20 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Fort Lauderdale "
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A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING

A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film shows the community of Pompano Beach, including the fun, entertainment and activities that are available in the area. Viewers see homes "that range in price from $8,000." Flowering plants, backyard pools and canals with water skiers are typical. Viewers see banks, businesses and lots of cars. The film shows produce, industry, hotels, motels and Ted Mack strolling the beach. Viewers see Hillsborough Lighthouse, the beaches, golf courses, harness and thoroughbred races, Dania Jai-Alai Fronton and Storyland Amusement Park. Churches, schools and hospitals are shown next. The film also shows a train depot, Broward County Airport, cruise ships at Port Everglades, the Yacht Club, deep-sea fishing and nightlife. The area is described as "a veritable utopia." Produced by Don Parisher.
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A Visit to Airtronics, Inc.

A Visit to Airtronics, Inc.

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the Fort Lauderdale manufacturer of billiard balls, electronic instruments and a security system. The nervous company founder is the host. The film ends with "Thank you and may God bless you and direct you to Florida."
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Beach Ball Holiday

Beach Ball Holiday

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
This film focuses on enjoying the sun and water in Fort Lauderdale . It includes aerials of the coast, hotels and a marlin fishing tournament. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by FDC and City of Fort Lauderdale.
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Beach Hotel

Beach Hotel

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows a beach hotel shot from the water with colorful cabanas on the sand. The cars in the background indicate that it was made in the 1950s. The film container identifies Fort Lauderdale as the location.
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BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTY

BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows a little of Port Everglades and then other features in Broward County such as the airport, Pioneer City ("old west" attraction), crowds on the beach and fishing. It also shows hospitals, churches, condos, Nova University, some industry, pari-mutuel wagering, sports and nightlife. It also has Seminoles gator wrestling, the Everglades and Birch State Park. Produced by David W. Hunter & Associates; sponsored by Broward County Commission.
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Canberra

Canberra

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the cruise ship Canberra docking at Port Everglades.
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CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUN

CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUN

Date
1963-06-11
Description
This was a news piece about the FDC campaign called "Circus of Summer Fun," which was created to encourage tourism. In the film, a vacationing family is stopped and "arrested" by Tallahassee City Police and Florida Highway Patrol and rewarded with a free weekend at a motel in Fort Lauderdale. Produced by FDC.
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: SOUTHERN DISTRICT

FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: SOUTHERN DISTRICT

Date
1963-11-06
Description
This film opens with comments from Gov. Farris Bryant. The film's story line follows a newspaper man on his travels to various state parks while working up a story on the same. He visits Hugh Taylor State Park, Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Koreshan State Park, Estero Bay, Mound Key, Bahia Honda State Park, Collier Seminole State Park, Indian Key, Gamble Mansion and Myakka River State Park. He details the recreational benefits of each location along the way. Produced by the Florida State Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
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FORT LAUDERDALE HOLIDAY

FORT LAUDERDALE HOLIDAY

Date
1964-03-06
Description
This film is an enthusiastic promotion of life in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, which the narrator calls "a tropical Shangri-La in a thick carpet of blue water." It starts with aerial footage, then quickly cuts to follow a group of boaters who idle past luxurious homes lining the canals. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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FORT LAUDERDALE RODEO

FORT LAUDERDALE RODEO

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
In this film, children play, an "Indian Princess" is crowned, a man wrestles an alligator, and men ride horses and bulls.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING A NEW ADVENTURE IN LIVING Amusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Fishing
Golf
Horses
Horse racing
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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A Visit to Airtronics, Inc. A Visit to Airtronics, Inc. Billiards
Electronics
Security Systems
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Beach Ball HolidayBeach Ball HolidayBeaches
Boating
Fishing
Hotels
Marlin Fishing
Promotional films
Tourism
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Beach HotelBeach HotelBeaches
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
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BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTY BROWARD: THE GOLDEN COUNTY American alligator
Amusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Gambling-Florida
Industry
Promotional films
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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CanberraCanberraCruise ships
Promotional films
Tourism
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CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUN CIRCUS OF SUMMER FUN Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: SOUTHERN DISTRICT FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: SOUTHERN DISTRICT Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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FORT LAUDERDALE HOLIDAY FORT LAUDERDALE HOLIDAY Boating
Promotional films
Tourism
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FORT LAUDERDALE RODEO FORT LAUDERDALE RODEO American alligator
Cattle
Exhibitions
Horses
Rodeos
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