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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 Araneda Dörr, Hugo
movies

eye 441

favorite 3

comment 0

Topic: Economics
Educational Films
by Blume, Friedrich, 1893-; Abert, Anna Amalie, 1906-; Ruhnke, Martin, 1921-
movies

eye 576

favorite 15

comment 0

Vol.2 edited by A.A. Abert and Martin Ruhnke Includes bibliographical references Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Describes the special problems, needs and strengths of the inner - city child. Explains that there is a gap between his cultural values and those of the teacher, and considers how to bridge it.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Music, Urban studies, Artists, Portraits
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Böll, Heinrich, 1917-1985; International Film Bureau
movies

eye 1,008

favorite 4

comment 0

This German-language teaching film adapted from the story by Heinrich Böll concerns the power of a state over the lives of individuals in time of war. The drama revolves around nineteen-year-old Bruno Schneider, whose hopes and plans for the future are shattered when he receives a postcard ordering him to report for army training. Set in Germany in 1939. Suggested as a stimulus for oral discussion and original composition for advanced students
Topic: War and society
Educational Films
by Bright, Robert, 1902-1988. Georgie; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 454

favorite 3

comment 0

Spanish version of the motion picture entitled Georgie
Topics: Children's films, Ghosts
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
movies

eye 815

favorite 13

comment 0

In Spanish
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Politics and government, War
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
movies

eye 1,206

favorite 5

comment 1

In Spanish
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Scientists, Science, Nuclear energy
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
movies

eye 2,366

favorite 5

comment 0

In Spanish
Topics: Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727, Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955, Physics
Educational Films
by Daugherty, James, 1889-1974. Andy and the lion; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 485

favorite 2

comment 0

Spanish version of the 1955 motion picture entitled Andy and the lion
Topics: Children's films, Lion
Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
movies

eye 277

favorite 6

comment 0

Spanish version of the 1969 filmstrip entitled The three bears
Topics: Spanish language, Fairy tales
Educational Films
by Films for the Humanities (Firm)
movies

eye 702

favorite 8

comment 0

Produced by Batifilm and Claude Namer
Topic: Cortázar, Julio
Ephemeral VHS
by First 5 California
movies

eye 240

favorite 0

comment 0

From First 5 California educational series, Spanish language version (Primeros 5 California)
Topics: vhs, Primeros 5 California, First 5 California, educational
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Flack, Marjorie, 1897-1958. Story about Ping; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 566

favorite 2

comment 0

Spanish version of the 1955 motion picture entitled The story about Ping
Topics: Animal films, Children's films, Ducks
PeriscopeFilm
by Germeinnuttziger
movies

eye 4,075

favorite 5

comment 3

This German propaganda movie was part of a U.S. Navy archive compiled during WWII, and acquired by Periscope Film. In this film, the Battle of The Atlantic is seen from the German perspective as Kreigsmarine U-boats converge for a wolfpack patrol, hunting Allied merchant ships.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: German World War II (WWII) Propaganda film.
Educational Films
by Gramatky, Hardie, 1907-1979. Hercules
movies

eye 703

favorite 3

comment 0

SPANISH DUB OF ENGLISH FILM Based on the book of the same title by Hardie Gramatky A filmograph story. After a number of motor-driven fire engines break down on the way to a fire at City Hall, a proud horse-drawn fire wagon and its faithful three-man crew emerge from retirement to victoriously fight the fire Kodachrome
Topic: Children's films
Educational Films
by Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany)
movies

eye 606

favorite 14

comment 0

Illustrates general motor activities of the octopus, including respiratory movements, probing with tenacles, walking along the bottom, and swimming. Specific activities include pigment migrations resulting in light and dark phases, capturing and eating a crab, moving and arranging rocks in front of the home cave, and mating. Each section is preceded by a short title in German
Topic: Octopuses
Educational Films
by Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany)
movies

eye 255

favorite 2

comment 0

Scenes of hamsters living under semi-natural conditions. Illustrates initial courtship and pairing, digging or burrow system with two nest chambers, and the mother's care of the young for approximately two weeks post partum
Topics: Hamsters, Animal behavior
Ephemeral VHS
by Inter nations
movies

eye 480

favorite 3

comment 0

German
Topics: vhs, Spracharbeit
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by International Film Bureau
movies

eye 862

favorite 13

comment 0

Based on the Eine Knoop-Film production entitled Der Mensch und seine Tiere
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, German language, Animals
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Lorenz, Konrad, 1903-1989; Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany)
movies

eye 169

favorite 3

comment 0

Produced by the Institut für Film und Bild. Konrad Lorenz
Topic: Mallard
Ephemeral VHS
by Maria Callas
movies

eye 2,770

favorite 6

comment 0

Maria Callas was the first singer since the great Caruso to become a household name.   Her flexibility of voice, coupled with an extraordinary dramatic talent soon made her the legend she became and has remained.....This program is the video record of the famous March 16, 1962 concert at the Musikhalle in Hamburg Germany...." 
Topics: vhs, Le Cid, Carmen and Others
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by McCloskey, Robert, 1914-2003. Lentil
movies

