26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Hotels"
INVITATION TO A WINTER

INVITATION TO A WINTER

Date
1957
Description
This film shows homes, downtown, a garden party and a rowing crew race. Viewers see golfers, a Lion's Club fish fry, fishing, swimming, an Easter egg hunt, Little League baseball, churches, a train station, hotels, shuffleboard, shopping, cultural activities and boating. The film also shows Rollins College, motels, restaurants, a shell museum and events on campus. The location is Winter Park. Produced by Wurtele Film Productions.
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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 Miracle Strip

The Miracle Strip

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film about Fort Walton Beach begins with scenes of people frolicking on the beach and water skiing. The film also shows costumed "early Indians." Tourists just cannot seem to decide which fun activity to do. Viewers see "pirates" in a civic celebration. Kids have a treasure hunt on the beach. People fish everywhere, and the American Indians show up again in a historical perspective of hunting and trading. The film shows dining and dancing, motel accommodations and scenes at Eglin Air Force Base. Viewers see churches, residences and businesses. The film also shows the Gulfarium and a prehistoric temple mound. Produced by Spottswood Film Productions of Mobile; sponsored by Playground Chamber of Commerce.
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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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Wakulla Springs Hotel Fire

Wakulla Springs Hotel Fire

Date
1943 (circa)
Description
As the roof of the Wakulla Springs Lodge burns, firefighters arrive and go to work. There is furniture scattered along the grounds and more being lowered from the roof of the patio room. Soldiers assist in the efforts. Viewers see a fire truck at the water's edge and sailors with fire hoses. There are views of the damage done after the fire was put out.
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GATEWAY TO THE SUN

GATEWAY TO THE SUN

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
The beginning of this film is choppy due to splices. It tells about Lake City, showing the airport, downtown, residential areas, fire department, police, schools, churches, hospital, banks, shopping, motels and dining. It shows farming, Stephen Foster Memorial and a stern-wheeler replica. Viewers see a cattle farm, tobacco market, chrome molding plant, mobile home manufacturing and aviation manufacturing. Produced by Cullen L. Fuller; sponsored by Lake City Chamber of Commerce.
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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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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 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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
INVITATION TO A WINTERINVITATION TO A WINTERAttractions
Baseball
Boating
Fishing
Golf
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
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MIAMI BEACH STORYMIAMI BEACH STORYAttractions
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 Miracle StripThe Miracle StripAttractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Fishing
Hotels
Native Americans
Pirates
Promotional films
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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THE WORLD'S PLAYGROUNDTHE WORLD'S PLAYGROUNDAttractions
Dogs
Dog racing
Fireworks
Fishing
Horses
Horse racing
Hotels
Hydroplane racing
Jai-Alai
Recreation
Stadiums
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Wakulla Springs Hotel FireWakulla Springs Hotel FireAttractions
Fires
Firefighters
Fire trucks
Hotels
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GATEWAY TO THE SUNGATEWAY TO THE SUNAviation industry
Cattle industry
Farming
Hotels
Police
Promotional films
Tobacco industry
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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Florida SunnymoonFlorida SunnymoonBeaches
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
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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