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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 Irwin A Moon; Moody Institute of Science.
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Earth's natural wonders give testimony to the creative work of a majestic God. 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 Moody Institute Of Science
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Shows how the circulatory system supplies each cell of the human body with fuel, with oxygen to burn the fuel and how it carries off the waste products. Studies in detail the red cell, white cell and capillaries. Reveals the aortic and mitral valves of a human heart. Refers to a computer the determination of the optimum shape for a red cell as it relates to its respiratory function. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have...
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Topics: blood, circulatory system
A/V Geeks
by Moody Institute of Science
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eye 2,532

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Presents hidden treasures revealed by the microscope in a drop of water taken from a pond, a snowflake, salt and cough syrup. Shows crystals in one of the deep caves of the earth. Views treasures in space through the 200-inch telescope at Mt Palomar. 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 Moody Institute of Science
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eye 1,118

favorite 13

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Introduces Uncle Bob who operates a neighborhood fix-it shop where some boys bring a camera for repairs. Points out the similarities between the camera and the human eye. 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 Moody Institute of Science
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eye 1,648

favorite 26

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Presents explorations in infinite space that reveal God's majesty, his love and care. 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 Moody Institute of Science
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eye 2,297

favorite 12

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Photomicrography reveals the unusual structure and behavior of the Venus's flytrap, the trumpet plant, the cobra plant, the common pitcher plant, the sundew plant and the utricularia.
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A/V Geeks
by Moody Institute of Science
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eye 981

favorite 10

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The spider is shown to be an engineer of great skill and versatility.
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A/V Geeks
by Moody Institute of Science
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eye 1,446

favorite 10

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Attention is drawn to the interesting chemical structure of water and then to its amazing life-sustaining properties. 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 Moody Institute of Science
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Introduces the idea of sense perceptions, demonstrating that the human brain is the interpreter for sensory reception. Discusses sense perception and aids in study of light and sound. Describes the responses of the body to the many stimuli it receives and the limitations of the senses ; explains that visual perception depends heavily on past experience. Gives examples with Stratton's psychological experiment involving inverted vision. To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
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Topics: avgeeks, science, senses, perception, moody institute of science
A/V Geeks
by Moody Institute of Science
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eye 1,230

favorite 9

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Children watch Siamese fighting fish and the Egyptian mouth breeder in aquariums. They witness the reproductive processes of these fish. 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 Moody Institute of Science
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eye 1,390

favorite 6

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Electric eel introduced as one of the catfish family, details of its electrical activity are given. Explains 2 types of electrical discharge, how they are produced and what their functions are demonstrates strength of discharges. Food habits
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A/V Geeks
by Moody Institute of Science.
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eye 1,255

favorite 39

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Follows the life cycle of the anise swallowtail butterfly. Shows the tiny eggs among the leaves of the anise plant, the caterpillars emerging from eggs and feeding on the leaves of the anise plant, the spinning of the silken thread by which the chrysalis hangs, the evolvement of the chrysalis, and the opening of the chrysalis and the emergence of the butterfly.
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Topics: Butterflies, Insects -- Development.
A/V Geeks
by Moody Institute of Science.
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eye 886

favorite 10

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Demonstrates to two boys the jumping ability of a grasshopper. The boys learn the basic physical structure of all insects by examining many kinds of grasshoppers, including the Florida lubber locust.
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