222 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Tourism"
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You Got to See Florida

You Got to See Florida

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film starts with Florida agriculture, including papaya and sugarcane. Viewers see farming on reclaimed Everglades muck land and imported grass from India is mentioned. The film shows cattle herds on a "man-made Pampas that a few years ago were swamp." Tern rookeries on Bird Island, Marine Studios, purple gallinules, gators, and lots of wild flowers with butterflies are shown. Next are bellowing alligators, white ibis, blue heron, coots, rails, egret, and green heron. Viewers see Seminoles spear fishing, in a village grinding corn, and cooking with a baby in a hammock. Phosphate mining, shelling on Sanibel Island, hermit crab, citrus, tarpon fishing in the mangroves, bass fishing, parrots, the University of Miami, and Bok Tower are shown. This is a beautiful Kodachrome print. Sponsored by Gulf Oil.
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WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA

WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is a film by Eastern Airlines promoting the sites and scenery of Florida. Many Florida tourist spots are featured, including St. Augustine, Cape Canaveral, Silver Springs, the Ringling Museum, Circus Hall of Fame, Seminole Indians and alligator wrestling. Presented by Eastern Airlines, produced by Beckley Films in conjunction with the Florida Development Commission.
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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.
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Winged Foot Wonders

Winged Foot Wonders

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is footage of young boys and girls at Cypress Gardens Ski School receiving instruction from members of the Cypress Gardens Ski Team. The film features several styles of skiing, with skiers Willa McGuire and Al Frido demonstrating the fanciest footwork. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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When You Need It Bad, We've Got It Good

When You Need It Bad, We've Got It Good

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Uses a lively jingle, stock footage of northern snow scenes, and quick cuts of everything you can find in Florida. This is the ultimate in packing every aspect of Florida into a single film. It begins with a sequence of old photos of famous visitors to Florida, then proceeds to take the genre to the limit. Produced by A&R Films.
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Wheels in the Sun

Wheels in the Sun

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film tells the story of Pinellas County breaking away from Hillsborough County and developing its own government, industry and style. There is a nice sequence of an old car and land sale, followed by scenes of diving in Tarpon Springs. The film also shows Clearwater, St. Petersburg and the Sunshine Skyway. Homes, neighborhoods, shopping areas, schools and industries are shown. The narration has an odd meter. Produced by Nationwide Pictures and H.K. Carrington; sponsored by Pinellas Industry Council.
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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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WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS STATE PARK

WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS STATE PARK

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film discusses the history of Washington Oaks State Park and the surrounding area. There is a tour of the park's facilities and recreational areas. The film has great color quality. There are plenty of wildlife and nature scenes. It also contains footage from Flagler Beach State Park. Produced by the Florida Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
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WAKULLA SPRINGS/FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

WAKULLA SPRINGS/FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film begins by giving a brief history of Wakulla Springs. There are scenes at the spring of tourists, wildlife, archery, beauty contests, synchronized swimming and underwater photography. Produced by Florida Department of Natural Resources.
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WAKULLA SPRINGS HOTEL

WAKULLA SPRINGS HOTEL

Date
1973-01-16
Description
This film features scenes of wildlife along the river. Two men in a small outboard chew up the bottom and get stuck while towing the boat with the camera. The film shows a flock of ducks on the water near the beach, a man picking up trash along the shoreline at the bridge spanning the river, and more birdlife shots. Then, there is a series of poor underwater shots as a cameraman is dragged along behind a boat.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
You Got to See FloridaYou Got to See FloridaAgriculture
Amusement parks
Attractions
Fishing Industry
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Travel
Wildlife
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WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA American alligator
Art
Attractions
Museums
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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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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Winged Foot WondersWinged Foot WondersAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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When You Need It Bad, We've Got It GoodWhen You Need It Bad, We've Got It GoodAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Travel
Water sports
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Wheels in the Sun Wheels in the Sun Automobiles
Economic conditions
Industry
Promotional films
Tourism
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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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WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS STATE PARK WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS STATE PARK Beaches
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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WAKULLA SPRINGS/FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH WAKULLA SPRINGS/FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Synchronized swimming
Tourism
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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WAKULLA SPRINGS HOTEL WAKULLA SPRINGS HOTEL Attractions
Birds
Boats
Fish
Promotional films
Tourism
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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