18 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Corporate is exactly "Silver Springs (Fla.)"
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Citrus Boulevard

Citrus Boulevard

Date
1965
Description
This film provides a look at Highway 27 on the way to Miami. Viewers see: Silver Springs; Leesburg; the Citrus Tower with high scenic vistas of orange groves; and an amphibious vehicle. A model swipes an orange from a tree in the Governor's Grove where each tree, "belongs" to a state governor. The film shows a citrus stand and Cypress Gardens, with a great shot of tourists and their movie cameras. Viewers also see Bok Tower, and a majorette twirling in front of a store. There are good shots halfway through the film of a convertible with models on the highway. Produced by Guided Tours.
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DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This is one of the few tourism films to use synch sound with the models. It features three couples: one retired, one with two children and a young married couple. They frolic in the surf, fish and shop. Viewers see attractions, nightlife and all of the usual pastimes. The film shows some old-time footage of car races on the beach and many contemporary vehicles on the beach. It also shows Disney World, Marineland, Silver Springs, the Daytona Speedway, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, Ormond Beach Hotel and Kennedy Space Center. Produced by Coronado Studios and Gouchenour Inc. Advertising; sponsored by the Daytona Beach Resort Area.
Collection
Florida Commercials

Florida Commercials

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This is a group of 11 Florida commercials that show a wide variety of Florida fun in the sun. They include: fishing of all kinds; water skiing; golf, swimming; scuba; St. Augustine; Seminoles; Gamble Mansion; the Capitol; parrots; gator wrestling; jumping dolphins; Silver Springs; Cypress Gardens; picnicking; horses; dog and car racing; Jai-alai; conquistadors landing; and Gasparilla "pirate invasion." Next is poolside fun; an entire family water skiing; a child and dog skiing; shell collecting; shell art; and animals. Produced by Louis Benito Agency; writing on leader said "NBC News, Today Show, 1958."
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GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS

GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the features of Silver Springs. It includes "actors" who are supposed to be filming an old-time slapstick comedy with pie-in-the-face scenes. It shows the glass-bottom boats on the river, the view through the boat glass and scenes of underwater filming. A "symphony" tune is played during various beauty shots. Viewers see the jungle cruise boats. Seminoles and children pose for photos, as does a chimp wearing a feather headdress, smoking a pipe and holding an American flag. Antique cars and a championship Chrysler stock car are seen. Produced by Guided Tours.
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GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE

GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE

Date
n.d.
Description
Ross Allen shares interesting facts about rattlesnakes. Viewers see snake hunters pouring gasoline into a hole to flush the snakes out. The film also shows Tommy Allen, Ross's son, working with his father as they milk the snakes' venom. An emergency call comes to the Reptile Institute and Ross swings into action to provide anti-venom to a bite victim. The close-ups of extraction are interesting. University of Florida Labs experiment with venom, hides are cured and clothing accessories are shown. The film shows people eating rattlesnake and women making necklaces from vertebrae. Produced and sponsored by Silver Springs.
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GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE IN ACTION

GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE IN ACTION

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film is about spring training in Florida. It shows some great players from the 1960s. There is a brief look at the Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg, followed by footage of Cypress Gardens, the Citrus Tower, Silver Springs and Six-gun Territory.
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GUIDED TOUR OF DEER RANCH

GUIDED TOUR OF DEER RANCH

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film provides a look at Tommy Bartlett's Deer Ranch, a part of the Silver Springs attraction. Children get to feed and pet the deer. There are many kinds of deer shown, followed by scenes of the other forms of entertainment at Silver Springs. Produced by Guided Tours.
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GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYS

GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film starts with a cute recreated "Keystone Kops" sequence to introduce a look at the Silver Springs Auto Fair & Carriage Cavalcade Collection. The Keystone Kops continue to show off cars. There is a scene of "filming a Western" to show a stage coach and another scene showing an odd-looking "futuristic" car, ending with a "pie-in-the-face" sequence. There are shots of the rest of the features at Silver Springs. Ricou Browning (the Creature from the Black Lagoon) plays the "hero" in this film. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Silver Springs.
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GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES

GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film has outtakes from several Guided Tours productions and includes shots of Silver Springs, the Circus Hall of Fame and a wax museum. Some footage at Silver Springs is underwater and is slightly underexposed. The best underwater shots are a "love scene." This is all Kodachrome. Produced by Guided Tours.
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KISSIMMEE: GATEWAY TO THE WORLDS

KISSIMMEE: GATEWAY TO THE WORLDS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows attractions near Kissimmee, including Disney World, SeaWorld, Stars Hall of Fame, Busch Gardens, Silver Springs, Cypress Gardens, Alligator Alley, Gatorland Zoo and Supersonic Transport Air Museum. There are scenes of life in Kissimmee, including cattle ranching, homes and apartments. The film uses lots of split-screen effects. Sponsored by the Kissimmee-Osceola County Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Citrus BoulevardCitrus BoulevardAmusement parks
Attractions
Citrus industry
Description and travel
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDADAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDAAmusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Automobile racing
Beaches
Boating
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Florida CommercialsFlorida CommercialsAmusement parks
Attractions
Fishing
Golf
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Water sports
Water skiing
Wildlife
Alligators
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GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Boating
Glass bottom boats
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Underwater photography
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GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE Attractions
Promotional films
Rattlesnakes
Reptiles
Snakes
Tourism
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GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE IN ACTION GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE IN ACTION Attractions
Amusement parks
Baseball
Promotional films
Tourism
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GUIDED TOUR OF DEER RANCH GUIDED TOUR OF DEER RANCH Attractions
Amusement parks
Deer
Promotional films
Tourism
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GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYS GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYS Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Promotional films
Tourism
Westerns
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GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES Amusement parks
Attractions
Circuses
Tourism
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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KISSIMMEE: GATEWAY TO THE WORLDS KISSIMMEE: GATEWAY TO THE WORLDS Amusement parks
Attractions
Cattle industry
Promotional films
Tourism
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