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Universal Newsreels
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(1) Titan launch test from Cape Canaveral, only first stage engine tested, 2nd stage only a dummy, engine with 300,000 lbs thrust successful (2) News In Brief - Berlin mayor Willy Brandt arrives in U.S., speaks in English (3) "Virginia" - Fort Meyer VA funeral of 6 bodies returned by Russia, crew of plane shot done by Russia, no word of other 11 crew missing (partial newsreel).
Made in 1966, this rarely seen documentary "Today, Tomorrow and Titan III" shows the U.S. Air Force and NASA's activities and research. The Manned Orbiting Laboratory space station concept, put forward as part of an initiative to militarize space under the auspices of the USAF, is touched upon. Research efforts with lifting bodies (which might be used to resupply the MOL) including the M2-F1 and high speed aircraft including the X-15 rocket plane are shown at Edwards Air Force Base...
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Topics: Manned Orbiting Laboratory, NASA, NASA Drydena, North American X-15, Lifting Body, Rocket plane
 1966, this rarely seen documentary "Today, Tomorrow and Titan III" shows the U.S. Air Force and NASA's activities and research. The Manned Orbiting Laboratory space station concept, put forward as part of an initiative to militarize space under the auspices of the USAF, is touched upon. Research efforts with lifting bodies (which might be used to resupply the MOL) including the M2-F1 and high speed aircraft including the X-15 rocket plane are shown at Edwards Air Force Base and the...
Topics: Manned Orbiting Laboratory, paragliding, Lifting Body, NASA, NASA Dryden, North American X-15, M2-51
PeriscopeFilm
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This NASA film gives an overview of Extra Vehicular Activity or EVA.  It shows the Gemini 4 mission and the special EVA suit made for that mission and astronaut Edward H. White. Gemini 4 (officially Gemini IV) was the second manned space flight in NASA's Project Gemini, occurring in June 1965. It was the tenth manned American spaceflight (including two X-15 flights at altitudes exceeding 100 kilometers (54 nmi)). Astronauts James McDivitt and Edward H. White, II circled the Earth 66 times in...
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Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Astronaut, Edwin White, Astronaut, Astronautics, Astronomy, Edward...
PeriscopeFilm
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This 1960s NASA film tells the story of the 12 Gemini missions. Project Gemini was NASA's second human spaceflight program. Gemini was a United States space program that started in 1961 and concluded in 1966. Project Gemini was conducted between projects Mercury and Apollo. The Gemini spacecraft carried a two-astronaut crew. Ten crews flew low Earth orbit (LEO) missions between 1965 and 1966. It put the United States in the lead during the Cold War Space Race against the Soviet Union. Gemini's...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
PeriscopeFilm
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Produced and directed by Jerry Hill, this fascinating industrial film shows the use of specialized cameras in the space and missile development program.  The film shows footage shot with high speed, slow motion cameras, as well as with lenses developed to overcome the great distance and speeds presented by missile and rocket launches.  Shots are shown from a Roti camera, which features a 24 inch telescope with a 500 inch focal length capable of using 35 or 70mm film.  Footage is shown from...
Topics: Titan Missile, Cape Canaveral Air Force, Missile Launch, Rocket, Missile defense agency, Cape...
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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NASA's annual report of its projects including the Space Shuttle, the Voyagers, Landsat, aeronautics, Spacelab, HEAO-1, and energy research. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Topics: NASA, Space Shuttle, Spacelab, Voyager, LANDSAT
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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Presented by Project Mercury, this video shows the systems necessary for space travel. It pictures the sunrise and sunset as seen by astronaut John Glen while in the spacecraft, ‘FRIENDSHIP 7.’ The video also explains why voice communications disrupted as the capsule re-entered the atmosphere, shows the parachute deploy, and the Space Voyager descending to earth. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Mercury
Community Audio
by NASA
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Voyager recordings
Topics: symphonies, of, the, planets, nasa, voyager, recordings, mercury, venus, earth, mars, jupiter,...
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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NASA’s legendary grand tour of the outer solar system from the mission conception in the early 1970’s is described. The search for the heliopause is discussed. This presentation is told in the words of the key members of the Voyager team. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Voyager
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Jet Propulsion Labs
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This production was produced to depict the success of the Voyager spacecrafts as demonstrated by the data that was beamed back from the most distant corners of our solar system. From Voyager 1’s vantage point a rare opportunity was seized, as the spacecraft photographed our solar system. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Voyager
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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A review of the surface of the developing bird, with shots of the blood system under the microscope. Diagrams explain the development of the chick embryo. Techniques of dissection and observation are shown. We see the appearance of the bird at 1.5, 2.5, 3, 5, 6, and 8 days 1 day before hatching. The formation of membranes is also shown. 3 segments.
