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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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A color episode of Bill Burrud’s “Vagabond” series from the mid 1950’s, focusing on famous natural landmarks and tourist attractions in the state of Colorado. Waves breaking on a sandy shore with title card overlay (0:30). Montage of Colorado’s natural wonders and local color (0:44). Our host introduces himself in a library setting (1:20). He moves to an angular map of Colorado (1:37). Views of a mining town in Central City and the ghost town of Nevadaville (2:05). Surveying the Patch...
Topics: Vagabond, TV Show, 1950s, State, Colorado, Tracelogue, Denver, Esters Park, Stock Footage
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This is a color episode of Bill Burrud’s “Vagabond” series from the late 1950’s, focusing on New Orleans landmarks and the customs of the Mardis Gras Carnival celebration. A seagull soars. (0:07). Waves crash on a sandy beach with footprints (0:15). Title card (0:28). The French Quarter in New Orleans (0:44). A female nightclub barker with red lipstick dances in a long skirt. A man passes by (0:52). Crowds packed shoulder to shoulder outside Stein Bros. (1:00). Parade floats: A golden...
Topics: Vagabond, TV Show, New Orleans, Louisiana, Mardi Gras, Carnival, Stock footage
This is a 1970’s era, color movie describes methods employed by police for traffic stops, and shows "dos" and "donts" that can save (or cost) an officer his life. It was presented by MTI Teleprograms, Inc. and directed by Murray Woroner of Woroner Films and shot mostly in Southern California and Riverside. (Special thanks to David Woroner for allowing us to make his father's film available.) Graphic scene of police being killed by an unidentified driver, 2:20. Police being...
Topic: Stock Footage
This 1960’s era color film was produced by the Sikorsky Corporation in coordination with the United States Marine Corps to showcase the abilities of the Sikorsky HR2s / CH-37 Mojave and HUS-1 Seashorse helicopters. The film opens with choppers on the deck of an aircraft carrier. Vertical Assault. The choppers fly away from the carrier. Choppers on the tarmac as three choppers fly overhead 1:00. Choppers are headed for the USS Boxer. Sikorsky HR2s and HUS helicopters leave the marine core...
Topic: Stock Footage
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Shot by an unknown U.S. Army cameraman named Staal, this color film is raw footage of American troops filmed during the Vietnam War in 1967.  At least some of it was shot in Tân Trụ, a rural district of Long An Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. At the time Operation Concordia, a joint U.S. and South Vietnamese Army operation to root out the Viet Cong, was underway. Camera slate shows June 1967 (:07). American soldiers walk with some Vietnamese locals (:15). Soldier assists...
Topics: Vietnam War, Vietnam, Raw Footage, 1967, Tan Tru, Mekong, Delta US, Army Hospital, Stock Footage
This 1940s era, color movie in French is presented in Technicolor by General Motors of Canada. It is titled "Valiant Company" and shows rehabilitation of the wounded. It is narrated by Jean Pierre Aumont. Pisce de Vue, Wallace Hamilton. Montage, Arthur Bell. Titres, M.E. Goulding. Musique, Dr. Edward Hilenyi. Cinematography by Harold Daniels. Producer, Leon C Shelly. General Motors of Canada. The film opens with men walking with crutches 1:08. The men are in a rehabilitation facility...
Topic: Stock Footage
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This color educational film is two short films produced by the Government of Israel. The first is about a traffic cop in Tel Aviv and the second is about the men who build roads in the blazing heat. This is from 1961. Opening titles: The Israel Office of Information presents VISTAS OF ISRAEL (:07-:31). Title card: City On Wheels. Tel Aviv, Israel. People board buses. Cars and buses drive down city streets. A traffic cop stands by. Cars pass by. People walk around. A police man walks into a...
Topics: Vistas, Israel, 1961, Israeli, Tel Aviv, Road Building
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Made by filmmaker, sporting goods store and truck company owner Pat Salvino, this film POLAR ADVENTURE shows a big game hunt of a different sort -- a hunt for an "Alaskan brown bear" or Kodiak Bear on Kodiak Island. The island is on the south coast of the U.S. state of Alaska, separated from the Alaska mainland by the Shelikof Strait. The film likely dates to the mid-1960s. Opening: semi tractor trailer being loaded with cargo by a forklift. The semi being filled belongs to the P....
Topics: Voyage, Kodiak Island, 1960s, Alaskan Brown Bear, Hunting, Kodiak Bear, Sport Hunting, Stock...
