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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; military team; low shot; picture; posing; home plate; South Pacific; Kwajalein; field; night; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, Ghost Players, military team, low shot, picture, posing, home plate, South Pacific,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 33
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; Frank Dardis; Paul Scherrman; John Scherrman; Tim Cresenti footage; walking; outside; night; street; Japan; 1996; VHS
Topics: -Japan, Ghost Players, Frank Dardis, Paul Scherrman, John Scherrman, Tim Cresenti footage, walking,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 23
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; Keith Rahe; Paul Scherrman; Mike Ehlers; Jim Offerman; Tim Cresenti footage; singing; cars; joke; dancing; outside; hotel; Turn around; taxi; Japan; 1996; VHS
Topics: -Japan, Ghost Players, Keith Rahe, Paul Scherrman, Mike Ehlers, Jim Offerman, Tim Cresenti footage,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 3
favorite 0
comment 0
band; playing; one way or another; South Korea; Seoul; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Korea, band, playing, one way or another, South Korea, Seoul, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 6
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; ground out; end inning; third out; South Korea; army; military; Seoul; Yongsan; South Post Ballfield 5; softball game; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Korea, Ghost Players, ground out, end inning, third out, South Korea, army, military, Seoul,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 11
favorite 0
comment 0
Keith Rahe; bus; trees; houses; hills; music; Germany; 1999; DV
Topics: -Germany, Keith Rahe, bus, trees, houses, hills, music, Germany, 1999, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 6
favorite 0
comment 0
John Rotz; still photo; picture; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 2002; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, John Rotz, still photo, picture, Field of Dreams, Iowa, 2002, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
Keith Rahe; money ball; 100 dollars; Florida; stadium; 2002; DV
Topics: -Florida, Keith Rahe, money ball, 100 dollars, Florida, stadium, 2002, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 9
favorite 0
comment 0
John Rotz; sleep; Florida; bus; 2002; DV
Topics: -Florida, John Rotz, sleep, Florida, bus, 2002, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
b-roll; driving; airplane; South Korea; Seoul; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Korea, b-roll, driving, airplane, South Korea, Seoul, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
Curtis Mack; still photo; picture; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 2002; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Curtis Mack, still photo, picture, Field of Dreams, Iowa, 2002, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
South Korea; army; military; Osan; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Korea, South Korea, army, military, Osan, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 8
favorite 0
comment 0
Marv Maiers; Randy Olberding; South Korea; Osan; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Korea, Marv Maiers, Randy Olberding, South Korea, Osan, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 9
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; autographs; Japan; gym; Yokota school; 2001; DV
Topics: -Japan, Ghost Players, autographs, Japan, gym, Yokota school, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 14
favorite 0
comment 0
children; Marv Maiers; Japan; gym; Yokota school; camp; 2001; DV
Topics: -Japan, children, Marv Maiers, Japan, gym, Yokota school, camp, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 14
favorite 0
comment 0
corn maze; helicopter; corn; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1999; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, corn maze, helicopter, corn, Field of Dreams, Iowa, 1999, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 17
favorite 0
comment 0
crew; Phil Robinson; Field of Dreams Crew Tape; gym; high school; set-up; chairs; Dubuque County; Iowa; Epworth; Western Dubuque High School; 1989; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Dubuque County, crew, Phil Robinson, Field of Dreams Crew Tape, gym, high school, set-up,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 14
favorite 0
comment 0
horse; b-roll; fill shots; beautiful; early morning; pasture; standing; Dyersville; Iowa; 2002; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Dyersville, horse, b-roll, fill shots, beautiful, early morning, pasture, standing,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 17
favorite 0
comment 0
Sfron team; visitors; Ghost Players; Ghost Players playing Sfron team; game; batting; cheering; change sides; catch; miss 2nd; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1990; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Sfron team, visitors, Ghost Players, Ghost Players playing Sfron team,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 11
