30 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Silver Spring "
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Fabulous Florida

Fabulous Florida

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Description
This film offers a narrated tour of Florida, highlighting the North, Central and Southern regions. It features shots of: St. Augustine; Tallahassee; Jacksonville; Daytona Beach; Tampa; St. Petersburg; Palm Beach; Ft. Lauderdale; Miami Beach and Key West. The attractions mentioned include: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center; Silver Springs; Rainbow Springs; Miami Seaquarium; Marineland; the Citrus Tower; Bok Tower; Cypress Gardens; Gasparilla Festival; Skyway Bridge; Ringling Art Museum; Everglades National Park and the Overseas Highway. The film also features Seminole Indian culture, Florida agriculture and the citrus industry. Produced by John Bramby for Humble Oil and Refining Company.
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Silver Springs Water Croquet

Silver Springs Water Croquet

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Description
This silent film shows two couples playing water croquet at Silver Springs. Large hoops are set up in the water, and mallets are used to send a floating ball through the hoops. The "match" winds up with a splash fight. There is some deterioration of the film.
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Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

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Description
This quaint film is "narrated" by a turtle living at Silver Springs. He guides viewers through the springs and the Silver River, and talks about the glass bottom boats, the aquatorium and scenic Jungle Cruises. He also talks about the animals that live in the springs and river, including: monkeys; birds; tortoises; the alligators at the Ross Allen Reptile Institute; and the deer at the International Deer Ranch. The film has faded somewhat to green. Produced by Florida’s Silver Springs.
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Large Combo Reel

Large Combo Reel

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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.
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Citrus Boulevard

Citrus Boulevard

Date
1965
Description
This film provides a look at Highway 27 on the way to Miami. Viewers see: Silver Springs; Leesburg; the Citrus Tower with high scenic vistas of orange groves; and an amphibious vehicle. A model swipes an orange from a tree in the Governor's Grove where each tree, "belongs" to a state governor. The film shows a citrus stand and Cypress Gardens, with a great shot of tourists and their movie cameras. Viewers also see Bok Tower, and a majorette twirling in front of a store. There are good shots halfway through the film of a convertible with models on the highway. Produced by Guided Tours.
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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.
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Deer Santa

Deer Santa

Date
n.d.
Description
In this film, "Santa's deer and their many cousins meet the happy children" at the International Deer Ranch, which is part of the Silver Springs attraction. Viewers see deer fed by hand, then explore the Florida Frontier (a nature trail) and see Santa at his winter home. The children throw coins into a flaming spring and pet baby animals in the animal nursery. Produced by Hack Swain Productions; sponsored by Florida Development Commission..
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Florida Attractions

Florida Attractions

Date
1948
Description
This early movie begins with a series of shots of St. Augustine, including the Fountain of Youth and the oldest house. Next, people are shown catching turtles at Silver Springs. The film continues with brief scenes of: Marineland; Palm Beach; Bok Tower; water skiing at Cypress Gardens; aerial and street scenes in St. Petersburg; Miami; Tin Can camping; Bayfront Park; fishing; Biscayne Bay; horse racing in Hialeah; flamingos; wildlife scenes; Seminoles in the Everglades (aerial of a village and children); sailboat races; and water skiing at night. The color is faded and the film is a little jumpy. Produced by Castle Films.
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Florida Commercials

Florida Commercials

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This is a group of 11 Florida commercials that show a wide variety of Florida fun in the sun. They include: fishing of all kinds; water skiing; golf, swimming; scuba; St. Augustine; Seminoles; Gamble Mansion; the Capitol; parrots; gator wrestling; jumping dolphins; Silver Springs; Cypress Gardens; picnicking; horses; dog and car racing; Jai-alai; conquistadors landing; and Gasparilla "pirate invasion." Next is poolside fun; an entire family water skiing; a child and dog skiing; shell collecting; shell art; and animals. Produced by Louis Benito Agency; writing on leader said "NBC News, Today Show, 1958."
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FLORIDA'S KINGDOM OF THE SUN

FLORIDA'S KINGDOM OF THE SUN

Date
1964
Description
This is a long version of AA046. Viewers see Marion County with Silver Springs (including Deer Ranch and Ross Allen Reptile Institute), which contains the Prince of Peace Memorial with its hand-carved dioramas. The film also shows Six-Gun Territory and Juniper Springs, with underwater photography of a fish biting a hook. Then, it shows citrus, cattle, horse farms and Rainbow Springs. Viewers see rattlesnake milking, hunting, skiing, glass-bottom boats, a gondola sky ride and a train. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Marion County Board of County Commissioners.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
fvc895Fabulous FloridaBramby, John
Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center (White Springs, Fla.)
Miami Seaquarium
Gasparilla Festival (Tampa, Fla.)
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Humble Oil and Refining Company
Seminoles
Agriculture
Citrus
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fvc899Silver Springs Water CroquetWater croquet/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
fvc900Turtle TalkInternational Deer Ranch
Ross Allen Reptile Institute
Turtles
Alligators
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fvc935Large Combo ReelLeesburg Chamber of Commerce
Parades
Clowns
Shriners
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Citrus BoulevardCitrus BoulevardAmusement parks
Attractions
Citrus industry
Description and travel
Promotional films
Tourism
Travel
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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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Deer SantaDeer SantaAmusement parks
Attractions
Holidays
Promotional films
Tourism
Wildlife
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Florida AttractionsFlorida AttractionsAmusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Camping
Promotional films
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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Florida CommercialsFlorida CommercialsAmusement parks
Attractions
Fishing
Golf
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Water sports
Water skiing
Wildlife
Alligators
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FLORIDA'S KINGDOM OF THE SUN FLORIDA'S KINGDOM OF THE SUN Attractions
Amusement parks
Boating
Cattle
Citrus
Fishing
Horses
Hunting
Promotional films
Recreation
Reptiles
Tourism
Underwater photography
Water sports
Water skiing
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