21 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Miami Beach "
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ARTON THE GOLD COAST

ARTON THE GOLD COAST

Date
1964-05-28
Description
This film shows Lincoln Road Mall in Miami Beach and the art show held there. The show is described as "a carnival of canvas to please the curious and the connoisseur." Produced by Tel-Air Interests; sponsored by FDC.
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CHALLENGE OF THE '70s

CHALLENGE OF THE '70s

Date
1966-11-05
Description
Various foreign ministers of tourism meet in Miami to discuss tourism promotion. They have breakfast in the Carillon Hotel, meet Miss Florida and confer. Translators, "just like at the UN," give simultaneous translations over headphones. They break for lunch and go by bus to the Miami Herald's new building. Then there are speeches and the presentation of cigars to each delegate by FDC Chairman Charles Campbell. Produced by FDC.
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Color Me Fun

Color Me Fun

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Three models representing the colors red, yellow, and blue demonstrate how to have fun in Miami Beach, the "one place where colors and people come together." Viewers see a variety of available foods, nightlife, water sports, and other recreation. There is shopping, where "there are all sorts of groovy things and groovy people," as well as dog racing, horse racing, and jai-alai. The film ends with scenes from the Everglades. Produced by Coronado Studios; sponsored by the Tourist Development Authority of Miami Beach.
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Democrats and Republicans in Convention

Democrats and Republicans in Convention

Date
1972
Description
This film shows activities in Miami Beach during the Republican and Democratic conventions of 1972. It showcases the Miami Beach Convention Center with footage of a circus, industry shows and ice shows. Viewers also see demonstrators; candidates Richard Nixon, Spiro Agnew and George McGovern; and other politicians and celebrities, including Reubin Askew, Ted Kennedy, Ed Muskie, Shirley Chisholm, Hubert Humphrey, Thomas Eagleton, George Wallace, Henry Kissinger, John Wayne, Barry Goldwater, Frank Sinatra, Chad Everett, Sammy Davis Jr., and Charlton Heston. Produced by Coronado Studios ; sponsored by the Tourism Development Authority of Miami Beach.
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Earl LeRoy Saffer Miami Beach Home Movies

Earl LeRoy Saffer Miami Beach Home Movies

Date
1926
Description
Earl LeRoy Saffer was an entrepreneur and amateur pilot who, according to his granddaughter, "lived high" during the 1920s. In 1932, Saffer and his family moved from Miami to New York. The family narrowly escaped the 1926 hurricane, running from one building to another just before the first building crumbled.

Saffer's home movies show a happy time in the family's life, with ocean cruises, golf outings, beach excursions and trips to bathing casinos. Often, the women strike "still" poses in the movies, when according to his granddaughter, Mr. Saffer would yell, "It's a movie - move!"

Throughout the film, the family dresses up and wears various costumes. Footage of Pier 5 in Miami shows fishing boats at the dock, a masted ship and a large private yacht. The camera also pans across the Miami skyline. Women and men play golf at the Miami Beach Golf Club, formerly Bayshore. The footage includes an airship hanger along with the Goodyear blimp Defender landing and taking off again. The family spends time at what appears to be the Venetian pool in Coral Gables and then strikes poses and plays leap frog on the beach.

The footage shows a Curtiss Wright airplane at the airport as well as aerial views of the Breakers Hotel and Miami Beach. Of particular interest are shots of Curtiss Wright aircraft mechanics working on the plane and shots of the Eastern Transport Inc. sign on a building. The S.S. Seminole of the Clyde Mallory Line docks with the help of tugboats, and later the family swims at the Roman pools. Scenes include diving and swimming competitions and a group parading around at Miami's Spanish Village. Additional scenes include a sunrise Easter service on the beach and canoe "jousting" at the Deauville Casino. Footage shows a man wrestling with a chained bear, and the film ends with bears going down a slide and swimming in the ocean.
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Fabulous Florida