Topics: Embryology, Birds -- embryology, Embryos, Medical sciences, Embryology, Birds -- embryology,...
Educational Films
by Dickerson, Richard Earl, 1931-
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Richard E. Dickerson Discusses proteins, their importance, structure and formation of protein bonds Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Shows how proteins work in our bodies. Explains the structure of protein and illustrates the interactions that bring about three - dimensiomal proteins and how enzymes wo./ia metadata how proteins play a major part in the structure of living things and how, as catalysts, they control life's chemical...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Proteins, Human digestive system
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NASA Images
by NASA
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At the edge of the solar system.
Topic: What -- Voyager
Source: http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.m4v/www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/voyager/20110428/journey20110428-1280-i.m4v
NASA Images
by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab
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This animation shows Voyager II on it's journey to the Heliopause. Note: Voyager II animation Animator: Walt Feimer (HTSI). Scientist: Eric Christian Ph.D. (NASA/HQ). Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets: Voyager.
Topics: HDTV, Heliosphere, Heliopause, Voyager, What -- Voyager
Source: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?10179
Mirrortube
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From an original CD: Uranus NASA-VOYAGER http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm4978986 Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80Ngl2RY8sA Uploader: goanntokuinn082
Topics: Youtube, video, Science & Technology, Uranus, 天王星, 音, sounds, 宇宙, ボイジャー,...
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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Narrated by William Woodson and produced by JPL, this 25 minute movie looks at the Voyager program. The unmanned Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 probes were launched in 1977 originally to study the planets Jupiter and Saturn. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Voyager 1, Voyager 2, JPL
Educational Films
by International Scientific Corporation; Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.). Image Processing Laboratory; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Photographs taken by Voyager 1 during its encounter with Saturn in October and November 1980. Shows Saturn's atmosphere, rings and moons
Topics: Voyager Project, Voyager Project, Exploration of outer space
Community Video
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Overview of the first 25 years of NASA, including a wide variety of manned and unmanned programs including, Mercury, Gemeni, Apollo, Ranger, Surveyor, Mariner, Viking, Voyager, the Space Shuttle, and others. A complete version of the film is available here: http://www.archive.org/details/NASA-The_25th_year_Complete
Topics: NASA, Apollo, Shuttle
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Edith Piaf; Louiguy; Luypaerts
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Performer: Edith Piaf Writer: Edith Piaf; Louiguy Slow Chante; French. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix...
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Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Alfredito and his Orchestra; Al Lang
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Performer: Alfredito and his Orchestra Writer: Al Lang Mambo inst. Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record.They are 3.8 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 375.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. is the equalized version recorded with the...
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Topics: 78rpm, Mambo, Latin
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Universal Newsreels
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Antiwar demonstrators protest in Central Park, march to UN building, included students and hippies and priests and nuns, burn draft cards, shouted confrontations with anti-antiwar marchers, prowar signs, Martin Luther King leads procession; another march in downtown San Francisco down Market Street to stadium, sponsored by loose coalition of left-wing anti-war groups, "President Johnson meanwhile let it be known that the FBI is closely watching all anti-war activity."- violence in...
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Prelinger Archives
by 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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Educational Films
by CRM Films
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Thirty demonstrations illustrate the behavior of structures consisting primarily of grids of beams and flat or folded plates. Shows load-carrying mechanisms of grids and plates, including load-carrying capacity due to the stretching of their middle plane through membrane stresses. Offers examples of actual flat, ribbed, and folded plate structures. From the Mechanics of Structures and Materials series Summary/ip>Robert A Heller presents experiments which show how grids and plates in...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Grillages (Structural engineering), Plates (Engineering), Stress...
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Educational Films
by National Instructional Television Center
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Videotape on reel and videocassette also issued
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Good and evil, Demonology
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Animation Shorts
by Orson Welles / Stephen Bosustow Productions / Sam Weiss
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Uplifting modern day parable about mankind getting along together. Narrated by Orson Welles. Animation directed by Sam Weiss.
