16 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Description and travel"
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Care and Feeding of a Mermaid

Care and Feeding of a Mermaid

Date
1961-12
Description
This film shows how a young woman learns to be a mermaid at Weeki Wachee. Viewers see lessons in breath control, synchronized swimming, diet, modeling, announcing, and how to eat and drink underwater. Parts of a performance are shown. The film uses underwater photography.
Collection
BOYNTON BEACH: THE CAPITAL OF FUN

BOYNTON BEACH: THE CAPITAL OF FUN

Date
n.d.
Description
This is a film about life around Boynton Beach. It shows fishing, residential scenes, commercial buildings, schools, sailing and airboat rides. There are agricultural scenes, including commercial growing. Produced by Pieces of Eight Film Enterprises Inc. of Hypoluxo.
Collection
Boca Raton: In Harmony with the Environment

Boca Raton: In Harmony with the Environment

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows Boca Raton's airport, condos, Community Appearance Board, hospital, churches, businesses (including IBM branch office), shopping, schools and universities, residential areas, golf, polo and boating. Produced by Apple Productions; sponsored by Arvida.
Collection
Beauty in the Deep

Beauty in the Deep

Date
1961-01-21
Description
This film begins with a performance by the mermaids at Weeki Wachee. The narrator describes the control it takes for the performers to dive. There are also scenes of eating and drinking underwater.
Collection
Apalachicola River / Water Marks

Apalachicola River / Water Marks

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film has beautiful footage of the river and the surrounding land. It shows a clean, undeveloped river. The film introduces Aunt Bell, the beekeeper who lives on the water's edge. There is excellent footage of the honey industry, fishing, and river wildlife. There are views of Apalachicola and the great seafood industry. Viewers see a black family pig farming and fishing upriver. The film addresses the issue of damming the river. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Action Center USA

Action Center USA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows a modern man of business and his lifestyle in Orlando, the action center of the fastest-growing state. He drives a Chevrolet convertible, has a wife and two children, and lives in a modern suburban home with a pool. This is pre-Disney World, and the film predicts its benefits. It shows industries, schools, churches and cultural opportunities. The wife has leisure time to pursue her favorite pastime-shopping. Entertainment is shown, including both professional and amateur sports. Produced by Tel-Air Interests for the Orlando Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Care and Feeding of a MermaidCare and Feeding of a MermaidAmusement Parks
Attractions
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Mermaids -- Florida -- Weeki Wachee -- History
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Tourism
Underwater photography
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BOYNTON BEACH: THE CAPITAL OF FUNBOYNTON BEACH: THE CAPITAL OF FUNAgriculture
Airboats
Boats
Economic conditions
Education
Description and travel
Fishing
Promotional films
Sailing
Tourism
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Boca Raton: In Harmony with the EnvironmentBoca Raton: In Harmony with the EnvironmentBoats
Churches
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Education
Golf
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Beauty in the DeepBeauty in the DeepAmusement parks
Attractions
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Mermaids -- Florida -- Weeki Wachee -- History
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Tourism
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Apalachicola River / Water MarksApalachicola River / Water MarksDescription and travel
Environmental conditions
Bee keepers
Seafood industry
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Action Center USAAction Center USAAmusement parks
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Promotional films
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