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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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by Alexander Hamilton-Brown
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The first documentary to feature three distinguished circumpolar Inuit artists carving on a monumental scale – a rarity in arctic art. It features the work of Paulatuk sculptor Abraham Anghik Ruben, Joe Nasagalawik from Tuktoyaktuk and Dolphus Cadeux from Yellowknife. The film shows the sculptors working on a five ton block of Indiana limestone, a three ton block of Carrera marble and a three metre long jawbone of an arctic whale, left behind from the old whaling days. It also reveals how the...
Topic: Inuit artists
A/V Geeks
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(May 1, 1995) See the STS-74 astronauts being trained for landing and egress in this 8 minute video. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-74, training
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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Space Shuttle flight 67 (STS-63), narrated by the astronauts (20 minutes). Launch: February 3, 1995. Crew: James D. Wetherbee, Eileen Collins, Michael Foale, Ph.D., Janice E. Voss, Ph.D., Bernard A. Harris, Jr., M.D., Vladimir G. Titov. Vehicle: Discovery. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-63
A/V Geeks
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(June 25, 1995) This 10-minute video shows the the crew of STS-73 training for post landing egress using the FFT (Full Fuselage Trainer) shuttle mock-up. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-73
A/V Geeks
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(May 10, 1995) The Space Shuttle Mission, STS-67, is highlighted in this video. Flight crew (Stephen S. Oswald (Commander), William G. Gregory (Pilot), Tamara E. Jernigan, Wendy B. Lawrence, John M. Grunfeld (Mission Specialists), Samuel T. Durrance, and Ronald A. Parise (Payload Specialists)) prelaunch and launch activities, EVA activities with payload deployment and retrieval (ASTRO-2 and WUPPE (Wisconsin Ultraviolet Photo Polarimeter Experiment)), spaceborne experiments (astronomical...
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-67
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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(May 22, 1995) This 9-minute video shows the bailout training for the STS-69 shuttle astronauts. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-69
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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Highlights of ongoing NASA research in science, mathematics, and technology for students and teachers of grades 5-12. This program's emphasis is robotics. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, robotics
A/V Geeks
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(April 6, 1995) This video (JSC1472) contains important visual events including launch, SPARTAN 204, SPACEHAB-03, CGP/ODERACS, and the rendezvous with the MIR Space Station, along with onboard activities, and landing. Also included are air-to-ground transmission between the crew and Mission, and various earthviews. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-63, SPARTAN
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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This 7-minute video shows astronauts from STS-73 being prepped for their EVA. The video mostly shows them putting on the required spacesuits. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-73, training, EVA
A/V Geeks
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(April 18, 1995) Representatives of the the United States Navel Academy interview the astronauts of STS-67 while they are in orbit. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-67
A/V Geeks
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This sixth and final video in NASA’s Biology & Space series outlines the potential hazards faced by astronauts on space missions and describes the equipment required for survival in environments hostile to life. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, biology
A/V Geeks
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(April 18, 1995) Astronauts onboard STS-67 are interviewed by WKRC-TV while in orbit. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-67
A/V Geeks
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(April 18, 1995) CNN interviews astronauts in orbit aboard STS-67. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-67
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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(July 21, 1995) This is a 51-minute film archival compilation tape from the STS-61 Hubble Servicing Mission which launched in December 1993. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Hubble telescope, STS-61, space shuttle
A/V Geeks
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(April 18, 1995) Representatives of the the United States Navel Academy interview the astronauts of STS-67 while they are in orbit. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-67
A/V Geeks
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(September 19, 1995) Crew members of STS-73 are trained on the T-38 Talon, a supersonic jet trainer used by NASA. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-73, training
A/V Geeks
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(July 28, 1995) This 7-minute video shows a thermal glove evaluation lead by STS-69 Payload Commander Jim Voss. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-69
A/V Geeks
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(July 5, 1995) This 28-minute video shows the STS-74 crew and Mir 20 & 22 crews being introduced to the RMS (Remote Manipulator System). To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-74, training, MIR
A/V Geeks
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(June 14, 1995) This 17-minute video shows the Spartan Contingency Training in the WETF (Weightless Environment Training Facility) for the STS-69 crew. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-69
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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(April 3, 1995) This postflight presentation features footage of STS-67 mission and narration by the astronauts who flew it. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-67
A/V Geeks
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(June 14, 1995) This 17-minute video shows the Spartan Contingency Training in the WETF (Weightless Environment Training Facility) for the STS-69 crew. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Space Shuttle, astronaut training, STS-69, WETF
A/V Geeks
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See the crew of STS-74 being trained to undock the Mir space station in this 13-minute video. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-74, training
A/V Geeks
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(August 25, 1995) This 12 minute video shows the crew of STS-73 being trained. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-73, training
A/V Geeks
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This program is fourth in NASA’s Biology & Space Exploration series. Discusses changes that occur in our musculoskeletal system in the absence of weight bearing and countermeasures developed to reduce the effects of these changes. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, life sciences
A/V Geeks
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The first program in NASA’s Biology and Space Exploration series explores Earth’s early stages of existence and the theories proposed to explain the evolution of life on Earth. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, biology