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

Ross Allen Reptile Institute

Ross Allen Reptile Institute

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows how Ross Allen captures dangerous animals for the Ross Allen Reptile Institute at Silver Springs. Allen wrestles an alligator and then brings it to an enclosure. There is a tour of the Seminole Indian Village and footage of clothing and corn grinding. Francis Osceola wrestles an alligator. Linda Kennedy wears a boa constrictor, and a young boy chooses a snake to buy. Ross Allen and his son Tom then wrestle a 20-foot, 120-pound anaconda at Silver Springs to show how it's done, and then they return the snake to its enclosure. There is footage of other attractions at Silver Springs, including the Jungle Cruise down the Silver River, the Deer Ranch, the Carriage Cavalcade and the Prince of Peace Memorial by artist Paul Cunningham. Produced by Guided Tour Productions Inc.; sponsored by Silver Springs.
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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.
Collection
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.
Collection
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..
Collection
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.
Collection
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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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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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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
NowNowAgriculture
Attractions
Citrus industry
Economic conditions
Horses
Promotional films
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Ross Allen Reptile InstituteRoss Allen Reptile InstituteAlligators
Sightseeing business
Promotional films
Reptiles
Seminole Indians
Tourism--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
Attractions--Florida--Silver Springs
Boats and boating
Rhesus monkey
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WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDA American alligator
Art
Attractions
Museums
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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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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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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GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYS GUIDED TOUR OF GOOD OLD DAYS Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobiles
Promotional films
Tourism
Westerns
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