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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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Educational Films
Educational Films
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4,334
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6.7M
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This collection features vintage educational films from a variety of sources. Films intended for educational purposes are an enormous, often neglected part of the twentieth century media landscape. Archived here are corporate and government sponsored films; classroom academic films instructing students in science and the humanities, and classroom guidance films on sex education, manners, and morality; military training films; medical films aimed at the public or at health practitioners;...
Topics: educational, 16mm Film
PeriscopeFilm
PeriscopeFilm
collection
5,519
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1.9M
VIEWS
collection

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Periscope Film LLC's archive is one of the largest military film collections in private hands. It includes rare training, combat, recruiting and history films made by the U.S. Government from 1914 through the mid-1980s. Subjects include the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Marines, Air Force, and civilian aviation, and conflicts from the Spanish-American War through WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Periscope Film also maintains the premiere library of WWII and Cold War U.S. Navy submarine films. Nearly...
Topics: military, veterans, world war I, world war II
A/V Geeks
A/V Geeks
collection
2,012
ITEMS
4.9M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection

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The A/V Geeks Film Archive is an ephemeral film collection curated by Skip Elsheimer. What started as a hobby more than ten years is now a lifetime commitment. His collection has grown to over 25,000 films gathered from school auctions, thrift stores, closets and dumpsters. He presents themed film shows in his home base of Raleigh, North Carolina and he's taken his shows on the road across the United States. Films from Skip's archive have been released on DVDs. For more information about A/V...
Topic: Moving Images
Ephemeral VHS
Ephemeral VHS
collection
625
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
collection

eye 1.1M

Made for VHS! Uploaded by users, these video tapes are selected for general interest and apparently not having made it to DVD, therefore are ephemeral vhs, or the native vhs genre. Enjoy!  If you have a digitized VHS to add, please upload your digitized VHS to the Community VHS collection .
Topics: ephemera, vhs
The Dope Tapes
collection
432
ITEMS
479,662
VIEWS
collection

eye 479,662

This collection was recorded by Michael Aldrich from Bay Area television stations between the years of 1986 and 2006.  A fascinating "sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll" compilation, its major focus on drug-related news stories of the time is rounded out by segments on these other topics of interest to the curator. These videos were digitized from VHS tapes in 2014. Michelle Krasowski, Volunteer Archivist
Topics: dope, vhs, drug war, drugs, tv news
Educational Films
by FilmFair Communications; John Wiley & Sons
movies

eye 140,505

favorite 418

comment 4

Also issued in super-8 mm. cassette
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Sexual intercourse, Sex (Biology), Human reproductive system, Sexual...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Shaping San Francisco
Shaping San Francisco
collection
348
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection

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Highlights of the people's history of San Francisco are featured in these short video clips: footage from just after the 1906 Quake , views of the 1917 Ironworkers Strike , Mayor Rossi's speech during the 1934 General Strike , Harvey Milk's last words , scenes from the "White Night Riot's," and a look at a 1991 Anti-war Demonstration are just a few of the many eclectic pieces that make up this collection. Click for more informaton on the Shaping San Francisco project. Click to listen...
Topic: Moving Images
National Film Preservation Foundation
National Film Preservation Foundation
collection
320
ITEMS
268,966
VIEWS
collection

eye 268,966

The National Film Preservation Foundation is the nonprofit organization created by the U.S. Congress to help save America's film heritage. We support activities nationwide that preserve American films and improve film access for study, education, and exhibition.
Topics: preservation, library of congress
Donated 16mm Films
by Alfred Higgins Productions
movies

eye 37,455

favorite 37

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Provides guidance for children who spend part of the day at home without adult supervision. Includes basic information about safety and emergency procedures, and suggests how "latchkey children" can manage their time and feelings.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Latchkey children
Donated 16mm Films
collection
14
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46,720
VIEWS
collection

