Aerial of Pier, City Street Scene and Hollywood Boulevard.
00:00 Aerial of beach and pier with amusement park and roller coaster, possibly Santa Monica Pier, California (identification uncertain). Flying along beach over second amusement park.
00:59 Downtown street, evening, some daylight but lighted signs illuminated. Cars and buses on street. Possibly downtown San Antonio, Texas
01:24 High angle shot, daytime, over Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, near Vine Street, early 1950s?
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October 25, 2019 Subject:
Wow! I wanna go!
First shots of the piers in I guess Santa Monica, with a great oceanside rollercoaster and what appears to be a shoot the chutes. All looks totally fun! The rest are some strrets scenes of L.A. and of Hollywood.. looking good for the 1950s.
May 26, 2012 Subject:
Venice Beach to Santa Monica
First 1:46 is a northbound aerial tour of Venice, Ocean Park and Santa Monica, California piers. Clip begins on a stretch of Venice Beach between 17th Street and North Venice Blvd. Sunset Pier seen on the right, Venice Pier on left. Shot widens to reveal the Some Kick roller coaster at Venice Pier's end.
Next are the adjoining Ocean Park and Lick Piers, Chute the Chutes thrill ride seen at the piers' end, Bon Ton Ballroom at right.
Third is Santa Monica Pier, La Monica Ballroom at its end. Footage was shot after Venice's canals were filled in in 1928, before the Venice Post Office was constructed in 1939.