HOMOSASSA

253254
Date
18-Dec-59
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:50; color; silent; V-203 P99-10 (Reel 1)
Description
Two men are filmed as they fish in a johnboat. The camera follows them as they trawl through the marsh. This film has great Kodachrome color.

FISHING FEVER

253022
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
25:25; color; sound; V-98 DA057; S. 828
Description
This film features freshwater and saltwater fishing with light tackle in Florida waters.

FISHING FOR FUN

253026
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
21:00; color; sound; V-89 CA224; S. 828
Description
This film is all about sport fishing. It starts out in Northern Michigan, then goes to a lake in New Jersey. Then, the action moves to Miami, showing fishing for sailfish in the Atlantic. Viewers also see bonefishing in the flats offshore and tarpon fishing in the mangroves along the Everglades. Som...

FLORIDA SPORTSMAN'S PARADISE

253096
Date
mid 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
27:00; color; sound; V-88 DA045; S.828
Description
This film shows fishing in the Gulf, the Atlantic and among mangroves near Key Largo. Viewers see snook, tarpon and bonefish. It also shows quail hunting with dogs. While hunting, the men use horses and a Willys Jeep outfitted with seats on the roof and on the front fenders. There is also bass fishi...

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.

"RED" SMITH'S FISHING ADVICE

253511
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
:43; color; sound; V-185 AA375; S.1239
Description
Dave "Red" Smith offers advice from his johnboat on how to fish for bass in Lake Jackson, located north of Tallahassee. Produced by WFSU-TV.

Tarpon Fishing With Ted Williams

253557
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This is a film that celebrates tarpon fishing, starring famed Major League Baseball player Ted Williams. The film begins with Williams describing the geography of the Florida Keys, followed by a discussion of the tarpon fish, including shots of their unique jaw structure. The narrator explains how t...
Video Details
19:36; color; sound; V-209 CA266; S. 828

FISHIN' FUN IN SARASOTA COUNTY

253025
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
25:25; color; sound; V-3 DA012; S. 828
Description
This film has good shots of the Sarasota city waterfront, bridges and Venice jetties. It shows surf fishing off Englewood, bass fishing on the Myakka River, wade fishing in the shallows of Lemon Bay and tarpon fishing in the Gulf. It also shows fishing for sailfish in the Gulf with a nice tail-walki...

FLORIDA STATE FISH STUDY

253098
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:15; b&w; sound; V-1 BA096; S.828
Description
This is a film about natural resource management and research. Viewers see men pulling in a net and removing fish with a close-up of a shoulder patch that reads, "Fish Management Division." The workers are seen net laying, weighing buckets of fish on a boat, measuring the length of fish, writing dow...

JUNIOR SAILING REGATTA

253278
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:00; b&w; silent; V-168 S. 828
Description

THE SANTA CLAUS BOWL

253430
Date
December 27-30, 1953
Collection
Video
Video Details
19:30; b&w; sound; V-114 CA199; S. 828
Description
This film shows players arriving by train and bus in Lakeland for the Pop Warner League Santa Claus Bowl. The boys have a physical checkup, practice and play some semifinal football games. The film also shows a fishing contest held in conjunction with the games. The cheerleaders' costumes are stylis...

TARPON THRILLS

253559
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:10; color; sound; V-46 BA132; S. 828
Description
Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Dutton do some tarpon fishing off the Florida Keys. The film shows enormous fish and has wonderful color, showing what tarpon fishing used to be like in the 1950s. Produced by Bay State Film Productions; sponsored by Ashaway Line and Twine Co.

A Very Special Place

232417
Date
ca. 1969
Collection
Video
Description
Anita Bryant and her husband go fishing off Marathon in the Keys. She puts on her makeup while hooks are baited. Throughout the film, they drink Coca-Cola and she pitches Tupperware. She lands a tarpon. The film shows Seven Mile Bridge. Produced by Florida Development Commission.
Video Details
13:10; color; sound; BA091, S. 828

BASS CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

252889
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:30; color; sound; V-26 AA082; S. 828
Description
This film has scenes of fishing in Putnam County along the St. Johns River and the Rodman Reservoir. Viewers also see fish camps and some great catches. Produced by Hallmark International Releasing Group; sponsored by Putnam County Chamber of Commerce.

Beach Ball Holiday

252890
Date
mid 1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film focuses on enjoying the sun and water in Fort Lauderdale . It includes aerials of the coast, hotels and a marlin fishing tournament. Produced by Guided Tours; sponsored by FDC and City of Fort Lauderdale.
Video Details
13:20; b&w; sound; V-17 CA004; S. 828

Silversides the Tarpon

253506
Date
Late 1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:30; color; sound; V-43 BA008; S. 828
Description
This film shows tarpon fishing near Islamorada from a small outboard boat. The fish are magnificent. The editing is rough and the narration by the filmmaker is "home movie" style. It has wonderful photography, including a glimpse of a great white shark. Produced by E.W. Dutton.

