403 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Promotional films"
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CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING

CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING

Date
1979-10-11
Description
Actors dressed as a conquistador and a three-man crew arrive on a beach. A dinghy is overloaded and stuck in the sand. Then, when they are about to climb up a dune, cars drive through the background. The actors emote for the camera. This is composed of outtakes from another film. Sponsored by FDC.
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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.
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WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN

WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
A newlywed couple in a red Mustang convertible pull up at a motel in Winter Haven to start the film's look at the area. The film shows the Florida Citrus Showcase (a domed building) and local amenities. The couple tries skeet shooting. A fellow shooter is in a wheelchair. They see elderly people playing shuffleboard. They go for an airplane ride for the aerial views and are boating when an airboat goes by, then stops to give them a ride. Later they fish, then see Cypress Gardens and try skiing. The film ends with a cookout with other young couples and a jingle. Homilies and philosophical comments are interspersed throughout the script. Produced by Mercury Productions.
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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.
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BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY

BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY

Date
1976
Description
This film gives a brief historical look at Cape Kennedy, " Florida's gateway to the final frontier." It shows a rocket launch, the visitors center and several space exploration vehicles. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
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City With A New Look

City With A New Look

Date
1960
Description
This film gives a look at Orlando in the days before Disney. Viewers see downtown, citrus groves, a cattle farm, the Central Florida Fair and aircraft at nearby air bases. Hotels, motels, apartments, residential areas, schools, churches, community buildings, civic club buildings and recreation (including the city-owned harness racing track) are also shown. Viewers also see the Martin Aerospace plant and other space-oriented companies. The film shows senior citizens working, banks, newspapers, highway construction and the airport. Produced by Wurtele Film Productions; sponsored by Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce.
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Florida and the Spacecenter: Partners in Progress

Florida and the Spacecenter: Partners in Progress

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This film gives a little early space program history and then describes the economic impact that space-related industry has on several counties close to Cape Canaveral. It informs the viewer that utilities and other infrastructure needed to be improved and expanded. As the population grew, so did leisure activities such as surfing, sailing, golf and hunting. Viewers see libraries, schools, hospitals, motels and municipal buildings. There is some footage of the Gemini launch with spectators and press. Viewers also see churches and civic groups. Tourists are seen witnessing launches and visiting the Kennedy Space Center. Produced by Technicolor; sponsored by NASA.
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows many forms of transportation through the years. It then shows St. Augustine, Pensacola, Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, Panama City Beach, Florida Caverns, the Old Capitol, Killearn Gardens, Jacksonville, Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Orlando, Bok Tower, beach buggies on Daytona Beach and car races at the speedway, a launch at Cape Canaveral, fishing for sailfish, Tampa Bay Hotel, the Gasparilla Festival, Sunshine Skyway, Ringling Art Museum, Asolo Theater, Miami and the Keys. It uses old photos throughout. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC.
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Menu for an Astronaut

Menu for an Astronaut

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This film, which takes place in a Whirlpool facility, opens with a quick-cut sequence of a chef holding different kinds of food. The chef explains how new food processes were created to feed the astronauts. The film describes NASA diet requirements, showing some food preparation for astronauts in "space food kitchens." Winter Haven is the site of orange juice processing, which results in freeze dried orange juice powder.
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RIVER FLOWED NORTH

RIVER FLOWED NORTH

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows Sanford and some of its businesses, such as Cobia Boats. Viewers see Sanford Airport, Auto Train, shopping, residences, churches, a zoo, banks, medical facilities, Daytona Speedway, single shots of various attractions, Kennedy Space Center, colleges, public schools and Sanford Naval Academy. The film has a Tijuana Brass-type music track.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING CONQUISTADOR ARRIVING Actors
Conquistadors (Portrayals)
Promotional films
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A View of TallahasseeA View of TallahasseeAerial photography
Construction
Hospitals
Promotional films
Shopping malls
Stadiums
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WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN Aerial photography
Airboats
Airplanes
Automobiles
Boating
Fishing
Promotional films
Shuffleboard
Skeet shooting
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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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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BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY BICENTENNIAL CAPE KENNEDY Aerospace industry
Astronauts
Promotional films
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
Tourism
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City With A New LookCity With A New LookAerospace industry
Cattle industry
Citrus industry
Economic conditions
Promotional films
Recreation
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Florida and the Spacecenter: Partners in Progress Florida and the Spacecenter: Partners in Progress Aerospace industry
Boating
Economic conditions
Golf
Hunting
Promotional films
Recreation
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
Surfing
Tourism
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW Aerospace industry
Attractions
Automobile racing
Fishing
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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Menu for an AstronautMenu for an AstronautAerospace industry
Astronauts
Food industry
Promotional films
Space program
Space race
Project Apollo (U.S.)
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RIVER FLOWED NORTH RIVER FLOWED NORTH Aerospace industry
Airports
Attractions
Economic conditions
Higher education
Promotional films
Tourism
Zoos
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