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Donated by a generous patron of the Internet Archive
Topics: ephemera, educational, film, 16mm
Drive-In Movie Ads
Drive-In Movie Ads
collection
158
ITEMS
2M
VIEWS
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Super short advertisements used during intermission at drive-in movie theaters during the 1950's and early 1960's to get people to consume junk food from the concession stand, may be viewed here. Warning: watching these ads may make you hungry!
Educational Films
by Paradise Pictures (Firm)
movies

eye 29,108

favorite 58

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A musical comedy about a young student who is trying to woo the most popular girl in the school
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Short films, Schools, Short films
PeriscopeFilm
movies

eye 37,424

favorite 40

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Made in 1947, "Human Growth" was the first film about human reproduction to be approved for screenings in American public schools. The film uses a film-within-a-film technique, showing a seventh-grade class as they view and discuss an animated movie which traces human growth from conception to adulthood. Differences in male and female structural development are emphasized. A mixed group of seventh grade youngsters in a class situation view and discuss the cartoon. "Human...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Orgone Archive
Orgone Archive
collection
450
ITEMS
29,824
VIEWS
collection

eye 29,824

The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 36,642

favorite 33

comment 0

Meth "crisis," shuttle, osteoporosis TX. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, meth, shuttle
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 16,842

favorite 56

comment 3

This 14-minute film is designed to create an atmosphere in which people can speak seriously and openly about their thoughts and feelings concerning sexual behavior. The film concerns the conflict a young couple faces because of their different attitudes toward sex. At the point of maximum tension, the film ends and a narrator appears and poses questions to elicit a discussion of feelings, attitudes, and values. The publisher indicates that this film is appropriate for senior high students,...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
Ephemeral VHS
by Children's Circle
movies

eye 19,800

favorite 22

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"Overjoyed when his snowman comes to life, a young boy invites the snowman home, and in return, they fly hand in hand above beautiful cities and strange lands. Muted pastels coupled with an exquisite orchestral score make this non-verbal winter tale an experience for all seasons."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: vhs, Children"s Circle, Children's Television Hall of Fame
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by Tomorrow Entertainment
movies

eye 14,660

favorite 58

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Teenage Years Series Presents Marlo Thomas leading preadolescent and adolescent girls in an informal discussion about their changing bodies and emotions. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Educational Films
by Guilbert, Jean Paul; Walt Disney Productions
movies

eye 9,885

favorite 18

comment 1

Niok Points out the world-wide importance of rice as a principal food and describes methods of growing it. Shows steps being taken to improve the quantity and quality of rice.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
Living New Deal Project
Living New Deal Project
collection
151
ITEMS
78,039
VIEWS
collection

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In the depths of the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt promised the American people a “New Deal.” Over the decade 1933-43, a constellation of federally sponsored programs put millions of jobless Americans back to work and helped to revive a moribund economy. The result was a rich landscape of public works across the nation, often of outstanding beauty, utility and craftsmanship. No city, town, or rural area was untouched by the New Deal. Hundreds of thousands of roads,...
Topic: New Deal
Educational Films
by Wombat Productions.
movies

eye 35,912

favorite 309

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Combines rare film clips, stills, and interviews in a chronicle of the fifty years of horror film production. Covers the early days of Nosferatu to today's so-called spatter movies. The Horror of it all  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Horror films, Horror films
Educational Films
by Mark Catesby; Colonial Williamsburg, inc.
movies

eye 7,276

favorite 19

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From WorldCat: Presents a dramatization of the extended field trip made by Mark Catesby in colonial Virginia and the ultimate publication of his two-volume illustrated natural history of the birds, animals, plants, reptiles and fish he observed and sketched in the new world. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Portrays the story of Mark Catesby, an./ia ish botanist who visited his sister in Williamsburg from 1712 to 1719 and wrote and...
Topics: Natural history, Natural history
Educational Films
by Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
movies

eye 10,236

favorite 119

comment 2

Produced by the BBC
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Commercial art, Commercial art
British Government Public Information Films
British Government Public Information Films
collection
22
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
by The National Archives (UK)
collection

