Production number 2
Production title: Road to the Moon
Production date: ca. 1965
Color / Sound
Total running time: 00:27:50
Story and script by John Paul Jones
Producer: Harold Dillinger
Director: Dwight Godwin
Narrator: Donley Fredderson
Available in VHS, DVD, DVCAM and mini-DV.
Derived from 16 mm film.
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.
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