The Great Adventure

253218
Date
Early 1950s
Collection
Video
Description
A young man decides on a college by watching a film (within this film) called, "Universities Throughout Florida." He sees: girls practicing archery and fishing at FSU; FAMU, "for the Negro youth of Florida"; UF; Bethune-Cookman College, the "center of interracial goodwill"; Stetson University; Rolli...
Video Details
11:30; color; sound; V-41 BA076; S. 828

Florida State Fair and Gasparilla Celebration

253097
Date
February 1953
Collection
Video
Description
The 48th Annual Florida State Fair includes the Gasparilla Pirate Celebration in which men dress as pirates and sail into Tampa Bay. Parades, circus acts, produce displays, industry displays and livestock displays from all over the state are shown. Viewers see a car race and car stunts. The film als...
Video Details
24:30; color; sound; V-7 DA003; S.828

JEANNIE

253274
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:00; color; sound; V-37 BA094; S. 828
Description
This film begins with a skit by two school children, then tells about Stephen Foster's music by showing the dioramas at the Stephen Foster Memorial. Near the end of the film, there is an artist's rendering of the upcoming carillon bell tower and shrine. The film also mentions future music festivals ...

GULFSTREAM DERBY

253226
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
10:40; color; silent; not yet transferred to video S. 828
Description
Mickey Rooney appears in one shot in this film. There are aerials of the racetrack. The opening ceremony includes a marching band and majorettes. A small boat sails on the lake inside the track and there is a water ski show. Viewers see a parade of pleasure horses and the lineup of race horses. The ...

THE GREAT ADVENTURE

253219
Date
Early 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:45; color; sound; V-5 BA077; S. 828
Description
This is the same film as BA076 with slightly different scenes at the head and tail. There is no indication of which was the first edit or why changes were made. The film covers state universities, architecture, segregation and 1950s clothing styles.

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