eye 1.1M

This small collection of public information films from the British government produced during the years 1945 to 1952 is quite entertaining. Topics include public health, travel, traffic, education, and the military. A film of the Berlin Airlift is included.
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
movies

eye 29,339

favorite 565

comment 9

John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
movies

eye 35,723

favorite 68

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Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 188,175

favorite 316

comment 39

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...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 39 reviews )
Topics: venereal disease, PSA, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Educational Films
by Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920; Barr Films; Orkin-Flaum Productions
movies

eye 3,614

favorite 21

comment 0

Producers, Thea Flaum, Dick Orkin ; associate producer, Loretta Petersohn
Topics: Christmas stories, Christmas stories
Educational Films
by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films (U.S.)
movies

eye 6,823

favorite 99

comment 0

Uses demonstration - experiments in water and glycerine to illustrate boundary layer concepts and phenomena. Demonstrates fusion welding from operation and adjustment of the welding equipment to multipass fusion welding of heavy steel plate. Uses animation and live action to show the proper torch, rod movement, and weld puddle control techniques.
Topics: Fluid dynamics, Boundary layer, Boundary layer, Fluid dynamics
Educational Films
by McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980. Medium is the massage; National Broadcasting Company; McGraw-Hill Book Company
movies

eye 13,929

favorite 78

comment 1

Issued in two parts
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980, McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980
Educational Films
by Lamont-Clemens, Inc.
movies

eye 4,207

favorite 23

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Promotes Bur-Mil Rayon Fabrics (at great length). Betty Furness who runs a fashion show Storyline: (1912) Two little girls fantasize about their clothes and husbands. Wedding takes place. Girl is born. Headline: WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE WINS. Wife sews a dress for a dance. She starts crying: "I guess the style is alright, but the material it's so thin, dull, lifeless." Bob offers to buy her one of those imported Paris numbers. Wife longs for "fabrics of the future," as seen in...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
movies

eye 7,039

favorite 61

comment 1

The Case of the Ancient Astronauts Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the claims made by Erich Von Daniken in his book Chariots Of The Gods that astronauts from other worlds have already visited Earth, and have left evidence, such as the pyramids and the statues on Easter Island. Takes the position that Von Daniken's book contains inaccuracies, unrelated facts and unsubstantiated evidence.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Däniken,...
Educational Films
by Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
movies

eye 13,962

favorite 71

comment 0

Telecast on ABC-TV on December 13, 1968
Topics: Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco...
Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
movies

eye 3,053

favorite 11

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Portrays circus life through the eyes of Traci, an eleven-year-old girl whose grandfather owns Carson and Barnes Circus. Shows a typical day during the circus season as Traci plays, practices, performs, and catches up on schoolwork Intended audience: Kindergarten and primary grades Issued also as videorecording
Topics: Circus, Circus performers, Circus
PeriscopeFilm
movies

eye 9,620

favorite 66

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Created by famed cameraman Burton Holmes, this short newsreel shows the "Streets of Paris" exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair "A Century of Progress" in 1933.  The risque nature of the exhibit is a bit dumbfounding to a modern audience, as it features a "nudist colony" and "live model" art class. However most of these appear to be sight gags of one kind or another. One sight that is something to behold is Sally Rand, who performs her famous fan dance...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
movies

eye 31,796

favorite 86

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An animated version of Rudyard Kipling's tale of a mongoose who is saved from a storm by a boy and his parents, and then becomes the family's defender against the dreaded cobras that roam the compound. Other films in this series: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) The White Seal (TV special) See also: The Cricket in Times Square (TV special) Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV Special)
Topics: Animated films, Children's films, Animal films, Mongooses, Animal films, Animated films, Children's...
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 6,048

favorite 12

comment 1

Panama war...Koop on legalization..crack whores...48 Hours Crystal.. HighwaySee scans of liner notes for detailed content.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The AIDS Tapes
The AIDS Tapes
collection
37
ITEMS
35,482
VIEWS
collection

