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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 British Broadcasting Corporation; Texture Films, inc
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Missing Hero Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Traces animal development through study of the baboon, the anthropoid ape, gibbon, orangutan, chimpanzee, and gorilla; showing the family and social life of these animals and the variation in brain power among them. Compares the most intelligent of these apes with man.
Topics: Wallenberg, Raoul, World War, 1939-1945, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Diplomats
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
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Produced by Ben Shephard ; written by David Wheeler ; narrated by Laurence Olivier
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Military campaigns
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
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from WorldCat: For many men and women the war was the most memorable experience of their lives. This program asks whether it was worth it. Written and produced by Jeremy Isaacs ; music by Carl Davis ; narrated by Laurence Olivier Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: The World at War 26 Remember, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Series: The World at War...
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
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Shows the allied victory and Hitler's suicide in Germany
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
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"Jagged mountain and fetid swamp, a steam bath shutting out the sky, endless green growth spawning every kind of disease...especially in the monsoon. After the rain, the country was just one great bowl of mud...And leeches." How the Japanese training and culture enabled them to use the jungle as an ally, and how difficult it was for the British to believe that the jungle was neutral, form the subject of this essay. "Jagged mountain and fetid swamp, a steam bath shutting out the...
Topics: The World at War 14 It's a lovely day tomorrow : Burma, 1942-1944., World War (1939-1945), World...