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 Resource Type: Video
 Collection: Gordon Knox Film Collection
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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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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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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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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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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Lenox TV spot

Lenox TV spot

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This short video features three B&W commercials for Lenox fine china.
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Materials Handling

Materials Handling

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film discusses how the development of bigger and better machinery over the years has improved work efficiency, especially in fields that involve moving materials and building structures.
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Men Bet Their Lives On It

Men Bet Their Lives On It

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Elwyn, Robert & Winsten, Archer
Description: Film focusing on Packard engines, the Packard company, Packard engine production, and Packard's contributions to the war effort in the 1940s are the focus of this program.
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Modern Packaging

Modern Packaging

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film touches on the design and importance of packaging for items like food products and mail shipments.
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The Navy's Blue Angels

The Navy's Blue Angels

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Skoggard, Bruno; Blume, Wilbur T. & Lipton, Rex
Description: This film looks at The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, a highly trained group of precision flying pilots.
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New England Idyll

New England Idyll

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film includes footage of people on the beach, people on planes, etc. This appears to be excerpt footage from the film "North by Northeast" ( KNOX_26, directed by Wilbur T. Blume and produced by Gordon Knox).
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New Wings for the Navy: The Douglas F4D

New Wings for the Navy: The Douglas F4D

Date: unknown
Creator: The Boeing Company
Description: A film documenting how the Douglas F4D Skyray helped the US Navy break a world speed record.
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North by Northeast

North by Northeast

Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Stratton, Chet & Blume, Wilbur T.
Description: This short film - produced in association with Northeast Airlines and Hertz Rent a Car Systems - shows travel opportunities in New England.
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The Potent Triangle

The Potent Triangle

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film highlights New Jersey and L. Bamberger & Co. retail stores (now branded Macy's) as two important parts of a "Potent Triangle" of business in their corner of the U.S. - a "quality market" and a "great outlet," respectively. The film represents L. Bamberger & Co.'s call for a "Creative Producer" to complete their Potent Triangle by providing L. Bamberger & Co. with a "California fashion cavalcade."
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Princeton Airport Dedication

Princeton Airport Dedication

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film contains an unidentified press event held outside a building labeled Princeton Aviation Elev 160 and Gulf Oil. A Piper N7968W aircraft is displayed to the crowd following the press conference.
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RCA Violin

RCA Violin

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film features two black and white RCA Service Company television ads.
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Rural Review

Rural Review

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This program on rural living includes segments on the 4H Club; "modern," "step-saving" kitchens; and "modern," time-saving farming equipment.
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Sample TV news clip reel

Sample TV news clip reel

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film contains footage of black and white news clips from the 1950s. Subjects covered in these news clips includes Allis-Chalmers'cement-making process, pilot plant in Milwaukee and the installation of computing equipment ("Northrop Electronic Brain") in Hawthorne, California.
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The Seven Wonders of Wool

The Seven Wonders of Wool

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A film of Dorothy Burgess educating consumers on the seven wonders of wool: its wrinkle resistance, its absorbancy, its insulating properties, its "dye affinity," its heat and flame resistance, the way it's "easy to handle," and its durability. These are described as selling points during a sales training session.
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The Seven Wonders of Wool

The Seven Wonders of Wool

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A film of Dorothy Burgess educating consumers on the seven wonders of wool: its wrinkle resistance, its absorbancy, its insulating properties, its "dye affinity," its heat and flame resistance, the way it's "easy to handle," and its durability.
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The Telefixit Program

The Telefixit Program

Date: unknown
Creator: Coleman, Greg
Description: A film of Greg Coleman advising viewers on TV tuning procedures.
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Venezuela Elige su Destino: Narracion Fotografica de las Elecciones de 1947

Venezuela Elige su Destino: Narracion Fotografica de las Elecciones de 1947

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This Spanish language film explores Venezuela and Venezuela's 1947 presidential elections.
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