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The Building of a Tire

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

[Filming from the Top of the Mobile Sound Unit]

Description: Photograph outside the Museo de Bellas Artes in Venezuela. Two men operate a camera from the roof of the Mobile Sound Unit, and crew members below listen and look on to an out-of-frame scene. Taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March.
Date: 1948~
Item Type: Photograph

Fortress of the Sky

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

Grumman at War

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

Hurricane Hunters

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

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
Item Type: Video

[Man with Camera]

Description: Photograph of a man operating a large camera outdoors in Venezuela, taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March.
Date: 1948~
Item Type: Photograph

[Princeton Film Center Bus in Venezuela]

Description: Photograph of the custom bus used by the crew of the film series, Venezuela on the March, while they filmed in Venezuela. "The location dormitory bus, built to Film Center specifications by the Flxible Company of Ohio, has sleeping accommodations for nine, a galley, shower, two lavatories, refrigerator, air-conditioning, and its own power plant and water purifier." -original caption
Date: 1948~
Item Type: Photograph

Son of the Conquistadors

Description: This film tells the story of Juan Martinez, a young man who leaves his family to join the US Air Force.
Date: 1944
Creator: Knox, Gordon
Item Type: Video

[Sound Equipment Set Up Outside Custom Vehicle]

Description: Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela. In this photo, a sound station of equipment from the Mobile Sound Unit vehicle is set up outside the rear door. The vehicle has 1947 New Jersey license plates.
Date: 1948~
Item Type: Photograph

Watson Wakes Up

Description: A film about a man named Walter Watson. Walter can barely seem to make ends meet until he realizes the secret to financial stability: saving money.
Date: 1946
Creator: Mathews, Norman; Herman, Justin; Knox, Gordon & Jason, Will
Item Type: Video

What is Modern Art?

Description: Filmed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Vladimir Sokoloff introduces a young woman to some examples of modern art by Picasso, Chagall, Dali, and others and explains the motivations behind some of the techniques developed by the artists.
Date: 1948
Creator: Brentano, Felix; Riethof, William & Samuels, Spencer
Item Type: Video