- Permanent Link:
- Road to the moon (Production number 2)
- Jones, John Paul (script)
Fredderson, Donley (Narrator)
Dillinger, Harold (producer)
Godwin, Dwight (director)
- Place of Publication:
- Gainesville, FL
- Publication Date:
- Copyright Date:
- Subjects / Keywords:
- University of Florida. ( LCSH )
- Spatial Coverage:
- North America -- United States of America -- Florida
Story and script by John Paul Jones
Producer: Harold Dillinger
Director: Dwight Godwin
Narrator: Donley Fredderson
Produced by the University of Florida Alumni Association.
Road to the Moon is a promotional film aimed at new and prospective students and their parents.
The film depicts many aspects of the university's environment, but emphasis is placed on curriculum, advisement, and counseling. Considerable attention is given to the University College.
Individual deans and counselors are featured, but few are identified.
0:00 Shots of Florida. (Miami Beach, Kennedy Space Center, orange groves)
1:05 Campus scenes including library and astronomy class
2:30 Summer orientation. UF official talking to new students and parents.
4:10 University College
Dr. Arnold Graeffe with students at his house.
Dean Byron S. Hollinshead talks to fraternity group about the merits of University College's curriculum.
9:00 Student counseling and advisement
Student talking to advisor
Career counseling (very fast clips of all colleges)
14:20 Vocational counseling
16:50 Mental health counseling (very long session with Dr. H. Thompson Martin)
20:00 Intramural sports
20:30 Football. Ray Graves speaking to team about importance of academic success.
22:00 More campus scenes. Campus as a place of "beauty and inspiration."
23:20 Student activities.
Dormitories, student government, Seminole (yearbook) staff.
24:30 More campus scenes
25:00 Social life: students around campfire.
26:00 President J. Wayne Reitz speaking about the university.
27:10 Credits ( English )
- General Note:
- Production number 2: Production title: Road to the Moon: Production date: ca. 1965: Derived from 16 mm film: Color / Sound / Total running time: 00:27:50
- Source Institution:
- University of Florida
- Holding Location:
- University of Florida Archives
- Rights Management:
- Copyright Board of Trustees of the University of Florida