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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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Filmed by Encyclopedia Brittanica's brilliant cinematographer Isadore Mankofsky, this color educational film is about the operations of a modern airport, filmed at LAX (Los Angeles International Airport). Copyright 1962. Opening titles: Airport In The Jet Age (Second Edition: Airport). Mr. Stuart parks his 1961 Ford station wagon (:06-:35). Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower. Two air traffic controllers converse. A jet takes off and is seen clearly from ATC. Los Angeles Tower. Mr. Stuart gives...
Topics: Jet Age, Airport, Los Angeles, Airport LAX, Educational Film, 1962, Stock Footage, Periscope Film
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Made roughly a decade before statehood, this educational film is about the importance of Alaska, primarily by showcasing its many valuable resources. Copyright 1948. Opening titles: A Coronet Instructional Film - Alaska: A Modern Frontier (Revised) (:06-:26). Horses help plow a field. Dirt roads and houses, including a Quonset hut (:44). Raging water. Globe of the world, airline routes from the United States to Alaska (:27-1:13). Alaska compared to the rest of the United States in terms of...
Topics: Alaska, A Modern Frontier, 1948, Alaska Territory, Educational Film, Stock Footage
PeriscopeFilm
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This 1954, color educational film made by Encyclopedia Brittanica is about antibiotics, specifically the new era of treatments made possible by the discovery and widespread use of mold derived medicines. The film celebrates the use of Penicillin, which was up at this point one of the most important discoveries in medicine. It was discovered in 1928 by Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming as a crude extract of P. rubens. The purified compound (penicillin F) was isolated in 1940 by a research...
Topics: Bacteria, Friend, Foe, 1954, Educational Film, Medicines, Antibiotics, Stock Footage
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This patriotic, color educational film is about coal and how it's beneficial to our energy resources. It dates to 1974. Opening: field, trees on the side of a mountain, grain in a field, ocean water, water flows from a dam - Title: An American Asset (:06-:45). People walk in a major metropolitan area, NYC. Steel workers at work. A woman uses her thermostat in the house. Traffic backed up on a highway. Gas shortage footage from the mid 1970s - a line at a gas station and a sign that reads: NO...
Topics: Coal, American Asset, Educational Film, 1974, NYC, Stock footage
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This is 1967 color, driver's ed film was presented by the Ford Motor Company. The purpose of the movie is to illustrate safe driving techniques at dusk and at night, the importance of headlights and other safety measures to be taken while driving at night. The movie opens with cars driving down the highway – it is light outside. It becomes dark outside. A vehicle approaches over a hill and around the curve with lights in the face of the driver. Lights can be reflected in the rearview mirror....
Topics: Driving At Night, 1967, Ford, Drivers, Educational Film, Stock Footage
PeriscopeFilm
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This 1920’s silent black and white film with intertitles presents an introduction to the electric starter, using a combination of live action and animated footage to illustrate its implementation on buses, taxis, and motor boats (TRT 12:11). A title card introduces the voltage regulator as a tool for preventing buses from overcharging their batteries (0:23). An early Yellow Coach Model Z-63 double-decker bus labeled “1595 Special” with men and women in hats visible from the top deck....
Topics: The Electric Starter, 1920s, Auto Ignition System, Educational Film, Yellow Coach Buses, Stock...
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This basic educational movie is entitled "The Geographical Envelope". This term in the Russian geographical science is similar to Richard Hartshorne's "Earth's envelope" concept of the atmosphere, the earth's crust and the oceans, together with the living world. The film defines the concepts of lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere, and introduces the water, biological and the solid matter cycles. Then it speaks about the concept of the regional environments and...
Topics: 1970s, Russia, Russian Educational Film, Atmosphere, Biosphere, Stock Footage
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Want to support this channel and help us preserve old films? Visit https://www.patreon.com/PeriscopeFilm Visit our website www.PeriscopeFilm.com   Released in 1955 by Louis de Rochemont, this newsreel style educational film is part of a documentary series "Our Times". It was directed by Peter Hopkinson and John Halas. Hopkinson won an award from the Overseas Press Club for "Best Reporting from Abroad on Foreign Affairs" for this film. It was made as the old order was in...
