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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
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Work of the bookkeeper and accountant in the pre-computer era.
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Topic: Occupations: Accountancy
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favorite 7
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Importance of cleanliness in fields of science & medicine as protection against disease. Washing hands, bathing, showers, brushing teeth & hair, care of skin, eating proper foods, drinking water, caring for clothes as desirable habits.
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Topic: need keyword
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by RKO-Pathe, Inc.
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eye 12,734
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Dramatization of the invention of the telephone.
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Topic: Communication: Telephone
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 6,812
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Story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of psychology in her work. This humanistic film was made by a team of famous documentarians. Photography and Editing: Richard Leacock. Writer and Producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Willard Van Dyke.
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Topics: Psychiatry, Social services, Nursing
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 6,042
favorite 8
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Story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of psychology in her work. This humanistic film was made by a team of famous documentarians. Photography and Editing: Richard Leacock. Writer and Producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Willard Van Dyke.
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Topics: Psychiatry, Social services, Nursing
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by Frith Films
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eye 4,428
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Multicultural parable showing the similarities between six California families, each of whom adopts a Scottie puppy. Produced and directed by Emily Benton Frith.
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Topics: Animals: Dogs, Race relations, California: Multiculturalism
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by RKO-Pathe, Inc.
movies
eye 6,094
favorite 10
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Dramatization of the invention of the telephone.
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Topic: Communication: Telephone
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 9,363
favorite 12
comment 4
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Topics: Motion Pictures: Government, Sexual Harrassment, Social Guidance
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
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eye 17,775
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Instructional film for telephone operators.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Occupations: Communications, Gender roles
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by Sound Masters
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eye 18,890
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Automation in the telephone industry dispenses with operator long distance dialing to complete calls faster.
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Topic: Communication: Telephone
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by Chicago Film Laboratory, Inc.
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eye 11,373
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How the Household Finance Corporation helps working families with installment loans during the Depression.
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Topics: Economics, Consumerism, Great Depression (1930s)
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eye 12,391
favorite 18
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Commercial for Alexis Lichine Wine.
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Topic: need keyword
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eye 8,143
favorite 17
comment 4
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by Pathescope Pictures
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eye 21,545
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Postwar expansion of telephone service made possible by development of microwave radio transmission and the transistor.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Infrastructure: Information
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 10,031
favorite 22
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Presents the case for motion study in the workplace and advises supervisors on how to convince skeptics that it is a good thing.
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Topics: Time and motion study, Gender roles
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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eye 14,501
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Demonstrates how self-confidence and right attitudes are necessary to good health.
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Topics: Social guidance, Health and hygiene, Teenagers
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by Unknown
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eye 25,213
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History of telephone development from 1877 to 1935.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Infrastructure: Information
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
eye 27,591
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TV host Arthur Godfrey takes controls of a passenger plane to demonstrate airline operations.
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Topics: Aviation: Commercial, Transportation: Air
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by Wilding Picture Productions
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eye 11,277
favorite 20
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Instructional film for telephone business office cashiers (tellers) who interact with the public, with a heavy dose of period sexism.
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Topics: Occupations: Clerical, Occupations: Customer service, Communication: Telephone
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by Radio Corporation of America (RCA)
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eye 28,151
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Early promotional film introducing TV to the American public, probably coordinated with the rollout of scheduled broadcasting at the 1939 New York World's Fair. Shows scenes of television production at the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) studios at Rockefeller Center, New York City, using equipment manufactured by NBC's corporate parent RCA.
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Topic: Media: Television
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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eye 16,127
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Coronet Instructional Films (a division of Esquire Inc.) presents Banks and Credit. Educational collaborator James Harvey Dodd, PhD., Professor of Economics and Business Administration, Mary Washington College at University of Virginia
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Topics: Motion Pictures: In Education, Occupations: Banking Industry, Economics, Finance
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by Smith, Ken
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Made by Ken Smith from Prelinger Archives footage.
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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eye 19,432
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Korean War-era film encouraging high school boys to use the physical training, health and recreational resources of their communities so as to be ready for military service.
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Topics: Korean War, Health and hygiene, Athletics
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
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eye 13,533
favorite 27
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Careers for women and men.
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Topics: Occupations: Health care, Gender roles, Medicine: Nursing
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by Kerkow (Herbert) Inc.
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eye 9,573
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Balancing work and family in a time of heightened mobilization.
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Topics: World War II: Homefront, World War II: Women, Labor
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by Avis Films
movies
eye 177,501
favorite 39
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Topic: Nutrition
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
movies
eye 26,596
favorite 29
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Telecommunications workers in the analog era.
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Topics: Occupations: Communications, Communication: Telephone, Communication: Telegraph
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by Universal-International Newsreel
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eye 16,789
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Scenes at the brand-new, $2 million Kaiser Hospital somewhere in California. Newsreel story.
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Topics: Newsreels, Hospitals, Medicine: Pregnancy
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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Courtesy in connection with invitations, telephone conversations, introductions and entertaining guests.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 90,417
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How the automobile differential allows a vehicle to turn a corner while keeping the wheels from skidding.
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Topics: Automobiles: Engineering, Physics, Motorcycles
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by Unknown
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eye 13,636
favorite 30
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Tribute to television as servant of the public in the Cold War era.
