7 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Contributor contains "Silver Springs"
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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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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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PATHWAYS FOR TOMORROW

PATHWAYS FOR TOMORROW

Date
1967
Description
This film tells about Ross Allen and the annual camporee that he and Silver Springs sponsor for the Boy Scouts. There are scenes of scouts in various activities, including a tortoise race with two scouts seated atop Galapagos Tortoises. They swim in Silver Springs and go on glass-bottom boat rides, then visit the Deer Ranch, cook meals and sing around a bonfire. Produced by Silver Springs; sponsored by the North Florida Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
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PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL

PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the dioramas, created by carver/sculptor Paul Cunningham, on display at the Prince of Peace Memorial at Silver Springs. It shows Cunningham at work, providing descriptions of each scene. Then, viewers see Deer Ranch, glass-bottom boats, Carriage Cavalcade and swimming. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Silver Springs.
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PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL

PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows the dioramas, created by carver/sculptor Paul Cunningham, on display in small chapels at Silver Springs. Each is a scene from the New Testament, including a reproduction of da Vinci's "Last Supper." The end of the film shows other features of Silver Springs, including Deer Ranch, glass-bottom boats, Carriage Cavalcade and the bathing beach. A cameraman films underwater and boat cruises go up the river. This was filmed in Kodachrome.
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SOMETHING FISHY

SOMETHING FISHY

Date
n.d.
Description
"Narrated" by Big John Bass, this film has good underwater photography at Silver Springs. Viewers see ducks, turtles, mullet, snakes, alligators, scuba divers, jack fish and saltwater bass from underwater. The film also shows anhinga and monkeys. A diver uses a wet sub, and there are scenes of a film crew at work shooting a fight scene. Viewers also see underwater vegetation and limestone formations. Produced by Silver Springs.
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THE UNCONQUERED

THE UNCONQUERED

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows contemporary American Indian life after a brief historical introduction. It shows a medicine man picking herbs and another man wrestling a gator in water. A powwow is held at Silver Springs and viewers see Ross Allen (herpetologist) and Will Rogers Jr. Produced by Silver Springs.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE Attractions
Promotional films
Rattlesnakes
Reptiles
Snakes
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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PATHWAYS FOR TOMORROWPATHWAYS FOR TOMORROWBoating
Camping
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL Attractions
Art
Artists
Boating
Dioramas
Promotional films
Recreation
Swimming
Tourism
Wildlife
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PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL Attractions
Art
Artists
Boating
Dioramas
Promotional films
Recreation
Swimming
Tourism
Wildlife
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SOMETHING FISHY SOMETHING FISHY Anhinga
Birds
Diving
Ducks
Monkeys
Mullet
Recreation
Snakes
Turtles
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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THE UNCONQUERED THE UNCONQUERED Amusement parks
American alligator
Attractions
Medicinal plants
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Wildlife
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