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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 American Broadcasting Company; International Film Bureau
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Technical assistance, Nicholas Wyeth, Al Schwartz, Hal Wallace
Topic: Wyeth, Andrew, 1917-2009
Educational Films
by American Society of Photogrammetry; Image Associates
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Issued also as videorecording
Topics: Vegetation mapping, Overhead electric lines
Educational Films
by Armada Productions; Clavius Films; International Film Bureau
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Title from data sheet
Topic: Planets
Educational Films
by Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011; Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011. Vision and prayer; National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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USA Composers: Electronic Music (1966) Discusses some of the important American composers of the 20th century, including Ives, Piston, Harris, and Copland. Shows how their music reflects their own creative personalities rather than an abstract American tradition.
Topics: Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011, Electronic music
Educational Films
by Barnouw, Erik, 1908-2001; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Circulating Film Library; International Film Seminars (Firm); Columbia University. Press. Center for Mass Communication
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Harvard Film Archive, projection print somewhat scratched, HFA Item no: 9675. From The Amos Vogel Annenberg School of Communications Collection Running time on release was 16 minutes, Cf. OCLC website July 13th, 2009 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Shows the destruction brought to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by two atomic bombs in August, 1945. Uses original footage.
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, World War (1939-1945), Political violence in mass media, World War,...
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Educational Films
by Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Madeline; United Productions of America; International Film Bureau
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Madeline Surveys the origins, rituals, and symbols of the major religions of the world, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism (Islam).
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Topics: Children, School etiquette, Individualism
Educational Films
by Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948. Races of mankind; Weltfish, Gene, 1902-1980. Races of mankind; International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America; United Productions of America; AFL-CIO. Department of Education
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Based on the pamphlet: The races of mankind / by Ruth Benedict and Gene Weltfish
Topics: Animated films, Race relations
Educational Films
by Berne, Eric; National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
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Presents interviews with Eric Berne in which he explains the assumptions upon which his theory of transactional analysis is based
Topic: Social interaction
Educational Films
by Boulton Hawker Films, Ltd; International Film Bureau
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Archeological adviser, Stanley E. West Outlines English history from the end of Roman rule around 410 to the Norman invasion in 1066. Presents the various raids and migrations which changed the face of England; details the settlements of the Anglo-Saxons by recent excavations at Cadbury, West Stow, and Winchester; and portrays the growth of the monasteries
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Topics: Old English, ca. 450-1100, English language, History of English literature.
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Educational Films
by Boulton-Hawker Films, ltd; International Film Bureau
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Producer, D. C. Chipperfield Surveys the early development of mankind in Europe, showing aspects of the paleolithic period, followed by a look at the tools and culture of the mesolithic, neolithic, stone, bronze, and iron ages Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Relates the story of the probable development of man based on agreed archeological deductions. Shows products, tools and progress by periods to the Roman rule.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Prehistoric peoples, Europe, Prehistoric times, Archeology, History
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Educational Films
by Böll, Heinrich, 1917-1985; International Film Bureau
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This German-language teaching film adapted from the story by Heinrich Böll concerns the power of a state over the lives of individuals in time of war. The drama revolves around nineteen-year-old Bruno Schneider, whose hopes and plans for the future are shattered when he receives a postcard ordering him to report for army training. Set in Germany in 1939. Suggested as a stimulus for oral discussion and original composition for advanced students
Topic: War and society
Educational Films
by British Films Ltd; Educational Foundation for Visual Aids (Great Britain); National Committee for Audio-Visual Aids in Education; International Film Bureau
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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Anatomy., Physiology., Nervous System.
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julian; Phelps, Roy; Beyea, Basil; Horst, Louis; International Film Foundation
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Pacific Island A children's odyssey about the journey of a hand-carved toy canoeman from Canada's northern forest downstream to the distant sea.
Topic: Manners and customs
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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A Julien Bryan production
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Recreation, Recreation
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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A Julien Bryan production The working Russian has only in recent years had time for leisure activities. Now, as shown in this film, Russians enjoy sports and amusement parks, visit museums, enroll in adult education classes, read, and travel to resorts. From the Russia Today series Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Recreation
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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"The working Russian has only in recent years had time for leisure activities. Now, as shown in this film, Russians enjoy sports and amusement parks, visit museums, enroll in adult education classes, read, and travel to resorts. From the Russia Today series." Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Recreation, Recreation
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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Director and photographer, Hermann Schlenker
Topics: Bozo (African people), House construction
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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A Julien Bryan production
Topic: Recreation
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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Produced by Julien Bryan
Topics: Yecuana Indians, Indians of South America
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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A Julien Bryan production
Topics: Buzkashi, Games, Horse sports, Sports
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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A Julien Bryan production The working Russian has only in recent years had time for leisure activities. Now, as shown in this film, Russians enjoy sports and amusement parks, visit museums, enroll in adult education classes, read, and travel to resorts. From the Russia Today series
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Recreation
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg. [from old catalog]; International Film Foundation, inc., New York. [from old catalog]
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African village life, no. 5
Topics: Fula (African people), Cattle trade
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg. [from old catalog]; International Film Foundation, inc., New York. [from old catalog]
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Topic: Bozo (African people)
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien; Colonial Williamsburg, inc; International Film Foundation
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Shows the historical research and archaeological and architectural studies necessary for the authentic restoration and reconstruction of Colonial Williamsburg. Describes Williamsburg and tells of the crucial years when every colonist faced the issues of submitting to taxation without representation, resisting pressure on a sister colony, meeting force with force, and taking the final step of complete independence.
Topics: Williamsburg Restored, Architecture, History, Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Regional...
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien; Schlenker, Herman; International Film Foundation, inc
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Réalisation, Herman Schlenker
Topics: Anthropology., Anthropogeography, Indians of South America.
Educational Films
by Bryan, Sam; International Film Foundation
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Produced by Sam Bryan
Topic: Travel
Educational Films
by Calvin Productions; International Film Bureau
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Shows how an eighth grade teacher adjusts her teaching to the reading skills of her students after using a standardized group test to obtain information about their skills. Discusses the criteria used in the selection of an appropriate test, the administration of the test, the reliability of a test, and the interpretation of the results
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Kansas City (Mo.), Educational tests and measurements
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Educational Films
by Carter, Ledford C., film director, screenwriter; Carmony, Donald F. (Donald Francis), consultant; Elliott, Helen, 1893-1982, consultant; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center, production company
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Director and writer, Ledford C. Carter ; consultants, Donald F. Carmony, Helen Elliott
Topics: Utopias, Collective settlements, Historic sites
Educational Films
by Cheharbakhshi, Henry; International Film Bureau
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Illustrates some of the basic terms and techniques used in film editing Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Motion pictures
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Educational Films
by Chetwynd Films, ltd., Toronto; International Film Bureau
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Man of Kintail Covers the discovery of Carborundum, the water power from Niagara Falls used to manufacture it, manufacturing processes, and its uses.
Topic: McKenzie, R. Tait (Robert Tait), 1867-1938
Educational Films
by Columbia University; International Film Bureau
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Illustrates the chief phenomena and techniques of research in visual perception. Covers phi phenomenon, optical illusions, color constancy, eye movements in reading, and perception span, ending with an actual experiment in digit span
Topic: Vision
Educational Films
by Crama, Nico; International Film Bureau
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Produced by Nico Crama
Topics: Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879, French wit and humor, Pictorial, Social conditions
Educational Films
by Dubin, Charles; Harris, Julie; Luce, William. Belle of Amherst; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); Dome Productions; International Film Exchange
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886, Poets, American
Educational Films
by Education Development Center; International Film Bureau
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Homotopy theory, Sphere, Computer graphics
Educational Films
by Educational Broadcasting Corporation. NET Division; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
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Executive producer, Carey Winfrey; host and moderator, Brendan Gill
Topics: Crime and the press, Newspaper court reporting
Educational Films
by Educational Broadcasting Corporation. NET Division; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
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Artists: Jim Dine Presents interviews with the widow and colleagues of artist Morris Louis and discusses his attitudes toward his works. Kenneth Noland discusses his own works, his relationship with Louis, and commercial aspects of painting.
