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by Shilin (Alan) Productions
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by Ganz (William J.)
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Beautiful footage of forties shoes and shoe manufacturing. Leatherwork aplenty.
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by Associated Film Consultants
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no sound.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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comment 1
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by 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....
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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favorite 3
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by UPA Pictures, Inc.
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Includes animated sequences. Film made to encourage adoption of the new all-number-calling telephone numbering system.
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by Progressive Pictures
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favorite 4
comment 2
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by Hardcastle Films
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VS railroad operations with station platform, passengers in train, dining car and coach services, etc. ca. late 1930s-early 1940s
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by Dynamic Films, Inc.
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favorite 4
comment 1
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by HIX
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MAN'S SEARCH INTO WONDERS OF UNIVERSE INCLUDING HIGHLIGHTS OF GALILEO'S CAREER.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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favorite 5
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0649 PA8270 Touch-O-Matic
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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eye 1,612
favorite 5
comment 1
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by Centron Corporation
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Summarizes techniques of preparing for and taking examinations.
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Don Ameche. Opening sequence on how people use the phone and why. Alexander Graham Bell contemplates. How to organize your phone business. Excellent montage shots of people on telephone with interesting reactions. In a very clever scene, Don Ameche recreates his 1939 role as Alexander Graham Bell in the famous "Doctor Watson, come here, I want you" scene; he then discusses the future of his wonderous invention, the telephone with Dr. Watson. Watson asks Bell how he is able to foretell...
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by Audio Productions
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with Dr. John Pierce
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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The story of the little fir tree which is cut down and trimmed on Christmas Eve is retold in a modern American setting, with an unusual background of Christmas carols.
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by Paramount Pictures
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favorite 5
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Begins with B&W prologue about new female staff at Stock Exchange. In style of dramatic sitcom, about a woman who investigates the stock market and tries to convince her husband to invest. Some good stock shots to be logged.
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favorite 5
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0728 PA8883 Story of Shoes, A
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by Fleischer, Henry Charles
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Great runbys of Miami Beach hotels and other buildings.
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Imginative and expansive telling of the history of the National Cash Register company told through a 25 year veteran of it's chemical engineering division.
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Topics: Cash Registers, Chemical Industry
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by Murphy (Owen) Productions
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Followed by an outro by and about Southwestern Bell Telephone Employee orientation film for telco workers explaining structure and corporate values of the Bell System. Followed by a film specific to Southwestern Bell. NOT ALL SHOTS LOGGED – good film, return to Two men looking at a blueprint in front of a building construction site Family moving into a new house – kids running into front door, mom posing with kids on stoop Kids at playground Milkman delivering milk to side door Older woman...
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by KQED-TV, National Educational Television
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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.
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Topic: fixme
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by Bray Studios, Inc.
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To be logged. With animation.
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by RKO-Pathe, Inc.
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Dramatization of the invention of the telephone.
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Topic: Communication: Telephone
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Kinescope of Fifties science TV program featuring discussions and demonstrations. This episode is devoted to submarines, their design and operation, the duties of the crew and the use of the escape lung. Guests: Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz and Vice Admiral Charles Lockwood. Animal of the Week: Toucan. Host: Dr. Earl S. Herald.
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Topics: Science, Television programs, Submarines
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by Wilding
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Behind the scenes in a 1940s animation studio, showing the making of a Chevrolet advertising cartoon.
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Topic: Animation: Production
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by Hollywood 35m.m. Film Company
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Great shots of man shooting with home movie camera.
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Excellent color shots of transportation circa 1950 (car, train, and plane) this film deals with the wonders of long-distance telephone communications. US & World Location shots: White Mountains, New Hampshire (Great Stone Face); man makes long distance telephone call; Mardi Gras, New Orleans; Washington DC (Capitol, Washington Monument, Tidal Basin, Lincoln Memorial); Early inter-office telephone communication; Lazy X Ranch, ?Montana; Columbia River, Oregon, also in Oregon: Cascade...
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by Unknown
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telephone company film about history; historical recreation (1877) of the use of one of the earliest telephones in an Eastern town. 1885 - Long Distance Begins -- Maps with blinking lights show how cities across the countries became hooked into the telephone network. introduction of a variety of telephone equipment -- loaded coils, vacuum tubes used as amplifiers or repeaters; many varieties of vacuum tubes shown; 1915 -- The continent spanned with first transcontinental call; historic...
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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Examines each step of incorporation and listing of stock. Illustrates the details of buying and selling operations on the exchange floor and in the broker's office, showing how these operations bring to land, labor and management the necessary capital for production.
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by American Telephone and Telegraph Co. (AT&T)
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Gould can 1095. HOW TO USE THE DIAL PHONE. Instructional film on use of the dial telephone, produced for showing in the Fresno, California market.
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by U.S. Army
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05:10:32:09 Model of "Futurama" exhibit by Norman Bel Geddes at 1939-40 New York World's Fair. Model has miniature moving vehicles, but is not an actual freeway. Aerial pan over model of futuristic streamlined city with skyscrapers and low-lying buildings, with little moving cars on the streets. 05:11:29:21 Zoom in on door to O.H. Caldwell; zoom in to Dr. Caldwell seated behind desk in his office. Dr. Caldwell discusses the future of television: “…television is most certainly here...
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0643 PA8751 Say No to Strangers
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
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A telephone technician explains to two young boys how different types of communication foster links and interdependence between people.
