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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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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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   4 8 HRS ON CRACK STREET-11, Sept. 14, 1989. South Bronx, Phoenix House, Ft. Lauderdale Houston, drug czar Bennett, rats craving cocaine, crack babies, Dan Rather, acupuncture, Essex Co., NJ. AIDS. DEA Strtman vs. Ethan Nadelmann. Washington Square NYC. Local news 9-14-89, Bay Area crack, black kids say war on drugs is directed against them. Playboy snuff film? At 4500— KPIX Special “Crack: Fighting Back,” Barbara Rogers, Darryl Inaba, Cecil Williams, Ben Vereen. Send dealers to...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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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
Orgone Archive
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A Few Tests Of Child Intelligence We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: A Few Tests Of Child Intelligence
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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A Home Along The Way: Goose Story We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: A Home Along The Way: Goose Story
Orgone Archive
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A Man, A Dog, A Gun We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: A Man, A Dog, A Gun
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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Contains "My Name is Bill W." and American Experience production "Demon Rum."See scans for detailed content.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Alcohol, AA, Prohibition
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Orgone Archive
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About the pilot Eddie Rickenbacker. We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topics: eddie rickenbacker, pilot
Orgone Archive
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Acoustics Film Ironically, this film is silent. We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Acoustics Film
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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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
Orgone Archive
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Footage of the symptoms of acute appendicitis. We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: medical, appendicitis
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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Adventures Of Pow Wow: Playin' Possum We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: animation
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: air, orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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Airplane Welding We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Airplane Welding
Orgone Archive
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Airplanes And How They Fly (1950) Explains how airplanes can fly. We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: aviation, airplanes
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
by Religious Motion Picture Foundation
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: American Indian Arts Crafts, orgone archive
Orgone Archive
by Religious Motion Picture Foundation
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: American Indian Child Life, orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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Footage of how steel wire can help in construction. We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: steel, construction
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
by Burlingham Adventures
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An Arctic Hike on the Great Aletsch Glacier We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: Arctic, Hike, great Aletsch Glacier, orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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Ancient Rome In Africa About ancient Rome's occupation in Africa. We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Rome
Orgone Archive
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Andes And Pampas We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: Andes, pampas, orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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About the Andes mountain range and the Amazon Jungle in South America. We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topics: andes, amazon
Orgone Archive
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About the Andes mountain range and Pampas plains in South America. We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: andes, pampas
Orgone Archive
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Animal Camouflage Camouflage in the animal kingdom We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: animals
Orgone Archive
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Animal Celebrities We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Animal Celebrities
Orgone Archive
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Ants And Termites Fight Extreme closeup footage of ants and termites fighting. We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Ants And Termites Fight
Orgone Archive
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Arcadian Land silent film We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Arcadian Land
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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Australian Aborigines Police Tracker How aborigines help Australian law enforcement. We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Australian Aborigines Police Tracker
Orgone Archive
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Autumn Looks at the season of autumn. We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Autumn
Orgone Archive
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Baby Songbirds At Mealtime We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Baby Songbirds At Mealtime
Orgone Archive
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Beautiful Bermuda We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Beautiful Bermuda
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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Beneath Our Feet We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Beneath Our Feet
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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Better Tennis We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Better Tennis
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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Bird Of An Inland Lake We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Bird Of An Inland Lake
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
The Dope Tapes
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See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, massage parlor, Board of Supervisors' Public Health,...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Orgone Archive
by Bray Productions
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Bobby Bumps Starts for School We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: school, animation, bray, orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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Bowling Aces silent We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Bowling Aces
Orgone Archive
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Brasilia - City Of Hope We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Brasilia - City Of Hope
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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Breathing We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Breathing
Orgone Archive
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Breathtakers Stunts! We digitized and uploaded this silent film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Breathtakers
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
by Robert C Bruce; Educational Film Exchanges
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Builders Of Bridges We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: Builders Of Bridges, orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
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Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
The Dope Tapes
by CBS
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From liner note: "Media Dope crusade, CBS ad blitz, 5 March 87 This capture retrieved from Dope 18, http://archive.org/details/DOPE018/
Topics: dope tapes, dope, drug, anti drug ad
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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CRACK CONFERENCE AT GLIDE MEMORIAL 4-27-1990. “The Race Against Crack,” 2-hour conference hosted by Cecil Williams, filmed by KQED. Burris suggests legalization, David Smith and Beny Primm oppose. Also: “The Other Side of the Freeway,” drugs in East Palo Alto, Dick Gregory. “Traffik” spot. 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
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
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CRACK CONFERENCE AT GLIDE MEMORIAL 4-27-1990 . “The Race Against Crack,” 2-hour conference hosted by Cecil Williams, filmed by KQED. Burris suggests legalization, David Smith and Beny Primm oppose. Also: “The Other Side of the Freeway,” drugs in East Palo Alto, Dick Gregory. “Traffik” spot. 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
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Orgone Archive
by Van Beuren Corporation; RKO Radio Pictures
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: california, missions, orgone archive