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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 CBS Television Network; Young America Films
movies

eye 307

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Reduction print of the 35 mm. motion picture made for the CBS television program You are there
Topics: Pinel, Philippe, 1745-1826, Pinel, Philippe, 1745-1826
Educational Films
by CBS Television Network; Young America Films
movies

eye 579

favorite 8

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Reduction print of the 35mm. motion picture made for the CBS television program You are there
Topics: United States, Declaration of Independence (United States)
Educational Films
by CBS Television Network; Young America Films
movies

eye 458

favorite 5

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Reduction print of the 35 mm. motion picture made for the CBS television program You are there
Topics: Boston Tea Party (Massachusetts : 1773), Boston Tea Party, Boston, Mass., 1773
Educational Films
by Consortium of Public Television Stations; Yale University. Films; PBS Video
movies

eye 3,124

favorite 14

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Reviews how an Iowa third-grade class learned the realities of prejudice and discrimination through a class exercise, portrayed in the film ""Eye of the Storm"". Rejoins the teacher and her students 15 years later, as they share their observations on the experience. Introduces algorithms. Follows step-by-step procedures for solving problems, for addition and subtraction. Emphasizes understanding of the basic principles involved in each step of an arithmetic process rather...
Topics: Elliott, Jane, Community Elementary School (Riceville, Iowa), Eye of the storm (Motion picture),...
Educational Films
by Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999; Yust, Larry; Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Dr. Heidegger's experiment; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
movies

eye 381

favorite 7

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Collaborator and commentary, Clifton Fadiman
Topics: American literature, Fantasy films
Educational Films
by Freitag, Cynthia; Yashima, Tarō, 1908-1994. Crow boy; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 570

favorite 8

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Iconographic, adapted from the book written and ill. by Tarō Yashima
Educational Films
by Garvin, Philip. pro; Yale University. Media Design Studio
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eye 752

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Producer, Philip Garvin
Topics: Piaget, Jean, 1896-1980, Child psychology, Knowledge, Theory of, in children
Educational Films
by Lovins, J. Maynard, direction, production, writing, camera/lighting, editing; Munitiz, Arthur L. de, production; Kurtz, Ronald, production; Wright, Kenneth B., production; Gregory, John, production; Wentzel, Glenn, production, editing; Wells, Stan, production, writing; Zsigmond, William, camera/lighting; Knox, Herman, camera/lighting; Malo, Ron, sound; Gail, Howard, sound; Latimer, Thomas, writing, direction, cast; Buehre, Jan, special effects; Nichols, Loren, direction, costume/makeup;...
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eye 513

favorite 14

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Copyright date on film: copyright 1970 by Maynard Lovins
Topics: Abused women, Children of abused wives
Educational Films
by Wolfgang, Ken, production, direction; Yanagisawa, Makoto, 1931-; Horii, Hobuhide; Horii, Tanetsugu; Watanabe, Yasuhide; Takei, George, 1937- narration; Kensharo Productions; Nihon Seikōjo; Independent Film Producers Company
movies

eye 3,482

favorite 17

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Makoto Yanagisawa (samurai), Nobuhide Horii (swordsmith), Tanetsugu Horii (swordsmith), Yasuhide Watanabe (swordsmith), George Takei (narrator)
Topic: Swordsmiths
Educational Films
by Yale University. Media Design Studio; Center for Southern Folklore
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eye 539

favorite 16

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With script and study guide
Topic: Blues (Music)
Educational Films
by Yarrow, Mary Beth; Thompson, Julie, producer; Grant, Lee, 1927-; Irola, Judy; Pettit, Suzanne, 1948-1998; G.T.Y. Productions
movies

eye 1,011

favorite 4

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Narrated by Lee Grant
Topics: Willmar., Minnesota, Sex discrimination against women, Sex discrimination in employment
Educational Films
by Yolen, Jane; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 2,792

favorite 34

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Jane Yolen
Topics: Children's films, Owls, Fathers and daughters
Educational Films
by York Films/Cal Video Graphics
movies

eye 476

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Beginning with a general introduction to comets, the film explores the history of Halley's Comet and advises how it may best be observed and photographed
Topics: Comets, Comets
Educational Films
by Yorkshire Television
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eye 838

favorite 10

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Title from data sheet Director, Duncan Dallas Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Deals with the personal life of author and painter Beatrix Potter. Examines her fascination with animals and plants and the illustrations and characters she created from them. Includes reminiscences of people who knew the writer.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943, Authors, English, Artists, Women (Social...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A/V Geeks
by Young America Films
movies

eye 3,624

favorite 14

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Stresses the common safety hazards existing in every kitchen and illustrates specific examples of each. Simple precautions that can be taken to prevent accidents in the kitchen are shown. 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.
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A/V Geeks
by Young America Films
movies

eye 1,338

favorite 4

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First impressions are hard to shake, so this film teaches youngsters the importance of greetings and introductions.  Like many films in this genre, the film’s producers are asking a lot of children who just a generation earlier were instructed to “only speak when spoken to.” Now, it seems, not only are kids expected to quickly assess their family and friends’ position on the social ladder, they are also supposed to provide newly-introduced adults with topics of conversation. To license...
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A/V Geeks
by Young America Films
movies

eye 520

favorite 4

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Depicts important safety principles applying to the activities of children of elementary school age; shows some of the typical safety hazards found in the home, and explains how they can be avoided. 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.
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Topic: safety
A/V Geeks
by Young America Films
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Shows how each child can be his own traffic policeman by learning and following safety rules in traffic. 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.
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Topic: safety
A/V Geeks
by Young America Films
movies

eye 360

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On a trip to her uncle's farm, Judy learns how cows are milked and cared for and how milk is transported. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Topics: milk, dairy
A/V Geeks
by Young America Films
movies

eye 530

favorite 6

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Presents factors that affect the flow of electricity in a simple circuit and application of such a circuit in the home. 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.
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Topic: electricity
A/V Geeks
by Young Americans for Freedom
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eye 1,598

favorite 6

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Framed around staged United Nations hearings we hear about the tyranny of communist rule in various countries and how the United States is targeted next. Mentions NC-native Robert Williams who plotted to start a revolution in the United States. 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
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Ephemeral VHS
by Young Gun Productions
movies

eye 1,481

favorite 2

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"The first kayaking video with a focus on young paddlers... Featuring footage from Chile, Canada, the United States and Austria." -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, Kayaking
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by Young Women's Christian Associaton
movies

eye 3,660

favorite 37

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Public service announcement for the Young Women's Christian Association. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Educational Films
by Young, J. B
movies

eye 1,582

favorite 10

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Orthographic Projection Summary Explains shape description and shows how different objects look when viewed from different angles. Includes a summary of the main principles of orthographic projection.
Topics: Orthographic projection, Orthographic projection
Educational Films
by Young, Jeff; Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956. Jüdische Frau
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eye 1,417

favorite 10

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Short films, Jews in Germany