23 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Travel"
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The Torch of Friendship

The Torch of Friendship

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This is a film promoting the Hampton House Hotel in Miami, a business oriented to an African-American clientele. It describes how notable black men and women of the 1960s gathered there, such as Ralph Metcalf (gold medalist, 1932 & 1936 Olympics), Althea Gibson (Wimbledon Champ), Martin Luther King Jr., singer Jackie Wilson, and baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson. The film follows a formula similar to other promotional films, except almost everyone in it is black. The complete footage shows entertainment, the owners, a fashion show, dog and horse racing, the Miami Seaquarium, the Torch of Friendship, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, the Baltimore Orioles, and the FAMU Track team. Produced by Don Parisher.
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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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Citrus Boulevard

Citrus Boulevard

Date
1965
Description
This film provides a look at Highway 27 on the way to Miami. Viewers see: Silver Springs; Leesburg; the Citrus Tower with high scenic vistas of orange groves; and an amphibious vehicle. A model swipes an orange from a tree in the Governor's Grove where each tree, "belongs" to a state governor. The film shows a citrus stand and Cypress Gardens, with a great shot of tourists and their movie cameras. Viewers also see Bok Tower, and a majorette twirling in front of a store. There are good shots halfway through the film of a convertible with models on the highway. Produced by Guided Tours.
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Color Me Fun

Color Me Fun

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Three models representing the colors red, yellow, and blue demonstrate how to have fun in Miami Beach, the "one place where colors and people come together." Viewers see a variety of available foods, nightlife, water sports, and other recreation. There is shopping, where "there are all sorts of groovy things and groovy people," as well as dog racing, horse racing, and jai-alai. The film ends with scenes from the Everglades. Produced by Coronado Studios; sponsored by the Tourist Development Authority of Miami Beach.
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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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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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Compass Points South

Compass Points South

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, Wayne Ferris talks to Senator George Smathers about his trip to Latin America. Most of the program deals with the communist threat to the Latin American region. The show is comprised primarily of footage shot during Smathers' trip to various locations in the Caribbean and South America. Scenes include: riots in Panama over control of the Canal Zone, and footage of Fidel Castro shaking his fist and meeting with Russian leader, Anastas Mikoyan. Later, there is footage of an interview by Miami reporter, Dick Lobo, with Generalissimo, Raphael Trujillo, of the Dominican Republic. The segment on Venezuela includes 1958 footage of Vice President Richard Nixon's motorcade being stoned by angry protesters. There are a few brief scenes of Smathers meeting with Venezuelan President Bettencourt. There are brief shots of Haiti and Puerto Rico, including Smathers' meeting with the Haitian President. Senator Smathers comments that student exchange programs may improve relations with Latin America. Mr. Ferris closes the program with recommendations, such as: price stabilization measures; mineral quotas; market subsidies; and improved foreign aid. Produced by WCKT of Miami.
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FLORIDA SHOWCASE ABROAD

FLORIDA SHOWCASE ABROAD

Date
1963
Description
A Greyhound bus serves as a display of information on Florida at the LeMans auto race in France.
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FLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORY

FLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORY

Date
1963-11-14
Description
This film tells how a Greyhound bus was provided to FDC to showcase Florida. There are scenes of the bus in Minneapolis, MN and Augusta, ME. Another bus was shipped from Jacksonville to Europe. Viewers see the bus at the LeMans race in France. Produced by FDC.
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le Monde

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le Monde

Date
1989
Description
In this film, Florida A&M University is the sole representative of the United States in France's 200th Bastille Day Parade in Paris. This film covers FAMU's participation in the parade from day one. It shows the band practicing, sightseeing, interacting with other participants, and participating in the parade. Dr. Foster, the band's creator and director, is interviewed throughout the film.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
The Torch of FriendshipThe Torch of FriendshipAfrican American
Amusement parks
Attractions
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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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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Citrus BoulevardCitrus BoulevardAmusement parks
Attractions
Citrus industry
Description and travel
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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Color Me FunColor Me FunAmusement parks
Attractions
Description and Travel
Economic Conditions
Gambling--Florida
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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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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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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Compass Points SouthCompass Points SouthAnti-communism
Communism
Diplomacy
Foreign relations
Politicians
Politics
Travel
United States-Foreign relations-Latin America
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FLORIDA SHOWCASE ABROAD FLORIDA SHOWCASE ABROAD Automobile racing
Greyhound buses
Promotional films
Travel
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FLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORY FLORIDA SHOWCASE: BUS STORY Automobile racing
Greyhound buses
Promotional films
Travel
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le MondeFlorida Agricultural and Mechanical University: The 100 Before the World/Les Cents Devant Le MondeBastille Day
African American history
Historically black colleges and universities
Marching bands
Promotional films
Travel
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