Preparations made for participants and visitors to the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. An aircraft in flight. Automobile traffic on road. Skyscrapers of Los Angeles. A crowded sidewalk. Cars parked in a parking lot. The air hostess announces to people aboard aircraft. Sketches of the famous personalities of Los Angeles. A trailer truck being driven off in the foreground. Traffic on fly overs. Houses in the city. Palm trees on a beach area. Cars parked in front of shops. People at a market place. A boy dances in a toprock breakdancing style. People watch the boy dance. People dance wearing skates. A woman dances. A man plays piano in an open ocean front market. A man performs a stunt and weightlifters workout lifting heavy weights at Venice Beach. Boys play racket sports. People ride bicycles and skate on a beach. An aircraft in flight and the airplane preparing to land at Los Angeles International Airport. People gathered at the 1932 Olympics watching runners leap hurdles in a race. Seats in stadium at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Entrance of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum . A man plays bugle. People in a stadium watch the horse race. Exteriors of the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Street level view near the southeast corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Los Angeles, California. View facing north on Vine Street. A car towing a three-wheel motorcycle turns east onto Hollywood Blvd. Late 1940s and early 1950s automobiles driving on the street. Camera pans westward and other buildings are seen looking north on Vine, including the El Capitan Theatre at 1735 North Vine Street (now the Avalon Hollywood nightclub), the Ontra Cafeteria at 1719 North Vine Street (now the Redbury Hotel at 1717 North Vine), the Melody Lane cafe at the northwest corner of Hollywood and Vine, and the Harris & Frank store on Hollywood Boulevard. Brief view of a streetcar or trolley going west on Hollywood Boulevard. Street level camera view then shifts to the southeast corner of Ivar Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, looking west on Hollywood Blvd. Theater marquee of the Admiral Theatre (later the Vine Theatre) is seen across the street at 6321 Hollywood Boulevard. Beyond it, looking west, is the Security Pacific Bank building at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard, and beyond that are the Warners Radio Towers for station KFWB atop the Warner Bros Theatre. Pedestrians walking on sidewalks, and cars and trucks on the street. Scene shifts to various elevated views of Los Angeles with a heavy smog layer settled over the city.
Preparation for 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Men play bugles. Scenes of a stadium. The entrance door reads 'Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum'. A truck picks up cylindrical containers from the grounds. The truck spreads red paint on the floor and the workers work by the side. Red stone gravels. A worker sprays water on the grounds. A stone fence reads 'University of Southern California'. Men stand near a swimming pool. A crane digs mud. Men work at the construction site.
Preparation for 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles. A woman sits on a chair and talks over a phone. A plate on a desk reads 'Los Angeles Olympic Organization Committee'. A sketch of a cartoon and other photographs hung on a wall. A man speaks about the facilities which would be provided in Los Angeles during the upcoming summer Olympics. He mentions about language translation and currency exchange facilities. People from 150 countries will participate. Recreational facilities like Disney Land and beaches.
Preparations being made for participants and visitors to the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. Doctors examine a man riding on exercise cycle. Computer screen shows heart beat rate. Doctor Jack Hackney speaks. A man photographs a balloon in air. Scientists work in a laboratory.
A paper being printed. A man studies reports. Men draw on charts. A woman writes on the venue chart. A woman talks on a telephone. A man speaks on a hand microphone. People on a sidewalk.
A security man on a bike. A security car being driven. A security man talks to a biker. A security officer trains other security personnel. A helicopter in flight. Aerial view of the city of Los Angeles with smog present. Anti terrorist squad of FBI and SWAT team of Los Angeles Police Department outside a building.
Landmarks and street scenes in Hollywood and Los Angeles California circa 1950. People stand on streets of Los Angeles. A traffic light on the street with a sign reading 'Stop'. Cars and buses on the roads. Pedestrians cross streets. Red Cross flags fly from many buildings on the street. A street car passes. View of Grauman's Chinese Theater. Heavy traffic on freeway and streets of Los Angeles, as seen from street corners and point of view shots from a moving vehicle. Cars on South Grand Avenue at the Biltmore Hotel (510 S. Grand Avenue Los Angeles). Smog visible in some of the scenes. View from inside descending rail car on the Los Angeles Incline Railway (Angel's Flight narrow gauge funicular railway) at 3rd and Hill Streets. Passengers on the other car pass as they ascend.