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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 Aruego, Jose; Kraus, Robert, 1925-2001. Musical Max; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 2,341

favorite 19

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From the book: Musical Max / by Robert Kraus, illustrated by Jose Aruego & Ariane Dewey
Topics: Children's films, Animated films, Music
Educational Films
by Barron, Arthur; Kuralt, Charles, 1934-1997
movies

eye 471

favorite 7

comment 0

Examines the reactions of people in Webster Groves to the TV documentary special, 16 In Webster Groves
Topics: Attitude (Psychology), Youth
Educational Films
by Basehart, Richard, 1914-1984; Kaufman, Jack; Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993. Rise and fall of the Third Reich; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Wolper Productions; Films Incorporated
movies

eye 1,818

favorite 14

comment 0

VHS format
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Politics and government
Educational Films
by Basehart, Richard, 1914-1984; Kennedy, John F., 1942- Nation of immigrants; Films Incorporated
movies

eye 872

favorite 11

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Narrated by Richard Basehart
Topics: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.), Emigration and immigration
Educational Films
by Baum, Thomas (Screenwriter) aus; Elikann, Larry S. drt; Kerwin, Lance, 1960- act; Eisenmann, Ike, 1962- act; Backus, Jim. act; Van Dyke, Jerry, 1931-2018. act; Robinson, Jean O. Strange, but wonderful, cosmic awareness of Duffy Moon; Daniel Wilson Productions; Time-Life Films. Multi-media Division
movies

eye 347

favorite 4

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Originally broadcast on the television series ABC afterschool specials in 1976. Originally produced in 1975
Topic: Humorous stories
Educational Films
by Brown, Jeffrey; Kuskin, Karla; Blue Penguin Productions (Firm)
movies

eye 488

favorite 6

comment 0

Loosely based on the book by Karla Kuskin
Topics: Violinists, Orchestra, Short films
Educational Films
by Carrier, Joseph K; Peak, Timothy; Kansas Center for Mental Retardation and Human Development; Parsons State Hospital and Training Center. Media Support Services
movies

eye 3

favorite 0

comment 0

Rating: Highly recommended
Topics: Education of Intellectually Disabled, Verbal Learning
Educational Films
by Davidson, Eric; Maclear, Andrew; Wallace, Melanie; Sakakeeny, Wendy; Wolfers, Louis; Ackroyd, Barry; Mansfield, John; Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Time-Life Video
movies

eye 930

favorite 8

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Biographical documentary
Topics: Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth, Psychiatrists, Death, Terminally ill, Biographical films, Motion...
Educational Films
by Deitch, Gene; Westcott, Nadine Bernard. Emperor's new clothes; Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875. Kejserens nye klæder; Krátký film; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 1,786

favorite 15

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Executive producer, Morton Schindel ; music performed by the Prague Steamboat Stompers
Topics: Fairy tales, Animated films, Children's films
Educational Films
by Dubin, Charles; Harris, Julie; Luce, William. Belle of Amherst; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); Dome Productions; International Film Exchange
movies

eye 1,820

favorite 9

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topics: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886, Poets, American
Educational Films
by Ellis, Ralph C; Keg Productions; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
movies

eye 382

favorite 12

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topics: Great gray owl, Owls
Educational Films
by Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999; Bestor, Arthur Eugene, 1908-1994; KTCA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.); National Educational Television and Radio Center
movies

eye 1,186

favorite 7

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Dr Arthur Bestor, Professor of history at the University of Illinois, comments on the importance of a disciplined mind and outlines the methods of obtaining intellectual discipline in a democratic society. States that life adjustment education has two essential elements: first, to help young people develop the skills, knowledge, and the attitudes for dealing intelligently with the immediate situations of everyday living; and second, to help them understand the persistent aspects of a situation...
Topic: Education
Educational Films
by Freitag, Cynthia; Spier, Peter; Jorden, Owen; Rovics, Howard; Krasilovsky, Phyllis. Cow who fell in the canal; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 1,451

favorite 12

comment 0

"Iconographic" (drawn, camera-scanned, not animated)
Topics: Children's films, Cows
Educational Films
by Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); Ontario Educational Communications Authority
movies

eye 519

favorite 9

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"A personal view by John Kenneth Galbraith."
Topics: Land reform, Land use, Economic history
Educational Films
by Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006. wam; Kennard, David. pro; Farrar, Henry. pht; Meheux, Phil. pht; British Broadcasting Corporation
movies