Topics: movie, animation, short, war, race, Vietnam, pollution, people, peace, environment, immigration
Collectie Filmcollectief
by Cornelis Kapsenberg
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short funny animation about Flower Power. A General inspects his soldiers and find a flower on a helmet. He gets angry, the flower explodes, the soldiers are happy and dance like they used to do in the Flower Power period. Animation : Ronald Raaijmakers Assistance: Mirjam Ruyter, Jet Kapsenberg and Helen Klem Camera : Cornelis Kapsenberg
Topics: animation, flower power
FedFlix
by Department of Defense
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Department of Defense PIN 30294 US ARMY IN SPACE AND UNDER THE SEA, THE SPOTLIGHTS AND ARMY'S CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SPACE PROGRAM AND ITS UNDERWATER SALVAGE OPERATIONS. HIGHLIGHTS THE ARMY'S EARLY CONTRIBUTIONS INROCKETRY, MAPPING THE MOON, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
Topics: dod.gov, public.resource.org
FedFlix
by National Archives
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National Archives - Vietnam War - National Security Council. Central Intelligence Agency. (09/18/1947 - 12/04/1981). - This newsreel film explores the personalities of the negotiators at the Paris Peace Talks and the prospects for peace in Vietnam. - DVD Copied by IASL Scanner Thomas Gideon. - ARC 1663615 / LI 263.1220
Topics: archives.gov, public.resource.org
Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Animated films, Short films, Nuclear warfare, Nuclear war, Animated films, Animated films, Nuclear...
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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This is a video of a candid meeting at Leary's home with many notable figures of the early days of LSD research. Filmed in the 1970's or early 1980's. The conversation is on LSD.
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Topic: LSD
Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada
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An exhibition of Eskimo carvings from the Canadian Eskimo Arts Council. Alternating between close-ups of the carvings are views of daily activities in the Iglootik settlement of the Northwest Territories
Topics: Inuit art, Inuit sculpture, Documentary films, Documentary films, Inuit art, Inuit sculpture
Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada
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An animated film about the adventures of a lion and a mouse. Titles & Credits in English and French
Topics: Animated films, Children's films, Lion, Mice, Animated films, Children's films
Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada
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Producer, Wolf Koening, Bob Verrall ; Director, Jeff Hale ; Story, Derek Lamb ; Animation, Jeff Hale, Cameron Guese ; Music, Don Douglas
Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada
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French version released under the title Les grandes religions: Le bouddhisme Producer, James Beveridge; writer and editor, David Millar; animation, Pierre L'Amare Summary Traces and compares the evolution of various sects of Buddhism and delineates their doctrines. Presents a detailed overview of those tenets basic to the faith.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Buddhism, Sects, Sects
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Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada; McGraw-Hill Films
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Examines the characteristics and dynamics of radio waves emanating from a dipole antenna Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the characteristics and dynamics of radio waves emanating from a dipole antenna.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Antennas, Dipole, Radio waves, Dynamics (Mechanics), Mass media,...
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Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Bears, Nature, Animals and civilization, Bears, Nature, Animals and civilization, Animals and...
Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada; Pyramid Films, inc
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With teacher's guide
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Travel
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Educational Films
by Fox, Donald. [from old catalog]
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An experimental film, composed almost entirely of special effects, which deals with the death and rebirth of mankind. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Deals with the end of mankind on earth, emphas./ia mrebirth rather than death. Uses special effects to prophesy man's liberation from his earthly bounds in order to roam the universe at will, implying man's faith and idealism. Renders into visual imagery the complex philosophical...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Eschatology, Philosophy, Film and video, Creativity, Writing, Writing,...
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Prelinger Archives
by various
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Stock Footage
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This is part 3 in a series of four with glimpses from the Soviet Union during the Cold War. These glimpses are extracts from a film in the Prelinger Archives about Leonid Brezhnev (1906-82), who was the leader of the Soviet Union 1964-82. Extracts by Eva Vikström, August 2007. Source: http://www.archive.org/details/BrezhnevB The clips in this part show harvesting in the 1950s, probably in Ukraine.
Topics: stock footage, Cold War, Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev, Ukraine, agriculture
Stock Footage
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This is part 4 in a series of four with glimpses from the Soviet Union during the Cold War. These glimpses are extracts from a film in the Prelinger Archives about Leonid Brezhnev (1906-82), who was the leader of the Soviet Union 1964-82. Extracts by Eva Vikström, August 2007. Source: http://www.archive.org/details/BrezhnevB The making of a Soviet hero, Jurij Gagarin and his spaceflight in 1961.
