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Scout-o-Rama, Medford Armory

Pan across Medford Armory floor from above, full of scouting booths / individual booths: Troop 111 / knots / backpacking / Cub Scout Pack 25 crafts; hammering nails, popsicle stick craft / baby in backpack

1-24-1966
Schoolchildren Interviewed; Elephants, Lion, Tiger

Woman at table interviews young boy / pan to other children in classroom watching, waiting / closeup of slip of paper woman is filling out / she talks with boy, gathers papers to give him / young girl sits down at table for same treatment / / closeup of man with baby elephants, Barneburg Hill and Rogue Valley Manor in background / several adult elephants pose for camera, elephant transport trailer in background / closeup of lion in cage, man teases it to get a reaction / closeup of pensive tiger in cage

9-8-1967
School Meeting; Medford Ash Wednesday Observance

Man speaking on school stage / woman in small audience in folding chairs responds / shots of restless audience / speakers on stage and in audience / / children receive ash on forehead from priest / children exiting Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Medford / tight closeups of children's ashy foreheads / girls in parochial school uniform walking south on Oakdale near Tenth, City Hall visible in background, pan to church

2-28-1968
School Crossing Guards Take Oath

Man and young children with hands raised, taking oath / policeman pinning badges on crossing guards' Sam Browne belts / pan across new crossing guards

 

12-17-1968
School Burglary

Sign: "Public Telephone," pan to door with "Counselors" sign / closeup of broken door frame / Coke vending machine, pan to coin unit on top of machine / sign on door: "Vice Principal," pan to broken edge of door / closeup of broken door / broken-open file cabinet / broken-open safe

1-16-1967
School Board Meeting; New Electric Railroad Signal, Table Rock Road

Schoolroom meeting scene (school board?), pans across dais, audience / exterior, Lincoln School, Medford / interior, elementary school classroom / / railroad crossing Table Rock Road, men at work / view down tracks to approaching train in distance / train crosses Table Rock Road / woman and child waiting in pickup, pan to train receding in distance / RR crossing sign lying in dirt, pan to new electric signal / closeup of electronic control board / closeup of signal lighting up / shots of two different engines crossing road

5-16-1967
School Board Meeting; Movie Set by River

VIPs schmooze in classroom (school board?) / meeting, pans across dais, audience / dais laughs / / probably a film set for "The Way West": men examine burned house in hills / pan across ruins, stone chimney / dock on river, men on horses, rude ferry (burned house in background) / men ride onto ferry / men ride off ferry toward camera / half-burned horse-drawn wagon near ruins / men work on hewing timbers / parking area, truck trailer painted "Hawthorne Christian Schools Mobile Science Unit" / side of truck painted "Rolly Harper, Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California, Columbia Pictures Corporation"

5-10-1967
School Board Meeting; MJHS Class

Closeup of dignitary at dais / speaker / pan across attendees / / speaker at MJHS lectern (McLoughlin Junior High School? students are too old)  / shots of students listening

at :08 (seconds) Frank Bash (?) School Board
:12 Bill Ruck, MHS, principal
:41 Vernetta Brainerd
:47 Elliott Becken (table wnd from left)
:50 Russ Acheson (table 3rd from left)
:53 ? Jamieson (dark suit)
1:19 DruAn Graff, student

6-21-1967
School Board Meeting

Dignitaries at dais, school classroom / audience / speaker

6-22-1967
Scenes Below Interstate 5 Viaduct

Pans across viaduct piers from beneath / road under Main Street bridge, pan along bridge to creek / cars parked under viaduct / Medford Parks staff raking dirt under viaduct, pan to Medford Shopping Center

10-6-1966
Scenes at PP&L Headquarters, Medford

Man walks across PP&L parking lot, Barnett & Holly, Medford / boom truck drives across lot, backs up to building / more shots of trucks and men in parking lot / pan across lunch boxes / more men and trucks / loading dock

10-27-1966
Scene of Meyers Drowning

Pans across parked trailers and cars, concrete bridge at Gold Hill, river / boy dives from bridge into river

See Medford Mail Tribune, July 9, 1965, page B10. Search was for body of Kenneth Lewis Myers of Medford.

