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Museum of the Gulf Coast Collection - CavOILcade Parade 1963

Museum of the Gulf Coast

Silent | 1963

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  •  Crowd awaits the start of the parade 
  •  Bird’s eye view with the camera man 
  •  Presentation of colors and the Navy 
  •  Frankie Avalon: headliner of the CavOILCade variety show 
  •  Marching band and baton twirlers  
  •  Dick Dowling float 
  •  Train 
  •  Shriners 
  •  Boat on land 
  •  Parade on horseback 
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This home movie captures scenes from the 1963 CavOILCade parade in Port Arthur. The 10th annual parade which celebrates the oil industry in southeast Texas commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Sabine Pass with the “Dick Dowling Centennial.”