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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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Shaping San Francisco
Apr 29, 2004 Jim Swanson
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Original opening animation for Shaping San Francisco CD-ROM in 1998.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco, animation, Jim Swanson
Shaping San Francisco
Jun 11, 2005 Biker-X
movies

eye 8,319

favorite 5

comment 1

footage of the chaotic July 1997 ride in which Mayor Brown unleashed the police to attack bicyclists.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: bicycles, Critical Mass, police riot
Shaping San Francisco
Sep 11, 2005
movies

eye 6,764

favorite 9

comment 1

brief excerpt from a documentary on the Key System, which once ran trains across the Bay Bridge.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Key System, Ferry Building, Bay trains
Shaping San Francisco
Nov 26, 2005
movies

eye 8,755

favorite 12

comment 1

Silent footage of picketers marching through the streets and attacking a scab-driven streetcar at Haight and Buchanan during violent 1917 streetcar strike.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Streetcar strike, URR, 1917
A/V Geeks
Jan 2, 2006
movies

eye 9,267

favorite 19

comment 7

Part of a film series on typical types of automobile crashes and their causes, this films starts with a goofy sequence with Bonnie and Clyde-type characters. Like many films made to address social woes (drugs, teen pregnancy, shoplifting) drivers education films were often cautionary tales where people were punished for their mistakes. The challenge of these films was to get their audiences to identify with the characters and situations on the screen. Especially hard were teenage audiences who...
favoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topic: driver education
A/V Geeks
Jan 2, 2006
movies

eye 6,176

favorite 44

comment 3

This film was made for teachers as a reminder that learning disabilities and less-than-ideal home environments can affect students' performance and behavior. While this film was supposed to foster compassion for these children, some scenarios are so troubling and overdramatic that they could invoke a teacher's pity, thus allowing troubled students to pass onto the next grade without learning anything. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: social engineering
A/V Geeks
Jan 11, 2006
movies

eye 14,014

favorite 42

comment 8

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
A/V Geeks
Jan 16, 2006 Mining Enforcement and Safety Administration
movies

eye 5,665

favorite 11

comment 2

Emphasizes the need of quick action when breathing has stopped. Outlines the basic principles of positioning the victim for artificial respiration, proper resuscitation techniques and shock treatment. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: rescuitation
A/V Geeks
Jan 17, 2006 Bob Osgood
movies

eye 19,735

favorite 44

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"Sets In Order", a magazine devoted to square dancing, created this film to attract new audiences. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: dancing
A/V Geeks
Jan 21, 2006 Vera Pickard
movies

eye 3,926

favorite 13

comment 2

From the "Developing Your Personality" filmstrip series, we see Pete Harvey conquer his fears of trying a new thing - swimming. This ZIP file contains each individual frame as a separate TIFF.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: filmstrip
Shaping San Francisco
Jan 22, 2006 Mary Ellen Churchill
movies

eye 2,396

favorite 3

comment 1

A rank and file member of Local 2 denounces the rampant corruption and anti-democratic practices of the union leadership under Joe Belardi.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Union democracy, rank and file, corruption
A/V Geeks
Jan 24, 2006 ACI Productions
movies

eye 25,325

favorite 108

comment 4

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
A/V Geeks
Jan 24, 2006
movies

eye 4,932

favorite 19

comment 2

Shows a girl who draws a picture with her rabbit's help. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: kids and kritters
A/V Geeks
Jan 25, 2006
movies

eye 8,768

favorite 24

comment 6

A humorous spot dispelling the myth that alcohol's effects can be reduced by eating food. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: driver education, evil alcohol
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 13,576

favorite 22

comment 2

And animated sales pitch for prepackaged ice cream cartons for grocers, druggists, etc. The story involves the butcher and baker looking for a third person to help them sing at the nursery school fair. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: animation, sales
A/V Geeks
Feb 24, 2006
movies

eye 23,157

favorite 57

comment 5

A fascinating look at how milk chocolate is made. This film came to the AV Geeks archive by way of a Pennsylvania public school film library. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: assembly line, food
A/V Geeks
May 12, 2006
movies

eye 8,558

favorite 26

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We learn about the blasting caps and their danger to kids. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topic: boom!
Shaping San Francisco
Jun 10, 2006 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 1,445

favorite 4

comment 1

Heart of the City Farmers' Market in UN Plaza, San Francisco
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Farmers' Market, UN Plaza, Civic Center
A/V Geeks
Jul 3, 2006
movies

eye 24,247

favorite 49

comment 2

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 )
A/V Geeks
Jul 14, 2006
movies

eye 8,110

favorite 26

comment 3

Explains how an atomic powered submarine operates. Includes scenes at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Schenectady and the submarine reactor test site at West Milton, New York. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: atomic, animation
A/V Geeks
Jul 19, 2006
movies

