4 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Shuffleboard "
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CLEARWATER SPORTS

CLEARWATER SPORTS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film is narrated by Red Barber. It shows people golfing, watching major league baseball, playing softball, attending horse races, watching jai-alai, playing shuffleboard and playing tennis. Viewers see boating, skiing, hydroplane races, children's pram sailing and fishing. Produced by Marvin H. Scott Jr. Film Productions of Tampa; sponsored by the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce and Hilton Advertising Agency Inc.
Collection
Hugh Downs for Florida

Hugh Downs for Florida

Date
Description
This footage contains several clips of Hugh Downs promoting Florida on the Today Show. Downs opens with a reading of the day's temperatures in Florida, then discusses the wide variety of activities one can enjoy in the Sunshine State, including: fishing; boating; shuffleboard; skiing; rodeo; diving; golf; swimming; and cultural offerings, such as, Seminole Indian villages, festivals and fairs. Footage of these activities plays while Downs talks in the background. He ends each segment by telling viewers how they can send off for a Florida Vacation Guide. Two segments feature the national weather report preceding Downs's promotional speeches.
Collection
SPARKLING RIVALS!

SPARKLING RIVALS!

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film is about Clearwater and its "rivalry" with Clearwater Beach as to which is the more fun. Viewers see beach frolics, golf, tennis, shuffleboard, skiing, fishing, baseball, races, pram races, hotels and motels. The film also shows condos, residential areas, downtown, businesses and the arts. Produced by Florida Public Relations Inc.; sponsored by Greater Clearwater Chamber of Commerce.
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WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN

WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
A newlywed couple in a red Mustang convertible pull up at a motel in Winter Haven to start the film's look at the area. The film shows the Florida Citrus Showcase (a domed building) and local amenities. The couple tries skeet shooting. A fellow shooter is in a wheelchair. They see elderly people playing shuffleboard. They go for an airplane ride for the aerial views and are boating when an airboat goes by, then stops to give them a ride. Later they fish, then see Cypress Gardens and try skiing. The film ends with a cookout with other young couples and a jingle. Homilies and philosophical comments are interspersed throughout the script. Produced by Mercury Productions.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
CLEARWATER SPORTS CLEARWATER SPORTS Attractions
Boating
Fishing
Horse racing
Hydroplanes
Jai-alai
Major League Baseball
Promotional films
Recreation
Sailing
Shuffleboard
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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fvc928Hugh Downs for FloridaDowns, Hugh
Kirk, Erika Mattfeld
Today Show
Fishing
Boating
Shuffleboard
Water skiing
Rodeo
Golf
Swimming
Seminoles
Festivals
Fairs
Vacations
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SPARKLING RIVALS! SPARKLING RIVALS! Art
Baseball
Beaches
Fishing
Golf
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Shuffleboard
Tennis
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN Aerial photography
Airboats
Airplanes
Automobiles
Boating
Fishing
Promotional films
Shuffleboard
Skeet shooting
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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