24 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Sarasota "
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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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MAGIC OF MANATEE

MAGIC OF MANATEE

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
Conquistadors come ashore in a reenactment of De Soto's alleged landing in Manatee County. Through "film magic," a crewman is transported through time to the present to see what the area is now like. A woman shows the crewman the area by cruising around in a Corvette convertible, seeing Bradenton, Palmetto and the island communities. They go for a plane ride, providing aerial views. Viewers see Sunshine Skyway (with the second span under construction), Ringling Art Museum, Gamble Mansion, Circus Hall of Fame, Lipizzaner Stallions, Bishop Planetarium, South Florida Museum and Pittsburgh Pirates spring training. The film also shows recreational activities including skiing and fishing. Produced by Hack Swain; sponsored by Manatee Chamber of Commerce.
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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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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.
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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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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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GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES

GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film has outtakes from several Guided Tours productions and includes shots of Silver Springs, the Circus Hall of Fame and a wax museum. Some footage at Silver Springs is underwater and is slightly underexposed. The best underwater shots are a "love scene." This is all Kodachrome. Produced by Guided Tours.
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HUCK FINN'S BIG DREAM

HUCK FINN'S BIG DREAM

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
A young boy dreams about a visit to FloridaLand. He gets into a gunfight in the "Old West Town," plays engineer on the tour train, becomes an American Indian and meets a stereotypical "chief" who dances on broken glass. He swims with a dolphin that later performs tricks such as jumping through a flaming hoop and pulling a small dinghy. The boy steers a small paddle wheel replica, meets a girl on Lover's Lane and feeds deer at Deer Ranch. The location is Sarasota. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by FDC.
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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
FLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEWFLORIDA: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEWAerospace industry
Attractions
Automobile racing
Fishing
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
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MAGIC OF MANATEEMAGIC OF MANATEEAirplanes
Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Baseball
Beaches
Conquistadors
Fishing
Horses
Infrastructure
Museums
Pittsburgh Pirates (Baseball team)
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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FLORIDA ATTRACTIONSFLORIDA ATTRACTIONSAmerican alligator
Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDAWONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDAAmerican alligator
Art
Attractions
Museums
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDAA DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDAAmusement parks
Attractions
Beauty pageants
Museums
Promotional films
Tourism
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CIRCUS HALL OF FAMECIRCUS HALL OF FAMEAmusement 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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GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKESGUIDED TOURS OUTTAKESAmusement parks
Attractions
Circuses
Tourism
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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HUCK FINN'S BIG DREAMHUCK FINN'S BIG DREAMAmusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Tourism
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CARS OF YESTERDAYCARS OF YESTERDAYAntique cars
Attractions
Automobiles
Museums
Tourism
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