Topics: Nations, World, World Nations, 1950s, Educational Film, Suez Canal, Our Times, Stock Footage
PeriscopeFilm
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Released by "Films of the Nations", this black & white educational film "Denmark Fairytale Land" was photographed by Esther Cooke and narrated by Peter Allen. It was produced by Maurice T. Groen of D.P.M. Productions. Copyright 1954.Opening titles: Films of the Nations presents DENMARK - FAIRYTALE LAND (:07-:39). A windmill spins. A bird. A butterfly. Ducks in a pond. A fairytale tour of Denmark. Roskilde Cathedral (Danish: Roskilde Domkirke), in the city of Roskilde. A...
Topics: Denmark, Fairytale Land, 1954, Travelogue, Educational Film, Roskilde, Copenhagen, Stock Footage
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One of a series of educational films directed and shot by Victor Jurgens and released under the name "This World of Ours" , this film "Sheep Ranch Country" focuses on the people of Southeastern Australia. Copyright 1949. Opening titles: Educational Film Library - Sheep Ranch Country (:06-:50). Country of Australia. It's sparsely populated. Broad rolling plains. Sheep on the great plains. Clouds in the sky. Pastures for dairy cattle. Creamery, a mechanical churn (:51-2:41)....
Topics: Sheep, Ranch Country, 1949, Southeastern Austrailia, Educational Film. Wool Production, Stock...
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This 1930s German educational film shows the harvesting of rye, and the processing of it in the field.  It includes images of men working with scythes to cut the plants, and then the use of horse-drawn equipment in other parts of the process.  Some mechanization is also apparent -- tractors and other equipment are used to harvest and bale the grain so that it can be taken to market. We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by...
Topics: Rye harvest, 1930, Germany Educational Film, Farming, Stock Footage
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“The District of Columbia” was the very first episode in the 1940s motion picture series created by Carl Dudley Productions, “The Screen Book of Knowledge  -- This Land Of Ours”.  It dates to 1945 and presents a travelogue view of historic buildings, monuments, architecture and transportation in and around that nation's capitol Washington, D.C. A boy opens the “Screen Book of Knowledge” (0:07). Opening credits (0:10). Slow zoom on a color-coded map of the United States into a star...
Topics: 1945, Washington DC, Travelogue, Educational FIlm, US Capitol, National Mall, Stock Footage
PeriscopeFilm
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A Coronet Film. Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning. Educational Collaborator, Sam Adams, PhD. Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Prof. of Education, Louisiana State University. This 1960s era, color film explains, in detail, how air conditioners and refrigerators work. The film explains convection, compressors, condensers and cooling systems. The film opens with two boys walking down the road and up the walkway to a house. The boys are returning from playing baseball. An air conditioner is...
Topics: 1960s, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Educational Film, Stock Footage
Educational Films
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Film dramatizes one of the best-known incidents in English literature - the Christmas visit of Mr. Pickwick and his friends to Dingley Dell Farm. In the large parlor, everyone responds to the cordial atmosphere and joyous capers of Mr. Pickwick. From the Pickwick papers Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Dramatizes incidents from Charles Dickens' novel 'THE PICKWICK PAPERS,' recounting the cross - country winter coach trip of Mr....
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Christmas stories, Winter Christmas, Christmas, Winter
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Educational Films
by WPBT-TV (Television station : Miami, Fla.)
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Producer and director, Robert Thurber; writers, Robert B. Stulberg, Nancy R. Thurber, Robert Thurber; narrator, James Earl Jones Documents the working conditions of Florida farm laborers and the lack of governmental and industrial response to their plight. Examines the growth of agribusiness in relation to the Florida citrus industry Summary Discusses the plight of migrant workers in the citrus groves of Florida. Comments on the industry and the government which supports it. Produced by Robert...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: A Day Without Sunshine, Educational Film, Agricultural laborers, Agricultural...
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Educational Films
by WPBT-TV (Television station : Miami, Fla.)
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Producer and director, Robert Thurber; writers, Robert B. Stulberg, Nancy R. Thurber, Robert Thurber; narrator, James Earl Jones Documents the working conditions of Florida farm laborers and the lack of governmental and industrial response to their plight. Examines the growth of agribusiness in relation to the Florida citrus industry Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Reel 1 available here
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: A Day Without Sunshine, Educational Film, Agricultural laborers, Agricultural...