Topics: stock footage, Cold War, Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev, Jurij Gagarin
Apollo Multimedia Gallery
by NASA/Johnson Space Center
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Film taken includes views taken during re-entry, shot of deployed parachutes, and various views of lunar surface. Also includes nice views of lunar surface taken from lunar orbit and lunar surface landmarks. From Apollo 13, film taken includes scenes of Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and John Swigert in the Lunar Module (LM) after the cryogenic oxygen tank failure and Service Module seen after separation from the Command Module.
Topics: What -- Apollo 12, What -- Apollo 13
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes
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This is the first film in Barnes' 'Shaw vs. Shakespeare' series, considered by experts to be among the finest educational films ever made. Here is wonderful introduction to Barnes as an insightful and witty interpreter of Shakespeare on film, the opening film of the triptych focusing on George Bernard Shaw’s belief that, although Shakespeare’s play was superior to his own, the treatment of the character of Caesar was not. Shaw, as written by Barnes, prefers a Caesar whose...
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Topics: Geoge Bernard Shaw, Shaw, Shakespeare, Moffat, Kiley, Grossman
Academic Film Archive of North America
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The mission of The Academic Film Archive of North America (AFA) is to acquire, preserve, document, and promote academic film by providing an archive, resource, and forum for continuing scholarly advancement and public exhibition. The AFA defines academic film as any film in the broad subject areas of the Humanities and Sciences which were sold into secondary school, university, and public libraries. Such films might have been made by educational film companies, television networks, non-profit...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Edward English
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Lisl Weil, a dancer who often performed in New York with friend Tommy Scherman and his Little Orchestra Society, was also a splendid charcoal artist. Here, accompanied by Sherman’s musical interpretation of the Paul Dukas classic, she soars across the screen, drawing abstract characters on a massive blank board in a timeless, fun film that juxtaposes wonderfully with the better-known Disney treatment in 'Fantasia.'
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Topics: charcoal, dukas
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Richard O Moore; Irving Saraf; Morton Subotnick; KQED-TV ; National Educational Television and Radio Center.
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Series funded by a grant from IBM. Discusses the computer revolution and the relationship between man and machine. Explains how the computer can process millions of bits of data in seconds and can handle as many arithmetic figures in one minute as a man can handle in a lifetime." Artist of series was Wayne Ensrud; Music was by Morton Sobotnik. This film features Dr. Richard Wesley Hamming of Bell Labs and Prof. Ernest Nagel of Columbia U.
Topic: computer history
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Ken Rudolph
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'Gallery' (1971) 7m, dir. Ken Rudolph. What would you say if someone told you he or she could show you the history of thousands of years of Western art in seven minutes? Rudolph can, and does. This film mosaic of 2000 rapid-fire images highlights of the best in Western art, with music by Wendy Carlos. For more on director Ken Rudolph, visit http://www.afana.org/rudolphken.htm
Topic: art history
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes
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(EB 1965 W/D/P/CO-C with Joseph Ambor, edited by Charles Hasse, made in Italy; ) Director John Barnes presents the story of Michelangelo: the pressures of the art-centered world of his time that used his talents in painting, architecture, and engineering in spite of his desire to be only a sculptor. The film discusses examples of his success in stone through such works as Bacchus, David, Victory, Moses, the Pieta, and the Dying Captive, as well as his frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. With...
Topics: art, Renaissance, sculpture
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Physical Science Study Committee.; Educational Services, Inc.; Modern Talking Picture Service, inc.
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George J. Wolga shows why we believe in the unity of the electromagnetic radiation spectrum. He performs experiments which show that the radiation arises from accelerated charges and consists of transverse waves that can be polarized. For more info on PSSC, its history, and films, visit http://www.afana.org/psscfilms.htm
Topics: pssc, physics
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Carson Davidson
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A tour of Italy, with a view of the life of the Italian people. Follows a couple of bicyclists in the valley of Aosta, showing typical views of life in out of the way places. Included are a number of small portraits of Italians telling about working as an artistic blacksmith, interacting with visitors as a gondolier, and showing a historic home to interested strangers. Made for Alitalia Airlines. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive. For more on filmmaker Carson Davidson, visit...
