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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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Ephemeral VHS
by VRex, Inc.
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"VR Surfer VCR/TV Setup Concerto in 3D 3D Demo Sampler VR Surfer Computer Setup" -- description from tape. Scan of installation guide and user's manual on archive.org. VR Surfer hardware (glasses, transmitter etc.) are property of the Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment , Oakland California.
Topics: vhs, steroscopic, 3d, virtual reality, cgi, animation
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Valerie Soe
movies

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"'Mixed Blood' takes a personal view of interracial relationships between Asian Americans and non-Asian Americans.   Soe combines interviews with over 30 concerned individuals, text, and clips from scientific films and classic miscegenation dramas.  This videotape explores the complexities of cross-cultural intimacy and weather such choices have public and political implications." 
Topics: vhs, Valerie Soe, Walk on his Back
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Valette / Valette
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"Modules 1-12 - Parlons Francais! (Video Essay) Correlation to Student Text on back cover" -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, education, french, language
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Orgone Archive
by Van Beuren Corporation; RKO Radio Pictures
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: california, missions, orgone archive
Orgone Archive
by Van Beuren Productions; Pathe
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topics: fishing, orgone archive
Ephemeral VHS
movies

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NOTE: THIS TAPE IS APPARENTLY DAMAGED AND ONLY ONE HOUR IS UP. A RE-RIP OF THE TAPE IS BEING MADE AND WILL REPLACE THIS ONE IF FOUND TO BE BETTER. Black Army Jacket His Hero Is Gone Atom and His Package Brutal Truth Spazz Live at Stalag 13 Philadelphia, PA  on June 27, 1997 . A Cabbage Collection Event
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A/V Geeks
by Vera Pickard
movies

eye 3,933

favorite 14

comment 2

From the "Developing Your Personality" filmstrip series, we see Pete Harvey conquer his fears of trying a new thing - swimming. This ZIP file contains each individual frame as a separate TIFF.
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Topic: filmstrip
Ephemeral VHS
by ViaGrafix
movies

eye 608

favorite 0

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Excel 97 video tutorial.
Topics: vhs, spreadsheets, microsoft, software, office, excel
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Vicki Flagg & Doug Prose
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Produced by the Branch of Facilities & Management Services, U.S. Geological Survey, Western Region Office.
Topics: vhs, U.S. Geological Survey
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Victory Multimedia
movies

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favorite 4

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"Mother Goose Workout takes youngsters through an extensive 30 minute exercise routine that's certain to keep them fit, trim and entertained."-- description from box. Ages 2-6.
Topics: vhs, children, exercise
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Video Power
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eye 155

favorite 1

comment 0

Topic: Video Power
Ephemeral VHS
by Video Professor, Inc.
movies

eye 465

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Instructional video on how to use Access 2000 for Windows 95. -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, access 2000, windows 95, software
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Video Tutor
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"A video that introduces and explains the fundamentals of multiplication, with Lorraine Bryant." -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, multiplication, arithmetic, elementary
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Video Tutor, Inc.
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favorite 6

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"A video that introduces and explains the fundamentals of multiplication, with Lorraine Bryant." Grades 2-5. -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, math, education, multiplication
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Video Tutorial Service, Inc
movies

eye 670

favorite 7

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"video library is the key to math success...step by step instruction...computer graphics...demonstrations...real life applications...ideal for elementary, junior high, high school, college, adult education
Topics: vhs, math tutorial, self-paced, math education, pre-algebra, binomials, polynomials, algebraic...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Video Tutorial Service, Inc.
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favorite 9

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"Math Made Easy video library is the key to math success and can open doors to unlimited opportunities.   The unique approach of step by step instruction, enhanced by colorful computer graphics, practical demonstrations and real life applications, helps everyone achieve top grades in math.  Designed by creative and experienced mathematicians and approved by math educators nationwide, 'The Math Made Easy' video library is ideal for Elementary, Junior High, High School, College and Adult...
Topics: vhs, Visual and Verbal Presentations
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Video Tutorial Service, Inc.
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favorite 3

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"Travel on a journey around the globe and enjoy exploring basic arithmetic skills..."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, education, math, division, denmark
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by Viewlex
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Great promotional film for the new Viewlex Systems 16 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
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Ephemeral VHS
by Vignette Multimedia
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eye 611

favorite 10

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Classic African folk tales.
Topics: vhs, african, folk tales
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by Virgina State Department of Education
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How modern convenient shopping results in a growing trash problem.
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Topics: avgeeks, garbage
A/V Geeks
by Virginia Dept of Education
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Discusses the importance of using proper safety measures while performing experiments or using equipment in the biology laboratory. 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: safety
A/V Geeks
by Virginia Dept of Education
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Lots of seventies fashion and bikes. Discusses bicycle safety practices, including hand signa 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 informationls, observance of traffic laws and riding defensively.
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Ephemeral VHS
by Visa?
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Reel with 3 Levi's TV commercials: 1. School (Japan, HK) 2. Tremors (Europe) 3. Carwash (US)
Topics: vhs, commercials, advertising
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by Visual Training Corporation; Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Inc.
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In the tradition of country music variety radio show(like Hee-Haw years later) style variety show promoting Goodyear Tires. Highlight: A rotund man dressed in baby's clothes sings a nursery rhyme about "running the stop." 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 Visualscope Incorporated; Amer Bankers Assn
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Introduces bank services for the individual - checking accounts, savings accounts, installment loans, mortgage loans, trusts, home improvement loans, vacation and Christmas savings and education loans. Shows bank services for the community--business, construction and agricultural loans and business services. 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: banking