Discover America

United States, 1967

Film
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The United States from the air, mostly filmed from a helicopter. The scenes are varied - the Statue of Liberty, the Grand Canyon, the Rockies, Las Vegas, Disneyland and the volcanic Mount Pelee in Hawaii. Also shows other sites of historical interest. Excellent photography by David Butler. Narrated by Meredith Burgess.

Credits

director
production company

Reid Ray Films

Duration

00:46:07:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1967

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31814

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Grand Canyon (Ariz.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hawaii

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Las Vegas (Nev.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → United States - Description and travel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Grand Canyon (Ariz.)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

History → Historic buildings

History → Historic sites

Places → Grand Canyon (Ariz.)

Places → Hawaii

Places → Las Vegas (Nev.)

Places → Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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