eye 412

favorite 8

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Producer, David Kennard ; script, John Kenneth Galbraith ; photography, Phil Meneux, Henry Farrar
Topics: Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken, Economics, Economic history, Corporations, Capitalism
Educational Films
by Graham, Martha; Kroll, Nathan; Hammid, Alexander; Taylor, Paul, 1930-; Ross, Bertram, 1920-; Rembrant Films
movies

eye 3,941

favorite 20

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Martha Graham, Betram Ross, Paul Taylor
Topic: Modern dance
Educational Films
by Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948; Kirkwood, James; Miller, Christie, 3n; Arvidson, Linda; Norris, Frank, 1870-1902. Pit; Blackhawk Films
movies

eye 500

favorite 5

comment 1

Linda Arvidson, James Kirkwood, Christie Miller
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Short films, Motion pictures
Educational Films
by Heine, Helme. Na warte, sagte Schwarte. English; Weston Woods Studios; Krʹathʹy Film Praha; Churchill Films
movies

eye 1,498

favorite 4

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Based on: The pigs' wedding / written and illustrated by Helme Heine
Topics: Children's films, Pigs, Weddings
Educational Films
by Howarth, Anthony; Koff, David; Anthony David Productions
movies

eye 2,870

favorite 1

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Summary: Many of the Bakhtiari people of southern Iran are nomads who are dependent on their flocks of sheep, goats and cattle. Every year the needs of their animals force them to embark upon a hazardous journey of some 150 miles as they drive their flocks across the Zagros mountain range from their winter grazing in Khuzestan to the summer pastures of Esfahan. This film follows the trek of 500 families of the Babadi sub-tribe and their livestock, depicting how they tackle and overcome many...
Topic: Iran.
Educational Films
by Howells, Barrie; Kemeny, John; Klein, Bonnie Sherr; National Film Board of Canada; Challenge for Change/Société Nouvelle
movies

eye 194

favorite 5

comment 0

Editor: Roger Hart
Topics: Alinsky, Saul David, 1909-1972, Citizens' associations, Community organization
Educational Films
by Johanson, George, 1928-; Kennedy, Manson
movies

eye 184

favorite 4

comment 0

Produced by printmaker George Johanson and filmmaker Manson Kennedy
Topics: Etching, Intaglio printing
Ephemeral VHS
by K E Enterprises
movies

eye 4,105

favorite 14

comment 1

"A Night of Red Hot Blues... Recorded live at the Ebony Showcase theater in Los Angeles, B.B. King takes the stage for a once-in-a-lifetime performance with some of the music world's greatest stars." -- description from box.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: vhs, blues, concerts
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by KABC-TV (Television station : Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
movies

eye 1,719

favorite 8

comment 0

Producer, Lucille Clark
Topics: Breast, Self-examination, Medical
A/V Geeks
by KCET
movies

eye 2,615

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
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by KCET-TV
movies

eye 15,756

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
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Educational Films
by KF a.s. - Studio Bratri v triku
movies

eye 1,115

favorite 6

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The eleventh episode of the children series about little Mole. A playful poetic story about Mole and the umbrella he has found and about the adventures of the two on the ground, and in the air and water. CLICK HERE to see episode 12: Mole As A Painter. CLICK HERE for a Wikipedia article about the Mole (little Mole) character.
Topic: animation
Educational Films
by KING-TV (Television station : Seattle, Wash.)
movies

eye 104

favorite 1

comment 0

Kinescope
Topics: Public services (Libraries), Reading
Educational Films
by KPBS (Television station : San Diego, Calif.); Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
movies

eye 524

favorite 7

comment 0

Producer, Ronald R. Martin; cinematographer, Wayne Smith
Topic: Autism in children
Educational Films
by KPBS (Television station : San Diego, Calif.); University of California, Berkeley
movies

eye 178

favorite 3

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Produced by KPBS, San Diego State University
Topics: Community life, Sociology, Rural, Cities and towns
Ephemeral VHS
by KQED Video
movies

eye 325

favorite 1

comment 0

"Academy Chef-Instructor Michael Kalanty will demonstrate both sweet and savory varieties of this French favorite including Individual Apple-Potato Galettes with Goat Cheese, and Pear Frangipane Galette. He will also make Pâté Brisée." -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, cooking, california culinary academy
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.); National Educational Television Film Service
movies

