revue. Woman drinking from water fountain. On river steamboat pulls up, tourists sat on boat in the rain, pass recreation Native American village. Parade, Mickey past waving from pavilion, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, snow white.
01:09:30 Sunny day Florida, EXT large motor boat, tourists board. Shots of people sat on board a boat. Pleasure cruise. Views of waterside Florida homes. Swimming pool, family play in the water. Man scrubs his boat clean. Waterside café, elderly couple (both wearing brilliant retro glasses/ sunglasses). EXT and INT luxurious Florida villa, wealthy lifestyles. Chandeliers on the ceiling, grand. Women sat at kitchen bar drinking cans of Coca Cola. Airport, plane pulls in. Hangar branded Delta Airlines. POV from plane as it takes off.
- DATE:1930s - 1960s
- Master Title:SS3