Not many people were shooting bicycle films in the mid 20th century. These clips come from the archival vaults of the New & Unique Videos stock footage library. They were filmed by my mother, Margaret Richard Mooney (aka "Magi") and feature my brothers, sisters, friends and myself. You will see some vintage wagons, tricycles and bicycles, not to mention automobiles and even a train in one clip. Featuring the music of two brilliant artists, Lucy Schwartz and Jen Sygit. This is a historical study of our society's obsession with wheels. It also reveals the behavior of children from earlier decades. It was a more innocent and carefree time when kids could roam far and wide. Sadly today's American children spend the majority of their time leashed to their computers, iphones and video games. this is an opportunity to remember, awaken and enjoy the good old days. Edited by Patty Mooney. Follow Patty's blog, "A Diary Left Open" - adiaryleftopen.com. Visit Crystal Pyramid Productions, crystalpyramid.com

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Mom & Dad's Films

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Back in the mid 1950's my dad won a brand, spanking new 8mm film camera for his prowess as a corporate sales manager at a little auto company called Chrysler. He handed it over to my mom who began an archive of family video clips. In the 1960's my dad


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Back in the mid 1950's my dad won a brand, spanking new 8mm film camera for his prowess as a corporate sales manager at a little auto company called Chrysler. He handed it over to my mom who began an archive of family video clips. In the 1960's my dad used to set up a movie screen in our backyard, set up some folding chairs, and then invite the entire neighborhood over to watch our family films. This was entertainment! In the 1990's, detecting that vinegar odor that is the harbinger of lost films, we had these 8mm films transferred to Super VHS. Finally, in 2010, as my father lay dying, I began editing this treasure trove of family history into bite-sized pieces for my father, my family - and the world - to enjoy.

This is a Channel moderated by Patty Kay Mooney.
Follow her blogs: adiaryleftopen.com, alifeinbusiness.com and soldiersheartblog.com.
Visit Patty's award-winning San Diego professional video production company, Crystal Pyramid Productions, crystalpyramid.com, now going on 30 years in business. New & Unique Videos, is a stock-footage library of archival and contemporary images from around the world, newuniquevideos.com.
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