118 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Recreation "
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Florida Fishcapade

Florida Fishcapade

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
The film begins with a family in an inboard motorboat leaving a dock on the Homosassa River to go fishing, with the Florida Marine Patrol giving advice and checking safety gear. The family fishes, skies, picnics, goes to Marco Pass and sees college boys fishing. The film also includes footage of Miami; Cape Canaveral, where the family sees a missile tracking ship and a Polaris Submarine; shark fishing; and a diver at Marineland feeding fish. The film's sound is muddy. Produced by Mercury Productions; sponsored by Kiekhaefer Mercury.
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Florida's East Coast Holiday

Florida's East Coast Holiday

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows cities, attractions and things to do on the east coast of Florida. Producer Bill Beckley appears in a convertible leaving the airport at the start of the film. Viewers see the Daytona Speedway, Cape Canaveral, commercial growing, fishing for sailfish, a cruise ship and Miami hotels. The film also contains footage of parrots and flamingos at Parrot Jungle, the Miami Seaquarium, the Miami Serpentarium and William Haast milking a cobra. Also shown is footage of a large grouper; Whitehall, Henry Flagler's home; and the Florida Keys. Produced by Beckley Films and FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines.
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Kissimmee: Cow Capital of Florida

Kissimmee: Cow Capital of Florida

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film starts with shots of the Kissimmee Police force, which is only composed of five officers. Then, there are bumpy aerials of the town, including railroad cars and "downtown." The airplane used for the aerials is seen landing. Viewers see the Tropical Hotel, which seems to be full of cowboys. The film shows the "World's Most Unique Monument," which is a structure built of concrete and colorful stones. Viewers see scenes of shuffleboard and footage of M.P. Mickler & Sons, manufacturers of fruit boxes. The film shows their yard, milling and assembly. Viewers then see the Kiwanis "Whipping Post," where some men pretend to be whipped. Following that are exteriors of a store advertising rodeo tickets and a scene of children wearing cowboy hats. The children are seen singing along with two women playing accordion and bass fiddle in the library. Then, there is an outdoor sing-along for adults. Next is "Lions in Action," where Lions Club members dressed as cowboys put men in a pillory. The Cattlemen's Store is seen next, where they sell "western" clothing, including gaudy ties. The film then shows "Snake Village and Alligator Farm." Viewers see exteriors with a boardwalk across a large, rectangular pond full of gators. The same pond is seen in aerials at the beginning of the film. A few Seminoles are seen. Then, Silver Spurs goes through town. Next is the Silver Spurs Rodeo, with riding, roping, bull-dogging and a clown act. Then, the film shows Henry O. Partin & Sons Heart Bar Ranch, where viewers see prize Brahma bulls. There are scenes of Veterans Farm Training Program displays in a tent at the end. There is no narration, just circus-style music throughout. The same song plays over and over again. Produced by National Film Productions.
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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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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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Florida's Water Wonderland

Florida's Water Wonderland

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film spotlights the attractions of Panama City, Florida and Bay County with a special emphasis on water, "the unifying thread between industry and recreation." Recreational activities such as boating, fishing and amusement parks precede a brief overview of Panama City's business and manufacturing industries. Produced by the Florida Development 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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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.
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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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Boca Raton: In Harmony with the Environment

Boca Raton: In Harmony with the Environment

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows Boca Raton's airport, condos, Community Appearance Board, hospital, churches, businesses (including IBM branch office), shopping, schools and universities, residential areas, golf, polo and boating. Produced by Apple Productions; sponsored by Arvida.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida FishcapadeFlorida FishcapadeAmusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Description and Travel
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Florida's East Coast HolidayFlorida's East Coast HolidayAmusement parks
Attractions
Description and Travel
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Travel
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Kissimmee: Cow Capital of Florida Kissimmee: Cow Capital of Florida Airplanes
Attractions
Cattle industry
Hotels
Monuments
Police officers
Promotional films
Recreation
Rodeos
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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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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Holiday on WheelsHoliday on WheelsAirboats
Amusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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Florida's Water WonderlandFlorida's Water WonderlandAmusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Boating
Economic conditions
Fishing
Recreation
Promotional films
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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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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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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Boca Raton: In Harmony with the Environment Boca Raton: In Harmony with the Environment Boats
Churches
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Education
Golf
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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