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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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A/V Geeks
by Bell System / audio Production
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For telephone linemen (and other telephone company employees) to avoid unsafe activities - such as using a blowtorch to unfreeze a manhole, etc. Uses narration and still photos to illustrate the activities. 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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A/V Geeks
by Bert Salzman
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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...
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Topic: Bert Salzman
A/V Geeks
by Bill Stokes Associates
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A rural Texan church promises a sizable portion of their funds to missionary projects in spite of the poor economic climate. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: church, stewardship
A/V Geeks
by Bill Walker Productions.; Christianson Productions.; Coronet/MTI Film and Video.
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favorite 9

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An animated film in which two children show a new friend from another planet how to be safe around strangers and how to respond to the lures used by dangerous strangers to trick children. This film isn't in the public domain. The copyright is owned by Phoenix Learning Group, Inc. For information on using footage of this film for your project, email us at footage@avgeeks.com
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Children and strangers -- Juvenile films, Child sexual abuse -- Juvenile films, Child sexual abuse.
A/V Geeks
by Bob Osgood
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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
by Bosse (Karl Kurt)
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eye 650

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OUTLINES STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN EAR, SOUND WAVES ARE BRIEFLY EXPLAINED. ANIMATION REVEALS FUNCTION OF TYMPANIC MEMBRANE & OSSICLES OF EAR BONES & OTHER PARTS OF THE EAR. Shows the transmission of sound waves by the tympanic membrane and the ossicles to the oval window and illustrates pressure equalization in the middle ear by the eustachian tube. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: ears, hearing
A/V Geeks
by Bray-Mar Productions
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Dramatizes teen-age attitudes toward theft. Presents a story about two teen-age boys who steal a car, unsuccessfully attempt to involve a friend in the theft, take a joy-ride with a girl who does not know the car is stolen and, when chased by the police, are responsible for the death of a little girl. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: joyride, theft, juvenile delinquency
A/V Geeks
by Brigham Young University
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This film was made to recruit Mormon members to become home teachers – members who make monthly visits the homes of Mormon families to teach scripture and to keep them attending church. We see successful businessman Dave slowly turns each member of an indifferent Mormon family into model members. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints made many such films for their members – illustrating the importance following and teaching Mormon doctrines. To license this film and get a higher...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Brigham Young University
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The Mormon take on Creation vs Evolution. re-enactment of Isaac Newton, the improbability of evolution, a dean of physics at BYU, Werner von Braun talks about morality, James Fletcher (NASA and SETI founder) and other scientists testify that there is a God. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Brigham Young University. Department of Audio-Visual Communication.
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favorite 3

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A dramatization about two teen-age young people who decide to elope in spite of counsel from friends and a mandate from the girl's parents forbidding her to marry, telling why they change their minds after visiting a young married couple and seeing their unhappy circumstances. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: young marriage
A/V Geeks
by British Museum of Education, Produced by Films of Fact,
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Traces the history of printing from ancient to the present day. Shows early methods of reproducing picture by means of carved wood blocks; depicts the transition from the printing of pictures to the printing of letters, and shows modern book and newspaper presses in operation. For intermediate and junior high grades. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Bud Wilkinson
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Mid-1950s sports show featuring Bud Wilkinson. Sponsored by the US Air National Guard. In this episode, he explains basketball strategy. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact  A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: sports
A/V Geeks
by Bureau of Aeronautics
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Shows care and maintenance of such office machines as typewriters, transcribing machines, dictaphones, adding machines and calculators. Deals with a number of ways in which machines can be protected against dust, dirt, carelessness and the many other enemies on the office front. 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
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Bureau of Mines
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Shows how sulfur is extracted from the earth and process. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: sulphur
A/V Geeks
by Bureau of Mines; Tex Gulf Sulphur Co
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eye 650

favorite 4

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Shows how sulfur is extracted from the earth and process. Nifty animation! Sounds like it was narrated by Paul Harvey. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
PeriscopeFilm
by Burlington, Rio Grande and Western Pacific Railroads
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eye 3,648

favorite 12

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The Burlington Route, Rio Grande, and Western Pacific Railroads produced this tourism promotional film in the 1950's to highlight the California Zephyr luxury train, running between Chicago and San Francisco.  The California Zephyr (the CZ, or "Silver Lady") was a passenger train operated by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q), Denver & Rio Grande Western (D&RGW) and Western Pacific railroads, all which dubbed it "the most talked about train in America"...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: railroad, train, California, locomotive, transportation
A/V Geeks
by Burton Holmes
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favorite 3

