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Valley of the Sun
Description: A television program about Phoenix, Arizona in the 1960s

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Clip #: TFA-193B
Length: 23:31
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1960s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Arizona
City: Phoenix
Subject: Amusements
Original: 16mm
1960s, Arizona, Valley of the Sun, Phoenix, cityscape, high rise buildings, downtown, water in desert, refrigerated air conditioning sign, KOOL TV sign, receptionist answering KOOL TV phone, Pueblo Grande Museum, plaque commemorating donation of land by Judge Thomas Armstrong, couple looking at and taking photographs of Pueblo Grande ruins, Arizona Biltmore, Biltmore Estates, Mountain Shadows Hotel, swans in pond, outdoor hotel swimming pool, man diving from board into pool, people playing golf on golf course, Desert Botanical Garden, different varieties of cacti, Totem Pole Cactus, Octopus Cactus, Indian Comb Cactus, Oregon Pipe Cactus, George W. P. Hunt tomb, car pulling trailer driving on road, family rockhounding, boy holding Chrysocolla piece, polished stones, Bill Williams Mountain Men dressed as fur trappers riding on horseback through desert, Head of Mountain Men Bill Freeman discussing group, smiling Mountain Men, Mountain Men sitting around campfire at night singing, silhouette of Mountain Man against sunset sky, Arizona State Fair, neon lights of amusement park rides lit up at night, Miss Arizona Pageant, beauty pageant contestants dressed in evening gowns and holding masks walking on stage, Miss America 1965 Vonda Kay Van Dyke walking on stage to applause and crowing Sandra Montgomery Miss Arizona, Sun City sign, car POV driving on suburban street, ranch style houses, senior couple describing life in Sun City, senior couple riding golf cart on street, seniors riding bicycles on street, seniors swimming in outdoor pool, senior woman swinging golf club, seniors playing shuffleboard, senior women painting as male instructor advises, senior women painting ceramics, class of seniors doing exercises and dancing outdoors, charming signs, middle aged couple driving in convertible, woman wearing cat's eye sunglasses, Jack Douglas interviewing Del Webb about Sun City, Arizona State University at Tempe campus, Gammage Memorial Auditorium, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Unitarian Church, Paradise Valley Methodist Church, stained glass colors blending with brightly colored flowers, cross and cactus outside church, desert architecture, house on desert hilltop, indoor swimming pool, tile roofed residence, outdoor swimming pool nestled in rocks next to desert, I. Magnin store, pool in front of I. Magnin, Saks Fifth Avenue store, Native American designs on building, Goldwater's stores, Scottsdale, street, American Heritage Wax Museum, Native American designs on buildings, Lulu Belle restaurant, man filming women seated in horseless carriage, Fifth Avenue Shops, Leona Caldwell Originals store, The Desert Squire, women looking at window display, window shopping, House of the Six Directions, Native American crafts, intersection of North Craftsmans Court and West 5th Avenue signs, Bear Step store, owner of store / Native American man smoking cigarette in store doorway, Colt Lightning rifle with Phoenix bird on butt, Winchester 73 rifle decorative butt, Native American man doing silversmith work on workbench, Native American man in traditional dress mounted on horse, Phoenix Children's Zoo, children playing in giant shoe and walking around zoo, children looking at elephant, boy feeding elephant, children feeding ducks, Cave Creek, people in costumes performing Wild West show for onlookers, men in costumes having mock shootout, Phoenix Airport, small private planes on runway, small airplane landing on runway and taxiing, Sky Harbor Branch First National Bank of Arizona next to runway, man walking up to bank window and withdrawing money from bank, bank clerk counting money into pile, man getting into small plane, desert, family standing next to trailer attached to rear of car, Green Gables Restaurant, man dressed as knight mounted on horseback helping driver park car

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