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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 ABC News; Carousel Films
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Examines the condition of women in prisons. Shows how women are often treated brutally in prison and explores plans which put women offenders under community surveillance rather than behind bars
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Topic: Women prisoners
Educational Films
by ABC News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 3,111

favorite 13

comment 0

Examines the condition of women in prisons. Shows how women are often treated brutally in prison and explores plans which put women offenders under community surveillance rather than behind bars
Topic: Women prisoners
Educational Films
by Adams, Brandon; Jelks, Vaughn; Coronet/MTI Film and Video; Learning Corporation of America; Advanced American Communications, Inc
movies

eye 408

favorite 4

comment 0

Brandon Adams, Vaughn Jelks
Topic: Cats
Educational Films
by Alpine Films (Firm); Centre Productions
movies

eye 1,142

favorite 4

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topics: Erickson, Jim, Higbee, Art, Rock climbing, Travel
Educational Films
by Alvarado, Trini; Merlin, Joanna; Colon, Miriam; Highgate Pictures (Firm); Learning Corporation of America
movies

eye 367

favorite 1

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topics: Vocational guidance, Choice (Psychology), Choice
Educational Films
by American Broadcasting Company; CRM Films
movies

eye 862

favorite 8

comment 0

Produced by ABC
Topic: American Revolution (1775-1783)
Educational Films
by Anderson, Gary; Longfellow, Elizabeth; Welles, Orson, 1915-1985; Forum on New Hampshire's Future (Organization); Cineworks (Firm); Phoenix/BFA Films & Video; New Hampshire Movies (Firm)
movies

eye 315

favorite 3

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Writer: Elizabeth Longfellow
Topics: Local government, Political participation, City planning, Country life, Rural conditions
Educational Films
by Anderson, Robert, 1912- drt; Jackson, Stanley, 1914-1981. pro; National Film Board of Canada; Canada. Department of National Health and Welfare
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eye 191

favorite 6

comment 0

National Film Board Archive Collection
Topic: Senile dementia
Educational Films
by Archibald, Nancy; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
movies

eye 518

favorite 8

comment 0

Narrator, John Livingston ; writer, William Whitehead ; photographer, Rudolf Kovanic ; editor, Tom Berner
Topics: Lemurs, Nature, Ecology
Educational Films
by Armada Productions; Clavius Films; International Film Bureau
movies

eye 1,068

favorite 23

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topic: Planets
Educational Films
by Artis Film Pty, Ltd; CRM/McGraw-Hill Films
movies

eye 758

favorite 3

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topic: Aboriginal Tasmanians
Educational Films
by Artis Film Pty, Ltd; CRM/McGraw-Hill Films
movies

eye 339

favorite 4

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topics: Aboriginal Tasmanians, Travel
Educational Films
by Asch, Timothy; Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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eye 11,634

favorite 17

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Credits: Producers, Timothy Asch, Napoleon Chagnon ; filmmaker, Timothy Asch
Topics: Ethnographic films, Anthropology, Documentary films, Indians of South America, Yanomamo Indians
Educational Films
by Babatunde Olatunji, Michael; Dallie; WCAU-TV (Television station : Philadelphia, Pa.); Carousel Films
movies

eye 1,200

favorite 32

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Produced by WCAU. Hosts, Babatandu Olatunji and Dallie Traces the development of music from its primative origins to the 20th century; for example, pointing out the origins of the blues in the forests and savannahs of Africa. Looks at the ancient musical art of body percussion, showing how a simple drumbeat is laid down, improvised upon, and added to. From the Tell It Like It Was series
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Music, Jazz music, African American history, Black history, American...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Bader, Alfred, M.D; Université de Lausanne. Center for the Study of Plastic Expression; Columbia University. Press. Center for Mass Communication
movies

eye 11

favorite 0

comment 0

Live
Topics: Art, Schizophrenia
Educational Films
by Bailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.); CBS News
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eye 399

favorite 4

comment 1

Narrator, Harry Reasoner
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Topic: English language
Educational Films
by Bailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.); Central Washington State College
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eye 396

favorite 8

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Director, Frank Bach; creator of animation, Don Fenton; photographer, Harley Jones; editor, Nancy Ross
Topic: Child artists
Educational Films
by Baraniecki, Stanislaw; CRM Films
movies

