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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. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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eye 1,041

favorite 11

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A study of American folk art produced by itinerant American painters in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Shows the simple, primitive, and naively charming style of these painters, and points out the influence of this style on artists in the 20th century Summary Surveys primitive art in the United States from 1775 to 1875, emphasizing objects in the Smithsonian collections and the art of the Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch collection. Includes samples of carved eagles,...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Primitivism in art, Painting, American, Painting, Colonial, United...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Satie, Erik, 1866-1925. arr; Guerrasio, Guido. drt; Bernacchi, Adriano. pht; Texture Films
movies

eye 5,879

favorite 167

comment 1

617 feet
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989, Ernst, Max, 1891-1976, Miró, Joan,...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Ephemeral VHS
by TA-DUM Productions
movies

eye 2,571

favorite 6

comment 1

Children's musical concert. Features the songs "Dance in Your Pants", "Dinosaur Dip", "Gotta Hop", "Miranda the Panda".
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Topic: vhs
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by TCI Tele-communications,Inc
movies

eye 1,077

favorite 4

comment 0

"Preview Interactive" Program guide for a remote control for digital cable
Topic: vhs
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by TMW Media Group
movies

eye 317

favorite 0

comment 0

"Uncover the countless ways in which Central and South American civilizations have influenced the U.S....from language to medicine, from food to manufacturing
Topics: vhs, teen viewer, Central American culture, South American culture, ancient civilization, manifest...
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Take It MediaGmbH
movies

eye 1,061

favorite 8

comment 0

"Official Battle Of TheYear 1999 Video Documentation."  Breakdance Crews include: Bag of Trix, Five Amox , Fresh in Attack, South African Allstars et.al.
Topics: vhs, DJ Swiftrock, DJ Leacy, Studio 17, Hip Hop
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Tamilee Webb
movies

eye 2,530

favorite 10

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"Tamilee Webb is an internationally recognized physical fitness expert...She consulted with sports training experts, Dr. Peter Francis and Dr. Lorna Francis, to create this program designed especially for teens."
Topics: vhs, Teen Workout, Physical Fitness
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Tapper Productions
movies

eye 527

favorite 5

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Dramatizes American history and the struggle for human dignity through an adventure story of two young English boys who came to the American Colonies in 1750 as indentured servants
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Bound for Freedom, Educational Film, American Revolution (1775-1783)
Educational Films
by Tapper Productions
movies

eye 660

favorite 4

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Dramatizes American history and the struggle for human dignity through an adventure story of two young English boys who came to the American Colonies in 1750 as indentured servants
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Bound for Freedom, Educational Film, American Revolution (1775-1783)
Ephemeral VHS
by Tatum Video
movies

eye 166

favorite 0

comment 0

"Come ski the slopes with Olympic and World Champion BILLY KIDD. No matter what your age or ability level - beginner, intermediate or advanced - BILLY KIDD will help you ski 100% better by teaching you the techniques and skills of world class racers."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, skiing
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Tazewell, Charles. The littlest angel
movies

eye 2,802

favorite 29

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Based on the book of the same title by Charles Tazewell Tells about a lonely little angel and his humble gift to the Christ child This film isn't in the public domain. The copyright is owned by Phoenix Learning Group, Inc. For information on using footage of this film for your project, email us at footage@avgeeks.com
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Christmas stories, Children's literature, Animated photography
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Ephemeral VHS
by Technical and Modernity Inc.
movies

eye 434

favorite 2

comment 0

Karaoke versions of A Foggy Day, Somebody Loves Me, Moon River, Some Enchanted Evening, Red Roses For a Blue Lady, Strangers in the Night.
Topics: vhs, karaoke
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Terry Dowling
movies

eye 8,575

favorite 6

comment 1

"Non-stop Video Action in The Exciting World Of Motion. For Boys and Girls ages 3-8"-- description from box.
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Topic: vhs
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Terry Jackson; Jim Hurlbut; Devielle Johnson
movies

