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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 Böll, Heinrich, 1917-1985; International Film Bureau
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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 Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany)
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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)
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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
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German
Topics: vhs, Spracharbeit
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by International Film Bureau
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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)
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Produced by the Institut für Film und Bild. Konrad Lorenz
Topic: Mallard
Educational Films
by Smith, G. Buckland; International Film Bureau
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Also issued with English narration
Topics: German language, Travel