Lake Wales: The Crown Jewel of Scenic Florida

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  • 1960s

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  • 12:05; color; sound; V-207 BA323; S828


  • This film promotes the tourist attractions, business opportunities and "fun in the sun" lifestyle of Lake Wales. Viewers see tourist attractions, such as Mountain Lake Sanctuary, The Great Masterpiece (a towering copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper"), Casa de Josefina, Spook Hill and skiers at Cypress Gardens. The film shows recreational activities, including shuffleboard, fishing, boating, water skiing, exhibition games at the New York Yankees' spring training camp and the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce Ladies Charm School. Weber College, Lake Wale ' public schools and a thriving citrus industry are also on display. The latter is given the spotlight with a tour of the Donald Duck citrus plant. Produced by the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce.

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