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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 Zachrisson, Goran; Trans World International
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Narrator: Goran Zachrisson
Topics: Borg, Björn, 1956-, Tennis players
Educational Films
by Yarrow, Mary Beth; Thompson, Julie, producer; Grant, Lee, 1927-; Irola, Judy; Pettit, Suzanne, 1948-1998; G.T.Y. Productions
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eye 1,015

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Narrated by Lee Grant
Topics: Willmar., Minnesota, Sex discrimination against women, Sex discrimination in employment
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
Educational Films
by Wolfgang, Ken, production, direction; Yanagisawa, Makoto, 1931-; Horii, Hobuhide; Horii, Tanetsugu; Watanabe, Yasuhide; Takei, George, 1937- narration; Kensharo Productions; Nihon Seikōjo; Independent Film Producers Company
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eye 3,497

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Makoto Yanagisawa (samurai), Nobuhide Horii (swordsmith), Tanetsugu Horii (swordsmith), Yasuhide Watanabe (swordsmith), George Takei (narrator)
Topic: Swordsmiths
Educational Films
by Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892; Thomas, Wanda Clayton; Moore, Charles; Leister, Lee; Haas, Richard; Davis, Greg; University of Utah. Department of Speech. Oral Interpretation Workshop; KUED-TV (Television station : Salt Lake City, Utah)
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eye 297

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Lee Leister, Richard Haas, Greg Davis
Topics: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892, Poets, American
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Time-Life Video
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eye 1,513

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Nature, Human ecology, Ecology
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Time-Life Video
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Aging: The Methuselah Syndrome Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Explains that the diverse colonies in America drew together in common complaints against England. Traces the tradition of turning to arms in the face of trouble, from Concord Bridge and the antique long rifles, to the modern National Rifle Association.
Topic: Aging
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Peace River Films; Time-Life Video
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eye 1,583

favorite 15

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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Coastal ecology, Marine ecology, Salt marsh ecology, Ecology
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Peace River Films; Time-Life Video
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eye 953

favorite 9

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Camouflage (Biology), Animal defenses, Predatory animals
Educational Films
by Vincent-Batyka, B. Z; Royal College of Art (Grande-Bretagne); Tate Gallery
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eye 199

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Direction de production et réalisation, B.Z. Vincent-Batyka
Topic: Art
Educational Films
by Vaughan, Paul cmm; Taylor, Colin pht; Goldwyn, Edward pro; Wilton, Keith fme; Westburg, Ken. pht; British Broadcasting Corporation; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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eye 530

favorite 2

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Supplied by British Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney, N.S.W
Topics: Tsetse-flies, Livestock, Trypanosomiasis, Pests
Educational Films
by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; TCR Productions
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eye 376

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Narrator, Ken Hiller
Topics: Ecology, Biotic communities
Educational Films
by Tyson, Thom
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eye 191

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CREDITS: Director, Thom Tyson
Topics: Bullock, Wynn, Art, Photographers
Educational Films
by Tworkov, Jack. Camel who took a walk; Weston Woods Studios
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eye 1,481

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Producer, Morton Schindel; music, Arthur Kleiner
Topics: Animal films, Children's films
Educational Films
by Twin Cities Women's Film Collective
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eye 492