Topics: Dine, Jim, 1935-, Artists
Educational Films
by Epstein, Nathan B., 1924- cmm; Montreal General Hospital; Robert Anderson Associates; International Film Bureau
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A presentation of psychoneurotic conditions. Examines the effect of mental disorder on behavior, using as an illustration the case history of an office worker whose efforts to suppress his hostilities result in a sense of terror and panic which prevents him from leading a normal life. Made at Montreal General Hospital with Dr. Nathan B. Epstein as commentator
Topics: Anxiety, Panic disorders, Anxiety disorders
Educational Films
by Etaix, Pierre, 1928-; Carrière, Jean Claude; Claudon, Paul; International Film Bureau; Centro di addestramento e perfezionamento per gli addetti al commercio
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Lydia Binaghi, Laurence Gallimard, Gabriel Blonde, [Pierre Etaix]
Educational Films
by Fernandez, Peter; International Film Foundation
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Peter Fernandez
Topic: South America.
Educational Films
by Focus Films Company, Los Angeles; International Film Bureau
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Producer, Benjamin M. Tayler
Topics: French language, Manners and customs
Educational Films
by Ford Foundation. TV-Radio Workshop; I.Q. Films
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Originally telecast on the television program Omnibus
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
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Educational Films
by Franklin, William; Wood, Megan Epler; International Film Bureau
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Researched and produced by William Franklin of Iowa State University's Department of Animal Ecology and directed by Megan Epler Wood
Topics: Guanaco, Mammals
Educational Films
by Freire, Paulo, 1921-1997; Development Education Centre; Icarus Films
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Producers-directors: Rosemary Donegan, Anita Shilton Martin, D'arey Martin ; consultants, Martin Duckworth, Paulo Freire, Margot Trevelyan ; editor, Christine Welsh ; photography, Martin Duckworth
Topics: Educational sociology, Education
Educational Films
by Friedman, Sonya, 1932- screenwriter, film director; Wetmore, Patricia, film producer; Pantzer, Jerry, director of photography; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center, production company, film distributor
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Title from title frame
Topics: Chess players, Student activities, African American students
Educational Films
by Gilbert, Perry W; National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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Attack Patterns of Sharks (1966) Object animation by the first French animator, Emile Cole, about a moving company placing furniture in a house. Pots, pans, baskets and furniture move themselves in a dizzy ballet.
Topics: Sharks, Shark attacks
Educational Films
by Glasser, William, 1925-2013; International Tele-Film Enterprises
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Dr. William Glasser discusses the role of self concept in learning and the relationship of success to reading
Topic: Reading, Psychology of
Educational Films
by Grubbs, Harry; International Film Bureau
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Describes the farmers of the Andes as a primitive people without the benefits of technology, showing the tireless Incas who till the mountain soil at altitudes of 10,000 to 15,000 feet. Discusses the role of the llama, alpaca, and vicuña in providing meat, milk, and hides for these farmers; illustrates how corn and wheat are irrigated by ditches dug by ancient Incas; and shows views of the primitive methods used in threshing and winnowing
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Topics: Agriculture, Incas
Educational Films
by Halleck, DeeDee; Icarus Films
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Directed by DeeDee Halleck
Topics: Pentecostal churches, Pentecostalism, Pentecostals
Educational Films
by Hamilton, Guy, 1922-2016; Douglas, Kirk, 1916-; Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989; Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Devil's disciple; Indiana University, Bloomington
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Directed by Guy Hamilton
Topic: Feature films
Educational Films
by Harris, Julie; Viewfinder Films, Inc; International Film Bureau
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Lyon, Mary, 1797-1849, Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, Women, Educators, Presidents
Educational Films
by Hitchcock, John Thayer, 1917-; Hitchcock, Patricia J; International Film Bureau
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Shows the work of a cultural anthropologist in the Bhuji River Valley of Nepal by examining a five-month expedition. Includes views of activities in the village and of the culture of the valley
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Antiquities
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Educational Films
by Hitchcock, John Thayer, 1917-; International Film Bureau
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Produced by John Hitchcock Depicts from a single high-status farmer's position some of the problems encountered in a stressful environment. In Musuri, Bhuji Khola, Nepal, one of the most serious problems is collecting leaf fodder for cattle in an overgrazed area.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Agriculture
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Educational Films
by Hullfish, H. Gordon (Henry Gordon), 1894-1962; National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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Philosophies of Education: Experimental Approach to Education (1961) Describes village life on the coast of Ghana, the newest independent member of the Commonwealth of Nations. Shows the people in a village who have for centuries lived by and from the sea, explaining that the net is owned by the chief of the village and that he takes a half-share of the tiny catch. Visits a larger town where many new things are seen, including a fishiat which can go farther to sea and take larger catches.
Topics: Education, Philosophies of education
Educational Films
by I.Q. Films
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STUDY GUIDE AVAILABLE (CLICK HERE) Walter Kerr comments on excerpts from five plays performed by top professionals. Mr. Kerr clarifies characteristics unique to the live dramatic form by comparing these scenes with film segments. Includes scenes from No place to be somebody, Prometheus, Richard III, The Importance of Being Earnest, and The Serpent. Robert Saudek Associates Learning Corporation of America
Topics: Kerr, Walter, 1913-1996, Theater
Educational Films
by Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906. Et dukkehjem
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PART I MAY BE VIEWED HERE (LINK) INSTRUCTOR'S  GUIDE AVAILABLE (CLICK HERE) Presents Ibsen's play in a modern setting to emphasize the timeliness of his message. Shows how Nora discovers that she has been living in a fantasy world, which Ibsen calls her doll's house, and shows how Ibsen slowly destroys her illusions about herself and her situation. Another issue. b&w
Topic: Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906
Educational Films
by Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906. Et dukkehjem
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PART I MAY BE VIEWED HERE (LINK) Probes the roots of aggression in human behavior, determines the difference between constructive and destructive aggression, and examines various outlets for aggression.
Topic: Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906
Educational Films
by Icarus Films
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Directed by Mark Newman and produced by Edwin Wes
Topic: Venda (African people)
Educational Films
by Ichac, Marcel; Herzog, Maurice, 1919-2012. Annapurna premier 8,000. English; Brandon Films, inc
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Based on the book by Maurice Herzog
( 1 reviews )
Educational Films
by Ichikawa, Kon, 1915-2008; Pyramid Films, inc
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Also issued in 35 mm. and in super 8 mm. in cartridge and on reel
Topics: Olympic Games (1964 : Tokyo), Olympic Games
Educational Films
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A Village in Baltimore: Images of Greek-American Women  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a documentary set in Baltimore's Greektown, focusing on assimilation of four Greek women into American society. Explores such issues as traditions, marriage, professional goals and views on American society.
Topics: Greek American women, Greek American women, Manners and customs
Educational Films
by Indiana Univ Audio Visual Center
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The basic production techniques for eight types of handmade lantern slides are featured. Teachers demonstrate how to make the types of slides most appropriate for use on various grade levels. Many suggestions concerning sources of content materials and uses for the various slides are also presented. 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.
Topics: audiovisual tools, education
Educational Films
by Indiana University
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Discusses and demonstrates the laboratory procedures involved in the production of a 16 mm. sound, color film. Part 1 follows the original film and a 1/4-inch audiotape through the following procedures: processing the original, dubbing the sound to 16 mm. magnetic film, making a work print, and edge numbering the original and the work print. Part 2 takes the edited work print and magnetic sound through the processes of conforming, transferring to optical sound and color balancing in order to...