HOME MOVIE

253242
Date
1929
Collection
Video
Video Details
16:42; color; silent; V-150 M87-017
Description
This film begins with three people clowning around for the camera. There are scenes of an elephant pulling a wagon and shots of boats, ships and fishing. A good portion of the film shows boat races. The film may not be of Florida.

UNLOADING OYSTERS

253591
Date
16-Aug-60
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:43; color; silent; V-203 P99-10 (Reel 4)
Description
This is home movie footage of young men shoveling oysters from a small boat into a wheel barrel. An older man stands on the dock and uses oyster tongs to scoop oysters out of the water. Two men haul lobster cages into a small boat off Palm Beach. The Breakers Hotel can be seen in the background.

DEEP SEA SPORT FISHING

252980
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:30; b&w; silent; V-100 AA103; S. 828
Description
This film features deep-sea fishing off of Panama City, showing a young boy and his prize swordfish catch. Produced by FDC.

FISHING OFF BOCA GRANDE

253023
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
21:00; color; silent; V-75 CA191; S. 828
Description
This film has scenes of sport fishing off Boca Grande. Footage includes cabin cruisers, tarpon, fiddler crabs and a Seaboard Coastline train arriving at Boca Grande Station.

Junior Sailing Regatta

246474
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
This film is footage of a sailing regatta in the Gulf of Mexico. The Junior Yacht Club (under 18 years of age) is featured in this film. The film shows two boys in the St. Petersburg area on the beach enjoying horseshoe crabs, roasting oysters and boating in a cypress swamp. The film ends with sc...
Video Details
1950s / 3:00; B&W; sound; V-168 S. 828

FLORIDA'S INLAND OCEAN

253075
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:50; color; sound; V-96 AA050; S.828
Description
This film has vistas of the waterways near Eustis, showing boating and fishing.

OKEE-SIMMEE FISH CAMP

253357
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:40; color; silent; V-114 BA202; S. 828
Description
This film has scenes of a fish camp called Okee-Simmee, located on Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. Viewers see many small outboard boats, two sea planes, Boy Scouts, skeet shooting and aerials of the Everglades.

SHRIMPING AND OYSTERING

253504
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:30; color; silent; V-105 BA186; S. 1239
Description
This film shows shrimp catches and oyster tonging with scenes of shrimp catch being unloaded, shrimp boats at dock and on the water.

TAMPA HOME MOVIE

253555
Date
1930s
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:30; b&w; silent; V-176
Description
This is a mix of film clips involving members of the Howell family in Tampa. There are scenes of a bee hive, bird dogs and cattle running through the woods. The film also shows downtown Tampa in the 1930s, with trolleys and other street scenes. There are short clips of men fishing, a pitcher pump ou...

WILLISTON FESTIVAL

253634
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:12; color; silent; V-118 AA215; S. 828
Description
This film features scenes in Williston in the 1970s. Footage includes a fish fry and a water ski show.

Sailfish City

253423
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
This film is about fishing for sailfish off Fort Pierce. It shows how to use mullet for bait. There is lots of action as sailfish are caught. Produced by the Florida State Advertising Commission and Russell-Barton Film Co.
Video Details
12:25; b&w; sound; V-67 BA060; S. 828

Mullet Country

253339
Date
1970s
Collection
Video
Description
This film uses a folk song as musical introduction and then shows mullet fisherman setting nets at night. It shows scenes around Florida and a sequence of Seminoles in the Everglades. The script says, "The mullet has a long and distinguished history." Viewers see large scale net setting near a beach...
Video Details
13:50; color; sound; V-116 CA212; S. 828

A PARADISE OF SPORT

253376
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
11:23; b&w; sound; V-55 BA111; S. 828
Description
This film begins with duck and quail hunting on the St. Lucie River. Then it shows shell collecting on the beach, snook and tarpon catches in shallows, and tarpon fishing offshore. Schools of mullet and some large tarpon leap from the water as shark fins slice the water. Then the film shows fishing ...

FISHING IN THE EVERGLADES

253024
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:00; color; sound; V-79 DA029; S. 828
Description
This film shows the Everglades environment and the wildlife in it. Viewers see National Park Headquarters, boardwalks with tourists, the Visitor's Center, the marina and campgrounds. There are many fishing sequences. There is good wildlife photography at the beginning of the film. Produced by Walter...

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