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Wonderful World
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Aerials Coca-Cola Company Kabuki Space Earth (planet) Globes (spinning) Maps New York City (AVs) New York City (history and culture) Philippines Skylines Cities (US) Dance and dancing (Philippines) Rockefeller Center, New York City Baseball games New England (towns) Towns (New England) Churches (New England) Steeples Boats and boating (windjammers) Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Students Colleges and universities Dance and dancing (Polynesian) Qubec City, Qubec, Canada Parliaments Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Buckingham Palace Westminster Abbey London (history and culture) Pubs Darts Stratford-on-Avon, England Oxford, England Horse racing (turf racing, England) Paris (history and culture) Eiffel Tower Notre Dame, Paris, France Cafes (Paris) Restaurants (Paris) Louvre, Paris Australia Artists (open-air painters) Bicycles and bicycling (Tour de France) Europe (history and culture) Brussels Canals Amsterdam Netherlands Stockholm, Sweden Restaurants (Swedish smorgasbord) Fountains Children (playing) Germany Soccer Spectators (sports) Heidelberg, Germany Munich, Germany Vienna, Austria Dance and dancing (Viennese waltzes) Switzerland Alps (Switzerland) Mountains Picnics Romance Couples Italy Venice, Italy Milan Gondolas Florence, Italy Rome, Italy Vatican City Mediterranean Sea Spain Bulls Bullfights Madrid, Spain Dance and dancing (Spanish) Middle East Desert Camels Morocco Casablanca, Morocco Arab peoples Egypt Cairo, Egypt Mosques Sphinx Pyramids Africa Victoria Falls Animals Lions Elephants Wildlife Dance and dancing (Africa) Art and artists (Africa) Indigenous peoples (Africa) South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa Cape Town, South Africa India Taj Mahal, India Silks Weddings (India) New Delhi, India Singapore Students University of Malaya Bangkok, Thailand Thailand Dance and dancing (Thai) Hong Kong Asia Nightlife (Hong Kong) Restaurants (Hong Kong) Boats and boating (sampans) Japan Dance and dancing (Japan) Geishas Manila, Philippines Pacific Ocean Dance and dancing (hula) Surfing Australia Water sports Boats and boating (sailboats) Koala bears Bears (koala) Kangaroos Animals Beaches Sunbathing Peru South America (History and culture) Native Americans (Inca) Ruins Llamas Costumes Indigenous people (Latin America) Argentina Gauchos Polo Cattle Buenos Aires, Argentina Uruguay Montevideo, Uruguay Brazil So Paulo, Brazil Architecture (Brazil) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro Dance and dancing (Brazilian) Harbors Dominican Republic Columbus, Christopher (monuments) Music (marimba) Mexico Mexico City Pyramids (Mexico) Native Americans (Aztec) Dance and dancing (Aztex) University of Mexico Skyscrapers (Mexico City) Acapulco Diving Resorts (Acapulco) San Francisco, Calif. Cable cars (San Francisco) Disneyland, California State fairs Parades Rodeos Grand Canyon Horseback riding Rocky Mountains, Canada Canada (Scenics) Royal Canadian Mounted Police (R.C.M.P.) Fishing (flyfishing) Campfires Cooking (outdoor) Camps and camping Lake Louise, Alberta Canoeing Canoes Great Lakes Boats and boating (sailboats) Chicago, Ill. St. Louis, Missouri Boats and boating (riverboats) Mississippi River Barbecues Families Hamburgers Coca-Cola Chef's hats Fathers Consumerism Americana
Wonderful World 08:01:14:28 - 08:45:06:23 Color Sound 1959 "Wonderful World" Broad documentary surveying global cultures, lifestyles, emphasizing common human activities, sponsored by Coca-Cola. Narrator: Ken Nordine. Parallels in European, American, Asian, South American, Caribbean lifestyles, leisure, hospitality, (racial stereotypes in narration.) Landmarks, history, sports, architecture, travel. Amazingly, everyone drinks Coke - globalism, multinationalism. 08:01:14:28 - 08:02:58:19 Color Sound 1959 Intro. Stars & planets in space backdrop. Music, VO host talks of universal of human desire for "something beautiful." Revolving model globe of Earth. AV POV New York City midtown Manhattan. TD skyscraper. Rockefeller Center Plaza w patio tables, international flags. Lever House on Park Ave. 08:02:58:20 - 08:04:27:29 Color Sound 1959 Americana. VS baseball stadium. (sports) VO host. "Nothing is more American than baseball." Batter makes base hit. Fans in bleachers, beverage vendors. Car drives through covered bridge. VS Small New England town. Tree-lined streets, church steeples, schooners in harbor (ships, boats) in Mystic Seaport, Connecticut, VS Harvard University campus, Cambridge, MA. Students entering columned building. 