Anchorage Alaska Videos

Check out these Anchorage Alaska Videos for a heart-warming, fun, and historic look back at the way we were. You might see you!


Anchorage Alaska Videos

Let video and the power of storytelling, be your guide.


These nostalgic Anchorage Alaska Videos will transport you back to earlier days in Anchor town and bring back a flood of your memories.


Turn up the volume

on your computer

or mobile device

sit back, relax and enjoy




Walk for Hope




Did you ever “Walk for Hope”?

This edited video of the walkers features the hit song “A Fifth of Beethoven” by Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band.

Watch the video, and you might see yourself, friends or family.


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Valley of the Moon Park

with the original rocket




Remember when?


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Breakup in Anchorage

set to music




Oh, the joys of Spring “breakup”

Slushy, muddy, water-filled streets with countless new potholes make driving and walking a challenge.


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"Dynamite and the

Alaskan Outhouse"

With storyteller

Michael R Dougherty




Have you ever been to the Double Musky Inn?


Discover how it all began.





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Fur Rendezvous

1959

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See how Anchor town celebrated the Fur Rondy back in the late 1950s.


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Rondy

1964

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This super 8 home movie takes you back to the Fur Rendezvous in the 1960s. Were you there?


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Fur Rondy

Parade Memories

with Grand Marshall

actor Michael Landon
(“Little Joe” from “Bonanza”)

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Remember when actor Michael Landon (“Little Joe”) on the TV show Bonanza was the Grand Marshall in the 1965 Rondy parade?

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Fur Rendezvous

Sled Dog Races

and Parade

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1965 sled dog races, the blanket toss and actor Michael Landon brought Anchorage lots of fun.

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Two Head-to-Head

Anchorage Radio DJs

KENI radio and KANC radio




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Remember radio in our town, back in the 1970s?


Meet two Anchorage DJs and watch them do their radio shows while you remember all the fun music from back in the day.

Mr. Whitekeys does the introduction and the interviews.


Shot and edited for KAKM channel 7 by Michael R Dougherty and engineered by Joe Gill.


Enjoy out the entire story.




Turn up the sound

Hear the

Anchorage teen band


"The Heartbeats"

And their hit song "Anne"




Do you remember dancing to all the bands at the Pacesetters dances throughout our town?


One of those bands was a favorite known as The Pulsating Heartbeats, who recorded the hit song “Anne”.


Turn up the sound, sit back and remember when.




The Varsity Show

Anchorage's live

TV teen dance show

on KTVA Channel 11

Turn up the sound and enjoy




Did you dance on KTVA channel 11's Varsity Show, watch the show at home, or were you part of The Varsity Show crew?


Watch this video and see the story of Mary J Dougherty, one Anchorage teen who joined the crew as a “Go Go Girl” and was one of the stars in the show's commercials.




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The Power of

Nostalgic Film and Video


Because of today's collections of film and video, you can see what Alaska was like back in the day, and you can see what Anchor town looks like today.


The film and video you enjoy here on Anchorage Alaska Memories makes your nostalgic journey even more enjoyable.


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