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Ephemeral Films

Ephemeral films are non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. The two classic ephemeral film collections found on the Archive are the Prelinger Archives and AV Geeks.



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Educational Films
Jan 20, 2022 University of Iowa
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Presents the methods, materials, and forms of physical education that encourage purposeful activity. Shows children's movement exploration, rhythmic dramatization, and games, and explores environmental factors that influence development through play Summary Illust./ies methods, materials and forms of physical education which encourage a high amount of purposeful activity for children. Stresses environmental factors which influence children's development through play.
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Physical education for children, Physical education, Education
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
The Dope Tapes
Jan 18, 2022 Michael Aldrich
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MYSTERY: CADFAEL 1-13-1995 “The Leper of St Giles” Tape 1. Cadfael (Derek Jacobi) is a 12 th -century monk apothecary who solves mysteries. Aconite “Monk’s Hood” is the drug in the second one, botanicals in the 3 rd “Sanctuary Sparrow.” See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
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Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
PeriscopeFilm
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This circa 1952 kinescope film "Hawthorne Looks at the Weather" is a segment featuring comedian Jim Hawthorne. It begins with a station identification for KNBH Channel 4, Hollywood, California. This was the first iteration of what's now known as KNBC or NBC4, with the NBH standing for National Broadcasting Hollywood (the name changed to KNBC in 1962 when the station moved to Burbank). The show features a series of gags while promoting sponsor Armstrong Tires. The actual weather report...
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Topics: 1952, Jim Hawthorne, Los Angeles, Comedy Program, KNBC, Stock Footage, Periscope Film
PeriscopeFilm
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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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Topics: whaling, whales, Mexico, Norway, harpoon, United States Whaling Co.
Educational Films
Jan 14, 2022 Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Loew's Incorporated; Films Incorporated
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Mickey Rooney, Walter Connolly, William Frawley
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Topics: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain, Mark)
A/V Geeks
Jan 14, 2022 AC-Delco
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An internal film for distributors and buyers of AC Delco products. Starts as a Laugh In knockoff, ends in a bizarre skit featuring Alex Karras. Wow!
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Topics: internal sales, spark plugs
PeriscopeFilm
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This beautiful color film produced for Alcoa Process Development Laboratories is about aluminum finishes. The anodic processes are trademarked Alumalite. It may be from the 1960s, based on the psychedelic screenshots and music. Giant rollers splash aluminum across a metal sheet as it moves through the line ( 2:10 - 2:29 ). Beakers in a test lab brew colors ( 3:09 ), measured by a spectrophotometer ( 3:31 ). Also measured is the thickness of coatings ( 3:37 ). Data is gathered, including the...
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Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Educational Films
Jan 7, 2022 CBS News. Public Affairs Department; Film Associates of California
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Martin Gabel, Alan Bedel, Peter Donat, Dennis King ; Charles Collingwood, narrator Originally broadcast on the television program Chronicle Summary Shows four playlets, each presenting a profile of Caesar as he was seen by four great men - - Caesar himself, Plutarch, Shakespeare and G B Shaw.
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Caesar, Julius, Men, Men
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
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Title on label: The Great Barrier Reef
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Coral reef ecology, Natural history, Coral reef ecology, Natural history
Educational Films
Jan 2, 2022 Huston, John, 1906-1987
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Shows the treatment of combat neuropsychiatric patients in an Army hospital. Demonstrates narcosynthesis, hypnosis, and psychiatric therapy for individuals and for groups.
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Topics: War neuroses, War neuroses, War neuroses
PeriscopeFilm
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Let There Be Light is a 1946 American documentary film directed by John Huston. The film, commissioned by the United States Army Signal Corps, was the final entry in a John Huston trilogy of films produced at the request of the U.S. Government. This documentary film follows 75 U.S. soldiers who have sustained debilitating emotional trauma and depression. A series of scenes chronicle their entry into a psychiatric hospital, their treatment and eventual recovery. Some of the treatments involved...
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Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Educational Films
Jan 2, 2022 Walt Disney Company
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The cartoon, which takes place on Halloween night, follows a series of pranks between Donald Duck and his nephews with Witch Hazel. 
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Topics: Short films, Short films
PeriscopeFilm
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Shot by an unknown American, these 16mm silent Kodachrome movies date back to the 1930s. The beginning shows a formal wedding. Scenes include entrance of the groom at :30, followed by the bride and bridesmaids at :59. The bride is at 2:00 with her father. The ceremony is seen at 2:10 with the ring going on the finger at 2;25. Big kiss at 2:33 . Wedding cake gets cut at 3:25 . At 3:40 we see a young boy, probably the son of the newlyweds, looks like the kid is getting his first haircut. At 4:30...
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Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Orgone Archive
Jan 1, 2022
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 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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Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
Jan 1, 2022
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 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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Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
Jan 1, 2022
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 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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Topic: orgone archive
PeriscopeFilm
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Made in 1955 by the Association of American Railroads, BIG TRAINS ROLLING examines how the US railroads keep the economy growing by providing transportation and employment. Features trains from many different railroads including Southern Pacific, Santa Fe & Western Maryland. A highly patriotic film, the film is educational in tone and follows two children as they make a cross-country trip on the Southern Pacific Daylight beginning at Los Angeles' Union Station.  Scenes in the train include...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Stock Footage, Stock Footage, Rail transport, Film, Los Angeles Union Station, Southern Pacific...
Educational Films
Dec 30, 2021 O'Connor, Flannery. Displaced person; Learning in Focus, inc
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An adaptation of the short story of the same title by Flannery O'Connor
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Topics: Polish people, Feature films, Feature films, Polish people
Educational Films
Dec 27, 2021 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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With teacher's guide
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Hummingbirds, Birds, Animal body growth and development
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Dec 27, 2021 Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Paul's case; Learning in Focus, inc
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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Feature films, Feature films, Literature, American., Stories Based on Literary Works.
Educational Films
Dec 26, 2021 Feferman, Linda
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Director, writer, and editor, Linda Feferman
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Topics: Puberty, Menstruation, Menstruation, Puberty
PeriscopeFilm
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This short, silent training film is a bit of a mystery. It begins with images of an F-105 Thunderchief in camouflage paint scheme in a hangar, with crew checking out a large piece of ordnance, possibly a B-61 or B28 nuclear weapon or mockup. At the 2:30 mark, a mock-up of what appears to be a B-61 nuclear weapon is shown. At 4:13 another weapon is shown, possibly a B28EX nuclear weapon mock-up. The B28, originally Mark 28, was a thermonuclear bomb carried by U.S. tactical fighter bombers,...
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Stock Footage
PeriscopeFilm
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This silent film, likely from the 1940s (possibly late 1930s) shows viewers the highlights of Atlantic City. The film opens with an aerial shot of Atlantic City with its famous beach and board walk. Viewers see people enjoying the sun and sand on the beach. People line the street for the Miss America Pageant parade (01:05). Women pose on the Miss Atlantic City float. Various people march, including people in Native American dress and Atlantic City Mummers. Viewers see an AFL float. The...
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Topic: Stock Footage
PeriscopeFilm
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 The Santa Fe Railroad (Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway), in conjunction with Dudley Pictures Corporation, presented the viewer with this color film, “Southern California Holiday.” Dating to the 1950s, the picture illustrates the theme of vacationing in sunny Southern California and using the Santa Fe railroad system to travel there. Narrated by voice actor Art Gilmore, the film opens with a Santa Fe train speeding down the track at mark 00:45 as the audience is told, “In all the...
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Topic: Stock Footage
PeriscopeFilm
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Created by Ronold E. Shanin, who became well known for the African wildlife epics Rivers of Fire and Ice (1968) and Touch the Sky (1974), "Camera Thrills in Wildest Africa" shows Victoria Falls, and the rich wilderness of the interior savannah including elephants, hippos, gazelle, dingos, lions, and more.  At the 2:30 mark is a visit to the Ituri Forest near the Mountains of the Moon, where the Bambuti (aka Mbuti)  pygmy tribe is seen.  An expedition to the Mountains of the Moon is...
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Topic: Stock Footage
Educational Films
Dec 21, 2021 Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Long Christmas dinner; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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An adaptation of Thornton Wilder's play about 90 years in the lives of an American family, 1885 to 1975
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Topics: Short films, Plays, Short films
National Film Preservation Foundation
Dec 19, 2021 Edison Mfg. Co.
