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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Tarpon Springs "
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Every Island Has Its Own Song, 1988

Every Island Has Its Own Song, 1988

Date
1988
Description
This documentary about Nikitas Tsimouris, a Greek tsabouna player, and his family describes the history of the instrument and its construction, Greek culture and traditions, and the history of the Tsimouris family. There are scenes of Nikitas Tsimouris playing the tsabouna, a type of Greek bagpipe, while his sister Nomiki A. Tsimouris sings and scenes from the Epiphany Day celebration in Tarpon Springs. The film is a co-production of Wedu Television and the Florida Folklife Program, and was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, Folk Arts Program. It was written and produced by Nancy Michael with Peggy Bulger as project director and Yvonne Bryant and Debra Robinson as production assistants. Russ Offenbach is the narrator. The video can also be viewed online on the Folkstreams web page at http://www.folkstreams.net/film,136
Collection
Filming "Beneath the Twelve Mile Reef"

Filming "Beneath the Twelve Mile Reef"

Date
1953
Description
Gilbert Roland and Terry Moore are two of the stars shown in this home movie of the filming of "Beneath the Twelve Mile Reef" at Tarpon Springs.
Collection
Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

Florida Gulf Coast Holiday

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film begins in Pensacola. Viewers see Fort Pickens, Blue Angels and the Naval Air Station. The film moves to Panama City, where viewers see people frolicking in the surf and teens with a guitar. In Tallahassee, the film shows Apalachee Parkway toward the Old Capitol, FSU and Killearn Gardens State Park (now Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park). Viewers see Rainbow Springs' "submarine boats" and Weeki Wachee. At Tarpon Springs, a diver puts on a suit and jumps in. Also shown are Tampa Bay hotels, fishing party boats, tarpon fishing, horse and dog races, jai-alai, baseball spring training, golf, boating and skiing. The film also shows Cypress Gardens, Busch Gardens, Sarasota's Horn's Cars of Yesterday and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Viewers see the Ringling Brothers Circus in Venice, the Edison Home in Fort Myers and the Caribbean Gardens in Naples. Produced by Beckley Films and FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines and FDC.
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FLORIDA IN MARCH

FLORIDA IN MARCH

Date
1948
Description
This home film begins with scenes of Tarpon Springs and moves on to the Tampa banana docks, showing workers unloading bananas from the boats and Bayshore Boulevard. There are yard scenes at the Stalmakers and views of their orange groves and flower beds.
Collection
Holiday on Wheels

Holiday on Wheels

Date
1973 (circa)
Description
In this film, singer Gordon MacRae tours Florida in a recreational vehicle. He visits the Keys, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Everglades National Park, Naples, Tarpon Springs, the HMS Bounty replica and Cypress Gardens (where he meets Dick Pope). The film shows the Sunshine Skyway, an airboat ride, a glass-bottom boat, sponge diving, tarpon fishing, boating, scuba, skiing and hang gliding. Produced by Hollywood Newsreel Syndicate Inc.; sponsored by Trailer Life Publishing Co.
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SPONGE: TREASURE FROM THE SEA

SPONGE: TREASURE FROM THE SEA

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows harvesting, processing and bidding at the market for Tarpon Springs sponges. It includes the blessing of the fleet and the Epiphany Celebration. At the end is a sequence showing the uses of sponges with voices in an echo chamber chanting, "Needed, needed. Natural sponges. Needed, needed." Produced by Harlley Productions; sponsored by the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries Fish and Wildlife Service.
Collection
SUMMER TRIPS

SUMMER TRIPS

Date
1947
Description
This home movie begins with the filming of a passing train through a car window. Next are downtown scenes of Tarpon Springs, the waterfront and Greek sponge boats. The family boards one of the boats and goes out with the sponging crew. There are scenes of a diver suiting up in his diving outfit and going into the water. The Tarpon Springs Sponge Exchange is shown, and then the film moves on to film crews at Cypress Gardens shooting Jantzen bathing suit commercials.
Collection
Tarpon Springs Epiphany

Tarpon Springs Epiphany

Date
1963 (circa)
Description
This film shows the Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs, including the blessing of the fleet and boys diving for a gold cross. Greek folk dancing is shown as the theme from “Never on a Sunday” plays in the soundtrack. Governor Farris Bryant speaks at the celebration. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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Unusual World of Florida

Unusual World of Florida

Date
1964 (circa)
Description
This film begins with aerials of a Fort Lauderdale airboat ride, swamp buggies in Naples, Corkscrew Swamp, animals along the Wakulla River and Cypress Gardens. It then shows a chrysanthemum farm, Castillo de San Marcos (St. Augustine), Bok Tower and Citrus Tower. Stephen Foster Memorial is next with nice scenes of a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River. The Keys are shown, including divers in Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Marineland with a diver feeding dolphins, loggerheads underwater and laying eggs. Divers in Tarpon Springs and gator wrestling follow. A man catches a cobra by hand and milks venom. There is a rocket launch at Cape Canaveral and an open house at Pensacola Naval Air Station. Produced by Beckley Films in cooperation with FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines.
Collection
Wheels in the Sun

Wheels in the Sun

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film tells the story of Pinellas County breaking away from Hillsborough County and developing its own government, industry and style. There is a nice sequence of an old car and land sale, followed by scenes of diving in Tarpon Springs. The film also shows Clearwater, St. Petersburg and the Sunshine Skyway. Homes, neighborhoods, shopping areas, schools and industries are shown. The narration has an odd meter. Produced by Nationwide Pictures and H.K. Carrington; sponsored by Pinellas Industry Council.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Every Island Has Its Own Song, 1988Every Island Has Its Own Song, 1988folklife/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/fv-112.jpg
Filming "Beneath the Twelve Mile Reef" Filming "Beneath the Twelve Mile Reef" Film industry
Home movies
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Florida Gulf Coast HolidayFlorida Gulf Coast HolidayBlue Angels (Flight squadron)
Boating
Circuses
Fishing
Gambling-Florida
Horse racing
Hotels
Major League Baseball
Promotional films
Tarpon fishing
Tourism
Water sports
Water skiing
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FLORIDA IN MARCH FLORIDA IN MARCH Bananas
Citrus
Home movies
Tourism
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Holiday on WheelsHoliday on WheelsAirboats
Amusement parks
Attractions
Boating
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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SPONGE: TREASURE FROM THE SEA SPONGE: TREASURE FROM THE SEA Boats
Celebrations
Economic conditions
Promotional films
Sponge industry
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SUMMER TRIPS SUMMER TRIPS Amusement parks
Attractions
Bathing suits
Boats
Economic conditions
Sponge industry
Promotional films
Trains
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Tarpon Springs Epiphany Tarpon Springs Epiphany Boats
Celebrations
Folk dancing
Folk music
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Unusual World of FloridaUnusual World of FloridaAirboats
American alligator
Agriculture
Chrysanthemum
Dolphins
Flowers
Promotional films
Reptiles
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Snakes
Steamboats
Swamp buggies
Transportation
Turtles
Wildlife
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Wheels in the Sun Wheels in the Sun Automobiles
Economic conditions
Industry
Promotional films
Tourism
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