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Educational Films
by Cheharbakhshi, Henry; International Film Bureau
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Illustrates some of the basic terms and techniques used in film editing Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Motion pictures
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Educational Films
by International Film Bureau
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With guide Introduces the basic techniques of motion picture making by following a young director through the production of a short film. Demonstrates the planning, shooting, and editing of the film; explains the functions of various crew members, and their roles in bringing about a finished film
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Motion pictures
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Educational Films
by Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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The joking relationship is an important part of institutionalized kinship behavior among the!Kung Bushman Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Depicts a moment of flirtation and joking between a young wife and her uncle of the Kung band of bushmen in Namibia.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, !Kung (African people), Anthropology, Africa
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Educational Films
by Bibic, Vladimir
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Film advisor, Dr. Wesley A. Fisher Depicts the family life of Ivan, a construction worker; his wife, Antonia, a nursery teacher and their sons, Yura and Kolia Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Families, Manners and customs, Social conditions
Educational Films
by Stoianovich, Christian
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Presented by the Department of Theatre and Film, Pennsylvania State University. Producer/director: Christian Stoianovich. Director of cinematography: Charles Shoemaker. Writer: David Samuelson Investigates the rudiments, techniques, and styles of jazz dance. Documents rehearsals and warm-up sessions and climaxes in a performance of Angles of Impact by the Jazz Dance Theatre at Penn State University Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Jazz dance, Dance
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Educational Films
by Marshall, John. drt
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Producer, director, photography, John Marshall ; editors, Joyce Chopra, Timothy Asch, Frank Galvin Tilkay, a young boy of the Kalahari Desert, shoots his first wildebeest. First he tracks and finds the animal, then we see the cooking and eating of the meat, and the symbolic scarification. Filmed during an expedition in 1952/53
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Rites and ceremonies, Hunting and gathering societies, Indigenous...
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Educational Films
by American Meteorological Society; Universal Education and Visual Arts; Ward's Natural Science Establishment, inc; National Film Board of Canada; Education Development Center
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Also issued in super 8 mm A view of the field of meteorology. Describes interrelationships, potentials, and unsolved problems of the atmospheric sciences. Includes effects of solar radiation, current research on general circulation, numerical forecasting, hurricane reconnaissance, satellite meteorology, and weather modification Summary Reports on current circulation research, numerical forecasting, satellite meteorology and weather modification. Shows the effects of solar radiation on the earth...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Meteorology, Geophysics, Weather and climate Meteorology, Weather and...
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Educational Films
by Bezark, Stephen Michael
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Urban Gateways Drama Workshop, a Chicago Model Cities Leisure Time Project involving black children from the fourth and fifth grades, is designed to give children the basic tools of acting, using the definition "acting is the art of making an audience believe that real things are happening to real people." Incorporates the use of games, charades, and imaginary objects, both indoors and outdoors
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Urban Gateways Drama Workshop (Chicago, Ill.), Children's theater
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Educational Films
by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
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An introduction to the graphic works of the Dutch artist Maurits Escher, noted for his visual experiments with evolving forms, interlocking images, and problems of perspective Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Features the work of Dutch graphic artist M C Escher, who imagines the world around him in ways that can only be described visually. Shows the interplay of form, time and space in unusual perspective.
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972, Visual perception,...
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Educational Films
by Babatunde Olatunji, Michael; Dallie; WCAU-TV (Television station : Philadelphia, Pa.); Carousel Films
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Produced by WCAU. Hosts, Babatandu Olatunji and Dallie Traces the development of music from its primative origins to the 20th century; for example, pointing out the origins of the blues in the forests and savannahs of Africa. Looks at the ancient musical art of body percussion, showing how a simple drumbeat is laid down, improvised upon, and added to. From the Tell It Like It Was series
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Music, Jazz music, African American history, Black history, American...
