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The films included in this database are winners of amateur movie contests or works that have been identified as significant by archives and historians.



Wonders of Our Inland Sea

Date produced: 1955

Filmmaker(s):

L. Clyde Anderson

Description:

"Views from ground of Salt Lake City skyline, Antelope Island, the train causeway, a passenger train, the salt flats, salt crystallization on rocks, brine shrimp, auto racing on the salt flats, seagulls (with sound), sail boating, swimmers at Saltair, Sunset Beach, the marina, water skiers, boat painting, and the Utah State Capitol building." University of Utah Marriott Library.


Cascades of Color

Date produced: 1955

Filmmaker(s):

L. Clyde Anderson

Description:

"Footage of scenic areas of Southern Utah with narration. Included are the 'Canyons of Fire,' wild flowers, hiking trails and the 'Fairy's Landing' at Bryce Canyon; Zion Canyon, the 'Great White Throne,' the 'Mountain of Mystery,' the 'Angel's Landing' and the Mt. Carmel highway at Zion National Park; and Navaho Lake at Cedar Breaks." University of Utah Marriott Library.


Weekend Cruise

Date produced: 1950

Filmmaker(s):

L. Clyde Anderson

Description:

"Footage of a boating trip on the Great Salt Lake. Views of the shoreline, passengers, raising and lowering of sails, sunset, the galley, dinner and sleeping accommodations. Also, views of the boat from the shore and unloading the boat at dock." University of Utah Marriott Library.


Day in the Country, A

Date produced: 1930

Filmmaker(s):

L. Clyde Anderson

Description:

"A Day In the Country shows Utah, including Mt. Timpanogos from the east, with views of Anderson and his wife." University of Utah Marriott Library.


Along Utah Trails

Date produced: 1930

Filmmaker(s):

L. Clyde Anderson

Description:

"Along Utah Trails shows Utah scenery, including Hayden's Peak and Mirror Lake." University of Utah Marriott Library.


Snails – and How They Walk

Date produced: 1966

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"The story of the common brown land snail, found in California and other parts of the U.S." Oldfilm.org


Trip to Yesterday, A

Date produced: 1969

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"An entertaining documentary of the narrow-­gauge train ride from Durango to Silverton, Colorado. Spectacular aerial views add to the impact." Oldfilm.org


All I Want for Christmas

Date produced: 1965

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents


Night Before Christmas

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

Joseph Hollywood


Honeymoon is Over, The

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

William T. O'Dogherty


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