[The John Covington Family Films, No. 9 - A Trip to Disney World]

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This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Covington family including a trip to Disney World. Most of the footage appears to have been shot from a tram or monorail. Footage includes Cory, Carmen, and John posing for the camera in Mickey Mouse shirts, Cinderella's Castle, and Mickey Mouse waving at the camera with Carmen and Cory.

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1 film (3 min., 36 sec.) : si., col. ; super 8 mm.

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Covington, John August 1981.

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  • Main Title: [The John Covington Family Films, No. 9 - A Trip to Disney World]
  • Added Title: Item Label: Disney World, Aug. ‘81

Description

This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Covington family including a trip to Disney World. Most of the footage appears to have been shot from a tram or monorail. Footage includes Cory, Carmen, and John posing for the camera in Mickey Mouse shirts, Cinderella's Castle, and Mickey Mouse waving at the camera with Carmen and Cory.

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1 film (3 min., 36 sec.) : si., col. ; super 8 mm.

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  • August 1981

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  • Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 p.m.

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  • July 24, 2017, 3:38 p.m.

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  • 28.419408, -81.581191

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Covington, John. [The John Covington Family Films, No. 9 - A Trip to Disney World], video, August 1981; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc942747/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.