Thanks for posting the clips Shawn and Nicki! I had forgotten how cool the vintage footage is. I am definitely going to dig out the DVD and play it again today. I will have to see just where Vincent comes in at too. Well I have my Airstream nostalgia fun set out for me today.
I did another search and I found this 2002 post by Shari (InsideOut) and I think you still may be able to order the 2 disc DVD set if you are interested.
There was a TV series in the late 50's - early '60's that showed the travels of the Wally Byam Caravans.
Most of these old films have been lost, however the VAC Historian, Fred Coldwell has compiled the known films into a 2-DVD set that is available from the VAC. I have a copy and although the narration is not "politically correct" by todays standards, it's pretty entertaining nonetheless.
Below is the ordering info from the VAC webpage
Airstream Caravan Movies on DVD - by the Vintage Airstream Club (2002)
The title, year made, and running time in
(minutes:seconds) for each color movie in this DVD
1. Building Dreams is our Business (1968) (19:02)
2. Mexico Caravan (1956) (23:33)
3. Capetown to Cairo (1959-60) (47:57)
4. Around the World Caravan, S.E. Asia (1963-64) (23:07)
5. Around the World Caravan, India Part I (1963-64) (22:44)
6. Around the World Caravan, India Part II (1963-64)(23:00)
7. Around the World Caravan, Middle East(1963-64) (23:16)
8. Around the World Caravan, Europe (1963-64)(23:29)
9. Guatemala (1966) (24:53).
You no longer have to buy and restore a vintage 16 mm film projector and struggle with an old roll-up
movie screen to enjoy the exciting Airstream Caravans of yesteryear.
Experience firsthand in the comfort of your Airstream, or at home, 3 hours and 51 minutes of trailer travel in the "old days" as Wally Byam and his adventuresome band of Caravanners conquer the world in their rugged Airstreams.
Narration by Jose Ferrer, Vincent Price and Ricardo Montablan complete the period touch that whisks you back to the Golden Years of caravanning. All movies are in color, but due to the inexpensive original master film stock used movies 3 to 8 above, their color permanently has shifted to magenta (but you will enjoy them nonetheless).
The two disc DVD set is available by mail in the USA for $40.00 plus $2.00 for first class postage and packaging. U.S.A. residents may mail a check or money order for $42.00 payable to the "Vintage Airstream Club"
131 Castle Hill Road
P.O. Box 4173
Windham, NH 03087
along with your name and mailing address.
Please contact Fred Coldwell at Agrijeep@qwest.net
to discuss foreign DVD compatibility and
postage charges to other countries.