eye 1,963

favorite 7

comment 1

This is a shortened version odd little morality play about the opportunities of oil as told in a gas station that's about to be robbed. A story of individual ownership of a service station is used as evidence that the public's best interests are served by privately-managed businesses whose owners are encouraged by the incentive to earn. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: oil, industry, melodrama
A/V Geeks
Sep 7, 2006
movies

eye 5,114

favorite 28

comment 2

Shows how different animals acquire food. And like other Moody Institute of Science films, there is a religious message. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
A/V Geeks
Sep 16, 2006
movies

eye 7,644

favorite 22

comment 4

This public service announcement urged North Carolina voters to vote against a law giving individual counties the ability to allow "liquor by the drink" (the ability to serve an individual liquor drink). The measure passed in 1978, but even today (2004) some counties in North Carolina forbid the sell of alcohol - including wine and beer - leading some natives to quip that N.C.'s state motto should be "First in Flight, Last in Liquor". To license this film and get a higher...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: evil alcohol, PSA
A/V Geeks
Jan 21, 2007
movies

eye 11,714

favorite 9

comment 1

Sinutab television commercial
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: commercial
A/V Geeks
Jan 21, 2007
movies

eye 5,796

favorite 10

comment 2

Halls Vapor Action television commercial.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: commercial
Shaping San Francisco
Mar 28, 2007
movies

eye 2,224

favorite 5

comment 1

Excerpt from the ACLU's "Operation Correction" in which they took an anti-communist propaganda film paid for by the U.S. gov't. and added a new soundtrack explaining what really happened at the May 1960 HUAC hearings in San Francisco.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: HUAC, 1960, ACLU
Shaping San Francisco
May 22, 2007
movies

eye 2,472

favorite 1

comment 1

It depicts the Art Attack staged on Friday, June 18, 1999 called "Wall Street West is All Tied Up!" which happened on Montgomery Street between California and Pine Streets at apx. 12:25 p.m.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
Jul 26, 2007 Bert Salzman
movies

eye 3,690

favorite 18

comment 1

It’s Joshua’s last day in Harlem before leaving for a college in Texas where he has earned a track and field scholarship. He runs joyfully through New York’s central park but his joy ends when he is the victim of a racial slur uttered by a five year old boy that he had befriended. Later, on his way home Joshua is able to work out his anger during a fight with a boy his age. The confrontation releases Joshua’s frustration and after the fight , in a dramatic scene Joshua is able to fly a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Bert Salzman
A/V Geeks
Jul 29, 2007
movies

eye 15,848

favorite 130

comment 9

Deals with one of the major problems facing school administrators in every part of the country. Designed to make students realize that vandalism is dumb. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
A/V Geeks
Sep 17, 2007
movies

eye 6,326

favorite 21

comment 3

A recruiting film for seaman suggesting they pursue a career in electronics. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: military
Cooking - movies
Oct 27, 2007
movies

eye 4,874

favorite 25

comment 2

A quick course in barbecuing - just in time for National Barbeque Month.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: psa, meat, cooking
A/V Geeks
Nov 8, 2007
movies

eye 8,081

favorite 19

comment 2

Little Steve learns that when neighbors share, the entire neighborhood is benefits. This filmstrip is part of the "Neighborhood Community Series". Steve and his family also show up in "Brothers and Sisters". This ZIP file contains each individual frame as a separate TIFF.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: filmstrip
A/V Geeks
Dec 26, 2007
movies

eye 5,666

favorite 14

comment 2

This film explains and explores the advanced technology in today's coal industry through interviews with men and women who work in the mines and are proud of it. They tell the story of American technology and our national pastime of building a better mousetrap. This seems like a PR piece made to counter negative views of coal miners as troublemaking strikers. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: coal mining
A/V Geeks
Jan 15, 2008
movies

eye 12,426

favorite 28

comment 7

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
A/V Geeks
Jan 19, 2008
movies

eye 1,489

favorite 0

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
British Government Public Information Films
Feb 10, 2008
movies

eye 26,880

favorite 27

comment 2

The story of a great engineering feat - the building, at Heathrow, of one of the largest airports in the world.April 1944 Great Western Aerodrome started its transformation from a privately owned small grass airfield to Heathrow. One of the worlds busiest airports. Londons main civil airport replacing Croydon Airport. The airport opened fully for civilian use on 31 May 1946. London Heathrow International Airport's one terminal was in fact an army surplus tent situated a short walk from the...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Heathrow, ariport, London
Shaping San Francisco
Feb 10, 2008 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 2,936

