[Corpus Christi, Texas: Home of the Reconstructed Colombus Fleet and the USS Lexington Carrier]

Description:

This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Corpus Christi, Texas. A short, edited news segment is included at the end of the video.

In the first segment, the Boy Scouts of America recite the Pledge of Allegiance on the deck of the USS Lexington carrier. Fishermen on fishing boats show their catches of squid and shrimp. Keith Arnold, the President CEO at the Corpus Christi area Convention and Visitor's Bureau (CVB), talks about major attractions of the area. The Texas State Aquarium, Art Museum of South Texas, and Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History are shown. The camera crew films two tour guides aboard the Columbus Fleet who explain the ships and life at sea to visitors. The crew films a pelican catching and eating a fish. The last segment of this film is a news clip, narrated by a newscaster for 3 KWTV Corpus Christi Eye Witness News--in this clip, the USS Lexington cooperates with the Corpus Christi ISD for a science program called 'Science Aboard Ship'.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Nueces County - Corpus Christi
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT Media Library
Collection(s):
Texas Historical Television Footage
Usage:
Total Uses: 230
Past 30 days: 11
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Nueces County - Corpus Christi
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Corpus Christi, Texas. A short, edited news segment is included at the end of the video.

In the first segment, the Boy Scouts of America recite the Pledge of Allegiance on the deck of the USS Lexington carrier. Fishermen on fishing boats show their catches of squid and shrimp. Keith Arnold, the President CEO at the Corpus Christi area Convention and Visitor's Bureau (CVB), talks about major attractions of the area. The Texas State Aquarium, Art Museum of South Texas, and Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History are shown. The camera crew films two tour guides aboard the Columbus Fleet who explain the ships and life at sea to visitors. The crew films a pelican catching and eating a fish. The last segment of this film is a news clip, narrated by a newscaster for 3 KWTV Corpus Christi Eye Witness News--in this clip, the USS Lexington cooperates with the Corpus Christi ISD for a science program called 'Science Aboard Ship'.

Note:

Minor video interruptions at 00:30:27, 00:46:46.
Edited news segment begins at 00:47:33. Tracking stops at 00:50:42, on 'Edit Bay 2 Cued' frame.
The program for which the films of the Texas Historical Television Footage collection were shot is not accessible, but the nature of the collection’s footage suggests it was intended for a public television show.

Physical Description:

1 video (51 min., 28 sec.) : sd., col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): television clips | camera crews | USS Lexington CV-16 (Blue Ghost) | aircraft carriers | warships | Blue Ghost | Naval Air Training Command | berths | Pledge of Allegiance | fishermen | squid | shrimp | fish | pelicans | Texas State Aquarium | Art Museum of South Texas | Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History | Columbus Fleet | Columbus, Christopher | 3 KWTV Corpus Christi Eye Witness News | 'Science Aboard Ship' | Corpus Christi Independent School District | newscasts | news stories
Added Title: Corpus Christi, TX, Volume 1
Partner:
UNT Media Library
Collection:
Texas Historical Television Footage
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth194010
Resource Type: Video
Format: Video
Rights:
Access: Public