University of Florida Archives Moving Image Collection

Production number 34

Production title: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park

Production date: ?

Black and white / no sound

Total running time: 00:10:00

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

Derived from 16 mm film.

Film  documenting the opening of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings home site in Cross Creek.  This is probably footage from the period when the University of Florida owned the property.  Clothing suggests early 1960s.  The film quality is poor and there are long shots of objects that are not moving.


0:00    Bulldozer clearing land.  Group of spectators.

4:30    People entering the Rawlings house followed by shots of the house and barn.  The buildings are unpainted and the grounds are overgrown with weeds. 

6:30    House with a fresh coat of paint followed by images of flowers and orange trees.

10:00  Film ends   


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