All in Fun

232450
Date
1964
Collection
Video
Description
In this film, viewers learn about the dolphins that performed at the New York World's Fair. It shows crew from the Miami Seaquarium netting and training dolphins, and a sea lion performing. The film includes scenes of performances that were also used in CA071, "Number One at the Fair," in color. Pro...
Video Details
14:00; B&W; sound; V-23 BA054; S. 828

Window of the Living Sea

253635
Date
ca. 1970
Collection
Video
Description
In this film, the narrator discusses both the entertainment and educational components of Miami Seaquarium programs and suggests that animals in captivity are "safer" than in the wild. There are scenes of Hugo and Lolita (the killer whales), sea lions, sharks and dolphins. We hear from the manager a...
Video Details
21:25; color; sound; V-81 CA022; S. 828

Musical Moments at Miami's Seaquarium

253342
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
In this film, a synthesized musical soundtrack accompanies footage of the dolphin, whale and seal shows at the Miami Seaquarium theme park.
Video Details
7:47; color; sound; V-223 BA434; S. 828

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...
Video Details
12:53; color; sound; V-74 BA019; S. 828

Killer is a Softie

267774
Collection
Video
Video Details
06:27; color; sound; BA123; V-255
Description
This promotional film by the Miami Seaquarium tells the history of Hugo, a killer whale at the Seaquarium. It documents: his capture and journey to the Seaquarium; his training; his loneliness; and the additions of Luanna and Lolita, a dolphin and a female killer whale, respectively, to his tank. B...
Type
Image

WINDOW OF THE LIVING SEA

253636
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
21:45; color; sound; V-152 DA-71; S. 828
Description
This is a film produced by Tel-Air Interests Inc. on Miami's Seaquariam. There are scenes of Hugo and Lolita (the killer whales), sea lions, sharks and dolphins. We hear from the manager about the conditions in which the dolphins are kept. He reports that the aquarium is great because it protects th...

THEATER OF THE SEA-FRAGMENT

253562
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:30; color; sound; V-51 BA024; S. 828
Description
The reel starts part of the way into the film. It shows the Theater of the Sea in Whole Harbor on Islamorada. Filmmaker Julian Bromer is seen filming dolphins with a Kodak Cine special. A young man shooting still photos and wearing a loud flower-print shirt pesters the filmmaker, making him miss the...

THE PINK PORPOISE

253385
Date
1967
Collection
Video
Video Details
26:05; color; sound; V-114 DA006; S. 828
Description
This film chronicles an expedition to Peru to capture animals for Marineland. It shows the method of capture, transport to the United States and arrival in the new home. It features interesting animals.

PORPOISE

253390
Date
1960
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:30; color; silent; V-204 P99-10 (Reel 12)
Description
In this film, a Florida Conservation Officer tries to coax a dolphin into eating a fish from his hand. Next, two men look over maps and consult a book titled "The Ecology of Boca Ciega Bay: With Special Reference to Dredging and Filling Operations."

SAILFISH THRILLS

253424
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:20; color; sound; V-43 AA032; S. 828
Description
This film was shot by Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Dutton off Stuart, Florida. It shows manta rays and a dolphin jumping over the fishing line. Mrs. Dutton struggles with a magnificent specimen on the line, but a shark apparently bit it off, leaving only the head, which Mr. Dutton displays. A pelican takes a c...

FIGHTERS OF THE HUNDRED FATHOMS

253019
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:51; color; sound; V-85 CA226; S. 828
Description
Henry Shakespeare, founder of the company that makes fishing equipment, goes deep-sea fishing off Panama City. He also boards a research boat and sees a marlin tagging project. Several marlin and a few dolphins are caught.

TED MACK SHOW IN FLORIDA

253303
Date
2-Jan-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:28; b&w; silent, V-234 AA530; S. 828
Description
In this film, Al Fisher, a talent scout for the Ted Mack Amateur Hour, auditions the porpoises at Marineland. Fisher interviews the animals in their native environment-underwater. Splash, the musical porpoise, performs a special number for the cameras. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

WHOLESOME 1960S FLORIDA

253632
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
29:30; b&w; silent and sound; V-194 EA032; S.1239
Description
This film opens with footage of various dairy products in production at Bassett's Dairy (silent). Next, officials of the Florida Department of Agriculture inspect petroleum samples in a laboratory (silent). Another Department of Agriculture official makes a surprise inspection of a Publix grocery st...

HUCK FINN'S BIG DREAM

253259
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:10; color; sound; V-117 CA116; S. 828
Description
A young boy dreams about a visit to FloridaLand. He gets into a gunfight in the "Old West Town," plays engineer on the tour train, becomes an American Indian and meets a stereotypical "chief" who dances on broken glass. He swims with a dolphin that later performs tricks such as jumping through a fla...

SUNSHINE HIGHLIGHTS AT THE WORLD'S FAIR

253540
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:40; b&w; sound; V-109 AA034; S. 828
Description
This film has scenes of the New York World's Fair grounds. It shows water skiers skiing from St. Petersburg to the fair. A model in a bathing suit visits the Alaska pavilion. Hawaiians are served orange juice at the Florida Pavilion and leave in an outrigger canoe. Viewers see flamingoes and gators....

Florida Commercials

253042
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
0:45 each; b&w; silent; V-11 BA041; S. 828
Description
This is a group of 11 Florida commercials that show a wide variety of Florida fun in the sun. They include: fishing of all kinds; water skiing; golf, swimming; scuba; St. Augustine; Seminoles; Gamble Mansion; the Capitol; parrots; gator wrestling; jumping dolphins; Silver Springs; Cypress Gardens; p...

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