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The A/V Geeks Film Archive is an ephemeral film collection curated by Skip Elsheimer. What started as a hobby more than ten years is now a lifetime commitment. His collection has grown to over 25,000 films gathered from school auctions, thrift stores, closets and dumpsters. He presents themed film shows in his home base of Raleigh, North Carolina and he's taken his shows on the road across the United States. Films from Skip's archive have been released on DVDs. For more information about A/V Gee...


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by Frank Capra Productions
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From the description in Rick Prelinger's Field Guide to Sponsored Films: Popular scientific film directed by Frank Capra that launched the Bell System Science series. Combining animation and live action, Our Mr. Sun uses a scientist-writer team to present information about the sun and its importance to humankind. NOTE: Produced in Technicolor, the film was originally telecast in 1956 and 1957 to 9 million homes; some 600 16mm prints were distributed to schools and community organizations...
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Topics: sun, bell science series, science, animation
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by Alfred Higgins Productions
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Discusses the importance of man's brain power in the progress of civilization. Explains dangers of the many commonly misused drugs and their effects on man's most precious possession-his mind. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
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A/V Geeks
by Art Evans, Oxford Films
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"Good people make a good country" wholesome Bob Crane (Hogan's Heroes, Super Dad) explains in this film that spells out the basics of patriotism for young viewers. This film was part of a series made by prolific educational filmmaker Art Evans who had film celebrities illust American values to school children. Unfortunately, films that rely on celebrities to make their points can suffer if the celebrity's image is later tarnished.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
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[Protest Footage - Chicano Moratorium]
Topic: protest footage - Chicano Moratorium
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by Natl Educational TV
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Presents an overview of the social, legal and moral aspects of drug use and abuse in the United States. Includes interviews with drug users, legal authorities, sociologists and medical researchers, including scenes of hippies in San Francisco and of New York's Greenwich Village. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by U S Office Of Civil Defense
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Teaches the individual how to take care of his medical and health needs in time of disaster when medical assistance might not be readily available. Presents instructions on radioactive fallout and shelter. Discusses the effects of radiation on people and emphasizes protective procedures against radiation. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: civil defense, atomic war
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Functions of the human body explained with special emphasis on the senses of sight and hearing and the individual's responsibility to care for the house lived in. This film was part of Wonder series, made by the Moody Institute of Science, shares some similiarities with the Mr. Wizard television series - kids come by and visit the neighborhood scientist who is happy to demonstrate some science experiments. The difference, of course, is the obligatory Moody tip of the hat to the Supreme Being....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: science vs. religion
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by Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc.
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90 Day Wondering (1956) United States Army/Warner Bros. Directed by seasoned Warner Bros. animator Chuck Jones and featuring the voice of Mel Blanc, we see young soldier Ralph Phillips re-entering the civilian world and puzzling over reenlisting. Two spritely characters, Pete and Re-Pete, try to sway his decision. Since this was produced for the U.S. Army, we can guess which argument comes out on top. The character Ralph Phillips shows up as a hyper-imaginative kid in other Warner Bros....
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
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Pampers commercial for television. Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles
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Topic: commercial
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by NASA
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Apollo 11 crew interview commemoration of the first lunar landing - Neil Armstrong; Buzz Aldrin; Michael Collins To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topic: NASA, Apollo 11
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by Bray-Mar Productions
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Dramatizes teen-age attitudes toward theft. Presents a story about two teen-age boys who steal a car, unsuccessfully attempt to involve a friend in the theft, take a joy-ride with a girl who does not know the car is stolen and, when chased by the police, are responsible for the death of a little girl. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: joyride, theft, juvenile delinquency
A/V Geeks
by Josten
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A motivational speaker talks to high school students about how great their experiences are - followed by a short ad for Josten class rings and yearbooks.
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Topic: motivational speech
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by ACI Productions
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A filmmaker, Homer, records his young son, Matt, telling an imaginative story to his two younger sisters, Lisa and Maggie. Records the spontaneous tale with all the interruptions, comments and reactions of the sister. Can you name the celebrity in this film? To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: before they were famous
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by Charles Cahill and Assoc
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A law enforcement training film concerned with the control of civil disturbances. Covers the use of modern equipment, including the baton, smoke, and tear gas. Illustrates tactical squad formation. presented by Federal Laboratories, Inc. and Charles Cahill and Associates, Inc. ; with the cooperation of Downey Police Department, Downey, Calif. ; produced by Charles Cahill and Associates. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage...
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Topics: mob, riot, civil disturbance
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Little Steve wishes that he didn't have so many siblings. But when he dreams that his siblings all go away, is he really happy? This ZIP file contains each individual frame as a separate TIFF.
