9 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Naples "
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A New Day Dawning For the Tomato Industry

A New Day Dawning For the Tomato Industry

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film starts with a "silent film" sequence of an old-time tomato farmer. Then, the film takes us through modern farming techniques in South Florida. The equipment and techniques are shown with migrant workers doing the labor. Viewers even see the living area provided for the workers. Packing is shown, including cleaning, grading, sizing, and boxing. Ethylene gas is supplied to ripen tomatoes before shipping. Produced by Patterson Studios; sponsored by Naples Tomato Growers Inc.
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CARIBBEAN GARDENS

CARIBBEAN GARDENS

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film starts with a singing introduction written by John McGhee (see orange juice song at the end of "Leading the Parade," BA081) with organ accompaniment by Hack Swain. It shows the birds and flowers featured at this attraction in Naples. Produced by Stephen T. Briggs at Solana Studios (Naples).
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Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film begins in Pensacola. Viewers see Fort Pickens, Blue Angels and the Naval Air Station. The film moves to Panama City, where viewers see people frolicking in the surf and teens with a guitar. In Tallahassee, the film shows Apalachee Parkway toward the Old Capitol, FSU and Killearn Gardens State Park (now Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park). Viewers see Rainbow Springs' "submarine boats" and Weeki Wachee. At Tarpon Springs, a diver puts on a suit and jumps in. Also shown are Tampa Bay hotels, fishing party boats, tarpon fishing, horse and dog races, jai-alai, baseball spring training, golf, boating and skiing. The film also shows Cypress Gardens, Busch Gardens, Sarasota's Horn's Cars of Yesterday and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Viewers see the Ringling Brothers Circus in Venice, the Edison Home in Fort Myers and the Caribbean Gardens in Naples. Produced by Beckley Films and FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines and 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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Holiday on Wheels

Holiday on Wheels

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
In this film, singer Gordon MacRae tours Florida in a recreational vehicle. He visits the Keys, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Everglades National Park, Naples, Tarpon Springs, the HMS Bounty replica and Cypress Gardens (where he meets Dick Pope). The film shows the Sunshine Skyway, an airboat ride, a glass-bottom boat, sponge diving, tarpon fishing, boating, scuba, skiing and hang gliding. Produced by Hollywood Newsreel Syndicate Inc.; sponsored by Trailer Life Publishing Co.
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Naples Goes Buggy

Naples Goes Buggy

Date
1964
Description
This film starts with a family frolicking in the surf at Naples Beach, then shows the Swamp Buggy Queen and her court. It then shifts to Caribbean Gardens, which features trained birds such as a duck that paddles a boat and plays a piano. Festivities start with a rifle shooting contest and parade including bands, beauty queens and a person dressed entirely in Spanish moss. The swamp buggy race gets underway on a course that is completely underwater. Women in a "powder puff" race wear shower caps. The men race and the winner dunks the Swamp Buggy Queen and takes her for a ride. The film ends with beach shots. Produced by Tel-Air Interests; sponsored by FDC.
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NAPLES-GUARDIAN OF THE EVERGLADES

NAPLES-GUARDIAN OF THE EVERGLADES

Date
n.d.
Description
The introduction of this film shows good wildlife scenes in the Everglades and a Seminole poling a canoe. It shows Naples as an environmentally conscious town. Viewers see an attraction called Jungle Larry's African Safari and the Caribbean Gardens. The film also shows the Rookery Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. The script says that developers are preserving the natural environment. The Outboard Marine Corp. also works to protect the area. The film shows fishing, boating, schools and churches.
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PINKY AND PERKY

PINKY AND PERKY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Pinky and Perky, of British television fame, visit Caribbean Gardens near Naples, FL in "Pinky and Perky's American Tour." The pigs, which are marionettes, have their own car and enjoy the flowers and birds that grace the park.
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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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A New Day Dawning For the Tomato IndustryA New Day Dawning For the Tomato IndustryAgriculture
Farming
Migrant farm workers
Promotional films
Tomato industry
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CARIBBEAN GARDENS CARIBBEAN GARDENS Attractions
Gardens
Promotional films
Tourism
Zoos
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Florida Gulf Coast HolidayFlorida Gulf Coast HolidayBlue Angels (Flight squadron)
Boating
Circuses
Fishing
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Hotels
Major League Baseball
Promotional films
Tarpon fishing
Tourism
Water sports
Water skiing
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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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Holiday on WheelsHoliday on WheelsAirboats
Amusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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Naples Goes BuggyNaples Goes BuggyBeaches
Beauty pageant contestants
Beauty pageants
Boating
Marching bands
Off-road vehicles
Parades
Promotional films
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NAPLES-GUARDIAN OF THE EVERGLADES NAPLES-GUARDIAN OF THE EVERGLADES Attractions
Boating
Economic conditions
Fishing
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Recreation
Tourism
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PINKY AND PERKY PINKY AND PERKY Marionettes
Promotional films
Tourism
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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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