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

Water Croquet

Date
1963-08-05
Description
At Silver Springs, two young couples with mallets try to knock large rubber balls through floating wickets as glass-bottom boats pass in the background.
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Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Date
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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TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY

TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAY

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Bill Shipley interviews several individuals regarding the Cross Florida Barge Canal. Buck Ray and a Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Officer are interviewed. They explain their opposition to the project while they travel on the Silver and Ocklawaha Rivers. Mr. Shipley interviews representatives of Ocala County's government and business organizations who support the project. Several portions of the film are missing from this presentation, which negatively affects its quality. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES

TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIES

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
The first story shows life in Florida in the 1950s. Residences, industries, attractions and pastimes are seen. The film is produced as a "Today Show" "feature." Viewers see the Apalachicola River and Woodruff Dam, the Everglades, Seminoles, Jacksonville scenes and Miami scenes. The second story follows a roving reporter around the state. Viewers see the Welcome Station, St. Augustine, Marineland, driving on Daytona Beach, Silver Springs, Cypress Gardens, Sunshine Skyway (one span), Sebring races, recreation and the Keys. Produced by NBC Television, sponsored by FDC.
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THE UNCONQUERED

THE UNCONQUERED

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows contemporary American Indian life after a brief historical introduction. It shows a medicine man picking herbs and another man wrestling a gator in water. A powwow is held at Silver Springs and viewers see Ross Allen (herpetologist) and Will Rogers Jr. Produced by Silver Springs.
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The Bathing Beach at Silver Springs

The Bathing Beach at Silver Springs

Date
1961 (circa)
Description
This film shows the beach at Silver Springs, a group of high school girls performing synchronized swimming, and a busload of students from the University of Florida arriving to practice their water show. A film crew makes a Coca-Cola commercial showing a model drinking a Coke underwater. Then, a Jantzen bathing suit commercial is filmed. The film also shows a boat tour, the Prince of Peace Memorial, Bartlett's Deer Ranch, and the Carriage Cavalcade. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by Silver Springs.
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SOMETHING FISHY

SOMETHING FISHY

Date
n.d.
Description
"Narrated" by Big John Bass, this film has good underwater photography at Silver Springs. Viewers see ducks, turtles, mullet, snakes, alligators, scuba divers, jack fish and saltwater bass from underwater. The film also shows anhinga and monkeys. A diver uses a wet sub, and there are scenes of a film crew at work shooting a fight scene. Viewers also see underwater vegetation and limestone formations. Produced by Silver Springs.
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Silver Springs Water Croquet

Silver Springs Water Croquet

Date
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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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
WONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDAWONDERFUL WORLD OF FLORIDAAmerican alligator
Art
Attractions
Museums
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
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Water CroquetWater CroquetCroquet
Glass-bottom boats
Recreation
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fvc900Turtle TalkInternational Deer Ranch
Ross Allen Reptile Institute
Turtles
Alligators
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TOMORROW IS HERE TO STAYTOMORROW IS HERE TO STAYCanal construction
Drainage
Economic conditions
Flood control-Florida
Wildlife
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TODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIESTODAY SHOW: TWO FLORIDA STORIESAttractions
Beaches
Economic conditions
Recreation
Seminole Indians
Promotional films
Tourism
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THE UNCONQUEREDTHE UNCONQUEREDAmusement parks
American alligator
Attractions
Medicinal plants
Promotional films
Seminole Indians
Tourism
Wildlife
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The Bathing Beach at Silver SpringsThe Bathing Beach at Silver SpringsAmusement parks
Attractions
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Promotional films
Tourism
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SOMETHING FISHYSOMETHING FISHYAnhinga
Birds
Diving
Ducks
Monkeys
Mullet
Recreation
Snakes
Turtles
Underwater photography
Wildlife
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fvc899Silver Springs Water CroquetWater croquet/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_video.jpg
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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