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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH

GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH

Date
1956
Description
Two young ladies arrive from the Midwest on a DC-6 to vacation in Miami Beach. They rent a 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air convertible from Hertz. They tan and visit Parrot Jungle to see trained parrots and a flock of flamingoes. They visit the Miami Seaquarium. At the hotel, a man skis in the pool and there is a jousting match on inner tubes and a diving expedition. Viewers see gator wrestling, snake milking at the Miami Serpentarium, trained monkeys at Monkey Jungle and a big dinner at the hotel. The film includes Tropical Hobbyland Indian Village. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Hertz.
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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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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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AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION Golf
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Resorts
Tennis
Tourism
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DISNEY WORLD DISNEY WORLD Amusement parks
Attractions
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
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FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITAL FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITAL Golf
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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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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GASPARILLA FESTIVAL II GASPARILLA FESTIVAL II Boating
Celebrations
Festivals
Home movies
Hotels
Parades
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GATEWAY TO THE SUN GATEWAY TO THE SUN Aviation industry
Cattle industry
Farming
Hotels
Police
Promotional films
Tobacco industry
Tourism
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA'S FLORIDAN HOTEL GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA'S FLORIDAN HOTEL Governors-Florida
Higher education
Hotels
Politicians
Politics
Taxation
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GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH American alligator
Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Birds
Hotels
Reptiles
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Wildlife
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INVITATION TO A WINTER INVITATION TO A WINTER Attractions
Baseball
Boating
Fishing
Golf
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
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