30 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Silver Spring "
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GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS

GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows the features of Silver Springs. It includes "actors" who are supposed to be filming an old-time slapstick comedy with pie-in-the-face scenes. It shows the glass-bottom boats on the river, the view through the boat glass and scenes of underwater filming. A "symphony" tune is played during various beauty shots. Viewers see the jungle cruise boats. Seminoles and children pose for photos, as does a chimp wearing a feather headdress, smoking a pipe and holding an American flag. Antique cars and a championship Chrysler stock car are seen. Produced by Guided Tours.
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GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE

GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE

Date
n.d.
Description
Ross Allen shares interesting facts about rattlesnakes. Viewers see snake hunters pouring gasoline into a hole to flush the snakes out. The film also shows Tommy Allen, Ross's son, working with his father as they milk the snakes' venom. An emergency call comes to the Reptile Institute and Ross swings into action to provide anti-venom to a bite victim. The close-ups of extraction are interesting. University of Florida Labs experiment with venom, hides are cured and clothing accessories are shown. The film shows people eating rattlesnake and women making necklaces from vertebrae. Produced and sponsored by Silver Springs.
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GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE IN ACTION

GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE IN ACTION

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film is about spring training in Florida. It shows some great players from the 1960s. There is a brief look at the Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg, followed by footage of Cypress Gardens, the Citrus Tower, Silver Springs and Six-gun Territory.
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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.
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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS GLASS BOTTOM BOATS AT SILVER SPRINGS Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Boating
Glass bottom boats
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Underwater photography
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GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE GOING, GOING, GONE: FRIEND OR FOE Attractions
Promotional films
Rattlesnakes
Reptiles
Snakes
Tourism
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GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE IN ACTION GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE IN ACTION Attractions
Amusement parks
Baseball
Promotional films
Tourism
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GUIDED TOUR OF DEER RANCH GUIDED TOUR OF DEER RANCH Attractions
Amusement parks
Deer
Promotional films
Tourism
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GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYS GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYS Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Promotional films
Tourism
Westerns
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GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES GUIDED TOURS OUTTAKES Amusement parks
Attractions
Circuses
Tourism
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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KISSIMMEE: GATEWAY TO THE WORLDS KISSIMMEE: GATEWAY TO THE WORLDS Amusement parks
Attractions
Cattle industry
Promotional films
Tourism
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NowNowAgriculture
Attractions
Citrus industry
Economic conditions
Horses
Promotional films
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Odd Occupations Odd Occupations Attractions--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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