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Prelinger Archives
by Pathe; Harvard University
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Silent science film looks at how geological and climate factors contribute to the development of shores.
Topics: geology, shore lines
Educational Films
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WATCH REEL 2 HERE (LINK) Explores the specific evidences that a technological and scientific knowledge was at work on Earth during prehistoric times. Presents the theory that visitors from outer space were responsible for things that seem inconsistent with the known abilities of ancient man.
Educational Films
by National Educational Television and Radio Center
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Produced by NET Presents contrasts in society and politics in modern Japan: the change in family structure away from a strong matriarchy, school children being offered individualized instruction while still wearing standardized uniforms, the fading god-like image of the emperor, an emerging women's liberation movement, and the growing interdependence of Japan and other nations. Includes comments by the prime minister and foreign minister, who outline Japan's relationship with China, the Soviet...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Very Remarkable Yamato Family., Educational Film
Educational Films
by Michael Wiese Film Productions
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Dolphin Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Pictures the Mormons as a minority group driven westward to find relief from religious persecution. Brigham Young is shown leading the wagon train to Council Bluffs, Iowa, where part of the group stays to raise a crop of grain. The hardships faced by the group which goes on to establish Salt Lake City are climaxed by a cricket invasion that attracts the now-famous sels.
Topics: Dolphins, Mammals, Wildlife attracting, Dolphins, Dolphins, Mammals, Wildlife attracting
Educational Films
by Bell & Howell
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eye 602
favorite 8
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Silent film that looks at flowers in the United States Pacific Northwest states. Part of "Our Colorful World" series
Topics: flowers, Pacific Northwest
Prelinger Archives
by Hermosa Pix
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A/V Geeks
by Coronet (Firm); Bill Walker Productions.
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eye 606
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Explains how great mid-latitude weather systems get started and how their movements account for alternating storms and fair weather.
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Topics: Weather, Dynamic meteorology, Meteorology.
Prelinger Archives
by Screenscope, Inc.; U.S. Defense Civil Preparedness Agency
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Presents the story of a teenage couple caught in the tragic path of a tsunami. Explains the nature of earthquakes and the consequences of their power.
Topics: Civil defense, Tsunamis, Earthquakes
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
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eye 1,820
favorite 9
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Shows Egyptian history from 2700 B.C. to the Roman conquest. Portrays the religion and daily activities of the Pharaohs and citizens of ancient Egypt. Includes views of the building of the Aswan Dam on the Nile. Survey of pre-Columbian art, architecture, technology, and culture of Peru. Produced by Julien Bryan.
Topic: Civilization
Educational Films
by Holling, Holling Clancy. Paddle-to-the-Sea; National Film Board of Canada
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Paddle to the Sea (1966) Winsome tale of the little boy who dreams everyone else has vanished. Alone in Copenhagen, Palle does everything a small boy longs to do; he drives a streetcar, a fire engine, a stray auto and helps himself to candy and toys. An exciting climax flies him to the moon and parachutes him back to bed.
Topics: Children's films, Children's films
Ephemeral VHS
by VRex, Inc.
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eye 2,349
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"VR Surfer VCR/TV Setup Concerto in 3D 3D Demo Sampler VR Surfer Computer Setup" -- description from tape. Scan of installation guide and user's manual on archive.org. VR Surfer hardware (glasses, transmitter etc.) are property of the Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment , Oakland California.
Topics: vhs, steroscopic, 3d, virtual reality, cgi, animation
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
by American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
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eye 844
favorite 14
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A film about science which relates understanding nature to curiosity, creativity, and communication.
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Topic: invention
Educational Films
by McGraw-Hill Book Co.
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End of the Trail: American Plains Indian reels 1 and 2 Descibes the American westward movement and its tragic impact upon the American Indian. Discusses the imprint of the West upon the American mind and the American legend. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Tells the story of the American Plains Indians. Narrated by Walter Brennan.
Topics: Educational Film, Indians of North America, United States of America (USA), History, U S Federal...
Prelinger Archives
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Silent footage Family at Gas Station (1956 Ford spot) Family in 1956 Ford Crown Victoria driving down country road, looks a bit like Central California. Exciting World of Stevens Fabrics, The 00:13:38:02  VS J.P. Stevens & Co., Inc. Fabric office and factory buildings. Brick building reads “Fiber Glass Fabrics For the Home” in white letters. 00:15:23:14  Pan over empty country house porch; dog licking plate clean on porch; pan off porch into CU VS quilts hanging on clothesline....
Topic: color footage
Educational Films
by Hughes, Robert, 1938-2012; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Television
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Title from data sheet
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Shock of the New, Educational Film, Art, American, Art, Modern, Series: The...
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
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Mr. Pietsch holding camera Home exteriors, Santa Monica, California Mr. Pietsch in new car / Mrs. Pietsch, outside 1142 26th Street, Santa Monica Demonstration of pull-down convertible top, Mr. and Mrs. P. both posing in auto CU portraits of family members: Mr. and Mrs. Pietsch and Mrs. Pietsch's mother, long solo portraits Park and lagoon scenes Friends goofing on couch (Halloween party with Greenes, Hudsons and Webers, etc.) Hollywood at night: nighttime neon signs, including: Mocambo (dark),...
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Topics: home movies, santa monica
Educational Films
by United Nations. Radio and Visual Services Division. Visual Services; University of the State of New York; Great Plains National Instructional Television Library
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Videotape on reel and videocassette also issued
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Topics: Economic history, Economic development, Economic development, Economic history
Educational Films
by Hughes, Robert, 1938-2012; Time-Life Television; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Title from data sheet
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Shock of the New, Educational Film, Art, Modern, Popular culture in art, Pop...
Ephemeral VHS
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eye 3,588
favorite 53
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"These spectacular computer-generated images are the result of years of programming from computer wizard James Shiflett. This unique kaleidoscope of intricately changing images features more than two million colors and infinite patterns. Dazzle was created live to the music of John Serrie. This "best of" compilation of his Miramar recordings enhances the ever-changing visuals to create an experience unlike any other." -- description from box.
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Topics: vhs, computer graphics, computer-generated art, space music
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
A/V Geeks
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This trippy tribute to our country's 200th birthday was funded by a Bicentennial Project Grant and animated by Vincent Collins who made other psychedelic cartoons. This film was produced by the United States Information Agency -the government's propaganda agency. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Topics: patriotism, propaganda