[Cochran Family Films, No. 7 - Holidays and Vacations, 1965-1972]

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This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Cochran family including family vacations and holidays. The film begins with a vacation in Hot Springs, Arkansas, a ride on the Lake Hamilton Sky Ride, a plane ride above Arkansas, swimming in a hotel pool, stopping at scenic points and overlooks, horses, and riding in go-carts (00:00-15:38). The family celebrates Christmas (15:38-17:34) followed by footage of young girls outdoors carrying bouquets of flowers and a horse (17:35-18:56). The family watches a parade which includes a drill team and marching band, floats, and children on horses and bicycles (18:57-20:01). The ... continued below

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1 film (30 min., 46 sec..) : sil., col. ; standard 8 mm

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Cochran, Jay Creation Date: Unknown.

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Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Cochran family including family vacations and holidays. The film begins with a vacation in Hot Springs, Arkansas, a ride on the Lake Hamilton Sky Ride, a plane ride above Arkansas, swimming in a hotel pool, stopping at scenic points and overlooks, horses, and riding in go-carts (00:00-15:38). The family celebrates Christmas (15:38-17:34) followed by footage of young girls outdoors carrying bouquets of flowers and a horse (17:35-18:56). The family watches a parade which includes a drill team and marching band, floats, and children on horses and bicycles (18:57-20:01). The family celebrates another Christmas (20:01-21:35), plays cards outdoors (21:35-22:28), vacations in an unknown location (22:28-23:09), and rides a motorbike (25:28-26:41).

Physical Description

1 film (30 min., 46 sec..) : sil., col. ; standard 8 mm

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Footage was removed for the streaming copy to protect privacy concerns. UNT remains the original unedited file for preservation.

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Spotlight on North Texas

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  • 1965?/1972?

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 24, 2017, 8:40 p.m.

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Cochran, Jay. [Cochran Family Films, No. 7 - Holidays and Vacations, 1965-1972], video, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942653/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.