favorite 0
comment 0
Sfron team; visitors; Ghost Players; Ghost Players playing Sfron team; game; 1st base; runner; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1990; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Sfron team, visitors, Ghost Players, Ghost Players playing Sfron team,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 6
favorite 0
comment 0
Keith Rahe; Japan; Yokota; Yokota Middle School; 2001; DV
Topics: -Japan, Keith Rahe, Japan, Yokota, Yokota Middle School, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 12
favorite 0
comment 0
Sfron team; visitors; Ghost Players; Paul Scherrman; Ghost Players playing Sfron team; warm-up; catching; pitching; over shoulder; throw 2nd; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1990; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Sfron team, visitors, Ghost Players, Paul Scherrman, Ghost Players playing...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 12
favorite 0
comment 0
Sfron team; visitors; Ghost Players; Ghost Players playing Sfron team; throw bases; game; batting; warm-up; Field of Dreams house; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1990; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Sfron team, visitors, Ghost Players, Ghost Players playing Sfron team,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 18
favorite 0
comment 0
little girl; Mother; Ghost Players playing Sfron team; walking; field; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1990; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, little girl, Mother, Ghost Players playing Sfron team, walking, field,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 6
favorite 0
comment 0
Sfron team; visitors; Ghost Players; Keith Rahe; Paul Scherrman; Doug Westemeier; Ghost Players playing Sfron team; game; batting; sidelines; out; catch; hit; slide; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1990; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Sfron team, visitors, Ghost Players, Keith Rahe, Paul Scherrman, Doug...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 4
favorite 0
comment 0
Japan; Yokota; Yokota Middle School; 2001; DV
Topics: -Japan, Japan, Yokota, Yokota Middle School, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 64
favorite 0
comment 0
Sfron team; visitors; Ghost Players; Ghost Players playing Sfron team; game; batting; hit; corn; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1990; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Sfron team, visitors, Ghost Players, Ghost Players playing Sfron team,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 14
favorite 0
comment 0
visitors; Sfron team; Ghost Players; Ghost Players playing Sfron team; camera; group photo; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1990; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, visitors, Sfron team, Ghost Players, Ghost Players playing Sfron team,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 24
favorite 0
comment 0
surfer; b-roll; ocean; surfing; Hawaii; 2001; DV
Topics: -Hawaii, surfer, b-roll, ocean, surfing, Hawaii, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 29
favorite 0
comment 0
Sfron team; visitors; Ghost Players; Ghost Players playing Sfron team; walking; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1990; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Sfron team, visitors, Ghost Players, Ghost Players playing Sfron team,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 14
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; children; Japan; Atsugi; camp; 2001; DV
Topics: -Japan, Ghost Players, children, Japan, Atsugi, camp, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 4
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; children; kids; coaching; groundball; fielding; Japan; Atsugi; camp; 2001; DV
Topics: -Japan, Ghost Players, children, kids, coaching, groundball, fielding, Japan, Atsugi, camp, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 7
favorite 0
comment 0
boy; children; kids; Japan; Atsugi; camp; 2001; DV
Topics: -Japan, boy, children, kids, Japan, Atsugi, camp, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 7
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; airport; Japan; Chicago; 1996; 8mm
Topics: -Japan, Ghost Players, airport, Japan, Chicago, 1996, 8mm
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 4
favorite 0
comment 0
tickets; no audio; Spain; airport; 1999; DV
Topics: -Spain, tickets, no audio, Spain, airport, 1999, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 15
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; airport; Japan; Chicago; 1996; 8mm
Topics: -Japan, Ghost Players, airport, Japan, Chicago, 1996, 8mm
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 21
favorite 0
comment 0
Field of Dreams; Iowa; 2005; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Field of Dreams, Iowa, 2005, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 21
favorite 0
comment 0
Steve Olberding; Adam Rahe; Brian Woodley; Dale Digman; Jude Milbert; Keith Rahe; Randy Olberding; Hank Lucas; Curtis Mack; Dan Kennedy; Greece; Crete; 1999; DV
Topics: -Greece, Steve Olberding, Adam Rahe, Brian Woodley, Dale Digman, Jude Milbert, Keith Rahe, Randy...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 11
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; photo pose picture; Hawaii; Pearl Harbor; 2001; DV
Topics: -Hawaii, Ghost Players, photo pose picture, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 8
favorite 0
comment 0
officer sawyer; photographer; picture photo; laughing; picture; Hawaii; Pearl Harbor; 2001; DV
Topics: -Hawaii, officer sawyer, photographer, picture photo, laughing, picture, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; sign; sign; Hawaii; Pearl Harbor; 2001; DV
Topics: -Hawaii, Ghost Players, sign, sign, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 3
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; photo pose picture; Hawaii; Pearl Harbor; 2001; DV
Topics: -Hawaii, Ghost Players, photo pose picture, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 10
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; sitting down; Hawaii; Pearl Harbor; 2001; DV
Topics: -Hawaii, Ghost Players, sitting down, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 21
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; ship; photo pose picture; Hawaii; Pearl Harbor; 2001; DV
Topics: -Hawaii, Ghost Players, ship, photo pose picture, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 8
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; Missouri; Kansas City; Dreamfield; 2001; DV
Topics: -Missouri, Ghost Players, Missouri, Kansas City, Dreamfield, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 18
favorite 1
comment 0
John Rotz; Marv Maiers; Dennis Rima; funny; dancing; good clip; Macarena; Missouri; Kansas City; Dreamfield; 2001; DV
Topics: -Missouri, John Rotz, Marv Maiers, Dennis Rima, funny, dancing, good clip, Macarena, Missouri,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 8
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; Terry Kelleher; kids; White Sox game; Illinois; Chicago; Comiskey Park; 1997; 8mm
Topics: -Illinois, Ghost Players, Terry Kelleher, kids, White Sox game, Illinois, Chicago, Comiskey Park,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; kids; Keith Rahe; crowd; clapping; listening; Japan; 1996; 8mm
Topics: -Japan, Ghost Players, kids, Keith Rahe, crowd, clapping, listening, Japan, 1996, 8mm
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 9
favorite 0
comment 0
crowd; Ghost Players; Upper Deck Weekend; enter; corn; clapping; exit; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1991; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, crowd, Ghost Players, Upper Deck Weekend, enter, corn, clapping, exit,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 8
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; fans; Ghost Players practice; batting; pitching; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1991; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Ghost Players, fans, Ghost Players practice, batting, pitching, Field of...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 22
favorite 0
comment 0
Yoko; Koichiro; goodbye speech; speech; crying; night; Japan; bar; Kumamoto; 1996; 8mm
Topics: -Japan, Yoko, Koichiro, goodbye speech, speech, crying, night, Japan, bar, Kumamoto, 1996, 8mm
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 23
favorite 0
comment 0
crew; extras; Field of Dreams Crew Tape; talking; gym; high school; set-up; laughing; joke; hallway; standing; Dubuque County; Iowa; Epworth; Western Dubuque High School; 1989; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Dubuque County, crew, extras, Field of Dreams Crew Tape, talking, gym, high school, set-up,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 15
favorite 0
comment 0
Steve Olberding; Adam Rahe; Brian Woodley; Dale Digman; Jude Milbert; Keith Rahe; Randy Olberding; Hank Lucas; Curtis Mack; Dan Kennedy; Dave Rima; drinking; bar; dancing; musicians; music; woman; liquor; clapping; night; cheering; singing; Greece; Crete; 1999; DV
Topics: -Greece, Steve Olberding, Adam Rahe, Brian Woodley, Dale Digman, Jude Milbert, Keith Rahe, Randy...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 12
favorite 0
comment 0
South Pacific; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, South Pacific, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 22
favorite 0
comment 0
kids; children; bicycle; bike riding; South Pacific; Kwajalein; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, kids, children, bicycle, bike riding, South Pacific, Kwajalein, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
South Pacific; Kwajalein; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, South Pacific, Kwajalein, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 7
favorite 0
comment 0
woman; military; tourists; South Pacific; Truk; Chuuk; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, woman, military, tourists, South Pacific, Truk, Chuuk, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 8
