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Deals with the tradition, excellence, and flying and technical skills of the United States Air Force Thunderbirds. Tells requirements of a Thunderbird and gives a closeup look at their precision aerial formations. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit...
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Topic: Stock Footage
Dating to 1974 when the International Military Sport Council's parachute competition was held at Ft. Bragg, Kentucky, this U.S. Army shows contestants from 15 nations, including Vietnam. Members of the famed 82nd Airborne Division hosted the event. At 3:46 U.S. Army Huey helicopters are used to make jumps. At 6:51 individual awards are given to the top three participants. The team from the USA won the overall first place team trophy that year (7:50).  Parachuting, or skydiving, is the action...
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Dating to 1953, "Our Country's Flag" provides a patriotic look at the history of America's national symbol. It starts with images of flags at the United Nations,  and then shows various versions of Old Glory dating back to the Revolutionary War.   The film was based on a book and directed by famed artist Wango Weng,  We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment!  See something interesting?  Tell...
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This rare WWII film contains several segments.  The first profiles America's inland merchant marine, the riverboats that carried grain, coal, lumber, cotton and other vital war material up and down rivers during WWII.  The film shows riverboats on various rivers including the Missouri, the Ohio River, the Mississippi, and others.  Dredges are also shown at work at the 2:15 mark.  Barges are shown carrying railroad equipment, and steam ships including paddlewheel and side wheel vessels are...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Riverboat, Ohio River, Steamship, Paddle Steamer, Steamship, Food,...
Industry on Parade was a short television program that aired in the U.S. from 1950-1960. It was produced by the National Association of Manufacturers. The series demonstrated complicated industrial processes that transformed raw materials into finished products. Industry On Parade Florida is one of those black and white, public service, industrial films, probably produced in the mid 1950’s. Narrators used were Bob Wilson, Peter Roberts, and Radcliffe Hall. It was produced by Arthur Lodge...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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Shows the rescue of the submarine USS Squalus, SS-192, after an accident caused it to sink off the coast of New England.  Featuring the use of salvage and support vessel USS Falcon, whose highly-trained crew saved precious lives using a rescue diving bell. We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment!  See something interesting?  Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example:...
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As his service in Vietnam was coming to an end, U.S. Army combat cameraman David Plenn put a group of 16mm films into a box and shipped them back to the United States. These films included both material he'd shot as a cinematographer for the Army, and materials shot by other staff members. The films remained in their box for three decades while Plenn pursued a successful career as a Hollywood cameraman. In the 2000s he donated the films to Periscope Film's archive in hopes of having them...
Topic: Stock Footage
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Made during the Cold War, this Soviet classroom film shows some of the Soviet Union's telescopes. At :55, a gigantic glass mirror is seen being shaped, and at  1:00  it is seen in place in the observatory.  We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting...
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Released in 1944 by Warner Brothers in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard, "Task Force" is a Technicolor short film narrated by Jackson Beck. The film focuses around Coast Guard "Task Force" duty. Besides operational glimpses, the viewer is treated to a snapshot of the life of a Coast Guardsman on and off duty. While the film contains much documentary-style footage, some sections of the film are re-enactments and the scenario presented (in which the USCG battles a German...
Topic: Stock Footage
Come inside the Marshall Space Flight Center and see the preparations that led to the launch of Saturn V. Contains footage of Wehrner Von Braun, captured German scientist who led the Apollo program. His crowning achievement was to lead the development of the Saturn V booster rocket that helped land the first men on the Moon in July 1969. The George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) is the U.S. government's civilian rocketry and spacecraft propulsion research center. The largest center of...
Topic: Stock Footage
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Pan Am India is a 1960 promotional travel film produced by MovieToNews, Inc. Sorry it's not in English but I think you can get the idea anyway! The short documentary is about travel to India in 1960 via Pan American Airways and documented the unique culture, architecture, and daily life of Indian residents. The narration of the film is in Japanese (?). The film featured lovely, eye-catching clips, including: one of a man resembling Gandhi (mark 0:25 ), then starting at mark 1:33 , an aerial...
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This 1920s black and white silent film promoting California Parlor Car Tours Inc. advertises bus line service between Los Angeles and San Francisco, with a focus on travel accommodations and sightseeing opportunities (TRT 9:57). Front view of a parked Fageol Safety Coach Parlor Car on a Los Angeles to San Francisco line (0:08). Glass windows are shown retracted, providing an unobstructed view of the passenger cabin (0:23). Title card: “America’s first Observation Motor Parlor Car” (0:30)....
Topics: California, San Francisco, Bus Tour, Los Angeles, Stock Footage
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This 1954 silent color footage depicts prototype flight tests at Edwards Air Force Base for the Lockheed XF-104 Starfighter, a single-engine, supersonic interceptor aircraft developed for the United States Air Force (TRT 27:45). Includes footage of the prototype 53-37786. Most likely the pilot on most of these flights was Lockheed's Tony LeVier. Joshua Trees dot the horizon of Kern County, in Edwards, California. An airstrip runs through the desert with numbered runway markers on either side...
Topics: 1954, Lockheed, F-104 Starfighter, Prototype, Flight Test, EDwards AFB, California, Stock Footage
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Made for the home market in Germany during WWII, this silent newsreel shows the campaign in North Africa. Africa Korps tanks and equipment are shown on the move at the start of the film towards Cairo and the Suez Canal. General Erwin Rommel is seen at 1:12 surveying the advance of Panzer tank columns while at 1:33 artillery is directed at British lines. At 1:50 Rommel personally observes the artillery strikes.At 2:15 infantry crosses through British barbed wire.At 2:30 Stukas strike near...
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Made for the home market in Germany, this silent newsreel shows the Battle of Dunkirk in 1940. It starts with footage of Dornier 17 or Do-217 bombers attacking bridges and the port area of the city before showing German infantry and artillery engaged with the British. The film ends with a parade of miserable looking British and French prisoners going into captivity.  The Battle of Dunkirk (French: Bataille de Dunkerque) was a military operation that took place in Dunkirk (Dunkerque), France,...
