Florida Attractions

246473
Date
1948
Collection
Video
Description
This early movie begins with a series of shots of St. Augustine, including the Fountain of Youth and the oldest house. Next, people are shown catching turtles at Silver Springs. The film continues with brief scenes of: Marineland; Palm Beach; Bok Tower; water skiing at Cypress Gardens; aerial and...
Video Details
1948 / 6:48; B&W; silent; V-173 S. 828

Tomorrow's Treasures

267754
Collection
Video
Description
This film begins with underwater scenes of a treasure chest and a sailboat moving through the water. This is followed with an introduction by Governor Claude Kirk, in which he describes the many advantages Florida has with regard to marine research and marine resources. The film goes on to list the ...
Video Details
13:42; color; sound; s. 1825 ox 2, Film 4; V-253

Florida’s Wildlife Heritage

296303
Date
1983
Collection
Video
Description
This film examines the negative impact humans have had on Florida’s environment. The soundtrack begins with gentle flute music as scenes of swamp grasses, flowers and birds at dawn grace the screen. The music soon switches to up-tempo pop as the footage shows surfers, sailboats and sunbathers on t...
Video Details
16:25; color; sound; V-258; DA146

TURTLE WHARVES AND SAILBOAT

253584
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:50; b&w; silent; V-90 AA058; S. 828
Description
This film shows sea turtles at Turtle Kraal and a twin-masted sailboat underway.

SAILING REGATTA

253425
Date
1940s
Collection
Video
Description
This home movie features a series of sailing regattas. There is the "Midwinter Snipe Regatta" in St. Petersburg and Tampa on March 5, 1940; the "Tampa Yacht and Country Club Snipe Regatta" on April 1, 1940; the "Egmont Key Race" in June of 1946, and the "Tampa Yacht and Country Club International 11...
Video Details
12:05; color; silent; V-176

SPANS ACROSS THE BAY CELEBRATION

253517
Date
Jul-49
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:47; b&w; silent; V-66 CA061; S. 828
Description
A man at a lunch counter reads the St. Petersburg Times and another getting a haircut also reads a paper. Then the film shows a yacht cruise, several boats and a helicopter. Lots of boats follow. They come to a marina where there is a bit of handshaking, then they get in cars for a motorcade. The mo...

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