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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Hialeah "
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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.
Collection
Florida Attractions

Florida Attractions

Date
1948
Description
This early movie begins with a series of shots of St. Augustine, including the Fountain of Youth and the oldest house. Next, people are shown catching turtles at Silver Springs. The film continues with brief scenes of: Marineland; Palm Beach; Bok Tower; water skiing at Cypress Gardens; aerial and street scenes in St. Petersburg; Miami; Tin Can camping; Bayfront Park; fishing; Biscayne Bay; horse racing in Hialeah; flamingos; wildlife scenes; Seminoles in the Everglades (aerial of a village and children); sailboat races; and water skiing at night. The color is faded and the film is a little jumpy. Produced by Castle Films.
Collection
Hialeah: An American Racing Tradition

Hialeah: An American Racing Tradition

Date
n.d.
Description
This film starts with a look at some horse breeding farms in Ocala where viewers see the big winner, Carry Back. The film also shows a horse auction and horses in training at the track. Two trainers, Jim Fitzsimons and H.A. Jones, offer testimonials on the importance of Hialeah. The film uses a pie graph to show how revenue is used by the State of Florida, including "Old Age Assistance." It also features meat mogul Charles P. Lykes. The film is missing some of its tail.
Collection
Opening Day at Hialeah

Opening Day at Hialeah

Date
Description
This films shows the opening races at Hialeah Park.
Collection
Snowman's Holiday

Snowman's Holiday

Date
1964
Description
This might be one of the silliest concepts ever filmed. A snowman and snowwoman visit Miami. They fish, visit the Miami Seaquarium, watch alligator wrestling at Tropical Gardens, see cobra milking at the Miami Serpentarium, monkeys at Monkey Jungle, Vizcaya, the Torch of Friendship, and Parrot Jungle. They go to Hialeah for horse races, dog races, and jai-alai. They also see Bob Hope, Robert Goulet and Ed Sullivan on a golf course, watch football at the Orange Bowl, and attend a powerboat race. At the end of the film, the snow people have melted on the beach. Produced by Miami Metro News Bureau.
Collection
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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Florida AttractionsFlorida AttractionsAmusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Camping
Promotional films
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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Hialeah: An American Racing Tradition Hialeah: An American Racing Tradition Attractions
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Horses
Promotional films
Tourism
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fvc906Opening Day at HialeahMoving ImageHorse Racing/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/aa532.jpg
Snowman's HolidaySnowman's HolidayAmerican alligator
Beaches
Boating
Boat racing
Dog racing
Fishing
Golf
Horses
Horse racing
Jai-alai
Monkeys
Promotional films
Recreation
Snakes
Snowmen
Tourism
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