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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Water sports"
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WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER SPORTS

WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER SPORTS

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This film describes swimming, sailing and skiing using footage of the ski show at the New York World's Fair. A short ski lesson is given at the World's Fair site. Then, surfers at Daytona are featured. Scuba diving is next and the divers see a mermaid from Weeki Wachee. When they get back to the boat, they have a glass of orange juice before they take off their gear. Two springboard divers demonstrate technique. One of them is a champion. The other is a clown. An interview with Chris Sparks, a swimming coach, tells how orange juice is important for performance. Two young swimmers give testimony to orange juice. .Synchronized swimmers are shown under the end titles. Produced by McDavitt of Daytona Beach; sponsored by Florida Citrus 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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WONDER-FULL LAKELAND

WONDER-FULL LAKELAND

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows life in Lakeland. It includes spring training with the Detroit Tigers, churches, schools, public recreation facilities, archery, water skiing, industry and phosphate mining. Viewers see Busch Gardens, Cypress Gardens, a rodeo and Florida Southern College with its Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings.
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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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Where the Big Bass Bite

Where the Big Bass Bite

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Some great fishing "characters" are shown as they enjoy their sport. Fish camps, boat launch facilities, skiing, beach fun and boating cruises are included. Beautiful cypress lakes appear, and then citrus, produce, cattle and other industries are shown. The community of Leesburg is described with its sports, services, recreation facilities, educational offering, homes, shopping and civic celebration. The latter has a demonstration jump by the Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. Produced by Beckley Films; sponsored by FDC and Leesburg Chamber of Commerce.
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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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WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL

WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
A series of tricks are done on skis in a swimming pool. A winch winds the rope and pulls skiers the length of the pool. They take off from the high dive, ski on a disk and slalom.
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WATER SKI FUN!

WATER SKI FUN!

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Television personality Tommy Bartlett introduces this film about water skiing. The action takes place at Sunshine Springs and Gardens where there is a ski show including a clown on a chair on a disc. Viewers also see speedboats that jump a ramp and end their performance by running up on land. A family gets lessons, including underwater shots of takeoff.
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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film gives a look at St. Petersburg's Treasure Island. It shows the single-span Sunshine Skyway and all the usual Florida activities and pastimes, including a fish-fry and a ski show with Santa Claus arriving by water.
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THE NEW CYPRESS GARDENS

THE NEW CYPRESS GARDENS

Date
1980-01-13
Description
This film shows all the features of Cypress Gardens. The film has a slight reddish-brown tint in some places.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER SPORTS WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER SPORTS Boats
Citrus juices
Promotional films
Sailing
Surfing
Synchronized swimming
Water skiing
Water sports
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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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WONDER-FULL LAKELAND WONDER-FULL LAKELAND Archery
Churches
Detroit Tigers (Baseball team)
Education
Industry
Phosphate mining
Recreation
Rodeos
Promotional films
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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Where the Big Bass BiteWhere the Big Bass BiteBeaches
Boats
Cattle industry
Citrus industry
Education
Fishing
Industries
Recreation
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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WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL WATER SKIING IN SWIMMING POOL Recreation
Swimming pools
Water skiing
Water sports
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WATER SKI FUN!WATER SKI FUN!Attractions
Boats
Recreation
Underwater photography
Water skiing
Water sports
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Treasure IslandTreasure IslandAttractions
Bridges
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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THE NEW CYPRESS GARDENS THE NEW CYPRESS GARDENS Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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