"Birds of Paradise" float with Helen Waters seated between the floral birds at the end of the float and 3 floral cranes at the front in a bed of Easter lilies, roses and maidenhair fern. The float was entered by the city of Los Angeles and was photographed on Orange Grove Blvd. before the start of the parade.
Spectators next to the float of the Rose Parade Queen, Muriel Cowan, featuring a large Russian Firebird composed of yellow chrysanthemums and lavender sweet peas at the front and three Russian mosques with domes covered in yellow pompoms at the back, behind the queen's throne. The float was photographed on Orange Grove Blvd., probably before the start of the parade.
The "Atlantis" float renders a rowboat approaching the castle of the queen of the lost land. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard. The float was entered by the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company.
Long Beach's "Queen of the Beaches" float, at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove with the Goodhue Flagpole on the right. Queen Leona John sits beneath a canopy of jellyfish pulled by three giant seahorses. Floatwalkers hold chains of lilies that trail from the float's canopy. Long Beach's float and its Beach maidens took the grand sweepstakes prize for floats.
View of the "Rainbow Fleet" float with three floral sailboats guided by Shirley Bloomfield, Virginia Shreiber and Jean Carroll Christian next to a tall light house. The float was entered by the Hotel Coronado and is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.