3 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Contributor contains "McDavitt of Daytona Beach "
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Antique Car Meet at Ormond Beach

Antique Car Meet at Ormond Beach

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is a film about the annual Antique Car Meet at Ormond Beach. Old cars, some very rare, some driven by people in costumes, race through obstacle courses and along the beach. They have an awards presentation. Produced by McDavitt of Daytona Beach; sponsored by the Birthplace of Speed Association and the Office of Public Information of the Daytona Beach Resort Area.
Collection
THE ELLIOT STORY

THE ELLIOT STORY

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows a retired couple exploring the Daytona Beach area. In this fictitious account, the couple looks around by taking off in a Beechcraft Bonanza for an aerial view. Later, they see shopping areas, homes and churches. They see an antique car and the races. Then, they see dog racing, jai-alai, golf, shuffleboard and lawn bowling. At the end, they change the total on a city population sign by adding two. Produced by McDavitt of Daytona Beach; sponsored by the Year 'Round Living Commission of Daytona Beach.
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
Antique Car Meet at Ormond Beach Antique Car Meet at Ormond Beach Antique cars
Automobile racing
Automobile racing drivers
Promotional films
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THE ELLIOT STORY THE ELLIOT STORY Airplanes
Automobile races
Beaches
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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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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