7 great Tulsa history shows on 5 DVDs
-- Save $30 --
FANTASTIC TULSA FILMS - VOLUME 1 (1 hour + bonus tracks)
Stunning and rare old film clips rescued from attics and garages reveal a Tulsa never seen before. This show contains extraordinary film clips of downtown in its glory days, and follows the city’s growth through the 1960s.
INCLUDES FOOTAGE OF:
This sequel includes even more rare and fascinating films.
Included in this show are movies of Utica Square as it was when opened in the 1950s. See stunning footage of dance Party on KOTV in the 1960s, Bell's Amusement Park, Crystal City Amusement Park, Betty Boyd and other old time TV personalities and much more.
Tulsa is a mecca for art deco architecture. The city exploded with ornate buildings during the oil boom, and the deco craze would continue through the 1940s.
This documentary explores why Tulsa is highly regarded as one of the nations top cities for art deco architecture. Discover the city's fabulous buildings and the people who care about them.
Includes the Westhope home that was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Boston Avenue Methodist Church by Bruce Goff. Plus segments on just about every significant deco structure in Tulsa from the Fire Alarm building, to the Pavilion, to the city's first all - electric house.
TULSA A TO Z
From the Admiral Twin Drive-In to racing legend John Zink, this unusual documentary celebrates 26 historic and unusual things that make Tulsa remarkable. This show takes a look (in alphabetic order of course) at landmarks like the University Club Tower and Gold Driller.
It covers prominent people from our past like Tate Brady and Bill Skelly. We even stop for chicken Fry at Nelson's Buffeteria and lunch at White River fish market. This show is a fun and charming look at the things that make Tulsa such a great city.
NOTE: Many of the places featured in the show are now gone or changed, which makes this show even more unique, as it is a glimpse into a Tulsa that has changed.
LET'S GO DOWNTOWN (1 hour + bonus tracks)
Take a memorable trip into downtown Tulsa. See old films from the days when shoppers went to Froug’s, Vandever’s, Brown Dunkin & Cinderella Shoes. Tour the Philtower, Philcade, and other beautiful structures on Boston Avenue. We’ll also stop inside the Mayo Hotel (before renovation) and remember the 1949 parade through downtown for the movie “Tulsa”. This show is a tribute to the treasures and architecture that make downtown so sensational.
STUFF THAT'S GONE (1 hour + bonus tracks)
Remember having shrimp and black bottom pie at Pennington’s. Remember when the Tulsa Roughnecks were a powerhouse in major league soccer at Skelly Stadium? Many cool things have come and gone from Tulsa. From downtown Central High School, to Pennington’s Drive-In, to small airports around the city. This show lets us reminisce about all the good things that have vanished. Includes:Old Central High School
Tulsa Roughnecks & Charlie Mitchell
Mr. Zing & Tuffy TV show
Airports at 51st and Sheridan / 61st & Yale
Pennington’s Drive in
TULSA'S UNCOMMON HOUSES (1 hour + bonus tracks)
Snooping around other people’s houses can be fun. This show does a little of that, and a lot of exploring some of Tulsa’s historic residences. We’ll stop by the old Tulsa incinerator which is now a home. We’ll check out the Frank Lloyd Wright house in midtown, and the former bunker home of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty (since torn torn). We will also visit the Skelly Mansion on 21st street, and step into the Tulsa Garden Center which used to be a lavish mansion.