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Description: A tour of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the late 1970s.
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Clip #: TFA-112A
Length: 11:26
Year: 1976
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1970s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
City: Philadelphia
Original: 16mm
Crowd facing camera on downtown Philadelphia street. Balloons in the air. City Hall in background. Zoom into Queen Elizabeth of England, the King of Sweden, the President of France, and Gerald Ford. Crowd of people dancing and clapping outside, Belly dancer twirling, Woman in gold dress and man in white face and mime costume twirl around, CU aerial William Penn statue on top of Philadelphia City Hall. Pull back to wide shot down Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Pan to ext. Academy of Music. Int. Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra with conductor, Mummers parade. People in wild costumes strutting. Ext. Mummers Museum building, Aerial Philadelphia Museum of Art. Int galleries, Franklin Institute science museum. Int displays. Locomotive. Ext aerial British Airways Boeing 707, Tourist center. Cultural loop bus. Woman looking at city map directory. Fairmont Park Trolley bus goes up Franklin Parkway, Tracking shot of bicyclists along river. Fairmont Park. Rowers and sailboats on water. Elaborate gate to park. Memorial Hall. Race official shoots starting gun. Runners start. CU stopwatch. Pole vaulter over bar. Runners round curve in track. Football stadium crowd. Marching band with horns. Aerial zoom out Independence Mall. Int first Congress meeting rooms. Independence Hall, Crowds view and touch the Liberty Bell, Belly dancer twirling. People applaud, aerial view Independence Hall, Man juggles knives and apple. Bites apple, Young performers dancing and singing outdoors, Phyllis Diller at microphone on outdoor stage, Victor Borge clowns at piano. Audience watches, Black man in glasses plays electric bass guitar. Couple dances, Crowd clapping and facing camera, Man dresses as Uncle Sam dances and tips hat. Drummers in front of Independence Hall. Mayor Frank Rizzo at outdoor podium speaks to crowd. Girl Scouts marching with flags. Pan up Independence Hall Tower.

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