FLORIDA IN MARCH

253076
Date
1948
Collection
Video
Description
This home film begins with scenes of Tarpon Springs and moves on to the Tampa banana docks, showing workers unloading bananas from the boats and Bayshore Boulevard. There are yard scenes at the Stalmakers and views of their orange groves and flower beds.
Video Details
10:00; color; silent; V-178 H-18

ANASTASIA STATE PARK

252875
Date
late 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:25; color; sound; V-238 S.1825 Box 1, #5
Description
This film features scenes of Florida's Anastasia State Park. Footage includes shots of the park's facilities, campground and beach. The film has excellent color quality. Produced by the Florida State Board of Parks.

AZALEA FESTIVAL

252886
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:20; color; sound; V-26 AA085; S. 828
Description
This film shows homes and flowers in Palatka, a cookout, a hydroplane race and a beauty pageant. Produced by Hallmark International Releasing Group; sponsored by the Jaycees of Palatka.

BEAUTY QUEEN, CYPRESS GARDENS

252893
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
0:37; color; silent; V-26 AA020; S. 828
Description
A beauty queen in a plantation gown is crowned by a man wearing an army uniform as other belles and servicemen look on. She stands and bumps her head on the top of her throne. She is crowned again in a medium shot and the group walks briefly along a path. There is some reticulation.

BICENTENNIAL PENSACOLA

252896
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:00; color; sound; V-239 AA432; S. 828
Description
This film begins with a brief bicentennial review of Pensacola's history. The film explains the 1698 founding of Pensacola by the Spanish and its transfer to the United States in 1821. Produced by the Florida Development Commission and the Florida Bicentennial Commission.

BICENTENNIAL TAMPA

252897
Date
1976
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:00; color; sound; V-27 AA056; S. 828
Description
Historic sites are shown in this public service announcement during the American Revolution Bicentennial. Viewers see Tampa Bay Hotel ( University of Tampa ) and a photo of Martinez Ybor. Sponsored by FDC and the Bicentennial Commission of Florida.

BOAT CRUISE AT WAKULLA SPRINGS

252906
Date
4-Jan-70
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:40; color; silent; V-159 WV-10; S 1239
Description
This film begins with scenes of people boarding tour boats. It shows views along the river, including birds and alligators. It includes clips of Edward Ball and Malcolm Johnson.

BOYNTON BEACH: THE CAPITAL OF FUN

252912
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:20; color; sound; V-20 CA112; S. 828
Description
This is a film about life around Boynton Beach. It shows fishing, residential scenes, commercial buildings, schools, sailing and airboat rides. There are agricultural scenes, including commercial growing. Produced by Pieces of Eight Film Enterprises Inc. of Hypoluxo.

CAPTAIN KANGAROO FOR FLORIDA

252926
Date
11-Jun-63
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:50; b&w; sound; V-117 AA143; S. 828
Description
This film is two live segments of the "Captain Kangaroo" show. The Captain shows FDC promotional film clips and tells kids why it is fun to go to Florida and how they can get their parents to write for more information. These are kinescopes. Also see EA012 ("Today Show" Florida segments).

CYPRESS GARDEN GIFT SHOP FILM

252968
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:45; b&w; silent; V-205 DT006; S. 828
Description
This is a short souvenir film comprised of scenes from Cypress Gardens. Visitors tour the park, take scenic riverboat rides and photograph the young southern belles who stroll the park daily. Produced by Cypress Gardens.

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.

DISNEY WORLD

252988
Date
1972
Collection
Video
Video Details
28:30; color; sound; V-8 DA011; S. 828
Description
In this film, Disney World is described as "your complete vacation destination." A mariachi band greets a monorail in the hotel lobby and then heads off to the Magic Kingdom. Produced by Walt Disney Productions. Copyright Walt Disney Productions.

DIXIE FROLICS

252990
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:30; b&w; sound; V-234 AA513; S. 828
Description
Four southern belles in the 1963 Miss Dixie pageant frolic on the beach in a convertible and stroll the boardwalk at Daytona Beach, flirting and captivating passersby as stereotypical 1960s television music blares in the background. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.

