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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "New Smyrna "
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DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This is one of the few tourism films to use synch sound with the models. It features three couples: one retired, one with two children and a young married couple. They frolic in the surf, fish and shop. Viewers see attractions, nightlife and all of the usual pastimes. The film shows some old-time footage of car races on the beach and many contemporary vehicles on the beach. It also shows Disney World, Marineland, Silver Springs, the Daytona Speedway, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, Ormond Beach Hotel and Kennedy Space Center. Produced by Coronado Studios and Gouchenour Inc. Advertising; sponsored by the Daytona Beach Resort Area.
Collection
Ski to the Fair

Ski to the Fair

Date
1964
Description
This film documents a group of skiers as they make a 17-day trip on water skis to the New York World's Fair. Along the way they promote St. Petersburg as a town for "young and old alike." The narrator, Communications Chief Jim Gray, describes the intention of the trip, the difficulties the skiers and boat drivers encounter and each place the skiers stop and speak with the press. The skiers go south through Venice and Fort Myers before cutting across the state via the Okeechobee Waterway. The group then travels up Florida's Atlantic coast, stopping in Jensen Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Jacksonville Beach and Fernandina. They continue along the coast stopping in other states before reaching the Statue of Liberty and New York City. This 1,600 mile trip by amateur skiers ends with a performance at the World's Fair Marina. Produced by FDC; sponsored by St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDADAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDAAmusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Automobile racing
Beaches
Boating
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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Ski to the Fair Ski to the Fair Boating
Promotional films
Recreation
Water sports
Water skiing
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