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The Tincher Family Collection, No. 5 - Music Festivals and Travel A note inside the container reads, "Indianapolis, Moratorium, Truck Fire - Broke, El Centro Jazz, Kings Nug., Clay, Galveston, Lubbock."

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1 film (32 min., 20 sec.) : si., col. ; 8 mm.This home movie documents John Tincher and friends traveling, attending music festivals, making short-films, and spending time in Dallas. The film begins with Tincher and friends traveling to Indiana and Missouri, with footage of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Gateway Arch, and an American Airlines airplane. The film continues with the friends at a home near Tyler Street in Dallas, Texas with fast motion photography and footage of KRLD buses (2 min., 36 sec). the film continues with the Vietnam Moratorium Day at Winfrey Point on White Rock Lake on October 15, 1969 (4 min., 34 sec.). Footage includes protest signs and performances by unidentified rock bands (05 min., 50 sec.) and the Velvet Underground (8 min., 7 sec.). Musician Sue Morris appears as a singer at 6 min., 28 seconds.The film continues with footage of a B. F. Goodrich Store truck on fire in Oak Cliff (10 min., 34 sec.) and a jazz performance at El Centro College (13 min., 27 sec.). Tincher and friend then create an experimental short film (14 min., 29 sec.). While driving in an unidentified location, Tincher and friends shoot footage of the road and businesses including the White Owl Cafe, the Red Door, and Papa Dad's (18 min., 6 sec.). They then create a short claymation film (18 min., 38 sec - 23 min.) Tincher and friends spend time at the beach in Galveston (23 min.) and then travel to Lubbock, Texas...
Tincher, John
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