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.

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...

FORT LAUDERDALE HOLIDAY

253129
Date
6-Mar-64
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:26; color; sound; V-214 AA428; S.828
Description
This film is an enthusiastic promotion of life in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, which the narrator calls "a tropical Shangri-La in a thick carpet of blue water." It starts with aerial footage, then quickly cuts to follow a group of boaters who idle past luxurious homes lining the canals. Produced by th...

GOLD HEAD BRANCH STATE PARK

253154
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
6:42; color; silent; V-238 S. 1825 Box 1, #1
Description
This film has excellent color footage of the facilities and recreational areas at Goldhead Branch State Park. Produced by the Florida State Board of Parks and Historical Memorials.

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.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS FISHING

253311
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
1:44; b&w; silent; V-123 AA123; S. 828
Description
In this film, baseball players participate in a fishing tournament staged at Cypress Gardens. Two Cypress Gardens skiers dressed as Red Sox fish from an amphibious car and two ball players get kissed by girls in bathing suits.

A MANSION WITH MEMORIES

253312
Date
Early 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
20:20; b&w; sound; V-94 CA037; S. 828
Description
This film describes the history of the Gamble Mansion, which was built in 1842 in Manatee County. The film includes the escape of Judah P. Benjamin, Secretary of the Treasury of the Confederacy. It shows the details of the construction and interiors.

MISSING PERSON

253330
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:30; color; sound; V-61 CA172; S. 828
Description
This film shows the good life in Pompano Beach. It includes hotels, beaches, boating, residences, schools, churches, banks, sports (including polo), Washington Senators spring training, businesses and the airport. There are also scenes of airboats, restaurants and nightlife with floor shows. Produce...

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.

ORANGE BOWL REGATTA, PARADE '54

253363
Date
1954
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:42; color; silent; V-116 AA157; S. 828
Description
This film is footage of the hydroplane race during the 1954 Orange Bowl Regatta. There is also footage of the field and game. This was filmed in Kodachrome.

PERRY COMO SALUTE TO FLORIDA

253382
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
12:15; b&w; sound; V-14 BA017; S. 828
Description
Perry and his singers and dancers tell us about Florida. The film is interspersed with stock footage of various Florida sites and facts about the state. Frank Gorshin appears in a comedy skit.

PINKY AND PERKY

253384
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:10; b&w; sound; V-113 BA190; S. 828
Description
Pinky and Perky, of British television fame, visit Caribbean Gardens near Naples, FL in "Pinky and Perky's American Tour." The pigs, which are marionettes, have their own car and enjoy the flowers and birds that grace the park.

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - AIRLINES STRIKE

253444
Date
ca. 1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
4:49; b&w; sound; V-181 AA297; M89-17
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the effect that the airlines strike is having on Florida tourism. He discusses various legislative bills designed to prevent further transportation strikes. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.

SOMETHING SPECIAL

253516
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:11; b&w; sound, V- 244 BA433; S. 828
Description
This film promotes Florida's tourist attractions and endorses National Airlines' non-stop air service to the Sunshine State. Footage includes beaches, Seminole Indians, tourist sites and fishing scenes. Produced by National Airlines and the Florida Development Commission.

SUN, SAND, AND SPORTS

253537
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
2:50; b&w; sound; V-41 AA089; S. 828
Description
The title says "Starring Ten Little Coeds, One Big Coach, and a Beautiful Beach." The group heads for Clearwater Beach from the University of Florida campus in a new Lincoln Continental convertible. They play volleyball and frolic in the surf. Produced by FDC.

A TOUCH OF LIGHT

253577
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-63 CA067; S. 828
Description
This film shows life in and around Winter Park, including Rollins College and the Tiffany Collection housed there. Produced by National Cine Services of Orlando; sponsored by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce.

TREASURE ISLAND

253582
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:55; color; sound; V-87 CA091; S. 828
Description
This film gives a look at St. Petersburg's Treasure Island. It shows the single-span Sunshine Skyway and all the usual Florida activities and pastimes, including a fish-fry and a ski show with Santa Claus arriving by water.

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