13 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Ceremonies"
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Buccaneer Conquest

Buccaneer Conquest

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows the Gasparilla Celebration, which began in 1904, as it was done in the 1950s. The pirates invade and a wonderfully colorful event follows. Businessmen are made up as pirates and lose all inhibitions as they participate in the parades and pageants. Emmett Kelly, as Weary Willie, appears in the film and an amphibious tank escorts the ship into the harbor. A high-wire artist walks between the ship's masts. This was filmed in Kodachrome.
Collection
Buccaneer Conquest of Tampa

Buccaneer Conquest of Tampa

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
In this film, "pirates" capture hostages, hoist a jolly roger and start the Gasparilla Celebration in Tampa. Viewers see "pirates" being made up. Some attack the Goodyear Blimp and the rest ride into town aboard the three-masted ship Jose Gaspar. There is a parade and the crowning of the new "King Gasparilla." Produced by Creative Film and Sound.
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Burt Reynolds Day in Tallahassee/ Ballet

Burt Reynolds Day in Tallahassee/ Ballet

Date
1975-10-14
Description
Burt Reynolds is introduced at a FSU football game by university President Dr. Stanley Marshal, who holds a $50,000 donation check from Reynolds. Reynolds makes a short speech. Several other celebrities such as Lee Majors and Larry Csonka accompany him. There is footage of Reynolds and his entourage arriving at Tallahassee Municipal Airport, where they are met by fans. Reynolds appears at a theater in downtown Tallahassee where his movie "The Longest Yard" is playing. There are also scenes from a reception held in Reynolds' honor, including a short interview where he comments on making "The Longest Yard," prisons, acting and athletics. The film closes with clips of a Florida State University School of Dance ballet performance. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Florida Development Commission Presentation to FSU Archives

Florida Development Commission Presentation to FSU Archives

Date
1964-12-23
Description
This film shows the presentation of FDC films to the FSU photographic Archives. It features: Charles Campbell and Wendell Jarrard of the FDC; President Gordon Blackwell; Allen Morris, Collection Founder; and Roger Stalse. Produced by the FDC.
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FLORIDA INDUSTRIES EXPOSITION 1964

FLORIDA INDUSTRIES EXPOSITION 1964

Date
1964-04
Description
After brief introduction, Gov. Farris Bryant gives a speech. Wendell Jarrard, Chairman of FDC, gives a speech at a ribbon-cutting ceremony, using a uranium-tipped wand that activates a General Electric knife. Miss Florida waves the wand, which was used by President Kennedy to start the Hanford, Washington nuclear plant. More shots of the display hall are shown. The location is Orlando. Produced by FDC.
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Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

Date
1953-02
Description
The 48th Annual Florida State Fair includes the Gasparilla Pirate Celebration in which men dress as pirates and sail into Tampa Bay. Parades, circus acts, produce displays, industry displays and livestock displays from all over the state are shown. Viewers see a car race and car stunts. The film also shows "Negro Day" with marching bands, track events and the presentation of the "Outstanding Negro of the Year Award." The 4-H Club is shown and Florida Secretary of Agriculture Nathan Mayo presents awards. Future Homemakers are shown making cookies. Cigar making is shown and a human cannonball flies. An underwater kitchen features a mermaid housewife. A parade features many floats and costumes. This is a wonderful Kodachrome film. Produced by Ball Productions of Miami; sponsored by the Florida State Advertising Commission and the Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Association.
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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 7)

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 7)

Date
1980 (circa)
Description
This film shows synchronized swimming, the Flying High Circus, theater, cheerleading, dance, views of campus, an interview with President Sliger and graduation ceremonies. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATION

LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATION

Date
1993
Description
This film is a production by the Sunshine Network. It shows the dedication of the LeRoy Collins Library (Leon County Public Library) in Tallahassee. The video begins with a short history of Gov. LeRoy Collins' achievements, and then moves to the dedication. Marjorie Turnbull, Leon County Commissioner and cochairman of the Collins Commemorative Commission, was spokesperson for the event. There were many distinguished speakers, including former Florida governors Reubin Askew, Bob Graham, Bob Martinez, and the current governor, Lawton Chiles. Manny Joanos, Leon County Commissioner; Steve Uhlfelder, cochairman of the Collins Commemorative Commissioner; Janet Reno, US Attorney General; and Mrs. LeRoy Collins also speak.
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OPENING EXERCISES: 1965 SENATE

OPENING EXERCISES: 1965 SENATE

Date
1965
Description
The Florida Senate chamber is resplendent with flora for the opening ceremonies of the 1965 Florida Senate session. Gov. Haydon Burns and his wife join the senators and their families as Sen. James Conner is elected new Senate President. Before retiring from his post, standing Senate President Callaway jovially presents his successor with an oversized gavel to utilize in times that may require it. President Conner makes a lengthy speech. Next, Edwin Frazier and Leroy Atkinson are elected Senate Secretary and Sergeant at Arms respectively. Produced by Barton Films and the Florida Development Commission.
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PALM BEACH ARTS FESTIVAL

PALM BEACH ARTS FESTIVAL

Date
n.d.
Description
This film starts with a procession and church ceremony dedicated to the arts. Ballet rehearsals are shown, followed by the young dancers cavorting outside on the lawn. Finally, two dancers perform on-stage at the Palm Beach Playhouse. Produced by FDC.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Buccaneer ConquestBuccaneer ConquestCeremonies
Festivals
Parades
Promotional films
Tourism
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Buccaneer Conquest of Tampa Buccaneer Conquest of Tampa Ceremonies
Festivals
Parades
Promotional films
Tourism
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Burt Reynolds Day in Tallahassee/ Ballet Burt Reynolds Day in Tallahassee/ Ballet Ballet
Ceremonies
Celebrities
Dance
Motion pictures
Promotional films
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Florida Development Commission Presentation to FSU ArchivesFlorida Development Commission Presentation to FSU ArchivesArchives
Ceremonies
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FLORIDA INDUSTRIES EXPOSITION 1964 FLORIDA INDUSTRIES EXPOSITION 1964 Ceremonies
Nuclear power
Promotional films
Speeches
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Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration African Americans
Automobile racing
Cattle industry
Celebrations
Ceremonies
Cigars
Circuses
Exhibitions
Festivals
Marching bands
Mermaids
Parades
Segregation
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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 7) FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 7) Ceremonies
College sports
Dancing
Florida State Seminoles (College sports teams)
Graduation
Interviews
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Theater
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LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATION LEROY COLLINS LIBRARY DEDICATION Ceremonies
Dedications
Governors-Florida
Libraries
Politicians
Promotional films
Speeches
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OPENING EXERCISES: 1965 SENATE OPENING EXERCISES: 1965 SENATE Ceremonies
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
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PALM BEACH ARTS FESTIVAL PALM BEACH ARTS FESTIVAL Art
Artists
Ballet
Ceremonies
Dance
Promotional films
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