University of Florida Archives Moving Image Collection

Production number 78

Production title:  Outtakes from "The Magic Tower"

Production date:  1966

Color / no sound

Total running time: 00:18:25

There is no production information available.

Derived from 16 mm film.

Available in VHS, DVD, MPEG and Sony DV-cam.

Part of Earl Jernigan's Film Archive.

This film consists of outtakes for the film The Magic Tower.

The film begins with a helicopter taking off beside the University Auditorium, continues with aerial views of the University of Florida campus, and concludes with the landing of the helicopter at the original take off site.  The second part of the film shows a group of four people in a room having a discussion.


0:00    Students are shown walking on campus.  The camera attached to the front the of the helicopter is shown, then the University Auditorium, and the helicopter then lifts off the ground.

0:06    Campus buildings are seen from the aerial perspective of the helicopter.  A panoramic view is shown of the buildings and roads on campus and then the following buildings are seen.

    University Auditorium and Century Tower

    The Arts and Fine Arts Complex and Little Hall

    Weil Hall

    Construction at Library East

    Older dormitories

    The "New Gym"

    Dauer Hall


3:18   A view inside of the helicopter shows Evelyn Patrick, Buddy Jacobs, and the pilot.

4:40    Aerial views are again shown

    University Auditorium and Century Tower

    Panoramic view of campus with the newer dorms int he distance

    The New Gym and the swimming pool

    The Florida Gym and the Stadium

    Surrounding countryside with trees and lakes is shown

8:20    Camera mounted on helicopter is seen and then the ground gets closer as the helicopter descends.  Four men are seen waiting on the ground.

10:00    A room is shown with four people seated on a couch and chairs.  The man on the right speaks almost continuously.  One of the women then speaks.

18:25    Film ends abruptly.   

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