Topics: Italy, Travel, Alitalia, Blacksmith, Bicycling, Train
Academic Film Archive of North America
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Born in 1863, the Norwegian artist watched his mother and sister succumb to tuberculosis by the time he was fourteen, leaving him with a deep foreboding of death, which colored his early canvases and works on paper. Munch was also haunted by the spectre of beautiful women, who he portrayed as vampires or dominant sexual forces, and characterized his perspective on new artistic technology by stating: "The camera cannot compete with the brush and the palette so long as it cannot be used in...
Topics: Edvard Munch, painter
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Free Library of Philadelphia, UPMAA
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Alphabet, Writing, Penn Museum, University Museum
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Claude Lelouch
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Far more than a travelogue with pretty pictures, this little-known film won six international awards shortly after its release. 'Iran' consists of spectacular geographical and archaeological footage interspersed with "slice of life" shots, evidencing best juxtapositional editing we've ever seen. This is a buried masterpiece from the director of 'A Man and a Woman,' 'Happy New Year,' and 'And Now My Love.' Lelouch reportedly shot six miles of footage to make this film, which apparently...
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Topic: Persia, Petroleum, Qashqai, nomad, Islam, mosque
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Frank Paine
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'Birch Canoe Builder' (1970) 20m, dir. Craig Hinde. Presents a study of the life of 80 year old Bill Hafeman, of Big Fork, MN, a woodsman and craftsman, who builds canoes from birch bark, cedar planks and spruce roots in the traditional Indian way, utilizing neither nails nor glue. Shows him constructing a canoe accompanied by his wife, Violet, as he describes his life in the forest environment and reflects on the importance of preserving ecological order.
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Topics: Native American craft, afana, canoe
Academic Film Archive of North America
by William Deneen
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Old ways are juxtaposed with the influence of modern housing, food, and clothing, filmed in Frobisher Bay (now Iqaluit),Baffin Island.
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Topics: Nunavut, Arctic, Inuit
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Jan Lenica
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A animated version of Ionesco’s tale, a play on the theme of conformity.
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Topics: animation, poland
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Gerald McDermott
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Tha late Gerald McDermott was an exceptional animator who made only five short animated films before he changed careers and became a Caldecott Award-winning children's author. 'Sun Flight' has been out of distribution for years. For a biography and filmography, visit McDermott's AFA page at: www.afana.org/mcdermott.htm
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Topics: animation, myth
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Les Goldman
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A parable about the consequences of being a bystander to evil, from a disturbing poem by Maurice Ogden, read by Herschel Bernardi. Shadows and shifting geometric planes lend a Chirico-like quality to Julian's animation. Great musical score by Serge Hovey. About the film, Steve Goldman writes: "Les Goldman was my father. Creating this film was one of the most important accomplishments of his life. He was inspired to make this film after hearing the poem 'Hangman' read on Pacifica Radio in...
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Topics: animation, death, horror
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Bruce And Katharine Cornwell
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'Journey to the Center of a Triangle' (1976) 8m, dir. Bruce & Katharine Cornwell. Another fabulous film by the Cornwells, created on the Tektronics 4051 Graphics Terminal. Presents a series of animated constructions that determine the center of a variety of triangles, including such centers as circumcenter, incenter, centroid and orthocenter. The music is Bach's preludes 8 (Eb minor) and 12 (F minor) from the Well Tempered Clavier. More on the Cornwells at http://www.afana.org/cornwell.htm...
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Topics: mathematics, science
FedFlix
by Department of Defense
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Department of Defense PIN 20791 STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND SEMIANNUAL FILM REPORT MITO PROCEDURES; GIANT PLOW, GLASS POLE AND CRESTED ICE PROJECTS; BUNKER HILL AIR FORCE BASE RENAMED GRISSOM AIR FORCE BASE; MACKAY TROPHY AWARD TO KC-135 CREW; B-52'S IN SEA; AND GENERAL BRUCE K. HOLLOWAY, NEW SAC COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF.
Topics: dod.gov, public.resource.org
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
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Additional Title: Off the Pig Description:  From the California Newsreel catalog: "This is the film the Black Panthers used to promote their cause. Shot in 1969, in Oakland, San Francisco and Sacramento, this exemplar of 1960s activist filmmaking traces the development of the Black Panther organization. In an interview from jail, Minister of Defense Huey P. Newton describes the origins of the Panther Party, Eldridge Cleaver explains the Panthers' appeal to the Black community, and...
