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Biggest Little City In the World
Description: A couple visits Reno, Nevada, known as "The Biggest Little City in the World."
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Clip #: TFA-308B
Length: 24:22
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Nevada
City: Reno
Subject: Famous Buildings
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1950s, Nevada, Reno, neon casino marquee lights and signs illuminated at night, The Colony Casino, dancing showgirls, floor show, Harold’s Club, Reno “The Biggest Little City in the World” sign, The Gold Room, Palace Club, Harrah’s, The Nugget, park, boy fishing,, man sitting on park bench reading newspaper near water, playground, children riding roundabout, merry-go-round, suburban neighborhood, homes, boy riding bicycle on quiet street followed by running boy, mother and children playing outside, University of Nevada campus, Mackay School of Mines, John Mackay statue, Nevada Air Products Co. building, Reno Main Post Office, street scenes, traffic, crosswalks, pedestrians, Riverside Hotel, Virginia Street Bridge, Mapes Hotel, man and woman dining in Mapes Hotel Sky Room, skyline from Sky Room, Holiday Inn Hotel and Casino, mountains, car POV driving on rural highway into Carson City, Nevada State Capitol Building, Carson Street, male and female visitors asking Nevada Governor Charles H. Russell for directions, Carson City Mint, Nevada State Museum, man and woman looking at Liberty Bell replica outside building, Silver Mine replica, The Glenbrook locomotive, car POV driving through countryside towards Reno and making detour to visit Lazy B.K guest ranch, ranch owner Beatrice Kay giving tour to visitors, car POV driving past championship 18 hole golf course, Washoe Horseman’s Club, male and female horseback riders practicing drill maneuvers in paddock for riding show, spectators including visitors watching riders practice from stands, riders exiting paddock on horseback including small girl riding horse and girl driving miniature horse carriage, traffic on Reno street, Riverside Hotel swimming pool, women sitting in lounge chairs near pool while children hold onto side of pool and practice kicking, lifeguard diving into pool from balcony, men and women sunbathing on terrace near pool, male photographer taking photos of woman in swimsuit as she lounges on terrace, girl jumping into pool and swimming, Reno Ski Bowl, people riding ski lift during summer, Mt. Rose, ski lift POV views ascending and from mountain summit, snow drift, man climbing up to mountain peak and looking at Lake Tahoe in distance, car POV driving down mountainside to Lake Tahoe, car POV driving through Cave Rock Tunnel, man and woman getting out of car and walking to edge of cliff to look out at people waterskiing on Lake Tahoe, Zephyr Cove, man and woman walking on dock and taking speedboat sightseeing trip on Lake Tahoe, blossoming trees, farm, horse walking in pasture, jagged rocky peak towering over pine forest, car driving on highway through pine forest, lumber industry, sawmill, pine, stacks of lumber, car driving into Virginia City, man and woman walking into Fourth Ward School, car POV driving through Virginia City, St Mary’s In the Mountains Catholic Church, St Paul's Episcopal Church, abandoned buildings, deserted mine, former mine main office, Piper's Opera House, vintage posters of performers who appeared at Piper’s Opera House, dancing showgirls, audience seated at tables watching showgirls perform, floor show, audience applauding at end of show

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