[Cochran Family Films, No. 3 - Holidays and Vacations, 1963]

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This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Cochran family including vacations and holidays. The film begins with footage shot from an aerial tramway in an unidentified location (00:00-01:25), Jay Cochran posing with his children Cheryl and David in front of a Texas sign (01:25-02:33), and antique or classic cars parked in front of a hotel (02:33-02:42). The family then celebrates Cheryl's birthday and fishes at a boat house(02:42-05:21), poses in front of their home decorated for Christmas (03:55-05:21), and observe a snow-covered residential neighborhood (05:21-06:11). Cheryl, David, and their mother pose n their Easter clothes (06:11-07:10). ... continued below

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1 film (26 min., 55 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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Cochran, Jay 1963.

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  • Main Title: [Cochran Family Films, No. 3 - Holidays and Vacations, 1963]
  • Added Title: Case Label: 3-3, East mall 1963, Cherry Birthday 1963, Love Field

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Cochran family including vacations and holidays. The film begins with footage shot from an aerial tramway in an unidentified location (00:00-01:25), Jay Cochran posing with his children Cheryl and David in front of a Texas sign (01:25-02:33), and antique or classic cars parked in front of a hotel (02:33-02:42). The family then celebrates Cheryl's birthday and fishes at a boat house(02:42-05:21), poses in front of their home decorated for Christmas (03:55-05:21), and observe a snow-covered residential neighborhood (05:21-06:11). Cheryl, David, and their mother pose n their Easter clothes (06:11-07:10). The family then goes on vacation, possibly to the Houston area, where they observe ships and a river and swim at a hotel (07:10-11:45). They then observe airplanes taking off and landing at an unidentified location, possibly Dallas Love Field Airport (11:45-13:16). Children feed ducks and the family poses in their Easter clothes (13:16-14:22), goes fishing, and Dennis mows a lawn (14:22-15:48). The family then goes on vacation to an unidentified location, possibly Colorado, with footage of an aerial tramway, a Wild West tourist town, and swimming in a pool (15:48-26:09). The film ends with footage of the children mowing the lawn and playing on a swing set (26:09-26:55).

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1 film (26 min., 55 sec.) : si., col. ; standard 8 mm.

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Spotlight on North Texas

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  • 1963

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 31, 2017, 4:54 p.m.

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Cochran, Jay. [Cochran Family Films, No. 3 - Holidays and Vacations, 1963], video, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942676/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.