08:04:28:00 - 08:06:52:03 Color Sound 1959 Quebec City, Canada. People ride in horsedrawn carriage. WS Chateau Frontenac Hotel. Peace Tower- Ottawa. Mounted Police (Canadian Mounties!), motorcade by Canadian Parliament. Parliament on Thames River, Great Britain. Westminster Abbey, London. Royal Guards on parade, Buckingham Palace. Portrait of Duke of Wellington. VS English pubs, inns - men play darts. Signs of inns. Shakespeare Memorial theater. Actors perform balcony scene in "Romeo & Juliet," Stratford-on-Avon. Oxford University. Good scenes of horse racing. Fans holding drinks, watching race. (sports) 08:06:52:04 - 08:08:54:06 Color Sound 1959 France. Boat POV Seine River, Eiffel Tower & original Statue of Liberty. Notre Dame Cathedral. People at sidewalk tables on Champs d' Elysee. Arc D' Triomphe. VS People dine in elegant French restaurant Chefs speak to people at tables (cuisine). Waiter brings main course to table, spoons marinade over it. (Roast animal w skewered vegetables). Parade in Montmarte. The Louvre museum. Man paints scene of museum on canvas outdoors. Tour De France bicyclists racing through small towns, cheered by spectators. 08:08:54:07 - 08:10:13:12 Color Sound 1959 VO "In Europe they live in easy harmony with the old and the new." Belgium. Spires, medieval facades of the Guilds in Brussels. Boat POV canals, downtown bicycle race Amsterdam, WS rural land w windmills, Netherlands. Stockholm, Sweden. Town hall, modern buildings along river. Sailboat on water. Swedish smorgasbord (buffets) Guests move in line, serve themselves food from table. Children play in water fountain. 08:10:13:13 - 08:14:20:19 Color Sound 1959 Germany. TU modern office building (Frankfurt?). Soccer game. Players, goalie makes kickoff, fans react in bleachers. AV POV Rhine Valley, river, trees. Castles on green mountain sides. WS Heidelberg. Lion sculpture on campus of University. Students between classes. Dancers in country town plaza. (Oktoberfest-like). Villagers in traditional costume. CU Tuba player. Munich town clock (Glockenspiel) w mechanical jousters. Vienna Opera House. Female dancers perform to Johann Strauss waltz by arch. Festival in Vienna. Couple drinking Coke at table. VS Swiss Alps. Man plays accordion at picnic by river. 08:14:20:20 - 08:16:09:16 Color Sound 1959 Italy. La Scala opera house, Milan. Grand Canal, Venice. Children feed pigeons in St. Mark's Square. Gondolier rows gondola in front of Rialto bridge. Florence. Outdoor markets at Ponte Vecchio. Piazza della Signoria. HA WS PAN Florence w Arno in FG. VS Rome. Renaissance architecture. St. Peter's Basilica. ZI dome. VS fountains including Bernini fountains, Trevi fountain. Arch of Constantine. Coliseum, Ancient columns at the Forum. 08:16:09:17 - 08:18:45:08 Color Sound 1959 Spain. Street festival Pamplona. People carry oversize royal figures. Crowds dancing w banners. Running of the Bulls in Pamplona. Crowds run down narrow streets into bullfighting arena. Matador challenges bull in bullfight. (Cruelty to animals). Crowd waves white flags. Madrid. Plaza De Toros. Couples get Cokes from drink vendor stand. City statues. Flamenco dancers perform in plaza, men clap castanets. 08:18:45:09 - 08:22:05:14 Color Sound 1959 Middle East North Africa. Men lead caravan of three camels in silhouette on horizon - GOOD. VS People listen to storyteller outdoors, laugh. Caravan travels over bridge. Arab minarets. VS Casablanca, Morocco. Lamb & bread is served at outdoor meal. Men wear fez. Couple inside bazaar casbah drink bottles of Coke. VS mosques. Egypt. Traditional Felucca sailboat traveling up Nile. VS Sphinx. Tourist family on pyramid. Ancient arches, columns, statues, relics, hieroglyphics in Nile Valley. 08:22:05:15 - 08:24:19:16 Color Sound 1959 Africa. Victoria Falls (waterfalls). Wild animals. Female lions, gazelle, lions, giraffes, elephants. Lion hunts. Natives perform "primitive art form" - Tribal dancing w shields & spears & percussion (marimba). Feathered costumes, animal skins. Buildings in Johannesburg, South Africa. National Memorial windmill, Capetown. European mansion. White family picnic on beach. White couple sits on Point of Rocks where Atlantic & Indian Oceans meet. 08:24:19:17 - 08:27:03:20 Color Sound 1959 India. Taj Majal. People walk on sides of pool. Women sort colorful silk & satin fabrics. Bride & groom greet guests at their arranged wedding ceremony. VS New Delhi government buildings. Singapore. University of Malaya. Students chat & joke on campus. GREAT LA statues of Balinese