American Challenge at Daytona and Sebring

252874
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows sports car races, including the Daytona Continental 2000K Race and the Sebring 12-hour Grand Prix. Footage shows Dan Gurney driving a Shelby Ford GT Cobra and a Lotus IV; another featured driver is Bob Bondurant. The Sebring race includes the Chaparral Car, a LeMans start, and the Go...
Video Details
27:50; color; sound; V-23 DA007; S. 828

Earl LeRoy Saffer Miami Beach Home Movies

295838
Date
1926
Collection
Video
Description
Earl LeRoy Saffer was an entrepreneur and amateur pilot who, according to his granddaughter, "lived high" during the 1920s. In 1932, Saffer and his family moved from Miami to New York. The family narrowly escaped the 1926 hurricane, running from one building to another just before the first building...
Video Details
22:00; B&W; silent; V-256; BA438

D-DAY AT MARATHON

252976
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:48; color; sound; V-22 CA035; S. 828
Description
This film shows the construction of an artificial reef with the help of Goodyear and involved citizens of Marathon. It shows how tires are punched, squeezed and loaded with concrete. Navy LSM and private vessels are loaded with tires. All of them converge and begin dumping. There is underwater photo...

BUCCANEER CONQUEST OF TAMPA

252918
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:02; color; sound; V-21 BA069; S. 828
Description
In this film, "pirates" capture hostages, hoist a jolly roger and start the Gasparilla Celebration in Tampa. Viewers see "pirates" being made up. Some attack the Goodyear Blimp and the rest ride into town aboard the three-masted ship Jose Gaspar. There is a parade and the crowning of the new "King G...

CAPE FLORIDA: THE TREASURE OF KEY BISCAYNE

252923
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-36 CA008; S. 828
Description
In this film, the Goodyear Blimp takes off for a look at Cape Florida. The history of the area is told in reenactments of aborigines, pirates, salvagers and Seminoles. A story of a murder and a survival story are told. Then, viewers see tourists frolicking on the beach. Produced by Tel-Air Interests...

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