eye 316

favorite 3

comment 0

Family of Man (1966) Presents highlights of the flight of Apollo 11, from the launching of the Saturn V-Apollo vehicle, through the exploration of the lunar surface, to the safe return of astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins to Earth. Uses motion pictures, still pictures, and television transmissions to show the actual exploration of the Moon.
Topic: Farmers
Educational Films
by Barnouw, Erik, 1908-2001; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Circulating Film Library; International Film Seminars (Firm); Columbia University. Press. Center for Mass Communication
movies

eye 14,976

favorite 89

comment 6

Harvard Film Archive, projection print somewhat scratched, HFA Item no: 9675. From The Amos Vogel Annenberg School of Communications Collection Running time on release was 16 minutes, Cf. OCLC website July 13th, 2009 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Shows the destruction brought to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by two atomic bombs in August, 1945. Uses original footage.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, World War (1939-1945), Political violence in mass media, World War,...
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Educational Films
by Batterham, Genni. pro; Batterham, Kim. pro; Chobocky, Barbara. drt; Addis, Erika. pht; Ayyar, Surresh. fme; Cocksedge, Annie. sde; Lyon, Nicolas. arr; Women's Film Fund (Australia); Documentary films
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eye 196

favorite 2

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Producer, script, Genni Batterham, Kim Batterham; director, Barbara Chobocky, photographer, Erika Addis; editor, Surresh Ayyar; sound, Annie Cocksedge; music, Nick Lyon
Topics: Batterham, Genni, Multiple sclerosis, People with disabilities
Educational Films
by Beatty, Ned; Barnes, Chris; Parsons, Estelle; Callaghan, Morley, 1903-1990. Luke Baldwin's vow; Learning Corporation of America
movies

eye 224

favorite 1

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Short films, Dogs
Educational Films
by Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990; Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 125, D minor. Presto; CBS Television Network; BFA Educational Media
movies

eye 884

favorite 8

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Kinescope
Topics: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827, Symphonies (Beethoven, Ludwig van)
Educational Films
by Bethancourt, T. Ernesto. Dog days of Arthur Cane; Tahse, Martin; Thompson, Robert C. drt; Capital Cities Communications, Inc. (U.S.); ABC Video Enterprises; AIMS Media
movies

eye 389

favorite 5

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Based on the book by T. Ernesto Bethancourt
Topic: Feature films
Educational Films
by Blais, Roger. drt; Stone, Noel; National Film Board of Canada; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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eye 2,559

favorite 53

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Commentator, Noel Stone Art director, Pierre L'Amare ; photographers, Don Wilder, Roger Moride, Roy Nolan
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Travel
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Educational Films
by Blandau, Richard J; Canedo, Anthony; University of Washington. School of Medicine; University of Washington Press
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favorite 8

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Title from container; production credits from other sources Richard J. Blandau and Anthony Canedo ; University of Washington School of Medicine Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film ./ia metadata physiologyofreproductionintheraternal changes that may be observed during the reproductive cycle in the rat. Includes various reproductive phenomena such as running, mating behavior and related ear quiver. Illustrates the method of egg transport from the...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Rats, Reproduction, Ovaries (Human), Land transportation, Human...
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Educational Films
by Boesak, Allan, 1945-; Cassirer, Hugo; Gordimer, Nadine; Felix Films Entertainment (Firm); Zebra Pictures Productions (Firm)
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eye 201

favorite 2

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Narrator, James Earl Jones
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Boesak, Allan, 1945-, Apartheid, Race relations
Educational Films
by Bozzetto, Bruno; Connecticut Films, inc
movies

eye 421

favorite 4

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An animated, allegorical film which portrays the activities of a group of mosquitos who build their city around a man's vital fluids
Topic: Animated films
Educational Films
by Bradford, Ernle Dusgate Selby. Ulysses found; Homer. Odyssey; CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 364

favorite 5

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Originally telecast on CBS-TV
Topics: Homer, Odyssey (Homer)
Educational Films
by Bradford, Ernle Dusgate Selby. Ulysses found; Homer. Odyssey; CBS News; Carousel Films
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eye 2,540

favorite 16

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The Search for Ulysses Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryBritish sailor and scholar Ernle Bradford explains his theory that Homer's Ulysses really lived and that his adventures took place on islands which still exist. A review of key events in the last stage of World War II--from early 1943 to the surrender of Japan in 1945. Uses footage from newsreels, Government films, and captured Axis films to illustrate the scope, the cost, and the...
Topics: Homer, Odyssey (Homer)
Educational Films
by Brink, Carol Ryrie, 1895-1981. Caddie Woodlawn; Churchill Films
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eye 493

