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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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This 14-minute film is designed to create an atmosphere in which people can speak seriously and openly about their thoughts and feelings concerning sexual behavior. The film concerns the conflict a young couple faces because of their different attitudes toward sex. At the point of maximum tension, the film ends and a narrator appears and poses questions to elicit a discussion of feelings, attitudes, and values. The publisher indicates that this film is appropriate for senior high students,...
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Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
Educational Films
by Tashlin, Frank
movies

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favorite 16

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Daffy Duck protects his war-time salvage yard from a Nazi goat
Topic: Animated films
A/V Geeks
by Tomorrow Entertainment
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eye 20,674

favorite 71

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Teenage Years Series Presents Marlo Thomas leading preadolescent and adolescent girls in an informal discussion about their changing bodies and emotions. 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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Educational Films
by Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
movies

eye 16,681

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Telecast on ABC-TV on December 13, 1968
Topics: Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, San Francisco Ballet, Beauty and the beast (Choreographic work :...
Educational Films
by Boleslavsky, Richard, 1889-1937; March, Fredric, 1897-1975; Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962; Hardwicke, Cedric, 1893-1964; Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Misérables; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; United Artists Corporation
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Les Miserables Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryAn excerpt from the 1935 feature film of the same title. Based on Victor Hugo's novel. Tells the story of a paroled convict, Jean Valjean, who dedicates his life to helping others. Describes his encounter with police inspector Javert, an encounter which reveals the difference between law and justice. Discusses the system of lighting in television and demonstrates some of the limitations...
Topics: Feature Films-Excerpts, French literature., Authors, French.
Educational Films
by Thompson, E. Jane; Laurence, Karen; Suncoast Media, Inc
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Follows the beginning of a thirteen-year-old girl's transition from childhood to independence during a family visit to a great-aunt's lakeside cottage in 1964
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Topics: Teenage girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for girls
Donated 16mm Films
by Tom Lazarus
movies

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This 33-minute film explains the basic operations of the eyes, the ears, the sense of touch, and the proprioception system. The publisher indicates that this film is appropriate for senior high students, college students, and adults. The film can be shown to a large group of students followed by a group discussion directed by the teacher.
Topics: michael crichton, mal sharpe, the jefferson airplane, m.c.escher
Educational Films
by Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Depicts the travels of psychologist Carl Gustav Jung and explains the development of his major theories and concepts. Discusses the collective unconscious, the psychology of types, the psyche in space and time and the importance of myth and intuition to the complete man. Part of a series that examines Jung's life and work, presented by Laurens van der Post, a friend of Jung's for 15 years. Shows how a married couple deals with the birth of their first child. Examines some of the problems and...
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Topic: Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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The Miracle of Life Reel 1 A documentary which shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth.
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Topics: Human reproduction, Reproduction
Educational Films
by Alda, Alan, 1936-; Thomas, Marlo; Ms. Foundation for Education and Communication; MTI Teleprograms Inc
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Title from data sheet
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Topic: Women
Ephemeral VHS
by Tamilee Webb
movies

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"Tamilee Webb is an internationally recognized physical fitness expert...She consulted with sports training experts, Dr. Peter Francis and Dr. Lorna Francis, to create this program designed especially for teens."
Topics: vhs, Teen Workout, Physical Fitness
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Attenborough, David, 1926-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films; Time-Life Video
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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Nature, Human ecology, Ecology
Educational Films
by Thomas G. Smith
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This film examines the process of holography, types of holograms, and the uses of the hologram for artistic and scientific purposes, as demonstrated by Tung H. Jeong, PhD, Lake Forest College. About the film, director Tom Smith writes: "Nobel Prize winner Dennis Gabor, holography’s inventor, saw the film after it was made and said it was the best film on the subject that he had seen. It is such a visual subject it made for a good film. I knew the 3-D quality could only be appreciated if...
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Topics: Physics., Photography., Light.
Educational Films
by Quayle, Anthony, 1913-1989; Time-Life Video
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Documentary
Topics: Documentary television programs, Civilization
Educational Films
by Teale, Edwin Way, 1899-1980. Wandering through winter; Hobel-Leiterman Productions; Xerox Films
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Wandering Through Winter Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Uses close - ups of animals in their natural habi./ia metadata wanderingthroughwinter --appbrings to the country. Shows winter as a time of migration and hibernation, a constantly recurring drama of nature.
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Topics: Winter, Natural history
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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Connections: 6 -- Thunder in  The Skies Summary Details the changes in building construction and energy usage which occurred when the climate of Europe changed dramatically in the 13th century. ./ia mhow the scarcity of firewood contributed to the invention of the steam engine, which was the predecessor of gasoline - powered engines.
Topics: Technology, Architecture and climate
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Technology, Inventions, Printing
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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Connections 7 -- the Long Chain Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Traces the connection between 17th century mercantile competitio./iahe development of a coal - tar pitch to protect ship hulls, and the creation of waterproofed clothing, gaslight lamps, and nylon. Number 7 of the series.
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Topic: Technology
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
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from WorldCat: For many men and women the war was the most memorable experience of their lives. This program asks whether it was worth it. Written and produced by Jeremy Isaacs ; music by Carl Davis ; narrated by Laurence Olivier Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: The World at War 26 Remember, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Series: The World at War...
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
movies

