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Sunny Skyway
Description: A film about the Sunshine Skyway bridge near St Petersburg, Florida

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Clip #: TFA-176B
Length: 14:01
Year: 1956
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Florida
City: St Petersburg
Subject: Bridges
Original: 16mm
1950s, cabin cruiser, Burrell Smith, Spanish crossbow and Native American pottery, St. Petersburg, Florida, Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Tampa Bay, Native American man paddling dugout canoe, cars driving on bridge, elderly couple sitting on sidewalk bench, elderly woman playing bocce ball, elderly man playing shuffleboard, car pulling up to building, woman and boy playing catch with beach ball on beach, businessman getting out of car and looking at watch, family running on beach into water, family eating on picnic table, fishermen, women sitting on beach chairs while children dig in sand, pirate using shovel to dig hole in sand with parrot nearby, parrot on pirates' shoulder, man jumping off boat and scuba diving, reenactment of Juan Ortiz exploring Florida, hand holding Native American arrowhead, Native American man sharpening arrowhead, Native American people in traditional clothing on beach, Native American man putting corn kernels into pot, campfire, Native Americans running away from beach, booted legs stomping out campfire, Spanish Conquistadors, Spanish Conquistadors searching through corn and smashing pottery, Spanish Conquistadors setting fire to camp, Juan Ortiz walking through wilderness, Native Americans capturing Juan Ortiz and bringing to Native American chief, Juan Ortiz condemned to stake, Chief's daughter begging father to save Ortiz, Ortiz living with tribe, Ortiz and Chief's daughter walking along shore, car driving on Sunshine Skyway Bridge, cars passing through tollbooth, motel near tollbooth, powerboat traveling under bridge, Mullet Key, sailor and woman holding hands walking on beach, miniature railroad, couple riding miniature railroad, sailor and woman looking at cannon, reenactment of Colonel Robert E. Lee selecting site for fortification in 1849, reenactment of Juan Ponce de Leon and conquistadors coming ashore and exploring island on horseback in 1513, Native Americans hiding from conquistadors, Native Americans attacking conquistadors, Native Americans shooting arrows and throwing spears, conquistador shooting crossbows and rifles, Native Americans fleeing conquistadors, conquistadors carrying dead conquistador, Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Native American man, pirate, conquistadors, car POV driving on Sunshine Skyway Bridge, St. Petersburg, elderly couple sitting on sidewalk bench, family playing catch with beach ball on beach, man scuba diving, elderly man and women holding up fish catch, cabin cruiser on Tampa Bay

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