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  • 1950s

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  • 12:25 (0:45 each); b&w; silent; V-11 BA041; S. 828


  • This is a group of 11 Florida commercials that show a wide variety of Florida fun in the sun. They include: fishing of all kinds; water skiing; golf, swimming; scuba; St. Augustine; Seminoles; Gamble Mansion; the Capitol; parrots; gator wrestling; jumping dolphins; Silver Springs; Cypress Gardens; picnicking; horses; dog and car racing; Jai-alai; conquistadors landing; and Gasparilla "pirate invasion." Next is poolside fun; an entire family water skiing; a child and dog skiing; shell collecting; shell art; and animals. Produced by Louis Benito Agency; writing on leader said "NBC News, Today Show, 1958."

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