George Farrar presents the story of early to mid 20th Century Jacksonville through photographs and images of Jacksonville- which rises from the ashes of The Great Fire of 1901 with the help of master architect Henry J. Klutho. Join George as he profiles Klutho’s greatest works including Jacksonville’s current City Hall-the St James Building, shares […]
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On March 5, I profiled the historic Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles thru film and photography. This is the 1st of 3 shows focusing on the art deco architecture and history Wilshire Blvd & Western Ave. Be sure to check out Show 2 which focuses on the history of the theatre.
Enjoy Los Angeles (March 4-6) in One Minute.
On March 5, 2021, I filmed the interior of the Spanish Colonial Revival/Art Deco ticket lobby of The Historic Los Angeles Union Station. This film also includes photographs of the exterior of the station-built in 1939, and the Metro Hall murals and skylight. This was filmed on my March 4-6 vacation.
On March 6, 2021, I extensively filmed Los Angeles’s historic City Hall which was dedicated in 1928. This film and the photographs are from my March 4-6 vacation to Los Angeles. The film includes zoom ins on the top of the building and perspectives from all sides.
San Diego’s Broadway- A Film & Historical Retrospective of San Diego’s Busiest Thoroughfare – 1910-2021 – Presented by George Farrar The film encompasses the following: -Broadway street life on February 21, 2021 including cars, trucks, buses, a trolley, and pedestrians from Eighth Avenue to the Pier. – A musical look at the architecture of The […]
On February 21, 2021, I walked for approximately 120 minutes down Broadway in Downtown San Diego. In this experimental film, I sped up the film by a factor of 10.48 bringing the viewing time down to 9 minutes : 29 seconds and muted the sound, so that you can enjoy accompanying music of your choice […]
This public service announcement, filmed and created by George Farrar, encourages safety at the West Broadway Railroad tracks and highlights the importance of good railroad infrastructure in San Diego. This was filmed on late Sunday morning, February 21, 2021. Please note that this is just a segment of over 2 hours filmed on Broadway on […]
On this episode of History Jacksonville, we look back on how cool it was to go to Drive Ins in Jacksonville back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. George reflects about fun times he had back then and profiles The Midway, The Fox, The Playtime…and even more.
Today on Memories for the People, George Farrar presents a tribute to the epic dark ride at Disney’s EPCOT Center that from 1983-1999 showed visions of the future. Stay tuned here for more about America’s amazing culture-including television, film, music, and more.