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Historic Travel US A Dream Called California
Historic Travel US A Dream Called California
Genres: Special Interests, Documentary
NR     2005     2hr 9min

This unique set of DVDs captures the scenic beauty of Californian cities and countryside, while providing a ring side view of several historic moments as the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge.


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Movie Details

Creator: A2ZCDS
Genres: Special Interests, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Travel, Documentary
Format: DVD - Black and White,Color,Full Screen - Full length
DVD Release Date: 03/21/2005
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 2hr 9min
Screens: Black and White,Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Collector's Edition
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English

Movie Reviews

It Lets Me Make Up My Own Mind
Bart | Montpellier, France | 07/14/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"What I really liked about this disk is that there is almost no commentary at all. Instead you get a lot of very well restored black and white documentary footage of California during the 20s and 30s. Obviously the footage of the San Francisco fire is the most dramatic, but for my money its the little events, like the traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge that gave me the most intersting history lessons. It's true that this is not a travel DVD in the usual sense, though I guess the films could have been intended for that purpose at the time. What it really is is just a bunch of neat historical film clips and there is nothing wrong with that."
Historic Footage
Deacon | America | 05/01/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Wow!!!!!! I got a real kick out of these films. Of course, they are not travel clips. Most of the footage is documentary about historic events in California history (the building of the modern rail road for example) and are in black and white (as you would expect.)

I loved seeing what people wore to the beach in the 1930s - thank god fashion has changed since then. I'm surprised that some of this footage has survived as long as it has, and would like to see more Cali films from this era."