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A 1950 road trip through Canada, latter portions of the reel are better quality than the beginning; featuring flower gardens, a zoo, captive bears, a passenger ferry ride, Montmorency Falls, and rural Quebec scenes of fishing and canoeing.
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Topics: canoeing, women in canoe, fly fishing, Quebec, Maritimes, turkeys, horse-drawn cart, Rimouski,...
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Nov 30, 2022
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Woman sings at Chronicle KPO NBC broadcast. Sign of "City of St. Francis" behind her and band
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Topic: singer
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Nov 30, 2022 MPO Productions, Inc.
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Designing and building the symbol of the 1964 New York World's Fair.
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Topic: World's Fairs: New York, 1964
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Nov 30, 2022
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Applies graphic sensitivity to medium in cartoon form, and traces the history of storing and analyzing information from the days of the cavemen to today's age of electronic brains.
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Topic: need keyword
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Nov 30, 2022 Fairbanks (Jerry) Inc.; Heinz (H.J.) Company
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Shows transportation system necessary to move agricultural crops from farm to factory, where they are made into Heinz food products, especially ketchup.
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Topics: Heinz, food production, ketchup
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Nov 30, 2022 Handy (Jam) Organization
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Live location photography, stop-motion and special effects chronicle an industry that contributes to everyday living and national defense. The documentary opens in the mile-high bauxite mines of Jamaica, from which the bauxite ore is conveyed over an aerial tramway to waiting ships, then carried to a factory. At the factory, the ore is digested, settled, washed and "unlocked" from the earth. Emerging as a snow-white powder, the "alumina" is used for soil conditioning, as an...
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From a Michigan family of older adults: A 1952 reel with backyard hangout time including a new car, a beer party and dancing a jig, and then a road trip with an itinerary that this family pursued regularly: down the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Washington DC, the White House, and through the deep South to Florida.
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Topics: lawn mower, beer, new car, dancing a jig, Pennsylvania Turnpike, Arvilla Motor Court, toll plaza,...
From a Michigan family of older adults: A mid-1950s road trip to California, featuring coastal U.S. 101, redwood trees, and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, old-growth redwood trees on lumber trucks and other timber harvest sequences, California Highway 198, Sierra Mountains.
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Topics: U.S. 101, Northern California, redwoods, redwood tree, Piercy, Leggett, Sequoia National Park,...
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Nov 29, 2022
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Animated.
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From a Michigan family of older adults: A 1road trip c. 1954 or 1955 to U.S. 101 in northern California featuring redwood trees, forestry, tree harvest, Paul Bunyan statue, some domestic scenes, and some landscapes of the interior arid West.
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Topics: Paul Bunyan, U.S. 101, California, redwood trees, forestry, timber, timber harvest, road trip,...
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From a Michigan family of older adults: A 1955 road trip on the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Washington, DC, St. Augustine, Florida, and to the U.S.-Mexico border, the Rio Grande, and Ciudad Juarez, featuring detailed crowd observations in Washington, a visit to an alligator farm, double exposure of homes in Florida, and the Castillo de San Marcos.
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Topics: 1955, Pennsylvania Turnpike, Laurel Hill tunnel, service plaza, Washington DC, White House,...
The Midwest and Florida in 1956, with street scenes of Duluth, MN, and scenes from Lake Huron passenger boats and the Mackinac Bridge under construction, plus farm sequences, homes covered by fresh snowfall, then Florida cypress groves, sport fishing, water skiing, and a parade in St. Petersburg. 2 minutes of this 20-minute reel are upside-down.
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Topics: 1956, Florida, Minnesota, Michigan, Duluth, St. Petersburg, cypress trees, Mackinac Bridge, farm,...
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Nov 28, 2022 Handy (Jam) Organization
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A LOOK AT THE "BRAIN" OF THE TRAFFIC LIGHT SHOWS HOW THE RED & GREEN & AMBER LIGHTS PROMOTE SAFETY. GOOD ANIMATION OF SERIES OF LIGHTS AND LINES OF CARS. GOOD SHOTS VARIOUS KINDS OF TRAFFIC LIGHTS. BRIEF MONTAGE OF FOREIGN CITIES.
