25 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Cape Canaveral "
Florida: First and Last Frontier

Florida: First and Last Frontier

Date
1976
Description
This film presents a visual history of Florida, using costumed actors to recreate scenes with conquistadors, soldiers, smiths, a weaver and Mark Twain. It also uses LeMoyne drawings and archival photos. One scene is filmed in Wakulla Springs Lodge. Other scenes show a launch at Cape Canaveral followed by a "sun and fun" sequence. The film ends with scenes of family camping and boating as credits roll. Produced by Peter Barton Productions; sponsored by Bicentennial Commission of Florida.
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Florida: Moonport USA

Florida: Moonport USA

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film starts with a wonderful Mercury launch sequence. It shows a thriving aerospace industry in its prime. Viewers see an unsuccessful launch, lots of technology of the day (including transistor pocket radios) and 12 gallons of gas for $3.60. The film shows recreation, educational centers, and corporations and their space-related products. It describes the economic, cultural and population booms. Viewers see tactical missile launches and astronaut medical test equipment. The film predicts and shows a model of the Vehicle Assembly Building. It shows Miss Baker, the astro-monkey, Pensacola's School of Naval Aviation Medicine and Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach. It is a tribute to the space program. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC.
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows many forms of transportation through the years. It then shows St. Augustine, Pensacola, Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, Panama City Beach, Florida Caverns, the Old Capitol, Killearn Gardens, Jacksonville, Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Orlando, Bok Tower, beach buggies on Daytona Beach and car races at the speedway, a launch at Cape Canaveral, fishing for sailfish, Tampa Bay Hotel, the Gasparilla Festival, Sunshine Skyway, Ringling Art Museum, Asolo Theater, Miami and the Keys. It uses old photos throughout. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC.
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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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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-12-05
Description
Gov. Bryant responds to press questions regarding such topics as the changing of Cape Canaveral's name to Cape Kennedy, opposition to federal aid for education, the Genesis Report, site selection for a new university in central Florida, the National Governors' Conference and liquor licenses in Polk County. There are several edits. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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HIGHWAY HORIZONS

HIGHWAY HORIZONS

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film opens with Gov. Farris Bryant speaking from a vantage point overlooking Apalachee Parkway (Highway 27) in Tallahassee. The roadway is an example of the progressive new four-lane highway system project underway in the state. The film continues with many shots of Florida's "attractive" highway system. There is footage of Cape Canaveral and other Florida industries, as well as aerial footage of several Florida cities. Produced by the Florida State Road Department.
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MAIN STREET FLORIDA

MAIN STREET FLORIDA

Date
1980-07
Description
This film is all about Florida's Turnpike. It uses folk singing with banjo and a blues song with harmonica as background while showing people using turnpike facilities. Viewers see a "typical" American family and newlyweds visiting places along the way. Sites include Cape Canaveral, Disney World, Bok Tower and Cypress Gardens. Viewers see Burt Reynolds filming "Smokey and the Bandit II." Two girls headed for fun in Fort Lauderdale have car trouble, are spotted by the Florida Highway Patrol plane and receive assistance. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by Florida Department of Transportation.
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Menu for an Astronaut

Menu for an Astronaut

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This film, which takes place in a Whirlpool facility, opens with a quick-cut sequence of a chef holding different kinds of food. The chef explains how new food processes were created to feed the astronauts. The film describes NASA diet requirements, showing some food preparation for astronauts in "space food kitchens." Winter Haven is the site of orange juice processing, which results in freeze dried orange juice powder.
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RIVER FLOWED NORTH

RIVER FLOWED NORTH

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows Sanford and some of its businesses, such as Cobia Boats. Viewers see Sanford Airport, Auto Train, shopping, residences, churches, a zoo, banks, medical facilities, Daytona Speedway, single shots of various attractions, Kennedy Space Center, colleges, public schools and Sanford Naval Academy. The film has a Tijuana Brass-type music track.
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Space Center

Space Center

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
This film gives an overall look at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral. It includes visitors riding the Lunar Rover vehicle and a look at some of the animals in the Cape Preserve.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida: First and Last FrontierFlorida: First and Last FrontierDescription and Travel
Economic conditions
Florida -- History -- 1565-1763
Florida -- History -- 18th century
Florida -- History -- 19th century
Florida -- History -- 20th century
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Florida: Moonport USAFlorida: Moonport USAAerospace industry
Astronauts
Space program
Space race
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEWFLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEWAerospace industry
Attractions
Automobile racing
Fishing
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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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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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCEGOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCEAerospace industry
Governors-Florida
Higher education
Politicians
Politics
Space program
Space race
Taxation
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HIGHWAY HORIZONSHIGHWAY HORIZONSEconomic conditions
Governors-Florida
Highways
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Tourism
Traffic
Transportation
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MAIN STREET FLORIDAMAIN STREET FLORIDAAmusement parks
Attractions
Folk music
Highways
Infrastructure
Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
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Menu for an AstronautMenu for an AstronautAerospace industry
Astronauts
Food industry
Promotional films
Space program
Space race
Project Apollo (U.S.)
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RIVER FLOWED NORTHRIVER FLOWED NORTHAerospace industry
Airports
Attractions
Economic conditions
Higher education
Promotional films
Tourism
Zoos
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Space CenterSpace CenterAerospace industry
Astronauts
Attractions
Museums
Promotional films
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Space program
Space race
Tourism
Wildlife
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