Earlier this week, Miami International Airport shared a very short sample of the longer reels of film clips now showing on old-style flight display monitors in Concourse F on the airport.
The reels were put together by means of the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade College and the reel packed with celebrities arriving at MIA from the 1950s via the Eighties is specially amusing to watch.
Looks for Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner, Liberace, Ed Sullivan, Susan Hayward, The Beatles, Bob Hope, Jane Mansfield, Eleanor Roosevelt, Spiderman, Sylvester Stallone, and Elizabeth Taylor, amongst others.
By showing this reel of clips – and the alternative below, “We are hoping that passengers and airport body of workers could be overjoyed to see how the airport and town seemed years ago. It’s a actual deal with to contemplate, via those snap shots, that Miami has a protracted records of aviation and airports, mainly whilst you don't forget that Miami is a fairly young metropolis – founded in 1896,” said Gendry Sherer, MIA Fine Arts and Cultural Affairs Director, “Also, I think it’s quite exciting to see as an instance the Beatles, Frank Sinatra and all these different celebrities arriving and departing from MIA, however most interesting is just seeing ordinary humans at the airport or seeing families enjoy a day at the seashore – everyday activities locals and tourists nonetheless enjoy nowadays.”