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Flight To California
Description: A tour of Los Angeles, San Francisco and other California sites in the early 1950s

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Clip #: TFA-62A
Length: 27:09
Year: 1952
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Filmmaker: Carl Dudley
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: California
Subject: Air Travel
Original: 16mm
drinking cokes on beach, fisherman, Trans World Airlines, TWA L1049A Super Constellation, N6904 (Star of the Ganges)Ambassador flight 93, boarding stairs, stewardess, hostess, interior of plane, newlyweds, outdoor speaker, propeller engines start, businessman, autograph seekers, mealtime, inflight meal, Grand Canyon aerial, plane in flight, Los Angeles aerial, highway cloverleaf, Los Angeles International Airport, LAX, plane taxis, passengers deplaning, suburban home in Beverly Hills, swimming pool, movie camera, riding in convertible, maps of movie stars home sign, houses in Beverly Hills, Pickfair, Santa Monica beach, volleyball game, telescope, bathing beauty, Paramount Pictures gate, MGM Studio, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Productions, RKO Radio Pictures, Al Jolson imitator being filmed, Hollywood Boulevard, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, footprints in sidewalk, Balboa, California, Laguna Beach, San Diego, Tijuana Mexico, mexican food stand, tourist picture on donkey, home movie projector, showing movies at home, Palm Springs, swimming pool, resort, Palm Desert Circus Week parade, Tournament of Roses parade Pasadena, floats, Catalina Island, Avalon, Toucan, penguins, speedboats, mission at San Juan Capistrano, Lake Arrowhead, water skiing, golf, golf tournament, sailboat, yacht, hydroplane races, Hollywwod Park race track, Santa Anita, Parker Aircraft, outdoor speaker, suitcases out of convertible trunk, saying goodbye, plane takes off, waving goodbye, plane takes off, plane in air, Monterey, Carmel, giant redwoods, Half Dome, Yosemite, waterfall, snow skiing, ski lift, San Francisco aerial, Golden Gate bridge, ferry, Oakland Bay bridge, buss on bridge, Market Street ferry building, cable car, Mark Hopkins Hotel, Top of the Mark view, Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, fishing boats, Castagno restaurant, lobsters, seafood, airplane taking off, tennis match, beach, sunbather, desert, plane in flight

The TWA L1049A Super Constellation in the video was N6904 (Star of the Ganges) delivered on 8/27/52 and sold on 8/7/64. According to a 11/57 OAG, flight 93 operated from Chicago Midway to LAX. By Fall 1957, TWA flew the route with a 1049G (Super G.) It left Chicago at 11:30 am and arrived in Los Angeles at 4:26 pm.

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