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Topic: filmstrip
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With such a provocative title, this film illustrates some of the perceived problems a supervisor might face working with women, but ultimately demonstrates where the real problem lies. The irritated supervisor in this film shows up again in The Grapevine. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews )
Topics: workplace politics, gender issues
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Sally Gasco (short for "gas company") and her mother make tuna rarebit for their young boy guests. Thanks to their gas stove, this process is quick and easy. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topics: food, sponsored film
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A public service announcement warning of quack medical devices.. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: avgeeks, PSA
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In episode 11 of Journey Through the Solar System a Pioneer craft flies by Jupiter and then on to Saturn to give the first good look of that huge, ringed planet. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Jupiter, Saturn, Pioneer
A/V Geeks
by Celanese; Hartley Productions
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Dartmouth college boys review contemporary fashions made out of polyester and other synthetic materials. It's insulting alright.. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: fashion
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16mm footage of car crash tests used to create computer simulations. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: automobile
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by Univ Of Mississippi
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Shows Mississippi blues singer, Fred Mc Dowell, singing and talking about his blues. Includes scenes of the area which helped to shape his country blues. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
A/V Geeks
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The disembodied voice shows up a lively party and manages to make everybody feel bad about drinking by having them play the "National Drinking Game" - a quiz to help determine if a person is an alcoholic. NOTE - This clip has a complete film countdown along with a "china girl" (not a girl of Chinese origin, but a clip of an attractive girl used by film processors to ensure that colors - such as skin tones - are being accurately duplicated). To license this film and get a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topics: PSA, evil alcohol
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Phoenix Learning Group Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: World War I
A/V Geeks
by Nat Safety Council
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Explains duties of first mate when a boat operator becomes incapacitated. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: boating safety
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by NASA
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Shuttle Mission STS-26 of Discovery was the first space shuttle flight after the Challenger tragedy in 1986. This 14-minute video outlines the preparations made by NASA and the STS-26 astronauts for the return to space. It contains excellent footage of astronaut training as well as shuttle launches and EVAs. The astronauts include Frederick Hauck, Richard Covey, John Lounge, George Nelson, and David Hilmers. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes,...
Topics: NASA, STS-26, space shuttle
A/V Geeks
by National Film Board of Canada.; Perennial Education, inc.
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Uses animation without narration to show six methods of birth control. Presents the use, advantages, disadvantages, costs, and effectiveness of the condom, the diaphragm, vasectomy, the intrauterine device, tubal ligation, and the pill.
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Topics: Contraception, Contraceptives
A/V Geeks
by March of Time
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From "March of Time" newsreel series. All about Hollywood, etc. Great footage of Hays and his commision. Uses film clips to present a history of the movies, from silent pictures to swashbucklers. Includes scenes of Theda Bara, Rudolph Valentino, Mary Pickford, Greta Garbo and Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
A/V Geeks
by International Film Bureau.
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Discusses safety procedures for people who work with high-voltage equipment.
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Topic: electric safety
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Silent Castle film of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the burning of the SS Normandie.  We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topics: WWII, Pearl Harbor
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by Moody Institute of Science
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Introduces Uncle Bob who operates a neighborhood fix-it shop where some boys bring a camera for repairs. Points out the similarities between the camera and the human eye. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Scholastic Magazines
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A French language teaching film. Presents a dramatization in which a boy and a girl tour a French workshop after their washing machine breaks down.
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Topics: French language -- Films for English speakers, French language.
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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In “The Case of the Phenomenal Weather”, students can join the tree house detectives as they plan a trip to the Caribbean and encounter problems trying to predict the weather. In this case the tree house detectives will learn about violent storms such as hurricanes and tornadoes, weather fronts, global wind patterns and climates. While solving the case, they will discover that predicting the weather is not predictable at all! To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
Topics: NASA, weather
A/V Geeks
by Disney
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A sergeant addresses his troops, which happen to be syphilis and gonorrhea germs. There are also characters representing ignorance and fear.
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Topics: Hygiene, Sexual., Sexually transmitted diseases.
