5 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject - Corporate is exactly "Weeki Wachee Springs State Park (Fla.)"
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Don't Hold Your Breath

Don't Hold Your Breath

Date
n.d.
Description
In this film, a mermaid at Weeki Wachee demonstrates breath control by diving to the bottom of the spring and performing a free ascent, holding her breath for a total of 2 minutes and 13 seconds. Sponsored by FDC.
Collection
Weeki Wachee

Weeki Wachee

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows the bowl area at Weeki Wachee with swimmers and a jungle cruise boat. Some shots show the boat dock and the roof of the underwater theater. There are no underwater shots.
Collection
WEEKI WACHEE CLIP

WEEKI WACHEE CLIP

Date
1962-06-14
Description
A man drives an underwater propulsion vehicle towing a woman astride a giant Seahorse and holding an American flag.
Collection
Weeki Wachee Scenes

Weeki Wachee Scenes

Date
1964-01-15
Description
This film has above-water and underwater scenes of the mermaids at Weeki Wachee.
Collection
WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER SPORTS

WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER SPORTS

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This film describes swimming, sailing and skiing using footage of the ski show at the New York World's Fair. A short ski lesson is given at the World's Fair site. Then, surfers at Daytona are featured. Scuba diving is next and the divers see a mermaid from Weeki Wachee. When they get back to the boat, they have a glass of orange juice before they take off their gear. Two springboard divers demonstrate technique. One of them is a champion. The other is a clown. An interview with Chris Sparks, a swimming coach, tells how orange juice is important for performance. Two young swimmers give testimony to orange juice. .Synchronized swimmers are shown under the end titles. Produced by McDavitt of Daytona Beach; sponsored by Florida Citrus Commission.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Don't Hold Your BreathDon't Hold Your BreathAmusement parks
Attractions
Free diving
Mermaids-Florida-Weeki Wachee
Promotional films
Tourism
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Weeki Wachee Weeki Wachee Attractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
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WEEKI WACHEE CLIP WEEKI WACHEE CLIP Attractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
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Weeki Wachee ScenesWeeki Wachee ScenesAttractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
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WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER SPORTS WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER SPORTS Boats
Citrus juices
Promotional films
Sailing
Surfing
Synchronized swimming
Water skiing
Water sports
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