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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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Shaping San Francisco
by Shaping San Francisco

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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

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

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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

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Also issued in super 8 mm
Topics: Children's films, Lighthouses