Mermaid Turtle Race - Weeki Wachee

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When: 01 January 1963

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Title: Mermaid Turtle Race - Weeki Wachee

Date of film: ca. 1963

Physical descrip: B&W; silent; original length: 1.32
Local call number: V-251; AA536;
General note: This silent film shows three Weeki Wachee mermaids putting on fins and heading into the spring to find a turtle. Each mermaid finds a turtle and brings it onto the bank for a race. At the end of the race, the other mermaids congratulate the winner and her turtle.

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Owner: State Library and Archives of Florida
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