Short Films

Onís scene @ Goodwood
Intro (with kids in the audience)  0:10 – 1:25
Conclusion  5:45 – 7:00
Spanish Ambassador Luis de Onís muses on the signing of the Florida
Treaty with the spirit of his dearly departed wife Cristina (February 22, 1819)


Federika Christina von Mercklein …….. Carolina Merida
Luis de Onís y González-Vara ………… Samuel Castellanos

Happy Birthday, Florida!
Adams scene:  2:30 – 6:15
“most important day” through “are you ready to come to bed?” exit
US Secretary of State John Quincy Adams and his wife Louisa celebrate the signing of the Florida Treaty (February 22, 1819)


Louisa Catherine Adams ………… Idy Codington
John Quincy Adams ………………. Ben Gunter

Video provided by:

Evanshine Video Clips
recorded at

Goodwood Museum & Gardens
23 November 2019

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