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Le Sueur, Meridel, Authors, American
Educational Films
by Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.), International Film Bureau
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Shows how the historical milieu in which he lived influenced Grant Wood's art. Includes interviews with people who knew the artist and looks at his paintings.
Topics: Wood, Grant, 1891-1942, United States in art, Artists, Painting, American, Painting, Modern, Art...
Educational Films
by Twentieth century (Television program); Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newmark, N.J; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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Tells the story of the ill - fated Weimar Republic, from its conception following the first World War to its dissolution in 1933. Attributes the fall of the Republic to the depression, inexperience with democracy and ineffectiveness. Studies the behavior patterns of children from six to nine years old. Discusses the meaning of various forms of conduct and describes ways in which parents may guide and govern their children through a challenging, often trying phase of development. Presents a...
Topics: Europe- History, 20th century., Germany., World War II: 1939-1945, Causes.
Educational Films
by Twentieth century (Television program); CBS News
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The Western Hero (1963) Explains that a modern blast furnace uses raw materials to produce its daily output of iron, and points out that the preparation and the handling of these materials are as important as the actual smelting. Uses both natural photography and animated drawings to show the raw materials: the ore from which the iron is extracted, coke which provides heat for the smelting,stone to make a fluid slag, and air, for the blast, to burn to coke.
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Topic: Western films
Educational Films
by Twentieth century (Television program)
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Gandhi (1962) An overview of therapy for the mentally ill in Geel, Belgium. Past and present practices are shown. The placement of the patients into family homes is discussed as a system of therapy. Questions for possible future practice are raised.
Topic: Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948
Educational Films
by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; Films Incorporated
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The Okies: Uprooted Farmers SummaryExamines the plight of American farmers who were forced off their farms by drought and foreclosure during the 1930's. Based on the motion picture entitled The Grapes Of Wrath. Shows the resulting limited gains in production where a theory X management style is practiced, and explains how and why a theory Y management style will influence more effective employee behavior.
Topics: Agriculture, Farmers, Depressions
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 Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Man that corrupted Hadleyburg; Learning in Focus, inc
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eye 1,649

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Feature films, Comedy films
Educational Films
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Loew's Incorporated; Films Incorporated
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eye 2,709

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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 Turner, Graham, 1932- pro; Philps, Michael; Lewis, Ray Dr. cmm; British Broadcasting Corporation; Open University
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eye 218

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920 feet
Topics: Central places, Geography, Economics, Economic history
Educational Films
by Turnbull, David; Time-Life Films. Multi-media Division; British Broadcasting Corporation
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Producer, Edward Barnes; director, David Turnbull; narrator, Valerie Singleton; editors, Phil Mutton and Hugh Tasman
Educational Films
by Turell, Saul J., 1921-1986; Killiam, Paul, 1916-1998; Everson, William K; Sterling Educational Films, inc
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Made by Saul J. Turell and Paul Killiam
Topics: Hart, William S. (William Surrey), 1864-1946, Motion picture actors and actresses
Educational Films
by Turell, Saul J; Berman, Israel M; Famous Cartoons
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Produced by Saul J. Turell; script, Israel M. Berman
Topic: Christmas
Educational Films
by Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Smithsonian Institution; National Audiovisual Center
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972, Presidents
Educational Films
by Troeller, Gordian; Deffarge, Claude; Icarus Films
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Produced by Gordian Troeller and Marie Claude Deffarge
Topics: Medical care, Social conditions
Educational Films
by Trivas, Irene; Mogubgub, Fred; Pyramid Films, inc
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Originally released in l965
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Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Hamlet (Shakespeare, William), Puns and punning
Educational Films
by Trinidad and Tobago. Central Statistical Office
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eye 381

favorite 5

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The Age of Uncertainty Series. aJohn Kenneth Galbraith examines the history and function of money in society during the last two centuries. Points out its limitations as an economic and social "cure." Analyzes the cycles of instability and inflation which plague the system. Follows the rise of central banking in England and the invention of paper money by America. Ends the Great Depression of the 1930's.
Topics: Banks and Banking., The Age of Uncertainty Series., Economics., Money.
Educational Films
by Tribal Governors, Inc; Centre Productions
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Abenaki Indians, Indians of North America
National Film Preservation Foundation
by Transfilm Inc.
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Film commissioned by a leading architectural journal to discuss major trends in its field. Among the 16 architects, planners, and builders appearing are Eero Saarinen, Edward Durell Stone, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Topic: sponsored film
The Narabot Stacks
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Topics: Youtube, video, Education
A/V Geeks
by Traffic Safety Films
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Explains teenicide as the traffic deaths caused by drivers under 20, demonstrates great increase in teenicide and shows how teenicide can be reduced and controlled. 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 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
by Tōkyō Shinema
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eye 1,493