Shot by an unknown American military officer in 1931, this silent 16mm home movie shows views of colonial life in the American protectorate in this period. The film begins with shots of what might be the main gate of Fort Santiago or Fort McKinley in Manila at :46. At 1:18 is a view of Manila's harbor with ships plying the waters including merchant ships and a four stack destroyer. At 2:00 is what the Manila Hotel, designed by architect William Parsons around 1915 in a Mission style. At 2:17 ,...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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Produced in 1936, this wonderful old film shows a voyage aboard a schooner named Wanderbird around South America.  The captain of this vessel is Warwick M. Tompkins of Gloucester, Massachusetts, who later wrote a book about the journey entitled "50 South to 50 South".  For decades, the book has inspired many to seek out their own nautical adventures.    The film is rich in imagery of the age of sail, including shots of sailors at work, Gloucester harbor, a woman at the helm of the...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Sea, Clipper, South America, Cape Of Good hope, Schooner, Cape Horn,...
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Filmed by an unknown American tourist, this silent home movie shows a visit to Soviet Russia "after twenty years". Presumably this means 20 years after the Revolution, or 1938. The film is notable because it presents a propaganda free look at life in the USSR just a few years before the outbreak of WWII, and during some of the worst purges in Soviet history. At :28 views of Kiev are seen including the old monastery at 1:01. At 2:08 Sports Day Parade is shown in the city with many...
Topics: 1938, Soviet Union, Soviet Russia, Home Movie, Stock Footage
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Created by famed photographer Tex Helm and his wife Grace, "A Pictorial Voyage Through The Straits of Magellan" shows a trip through the treacherous waters of Cape Horn. The film likely dates to 1940 when Helm served aboard the schooner Bear, which was Admiral Richard E. Byrd's flagship during his Antarctic expedition. Byrd is seen at 1:35 on deck with his dog. At 2:15 the Straights of Magellan are seen. At 9:12 a "nomad Indian" visits the ship at anchor. At 10:57 the ship...
Topics: 1940, Voyage, Straights Of Magellan, Cape Horn, Admiral Richard Byrd, Stock Footage
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Dating from September 7, 1946, this fascinating and poignant 16mm silent home movie pays tribute to all those who gave their lives in World War II. The entire population of the small town of Mendon, Massachusetts is seen decked out in bunting, and there are many celebrations and a special memorial to those local residents who lost their lives in the conflict. The film ends with many shots of local children, including a little league baseball game, and with them perhaps hope that the future...
Topic: Stock Footage
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This silent, color home movie depicts a 1946 visit to Tumacácori National Historical Park and a small family gathering at the Rancho Santa Cruz on Tucson Road in Nogales, Arizona (TRT 6:18). A sign hangs outside an Arizona farm property, “Rancho Santa Cruz.” A yellow stop sign is also visible against the rolling hills and blue skies of the Sonoran Desert (0:21). White single-story dwellings with slotted terracotta colored roofing. A slow pan outdoors reveals green shrubbery and bare trees...
Topics: 1946, Rancho Santa Cruz, Southern Arizona, Tumacacori, Mission national Park, Stock Footage
The 1947 episode “The State of Vermont,” part of the Carl Dudley Productions motion pictures series This Land Of Ours, gives viewers a taste of Vermont. Vermont, the first state to be added to the original 13, is home to breathtaking scenery. The state’s large waterways provide energy through hydroelectric power ( 01:17 ) and opportunities for recreation: Lake Champlain is the largest lake east of the Great Lakes. Vermont’s first settlement is Brattleboro ( 01:30 ), situated on the...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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Dating to 1948, this delightful 16mm silent home movie shows views of Washington D.C., Boston and New York City in color. The film begins in Times Square where "Easter Parade" and "Abbott and Costello vs. Frankenstein" are playing. At :51, you will see a U.S. Air Force F-84 Thunderjet outside the recruiting station. At :54 the Empire State Building is shown. A view from the Observation Deck is seen at 1:01 . At 1:23 the cameraman is in a more rural area. At 1:35 , a two...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
This silent film is a home movie that shows a trip to Southern California that dates to 1954. The film starts with a shot at :20 of Mann's / Grauman's Chinese Theater with "There's No Business LIke Show Business" which debuted in December of 1954. At 1:08 the names of the famous are seen in the concrete at the theater. At 2:05 the Hollywood sign is visible in the distance. At 2:15 are shots from near the 101 Freeway of the approach to the Hollywood Bowl, and the entrance to the Bowl...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
This film 1959 VICTORY CIRCLES was presented by the Perfect Circle Company, and showcases the Indianapolis 500.  This was the 43rd International 500-Mile Sweepstakes held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 30, 1959. The event was part of the 1959 USAC National Championship Trail, and was included in the 1959 World Drivers Championship.  The race was won by Rodger Ward with Jim Rathmann in second place.  Rodger M. Ward (January 10, 1921 – July 5, 2004) was an American...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500, Auto Racing, Speedway, 1959, Nascar,...
