University of Florida. ( lcsh ) Football Graduation
North America -- United States of America -- Florida
Family films donated by the Gower family. This film is actually a series of four short films.
The first film shows a graduation event. The second shows three people talking. The third shows the 1958 UF-FSU game and the bands from each school. The fourth is of some children and two women.
0:00 A middle aged woman who speaks and gestures appears and then the younger woman beside her turns toward the camera. A brief view of people in caps and gowns follows and then the camera follows a young man as he walks towards the two women. The young man is Hugh Arthur Gower who apparently has just been graduated. A man in a dark suit shows some papers to the three people and then Hugh hands the tassel from his mortarboard to the young woman.
1:30 The next film clip shows three people seated and conversing. The three include a middle aged woman, a younger woman and man. The latter two hold drinking glasses.
3:15 This clip depicts Florida Field with the band, the crowd in the stands, and the scoreboard. Cheerleaders rush across the field with two of them carrying a large stuffed toy alligator. Football action is shown and then the half time band show.
6:00 Two woman and a child are shown and then three little girls who run around holding onto a long streamer.
6:42 Film ends
Production number 73: Production title: Gower film: Production date: ca. 1960: There is no production information available for this film: Derived from 8 mm film: Color / no sound / Total running time: 00:06:42
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