Rose Parade spectators in a 2-tiered grandstand with pine tree and San Gabriel Mountains in background on the north side of Colorado Blvd. at St. John Avenue. This block later became a freeway overpass. The dome of Pasadena City Hall is to the left of the lamp post.
Close-up of Rose Parade Queen, Muriel Cowan, and 4 attendants on the back of the "Firebird" float, against the domed Russian mosques (the 6 attendants were Dorothy Bruce, Emily Bettainer, Lynn Smith, Shirley Chamberlain, Catherine Butler and Lucille Spelts).
View of the "Legend of the Chrysanthemum" with Fugi Fugikawa in a flower petal kimono and carrying a parasol made of blossoms standing on a bridge of red pompoms over a pool of blue delphiniums. The scene is completed with a white narcissus heron, a tree and stepping stones of bronze pompoms. The float was entered by the Burbank City Schools and is shown passing the Goodhue Flagpole at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The Stanford University float has a traditional Stanford Indian rendered in flowers in a floral canoe on a crimson tide, symbolic of Alabama, the rival team in that day's football game. The float is shown passing the Goodhue flagpole at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.