118 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Recreation "
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World Tow Glider Championship

World Tow Glider Championship

Date
1979 (circa)
Description
This film gives a description of the sport and then shows the competition at Cypress Gardens as the kite gliders are towed by a boat until they reach an altitude of 500 feet. Then, the kite is released and the pilot must perform maneuvers and hit a target. Australian Steve Moyes is the 1974 World Champion Tow Glider. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
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WONDER-FULL LAKELAND

WONDER-FULL LAKELAND

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows life in Lakeland. It includes spring training with the Detroit Tigers, churches, schools, public recreation facilities, archery, water skiing, industry and phosphate mining. Viewers see Busch Gardens, Cypress Gardens, a rodeo and Florida Southern College with its Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings.
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WINTER PARK, FLORIDA: KEEPING PACE WITH TOMORROW

WINTER PARK, FLORIDA: KEEPING PACE WITH TOMORROW

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
Sydney N. Berry, narrator for the Guided Tours films, was executive producer for this one. It is possibly the most thorough look at a community of any FDC film of this type. Made in the late 1950s, it takes the viewer inside many types of stores and businesses, showing what commerce, fashion and fun were like in those days. The cars, the colors, the vignettes, the people and the architecture are wonderful to see. Produced by Robert M. Carson Productions; sponsored by Winter Park Chamber of Commerce.
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Winged Foot Wonders

Winged Foot Wonders

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is footage of young boys and girls at Cypress Gardens Ski School receiving instruction from members of the Cypress Gardens Ski Team. The film features several styles of skiing, with skiers Willa McGuire and Al Frido demonstrating the fanciest footwork. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Where the Big Bass Bite

Where the Big Bass Bite

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Some great fishing "characters" are shown as they enjoy their sport. Fish camps, boat launch facilities, skiing, beach fun and boating cruises are included. Beautiful cypress lakes appear, and then citrus, produce, cattle and other industries are shown. The community of Leesburg is described with its sports, services, recreation facilities, educational offering, homes, shopping and civic celebration. The latter has a demonstration jump by the Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. Produced by Beckley Films; sponsored by FDC and Leesburg Chamber of Commerce.
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When You Need It Bad, We've Got It Good

When You Need It Bad, We've Got It Good

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Uses a lively jingle, stock footage of northern snow scenes, and quick cuts of everything you can find in Florida. This is the ultimate in packing every aspect of Florida into a single film. It begins with a sequence of old photos of famous visitors to Florida, then proceeds to take the genre to the limit. Produced by A&R Films.
Collection
Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Basketball

Date
1975-01-19
Description
The University of Illinois "Whiz Kids" participate in a benefit basketball game sponsored by the Tallahassee Disabled Citizens of Action. A representative from the Tallahassee group describes the difficulties people with disabilities often encounter in their daily lives, such as a lack of ramps and other accommodations in buildings and societal prejudices. Other wheelchair-friendly activities such as square dancing, archery, football and stair climbing are also shown. A short interview with the "Whiz Kids" coach concludes the segment. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
West of the Sun

West of the Sun

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film shows the commerce and community of the West Palm Beach area and asserts that, whether it's nature, recreation, fashion, or industry, West Palm Beach has something for everyone. A McLeod Film Production presented by the West Palm Beach Public Information Department and the City of West Palm Beach.
Collection
WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL

WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
A series of tricks are done on skis in a swimming pool. A winch winds the rope and pulls skiers the length of the pool. They take off from the high dive, ski on a disk and slalom.
Collection
WATER SKI FUN!

WATER SKI FUN!

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Television personality Tommy Bartlett introduces this film about water skiing. The action takes place at Sunshine Springs and Gardens where there is a ski show including a clown on a chair on a disc. Viewers also see speedboats that jump a ramp and end their performance by running up on land. A family gets lessons, including underwater shots of takeoff.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
World Tow Glider ChampionshipWorld Tow Glider ChampionshipAttractions
Competitions
Kites
Recreation
Tow gliders
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WONDER-FULL LAKELAND WONDER-FULL LAKELAND Archery
Churches
Detroit Tigers (Baseball team)
Education
Industry
Phosphate mining
Recreation
Rodeos
Promotional films
Water skiing
Water sports
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WINTER PARK, FLORIDA: KEEPING PACE WITH TOMORROW WINTER PARK, FLORIDA: KEEPING PACE WITH TOMORROW Architecture
Economic conditions
Fashion
Industry
Promotional films
Recreation
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Winged Foot WondersWinged Foot WondersAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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Where the Big Bass BiteWhere the Big Bass BiteBeaches
Boats
Cattle industry
Citrus industry
Education
Fishing
Industries
Recreation
Water skiing
Water sports
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When You Need It Bad, We've Got It GoodWhen You Need It Bad, We've Got It GoodAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Travel
Water sports
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Wheelchair BasketballWheelchair BasketballArchery
Basketball
Disability
Football
Recreation
Square dancing
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West of the SunWest of the SunBoat races
Citrus industry
Construction
Economic conditions
Gambling-Florida
Industry
Museums
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL Recreation
Swimming pools
Water skiing
Water sports
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WATER SKI FUN!WATER SKI FUN!Attractions
Boats
Recreation
Underwater photography
Water skiing
Water sports
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