Paradise Park

273952
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:30; B&W; silent
Description
Paradise Park was a segregated African-American resort located about a mile down the Silver River from the popular Silver Springs attraction near Ocala, Florida. The park was developed by Carl Ray and W.M. “Shorty” Davidson, co-owners of Silver Springs for nearly four decades. Paradise Park open...

RIVER RANCH RESORT

253420
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:00; color; sound; V-113 BA037; S. 828
Description
This is a resort public relations film. It is a Florida-style dude ranch. The cowboys and cowgirls drink Chablis and eat shrimp. It has all the usual fun in the sun activities. Produced by McLeod Films.

AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION

252873
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:02; color; sound; V-240 CA288; S. 828
Description

GOLFING WITH THE PROS IN SOUTH FLORIDA

253156
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; b&w; sound; V-58 CA026; S. 828
Description
This film shows a visit to nine country club resorts and their golf pros. There is also a brief shot of Sam Snead. Viewers see nice scenery of these areas and good examples of golf togs of the day.

ANTIQUE CAR MEET AT ORMOND BEACH

252880
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:35; color; sound; V-17 CA132; S. 828
Description
This is a film about the annual antique car meet at Ormond Beach. Old cars, some very rare, some driven by people in costumes, race through obstacle courses and along the beach. They have an awards presentation. Produced by McDavitt of Daytona Beach; sponsored by the Birthplace of Speed Association ...

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MISS FLORIDA

252978
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:32; b&w; sound; V-96 BA168; S. 828
Description
Miss Florida, Gloria Brody, starts her day at the Colony Beach Resort in Sarasota and proceeds to visit other sites and attractions. She visits the Ringling Art Museum, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Horn's Cars of Yesterday and the Circus Hall of Fame. Then, she shops on St. Armand's Key.

DAYTONA BEACH RESORT AREA: THE AFFORDABLE FLORIDA

252974
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:20; color; sound; V-22 BA053; S. 828
Description
This is one of the few tourism films to use synch sound with the models. It features three couples: one retired, one with two children and a young married couple. They frolic in the surf, fish and shop. Viewers see attractions, nightlife and all of the usual pastimes. The film shows some old-time fo...

MIAMI BEACH: THE GREAT AMERICAN RESORT

253320
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:30; color; sound; V-94 CA134; S. 828
Description
This film shows the fun in the sun to be had on Miami Beach. An early sequence shows various workers preparing for a busy day, washing windows and preparing food. Then, the fun begins with a fast-cut sequence edited to music (guitar and drums). Later, viewers see flora and fauna in a wildlife sequen...

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