[Pampa, Texas: "Hang your hat at the top of Texas!"]

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This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Pampa, Texas. The footage includes photos of Woody Guthrie, panoramas of the local landscape, recreational areas, a cowboy reciting lines to the camera, and a cook-out at a ranch house. First, the camera crew films old photographs of Woody Guthrie and Harris Drugs at a local museum. Then footage of park, residential, and ranch lands is shot. At a park, groups of people have a picnic, and children play soccer and on swingsets. Two women birdwatch and walk along a forest trail. In a suburban neighborhood, filming covers a ... continued below

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1 video (38 min., 25 sec.) : sd., col.

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This video is part of the collection entitled: Texas Historical Television Footage and was provided by UNT Media Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 153 times . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Pampa, Texas: "Hang your hat at the top of Texas!"]
  • Added Title: Pampa, TX, Volume 2

Description

This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Pampa, Texas. The footage includes photos of Woody Guthrie, panoramas of the local landscape, recreational areas, a cowboy reciting lines to the camera, and a cook-out at a ranch house.

First, the camera crew films old photographs of Woody Guthrie and Harris Drugs at a local museum. Then footage of park, residential, and ranch lands is shot. At a park, groups of people have a picnic, and children play soccer and on swingsets. Two women birdwatch and walk along a forest trail. In a suburban neighborhood, filming covers a couple walking a dog, a postwoman delivering mail, and the exterior of a Presbyterian church. Men are filmed at a golf course on a driving range, using golf carts, and putting. Panoramic footage of open plains includes cattle, a wheat field, and an overcast sky. A cowboy on horseback delivers multiple takes of the phrases: “While you visit, hang your hat at the top of Texas,” and “Pampa, the real Texas.” Last, the camera crew films a group of people cooking and eating outdoors near a covered wagon, at a ranch house.

Physical Description

1 video (38 min., 25 sec.) : sd., col.

Notes

Minor video interruption at 00:00:08, plus 2 min. of continuous video disruption starting at 00:03:15.
Mild sound distortion from wind for about 10 min. starting at 00:20:00.
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.

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Texas Historical Television Footage

The Texas Historical Television Footage collection contains video of various places across Texas including Grapevine, McAllen, College Station, Corpus Christi, and Brownsville.

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  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:26 p.m.

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  • April 16, 2012, 2:12 p.m.

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[Pampa, Texas: "Hang your hat at the top of Texas!"], video, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth194021/: accessed July 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.