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 Country: United States
 Decade: 1950-1959
An American Museum

An American Museum

Date: 1954
Creator: Guggenheim, Charles & Torno, Laurant
Description: A film about the City Art Museum of Saint Louis. It includes information on the roles of museum staff, including the duties of the curator. The film provides examples of how artifacts are examined for authenticity, techniques for display and information on traveling exhibits.
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Americans at Home: Treasure for your Table

Americans at Home: Treasure for your Table

Date: 1956
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Oser, Jean & Turner, Howard
Description: Film about the history of craftsman housewares in America, such as crystal ware, fine china, and sterling silver.
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Arresting Engine: Mark 7, Mod 1

Arresting Engine: Mark 7, Mod 1

Date: 1954
Creator: United States. Navy.
Description: United States Navy training film on engine maintenance.
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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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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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Old Man In A Hurry

Old Man In A Hurry

Date: 1956
Creator: Wishengrad, Morton; Carmer, Carl; Hammid, Alexander; Farmer, Tom & Knox, Gordon
Description: This film tells the story of Bion Shively, the oldest man to win the Hambletonian Trotting Classic.
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Scenes in Fort Worth

Scenes in Fort Worth

Date: 1957~
Creator: unknown
Description: This silent film is a compilation of a number of different scenes and appears to be news footage from an unknown news agency. In the first scene a man interviews a family in their kitchen, a small child eats while seated on the counter, and a group of young people are gathered next to what appears to be a police car or ambulance. In the second scene, men and women dressed in western or cowboy attire eat breakfast at an unknown event in Fort Worth. The story includes a close up of bacon frying, an unidentified man on horseback, a man in a police uniform being led into a jail in what appears to be a joke, a parade of men on horseback with a sign for Seymour's White Front Store in the background, and a close up of a man drinking a cup of coffee. In the third scene, the Moslah Shrine Chanters are seen at a train station and boarding a train. In the fourth, a man demonstrates the use of a piece of equipment for another man which appears to be a FCDA CD-V700 radiation survey meter or radiation detector. The fifth and final scene is preceded ...
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Shooting Straight with Tim Holt

Shooting Straight with Tim Holt

Date: 1953
Creator: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)
Description: Film of Tim Holt educating his young friend, Porky, on guns and gun safety. Part one covers the history of rifle use by early American settlers, including Buffalo Bill, and displays a matchlock rifle and a Springfield breechloading rifle.
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Shooting Straight with Tim Holt

Shooting Straight with Tim Holt

Date: 1953
Creator: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)
Description: Film of Tim Holt educating his young friend, Porky, on guns and gun safety. Part two covers sighting techniques, target practice, and techniques for loading a Kentucky Rifle. Includes a brief history of the John James Audobon and the habitate of a variety of birds.
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Wings Over Dexter

Wings Over Dexter

Date: 1953
Creator: Elwyn, Robert & Beck, Sherman
Description: A film showing the role of local service airlines in modern transportation.
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