403 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Promotional films"
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A TOUCH OF LIGHT

A TOUCH OF LIGHT

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows life in and around Winter Park, including Rollins College and the Tiffany Collection housed there. Produced by National Cine Services of Orlando; sponsored by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
A Very Special Place

A Very Special Place

Date
1969 (circa)
Description
Anita Bryant and her husband go fishing off Marathon in the Keys. She puts on her makeup while hooks are baited. Throughout the film, they drink Coca-Cola and she pitches Tupperware. She lands a tarpon. The film shows Seven Mile Bridge. Produced by Florida Development Commission.
Collection
A View of Tallahassee

A View of Tallahassee

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
This film contains aerial and street footage of Tallahassee. There are aerial scenes of Florida State University campus, including shots of Doak Campbell Stadium. The Capitol is seen prior to the construction of the tower and north and south wings. There is also footage of the Northwood Mall area with evidence of new construction underway on the Tallahassee Mall in the distance. The segment also contains footage of Tallahassee streets, including many of the government buildings in the area of the Capitol. The film ends with exterior footage of the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital facility. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
A VISIT TO BUSCH GARDENS

A VISIT TO BUSCH GARDENS

Date
1962
Description
This film was made when Busch Gardens was primarily a bird collection and plant garden. It shows the "longest single escalator in the world." Viewers also see the Adolphus Busch Space Frame, a geodesic dome (with screens) used as an aviary. The film is "narrated" in places by a parrot with a Spanish accent. Scenes of the bird act are next, followed by people posing with birds perched on them. Then, there is a sequence showing a multitude of elf statues. Sponsored by Anheuser-Busch.
Collection
ACCORDING TO SNOWBALL

ACCORDING TO SNOWBALL

Date
n.d.
Description
This film is narrated from the viewpoint of an American egret named Snowball who lives on the river at Weeki Wachee. The film shows osprey, limpkin and gallinule, including shots of gallinule nesting. The plot of the film is as follows: A gallinule nest floats away due to the wake of a tour boat. The egret calls for help. A ranger comes to rescue the bird in an outboard and returns the nest to safety. Produced by Weeki Wachee for the Game and Freshwater Fish Commission.
Collection
Action Center USA

Action Center USA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows a modern man of business and his lifestyle in Orlando, the action center of the fastest-growing state. He drives a Chevrolet convertible, has a wife and two children, and lives in a modern suburban home with a pool. This is pre-Disney World, and the film predicts its benefits. It shows industries, schools, churches and cultural opportunities. The wife has leisure time to pursue her favorite pastime-shopping. Entertainment is shown, including both professional and amateur sports. Produced by Tel-Air Interests for the Orlando Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
AERODEX

AERODEX

Date
1963-11-06
Description
This film begins with shots of an airplane graveyard, then shifts to a factory where men are shown assembling aircraft engines. The location of the manufacturing plant is unknown. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION

AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION

Date
1964
Description
This film shows the Aerojet facility in Dade County, maker of solid fuel rocket engines and the fuel they use. Viewers see the opening ceremony of the facility with Governor Farris Bryant and FDC Chairman Wendell Jarrard. The film shows a Polaris at the end. Produced by FDC.
Collection
AFRICA NEXT DOOR

AFRICA NEXT DOOR

Date
1974
Description
This film shows a visit to Busch Gardens in Tampa. Viewers see lots of animals, lots of rides, lots of tourists and the brewery.
Collection
ALFRED B. MACLAY GARDENS

ALFRED B. MACLAY GARDENS

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This is silent footage of the environs at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens in Tallahassee. There is color footage of different types of flowers, carpenter bees collecting pollen, the reflecting pools, nature paths and the gardens. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A TOUCH OF LIGHT A TOUCH OF LIGHT Art
Attractions
Higher education
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
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A Very Special PlaceA Very Special PlaceBoating
Fishing
Promotional films
Tarpon fishing
Tourism
Travel
Wildlife
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A View of TallahasseeA View of TallahasseeAerial photography
Construction
Hospitals
Promotional films
Shopping malls
Stadiums
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A VISIT TO BUSCH GARDENS A VISIT TO BUSCH GARDENS Amusement parks
Attractions
Aviaries
Birds
Gardens
Promotional films
Tourism
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ACCORDING TO SNOWBALL ACCORDING TO SNOWBALL Amusement Parks
Attractions
Birds
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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Action Center USAAction Center USAAmusement parks
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Promotional films
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AERODEXAERODEXAirplanes
Aviation industry
Economic Conditions
Promotional films
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AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION AEROJET GENERAL CORPORATION Aerospace industry
Economic Conditions
Promotional films
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
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AFRICA NEXT DOOR AFRICA NEXT DOOR Amusement parks
Attractions
Breweries
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
Zoos
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ALFRED B. MACLAY GARDENSALFRED B. MACLAY GARDENSBees
Flowers
Gardens
Promotional films
Recreation
Wildlife
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