17 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Florida Keys "
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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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GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION

GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Date
1954-02
Description
This film begins with shots of the Old Capitol and other state office buildings. Subsequent scenes include floats and marching bands. There are points of view from a car driving down a single lane road. Viewers also see a waterfront scene with a Navy ship coming into view and the exterior of a jai-alai fronton. There are more scenes with car point of view of streets in town, more scenes of the Navy Ship, scenes of road construction including concrete pouring and asphalt laying, more driving point of view, scenes of young orange groves, a bridge in the Keys, and construction using graders and bulldozers. There are street scenes mixed in and two shots of a Model T on a bumpy road.
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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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Silversides the Tarpon

Silversides the Tarpon

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film shows tarpon fishing near Islamorada from a small outboard boat. The fish are magnificent. The editing is rough and the narration by the filmmaker is "home movie" style. It has wonderful photography, including a glimpse of a great white shark. Produced by E.W. Dutton.
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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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Seabirds

Seabirds

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
Frigate birds are seen in large flocks. The film also shows herons, spoon bills and egrets in mangrove rookeries in the Keys. This is the way seabird populations used to look in the 1950s. The Kodachrome color is amazing and E.W. Dutton narrates in his own style.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEWFLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEWAerospace industry
Attractions
Automobile racing
Fishing
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTIONGASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTIONAutomobiles
Bridges
Citrus
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Marching bands
Parades
Road construction
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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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Silversides the TarponSilversides the TarponBoating
Fishing
Home movies
Recreation
Sharks
Tarpon fishing
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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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SeabirdsSeabirdsBirds
Egrets
Herons
Mangrove trees
Rookeries
Spoon bills
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