Topic: Stock Footage
This well produced, silent, 1963 home movie shows views of Las Vegas, Nevada including Fremont Street and the famous Pioneer Club, Hotel Fremont, Golden Nugget, Horseshoe, Lucky Casino and other attractions. The film also contains shots of people gambling at the :17 and 2:22, 2:55 and 3;12 mark. At 2:36 the famous cowboy sign and The Mint Casino are shown. The Jack Pot Arcade is also seen. At 3:28 the Hotel Fremont marquee indicates taht Wayne Newton and the Newton Brothers are performing with...
Topic: Stock Footage
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This color educational film is about the fresh vegetables grown in the west and shipped to the rest of the country by Union Pacific Railroad. This is circa 1958 or 1959. Opening credits: Union Pacific Railroad presents FRESH FROM THE WEST (:11-1:03). Cars drive on the 101 Freeway. High rise buildings -- known as Park LaBrea in Los Angeles. People walk in downtown Los Angeles at Hill Street. A Ralph's supermarket is shown outside and inside. People push their shopping carts and look at fruits...
Topics: 1958, Union Pacific, Railroad, Fruits, Vegetables, Farming, Stock Footage
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Want to support this channel and help us preserve old films? Visit https://www.patreon.com/PeriscopeFilm Browse our products on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2YILTSD Created in 1952 by an unknown filmmaker (apparently named "Williams") this film is titled "Iranian Snapshots".  The film shows an American effort called the "Point Four Program" to create films in Iran, including films about health and agriculture. Point Four also assisted with other modernization and...
Topics: Irianian Snapshots, 1952, Documentary Film, Stock Footage
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An interesting home movie from WWII, this silent 8mm film shows "Our Sailor Off to War". It shows a woman named Pat joining the U.S. Navy WAVES in July, 1943. (Note: the movie is a bit damaged from exposure to high heat and has shrunk, so bear with the visuals.) The film shows various scenes including New York's Rockefeller Center at 1:19, what appears to be the observation deck at 2:22, and St. Patrick's Cathedral. At 3:00, A.T. salutes in her uniform. At 3:10, she is shown again in...
Topics: WWII, Home Movies, World War II, Sailors, War, 1843, Stock Footage
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This late 1960s documentary recaps the 1966 solar eclipse expedition off the coast of Brazil and Argentina by members of the Atomic Energy Commission and scientists of the University of California’s Los Alamos, Sandia, Lawrence Livermore, and the Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory. The mission also featured a new innovative hydraulic tracking system used on several of the telescopes. The film opens with telescope footage of the Sun, including the solar corona, and photographs of the...
Topics: Solar Eclipse, Photo, Photography, NC-135, 1960, 1966, Stock Footage
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This is the U.S. Navy MN-3474b black and white 1945 PRIMARY FLIGHT TRAINING: BEFORE YOU FLY film. There is a ‘wrong way to do things’ pilot mixed in to prove the points. It opens with Boeing-Stearman biplanes or “yellow fighters” (:19-:53). A Chief Flight Instructor talks about proper parachutes to a group of pilots. An improperly packed parachute causes the bad pilot to be blown along the ground. (:59- 4:25 ). The propeller is dangerous ( 5:03 - 5:35 ). A roughly placed parachute can...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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This Cold War era film dates to 1956 and shows the Tactical Air Command Air Strike Force concept in an exercise known as Operation Mobile Baker,  undertaken by the 19th Air Force out of Foster AFB, Texas.  Shown in the exercise are F-84 Thunderstreak bombers, F-100C Super Sabres, and RF-84 photo recon aircraft, B-66 tactical bombers built to carry nuclear weapons in all weather, the KB-29 and KB-150 tankers.  The aircraft are rapidly sent to Europe, with tankers refueling the aircraft in...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, United States Air Force, Republic F-84 Thunderjet, North American...
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This silent film, released by the Jeep Corporation in the years following WWII, contains footage of the development of the vehicle.  Originally released as "The Autobiography of a Jeep" in the 1940s, this version has unfortunately lost its soundtrack.  The original film is a 1943 propaganda film produced by the US Office of War Information. As its name might suggest, it is the story of parts of World War II told from the perspective of a Jeep. The Jeep tells us he comes from a...
Topics: periscope Film, Stock Film, Jeep, Willy's MB, Footage
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Presented by the U.S. Army and its Chemical Corps, The Chemical Biological Radiation Story (M.F.3 9027) shows viewers how the U.S. army is developing its chemical, biological and radiation capabilities from both the aggressive and the defensive standpoints. The film follows a professor who tours the military’s CBR facilities and programs while also working as a consultant to the military. The film opens with a shot of a plane coming in for a landing, followed by an airport terminal and a...
Topics: US Army, Chemical Corps, Radiological, Chemical Warfare, Stock Footage
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Produced in 1962 and narrated by actor James Cagney, "The Road to the Wall" explores the steady march of Communism through the years.  It begins with the writings of Karl Marx and tracks milestones up until the 1961 construction of the Berlin Wall.  Filled with spectacular footage pulled from historic propaganda and dramatic films, the documentary was produced by U.S. Armed Forces and released as an "Information Film."  It presents the expansion of Communism around the...
Topics: Cold War, Soviet Union, Communist Revolution, USSR, Berlin Wall, Fidel Castro, Chairman Mao, China,...
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This historic film was made by NASA prior to the launch of Apollo 15 and shows mission preparations and goals. Apollo 15 was the ninth manned mission in the United States' Apollo program, the fourth to land on the Moon, and the eighth successful manned mission. It was the first of what were termed "J missions," long stays on the Moon, with a greater focus on science than had been possible on previous missions. It was also the first mission on which the Lunar Roving Vehicle was used....