eye 431

favorite 3

comment 0

En Español. El juego de armónica de Lentil salva el día en que la calamidad amenaza la celebración de la fiesta de bienvenida para el principal ciudadano de Alto, Ohio. Copia en español del libro de 1940 "Lentil" del autor e ilustrador Robert McCloskey. * * * ( CLICK HERE FOR ENGLISH VERSION ) Spanish dub of the 1940 book "Lentil" by author and illustrator Robert McCloskey. The boy Lentil's harmonica playing saves the day when calamity threatens the homecoming...
Topics: Children's films, Harmonica
Educational Films
by McCloskey, Robert, 1914-2003. Make way for ducklings; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 582

favorite 5

comment 0

Also issued in super 8 mm
Topics: Animal films, Children's films, Ducks
Educational Films
by Morton Schindel, Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 1,555

favorite 6

comment 0

Guía de estudio disponible (Inglés)   Los Cinco Hermanos Chinos es un libro infantil estadounidense escrito de Claire Huchet Bishop e ilustrado por Kurt Wiese. Originalmente fue publicado en 1938 por Coward-McCann. El libro es un relato de un cuento popular chino, diez hermanos. A pesar de que a menudo se considera un clásico de la literatura infantil,  Los Cinco Hermanos Chinos  ha sido acusado de promover estereotipos étnicos sobre los chinos, particularmente a través de sus...
Topics: Animated films, Children's films, Short films, Brothers, Individuality, Spanish language materials,...
Educational Films
by Morton Schindel, Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 659

favorite 3

comment 0

Parallel title with Spanish narration. Based on the book Stone Soup written and illustrated by Marcia Brown. Uses the pictures and text of Marcia Brown's version of an old folk tale to tell about three tired, hungry soldiers who trick the suspicious, stingy peasants of a French village into providing them with a banquet.
Topic: Folklore
Educational Films
by Morton Schindel, Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 446

favorite 3

comment 0

Spanish dub of the 1956 motion picture Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel.  In his haste to dig the cellar for a town hall, Miguel Muligan forgets to leave a way out for his steam shovel, but the problem is solved when the steam shovel is converted into a furnace for the new building. For elementary grades.
Topics: Children's films, Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968, Mike Mulligan, Steam shovels
Educational Films
by Nuremberg (Germany). Freiherrlich von Tucher'sche Brau-Administration. Abteilung Berlin
movies

eye 246

favorite 2

comment 0

Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco
movies

eye 462

favorite 0

comment 0

A greeting from Bicis del Pueblo in San Francisco to the attendees of the World Bike Forum #7 in Lima, Peru, February 22-26, 2018.
Topics: bicycles, bikes, youth, talleres, workshops
Educational Films
by Smith, G. Buckland; International Film Bureau
movies

eye 232

favorite 4

comment 0

Also issued with English narration
Topics: German language, Travel
Educational Films
by Stiefel, Eduard L., 1909-
movies

eye 754

favorite 6

comment 0

Describes the work and responsibilities of the manufacturing engineer while showing their disappointments and triumphs from concept to final installation. Follows the activities of otters during one day at Teton Marsh, showing views of the scenery and of the animals and birds including the beaver, porcupine, moose, osprey, trumpeter swan, and other wild fowl.
Topic: Numerical calculations
Educational Films
by Swift, Hildegarde Hoyt. Little red lighthouse and the great gray bridge; Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 517

favorite 3

comment 0

Also issued in super 8 mm
Topics: Children's films, Lighthouses
Educational Films
by United Productions of America
movies

eye 1,165

favorite 14

comment 1

EN ESPAÑOL Basado en el libro del mismo título de Ludwig Bemelmans Una caricatura animada. La historia de una niña pequeña que asiste a la escuela en París, la más joven de las doce niñas que marchan por París en dos líneas rectas. Ella se convierte en la envidia de sus compañeras cuando va al hospital para una operación. Originalmente lanzado en 35 mm en 1952 por Columbia Pictures Corp. en virtud de su serie. Based on the book of the same title by Ludwig Bemelmans ENGLISH...
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Madeline (Fictitious character), Animated films, Children's films, Jolly Frolics
Educational Films
by Universität Innsbruck. Department of Experimental Psychology
movies

eye 216

favorite 1

comment 0

Presents scientic experiment proving that human vision is largely dependent on the impressions made by other senses, especially the sense of touch
Topic: Vision
Ephemeral VHS
by Weston Woods
movies

eye 1,009

favorite 4

comment 0

Texto e ilustraciones de BARBARA COONEY. Traducci ó n de Phoebe Ann Porter.
Topics: vhs, picture books
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 1,114

favorite 4

comment 0

Copia en español del libro de 1952 "Jorge el Monito Ciclista" de la autora  H. A. Rey and Margret Rey. Spanish dub of the 1952 book "Curious George Rides A Bike" by H. A. Rey and Margret Rey.
Topic: curious george
Educational Films
by Weston Woods Studios
movies

eye 685

favorite 6

comment 0

Copia en español del libro de 1954 "Jenny's Birthday Book" de la autora Esther Averill. Spanish dub of the 1954 book "Jenny's Birthday Book" by author Esther Averill.
Topics: Spanish language, Children's films, Cats
Educational Films
movies

eye 180

favorite 0

comment 0

Spanish dub of "The Red Carpet"