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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Coral Gables "
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BICENTENNIAL VISCAYA

BICENTENNIAL VISCAYA

Date
1976
Description
This film begins with shots of James Deering's Italian Renaissance-inspired vacation home, Viscaya. It mentions John Fisher's exploits in Biscayne Bay and the Miami real estate boom, with additional still shots of Coral Gables and Hialeah. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.
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Coral Gables: The Flapper at 40

Coral Gables: The Flapper at 40

Date
1965
Description
This film was made in celebration of Coral Gables' 40th birthday. It shows Merrick Manor (with a coral gable), the residence of the Rev. Solomon Merrick, the first person to build in the area. The film shows many examples of architecture, landscaping and waterways. People wear 1920s costumes to a golf course and a party. Viewers see University of Miami buildings, shopping areas, commercial buildings, Matheson Hammock Park, Fairchild Tropical Gardens, War Memorial Youth Center, schools and residences. The film is taken from excerpts of an hour-long television program by WCKT-News, Miami.
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Coral Gables: The Global City of the Future

Coral Gables: The Global City of the Future

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film starts with a man navigating his yacht through a typical Coral Gables neighborhood with large houses on canals, swimming pools and docked boats behind each. He gets home, greets the kids, has a quick shower, gives the wife a peck on the lips, and then he is on a jet to Paris. The host/narrator then pitches his neighborhood from the streets of Paris. He continues the narration from London, Latin America and New York City, and then returns home. Then, various CEOs tell why they and their companies moved to Coral Gables. Throughout, the film shows scenes of "the good life," education, industry, culture and entertainment. Produced by Associated Filmmakers International.
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MIAMI HITS A MILLION

MIAMI HITS A MILLION

Date
1944-06-14
Description
This is kinescope footage of a television program celebrating Miami's arrival at the one million marker in population. The program covers the entire history of Miami and its adjacent area. It contains loads of still images, as well as moving film of African-American laborers clearing mangroves at Miami Beach and early Coral Gables footage. Produced by WTVJ News.
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Roxcy Bolton Interview with Coral Gables Television, 2001

Roxcy Bolton Interview with Coral Gables Television, 2001

Date
2001
Description
In this 2001 oral history interview with Coral Gables Television, Roxcy Bolton discusses her descent from a pioneer Mississippi farming family and how the values instilled by that background led to her life of social activism. She recounts her experiences working with political figures to effect social change both locally and nationally, her encounters with individuals in need of assistance, and her philosophy of helping others in need.
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The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954

The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954

Date
1954 (circa)
Description
A high school student named "Bob" learns about Florida colleges and universities. The tour of schools starts in Tallahassee with scenes of Florida State University and Florida A and M University. The tour continues to the University of Florida in Gainesville, Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Stetson University in DeLand, and Rollins College in Winter Park. At Florida Southern College there are shots of buildings designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Then at the University of Tampa the narrator describes the university’s new interpersonal and intercultural relations program. The last stop is the University of Miami. The film ends with “Bob” registering and taking a tour of an unnamed college in Florida. The projection print is a black and white copy. BA077 is the same film with slightly different scenes at the head and tail. Produced by Florida State Advertising Commission and Ball Productions of Miami.
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THE KING ORANGE JAMBOREE

THE KING ORANGE JAMBOREE

Date
1965
Description
This film chronicles the Orange Bowl festivities, including a Junior Tennis Tournament, a speedboat regatta, the International Grand Prix boat race, the Coral Gables Junior Orange Bowl, the Stag Coaches Luncheon, the Orange Bowl Fashion Show, the New Year's Eve King Orange Jamboree, the Alabama versus Nebraska football game, the NFL Pro Playoff Classic (Cowboys versus Colts) and the King Orange Fireworks. Each of these events is shown in a montage of shots with no narration. Produced by FDC; sponsored by National Airlines.
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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
BICENTENNIAL VISCAYA BICENTENNIAL VISCAYA Architecture, Italian
Florida-History-20th century
Historic house museums-Florida-Miami
Museums-Florida-Miami
Promotional films
Tourism
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Coral Gables: The Flapper at 40 Coral Gables: The Flapper at 40 Amusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Golf
Promotional films
Tourism
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Coral Gables: The Global City of the Future Coral Gables: The Global City of the Future Boating
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Promotional films
Tourism
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MIAMI HITS A MILLION MIAMI HITS A MILLION African Americans
Attractions
Florida-History-20th century
Promotional films
Tourism
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Roxcy Bolton Interview with Coral Gables Television, 2001Roxcy Bolton Interview with Coral Gables Television, 2001Civil Rights
Women's Rights
Activists
Equal Rights Movement
Florida Women's Hall of Fame
Interviews
Activism
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The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954The Great Adventure: Universities Throughout Florida, ca. 1954College sports
Higher education
African American universities and colleges
Promotional films
Public institutions--Florida
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THE KING ORANGE JAMBOREE THE KING ORANGE JAMBOREE Alabama Crimson Tide (Football team)
Boating
Celebrations
College football
Dallas Cowboys (Football team)
Fashions shows
Fireworks
Holidays
Indianapolis Colts (Football team)
Nebraska Corn Huskers (Football team)
Professional football
Promotional films
Tennis
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THE WEEK THAT FLEW THE WEEK THAT FLEW College sports
Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
Industry
Miami Hurricanes (Football team)
Promotional films
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