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Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ctenophora, Cnidaria, Coelenterates
Educational Films
by Townsend, Robert, 1920-; Levin, Al
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SUMMARY: Robert Townsend, author of Up the Organization, and former president of Avis Rent-a-Car, examines the inequalities of the American income tax system that favors rich people at the expense of the middle class and poor. Interviews with the businessmen and tax experts complete the picture of how the wealthy and big corporations use tax loopholes to their advantage
Topic: Income tax
Orgone Archive
by Town and Country Films Inc; Grantland Rice; Richard Suratt
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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: hunting, fishing, orgone film, Alaska
Educational Films
by Tortora, Vincent R; Vedo Films, Lancaster Pa
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Music, Jack Behrens; editor, Stephen Schmidt
Topic: Mennonites
Educational Films
by Torrey, Theodore W. (Theodore Willett), 1907-1986, screenwriter; Klinge, Paul E., screenwriter; Severin, Charles, 1896- screenwriter; Lytle, Charles F., screenwriter; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center, production company; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center, former owner
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Educational authors, Theodore W. Torrey, Paul Klinge, Brother H. Charles, Charles F. Lytle
Topics: Earthworms, Anatomy, Comparative
Ephemeral VHS
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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.... 
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: vhs, Non Impact, Revolutionary Time Clock Graph, Guaranteed Results
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Tomorrow Entertainment (Firm); Learning Corporation of America
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Bighorn With John Denver reel 2 Considers the habitat and behavior of the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. Shows how the life of the sheep is being threatened by the activities of man. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topic: Bighorn sheep
Educational Films
by Tomorrow Entertainment (Firm)
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Pru is a 14 year old determined to become a veterinarian and then like her father, a rancher. She delivers and raises an orphaned bull and then runs away with it to protect it from slaughter. Rich in ranch lore, this program was shot on location in California's Napa Valley
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Topic: Ranch life
A/V Geeks
by Tomorrow Entertainment
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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
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V 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,...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
Donated 16mm Films
by Tom Lazarus
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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
Ephemeral VHS
by Tom Guleff; Gregory Greg
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"Watch as Fred P. Trophyman comes to life and helps Joey learn about Soccer. Then let Grant and Clark show you the Basics with Great Drills to help you get better too!"-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, soccer, training
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Tom Dusenbery
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8 TV commercials directed by Tom Dusenbery. Undated.
Topics: vhs, advertising
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Tom Davenport Films
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Producer and director, Tom Davenport; camera, Tom Davenport, Jan Welt; editor, Lee Stieg
Topic: Country music
Educational Films
by Tom Davenport Films
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Frog King, or, Iron Henry (Motion picture), Motion pictures, Fairy tales, Folklore
Educational Films
by Togg Films; Linc Services
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eye 156

favorite 4

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Children with disabilities, Mainstreaming in education
Educational Films
by Togg Films; Carousel Films
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eye 264

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Hall, Sylvia, Teenage girls, Adolescence
Educational Films
by Tobias, Phillip V; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Also issued as videocassette
Topics: Tobias, Phillip V, Human evolution, Anthropologists
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 Time-Life Video
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eye 6,274

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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
by Time-Life Video
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Presents a unique look at a Caribbean coral reef. Explores the reef's ecological environment, the ecosystems within the environment, and the inhabitants of each system
Topics: Coral reef ecology, Coral reefs and islands
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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eye 918

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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
by Time-Life Video
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eye 1,455

favorite 17

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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
by Time-Life Video
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favorite 147

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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 Time-Life Video
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eye 1,893

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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
by Time-Life Television
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eye 218

favorite 8

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Edited from the television series of the same title
Topics: Animal ecology, Food chains (Ecology)
Educational Films
by Time-Life Television
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Edited from the television series of the same title
Topics: Reptiles., Animals, Habitations., Animals, Habits and behavior.
Educational Films
by Time-Life Multimedia
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eye 1,048

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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
by Time-Life Multimedia
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favorite 24

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Sociobiology: The Human Animal, Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Focuses on sociobiology, a new and controversial science which holds that behavior is biologically determined. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topic: Sociobiology
Educational Films
by Time-Life Multimedia
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Sociobiology: The Human Animal, Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Focuses on sociobiology, a new and controversial science which holds that behavior is biologically determined. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topic: Sociobiology
Educational Films
by 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
by Time-Life Films. Multi-media Division; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Discusses current medical findings on the psychological and physiological effects of amphetamines, barbiturates, LSD, and marijuana
Topics: Drug addiction, Narcotics
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films. Multi-media Division
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eye 249

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Narrator, Meryl Streep
Topics: Robinson, Joan, 1934-1975, Cancer, Pain
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 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
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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 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 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 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