University of Florida Archives Moving Image Collection

Production number 62

Production title: Band Film: FSU Game

Production date: 1961

Total running time: 12:00

Color / sound

Derived from 16 mm film.

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

Part of the University of Florida Gator Band Collection.

This film records the sights and sounds of the pre-game show at the 1961 FSU game.  The color has faded and the images are dark.  Sound quality is good.

The film begins with a number played by the FSU band.  The FSU band exits and the Gator band enters.  The band plays several songs.  The first is characterized as a "primitive band."  The Gatorettes pretend to play a drum. At the same time, the card section creates a "Sambo" image.

At the close of the show, the band forms UF and plays We Are the Boys.  The FSU band re-enters the field playing its fight song and forms FSU.  Both bands exit playing Dixie.

At approximately 10:30 the sound is lost and there is about a minute of football action.

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