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Photo (copy) of Sun City Studio

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Summary:
Copy of a photograph of the Sun City Studios, a $300,000 full scale production facility built in Sun City as an inducement for the Hollywood film industry to move at least part of its capabilities to Florida. The studio was the main anchor in the failed project to create the town of Sun City near the end of the Great Florida Land Boom. The studio was completed in October 1925. Two small,20 minute comedies were produced her in 1925: Spuds and South Bound, both starring comedian Billy Moon. When the studio failed to attract large scale interest from Hollywood, in addition to worsening real estate conditions in late 1925, the project failed. The studio was dimanted in the 1930s (check date).
Title: Photo (copy) of Sun City Studio.
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Name(s): Unknown
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Photocopy Of Photograph
Date Created: c 1925
Summary: Copy of a photograph of the Sun City Studios, a $300,000 full scale production facility built in Sun City as an inducement for the Hollywood film industry to move at least part of its capabilities to Florida. The studio was the main anchor in the failed project to create the town of Sun City near the end of the Great Florida Land Boom. The studio was completed in October 1925. Two small,20 minute comedies were produced her in 1925: Spuds and South Bound, both starring comedian Billy Moon. When the studio failed to attract large scale interest from Hollywood, in addition to worsening real estate conditions in late 1925, the project failed. The studio was dimanted in the 1930s (check date).
Identifier: HCC0101SC013 (IID)
Subject(s): Great Florida Land Boom -- Land Sales
Sun City (Ross)
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/hccfl/fd/HCC0101SC013
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/
Host Institution: HCCFL

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