Mermaid Who Couldn't Swim

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When: 01 January 1964

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Title: Mermaid Who Couldn't Swim

Date of film: ca. 1964

Physical descrip: color; sound; original length: 9:40

Local call number: V-103 BA070; S. 828

General note: This film tells the story of a girl applying to become a mermaid at Weeki Wachee. It shows behind-the-scenes situations. This particular girl supposedly cannot swim (except underwater). She learns to perform and reveals that she "can't swim," but it is okay and the film ends.

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Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700. [email protected]


Owner: State Library and Archives of Florida
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