Cuts (rushes, out takes) for "America's National Parks" story in Colour Pictorial - CP 733.
Cuts include lots of footage not used in final story. This reel begins with material of a family preparing themselves a meal in the open air. They are on a woodland camping site. Various shots of the family enjoying their meal together. Nice footage although the shots are pretty short. Various shots of the campsite and of campers arriving. It is in Yellowstone National Park. Various campers are seen - a middle aged couple drink tea at a picnic table.
Wildlife in the park and scenic shots. C/U of a sign reading: "The 45th Parallel of Latitude Halfway Between Equator and North Pole". Various shots of tourists and landscapes. Bear in action at the side of a road. Woman takes photograph and family feed a bear that is balancing against the car window. C/U of woman filming the bear. Various shots of friendly bears walking amongst the humans. L/S of geyser erupting. Closer shot of the geyser. Various shots of geysers and the tourists watching them.
Waterfalls, moose - various shots - geysers, thermal activity, lakes, campsites, frying meat in pan, waterfalls, young boy looking through binoculars, man taking Polaroid photograph, scenics, rivers, falls, bears, horse riding, glaciers etc.
Grand Canyon. Tourist couple explore. They look at the view from an observation point. Various shots of the canyon. Men climb on horses for tourists horse riding. Various shots of the group riding. Hopi Indian traditional dance. Shots of the audience applauding and of a Caucasian boy wearing an Indian head-dress. Good C/Us of Hopi Indian tribe members. Tourist couple seen again admiring the view. Man brushes his girl's hair out of her eyes. More Hopi Indian footage. Shots of spectators intercut with shots of dancers.