4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Contributor contains "Ball Productions of Miami"
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Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Date
1953-02
Description
The 48th Annual Florida State Fair includes the Gasparilla Pirate Celebration in which men dress as pirates and sail into Tampa Bay. Parades, circus acts, produce displays, industry displays and livestock displays from all over the state are shown. Viewers see a car race and car stunts. The film also shows "Negro Day" with marching bands, track events and the presentation of the "Outstanding Negro of the Year Award." The 4-H Club is shown and Florida Secretary of Agriculture Nathan Mayo presents awards. Future Homemakers are shown making cookies. Cigar making is shown and a human cannonball flies. An underwater kitchen features a mermaid housewife. A parade features many floats and costumes. This is a wonderful Kodachrome film. Produced by Ball Productions of Miami; sponsored by the Florida State Advertising Commission and the Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Association.
Collection
GULFSTREAM DERBY

GULFSTREAM DERBY

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Mickey Rooney appears in one shot in this film. There are aerials of the racetrack. The opening ceremony includes a marching band and majorettes. A small boat sails on the lake inside the track and there is a water ski show. Viewers see a parade of pleasure horses and the lineup of race horses. The film shows correlation in the winner's circle, followed by the start of the race. The shots are out of sequence. Produced by Ball Productions of Miami (4119 Ponce DeLeon Blvd., Coral Gables).
Collection
JEANNIE

JEANNIE

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film begins with a skit by two school children, then tells about Stephen Foster's music by showing the dioramas at the Stephen Foster Memorial. Near the end of the film, there is an artist's rendering of the upcoming carillon bell tower and shrine. The film also mentions future music festivals to be held on the grounds. Produced by the Florida Advertising Commission and Ball Productions of Miami.
Collection
THE GREAT ADVENTURE

THE GREAT ADVENTURE

Date
1953 (circa)
Description
This is the same film as BA076 with slightly different scenes at the head and tail. There is no indication of which was the first edit or why changes were made. The film covers state universities, architecture, segregation and 1950s clothing styles.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration African Americans
Automobile racing
Cattle industry
Celebrations
Ceremonies
Cigars
Circuses
Exhibitions
Festivals
Marching bands
Mermaids
Parades
Segregation
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GULFSTREAM DERBY GULFSTREAM DERBY Attractions
Boating
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Horses
Marching bands
Promotional films
Water skiing
Water sports
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JEANNIEJEANNIEFolklife
Promotional films
Tourism
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THE GREAT ADVENTURE THE GREAT ADVENTURE College sports
Higher education
Promotional films
Segregation
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