Grand Canyon River Guides

No Policies
Tim & Karen
Don Hatch
Overview of the GTS Past
Michael Jacobs Award
Superintendency at GC
The Story of Iven Bundy
Food For Thought
Whosit and Why
Teenage Sex
Boatmen and Scientists
The Warren Report
The One Armed Boatman
A Note from Phantom
Folk Tales - John D. Lee

the journal of Grand Canyon River Guides, Inc.
volume 7   number 2                           spring 1994

Dick McCallum

   I grew up in Los Angeles, in an area called North Hollywood. I graduated from high school in 1957 and just by chance was watching television one night and spotted this travel adventure film, featuring Georgie White. I hadn’t decided what I really wanted to do but this looked really exciting, this looked just as exciting as racing cars, which I liked to do: build up cars and stuff. So I set out to track her down.

   I didn’t find her living in Vernal, Utah, or someplace—I found her in L.A. in Englewood.

   She’d have these River Rat parties. They’d rent the Mayflower Ballroom, and there’d be hundreds and hundreds of people come, and she’d show all these 16-millimeter movies. She was a real avid photographer at the time—she’d take movies on all her trips, and then have a River Rat party, show all her movies, have a party! She was into that part of it.

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