8 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Gardens"
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A VISIT TO BUSCH GARDENS

A VISIT TO BUSCH GARDENS

Date
1962
Description
This film was made when Busch Gardens was primarily a bird collection and plant garden. It shows the "longest single escalator in the world." Viewers also see the Adolphus Busch Space Frame, a geodesic dome (with screens) used as an aviary. The film is "narrated" in places by a parrot with a Spanish accent. Scenes of the bird act are next, followed by people posing with birds perched on them. Then, there is a sequence showing a multitude of elf statues. Sponsored by Anheuser-Busch.
Collection
ALFRED B. MACLAY GARDENS

ALFRED B. MACLAY GARDENS

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This is silent footage of the environs at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens in Tallahassee. There is color footage of different types of flowers, carpenter bees collecting pollen, the reflecting pools, nature paths and the gardens. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
CARIBBEAN GARDENS

CARIBBEAN GARDENS

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film starts with a singing introduction written by John McGhee (see orange juice song at the end of "Leading the Parade," BA081) with organ accompaniment by Hack Swain. It shows the birds and flowers featured at this attraction in Naples. Produced by Stephen T. Briggs at Solana Studios (Naples).
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CYPRESS GARDENS

CYPRESS GARDENS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows water skiing at Cypress Gardens, including a person in a tiger suit on skis, ballerinas in tutus, skiing barefoot backwards, kite fliers, a skiing clown and an 11-person pyramid. Viewers also see the scenic wonders of the Gardens, including birds, flowers and girls in plantation gowns. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
Collection
Florida's Changing Face

Florida's Changing Face

Date
1964
Description
This film is composed of a variety of scenes that answer the question, "What do you think of when you think of Florida?" It includes quick shots of Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle in spring training and Gene Krupa, Peter Lawford and Jimmy Durante in nightclub acts. It shows a collection of fine paintings and some pre-Columbian art at Gulf American Art Galleries. There are scenes of "the good life." Viewers also see the "Garden of Patriots" with bronze busts of famous Americans, and "Waltzing Waters," a colorful fountain. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by FDC and Travel Guild of America.
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JOHNCIE & LILY TODD/ VOLLEYBALL/ WATER SKI CLINIC

JOHNCIE & LILY TODD/ VOLLEYBALL/ WATER SKI CLINIC

Date
1975-08
Description
A WFSU-TV reporter interviews Johncie and Lily Todd of Midway, Gadsden County. The couple raises their own vegetables and poultry on a small sustenance farm. They also receive government assistance. Johncie is illiterate and disabled. He works the garden with his wife when he is able. They comment on all the change they have seen in Florida. There is footage of young men and women playing volleyball and water skiers. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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MAGIC LAND OF FLOWERS

MAGIC LAND OF FLOWERS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, two young couples arrive in a Mustang convertible at Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg. A group of college students stage a luau in the gardens wearing waistcloths and leis. One dances the hula and three of the girls frolic in the garden pool. Floral scenes are interspersed throughout.
Collection
SUWANNEE CENTER STAGE

SUWANNEE CENTER STAGE

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows the Stephen Foster Memorial Museum. Viewers see pretty gardens, dioramas and the annual folk art celebrations. The film includes music, dancing, and the "Jeannie Auditions," where girls sing in a contest for music scholarships.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A VISIT TO BUSCH GARDENS A VISIT TO BUSCH GARDENS Amusement parks
Attractions
Aviaries
Birds
Gardens
Promotional films
Tourism
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ALFRED B. MACLAY GARDENSALFRED B. MACLAY GARDENSBees
Flowers
Gardens
Promotional films
Recreation
Wildlife
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CARIBBEAN GARDENS CARIBBEAN GARDENS Attractions
Gardens
Promotional films
Tourism
Zoos
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CYPRESS GARDENS CYPRESS GARDENS Amusement parks
Attractions
Birds
Flowers
Gardens
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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Florida's Changing FaceFlorida's Changing FaceArt
Exhibitions
Gardens
Major League Baseball
Promotional films
Tourism
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JOHNCIE & LILY TODD/ VOLLEYBALL/ WATER SKI CLINIC JOHNCIE & LILY TODD/ VOLLEYBALL/ WATER SKI CLINIC Agriculture
Gardens
Recreation
Volleyball
Water sports
Water skiing
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MAGIC LAND OF FLOWERSMAGIC LAND OF FLOWERSAttractions
Automobiles
Gardens
Promotional films
Tourism
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SUWANNEE CENTER STAGE SUWANNEE CENTER STAGE Celebrations
Competitions
Folk art
Gardens
Dancing
Music
Promotional films
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