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This film FRANK SINATRA IN ISRAEL dates to 1962 and documents Frank Sinatra's first ever visit to Israel as part of his multinational World Tour for Children. The tour, which raised over $1 million for children's charities around the globe, had stops in Japan, Hong Kong, England, France, Italy, Greece, and Israel. In Israel, Sinatra gave seven concerts in six cities. As you will see in the course of the film, his visit coincided with the country's annual Yom Ha'atzmaut (Independence Day)...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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Made during the Vietnam War, this 1967 Marine Corps documentary presents "Operation County Fair". County Fair was a civic action program intended to clear Vietcong from villages while helping support villagers. As part of that they were supposed to receive medical care, fed, entertained and protected by the Marines. Like most of the civic action programs during the war, County Fair had a mixed outcome. The Vietnamese often welcomed the Marines into their villages, but lived in fear of...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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Made during the Vietnam War, this 1967 Marine Corps documentary presents "Operation County Fair". County Fair was a civic action program intended to clear Vietcong from villages while helping support villagers. As part of that they were supposed to receive medical care, fed, entertained and protected by the Marines. Like most of the civic action programs during the war, County Fair had a mixed outcome. The Vietnamese often welcomed the Marines into their villages, but lived in fear of...
Topics: 1967, Vietnam War, Vietnam, Civic Action, County Fair, Stock Footage
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This color silent film footage was shot during the Vietnam War and shows day to day operations of members of the 9th Infantry Division ("Old Reliables"). All the material was filmed circa Spring, 1967 in and around the Mekong Delta. The footage gives a sense of the monotony of life for many soldiers during the Vietnam conflict. The newly reconstituted 9th ID arrived in South Vietnam on 16 December 1966 from Fort Riley, Kansas. The 9th was deployed in Dinh Tuong and Long An Provinces...
Topics: 1967, Vietnam War Dailies, Vietnam War, Vietnam, 9th infantry Division, Mekong Delta, Stock...
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This color film is raw footage shot in the jungles of Vietnam, and includes various segments including shots at a field hospital, a fire base, a jungle patrol, and a riverine patrol. This footage is from September of 1967 (slate at 7:20 / 9:25 says 28 of September, another at 16:13 says 27 of September and says the cameraman is Kalsey). Opening: A patient is being worked on, on a operating table inside a quonset hut. The patient is covered by surgeons standing and cannot really be seen. The...
Topics: 1967, Vietnam War, Raw Footage, Bell UH-1, Helicopters, Jungle Patrol, Stock Footage
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This is a 1968, black and white news report featuring footage filmed by combat cameramen in the field. It is a presentation of the Armed Forces Information Service, Department of Defense. It opens with a reporter, Alan Smith, talking about the state of the Vietnam war, :30. Reporter, Alan Smith reporting on current events in the war, 1:30. Map of Camp Evans in Vietnam, 2:30. Men preparing Howitzer guns on a tank, 2:50. Tom DeCastro, reporting from the field as men fire Howitzers, 3:40. Aerial...
Topics: 1968, Vietnam Report, 9th Infantry Division, Mekong, Armed Forces, Stock Footage
This 1970 film from the International Association of Chiefs of Police shows the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia’s handling of the 1969 Moratorium March on Washington. The film opens with shots of Washington, DC streets at dusk on 13 November as people gather for the massive demonstration. Metropolitan Police Chief Jerry Wilson holds a staff meeting to plan for the massive demonstration (01:05). Footage shows people marching in the March Against Death protest from...