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Family melodrama showing what happens when a successful son tries to celebrate the holidays without his mother. Preserved in collaboration with the New Zealand Film Archive and The Museum of Modern Art.
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Topics: silent film, New Zealand Project
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2021 Chuck Jones Enterprises
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An adaptation of the book by George Selden about a country cricket with unique musical talents which lands in the middle of New York's Times Square where he and his new found friends put his unique musical skills to use and bring joy to the citizens of New York. Read the book here (link) Other films in this series: Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV special) See also: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (TV special) The White Seal (TV special)
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Topics: Children's films, Crickets, Children's films
The Dope Tapes
Dec 10, 2021 Michael Aldrich
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Steroids, drug shootout, FLA coke bust, Crack, Inc. (Detroit), Max  Robinson AIDS, Dairy 1 Hannah in Splash, Bette Davis in Chinatown (1940), Melanie  Griffith Body Double, LSD lab bust, Mayor Berry drugs, Amsterdam pot & sex scene,  Isabella Rossellini Blue Velvet, Reagan subpoena' d Iran-Contra, drunk driving, 1988  review, dogs in space, British heroin, Revenge of Nerds marijuana bonfire, a "brave pill"  for soldiers Buspar, cartoon museum, Agatha Christie hookah...
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Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Drive-In Movie Ads
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Category: Drive-In Movie Ads Title: Psychedelic Bic Lighters (from Drive-In Movie Ads) Length- :44 Sound: Yes Color Description: Unique blend of animation, claymation and stop frame animated Bic lighter ad. Starts with Yellow Submarine type animation on a movie screen, pulls out and turns to two Bic lighters with claymation characters in the background of movie theater seats. The lighters don't like that they can't -flick their Bics- in a movie theater and enter the screen animation snack bar...
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Topics: color, drive-in, movie, ad, advertisement, animation, intermission, snack bar, stop frame,...
Educational Films
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The World at War:12 Whirlwind Bombing, Germany1939 - April1944 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Depicts the horrors and heroism of the bombing of Germany during World War II. Presents actual fi.m footage and a recreation of the events that took place.
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Topics: The World at War:12 Whirlwind Bombing, Germany 1939 - April 1944, Series: The World at War (1973),...
PeriscopeFilm
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This black and white film, Combat Bombing, was filmed as a restricted film in the mid 1940’s and was an official training film for the War Department (which was dissolved September, 1947). Its number was T.F. 1-3466. The film describes and shows actual footage of the various types of bombs used in World War II and emphasizes how the personal are to hit the targets given to them. The film was produced by the First Motion Picture Unit of the Army Air Forces unit. This unit produced film during...
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Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
National Film Preservation Foundation
Nov 28, 2021 Robert J. Enders Inc.
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Civil defense film promoting the well-maintained house as part of America’s line of defense against nuclear attack. Cosponsored by the paint and coating industry’s national trade association and the federal government,  The House in the Middle  uses footage shot at the Nevada Proving Ground (now the Nevada Test Site) to demonstrate how a clean, freshly painted house has the survival edge in the event of a nuclear blast. Note:  Released in 16mm Kodachrome and in black and white. Abridged...
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Topic: sponsored film
Educational Films
Nov 25, 2021 Carousel Films; CBS News; CBS reports (Television program)
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Producer and writer, David Lowe; reporter, Charles Kurait
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Topics: Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Ephemeral VHS
Nov 18, 2021 Learning Through Entertainment, Inc.
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"Helpful Hints:  Use a Potty-chair.   Try Switching to training pants.   Dress your children in clothes they can remove themselves.   Allow your children to help wash out their training pants.  When your child uses the potty - offer plenty of praise!"
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Topics: vhs, Children, Potty-training
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
Nov 16, 2021 Walt Disney Productions
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Tells how a poor church mouse, Amos, guides Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson and assists in writing the Declaration of Independence
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Topics: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790,...
PeriscopeFilm
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This is a 1960’s era, color movie about the Grace Line that opens with a married couple speaking on the couch in their home. They are talking about taking a vacation. They discuss going on a cruise. The ships mentioned are the SS Santa Rosa and the SS Santa Paula. The couple visits a travel agent, 2:00 . Sights of NYC are shown, 2:30 . The couple boards the cruise ship, 3:08 . The ship departs, 3:45 . View of ship on the NYC skyline, 4:08 . The couple enters their stateroom, 4:49 . View of NY...
