This film was produced for the San Jose Chamber of Commerce in the early 1950s as a promotional tool. San Jose was the focal point of the Santa Clara Valley, and it’s all here in its heyday. Follow two beauties from place to place as they show off the glamor of San Jose! New suburban homes were rising, including Cambrian Park, and San Jose’s old City Hall was still standing. Valley landmarks such as Santa Clara University and San Jose State College are featured, as are businesses like O’Brien’s Candies, Bettencourt’s Market, the Farmers’ Union, and Normandin’s Plymouth De Soto. Film made by Raycliff Pictures.
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