Topics: NASA, Apollo program, Apollo 15, 1971, space program, Cold War, space race, moon, lunar orbit,...
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In 1957, seventeen navies from around the world joined the United States Atlantic Fleet for the International Naval Review held at Norfolk, Virginia. Some of the participants included the Ark Royal, the largest aircraft carrier in British service, and the French cruiser DeGrasse.  American ships present included:  USS Saratoga (CVA-60), USS Iowa (BB-61), USS Canberra (CAG-2), USS Macon (CA-132), USS Albany (CA-123), USS Northampton (CLC-1), USS Norfolk (DL-1),  USS Forrest Royal (DD-872),...
Topics: U.S. Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Cold War
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Made in the early 1950s, "Within The Oval" presents the New York Central Railroad at the height of its operational power. Trains pulled by first generation diesels and electrics, as well as Hudson, Mohawk, and Niagara type steam locomotives, including the famous passenger trains the "20th Century Limited", "Commodore Vanderbilt" and "Pacemaker". Also featured are day-to-day operations with Pacemaker freights. Freight train operations are also shown, along...
Topics: Steam Locomotive, New York Central Railroad, train, New York City, Rail transport
Produced by the Stanley Aviation Corp. as part of their contract for Convair, "Escape and Survive" details the development of the escape capsule for the B-58 Hustler. Convair's B-58 was the first operational supersonic jet bomber capable of Mach 2 flight, and that aspect posed a unique challenge for aircrew survival.  The solution was a large crew capsule that would eliminate the effects of wind blast. The B-58 aircraft was designed by Convair engineer Robert H. Widmer and developed...
Topics: ejection, B-58, Hustler, Convair, Edwards Air Force Base, supersonic, ejection seat
Created in the 1980s by the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, this rarely-seen technical film profiles the International Atomic Energy Agency and its Department of Safeguards and discusses how it is implementing a nuclear safeguard program so that nuclear materials from power plants are not used to create weapons.  The idea of having periodic on-site inspectors by IAEA personnel under the "remote continual verification system" (aka RECOVER) was evaluated for a number of major...
Topics: Nuclear Reactor, Nuclear Weapon, Uranium, Arms Control, Nuclear Proliferation, Uranium-235, Atomic...
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Created in 1951, "Crusade in the Pacific" was an early television documentary that remains one of the most comprehensive looks at the Pacific Campaign on land, sea and air. In 24 separate 30 minute episodes, "Crusade" journals the War through tons and tons of basically uncensored stock footage, along with the timeless voice of Westbrook Van Voorhis.  This episode of Crusade in the Pacific, "Surrender and Occupation of Japan", examines the unconditional surrender...
Topics: Japan, Douglas MacArthur, Japanese Surrender, World War II, Occupation, USS Missouri, President...
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Created in 1951, "Crusade in the Pacific" was an early television documentary that remains one of the most comprehensive looks at the Pacific Campaign on land, sea and air. In 24 separate 30 minute episodes, "Crusade" journals the War through tons and tons of basically uncensored stock footage, along with the timeless voice of Westbrook Van Voorhis.  This episode of Crusade in the Pacific, Speeding Up the Attack: The Marshalls,  looks at the Allied campaign against the...
Topics: Crusade In The Pacific, World War II, WWII, Pacific Campaign, Battle Of Tarawa, Marshall Islands
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Produced by General Electric in 1941, "Curves of Color" is an early color film that shows the old and new methods of distinguishing up to two million shades of color, including colors impossible to see with the human eye through photo-spectronomy, which at the time was a new science.  The film was featured in the January, 1942 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine.  The film is a delight to the eye and features laboratory use of the spectrophotometer.  J.L. Michaelson of G.E., who...
Topics: Spectrophotometry, Film, Educational Film, Periscope Film, Stock Footage
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Narrated by Ronald Reagan, "Air Siege" shows some of the exploits of the Fifteen Air Force in Italy.  The film begins with images of American fliers who were shot down over Europe, returning to the American air base at Bari.  The film then shifts it focus to Operation Tidal Wave, an air attack by bombers of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) based in Libya and Southern Italy on nine oil refineries around Ploiești, Romania on 1 August 1943, during World War II. It was a...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Bari, Fifteen Air Force, Operation Tidal Wave
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This silent German educational film shows a Lufthansa Junkers Ju-52 Trimotor landing at Templehof Airport in Berlin, being serviced, and then loading passengers and taking off on a flight.  The Junkers Ju 52 (nicknamed Tante Ju ("Aunt Ju") and Iron Annie) was a German trimotor transport aircraft manufactured from 1931 to 1952. It saw both civilian and military service during the 1930s and 1940s. In a civilian role, it flew with over twelve air carriers including Swissair and Deutsche...
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This rare WWII British film shows the operation of a Sea Fort, a fortified tower equipped with anti-aircraft guns and heavy artillery.  The fort in question appears to be Horse Sand Fort, one of the larger Royal Commission sea forts in the Solent off Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. It is 73 metres (240 ft) across, built between 1865 and 1880, with two floors and a basement and armour-plated all round. The original armament was to have been 45 10-inch and 44 12.5-inch rifled muzzle-loading...
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Made in the immediate post-WWII era by famed filmmaker Julien Bryan, POLAND THE COUNTRY AND ITS PEOPLE shows the nation of Poland as it emerged from the war, with the nation digging itself out of the ruins of conflict and trying to re-establish itself.  The film can in some ways be seen as an appeal to the American people and the West for assistance in assuring that the nation would be permitted to be free, after six long years of terrible struggle.  Unfortunately the hopeful sentiments...
