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The King Means Business

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

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.
Date: 1942
Creator: Eliot, George Fielding; Hall, Radcliffe & Knox, Gordon
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Lasers: Coherent Light Sources for Research and Industry

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

Description: This short video features three B&W commercials for Lenox fine china.
Date: unknown
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The Liquid Fire

Description: This is a dramatization of the life of labor leader Samuel Gompers.
Date: 1962
Creator: Hoade, Martin; Ann, Doris & Vlahos, John
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Materials Handling

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.
Date: unknown
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Men Bet Their Lives On It

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Elwyn, Robert & Winsten, Archer
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Mightier Than the Sword

Description: This film considers the power and appeal of magazines both as sources of entertainment and as educational materials.
Date: 1954
Creator: Princeton Film Center, Inc.
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Modern Packaging

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

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

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).
Date: unknown
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New Wings for the Navy: The Douglas F4D

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

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

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

Description: This short film on Paul Landacre shows the artist as he works on a piece titled "Lot Cleaning, Los Angeles."
Access: This item is restricted to the UNT Community Members at a UNT Libraries Location.
Date: 1937
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The Potent Triangle

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."
Date: unknown
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Princeton Airport Dedication

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.
Date: unknown
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RCA Violin

Description: This film features two black and white RCA Service Company television ads.
Date: unknown
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A Rising Tide

Description: Film describing the history of industry in New Bedford, Mass., focusing on the decline of the textile industry. The film presents the planning, implementation, and results of New Bedford's initiatives to foster economic development and create new jobs.
Date: 1964
Creator: Glenn, Jack; Zack, Eugene C.; Knox, Gordon & Kannon, John
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Rural Review

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

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.
Date: unknown
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The Seven Wonders of Wool

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.
Date: unknown
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The Seven Wonders of Wool

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.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library