Medford Mail Tribune, July 10, 1965, page 1: Body still not found.

7-8-1965
Scene of Medford Pedestrian Accident

Closeup of light on cop car / police car in street, people watching from porch in background / policeman directing traffic / shots of onlookers, children on bikes rubbernecking

5-4-1966
Santa Gives Presents, Channel 5 Studio; Deserted Medford Day After Christmas

Silent: Santa holding microphone passes out magazines to bewildered small children eating popcorn balls (Channel 5 studio? Bill Smullin in costume?) / sign under Christmas tree: "Beware of Dog," puppy / pan across deserted Medford Airport tarmac, pan up to "Gate 5" sign / quiet Continental Trailways bus station, Fifth and Front, Medford / deserted coffee shop (out of focus) / quiet Greyhound bus station, Fifth and Bartlett / empty parking lot, 88-cent store in background / empty street, looking south, North Central at Fifth / closeup of trash can full of empty booze bottles / abandoned Christmas tree at deserted Christmas tree lot / puppy from first scene being petted, closeup of "Beware of Dog" sign

12-26-1966
Sandblasting Medford City Hall; Assembling Christmas Wreaths; Construction Near Big Y

Man on hoist sandblasting third floor of new Medford City Hall under construction / / woman displays Christmas wreaths / pan across women at work assembling same / closeups of process / / foundation work at construction site, Medford Big Y shopping center in background / men wiring together rebar under tent /

12-8-66
San Francisco Cable Car in Medford

"The Downtown Trolley" drives slowly down Hawthorne Street, Medford, Medford Shopping Center in distance

3-21-1966
Sam Price for Lions President Campaign Film; Striptease

Hank Henry stands in front of KMED News station wagon in KMED parking lot, then in front of KMED garage door, seriously intoning news that Lyndon Johnson has declined to run for Presidency because Sam Price of Central Point "could do a better job." "I only hope the Oregonian webfoot won't make the mistake of lifting his dog by the ears." /  It was a misunderstanding; Sam is running for presidency of Central Point Lions Club / the rest of KMED News team standing in front garage door: newsman Bill Merlin delivers similar story about Sam Price's superiority as a candidate: "sex fiend maybe, but true leader definitely" / Tom McLeod, KMED sports newscaster, touts Sam Price as best thing since sliced bread / weatherman Don Hanlon says Price will "keep all the dark and gloom from the area," says Dan Hadley has little chance,"will bring rain when the hay is down" / Sam Price says, "Drinks for everyone, and everyone pays for their drinks" / silent: shadow of woman does striptease behind illuminated bedsheet

Charles Samuel Price (January 2, 1926-April 23, 2018) moved to Medford in 1962, where he worked for KMED. He did serve as president of the Central Point Lions at some point. Died in Vancouver, Washington. (obituary on tdn.com)

April 1968
Salvation Army Christmas Food Baskets

Pans across room full of boxes of food / people filling bags / more of same

12-22-1965
Salute to Robert C. Taylor

Men jog by camera / out-of-breath Taylor talks to camera / Taylor greets wife at home / pans across Medford Chamber of Commerce building, Tenth and Central / Park & Shop sign / Medford parking lot / Taylor talks in office / Main Street Medford scenes / South Central / Taylor in office again /

3-1-1966
Salute to Charlie Hoover

Charlie and wife leave house, walk to garden / Charlie pulls plants out of ground, his wife replants them / they walk back to house, go in / interiors: Hoover discusses plaques, clippings and children's posters and artwork on wall / pan across same / long closeup of Hoover talking / over-the-shoulder shot as Hoover goes through scrapbook/photo album