Topic: Stock Footage
This 16mm film, a home movie shot on May 9-10, 1970, shows a march on the White House. The march took place a week after the Kent State shootings, and 100,000 demonstrators converged on Washington to protest the shootings and President Richard Nixon's incursion into Cambodia.After the march, a few hundred militants spread through surrounding streets, causing limited damage. Police attacked the most threatening crowds with tear gas and made a number of arrests, including the one seen at the 12...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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This silent film footage dates to 1971 and shows various scenes related to protests against the Vietnam War. This includes some of the protests known as "Operation Dewey Canyon III' that included members of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (read more here:  http://www.vvaw.org/veteran/article/?... ) The demonstration was given its name, "Operation Dewey Canyon III", in reference to military operations known as Dewey Canyon I and II. Some of the aspects of these offensives...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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This two part film tells the story of Father Augustine Nguyễn Lạc Hóa (c. 1908 – c. 1989), a refugee Chinese Catholic priest in South Vietnam, led a militia called the Sea Swallows that carved out an anticommunist enclave in the Viet Cong's Ca Mau Peninsula stronghold. The "fighting priest" and his "village that refused to die" attracted admiring media stories, and in 1964 he received the Ramon Magsaysay Award in the Public Service category. In January 1961, Edward...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
This is a British documentary short released by The British Ministry of Information in 1944. It was made to describe the attacks made on England by Hitler's V-1 bombs and the successful destruction of many of these bombs before they could fall on their targets. The V-1 flying bomb, also known as the Buzz Bomb or Doodlebug, was an early pulse-jet-powered predecessor of the cruise missile. The V-1 was developed at Peenemünde Airfield by the German Luftwaffe during the Second World War. During...
Topic: Stock Footage
This silent film shows some of the events on May 8, 1945, Victory in Europe Day aka V-E Day, in London. The film was shot by I. Weiss according to a credit, with additional photography by J.Y. Saunders and F.V. Swanson. The film starts at :28 with large crowds and then at :33 moves to Trafalgar Square, where a sign on Nelson's column says "Give Thanks by Saving" (:53). At 1:02 , soldiers shake hands and do a small dance, while at 1:16 women in uniform wave scarves. At 1:22 an Israeli...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
This film shows a V-2 rocket assembled from German parts at White Sands Proving Grounds, New Mexico. The alcohol tank, oxygen tank, propulsion unit, and tail housing are placed in position. The rocket is carried to the firing area and raised to a vertical position. Final checks are made and the rocket is fired. Its course is followed by radar. Parts are recovered after the rocket has crashed. The V-2 rocket is used for high altitude research. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive,...
Topic: Stock Footage
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“Electronics at Work” is the title of this black-and-white film produced by Westinghouse, and focuses on the role of electronics during World War II. Mark 00:48 introduces the viewer to a diode (a specialized electronic component with two electrodes — the anode and the cathode — separated by a vacuum). At mark 01:35 , the film offers further illustration as to the process. When the cathode is heated, negative electrons fly to the positive anode. This “new kind of switch,” the...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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Produced by Westinghouse during WWII, this film explains how electronic vacuum tubes work from the simple diode (single pole switch) to the complex Cathode Ray tube.  As the film shows, tubes with grids can be used as electronic amplifiers, rectifiers, electronically controlled switches, oscillators, and for other purposes. Some of the innovations shown in the film include tubes used as rectifiers (for AC/DC conversion and production of metal such as aluminum), an early kind of tube based...
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Topics: Vacuum tube, Air purifier, Westinghouse, Power rectifier, Amplification, Steampunk, Electronics,...
A/V Geeks
by Disney
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A sergeant addresses his troops, which happen to be syphilis and gonorrhea germs. There are also characters representing ignorance and fear.
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Topics: Hygiene, Sexual., Sexually transmitted diseases.
A/V Geeks
by US Navy, Herbert Kerkow Productions
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For sailors on shoreleave, explains the risks you take when you go out with easy girls but it doesn't really show the girls, just sailors at a carnival and talking with their ship's doctor. 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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Topics: venereal disease, navy
Educational Films
by Walt Disney Productions; Walt Disney Educational Materials Company
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Shorter version (14 min.) also issued
Topic: Sexually transmitted diseases
Educational Films
by American Broadcasting Paramount Theaters
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VD Epidemic A documentary about Verdun, the longest and bloodiest battle of World War I. From the Legacy series.
Topic: Sexually transmitted diseases
Educational Films
by American Social Health Association
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Uses a quiz format to present facts concerning venereal diseases, options for treatment, and solutions to the pandemic of sexually transmissible diseases.
Topic: Sexually transmitted diseases
A/V Geeks
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Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles The American Social Health Association was always experimenting with new ways to educate the public about venereal disease. They helped produce the first VD education film, "Fit to Fight", in 1918 in order to educate soldiers being shipped abroad to fight in the first World War. Although this popular TV public service announcement...
