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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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Educational Films
by Beck, Lester F. (Lester Fred), 1909-; Hartley Productions
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With exhibitor's bulletin
Topic: Hypnotism
Educational Films
by Beck, Lester F. (Lester Fred), 1909-; University of Oregon. Psychology Department; Association Films, inc
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audience SummaryExplains how unconscious motives influence everyday actions. Shows psychological techniques for detecting repressed ideas and illustrates the benefits to mental .ealth of their discovery and release. Albert Hibbs looks at pre-Columbian America, discussing Native American life and speculating about how man first came to America. He considers possible discoveries of the New World by the Norsemen and others and concludes with an account of the voyage of Columbus. From the Exploring...
Topic: Motivation (Psychology)
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julian; Phelps, Roy; Beyea, Basil; Horst, Louis; International Film Foundation
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Pacific Island A children's odyssey about the journey of a hand-carved toy canoeman from Canada's northern forest downstream to the distant sea.
Topic: Manners and customs
Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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Circus Day in Our Town Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryGives a behind - the - scenes look at a three - ring circus, including highlights of an actual performance. Professor Harry S. Broudy defines classical realism. He explains the theory's basis in "natural law" and its application to modern educational problems. He answers questions and comments on a filmed physics class discussion in which the teacher uses the classical...
Topics: Circus, Circus
Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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Collaborators, William J. Temple, Delinda Roggensack
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Topic: Voice
Educational Films
by Film Images, inc
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Following a normal child's progress from scribbling to the composition of narrative pictures, this film shows how 3- to 7-year-old children develop their artistic expression in an unself-conscious way
Topic: Art
Educational Films
by Film Images, inc; Radim Films
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The Gospel in Stone Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryRe - enacts the story of the life of Christ in medieval sculpture, carved originally for the education of the illiterate. A tribute to the heritage of southwest Philadelphia. Revolutionary battles and Colonial events are described against a backround of historic sites, such as the gardens and mansion of naturalist John Bartram.
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Educational Films
by International Film Foundation; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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Producer, Julien Bryan; director and photographer, William James; narrator, Basil Beyea; film editor, Joseph E. Dushock
Topics: Social life and customs., East Asia
Educational Films
by Lawrence Madison; Ford Motor Company.
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Description  of the  daily life  of the  fishermen  of  Gloucester  ,  small town  of the  coast  of  Massachusetts  :  activities  at  home  ,  fishing  in  high seas  ,  storm  at  sea  , ceremonies  at the  Feast  of  Saint Peter  ,  Saint  -  patron  of  fishermen  . (  Film shot  in 1946 and  recovered in 1949).
Topics: fishing, Massachusetts
Educational Films
by Moore, Clement Clarke, Coronet Instructional Films
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Kodachrome. Based on the poem The night before Christmas, by Clement Clarke Moore. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas is seen in this film. Animated cartoon For information on using footage of this film for your project, email us at footage@avgeeks.com
Topics: Christmas, Children's films
Educational Films
by National Audiovisual Center
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Psychotherapeutic Interviewing Series: 1 - Introduction SummaryExplains the basic principles of the doctor - patient relationship and illustrates the structure and goals of the interviewer. Emphasizes uncovering current symptoms, obtaining the basic patterns of react./ia metadata psychotherapeuticiese patterns and understanding and interpreting their meaning and function. Describes the general principles of psychotherapeutic interviewing. Shows how the over-all effect of a very large number of...
Topics: Interview, Psychological, Psychotherapy
Educational Films
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Unrehearsed interview in psychiatrist's office. Clinical material used to draw attention to repression, distortion, conversion, and anxiety. J.E. Finessinger and Powdermaker
Topics: Interview, Psychological, Psychotherapy
A/V Geeks
by National Film Board of Canada.
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A demonstration of igloo-building in Canada's Far North, showing how the site is selected and how blocks of snow are used to make a snug shelter in only an hour and a half. As the camera follows each stage, the commentary explains the process.
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Topics: Crafts, Inuit, Igloos, Inuit -- Canada, Multi-User, Canada -- Construction -- Inuit (Canada) --...
Educational Films
by United States. Department of the Army
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A documentary record of the effects of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Atomic bomb
Orgone Archive
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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
Topic: orgone archive
Educational Films
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