21 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Horse racing"
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Snowman's Holiday

Snowman's Holiday

Date
1964
Description
This might be one of the silliest concepts ever filmed. A snowman and snowwoman visit Miami. They fish, visit the Miami Seaquarium, watch alligator wrestling at Tropical Gardens, see cobra milking at the Miami Serpentarium, monkeys at Monkey Jungle, Vizcaya, the Torch of Friendship, and Parrot Jungle. They go to Hialeah for horse races, dog races, and jai-alai. They also see Bob Hope, Robert Goulet and Ed Sullivan on a golf course, watch football at the Orange Bowl, and attend a powerboat race. At the end of the film, the snow people have melted on the beach. Produced by Miami Metro News Bureau.
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A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING

A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film shows the community of Pompano Beach, including the fun, entertainment and activities that are available in the area. Viewers see homes "that range in price from $8,000." Flowering plants, backyard pools and canals with water skiers are typical. Viewers see banks, businesses and lots of cars. The film shows produce, industry, hotels, motels and Ted Mack strolling the beach. Viewers see Hillsborough Lighthouse, the beaches, golf courses, harness and thoroughbred races, Dania Jai-Alai Fronton and Storyland Amusement Park. Churches, schools and hospitals are shown next. The film also shows a train depot, Broward County Airport, cruise ships at Port Everglades, the Yacht Club, deep-sea fishing and nightlife. The area is described as "a veritable utopia." Produced by Don Parisher.
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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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CLEARWATER SPORTS

CLEARWATER SPORTS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film is narrated by Red Barber. It shows people golfing, watching major league baseball, playing softball, attending horse races, watching jai-alai, playing shuffleboard and playing tennis. Viewers see boating, skiing, hydroplane races, children's pram sailing and fishing. Produced by Marvin H. Scott Jr. Film Productions of Tampa; sponsored by the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce and Hilton Advertising Agency Inc.
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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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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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MIAMI BEACH STORY

MIAMI BEACH STORY

Date
1951
Description
This film has aerial shots of Hotel Row, street scenes, houses and vegetation. The scenes of Miami Beach are contrasted with a couple of snow scenes from up north. Winston Churchill and HRH The Duke of Windsor arrive. The film shows horse and dog racing and a montage of neon signs. Viewers see schools, churches, boating, fishing, skiing (with kissing), springboard diving, including a great belly flop, and cavorting around the pool. The film also shows beauties on the beach, synchronized swimming and ice skating next to the hotel pool. Viewers see children playing and a parrot opening a can. The film ends with scenes of people dancing on a patio next to the beach. This is a silent copy of a sound film. Produced by Rainbow Pictures.
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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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THE WORLD'S PLAYGROUND

THE WORLD'S PLAYGROUND

Date
n.d.
Description
This film starts with a title sequence over fireworks, then moves to aerials of Miami Beach hotels. It shows all the fun to be had, including great nightclub stage show sequences. It also shows the Orange Bowl, a hydroplane race, horse and dog races and Jai-Alai. The narrator says "scuba diving" at one point. Viewers see other recreation, attractions and fishing. The film closes with a shot of the moon over Miami.
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HOME MOVIE

HOME MOVIE

Date
1941
Description
This film was taken in the Miami area in 1941. It shows scenes of a football game, baseball, fastpitch softball (men's and women's), children on a playground, dog racing, mermaids, a parade, a woman feeding a squirrel, people on a beach, spring training, Bok Tower, Indian Village, people stopped along the roadside picking oranges, a family cookout, a hydroplane taking off and landing in water, and horse racing.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Snowman's HolidaySnowman's HolidayAmerican alligator
Beaches
Boating
Boat racing
Dog racing
Fishing
Golf
Horses
Horse racing
Jai-alai
Monkeys
Promotional films
Recreation
Snakes
Snowmen
Tourism
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A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING Amusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Fishing
Golf
Horses
Horse racing
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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FUN IN THE SUNSHINE FUN IN THE SUNSHINE Amusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Boating
Fishing
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
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CLEARWATER SPORTS CLEARWATER SPORTS Attractions
Boating
Fishing
Horse racing
Hydroplanes
Jai-alai
Major League Baseball
Promotional films
Recreation
Sailing
Shuffleboard
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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GULFSTREAM DERBY GULFSTREAM DERBY Attractions
Boating
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Horses
Marching bands
Promotional films
Water skiing
Water sports
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Hialeah: An American Racing Tradition Hialeah: An American Racing Tradition Attractions
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Horses
Promotional films
Tourism
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MIAMI BEACH STORY MIAMI BEACH STORY Attractions
Beaches
Birds
Boating
Diving
Dog racing
Fishing
Horse racing
Horses
Hotels
Ice skating
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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The Challenge of Champions The Challenge of Champions Attractions
Gambling-Florida
Horses
Horse racing
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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THE WORLD'S PLAYGROUND THE WORLD'S PLAYGROUND Attractions
Dogs
Dog racing
Fireworks
Fishing
Horses
Horse racing
Hotels
Hydroplane racing
Jai-Alai
Recreation
Stadiums
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HOME MOVIE HOME MOVIE Baseball
Beaches
Citrus
Dog racing
Football
Horse racing
Horses
Mermaids
Parade
Softball
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