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Topic: traffic lights
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Nov 28, 2022
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Stresses importance of knowing how fires start. Discusses obvious causes, unnatural causes, types of incendiaries, criminal agents, evidence recognition and suspicious persons and circumstances. Points out that the fire fighter's alertness can save hours of investigation.
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Nov 28, 2022 Hooper (R.B.)
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Nov 28, 2022 Dr. A. E. Navez
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Nov 28, 2022 Bald Eagle Film Productions, Inc.
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Elaborate dramatization of ancient war
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Nov 27, 2022
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A California family of the 1940s, residents of Alameda County who traveled widely around the west looking at infrastructure and agriculture. This reel features a trip to Puerto Rico on Western Air Lines, and San Francisco Bay Area scenes including domestic scenes, a memorial, the Bay Bridge, a shipwreck, a dog riding a load of lumber.
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Topics: Puerto Rico, agricultural labor, banana, Western Air Lines, 1940s air travel, California, Alameda...
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Nov 27, 2022 U.S. Federal Civil Defense Administration
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Eerie nuclear tests on houses and dummies at the Nevada Test Site.
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Topic: Atomic-nuclear: Weapons
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Nov 27, 2022 Audio Productions Inc.
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As Jerry passes the local Manson factory, a crowd is gathered outside. He stops to see "the fun." Someone on a soap box is shouting "down with this, and down with that" and then a stone is thrown through the factory window. Jerry would have gotten into the brawl that followed, but Mike, a policeman and friend of the boy's grandfather, takes him home in "protective custody." After a stroll, Gramp and Jerry sit down on the City Hall steps to chat. The old man knew...
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Nov 26, 2022
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A California family of the 1940s, residents of Alameda County who traveled widely around the west looking at infrastructure and agriculture. This reel features Bay Area landscapes: bridges, gas stations and water infrastructure, and a road trip down coastal Route 1, a shipwreck rescue, and a visit to the agricultural interior.
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Topics: road trip, gas station, Bay Area, U.S. Route 1, Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Carquinez...
Late 1930s and early 1940s reels, both black and white and color footage with eastern U.S. urban and suburban street scenes and home interiors with Christmas dinner preparations including cooking, family antics, dog tricks, and eating, a trip to a Japanese Garden, and visits to a track and field competition and a tennis game, plus a structure fire. Exact locations to be determined.
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Topics: 1930s, billboards, Sunkist, baking, kitchen, home interior, waffles, waffle iron, Christmas dinner,...
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Nov 25, 2022 Sutherland (John) Productions
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Presents in lay terms what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peace-time uses of atomic energy and the by-products of nuclear fission. From The Field Guide to Sponsored Films: RESOURCES: “Atom Educational Film Made Available by GE,” Wash Post, Aug. 9, 1953, R11; “A Challenge to Free Enterprise,” Bus Scrn15, no. 5 (1954): 33; advertisement, Bus Scrn18, no. 7 (1957): 5. Science film positioning atomic energy as both a peaceful and a warlike force....
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Nov 25, 2022 Atlas Film Corporation
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Car crash at night with four occupants. Intense, drawn-out safety film. 04:00:52:05 CU Air Force officer makes speech; LS audience of Air Force soldiers. “This is a terrible thing to say, but it’s true. It’s young men such as you, 18 to 25 years old, who are doing most of the killing. You, American boys, airmen, soldiers, sailors, civilians, marines, college boys; you are killing your own people, and yourselves. You are killing American women, American men, American children; not with...
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Midwestern family takes a road trip through the east in autumn and winter featuring fall color, 1940s cars and landscapes, a stalled car in the rain, Adirondack views, visiting a farm in winter, college campus scenes, hiking in the woods, an airplane trip to Washington, D.C. with aerials of the Capitol mall and scenes around the Potomac River. The Jefferson memorial is under construction.
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Topics: road trip, Washington D.C., Jefferson memorial, Adirondacks, autumn color, college campus, rain,...
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Nov 24, 2022 Hammid (Alexander) and Deren (Maya)
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Alexander Hammid's intimate study of a female cat and the birth and maturation of her five kittens.
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Topics: Animals: Cats, Animals: Behavior, Psychology
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Nov 24, 2022
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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Nov 24, 2022 Handy (Jam) Organization
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How radio broadcasting works.
