Linwood Dunn Theater
While Disneyland is one of the most photographed places on earth, this collection of one-of-a-kind footage and photography offered a unique view of the theme park from different points in time. The Academy Film Archive’s collection of vintage home movies provides glimpses of Opening Day, July 17, 1955; Walt Disney exploring the miniature trains that inspired the park; Steve McQueen and his family visiting the Magic Kingdom in 1970; and a variety of other events from a bygone era. Suzanne Lloyd joined the presentation to showcase her grandfather Harold Lloyd’s stunning 3D photography of Disneyland taken on the week before its opening.
MORE HOME MOVIE DAY EVENTS
The 13th annual Home Movie Day was celebrated worldwide this October, with two dates and venues in Los Angeles.
Sunday, October 18th, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
IS Lab, GSE&IS Building (Royce Dr., one block south of Sunset Blvd.)
Film submissions accepted now for advance inspection and prep on weekdays.
Saturday, October 24th, 2015 - Noon to 4:00pm (film inspection starting at 11:00am)
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences
Pickford Center / Linwood Dunn Theater
1313 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Accepted film formats: 16mm, 8mm, Super8.
Free admission and parking at both events.
Click here for more information on Home Movie Day.
For event-specific info and updates, click here.
Photo Courtesy of Harold Lloyd Entertainment, Inc.
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