3-29-1966
Sailors Receive Diplomas; Governor McCall Signs

Man speaks at lectern, pan to sailors at attention / man hands out envelopes to sailors, shakes hands / / Oregon Governor Tom McCall reads aloud as VIPs and young men and woman in suits watch / he signs document, hands pen and document to young man, shakes his hand / closeup pan across assembled dignitaries

1-12-1968
Sailor Awarded Medal; VIPs Tour Veterans Administration Domiciliary

Naval officer pins medal on sailor, shakes hands, salutes / sailor with parents / closeup of Navy Achievement Medal / / man speaking in office / VIPs walk and talk at Veterans Domiciliary / closeup of rug / VIPs chat with men in crafts room--men weaving

3-26-1968
Safety Talks by Clyde Fichtner & Nate Banry, Roosevelt School

Pan across children seated on floor / policemen speaking / closeup of crossing guard / crossing guard at work / pan across children lined up for camera in front of bike racks (crossing guards?) / children mug and wave at camera, policeman in rear

9-20-66
Safecracking Aftermath; Construction Site; Southern Oregon College

Three brief clips found masking-taped together: Closeup pan of cracked safe, front of safe says "The Insurance Man," "Herring, Hall, Marvin Safe Co." / safecracking tools: screwdrivers, crowbars, hammers / different, more modern, cracked Mosler safe / / construction site: four-story building (Ashland?) / / college students sitting on grass, talking

7-10-1967
Sacred Heart Hospital Auction

Auctioneers in action on old hospital steps / crowd shots / holding up items for sale: candelabra, file cabinets, light fixtures, sheets / shot of people examining beds from upper floor window

5-9-1966
S. V. "Duke" McQueen Speaks at Round Table

S. V. "Duke" McQueen, General Manager of Kogap Industries, speaks at lectern / pans across audience at banquet tables / closeups, long shots of McQueen speaking

5-17-1965
Rummage Sale, West Sixth Street, Medford

View on sidewalk, Sixth Street, Medford, IOOF building across from Holly Theater / interior of rummage sale: piles of clothes, clothes on racks / shoppers examine goods / sign: "Proceeds to Benefit Winter Dome Fund" (unsuccessful Hawthorne Pool winter dome fundraising)

7-20-66
Rotary Snow Plow on Diamond Lake Highway

Shot through windshield following snowplow / closeups of snowplow in operation / Medford-Roseburg highway sign / shot through windshield, snow piled high on sides / more of the same

Contrary to the label on the can, most of the footage was shot on Highway 138, just south of the intersection with 230, between Diamond Lake and Crater Lake.

4-19-1965
Rotary Snow Plow

Pan across snowplow in garage / closeup of screw / extreme closeup pans across machinery of plow / view from driver's seat

10-25-1966
Rose Society Rose Show, Grants Pass

Giant rose float on back of truck, sign: "Pacific Northwest District American Rose Society Convention & Show" / sign: "Larry's Restaurant" / interior: room full of roses in vases / pan across prizewinners on display, closeup of winning rose, silver tea set / happy winner in suit / pan across roses

6-18-1965
Rogue Valley Symphony Practice; Surplus Vehicle Auction

Man directs adult orchestra, U.S. Hotel ballroom / closeups, pans of director, musicians / / policeman, mechanic examine engineless automobile, other 1940s-early '60s cars parked in field / cop looks in windows /

8-6-1969
Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital, Medford; Vance International Airliner, Medford Airport; Meeting with Governor Tom McCall

View down empty corridor, Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital / nurse in operating room speaking on telephone, pan across room / VIP in suit wandering aimlessly / operating room / exterior, sign: "Emergency Entrance," pan across building / same nurse, still on phone, pan across OR / various rooms / exterior of hospital entrance / / closeup pan across Vance International four-engine DC-7 propeller airliner, passengers disembarking / pilot with head out of cockpit window / pans across airplane / Greyhound bus drives onto tarmac / / VIPs at table in knotty-pine-paneled meeting room / closeups of various VIPs / Governor Tom McCall presides / more of same

