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Roaming Through Michigan (1950)

Approved | | Documentary, Short | 20 May 1950 (USA)
This Traveltalks entry roams through the northern end of Michigan's Lower Peninsula and makes a short visit to the Upper Peninsula. We start with a ride in a dune buggy on the Sleeping Bear... See full summary »
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This Traveltalks entry roams through the northern end of Michigan's Lower Peninsula and makes a short visit to the Upper Peninsula. We start with a ride in a dune buggy on the Sleeping Bear sand dunes. Then it's on to Traverse City, the cherry capital of the world. In Harrison, we visit with Spikehorn Meyer, who lives with the bears that roam freely on his large natural preserve. Our visit ends with a look at Mackinac Island and Sault Ste. Marie, with emphasis on water sports and the water transportation industry. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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The only Thing Michigan ever did Right
8 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

I love animals. That's why I liked the first half of this movie. The second half of this so called 'documentary', is about boats and waterfalls. Believe me: it really isn't as good as it sounds. Who wants to see a waterfall and a boat anyway?! Well, perhaps if you collect boats, you'd like it, but I guess 'Steamboal Bill Jr.' with Buster Keaton would be you thing more than this stupid 'Roaming through Michigan'. And if you like waterfalls, you could like this documentary, but than you haven't seen 'Footlight Parade' from Busby Berkeley or 'The River Wild' with Meryl Streep. Anyway, I want to make this clear: the only good thing Michigan ever made was Michael Moore, I think. This documentary is not good, believe me.


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