eye 35,482

This collection, curated by Michael Aldrich, documents the media coverage and dissemination of health information about the AIDS epidemic. Includes local and syndicate broadcasts from Bay Area television stations starting in 1988. For additional news coverage of AIDS, please see The Dope Tapes collection . Michelle Krasowski, Volunteer Archivist
Topics: AIDS, Michael Aldrich, Bay Area
Educational Films
movies

eye 2,864

favorite 16

comment 0

Examines the problems of the mentally ill in America and the people who try to help them. Provides an intimate look at the Creedmore Psychiatric Center in Queens, N.Y. Shows how patients are being released into communities that are often unprepared to treat and accept them
Topics: Psychology, Mental health, Mental health, Psychology
Educational Films
by Donahue (Harry D.)
movies

eye 2,762

favorite 18

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Combines airplane trips and fashion. Heavy on the fashion. • 42:93- 1:04:38 Still shot of a shiny silver airplane floating in the sky above the clouds—the problem are the titles over it, but it ends with no titles. • 1:45:29- 2:00:02 Good shot of the underbelly of a plane as it comes towards us. Cut to a view of the shiny, silver plane at eye-level. worth noting: There are some interesting shots of cocktail hour at an Arizona resort. They sit outside surrounded by the Arizona desert....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 9,080

favorite 11

comment 0

Future War, Jury Nullification, Astronaut History. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by University of Missouri--Columbia. School of Nursing. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
movies

eye 244,964

favorite 83

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Also issued as loop films in super 8 mm. on reel; in super 8 mm. in cartridge; in super 8 mm. on reel with magnetic sound; in super 8 mm. in cartridge with magnetic sound. Silent versions of loop films also issued in super 8 mm. on reel and in cartridge With instructor's guide Summary Shows birth complications which students rarely experience in the delivery room. Includes instructions on vertex delivery, spontaneous breech delivery, assisted breech delivery, extraction cesarean delivery and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Labor (Obstetrics), Delivery (Obstetrics), Maternity nursing, Human...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Oppenheimer, Joan L. Francesca, baby; Martin Tahse Productions
movies

eye 4,694

favorite 15

comment 0

Producer, Martin Tahse
Topics: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Youth, Children of...
Educational Films
by NBC Television Network; McGraw-Hill Book Company
movies

eye 10,619

favorite 17

comment 1

The Twisted Cross Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Uses the story of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi movement to trace the rise and fall of a dictator. Includes scenes extracted from a captured German film.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, National socialism, National socialism
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
movies

eye 7,048

favorite 82

comment 0

Also issued as videocassette
Topic: East Timor News Agency
Ephemeral VHS
by Sirius Thinking Ltd.
movies

eye 21,101

favorite 20

comment 0

"Visit a family of special lions who live in a library where characters pop off the pages, vowels sing, and words take on lives of their own."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, reading, children
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by Swedish Institute for Sexual Research
movies

eye 15,722

favorite 56

comment 1

This film investigates the increasingly wide-spread incidence of sexual dysfunction associated with traffic accidents, disease and other trauma
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: People with disabilities, Wounds and injuries, Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological, Wounds and...
This short 1958 educational film from the American Cancer Society shows how to perform a routine pelvic examination and cytologic test for the detection of cancer of the uterus. The film opens with a woman sitting in an office of a physician. A nurse retrieves the patient from the office and takes her to an exam room. An illustration of the pelvis and cervix is used to show the development of uterine cancer. A chart shows the cure rates for the different stages of the cancer (03:30). A slide is...
Topic: Stock Footage
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 2,662

favorite 17

comment 0

French title: Le Village--un village
Topics: Manners and customs, Travel
Ephemeral VHS
by PBS Home Video
movies

eye 47,287

favorite 37

comment 0

"....Time of Fear tells the story of the 16,000 men, women, and children who were sent to two relocation camps in southeast Arkansas - one of the poorest and racially segregated places in America...
Topics: vhs, WWII, Japanese American history, interviews, Arkansas, relocation camps, racism
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
movies

