FitzPatrick TravelTalks

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2. Along the Cactus Trail (1944)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

The drive from Riverside California to Phoenix Arizona is affectionately known as the Cactus Trail. The prickly pear cactus is the most common cactus variety in this area, with other cactus... See full summary »

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Stars: James A. FitzPatrick, Penrhyn Stanlaws, Carrie Jacobs Bond

Votes: 40

3. Ancient Egypt (1939)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This travelogue starts in the Valley of the Kings at the tomb of King Tutankhamun, then it's on to the Valley of the Nile: the Colossi of Memnon, Luxor, Karmak, and the ancient city of ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 56

4. Ancient India (1952)

9 min | Documentary, Short

Traveltalks creator James A. FitzPatrick visits a few locations where the centuries-old traditions of ancient India are kept alive in contemporary times.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 58

5. Around the World in California (1947)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Documentary

This Traveltalks tour concentrates on Southern California and visits locations that resemble the geography, architecture, and culture of various spots around the globe.

Stars: James A. FitzPatrick, Leo Carrillo, Hans Ort

Votes: 74

6. Beautiful Bali (1940)

8 min | Documentary, Short

A look at Bali, in the Dutch East Indies, 90 miles long, 45 miles wide, and home to a million people. After a quick reference to its history, we see its rice paddies, markets, and fishing. ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 22

7. Beautiful Banff and Lake Louise (1935)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

The Town of Banff is located in one of the most picturesque settings of the Canadian Rockies. The towering surrounding mountains dwarf the already small town. Driving down Main Street in ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin D. Sharpe | Stars: Donald Novis, James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 47

8. Beautiful Bavaria (1953)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalks visit to Germany explores several locales in the state of Bavaria in the southeastern corner of the country.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 32

9. Beautiful Brazil (1952)

8 min | Documentary, Short

We start in Rio de Janeiro, with the statue of Cristo Redentor on Mount Corcovado, the avenue along the beach, the beauty of an historic city, and the landmark, Sugarloaf. Brazil's 47 ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 28

10. Beautiful Budapest (1938)

9 min | Documentary, Short

This entry in James A. FitzPatrick's Traveltalks series looks at Budapest, the capital of Hungary, before World War II.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 52

11. Cairo 'City of Contrast' (1938)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

A visit to Cairo is included in the FitzPatrick Traveltalk series, originally seen in theaters between 1934 and 1938. Enjoy a brief background view of the city's beauty, culture, and ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 33

12. Calling on Cape Town (1952)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalks visit to Cape Town, South Africa includes grand vistas from atop Table Mountain, varied architecture in the city center, trips to suburbs to see a winery and the former estate of Cecil Rhodes, and a seaside resort.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 51

13. Calling on Colombia (1940)

8 min | Documentary, Short

Documentary short film depicting the life, geography, and historical aspects of the nation of Colombia, focusing on life in Barranquilla. Marketplaces, fortifications, and shipping ... See full summary »

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 40

14. Calling on Costa Rica (1947)

Not Rated | 9 min | Documentary, Short

American filibuster William Walker, with the help of Brighams, appointed himself dictator of Nicaragua, then attempted the same of Costa Rica, but was defeated and shot, for which the US ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 47

15. Calling on Michigan (1949)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalk on Michigan begins with a look at the state's major educational institutions, which started as agricultural schools. We then visit the fish hatcheries at Grayling, which are... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 39

16. Cape Breton Island (1948)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalks short film explores the history, land, and people of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada including the summer home and the final resting place of Alexander Graham Bell.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 65

17. The Capital City: Washington, D.C. (1940)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short, History

A Traveltalk look at the exteriors of Washington, D.C.'s famous buildings and monuments.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 89

18. Cavalcade of San Francisco (1940)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

A Technicolor travelogue celebrating San Francisco - past and present

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 196

19. Chicago, the Beautiful (1948)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

A visit to Chicago, featuring the city's architecture and well-known landmarks.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 69

21. City of Brigham Young (1944)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

A tour of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Stars: James A. FitzPatrick, The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, Alexander Shriner, J. Spencer Cornwall

Votes: 33

22. Colorful Bombay (1937)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

Traveltalks visit to Bombay (Mumbai), important sea port and second largest city in India, touching on aspects of local custom and culture including Hinduism, caste system, markets, fishing, marriage, funerals and worldly horse race fans.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 49

23. Colorful Colorado (1944)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This MGM short, part of James A. Fitzpatrick's Traveltalks series starts off in Denver, capital of Colorado, the mile high city. Known as a recreational and health center, it is noted for ... See full summary »

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 45

24. Colorful Curacao (1939)

9 min | Documentary, Short

The camera stays mostly in Willemstad, on the island of Curacao, in the Dutch Antilles. We enter from the harbor and sail up the only main street in the world that accommodates ships. An ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 13

26. Colorful Holland (1950)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalks entry visits four villages in the Netherlands.