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Made by the Walt Disney Company for the Office of Inter-American Affairs' Health for the Americas organization in 1944, INSECTS AS CARRIERS OF DISEASE promotes sanitary standards and provides an education in basic disease theory.  The cartoon presents "Charlie" who lives in a house infested with lice, mosquitoes and flies, an eventually pays the ultimate price for tolerating these "visitors", by dying of Typhus.  While this version of the film is in English, versions were...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Walt Disney, Mosquito, Sanitation
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Willys, the “World’s Largest Manufacturer of Utility Vehicles,” presents the “Jeep Family of 4-Wheel Drive Vehicles and Special Equipment,” a circa 1954 black-and-white film promoting Jeeps produced for civilian use. Following the success of Jeeps during World War II, the film opens with an explanation of how the vehicles soon their way to civilian use. Some of the vehicles seen in this film are used by construction companies, farmers, firefighters, and even at airports to tow...
Topics: 1940s, Willys Jeep, Cars, 1954, Family Of 4, Drive Vehicles, Stock Footage
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Dating from the 1930s, NORWEGIAN SKETCHES profiles the nation of Norway, beginning with its capitol of Oslo.  The National Theater and historic downtown is seen, as well as the national university.  The fjords of Norway are explored at the 2 minute mark, as well as Bergen with its old city gate and strong fishing industry.  The film presents many beautiful images of the countryside, with its farmers and farms.  Ice climbing is seen at the 7:45 mark, with hikers ascending a sheer wall of a...
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First released in 1957 by Castle Films, GATEWAY TO THE ORIENT presents rare views of Hong Kong as it looked in the 50s.  At this time the city was still a British Crown Colony.  The sights seen in the film include the harbor, Tiger Balm Garden, Victoria Peak and the famous cog railway, botanical gardens, Kowloon, Aberdeen Harbor, and more.   At the 4:30 mark some of the slums and poor areas of the city are seen, contrasted with the Dragon Boat Festival seen at the 5 minute mark.  The...
Topic: Stock Footage
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This film proudly shows the USMC operating at the best of its abilities in conflict zones, with brave men struggling against enemies, and working hard to save the lives of their compatriots. In 1965 the U.S. Marines were deployed in two separate battles to stall communism -- in the Dominican Republic and Vietnam.  New and advanced military strategy was deployed, like helicopter assaults (seen at 12:07) and Expeditionary Landing Fields also known as ELF (Seen at 12:40). An embedded journalist...
Topics: US Marines, 1965, Vietnam War, USMC, US Marines, Dominican Republic, Stock Footage
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Made by German filmmaker Hans Bertram, BAPTISM OF FIRE shows some o the events leading up to the German invasion of Poland, and was shown to the governments of Denmark and Rumania in order to convince them to surrender peacefully and avoid the fate of Danzig and Warsaw.  This extract, translated into English, was released by the Office of Strategic Services.  The OSS, America's predecessor to the CIA, apparently created the film in order to show the deceitful actions of Hitler and his regime...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Invasion Of Poland, America Propaganda, Film, Nazi Germany, WWII,...
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This NASA film, made before the Apollo 11 mission, shows the testing of various spacecraft components, starting with mock-ups of the various systems including parachutes, escape systems, and the command module, service module, and lunar module themselves.  Prototypes of various modules are shown being launched into space, their engines tested, and re-entry shields demonstrated.  At the 2:23 mark, a prototype of the Lunar Module is seen being tested.  The actual modules are seen being built...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, NASA, Apollo Program, Spaceraft, Command Module, Apollo Lunar...
Made in 1945 by the U.S. Treasury Department, PERISHABLE RUSH shows how the Army Air Forces during World War II flew wounded men from Pacific battle areas to mobile army surgeons hospitals, hospital ships, and finally major  hospitals and eventually home towns in the United States. Uses a mix of actuality footage and fictional reenactments to follow a soldier from being wounded in action, cared for by medics on the battlefield, undergoing surgery in a mobile hospital near the front lines,...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, World War II, War, Army, Red Cross, Blood, Sikorsky, R-4 Helicopter,...
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This late 1960s educational color film (#14-676) provides step-by-step operational instructions for the IBM 029 Key Punch machine, which was introduced in 1964. It is one of a seven-part series produced by Moreland-Latchford and distributed by Sterling Educational Films. The film covers the keyboard, card hopper and punching station, reading station and card stacker, manipulative parts, and punching the card. The camera moves in on a woman typing on an IBM 29 card (key) punch machine....
Topics: Punched Card, Key Punch Machine, Computer Data, IBM, Stock Footage
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This 1937 black and white film about radio shows of that time was presented by Adolph Zukor and produced and directed by Herbert Moulton and Leslie Rousch. Actor Ted Husing plays The Star Reporter. The film opens with Ted dressed in a double-breasted 1930s suit and standing in front of a 1930s microphone on a stand. He introduces The Sons of the Pioneers, who play guitars and sing “Way Out There” around a campfire (:54-2:31). Singer Lanny Ross doddles on a piece of paper (2:33-2:45)....
Topics: Star Reporter, Hollywood, 1930, Radio, recording, Stock Footage
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This black and white documentary film, Air Force Story Chapter 2, After the War, 1918-1923, was produced around 1953 by the Department of the Air Force. The Department of the Air Force was formed September 18, 1947, within the Department of Defense. Musical score is by The U.S. Air Force Band under the direction of Lt. Col. George S. Howard, commander and conductor of the band from 1944-1963. The film features a drastic cut in the American Army Air Service after WWI, while maintaining an...
Topics: Air Force Story, Carl Spaatz, Billy Mitchell, Chapter 2, 1918, Stock Footage
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Ralph M. Barnes’ “Motion Study Applications: Showing Better and Easier Ways to Work” is a black and white film studying motion economy. Ralph M. Barnes was a Professor of Engineering and Production Management at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of Iowa. The film was produced by the University of Iowa in 1942.   The film opens with various workers performing mundane, repetitive tasks, such as sorting (0:44), putting pegs in holes (1:11), hammering (1:23),...
