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 Resource Type: Video
 Collection: Gordon Knox Film Collection
The Automobile and the American Way of Life

The Automobile and the American Way of Life

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A film about how automobiles have enhanced our daily lives.
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Backfire

Backfire

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Elwyn, Robert & Lyon, Sumner
Description: "This story is based upon the actual classroom experiences of Thomas J. Shelly, teacher of Economics and History in the Yonkers High School, Yonkers, New York. The American Economic Foundation is happy to present this example of how common sense combats economic fallacies" - from film.
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The Banshee

The Banshee

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A film about the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's "twin-jet carrier-based" fighter plane known as The Banshee.
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Building America

Building America

Date: unknown
Creator: Price, Sherman
Description: Film on US infrastructure development, with topics including homes of the future, the role of lumber dealers in home building, the importance of home maintenance, and the importance of urban development. This film includes animated sequences.
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The Building of a Tire

The Building of a Tire

Date: 1945
Creator: The Walt Disney Company
Description: This film shows the process involved in the making of Firestone tires (in the 1940s). This film contains some animated sequences.
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Cannons on Wings

Cannons on Wings

Date: unknown
Creator: Bell Aircraft Corporation
Description: This film focuses largely on the assembly line construction of Bell Aircraft's fighter planes.
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Coaxial and Microwave Miracles

Coaxial and Microwave Miracles

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film discusses technologies such as coaxial cables and microwaves and how they are used in the field of communication technology.
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Con Salud Venceremos

Con Salud Venceremos

Date: 1949
Creator: unknown
Description: This film looks at health care and disease prevention in Venezuela.
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Fabric Magic

Fabric Magic

Date: unknown
Creator: Elwyn, Robert & Lyon, Sumner
Description: A short film examining the strengths of three Milliken-made fabric blends - nylon and wool, orlon and wool, and dacron and wool.
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Forget Not These Children

Forget Not These Children

Date: unknown
Creator: Lyon, Sumner; Smith, Ardis & Holton, Hamilton
Description: This film discusses children with mental disabilities and the people and institutions that help them become functioning members of their communities. "Funds for this work were made available through the National Mental Health Act." - from end credits
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Fortress of the Sky

Fortress of the Sky

Date: 1943
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Burnside, Norman & Gudebrod, G. David
Description: This film shows the work that everyone from Boeing researchers to factory workers put in to Boeing aircraft.
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Giant Killers

Giant Killers

Date: unknown
Creator: van Nostrand, Wallace & Deventer, Van
Description: This film shows the material and manpower that go into making Elco PT boats.
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Greyhound Bus Driver

Greyhound Bus Driver

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: This short film depicts interviews of Greyhound Bus driver applicants. Both favorable and not-so-favorable qualities in applicants are discussed.
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Grumman at War

Grumman at War

Date: 1944
Creator: Phelps, Leroy G.; Elwyn, Robert; Rodakiewicz, Henwar; Knox, Gordon & Nagel, Conrad
Description: This film covers the design, testing, production, and South Pacific combat record of Grumman F6F fighter aircraft.
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The Grumman Gulfstream

The Grumman Gulfstream

Date: unknown
Creator: Milligan, Richard & Joyce, William F.
Description: This film discusses the Grumman Gulfstream airplane, its construction, and the qualities that make it useful, specifically for traveling business men
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Heart of the City

Heart of the City

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: This short film briefly examines the impact of a factory on a town and its economy.
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Hurricane Hunters

Hurricane Hunters

Date: 1947
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Description: In this film, USAF storm chasers track and study a hurricane and are able to warn a city about the approaching storm.
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It Happens Every Spring

It Happens Every Spring

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Holton, L. H. & Capsis, John
Description: This film briefly explores the history of the New York Wire Company and the making of aluminum wire screening.
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Jobs for America

Jobs for America

Date: 1962
Creator: Huntley, Chet; Knox, Gordon; Pfister, Walter & Ewing, Maxwell
Description: This film explores how relationships between struggling communities and the Area Redevelopment Administration helped struggling local economies by creating new jobs.
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Junior Club

Junior Club

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film contains home video footage and includes images of a car stuck on a beach and of a woman throwing snow balls into a canyon.
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The King Means Business

The King Means Business

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film shows how Yale Load King electric hoists can improve production safety and efficiency for both small and large factories and workshops.
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Know Your Enemy - Japan!

Know Your Enemy - Japan!

Date: 1942
Creator: Eliot, George Fielding; Hall, Radcliffe & Knox, Gordon
Description: This American propaganda film from the 1940s sought to educate Americans on the Japanese people, their land, and their alleged plan to take over the Pacific.
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Land Based Helicopter Operations: Precautions

Land Based Helicopter Operations: Precautions

Date: 1953
Creator: United States. Navy
Description: United States Navy training film on helicopter maneuvers and safety.
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Lasers: Coherent Light Sources for Research and Industry

Lasers: Coherent Light Sources for Research and Industry

Date: 1964
Creator: Huntley, Chet; Lackey, Douglas; Kauer, Gene; Davidovsky, Mario; Knox, Gordon & Mahon, John
Description: Film presents the story of laser technology from its initial development, through the present state of the art, to its future potential.
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