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Educational Films
by Hill, Jerome, 1905-1972; Louis De Rochemont Associates; Hill & Anderson Productions; AFI/Sonneborn (Jonathan) Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Narrative written by Albert Schweitzer ; narrative spoken by Frederic March ; introductory commentary written by Thomas Bruce Morgan ; introductory commentary spoken by Burgess Meredith ; original musical score, Alex Wilder A biography of Albert Schweitzer, tracing his life from birth through the time of his decision, at the age of 30, to start his jungle hospital. Records a typical day at Lambarene, showing Dr. Schweitzer at the hospital, welcoming visiting natives, visiting a leper village,...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Albert Schweitzer, Educational Film, Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965
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Educational Films
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A biography of Albert Schweitzer, tracing his life from birth through the time of his decision, at the age of 30, to start his jungle hospital. Records a typical day at Lambarene, showing Dr. Schweitzer at the hospital, welcoming visiting natives, visiting a leper village, playing with his animal friends, playing the piano, and working on his philosophical writings. Narrative written by Albert Schweitzer ; narrative spoken by Frederic March ; introductory commentary written by Thomas Bruce...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Albert Schweitzer, Educational Film
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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Alcoholism: Life Under The Influence Reel 1 Reel 2 available here An interdisciplinary report on alcoholism, focusing on a scientific understanding of the disease. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Educational Film, Series: Alcoholism: Life Under The Influence
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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Alcoholism: Life Under the Influence Reel 2 Reel 1 available here An interdisciplinary report on alcoholism, focusing on a scientific understanding of the disease.
Topics: Educational Film, Series: Alcoholism: Life Under the Influence
Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada; International Tele-Film Enterprises
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Credits: Producer, director and script, Gene Feldman; music, the Eric Turkel Quartet; photographer, Richard Francis; film editor, Michael Weiner French version released under title: On y touche presque tous Summary Probes into the social and psychological forces behind drug abuse. Shows a young boy who attempts to discover how to handle his emotions by observing the ways in which others deal with their feelings.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Drug addiction, Alcoholism, Drug abuse, Substance abuse, Public...
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Educational Films
by American Medical Association
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In an interview with Frank McGee on the "Today" show, Dr. Russell B. Roth, president of the AMA, outlines objections to the NBC television special, What Price Health? (50278). Deposited by the AMA
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Medical care
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Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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A study of American folk art produced by itinerant American painters in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Shows the simple, primitive, and naively charming style of these painters, and points out the influence of this style on artists in the 20th century Summary Surveys primitive art in the United States from 1775 to 1875, emphasizing objects in the Smithsonian collections and the art of the Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch collection. Includes samples of carved eagles,...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Primitivism in art, Painting, American, Painting, Colonial, United...
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Educational Films
by CRM Films
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Commentary by Duke Ellington Traces lesser streams of American music such as the hoedown, square dance, and hillbilly song. Tex Ritter at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry discusses country music. A close relation, folk music, is discussed and performed by Peter, Paul, and Mary Summary Traces the development of popular music or jazz in American history and life. Presents pictures and reproduced music that show the African and European roots in New Orleans jazz and gospel./ia metadata...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: American music, from folk to jazz and pop., Educational Film, Popular music,...
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Educational Films
by Ivens, Joris, 1898-1989. drt
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Note: Purchased under a grant from the Sidney Myer Charity Trust This is one of a 12 part series filmed with official approval in direct-cinema mode during the Cultural Revolution. The filmmakers sought to achieve a certain intimacy with their subjects by living at the locations. This part gives a view of army life in which officers eat with the men and the soldiers and their wives work in factories, community and cultural activities. For an alternative view of the Cultural Revolution see...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: An Army Camp, Educational Film, Military education, Military camps, Social...
