30 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Silver Spring "
GUIDED TOUR OF DEER RANCH

GUIDED TOUR OF DEER RANCH

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film provides a look at Tommy Bartlett's Deer Ranch, a part of the Silver Springs attraction. Children get to feed and pet the deer. There are many kinds of deer shown, followed by scenes of the other forms of entertainment at Silver Springs. Produced by Guided Tours.
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GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYS

GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film starts with a cute recreated "Keystone Kops" sequence to introduce a look at the Silver Springs Auto Fair & Carriage Cavalcade Collection. The Keystone Kops continue to show off cars. There is a scene of "filming a Western" to show a stage coach and another scene showing an odd-looking "futuristic" car, ending with a "pie-in-the-face" sequence. There are shots of the rest of the features at Silver Springs. Ricou Browning (the Creature from the Black Lagoon) plays the "hero" in this film. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Silver Springs.
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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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KISSIMMEE: GATEWAY TO THE WORLDS

KISSIMMEE: GATEWAY TO THE WORLDS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows attractions near Kissimmee, including Disney World, SeaWorld, Stars Hall of Fame, Busch Gardens, Silver Springs, Cypress Gardens, Alligator Alley, Gatorland Zoo and Supersonic Transport Air Museum. There are scenes of life in Kissimmee, including cattle ranching, homes and apartments. The film uses lots of split-screen effects. Sponsored by the Kissimmee-Osceola County Chamber of Commerce.
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Large Combo Reel

Large Combo Reel

Date
Description
This silent film consists of a variety of home movies. Scenes include parades featuring floats from the Leesburg Chamber of Commerce and Silver Springs, Shriner clowns with the Shriner clown car and an African-American marching band with majorettes. There are a number of family related scenes, including: a family posing for a photo; a family birthday party with a western style "gunslinger;" families picking peaches; children doing the Hokey Pokey; a family picnic; a little boy riding a goat pulled cart; boating and fishing; children with a pony and pony cart; beach scenes; Cypress Gardens; children dancing, and swimming and water play. Many of the scenes appear to feature the same family.
Collection
Now

Now

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film shows the Ocala-Marion County area with scenes of horse breeding farms, citrus groves and city buildings in Ocala. Viewers see Silver Springs; other tourist attractions; residences; and manufacturing of saw blades, mobile homes, and garments. There are school scenes, including cosmetology school and nursing school. The film ends with horse farm scenes. Sponsored by the Ocala-Marion County Chamber of Commerce.
Collection
Now

Now

Odd Occupations

Odd Occupations

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows odd occupations at Florida's Silver Springs and Weeki Wachee Springs. At Silver Springs, William Crowell, senior glass-bottom boat captain, takes visitors on a tour down the Silver River. Max Hooten, underwater gardener, is then shown clipping eel grass in the spring. Jack McCurchen and Mike Mouse scrub the underwater windows of the glass-bottom boats while wearing scuba gear. The film them moves to Weeki Wachee Springs where John Hamlet, animal psychologist, feeds the animals during a tour on the Congo Belle. There is footage of the Otter-Torium and Snoball the heron. Finally, Marilyn Nagel, producer and trainer of the mermaids, choreographs a show from inside the underwater theater. This film ends abruptly.
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PATHWAYS FOR TOMORROW

PATHWAYS FOR TOMORROW

Date
1967
Description
This film tells about Ross Allen and the annual camporee that he and Silver Springs sponsor for the Boy Scouts. There are scenes of scouts in various activities, including a tortoise race with two scouts seated atop Galapagos Tortoises. They swim in Silver Springs and go on glass-bottom boat rides, then visit the Deer Ranch, cook meals and sing around a bonfire. Produced by Silver Springs; sponsored by the North Florida Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
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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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
GUIDED TOUR OF DEER RANCHGUIDED TOUR OF DEER RANCHAttractions
Amusement parks
Deer
Promotional films
Tourism
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GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYSGUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYSAmusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Promotional films
Tourism
Westerns
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GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKESGUIDED TOURS OUTTAKESAmusement parks
Attractions
Circuses
Tourism
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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KISSIMMEE: GATEWAY TO THE WORLDSKISSIMMEE: GATEWAY TO THE WORLDSAmusement parks
Attractions
Cattle industry
Promotional films
Tourism
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fvc935Large Combo ReelLeesburg Chamber of Commerce
Parades
Clowns
Shriners
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NowNowAgriculture
Attractions
Citrus industry
Economic conditions
Horses
Promotional films
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Odd OccupationsOdd OccupationsAttractions--Florida
Glass bottom boats
Mermaids
Synchronized swimmers
Performing arts--Florida--Hernando County--Weeki Wachee
Springs--Florida--Hernando County--Weeki Wachee
Springs--Florida--Ocala
Sightseeing business
Captive wild animals
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PATHWAYS FOR TOMORROWPATHWAYS FOR TOMORROWBoating
Camping
Promotional films
Recreation
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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PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIALPRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIALAttractions
Art
Artists
Boating
Dioramas
Promotional films
Recreation
Swimming
Tourism
Wildlife
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