Fabulous Florida

Date
Description
This film offers a narrated tour of Florida, highlighting the North, Central and Southern regions. It features shots of: St. Augustine; Tallahassee; Jacksonville; Daytona Beach; Tampa; St. Petersburg; Palm Beach; Ft. Lauderdale; Miami Beach and Key West. The attractions mentioned include: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center; Silver Springs; Rainbow Springs; Miami Seaquarium; Marineland; the Citrus Tower; Bok Tower; Cypress Gardens; Gasparilla Festival; Skyway Bridge; Ringling Art Museum; Everglades National Park and the Overseas Highway. The film also features Seminole Indian culture, Florida agriculture and the citrus industry. Produced by John Bramby for Humble Oil and Refining Company.
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Florida Sunnymoon

Florida Sunnymoon

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, a young couple arrives at the Carillon Hotel in Miami for their honeymoon. They check in, stroll the beach; play miniature golf, shuffleboard and Ping-Pong; do some tanning; and jump in the pool. He has a scuba lesson in the pool and they both learn the "latest dances" from an instructor. They take in dinner and a floor show that includes flamenco and cancan. Produced by FDC.
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Florida's Turnpike

Florida's Turnpike

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film tells how Florida's Turnpike was developed. Scenes of the Florida interior and Miami Beach are included. It features Florida Highway Patrol Troop K, motorist assistance and rest stop facilities. It tells how the turnpike is a major commercial facility for produce. The film shows Department of Transportation plans for new facilities along the turnpike. Produced by Robert R. Favorite Productions; sponsored by Florida Department of Transportation.
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FUN IN THE SUNSHINE

FUN IN THE SUNSHINE

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the beach, hotels, condos, schools, churches and shopping. Viewers also see Miami Beach Auditorium (home of the Jackie Gleason Show), Convention Hall, the library, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Seaquarium, Parrot Jungle and Monkey Jungle, where a chimp wears a Beatle wig and strums a guitar. There are scenes of nightlife, Miss USA, Miss Universe, the Orange Bowl, the Miami Beach Garden Center and Conservatory, horse and dog racing, fishing and boat racing. Produced by Don Parisher.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS"

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS"

Date
1963-07
Description
On "Meet the Press," Gov. Bryant discusses states' rights, segregation, prayer in the schools, and Cuba and government policies related to it, including Cuban refugees. This film was shot in kinescope and includes a public service announcement for seat belts near the end. The program was shot in the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach. Produced by NBC News.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
ARTON THE GOLD COASTARTON THE GOLD COASTArt
Exhibitions
Promotional films
Shopping malls
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CHALLENGE OF THE '70s CHALLENGE OF THE '70s Diplomacy
Economic conditions
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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Color Me FunColor Me FunAmusement parks
Attractions
Description and Travel
Economic Conditions
Gambling--Florida
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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Democrats and Republicans in ConventionDemocrats and Republicans in ConventionDemonstrations
Political conventions--Florida--Miami--1960-1970
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Earl LeRoy Saffer Miami Beach Home MoviesEarl LeRoy Saffer Miami Beach Home MoviesWright, Curtiss
Saffer, Earl LeRoy
Breakers (Hotel : Palm Beach, Fla.)
Clyde-Mallory Lines (Firm)
Deauville Casino (Miami Beach, Fla.)
Bay Shore Country Club (Miami Beach, Fla.)
Seminole (Cargo ship)
Eastern Air Lines, inc.
Defender (Airship)
Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Pier 5 (Miami, Fla.)
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fvc895Fabulous FloridaBramby, John
Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center (White Springs, Fla.)
Miami Seaquarium
Gasparilla Festival (Tampa, Fla.)
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Humble Oil and Refining Company
Seminoles
Agriculture
Citrus
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Florida SunnymoonFlorida SunnymoonBeaches
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Florida's TurnpikeFlorida's TurnpikeBeaches
Economic conditions
Infrastructure
Law enforcement
Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
Travel
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FUN IN THE SUNSHINE FUN IN THE SUNSHINE Amusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Boating
Fishing
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Hotels
Promotional films
Tourism
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS" GOV. FARRIS BRYANT ON "MEET THE PRESS" Civil rights
Cuban Revolution
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Refugees
Segregation
United States-Foreign relations-Cuba
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