8 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Reptiles "
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A Florida River, Its Wildlife:  A Look at St. Lucie River

A Florida River, Its Wildlife: A Look at St. Lucie River

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows a trip down the St. Lucie River with E.W. Dutton. Viewers see gators, blue herons, and many plants and flowers. The film also shows a red-shoulder hawk, sandhill crane, armadillo, black bear and cub, rattlesnake, land crab, and a gator being fed by hand. Viewers see pelicans, mullet, cormorant, deer and a Florida panther. The film series is incomplete.
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EVERGLADES WILDLIFE

EVERGLADES WILDLIFE

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows scenes of otters, opossums, raccoons, deer, rattlesnakes, turtles and gators in the Everglades. There are shots of Glades islands that are rookeries, including storks, eggs in a nest, chicks in a nest, cormorant chicks in a nest, limpkins, roseate spoonbills, herons, skimmers, an owl, and an osprey and its young.
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FLORIDA GIANT REPTILES

FLORIDA GIANT REPTILES

Date
n.d.
Description
This film has a few shots of the Florida crocodile, scenes of gators in the wild and shots of a man with a gator skull. There is a great sequence of a game warden handling a nuisance gator in which the warden's thumb is bitten and the gator's jaws are pried apart to free the thumb. The gator is hog-tied, muzzled with thick rope, strapped to the hood of a jeep and released into a river. Loggerhead turtles are shown swimming and laying eggs. Viewers also see their eggs hatching and their young heading for the water.
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FLORIDA'S KINGDOM OF THE SUN

FLORIDA'S KINGDOM OF THE SUN

Date
1964
Description
This is a long version of AA046. Viewers see Marion County with Silver Springs (including Deer Ranch and Ross Allen Reptile Institute), which contains the Prince of Peace Memorial with its hand-carved dioramas. The film also shows Six-Gun Territory and Juniper Springs, with underwater photography of a fish biting a hook. Then, it shows citrus, cattle, horse farms and Rainbow Springs. Viewers see rattlesnake milking, hunting, skiing, glass-bottom boats, a gondola sky ride and a train. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Marion County Board of County Commissioners.
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GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE

GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE

Date
n.d.
Description
Ross Allen shares interesting facts about rattlesnakes. Viewers see snake hunters pouring gasoline into a hole to flush the snakes out. The film also shows Tommy Allen, Ross's son, working with his father as they milk the snakes' venom. An emergency call comes to the Reptile Institute and Ross swings into action to provide anti-venom to a bite victim. The close-ups of extraction are interesting. University of Florida Labs experiment with venom, hides are cured and clothing accessories are shown. The film shows people eating rattlesnake and women making necklaces from vertebrae. Produced and sponsored by Silver Springs.
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GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH

GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH

Date
1956
Description
Two young ladies arrive from the Midwest on a DC-6 to vacation in Miami Beach. They rent a 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air convertible from Hertz. They tan and visit Parrot Jungle to see trained parrots and a flock of flamingoes. They visit the Miami Seaquarium. At the hotel, a man skis in the pool and there is a jousting match on inner tubes and a diving expedition. Viewers see gator wrestling, snake milking at the Miami Serpentarium, trained monkeys at Monkey Jungle and a big dinner at the hotel. The film includes Tropical Hobbyland Indian Village. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Hertz.
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Ross Allen Reptile Institute

Ross Allen Reptile Institute

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows how Ross Allen captures dangerous animals for the Ross Allen Reptile Institute at Silver Springs. Allen wrestles an alligator and then brings it to an enclosure. There is a tour of the Seminole Indian Village and footage of clothing and corn grinding. Francis Osceola wrestles an alligator. Linda Kennedy wears a boa constrictor, and a young boy chooses a snake to buy. Ross Allen and his son Tom then wrestle a 20-foot, 120-pound anaconda at Silver Springs to show how it's done, and then they return the snake to its enclosure. There is footage of other attractions at Silver Springs, including the Jungle Cruise down the Silver River, the Deer Ranch, the Carriage Cavalcade and the Prince of Peace Memorial by artist Paul Cunningham. Produced by Guided Tour Productions Inc.; sponsored by Silver Springs.
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Unusual World of Florida

Unusual World of Florida

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
This film begins with aerials of a Fort Lauderdale airboat ride, swamp buggies in Naples, Corkscrew Swamp, animals along the Wakulla River and Cypress Gardens. It then shows a chrysanthemum farm, Castillo de San Marcos (St. Augustine), Bok Tower and Citrus Tower. Stephen Foster Memorial is next with nice scenes of a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River. The Keys are shown, including divers in Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Marineland with a diver feeding dolphins, loggerheads underwater and laying eggs. Divers in Tarpon Springs and gator wrestling follow. A man catches a cobra by hand and milks venom. There is a rocket launch at Cape Canaveral and an open house at Pensacola Naval Air Station. Produced by Beckley Films in cooperation with FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A Florida River, Its Wildlife: A Look at St. Lucie River A Florida River, Its Wildlife: A Look at St. Lucie River American alligator
Birds
Florida black bear
Florida panther
Mammals
Promotional films
Reptiles
Tourism
Wildlife
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EVERGLADES WILDLIFE EVERGLADES WILDLIFE American alligator
Birds
Deer
Mammals
Reptiles
Wildlife
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FLORIDA GIANT REPTILES FLORIDA GIANT REPTILES American alligator
Crocodile
Loggerhead turtle
Reptiles
Wildlife
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FLORIDA'S KINGDOM OF THE SUN FLORIDA'S KINGDOM OF THE SUN Attractions
Amusement parks
Boating
Cattle
Citrus
Fishing
Horses
Hunting
Promotional films
Recreation
Reptiles
Tourism
Underwater photography
Water sports
Water skiing
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GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE Attractions
Promotional films
Rattlesnakes
Reptiles
Snakes
Tourism
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GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH American alligator
Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Birds
Hotels
Reptiles
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Wildlife
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Ross Allen Reptile InstituteRoss Allen Reptile InstituteAlligators
Sightseeing business
Promotional films
Reptiles
Seminole Indians
Tourism--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
Attractions--Florida--Silver Springs
Boats and boating
Rhesus monkey
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Unusual World of FloridaUnusual World of FloridaAirboats
American alligator
Agriculture
Chrysanthemum
Dolphins
Flowers
Promotional films
Reptiles
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Snakes
Steamboats
Swamp buggies
Transportation
Turtles
Wildlife
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