City With A New Look

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  • 1960

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  • 19:50; color; sound; V-82 CA174; S. 828


  • This film gives a look at Orlando in the days before Disney. Viewers see downtown, citrus groves, a cattle farm, the Central Florida Fair and aircraft at nearby air bases. Hotels, motels, apartments, residential areas, schools, churches, community buildings, civic club buildings and recreation (including the city-owned harness racing track) are also shown. Viewers also see the Martin Aerospace plant and other space-oriented companies. The film shows senior citizens working, banks, newspapers, highway construction and the airport. Produced by Wurtele Film Productions; sponsored by Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce.

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