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Knott's Billboards
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Orange County Archives
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A reel of Knott's Berry Farm signs and Billboards throughout Orange County and Los Angeles in the 1970's. Tourism has always been vital to Orange County, and This film gives a glimpse of what was going on with Knott's Berry Farm in the 1970's. The 70's is an interesting time for Knott's, by this time Disneyland was clearly the dominant theme park attraction in Southern California and Walter Knott was handing over the reigns over to his children. The footage of the billboards and advertising could lend insight to how Knott's was preparing for this transition and what they believed would be their future. In Addition, random footage from Los Angeles and Orange County streets and freeways from the 70's might have value for transportation studies or urban development studies.
California Audiovisual Preservation Project
moving image
16mm film
Home movies
1 Reel of 1
Knott, Walter
Knott's Berry Farm (Buena Park, Calif. : Amusement park)
Orange County (Calif.)
Orange County Archives
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