Ticket from the movie, "The Endless Summer" released in 1966

Description (Brief)
This is a $1.50 ticket for the movie "The Endless Summer". The movie was written, produced and directed by Bruce Brown. Brown also served as the narrator of this surf ‘diary’ following two young surfers for one summer, around the globe, in search of the “perfect wave.” It was in limited release in 1964 and released worldwide in 1966 grossing $5 million domestically and over $20 million worldwide. Its simplicity was part of its enduring appeal and while naïve and corny to today’s audiences it was an integral part of surf history. “The Endless Summer” introduced the world to surfing, a nation of bored teens to the idea of travel and created a popularity of surf culture that endures today.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ticket, surfing
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 1 in; 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
2015.3122.05.1
nonaccession number
2015.3122
catalog number
2015.3122.05.1
subject
Snow & Surf
Popular Entertainment
Motion Pictures
Sports & Leisure
Surfing
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Snow & Surf
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of R. Paul Allen

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