5 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Corporate is exactly "Caribbean Gardens (Naples, Fla.)"
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CARIBBEAN GARDENS

CARIBBEAN GARDENS

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film starts with a singing introduction written by John McGhee (see orange juice song at the end of "Leading the Parade," BA081) with organ accompaniment by Hack Swain. It shows the birds and flowers featured at this attraction in Naples. Produced by Stephen T. Briggs at Solana Studios (Naples).
Collection
Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film begins in Pensacola. Viewers see Fort Pickens, Blue Angels and the Naval Air Station. The film moves to Panama City, where viewers see people frolicking in the surf and teens with a guitar. In Tallahassee, the film shows Apalachee Parkway toward the Old Capitol, FSU and Killearn Gardens State Park (now Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park). Viewers see Rainbow Springs' "submarine boats" and Weeki Wachee. At Tarpon Springs, a diver puts on a suit and jumps in. Also shown are Tampa Bay hotels, fishing party boats, tarpon fishing, horse and dog races, jai-alai, baseball spring training, golf, boating and skiing. The film also shows Cypress Gardens, Busch Gardens, Sarasota's Horn's Cars of Yesterday and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Viewers see the Ringling Brothers Circus in Venice, the Edison Home in Fort Myers and the Caribbean Gardens in Naples. Produced by Beckley Films and FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines and FDC.
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Naples Goes Buggy

Naples Goes Buggy

Date
1964
Description
This film starts with a family frolicking in the surf at Naples Beach, then shows the Swamp Buggy Queen and her court. It then shifts to Caribbean Gardens, which features trained birds such as a duck that paddles a boat and plays a piano. Festivities start with a rifle shooting contest and parade including bands, beauty queens and a person dressed entirely in Spanish moss. The swamp buggy race gets underway on a course that is completely underwater. Women in a "powder puff" race wear shower caps. The men race and the winner dunks the Swamp Buggy Queen and takes her for a ride. The film ends with beach shots. Produced by Tel-Air Interests; sponsored by FDC.
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NAPLES-GUARDIAN OF THE EVERGLADES

NAPLES-GUARDIAN OF THE EVERGLADES

Date
n.d.
Description
The introduction of this film shows good wildlife scenes in the Everglades and a Seminole poling a canoe. It shows Naples as an environmentally conscious town. Viewers see an attraction called Jungle Larry's African Safari and the Caribbean Gardens. The film also shows the Rookery Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. The script says that developers are preserving the natural environment. The Outboard Marine Corp. also works to protect the area. The film shows fishing, boating, schools and churches.
Collection
PINKY AND PERKY

PINKY AND PERKY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Pinky and Perky, of British television fame, visit Caribbean Gardens near Naples, FL in "Pinky and Perky's American Tour." The pigs, which are marionettes, have their own car and enjoy the flowers and birds that grace the park.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
CARIBBEAN GARDENS CARIBBEAN GARDENS Attractions
Gardens
Promotional films
Tourism
Zoos
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Florida Gulf Coast HolidayFlorida Gulf Coast HolidayBlue Angels (Flight squadron)
Boating
Circuses
Fishing
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Hotels
Major League Baseball
Promotional films
Tarpon fishing
Tourism
Water sports
Water skiing
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Naples Goes BuggyNaples Goes BuggyBeaches
Beauty pageant contestants
Beauty pageants
Boating
Marching bands
Off-road vehicles
Parades
Promotional films
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NAPLES-GUARDIAN OF THE EVERGLADES NAPLES-GUARDIAN OF THE EVERGLADES Attractions
Boating
Economic conditions
Fishing
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Recreation
Tourism
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PINKY AND PERKY PINKY AND PERKY Marionettes
Promotional films
Tourism
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