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by Barr Films
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A clown recalls the days when he first joined the circus and discusses how the Greatest Show on Earth has changed. He reminisces about the circus train, preshow preparations, the performers and the big show. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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Teens Bud and Jack, eager to get some alcohol from the liquor store, ask the adult to buy it for them. Instead, the adult tells them a story of three teenagers who learn the hard way that "alcohol is a violent narcotic. In true Sid Davis form, the story ends with one innocent teen being killed and one who becomes an alcoholic bum, leaving the others to deal with guilt from their night of reckless abandon To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes,...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topics: evil alcohol, juvenile deliquency, kids in peril, sid davis
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An animated film, in humorous style, which makes the point that dissimilarities between people are not basic but result from superficial environmental influences. Based on the pamphlet 'RACES OF MANKIND' by Ruth Benedict and Gene Weltfish. SPONSOR: United Auto Workers. PRODUCTION CO.: United Productions of America. DIRECTOR: Robert Cannon. WRITERS: Ring Lardner Jr., Maurice Rapf, Phil Eastman. MUSIC: Paul Smith. ANIMATION: John Hubley.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Encyclopedia Britannica
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Describes the regular and special services of the library, pointing out the reference, children's, art, music, periodical and microfilm sections. Shows the use of the card catalog and other research tools. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
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Introduction to the basic scientific principles of using a manned space platform in helping explore the universe. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: yesterday's tomorrow today, SPACE!
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favorite 52

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Like many other Centron venereal disease films, Innocent Party focuses on the morality and emotions associated with venereal disease rather than the medical aspects. The actual mechanics of syphilis transmission are only briefly mentioned let alone prevention via condom use, yet the shame and anguish are clear for all to see. This film echoes the common theme found in many venereal disease films - that premarital sex leads to VD. To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Topics: venereal disease, public hygiene
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favorite 5

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Uses gyroscope demonstrations in the zero-gravity Skylab orbit to explain both the principles and applications of gyroscopes on Earth. The fascinating motion of gyroscopes is useful in everyday life and essential to aviation and space travel. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Skylab, microgravity
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favorite 24

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So you've spent all this money on the latest appliances, but you still aren't happy. Perhaps it is because your water is "old fashioned". This film sells the housewife on buying a water softener for the home even if they already have soft water. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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by Coronet
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Likens a good conversation to a volleyball game. Considers the requirements of a good conversation-courtesy, contributing, following the subject and careful listening. Explains how conversational skills can be improved. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by NASA
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Color silent NASA footage of a moon shot.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by NASA
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“Cool Comets” looks at the dirty snowballs which turn into the beautiful celestial bodies we can see from Earth. Viewers will go behind the scenes to discover high-tech NASA missions that will capture comet dust samples and bring them back to Earth. The samples will give us new information about comets and help us understand the origins of our Solar System. This is a videotape of a live broadcast which took place on March 10, 1999. To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
Topics: NASA, astronomy, comets
A/V Geeks
by Alfonso Sánchez, Youth Film Distribution Center
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In montage form, this film effectively captures the hallucinatory nature of marijuana smoking; the filmmaker touches on the self-destructive nature of drug-taking. Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Aims Media, Inc; Los Angeles County
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A Remarkable Film For Young People...About Young People...On Alcohol Abuse. The Film Simply Relates Actual Experiences And Feelings Of Young People As They Relate To Alcohol. No Authoritarian Viewpoint Is Exhibited...Permitting The Audience To Arrive At Their Own Conclusions. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: alcohol, beer, alcoholism
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by Ivan Klíma; Miloš Vacek; František Belfín; Československý filmexport.; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video.
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The twelfth episode of the famous children cartoons about little Mole. In this one Mole finds a set of colors, paints the fur and feathers of all animals and together they frighten a bad fox so that he runs away. CLICK HERE to see episode 11: Mole and the Umbrella CLICK HERE for a Wikipedia article about the Mole (little Mole) character.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: animated, mole
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by Encyclopedia Britannica
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Uses animation and time-lapse photography in describing cross-pollination, self-pollination and fertilization. Discusses special pollination devices and describes the part played by insects. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Ford Motor Company
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A tour of the immense Ford Motor Company assembly plant in Dearborn MI. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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Presents highlights of the flight of Apollo 11, from the launching of the Saturn V-Apollo vehicle, through the exploration of the lunar surface, to the safe return of the astronauts to earth. Uses motion pictures, still pictures, and television transmissions to show the actual exploration of the moon. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Apollo 11
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Storm Documents the impact a severe storm takes on a community and how to prepare in the future. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Storm
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A cautionary film for convenience store owners about underage alcohol sales. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topic: happy alcohol
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Presents nature of meaning of democracy; develops keen appreciation for meaning of democracy by analyzing 4 major concepts on which exists substantial body of general agreement. Points out that true democracy is characterized by at least 2 signs. This is the companion film to Despotism which is located in the Prelinger Archive section. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Castle Films