favorite 6

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Producer, Richard John David; director, Giles Walker; teleplay by Joe Wiesenfeld and Richard John David
Topics: Frontier and pioneer life, Children's films, Feature films
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien; Colonial Williamsburg, inc; International Film Foundation
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eye 1,155

favorite 8

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Shows the historical research and archaeological and architectural studies necessary for the authentic restoration and reconstruction of Colonial Williamsburg. Describes Williamsburg and tells of the crucial years when every colonist faced the issues of submitting to taxation without representation, resisting pressure on a sister colony, meeting force with force, and taking the final step of complete independence.
Topics: Williamsburg Restored, Architecture, History, Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Regional...
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
movies

eye 5,502

favorite 24

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VHS
Topics: Printing, Learning and scholarship, Technology and civilization
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
movies

eye 6,828

favorite 30

comment 0

VHS
Topics: Industries, Urbanization, Factory system, Working class
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
movies

eye 3,372

favorite 25

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Natural selection, Evolution
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
movies

eye 5,390

favorite 27

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topic: Science, Renaissance
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
movies

eye 3,735

favorite 23

comment 0

VHS
Topics: Social medicine, Physician and patient, Depersonalization
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
movies

eye 14,578

favorite 34

comment 0

VHS
Topics: Cosmology, Science, Religion and science
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
movies

eye 7,841

favorite 43

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Philosophy, Ancient, Civilization, Western
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Productions; Churchill Films
movies

eye 3,162

favorite 27

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Title from data sheet
Topic: Physics
National Film Preservation Foundation
by C.L. Chester Productions, Inc.
movies

eye 566

favorite 1

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Two-reeler in which Snooky the Humanzee, a chimp with the smarts of Rin Tin Tin, plies his detective skills to find kidnapped twins. Preserved in collaboration with the New Zealand Film Archive and the Library of Congress.
Topics: silent film, New Zealand Project
Educational Films
by CB Communicators
movies

eye 1,285

favorite 12

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Director, Charles J. Bailey Questions the use of capital punishment from the viewpoint of those most closely involved: governors, execution squad members, correctional employees, and inmates. Includes footage of actual execution, showing its preparations and procedures and the effect on those performing the execution Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Questions the use of capital punishment from the viewpoint of those most closely...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Capital punishment, Employees
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A/V Geeks
by CBS
movies

eye 2,183

favorite 4

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Demonstration of the EVR video/film player. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
The Dope Tapes
by CBS
movies

eye 661

favorite 2

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From liner note: "Media Dope crusade, CBS ad blitz, 5 March 87 This capture retrieved from Dope 18, http://archive.org/details/DOPE018/
Topics: dope tapes, dope, drug, anti drug ad
Educational Films
by CBS
movies

eye 600

favorite 20

comment 0

The Futurists (1967) Discusses the physical, social, and economic forces which have contributed to world civilization.
Topics: Civilization, Civilization
Educational Films
by CBS Broadcast International
movies

eye 6,157

favorite 6

comment 1

Produced by CBS
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Middle class
Educational Films
by CBS News
movies

eye 312

favorite 6

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Producer, John Tiffin
Topics: Economic history, Politics and government, Social conditions
Educational Films
by CBS News
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eye 274

favorite 4

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In Clarendon County, South Carolina, black minister J.A. DeLaine and white judge J. Waites Waring suffered harassment during the fight over school desegregation
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: DeLaine, J. A, Waring, Julius Waites, 1880-1968, School integration, African Americans
Educational Films
by CBS News
movies

eye 357

favorite 1

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topics: Textbooks, Documentary films., Censorship-United States
Educational Films
by CBS News
movies

eye 280

favorite 3

comment 2

Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Newspapers, Newspaper publishing
Educational Films
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eye 2,228

favorite 19

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Robert Ryan, narrator
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, World War (1914-1918), World War, 1914-1918, Economic history,...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by CBS News
movies

eye 628

favorite 8

comment 0

Originally shown on the television series 60 minutes
Topics: Gay men, Gays
Educational Films
by CBS News
movies

eye 246

favorite 5

comment 1

Telecast on the CBS-TV documentary show The twentieth century
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Art, American, Intellectual life
Educational Films
by CBS News
movies

