University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Bryan Sorens Movie Film, 1928



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sorens, Bryan
Title: Sorens, Bryan, Movie Film
Dates: 1928
Abstract: Comprising two 16mm motion picture films, the Bryan Sorens Movie Film, 1928, chronicle Sorens’ trip from Tulsa, Oklahoma to the Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico.
Accession No.: 81-165
Extent: 2 film reels
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical/Historical Note

In 1928, Bryan Sorens filmed his overland trip from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico.


Scope and Contents

Comprising two 16mm motion picture films, the Bryan Sorens Movie Film, 1928, chronicle Sorens’ trip from Tulsa, Oklahoma to the Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico. Additionally, the films document his travel through other parts of Texas, including Corpus Christi, San Antonio, and Ballinger, as well as to Matamoros, Mexico.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use of film by appointment only; please contact repository for more information.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Sorens, Bryan -- Archives.
Places
Ballinger (Tex.) -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
Carlsbad Caverns (N.M.) -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
Corpus Christi (Tex.) -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
Matamoros (Coahuila, Mexico) -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
Mexico -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
New Mexico -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
Oklahoma -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
San Antonio (Tex.) -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
Texas -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
Tulsa (Okla.) -- Description and travel -- 20th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bryan Sorens Movie Film, 1928, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2/Film D5 At Ballinger, Texas, 1928
1 reel
[DVD copy in box 2X7a][Click for video]
Home movie of the Sorens family. Two title cards read, "At Ballinger, Texas August, 1928" and "Our star actors -Emily Ruth and George, Jr.-" Black and white picture with no sound.
box
2/Film D6 Trip to Carlsbad, New Mexico, 1928
1 reel
[DVD copy in box 2X7a][Click for video]
Home movie footage chronicling Sorens’ trips to the Carlsbad Caverns, San Antonio, Matamoros (Mexico) and Corpus Christi. Title cards read "Trip to Carlsbad, N. M. August, 1928", "At Carlsbad Cavern", "En Route to Del Rio and San Antonio, Texas", "At San Antonio, Texas August, 1928", "Matamores, Mexico August, 1928" and "At Corpus Christi Texas Taking a Speed Boat Ride August, 1928." Black and white picture with no sound.