15 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Description and travel"
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Florida Fishcapade

Florida Fishcapade

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
The film begins with a family in an inboard motorboat leaving a dock on the Homosassa River to go fishing, with the Florida Marine Patrol giving advice and checking safety gear. The family fishes, skies, picnics, goes to Marco Pass and sees college boys fishing. The film also includes footage of Miami; Cape Canaveral, where the family sees a missile tracking ship and a Polaris Submarine; shark fishing; and a diver at Marineland feeding fish. The film's sound is muddy. Produced by Mercury Productions; sponsored by Kiekhaefer Mercury.
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Florida: First and Last Frontier

Florida: First and Last Frontier

Date
1976
Description
This film presents a visual history of Florida, using costumed actors to recreate scenes with conquistadors, soldiers, smiths, a weaver and Mark Twain. It also uses LeMoyne drawings and archival photos. One scene is filmed in Wakulla Springs Lodge. Other scenes show a launch at Cape Canaveral followed by a "sun and fun" sequence. The film ends with scenes of family camping and boating as credits roll. Produced by Peter Barton Productions; sponsored by Bicentennial Commission of Florida.
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Florida's East Coast Holiday

Florida's East Coast Holiday

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows cities, attractions and things to do on the east coast of Florida. Producer Bill Beckley appears in a convertible leaving the airport at the start of the film. Viewers see the Daytona Speedway, Cape Canaveral, commercial growing, fishing for sailfish, a cruise ship and Miami hotels. The film also contains footage of parrots and flamingos at Parrot Jungle, the Miami Seaquarium, the Miami Serpentarium and William Haast milking a cobra. Also shown is footage of a large grouper; Whitehall, Henry Flagler's home; and the Florida Keys. Produced by Beckley Films and FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines.
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Florida's Emerald Isle, Marco Island

Florida's Emerald Isle, Marco Island

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film begins with people enjoying the surf, a visit to a shell mound, and a visit to the only modern home in the island's interior. The film also examines the coco plum fruit, French mulberry plant, wild coffee plants and other plants. Viewers see locations such as Snook Haven Marina, Snook Hole, and scenes of snook fishing. An architectural model and renderings show how the island will be changed by developers. Produced by Hack Swain Productions.
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The Adventures of X-14

The Adventures of X-14

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
An alien from space lands in St. Petersburg Beach and assumes the form of a kitten. In its travels the alien sees beaches, homes, water skiers, a marina, Criswell's Money Museum, the London Wax Museum, the Aquatarium, the fishing pier, and fishing party boats. The alien then becomes a pelican, gets a free meal, and flies around to see aerials of the area. The community center and an art show at the Suntan Art Center are shown. Fort DeSoto Park, motels, restaurants, golf, and more boating are next, with the filmmaker, Bill Beckley, driving a powerboat. The alien decides to stay and assumes the form of a porpoise at the Aquatarium. This film was produced by Bill Beckley for the Florida Development Commission and the St. Petersburg Beach Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida FishcapadeFlorida FishcapadeAmusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Description and Travel
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Florida: First and Last FrontierFlorida: First and Last FrontierDescription and Travel
Economic conditions
Florida -- History -- 1565-1763
Florida -- History -- 18th century
Florida -- History -- 19th century
Florida -- History -- 20th century
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Florida's East Coast HolidayFlorida's East Coast HolidayAmusement parks
Attractions
Description and Travel
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Travel
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Florida's Emerald Isle, Marco IslandFlorida's Emerald Isle, Marco IslandBeaches
Description and Travel
Plants
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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The Adventures of X-14The Adventures of X-14Amusement parks
Attractions
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Promotional films
Tourism
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