eye 727

favorite 17

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Presents Ansel Adams as he photographs Yosemite National Park. Shows a collection of his photographs; explains how he conveys a sense of discovery or rediscovery through his work. Mr. Adams discusses his methods of teaching photography, and his indebtedness to other photographers
Topics: Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984, Photography, Artistic
Educational Films
by KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.); National Educational Television and Radio Center
movies

eye 1,591

favorite 17

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Language of the Camera Eye Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film A documentary about the Lascaux Cave paintings uncovered in the Dordogne region in France in 1940. Re-creates the circumstances of the discovery. Two small boys chasing a rabbit with their dog fall through the ground into caverns and find that the walls are covered with the forms of animals. Shows photographs of the paintings and explains that they are one of the mosnificant finds of...
Topic: Photography, Artistic
Educational Films
by KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.); National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
movies

eye 861

favorite 8

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Poetry:William Carlos Williams Demonstrates the annihilation of positron-electron pairs. Emphasizes the conservation of energy and the transformation of matter into radiation.
Topic: Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963
A/V Geeks
by KQED/Natl Educational TV
movies

eye 2,334

favorite 11

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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
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Educational Films
by KRMA-TV (Television station : Denver, Colo.); National Educational Television Film Service
movies

eye 813

favorite 6

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The Revolution in Europe's Role in the World Using evidence provided by China's recent wars and present industrial development, this film analyzes the effect which China will continue to have upon world peace. Interviews with leading experts on China re interspersed with scenes shot in China and in countries directly influenced by China such as Korea, Malaya, and India.
Topic: Politics and government
Educational Films
by KRMA-TV Denver Public Schools
movies

eye 1,137

favorite 16

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Fascist Revolution Features some of the historic moments in Roosevelt's career from the period of June 1940 to December 7, 1941. Describes personalities and events of his third term campaign, and discusses the ominous days preceding the entry of the United States into World War II.
Topics: Political Science., Italy., Germany., Europe- History, 20th century.
Educational Films
by KTCA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.); National Educational Television and Radio Center
movies

eye 378

favorite 6

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Philosophies of Education: Classical Realist Approach to Education (1961) Discusses various brain conditions causing mental deficiency.
Topics: Realism, Natural law, Education
Educational Films
movies

eye 1,130

favorite 0

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Tradition methods of supervision are contrasted with interpersonal process recall methods. Conceptual material is presented along with a series of practice vignettes. Inquirer roles are presented and demonstrated. Demonstrates inquirer responses and provides simulated experience
Topic: Counseling
Educational Films
by Kagan, Norman I., 1931-1994; American Personnel and Guidance Association. Film Department
movies

eye 186

favorite 1

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A 390 page Instructor's Manual contains typescripts of each film in the series and detailed instructions on how best to use each IPR unit
Educational Films
by Kahn, Caroline; Newman, Joyce; Labiosa, David; Crystal, Billy; Films Incorporated; Consumers Union of United States
movies

eye 365

favorite 5

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Narrator, David Labiosa; performer, Billy Crystal
Topics: TV, Consumerism, Home Economics, Business, Commmunications
Educational Films
by Kahn, Terry; Smidt, Burr, 1927-2000; Kahn, Ilene; Sorkin, Arla; Mersky, Kres; FilmFair Communications; Salenger Educational Media (Firm)
movies

eye 346

favorite 3

comment 0

Kres Mersky
Topics: Physical Fitness., Health attitudes., Health.
Educational Films
by Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation; Stephen Bosustow Productions
movies

eye 343

favorite 1

comment 0

With leader's guide
Topics: Management by objectives, Performance standards
Educational Films
by Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation; Stephen Bosustow Productions
movies

eye 172

favorite 0

comment 0

With leader's guide
Topics: Management by objectives, Performance standards
Educational Films
by Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation; Stephen Bosustow Productions
movies

eye 126

favorite 0

comment 0

With leader's guide
Topic: Management by objectives
Ephemeral VHS
by Kaiser Permanente
movies

eye 494

favorite 3

comment 0

From Kaiser Permanente. In Cantonese
Topics: vhs, Asthma
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
National Film Preservation Foundation
by Kaleb Film and Television Corp.
movies

