Thursday, January 02, 2014
More Rose Bowl Fun, Pt. 2
It's December 23, 1959, and the 1960 Tournament of Roses Queen, Margarethe Bertelson, is in Disneyland's Town Square preparing for her royal journey to the Sleeping Beauty Castle, followed by her Court of Princesses...
and members from the Washington University and Wisconsin University football teams. Thanks to the USC Digital Archives, I have been able to expand the coverage of this particular day.
Zooming in for a closer look at the signage on Main Street, U.S.A.
A shot from Central Plaza:
Zooming in, you can see Scary Mickey & Minnie bringing up the rear:
If you're not familiar with Scary Mickey and Minnie, here's a colorful reminder:
At the Castle, Margarethe poses with members from both teams:
Zooming in, you can see that the word "Holidayland" is written on the ball. Perhaps there was a practice there?
How many photos does it take to get a perfect image? Can't use this one...
one of the team members is attempting to "pick a winner."
Can't use this one...
darn it...he blinked.
This one will work. We'll go with this one.
Once the formal portraits were over, it was time for some fun on the Tea Cups.
You just know the guy in the middle hurled.
Another Tea Cups shot:
Yup. Just about to lose his churro.
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