[Grand Prairie, Texas: Watersports, Horseracing, and Flea Market]

Description:

This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Grand Prairie, Texas. In the film, a group of men play golf, and then they are asked by the crew filming them to discuss the game over sandwiches. Groups of people play recreational watersports at Joe Pool Lake, including: parasailing, fishing, boating on PWCs (personal watercraft), motorboats, and fishing boats. The next scenes cover Louis Tussaud's Palace of Wax, horseracing at Lone Star Park, and the flea market at Traders Village. Other notable images include a wild skunk on the golf course and the freeway near the Belt Line Rd. exit.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s):
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT Media Library
Collection(s):
Texas Historical Television Footage
Usage:
Total Uses: 135
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Grand Prairie
Place
United States - Texas - Ellis County
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Grand Prairie, Texas. In the film, a group of men play golf, and then they are asked by the crew filming them to discuss the game over sandwiches. Groups of people play recreational watersports at Joe Pool Lake, including: parasailing, fishing, boating on PWCs (personal watercraft), motorboats, and fishing boats. The next scenes cover Louis Tussaud's Palace of Wax, horseracing at Lone Star Park, and the flea market at Traders Village. Other notable images include a wild skunk on the golf course and the freeway near the Belt Line Rd. exit.

Note:

Minor video interruption at 00:10:27.
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 (39 min., 44 sec.) : sd., col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): television clips | camera crews | skunks | putting | sandwiches | personal watercraft | motorboats | parasailing | Louis Toussaud's Palace of Wax | racetracks | Lone Star Park | jockeys | flea markets | Traders Village | Belt Line Road | Joe Pool Lake
Added Title: Grand Prairie, TX
Partner:
UNT Media Library
Collection:
Texas Historical Television Footage
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth194012
Resource Type: Video
Format: Video
Rights:
Access: Public