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Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Educational Films
Nov 12, 2021 Video Arts Limited
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Booklet title: How to run a meeting
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Topics: Meetings, Communication in management, Communication in management, Meetings
PeriscopeFilm
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This vintage newsreel shows the eruption of Parícutin (or Volcán de Parícutin, also accented Paricutín) in 1943. The now-dormant scoria-cone volcano is located in the Mexican state of Michoacán, near the city of Uruapan and about 322 km west of Mexico City. The volcano surged suddenly from the cornfield of local farmer Dionisio Pulido in 1943, attracting both popular and scientific attention. This eruption presented the first occasion for modern science to document the full life cycle of...
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Topics: Eruption, Paricutin, Volcano, Michoacan, Mexico, 1943, Newsreel, Stock Footage
A/V Geeks
Nov 11, 2021 Natl Inst Of Mental Health
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Examines the different ways in which three pupils participate in a high school history class. 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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PeriscopeFilm
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This late 1930s-early 1940s black-and-white WWII British military training film (B.191 C.191) shows segments focusing on “shooting to kill” using a Bren, rifle, anti-tank rifle, or Tommy gun, which are shown (:15-1:24). Bren and Rifle. A demonstration of when to fire with the Bren and rifle is given. Troops wait in a trench. A Range Card is shown. Enemy troops emerge from the trees. Troops fire before the enemy is within range and a shell is fired at the troops. The scene is re-enacted. The...
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Topics: British Army, 1930s, Tommy Gun, Anti Tank Rifle, Stock Footage
PeriscopeFilm
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Made in the 1950s, this Atomic Energy Commission film takes place at the AEC's Nevada test site as well as in the adjacent community of St. George, Utah (located over 135 miles distant).  The organization of the tests are shown, emphasizing range safety and procedures, and an explanation is offered as to why the tests are so important to national security.  Various atomic bomb effects are also discussed. The M65 Atomic Cannon, often called Atomic Annie, is shown being tested as part of...
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Topics: Atomic Energy Commision, Nuclaear Tests, Atomic Bomb, Utah, M65 Atomic Cannon, Radiation, Yucca...
The Dope Tapes
Nov 6, 2021 Michael Aldrich
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Touch of Gray, AMA AIDS policy, Sup. Ct. on drinking age, 6 ton  pot bust, docs can tell AIDS partners, teen booze bill, children AIDS, CSN Wasted on the  Way, J. Lennon art, Joni Mitchell Woodstock, Big Sur 1969, Cokenders, AIDS in  prisons, Leonard Pelletier, Russian drugs, Tbilisi, condom machines, The Crack-Up  See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
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Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
PeriscopeFilm
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"Created by the F.C.D.A. in 1956, New Family in Town draws on the European experience of the Second World War in a unique way. The quiet life of working class Pleasant Valley is interrupted by the arrival of new neighbors. Recently immigrated from England, the Trombley family causes a stir of interest when the patriarch begins digging a large hole in his backyard. When the rest of community realizes Mr. Trombley is constructing an air raid shelter, they too embrace the spirit of civil...
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Topics: Civil Defense, Nuclear War, Atomic Bomb, Fallout, Fallout Shelter, Radiation, United States,...
A/V Geeks
Nov 2, 2021 Highway Safety Films.
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This film details the techniques used by amateur and professional shoplifters to steal over $6 billion in merchandise annually. Emphasizing how much of this stealing could be prevented ... A convicted shoplifter displays stealing methods under actual conditions and explains how employees could have prevented the thefts.
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Topics: Shoplifting, Retail trade -- Security measures.
PeriscopeFilm
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This 1944 black-and-white film is the second part “Castaway” — a Willard Pictures creation for the Bureau of Aeronautics. It continues to follow a downed pilot, who after being adrift at sea for several days finds his way to a dry island. “The hunt for food is on and you’re not overlooking anything,” the narrator immediately explains at mark  00:10  at the pilot walks along the shoreline, picking up snails, scallops, and conch. Sleep envelops the pilot but by mark  1:30  he is...
