University of Florida President J. Wayne Reitz ; homecoming scenes  (Production number 41)

Material Information

University of Florida President J. Wayne Reitz ; homecoming scenes (Production number 41)
Earl Jernigan
Earl Jernigan
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, FL
Earl Jernigan
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
University of Florida. ( LCSH )
Gator Growl
Reitz, J. Wayne
Spatial Coverage:
North America -- United States of America -- Florida


This production consists of two separate film reels. The first was made in 1955 and depicts newly appointed UF president, J. Wayne Reitz, in his office and home. This is the followed by scenes of the 1955 homecoming. The second reel consists of several retakes for a promotional film aimed at General Electric. The purpose for the second film is not explained. Contents 0:00 Reitz in his office with other administrators. George Baughman, University Business Manager, presidential assistant Edith Pitts, and Vice President John Stuart Allen are present. 1:55 Reitz at home with wife and daughters. 3:50 Homecoming parade shot from downtown. 5:15 House decorations 5:45 Blue Key Banquet (too dark to identify people) 6:15 Gator Growl 8:55 Coeds outside Hub. 9:20 Second film. Color with sound. Several takes of message to General Electric from Reitz in his office. 13:20 Film ends ( English )
General Note:
Production number 41: Production title: President Reitz, homecoming scenes: Production date: 1955; ?: Derived from 16 mm film: Black and white / no sound; Color / sound / Total running time: 00:13:20

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida Archives
Rights Management:
Copyright Board of Trustees of the University of Florida


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