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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 IFF
movies

eye 667

favorite 8

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Shows the transitions the preschool child goes through in becoming a member of a group. The child usually comes into pre-school just having a sense of autonomous self. The film shows how a group of children, with the usual individual differences, learn to relate to others, adjust to the needs of others, and discover gratification in the process. like a nature film but with preschool kids. Lots of hitting and crying. Great! This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the...
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A/V Geeks
by ISU
movies

eye 650

favorite 2

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Look at the wasteful consumer culture - planned obsolescence, packaging, commercialization of holidays. 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 Ideal Pictures, Inc; Dodge
movies

eye 528

favorite 11

comment 1

Armand Davis leads motor expedition in Africa, powered by Dodge cars. We digitized and uploaded this film on behalf of the A/V Geeks 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: Africa, travelogue
A/V Geeks
by Indiana Univ Audio Visual Center
movies

eye 1,046

favorite 5

comment 2

Anatomy Series Shows internal anatomy of fetal pigs by systems to illustrate techniques of mammal dissection. Shows pig within uterus, examines internal anatomy, exposes the abdominal cavity, points out internal organs and discusses the functions of the brain. 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 Indiana University, Audio-Visual Center
movies

eye 722

favorite 12

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Describes the qualifications and procedures of registration and voting. Distinguishes between 'SPLIT TICKET' and 'STRAIGHT TICKET' voting methods. Explains the importance of a secret ballot. Shows a closed primary and a general election. 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 Industrafilm, Inc.; Aetna
movies

eye 432

favorite 4

comment 2

About safety hazards in the home.  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: home safety
A/V Geeks
by International Film Bureau
movies

eye 642

favorite 15

comment 1

This film is designed to show student projectionists some of the steps to be taken in getting ready for good film projection. A classroom scene shows a high school boy beside the projector stand as he signals to his assistants to pull the window shade. 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 International Film Bureau.
movies

eye 834

favorite 8

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Discusses safety procedures for people who work with high-voltage equipment.
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Topic: electric safety
A/V Geeks
by International Film Forum
movies

eye 487

favorite 5

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An American girl tells her classmates about her visit to her grandmother's farm in a Polish Village. She tells them about vilage life, farming, schools, church, a wedding, and briefly about some of the cities: Lowicz, Krakov, Zakopane, Gdvina. 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: poland
A/V Geeks
by Irvmar Productions
movies

eye 764

favorite 3

comment 2

Shows how children meet and correctly cope with situations calling upon them to remember each of the safety rules they have been taught. 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 Irwin A Moon; Moody Institute of Science.
movies

eye 1,469

favorite 9

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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 Ivan Klíma; Miloš Vacek; František Belfín; Československý filmexport.; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video.
movies

eye 2,160

favorite 17

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The twelfth episode of the famous children cartoons about little Mole. In this one Mole finds a set of colors, paints the fur and feathers of all animals and together they frighten a bad fox so that he runs away. CLICK HERE to see episode 11: Mole and the Umbrella CLICK HERE for a Wikipedia article about the Mole (little Mole) character.
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Topics: animated, mole