Topics: Motion Study Application, 1940s, Ralph M Barnes, Human Factors, Stock Footage
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Postcards From Dalmatia is a colorful 1960s travel film promoting tourism along the coast of what is now Croatia and Montenegro. The film opens with titles printed over painted scenes and a buoyant folk song.  Notable crew includes cinematographer Arthur Wooster, director Adrian de Potier, and narrator James McKechnie.  A busy train station is crowded with tourists (0:33).  The film cuts to a small cruise ship, the S.S. Jadrolinija, bound from Venice for islands off the coast of...
Topics: Postcards, Dalmatia, 1960s, Croatia, Montenegro, Stock Footage
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This is a promotional video for the YC-15, S.T.A.R. OF THE FUTURE, looks at the strategic aircraft produced by McDonnell Douglas Corporation, designed for tactical transport.   The video dates from the mid 1970’s, most likely 1976.   Series of short shots of the YC-15; landing, a tank reverses into the cargo bay, two shots of a take-off, a refuelling, and of agile handling.   Slow zoom in on the U.S Air Force logo (:06-:59).   Title plate (1:00-1:09).   Several engineers look over...
Topics: 1976, McDonnell, Douglas Corp, YC-15, Tactical Transport, Stock Footage
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This film is a collection of four short NASA films from the 1970s (Space Colonization, Autotram, Space Pioneers, and New Advances in Plane Design), giving viewers a look at various developments in space exploration and flight. In Space Colonization, NASA’s Chief of Life Sciences Experiment Office Dr. Richard Johnson speaks to the camera about a disc-shaped space colony named the Stanford torus. The film opens with images and animation showing future renderings of space colonies. Viewers see...
Topics: NASA, 1970s, Space Colonization, Oblique X Wing, Probes, Stock Fotoage
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This silent 16m home movie contains various scenes of aviation in the 1920s. The start of the film shows a Ford TriMotor in operation. The sign at  1:53  says that this is the "Remrand", an airplane that was owned by Remington Rand and tail  #NC1780 , built in 1927. It's unclear who was flying on the airplane, but it definitely looks like an inaugural flight of some kind. This 4-AT-11 airplane flew for both Safety Airlines, later reorganized as New York Safety Airlines. At  4:15...
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Created in 1945 by the Warner Bros. Studio to sell U.S. Savings Bonds, “America the Beautiful” opens to the patriotic strains of the song of the same name. The film paints a picture of the United States as an industrious society on the move. Shot in Technicolor and directed by six-time Academy Award-winner Gordon Hollingshead, the film begins at mark  00:35  “on your front door, on the street where you live” and spans the American continent through the ranches and farms of the West...
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Dating from the 1920s, this historic silent film shows a Norwegian whaling vessel operating off the coast of Mexico.  The ship in question is likely the SS Port Saunders,  operated by the Mexico Whaling Corporation of Norway.  It netted 390 whales and 12,000 barrels of oil in 1928 alone. Whale hunting has been a part of Norwegian coastal culture for centuries, and commercial operations targeting the Minke whale have occurred since the early 20th century, and some still continue the practice...
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This terrific tour of Papua, New Guinea and Kalabahai, Indonesia, disrespectfully subtitled "Weird Haunts of Strange People" dates to 1933.  It includes footage shot in Port Moresby.   It was made by James A. Fitzpatrick whose "Travel Talks" series was a mainstay of the newsreel era.  This particular print was intended for home use by a family who owned a movie projector.   The film spends quite a bit of time in the narration discussing the fact that the Papuan People...
Topics: New Guinea, Indonesia, Kalabahi, Papua New Guinea, New Guinea, Jungle, Witchdoctor, Port Moresby,...
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Produced and narrated by filmmaker Don R. Catlin, "City on the Nile" profiles the city of Cairo as it appeared in the 1930s or 40s and the Nile Valley.  The tour of the city begins at the famed Shepheard's Hotel, the leading hotel in Cairo and one of the most celebrated hotels in the world from the middle of the 19th century until it was burned down in 1952.   The film also includes terrific footage of the city's "native quarter" and images of marketplaces, mosques, the...
Topics: Nile, Egypt, Native Quarter, Travelogue, Cairo
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Created in the year 1952 by the Bell Telephone Company, "Modern Minute Men" is a Civil Defense film that looks at communications in the event of an atomic war, and the "modern minute men" who will sound the alarm like Paul Revere.  The movie takes place in Ohio -- a seemingly unlikely place for a Soviet nuclear strike but a significant target nonetheless due to its industrial centers and military bases.  Concluding the film, then governor of Ohio Frank J. Lausche...
Topics: Atomic Bomb, Civil Defense, Early Warning, Air Raid, Nuclear War, Nuclear Weapon, Civil Defense,...
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This travelogue view of New York City was released by Castle Films just before WWII, and features highlights of the Big Apple from Wall Street to downtown, City Hall, the "Tombs" of the city prison (demolished in 1941), Brooklyn Bridge, the Bowery, Harlem, Lower East Side, Chinatown, Greenwich Village, the Hudson River and the ocean liner docks, the Flatiron Building, the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Public Library, Park Avenue, Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center,...
Topics: New York Ctiy, Newsreel, NYC, Brooklyn, Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, City,...
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Produced by Castle Films in the 1940s, this film shows various sport fishing including tarpon fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, tuna fishing in the Mediterranean Sea and sail fishing off the coast of Florida.  Historic footage of whaling (at about the 4:45 mark) is shown with crews using a massive harpoon.  A hammerhead shark is also killed for sport by the whalers.  The film also shows Salmon fishing.  This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military,...
Topics: Fishing, Sports, Sports parade, Fishing, Fishing Industry, Gulf Mexico, Sail Fishing, Whaling,...
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This edition of the Castle News Parade covers events in 1949 and 1950.  The 1949 edition includes the S.S. Noronic ship fire, the flight of the B-50 Lucky Lady around the planet earth, the end of the Berlin blockade, and the fall of China to the Red Army under Mao.  The cruiser HMS London is severely damaged in combat with the Red Chinese.  The American Legion stages a convention in Philadelphia, Pope Pius is seen greeting visitors in Rome, an earthquake rocks Ecuador, President Truman signs...
