21 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Horse racing"
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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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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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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.
Collection
POMPANO BEACH RACEWAY

POMPANO BEACH RACEWAY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows harness racing at Pompano Park.
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Opening Day at Hialeah

Opening Day at Hialeah

Date
Description
This films shows the opening races at Hialeah Park.
Collection
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.
Collection
International Champions

International Champions

Date
1967
Description
This film, narrated by Bob Weaver, promotes the Gulfstream Park horse racing venue. The focus is on the 1967 Florida Derby, a race for three-year-old thoroughbreds, and the special events surrounding the race. These events include: a fashion show; water skiers from Cypress Gardens; a wild animal race featuring zebras ridden by jockeys dressed as Tarzan; and the Derby Ball with shots of Governor Claude Kirk and his wife, Erika, dancing. Other items of interest include: shots of the Jackie Gleason show being filmed at Gulfstream Park; other races, such as the Dawn Handicap; Canadian Turf Handicap; Gulfstream Park Handicap; and the Pan-American Turf Handicap. Produced by Tel-Air Interests, Inc.
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Horse Race

Horse Race

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film is horse racing footage with sports commentary. A horse named "Raiden" is the victor. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
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.
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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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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The Challenge of Champions The Challenge of Champions Attractions
Gambling-Florida
Horses
Horse racing
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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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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POMPANO BEACH RACEWAY POMPANO BEACH RACEWAY Gambling-Florida
Horses
Horse racing
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fvc906Opening Day at HialeahMoving ImageHorse Racing/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/aa532.jpg
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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fvc927International ChampionsWeaver, Bob
Kirk, Claude R. (Claude Roy), Jr., 1926-2011
Gleason, Jackie, 1916-1987
Gulfstream Park (Fla.)
Canadian Turf Handicap
Pan-American Turf Handicap
Tel-Air Interests, Inc.
Horse Racing
Water Skiing
Governors
Dancing
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Horse Race Horse Race Horse racing
Horses
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HOME MOVIE HOME MOVIE Baseball
Beaches
Citrus
Dog racing
Football
Horse racing
Horses
Mermaids
Parade
Softball
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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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