39 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Geographic Term contains "Winter Haven "
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WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN

WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
A newlywed couple in a red Mustang convertible pull up at a motel in Winter Haven to start the film's look at the area. The film shows the Florida Citrus Showcase (a domed building) and local amenities. The couple tries skeet shooting. A fellow shooter is in a wheelchair. They see elderly people playing shuffleboard. They go for an airplane ride for the aerial views and are boating when an airboat goes by, then stops to give them a ride. Later they fish, then see Cypress Gardens and try skiing. The film ends with a cookout with other young couples and a jingle. Homilies and philosophical comments are interspersed throughout the script. Produced by Mercury Productions.
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Menu for an Astronaut

Menu for an Astronaut

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This film, which takes place in a Whirlpool facility, opens with a quick-cut sequence of a chef holding different kinds of food. The chef explains how new food processes were created to feed the astronauts. The film describes NASA diet requirements, showing some food preparation for astronauts in "space food kitchens." Winter Haven is the site of orange juice processing, which results in freeze dried orange juice powder.
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World's Winter Strawberry Capital

World's Winter Strawberry Capital

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film shows scenes of the State Fair, Plant City Strawberry Festival, local schools, churches, baseball spring training, golf, tennis, fishing, local businesses, banks, and city and county buildings. Viewers see train and bus transportation, as well as the airport, shopping center, post office, library, hospital and youth center. The film also shows Busch Gardens, Cypress Gardens, beaches and finally some strawberry fields with harvesters at work. Produced by Don Parisher.
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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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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.
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FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS

FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows the wildlife that abounds at Silver Springs, skiers at Cypress Gardens, Rainbow Springs, Homosassa Springs and the Sarasota Jungle Gardens. This is a chopped-up print that was reassembled. The Homosassa sequence has a model dressed as an "Indian" who feeds the alligators fish and marshmallows.
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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.
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A SPECIAL DESTINATION

A SPECIAL DESTINATION

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film is a well-shot look at Cypress Gardens. It shows canals, bridges, waterfalls, statues and girls in costumes. The film shows that Cypress Gardens is not called the water ski capital of the world for nothing. Twelve skiers take off from a dock at one time, one barefoot skiing backwards. Viewers see the shopping area, a magic show, the spook house, the bird show, the crocodile show and a small zoo. Produced by Cypress Gardens.
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BEAUTY QUEEN, CYPRESS GARDENS

BEAUTY QUEEN, CYPRESS GARDENS

Date
n.d.
Description
A beauty queen in a plantation gown is crowned by a man wearing an army uniform as other belles and servicemen look on. She stands and bumps her head on the top of her throne. She is crowned again in a medium shot and the group walks briefly along a path. There is some reticulation.
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BOAT RACING, CYPRESS GARDENS

BOAT RACING, CYPRESS GARDENS

Date
n.d.
Description
Five fiberglass dinghies with outboard motors race around the lake and canals at Cypress Gardens. One boat runs up on the shoreline by accident. There are no injuries or damage. Then, three small, single-driver hydrofoils race through the same areas and end by driving up on the beach at the finish line.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN WONDERFUL WINTER HAVEN Aerial photography
Airboats
Airplanes
Automobiles
Boating
Fishing
Promotional films
Shuffleboard
Skeet shooting
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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Menu for an AstronautMenu for an AstronautAerospace industry
Astronauts
Food industry
Promotional films
Space program
Space race
Project Apollo (U.S.)
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World's Winter Strawberry CapitalWorld's Winter Strawberry CapitalAgriculture
Amusement parks
Attractions
Baseball
Churches
Economic conditions
Fishing
Golf
Tennis
Transportation
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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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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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FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS FLORIDA ATTRACTIONS American alligator
Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
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HOME MOVIE HOME MOVIE American alligator
Baseball
Beaches
Boating
Home movies
Recreation
Wildlife
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A SPECIAL DESTINATION A SPECIAL DESTINATION Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Recreation
Water skiing
Water sports
Wildlife
Zoos
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BEAUTY QUEEN, CYPRESS GARDENS BEAUTY QUEEN, CYPRESS GARDENS Amusement parks
Attractions
Promotional films
Tourism
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BOAT RACING, CYPRESS GARDENS BOAT RACING, CYPRESS GARDENS Amusement parks
Attractions
Boat racing
Boats
Promotional films
Tourism
Water sports
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