14 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Gambling-Florida"
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BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTY

BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows a little of Port Everglades and then other features in Broward County such as the airport, Pioneer City ("old west" attraction), crowds on the beach and fishing. It also shows hospitals, churches, condos, Nova University, some industry, pari-mutuel wagering, sports and nightlife. It also has Seminoles gator wrestling, the Everglades and Birch State Park. Produced by David W. Hunter & Associates; sponsored by Broward County Commission.
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FUN IN THE SUNSHINE

FUN IN THE SUNSHINE

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the beach, hotels, condos, schools, churches and shopping. Viewers also see Miami Beach Auditorium (home of the Jackie Gleason Show), Convention Hall, the library, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Seaquarium, Parrot Jungle and Monkey Jungle, where a chimp wears a Beatle wig and strums a guitar. There are scenes of nightlife, Miss USA, Miss Universe, the Orange Bowl, the Miami Beach Garden Center and Conservatory, horse and dog racing, fishing and boat racing. Produced by Don Parisher.
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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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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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POMPANO BEACH RACEWAY

POMPANO BEACH RACEWAY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows harness racing at Pompano Park.
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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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Four Thousand Winners

Four Thousand Winners

Date
1963-04-16
Description
This film has horse racing footage at the Gulfstream Racetrack in Hallandale, Florida. The winning jockey and horse owner are shown receiving a trophy. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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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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Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film begins in Pensacola. Viewers see Fort Pickens, Blue Angels and the Naval Air Station. The film moves to Panama City, where viewers see people frolicking in the surf and teens with a guitar. In Tallahassee, the film shows Apalachee Parkway toward the Old Capitol, FSU and Killearn Gardens State Park (now Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park). Viewers see Rainbow Springs' "submarine boats" and Weeki Wachee. At Tarpon Springs, a diver puts on a suit and jumps in. Also shown are Tampa Bay hotels, fishing party boats, tarpon fishing, horse and dog races, jai-alai, baseball spring training, golf, boating and skiing. The film also shows Cypress Gardens, Busch Gardens, Sarasota's Horn's Cars of Yesterday and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Viewers see the Ringling Brothers Circus in Venice, the Edison Home in Fort Myers and the Caribbean Gardens in Naples. Produced by Beckley Films and FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines and FDC.
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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTYBROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTYAmerican alligator
Amusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Gambling-Florida
Industry
Promotional films
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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FUN IN THE SUNSHINEFUN IN THE SUNSHINEAmusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Boating
Fishing
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Hotels
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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ORGANIZED CRIMEORGANIZED CRIMECrime
Gambling-Florida
Law enforcement
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POMPANO BEACH RACEWAYPOMPANO BEACH RACEWAYGambling-Florida
Horses
Horse racing
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WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDAWHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDADairies
Dolphins
Gambling-Florida
Governors-Florida
Grocery stores
Libraries
Petroleum
Wildlife
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Four Thousand WinnersFour Thousand WinnersGambling-Florida
Horse racing
Promotional films
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Jai-AlaiJai-AlaiGambling-Florida
Jai-alai
Promotional films
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Florida Gulf Coast HolidayFlorida Gulf Coast HolidayBlue Angels (Flight squadron)
Boating
Circuses
Fishing
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Hotels
Major League Baseball
Promotional films
Tarpon fishing
Tourism
Water sports
Water skiing
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Jai-Alai: The Fastest GameJai-Alai: The Fastest GameGambling-Florida
Jai-alai
Promotional films
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