Educational Films
by Chapman 5 Productions Inc
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With study guide Shows how women are developing new images of themselves and of their capabilities in conscious-raising sessions. Helps women understand the ways in which society attempts to mold them into passive, feminine roles, and shows how many women are taking active control of their lives and asserting themselves for the first time Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Women, Group relations training, Steinem, Gloria
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Educational Films
by Blais, Roger. drt; Stone, Noel; National Film Board of Canada; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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Commentator, Noel Stone Art director, Pierre L'Amare ; photographers, Don Wilder, Roger Moride, Roy Nolan
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Travel
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Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada; McGraw-Hill Films
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Examines the characteristics and dynamics of radio waves emanating from a dipole antenna Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the characteristics and dynamics of radio waves emanating from a dipole antenna.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Antennas, Dipole, Radio waves, Dynamics (Mechanics), Mass media
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Educational Films
by National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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Produced by NET Looks at the rehabilitation of persons afflicted with total or partial loss of speech under a new program at the University of Chicago. Explains the language modalities test, and instrument designed to diagnose the level of speech loss in aphasics, developed by Dr. Wepman, professor of psychology and surgery at the University of Chicago. From the Spectrum series Summary Pictures stroke victims and others afflicted with aphasia, the total or partial loss of speech. Explains the...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Aphasia, Speech therapy, Neurological disorders, Physical...
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Educational Films
by Encyclopedia Britannica
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With teacher's guide Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Explains how to apply for a job, how to dress for the interview, how to determine the suitability of a job, and how to benefit from specialized training.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Applications for positions, Vocational guidance, Spanish language
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Educational Films
by Haskins Laboratories
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Examines standard colloquial Damascan, the ordinary conversational speech of educated male Muslims. Material is selected to illustrate the contrast between plain and "emphatic" or pharyngealized consonant positions, as far as possible by means of minimal pairs. X-ray techniques show the articulatory process and acoustic output of native speakers; prepared scripts consisting mainly of short, meaningful utterances illustrate selected phonetic features. Speakers were chosen both for...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Arabic language
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Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Chief scientific adviser, Ralph Buchsbaum; collaborator, T. C. Schneirla Documents the complex organization and social behavior of two species of army ants and shows how a naturalist works Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Army ants, Ants
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Educational Films
by Burnford, Paul; Pyramid Films, inc
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Combines humor, satire, and visual beauty in presenting contemporary and historical art scenes to demonstrate the interdependence of man, his feelings, and the visual arts he creates Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Art
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Educational Films
by Junior High School Council
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Live Date is production date Summary Describes an auditory screening method known as the distraction technique, which must be learned from an experienced teacher and ./ia meed under close supervision.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Hearing Disorders, Hearing Tests, Child, Infant, Teaching methods and...
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Educational Films
by French, Thomas Ewing, 1871-1944. Engineering drawing; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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Supplementary filmstrip of the same title also available Correlated with the book Engineering drawing, by Thomas E. French Summary Reviews orthographic projection and describes the true shape of an object with one or more slanting faces. Discusses auxiliary projection through threedimensional technique, auxiliary elevations, right and left auxiliary views, and front and back auxiliary views.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Mechanical drawing, Projection, Unassigned
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Educational Films
by Neel, Alexander; ACI Films, inc
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With teacher's guide Features mime artist Mamako Yoneyama in parable without narration about a woman and her baggage. Shows how the baggage represents both a burden and a necessity to the woman Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Yoneyama, Mamako, Yoneyama, Mamalco, Pantomimes
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Educational Films
by Vassar College. Department of Child Study; New York University. Film Library
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Demostrates a projective technique for the study of aggression and destruction in young children, showing how differently two children between four and five years of age from similar backgrounds respond to invitations to break balloons. Shows one child's rigid morality and strong resistance to his own destructive impulses in contrast with the other's easygoing, happy-go-lucky approach, with its casual acceptance of destruction Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Fighting (Psychology), Child psychology, Child developmental...
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Educational Films
by CRM Films
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Visits Le Musee Balzac and highlights the life and works of French author Honore de Balzac (1799-1850), who deplored social injustice and satirized the ambitious bourgeoisie in his Comedie Humaine. Includes a scene from Le Colonel Chabert performed by Raimu and an excerpt from the film Pere Goriot starring Pierre Larguet. From the Ici la France series. French dialogue Summary A French language film. Balzac's life and his fight against the social injustices of his age are discussed by Sorbonne...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850, Novels, Language
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Educational Films
by Films Inc.
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Barbara's Problem Dogs Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Dog trainer Barbara Woodhouse demonstrates remedies for common canine behavior problems such as car chasing, excessive barking, soiling, and extreme sensitivity to common household noises.
Topics: Educational Film, Series: Barbara's Problem Dogs, Domestic animals, Animal training
Educational Films
by Films Inc.