eye 5,431

favorite 84

comment 0

Demonstrates through extensive use of X-ray motion pictures, some of the characteristics of speech sound articulation in normal speakers. Biologist and author Lewis Thomas demonstrates the individuality and interconnectedness in nature through his observations of various creatures, including the courtship of blue crabs, ferocious fights between sea anemones, tiny worms with tinier plants inside them, and termites which turn out to be committees of dozens of different organisms.
Topics: Normal Speech Aarticulation, Speech, Language arts, Reading
Educational Films
by Reichert, Julia; Klein, James; New Day Films
movies

eye 13,911

favorite 161

comment 0

Cameraman, James Medalia Describes the socialization of the American woman through a personal look into the lives of six females ranging from kindergarten age to middle age. Shows the influence of such forces as parents, teachers, guidance counselors, the media, advertising, pop music, and marriage Summary Describes the physical and emotional changes that occur when a girl begins her menstrual cycle. Shows, using animated illustrations, the adult female anatomy, the reproduction cycle, and how...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Women, Socialization, Women (Social sciences), Sex education, Human...
Educational Films
movies

eye 6,998

favorite 10

comment 0

A story about Johnny Lingo, who bargains for a wife according to the tradition of the island, showing how the self-worth of an individual is augmented by love and esteem.
Topics: Johnny Lingo, Personal values, Social values, Culture (Social sciences), Emotions, Personality...
Educational Films
by Video Yesteryear
movies

eye 4,089

favorite 8

comment 2

VHS
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Mount Everest Expedition (1953), Mount...
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 13,857

favorite 16

comment 0

June 1994 . Robocop dope, riot control spray. Calloway, Hi De Ho. Koop, war on smoking, Koop not want tobacco prohibition, airlines cut ventilation, origin of AID, future of medicine, hemophiliacs infected by blood, future drugs as addictive as cocaine. MTV special Gangsta Rap, spread crack, Snoop Dog. Chained Heat 2, Brigitte Nielson honks a line of coke. Christina playmates in Jamaica. Beastie Boys, You Gotta Fight for Your Right (to Party). Kris of Hole (Courtney Love’s band) dies of...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by McGraw-Hill Book Co.
movies

eye 12,276

favorite 284

comment 0

View From Space A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the Earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts.
Topics: Educational Film, Space sciences, Space (Astronomy), Earth, Astronomical photography
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 1,869

favorite 2

comment 0

End of Olmpics - skaters, Steve Kubby, Barry Bonds. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The Dope Tapes
by Michael Aldrich
movies

eye 8,059

favorite 37

comment 0

Miles Davis, Fundamentalist textbooks, Loni Hancok, Peter Lorre, Mr. Moto, Miami Vice, DMT, shizo, AIDS hemophiliacs, Jane Dornacker death, MADD, Lugosi, trailer for Marihuana Weed w/ Roots in Hell, Reagan drug law 10-27-86, Reagan random drug testing, crack, Robin Williams coke jokes, Dorothy Dandridge, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson boogie Woogie Dreams, John Wayne Camel ad, candidates drug tests (Joe Kennedy refuses), Pepe Le Moko hookah, coffin full of crack, Leary-Liddy show (Playboy 3-8-86),...
Topics: vhs, Drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
by Michael Horowitz
movies

eye 6,206

favorite 18

comment 0

This "homemade" video of interviews and conversations with Timothy Leary and Robert Anton Wilson is from the Michael Horowitz Archive.
Topics: vhs, Timothy Leary, Robert Anton Wilson
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
movies

eye 10,680

favorite 135

comment 0

Life in the 30's Summary Covers the Depression, FDR, Dust Bowl, 1936 election, 'RENDEZVOUS WITH DESTINY,' and the rise of Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito. Alexander Scourby narrates.
Topics: U.S. History: 1898-1945., Unemployed., Historical sociology.
Educational Films
by Education Development Center; National Institute of Education (U.S.)
movies

