MISS USA 1965

253335
Date
1965
Collection
Video
Video Details
14:42; color; sound; V-122 CA115; S. 828
Description
Miss Ohio, Sue Anne Downey, wins this contest. Movie stars judging or hanging around include Troy Donahue, Robert Conrad, Gloria DeHaven, George Lindsey (Goober), Lloyd Bridges and Pat Boone. This film has good examples of clothing and hairstyles of the day.

ST. AUGUSTINE: THE OLDEST CITY

253428
Date
1950s
Collection
Video
Description
This film gives the history of St. Augustine in Kodachrome. Wonderful costumes are seen during the annual fiesta. The film shows the blessing of the shrimp fleet. Viewers see Lightner Museum, its doll collection and various churches. This film shows people frolicking in the surf, fishing and at a sp...
Video Details
14:15; color; sound; V-67 BA099; S. 828

SUNSHINE CITY- ST. PETERSBURG

253538
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
3:00; b&w; sound; V-205 AA411; S. 828
Description
A native St. Petersburg boy shows a young, newly arrived Florida transplant some of Florida's natural attractions. The boys examine a horseshoe crab, visit the St. Petersburg Junior Yacht Club, chew on Palmetto scrub shoots, roast oysters on the beach and paddle through a cypress swamp. Produced by ...

WAKULLA SPRINGS HOTEL

253607
Date
16-Jan-73
Collection
Video
Description
This film features scenes of wildlife along the river. Two men in a small outboard chew up the bottom and get stuck while towing the boat with the camera. The film shows a flock of ducks on the water near the beach, a man picking up trash along the shoreline at the bridge spanning the river, and mor...
Video Details
18:30; color; silent; V-159 WV-2

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 ...

TALLAHASSEE FAMOUS PEOPLE

253553
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
31:00; color; sound; V-121 EA018; S.1239
Description
This film shows famous people discussing a variety of topics. The following people are included in the footage: Speaker of the House of Representatives Don Tucker; Miami Senator Jack Gordon; Leon County Supervisor of Elections Wilma Sullivan; Congressman Bill Gunter; State Sen. Pat Thomas; Coach Rud...

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

252876
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
24:15; color; sound; V-209 CA267; S. 828
Description
This film offers a melodramatic countdown of the 10 days leading up to March 3, 1862, when Union forces discovered that Confederate troops had abandoned Fort Duncan Lamont Clinch without a fight. The narrator recounts the fort's history and its gradual decline in defenses and troop occupation. The c...

CYPRESS GARDENS SKI TEACHING SCOOTER

252969
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Video Details
5:57; color; sound; V-13 AA019; S. 828
Description
This film shows a group of 5- to 7-year-old children learning to water ski in a pool shaped like the state of Florida. A three-wheeled motorized cart with a boom arm and ski rope pulls them along in the pool. Then, a youngster and teacher ski on the lake. The film is silent up to this point. Viewers...

HOLLYWOOD-BY-THE-SEA

253237
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
13:40; color; sound; V-58 BA121; S. 828
Description
In this film, viewers see beaches, downtown, residences, hotels and motels, dog racing, jai-alai and horse racing at Gulfstream Park. The film also shows deep-sea fishing, tennis, shuffleboard, sailing, golf, baseball spring training, churches, schools, Riverside Military Academy, highways, the rail...

HOWELL FAMILY FILM

253258
Date
1920s
Collection
Video
Video Details
9:54: b&w; silent; V-176
Description
George Blaine Howell and Mary Trice Clewis were married in Tampa in 1922. They had three children. This home movie begins at the Howell Cottage with Mrs. Anne Blaine Howell, Lucy Morgan Howell Mackey and the twins. The twins are playing in the ocean. Next are scenes at the Howell estate in Ithaca, N...

LOOK TO THE SUN

253302
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows fun and recreation in Florida's state parks. An Airstream trailer shows up in many camping scenes. Scenes include skiing, cycling, exploring, hiking, riding a tour train, walking through Florida Caverns, scuba at Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and beach fun. The film shows some surf...
Video Details
12:20; color; sound; V-39 BA030; S. 828

PRINCE OF PEACE MEMORIAL

253409
Date
n.d.
Collection
Video
Description
This film shows the dioramas, created by carver/sculptor Paul Cunningham, on display in small chapels at Silver Springs. Each is a scene from the New Testament, including a reproduction of da Vinci's "Last Supper." The end of the film shows other features of Silver Springs, including Deer Ranch, gla...
Video Details
13:25; color; sound; V-110 BA171; S. 828

TODAY SHOW: FLORIDA SEGMENTS

253568
Date
1963
Collection
Video
Video Details
37:50; b&w; sound; V-107 EA012; S. 828
Description
This is a series of segments of the "Today Show" where a weather report is given (in winter), followed by Hugh Downs reading from a script about Florida as FDC footage is shown. A booklet is also offered by writing to Tallahassee. Each segment focuses on one aspect of Florida life. The segments incl...

CYPRESS GARDENS- 25 YEARS

252967
Date
1960s
Collection
Video
Video Details
16:35; b&w; silent; V-78 CA168; S. 828
Description
This film has a mixture of scenes shot over 25 years (until the early 1960s) at Cypress Gardens. It starts with a short comedy sequence. Then, American Indians dance around a group of ski stars on land and a skier greets a group of American Indians on a beach. Dick Pope drives a golf ball global aro...

MAGIC OF MANATEE

253308
Date
Early 1970s
Collection
Video
Description
Conquistadors come ashore in a reenactment of De Soto's alleged landing in Manatee County. Through "film magic," a crewman is transported through time to the present to see what the area is now like. A woman shows the crewman the area by cruising around in a Corvette convertible, seeing Bradenton, P...
Video Details
14:30; color; sound; V-58 CA170; S. 828

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