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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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National Film Preservation Foundation
1923 The Rellimeo Film Syndicate
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Melodrama in which a wronged man, played by Monte Blue, changes his appearance through plastic surgery and returns home to reclaim his good name and win his girl. Preserved in collaboration with the New Zealand Film Archive and George Eastman Museum.
Topics: silent film, New Zealand Project
Educational Films
1924 Time-Life Films
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"A Pathé picture."
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Comedy films
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
1936 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
1939 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
1943 Tashlin, Frank
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Daffy Duck protects his war-time salvage yard from a Nazi goat
Topic: Animated films
Educational Films
1946 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.
A/V Geeks
1947 Teaching Films
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Boy on 1940's airplane; inside the hangar; crews working on propellers; plane on runway; inside the control tower; pilot with charts; crew and food service boarding airplane; checking landing gear; fueling the plane; baggage on conveyer belt; propellers spinning; engine smoking; man viewing plane from control tower; pilots in cockpit; airplane taking off; view of airport from sky; view of plane in flight. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased...
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Educational Films
1950 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
A/V Geeks
1950 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
1950 RKO Radio Pictures; Teaching Film Custodians; Instructional Films Inc
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Presented by members of the motion picture industry
Topics: Motion picture industry, Motion pictures
Educational Films
1952 Russell, Frederic Arthur, 1886-1973. Textbook of salesmanship; Beach, Frank Herman, 1895-1967; McGraw-Hill Book Company; Transfilm, Inc
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Making that Sale Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryMethods of closing difficult sales and the need for effective followups are presented. The demonstration should be clear, the prosp.ct should be answered and valid selling points should be stressed. Correlated with 'A TEXTBOOK OF SALESMANSHIP' by Russell and Beach. Peter F. Drucker combines drama and discussion in order to point out ways in which executives can better utilize their time...
Topics: Sales personnel, Selling
A/V Geeks
1952 The Christophers
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Father James Keller and actor Fred MacMurray (Double Indemnity, Absent-Minded Professor) point out how atomic energy can be a God-given blessing instead of a man-made curse if used in such fields as industry, agriculture and medicine. This film was an introduction to the Catholic civic organization's other atomic-themed films - Atomic Energy As A Force For Good and From Star to Star – which also starred notable celebrities. To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
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A/V Geeks
1952 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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A/V Geeks
1955 Texaco
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About a gas additive made by Texaco We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topic: petroleum
A/V Geeks
1956 Thiebaud, Wayne
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Uses demonstrations in humorous animation to explain the elements of cartooning. 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
1957 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
National Film Preservation Foundation
1958 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
Educational Films
1959 Tortora, Vincent R; Vedo Films, Lancaster Pa
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Music, Jack Behrens; editor, Stephen Schmidt
Topic: Mennonites
Educational Films
1959 Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; Carousel Films
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35 mm. version released in 1960 by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp
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Topic: Comedy films
Educational Films
1960 Killiam, Paul; Turell, Saul J; Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948. Intolerance; Sterling Educational Films, inc
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Title is from container
Educational Films
1960 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
1960 Taylor, John, 1914-1992. drt; Moore, John, 1907-1967. aus; Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958. cmp; British Transport Commission. Film Unit; International Film Bureau
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With commentary
Topics: Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603, Civilization
Educational Films
1960 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
1960 Teaching Film Custodians
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Presents the setting of London in 1600 as playgoers cross the Thames to the Globe Theatre in Southwark. Describes the location, audience, players, construction, and conventions of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Twelfth night (Shakespeare, William), Theater
Educational Films
1960 Twentieth century (Television program)
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eye 23,338

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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
1961 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
1961 National Council for the Social Studies. Audio-Visual Committee; Teaching Film Custodians, inc
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With teaching guide
Topic: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Educational Films
1961 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
Educational Films
1961 Thiebaud, Wayne; Doug Bailey Films; Patrician Films
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Shows how this style attempts to express some kind of dynamic movement; how expressionistic patterns are designed to give an almost glaring directness
Topic: Expressionism (Art)
Educational Films
1962 Modern Language Association of America; Center for Applied Linguistics; Teaching Film Custodians
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With work paper
Topics: Languages, Modern, Language and languages
Educational Films
1963 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
A/V Geeks
1963 The Funny Company Inc
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Part of the animated series "Funny Company", this film explores how chocolate is made. 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.
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Topic: chocolate
Educational Films
1965 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
1966 British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films. Multi-media Division
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Title from producer's catalog
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Topics: Vietnam War (1961-1975), Vietnam War, 1961-1975
National Film Preservation Foundation
1966 Ted Steeg Productions
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Film promoting consumption of coffee in youth-oriented coffee houses. Accompanied by a folk music sound track,  Coffee House Rendezvous  profiles seven coffee houses located near churches and college campuses and illustrates the wholesome activities that occur in these public places. Note:  The film was made as part of the “Think Drink” campaign mounted by the Coffee Information Service, whose objective was to turn 17- to 20-year-olds into coffee drinkers. Produced in Eastmancolor. The...
Topic: sponsored film
Educational Films
1966 British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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Director, Peter Watkins
Topics: Culloden, Battle of (Scotland : 1746), Culloden, Battle of, Scotland, 1746, War
Educational Films
1967 British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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Producers, John Freeman, Hugh Burnett
Topics: Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961, Psychoanalysis
Educational Films
1967 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
1968 Tektronix, inc., Beaverton, Or. [from old catalog]
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Topic: Cathode ray oscillographs
Educational Films
1968 Taylor, Paul, 1930-; Steeg Productions; Harris Communications
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Paul Taylor and Company: An Artist and his Work (1968) Shows the traditions and customs of middle-class Chinese life, with emphasis on the struggles of an American-educated Chinese man to support and educate his large family. Depicts the purchase of food and a family luncheon, the children of the family at play and at school, the delight of Chinese children in the visit of the monkey-man, the respect for elders, and a trthe Temple of Heaven.
