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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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Educational Films
Oct 24, 2016 Thames Television, ltd
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Topic: educational film
Educational Films
Jun 13, 2015 Time-Life Video
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Alcoholism: Life Under the Influence Reel 2 Reel 1 available here An interdisciplinary report on alcoholism, focusing on a scientific understanding of the disease.
Topics: Educational Film, Series: Alcoholism: Life Under the Influence
Educational Films
May 27, 2015 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
May 23, 2015 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
Educational Films
May 22, 2015 Time-Life Multimedia
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The Long Search: Protestant Spirit U.S.A., Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Visits various Protestant churches in Indianapolis and observes how services are conducted. Examines the reasons for the vigor of religious expression among both Black and white American Protestants.
Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Long Search (1977)
Educational Films
May 22, 2015 Time-Life Multimedia
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The Long Search: Protestant Spirit U.S.A., Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Visits various Protestant churches in Indianapolis and observes how services are conducted. Examines the reasons for the vigor of religious expression among both Black and white American Protestants. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Visits various Protestant churches in Indianapolis and observes how services are conducted. Examines the reasons for the vigor of...
Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Long Search (1977), Protestantism, Sociology of religion, Christianity
Educational Films
May 19, 2015 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
May 5, 2015 Tapper Productions
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Dramatizes American history and the struggle for human dignity through an adventure story of two young English boys who came to the American Colonies in 1750 as indentured servants
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Bound for Freedom, Educational Film, American Revolution (1775-1783)
Educational Films
May 5, 2015 Tapper Productions
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Dramatizes American history and the struggle for human dignity through an adventure story of two young English boys who came to the American Colonies in 1750 as indentured servants
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Bound for Freedom, Educational Film, American Revolution (1775-1783)
Educational Films
Apr 17, 2015 Time-Life Video
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Robert Hughes, author Describes how the political implications of Dada (Ernst, Schwitters, Hoch, Baader) and of German Expressionism were played out against the postwar collapse of Germany and the rise of a sharply internationalist climate Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Shock of the New, Educational Film, Art, Modern
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Feb 21, 2015 Tracy, Spencer, 1900-1967; Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976; Indiana University, Bloomington
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Starring Spencer Tracy An excerpt from Fritz Lang's 1936 feature film. Agitators inflame a mob into burning down the town jail when the sheriff refuses to surrender a prisoner suspected of kidnapping a child Summary Shows how circumstantial evidence involves an innocent man in a kidnapping charge. Tells how the temper of the townspeople becomes inflamed before .roper investigation can be made, a mob forms and because the sheriff and deputies are unable to hold th./iob at bay, the jail is...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Lynching, Kidnapping
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Feb 20, 2015 British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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A study of American folk art produced by itinerant American painters in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Shows the simple, primitive, and naively charming style of these painters, and points out the influence of this style on artists in the 20th century Summary Surveys primitive art in the United States from 1775 to 1875, emphasizing objects in the Smithsonian collections and the art of the Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch collection. Includes samples of carved eagles,...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Primitivism in art, Painting, American, Painting, Colonial, United...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Feb 14, 2015 Time-Life Films
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"A Pathé picture."
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Comedy films
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Feb 14, 2015 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
Jan 29, 2015 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