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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Technology, Atomic bomb
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
movies

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The Case of the UFOs Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the evidence for and against the existence of extraterresrial visitors, introducing some serious investigators who feel there more to UFOs than fantasy. Includes interviews with firm believers and those who debunk their claims.
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Unidentified flying objects
Educational Films
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America: 10--The Promise Fulfilled and the Promise Broken reels 1 and 2 Deals with the promise of unlimited prosperity after World War I, the boom of the 1920's, the depression, and the New Deal. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents Alistair Cooke who shows how the Depression came after the war to end all wars and after the promise of unlimited prosperity symbolized by a Model - T Ford and a mail order catalog. Exp.ains how the...
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Topics: Series: America: A Personal History of the U.S (1972-3), United States (1900-1950), Great...
Educational Films
by Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Texture Films, inc
movies

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With discussion gude
Topics: Sexual health, Sex (Psychology), Sex instruction
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
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The World at War: 9 - Stalingrad, June 1942 - February 1943 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents an approach to reducing the anxiety of children when starting nursery school, based on gradual acquaintance with the nursery school and longer periods away from mother.
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Topics: The World at War: 9 - Stalingrad, June 1942 - February 1943, Series: The World at War (1973),...
Educational Films
by Attenborough, David, 1926-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films; Time-Life Video
movies

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Rivers, Stream ecology, Watersheds
Educational Films
by Tworkov, Jack. Camel who took a walk; Weston Woods Studios
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Producer, Morton Schindel; music, Arthur Kleiner
Topics: Animal films, Children's films
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
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"Jagged mountain and fetid swamp, a steam bath shutting out the sky, endless green growth spawning every kind of disease...especially in the monsoon. After the rain, the country was just one great bowl of mud...And leeches." How the Japanese training and culture enabled them to use the jungle as an ally, and how difficult it was for the British to believe that the jungle was neutral, form the subject of this essay. "Jagged mountain and fetid swamp, a steam bath shutting out the...
Topics: The World at War 14 It's a lovely day tomorrow : Burma, 1942-1944., World War (1939-1945), World...
Ephemeral VHS
by Terry Dowling
movies

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"Non-stop Video Action in The Exciting World Of Motion. For Boys and Girls ages 3-8"-- description from box.
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Topic: vhs
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Malone, Adrian, producer, director; Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974, writer, narrator; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Producer and director, Adrian Malone; writer and narrator, Jacob Bronowski
Topic: Human genetics
Educational Films
by Heckel, Sally; Glaspell, Susan, 1882-1948. Jury of her peers; Texture Films, inc
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Short films, Farm life, Women
Educational Films
by Tōkyō Shinema
movies

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Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ctenophora, Cnidaria, Coelenterates
Ephemeral VHS
by Terry Laughlin
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"Based on more than twenty-five years of teaching, coaching, and research, Terry Laughlin's Total Immersion approach is sure to improve the quality of your swimming..."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, Terry Laughlin, swimming, butterfly, breaststroke
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
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The Shock of The New: Landscape of Pleasure Part 1 Part 3 of an 8-part series which presents a social history of the impact and development of the visual arts in the 20th century by art critic and writer Robert Hughes. In each episode, Hughes examines the forces which monitored the directions painting, architecture and photography took from the late 1800's to the present. In this episode Robert Hughes explores how the Mediterranean, seen by artists and the aristocracy as very much a vision of...
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Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Shock of The New, Series: The Shock of the New (1982)
Educational Films
by Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974, writer, narrator; Malone, Adrian, producer, director; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Also issued as videotape
Topics: Mathematics, Harmony, Astronomy, Painting
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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With book by James Shenton
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Discoveries in geography
Educational Films
by Attenborough, David, 1926-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Intended audience: Ages 16 through adult
Topics: Intertidal ecology, Mangrove ecology
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
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America: 8--Money on the Land reel 2 Deals with the industrialization of the United States. Early inventors, like Edison, as well as lucky prospectors, found the methods and resources; then the Rockefellers, Carnegies, and Vanderbilts moved in, as the focus of America was given over from the farmer to the cities. Summary Depicts how the focus of America is given over from the farmer to the cities. Describes how the early inventors, like Edison, find the methods and resources and then the...
Topics: Series: America: A Personal History of the U.S (1972-3), Industrialization
Educational Films
by Wombat Productions; TVS (Firm : Great Britain)
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Shows the adjustment of a handicapped boy who has no legs and how an ordinary skateboard gave him real mobility and access to the real world
Topic: Children with disabilities
Ephemeral VHS
by The Learning Company
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"Join Reader Rabbit and his pals at the all-you-can-eat diner where the musical specials of the day are featured on an amazing jukebox!" -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, children's education
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
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"This video of The Orb is an adventure of textures and patterns in a visual form" -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, music videos
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
movies

