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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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A/V Geeks
by La Brea Productions; United States Navy
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Film for wives of men in the Navy about their dedication to the service and how it could impact family life. 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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Topics: Navy, family
A/V Geeks
by Langley Research Center.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.; Central Operation of Resources for Educators (U.S.)
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One of the tree house detectives is about to take a trip to foreign shores and is both excited and concerned. This is a chance of a lifetime, but he doesn't want to get sick and miss the trip. Come help the detectives learn about the human body as they discover that “no man is an island”, not even a treehouse detective. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, SCIfiles, science
A/V Geeks
by Larry Dawson
movies

eye 3,097

favorite 17

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Records the life and work of Ansel Adams. Dwells on his equipment, home, interests, and his attitude toward art, photography and life. 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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A/V Geeks
by Lawbetts Productions.; Bailey Films
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Tells about two children who eagerly await the birth of a family of kittens. Covers an eight-week span, showing the kittens being born, learning to crawl, drinking milk, and eating meat. For primary and elementary grades.
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Topic: cats
A/V Geeks
by Learning Corporation of America.; Coronet/MTI Film and Video.
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eye 537

favorite 11

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Shows the assembling, painting, and selling of a red bicycle in Nairobi. Follows the bike to its new home in a nearby village to explain economic life in Africa.
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Topics: Africa -- Economic conditions, Economic history, Africa.
A/V Geeks
by Leo Caloia
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eye 2,041

favorite 10

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Odd Christmas short featuring idyllic scenes of Christmas and a creepy Santa mask 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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A/V Geeks
by Lilt
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INTRODUCES A FAMOUS HAIR STYLIST WHO SHOWS WOMEN HOW TO USE LILT TO DO HOME PERMANENTS WITH ROLLERS, ETC. We learn some hairdo techniques in doing a home permanent. 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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A/V Geeks
by Linda Feferman
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eye 54,309

favorite 267

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Presents the story of a fifteen-year-old girl who experiences her menstrual period, describing the reaction of the girl and her sixteen-year-old boyfriend as they learn more about the subject of menstruation.
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Topics: Sex Education., Physiology., Reproduction., Women.
A/V Geeks
by Lockheed Aviation
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eye 301

favorite 1

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An odd film from Lockheed Aviation that talks about how laws are being used to curb drug abuse. 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: drugs
A/V Geeks
by Lost Chords of New Jersey
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eye 310

favorite 1

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A film made for police, firemen and first responders to alert them to special care that needs to be taken when resuscitating a laryngectomee - a person whose larynx has been removed, usually due to cancer. 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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A/V Geeks
by Loucks And Norling Studios
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eye 1,713

favorite 5

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Shows how to use the slide rule to calculate squares, square roots, proportions and percentages. 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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Topic: slide rules
A/V Geeks
by Lutheran Churches of America
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eye 3,239

favorite 27

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In what could easily pass as a Twilight Zone episode, this film shows what happens when a troubled carnival owner returns back to his childhood home to escape God. Films like this would be shown to adult church groups to stimulate discussion - things like “was this man being stalked by Jesus in wooden shoes?” or “why was this film so creepy?” It was made by prolific Christian director Rolf Forsberg (The Late Great Planet Earth, Jesus Roast), featured veteran film actors Jack Hawkins...
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