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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 KCET
movies

eye 2,630

favorite 19

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Traces the history of marijuana, its travels to all parts of the world, and its derivatives. Discusses the legal and moral problems associated with its use. 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 KCET-TV
movies

eye 15,778

favorite 40

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Presents black comedian Bill Cosby appearing in white make-up and green eye shadow in a special that discusses bigotry. Shows Cosby assuming the role of a super-bigot, and employing all the stereotype prejudices in his monologue. Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles
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A/V Geeks
by KQED/Natl Educational TV
movies

eye 2,351

favorite 12

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Tells of the international aims of the Communist Party and methods used to achieve them. Explains communist actions in the 1920's and 1930's, the popular front, activities in the Spanish Civil War and the policies of the Cominform after 1947. (Kinescope). 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 Karl H Maslowski; Stephen Maslowski; Centron Corporation.
movies

eye 540

favorite 11

comment 1

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Topics: Zoology -- Arctic regions -- Juvenile films, Zoology -- Arctic regions, Zoology, Arctic Regions.
A/V Geeks
by Key Productions, Released by Young America Films
movies

eye 602

favorite 6

comment 1

The story of three beagle puppies and their adventures on the farm and in the woods. Shows the characteristics and actions of dogs and several other animals. 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 Keystone Pictures
movies

eye 962

favorite 4

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The Keystone Kops, Mack Swain, Chester Conklin, Minta Durfee. Conklin steals Mack Swain's wife away in his sidecar motorcycle, but can't escape the Keystone Kops. 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: silent film
A/V Geeks
by Kimberly - Clark Corp
movies

eye 2,022

favorite 17

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Presents typical situations which occur on a dinner date--checking, seating, ordering, table technique, make-up repair, tipping and escort courtesy. Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles
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A/V Geeks
by King Screen Productions
movies

eye 9,027

favorite 55

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Dramatizes the ordeal of an Indian boy in his endurance and ritual ascent to manhood. Shows how Indian customs clash with twentieth-century values, by giving some background into the Indian cultural heritage.
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Topics: native americans, educational film
A/V Geeks
by Kodak
movies

eye 590

favorite 9

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Depicts the various careers possible in the field of photography, and shows how the camera is used in engineering and in medical and scientific research.
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Topics: cameras, photography, science
A/V Geeks
by Kodak
movies

eye 610

favorite 2

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Explains how film can be used in the coaching of sports to improve performance and enjoyment. Kodak hawks their super 8 film setup for sports coaches - camera, Tri-X film, projector. 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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )