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Lloyd Bridges with townspeople

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Title

Lloyd Bridges with townspeople

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry, cultural tourism

Description

Actor Lloyd Bridges poses with townspeople at the Sponge Docks during the filming of 16 Fathoms Deep (1948) in Tarpon Springs. During the late 1940s and early 1950s, both this film and Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953) created a romantic aura around the sponge industry and publicized Tarpon Springs. Since parts of the films were shot in Tarpon Springs, locals sometimes worked as extras, and they often visited the Sponge Docks area to watch the filming.

Source

Nellie Peronis Tiliakos & Magdaline Peronis Tiliakos

Date

1948

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546171[1].jpg

Citation

“Lloyd Bridges with townspeople,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed November 19, 2018, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/3021.