73 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Amusement parks"
BOAT RACING, CYPRESS GARDENS

BOAT RACING, CYPRESS GARDENS

Date
n.d.
Description
Five fiberglass dinghies with outboard motors race around the lake and canals at Cypress Gardens. One boat runs up on the shoreline by accident. There are no injuries or damage. Then, three small, single-driver hydrofoils race through the same areas and end by driving up on the beach at the finish line.
Collection
BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTY

BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows a little of Port Everglades and then other features in Broward County such as the airport, Pioneer City ("old west" attraction), crowds on the beach and fishing. It also shows hospitals, churches, condos, Nova University, some industry, pari-mutuel wagering, sports and nightlife. It also has Seminoles gator wrestling, the Everglades and Birch State Park. Produced by David W. Hunter & Associates; sponsored by Broward County Commission.
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CIRCUS HALL OF FAME

CIRCUS HALL OF FAME

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows circus mementos and performances from this now defunct attraction. A blonde woman in a dual role appears as "Mom" with a "typical" family and as a performer with trained ponies. Viewers see clowns, trained lions and a trapeze act. There is calliope music throughout. Produced by Guided Tours.
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Citrus Boulevard

Citrus Boulevard

Date
1965
Description
This film provides a look at Highway 27 on the way to Miami. Viewers see: Silver Springs; Leesburg; the Citrus Tower with high scenic vistas of orange groves; and an amphibious vehicle. A model swipes an orange from a tree in the Governor's Grove where each tree, "belongs" to a state governor. The film shows a citrus stand and Cypress Gardens, with a great shot of tourists and their movie cameras. Viewers also see Bok Tower, and a majorette twirling in front of a store. There are good shots halfway through the film of a convertible with models on the highway. Produced by Guided Tours.
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Color Me Fun

Color Me Fun

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Three models representing the colors red, yellow, and blue demonstrate how to have fun in Miami Beach, the "one place where colors and people come together." Viewers see a variety of available foods, nightlife, water sports, and other recreation. There is shopping, where "there are all sorts of groovy things and groovy people," as well as dog racing, horse racing, and jai-alai. The film ends with scenes from the Everglades. Produced by Coronado Studios; sponsored by the Tourist Development Authority of Miami Beach.
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Coral Gables: The Flapper at 40

Coral Gables: The Flapper at 40

Date
1965
Description
This film was made in celebration of Coral Gables' 40th birthday. It shows Merrick Manor (with a coral gable), the residence of the Rev. Solomon Merrick, the first person to build in the area. The film shows many examples of architecture, landscaping and waterways. People wear 1920s costumes to a golf course and a party. Viewers see University of Miami buildings, shopping areas, commercial buildings, Matheson Hammock Park, Fairchild Tropical Gardens, War Memorial Youth Center, schools and residences. The film is taken from excerpts of an hour-long television program by WCKT-News, Miami.
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CYPRESS GARDEN GIFT SHOP FILM

CYPRESS GARDEN GIFT SHOP FILM

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This is a short souvenir film comprised of scenes from Cypress Gardens. Visitors tour the park, take scenic riverboat rides and photograph the young southern belles who stroll the park daily. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
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CYPRESS GARDENS

CYPRESS GARDENS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows water skiing at Cypress Gardens, including a person in a tiger suit on skis, ballerinas in tutus, skiing barefoot backwards, kite fliers, a skiing clown and an 11-person pyramid. Viewers also see the scenic wonders of the Gardens, including birds, flowers and girls in plantation gowns. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
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CYPRESS GARDENS SKI TEACHING SCOOTER

CYPRESS GARDENS SKI TEACHING SCOOTER

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows a group of 5- to 7-year-old children learning to water ski in a pool shaped like the state of Florida. A three-wheeled motorized cart with a boom arm and ski rope pulls them along in the pool. Then, a youngster and teacher ski on the lake. The film is silent up to this point. Viewers see scenes of tourists, flowers and belles in plantation gowns. Next is a game of outboard water polo, played by four couples in small fiberglass dinghies with a 5-foot diameter beach ball.
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CYPRESS GARDENS- 25 YEARS

CYPRESS GARDENS- 25 YEARS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film has a mixture of scenes shot over 25 years (until the early 1960s) at Cypress Gardens. It starts with a short comedy sequence. Then, American Indians dance around a group of ski stars on land and a skier greets a group of American Indians on a beach. Dick Pope drives a golf ball global around the property and goes from shot to shot driving a 1957 Continental pulling a trailer with his golf cart in it. Pope poses with Victor Borge. There is a synchronized swimming sequence, a segment that shows clowns skiing and footage of children jumping rope. Viewers also see the parking lot, ski show shots, hula-hooping Hawaiians, Hawaiians learning to ski, beauty queens and conquistadors parading and posing, a skier and a model in a boat, and Dick Pope playing piano on a raft towed behind a boat as a skier performs to his music. Produced and sponsored by Cypress Gardens.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
BOAT RACING, CYPRESS GARDENS BOAT RACING, CYPRESS GARDENS Amusement parks
Attractions
Boat racing
Boats
Promotional films
Tourism
Water sports
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BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTY BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTY American alligator
Amusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Gambling-Florida
Industry
Promotional films
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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CIRCUS HALL OF FAME CIRCUS HALL OF FAME Amusement parks
Attractions
Circuses
Circus performers
Promotional films
Tourism
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Citrus BoulevardCitrus BoulevardAmusement parks
Attractions
Citrus industry
Description and travel
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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Color Me FunColor Me FunAmusement parks
Attractions
Description and Travel
Economic Conditions
Gambling--Florida
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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Coral Gables: The Flapper at 40 Coral Gables: The Flapper at 40 Amusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Golf
Promotional films
Tourism
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CYPRESS GARDEN GIFT SHOP FILM CYPRESS GARDEN GIFT SHOP FILM Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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CYPRESS GARDENS CYPRESS GARDENS Amusement parks
Attractions
Birds
Flowers
Gardens
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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CYPRESS GARDENS SKI TEACHING SCOOTER CYPRESS GARDENS SKI TEACHING SCOOTER Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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CYPRESS GARDENS- 25 YEARS CYPRESS GARDENS- 25 YEARS Amusement parks
Attractions
Conquistadors (Portrayals)
Golf
Native Americans (Portrayals)
Piano
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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