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Topics: Taylor, Paul, 1930-, Dance, Dancers, Choreographers
Educational Films
1968 Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
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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
1968 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
1968 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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Lee Leister, Richard Haas, Greg Davis
Topics: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892, Poets, American
Educational Films
1969 British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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-----Another issue. 35 mm
Topic: Seventeenth century
Educational Films
1969 British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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-----Another issue. 35 mm
Topic: Sixteenth century
Educational Films
1969 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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Makoto Yanagisawa (samurai), Nobuhide Horii (swordsmith), Tanetsugu Horii (swordsmith), Yasuhide Watanabe (swordsmith), George Takei (narrator)
Topic: Swordsmiths
Educational Films
1969 British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Examines the nature of schizophrenia through conversations with schizophrenics and the doctors who treat them. Also gives a cross section of researchers' views about the causes of schizophrenia
Topic: Schizophrenia
Educational Films
1969 British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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-----Another issue. 35 mm
Topic: Thirteenth century
Educational Films
1969 British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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-----Another issue. 35 mm
Topics: Eighteenth century, Art, Modern
Educational Films
1969 British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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-----Another issue. 35 mm
Topic: Sixteenth century
Educational Films
1969 British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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-----Another issue. 35 mm
Topics: Civilization, Modern, Painting, Modern
Educational Films
1969 British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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-----Another issue. 35 mm
Topic: Technology
Educational Films
1969 British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Films
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-----Another issue. 35 mm
Topic: Twelfth century
Educational Films
1970 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
Educational Films
1970 Dolan, Josephine A; Telstar Productions
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General historical background traces developments in biological and physical science and medicine: physiology, anesthesia, obstetrics and gynecology, and public health. Lecture by Josephine Dolan, R.N., M.S. From the Nursing in Society series
Topic: Nursing
Educational Films
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Discusses mythological and religious influences, prominent individuals, and medical treatments in medical care among ancient civilizations. Lecture by Josephine Dolan, R.N., M.S. From the Nursing in Society series
Topic: Nursing
Educational Films
1970 Koplin, Mert; Grinker, Charles; Time-Life Films
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Presents public remarks by Adam Clayton Powell which express the philosophy of the New York politican concerning race relations
Topics: Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-1972, Race relations
Educational Films
1970 Teaching Film Custodians
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Martin Luther (1970) -- excerpt A dramatization of the life and work of Martin Luther from the time of his taking the vows of the Augustinian monastic order, through his ordination as a priest, his self doubts, his opposition to the selling of indulgences, the posting of his ninety-five these, his debate at Leipzig with John Eck, papal excommunication, the burning of the papal decree and concluding his refusal to recant before the Diet at Worms.
Topic: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546
Educational Films
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Interprets historical indications of disease and medical care as noted in Egyptian wall paintings and Biblical accounts. Surveys the contributions of religion, hypnotherapy and healing, early medical education, and the influence of astronomy and astrology of medicine. Lecture by Josephine Dolan, R.N., M.S. From the Nursing in Society series
Topic: Nursing
Educational Films
1970 Dolan, Josephine A; Telstar Productions
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Discusses basic human needs, major problems of community health, and solutions to health problems, including folk medicine, the nurse, occult practices, the shaman, and approved social customes. Lecture by Josephine Dolan, R.n., M.S. From the Nursing in Society series
Topics: Nursing, Primitive societies
Educational Films
1970 Last, Brenda; Johnson, Nicholas, 1934-; Francis, Janet; Barbieri, Margaret; Symons, Oliver; Blair, David; Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Coppélia. Selections; Thames Television, ltd; Royal Ballet; Media Guild
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Introducer and narrator, David Blair
Topics: Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891, Coppélia (Delibes, Léo), Ballet
Educational Films
1970 British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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A teacher-training film. Explains that a child's thinking is egocentric and that he decenters from this egocentric viewpoint by socialization with other children. Asserts that, to be meaningful, classroom activity must be geared to how children's minds work, so that they learn to think for themselves
Topics: Cognition in children, Cognition in children
Educational Films
1970 Anouilh, Jean, 1910-1987. Becket; Teaching Film Custodians; Paramount Pictures Corporation
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Excerpts from Paramount's 1964 motion picture of the same title; prepared for educational use on the initiative of the American Historical Association
Topic: Thomas, à Becket, Saint, 1118?-1170
Educational Films
1970 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
1971 TYO Productions, Inc
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Biting commentary, set to square dance calls, on the non-humanizing aspect of education
Topic: Education
Educational Films
1971 British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Surveys recent discoveries in the earth sciences which explain the movement of the continents and disclose other facts about the earth
Topic: Continental drift
Educational Films
1971 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
Donated 16mm Films
1971 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
Educational Films
1972 Radiotelevisione italiana; Texture Films, inc
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A study of the neo-realistic film in post-war Italy. Includes excerpts from films by deSica, Rossellini, Antonioni, and Moravia, and interviews with their directors
Topics: Motion pictures, Realism in motion pictures
Educational Films
1972 Porter, Edwin S; Niver, Kemp R; Thomas A. Edison, Inc; Library of Congress. Motion Picture Section; Pyramid Film & Video
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Produced by Thomas A. Edison Company
Topic: Motion pictures
Educational Films
1972 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
1972 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
1972 Thomas G. Smith
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favorite 365

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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
1972 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
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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...