Citrus Honey

232455
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows how the honey and citrus industries depend on each other in Florida. Handling of bees and hives is shown in detail. Extraction of honey, removal of wax, and packaging are also shown. Viewers then see University of Florida researchers working with honey and citrus products.
Video Details
11:50; color; sound; V-95 BA175; S. 828 8
the honey and citrus industries

The Big Squeeze

252899
Date
early 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film tells about citrus production from tree to table in a short, but complete script.
Video Details
4:20; color; sound; V-100 AA086; S. 828
citrus production...

The Road to Beauty

232419
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Description
Health maintenance techniques are demonstrated, including how to walk properly, dance as exercise, nutrition (such as citrus), and sports. The film then moves on to discuss career, marriage, and home life. A wife announces that she is pregnant and the couple promptly drinks some orange juice to celebrate. Diet tips for pregnant women include citrus. Sponsored by Florida Citrus Commission.
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; CA012, S. 828
Florida Citrus

Bottled Sunshine...A Juicy Story

232432
Date
1968
Collection
Video
Description
The story of Florida citrus cultivation. We see total processing at Tropicana in Bradenton. Also shows their glass plant and the Tropicana train, "the only regularly scheduled unit train in food industry history," featuring a mile of refrigerated box cars. Use of pulp as dairy feed is shown. Also see plastic juice container manufacturing and box manufacturing. Producer Tony Swain and Rose Swain, wife of cinematographer Mike Swain, are seen as airline passengers. Produced by Hack Swain Productions; sponsored by Tropicana Products.
Video Details
15:50; color; sound; CA019
citrus cultivation...

Design for Winning

232409
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
Steve Spurrier, Heisman Trophy winner and University of Florida star, describes various techniques for playing football. Ray Graves, Spurrier's college coach, says a few words as well. This leads to a pitch for orange juice at the training table. There are many scenes of Spurrier in action as a collegian and a professional football player throughout the film. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by the Florida Department of Citrus.
Video Details
13:00; color; sound; BA003, s.828
of Citrus

Citrus Boulevard

252948
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Description
This film provides a look at Highway 27 on the way to Miami. Viewers see: Silver Springs; Leesburg; the Citrus Tower with high scenic vistas of orange groves; and an amphibious vehicle. A model swipes an orange from a tree in the Governor's Grove where each tree, "belongs" to a state governor. The film shows a citrus stand and Cypress Gardens, with a great shot of tourists and their movie cameras. Viewers also see Bok Tower, and a majorette twirling in front of a store. There are good shots halfway through the film of a convertible with models on the highway. Produced by Guided Tours.
Video Details
13:30; color; sound; V-10 BA113; S. 828
Citrus Tower (Clermont

The Changing Face of Florida

252940
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:24; color; sound; V-214 CA319; S. 828
Description
This is about the rapid population and industrial growth in Florida, "the nation's new frontier for industry." There are scenes of Florida’s workers on the job: in aircraft assembly factories; garment factories; steel mills; citrus groves; paper mills; and power plants. Florida's "business friendly" tax structure is discussed in detail. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
; steel mills; citrus groves

Florida Profile of Progress

253083
Date
1957
Collection
Video
Description
This is an edited, shortened version of DA051. This film tells how Florida is a growing market for industry, showing various plants' employees sunning and golfing. Viewers see Martin (aerospace), phosphate mining, paper and pulp, citrus and other produce. Cattle, seafood, hydroelectric power, gas pipeline, airports, trains, ports and highways are shown. It also shows colleges and research, including nuclear reactors. There are more manufacturing scenes, including scenes of FDC meeting and consulting. The film describes Florida's tax structure and then gives a recap. Produced by Raycam Productions; sponsored by FDC.
Video Details
12:30; color; sound; V-9 BA087; S.828
, citrus and other produce

City With A New Look

252950
Date
1960
Collection
Video
Description
This film gives a look at Orlando in the days before Disney. Viewers see downtown, citrus groves, a cattle farm, the Central Florida Fair and aircraft at nearby air bases. Hotels, motels, apartments, residential areas, schools, churches, community buildings, civic club buildings and recreation (including the city-owned harness racing track) are also shown. Viewers also see the Martin Aerospace plant and other space-oriented companies. The film shows senior citizens working, banks, newspapers, highway construction and the airport. Produced by Wurtele Film Productions; sponsored by Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce.
Video Details
19:50; color; sound; V-82 CA174; S. 828
true

The Orange: Fruit of Life

253364
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:00; color; sound; V-64 BA104; S. 828
Description
This film chronicles the history of oranges, beginning with animation showing that, "Once upon a time... a miracle occurred and the first orange was born." Then, actors in Spanish costume eat oranges in the oldest-budded orange grove in America, near St. Augustine. Actors dressed as "Indians" jog through the trees carrying oranges and dance. Next, authentic Seminoles eat oranges, followed by more shots of the "Indians." Then, viewers see African-Americans loading barrels of oranges on a floating dock. A great train sequence follows, showing Florida East Coast Railroad Engine No. 153, as a load of oranges is picked up from a horse-drawn wagon. The rest of the film is processing and packaging. Produced by Robert Leahy Studios; sponsored by Minute Maid.
true