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"Tony Little is a Certified Physical Fitness Specialist, former National Body building  Champion....His One-On-One training methods...are serious and concise.... 
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Topics: vhs, Non Impact, Revolutionary Time Clock Graph, Guaranteed Results
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Satie, Erik, 1866-1925. arr; Guerrasio, Guido. drt; Bernacchi, Adriano. pht; Texture Films
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617 feet
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989, Ernst, Max, 1891-1976, Miró, Joan,...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd; Media Guild
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A businessman who studies witchcraft as a hobby and a businesswoman who heads a coven are interviewed about their beliefs and practices. Shows the initiation of new members into a coven and the attempt by a "circle" to heal a member. Produced by Thames Television.
Topic: Witchcraft
Educational Films
by Tazewell, Charles. The littlest angel
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Based on the book of the same title by Charles Tazewell Tells about a lonely little angel and his humble gift to the Christ child 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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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Christmas stories, Children's literature, Animated photography
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Davenport, Tom; Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863. Hänsel und Gretel; Tom Davenport Films
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Producer and director, Tom Davenport; assistant filmmakers, Catherine Hartz, Mimi Davenport; original music and sound effects, Michael Lawrence
Topics: Tales, German, Fairy tales, Children's films, Folklore
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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-----Another issue. 35 mm
Topics: Eighteenth century, Art, Modern
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
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Ascent of Man: 10--The World With in World Reel 2 Explores the world within the atom and traces the history of the men and ideas that have made 20th century physics one of the great achievements of human imagination. Summary Explores the world within the atom and traces the history of humanity and ideas that have made 20th-century physics. Narrated by Dr Jacob Bronowski of the Salk Institute.
Topics: Series: The Ascent of Man (1973), Chemical, atomic and molecular physics, Nuclear physics, History...
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Writer and narrator, Laurens Van der Post
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Topics: Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961, Psychoanalysts, Psychoanalysis
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
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America: 12--The First Impact reel 2 Reel 1 available here Presents a record of Alistair Cooke's impressions of the people, places, institutions, and landscapes of America. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a record of Alistair Cooke's impressions of the people, places, institutions and landscapes of America. Number 12 in the series.
Topics: Series: America: A Personal History of the U.S (1972-3), Immigration and emigration, Population,...
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
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"A Pathé picture."
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Comedy films
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Schaffer, Beverly, director; Turcotte, Shirley; National Film Board of Canada
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Editor, Sidonie Kerr ; cinematography, Joan Hutton
Topics: Incest, Incest victims, Sexually abused children
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
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Ascent of Man: 10--The World Within World Part 1 Explores the world within the atom and traces the history of the men and ideas that have made 20th century physics one of the great achievements of human imagination. Summary Explores the world within the atom and traces the history of humanity and ideas that have made 20th-century physics. Narrated by Dr Jacob Bronowski of the Salk Institute.
Topics: Series: The Ascent of Man (1973), Chemical, atomic and molecular physics, Nuclear physics, History...
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Peace River Films; Time-Life Video
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Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Coastal ecology, Marine ecology, Salt marsh ecology, Ecology
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
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Asbestos: A Lethal Legacy Looks at the tragic consequences of asbestos use and at the current contoversy over who is responsible, investigating the far-reaching ramifications of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by the giant of American asbestos industry, the Manville Corporation. Raises the issue: How can we, as a nation, cope with the human risks of useful but potentially dangerous products?
Topic: Asbestos
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
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The Shock of the New: The Threshold of Liberty: Part 2 Part 5 of an 8-part series which presents a social history of the impact and development of the visual arts in the 20th century by art critic and writer Robert Hughes. In each episode, Hughes examines the forces which monitored the directions painting, architecture and photography took from the late 1800's to the present. In this episode the desire for absolute freedom and the need to break away from social conformity in art is explored....
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Shock of the New, Educational Film, Series: The Shock of the New (1982)
Educational Films
by Freeman, Bee, 1899-1986; Tucker, Lorenzo; Nguzo Saba Films; Beacon Films
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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951, Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-, Producers and directors, African Americans
A/V Geeks
by The Christophers
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A large assortment of guest stars (Jack Benny, Rochester, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, William Holden, Anne Blythe, Loretta Young) gather in Benny's house to discuss how helping your neighbor can stop that one percent of the Communist element that hoped to “tear the heart out of the Declaration of Independence”. The charismatic Father James Keller founded the Catholic civic group, the Christophers and was quite media savvy in his day using celebrities to spread the Christophers message in film,...
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Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
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By the end of the 20th century Sao Paulo will be the world's largest city, with an estimated population of 25 million, half of which will be children. Looks at the effect of Brazil's rapid economic growth
Topics: Economic history, Population
Educational Films
by Graham, Martha; Kroll, Nathan; Hammid, Alexander; Taylor, Paul, 1930-; Ross, Bertram, 1920-; Rembrant Films
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Martha Graham, Betram Ross, Paul Taylor
Topic: Modern dance
Educational Films
by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; Carousel Films
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35 mm. version released in 1960 by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Comedy films
Educational Films
by Feiffer, Jules; Soll, Ralph. pro; Taub, Ari. drt; Chodorov, Stephen. cmm; Leigh, Eric. pht; Ralph Soll-Ari Taub Productions
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Based on a story by Jules Feiffer
Topics: Competition (Psychology), Short films
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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Alcoholism: Life Under The Influence Reel 1 Reel 2 available here An interdisciplinary report on alcoholism, focusing on a scientific understanding of the disease. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Educational Film, Series: Alcoholism: Life Under The Influence
Ephemeral VHS
by The Congress Video Group
movies

