49 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Water sports"
Florida Attractions

Florida Attractions

Date
1948
Description
This early movie begins with a series of shots of St. Augustine, including the Fountain of Youth and the oldest house. Next, people are shown catching turtles at Silver Springs. The film continues with brief scenes of: Marineland; Palm Beach; Bok Tower; water skiing at Cypress Gardens; aerial and street scenes in St. Petersburg; Miami; Tin Can camping; Bayfront Park; fishing; Biscayne Bay; horse racing in Hialeah; flamingos; wildlife scenes; Seminoles in the Everglades (aerial of a village and children); sailboat races; and water skiing at night. The color is faded and the film is a little jumpy. Produced by Castle Films.
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FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS

FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows the wildlife that abounds at Silver Springs, skiers at Cypress Gardens, Rainbow Springs, Homosassa Springs and the Sarasota Jungle Gardens. This is a chopped-up print that was reassembled. The Homosassa sequence has a model dressed as an "Indian" who feeds the alligators fish and marshmallows.
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FLORIDA CITRUS WATER SKI SHOW

FLORIDA CITRUS WATER SKI SHOW

Date
n.d.
Description
Dick Pope appears briefly in this film showing the water ski show at the New York World's Fair. The skiers do tricks, ski barefoot and clown around. Boats jump a ramp in an oval shaped tank. The skiers were sponsored by the Florida Citrus Commission.
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Florida Commercials

Florida Commercials

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This is a group of 11 Florida commercials that show a wide variety of Florida fun in the sun. They include: fishing of all kinds; water skiing; golf, swimming; scuba; St. Augustine; Seminoles; Gamble Mansion; the Capitol; parrots; gator wrestling; jumping dolphins; Silver Springs; Cypress Gardens; picnicking; horses; dog and car racing; Jai-alai; conquistadors landing; and Gasparilla "pirate invasion." Next is poolside fun; an entire family water skiing; a child and dog skiing; shell collecting; shell art; and animals. Produced by Louis Benito Agency; writing on leader said "NBC News, Today Show, 1958."
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Florida Derby Festival '82

Florida Derby Festival '82

Date
1982
Description
In this film, viewers see the Broward County area and pre-race activities, including a 10K run with Olympic champion Frank Shorter and runner Bill Rogers participating. There is a ball with Vice President Walter Mondale attending. The half-time show includes the FSU Flying High Circus. Viewers see a wild animal race using wild mustangs. There is a water skiing dog in the ski show. Fashions are modeled. The race includes female jockeys. Produced by Tel-Air Interests; sponsored by Florida Derby Festival Inc.
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Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film begins in Pensacola. Viewers see Fort Pickens, Blue Angels and the Naval Air Station. The film moves to Panama City, where viewers see people frolicking in the surf and teens with a guitar. In Tallahassee, the film shows Apalachee Parkway toward the Old Capitol, FSU and Killearn Gardens State Park (now Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park). Viewers see Rainbow Springs' "submarine boats" and Weeki Wachee. At Tarpon Springs, a diver puts on a suit and jumps in. Also shown are Tampa Bay hotels, fishing party boats, tarpon fishing, horse and dog races, jai-alai, baseball spring training, golf, boating and skiing. The film also shows Cypress Gardens, Busch Gardens, Sarasota's Horn's Cars of Yesterday and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Viewers see the Ringling Brothers Circus in Venice, the Edison Home in Fort Myers and the Caribbean Gardens in Naples. Produced by Beckley Films and FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines and FDC.
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Florida State University History (Part 6)

Florida State University History (Part 6)

Date
1980 (circa)
Description
This film shows FSU football players Ron Simmons and Jimmy Jordan, along with Coach Bobby Bowden. There are scenes of women's volleyball, men's basketball, water skiing on Lake Bradford (The Reservation), the Marching Chiefs and ROTC training. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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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.
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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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GOV. HAYDON BURNS CABINET MEETING; RE: WORLD'S FAIR SKI SHOW SUCCESS

GOV. HAYDON BURNS CABINET MEETING; RE: WORLD'S FAIR SKI SHOW SUCCESS

Date
n.d.
Description
This Cabinet meeting with Gov. Burns includes mention of supplemental federal disaster relief to Florida of $1 million for hurricane damage. Charles Campbell (chairman of the FDC and the Executive Committee of New York World's Fair Authority) is introduced, as well as the rest of the World's Fair Authority and members of FDC (listed but not seen). Mr. Campbell tells how the Florida Exhibit was turned from a liability into an asset with the inclusion of the Florida Citrus Water Ski Show sponsored by Cypress Gardens and the Citrus Commission. An oversized check for $206,917 is presented to repay a state loan that helped bail out the Florida Pavilion. Dick Pope, dressed as Santa, presents the check. Gov. Burns thanks everyone and describes how the World's Fair, Citrus Commission, Legislature, Florida's four major electric utilities, the Cabinet and Minute Maid Orange Juice all helped. Each Cabinet member comments.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida AttractionsFlorida AttractionsAmusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Camping
Promotional films
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS American alligator
Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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FLORIDA CITRUS WATER SKI SHOW FLORIDA CITRUS WATER SKI SHOW Attractions
Exhibitions
Promotional films
Water sports
Water skiing
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Florida CommercialsFlorida CommercialsAmusement parks
Attractions
Fishing
Golf
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Water sports
Water skiing
Wildlife
Alligators
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Florida Derby Festival '82 Florida Derby Festival '82 Circuses
Fashion
Festivals
Horse racing
Promotional films
Tourism
Water sports
Water skiing
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Florida Gulf Coast HolidayFlorida Gulf Coast HolidayBlue Angels (Flight squadron)
Boating
Circuses
Fishing
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Hotels
Major League Baseball
Promotional films
Tarpon fishing
Tourism
Water sports
Water skiing
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Florida State University History (Part 6) Florida State University History (Part 6) College sports
Florida State Seminoles (College sports teams)
Marching bands
Promotional films
Water sports
Water skiing
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FLORIDA WATER SHOW FLORIDA WATER SHOW Diving
Promotional films
Synchronized swimming
Water sports
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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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GOV. HAYDON BURNS CABINET MEETING; RE: WORLD'S FAIR SKI SHOW SUCCESS GOV. HAYDON BURNS CABINET MEETING; RE: WORLD'S FAIR SKI SHOW SUCCESS Attractions
Exhibitions
Governors-Florida
Hurricane damage-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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