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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 Bryan, Sam; International Film Foundation
movies

eye 377

favorite 5

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Produced by Sam Bryan
Topic: Travel
Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
movies

eye 265

favorite 3

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Pictures the sculpture and architecture of Florence, Italy. Reviews the history of the Medici family. Exposes the forces which encouraged and undermined the greatness of Florence. Discusses the Pazzi conspiracy and the influence of a Dominican monk, Savanarola. Looks at the baobab trees that grow in the dry bush country of Africa and shows the ecosystem created by them.
Topic: Travel
Educational Films
by International Film Bureau
movies

eye 1,552

favorite 12

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Second edition With student handbook by Harmut Steinecke and W. Gregor Heggen Summary A German language film. Surveys areas of Heidelberg, such as the Autobahn, a market place, city hall, main street, Academy of Art and Music, Academy of Science, hotels, schools, Philosoph./ia meta and Castle Garden.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, German language, Travel, Germany
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by International Film Bureau
movies

eye 385

favorite 3

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Visits the vineyards, press houses, cellars, caves, and tasting rooms of the wine-producing area of the Loire Valley in Touraine, Anjou and Saumur, and the Pays Nantais. Observes the different grape varieties and production methods that yield such well-known wines as the cabernets of Bourgdeill, sparkling Saumur, Rose d'Anjou, Coteaux du Layon, Gros Plan, Muscadet, and the sparkling wines made by the champagne method in Vouvray. From the Food and Wine from France series
Topics: Wine and wine making, Manners and customs, Travel
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 5,648

favorite 25

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French title: Le Village--un village
Topics: Manners and customs, Travel
Educational Films
by National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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eye 1,062

favorite 3

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Verdun Principle of the vernier scale and its application to a micrometer and to inside and outside calipers; how to use and read vernier micrometers and vernier calipers.
Topics: Verdun, Battle of (France : 1916), Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France, 1916, Travel
Educational Films
by Pilgrim Films; International Film Bureau
movies

eye 425

favorite 4

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Director, photographer, and editor, Mary Kirby; script and research, Catherine Blue
Topics: Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages, Travel
Educational Films
by Polonius Films; International Film Bureau
movies

eye 220

favorite 3

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Cooking, French, Cooking, Wine and wine making, Cookery, French, Cookery, Travel
Educational Films
by Smith, G. Buckland; International Film Bureau
movies

eye 232

favorite 4

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Also issued with English narration
Topics: German language, Travel