88 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Miami "
FISHING FOR FUN

FISHING FOR FUN

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film is all about sport fishing. It starts out in Northern Michigan, then goes to a lake in New Jersey. Then, the action moves to Miami, showing fishing for sailfish in the Atlantic. Viewers also see bonefishing in the flats offshore and tarpon fishing in the mangroves along the Everglades. Some amazing leaps are seen. This is a good example of 1950s narration. The narrator exclaims to the people on camera, the fish and the audience with slang phrases, exhortations and clever comments.
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FLORIDA CONVENTION LAND

FLORIDA CONVENTION LAND

Date
1964
Description
The American Society of Travel Agents meets in Miami, hosted by FDC. They party and sightsee at Monkey Jungle and Miami Seaquarium. Viewers see hospitality suites, awards, beach fun and business meetings. Produced by Peter Barton Productions; sponsored by FDC.
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FLORIDA FAIR FASHIONS

FLORIDA FAIR FASHIONS

Date
1964-06-20
Description
Miss Miami, Linda Mandelson, models the fashions to be worn by Florida Pavilion staff of the 1964 World's Fair. Miss Miami takes a brief tour of the Daisy's Originals factory, the designers of the Florida fair fashions. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITAL

FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITAL

Date
n.d.
Description
This film focuses on golf. It shows Doral Country Club, which includes pool, tennis and horseback riding. It also shows the Diplomat Hotel & Country Club, Hollywood Beach Hotel, and the Rolling Hills Lodge and Country Club. Various pros, including Sam Snead, are shown. On the west coast, viewers see the DeSoto Country Club. Produced by Beckley Films and FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines.
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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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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. CLAUDE KIRK ASSORTED SCENES

GOV. CLAUDE KIRK ASSORTED SCENES

Date
1968-03-06
Description
This film has scenes of Gov. Kirk holding five-minute interviews with Florida citizens in a small trailer at several different locations throughout the state. Gov. Kirk is shown speaking at a small reception in Chicago. There are shots of an "anti-Kirk/pro education" rally at the Capitol. There is brief footage of Gov. Kirk speaking to the Classroom Teachers Association at the Miami Marine Stadium. The film ends with clips of Bob Hope with Gov. Kirk at an unidentified airport. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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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.
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GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH

GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH

Date
1956
Description
Two young ladies arrive from the Midwest on a DC-6 to vacation in Miami Beach. They rent a 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air convertible from Hertz. They tan and visit Parrot Jungle to see trained parrots and a flock of flamingoes. They visit the Miami Seaquarium. At the hotel, a man skis in the pool and there is a jousting match on inner tubes and a diving expedition. Viewers see gator wrestling, snake milking at the Miami Serpentarium, trained monkeys at Monkey Jungle and a big dinner at the hotel. The film includes Tropical Hobbyland Indian Village. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Hertz.
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HOME MOVIE

HOME MOVIE

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film has scenes from central and south Florida. There are shots of Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Miami and St. Augustine. There are scenes of peacocks, sailing, shuffleboard, children's baseball, Boy Scouts walking in a downtown area, Webb's department store in St. Petersburg, the beach, alligator wrestling, Cypress Gardens and Fort San Marcos in St. Augustine. It is very difficult to tell where one city leaves off and another one starts. Very few of the places and people are easily identified.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
FISHING FOR FUN FISHING FOR FUN Boating
Fishing
Promotional films
Sport fishing
Tarpon fishing
Tourism
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FLORIDA CONVENTION LAND FLORIDA CONVENTION LAND Amusement parks
Attractions
Beaches
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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FLORIDA FAIR FASHIONS FLORIDA FAIR FASHIONS Beauty pageant contestants
Fashion
Promotional films
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FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITAL FLORIDA: GOLF CAPITAL Golf
Hotels
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW Aerospace industry
Attractions
Automobile racing
Fishing
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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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. CLAUDE KIRK ASSORTED SCENES GOV. CLAUDE KIRK ASSORTED SCENES Demonstrations
Governors-Florida
Politicians
Politics
Promotional films
Speeches
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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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GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH GUIDED TOUR OF MIAMI BEACH American alligator
Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Birds
Hotels
Reptiles
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Wildlife
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HOME MOVIE HOME MOVIE American alligator
Baseball
Beaches
Boating
Home movies
Recreation
Wildlife
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