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Barbara's Problem Dogs Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Dog trainer Barbara Woodhouse demonstrates remedies for common canine behavior problems such as car chasing, excessive barking, soiling, and extreme sensitivity to common household noises.
Topics: Educational Film, Series: Barbara's Problem Dogs
Educational Films
by Yorkshire Television
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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...
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Educational Films
by Charter Oak
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Defines respondent and operant behavior and shows laboratory experiments with mice, pigeons etc. illustrating biological and non- biological reinforcers and conditioning. Dogs and children demonstrate learned responses Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Describes some of the basic principles involved in the behaviorist approach to psychology as developed by B F Skinner. Illustrates techniques of instrumental conditioning, using pigeons,...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Behavior Theory in Practice, Educational Film, Learning, Psychology of,...
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Educational Films
by Prentice-Hall, Inc
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Covers the shaping of operants, fixed and variable schedules of reinforcement, and the application of behavior theory to human learning as illustrated by the development of programmed instruction. E.P. Reese Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Operant conditioning, Behaviorism (Psychology)
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Educational Films
by Prentice-Hall, Inc
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Covers generalization, discrimination, positive and conditioned reinforcement, punishment and negative reinforcement, avoidance behavior, and intracranial self-stimulation. E.P. Reese Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Behaviorism (Psychology), Response consistency
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Educational Films
by Alan Landsburg Productions
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Originally broadcast in 1978 Using documentary footage, examines four decades of U.S. intervention in Latin America from the Spanish American War in 1898 until World War II
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, Monroe doctrine,...
Educational Films
by Sevareid, Eric, 1912-1992; Films Incorporated
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Narrated by Eric Sevareid Opposed by isolationists in Congress, President Woodrow Wilson took his case for the establishment of the League of Nations to the American people during an 8,000-mile train trip. Wilson refused to compromise on the League and, ironically, was responsible for its rejection by the Senate Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, League of Nations, Series: Between the...
Educational Films
by Sevareid, Eric, 1912-1992; Films Incorporated
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Narrated by Eric Sevareid Opposed by isolationists in Congress, President Woodrow Wilson took his case for the establishment of the League of Nations to the American people during an 8,000-mile train trip. Wilson refused to compromise on the League and, ironically, was responsible for its rejection by the Senate
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, League of Nations, Series: Between the...
Educational Films
by International Film Bureau
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The female kangaroo produces one young every eight months. This procedure is carefully diagrammed, filmed, and commented upon. Cycle includes year round breeding and a double uterus in the mother, a 33-day gestation period, birth, a long climb for the furless, blind embryo into the pouch where it spends six months developing eyes and hind legs Junior high through adult
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Red kangaroo, Kangaroos
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Educational Films
by John Coltrane Quartet; National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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Produced by NET Music by the John Coltrane Quartet Summary Explores the relationship of the Bla.k policeman to other blacks by interviewing those on both sides in New York City and Los Angeles. Points out that some see Black police officers as representing a white system badly in need of change while other Blacks accuse the Black cop of seeking only the instant authority that comes with a badge.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, African American police, Police-community relations, Civil rights,...
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Educational Films
by Film Loan Intercampus Consortium (FLIC)
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This is a dramatic and searching examination of the confrontation between black and white. Narrated by Bill Cosby, the film reviews black American achievements omitted from American History books, the absence of recognition of African contributions to Western culture and the changing Hollywood stereotype of the black American Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Black History, Educational Film, African Americans
Educational Films
by Film Loan Intercampus Consortium (FLIC)
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This is a dramatic and searching examination of the confrontation between black and white. Narrated by Bill Cosby, the film reviews black American achievements omitted from American History books, the absence of recognition of African contributions to Western culture and the changing Hollywood stereotype of the black American Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, African Americans
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Educational Films
by World Presentations, Inc; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Pelicans
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Educational Films
by Skira-Flag Films; Universal Education and Visual Arts
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Narrator, Jean Bazaine ; music, Roman Vlad Discusses the ife and works of the French painter Pierre Bonnard and his influence on French impressionism Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents the successive stages of the work of the artist Pierre Bonnard, showing the countryside and other sources of his inspiration.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Bonnard, Pierre, 1867-1947, Painters, Impressionism (Art), History of...