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Topic: californialightandsound
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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Apollo 7, the first manned Apollo Mission, was launched on October 11, 1968. This 14 minute video explains the goals of the mission and presents lots of original footage. The Apollo 7 astronauts included Walter M. Schirra, Donn F. Eisele, and R. Walter Cunningham. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topic: NASA, Apollo 7
PeriscopeFilm
by U.S. Navy
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Made by the U.S. Navy at the height of the Cold War, this informative film chronicles the history of the Soviet Navy from the Czarist era through WWI, the Revolution, WWII, and the Cold War. The film begins with shots of the helicopter aircraft carrier Moscow / Moskva on its maiden voyage in the Mediterranean Sea in 1968. The Kashin class guided-missile destroyers, the world's first major ships built with gas turbine propulsion, are also shown along with Soviet nuclear submarines. These...
Topic: U.S. Navy educational film.
FedFlix
by Department of Defense
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Department of Defense PIN 30209 SKY SOLDIERS, THE THE STORY OF THE 173RD AIRBORNE BRIGADE IN VIETNAM; OPERATIONS AT VUNG TAU AND BIEN HOA, AND OPERATION "NEW LIFE,'' PROTECTING THE RICE HARVEST FOR A HUNGRY PEOPLE.
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Classic TV Commercials uploaded by HappySwordsman
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A 1968 US commercial for "Bold" brand of laundry detergent.
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Topics: 1968, 1960s, Commercial, Advertising, Product, Laundry Detergent
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Carson Davidson Productions
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Follow the step-by-step execution of a woodblock print by artist Lowell Naeve from initial sketch to completed edition. Emphasizes the unique qualities of the medium for creative expression. For more on director Carson Davidson, visit www.afana.org/davidsoncarson.htm
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Topics: art, woodblock, printing
FedFlix
by Department of Transportation
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Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration How Airplanes Fly NTIS AVA08357VNB1 What makes an airplane get off the ground and stay in the air? Easy to understand film combines animation and live sequences to explain ... all » basic aerodynamics. Forces of lift, weight, thrust and drag are shown in relation to flight.
Topics: FedFlix, ntis.gov
UCSF Industry Archives Videos
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Compilation of live and animated commercials for Spud cigarettes.
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Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, menthol cigarette, filter, Browse by keywords in UCSF industry...
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995, direction; Stevens, Delores, music; Soler, Antonio, 1729-1783. Sonatas. Selections; California Institute of Technology; International Business Machines Corporation; Motion Graphics, Inc
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Additional credit: Produced under a research grant from IBM and Caltech Arts Program
Topics: Computer drawing, Computer drawing
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Film Library; Motion Graphics, Inc
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Computer program by Jack Citron ; music by Balachander
Topics: Computer drawing, Computer drawing
Community Video
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
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Sir. John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the IBM 2250 computer and the methods and philosophy involved in the making of his computer graphics animations. The paper mentioned in the motion picture can be accessed here . Check this webpage for more technical information.
Topics: Computer Graphics, Animation (Cinematography), Educational Film, Computers, IBM, John Whitney,...
Prelinger Archives
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Military training film showing psychological operations in "Hostland," a mythical (probably Latin American) country, designed to aid the host government in gaining the support of the population.
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Topics: Psychological warfare, Propaganda, Military
FedFlix
by Department of Defense
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Department of Defense PIN 27896 NUCLEAR ATTACK PREPAREDNESS PROCEDURES - SURVIVE TO FIGHT DRAMATIZES ACTIVITIES AT AN AIR FORCE BASE FOLLOWING NUCLEAR ATTACK. REVIEWS STATUS OF BASE AND ITS OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY TO SURVIVE. SHOWS COMMAND POST OPERATIONS, REPORTING OF DAMAGE, AND DISPATCHING OF VEHICLES. PICTURES FAST MOVING OPERATIONS THAT INCLUDE RUNWAY CLEARINGS AND ABANDONING OF BUILDINGS. EMPHASIZES HARDENING PROCESS OF BASE FOR BATTLE. SHOWS MEDICAL PERSONNEL ASSISTING IN EXPOSURE CONTROL...
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Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Department of Defense
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Patriotic mosaic of American scenes at the height of the Vietnam War.
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Topics: Military, Patriotism