eye 4,669

favorite 31

comment 0

With teacher's guide and resource book
Topics: Teenage girls, Adolescent psychology, Teenage girls, Adolescent psychology, City and town life,...
Educational Films
by CBS Television Network; McGraw-Hill Book Company
movies

eye 4,279

favorite 24

comment 0

Presents an account of Stonehenge, a prehistoric stone monument in England. Tests the theory that it was built as an observatory and computer
Topics: Anthropology., Great Britain.
Educational Films
by Mayer, Henry, 1914-; Espar, Sheri Gillette; Perennial Education, inc
movies

eye 9,140

favorite 32

comment 0

A Baby is Born Life of a nine-year-old autistic boy at home and at Loyola University's Child Guidance Center.
Topics: Childbirth, Childbirth
A/V Geeks
by Joan Cohen; Joan Pearlman
movies

eye 5,074

favorite 59

comment 1

Film presents a series of vignettes on the subject of women who are growing older.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: gender
Educational Films
movies

eye 5,148

favorite 32

comment 0

Interviews with Lord Avon and the RAF pilots are featured in this study of how radar really won the Battle of Britain, and of what the bombings meant to England's people in the one year when 40,000 of them died at home
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945
Educational Films
by National Broadcasting Company; McGraw-Hill Book Company
movies

eye 1,093

favorite 14

comment 1

Televised on NBC in the White paper series
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Communism, Communism, Politics and government
Educational Films
by Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
movies

eye 20,519

favorite 23

comment 0

Follows anthropologists Napoleon Chagnon as he collects anthropological field data among the Yanoama Indians of southern Venezuela
Topics: Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-, Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-, Yanomamo Indians, Yanomamo Indians
This is a 1940’s era, black and white movie presented by the U.S. Army Recruiting Service and the Lockheed Historical Corporation. It is called Look to Lockheed for Leadership. It was directed by Shirley C. Burden, the story and narration were done by Walter Wise, photography by Floyd Crosby. The film editor is Gene Milford, narrator John Hiestand, unit manager, Herbert E. Dow and the associate producer is Henri Chappellet. It is a Tradefilms, Inc. Production. The movie opens with snow...
Topic: Stock Footage
Educational Films
by Metromedia Producers Corporation
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Traces the life of Adolf Hitler, looking at his childhood, World War I service, leadership of the Nazis, role in World War II, and suicide. From the Biography series
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945,...
Orgone Archive
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We digitized and uploaded this film from the Orgone Cinema 16mm Archive Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project
Topic: orgone archive
Educational Films
by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
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Discusses the problems that arise when food intake is not coordinated with energy output, examining both obesity and anorexia nervosa. Shows how the body stores and uses food, the effects of prenatal and early childhood diet, and psychological influences on eating habits.
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Topics: Obesity, Anorexia nervosa, Obesity, Anorexia nervosa, Anorexia nervosa, Obesity
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The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945 Summary Examines the genocide of six million Jews who were massacred during the war years from 1941 to 1945 by Hitler and his known and unknown accomplices. Explains that genocide accompanied Hitler's rise to power and became an operating policy of the Nazis in dealing with Jews.
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Topics: The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
Educational Films
by Thompson, E. Jane; Laurence, Karen; Suncoast Media, Inc
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Follows the beginning of a thirteen-year-old girl's transition from childhood to independence during a family visit to a great-aunt's lakeside cottage in 1964
Topics: Teenage girls, Teenage girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for...
Educational Films
by Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980; Pyramid Films, inc
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Director, Dick Lester
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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Mowgli's Brothers is a 1976 television animated special directed by American animator Chuck Jones. It tells a story about a human baby called Mowgli who is adopted by jungle wolves, from whom he learns about love, justice, and the jungle code of loyalty. He must eventually assert his humanity to save his wolf parents from a tiger's malevolent influence. A largely faithful adaptation of the first chapter of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book ,  it originally aired on CBS on February 11, 1976. ...
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Topics: Children's films, Wolves, Jungles, Children's films