eye 313

favorite 4

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Sequel to the film A time for burning ... a study of racial conflicts and understanding in Omaha, Nebraska. Charles Kuralt leads a reaction group in the discussion of the follow-up study made of the film
Topic: Race relations
Educational Films
by CBS News; BFA Educational Media
movies

eye 567

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Surveys the history of the participation of black Americans in the Armed Forces of the United States from the Revolutionary War to the war in Vietnam. Features paintings, drawing, cartoons and news footage of wars in which the U S has been involved. Narrated by Bill Cosby. Discusses the relationship of heredity to criminality. Points out the common misconceptions concerning physical characteristics as a cause or recognizable symbol of crime. Explains the fallacies in Lombrosos theories of...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: African American soldiers
Educational Films
by CBS News; BFA Educational Media
movies

eye 377

favorite 7

comment 0

With study guide
Topics: Television in politics, Politics and government
Educational Films
by CBS News; CRM Films
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eye 393

favorite 4

comment 0

Produced by CBS
Topics: Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965, Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965, Politics and government
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 267

favorite 2

comment 1

Narrator, Eric Sevareid
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Drug abuse and crime, Probation, Juvenile delinquency, Recidivists, Corrections
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 250

favorite 3

comment 1

Producer, Gene DePoris
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Social security
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
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eye 1,099

favorite 24

comment 1

Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Ku-Klux Klan, Racism, Children
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
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eye 446

favorite 1

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Explores the difficulties of communication between the generations and the change in values from the old to the new morality.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mothers and daughters, Conflict of generations
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
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eye 526

favorite 17

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topic: Cults
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 376

favorite 7

comment 0

Narrated by Kennedy and many of his intimate associates
Topics: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, Diplomatic relations, Politics and government
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 570

favorite 6

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topics: Hopper, Grace Murray, United States. Navy, Computers, Armed Forces
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 388

favorite 3

comment 0

Produced by CBS
Topics: Slums, Poor
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
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eye 466

favorite 4

comment 1

Issued in 2 parts
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
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eye 317

favorite 5

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Examines the system of justice for youthful offenders in a case study of a young delinquent boy's experiences at the Fulton County Treatment Center in Atlanta, Ga
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Juvenile delinquents, Juvenile detention homes, Criminal justice, Administration of
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 2,103

favorite 17

comment 2

Produced by CBS
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Middle class
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 1,645

favorite 14

comment 0

Christmas in Appalachia Explains the work of the motion picture cameraman in the production of a feature motion picture.
Topics: Christmas, Economic history
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 196

favorite 4

comment 0

Narrator, Eric Sevareld
Topics: Criminal justice, Administration of, Court congestion and delay
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 837

favorite 9

comment 0

Uses television videotape news reports to trace the history of American involvement in Vietnam from the early 1950's to the fall of South Vietnam in 1973. Narrated by Walter Cronkite
Topics: Vietnam War (1961-1975), Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Diplomatic relations
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 225

favorite 3

comment 1

An introduction to the chemical composition of the brain, followed by an illustration of the use of chemicals to change behavior in rats and cats. Explains the effect of chemical proteins in suppressing PKU in children. Looks at uses of psychoactive drugs, including LSD, in treatment of mental and emotional illness, and at experiments in the use of drugs as an aid to memory and learning. From the CBS Reports series
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Psychopharmacology
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 231

favorite 4

comment 0

Produced by CBS
Topics: Criminal justice, Administration of, Race discrimination
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 2,155

favorite 8

comment 1

VHS
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Youth
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
movies

eye 691

favorite 2

comment 0

Filmed in 1971 on the occasion of Picasso's 90th birthday, this biography traces his life from childhood to old with a retrospective of his paintings and sculptures. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Traces the highlights of the life and work of Picasso, and presents comments of personal friends, one of Picasso's sons and one of his ex-wives. Includes film clips showing scenes of Gertrude Stein, Georges Braque, the Spanish Civil War,...
Topic: Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973
Educational Films
by CBS News; Film Associates
movies

eye 503

favorite 7

comment 1

Body and Soul, Part I: Body (1968) An examination of the Black American's contribution to sports in America is reported by Harry Reasoner. Harry Edwards, leader of those who threatened an Olympic Games boycott, is interviewed along with leading black athletes Tommie Smith, Lee Evans, Charlie Green, Jim Hines, and Ralph Boston.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: African American athletes