25 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Cape Canaveral "
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WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA

WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is a film by Eastern Airlines promoting the sites and scenery of Florida. Many Florida tourist spots are featured, including St. Augustine, Cape Canaveral, Silver Springs, the Ringling Museum, Circus Hall of Fame, Seminole Indians and alligator wrestling. Presented by Eastern Airlines, produced by Beckley Films in conjunction with the Florida Development Commission.
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Unusual World of Florida

Unusual World of Florida

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
This film begins with aerials of a Fort Lauderdale airboat ride, swamp buggies in Naples, Corkscrew Swamp, animals along the Wakulla River and Cypress Gardens. It then shows a chrysanthemum farm, Castillo de San Marcos (St. Augustine), Bok Tower and Citrus Tower. Stephen Foster Memorial is next with nice scenes of a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River. The Keys are shown, including divers in Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Marineland with a diver feeding dolphins, loggerheads underwater and laying eggs. Divers in Tarpon Springs and gator wrestling follow. A man catches a cobra by hand and milks venom. There is a rocket launch at Cape Canaveral and an open house at Pensacola Naval Air Station. Produced by Beckley Films in cooperation with FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines.
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Twenty Years of NASA

Twenty Years of NASA

Date
1978-09-11
Description
This film provides a brief overview of the 20-year history of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. It includes historical footage of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs. There are scenes of a spacewalk, astronauts on the moon and the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project of July 1975 when Russian and American astronauts met in space for the first time. This film also features footage of the Space Shuttle riding piggyback on top of a Boeing 747. Produced by NASA.
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Three Fathoms to a Fortune

Three Fathoms to a Fortune

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
This film describes the "Real 8 Co. "and their treasure hunting efforts. It shows equipment preparation, divers going down, finding a mass of coins in a lump and raising the mass. A man from the Florida State Board of Antiquities takes notes. It shows the opening ceremony of the Museum of Sunken Treasure in Cape Canaveral on June 29, 1968. Viewers see museum dioramas, doubloons, pieces of 8 and china. The sound track at the beginning is bad, but it becomes normal after a few minutes.
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THE WEEK THAT FLEW

THE WEEK THAT FLEW

Date
1966-12-02
Description
A group of industrial and financial writers is given a look at industrial Florida on a tour sponsored by the FDC. They leave New York City on a National Airlines jet and go to Tallahassee. The film shows the Capitol, the Governor's Mansion, Gov. Burns, aerials of Jacksonville, street views, and St. Pete/Tampa business exteriors. Viewers also see Cypress Gardens, Cape Kennedy, Fort Lauderdale waterways, a University of Miami football game, Miami Serpentarium and the University of Miami campus. The film ends with scenes of a nightclub show.
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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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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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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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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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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDAWONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDAAmerican alligator
Art
Attractions
Museums
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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Unusual World of FloridaUnusual World of FloridaAirboats
American alligator
Agriculture
Chrysanthemum
Dolphins
Flowers
Promotional films
Reptiles
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Snakes
Steamboats
Swamp buggies
Transportation
Turtles
Wildlife
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Twenty Years of NASATwenty Years of NASAAerospace industry
Aeronautics
Airplanes
Astronauts
Promotional films
Space program
Space race
Space shuttle
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Three Fathoms to a FortuneThree Fathoms to a FortuneAttractions
Museums
Shipwrecks
Treasure hunting
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THE WEEK THAT FLEWTHE WEEK THAT FLEWCollege sports
Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
Industry
Miami Hurricanes (Football team)
Promotional films
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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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RIVER FLOWED NORTHRIVER FLOWED NORTHAerospace industry
Airports
Attractions
Economic conditions
Higher education
Promotional films
Tourism
Zoos
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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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MAIN STREET FLORIDAMAIN STREET FLORIDAAmusement parks
Attractions
Folk music
Highways
Infrastructure
Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
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HIGHWAY HORIZONSHIGHWAY HORIZONSEconomic conditions
Governors-Florida
Highways
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Tourism
Traffic
Transportation
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