eye 624

favorite 14

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Promotional film for the pioneering American plastics company that surveys the contribution of plastics to everyday life.  Flight to the Future  is structured as a discussion on a transcontinen­tal flight, during which three plastics experts (a manufacturer, an engineer, and a designer) tell the flight attendant about their industry. Over the course of the film, a multitude of plastics products are shown.
Topic: sponsored film
National Film Preservation Foundation
by Kalem Co.
movies

eye 905

favorite 3

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Short in which a woman turns the tables on an overly amorous date by stealing his car. Preserved in collaboration with the New Zealand Film Archive and the Library of Congress.
Topics: silent film, New Zealand Project
National Film Preservation Foundation
by Kalem Film Company
movies

eye 1,099

favorite 8

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Documentary showing how to set underwater explosives, preserved in collaboration with the New Zealand Film Archive and The Museum of Modern Art.
Topics: silent film, New Zealand Project
Educational Films
by Kamecke, Theo. drt; World Research, Inc
movies

eye 226

favorite 2

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Produced by James W. Doswell ; directed and filmed by Theo Kamecke ; authors, Karl Keating ... [et al.] ; edited by David Hill
Topics: Abuse of administrative power, Economic policy, Politics and government, Social policy
Educational Films
by Karen Kramer Films
movies

eye 16,479

favorite 33

comment 0

An in-depth portrait of a snake cult in Jolo, W. Va. Depicts a snake hunt in the mountains, two serpent-handling services, and a prayer vigil for a victim of a snake bite. Includes discussions with church members who explain their reasons for handling serpents and the persecutions they have suffered
Topic: Snake cults (Holiness churches)
Ephemeral VHS
by Karen Skloss; Heather Roheim; Noah Fisher; Kim Mundy
movies

eye 721

favorite 4

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"Enter a wooded forest of magic and delight, where over the course of a voluptuous summer day the transformation from dreams to reality takes place."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, children
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by Karl H Maslowski; Stephen Maslowski; Centron Corporation.
movies

eye 533

favorite 10

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Zoology -- Arctic regions -- Juvenile films, Zoology -- Arctic regions, Zoology, Arctic Regions.
Ephemeral VHS
by Karl Sabbagh; Paul Herlinge
movies

eye 1,035

favorite 0

comment 0

"This program focuses on the months of testing leading up to the first test flight of the 777."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, aircraft, 777, Boeing
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Kate Ferrell; Myra Kornfield
movies

eye 437

favorite 10

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"7 delectable vegetarian dishes show there's nothing you can't do with tofu!"-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, tofu, vegetarian, cooking, recipes
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Shaping San Francisco
by Kathy Katz and Mike Kavanagh
movies

eye 14,879

favorite 21

comment 9

An excerpt from Farmcore, a 45-minute documentary about The Farm, the remarkable rural oasis under the freeways in San Francisco from 1974-1986, an autonomous zone that housed farm animals, rehearsal, and performance space, theater and punk rock...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: Farm, San Francisco, punk rock, 1970s, eviction, utopian experiment
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 2,271

favorite 16

comment 0

"'If you're serious about sculpting the ultimate physique, the tools are all here in my Secrets of A Great Body, Lower Body Workout.   This simple program uses training techniques of top athletes to help you create a firmer, stronger, shapely lower body in minimum time.   Now you can get the power of a gym-quality strength routine, without the gym!'"
Topics: vhs, Low-Rep Overload Technique, Boost Metabolism, Sculpting and Toning
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
movies

eye 202

favorite 2

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Script consultation and narration, Maxine Sporr Schoggen; cinematography, Susan Norton, James M. Smith; sound, Peter J. Smith; editing Mark Krigbaum; continuity, Louis Hough
Topics: Child development, Play groups, Education, Preschool
Educational Films
movies

eye 349

favorite 3

comment 0

Writer-director, Jim Kay
Topics: Individualized instruction, Independent study
Educational Films
by Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966; Schenck, Joseph M., 1877-1961
movies

eye 1,525

favorite 6

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The General Follows the lives of workers, many of them women, in the garment and electronics industries in special export processing zones in Mexico and the Philippines. Explains how, in order to cut manufacturing costs, American corporations have hired workers outside the United States. Notes that working conditions in offshore plants are in general considerably more hazardousin comparable factories in the United States.
Topics: Silent films, Comedy films
Educational Films
by Keats, Ezra Jack. Goggles; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 1,375