Topics: Cinematography, Processing
Educational Films
by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
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Writer, George Vuke; consultant, Harper Follansbee; photographers, Tom Held, George Vuke Examines the streaming of cytoplasm in single celled animals, diffusion, and both open and closed internal circulatory systems of more complex animals Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Biological transport
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Educational Films
by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
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Philosophies of Education: Education for Life Adjustment (1961) Professor Florence Stratemeyer explains the twofold purpose of education: first to help young people develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for everyday living; and secondly, to enable them to deal with situations that will recur throughout their lives.
Topics: Realism, Natural law, Education, Education, Natural law, Realism
Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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The Art Director SummaryShows how moving picture ./ia metadata theartdirecstructed and indicates the research necessary to make them authentic. Presents Marie Cosindas' color photographs with comments by museum visitors, art critics, and persons who have sat for her. Shows Miss Cosindas creating a still life and making two portraits.
Topic: Motion pictures
Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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A dramatization of the John Peter Zenger case of 1734. After Zenger printed a story about corruption in the New York royal governor's administration, his press was destroyed and he was arrested. Alexander Hamilton, Zenger's counsel, successfully defended him and established the precedent of freedom of the press. From the Cavalcade of America series Summary Adapted from the 1953 Cavalcade of America TV program. Portrays the libel trial of John Peter Zenger, colonial publisher who dared to...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zenger, John Peter, 1697-1746, Trials (Seditious libel), Freedom of...
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Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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Paracelcus The most common variety of schizophrenia is characterized by delusions of persecution. Story of a man who believes that everyone is part of a vast "organization" whose sole object is to destroy him. Within a matter of months after the beginning of treatment, he begins to gain some insight into his condition. Eventually he is able to return to his former employment inghly responsible position with a large company. From the Disordered Mind series. Dated, but of historical...
Topic: Paracelsus, 1493-1541
Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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Produced by NET
Topic: Linden, Barbara
Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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Hollywood's version of U.S. history from 1805 to the outbreak of the Civil War
Topics: U.S. Foreign relations., U.S. History: 1783-1860., U.S. History: Colonial period.
Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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Pictures the sculpture and architecture of Florence, Italy. Reviews the history of the Medici family. Exposes the forces which encouraged and undermined the greatness of Florence. Discusses the Pazzi conspiracy and the influence of a Dominican monk, Savanarola. Looks at the baobab trees that grow in the dry bush country of Africa and shows the ecosystem created by them.
Topic: Travel
Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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Living chick embryos and perspective drawings illustrate early development of the amnion, chorion, yolk sac, and allantois. Describes amnion contractions, yolk sac folds and blood vessels, yolk sac withdrawal, and later interrelationships among the four membranes, including chorioallantoic membrane formation. From the Developmental Anatomy of Vertebrates series Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Uses drawings and photomicrography to...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Birds, Mammals, Animal anatomy, Animal body growth and development
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Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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Profiles William Penn's early life in England when he opposed parliamentary limitation on freedom of religion. Tells of his conversion to the Quakers and of his plan to found the colony of Pennsylvania. From the Cavalcade of America series Summary An excerpt from the 'CALVALCADE OF AMERICA' television program. Recounts the story of William Penn, who through his father's close association with King Charles II and the Duke of York obtains a grant of land in the American colonies where he...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Penn, William, 1644-1718, Biography (Persons), Television programs,...
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Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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Sequences from A Tale of Two Cities, A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, and David Copperfield show adaptations of Dickens' writing to the motion picture medium and demonstrate his mastery of character delineation Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents sequences from 'A TALE OF TWO CITIES,' 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL,' 'GREAT EXPECTATIONS' and 'DAVID COPPERFIELD' in order to study the adaptation of Dickens' writings to the screen.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, Characters and characteristics,...
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Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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Produced by Jerome Mintz
Topics: Rural families, Migration, Internal, Shoemakers
Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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Describes techniques and resources used to produce sound for motion pictures, the history of sound in movies, and how files of sound effects are used. From the Movies and You series. Dated, but of historical interest
Topic: Sound