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Topics: venereal disease, PSA, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Educational Films
by Alfred Higgins Productions
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Offers practical precautions to avoid venereal disease during and after sexual contact
Educational Films
by Coronet Instructional Films
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Shows how people, faced with the possibility or reality of being infected with venereal disease, cope with their individual situations Senior high through college
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Venereal diseases, Sexual hygiene, Sexually transmitted diseases
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
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Made by the U.S. Air Force's Eastern Test Range, this rarely seen film shows the launch of the special Vela satellite designed to detect radiation from nuclear tests. The film shows the Titan IIIC launch vehicle used in the program with a specific focus on the C-18 / Vela - VB mission. This was the last of the Vela satellites, launched on April 8, 1970. The Titan IIIC shown was the 100th launched at the Eastern Test Range. The Titan IIIC consisted of a two-stage Titan core and upper stage...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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Distributed by Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corporation, this 1972 film opens with footage of aspects of the Venezuelan oil industry including oil rigs, various parts of the South American landscape, and natural wildlife including snakes and native flowers. At 01:05, a map of the country is shown, followed by some narrated history of Venezuela's colonial roots and crop-growing origins. Merida, Barquisimeto, Valencia, and Caracas are major Venezuelan cities shown on the map, followed by a...
Topics: Venezuela, Oil, nation, Builds, 1972, Petroleum, Stock Footage
This early 1940s propaganda cultural color film about Venezuela was produced by Julian Bryan for the Office of the Coordination of Inter-American Affairs, created by President Roosevelt in 1941. A statue of Bolivar is in New York Central Park. An animated map shows the Spanish conquest in the Americas (:20- 1:29 ) and revolts led by Bolivar and Jose San Martin. The ‘Monument to the Liberators’ is shown ( 1:46 - 2:45 ). Venezuela’s topography areas are mapped ( 3:29 - 4:18 ). The highlands...
Topic: Stock Footage
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Shows USMC performing early Vertical Envelopment exercise from USS Boxer. Vertical Envelopment is a maneuver in which troops, either air-dropped or air-landed, attack the rear and flanks of a force, in effect cutting off or encircling the force. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information...
Topic: Stock Footage
This silent training film shows loading of 100 & 500 pound bombs onto a P-51B Mustang and a demonstration of the "Joe Barton Technique" of vertical dive bombing. The Joe Barton in question was a North American Aviation test pilot who did extensive work with the P-51, including flying the lightweight XP-51G prototype on August 9, 1944. (Barton sadly perished in a B-25 accident in 1946). The film was apparently shot at Muroc AFB (later Edwards) and likely dates to 1943-44. At 1:53...
Topic: Stock Footage
This color medical film from the U.S. Veterans Administration describes the treatment and therapy modes available for aphasic patients, in this case WWII war veterans. The film is a reminder of the 670,000 men wounded during the conflict, many of whom suffered long term disability. Aphasia can occur suddenly after a stroke or head injury, or develop slowly from a growing brain tumor or disease. Aphasia affects a person's ability to express and understand written and spoken language.Once the...
Topic: Stock Footage
This 1930’s era newsreel short “Sky Giants”, opens with a shot of a dirigible, probably USS Shenandoah, floating overhead. The film recounts the early era of ballooning and the golden era of air travel with heavy dirigibles or air ships. Vice Admiral Charles E. Rosendahl, the leading figure in America’s rigid airship program in the first half of the 20th century is featured. He was one of the most experienced airship aviators in the United States and was a tireless proponent of...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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Made in 1942 by Paramount, PRICE OF VICTORY received an Oscar nomination.  Based on a speech delivered fireside chat style by Vice President Henry A. Wallace, the second of F.D.R.'s three Vice Presidents and a controversial figure at the time.  The original speech shown here was delivered on May 8, 1942 in New York City at the Free World Association.  In that version of the speech, Wallace envisioned a future United Nations as a community of nations that would democratize the world....
