Odd Occupations

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  • 1960s

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  • 6:50; color; sound; V-116 BA011; S. 828


  • William Crowell has been a boat guide at Silver Springs for 35 of his 62 years. Max Hooten hand clips eel grass. Jack McCretchen and Mike Mouse scrub the windows under glass-bottom boats while scuba diving. John Hamlin, "animal psychologist," simply feeds the animals at Weeki Wachee and Marylin Nagel choreographs and trains the mermaids. This film is incomplete.

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