favorite 0

comment 1

Artist Mona Caron describes the meaning of her mural along the newly christened Duboce Bikeway.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: murals, Duboce Bikeway, Mona Caron
Shaping San Francisco
Mar 17, 2008
movies

eye 7,846

favorite 12

comment 1

Sped-up trip eastward along the old Sutro Steam railroad from Cliff house back towards the then-empty Golden Gate.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Golden Gate, Lands End, railroad
Shaping San Francisco
Mar 17, 2008 Biotic Baking Brigade
movies

eye 3,891

favorite 0

comment 1

Mayor Willie Brown is hit with 3 pies by activists of the Biotic Baking Brigade at a "Clean-up" event in Bayview/Hunter's Point.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Willie Brown, Biotic Baking Brigade, pie-throwing
British Government Public Information Films
Mar 20, 2008
movies

eye 46,030

favorite 70

comment 5

Amusing health propaganda trailer on the dangers of sneezing. NHS in 1948. Public health. Public Health Campaign Films. Post War era. Humorous cartoon treatment of general health problems: correct posture; the value of exercise and fresh air; the importance of suitable clothes; how to avoid insomnia.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Public Health, sneezing
Shaping San Francisco
Apr 18, 2008 Mary Ellen Churchill
movies

eye 5,008

favorite 2

comment 1

Alejandro Murguia, who fought in the 1978 Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua, describes the role San Francisco played in the uprising.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Sandinistas, Nicaragua, Bernal Heights
British Government Public Information Films
May 4, 2008
movies

eye 5,333

favorite 14

comment 1

The work of mobile film units and the Central Film Library in distributing films of social and educational value all over the country
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Central Film Library, education
British Government Public Information Films
May 18, 2008
movies

eye 8,477

favorite 7

comment 3

RAF aircraft and their commitment to Western defence through NATO. P1067.Washington B36 Super Fortress. Canberra. Valliant. Vampire
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: RAF, aircraft
Shaping San Francisco
May 18, 2008
movies

eye 8,327

favorite 14

comment 1

Before occupational health and safety, this is how excavation was done. A steam shovel is digging a tunnel for the SF Muni, c. 1917.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: steam shovel, digging tunnels, excavation
Shaping San Francisco
Jun 6, 2008
movies

eye 14,502

favorite 21

comment 2

scenes of Japanese-Americans being shipped out of the Fillmore on their way to "internment".
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Japanese Internment, WWII, war crimes
Shaping San Francisco
Jun 9, 2008 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 3,640

favorite 3

comment 1

"Diamond Dave" Whitaker recites his Digger poem
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Diamond Dave Whitaker, Diggers, counterculture
Shaping San Francisco
Jun 9, 2008 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 2,311

favorite 2

comment 1

Lifelong Bernal Heights resident George Will describes growing up in the marshland near the Old Clam House on Bayshore Blvd. in the 'teens.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Islais Creek, wetlands, Bernal Heights
Shaping San Francisco
Jun 20, 2008
movies

eye 31,306

favorite 38

comment 1

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
British Government Public Information Films
Jun 20, 2008
movies

eye 10,682

favorite 8

comment 4

Behind the jet engine of today lies a story of British pioneering. The development of the jet propulsion gas-turbine. jet engine. Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle. Power Jet W.1.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: jet propulsion, Frank Whittle
Shaping San Francisco
Jun 27, 2008 Glenn Bachmann
movies

eye 12,950

favorite 17

comment 2

The old Falstaff brewery became a home to punk rockers in the early 1980s before its demolition. Here's a glimpse of an impromptu concert outside.
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Punk, Vats, Brewery
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 5, 2008
movies

eye 12,823

favorite 6

comment 1

Dedication of Dewey Monument in Union Square, c. 1903. St. Francis Hotel visible behind scene.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Union Square, Dewey Monument, 1903
British Government Public Information Films
Jul 9, 2008
movies

eye 7,608

favorite 17

comment 4

Charley questions the need for the National Insurance Acts of 1948. Welfare State. National Insurance payments. Social insurance.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Welfare State, Social insurance
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 9, 2008 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 4,510

favorite 6

comment 2

The San Francisco Illegal Soapbox Society conducted races on Bernal Heights for years, and still does at unpredictable times.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Soapbox Derby, Bernal Heights, underground culture
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 9, 2008
movies

eye 7,457

favorite 9

comment 1

A strike begins at the Union Iron Works at the foot of Potrero Hill in 1917.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Strike, Potrero Hill, Union Iron Works
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 11, 2008
movies

eye 3,063

favorite 2

comment 1

Mayor Angelo Rossi appeals to San Franciscans to allow business to proceed, while most of the city is on strike in July 1934.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mayor Rossi, General Strike, 1934
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 16, 2008 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 3,356

