From Dallas Morning News:
This is what downtown Dallas and Fair Park looked like in 1938 ... in color movies
ROBERT WILONSKY / Staff Writer
Last fall Paula Bosse, curator of the indispensable Flashback Dallas, drew our attention to a long-forgotten film titled A Cavalcade of Texas shot in 1938 by movie-biz "empire-builder" (in the words of Cecil B. DeMille, at least) Karl Hoblitzelle. It's quite the in-color look-see at the entirety of the state way back when.