Shirley Temple riding a float as the Grand Marshal of 50th Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1939
- Shirley Temple riding a float as the Grand Marshal of 50th Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, 1939
- Los Angeles Times
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- January 2, 1939
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- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
The 1939 Tournament of Roses theme was Golden Jubilee to mark the 50th anniversary of the parade. Shirley Temple served as Grand Marshal.
The Grand Marshal float, which is decorated with 2,500 red and pink roses, includes a dais of white gardenias where Shirley Temple sits. On the front of the float are large roses made from thousands of rose petals.
A similar photograph taken on the same occasion appears with the headline, “Fiftieth Rose Parade Thrills Record Throng,” Los Angeles Times, 3 Jan 1939: 2.
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- b&w nitrate negative
cellulose nitrate film
Child actors--California--Los Angeles
Parades & processions--California--Pasadena
Temple, Shirley, 1928-
Tournament of Roses
- Pasadena (Calif.)
- Resource Type
- still image
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