131 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Contributor contains "Florida Development Commission"
BICENTENNIAL FORT CAROLINE

BICENTENNIAL FORT CAROLINE

Date
1976
Description
This piece begins with a brief history of Fort Caroline, which was established by French Protestants in 1564. Showing footage of the reconstructed site, the narrator describes the Spanish assault on the fort and discusses Jacques LeMoyne, believed to be the first European artist to depict Native Americans. The film's color has faded to red. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
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BICENTENNIAL PENSACOLA

BICENTENNIAL PENSACOLA

Date
1976
Description
This film begins with a brief bicentennial review of Pensacola's history. The film explains the 1698 founding of Pensacola by the Spanish and its transfer to the United States in 1821. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
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BICENTENNIAL TAMPA

BICENTENNIAL TAMPA

Date
1976
Description
Historic sites are shown in this public service announcement during the American Revolution Bicentennial. Viewers see Tampa Bay Hotel ( University of Tampa ) and a photo of Martinez Ybor. Sponsored by FDC and the Bicentennial Commission of Florida.
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BICENTENNIAL VISCAYA

BICENTENNIAL VISCAYA

Date
1976
Description
This film begins with shots of James Deering's Italian Renaissance-inspired vacation home, Viscaya. It mentions John Fisher's exploits in Biscayne Bay and the Miami real estate boom, with additional still shots of Coral Gables and Hialeah. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
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CAPTAIN KANGAROO FOR FLORIDA

CAPTAIN KANGAROO FOR FLORIDA

Date
1963-06-11
Description
This film is two live segments of the "Captain Kangaroo" show. The Captain shows FDC promotional film clips and tells kids why it is fun to go to Florida and how they can get their parents to write for more information. These are kinescopes. Also see EA012 ("Today Show" Florida segments).
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Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

Date
1963
Description
This film gives an overview of the State Legislature, showing opening ceremonies and swearing in of new legislators by Florida Supreme Court justices B.K. Roberts and Millard Caldwell. Viewers see speeches given at joint session with a rousing address by Governor Farris Bryant. The film describes the jobs of various members of the Legislature, showing legislators going about their daily tasks. There are scenes of bills being argued and voted on. There are scenes of Governor Bryant signing a bill and giving a press conference. There are also excerpts showing the news media of the day. There is footage of the wives' galleries and behind-the-scenes workers. The film ends with the traditional handkerchief drop, "sine die," signaling the end of session. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and Leroy Crooks.
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CHALLENGE OF THE '70s

CHALLENGE OF THE '70s

Date
1966-11-05
Description
Various foreign ministers of tourism meet in Miami to discuss tourism promotion. They have breakfast in the Carillon Hotel, meet Miss Florida and confer. Translators, "just like at the UN," give simultaneous translations over headphones. They break for lunch and go by bus to the Miami Herald's new building. Then there are speeches and the presentation of cigars to each delegate by FDC Chairman Charles Campbell. Produced by FDC.
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CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUN

CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUN

Date
1963-06-11
Description
This was a news piece about the FDC campaign called "Circus of Summer Fun," which was created to encourage tourism. In the film, a vacationing family is stopped and "arrested" by Tallahassee City Police and Florida Highway Patrol and rewarded with a free weekend at a motel in Fort Lauderdale. Produced by FDC.
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CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING

CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING

Date
1979-10-11
Description
Actors dressed as a conquistador and a three-man crew arrive on a beach. A dinghy is overloaded and stuck in the sand. Then, when they are about to climb up a dune, cars drive through the background. The actors emote for the camera. This is composed of outtakes from another film. Sponsored by FDC.
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Daytona 500

Daytona 500

Date
1962
Description
This film has action-packed scenes from the 1962 Daytona 500, including crashes and driver "Fireball" Roberts in the winners circle. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
BICENTENNIAL FORT CAROLINE BICENTENNIAL FORT CAROLINE Florida-History-Huguenot colony, 1562-1565
Promotional films
Timucua Indians
Timucua Indians-Pictorial works
Tourism
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BICENTENNIAL PENSACOLA BICENTENNIAL PENSACOLA Florida-History-1565-1763
Florida-History-1783-1821
Florida-History-19th century
Promotional films
Tourism
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BICENTENNIAL TAMPA BICENTENNIAL TAMPA Cigar industry
Florida-History-19th century
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Tourism
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BICENTENNIAL VISCAYA BICENTENNIAL VISCAYA Architecture, Italian
Florida-History-20th century
Historic house museums-Florida-Miami
Museums-Florida-Miami
Promotional films
Tourism
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CAPTAIN KANGAROO FOR FLORIDA CAPTAIN KANGAROO FOR FLORIDA Promotional films
Television
Tourism
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Challenge Accepted Challenge Accepted Debate
Florida Supreme Court
Governors--Florida
Politicians
Politics
Speeches
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CHALLENGE OF THE '70s CHALLENGE OF THE '70s Diplomacy
Economic conditions
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUN CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUN Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING Actors
Conquistadors (Portrayals)
Promotional films
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Daytona 500Daytona 500Automobile racing
Automobile racing drivers
Stock Car Racing
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