26 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Hotels"
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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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Ghost Hotel of Longboat Key

Ghost Hotel of Longboat Key

Date
n.d.
Description
Two young travelers explore the ruins of a hotel that was never completed. Begun by John Ringling, it was to have been called the Ritz-Carlton. The pair look over the ruins and see other parts of Longboat Key. The male is Tony Swain, son of producer Hack Swain. Hack Swain is also the narrator of the film. The hotel was torn down shortly after the film was made and now is the site of Arvida's Longboat Key Club. Produced by Hack Swain Productions.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA'S FLORIDAN HOTEL

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA'S FLORIDAN HOTEL

Date
1963
Description
Gov. Bryant speaks at Tampa's Floridian Hotel, bolstering a bond initiative to cover the costs of expanding, renovating and constructing Florida colleges. After his speech, the potential investors ask the governor and others at the head table questions about the program. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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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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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.
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GASPARILLA FESTIVAL II

GASPARILLA FESTIVAL II

Date
1929, 1947
Description
This is another home movie with Gasparilla Festival footage. The focus is on Tampa Bay and the boats. Scenes include the Tampa Yacht and Country Club; Houton Wall's schooner, Halagonian; the schooner Rambler; and scenes of the Tampa shoreline, including the Tampa Bay Hotel.
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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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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
All Us Kids Love FloridaAll Us Kids Love FloridaHotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Travel
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Ghost Hotel of Longboat KeyGhost Hotel of Longboat KeyHotels
Promotional films
Tourism
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA'S FLORIDAN HOTELGOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA'S FLORIDAN HOTELGovernors-Florida
Higher education
Hotels
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
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AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATIONAMELIA ISLAND PLANTATIONGolf
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Resorts
Tennis
Tourism
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FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITALFLORIDA: GOLF CAPITALGolf
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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GASPARILLA FESTIVAL IIGASPARILLA FESTIVAL IIBoating
Celebrations
Festivals
Home movies
Hotels
Parades
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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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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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