Topics: SS Noronic, 1949, Berlin Air Lift, B-50 Bomber, Fort Worth, China, American Legion, Pope Puis XII,...
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Produced by NASA, this film provides an "eye-witness" perspective of the Apollo 11 mission that put a human on the moon in July 1969.  A much longer version of this film (90 minutes) was also released with the same name.   Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface six hours later on July 21 at 02:56 UTC. Armstrong spent...
Topics: NASA. Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, USS Hornet, Lunar Exploration, 1968, Apollo Program,...
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Created in 1951, "Crusade in the Pacific" was an early television documentary that remains one of the most comprehensive looks at the Pacific Campaign on land, sea and air. In 26 separate 30 minute episodes, "Crusade" journals the War through tons and tons of basically uncensored stock footage, along with the timeless voice of Westbrook Van Voorhis.  In this episode, "The Future: Asia and the United States", Crusade in the Pacific considers the future of relations...
Topics: Television Program, Crusade In The Pacific, Pacific Campaign, Asia, Indonesia, Japan, Asia,...
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Created for classroom use, this historic German educational film shows the famed Berlin Zoological Garden as it appeared in the 1930s.  The Berlin Zoological Garden (German: Zoologischer Garten Berlin) is the oldest and best known zoo in Germany. Opened in 1844 it covers 35 hectares (86.5 acres) and is located in Berlin's Tiergarten. With about 1,500 different species and almost 20,500 animals the zoo presents the most comprehensive collection of species in the world. The zoo and its aquarium...
Topics: World War II, Zoo, Red Army, Garden
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Created in the 1930s, this German newsreel shows the "expansion of Germany" under Adolf Hitler including the seizure of the Sudentenland. German troops are shown being welcomed into the area, along with Hitler himself who arrives in a large open car to a hero's welcome. Also shown is Mahren also known as Moravia. Following the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918, Moravia became part of Czechoslovakia. As one of the five lands of Czechoslovakia, it had restricted autonomy....
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This rare silent newsreel shows some of the activities of the German Navy during the First World War.  The film begins with shots of seaplanes on patrol over the North Sea, attacking British merchant ships with bombs and sending carrier pigeons back to base to report enemy positions.  The famed auxiliary cruiser Mowe is seen in action at the 2:50 mark.  SMS Möwe (German: Seagull) was an merchant raider of the Imperial German Navy which operated against Allied shipping during World War I....
Topics: World War I, Battle Of Jutland, Torpedo, WWI, SMS Mowe, Imperial German Navy, Dreadnought, Film'
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If there had been a Youtube in the 1940s, this film would have been a million viewed video!  "Aquafrolics" features underwater ballet, a circus troupe of performers eating and smoking underwater, the Marine Studios in Florida where porpoises perform for the crowd and mermaid girls in one-piece swimsuits can be seen through an underwater window, sharks and a giant turtle battling a deep sea diver, water skiing stunts, Australian surf boarding, Mazatlan cliff diving, kayaking, puddle...
Topics: Newsreel, Underwater
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This amazing 1962 U.S. Air Force training film BROKEN ARROW PROCEDURES shows  the procedures used in an accident involving a nuclear weapon.  In this case, a airborne B-52 has caught fire while carrying a nuclear weapon.  The film was likely made in response to the Goldsboro incident of 1961, in which an atomic bomb survived an airplane crash and fire.  It was one of the most terrifying moments in the history of the Air Force, SAC and the Cold War, since after the incident it was determined...
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This infamous 1950's tobbaco industry film TOBACCOLAND ON PARADE attempts to show why the tobacco industry is good for everybody in the United States of America! It makes sports more fun, it shows how important to commerce smoking is, it shows how tobacco is processed. Back to the slave days. Great fun in the light of what we know about the industry today. Guest appearances by Arthur Godfrey, Bob Hope, Perry Como and Parker Fenelly. At mark  01:16 , the America people are shown active in...
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Probably produced by the Canadian government as part of their outreach to French speaking citizens during WWII, this 1943-44 newsreel (a French version of an English original) features various segments. Predominately about supply, logistics and transportation, this film shows railroads, aircraft and trucks delivering war material to distant front lines in China, Europe, and Africa. At the 30 second mark, P-39 Airacobras are seen being turned over to the Russians. At the 1 minute mark, German...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, French, WWII, World War II, Schwienfurt, P-39
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Made during the Vietnam War in 1965, this U.S. Army film shows how guerrilla warfare strategies were researched at the U.S. Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground.  On June 15, 1962 the Limited War Laboratory was established under the chief of research and development.  Roughly 12 years later the laboratory was closed, in the wake of the failure of strategy in Vietnam.   After the end of the Second World War, the United States military, the Army especially, saw its mission as one of countering...
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Traveling Through Time is a documentary film produced and directed by Donal Rawlings , and sponsored by Rolex and Pan American Airlines. The film starts with a brief cartoon of the history of life on Earth, explaining that time is a standard measure devised by man. The film then goes on to further study what time is, and the different schools of thought concerning it. Later on in the film, one scene takes place on a Pan American flight. Pan Am sponsored this educational film. This film is part...
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This WWII film shows the training of the British Commando units, and one of their attacks into enemy held territory in Norway, likely Operation Claymore in March of 1941.     The British Commandos were formed during the Second World War in June 1940, following a request from the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill, for a force that could carry out raids against German-occupied Europe. Initially drawn from within the British Army from soldiers who volunteered for the...
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Produced during the Vietnam War, "The Navy Ashore in Vietnam" shows the U.S. Navy's role in logistics, supply, and construction as well as providing medical care during the conflict.  The CBs construct a hospital in Da Nang, and it is used to treat both civilians and military participants.  Blue Eagle One, a flying television broadcast aircraft, is shown conducting "friendship" missions over South Vietnam as part of Project Jenny.  Also shown are activities of inland...
Topics: Vietnam, navy Supply, Saigon River, United States navy, Seabees, Da Nang, USMC, Navy Corpsman, USS...
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See our Thompson manual at: http://www.amazon.com/Submachine-Guns-Caliber-45-M3A1/dp/1940453119 This WWII U.S. Army film from 1942 describes the operation of the Thompson Submachine Gun.  The Thompson submachine gun (nicknamed the Thompson) is an American submachine gun, invented by John T. Thompson in 1918, that became infamous during the Prohibition era. It was a common sight in the media of the time, being used by both law enforcement officers and criminals.  The Thompson was also known...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Film, Educational Film, Submachine Gun, United States Army, Firearm,...
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One of a series of US Air Force news magazine films made in the late 1970s and into the 1980s, this episode of "Air Force Now" contains segments about the work of the inspector general, the USAF's C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, and the consequences of driving under intoxication or DUI, which at the time was an important area for new public awareness. Opening titles: Air Force Now (:09-:40).  Inspector general or (IG) watches training exercise. Soldier runs and takes cover. IG writes...
Topics: Air Force Now, 1980s, Globemaster, C-17, USAF, Stock Footage, Periscope Film
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This short, silent film dates to 1948, and shows tests of the Boeing Ground-to-Air Pilotless Aircraft.  Boeing's Ground-to-Air Pilotless Aircraft (GAPA) was a short-range anti-aircraft missile (SAM) developed in the late 1940s by the US Army Air Force, and then the US Air Force after 1948. It was given the reference number SAM-A-1, the first Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) in the 1947 tri-service designation system. By 1950 over 100 test rockets had been launched using a variety of configurations...
Topics: Boeing Ground-to-Air Pilotless Aircraft, Holloman Air Force Base, Boeing, Missile, New Mexico
This is a training film for the US Army which will take a detailed look at the Quartermaster’s position and what his responsibilities are. These are military officers responsible for providing quarters, rations, clothing, and other supplies. The film opens with a shot of a Sergeant and his family in a US Army housing development stationed in Germany (:09). All personnel, including dependents, are the Quartermaster’s responsibility (:25) though most soldiers did not have their families with...
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“Bastogne Presenting Lt. Clair Hess” is a short, black-and-white film about Bastogne, made by the Army-Navy Screen Magazine in early 1945. It is introduced by Lt. Clair Hess of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, Co F, 2nd Battalion, 101st Airborne. (On June 6, 1944, Lt. Hess jumped from a plane over Normandy, France. Within minutes, he was on the ground, wounded by machine-gun fire. His injured leg forced him to lie under his parachute for three days, during which a German soldier came...
Topics: Battle Of The Bulge, WWII, World War II, Army Navy Screen Magazine, 1945, Stock Footage
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Made in 1942 and nominated for an Academy Award, this MGM short is entitled DON'T TALK. It was part of the so-called "Crime does not Pay" series, and focuses on industrial sabotage during wartime. After a valuable shipment of manganese is blown up at a material plant, the FBI try to find out how information on the manganese shipment was found out. They get a lead on one of the plotters, Beulah Anderson, who as a waitress in a café gets to pick up all kinds of scuttlebutt from the...
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A Canadian-born, Boston-raised paratroop sergeant in World War II, Harold Russell lost both hands in a demolition accident and later appeared in this Army Signal Corps documentary in which he acted out the various phases of the rehabilitation process of an amputee. Director William Wyler saw the film while preparing "The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)" and cast Russell as the film's disabled returning veteran. For his performance in The Best Years of Our Lives, Russell won both the...
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Ed Asner hosts this 1975 color Army recruiting film, The Army Reports #51, to encourage not letting a lack of education prevent a life-time career with the Army. All of the different education opportunities are then detailed verbally by Ed with interspersed video showing the scenarios. A boy goes from a high school classroom to working on a car as a mechanic to older sadly laying on a bed. His happy friend is dressed in full uniform. ( 2:37 - 3:49 ). He is next shown waiting with a large group...
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Negro Colleges in Wartime was a short propaganda film produced by the Office of War Information in 1943. Other than in the screen title no reference is made to the students' race. The film begins with a shot of the famous statue of Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee, and notes that progress and industry has a new meaning for the present - winning the Second World War. A brief overview of the war related work at several different black colleges follows, starting with Tuskegee where the famous...
Topics: Tuskeegee, Howard University, African American, history, newsreel, propaganda film, WWII, Office of...
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Made in 1953, "Operation Doorstep" shows the Upshot-Knothole Annie nuclear weapons test conducted by the United States as part of Operation Upshot-Knothole. This took place at the Nevada Test Site on 17 March 1953, and was nationally televised.  The broadcast as well as this film suggests that it is possible to survive an a-bomb blast, as long as you have a good fallout shelter or other protection.  Unfortunately, just a few years after this film was made, larger and larger yield...
Topics: Civil Defense, Desert Rock, Nevada Nuclear Test Site, Operation, Doorstep, Upshot-knothole Annie,...
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Filmed at sea with the Sixth Fleet in the late 1950s, A FORCE FOR PEACE shows the aircraft carrier USS Randolph and its air arm, including A-1H Skyraiders and jet fighters. This print is slightly incomplete and missing the main title and a portion of the ending.   The film begins in Norfolk as the crew says goodbye and departs for the Mediterranean and duty in Europe.   At 4:54, the Captain addresses the ship's complement and discusses the importance of a strong presence in the Med, to...
Topics: US Navy, Sixth Fleet, A Force For Peace, USS Randolph, 950, Stock Footage
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WORK PAYS AMERICA is a U.S. Government produced profile of the Works Project America or W.P.A. (later known as the Works Progress Administration) is one of the best documents of this Depression era program. In the opening sequence, workmen are shown as the commentator explains why the W.P.A. came into existence and something of its plan of work. The first activities presented are those of road construction. The use of local raw materials is suggested in a short scene of quarry operations. Views...
