403 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Promotional films"
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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Miss Florida, Gloria Brody, starts her day at the Colony Beach Resort in Sarasota and proceeds to visit other sites and attractions. She visits the Ringling Art Museum, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Horn's Cars of Yesterday and the Circus Hall of Fame. Then, she shops on St. Armand's Key.
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A MANSION WITH MEMORIES

A MANSION WITH MEMORIES

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film describes the history of the Gamble Mansion, which was built in 1842 in Manatee County. The film includes the escape of Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of the Treasury of the Confederacy. It shows the details of the construction and interiors.
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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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A PARADISE OF SPORT

A PARADISE OF SPORT

Date
n.d.
Description
This film begins with duck and quail hunting on the St. Lucie River. Then it shows shell collecting on the beach, snook and tarpon catches in shallows, and tarpon fishing offshore. Schools of mullet and some large tarpon leap from the water as shark fins slice the water. Then the film shows fishing for sailfish in deeper waters. Produced by E.W. Dutton; sponsored by the Stuart Chamber of Commerce.
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A SPECIAL DESTINATION

A SPECIAL DESTINATION

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film is a well-shot look at Cypress Gardens. It shows canals, bridges, waterfalls, statues and girls in costumes. The film shows that Cypress Gardens is not called the water ski capital of the world for nothing. Twelve skiers take off from a dock at one time, one barefoot skiing backwards. Viewers see the shopping area, a magic show, the spook house, the bird show, the crocodile show and a small zoo. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA Amusement parks
Attractions
Beauty pageants
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
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A MANSION WITH MEMORIES A MANSION WITH MEMORIES Civil War
Confederate States of America
Florida-History-19th century
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
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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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A PARADISE OF SPORT A PARADISE OF SPORT Boating
Fishing
Hunting
Mullet
Promotional films
Recreation
Sailfish
Sharks
Snook
Tarpon fishing
Tourism
Wildlife
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A SPECIAL DESTINATION A SPECIAL DESTINATION Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
Zoos
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A TOUCH OF LIGHT A TOUCH OF LIGHT Art
Attractions
Higher education
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
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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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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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