2-22-1967
Rogue Valley Livestock Auction Honors Frank J. Dutra

Interior, auction barn: steers enter pen / auctioneer at work, presents plaque / exterior: man displays plaque /closeup of plaque: "Frank J. Dutra--In Appreciation of Your Support for the Past [illegible] Years from the Cattlemen of Southern Oregon" / more shots of steers in auction pen / audience / price display sign / sign: "Rogue Valley Auction, Auction Every Thursday" / cattle pass through chute

10-12-1967
Rogue Valley Country Club Banquet

People schmoozing, Rogue Valley Country Club, Medford / pans across banquet scene / speaker at lectern / banqueters stand to applaud / shots of speaker, actor William Gargan, and audience

9-26-1966
Rogue Valley Council on Aging Banquet

Pan across banquet room / speakers at lectern / more of the same

2-4-1966
Rogue River Rooster Crow; Swim Meet; Timber Sale

Pans across crowd with rooster cages / pans aross crowd, booths on school playground / baseball-throwing booth / / swim meet scenes (Grants Pass?): swimmers crawling, backstroking down lanes / swimmer in pool mugs for camera, mimes "movie camera" gesture / girls' backstroke / shots of crowd / breast stroke / girl with trophy / coach with "Grants Pass" sweatshirt, swimmers doing breastroke / / man fills in Rogue River National Forest timber sale tote board with chalk / / Rooster Crow concession booth, people trying on hats / more parking lot scenes / closeup of man eating cotton candy

6-30-1969
Rogue River Rooster Crow; Gilbert Gutjahr; Creamery Scene

Owners standing by roosters in cages / winner interviewed by man with microphone / young girl holds rooster / / Medford City Manager Gilbert Gutjahr sitting, talking at desk / closeup / at desk holding, gesturing with burning cigarette / / cheese makers scooping curds into large cans / scooping curds out of basin / more of same /

6-30-1969
Rogue River Rooster Crow

Banner: "Rooster Crow Contest" / pan across antique 1920s cars / giant rooster statue on trailer, sign on trailer: "National Rooster Crowing Contest, Rogue River, Ore., Last Saturday in June" / pan across elementary school grounds / pan across beauty queens and announcer / pan across rooster cages / closeup of roosters in cages / pan across crowd / closeup of people watching over roosters / winner holds rooster aloft, announcer holds microphone up to rooster

Rooster Crow queen was Margaret Engle (far right); princesses were Dani Niquette and Chris Warren. The queen received a trophy and $15; princesses got $10.

13th annual Rooster Crow winner was Black Fella, with 71 crows, falling short of the record 109 set by Beetlebaum in 1953. Black Fella was owned by Lloyd Hanson, of Foster, Oregon, who had read about the competition in a newspaper article. Prize was $150 and a trophy. The entry of the governor of Utah beat Mark Hatfield's entry by a margin of one crow. (Medford Mail Tribune, June 27, 1965, page 1)

See also Medford Mail Tribune, April 30, 1965, page B10; June 21, 1965, page B8.

6-28-1965
Rogue River National Forest Surplus Sale

Interior of shed: pans across old desks, chain saws, stove, washing machine / exterior: truck loaded with mattresses / closeup of "Department of Agriculture" painted on truck door

5-27-1965
Rogue River National Forest Fire School

Ranger walks up to camera, talks / men in classroom / ranger lectures / students listen, draw on maps / instruction in compass reading / ranger at blackboard / closeup of compass / closeup of USFS shoulder patch

6-23-1966
Rogue River Meeting

People closely examine composite aerial photo of river on wall of Jackson County auditorium / audience

See film No. 1498 for more of river meeting

5-15-1969
Rogue Basin Association Meeting

Speakers at dais / pan across audience / closeup of speaker / Army speaker in uniform: "Talbott" / crowd applauds, pan across crowd, Peggyann Hutchinson in audience / more speakers / man at overhead projector

3-4-1966
Rockhound Mine

Two men schmooze at table under shade tree, pan to pile of rocks / man selects rocks from pile, vegetable garden and valley in background / more schmoozing, pans across rock face / mine opening  in side of hill /

9-13-1967
Rock Band Arrives at Medford Airport; Pan Am Stock Footage; KAGI Radio Station, Grants Pass

Young men disembark from Western Airlines DC-8, Medford Airport, greeted by fans /  interior of terminal: interviewed by young woman / they throw frisbee in field near airport / color, completely faded to red, but silent: Ford Trimotor flies overhead, lands, Pan Am Clipper flies, lands on bay / Pan Am jetliner in flight / / KAGI sign on building / studio interior: officials examine plans / wall of LPs, pan to officials with brochure: "Incorporation of Fallout Protection and Emergency Equipment into Radio Stations" / pan across back of station building as men examine junction box

10-26-1967
Rock Band Arrives at Medford Airport; GM Test Vehicle

Young, bearded disembarking passengers walk from United airliner N37583 past camera / excited young spectators, including girls beauty queens wearing tiaras / long shot of rear stairs of airliner / excited spectators / / color, faded to red and yellow, sound: General Motors "laboratory on wheels" car driving on huge paved test ground / view from above of car driving with all-wheel steering on gridded lot: "it sidles off like a crab" / driver wearing helmet / car driving through pylons / elaborate control panel / onboard computer behind nest of wires / car driving figure 8s on grid / more driving between pylons

10-24-1968
Robert Holmes Speaks at Jacksonville Banquet

"Jacksonville City Hall" painted on wooden building / interior: banquet scene, pans across banqueters / speakers at lectern / more of the same

2-9-1966
Robert Conrad Makes Guest Appearance

Pan up waiting crowd / crowd revealed to be behind celebrity Robert Conrad in "Wild Wild West" costume inside large department store / Conrad tips hat to camera / Conrad at table signing autographs, pan to waiting crowd

10-28-1968
Robert Carr Mix, Police Chase-Suicide

Men, police with shotguns, pickup in weedy field / bullet holes in pickup windshield / police confer / pans across scene

8-11-66
Robert Ayre at Ashland Chamber of Commerce

Exterior: Mark Antony Motor Hotel sign / interior: men in suits at banquet table / man speaking at dais / closeup of map of downtown Ashland / man indicates places on map / exteriors, East Main Street, Ashland, Varsity Theater area

2-16-1965
Road Maps; Oil Tankers; Oil Drilling Bits

Titles: "Progress Parade Issue No. 8" "Mapping Your Vacation": service station attendant services couple in convertible / motorist pulls road map from rack / couple examine map with attendant, he gives directions / closeup of map / traveling shot of cartographers at drawing tables / mapmakers examine maps, books, paste town name on map / man at "touring service" marks map for custom trip / "Our country is the only one in the world where road maps are provided free by oil companies" / couple drive past / / "Oil and Water DO Mix": seagull, wake of ship, freighter on ocean / deck hands painting deck / in engine room / aerial shot of oil tank farm / hoses connected to tanker / valves / tanker casts off and gets under way / ship's telegraph / mess room / storm at sea / captain at map table / radio shack / barges on inland waterway / railroad tank cars / oil pipelines / oil tank truck, Citadel Oil Co. / connecting hoses to unload tanker / shipbuilder's drawing room / welding in boatyard / launching ship / / "Teeth of the Hunter": oil derrick in field / hauling up pipe / drilling bit / closeup of bit: "the teeth of the hunter" / different types of bits / man holds driling plug / jet bit / display of different sizes of bits / lifting lengths of pipe to change bit / hoisting new bit to rig platform / spinning pipe on rig / / "These true stories of progress of work have been presented as a public information service oby the American Petroleum Institute" "The End"
 

6-2-1958

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