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Other No. 205-005
Object Name Digital Video File
Scope & Content Palm Springs Historical Society Films:
Palm Springs Desert Circus 1958 (see 205-005-01)

Ryans Raiders '58 /Texas. 22nd annual Circus Parade (see 205-005-02) NOTE: See 205-111 for the best copy of this film taken directly from the reel film.
Contains: Hopalong Cassidy, Western Week , Dean Martin, Smoke Tree, Airport, Town and Country.

See following for some more detail:
Starts with people at airport greeting people from Texas. At 7:00 man holding proclamation. Film switches to someplace in Texas.(maybe San Antonio?).
Frank Bogert at 20:47
Dean Martin at 22:13
Sign says Ray Ryan's Texas Invaders. A bus says Desert Circus April 16-20 Welcome Home Ray Ryan's Texas Invaders"
Group arrives back in Palm Springs at
Group moves to El Mirador in horse drawn wagon and cars.
Film switches to a celebration at the Town & Country Plaza at 38:40. Frank Bogert is emcee. A band is playing and the Desert News office can be seen in the background.
Back on Indian Avenue at 42:20. Shell gas stations in background.
At 44:05Bing Crosby and Kathy Crosby riding in car. Sign says Mayor of Palm Desert.

The following videos are split out from the main video:
205-005-01 - Palm Springs Desert Circus 1958 (9 mins)
205-005-02 - Palm Springs Salute to Texas 1958 (46 mins).
205-005-02 is a duplicate of a film taken directly from the reel film 205-111 which is a better quality. I will leave this poorer quality file in the video directory.

Recording length of entire film is 55 minutes.

Object ID 2012.10.005