eye 415

favorite 0

comment 0

"A three part series on citizenship"-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, citizenship, constitution
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Terry Laughlin
movies

eye 6,055

favorite 12

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"Based on more than twenty-five years of teaching, coaching, and research, Terry Laughlin's Total Immersion approach is sure to improve the quality of your swimming..."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, Terry Laughlin, swimming, butterfly, breaststroke
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Texas
movies

eye 930

favorite 0

comment 0

"All the hit singles from the million selling debut album Southside and two bonus live tracks, filmed at Wembley Stadium".
Topics: vhs, Sharleen Spiteri, Ally McErlaine, John McElhone, Stuart Kerr
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
movies

eye 544

favorite 12

comment 0

Topic: educational film
Ephemeral VHS
by The Congress Video Group
movies

eye 4,720

favorite 21

comment 2

"In 1845, two ships the EREBUS and TERROR, led by sir John Franklin, set out to complete the charting of the Northwest Passage.   The 129 men aboard the two ships represented the best England could provide. For ten years, nothing was heard from the expedition.  Worldwide, this was regarded as the greatest Arctic disaster of all time (much as if a manned spaceship were missing today)....Dr. Owen Beattie led an expedition to Beechey Island and exhumed the bodies of the three Franklin crew...
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Topics: vhs, The Franklin Mystery, Anthropology
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by The Drug Policy Foundation
movies

eye 161

favorite 0

comment 0

Needle Exchange: A Life-Saving Policy. Congressional Forum, Rayburn House Office Building. The discussion panel includes Dr. Peter Lurie, lead researcher on the 1993 University of California study that prompted all of the controversy within the Clinton administration. Two other leading researchers are also being featured: Ed Kaplan of Yale University and Ernest Drucker of New York's Montefiore Medical Center.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, Drug Policy Foundation, needle exchange, harm reduction
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by The Learning Company
movies

eye 13,165

favorite 9

comment 0

"Join Reader Rabbit and his pals at the all-you-can-eat diner where the musical specials of the day are featured on an amazing jukebox!" -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, children's education
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by The Learning Connexion
movies

eye 249

favorite 1

comment 0

"TLC's Diploma program provides the keys to sustainable creativity... connect with your passion and then discover how to transform it into a career."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, art, careers
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 2,343

favorite 36

comment 0

"This video of The Orb is an adventure of textures and patterns in a visual form" -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, music videos
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Thighmaster
movies

eye 3,538

favorite 17

comment 0

"Buttmaster does for your butt what Thighmaster did for your thighs"-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, workout, Butt
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Thirteen-WNET
movies

eye 2,112

favorite 7

comment 0

"We all know the story about the stork bringing home the baby; a story no more bizarre than what really goes on in the natural world.   This program explores the ingenious ways that animals mate, and then secure the safety of their eggs and the delivery of their young.   A fish turns its parenting duties over to - a mussel!...."  
Topics: vhs, Seahorse, Bat, George Page
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.
movies

eye 557

favorite 2

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"Clinical psychologist Dr. Thomas W. Phelan separates facts from myth about this vastly misunderstood child behavioral problem.  In straightforward language, All About ADD Part 2 presents the most recent ADD research."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, ADD, Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Thomas W. Phelan, diagnosis, treatment
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.
movies

eye 1,378

favorite 4

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"Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment. Essential information for ADD adults."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, ADD, ADHD, psychology
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Thumbs Up Video Productions
movies

eye 343

favorite 1

comment 0

"In this video you will learn the basic concepts of inflation, taxes, compounding, risk"-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, investments, Bambi Holzer
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 864

favorite 0

comment 0

"American hero Lance Armstrong dominates the Ardennes landscape in this thrilling duo of Belgian classics."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, cycling
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
movies

