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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
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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Uses animation in presenting a story about the experiences of a mouse, a cat, and a cricket during the American Revolution. For elementary grades. The War of Independence has begun, and Tucker the Mouse, Harry the Cat and Chester C. Cricket are indispensable to the American colonies' effort to free themselves from the rule of the despotic English king. Harry and Tucker help Thomas Jefferson write the Declaration of Independence. Chester creates the tune for "Yankee Doodle Dandy."...
Topics: American Revolution (1775-1783), Animated films, Children's films
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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eye 4,265

favorite 4

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Oct. 1994- Jan. 1995 . The Pretenders, I’ll Stand By You. Buddha Nature. Sir Mix-A-Lot pimp rock coke references. Jamaica Blue Mountain. Nirvana “Drain You,” Cobain discusses heroin, suicide note read by Courtney Love. Proven Innocent, “It’s On.” About one hour into tape is report on ALTERED STATES, A HISTORY OF DRUG USE IN AMERICA, Patricia Tice’s Strong Museum exhibit in Rochester (12-1-94) includes David Musto, David Courtney, racist anti-Chinese opium laws, alcohol...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Kurt Cobain, heroin, opium, rehab
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by NBC News; NBC Educational Enterprises
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eye 4,323

favorite 24

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Producer, Martin Carr
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Juvenile delinquency, Children
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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eye 3,370

favorite 9

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Also issued as videocassette
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Joey, Educational Film, Deacon, Joseph John, Children with disabilities,...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Bell, Shaun; Frizzell, Evan; Mahy, Margaret. Great white man-eating shark; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 4,812

favorite 21

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Based on the book: The great white man-eating shark /by Margaret Mahy
Topics: Children's films, Animated films
Educational Films
by Karen Kramer Films
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favorite 32

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An in-depth portrait of a snake cult in Jolo, W. Va. Depicts a snake hunt in the mountains, two serpent-handling services, and a prayer vigil for a victim of a snake bite. Includes discussions with church members who explain their reasons for handling serpents and the persecutions they have suffered
Topic: Snake cults (Holiness churches)
Shaping San Francisco
by Caitlin Manning
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eye 26,132

favorite 15

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The infamous Geneva Towers housing project was imploded to make way for improved public housing.
Topics: public housing, Geneva Towers, implosion
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 5,436

favorite 12

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Great America Smoke-out, "Toxic Zombies" pot farmers sprayed  with herbicide. WWII nostalgia. American Werewolf in London. Sid & Nancy heroin  scenes. Springtime for Hiler, blazing saddles coke. Oakland war on drugs. JFK death 25  yrs. Star Wars the force.Like Father Like Son Dudley Moore takes drug that makes him  an Indian. Soviet TV on drugs. NNTN spoof of Reagan. Amsterdam brothel. La Bamba  Pacoima kilo. Bob Goldthwaite on drugs.  See scans of liner notes for detailed...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, cigarettes, heroin, cocaine
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Hughes, Robert, 1938-2012; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Television
movies

eye 5,127

favorite 118

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Title from data sheet
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Shock of the New, Educational Film, Art, Modern, Popular culture in art, Pop...
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 4,652

favorite 53

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: VHS, Bibleman - The Incredible Force of Joy
PeriscopeFilm
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Made in 1968 as American servicemen fought in Vietnam, LSD: TRIP TO WHERE? highlights the dangers of the hallucinogenic drug LSD. Widely shown to U.S. military personnel (including those stationed in Vietnam), the film was supplemented with a brochure for "Operation Janus", a brigade-level amnesty and treatment program aimed at helping soldiers, airmen and sailors with marijuana, heroin and other substance abuse problems. In this film Bill, a sailor on leave, takes acid and is so...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Shaping San Francisco
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eye 31,373

favorite 38

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Riot and destruction at City Hall in the wake of the slap-on-the-wrist manslaughter verdict against Dan White, murderer of Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: riot, White Night, Harvey Milk
Educational Films
by Council for a Television Course in the Humanities for Secondary Schools; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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eye 6,031

favorite 45

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Oedipus Rex: 1-- The Age of Sophocles SummaryPresents a discussion by Bernard Knox on the customs, culture and philosophy of the ancient Greeks. Explains the origins and conventions of the Greek theater and the story of Oedipus. The final lesson on Oedipus the King by Sophocles. Bernard Knox shows the change that comes over the hero after he learns the truth about the prophecy of Apollo which he has fulfilled. Using two selected scenes, Knox explains that Oedipus has gained true knowledge of...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Sophocles, Oedipus Rex (Sophocles)
Educational Films
by Wolper Productions
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eye 12,188

favorite 101

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Hollywood: The Golden Years Traces the growth of the motion picture industry from nickelodeon days to the advent of sound. Features such stars as Charles Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Rudolph Valentino, and Greta Garbo, and points out the important contributions of directors such as D.W. Griffith. Includes clips from the Mack Sennett comedies and from the films Flesh and the devil, Wings, and The Big parade. Ends with All Jolson in The Jazz singer, a film important in the beginning...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Educational Film, Film and video, United States (1900-1950)
Educational Films
by Harris, Hilary; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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eye 5,510

favorite 12

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Presents the most important relationships and events in the lives of the Nuer, Nilotic people in Sudan and on the Ethiopian border. Demonstrates the vital significance of cattle and their central importance in all Nuer thought and behavior
Topic: Nuer (African people)
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 1,785

favorite 6

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Rock'N'Roll the Early Days, Dukakis on Noriega drugs  "legalization is surrender," Dukakis, Legalization debate Baltimore mayor, prison drug  tests, Angels in bikinis, Frontline (5-21-88) Guns, Drugs & CIA, Noriega, drug issue helps Dems, Legalization a Radical Proposal, Miami police corruption, 60 Minutes, SF  fishing boat seized for thimbleful of grass, Detreoit tests police, Noriega bargaining, Zero  tolerance comes to Bay Area, John Kaplan, 12 mile limit, 43 tons MJ and 37...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Educational Broadcasting Corporation. NET Division
movies

eye 2,917

favorite 27

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Sexuality: the Human Heritage Describes the Globe Theatre, and demonstrates the use of the staging areas with excerpts from Shakespeare's plays. Produced with animated models and animation with lights. Includes a sequence from Two Cities Films' 1944 motion picture, Henry V.
Topics: Sex role, Identity (Psychology)
The Dope Tapes
by Masterpiece Theatre
movies

eye 5,739

favorite 10

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An international Emmy winner about the narcotics trade. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Masterpiece Theater, narcotics, Traffik, Europe
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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eye 24,625

favorite 30

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Achieves a first revolution rendezvous and docking. Includes extravehicular activity with astronaut Richard Gordon attaching a tether to the Agena for station keeping exercises. Points out that the Agena burn propels astronauts Conrad and Gordon to a new altitude record of 739.4 nautical miles with an utterly fantastic view of the earth. Features the first fully automatic reentry in the Gemini Program. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact...
Topics: NASA, Gemini 11
Ephemeral VHS
by Jean Fritz
movies

eye 11,966

favorite 10

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"Paul Revere comes to life in this meticulously detailed story of what he did before, between and after his patriotic adventures."
Topics: vhs, ages 7-12, Rex Robbins, Jeff Koeb, Jean Fritz, Margot Tomes
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
movies

eye 34,161

favorite 62

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'Now Is the Time' featured actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis doing in-studio readings from the passionate writings of American Negroes as cameras caught on-location illustrative and impressionistic films of Philadelphia Negroes. A unique anthology of American Negro attitudes from the earliest days of subservience to current times of heightened self-respect." Includes footage of a church service, elderly women, children playing, decayed apartment buildings, protest marches and rallies, lunch...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Poetry, African Americans
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 35,983

favorite 16

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This 15-minute video shows the extensive testing procedures applied to the Mercury spacecraft before rollout. It also shows the rollout, launch attempts, and the final launch. A failed launch occurred on November 21, 1960 due to an electrical malfunction, but Mercury-Redstone 1A was launched successfully on December 17, 1960. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Mercury
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 2,633

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Aug. 1995 . Allman Brothers, HempTee-V, old movie Marijuana, terms reefer, sticks, lid. Gen. McCaffrey sez drug war failed. Tea party in car, marijuana addicts, leads to heroin. Roger Rabbitt booze, cigars. Rising Sun, eat sushi off naked woman. Clear & Present Danger coke lab. Q&A dealer. Outer Limits methane injections. High on Crack Street. Atlantic City coke cutting scene. The Fugitive dope bust. Star Trek “too much LDS.” Jerry Garcia dies. Special Court for Times Square...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Bailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
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eye 8,555

favorite 30

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Second edition
Topics: Glaciology, Glaciers
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society Educational Services
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eye 7,092

favorite 40

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Shows tigers stalking, capturing, and devouring prey; marking territorial boundaries; mating; caring for young cubs; languidly resting; and loudly voicing their presence. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Follows Fred Bear as he travels to India in search of Sher Kan, the great Bengal ti./ia mettrays his experiences in the magnificent palace of his highness the Maharaja of Bundi and on the surrounding game trails. Shows him hunting the...
Topics: Tiger, Mammals, Tigers, Zoology
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 5,056

