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

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Title

  • Main Title [Grand Prairie, Texas: Watersports, Horseracing, and Flea Market]
  • Added Title Grand Prairie, TX

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 1 video (39 min., 44 sec.) : sd., col.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Sports and Recreation - Fishing
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Sports and Recreation - Golf
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Transportation - Boats
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Museums
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Sports and Recreation - Riding - Horses
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Civil Works - Streets and Roads
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Water - Lakes
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Groups
  • Keyword: television clips
  • Keyword: camera crews
  • Keyword: skunks
  • Keyword: putting
  • Keyword: sandwiches
  • Keyword: personal watercraft
  • Keyword: motorboats
  • Keyword: parasailing
  • Keyword: Louis Toussaud's Palace of Wax
  • Keyword: racetracks
  • Keyword: Lone Star Park
  • Keyword: jockeys
  • Keyword: flea markets
  • Keyword: Traders Village
  • Keyword: Belt Line Road
  • Keyword: Joe Pool Lake

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Dallas County - Grand Prairie
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Ellis County
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Tarrant County
  • Time Period: mod-tim

Collection

  • Name: Texas Historical Television Footage
    Code: THTF

Institution

  • Name: UNT Media Library
    Code: UNTLML

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Video

Format

  • Video

Note

  • Display 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.