12 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Synchronized swimming "
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A DIP IN DIXIE

A DIP IN DIXIE

Date
n.d.
Description
The Tarpon Club, the FSU Women's Swim Team, demonstrates synchronized swimming to minstrel show music and other tunes. Sponsored by FDC.
Collection
Beauty in the Deep

Beauty in the Deep

Date
1961-01-21
Description
This film begins with a performance by the mermaids at Weeki Wachee. The narrator describes the control it takes for the performers to dive. There are also scenes of eating and drinking underwater.
Collection
Care and Feeding of a Mermaid

Care and Feeding of a Mermaid

Date
1961-12
Description
This film shows how a young woman learns to be a mermaid at Weeki Wachee. Viewers see lessons in breath control, synchronized swimming, diet, modeling, announcing, and how to eat and drink underwater. Parts of a performance are shown. The film uses underwater photography.
Collection
Florida State University History (Part 5)

Florida State University History (Part 5)

Date
1980 (circa)
Description
This film shows construction on the stadium, women's and men's basketball, synchronized swimming and the dance department. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 7)

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 7)

Date
1980 (circa)
Description
This film shows synchronized swimming, the Flying High Circus, theater, cheerleading, dance, views of campus, an interview with President Sliger and graduation ceremonies. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
FLORIDA WATER SHOW

FLORIDA WATER SHOW

Date
1962-05-31
Description
In this film, female swimmers demonstrate the graceful technique of synchronized swimming. One woman poses in a tiara and ruffled skirt. Before diving in, she removes her skirt but splashes around with her tiara in place. Several men perform fancy dives for an enthusiastic audience. There is also footage of the male divers dressed, rather unconvincingly, as women and as clowns while goofing around for spectators. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
Littlest Mermaid

Littlest Mermaid

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
In this film, a little girl learns how to do mermaid tricks at Weeki Wachee.
Collection
Mermaid Who Couldn't Swim

Mermaid Who Couldn't Swim

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
This film tells the story of a girl applying to become a mermaid at Weeki Wachee. It shows behind-the-scenes situations. This particular girl supposedly cannot swim (except underwater). She learns to perform and reveals that she "can't swim," but it is okay and the film ends.
Collection
MIAMI BEACH STORY

MIAMI BEACH STORY

Date
1951
Description
This film has aerial shots of Hotel Row, street scenes, houses and vegetation. The scenes of Miami Beach are contrasted with a couple of snow scenes from up north. Winston Churchill and HRH The Duke of Windsor arrive. The film shows horse and dog racing and a montage of neon signs. Viewers see schools, churches, boating, fishing, skiing (with kissing), springboard diving, including a great belly flop, and cavorting around the pool. The film also shows beauties on the beach, synchronized swimming and ice skating next to the hotel pool. Viewers see children playing and a parrot opening a can. The film ends with scenes of people dancing on a patio next to the beach. This is a silent copy of a sound film. Produced by Rainbow Pictures.
Collection
Tarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla Springs

Tarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla Springs

Date
1943 (circa)
Description
Tarpon Club women sun and play Ping-Pong. There is a view from a tower showing a "glass house" on the boat dock. There are scenes of synchronized swimming from the tower, followed by scenes shot at water level. There is a view of the tower. Then, the camera pans out to bowl. There are more formations from high angle (some light fogging). Members walk past the camera and pose in the sun. There are scenes of the beach area showing visitors, including men in army uniforms. Wooden boats are seen near the dock. There is a view from the tower of a boat passing by with Newton Perry at the helm and the Tarpon Club Women waving.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A DIP IN DIXIEA DIP IN DIXIECollege sports
Swimming
Synchronized swimming
Water sports
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Beauty in the Deep Beauty in the Deep Amusement parks

Attractions
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Mermaids -- Florida -- Weeki Wachee -- History
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Tourism
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Care and Feeding of a MermaidCare and Feeding of a MermaidAmusement Parks

Attractions
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Mermaids -- Florida -- Weeki Wachee -- History
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Tourism
Underwater photography
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Florida State University History (Part 5) Florida State University History (Part 5) College sports
Dancing
Florida State Seminoles (Basketball team)
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 7) FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY HISTORY (Part 7) Ceremonies
College sports
Dancing
Florida State Seminoles (College sports teams)
Graduation
Interviews
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Theater
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FLORIDA WATER SHOW FLORIDA WATER SHOW Diving
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Water sports
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Littlest MermaidLittlest MermaidAmusement parks
Attractions
Mermaids-Florida-Weeki Wachee
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Tourism
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Mermaid Who Couldn't Swim Mermaid Who Couldn't Swim Amusement parks
Attractions
Mermaids-Florida-Weeki Wachee
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Tourism
Underwater photography
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MIAMI BEACH STORY MIAMI BEACH STORY Attractions
Beaches
Birds
Boating
Diving
Dog racing
Fishing
Horse racing
Horses
Hotels
Ice skating
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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Tarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla SpringsTarpon Club Swimming at Wakulla SpringsBeaches
Boats
Recreation
Synchronized swimming
Swimming
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