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 6, I filmed the exterior of Los Angeles’s historic Million Dollar Theatre. This film is part of my filming series of Los Angeles spanning March 4-6, 2021 -shows include City Hall, Union Station, and other landmarks.
On March 5, I enjoyed filming 3875 Wilshire Blvd-An Art Deco Masterpiece-The Wilshire Professional Building which is still in operation. Enjoy a blend of historic and contemporary images. This show concludes my Wilshire and Western mini-series. Don’t forget to check out the proceeding shows about The Wiltern. The mini-series is part of my filming series […]
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.
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.
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 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.
George Farrar presents JAX 87 – Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1987. George talks about the opening of The Jacksonville Landing, the legacy of Mayor Jake Godbold and the agenda of the new Mayor- Tommy Hazouri as he reminisces about growing up in Jacksonville at age 12. This show is one episode in […]
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.
Enjoy “New Sensation” A film of The USA as I saw it on my cross country trip in February 2019. It is intended to be played with the INXS song “New Sensation” starting at the opening view of San Diego, California. Photos include San Diego, Los Angeles, Austin, San Antonio, rural Texas , and Arizona.