eye 1,603

favorite 23

comment 0

The Shock of the New: The Threshold of Liberty: Part 2 Part 5 of an 8-part series which presents a social history of the impact and development of the visual arts in the 20th century by art critic and writer Robert Hughes. In each episode, Hughes examines the forces which monitored the directions painting, architecture and photography took from the late 1800's to the present. In this episode the desire for absolute freedom and the need to break away from social conformity in art is explored....
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Shock of the New, Educational Film, Series: The Shock of the New (1982)
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
movies

eye 1,530

favorite 19

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"A Pathé picture."
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Comedy films
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Time-Life Films
movies

eye 2,057

favorite 18

comment 1

The Shock of The New: Landscape of Pleasure Part 1 Part 3 of an 8-part series which presents a social history of the impact and development of the visual arts in the 20th century by art critic and writer Robert Hughes. In each episode, Hughes examines the forces which monitored the directions painting, architecture and photography took from the late 1800's to the present. In this episode Robert Hughes explores how the Mediterranean, seen by artists and the aristocracy as very much a vision of...
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Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Shock of The New, Series: The Shock of the New (1982)
Educational Films
by Time-Life Multimedia
movies

eye 968

favorite 7

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The Long Search: Protestant Spirit U.S.A., Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Visits various Protestant churches in Indianapolis and observes how services are conducted. Examines the reasons for the vigor of religious expression among both Black and white American Protestants. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Visits various Protestant churches in Indianapolis and observes how services are conducted. Examines the reasons for the vigor of...
Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Long Search (1977), Protestantism, Sociology of religion, Christianity
Educational Films
by Time-Life Multimedia
movies

eye 1,060

favorite 6

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The Long Search: Protestant Spirit U.S.A., Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Visits various Protestant churches in Indianapolis and observes how services are conducted. Examines the reasons for the vigor of religious expression among both Black and white American Protestants.
Topics: Educational Film, Series: The Long Search (1977)
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
movies

eye 925

favorite 15

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Robert Hughes, author Describes how the political implications of Dada (Ernst, Schwitters, Hoch, Baader) and of German Expressionism were played out against the postwar collapse of Germany and the rise of a sharply internationalist climate Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Shock of the New, Educational Film, Art, Modern
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
movies

eye 1,463

favorite 17

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Alcoholism: Life Under the Influence Reel 2 Reel 1 available here An interdisciplinary report on alcoholism, focusing on a scientific understanding of the disease.
Topics: Educational Film, Series: Alcoholism: Life Under the Influence
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
movies

eye 1,903

favorite 16

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Alcoholism: Life Under The Influence Reel 1 Reel 2 available here An interdisciplinary report on alcoholism, focusing on a scientific understanding of the disease. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Educational Film, Series: Alcoholism: Life Under The Influence
Ephemeral VHS
by Tom Dusenbery
movies

eye 226

favorite 1

comment 0

8 TV commercials directed by Tom Dusenbery. Undated.
Topics: vhs, advertising
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Tom Guleff; Gregory Greg
movies

eye 329

favorite 1

comment 0

"Watch as Fred P. Trophyman comes to life and helps Joey learn about Soccer. Then let Grant and Clark show you the Basics with Great Drills to help you get better too!"-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, soccer, training
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
movies

eye 12,629

favorite 20

comment 2

"Tony Little is a Certified Physical Fitness Specialist, former National Body building  Champion....His One-On-One training methods...are serious and concise.... 
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Topics: vhs, Non Impact, Revolutionary Time Clock Graph, Guaranteed Results
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Tracy, Spencer, 1900-1967; Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976; Indiana University, Bloomington
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eye 1,137

favorite 3

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Starring Spencer Tracy An excerpt from Fritz Lang's 1936 feature film. Agitators inflame a mob into burning down the town jail when the sheriff refuses to surrender a prisoner suspected of kidnapping a child Summary Shows how circumstantial evidence involves an innocent man in a kidnapping charge. Tells how the temper of the townspeople becomes inflamed before .roper investigation can be made, a mob forms and because the sheriff and deputies are unable to hold th./iob at bay, the jail is...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Lynching, Kidnapping
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation