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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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A/V Geeks
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Episode 1 of this three-part series explores what drives NASA’s modern-day explorers to go beyond tragedy to find answers and to push the edge of flight where no one has gone before. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, aeronautics, test flights
A/V Geeks
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How is current computer technology changing how we fly? From the radical looking X-29 to the amazing thrust vectoring X-31, explore how computer developments can improve safety and deliver undreamed of performance. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, aviation, aeronautics
Ephemeral VHS
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Topics: VHS, The Best of Golf Goof-Ups
Shaping San Francisco
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It depicts the Art Attack staged on Friday, June 18, 1999 called "Wall Street West is All Tied Up!" which happened on Montgomery Street between California and Pine Streets at apx. 12:25 p.m.
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Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
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Former editor of San Francisco Sun Reporter, Thomas Fleming, gives his account of the 1966 Hunter's Point Riot, which led to three days of martial law in some neighborhoods of San Francisco.
Topics: Thomas Fleming, 1966 Hunter's Point riot, Black San Francisco
Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
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Thomas Fleming, former editor of SF Sun Reporter, tells how then Mayor Roger Lapham wondered in a 1946 press conference when the thousands of African-Americans who had come to work in SF during WWII would return to the South. Fleming sets him straight.
Topics: Fleming, African-Americans in SF, Mayor Lapham
Ephemeral VHS
by Terry Laughlin
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"Based on more than twenty-five years of teaching, coaching, and research, Terry Laughlin's Total Immersion approach is sure to improve the quality of your swimming..."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, Terry Laughlin, swimming, butterfly, breaststroke
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX