27 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Boats"
Sorted by Identifier
WAKULLA SPRINGS HOTEL

WAKULLA SPRINGS HOTEL

Date
1973-01-16
Description
This film features scenes of wildlife along the river. Two men in a small outboard chew up the bottom and get stuck while towing the boat with the camera. The film shows a flock of ducks on the water near the beach, a man picking up trash along the shoreline at the bridge spanning the river, and more birdlife shots. Then, there is a series of poor underwater shots as a cameraman is dragged along behind a boat.
Collection
WATER SKI FUN!

WATER SKI FUN!

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Television personality Tommy Bartlett introduces this film about water skiing. The action takes place at Sunshine Springs and Gardens where there is a ski show including a clown on a chair on a disc. Viewers also see speedboats that jump a ramp and end their performance by running up on land. A family gets lessons, including underwater shots of takeoff.
Collection
Weeki Wachee

Weeki Wachee

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows the bowl area at Weeki Wachee with swimmers and a jungle cruise boat. Some shots show the boat dock and the roof of the underwater theater. There are no underwater shots.
Collection
WEEKI WACHEE CLIP

WEEKI WACHEE CLIP

Date
1962-06-14
Description
A man drives an underwater propulsion vehicle towing a woman astride a giant Seahorse and holding an American flag.
Collection
Weeki Wachee Scenes

Weeki Wachee Scenes

Date
1964-01-15
Description
This film has above-water and underwater scenes of the mermaids at Weeki Wachee.
Collection
Where the Big Bass Bite

Where the Big Bass Bite

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Some great fishing "characters" are shown as they enjoy their sport. Fish camps, boat launch facilities, skiing, beach fun and boating cruises are included. Beautiful cypress lakes appear, and then citrus, produce, cattle and other industries are shown. The community of Leesburg is described with its sports, services, recreation facilities, educational offering, homes, shopping and civic celebration. The latter has a demonstration jump by the Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. Produced by Beckley Films; sponsored by FDC and Leesburg Chamber of Commerce.
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
WAKULLA SPRINGS HOTEL WAKULLA SPRINGS HOTEL Attractions
Birds
Boats
Fish
Promotional films
Tourism
Underwater photography
Wildlife
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
WATER SKI FUN!WATER SKI FUN!Attractions
Boats
Recreation
Underwater photography
Water skiing
Water sports
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
Weeki Wachee Weeki Wachee Attractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/aa183.jpg
WEEKI WACHEE CLIP WEEKI WACHEE CLIP Attractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
Weeki Wachee ScenesWeeki Wachee ScenesAttractions
Boats
Mermaids
Promotional films
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/aa186.jpg
Where the Big Bass BiteWhere the Big Bass BiteBeaches
Boats
Cattle industry
Citrus industry
Education
Fishing
Industries
Recreation
Water skiing
Water sports
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/ca042.jpg
WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER SPORTS WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER SPORTS Boats
Citrus juices
Promotional films
Sailing
Surfing
Synchronized swimming
Water skiing
Water sports
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
Questions and Feedback Form
Please provide your name
Please provide a valid email address
Please provide a valid phone number
Please provide a comment

Please note:
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.