17 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Florida Keys "
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TARPON THRILLS

TARPON THRILLS

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Dutton do some tarpon fishing off the Florida Keys. The film shows enormous fish and has wonderful color, showing what tarpon fishing used to be like in the 1950s. Produced by Bay State Film Productions; sponsored by Ashaway Line and Twine Co.
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THE ENCHANTED KEY

THE ENCHANTED KEY

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Dutton filmed and narrated this look at seabirds in the Keys. This was made when the birds and Kodachrome movie film were plentiful.
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THE PARK THAT WENT TO SEA

THE PARK THAT WENT TO SEA

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows visitors all that is available at Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. There are many good underwater sequences of divers and fish. Viewers also see the statue "Christ of the Deep," which stands in 28 feet of water on a reef. Produced by Goodway Films of Fort Lauderdale; sponsored by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials.
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THEATER OF THE SEA-FRAGMENT

THEATER OF THE SEA-FRAGMENT

Date
n.d.
Description
The reel starts part of the way into the film. It shows the Theater of the Sea in Whole Harbor on Islamorada. Filmmaker Julian Bromer is seen filming dolphins with a Kodak Cine special. A young man shooting still photos and wearing a loud flower-print shirt pesters the filmmaker, making him miss the shot. Bromer goes up the platform to feed the dolphins himself and falls in the water. A dolphin brings him a towel. This reel is only part of a film broken off at either end.
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TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES

TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
The first story shows life in Florida in the 1950s. Residences, industries, attractions and pastimes are seen. The film is produced as a "Today Show" "feature." Viewers see the Apalachicola River and Woodruff Dam, the Everglades, Seminoles, Jacksonville scenes and Miami scenes. The second story follows a roving reporter around the state. Viewers see the Welcome Station, St. Augustine, Marineland, driving on Daytona Beach, Silver Springs, Cypress Gardens, Sunshine Skyway (one span), Sebring races, recreation and the Keys. Produced by NBC Television, sponsored by FDC.
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Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960

Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows camping and recreation areas available in Florida during the 1960s. There are scenes of state parks, national forests and national parks, including Fort Clinch, Florida Caverns, Everglades National Park and Apalachicola National Forest. Families are shown enjoying park facilities and recreational activities during their camping trips. Two Boy Scouts canoe down the Suwannee River from the Stephen Foster Memorial to Manatee Springs State Park, and they see the paddle wheel replica “Suwannee Belle” and camp at Suwannee River State Park. At Highlands Hammock, a guide feeds marshmallows to an alligator to entertain a tour group. Finally, a young couple on their honeymoon visit Everglades National Park and boat to a campsite on an island in the Florida Keys. Produced by LeRoy Crooks; sponsored by the Florida Development Commission, American Thermos Products Company, Crosby Aeromarine Company and Johnson Motors.
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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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
TARPON THRILLSTARPON THRILLSBoating
Fishing
Tarpon
Wildlife
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THE ENCHANTED KEYTHE ENCHANTED KEYBirds
Wildlife
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THE PARK THAT WENT TO SEATHE PARK THAT WENT TO SEABoating
Diving
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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THEATER OF THE SEA-FRAGMENTTHEATER OF THE SEA-FRAGMENTAttractions
Dolphins
Wildlife
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TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIESTODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIESAttractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Promotional films
Tourism
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Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960National parks and reserves--Florida--Everglades
Recreation areas--Florida
Rivers--Florida
Outdoor recreation--Florida
Boats and boating--Florida
Fishing--Florida
Camping--Florida
Parks--Florida
Camping trailers
Promotional films
Coast defenses--Florida
Tourism
Crabbing
Blue crab
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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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