Region with a Record

253416
Date
Early 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film provides a look at Polk County, showing citrus groves and processing, Bok Tower, the Great Masterpiece and Cypress Gardens. Next, the tourist "family" the film is following visits a phosphate mine and they back their convertible into a dragline bucket to convey the size. Viewers see mining underway and the family hunts fossils in debris piles. An "unusual scenic attraction" is Sand Mountain, a phosphate debris pile. Next is a cattle farm, Florida Southern College, and its Frank Lloyd Wright buildings. Recreation includes skiing, boating and fishing. Produced by Sanborn Film Productions; sponsored by Polk County Chamber of Commerce.
Video Details
13:18; b&w; sound; V-84 BA130; S. 828
true

Water Hyacinth: The Silent Aggressor

232451
Date
1977
Collection
Video
Description
This is an educational film about water hyacinth, the invasive aquatic plant that has become a nuisance to Florida waterways. The film discusses the plant's South American origin and its introduction to the United States. Florida hyacinth expert Al Burkhalter of the Florida Department of Natural Resources, along with researchers from the University of Florida, describe the plant's reproductive and adaptive characteristics. The film shows researchers in South America looking for natural predators of hyacinth to import to the United States as a method of control. The film also touches upon the threat the waterborne weed poses to the Florida citrus and fishing industries. Produced by the US Department of Agriculture.
Video Details
29:18; color; sound; V-205 RG500; S1187 Number 2
poses to the Florida citrus

Menu for an Astronaut

232445
Date
1967
Collection
Video
Description
This film, which takes place in a Whirlpool facility, opens with a quick-cut sequence of a chef holding different kinds of food. The chef explains how new food processes were created to feed the astronauts. The film describes NASA diet requirements, showing some food preparation for astronauts in "space food kitchens." Winter Haven is the site of orange juice processing, which results in freeze dried orange juice powder.
Video Details
13:25; color; sound; CA014
, Department of Citrus

Unusual World of Florida

253592
Date
ca. 1964
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with aerials of a Fort Lauderdale airboat ride, swamp buggies in Naples, Corkscrew Swamp, animals along the Wakulla River and Cypress Gardens. It then shows a chrysanthemum farm, Castillo de San Marcos (St. Augustine), Bok Tower and Citrus Tower. Stephen Foster Memorial is next with nice scenes of a steamboat replica on the Suwannee River. The Keys are shown, including divers in Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Marineland with a diver feeding dolphins, loggerheads underwater and laying eggs. Divers in Tarpon Springs and gator wrestling follow. A man catches a cobra by hand and milks venom. There is a rocket launch at Cape Canaveral and an open house at Pensacola Naval Air Station. Produced by Beckley Films in cooperation with FDC; sponsored by Eastern Airlines.
Video Details
12:53; color; sound; V-74 BA019; S. 828
true

You Got to See Florida

232418
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
This film starts with Florida agriculture, including papaya and sugarcane. Viewers see farming on reclaimed Everglades muck land and imported grass from India is mentioned. The film shows cattle herds on a "man-made Pampas that a few years ago were swamp." Tern rookeries on Bird Island, Marine Studios, purple gallinules, gators, and lots of wild flowers with butterflies are shown. Next are bellowing alligators, white ibis, blue heron, coots, rails, egret, and green heron. Viewers see Seminoles spear fishing, in a village grinding corn, and cooking with a baby in a hammock. Phosphate mining, shelling on Sanibel Island, hermit crab, citrus, tarpon fishing in the mangroves, bass fishing, parrots, the University of Miami, and Bok Tower are shown. This is a beautiful Kodachrome print. Sponsored by Gulf Oil.
Video Details
23:45; color; sound; DA028, S. 828
, hermit crab, citrus, tarpon

Florida Forward

253057
Date
Late 1950s
Collection
Video
Description
The key to the FDC collection, this film tells in Kodachrome the story of the Florida Development Commission and the materials they handle, including brochures, coupons and photos. It shows photographers at work with models. The cinematographer uses a Kodak Cine-Special and one photographer goes underwater. A family arrives at the Welcome Center and gets a glass of orange juice. There are some industrial scenes, an aerial shot of the Old Capitol and a shot of the Sunshine Skyway. The film describes the Hospital Division and the Surplus Property Division. There is an introduction by Gov. LeRoy Collins and J. Saxton Lloyd (Chairman of FDC). The film shows an FDC meeting. Produced by Carey-Swain Inc.; sponsored by FDC.
Video Details
20:00; color; sound; V-6 CA044; S.1579
Citrus juices

Fabulous Florida

267702
Collection
Video
Description
This film offers a narrated tour of Florida, highlighting the North, Central and Southern regions. It features shots of: St. Augustine; Tallahassee; Jacksonville; Daytona Beach; Tampa; St. Petersburg; Palm Beach; Ft. Lauderdale; Miami Beach and Key West. The attractions mentioned include: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center; Silver Springs; Rainbow Springs; Miami Seaquarium; Marineland; the Citrus Tower; Bok Tower; Cypress Gardens; Gasparilla Festival; Skyway Bridge; Ringling Art Museum; Everglades National Park and the Overseas Highway. The film also features Seminole Indian culture, Florida agriculture and the citrus industry. Produced by John Bramby for Humble Oil and Refining Company.
Video Details
28:17; color; sound; DA145; V-250
Type
Image
Citrus

Newsreel 2nd Section

267786
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:04; B&W; silent; V-255
Description
Type
Image
Citrus

THE FLORIDA CITRUS SONG

253040
Date
1975
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:00; color; sound; V-240 CA287; S. 828
Description
This film utilizes a catchy folk rock jingle to spotlight the Florida citrus industry. It covers the entire gamut of citrus production from grafting fruit-producing citrus trees to frozen concentrate, and the myriad of offshoot businesses and products generated by Florida's greatest agricultural market. Produced by Barton Film and the Florida Department of Citrus.
THE FLORIDA CITRUS SONG

FRESH FLORIDA CITRUS

253135
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:50; color; sound; V-117 BA074; S. 828
Description
This is a short film on the citrus industry with several set up "slice of life" scenes showing citrus products being eaten by different age groups and social groups.
FRESH FLORIDA CITRUS

DONALD DUCK CITRUS PRODUCTS

252996
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
17:15; color; sound; V-8 CA125; S. 828
Description
Donald Duck appears in cartoon sequences interspersed throughout this film about citrus processing. The film shows all the steps from the tree to the consumer. It includes processing juice to make powdered concentrate. Sponsored by Citrus World.
DONALD DUCK CITRUS

ONE HUNDRED MILLION ORANGES

253360
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:00; color; sound, V-245 DA086; S. 828
Description
This film tells a highly romanticized story of oranges and the citrus industry in Florida. Citrus cultivation and production at Dr. Phillips' Citrus Company is covered on every level, from seedling grafting to packing and canning. The film has a great 1950s era feel. There are portions that are missing frames and there is some audio deterioration, but the overall quality is quite good. Produced by Dr. Phillips Citrus Company.
and the citrus industry in Florida

THE SUNSHINE FEED

253539
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:25; color; sound; V-109 CA165; S. 828
Description
This film tells how citrus waste (pulp, etc.) is processed into cattle feed. Produced by Beckley Films; sponsored by the Florida Department of Citrus.
citrus waste (pulp, etc

THE SUNSHINE FEED

253542
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:25; color; sound; V-109 CA165; S. 828
Description
This film tells how citrus waste (pulp, etc.) is processed into a cattle feed.
citrus waste (pulp, etc

THE SUN GOES NORTH

253536
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:00; color; silent; V-73 DA016; S. 828
Description
This film describes the development of citrus in the New World with dioramas at a citrus exhibition. It describes the aspects of Florida that make it great for citrus. It shows farming, including frost prevention, fertilizing, irrigation, bud grafting and pesticide spraying. Then, it shows harvesting, processing and a sequence explaining why some oranges are artificially colored by showing a woman before and after putting on cosmetics. Viewers also see bottling, refrigeration, lab testing, canning and the machines that take a whole orange out of its skin. The film also shows making orange juice concentrate and pulp processing into dairy feed.
the development of citrus in the New

HOME MOVIE

253243
Date
1939-46
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:48; color; silent; V-149 M89-003
Description
This film consists of short clips that show miscellaneous footage of wildlife, river scenes, Bok Tower, citrus groves, a zoo and other attractions in Florida.
, citrus groves, a zoo and other

FLORIDA CITRUS WATER SKI SHOW

253041
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:58; color; sound; V-30 AA067; S. 828
Description
Dick Pope appears briefly in this film showing the water ski show at the New York World's Fair. The skiers do tricks, ski barefoot and clown around. Boats jump a ramp in an oval shaped tank. The skiers were sponsored by the Florida Citrus Commission.
FLORIDA CITRUS WATER SKI

GOV. FULLER WARREN AT A BANQUET

253213
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:50; b&w; silent; V-115 AA158; S. 828
Description
Gov. Fuller Warren dines and makes a speech to a large group of men at an event that seems to be sponsored by a citrus group since there are decorated oranges and grapefruits on the tables.
citrus group since

ARTON THE MIRACLE STRIP

252884
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:50; b&w; sound; V-26 AA06; S. 828
Description
In this film, viewers enjoy the Pensacola Arts Festival by following Sue Scarborough, reigning Miss Citrus Queen. Viewers see a silhouette cutter, a sidewalk portrait painter and a seamstress. The modern artist has, "no beret, no smock and definitely no long hair." A wood carver with a chisel is shown. Produced by FDC.
Scarborough, reigning Miss Citrus

FLORIDA'S LIVING TREASURE

253079
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:00; color; sound; V-18 CA142; S.828
Description
Actor Richard Boone narrates and hosts this film about how Florida agriculture was developed. It uses split-screen, time-lapse, macro, artwork and old photos. It tells about pest control and how the development of juice concentrate saved the orange juice market. It also shows the cattle industry, methods of treating screwworm, turpentine and logging. Viewers see crop dusting and the vegetable industry. Produced by IFAS.
Citrus industry

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