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Topics: Communication: General, Interdependence, Sociology
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Shows graphically how one should check his bike for mechanical soundness and how to keep it in good running condition. Pictures a boy and a girl demonstrating the importance of knowing the correct bicycle rules and regulations before riding in traffic and how to ride safely.
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Topic: need keyword
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by Simon (Kurt) for the Media Center, UCLA
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Shows how a solution to a specific management control problem may be provided by electronic data processing methods. Describes a variety of new business machines and discusses their use in the design of an efficient production control system. Includes black and white footage of many very early computers.
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by various
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[The following titles and shotlists may be elsewhere on PA-0649; this description may therefore need revision after viewing.] Tape 0649 [New Film] [Untitled] Color Sound Ideal dolls commercial. Girls slumber party; VS little dolls with growing hair; great jingle �Hair that grows hair that grows from here to there, it grows� Tape 0649 [New Film] [Untitled] MPO Television Films, Inc. Color Sound Ideal dolls commercial. Girls slumber party; VS little dolls with growing hair; great jingle...
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Development of writing and writing tools throughout history.
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Topic: Communication: Writing
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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JIM PREPARES A CIVICS REPORT ON LABOR UNIONS. HE USES FOUR DIFFERENT TYPES OF READING: SCANNING, RAPID READING, CAREFUL SLOW READING & RE-READING. HE ORGANIZES HIS INFORMATION, COLLECTS FURTHER DATA, WRITES HIS REPORT.
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by various
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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Shows Tommy's development into responsible family member after he is brought to realize depth of parent's affection for him and their sacrifices. He tries to help family by saving money, putting things away, drying dishes and repairing broken furniture.
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by RKO-Pathe, Inc.
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Dramatization of the invention of the telephone.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Communication: Telephone
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0700 PA8753 Bicycle Today, Automobile Tomorrow
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Demonstrates correct posture for typing; proper fingering of the keys; use of the shift key, back spacer, tabulator, carriage return lever, etc.; and differences between manual and electric typewriters.
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Topic: need meta
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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A study of the plant and animal life found in a jar of ordinary pond water. Illustrates and explains the difference between microscopic plants and animals; between one-celled and many-celled organisms; the meaning of colonial organization; and the various processes of food-gathering, digestion and reproduction.
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
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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 Christophers, The
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Drama showing the reactions of citizens of a small town to the construction of a nuclear energy plant in their community, and their acceptance of the peaceful aspects of atomic energy.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Peaceful uses, Sustainability, Rural life
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Television manufacturing at RCA's New Jersey plant. Includes scenes of design, engineering and quality control. Great scenes of TVs with flickering test patterns.
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Topic: need keyword
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Demonstrates correct posture for typing; proper fingering of the keys; use of the shift key, back spacer, tabulator, carriage return lever, etc.; and differences between manual and electric typewriters.
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Topic: need meta
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PA8965 New World Through Chemistry 16 Magnacolor print
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Topic: need meta
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by Audio Productions, Inc.
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Instructional film for telephone operators emphasizing on-the-job cooperation.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Occupations: Communications, Gender roles
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by Sullivan Company
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Slow-moving bicycle safety film shot in Glendale and Burbank, California by a family-owned film production company. Encourages boys and girls to "drive their bicycles" and prepare for becoming automobile drivers by learning to practice the "rules of the road." Good views of the mid-1950s suburban Southern California landscape.
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Topics: Bicycles, Bicycles: Safety, Car culture: Children
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by Emerson Film Corp.
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Dramatization of the expedition made by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore the land from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Coast.
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Topic: U.S. History: Westward expansion
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
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Made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, this film shows the steps in the process of producing educational films, including scripting, shooting, editing and capturing of sound.
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Topic: Motion pictures: In education
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by Sound Masters
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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 Pathescope Pictures
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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 Christophers, The
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Drama showing the reactions of citizens of a small town to the construction of a nuclear energy plant in their community, and their acceptance of the peaceful aspects of atomic energy.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Peaceful uses, Sustainability, Rural life
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by Centron Productions
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eye 11,040
favorite 18
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Expressionistic film on dealing with fear of public speaking, filmed in Lawrence, Kansas.
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Topics: Communication: Speech, Psychology
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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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 General Electric
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comment 3
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Topics: Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Motion Pictures: In Education, Electricity, Perception: Light
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by Unknown
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favorite 26
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Three TV commercials; one set in St. Louis, Missouri, another on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, and a quick review of telephone history.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Advertising: Television commercials, St. Louis, Missouri
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Television manufacturing at RCA's New Jersey plant. Includes scenes of design, engineering and quality control. Great scenes of TVs with flickering test patterns.
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Topic: need keyword
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by Bay State Film Productions, Inc.
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Introduces Polaroids marketing campaign for the year 1964, including TV commercials. Produced for dealers.
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Topics: Media: Photography: Instant Photography, Advertising: Television commercials, Sales: Training
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by On Film, Inc.
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Drama about the hiring of the first white-collar African American worker at a manufacturing plant. 00:02:41 CU woman's face, laughing. Group of women talking, they turn, look left. Two men talking, also turn. conversation ends, CU woman's face, smile fading. Black woman faces them. 00:34:24 Woman hanging up coat at work, faces camera, she fixes hair in mirror. Hands put paper cups of coffee on table, MS. Man tells woman secretary to hurry because his coffee's cold. She replies, sarcastically...
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by Transfilm
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History, technology and 1950s-era practice of the telegraphy business.
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Topic: Communication: Telegrams