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Demonstrates the techniques of exterior and interior painting, paper hanging and plastering walls. Shows the tools used in the trade. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: vocation, painting, decorating
A/V Geeks
by CBS
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eye 2,186

favorite 4

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Demonstration of the EVR video/film player. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by CKLW
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Promotional film to get advertisers for CKLW's program, Theater 9. Kinescoped.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: kinescope
A/V Geeks
by Cahill
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eye 1,269

favorite 10

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Interprets the hazards inherent to the intersection, using staged collisions with anthropomorphic dummies. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Cahill
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Recounts the high occurrence of street crimes, including theft, burglary, assault, and rape. Shows how the behavior of the victim often encourages criminals. Suggests ways of protecting the individual as well as his property from attack. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: crime, self-defense
A/V Geeks
by Cahill
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favorite 5

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Uses model engine, animation and simple narration to answer questions about the major automobile parts and how and why they do function. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Calvin Productions
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Children of the third grade prepare a map showing their paths from home to school. Various traffic dangers and aids are pointed out by the group, and each child draws an individual map to give to his parents. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: pedestrian safety
A/V Geeks
by Calvin/RMI
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Presents a series of dance sketches performed by the Kansas City, Missouri, Civic Ballet. Includes the scarf dance of the 1870's, the doll dance, basic folk dance--Alsace Loraine 1848 style, and Zygosis, a modern ballet. Features Tom Steinhoff. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Carl F Mahnke Productions; Vocational Guidance Films
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favorite 4

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Demonstrates the techniques of exterior and interior painting, paper hanging and plastering walls. Shows the tools used in the trade. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: painting, decorating, vocations
A/V Geeks
by Castle
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Silent Castle film of European invasion by the Allies in World War II
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: World War II
A/V Geeks
by Castle Films
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Silent Castle film of the World War II. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: World War II
A/V Geeks
by Castle Films
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Castle film of the turn of the 19th Century film highlights including Sarah Bernhardt, the Easter parade, Alexander Graham  We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: 18th century
A/V Geeks
by Castle Films
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Bombs Over Europe (1941-46) Assorted silent footage from World War II. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Bombs Over Europe
A/V Geeks
by Castle Films
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Silent Castle film of the World War II. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: World War II
PeriscopeFilm
by Castle Films
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This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows the first offensive action of the Pacific War by the U.S. Navy: a raid on Makin Island in the Marshalls conducted by the USS Yorktown battle group under command of Admiral William Halsey. The film claims to show Japanese cruisers and even an aircraft carrier sunk by American forces, but in reality there were no such enemy losses.
Topic: Newsreel.
A/V Geeks
by Castle Films
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A monkey goes to Florida and plays with two little girls. Narrated by someone who sounds like Jerry Lewis. Beats up a baby doll. 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.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Castle Films
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Three songs by Dave Schooler & his 21 - Swinghearts Tchaikowskiana, Pavanne, In an 18th Century Drawing Room. Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
PeriscopeFilm
by Castle Films
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favorite 2