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Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
PeriscopeFilm
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This 1960 educational film from Coronet Films gives viewers a look at the White House while briefly covering the history of the building. The film opens with an aerial view of the White House.  Cars drive in front of the White House, and people mill around the entrance to the building. A weeping birch tree planted by the wife of Calvin Coolidge continues to grow on the grounds (01:07). The film shows both entrances to the White House, followed by a painting of the building, and a shot of the...
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Topics: Washington DC, The White House, 1960s, Documentary, Stock Footage
Drive-In Movie Ads
Oct 23, 2021
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about 42 seconds. suggestion; insert clip directly before avy 'coming soon' clips when creating drive-in dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, clip, rating system
Educational Films
Oct 23, 2021 Rocky Mountain Productions; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
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Antonia: a Portrait of the Woman Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a portrait of Antonia Brico, an internationally known orchestra conductor of the 1930s. Chronicles her founding of a community orchestra and her love of music and life.
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Topics: Brico, Antonia, Brico, Antonia
Educational Films
Oct 21, 2021 Educational Testing Service
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Dr. Hadley Cantril discusses his investigations at the Perception Demonstration Center at Princeton University of the effects of some of our assumptions on what we see. Shows a distorted room that looks normal, with illustrations that include a rotating trapezoid that appears to oscillate, balloons that seem to move when in reality they are being inflated and deflated, or illuminated and darkened. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film...
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Topics: Perception, Perception
Educational Films
Oct 20, 2021 AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
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Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Oct 20, 2021 Guilbert, Jean Paul; Walt Disney Productions
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Niok Points out the world-wide importance of rice as a principal food and describes methods of growing it. Shows steps being taken to improve the quantity and quality of rice.
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Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
Educational Films
Oct 20, 2021 University of London. Institute of Psychiatry; New York University
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Produced by the University of London's Institute of Psychiatry Traces the gradual unfolding of the psychotic process in childhood reconstructed from three material sources: a family album of photographs, a motion picture, and and objective diary kept by the mother. Follows the patient from ages one to nine, until she is placed in Maudsley Hospital, London, where she remains for two years
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Autism, Psychoses in children
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Oct 20, 2021 Samuelson, Paul
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Executive producers, Paul Burnford, Jack Stoops Variation in dark and light is called value. Value can be a natural part of any object, or it can be created by controlling the way in which light strikes the object. Artists can vary value in color by adding black or white, or by selecting contrasting dark or light color values. Sculptors create value by the way they form the surface to catch light and cast shadows. In all ages, and in many materials, artists have created value contrasts. Their...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Light, Shades and shadows, Light (Design), Art appreciation, Visual...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Oct 20, 2021 Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Produced by the BBC
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Topics: Commercial art, Commercial art
Educational Films
Oct 18, 2021 Thames Television, ltd
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The World at War: 9 - Stalingrad, June 1942 - February 1943 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents an approach to reducing the anxiety of children when starting nursery school, based on gradual acquaintance with the nursery school and longer periods away from mother.
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Topics: The World at War: 9 - Stalingrad, June 1942 - February 1943, Series: The World at War (1973),...
Educational Films
Oct 12, 2021 Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
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John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Oct 11, 2021 Peace River Films; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Pond animals, Pond animals, Pond animals
Educational Films
Oct 11, 2021 Belson, Jordan
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A metaphor of creation. Spirals, circles, and abstract forms move against alternating dark and light backgrounds. An orb changes color, appearing in flash frames. Dots resembling stars or atoms and galaxies with shooting stars are created on the screen. The stars then order themselves into lines. Exploding sunbursts end the film. The film includes interference pattern imagery Belson created for the famous San Francisco Vortex Concerts (1959-1960). "I think of Allures as a combination of...
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Topics: Jordan Belson, Experimental films, Abstract films, Short films, Animated films, animation
A/V Geeks
Oct 9, 2021 Paul Ritts Productions
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Presents a fable with the use of puppets on what happens to everyday life when people lose the power of speech. 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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Educational Films
Oct 8, 2021 Landau, Ely; Belafonte, Harry, 1927-; Dee, Ruby; Gazzara, Ben, 1930-2012; Heston, Charlton; Jones, James Earl; Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994; Newman, Paul, 1925-2008; Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor; Martin Luther King Foundation; Commonwealth United Entertainment, Inc; Texture Films, inc
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Hosts: Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Ben Gazzara, Charlton Heston, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster, Sidney Lumet, Joseph Limankiewicz, Paul Newman, Anthony Quinn, Clarence Williams III, Joanne Woodward
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Topics: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, African Americans,...