gods w dramatic music. Thailand. VS Bangkok temples. Buddhist monks in orange robes walking. Women perform dances in traditional costume (pointed headdresses & jeweled satin dresses) on stage. (Architecture) 08:27:23:10 - 08:30:57:07 Color Sound 1959 Asia. Hong Kong (China) Neon lights of city signs at night. People dining in restaurant. Good CU table laden with food. Family dines at table w chopsticks. Woman wears silk dress. Young girl squints as she eats sweet & sour dish of food. Junk boats & sampans in seaport harbor. Japan. Woman in kimono performs dance w fan at outdoor tea ceremony in garden (geishas). Actors dance in traditional costume & masks on stage in Kabuki play (Noh, drama, theater). EST shot Manila, Philippines. Backyard party - Filipino guests serve themselves food at buffet table. VS Couples do traditional Tinkling dance (dancing between bamboo sticks as they are clapped together.) Hawaii (Polynesia)-- Female dancers in leis & "grass" skirts perform the hula at luau party. Line of surfers stand up on boards, ride wave - dog surfs too (cute animal tricks!). 08:30:57:08 - 08:32:04:05 Color Sound 1959 Australia. Sailboats on harbor. Family leaves house for Christmas in Summer, etc. Sailboats on harbor. Koalas in trees at zoo, kangaroos. WS Bondi Beach, Sydney. Children play in water, wet boy runs to mother who eats at picnic on beach (note cunningly placed Coke bottle). Sailboat on water. 08:32:04:06 - 08:35:56:00 Color Sound 1959 South America. Peru -- Remains of Inca civilization in Andes mountains. Villagers in traditional dress lead herds of llamas, walk on stone steps. Children play flute, dance outdoors. Argentina -- Man rides horse, rounding up herds of cattle on ranch. Polo match. Group of excited young men & women watching the game. EST shot Buenos Aires. WS traffic on widest street in world. VO: Pioneer countries' hardships. Statue of explorer, wagon & oxen. Couple drinking Coke while sitting next to cannon on cliff, looking out over city of Montevideo, Uruguay. Sao Paolo, Brazil. Modern architecture. Copacabana, beaches in Rio De Janeiro. Dancers & musicians perform for guests on patio during Carnival. Couple on balcony look out over city of Rio De Janeiro, harbor. Good HA WS EST shot. 08:35:56:01 - 08:39:26:04 Color Sound 1959 Dominican Republic (West Indies, Caribbean, Greater Antilles). Monuments, bell towers. Tomb of Christopher Columbus in Santo Domingo. Modern architecture. (Cuba) VS office buildings, palm trees. Musicians perform traditional song in Spanish for diners on balcony. (Guitar, maracas, clave). Mayan pyramids (Mexico). Dancers in colorful feathered traditional costumes perform Aztec dance w drums. Buildings w ancient art. Mexico City. University of Mexico campus. Man & woman in swimsuit. Man cliff diving into Pacific Ocean (Acapulco). Good EST shot Acapulco. 08:39:26:05 - 08:40:59:14 Color Sound 1959 United States. California -- Golden Gate Bridge. VO - path of Spanish conquistadors. Waiter serving platter of shrimp cocktail to people seated at Top of The Mark (Mark Hopkins Hotel) restaurant with view of San Francisco Bay, downtown, Bay Bridge. Family driving in convertible car along hilly road overlooking city. Anaheim, CA -- Old Time train. Tourists walk on Old Western town street in Disneyland. American Indians dance on float w teepee in Disney parade. Western railroad cars. Colorado State Fair. People on horseback w flags, Rodeo: male rider on bucking horse. Two female fans in cowboy hats, Western wear. Man gets thrown off bucking steer. 08:40:59:15 - 08:42:31:20 Color Sound 1959 The West, camping. People ride on horseback along ridge trail, Grand Canyon, Arizona. Canadian Rocky Mountains. Uniformed Canadian Mounties (police) ride along river. Fisherman casting line, reeling in and catching fish in net. Two men cooking fish in skillet over campfire, drinking Coke. Canoeing on Lake Louise. (Alberta, Canada). 08:42:31:21 - 08:45:06:23 Color Sound 1959 Americana, hospitality. Boats on harbor in Great Lakes. City skyline of Chicago, IL. Fountain, St. Louis, MO. VS Family & friends' backyard barbecue- Summer. Man wears chef's hat, apron. CU hamburgers & hot dogs on charcoal grill. PAN over food on picnic table. (deviled eggs, vegetable tray, baked beans, bottles of Coke on ice.) Woman serves food. People on horseback ride past mansion (Virginia?) Washington DC -- White House, HA WS EST shot of Capitol Building & the Mall. Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ZI Statue of Liberty, New York City. Patriotic summation. Music: "America The Beautiful." End credits.