"Texas In Review"
Weekly Log -- November 28, 1955 - February 13, 1956


November 28, 1955

  1. The Indians Come Home – Homecoming ceremonies at McMurry College in Abilene (2'32")
  2. Ceremony in the Chisos – Big Bend National Park is officially dedicated (1'52")
  3. Prelude to Battle – Texas and A&M student bonfires fan football enthusiasm at Austin and College Station (2'17")
  4. To Save A Life – Governor Shivers and State officials herald Safe-Driving Day (4'46")
  5. Football Highlights
    Texas 21, Texas A&M 6, at College Station (5'03")
    Baylor 15, Rice 7, at Houston (4'00")
    TCU 20, SMU 13, at Houston (5'14")

 

December 5, 1955

  1. Texas Timber – An automatic lumber mill in operation at Silbsbee, Texas – The Kirby Lumber Company (7'18")
  2. History’s Monument – Riggs Hotel is dedicated as a museum at Fort Stockton, Texas (2'07")
  3. S-D Day – Candid shots of "Safe-Driving Day" observance in Texas (2'26")
  4. Which Came First – Seagraves Field Day – an exhibition of this community’s progress for egg production (5'10")
  5. Monkeyshine – A visit to the Monkey Cage at the San Antonio Zoo (1'51")
  6. They Shall Have Music – Austin Children enjoy a special concert by Austin Symphony Orchestra (6'48")

 

December 12, 1955

  1. Artistry In Glass – Study in the art of making stained glass; in San Antonio (5'58")
  2. May in December – Valley Vegetable Show in Pharr (2'27")
  3. The Tree & Santa Claus – Round-up story on Christmas Trees (4'28")
  4. For Health and Research – University of Texas Dental School Building dedication in Houston (5'35")
  5. Doll Show – Picture story of a doll show at Abilene (1'40")
  6. Goliath of the Skies – Keeping the USAF’s giant planes n shape – at San Antonio (4'55")
  7. The Bells of Texas – A visit to UT’s tower and carillons at Austin (1'34")

 

December 19, 1955

  1. Pigskin Players – Milk Bowl Football Championship Game at San Antonio (3'15")
  2. Valley City Birthday – Anniversary celebration in Weslaco (2'24")
  3. Home For Christmas – A Texas family at Christmas time in Brady (10'41")
  4. Holiday Parades – Scenes from Christmas parades over Texas (2'04")
  5. Humble Glee Club – The Humble Glee Club sings Christmas Carols (8'11")

 

December 26, 1955

  1. Uncommon Horse Sense -- Training horses in Sterling City (5'23") **
  2. Golden Anniversary – Honoring Golden Wedding Anniversary couples in Seguin (2'34")
  3. Lighter Than Air – The story of helium production in Amarillo (7'52")
  4. Aerial Agriculture – Training agricultural pilots at Texas A&M (3'09") **
  5. Training For Tomorrow – A visit to Buckner Boys Ranch near Burnet (5'35")
  6. Holiday Tournament – Holiday basketball tournament at Amarillo (1'46")

** Removed 10/19/56

 

January 2, 1956

  1. Frontier Guardians – The story of the Border Patron School at El Paso (7'33")
  2. Law of the Range – A visit with members of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association in Fort Worth (9'15")
  3. Hi Fi – The story of high fidelity fans in Texas (6'30")
  4. Champion Twirler – Griff O’Neil, of Alamo, baton twirling champion (2'54")

 

January 9, 1956

  1. Write Your Own Ticket – The Houston Police Departments’ outstanding system of keeping traffic violation records (7'29")
  2. The Cotton Bowl – Highlights of Cotton Bowl Week and the gridiron battle between TCU and Mississippi University, Dallas (7'56")
  3. The Sun Bowl – Sun Carnival activities and the Sun Bowl game between Texas Tech Wyoming in El Paso (5'02")
  4. On the Wing – Pheasant Hunting on the Quail Hill Farm in Tyler (6'06")

 

January 16, 1956

  1. Texas Tallest – Opening of joint KRLD-WFAA TV tower in Dallas (4'10")
  2. King-size Kitten – Blondie, the tame Texas lion from Graham, shows off for T.I.R.
  3. Guns Across the Playground – Texas cap pistol manufacturing story, filmed in Jacksonville (7'47")
  4. Books on Bikes – Floydada students deliver books to shut-ins (3'40")
  5. Titles and Tags – Story behind license tags and drivers’ licenses at the Motor Vehicle Division of the Texas Highway Department (6'24")

 

January 28, 1956

  1. Texas-Size Inn – Story behind the opening of Dallas’ Statler Hilton Hotel (6'30")
  2. Trade Tour – East Texas businessmen leave for Latin American visit (1’26")
  3. Leaves, Lines, & Lessons – The story of school supplies manufacturing in Texas (6’31")
  4. Gulf Coast to East Coast – American Airlines inaugurates Houston-East Coast service (3’30")
  5. On Guard – Military ceremony at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio (2’52")
  6. For the Land’s Sake – Meeting of Texas Agricultural Limestone Association (5’19")

 

January 30, 1956

  1. That They May Walk – March of Dimes benefits from basketball in San Angelo (4'56"0
  2. Tomorrow’s Citizens Today – Anniversary celebration of San Antonio’s Boys’ Clubs (5’16")
  3. Marshall of Conservation – The story of Temple’s Vernie Marshall – a soil and water conservation expert (5’24")
  4. Rebuilding Men and Machines – Handicapped workers carry their share at Texarkana’s Red River Arsenal (6’20")
  5. Lone Star Leaders – Texas’ top five young men are named at the State Jaycee Banquet in Snyder (4’07")

 

February 13, 1956

  1. The Big Snow – The story of the big snow on the Plains (1’22")
  2. Of Men and Plants – The work of reclaiming Texas soil at the Texas Research Foundation, Renner (6’07")
  3. School for Safety – A trip through the School for State Highway Patrolmen (8'34")
  4. The Impolite Guest – The spitting fish at the Fort Worth Aquarium (2’14")
  5. Out of Sawdust – Photo story of Texas’ growing pressed wood industry in East Texas (6’59")

 

     
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