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Topic: Media: Radio
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Nov 24, 2022 Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
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Shows writing and editing jobs for newspapers and magazines in the deep analog era.
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Topics: Occupations: Media, Communication: Writing, Media: Newspapers
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Nov 24, 2022 U.S. Office of War Information
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Evocative World War II-era film following a troop train: the coordination of effort; its staging and assembly of cars, cargo and passengers; its heavily guarded journey through the American countryside; and the food, sleep, exercise, training, drilling and recreation of its soldier-passengers.
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Topics: World War II: Logistics, World War II: Homefront, Transportation: Railroad
Home movie from a white Arkansas family in the 1960s that had a large farm and traveled regionally. This reel features extensive flood scenes including flooded roads and fields, and dredging and flood abatement. Also Christmas and domestic scenes, and farmyard and barnyard scenes.
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Topics: flood, flooded road, Mississippi River, Mississippi River flood, flooded fields, dogs, puppies,...
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Nov 23, 2022 Davis (Sid) Productions
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Points out how emotional problems caused a teen-ager to speed to his death.
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Home movie from a white Arkansas family in the 1960s that had a large farm and traveled regionally. This reel features children harvesting nuts, farm and yard scenes with gardens and animals, Easter holiday activity, and a house moving sequence.
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Topics: Arkansas, house moving, Easter, harvest, nut tree, nut harvest, rope swing, flower arrangement,...
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Nov 23, 2022 Davis (Sid) Productions
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Skeletal Entry
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Nov 23, 2022
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Sponsored film from Swift and Company about how to accurately carve meat. 0657 PA8663 Carving Magic 16 Eastman comp RP
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Topics: Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Consumerism, Food Industry: Meat
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Nov 23, 2022 Coronet
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Illustrates that proper management of schedules, responsibilities, privileges and finances leads to a happier home. 20:43:20 Family Life   19078 20:43:33 Establishing shot of "the Millers" packing up the car for a picnic excursion. VO about how the Millers have so much fun as a family 20:44:32 Teenagers complain to overworked mother
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Topic: family
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Nov 23, 2022 Thompson (Francis)
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17:31:24:00 To the Fair 10240 17:31:33:00 MCU of stagecoach horses running through desert, Wells-Fargo style stagecoach (17:31:38:00) 17:31:38:00 med shot of jet flying over head (17:31:41:00) quick sequence of various modes of transportation - boat, London bus, camels, amphibious car (Amphicar); hot air balloon, people on multiple-seat bicycles etc. 17:32:07:00 med shot of at least 10 men on 10-seated bicycle (17:32:10:00) 17:32:14:00 med shot of elevated subway train coming around curve in...
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Home movie from a white Arkansas family in the 1960s that had a large farm (Ullrich Recreation Place and Fun Farm) and traveled regionally; this reel features farmyard animals, vegetable gardens, terraced strawberry plants, domestic geese, barnyard, lakeshore and garden scenes.
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Topics: Arkansas, farm, farmyard, barnyard, vegetable garden, flower garden, strawberries, domestic geese,...
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Nov 22, 2022 Encyclopedia Britannica Films
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Describes the development of the brain in several animals and in man. Names the parts of the human brain and dramatizes the thinking process using a driver in traffic situations as an example.
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Nov 22, 2022 Centron Corporation
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Young girl's mirror image teaches her fundamentals of good posture.
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Topic: Health and hygiene
Home movie from a white Arkansas family in the 1950s that had a large farm (Ullrich Recreation Place and Fun Farm) and traveled regionally; this reel features farmyard animals, Christmas, a graduation, exotic fowl in farmyard, and new construction]
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Topics: Quonset hut, farm, farmyard, tricycle, garden, pea fowl, apple harvest, construction, bulldozer,...
Home movie from a white Arkansas family in the 1940s that had a large farm (Ullrich Recreation Place and Fun Farm) and traveled regionally; this reel features Christmas scenes, a Northern Cardinal, vegetable garden, farmyard, barnyard, farm animals, Miniature Pinschers, farm vehicles, farm labor
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Topics: Arkansas, farm, farmyard, barnyard, Christmas, chickens, farm vehicles, farm labor, agricultural...
