27 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Ocala "
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WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA

WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This is a film by Eastern Airlines promoting the sites and scenery of Florida. Many Florida tourist spots are featured, including St. Augustine, Cape Canaveral, Silver Springs, the Ringling Museum, Circus Hall of Fame, Seminole Indians and alligator wrestling. Presented by Eastern Airlines, produced by Beckley Films in conjunction with the Florida Development Commission.
Collection
US Highway 27

US Highway 27

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film starts in Havana, Florida, showing tobacco growing. Then, it moves on to Tallahassee with the Capitol and FSU, the Grove (next to the Governor's Mansion), Killearn Gardens and beautiful flowers, the Floridian Hotel, the Cherokee Hotel and Wakulla Springs. Then, viewers see Perry, Suwannee, Stuckey's, Dogland, Williston and Castro Farms. Produced by Guided Tours.
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Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960

Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows camping and recreation areas available in Florida during the 1960s. There are scenes of state parks, national forests and national parks, including Fort Clinch, Florida Caverns, Everglades National Park and Apalachicola National Forest. Families are shown enjoying park facilities and recreational activities during their camping trips. Two Boy Scouts canoe down the Suwannee River from the Stephen Foster Memorial to Manatee Springs State Park, and they see the paddle wheel replica “Suwannee Belle” and camp at Suwannee River State Park. At Highlands Hammock, a guide feeds marshmallows to an alligator to entertain a tour group. Finally, a young couple on their honeymoon visit Everglades National Park and boat to a campsite on an island in the Florida Keys. Produced by LeRoy Crooks; sponsored by the Florida Development Commission, American Thermos Products Company, Crosby Aeromarine Company and Johnson Motors.
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TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY

TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Bill Shipley interviews several individuals regarding the Cross Florida Barge Canal. Buck Ray and a Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Officer are interviewed. They explain their opposition to the project while they travel on the Silver and Ocklawaha Rivers. Mr. Shipley interviews representatives of Ocala County's government and business organizations who support the project. Several portions of the film are missing from this presentation, which negatively affects its quality. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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THE UNCONQUERED

THE UNCONQUERED

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows contemporary American Indian life after a brief historical introduction. It shows a medicine man picking herbs and another man wrestling a gator in water. A powwow is held at Silver Springs and viewers see Ross Allen (herpetologist) and Will Rogers Jr. Produced by Silver Springs.
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SOMETHING FISHY

SOMETHING FISHY

Date
n.d.
Description
"Narrated" by Big John Bass, this film has good underwater photography at Silver Springs. Viewers see ducks, turtles, mullet, snakes, alligators, scuba divers, jack fish and saltwater bass from underwater. The film also shows anhinga and monkeys. A diver uses a wet sub, and there are scenes of a film crew at work shooting a fight scene. Viewers also see underwater vegetation and limestone formations. Produced by Silver Springs.
Collection
Six-Gun Territory

Six-Gun Territory

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
This film gives a look at an old west attraction, Six-gun Territory. They have a steam engine train, gondola sky-ride and a saloon with cancan dancers. Other attractions include shoot-outs and American Indian dancers. Directed by Ricou Browning, who played the monster in "Creature from the Black Lagoon" and directed "Flipper" and other shows for Ivan Tors Studios.
Collection
Ross Allen Reptile Institute

Ross Allen Reptile Institute

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows how Ross Allen captures dangerous animals for the Ross Allen Reptile Institute at Silver Springs. Allen wrestles an alligator and then brings it to an enclosure. There is a tour of the Seminole Indian Village and footage of clothing and corn grinding. Francis Osceola wrestles an alligator. Linda Kennedy wears a boa constrictor, and a young boy chooses a snake to buy. Ross Allen and his son Tom then wrestle a 20-foot, 120-pound anaconda at Silver Springs to show how it's done, and then they return the snake to its enclosure. There is footage of other attractions at Silver Springs, including the Jungle Cruise down the Silver River, the Deer Ranch, the Carriage Cavalcade and the Prince of Peace Memorial by artist Paul Cunningham. Produced by Guided Tour Productions Inc.; sponsored by Silver Springs.
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PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL

PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the dioramas, created by carver/sculptor Paul Cunningham, on display at the Prince of Peace Memorial at Silver Springs. It shows Cunningham at work, providing descriptions of each scene. Then, viewers see Deer Ranch, glass-bottom boats, Carriage Cavalcade and swimming. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Silver Springs.
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PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL

PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows the dioramas, created by carver/sculptor Paul Cunningham, on display in small chapels at Silver Springs. Each is a scene from the New Testament, including a reproduction of da Vinci's "Last Supper." The end of the film shows other features of Silver Springs, including Deer Ranch, glass-bottom boats, Carriage Cavalcade and the bathing beach. A cameraman films underwater and boat cruises go up the river. This was filmed in Kodachrome.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDAWONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDAAmerican alligator
Art
Attractions
Museums
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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US Highway 27US Highway 27Agriculture
Flowers
Promotional films
Tobacco industry
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Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960Under Florida Stars, ca. 1960National parks and reserves--Florida--Everglades
Recreation areas--Florida
Rivers--Florida
Outdoor recreation--Florida
Boats and boating--Florida
Fishing--Florida
Camping--Florida
Parks--Florida
Camping trailers
Promotional films
Coast defenses--Florida
Tourism
Crabbing
Blue crab
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TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAYTOMORROW IS HERE TO STAYCanal construction
Drainage
Economic conditions
Flood control-Florida
Wildlife
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THE UNCONQUEREDTHE UNCONQUEREDAmusement parks
American alligator
Attractions
Medicinal plants
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Wildlife
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SOMETHING FISHYSOMETHING FISHYAnhinga
Birds
Diving
Ducks
Monkeys
Mullet
Recreation
Snakes
Turtles
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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Six-Gun TerritorySix-Gun TerritoryAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Tourism
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Ross Allen Reptile InstituteRoss Allen Reptile InstituteAlligators
Sightseeing business
Promotional films
Reptiles
Seminole Indians
Tourism--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
Attractions--Florida--Silver Springs
Boats and boating
Rhesus monkey
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PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIALPRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIALAttractions
Art
Artists
Boating
Dioramas
Promotional films
Recreation
Swimming
Tourism
Wildlife
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PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIALPRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIALAttractions
Art
Artists
Boating
Dioramas
Promotional films
Recreation
Swimming
Tourism
Wildlife
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