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; tour guide; South Pacific; Kwajalein; bus; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, Ghost Players, tour guide, South Pacific, Kwajalein, bus, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 14
favorite 0
comment 0
South Pacific; Johnston Island; hotel; hallway; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, South Pacific, Johnston Island, hotel, hallway, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 13
favorite 0
comment 0
Marv Maiers; phone call; South Pacific; Johnston Island; hotel; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, Marv Maiers, phone call, South Pacific, Johnston Island, hotel, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 19
favorite 0
comment 0
boat; ocean; South Pacific; Kwajalein; bus; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, boat, ocean, South Pacific, Kwajalein, bus, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 10
favorite 0
comment 0
kids; children; women; woman; taking picture; picture; South Pacific; Kwajalein; field; night; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, kids, children, women, woman, taking picture, picture, South Pacific, Kwajalein,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 38
favorite 0
comment 0
audience; cheering; song; South Pacific; field; Johnston Island; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, audience, cheering, song, South Pacific, field, Johnston Island, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 6
favorite 0
comment 0
audience; military team; South Pacific; field; Johnston Island; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, audience, military team, South Pacific, field, Johnston Island, 2001, DV
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 3
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; military team; picture; posing; South Pacific; field; Johnston Island; 2001; DV
Topics: -South Pacific, Ghost Players, military team, picture, posing, South Pacific, field, Johnston...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 11
favorite 0
comment 0
b-roll; cornfield; flag; sunrise; establishing shot; still shot; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Field of Dreams house; 2002; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, b-roll, cornfield, flag, sunrise, establishing shot, still shot, Field of...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 26
favorite 0
comment 0
airplane; b-roll; Japan; airplane; airport; 1996; 8mm
Topics: -Japan, airplane, b-roll, Japan, airplane, airport, 1996, 8mm
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 18
favorite 0
comment 0
Dennis Rima; Ghost Players; b-roll; Japan; airplane; airport; 1996; 8mm
Topics: -Japan, Dennis Rima, Ghost Players, b-roll, Japan, airplane, airport, 1996, 8mm
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 6
favorite 0
comment 0
b-roll; sunrise; cornfield; still shot; establishing shot; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Field of Dreams house; 2002; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, b-roll, sunrise, cornfield, still shot, establishing shot, Field of...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 10
favorite 0
comment 0
b-roll; sunrise; flag; cornfield; still shot; establishing shot; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Field of Dreams house; 2002; DV
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, b-roll, sunrise, flag, cornfield, still shot, establishing shot, Field of...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 21
favorite 0
comment 0
crew; woman; man; Field of Dreams Crew Tape; talking; high school; set-up; walking; joke; Dubuque County; Iowa; Epworth; Western Dubuque High School; 1989; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Dubuque County, crew, woman, man, Field of Dreams Crew Tape, talking, high school, set-up,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
Ghost Players; visitors; Ghost Sunday; batting; pitching; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Ghost Sunday; Field of Dreams; 1991; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Ghost Players, visitors, Ghost Sunday, batting, pitching, Field of Dreams,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 7
favorite 0
comment 0
Sfron team; visitors; Ghost Players; Ghost Players playing Sfron team; game; batting; running; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1990; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, Sfron team, visitors, Ghost Players, Ghost Players playing Sfron team,...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
MLB players; celebrities; Upper Deck Team; Vida Blue; All-Star game; Upper Deck; Field of Dreams All-Star game; batting; night; Field of Dreams; Iowa; night game; 1992; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, MLB players, celebrities, Upper Deck Team, Vida Blue, All-Star game, Upper...
The Ghost Players Collection
- Joe Scherrman
movies
eye 13
favorite 0
comment 0
celebrities; MLB players; Upper Deck Weekend; field; corn; music; end of game; leaving; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 1992; VHS
Topics: -Iowa - Field of Dreams, celebrities, MLB players, Upper Deck Weekend, field, corn, music, end of...