73 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Amusement parks"
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You Got to See Florida

You Got to See Florida

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film starts with Florida agriculture, including papaya and sugarcane. Viewers see farming on reclaimed Everglades muck land and imported grass from India is mentioned. The film shows cattle herds on a "man-made Pampas that a few years ago were swamp." Tern rookeries on Bird Island, Marine Studios, purple gallinules, gators, and lots of wild flowers with butterflies are shown. Next are bellowing alligators, white ibis, blue heron, coots, rails, egret, and green heron. Viewers see Seminoles spear fishing, in a village grinding corn, and cooking with a baby in a hammock. Phosphate mining, shelling on Sanibel Island, hermit crab, citrus, tarpon fishing in the mangroves, bass fishing, parrots, the University of Miami, and Bok Tower are shown. This is a beautiful Kodachrome print. Sponsored by Gulf Oil.
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World's Winter Strawberry Capital

World's Winter Strawberry Capital

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows scenes of the State Fair, Plant City Strawberry Festival, local schools, churches, baseball spring training, golf, tennis, fishing, local businesses, banks, and city and county buildings. Viewers see train and bus transportation, as well as the airport, shopping center, post office, library, hospital and youth center. The film also shows Busch Gardens, Cypress Gardens, beaches and finally some strawberry fields with harvesters at work. Produced by Don Parisher.
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Winged Foot Wonders

Winged Foot Wonders

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is footage of young boys and girls at Cypress Gardens Ski School receiving instruction from members of the Cypress Gardens Ski Team. The film features several styles of skiing, with skiers Willa McGuire and Al Frido demonstrating the fanciest footwork. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
When You Need It Bad, We've Got It Good

When You Need It Bad, We've Got It Good

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Uses a lively jingle, stock footage of northern snow scenes, and quick cuts of everything you can find in Florida. This is the ultimate in packing every aspect of Florida into a single film. It begins with a sequence of old photos of famous visitors to Florida, then proceeds to take the genre to the limit. Produced by A&R Films.
Collection
TREASURE ISLAND

TREASURE ISLAND

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film starts with a "pirate" burying his treasure and narrating in the standard "har-har" pirate's voice. It dissolves to modern times and the usual "fun in the sun" sequences. Viewers see the Aquatarium, London Wax Museum, Sunken Gardens, Tiki Gardens, HMS Bounty replica and Busch Gardens. The film also shows homes, boating, entertainment and cultural activities.
Collection
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
The Torch of Friendship

The Torch of Friendship

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This is a film promoting the Hampton House Hotel in Miami, a business oriented to an African-American clientele. It describes how notable black men and women of the 1960s gathered there, such as Ralph Metcalf (gold medalist, 1932 & 1936 Olympics), Althea Gibson (Wimbledon Champ), Martin Luther King Jr., singer Jackie Wilson, and baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson. The film follows a formula similar to other promotional films, except almost everyone in it is black. The complete footage shows entertainment, the owners, a fashion show, dog and horse racing, the Miami Seaquarium, the Torch of Friendship, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, the Baltimore Orioles, and the FAMU Track team. Produced by Don Parisher.
Collection
THE NEW CYPRESS GARDENS

THE NEW CYPRESS GARDENS

Date
1980-01-13
Description
This film shows all the features of Cypress Gardens. The film has a slight reddish-brown tint in some places.
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THE MAGIC OF DISNEY WORLD

THE MAGIC OF DISNEY WORLD

Date
n.d.
Description
This film has many aerials and detail shots of the park, the customers, the amenities and the shows.
Collection
The Bathing Beach at Silver Springs

The Bathing Beach at Silver Springs

Date
1961 (circa)
Description
This film shows the beach at Silver Springs, a group of high school girls performing synchronized swimming, and a busload of students from the University of Florida arriving to practice their water show. A film crew makes a Coca-Cola commercial showing a model drinking a Coke underwater. Then, a Jantzen bathing suit commercial is filmed. The film also shows a boat tour, the Prince of Peace Memorial, Bartlett's Deer Ranch, and the Carriage Cavalcade. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Silver Springs.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
You Got to See FloridaYou Got to See FloridaAgriculture
Amusement parks
Attractions
Fishing Industry
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Travel
Wildlife
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World's Winter Strawberry CapitalWorld's Winter Strawberry CapitalAgriculture
Amusement parks
Attractions
Baseball
Churches
Economic conditions
Fishing
Golf
Tennis
Transportation
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Winged Foot WondersWinged Foot WondersAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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When You Need It Bad, We've Got It GoodWhen You Need It Bad, We've Got It GoodAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Travel
Water sports
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TREASURE ISLAND TREASURE ISLAND Amusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Pirates
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Treasure
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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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The Torch of FriendshipThe Torch of FriendshipAfrican American
Amusement parks
Attractions
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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THE NEW CYPRESS GARDENS THE NEW CYPRESS GARDENS Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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THE MAGIC OF DISNEY WORLD THE MAGIC OF DISNEY WORLD Attractions
Amusement parks
Promotional films
Tourism
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The Bathing Beach at Silver SpringsThe Bathing Beach at Silver SpringsAmusement parks
Attractions

Description and travel

Economic conditions
Promotional films
Tourism
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