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Castle film of the turn of the 19th Century film highlights including Sarah Bernhardt, the Easter parade, Alexander Graham  We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: 18th century
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by U S Office Of Civil Defense Mobilization
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Illustrates the cause and effects of radioactive fallout. Describes preparations which should be made to safeguard lives and protect food and water supplies. An animated film. Featured in Devo's Beautiful World video. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
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by Pyramid Films
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Meadowlark Lemon, star of the Harlem Globetrotters, uses a basketball to demonstrate in a humorous fashion global latitude and longitude, the meaning of equator, axis, and other map concepts.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: world
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Silent footage from the 1936 Berlin Olympics. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Olympics, Hitler
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by International Film Bureau
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This film is designed to show student projectionists some of the steps to be taken in getting ready for good film projection. A classroom scene shows a high school boy beside the projector stand as he signals to his assistants to pull the window shade. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
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by Moody Institute of Science
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Introduces the idea of sense perceptions, demonstrating that the human brain is the interpreter for sensory reception. Discusses sense perception and aids in study of light and sound. Describes the responses of the body to the many stimuli it receives and the limitations of the senses ; explains that visual perception depends heavily on past experience. Gives examples with Stratton's psychological experiment involving inverted vision. To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: avgeeks, science, senses, perception, moody institute of science
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by Darryl F. Zanuck
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A Hollywood-produced melodramatic short that deals with prophylaxis, diagnosis and clinical treatment of syphilis. Discusses follow-up treatment, sources of infection and community control. Unfortunately, this is edited version which is missing the graphic syphilis sores on male genetalia and the demonstrations on how to use condoms. (I say "unfortunately" because those scenes give the film a different tone than the milder version you'll see here. Still looking for a full copy of...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: venereal disease, public hygiene
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by Lutheran Churches of America
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In what could easily pass as a Twilight Zone episode, this film shows what happens when a troubled carnival owner returns back to his childhood home to escape God. Films like this would be shown to adult church groups to stimulate discussion - things like “was this man being stalked by Jesus in wooden shoes?” or “why was this film so creepy?” It was made by prolific Christian director Rolf Forsberg (The Late Great Planet Earth, Jesus Roast), featured veteran film actors Jack Hawkins...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by National Safety Council.; Journal Films, inc.
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Informs industrial workers, students, and the general public of the importance of the hand in all types of work situations. Stresses hand safety. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact  A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: workplace safety, hands
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Sinutab television commercial
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: commercial
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Because of his recklessness and foolish behavior, Johnny has an accident while riding his bicycle. His brother finds there are several reasons for Johnny's accident and helps him to overcome his attitude and improve his bike riding habits. While mild compared to other Sid Davis films, we still can see the Sid Davis trademarks: voice-over narration, kids in peril and great illustrations. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Topics: safety, kids in peril, sid davis
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by Ernie Fosselius; Michael Wiese; Michael Wiese Productions.
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A spoof of the space epic, Star Wars, created with special effects made from household appliances available in any hardware store.  Cinematography, John Fante, Michael Wiese ; narration, Paul Frees.  written and directed by Ernie Fosselius ; produced by Michael Wiese and Ernie Fosselius.
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Topics: Comedy films, Star wars (Motion picture) -- Parodies, imitations, etc, Short films, Star wars...
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Highlights of the Apollo 16 lunar mission, including scenes of ground support activities in Mission Control and the Science Support Room, and samples of the lunar photography made by the astronauts while on the moon's surface. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Apollo 16
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by Lawbetts Productions.; Bailey Films
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Tells about two children who eagerly await the birth of a family of kittens. Covers an eight-week span, showing the kittens being born, learning to crawl, drinking milk, and eating meat. For primary and elementary grades.
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Topic: cats
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by Irwin A Moon; Moody Institute of Science.
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Earth's natural wonders give testimony to the creative work of a majestic God. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
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Cooperative And The Community (1953) Studies the difference between a private corporation and a cooperative. Defines die three general types of cooperatives and describes in some detail various marketing cooperatives. Includes scenes of Sanitary Milk Producers annual meeting and the interior of some Prairie Farms Creameries. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it...
Topic: Cooperative And The Community
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Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles Points out that the bicycle rider is responsible for maintaining the bicycle in good condition, obeying traffic rules and watching out for others. The film also reads like a laundry list of hazardous things to attempt on your bicycle! Those familiar with Lawrence, Kansas (Centron's home) may recognize some landmarks.
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Silent footage from the 1936 Berlin Olympics. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: Olympics, Berlin, 1936
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by Wolper Productions
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Analyzes the missile race between the United States and Russia. Contains American and Soviet rocket and space films including the firings of Sputnik I and II and the launching of the Explorer I. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
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