Educational Films
Oct 7, 2021 National Association for Mental Health (U.S.); National Association for Mental Health Film Center
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Illustrates ways in which we express attitudes toward emotional problems and mental health and encourages the acceptance of differences in the behavior and attitudes of others. Uses actual interviews to encourage those who need psychiatric help to overcome their reluctance to seek it and lists sources that are available to provide such help. Uses archival films and still photographs in portraying the life of Woodrow Wilson as viewed by Herbert Hoover, with emphasis on the years 1917 to 1921....
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Topics: Mental illness, Mental illness
Educational Films
Oct 6, 2021 Bird, Lance; Johnson, Tom; Robards, Jason; Hirson, Kate
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The World of Tomorrow Reel 2 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.), New York World's Fair, Exhibitions, Documentary...
Educational Films
Oct 3, 2021 Chuck Jones Enterprises
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Mowgli's Brothers is a 1976 television animated special directed by American animator Chuck Jones. It tells a story about a human baby called Mowgli who is adopted by jungle wolves, from whom he learns about love, justice, and the jungle code of loyalty. He must eventually assert his humanity to save his wolf parents from a tiger's malevolent influence. A largely faithful adaptation of the first chapter of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book ,  it originally aired on CBS on February 11, 1976. ...
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Topics: Children's films, Wolves, Jungles, Children's films
A/V Geeks
Oct 2, 2021
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Tom gets in trouble when his mother finds a joint in his room. Instead of punishing Tom, his father challenges him to learn more about marijuanas evil effects on society. Nobody gets killed in this Sid Davis film, yet Tom still learns a harsh lesson after being mugged by druggies and learning that his best friend sells pot to school children To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Topics: drugs, juvenile deliquency, sid davis
Ephemeral Films
Sep 30, 2021
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A 1940 British short documentary which is both a nature documentary about the eating habits of animals, and a WW2 film advising people to not waste food. The message is lightened with a degree of humour. It is directed by Mary Field, with commentary spoken by the popular narrator E.V.H. Emmett. 
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Topics: Short film, 1940, 1940s, World War Two, Nature, Documentary, Government film, Ministry of...
A/V Geeks
Sep 30, 2021
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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 .
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Topics: food, sponsored film
A/V Geeks
Sep 30, 2021 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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Sep 30, 2021 Coronet Instructional Films
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Shows methods of recognizing and evaluating propaganda and encourages adoption of a judicious, critical attitude toward it. Chuck would like to know whether the election was really "a victory for good government" as the victorious party claimed... 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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Sep 30, 2021 Modern Learning Aids
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PSSC Physics Films Series Presents a study of the extension of senses to deal with very short time intervals. Timing devices--moving cameras, pen recorders and an oscilloscope--are shown and explained. 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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Educational Films
Sep 30, 2021 University of Southern California. Department of Cinema
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Formerly entitled THX 1138 4 EB Presents a nightmare impression of a world in which a man is trying to escape a computerized world which constantly tracks his movements
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Computers and civilization
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Educational Films
Sep 29, 2021 Films Incorporated
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Examines Japanese language symbols in art, rediscovered by the painter Pierre Alechinsky. Abstract Western art is compared to Japanese art, which has been "modern" for ten centuries Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Depicts the meaning and place of the Japan.se language symbols in art and in other types of communication. Shows the work and approach of the traditional artist and the new approach of the modern young artist....
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Alechinsky, Pierre, 1927-, Calligraphy, Japanese, Language, Language
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Ephemeral VHS
Sep 28, 2021
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American Heart Association-produced fitness video for K-2 level schoolchildren.
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Topics: vhs, fitness
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
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Sep 27, 2021
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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.
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Topic: working
Drive-In Movie Ads
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runs only a few seconds. suggestion; insert clip between any 2 trailers when creating drive-in dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, clip, starts wednesday