favorite 6

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"Children love animals, so what better way for them to learn the alphabet than to visit the Alphabet Zoo? Through upbeat interactive songs, children will learn to recognize the letters of the alphabet... and the sounds they make, along with interesting facts about the animals that live at the zoo." -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, zoos, children's education
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Paul Lowin
movies

eye 5,929

favorite 27

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"...this fun and informative video demonstrates some simple but beautiful ballet movements that you can learn at home..."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: vhs, Royal Academy of Dance, Sleeping Beauty, juvenile, ballet
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
movies

eye 5,421

favorite 45

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Worlds in Collision Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the ideas of cosmologist and author I./ia metadata worldsincollisionr predictions about astronomy which have proven to be correct.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Velikovsky, Immanuel, 1895-1979, Astronomy
A/V Geeks
movies

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favorite 202

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The rude, clumsy puppet Mr. Bungle shows kids how to behave in the school cafeteria - the assumption being that kids actually want to behave during lunch. This film has a cult following since it appeared on a Pee Wee Herman HBO special. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 35 reviews )
Topics: social engineering, puppet chaos
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 2,544

favorite 3

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End of Olmpics - skaters, Steve Kubby, Barry Bonds. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 6,513

favorite 218

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"These spectacular computer-generated images are the result of years of programming from computer wizard James Shiflett. This unique kaleidoscope of intricately changing images features more than two million colors and infinite patterns. Dazzle was created live to the music of John Serrie. This "best of" compilation of his Miramar recordings enhances the ever-changing visuals to create an experience unlike any other." -- description from box.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: vhs, computer graphics, computer-generated art, space music
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Heckel, Sally; Glaspell, Susan, 1882-1948. Jury of her peers; Texture Films, inc
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eye 9,402

favorite 6

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Short films, Farm life, Women
Ephemeral VHS
by JCI and VLS, Inc.
movies

eye 2,629

favorite 14

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Low-impact aerobics for beginners to more advanced.-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, aerobics, Kathy Smith
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 28,088

favorite 200

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The story of what science has learned about the human senses and how they function. Includes documentary sequences. Subtitle files thanks to Elizabeth Hillman: GatewaysToTheMind.qt.smil GatewaysToTheMind.en_US.qt.txt To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Educational Films
movies

eye 4,414

favorite 29

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The World at War 3 -- France Falls, May - June 1940 Summary Documents the fall of France to Germany in May and June of 1940 as a result of the speed, daring and logic of Hitler's armor and air power. States that the Maginot Line proved useless and the British./ia metadata theworldatwar3frael.
Topics: The World at War 3 -- France Falls, May - June 1940, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
National Film Preservation Foundation
by Audio Productions Inc.
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eye 4,706

favorite 18

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First breast-cancer-awareness film released for wide distribution. Promoting self-examination as an early detection technique, the film shows women how to check for breast cancer symptoms. Note:  The ACS reported 1,300 prints in circulation in the first year of release. The film was said to have reached 1 million women over the age of 35. Also distributed in a 16-minute version. Revised version,  Time and Two Women , released in 1958.
Topic: sponsored film
Educational Films
by Henning-Jensen, Bjarne; Association Films, inc
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eye 7,104

favorite 13

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Palle Alone in the World Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryA story of a little boy who dreams that he is the only person in Copenhagen. He proceeds to satisfy his every whim, from driving a street car to piloting a plane to the moon. Reveals through his writings the insights of Paracelsus, the father of modern medicine. Points out that his originality paved the way for the work of Ambroise Pare and Andreas Vesalius and that many of his...
Educational Films
by Marshall, John K
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favorite 42

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Photography and narration, John K. Marshall; filmed on a 1957 expedition sponsored by Peabody Museum, Harvard University and the Smithsonian Institution With study guide
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dance, Rites and ceremonies, San (African people), Anthropology,...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Alda, Alan, 1936-; Thomas, Marlo; Ms. Foundation for Education and Communication; MTI Teleprograms Inc
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eye 9,701

favorite 162

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Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Women
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
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eye 3,410

favorite 19

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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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: The World at War: 9 - Stalingrad, June 1942 - February 1943, Series: The World at War (1973),...
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 38,914

favorite 137

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Presents the origin of the banjo, the development of southern folk music and its influence upon Americans. Pete Seeger plays his banjo and narrates the story. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Topic: American folk music
Educational Films
movies

eye 5,838

favorite 51

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Sex in Today's World (1968) Traces the development of human sexual identity from prenatal sex hormones to external influences of family and society. Jerome Kagan, professor of developmental psychology at Harvard, discusses how children acquire gender and role identity. Includes interviews with teenagers, homosexuals, and other with regard to the sexual standards of society.
Topics: Social Change., Sex Education., Human Sexuality.
Ephemeral VHS
by Arrigo Boito
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favorite 6

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A presentation of Arrigo Boito's treatment of the Faust legend.
Topics: vhs, opera, Faust, San Francisco Opera
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980; Pyramid Films, inc
movies

eye 8,860

favorite 21

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Director, Dick Lester
Educational Films
by Heritage Visual Sales
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eye 4,541

favorite 28

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The World at War: 5--Barbarossa, June-December 1941 Russia's move into Romania brought her perilously close to Germany's only source of oil. Hitler's maneuvers include the signing of a pact with Russia and Japan, but his true ambition is revealed in the Russian campaign. Interviews with German soldiers who survived the campaign tell what it was like to have been sent out into Russia's 40-degree-below zero weather without winter clothing or proper equipment. Search Educational Film Journals at...
Topics: The World at War 5 Barbarossa June December1941, Series: The World at War (1973)
Educational Films
by McGraw-Hill Book Co.
movies

eye 12,992

favorite 306

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View From Space A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the Earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts.
Topics: Educational Film, Space sciences, Space (Astronomy), Earth, Astronomical photography
Educational Films
by National Broadcasting Company; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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eye 1,964

favorite 16

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Rabbit Hill Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Tells how the small animals who live on Rabbit Hill are affected by the new owners who move into the big house and plant a garden.
Topics: Animals, Children's films
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 2,661

favorite 5

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Frontline "Stopping Drugs Pt. 2," CBS anti-drug crusades,  valium abuse, Traci Lords, Koop, NYC crack siege, AIDS Angels, Koop never talked to  Reagan about AIDS, Randy Shifts, Amsterdam hash, prostitution movies, Sid & Nancy,  chef with bon, Sherlock visits opium denJLeia's bikini, AIDS training center, NY cocaine   See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Westinghouse Broadcasting Company
movies

eye 37,978

favorite 93

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Six American Families the Georges of New York Summary Introduces a series of six television documentaries portraying the lives of American families of varied geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Topics: African American families, Manners and customs
Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 11,309

favorite 6

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Health inspectors walk up Chinatown alley
Topics: Chinatown, plague, alleys
Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
movies

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favorite 1

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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, on San Francisco's storied "Freeway Revolt," is the 5th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite for both buying the book (available at...
Topics: freeway, freeway revolt, Sue Bierman, Embarcadero Freeway, Central Freeway, Malvina Reynolds,...
Educational Films
movies

eye 5,878

favorite 35

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Interviews with Lord Avon and the RAF pilots are featured in this study of how radar really won the Battle of Britain, and of what the bombings meant to England's people in the one year when 40,000 of them died at home
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945
Drive-In Movie Ads
movies

eye 33,081

favorite 48

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This intermission film was made for walk-in theatres. "Let's all go to the lobby..." About 3 minutes.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: walk-in, intermission
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 197,706

favorite 557

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In hopes of keeping kids' attention, social engineering films would often use supernatural elements to make their points. In this film, we see a magic talking mirror that reflects bratty kids as clowns. Most of the misbehaving kids understand how their behavior is disruptive and make amends. Surprisingly, one kid doesnt care if he is a "clown" and continues being a jerk probably for the rest of his life. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews )
Topic: social engineering
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
movies

eye 2,463

favorite 6

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"Jagged mountain and fetid swamp, a steam bath shutting out the sky, endless green growth spawning every kind of disease...especially in the monsoon. After the rain, the country was just one great bowl of mud...And leeches." How the Japanese training and culture enabled them to use the jungle as an ally, and how difficult it was for the British to believe that the jungle was neutral, form the subject of this essay. "Jagged mountain and fetid swamp, a steam bath shutting out the...
Topics: The World at War 14 It's a lovely day tomorrow : Burma, 1942-1944., World War (1939-1945), World...
Educational Films
by Rybczynski, Zbigniew
movies

eye 1,651

favorite 21

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Academy Award winning short subject, A child enters a room to get back his ball. Slowly, the entire space becomes filled with bizarre characters, all of them intent on repeating the same gesture ad infinitum. "Thirty-six characters from different stages of life - representations of different times - interact in one room, moving in loops, observed by a static camera. I had to draw and paint about 16.000 cell-mattes, and make several hundred thousand exposures on an optical printer. It took...
A/V Geeks
by NASA
movies

eye 17,291

favorite 49

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Traces the major accomplishments of the Gemini manned space-flight program and their relationships to the Apollo lunar landing program. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: NASA, Gemini 12
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
movies

eye 5,711

favorite 37

comment 1

Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Technology, Atomic bomb
Ephemeral VHS
by ABC/Kane Productions International, Inc. and Genesis Films, Ltd.
movies

eye 6,231

favorite 10

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"powerfully moving film captures...from the moment of conception...the remarkable journey that ends with the magic of birth"
Topics: vhs, embryologist Derek Bromhall, womb, pregnancy, embryo stages, documentary, Academy Award...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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eye 17,894

favorite 4

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Begins with the unmanned Gemini I launch in early 1964 and concludes with the recovery of the Gemini II space capsule following the early January 1965 launch. Explains the purposes behind the Gemini Program in testing the various systems and sub-systems necessary to manned space flight. Explains the intricacies of the various systems, their purposes and functions. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Gemini 1
PeriscopeFilm
movies

eye 4,553

favorite 16

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This WWII War Bond film, titled simply "EVERY WAR BOND KILLS A JAP!", was made to encourage the purchase of bonds and stamps in support of the war effort.  The film contains startling images of Japanese war atrocities, including images of Chinese babies being thrown onto bayonets, the burying of human beings alive, the Nanking massacre, and wanton killing of civilians.  Justice for the soldiers of Japan is needed, and the film makes clear that the only way that these crimes will be...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Massacre, War Crime, China, World War II
Educational Films
by American Film Institute; Films Incorporated
movies

eye 6,848

favorite 27

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Producers, George Stevens, Jr., James R. Silke; director, Peter Bogdanovich; narrator, Orson Welles
Topic: Ford, John, 1894-1973
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
movies

eye 4,411

favorite 37

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Also issued as videocassette
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Bermuda Triangle., Magnetism., Ocean.
Educational Films
by McMillan, Bruce. Remarkable riderless runaway tricycle; Evergreen Productions; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
movies

eye 8,011

favorite 17

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topics: Children's films, Bicycles and bicycling
Educational Films
by University of Michigan
movies

eye 1,864

favorite 41

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A student group performs a theater piece entitled "Women are like elephants", which spoofs statements about women by Aristotle, Jean Rousseau, Samuel Johnson, and Abbie Hoffman. A panel discusses children's literature, magazines, advertising, and television, and concludes that the media have been guilty of presenting stereotypes of women to their disadvantage. Considers ways women can escape these negative images and influences. Episode from the Girls and Women series produced by the...
Topics: sex role, Women, Sex role
Ephemeral VHS
by Children's Television Workshop
movies

eye 5,832

favorite 18

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" In discussions with sex educators Bob Selverstone and Rhonda Wise, real kids ask real questions - and get straightforward, reassuring answers.   Simple animations and  line drawings are also used to help illustrate the physiology of puberty and reproduction."
Topics: vhs, ages 8 to 12
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 3,757

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7, Jan-Feb 1995 . Dave Mathews Band neo-psychedelic, Cranberries “Zombie,” David Bowie “Major To” junkie song. Deep Space 9, Dax’s hallucinations. Diana Ross as Billie Holliday withdraws in jail, Forest Whittaker as “Bird.” Under the Mushroom. Beverly D’Angelo Vacation. DS9, direct neural stimulation. Nirvana, Heart Shaped Box. The Pelican Brief guy in recovery provides vital clue. President’s Analyst, James Coburn rescued by hippies at Café Wha?, Severn Darden LSD. C&C...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Productions; Churchill Films
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Title from data sheet
Topic: Physics
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Goddard Space Flight Center
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Demonstrates how observations and supercomputer models are used as tools in studying the earth and space sciences. v
Topics: NASA, earth science, visualizations
Ephemeral VHS
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"See the predators, their most lethal tactics and their last resorts when desperation sets in" -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, wildlife
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Wise, Robert, 1914-2005, direction
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Creature film; feature
Topic: Science fiction films.
Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video is the second of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite for both buying the book (available at...
Topics: racism, underground railroad, Mary Ellen Pleasant, Archy Lee, 1850s, gold rush, slavery, Fugitive...
Drive-In Movie Ads
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Time to stretch your legs and get a snack. Complete intermission film. Suggestion: insert clip between two movies when creating your drive-in dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, intermission
A/V Geeks
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On the surface, this film may seem like an average science film about time and space, but like most of films from the Moody Institute of Science, there is an ulterior motive. The films host Irwin Moon had an interest in science as a child and later incorporated that interest into his life as a pastor. He would tour the country giving his Sermons of Science where the marvels of science provide the visible evidence of a Divine plan of creation. His work with GIs during World War II showed him the...
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Topic: religion vs. science
A/V Geeks
by 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.