Director: Ralph Donaldson | Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 38

27. Colorful Islands: Madagascar and Seychelles (1935)

Approved | 8 min | Short, Documentary

A Technicolor travelogue of the islands in the Indian Ocean east of Africa.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 35

29. Colorful North Carolina (1942)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

James A. Fitzpatrick tours North Carolina by first visiting the Cataloochie Ranch near Waynesville, where the ranch hands are shown square-dancing and singing folk songs. It cuts to a visit... See full summary »

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 35

30. Copenhagen (1937)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Ralph Donaldson | Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 20

31. Copenhagen: 'City of Towers' (1953)

9 min | Documentary, Short, History

This travelogue emphasizes Copenhagen's harmonious residents and tone. It's a city where many bicycle to work. We see well-known landmarks and get a quick history of some of them, we visit ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 24

32. Cradle of a Nation (1947)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalks visit to the Commonwealth of Virginia showcases some of its many historical sites. The first stop is Mount Vernon, where George Washington lived most of his life. We also ... See full summary »

Director: James H. Smith | Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 30

33. Czechoslovakia on Parade (1938)

9 min | Documentary, Short

This entry in James A. FitzPatrick's Traveltalks series looks at Czechoslovakia, before World War II, including images of bridges, churches, and castles in Prague, with a non-military parade through the city.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 41

34. A Day in Death Valley (1944)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

A tour of the arid, inhospitable region of the southern California desert known as Death Valley, originally named because of the many travelers in the 1840s who died of thirst, starvation and/or exposure trying to cross it.

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Stars: James A. FitzPatrick, Walter Scott, Albert Johnson

Votes: 37

35. A Day on Treasure Island (1939)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

A Traveltalks visit to the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, the "World's Fair of the West," on man-made Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 61

36. Delightful Denmark (1953)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalks entry takes the viewer on a tour of Denmark's fertile countryside including its thriving agriculture, leisure activities, and social services that ensure good living for all its citizens.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 31

37. Egypt Speaks (1951)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This People On Parade series entry visits the people of Alexandria, Egypt. We hear the band of the University of Alexandria, talk with some of the first women to study at the university's law school, and watch a soccer game.

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Stars: Ibrahim Mustafa, James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 55

38. Exotic Mexico (1942)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalks entry looks at the history, traditions, and native culture of the southern region of Mexico.

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Stars: James A. FitzPatrick, Diego Rivera

Votes: 51

39. Floral Japan (1937)

9 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalks visit to Japan starts with a look at the country's cherry blossom trees, tulips, and ubiquitous gardens. We then see the proper manner for preparing a woman's hair and wearing a kimono.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 55

40. From Liverpool to Stratford (1949)

Approved | 9 min | Short, History

James A. Fitzpatrick and his cameramen visit several points of interest in England, including the port of Liverpool; war-destruction at Coventry; the historic Warwick Castle; and Stratford-on-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 15

41. George Town: 'Pride of Penang' (1941)

9 min | Short, Documentary

Also known as Prince of Wales Island, Penang is a British colony located off the west coast of the Malay peninsula. As it is an island, many residents make their livelihood off the water, ... See full summary »

Director: James A. FitzPatrick | Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 25

42. Glacier Park and Waterton Lakes (1942)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

We begin at the train station near Montana's Glacier National Park, where Blackfeet Indians meet the arriving tourists. Glacier Park, an off-screen narrator tells us, has the remnants of 60... See full summary »

Stars: James A. FitzPatrick, Mary Sweeney

Votes: 57

43. Glimpses of Australia (1939)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalks entry takes the viewer to Australia's two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, and the Blue Hills region.

Stars: James A. FitzPatrick, Joseph Lyons

Votes: 47

44. Glimpses of Austria (1938)

Not Rated | 9 min | Documentary, Short

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Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 16

45. Glimpses of California (1946)

Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short

A Traveltalks look at California focusing on the greater L.A. area. After wildflower-covered hills and valleys, there are some famous buildings in Hollywood, the Farmers Market, and churches and art at Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 67

46. Glimpses of Erin (1934)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short