Convention Highlights 1955 National Press Photographers Assn.
This film was created in 1955 by George E. Perrin (Associate Photographer) and R. B. "Bud" Hooper of Sonochrome Pictures for the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad. The film is a 16mm color Kodachrome safety film print (acetate) with a variable area optical soundtrack. The film measures roughly 820 feet in length and has a run time of about 23:00. Two events are presented as highlights of the 1955 National Press Photographers Association Convention, a trip to the Royal Gorge and a beauty pageant at the Broadmoor Hotel. People shown in the film include Bill Peery (Convention Chairman), Cloyd Teter (Vice President, Region 9), Floyd McCall, Joe Costa, Art Witman (former NPPA President), Ralph Wann (former President of the Royal Gorge Bridge Company), Harold Eno, Bert Gregory, T. O. Johnson (Publicity Director at the Broadmoor Hotel), Fred Mazzula, Lynne Lehr (Miss Southern California), Diane Daniggelis (Miss Chicago and Miss National Press Photographer of 1955), Ann O'Connor (Miss Denver, 'Miss Personality' winner, and University of Denver student), Lee Lage (Miss Wisconsin), Kirk Braum (NPPA chairman), and Janis Mann (Miss Pittsburgh).