26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Hotels"
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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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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

Date
1982
Description
The importance of kindness, courtesy and patience is stressed in this comical look at the daily life of the hospitality industry. A tuxedo-clad "patron saint of good service" watches omnipotently as waiters, hotel operators, switchboard workers and airline receptionists in one city respond poorly in trying interactions with dissatisfied customers. As a result of their behavior, tourism is decreasing, businesses are closing, jobs are disappearing and times look bad. In the "other" city, all the same service workers handle those difficult situations gracefully after getting some pep talk from the tuxedo-clad man. As a result, tourism is thriving, business is good and everybody wins. Produced by the Florida Department of Tourism.
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All Us Kids Love Florida

All Us Kids Love Florida

Date
1968-03-06
Description
This film shows the Diplomat Hotel and Country Club, featuring the supervised children's activities available there. The kids play in the pool, have swimming lessons, play Ping-Pong and learn some dance steps. They participate in other activities, including a field trip to a Seminole Village, allowing their parents to enjoy themselves.
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AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION

AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Sports announcer Pat Summerall narrates this marketing film on Amelia Island Plantation, "where nature mixes with golf, swimming pools and frozen piƱa coladas - all the things that make civilization worthwhile." All the natural and man-made amenities of the island are featured, including its many recreational benefits, the Amelia Island Conference center and its official role as home of the Women's Tennis Association Championships. Professional tennis players John Lloyd and Chris Evert-Lloyd cameo with a testimonial spot.
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Beach Ball Holiday

Beach Ball Holiday

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
This film focuses on enjoying the sun and water in Fort Lauderdale . It includes aerials of the coast, hotels and a marlin fishing tournament. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by FDC and City of Fort Lauderdale.
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Beach Hotel

Beach Hotel

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows a beach hotel shot from the water with colorful cabanas on the sand. The cars in the background indicate that it was made in the 1950s. The film container identifies Fort Lauderdale as the location.
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DISNEY WORLD

DISNEY WORLD

Date
1972
Description
In this film, Disney World is described as "your complete vacation destination." A mariachi band greets a monorail in the hotel lobby and then heads off to the Magic Kingdom. Produced by Walt Disney Productions. Copyright Walt Disney Productions.
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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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Florida Sunnymoon

Florida Sunnymoon

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, a young couple arrives at the Carillon Hotel in Miami for their honeymoon. They check in, stroll the beach; play miniature golf, shuffleboard and Ping-Pong; do some tanning; and jump in the pool. He has a scuba lesson in the pool and they both learn the "latest dances" from an instructor. They take in dinner and a floor show that includes flamenco and cancan. Produced by FDC.
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FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITAL

FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITAL

Date
n.d.
Description
This film focuses on golf. It shows Doral Country Club, which includes pool, tennis and horseback riding. It also shows the Diplomat Hotel & Country Club, Hollywood Beach Hotel, and the Rolling Hills Lodge and Country Club. Various pros, including Sam Snead, are shown. On the west coast, viewers see the DeSoto Country Club. Produced by Beckley Films and FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities Airline industry
Customer service
Economic conditions
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism industry
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All Us Kids Love FloridaAll Us Kids Love FloridaHotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Travel
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AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION Golf
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Resorts
Tennis
Tourism
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Beach Ball HolidayBeach Ball HolidayBeaches
Boating
Fishing
Hotels
Marlin Fishing
Promotional films
Tourism
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Beach HotelBeach HotelBeaches
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
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DISNEY WORLD DISNEY WORLD Amusement parks
Attractions
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
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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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Florida SunnymoonFlorida SunnymoonBeaches
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITAL FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITAL Golf
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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