118 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Recreation"
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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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THE SPORTING SUWANNEE

THE SPORTING SUWANNEE

Date
1950
Description
This film was produced by Paramount as part of a series of Grantland Rice films. It starts in the Okefenokee and flows with the Suwannee River through rapids and past "the old faithful Negroes" who live on the banks. They have no pension plan, no social security and "no ulcers," according to the narrator. Sportsmen fish along the way and see gators, raccoons and a bobcat. They reach the river's mouth and fish some more, then shoot ducks at the end.
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County with a Future

County with a Future

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film gives viewers a look around Putnam County , showing recreation, scenery, residences, festivals, schools, public buildings, downtown, shopping and the courthouse ground-breaking ceremony. Viewers see potatoes, flowers, cattle and poultry. Other scenes include the St. Johns River, trains, the airport, the paper and wood industries, fishing, football, a boat race, Ravine Gardens State Park, Cross Florida Barge Canal and a rodeo. Produced by Hallmark International Releasing Group; sponsored by the Board of Commissioners of Putnam County.
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JOHNCIE & LILY TODD/ VOLLEYBALL/ WATER SKI CLINIC

JOHNCIE & LILY TODD/ VOLLEYBALL/ WATER SKI CLINIC

Date
1975-08
Description
A WFSU-TV reporter interviews Johncie and Lily Todd of Midway, Gadsden County. The couple raises their own vegetables and poultry on a small sustenance farm. They also receive government assistance. Johncie is illiterate and disabled. He works the garden with his wife when he is able. They comment on all the change they have seen in Florida. There is footage of young men and women playing volleyball and water skiers. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Reflections of the Good Life

Reflections of the Good Life

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film shows the good life in Palm Beach, including all the fun in the sun activities, as well as a giant slide, lawn bowling, ice skating, hockey, roller derby, the pari-mutuels, baseball spring training and polo. Viewers see electronics industries, a research submarine, agriculture, cattle, horses, commercial growing, churches, shopping and Flagler Museum. There are shots of a dune buggy at the beginning and end. The film also shows Lion Country Safari, Norton Gallery of Art and an airboat. Produced by Prout Film Productions; sponsored by the Palm Beach County Development Board.
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TODAY SHOW: FLORIDA SEGMENTS

TODAY SHOW: FLORIDA SEGMENTS

Date
1963
Description
This is a series of segments of the "Today Show" where a weather report is given (in winter), followed by Hugh Downs reading from a script about Florida as FDC footage is shown. A booklet is also offered by writing to Tallahassee. Each segment focuses on one aspect of Florida life. The segments include art and culture, fun in the sun, and wildlife. In the segment on Florida agriculture and seafood, producer Hack Swain and his wife Marie are seen dining in a seafood restaurant. The footage is all Kinescope. Produced by NBC Television; sponsored by FDC.
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Million Acre Playground

Million Acre Playground

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film depicts the work of the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District in maintaining the Everglades. There are lots of wildlife and recreational scenes. It includes airboats, deer hunting with hounds, duck hunting, frog gigging, fishing, camping and the Okeechobee Waterway Cross State Boat Cruise. Pedal steel guitars provide the film's background music.
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Holiday on Wheels

Holiday on Wheels

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
In this film, singer Gordon MacRae tours Florida in a recreational vehicle. He visits the Keys, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Everglades National Park, Naples, Tarpon Springs, the HMS Bounty replica and Cypress Gardens (where he meets Dick Pope). The film shows the Sunshine Skyway, an airboat ride, a glass-bottom boat, sponge diving, tarpon fishing, boating, scuba, skiing and hang gliding. Produced by Hollywood Newsreel Syndicate Inc.; sponsored by Trailer Life Publishing Co.
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MISSING PERSON

MISSING PERSON

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the good life in Pompano Beach. It includes hotels, beaches, boating, residences, schools, churches, banks, sports (including polo), Washington Senators spring training, businesses and the airport. There are also scenes of airboats, restaurants and nightlife with floor shows. Produced by Don Parisher.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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THE SPORTING SUWANNEE THE SPORTING SUWANNEE African Americans
American alligator
Boating
Fishing
Hunting
Promotional films
Recreation
Wildlife
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County with a FutureCounty with a FutureAgriculture
Attractions
Boating
Cattle industry
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Rodeos
Timber industry
Tourism
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JOHNCIE & LILY TODD/ VOLLEYBALL/ WATER SKI CLINIC JOHNCIE & LILY TODD/ VOLLEYBALL/ WATER SKI CLINIC Agriculture
Gardens
Recreation
Volleyball
Water sports
Water skiing
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Reflections of the Good Life Reflections of the Good Life Agriculture
Baseball
Cattle industry
Gambling-Florida
Hockey
Horses
Ice skating
Recreation
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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TODAY SHOW: FLORIDA SEGMENTS TODAY SHOW: FLORIDA SEGMENTS Agriculture
Art
Beaches
Promotional films
Recreation
Seafood industry
Tourism
Wildlife
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Million Acre PlaygroundMillion Acre PlaygroundAir boats
Boating
Fishing
Flood control--Florida
Hunting
Plants
Promotional films
Recreation
Wildlife
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Holiday on WheelsHoliday on WheelsAirboats
Amusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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MISSING PERSON MISSING PERSON Airboats
Airports
Beaches
Boating
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Washington Senators (Baseball team)
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