21 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "St. Petersburg "
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ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF STATES PARADE

ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF STATES PARADE

Date
n.d.
Description
This film is a short piece of the Annual Mid-Winter Festival of States Parade in St. Petersburg with Gov. and Mrs. Spessard Holland. It is an incomplete film.
Collection
Fabulous Florida

Fabulous Florida

Date
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.
Collection
Five of Florida's Finest

Five of Florida's Finest

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film tells about five attractions in the St. Petersburg area: the Aquatarium, Tiki Gardens, Sunken Gardens, HMS Bounty and the London Wax Museum.
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 FOR FUN AND PICTURES

FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River, shell collecting on Sanibel Island, an Ormond Beach antique car, races at Daytona, and other scenes on a tour of Florida. Every now and then someone is seen taking movies or still photos. There is good NASA footage of activity at Cape Canaveral. At Cypress Gardens, the narrator gives exposure settings. It covers Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Ocala, St. Petersburg, Everglades, Homosassa Springs, Disney World, Parrot Jungle, Lion Country Safari, Citrus Tower, Truman Winter White House and Hemingway Home. The film shows gators, hippopotami, thoroughbred horses, tropical birds, flamingos and African animals. Viewers see airboat and shrimp boats. Produced by Eastman Kodak.
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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.
Collection
HOME MOVIE

HOME MOVIE

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film has scenes from central and south Florida. There are shots of Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Miami and St. Augustine. There are scenes of peacocks, sailing, shuffleboard, children's baseball, Boy Scouts walking in a downtown area, Webb's department store in St. Petersburg, the beach, alligator wrestling, Cypress Gardens and Fort San Marcos in St. Augustine. It is very difficult to tell where one city leaves off and another one starts. Very few of the places and people are easily identified.
Collection
JUNIOR SAILING REGATTA

JUNIOR SAILING REGATTA

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film is footage of a sailing regatta in the Gulf of Mexico.  The Junior Yacht Club (under 18 years of age) is featured in this film.  The film shows two boys in the St. Petersburg area on the beach enjoying horseshoe crabs, roasting oysters and boating in a cypress swamp.  The film ends with scenes of river wildlife.
Collection
MAGIC LAND OF FLOWERS

MAGIC LAND OF FLOWERS

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, two young couples arrive in a Mustang convertible at Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg. A group of college students stage a luau in the gardens wearing waistcloths and leis. One dances the hula and three of the girls frolic in the garden pool. Floral scenes are interspersed throughout.
Collection
SAILING REGATTA

SAILING REGATTA

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
This home movie features a series of sailing regattas. There is the "Midwinter Snipe Regatta" in St. Petersburg and Tampa on March 5, 1940; the "Tampa Yacht and Country Club Snipe Regatta" on April 1, 1940; the "Egmont Key Race" in June of 1946, and the "Tampa Yacht and Country Club International 110 Races" in July of 1946. Much of the racing footage is of smaller sailboats, though there are short clips of people aboard a larger sailboat. The color is faded in this film.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF STATES PARADE ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF STATES PARADE Festivals
Parades
Promotional films
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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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Five of Florida's Finest Five of Florida's Finest Attractions
Amusement parks
Promotional films
Tourism
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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 FOR FUN AND PICTURES FLORIDA FOR FUN AND PICTURES Amusement parks
Attractions
Automobile racing
Beaches
Boating
Promotional films
Recreation
Space program
Tourism
Wildlife
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GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE IN ACTION GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE IN ACTION Attractions
Amusement parks
Baseball
Promotional films
Tourism
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HOME MOVIE HOME MOVIE American alligator
Baseball
Beaches
Boating
Home movies
Recreation
Wildlife
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JUNIOR SAILING REGATTA JUNIOR SAILING REGATTA Boating
Fishing
Recreation
Wildlife
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MAGIC LAND OF FLOWERSMAGIC LAND OF FLOWERSAttractions
Automobiles
Gardens
Promotional films
Tourism
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SAILING REGATTA SAILING REGATTA Boat racing
Boating
Home movies
Recreation
Regattas
Sailing
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