1964 Dan Sorkin
Wherein he flies a hot air balloon
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Dan Sorkin arrives by motorcycle
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Dan Sorkin, popular radio personality on KFRC radio, went on a hot air balloon ride hosted by Bill Berry's Hot Air Balloons.


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Various onlookers also arrive
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Various onlookers also arrive


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Dan Sorkin chats with some of the folks who came to watch
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Dan Sorkin chats with some of the folks who came to watch


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Flowers in the cemetery next to the balloon ride location
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Flowers in the cemetery next to the balloon ride location


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The balloon (Miss Holiday Magic) is made ready
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The balloon (Miss Holiday Magic) is made ready


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Final preparations before Dan Sorkin gets in
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Final preparations before Dan Sorkin gets in


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Channel 4 news is there with typical equipment for that time
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Channel 4 news is there with typical equipment for that time


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And up goes the balloon
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And up goes the balloon


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Not as high as by modern standards
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Not as high as by modern standards


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The balloon lands
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The balloon lands


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The balloon starts to be disassembled
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The balloon starts to be disassembled


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The balloon deflates
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The balloon deflates


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Now the basket is gone
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Now the basket is gone


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And Dan Sorkin returns to the station with a model
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