3 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Person is exactly "Reynolds, Burt, 1936-"
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A Great Floridian

A Great Floridian

Date
1981
Description
This film provides a history of Gov. LeRoy Collins, from birth to 1981. The introduction is by Burt Reynolds and there are tributes by others throughout the film. It covers civil rights in the South and Gov. Collins' role. It has good footage of the Collins family, the Selma demonstrations, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Collins' home on Dog Island.
Collection
Burt Reynolds Day in Tallahassee/ Ballet

Burt Reynolds Day in Tallahassee/ Ballet

Date
1975-10-14
Description
Burt Reynolds is introduced at a FSU football game by university President Dr. Stanley Marshal, who holds a $50,000 donation check from Reynolds. Reynolds makes a short speech. Several other celebrities such as Lee Majors and Larry Csonka accompany him. There is footage of Reynolds and his entourage arriving at Tallahassee Municipal Airport, where they are met by fans. Reynolds appears at a theater in downtown Tallahassee where his movie "The Longest Yard" is playing. There are also scenes from a reception held in Reynolds' honor, including a short interview where he comments on making "The Longest Yard," prisons, acting and athletics. The film closes with clips of a Florida State University School of Dance ballet performance. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
MAIN STREET FLORIDA

MAIN STREET FLORIDA

Date
1980-07
Description
This film is all about Florida's Turnpike. It uses folk singing with banjo and a blues song with harmonica as background while showing people using turnpike facilities. Viewers see a "typical" American family and newlyweds visiting places along the way. Sites include Cape Canaveral, Disney World, Bok Tower and Cypress Gardens. Viewers see Burt Reynolds filming "Smokey and the Bandit II." Two girls headed for fun in Fort Lauderdale have car trouble, are spotted by the Florida Highway Patrol plane and receive assistance. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by Florida Department of Transportation.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A Great FloridianA Great FloridianAfrican American history
Civil rights
Demonstrations
Florida-History-20th century
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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Burt Reynolds Day in Tallahassee/ Ballet Burt Reynolds Day in Tallahassee/ Ballet Ballet
Ceremonies
Celebrities
Dance
Motion pictures
Promotional films
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MAIN STREET FLORIDA MAIN STREET FLORIDA Amusement parks
Attractions
Folk music
Highways
Infrastructure
Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
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