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Nov 21, 2022 U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Presents today's supermarkets as the showplaces of agriculture. Discusses methods of improvement in the growing, handling, processing, and shipping of food products and the cooperative assistance offered by agricultural and food-processing research centers. Hypothesizes that a nation grows according to the productivity of its agriculture. 04:16:57:25 High-angle parking lot and exterior of 1950s supermarket; audio track “Supermarket, symbol of the high standard of living in this country...
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Nov 21, 2022 Dallas Jones Productions
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Loving tribute to Saran plastic wrap as an indispensable household accessory.
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Topics: Materials: Plastics, Suburbia, Families: 1950s
Home movie from a white Arkansas family in the 1950s that had a large farm (Ullrich Recreation Place and Fun Farm) and traveled regionally; this reel features square dancing, picnic, donkeys, ponies, farmyard, wicker baby carriage, scenes of farm labor, and a sign inviting the public to visit this farm for twenty-five cents.
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Topics: Arkansas, farm, farm labor, construction, construction labor, vegetable garden, square dancing,...
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Nov 21, 2022 Coronet Instructional Films
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What you need to do to stay employed: choose the right job, get along with colleagues, maintain positive attitude, etc.
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Topics: Occupations: Vocational training, Social guidance, Teenagers
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Nov 21, 2022 KBOI, News Department
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Early investigative report on the Idaho state hospitals. Interviews with psychiatrists and doctors particularly about the issue of mental and geriatric care. Great footage inside state mental institutions. Natural lighting and overexposed light entering through windows gives the mental hospital footage an expressive unearthly quality. Rows of sterile hospital beds. Good footage of early geriatric treatment in hospitals.19:07:07:04 VS inside a mental hospital. Large room filled with beds and...
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Home movie from a white Arkansas family in the 1950s that had a large farm and traveled regionally, featuring a visit to a zoo, an Easter egg hunt, vegetable garden, backyard baseball game, puppies riding in baby carriage, a driftwood sculpture art show, and river tourism of Mississippi or Missouri River.
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Topics: Arkansas, farm, puppies, Easter, Easter egg hunt, vegetable garden, dam, reservoir, river boat,...
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Nov 20, 2022 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Causes of treatment of tubercular infection, and tuberculosis as a social phenomenon.
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Topics: Medicine: Tuberculosis, Health and hygiene
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Nov 19, 2022 Marshall (Mel)
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Dark vision of drug use and its effect on American youth.
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Topics: Substance abuse: Drugs, Youth culture, Social issues: 1960s
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Nov 19, 2022 Davis (Sid) Productions
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The juvenile officer of a town explains the safety and economy competition to the police department, a two-day 663 mile route -- "starting in Lynwood and moving east to San Bernardino, then north, cutting through the mountains at Cajon Pass, to Barstow (US 91) for refueling, then out across the Joshua Tree desert to Las Vegas, Nevada. Up to the Hoover Dam, and then back home again." The ton mileage formula, used to make the competition fair, includes weighing the automobiles and...
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Nov 19, 2022 Handy (Jam) Organization
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The human eye and its function in seeing colors separately and in combination. Color vision explained. 09:01:19:10 Great underwater shot of a swimming sea turtle 09:01:29:12 Underwater shot of a young man swimming after a sea turtle then aggressively grabbing it and tormenting it. 09:01:43:10 CU lobster on the sand; CU disembodied hand reaches down to pick up lobster; POV shot from hand approaching the lobster zoom to extreme CU lobster’s eye. 09:02:00:15 CU clam worms; CU face of clam worm...
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Nov 19, 2022 Coronet Instructional Films
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A fireman demonstrates fire fighting equipment & teaches children responsibility in preventing & controlling fires.
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Topic: firefighting
Men playing golf in 1942, at Mohawk Park in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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Topics: 1942, golf, golf course, Oklahoma, Mohawk Park, Mohawk Golf Course
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Nov 18, 2022 Handy (Jam) Organization
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Demonstration of the latest audio technology: stereo sound.
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Topics: Media: Phonograph, Music
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Nov 18, 2022 Handy (Jam) Organization
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Auto manufacturing as an expression (and motivator) of America's economic success.
