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World's Fair And Exposition Films DVD

World's Fair And Exposition Films DVD
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18 Films Documenting The Fairs Of San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Brussels & Montreal - Over 2 1/2 Hours In All Regions DVD Format

* 6/12/14: Updated & Upgraded: Updated With Newly Redigitized And Remastered Video For Improved Image And Audio Quality And Upgraded From A Standard Format DVD To A High Quality Dual Layer Format DVD For Even Greater Image And Audio Quality!

Contents:

UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL MARCH 17Th 1958 (B&W, SOUND, 0:52)
America builds the world's largest freestanding circular structure as one of the 48 countries participating in "the first world's fair of the atomic age".

GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION (1939, COLOR, SOUND, 7:41)
Beautiful color footage of the city of San Francisco in general and The Golden Gate Bridge Exposition in particular.

CENTURY 21 CALLING (1964, COLOR, SOUND, 13:56)
No, not the real estate company, but the century we live in now, and it calls us through the venue of the 1964 Seattle World's Fair.

A CENTURY OF PROGRESS - INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION CHICAGO 1933 (1933, B&W, SILENT, 12:38)
An amateur film sweep through the pavilions and events of the fair.

CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR (1933, B&W, SILENT, 12:48)
Exterior shots of the fair begin this amateur film travelogue that also includes New York, Washington DC & Salt Lake City shots.

DEAD FAIR (1940, COLOR, SOUND, 1:11)
Excellent overview of each aspect of the park's exhibits, rides, restaurants and pavilions. A top-rate production - but it'll make you feel like you want to go there right now!.

UNIVERSAL NEWSREEL MAY 2nd 1967: EXPO 67 - "MONUMENT TO MAN" OPENS IN CANADA (B&W, SOUND, 1:41)
The inauguration of the world's largest world's fair upon two man-made islands in the Saint Lawrence River outside Montreal.

FAREWELL TO TREASURE ISLAND (1940, COLOR, SOUND, 2:51)
A visit-it-before-it-closes send-off to the 1939-1940 San Francisco World's Fair.

FRISCO FAIR / PACIFIC NORTHWEST (1939, COLOR, SILENT, 17:03)
Home movies of travels along the Pacific Northwest coast on the way to and including the Golden Gate Bridge / San Francisco Fair.

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE (1939, COLOR, SILENT, 10:37)
More home movies documenting the beauty of the northwest as a preface to an overview of the San Francisco Fair.

THE GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION (1939, COLOR, SILENT, 10:13)
Even more home movies, in beautiful color film, extensively documenting the exhibits, buildings and goings-on of the fair.

THE GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION (1939, COLOR, SILENT, 10:13)
Yet more home movies, THIS in lovely Kodachrome color film, providing a breath-taking capture of the architecture of the fair grounds on Treasure Island.

PANAMA-PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION (1915, B&W, SILENT, 5:04)
Take to the air in a beautiful baloon & do a loop-the-loop a primitive biplane - but make sure you don't hit the drink!

PANAMA-PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION (REVISITED) (1940s, B&W, SOUND, 10:13)
Lovely retrospective by Frank Vail recounting the events of the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair with fine quality reproductions of 1915 original film stock.

PANAMA-PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION (1915, B&W, SILENT, 8:12)
Opening ceremonies and dignitaries attending the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair.

SAN FRANCISCO WORLD'S FAIR (1939, B&W, Sound, 9:26)
Newsreel by The News Parade providing coverage of the Golden Gate Bridge Exposition.

THE STORY OF JEWEL CITY (1915, B&W, SILENT, 9:01)
Remarkable fantasy story of a fairy who uses her magic wand to wend her way both through the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair as well as the metaphorical ruins from which the city rose again.

TREASURE ISLAND (1939, COLOR, SILENT, 9:52)
The opening ceremonies performed by the dignitaries attending the 1939 San Francisco World's Fair.

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