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"In 1845, two ships the EREBUS and TERROR, led by sir John Franklin, set out to complete the charting of the Northwest Passage.   The 129 men aboard the two ships represented the best England could provide. For ten years, nothing was heard from the expedition.  Worldwide, this was regarded as the greatest Arctic disaster of all time (much as if a manned spaceship were missing today)....Dr. Owen Beattie led an expedition to Beechey Island and exhumed the bodies of the three Franklin crew...
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Topics: vhs, The Franklin Mystery, Anthropology
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Thighmaster
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"Buttmaster does for your butt what Thighmaster did for your thighs"-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, workout, Butt
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
movies

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Director, Peter Watkins
Topics: Culloden, Battle of (Scotland : 1746), Culloden, Battle of, Scotland, 1746, War
Educational Films
by Pett, John; Thames Television, ltd
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favorite 6

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The series Destination America explores the making of the American nation through the influx of successive generations of European migrants. Deals with the migration of Germans to the United States, initially as religious and political refugees. Their dream of building a German society within America was largely shattered by two world wars
Topics: Germans, Emigration and immigration
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Also issued as videotape
Topic: Chemistry
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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Nuclear Strategy for Beginners Looks back over the four decades of the atomic age to try to understand how the modern world has acquired an arsenal of over 50,000 nuclear weapons. Also explores the continuing debate about whether nuclear weapons deter war or only make it more likely. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Nuclear weapons, Nuclear warfare, War, Military history, Modern
Educational Films
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Loew's Incorporated; Films Incorporated
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Mickey Rooney, Walter Connolly, William Frawley
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Topics: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain, Mark)
Educational Films
by Malone, Adrian, producer, director; Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974, writer, narrator; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Producer and director, Adrian Malone; writer and narrator, Jacob Bronowski
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Human anatomy, Intellect, Human evolution, Science
Educational Films
by Malone, Adrian, producer, director; Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974, writer, narrator; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Producer and director, Adrian Malone; writer and narrator, Jacob Bronowski
Topic: Architecture
Educational Films
by Korty, John; Time-Life Films
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Presents a portrait of Imogen Cunningham, the pioneer portrait photographer, using interviews, candid footage of the artist, and a generous look at her work
Topic: Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976
Educational Films
by TeleCulture
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Son transforms a dull piano lesson into a cheerful but strenuous group effort, and the boy dupes Father into a surprise finale
Topic: Comedy
Educational Films
by Teale, Edwin Way, 1899-1980. Autumn across America; Hobel-Leiterman Productions; Xerox Films
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Autumn Across America Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Travels across the continent to observe the changes in nature that autumn brings. Stresses the dependence of every living species upon other living spec./ia mr survival.
Topics: Autumn, Natural history, Conservation of natural resources
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by Laybourne/Lemle Inc; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); Time-Life Video
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Producer/Director, Mickey Lemle
Topics: Photographers, Photography, Photographs, Photography, Artistic