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Topics: Advertising: General, Automobiles: Advertising, Free enterprise
Home movie of 1940 road trip through Georgia and North Carolina, including Great Smoky Mountains and TVA landmarks
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Topics: TVA, Tennessee Valley Authority, Smoky Mountains, African-American labor, hotel labor, dam, hiking,...
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Nov 18, 2022 Filmways
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Ford commercial linking new compact cars to futurism and the space frontier.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Automobiles: Advertising, Futurism
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Nov 18, 2022 Handy (Jam) Organization
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Couple dances through an array of new "Sheer Look" washers, dryers, ranges and refrigerators.
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Topics: Consumerism, Appliances: Sales, Gender roles
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Nov 18, 2022 Unknown
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Perhaps one of the most disturbing films in the Prelinger collection. Do you really want to see your meat being prepared?
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Topics: Food industry: Meat production, Minnesota (History and culture), Animals: Pigs
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Nov 18, 2022 U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense
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Optimistic vision of fallout and civil defense countermeasures.
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Topic: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense
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Nov 18, 2022 Films of Commerce Co., Inc.
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Good shots to be logged Great ECU of woman's eyes looking up and down, back and forth, and into camera. Old-fashioned ornate clock hands (white against black background) turning rapidly to signify passage of time Workers drinking water out of common glass Analysis of pathogenic germs on glass Young people at soda fountain where it's clear soda jerk is not washing glasses properly Men drinking at bar Men seated at bar, backs to camera with white lettering superimposed over their banks: ?...
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Home movie from 1950s eastern U.S. family with scenes of horseback riding, pony riding, a horse-drawn sled, a memorial service, small home exteriors, and women doing laundry
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Topics: spring, cherry trees, 1950s, cemetery, memorial, pony ride, horse corral, horseback riding,...
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Nov 17, 2022 Simmel-Meservey
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Experiences of two couples on a double date at the Junior Prom.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Dance and dancing
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Nov 17, 2022
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Home movies scenes from Michigan household, including driving on US 23, shopping, gardening, planting, a wedding, and dancing the twist.
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Topics: Michigan, Mackinac Bridge, lawn mower, farmyard, hugs, shopping mall, Florsheim shoes, Kresge Co.,...
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Nov 17, 2022 Handy (Jam) Organization
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Early technology to enable the channel-surfer.
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Topic: Media: Television
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Nov 17, 2022
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Home movie scenes of Kentucky family life and landscape, 1960, filmed with Sylvania Sun Gun movie light.
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Topics: 1960, Christmas, Kentucky, covered bridge, Sylvania Sun Gun, swimming, mushroom foraging, brick...
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Home movie scenes of Michigan buildings, roads, a gas station under construction, and the funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King filmed off television. Also includes filmed still images from magazine pages featuring historic cars, and Expo 67.
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Topics: Michigan, Mackinac Bridge, Game Haven, Castle Rock, I-75, St. Ignace, Crittenton Hospital, police...
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Nov 16, 2022 Unknown
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The romance of the petroleum industry, showing how dependent our society is on oil and petrochemical products. Remake and update of the original (1933) version.
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Topics: Oil industry, Chemistry, Energy
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Michigan family scenes from 1969, including lakeshore recreation, picnicking, a Catholic wedding, train watching, and capturing the Apollo 10 and Apollo 11 lunar mission splashdowns as broadcast on network television.
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Topics: Michigan, Apollo 10, Apollo 11, splashdown, astronaut, 1960s fashions, boating, wedding, steam...
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Nov 15, 2022 Pathegrams
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Silent film that looks at a day in the life of the world famous Dionne Quintuplets.
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Topic: Dionne Quintuplets.
U.S. Army Air Defense Command scenes: Visit to 74th Artillery Group headquarters and a trip to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, to White Sands National Monument, and to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO
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Topics: U.S. Army, Colorado, Army Air Defense Command, Air Force, Army Anti-Aircraft Command, radar array,...
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Nov 15, 2022 Handy (Jam) Organization
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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
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Nov 15, 2022 Film Originals
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favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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Nov 14, 2022
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Tourism at Mackinac Island, Michigan, 1968
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Topics: Michigan, Mackinac Island, Lake Huron, 1968, bicycles, 1960s fashions, Grand Hotel