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Topics: Media: Television, Cold War, Journalism
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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eye 20,872
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The four steps in acquiring, maintaining and improving mental health: express emotions naturally, respect yourself, respect others, and solve problems as they arise.
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Topics: Social guidance, Psychology, Mental hygiene
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by Wilding Picture Productions, Inc.
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eye 23,866
favorite 44
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Drama of an authoritarian (probably Communist-type) coup in the U.S., assisted by apathy, an indifference to federal intervention in community affairs, and lack of economic incentive.
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Topics: Cold War, Free enterprise, Anti-communism
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eye 28,375
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Discusses America's mental health problem of boredom and its probable underlying causes. Indicates that those not able to help themselves should seek psychiatric help.
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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eye 29,761
favorite 63
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Follows a young woman through her clerical training and job search. Shows pre-World War II offices and office workers, primarily women. One of Coronet's earliest educational films.
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Topics: Social guidance, Occupations: Clerical, Gender roles
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 54,819
favorite 51
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Animated character "Tommy Telephone" produces a telephone by assembling 433 separate parts.
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Topics: Animation: Stop-motion, Communication: Telephone, Animation: Advertising
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by Emerson Film Corp.
movies
eye 21,022
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How crippling disease, avoidable accidents, crime, war, old age, alcoholism and poor living conditions waste human lives and their potential. This film grew out of the effort to build a better world out of the devastation of World War II.
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Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, Health and hygiene, Human rights
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
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eye 33,056
favorite 62
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A young man sketches a generic human (ÂMr. ManÂ) who takes us back through history to show us how humans developed a need to communicate and the devices to do so. Then shows us how telephones enable the modern mid-Sixties world. Part-animated by the master John Hubley. Directed by Jean Yarbrough. Educational Research and Story: W.H. Schneider. Animation: John Hubley. With Wright King (Uncle Bill); Pat Cardi (Jimmy); Pam Ferden (Susie); Richard Webb (Police Captain).
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Animation, 1960s
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by Murphy (Owen) Productions
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eye 31,598
favorite 49
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Employee orientation film for telephone company workers explaining structure and corporate values of the Bell System. With excellent footage of communications workers and everyday life, in Technicolor.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Occupations: General, Occupations: Electronics
Drive-In Movie Ads
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eye 14,420
favorite 47
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runs about 20 seconds. suggestion; insert clip at very end of final feature when creating drive-in dvd.
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Topics: drive-in, clip, goodnight
Sci-Fi / Horror
by Ken Curtis, B.R. McLendon, Gordon McLendon
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eye 46,659
favorite 49
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You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Topics: horror, science-fiction
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by RKO-Pathe
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eye 25,673
favorite 75
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Encourages American workers to make the best possible use of their time in a war where industrial production and combat are synchronized on an international level.
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Topics: World War II: Homefront, Timekeeping, Globalization
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by Various
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Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
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by Professional Arts, Inc.
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eye 3.4M
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A Right to Health, Neighborhood Health Centers in Profile. A Production of Professional Arts, Inc. in San Mateo, CA for the Office of Health Affairs and Office of Economic Opportunity. Directed and Produced by David W. Parker, PhD, Written by Parker and William J. Bicknell, M.D., shot and edited by Peter P. Drowne, narrated by Earle Marsh, M.D. 0726 PA8850 Right to Health, A
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Topics: Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Health and Hygiene, Medicine: Public Health
Sci-Fi / Horror
by W. Lee Wilder
movies
eye 120,914
favorite 78
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From IMDb: An alien being lands in Santa Monica. Killing two people who attacked him due to the menacing appearance of his spacesuit, the creature takes it off while being pursued by government authorities, revealing himself to be invisible
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Topic: Sci-Fi
Sci-Fi / Horror
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When a Carribean Island is engulfed by a revolution, one unscrupulous American mobster, Renzo Capeto plans to clean up with a get-rich-quick scheme. His diabolical plan is to provide refuge for the loyalists, and the contents of the government coffers, on his boat. He would then murder his passenger and escape with a fortune. Planning to blame their deaths on a mythical sea monster, no one is more surprised than Renzo, when the real monster appears with its own agenda.
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Topics: Horror, Crime, Comedy
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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eye 46,822
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Shows teenagers how to plan and attend a party, suggesting games to play and songs to sing ("Jimmy Crack Corn").
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Topics: Social guidance: Etiquette, Celebrations, Parties
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by Vision Associates
movies
eye 71,243
favorite 149
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Loving tribute to America's favorite stimulant.
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Topic: Coffee
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by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 570,127
favorite 145
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How exercise will make you healthy and popular.
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Topics: Health and hygiene, Exercise
A/V Geeks
by Philco-Ford Corp. [made by] Tom Thomas Organization.
movies
eye 73,891
favorite 196
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Illustrates the life of a family of the year 1999 A.D. living in a house that is completely functional in terms of advanced technology. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC . ***The quality of this clips isn't the best. We've located another print which we hope to digitize and get online sometime soon..
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Topics: future, Ford Motor, Wink Martindale, computers, Internet
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by Various
movies
eye 262,064
favorite 257
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Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History