Keene Reel 7, Lions Club Meeting and Lions Club Santa Paula Parade Float

Title

Keene Reel 7, Lions Club Meeting and Lions Club Santa Paula Parade Float

Identifier

2021-1.7 AV (Keene Reel 7)

Source

Herman Keene Collection, 2021
Funding support for the digitization of this material was generously provided by The Schwemm Family Foundation.
Accession No.: 2021-1

Description

Black-and-white footage of Herman Keene traveling in a convertible with taxidermized lions to a Lions Club International meeting, the Lions Club meeting and attendees, and a Lions Club Santa Paula, California parade float.

Keene talks into the camera. Keene travels in a convertible with two taxidermized mountain lions attached to the top of the car on the way to a Lions Club International meeting; Keene stops at a gas station where he talks to some men; A building with a clocktower that states "Erected 1854" on it; A meeting in progress; People gathering in a grassy field for a performance; Keene arrives and parks with taxidermized lions attached to car; Footage of wilderness and rocky mountainsides; Men and women gather and talk and pose for photos in front of the car with taxidermized lions; Keene drives up to a residence or motel with the lions still atop the car; drives away with one lion atop the car and car has sign reading "Santa Paula Lions" on the side; Keene leaves Glen Tavern in same car with one lion on top; Footage of parade watchers from the perspective atop a parade float; footage of Santa Paula Lions parade float decorated as a camping scene with men at a fire, the two taxidermized lions, and a live mule; Parade float in front of Glen Tavern; Parade footage of women walking in formation and Goebel's Lions truck carrying lions in it.

Creator

Unknown

Date

No date

Format

Black and White Film
Home Movie
6 min., 38 sec.

Subject

Taxidermy
Puma
Community-based organizations
Glen Tavern Inn (Santa Paula, Calif.)
Parade floats
Parades
Automobile travel
Keene, Herman, 1878-1965

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Santa Paula (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this film has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Original Format

16mm film reel

Duration

6:38 at 18 fps

Citation

Unknown, “Keene Reel 7, Lions Club Meeting and Lions Club Santa Paula Parade Float,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed September 21, 2021, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/3819.