favorite 5

comment 0

Director, Isa Wickenhagen
Topics: Children's films, City and town life
Educational Films
by Keats, Ezra Jack. Letter to Amy; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 1,175

favorite 6

comment 0

Based on the book of the same title written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats
Topics: Letter writing, Children's parties, Birthdays, Friendship, Children's films
Educational Films
by Keats, Ezra Jack. Peter's chair; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 1,136

favorite 5

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An adaptation of the book with text and illustrations by Ezra Keats about a little boy who runs away because of his jealousy of the new baby
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Jealousy
Educational Films
by Keats, Ezra Jack. Trip; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 2,279

favorite 20

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topics: Children's films, Halloween
Educational Films
by Keats, Ezra Jack. Whistle for Willie; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 3,818

favorite 16

comment 1

Based on the book of the same title by Ezra Jack Keats
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's films
Educational Films
by Keller, Daniel, director; Wilton, John, narrator; Green Mountain Post Films
movies

eye 230

favorite 2

comment 0

Director, Daniel Keller; narrator, John Wilton; editors, Daniel Keller, Charles Light
Topics: Government, Resistance to, Nuclear power plants
Educational Films
by Kemeny, John; Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016; Brittain, Donald; Owen, Don; Howells, Barrie; Leach, Paul; Racine, Roger; Fortier, Laval; Douglas, Don; National Film Board of Canada
movies

eye 463

favorite 4

comment 0

Documentary
Topics: Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016, Cohen, Leonard, 1934-, Poets, Canadian
Educational Films
by Kemeny, John; Howells, Barrie
movies

eye 173

favorite 2

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A community action group in Rochester, New York, confronts the community's largest employer on the issue of corporate responsibility and the employment of minority groups. National Film Board of Canada Challenge for Change/Société Nouvelle
Topics: Alinsky, Saul David, 1909-1972, Community organization, Discrimination in employment
Educational Films
by Kempe, C. Henry; Helfer, Ray E; Wille, Lois; National Educational Television and Radio Center; WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
movies

eye 1,392

favorite 5

comment 0

Original version in 2 parts edited to form 1 program
Topics: Child abuse, Battered Child Syndrome, Child Abuse, Legislation as Topic, Parent-Child Relations,...
Educational Films
by Ken Anderson Films
movies

eye 667

favorite 6

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The Solar Research Center in Son Valley had a big experiment underway - collecting the sun's energy by satellite, then transmitting that energy to earth receptacles around the area. 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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: lasers, Christianity
Educational Films
by Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1961-; Capital Communications Systems Inc
movies

eye 155

favorite 0

comment 0

Narrator: Teddy Kennedy, Jr
Topics: People with disabilities, Skiing for people with disabilities, Skis and skiing
Educational Films
by Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. Nation of immigrants; Wolper Productions; Films Incorporated
movies

eye 639

favorite 6

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Based on the book of the same title by John F. Kennedy
Topic: Emigration and immigration
Educational Films
by Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. Profiles in courage; I.Q. Films
movies

eye 182

favorite 2

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Presents a profile of Judge Lindsey, who attacked child labor, political corruption, and social conditions in Colorado in 1901. As a result, Lindsay was investigated by a governor's committee, his life was threatened, and he was denied party backing for re-election as a judge. From the Profiles in courage series
Topics: Lindsey, Ben B. (Ben Barr), 1869-1943, Social justice, Judges
Educational Films
by Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. Profiles in courage; I.Q. Films
movies

eye 459

favorite 2

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A dramatization of John Quincy Adams' support of President Thomas Jefferson's embargo, despite its adverse effect on the shipping economy of New England. From the Profiles in courage series
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, Embargo (1807-1809), Embargo, 1807-1809, Presidents
Educational Films
by Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. Profiles in courage; National Broadcasting Company; Robert Saudek Associates
movies

eye 309

favorite 3

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Televised on NBC in the series Profiles in courage
Topics: Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852, Compromise of 1850
Educational Films
by Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. Profiles in courage; National Broadcasting Company; Robert Saudek Associates
movies

eye 261

favorite 2

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Televised on NBC in the series Profiles in courage
Topic: Mason, George, 1725-1792