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Yanks Bomb Tokyo
Topic: Newsreel.
PeriscopeFilm
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This short and apparently hastily assembled newsreel shows the events of December 7th, 1941 and expresses deep outrage at the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  Due to classification issues at the time the film was made, very little of the damage to Pearl Harbor itself is shown; rather the film focuses on damage to civilian areas of Waikiki and Honolulu. Due to the lack of material available there are some laughable errors in the rather earnest film, including the presence of a plane...
Topics: Pearl Harbor, WWII, World War II, Japan, U.S. Navy, December 7th
PeriscopeFilm
by Castle Films
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This short newsreel, produced for the home market, expresses deep outrage at the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Due to classification issues at the time the film was made, very little of the damage to Pearl Harbor itself is shown; rather the film focuses on damage to civilian areas of Waikiki and Honolulu. Footage includes: Emporer Hirohito reviewing his troops, Secretary of State Cordell Hull speaking with Japanese ambassadors, Waikiki during bombing attack, emergency hospitals...
Topic: Newsreel.
PeriscopeFilm
by Castle Films
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U.S. propaganda newsreel from World War II (WWII) featuring amazing footage of the air sea battles that raged near the Marshall Islands. Featured ships are: the battleship USS Texas, the submarine USS Wahoo, the cruisers USS San Francisco, and USS Boise. Also includes footage of fleet manuevers of PT Boats, destroyers, aircraft carriers, battleships and L1 and G1 blimps on anti-submarine patrol.
Topic: World War II (WWII) propaganda film.
A/V Geeks
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Silent Castle film of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the burning of the SS Normandie.  We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: WWII, Pearl Harbor
PeriscopeFilm
by Castle Films
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favorite 2

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This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows Operation Hailstone, the U.S. assault on "Japan's Pearl Harbor", the naval base at Truk. Footage shows Task Force 58, which included the fleet carriers USS Yorktown, USS Essex, USS Intrepid, USS Bunker Hill, USS Enterprise, and the light carriers USS Belleau Wood, USS Cabot, USS Monterey, and USS Cowpens as they strike the Japanese base beginning in February of 1944. Extensive gun camera footage is seen in the film, as well as...
Topic: Newsreel.
PeriscopeFilm
by Castle Films
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favorite 2

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This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows the final events of World War II, including the development and testing of the atomic bomb, the atomic bombing of Japan, the Japanese surrender, and the U.S. occupation of the Japanese mainland including Honshu, and the arrival of the U.S. Third Fleet in Tokyo Bay. The film not only includes the Japanese surrender on the USS Missouri (BB-63) in Tokyo Bay, the celebration in Manhattan's Times Square, and a parade in Red Square Moscow. Some...
Topic: Newsreel.
PeriscopeFilm
by Castle Films
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favorite 0

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This short newsreel, produced for the home market, shows the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-5) under attack by Japanese Zeros during the Battle of the Coral Sea. Although the carrier was badly damaged in the battle, it lived to sail another day and proved crucial to the U.S. victory at Midway a few months later.
Topic: Newsreel.
PeriscopeFilm
by Castle Films Newsreel
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favorite 3

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The Japanese attacked Manila and the Phillipines on December 7, 1941, and caught one of America's great generals, Douglas MacArthur relatively unprepared. The loss of the American air forces on the ground in the initial attacks, forced the Army to make a quick retreat to the Bataan peninsula and the fortress of Corregidor. This film shows the early stage of the battle, and was made shortly after MacArthur fled the Phillipines for Australia where he would go on to command Allied forces. The...
Topic: Newsreel.
A/V Geeks
by Caterpillar, Centron
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eye 386

favorite 1

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The winner of an international forklift competition gives advice about safely using a forklift. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Caterpillar; Centron
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Depicts a number of unnecessary and fairly common damage-causing situations involving construction equipment. Emphasizes the need for observing maintenance and operating instructions in order to help reduce damage to equipment. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Celanese; Hartley Productions
movies

eye 1,524

favorite 30

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Dartmouth college boys review contemporary fashions made out of polyester and other synthetic materials. It's insulting alright.. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: fashion
A/V Geeks
by Centron Corp
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favorite 1