favorite 1

comment 1

Sea Lions cavort on piers facing San Francisco's Pier 39.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Sea Lions, Pier 39, Tourism
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 16, 2008
movies

eye 5,859

favorite 6

comment 1

panoramic view of the PPIE on San Francisco's northern edge, 1915, as broadcast in a 1930s newsreel.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: PPIE, World's Fairs, Marina District
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 19, 2008
movies

eye 5,526

favorite 2

comment 2

footage of Catholic Feast Day parade on Potrero Hill, April 25, 1937.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Potrero Hill, Parade, Feast Day
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 19, 2008 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 8,879

favorite 11

comment 1

Seal Rock off the Cliff House, the ocean roaring around it.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Seal Rock, Pacific Ocean, Cliff House view
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 26, 2008 Mooney Defense
movies

eye 3,681

favorite 3

comment 1

Tom Mooney, filmed by his defense team in San Quentin, appeals for a new trial or a death sentence, rather than the endless years in jail... he had already been in jail for 16 years. Excerpt from "The Strange Case of Tom Mooney".
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Tom Mooney, San Quentin, Preparedness Day
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 26, 2008
movies

eye 9,122

favorite 13

comment 3

Animation dramatizing the choice between "prosperity" and "anarchy, sedition, and lawlessness" in 1916
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Tom Mooney, Preparedness Day, bomb
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 26, 2008 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 4,928

favorite 3

comment 1

canoe ride into Mission Creek before the freeway was reconfigured or Mission Bay was built.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mission Creek, freeways, Mission Bay
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 29, 2008
movies

eye 11,290

favorite 12

comment 2

scenes of students being washed down rotunda stairs in SF City Hall during mass arrests at HUAC hearings, May 1960.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: HUAC, protests, City Hall
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 29, 2008
movies

eye 13,664

favorite 2

comment 1

Difficult to discern, but President Teddy Roosevelt is in a procession heading up Van Ness in this short clip.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Teddy Roosevelt, Van Ness, parade
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 30, 2008
movies

eye 5,906

favorite 13

comment 1

3 seconds of the Cliff House from Ocean Beach, people milling about on the beach in the foreground.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cliff House, Ocean Beach, 1900
Shaping San Francisco
Jul 30, 2008
movies

eye 9,434

favorite 14

comment 1

Turn of the 19th century crowds at Ocean Beach
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ocean Beach, Cliff House, 1900
Shaping San Francisco
Aug 1, 2008
movies

eye 1,394

favorite 1

comment 1

Lucius Cabins, Helen Highwater and Linda Thomas hawking Processed World magazine at Market and Montgomery in the summer of 1982.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Processed World, financial district, dissent
Shaping San Francisco
Aug 5, 2008 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 1,480

favorite 3

comment 1

Herb Mills, former secretary-treasurer of ILWU Local 10, describes the lost landscape and culture of the old waterfront in San Francisco.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: waterfront, ILWU, working class culture
Shaping San Francisco
Aug 5, 2008 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 3,567

favorite 0

comment 1

Herb Mills, former secretary-treasurer of ILWU Local 10, describes the importance of the Hiring Hall to the culture and politics of longshoring.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: ILWU, hiring hall, longshoremen
Shaping San Francisco
Aug 5, 2008 Chunkmoonhunter Productions
movies

eye 4,964

favorite 11

comment 1

Hundreds of police attack the I-Hotel on Kearny in 1977 to evict the remaining tenants.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: I-Hotel, police, eviction
Shaping San Francisco
Aug 7, 2008 Chris Carlsson
movies

eye 5,788

favorite 4

comment 1

Harry Hay describes the pickup scene at the North Beach bar Finocchio's in the early 1930s.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Harry Hay, Finocchio's, gay dating
A/V Geeks
Aug 9, 2008 John Eggert
movies

eye 4,547

favorite 22

comment 4

A teacher hopes to instill a sense of responsibility in his students by having them "fix up" the school's activity bus. Will it work? To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: school bus society, jocks vs. geeks
Shaping San Francisco
Aug 10, 2008 Paper Tiger TV West
movies

eye 6,639

favorite 11

comment 1

scenes from demonstrations against the 1991 Gulf War in San Francisco.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Gulf War I991, civic center, anti-war protests
Shaping San Francisco
Aug 10, 2008
movies

eye 4,836

favorite 8

comment 1

silent footage of strikers marching, parading along waterfront, cops on horseback, scenes of the Embarcadero
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: waterfront strike, longshoremen, 1934
British Government Public Information Films
Aug 11, 2008
movies

eye 8,454

favorite 14

comment 2

Charley has the workings of the National Health Service explained to him. NHS. National Health Service Act. National Health Service Scheme
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: National Health Service, NHS