14 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Gambling-Florida"
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WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDA

WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film opens with footage of various dairy products in production at Bassett's Dairy (silent). Next, officials of the Florida Department of Agriculture inspect petroleum samples in a laboratory (silent). Another Department of Agriculture official makes a surprise inspection of a Publix grocery store where he weighs meat products and measures milk products. The Leon County Public Library Bookmobile circulates books to browsers in a Winn-Dixie parking lot. The film also includes footage of the old Leon County Public Library location on Monroe Street. The interior, exterior, Florida Room and library staff are featured. Gov. LeRoy Collins explains his opposition to legalized gambling in Florida, calling it a "poison" that encourages corruption and immorality to spread in the wholesome communities of the state. He comments that, "You can't make a house cleaner by encouraging the people who live in it to like dirt." Next, several dolphins are removed from a small viewing tank and loaded into trucks where they are wrapped in water-drenched blankets. They are moved to a larger habitat where they are released. The film ends with Florida Comptroller Dickenson, who remarks on his involvement with the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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West of the Sun

West of the Sun

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film shows the commerce and community of the West Palm Beach area and asserts that, whether it's nature, recreation, fashion, or industry, West Palm Beach has something for everyone. A McLeod Film Production presented by the West Palm Beach Public Information Department and the City of West Palm Beach.
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The Challenge of Champions

The Challenge of Champions

Date
1975
Description
This film shows horse racing at Gulfstream in 1975. The wild animal race uses Bengal tigers. Viewers see jockey Eddie Arcaro. Produced by Tel-Air Interests; sponsored by Gulfstream Park.
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Reflections of the Good Life

Reflections of the Good Life

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film shows the good life in Palm Beach, including all the fun in the sun activities, as well as a giant slide, lawn bowling, ice skating, hockey, roller derby, the pari-mutuels, baseball spring training and polo. Viewers see electronics industries, a research submarine, agriculture, cattle, horses, commercial growing, churches, shopping and Flagler Museum. There are shots of a dune buggy at the beginning and end. The film also shows Lion Country Safari, Norton Gallery of Art and an airboat. Produced by Prout Film Productions; sponsored by the Palm Beach County Development Board.
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POMPANO BEACH RACEWAY

POMPANO BEACH RACEWAY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows harness racing at Pompano Park.
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ORGANIZED CRIME

ORGANIZED CRIME

Date
1977
Description
This film is composed of 10 television public service announcements on organized crime, gambling, fencing, drug addiction and petty crime. Two spots feature a message from Gov. Reubin Askew. There are long and short versions on each subject. Produced by the Florida Organized Crime Control Board.
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Jai-Alai: The Fastest Game

Jai-Alai: The Fastest Game

Date
1978
Description
This film has an introduction by Pat McCann, Executive Director of the National Association of Jai-Alai Frontons. This film has lovely photography of the Basque region of Spain and France and tells how jai-alai is a way out of the traditional life. It tells about the origin of the sport, the making of the basket (cesta) and the ball (pelota), and how the game is played. The first US game was played in Miami in 1926. Produced by Tel-Air Interests.
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Jai-Alai

Jai-Alai

Date
1979-05-04
Description
In this film, jai-alai players talk about the equipment used to play their game. A promoter explains how bets are placed and winnings are distributed. The film has additional footage of jai-alai players in action. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Hialeah: An American Racing Tradition

Hialeah: An American Racing Tradition

Date
n.d.
Description
This film starts with a look at some horse breeding farms in Ocala where viewers see the big winner, Carry Back. The film also shows a horse auction and horses in training at the track. Two trainers, Jim Fitzsimons and H.A. Jones, offer testimonials on the importance of Hialeah. The film uses a pie graph to show how revenue is used by the State of Florida, including "Old Age Assistance." It also features meat mogul Charles P. Lykes. The film is missing some of its tail.
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GULFSTREAM DERBY

GULFSTREAM DERBY

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Mickey Rooney appears in one shot in this film. There are aerials of the racetrack. The opening ceremony includes a marching band and majorettes. A small boat sails on the lake inside the track and there is a water ski show. Viewers see a parade of pleasure horses and the lineup of race horses. The film shows correlation in the winner's circle, followed by the start of the race. The shots are out of sequence. Produced by Ball Productions of Miami (4119 Ponce DeLeon Blvd., Coral Gables).
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDAWHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDADairies
Dolphins
Gambling-Florida
Governors-Florida
Grocery stores
Libraries
Petroleum
Wildlife
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West of the SunWest of the SunBoat races
Citrus industry
Construction
Economic conditions
Gambling-Florida
Industry
Museums
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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The Challenge of ChampionsThe Challenge of ChampionsAttractions
Gambling-Florida
Horses
Horse racing
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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Reflections of the Good LifeReflections of the Good LifeAgriculture
Baseball
Cattle industry
Gambling-Florida
Hockey
Horses
Ice skating
Recreation
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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POMPANO BEACH RACEWAYPOMPANO BEACH RACEWAYGambling-Florida
Horses
Horse racing
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ORGANIZED CRIMEORGANIZED CRIMECrime
Gambling-Florida
Law enforcement
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Jai-Alai: The Fastest GameJai-Alai: The Fastest GameGambling-Florida
Jai-alai
Promotional films
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Jai-AlaiJai-AlaiGambling-Florida
Jai-alai
Promotional films
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Hialeah: An American Racing TraditionHialeah: An American Racing TraditionAttractions
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Horses
Promotional films
Tourism
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GULFSTREAM DERBYGULFSTREAM DERBYAttractions
Boating
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Horses
Marching bands
Promotional films
Water skiing
Water sports
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