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Dramatizes the story of a high school boy who finds difficulty in meeting and carrying through his responsibilities. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: emotional maturity
A/V Geeks
by Centron Corporation.
movies

eye 519

favorite 3

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Explains basic physical principles involved in launching, flying, and controlling an airplane. Uses animation to demonstrate how the shape of the airfoil produces lift during flight. Also features some of the most modern aircraft in the world.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Aerodynamics -- Juvenile films, Airplanes -- Juvenile films, Aerodynamics.
A/V Geeks
by Centron Educational Films.
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eye 4,351

favorite 96

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This 11-minute, color film is designed to acquaint primary through intermediate students with Halloween safety. The film presents a little girl who has an unsafe costume. In a flashback, the changes that can be made to make her Halloween safer are detailed. These include reflective tape, removing pointed objects, a clearer field of vision, and others. Suggestions also include waiting to sample treats until they have  been checked, observing reasonable hours, traveling with groups, observing...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: Halloween, Safety, Home accidents -- Prevention
A/V Geeks
by Centron Films; Young American Films
movies

eye 417

favorite 4

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Points out the importance of a pleasing voice that can be heard and understood. Shows how to correct common voice faults which are due mostly to carelessness. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: speech
A/V Geeks
by Cereal Institute
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Discuss the importance of an adequate breakfast for teenagers, based on scientific research on the value of breakfasts. Points out the contribution of breakfast cereal to the morning cereal. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: cereal, nutrition, breakfast
A/V Geeks
by Cereal Institute
movies

eye 4,342

favorite 10

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A promotional film for the TV show Watch Mr Wizard (starring Don Herbert as Mr Wizard) sponsored by the Cereal Institute. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: mr wizard, cereal
A/V Geeks
by Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America.
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eye 1,583

favorite 53

comment 1

Explores some of the problems created by rapid industrial growth and points out that there must be cooperative, honest, and positive response from business, labor, government, and the people to solve these problems.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Industrialization, Industries -- Social aspects, Industrial policy
A/V Geeks
by Charles Cahill and Assoc
movies

eye 2,141

favorite 20

comment 1

A law enforcement training film concerned with the control of civil disturbances. Covers the use of modern equipment, including the baton, smoke, and tear gas. Illustrates tactical squad formation. presented by Federal Laboratories, Inc. and Charles Cahill and Associates, Inc. ; with the cooperation of Downey Police Department, Downey, Calif. ; produced by Charles Cahill and Associates. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: mob, riot, civil disturbance
A/V Geeks
by Charles Cahill and Assoc
movies

eye 247

favorite 2

comment 1

Focuses on pedestrian safety rules for children by pointing out the variables involved in braking an automobile and explaining the importance of crossing only at corners or crosswalks. For elementary grades. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: pedestrian safety
A/V Geeks
by Churchill
movies

eye 670

favorite 3

comment 1

Uses animation to explain the physiological aspects of venereal disease, including syphilis and gonorrhea. Shows how the organisms enter the body, how the diseases affect tissues and organs and how they may be recognized. The need for treatment is stressed. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Churchill Films
movies

eye 1,437

favorite 10

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Raises questions in both science and social studies, discussing the values of space research, the relationship of space research to world problems, the goals of science, how new knowledge of science will change life. Includes views of the flight of John Glenn. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space program
A/V Geeks
by Churchill Films
movies

eye 2,220

favorite 14

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Presents an air pollution inspector, a rubbish collector and a foreman in a glass recycling factory who talk about their involvement and pride in the work they do. Director of photography is Les Blank.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: avgeeks, pollution, ecology
A/V Geeks
by Churchill Films
movies

eye 683

favorite 7

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Great animations of circulatory stuff. Closeups of blood moving. Boys play wrestle! Describes the need of the body cells for food and oxygen, for the disposal of waste products and for rest and excercise. Shows how blood returns from the capillaries to the heart through the venous system and how the chambers of the heart pump the blood through the arterial system to the capillaries. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: circulatory system
A/V Geeks
by Churchill-Wexler
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eye 837

favorite 9

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Discusses the animal, plant, and synthetic fibers; contrasts primitive and modern methods of spinning thread and weaving cloth; and points out the abundance and value of the clothes we wear. Can you make milk, straw & coal into fibers? You bet. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
PeriscopeFilm
by Cine Art
movies

eye 2,059

favorite 0

comment 1

An amusing short film, made prior to WWII, that shows a group of Hawaiian maidens performing the traditional hula dance aboard a U.S. Navy battleship.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: U.S. Navy short.
A/V Geeks
by Cinecraft, Inc,; American Iron and Steel Institute,; Modern Talking Picture Service, inc,; Inland Steel Company
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eye 1,530

favorite 7

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Describes the steel industry's progress, programs, and research in air and water pollution control. Shows the various types of pollution control procedures and equipment used throughout the steel manufacturing process, including dust catchers, air cleaning systems, furnace air control systems, separators, cooling towers, and waste lagoons. Explains how airborne pollutants are precipitated away before air is returned to the atmosphere through the basic oxygen process, and how oil, sludge, and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: avgeeks, pollution, steel industry
A/V Geeks
by Colorado Dept Of Highways
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eye 575

favorite 3

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Uses live action and animation to show how alcohol can distort the perception of an individual to such a point that he is overly optimistic in driving situations. 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
A/V Geeks
by Columbia Univ Press
movies

eye 986

favorite 15

comment 1

Animated. Demonstrates how three sets of parents try to 'IMMUNIZE' their children against prejudice by using three different methods. Narrated by Eddie Albert (Green Acres) Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Contemporary Films
movies

eye 958

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Walter Reuther, President of the UAW, states labor's position on the issue of automation--labor leaders regard automation as neither good or evil and that unplanned automation can cause economic chaos. 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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Explains that atomic research is contributing to the progress of civilization by extending the applications of nuclear fission and expanding the utilization of its by-products. 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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A teacher uses a puppet clown, the blackboard, and mounted pictures in teaching primary school children to arrange events chronologically when telling a story. Of what nightmares are made... We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topic: storytelling
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Explains the importance of safe working conditions. Describes how to arrange equipment and how to safely operate such tools as the grinder, circular and hand saw and drill press.  We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topic: workplace safety
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Discusses rules and stresses the point that rules are ways of making life more pleasant, smooth and safe. Shows everyday scenes in which rules influence our behavior. Shows ways new student can learn rules, why exceptions can't be granted. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topic: rules
A/V Geeks
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Tells a story about a magic puppet who makes a little boy invisible so he can see the things that his mother and father do for him in order to teach children to appreciate their parents and to encourage them to help make the parents' jobs easier. For elementary grades. This film isn't in the public domain. The copyright is owned by Phoenix Learning Group, Inc. For information on using footage of this film for your project, email us at footage@avgeeks.com
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Topic: responsibility
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Explains why throughout the history of the United States men have been willing to fight when the nation's ideals of freedom were threatened. Shows how devotion to the best interests of our country, such as justice, fair play and an equal chance for all, links young men with men of high purposes who have always served their nation as the situation demanded. Draws from the examples of Nathan Hale, George Washington  and others to demonstrate that people need to make sacrifices to ensure their...
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Topic: the draft
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Teaches the importance of quoting accurately, the general importance of authority behind statements, how to quote in speech and in writing, and how to listen to quotations. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topic: grammar
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A mother explains to her daughter the differences between various kinds of cloth, using simple home tests. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Topics: avgeeks, home economics, sewing, fiber
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Shows how the relation of the earth to the sun influences time differences, seasonal changes, and regional climate. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topics: world, earth, seasons
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This Coronet cautionary tale attacks excess in customary Fifties fashion, focusing on gluttony. Bill sits down to dinner with an aching stomach because he's eaten badly during the day. Flashbacks and a food-centered nightmare reveal why he's sick. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topics: nutrition, food, eating
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Children in the third grade learn the reasons for celebrating George Washington's birthday, Lincoln's birthday, and Valentine's Day. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topic: february