51 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Water skiing "
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Skiing in Dixie

Skiing in Dixie

Date
1957
Description
This narrated film covers the 18th Annual Dixie Water Ski Tournament, held by the American Water Ski Association at Cypress Gardens. The courses involve trick riding, slalom and jumping. Skiers featured include: "Joker" Osborn; Ken White; Joe Cash; Mike Osborn; Buster McCalla; Paul Merrill; Jimmy Jackson; and Ron Marks. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Lemon Sun

Lemon Sun

Date
Description
This film features highlights of the Ft. Myers/Lee County area as an attractive place to live and play. A full day is covered, showing workers beginning their day as the sun rises. As the day progresses, a variety of activities are shown, including: boating, golfing, skiing, playing at the beach, horseback riding and tennis. City buildings and residential areas are shown as well. As night falls, Ft. Myers night life is depicted, featuring: shopping, dining, dancing and music. (Note: the sound goes out for approximately 50 seconds during these night time scenes). Produced by Charles Fuller Productions, for Ft. Myers-Lee County Chamber of Commerce.
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International Champions

International Champions

Date
1967
Description
This film, narrated by Bob Weaver, promotes the Gulfstream Park horse racing venue. The focus is on the 1967 Florida Derby, a race for three-year-old thoroughbreds, and the special events surrounding the race. These events include: a fashion show; water skiers from Cypress Gardens; a wild animal race featuring zebras ridden by jockeys dressed as Tarzan; and the Derby Ball with shots of Governor Claude Kirk and his wife, Erika, dancing. Other items of interest include: shots of the Jackie Gleason show being filmed at Gulfstream Park; other races, such as the Dawn Handicap; Canadian Turf Handicap; Gulfstream Park Handicap; and the Pan-American Turf Handicap. Produced by Tel-Air Interests, Inc.
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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.
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Danes Visit Clermont

Danes Visit Clermont

Date
1967
Description
This film features home movie like shots of people boating, skiing and talking while on vacation in Clermont.
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Danes Visit Clermont 2

Danes Visit Clermont 2

Date
1967
Description
This footage features female skiers with Danish, and "People to People," flags skiing at Cypress Gardens. The footage also includes: people playing in the water; sitting in what appears to be a theater or conference room; a table display on Denmark at the Cooper Memorial Library; a woman sewing Danish flags; oranges being washed in a processing plant; and a plant employee talking to guests. Footage has a home movie feel.
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A SPECIAL DESTINATION

A SPECIAL DESTINATION

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film is a well-shot look at Cypress Gardens. It shows canals, bridges, waterfalls, statues and girls in costumes. The film shows that Cypress Gardens is not called the water ski capital of the world for nothing. Twelve skiers take off from a dock at one time, one barefoot skiing backwards. Viewers see the shopping area, a magic show, the spook house, the bird show, the crocodile show and a small zoo. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
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Cedar Key Seafood Festival

Cedar Key Seafood Festival

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film features footage from the Cedar Key Seafood Festival in the 1970s. Scenes include a fish fry, water ski show, a parade with the Williston High School marching band and special guest Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Doyle Conner.
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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.
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CYPRESS GARDEN GIFT SHOP FILM

CYPRESS GARDEN GIFT SHOP FILM

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This is a short souvenir film comprised of scenes from Cypress Gardens. Visitors tour the park, take scenic riverboat rides and photograph the young southern belles who stroll the park daily. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
fvc912Skiing in DixieWhite, Ken
Cash, Joe
Osborn, Mike
McCalla, Buster
Jackson, Jimmy
Marks, Ron
Annual Dixie Water Ski Tournament
American Water Ski Association
Florida Development Commission
Water Skiing
Merrill, Paul
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fvc914Lemon SunFt. Myers-Lee County Chamber of Commerce
Boats
Golf
Water skiing
Horses
Tennis
Dancing
Shopping
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fvc927International ChampionsWeaver, Bob
Kirk, Claude R. (Claude Roy), Jr., 1926-2011
Gleason, Jackie, 1916-1987
Gulfstream Park (Fla.)
Canadian Turf Handicap
Pan-American Turf Handicap
Tel-Air Interests, Inc.
Horse Racing
Water Skiing
Governors
Dancing
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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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fvc933Danes Visit ClermontDanish
Boating
Water skiing
Vacation
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fvc934Danes Visit Clermont 2Cooper Memorial Library (Clermont, Fla.)
Danish
Water skiing
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A SPECIAL DESTINATION A SPECIAL DESTINATION Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
Zoos
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Cedar Key Seafood FestivalCedar Key Seafood FestivalFestivals
Fish
Water skiing
Water sports
parades
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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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CYPRESS GARDEN GIFT SHOP FILM CYPRESS GARDEN GIFT SHOP FILM Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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