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Educational Films
by Tapper Productions
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Dramatizes American history and the struggle for human dignity through an adventure story of two young English boys who came to the American Colonies in 1750 as indentured servants
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Bound for Freedom, Educational Film, American Revolution (1775-1783)
Educational Films
by Tapper Productions
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Dramatizes American history and the struggle for human dignity through an adventure story of two young English boys who came to the American Colonies in 1750 as indentured servants
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Bound for Freedom, Educational Film, American Revolution (1775-1783)
Educational Films
by Hartley Productions
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Senior high through adult Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Discusses the Buddhist concept of man as a part of nature. Photographs and scenes of Chinese and Japanese paintings show the harmony of Buddhist philosophy with nature and illustrate the influence Buddhism has had on Chinese and Japanese art.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Buddhist anthropology, Painting, Asian, Buddhist art, Philosophy,...
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Educational Films
by Isaacs, Asher, 1902-1963; Slesinger, Reuben E., joint author
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Bibliography: p. 439-442 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Uses animation to explain the causes of ocean tides, showing the effect of centrifugal force and the gravitational attraction of the sun and the moon on the waters. Discusses the uses of the ocean tides and points out that the activities of man must be planned to fit the rhythm of the tides.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Industrial policy, Oceanography, Earth sciences
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Educational Films
by Bloom, Claire, 1931-; Acklin, Joss; Gateway Films
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Cataloged from contributor's data
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: C.S. Lewis Through the Shadowlands, Educational Film, Lewis, C. S. (Clive...
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PeriscopeFilm
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This 1952 travelogue film highlights Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), (00:00:35:00) known for centuries for the production of tea. Footage of it’s capital Colombo is seen at (00:01:00:00). At (00:01:30:00), we see footage of Ceylon’s previous capital, Kandy. Next we see the famous Buddhist temple, The Temple of the Tooth. (00:01:50:00) We then are treated to the magical sights of the Perahera yearly festival. (00:02:05:00) Principle crops (00:02:50:00) grown in Ceylon are rice, coconut, rubber and...
Topics: Ceylon, Pearl, Orient, 1950s, SRI lanka, Educational Film, Stock footage
Educational Films
by National Science Foundation (U.S.); University of California (System). Extension Media Center
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Discusses the history, legends, uses, rituals, and origin of tobacco and pipes among the Great Plains Indians. Describes traditional methods of fashioning and decorating the pipes and the miraculous powers ascribed to the Calumet peace pipe Photography, W.R. Heick ; editing, E.D. Rose Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Indians of North America, Tobacco pipes
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Educational Films
by Churchill Films
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How can parents make better contact with their children? Discussion among teenagers compares ways parents frighten children with ways they make successful contact. Includes a role-play in which a father who has been distant from his son tries to come closer. From the Searching years series
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Parent and teenager, Communication
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Educational Films
by Ceramic Art Films
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Looks at a second group of five potters representing different locations and techniques. Demonstrates throwing, glazing, decorating, and firing, and provides insight into Japanese culture and tradition Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Discusses the lives and working methods of five Japanese potters who work in traditional ways.
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Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Ceramic Art, Educational Film, Potters, Pottery, Japanese, Art media and...
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Educational Films
by Indiana University, Bloomington
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Sequences from A Tale of Two Cities, A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, and David Copperfield show adaptations of Dickens' writing to the motion picture medium and demonstrate his mastery of character delineation Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents sequences from 'A TALE OF TWO CITIES,' 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL,' 'GREAT EXPECTATIONS' and 'DAVID COPPERFIELD' in order to study the adaptation of Dickens' writings to the screen.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, Characters and characteristics,...
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Educational Films
by Chemical Education Material Study
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A CHEM Study film Presents experimental evidence of the periodic nature of chemical elements and explains the development of the periodic table. Includes experiments to show the classification of chemicals. Compares the data obtained from the experiments with the periodic table; illustrates the key to discovering chemical families, and explains that atomic numbers are essential in the arrangement of the families on the periodic table Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Periodic law, Chemistry, Chemical elements
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Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Mexican Americans
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