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage
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The 1979 short film Victory at Yorktown, narrated by William Conrad, features the reenactment of British troops surrendering to American and French forces on 19 October 1781 at Yorktown, Virginia’s Surrender Field, an event that spurred negotiations to end hostilities and end the American Revolutionary War. The film only depicts the surrender of British forces, as British troops march to Surrender Field ( 00:10 ), American and French soldiers lining the road. Hessian mercenaries march with...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
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“Victory Circle,” presented by the Perfect Circle Corporation, is a 27-minute film detailing the splendor of the 1957 Daytona Beach Race and the 1957 Indianapolis 500. We’re first taken to sun-soaked sands of Florida and meet engineer and stock car racer John Zink at mark  02:15 , who would go on to set a stock-auto speed record of 141.2 mph — the fastest time ever recorded at the Daytona straightaway. A spectacular crash follows at mark  3:00 , as Bill Norkett’s car loses control...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Sieg im Westen (Victory in the West) is a 1941 German propaganda film the shows Hitler's greatest military victory -- the Blitzkrieg conquest of Holland, Belgium and France in the spring of 1940.It was produced by the Oberkommando des Heeres, the German Army High Command, rather than the Propaganda Ministry of Joseph Goebbels. Goebbels indeed sabotaged its release in minor ways, delaying its premiere and telling propagandists not to promote it. The prologue consists of the Nazi version of...
Topic: Stock Footage
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Sieg im Westen (Victory in the West) is a 1941 German propaganda film the shows Hitler's greatest military victory -- the Blitzkrieg conquest of Holland, Belgium and France in the spring of 1940.It was produced by the Oberkommando des Heeres, the German Army High Command, rather than the Propaganda Ministry of Joseph Goebbels. Goebbels indeed sabotaged its release in minor ways, delaying its premiere and telling propagandists not to promote it. The prologue consists of the Nazi version of...
Topics: Victory In The West, German Invasion, Belgium, Holland, France, Stock Footage
Sieg im Westen (Victory in the West) is a 1941 German propaganda film the shows Hitler's greatest military victory -- the Blitzkrieg conquest of Holland, Belgium and France in the spring of 1940.It was produced by the Oberkommando des Heeres, the German Army High Command, rather than the Propaganda Ministry of Joseph Goebbels. Goebbels indeed sabotaged its release in minor ways, delaying its premiere and telling propagandists not to promote it. The prologue consists of the Nazi version of...
Topic: Stock Footage
Sieg im Westen (Victory in the West) is a 1941 German propaganda film the shows Hitler's greatest military victory -- the Blitzkrieg conquest of Holland, Belgium and France in the spring of 1940.It was produced by the Oberkommando des Heeres, the German Army High Command, rather than the Propaganda Ministry of Joseph Goebbels. Goebbels indeed sabotaged its release in minor ways, delaying its premiere and telling propagandists not to promote it. The prologue consists of the Nazi version of...
Topic: Stock Footage
Sieg im Westen (Victory in the West) is a 1941 German propaganda film the shows Hitler's greatest military victory -- the Blitzkrieg conquest of Holland, Belgium and France in the spring of 1940.It was produced by the Oberkommando des Heeres, the German Army High Command, rather than the Propaganda Ministry of Joseph Goebbels. Goebbels indeed sabotaged its release in minor ways, delaying its premiere and telling propagandists not to promote it. The prologue consists of the Nazi version of...
Topic: Stock Footage
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As his service in Vietnam was coming to an end, U.S. Army combat cameraman David Plenn put a group of 16mm films into a box and shipped them back to the United States. These films included both material he'd shot as a cinematographer for the Army, and materials shot by other staff members. The films remained in their box for three decades while Plenn pursued a successful career as a Hollywood cameraman. In the 2000s he donated the films to Periscope Film's archive in hopes of having them...
Topic: Stock Footage
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As his service in Vietnam was coming to an end, U.S. Army combat cameraman David Plenn put a group of 16mm films into a box and shipped them back to the United States. These films included both material he'd shot as a cinematographer for the Army, and materials shot by other staff members. The films remained in their box for three decades while Plenn pursued a successful career as a Hollywood cameraman. In the 2000s he donated the films to Periscope Film's archive in hopes of having them...
Topic: Stock Footage
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by PeriscopeFilm
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As his service in Vietnam was coming to an end, U.S. Army combat cameraman David Plenn put a group of 16mm films into a box and shipped them back to the United States. These films included both material he'd shot as a cinematographer for the Army, and materials shot by other staff members. The films remained in their box for three decades while Plenn pursued a successful career as a Hollywood cameraman. In the 2000s he donated the films to Periscope Film's archive in hopes of having them...
Topics: Vietnam, Vietnam War, Combat Dailies, US Army, Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Fotoage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage
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This is part of a series of Combat camera dailies from Vietnam in 1967. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
Topic: Stock Footage