24 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Sarasota "
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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Miss Florida, Gloria Brody, starts her day at the Colony Beach Resort in Sarasota and proceeds to visit other sites and attractions. She visits the Ringling Art Museum, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Horn's Cars of Yesterday and the Circus Hall of Fame. Then, she shops on St. Armand's Key.
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CARS OF YESTERDAY

CARS OF YESTERDAY

Date
1961-08
Description
This film is outtakes from Horn's Cars of Yesterday in Sarasota, including interiors and exteriors.
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CIRCUS HALL OF FAME

CIRCUS HALL OF FAME

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows circus mementos and performances from this now defunct attraction. A blonde woman in a dual role appears as "Mom" with a "typical" family and as a performer with trained ponies. Viewers see clowns, trained lions and a trapeze act. There is calliope music throughout. Produced by Guided Tours.
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David of Sarasota

David of Sarasota

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film shows the complex of buildings in Sarasota that includes the Ringling Art Museum, Asolo Theater, Museum of the Circus and the Ringling Home. Viewers also see the Players Community Theater; Florida West Coast Symphony Orchestra; Sarasota Concert Band; local schools; Sarasota High School; Sailor Circus; Ringling Brothers Circus; Emmett Kelly; artists Ben Stahl, Thornton Outes and Sid Solomon; author John D. McDonald and historian Arnold Toynbee. The film also shows outdoor recreation. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by Sarasota County Chamber of Commerce.
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Filming Cecil Demille's "Greatest Show on Earth"

Filming Cecil Demille's "Greatest Show on Earth"

Date
1952
Description
This is a home movie of the filming of Cecil DeMille's "Greatest Show on Earth" in Sarasota. There is a parade through town with Paramount camera crews and large crowds of spectators. There is footage of Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde, Gloria Grahame and Dorothy Lamour.
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Fishin' Fun in Sarasota County

Fishin' Fun in Sarasota County

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film has good shots of the Sarasota city waterfront, bridges and Venice jetties. It shows surf fishing off Englewood, bass fishing on the Myakka River, wade fishing in the shallows of Lemon Bay and tarpon fishing in the Gulf. It also shows fishing for sailfish in the Gulf with a nice tail-walking sequence. Produced by Capt. Marty Foster at Florida Film Studios Inc., Sarasota. Sound quality is not great.
Collection
FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS

FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows the wildlife that abounds at Silver Springs, skiers at Cypress Gardens, Rainbow Springs, Homosassa Springs and the Sarasota Jungle Gardens. This is a chopped-up print that was reassembled. The Homosassa sequence has a model dressed as an "Indian" who feeds the alligators fish and marshmallows.
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Florida Cinderella

Florida Cinderella

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
The Miss Florida Pageant begins in Sarasota with the girls checking into a motel on Lido Beach. They get a room, roommate, a number, and a chaperone; then they get into bathing suits. They cavort and mug for the cameras, frolic in the surf, and practice for the big night. They pose, frolic some more, have their hair done, and drink a Pepsi for the camera. They visit Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Circus Hall of Fame, and Horn's Cars of Yesterday and eat at Seven Steers Steak House. Then the big event is shown. Produced by FDC.
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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: WESTERN DISTRICT

FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: WESTERN DISTRICT

Date
1963-09-20
Description
This film offers a full overview of the adventures that await visitors to Florida's state parks. The film contains scenes from Suwanee River State Park, Fort Pickens, The Florida Constitution Historical Memorial, Torreya State Park, Bahia Honda, Gold Head Branch State Park, John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park, Olustee Battlefield, Fort Clinch, Myakka State Park, Killearn Gardens (known as Maclay Gardens today), Florida Caverns State Park, St. Andrews State Park and the Gorrie Museum in Apalachicola. Produced by the Florida Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA Amusement parks
Attractions
Beauty pageants
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
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CARS OF YESTERDAY CARS OF YESTERDAY Antique cars
Attractions
Automobiles
Museums
Tourism
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CIRCUS HALL OF FAME CIRCUS HALL OF FAME Amusement parks
Attractions
Circuses
Circus performers
Promotional films
Tourism
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David of SarasotaDavid of SarasotaAmusement parks
Artists
Attractions
Bands
Circuses
Museums
Orchestras
Recreation
Theater
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Filming Cecil Demille's "Greatest Show on Earth" Filming Cecil Demille's "Greatest Show on Earth" Circuses
Film industry
Home movies
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Fishin' Fun in Sarasota CountyFishin' Fun in Sarasota CountyBass fishing
Boating
Bridges
Fishing
Promotional films
Sport fishing
Tarpon fishing
Tourism
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FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS American alligator
Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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Florida CinderellaFlorida CinderellaAttractions
Beauty pageants
Beauty pageant contestants
Promotional films
Tourism
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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: WESTERN DISTRICT FLORIDA STATE PARKS INVITE YOU: WESTERN DISTRICT Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Wildlife
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