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Made by famed filmmaker Jerry Fairbanks in 1952, this industrial film for the H.J. Heinz Company shows the story of national distribution using ketchup as an example. As the film reveals, H.J. Heinz's small home factory in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania was able to grow into a coast-to-coast enterprise through innovation. The film contains images from 1950s American including a supermarket at the 2:20 mark, tomato farms, bottling plants (3:39), warehouses (4:50) in New York, Milwaukee, Chicago,...
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Made in 1945, BURMA VICTORY is a British documentary about the Burma Campaign during World War Two. It was directed by Roy Boulting. The introduction to the film outlines the geography and climate of Burma, and the extent of the Japanese conquests. The film then describes the establishment of the South East Asian Command (SEAC) under Mountbatten, "a born innovator and firm believer in the unorthodox", and gives a comparatively detailed account of subsequent military events, including...
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This travelogue film shows Finland the 1930’s. It was presented by Joseph Harris and Martin Ross.  Finland is in northern Europe bordering Sweden, Norway and Russia. The capitol city of Helsinki as well as the Arctic Ocean Highway running to the port of Liinakhamari which once touched the Arctic Ocean will be shown. It refers to Helsinki as Helsingfors which is the former Swedish name of the capitol. The Arctic Ocean Highway was rerouted after WW2.  Finland had long been a battle ground due...
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This film is from the series called “The World in Action” which was a monthly series from the National Film Board of Canada made to boost morale and show the Allied war effort during WW2. It focuses on the Netherlands as they were invaded by Germany in 1940. It is presented by United Artists (:08) and opens with footage of the Netherlands after they had been invaded (:43). The country was then divided by the barbed wires of concentration camps and under Nazi rule (:45). A newspaper follows...
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Made by Kodak in the 1920s or early 1930s, "An East Indian Island" looks at the land and people of Bali, Indonesia. At 2:13 rocks are harvested for use as a roadbed from the seashore. All of the work is done by hand and at 2:35 , transported atop women's heads.   At 2:54 ox carts move along the gravel road. At 3:00 rice cultivation is seen and a series of paddocks. Water buffalo are the primary beast of burden here ( 3:50 ). The harvest is seen at 4:50 . At 6:09 , typical housing is...
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An official War Department training film produced by the First Motion Picture Unit of the Army Air Forces in 1943, “Three Cadets” stars Craig Stevens (later of “Peter Gunn” fame), Kent Smith, Ralph Byrd, and William T. Orr. The premise was simple: to inform young recruits of the inherent dangers associated with their inevitable promiscuity. The training film presents three cadets who go into the Air Cadet Training Center together. Following one of the men’s “liaison” with a local...
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This silent film -- probably made by Eastman Kodak as part of the company's educational film library --   shows a Ford Model A assembly plant, probably the famed Rouge Ford Plant, and the manufacturing of these vehicles of the late 1920’s. According to a Ford expert, the closed bodies cars are Model As with all steel doors, and the crankshafts depicted are also Model A.   Introduced in 1927, the Model A was Ford's second market success after the Model T which had been in production for 18...
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Rural China and its many farmers, along with other portions of the country's large population, are depicted in this educational color film piece (0:10-1:05). Produced by Coronet Instructional Films, this reel was most likely released in the late 1960s along with other Coronet films covering agricultural China dated from 1955 to 1969. As the narrator emphasizes the huge size of the country, the film settles upon a brightly colored yet simple map of Asia at 01:29. Describing how large the...
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Produced in the 1980s, this profile of the Taylor Wine Company shows the corporation at the height of its influence. The film recounts the start of the company, which began in 1880 by Walter Stephen Taylor, a cooper's son who started a commercial grape juice company in New York s Finger Lakes region. Two years later, wine production was added, and by the 1920s, the Taylor Wine Company was firmly established. Walter Taylor's three sons carefully guided the company through Prohibition and beyond,...
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One of the Moody Institute of Science's educational films, SIGNPOSTS ALOFT examines the phenomenon where a pilot's senses deceive him, sometimes with fatal results. The film includes a lengthy segment about the famed WWII "ghost bomber" Lady Be Good (see below). The Moody Institute of Science was a production company spun off from the fundamentalist Moody Bible Institute, and its films (including this one) always examine God's role in man's affairs with the underlying message that God...
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Note: this film is entirely in Hebrew. Anyone who wants to translate a bit of it for us and post details, is very welcome! One of fifteen films made by beloved author Joseph Krumgold working with Norman Lourie, ISRAEL HOUSE IN THE DESERT won a medal for best documentary at the Venice Film Festival in 1948. The film was used to raise money and awareness in the United States about the plight of Jewish settlers in Palestine as part of the United Palestine Appeal of 1947-48. The film shows the...
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The Warner Brothers film depicts John Litel as Patrick Henry as he makes an argument for colonial independence to the Second Virginia Convention on March 23rd, 1775 at St. Johns Church in Richmond, Virginia. It won the Academy Award for best short subject in 1937. The second segment of the film is an excerpt from the 1937 Vitaphone film titled “Romance of Louisiana”. A tax poster from the British Parliament is seen (:09) on a building with men inside debating the mobilization of Virginia...
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#50434 Your Career As An Aeronautical Engineer Your Career As An Aeronautical Engineer is a short educational film on what the career path of an aspiring aeronautical engineer looks like. The film covers such topics as meeting with a high school counselor to take key courses, what the course of study in a university’s college of engineering looks like, the different degrees one can pursue for a job in the field of aviation, and what a professional aeronautical engineer can do with their...
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This Soviet propaganda film from the height of the Cold War rails against American imperialism and portrays the Soviet Union as a peaceful actor that is helping preserve peace in the world. The film includes anti-Vietnam protests and footage from the Vietnam conflict, including Russia's allies the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese. It also includes Red Square parades with Soviet ICBMs on display, as well as maneuvers by MiGs. Narrator:A sinister series of military conflicts keeps emerging in...
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