118 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Recreation "
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CYPRESS GARDENS

CYPRESS GARDENS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows water skiing at Cypress Gardens, including a person in a tiger suit on skis, ballerinas in tutus, skiing barefoot backwards, kite fliers, a skiing clown and an 11-person pyramid. Viewers also see the scenic wonders of the Gardens, including birds, flowers and girls in plantation gowns. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
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CYPRESS GARDENS SKI TEACHING SCOOTER

CYPRESS GARDENS SKI TEACHING SCOOTER

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows a group of 5- to 7-year-old children learning to water ski in a pool shaped like the state of Florida. A three-wheeled motorized cart with a boom arm and ski rope pulls them along in the pool. Then, a youngster and teacher ski on the lake. The film is silent up to this point. Viewers see scenes of tourists, flowers and belles in plantation gowns. Next is a game of outboard water polo, played by four couples in small fiberglass dinghies with a 5-foot diameter beach ball.
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CYPRESS GARDENS- 25 YEARS

CYPRESS GARDENS- 25 YEARS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film has a mixture of scenes shot over 25 years (until the early 1960s) at Cypress Gardens. It starts with a short comedy sequence. Then, American Indians dance around a group of ski stars on land and a skier greets a group of American Indians on a beach. Dick Pope drives a golf ball global around the property and goes from shot to shot driving a 1957 Continental pulling a trailer with his golf cart in it. Pope poses with Victor Borge. There is a synchronized swimming sequence, a segment that shows clowns skiing and footage of children jumping rope. Viewers also see the parking lot, ski show shots, hula-hooping Hawaiians, Hawaiians learning to ski, beauty queens and conquistadors parading and posing, a skier and a model in a boat, and Dick Pope playing piano on a raft towed behind a boat as a skier performs to his music. Produced and sponsored by Cypress Gardens.
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DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This is one of the few tourism films to use synch sound with the models. It features three couples: one retired, one with two children and a young married couple. They frolic in the surf, fish and shop. Viewers see attractions, nightlife and all of the usual pastimes. The film shows some old-time footage of car races on the beach and many contemporary vehicles on the beach. It also shows Disney World, Marineland, Silver Springs, the Daytona Speedway, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, Ormond Beach Hotel and Kennedy Space Center. Produced by Coronado Studios and Gouchenour Inc. Advertising; sponsored by the Daytona Beach Resort Area.
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DEEP SEA SPORT FISHING

DEEP SEA SPORT FISHING

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film features deep-sea fishing off of Panama City, showing a young boy and his prize swordfish catch. Produced by FDC.
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FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS

FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS

Date
1963
Description
This is footage of a Pensacola civic celebration. There are reenactments, costumes, pageants and parades. The film shows an open house at the Naval Aviation Museum, an air show including Navy Skydive Demonstration Team "The Shooting Stars" under round parachutes, and the Blue Angels. There is also a sports car race and fishing with Ted Williams and Roy Martin. A speedboat race and water ski show follow. There is another parade at the end.
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FISHING FEVER

FISHING FEVER

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film features freshwater and saltwater fishing with light tackle in Florida waters.
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FISHING IN THE EVERGLADES

FISHING IN THE EVERGLADES

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows the Everglades environment and the wildlife in it. Viewers see National Park Headquarters, boardwalks with tourists, the Visitor's Center, the marina and campgrounds. There are many fishing sequences. There is good wildlife photography at the beginning of the film. Produced by Walter Harrison Smith Productions.
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FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES

FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River, shell collecting on Sanibel Island, an Ormond Beach antique car, races at Daytona, and other scenes on a tour of Florida. Every now and then someone is seen taking movies or still photos. There is good NASA footage of activity at Cape Canaveral. At Cypress Gardens, the narrator gives exposure settings. It covers Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Ocala, St. Petersburg, Everglades, Homosassa Springs, Disney World, Parrot Jungle, Lion Country Safari, Citrus Tower, Truman Winter White House and Hemingway Home. The film shows gators, hippopotami, thoroughbred horses, tropical birds, flamingos and African animals. Viewers see airboat and shrimp boats. Produced by Eastman Kodak.
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT

FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film follows a "typical Florida family" on their adventures in Florida 's state parks. Their trip begins at Manatee Springs. They take in the sites at O'Leno State Park, Olustee Battlefield Memorial, Gold Head Branch State Park, Little Talbot State Park and Fort Clinch State Park. The film spotlights the recreational opportunities that are available at each stop along their journey. Florida Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
CYPRESS GARDENS CYPRESS GARDENS Amusement parks
Attractions
Birds
Flowers
Gardens
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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CYPRESS GARDENS SKI TEACHING SCOOTER CYPRESS GARDENS SKI TEACHING SCOOTER Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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CYPRESS GARDENS- 25 YEARS CYPRESS GARDENS- 25 YEARS Amusement parks
Attractions
Conquistadors (Portrayals)
Golf
Native Americans (Portrayals)
Piano
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDADAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDAAmusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Automobile racing
Beaches
Boating
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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DEEP SEA SPORT FISHING DEEP SEA SPORT FISHING Boating
Deep-sea fishing
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Sport fishing
Swordfish
Tourism
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FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS Automobile racing
Blue Angels (Flight squadron)
Boating
Celebrations
Festivals
Fishing
Pageants
Parades
Recreation
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FISHING FEVER FISHING FEVER Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Saltwater fishing
Sport Fishing
Tourism
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FISHING IN THE EVERGLADES FISHING IN THE EVERGLADES Attractions
Boating
Camping
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobile racing
Beaches
Boating
Promotional films
Recreation
Space program
Tourism
Wildlife
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: CENTRAL DISTRICT Museums
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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