21 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Underwater photography"
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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
D-Day at Marathon

D-Day at Marathon

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film shows the construction of an artificial reef with the help of Goodyear and involved citizens of Marathon. It shows how tires are punched, squeezed and loaded with concrete. Navy LSM and private vessels are loaded with tires. All of them converge and begin dumping. There is underwater photography of tires hitting the bottom and sea life beginning to inhabit the tires. The film shows the Goodyear blimp Mayflower. Produced by Sonny Florida Productions.
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DELAND/WEST VOLUSIA AREA

DELAND/WEST VOLUSIA AREA

Date
1977 (circa)
Description
This film shows DeLand, Orange City, the Pioneer Art Settlement, bass fishing, water skiing and canoeing. Viewers see manatees in Blue Springs State Park, Hontoon Island State Park, DeLeon Springs, Old Methuselah Cypress Tree, Dunlawton Sugar Mill and Stetson University. The film has underwater photography. Produced by Glen Lau Productions.
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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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Florida's Land of Gracious Living

Florida's Land of Gracious Living

Date
1965-10
Description
The script starts by asking, "What is land?" A long philosophical answer is given over scenes of life in Putnam County. The film shows farming, cattle, rodeo, sailing and bass fishing, including underwater photography. Viewers also see gladiolus farms, residences in Palatka, a utility plant, the Hudson Pulp and Paper Corp., and furniture manufacturing. The film shows schools, public facilities and President Lyndon B. Johnson at the ground breaking of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. There are good shots of a huge "walking" drag line. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Putnam County Board of County Commissioners.
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GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS

GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the features of Silver Springs. It includes "actors" who are supposed to be filming an old-time slapstick comedy with pie-in-the-face scenes. It shows the glass-bottom boats on the river, the view through the boat glass and scenes of underwater filming. A "symphony" tune is played during various beauty shots. Viewers see the jungle cruise boats. Seminoles and children pose for photos, as does a chimp wearing a feather headdress, smoking a pipe and holding an American flag. Antique cars and a championship Chrysler stock car are seen. Produced by Guided Tours.
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GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES

GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film has outtakes from several Guided Tours productions and includes shots of Silver Springs, the Circus Hall of Fame and a wax museum. Some footage at Silver Springs is underwater and is slightly underexposed. The best underwater shots are a "love scene." This is all Kodachrome. Produced by Guided Tours.
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GULFSTREAM CAPTAIN

GULFSTREAM CAPTAIN

Date
n.d.
Description
This film starts with underwater footage of reef life, then shows sport fishing and the work of a boat captain. He fishes for bait and uses a depth recorder to find the right spot to fish. Viewers see underwater shots of amberjack hitting the bait. The film also shows fishing for sailfish and how to prepare mullet as bait. There is great underwater footage of the exhausted sailfish as it is brought to the boat and then released. Produced by Florida Film Studios Inc. (Leroy Crooks); sponsored by FDC.
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Ivan Tors Studios in Miami<br />

Ivan Tors Studios in Miami

Date
1966 (circa)
Description
This film is a tour of Ivan Tors Studios, showing behind-the-scenes manufacturing, equipment, wardrobe, stages and special effects. There is great underwater footage, including reefs, animals, camera crew and props from "Thunderball." Viewers see Ivan Tors, actor Lloyd Bridges and Flipper.
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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

Date
1963
Description
This film is adapted from the movie "Twilight World." There is excellent underwater footage, including hard hat diving, two-hose scuba, a re-breather with full-face mask, a two-person sub, a diver propulsion vehicle, divers with an octopus, a moray eel, an underwater photographer, a Spanish wreck and a diver using a magnesium flare to explore a coral cave.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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D-Day at MarathonD-Day at MarathonArtificial reefs
Blimps
Boats
Tires
Rubber
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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DELAND/WEST VOLUSIA AREA DELAND/WEST VOLUSIA AREA Amusement parks
Attractions
Bass fishing
Canoeing
Promotional films
Tourism
Underwater photography
Water skiing
Water sports
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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Florida's Land of Gracious LivingFlorida's Land of Gracious LivingAgriculture
Bass fishing
Boating
Cattle
Drainage
Farming
Flood control
Furniture manufacturing
Promotional films
Rodeos
Timber industry
Tourism
Underwater photography
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GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Boating
Glass bottom boats
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Underwater photography
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GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES Amusement parks
Attractions
Circuses
Tourism
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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GULFSTREAM CAPTAIN GULFSTREAM CAPTAIN Boating
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Underwater photography
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Ivan Tors Studios in MiamiIvan Tors Studios in Miami<br />Camermen
Flipper (Fictitious character)
Film industry (Motion pictures)
Promotional films
Thunderball (Motion Picture)
Underwater photography
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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State ParkJohn Pennekamp Coral Reef State ParkPromotional films
Scuba diving
Shipwrecks
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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