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Warner Bros. stars arrive for opening of "Gold Diggers of 1933"
This film from Universal Newsreels shows the stars of the motion picture "Gold Diggers of 1933" arriving in San Francisco for the film premiere at the Paramount Theater to the music of "We're in the Money" and "Pettin' in the Park." Mayor Angelo J. Rossi presents the keys to the city to the actors. Actress Glenda Farrell is appointed Mayor for the day and Actors Joe E. Brown and Warren William are named as Chief of Police and Fire Chief. Other stars of the film listed on the Paramount marquee include Ruby Keeler, Joan Blondell, Aline Macmahon, Ginger Rogers, and Guy Kibbee & 300 Gorgeous Girls.
Paul Landacre, Wood Engraver
This short film on Paul Landacre shows the artist as he works on a piece titled "Lot Cleaning, Los Angeles."
Grumman at War
This film covers the design, testing, production, and South Pacific combat record of Grumman F6F fighter aircraft.
Son of the Conquistadors
This film tells the story of Juan Martinez, a young man who leaves his family to join the US Air Force.
The Building of a Tire
This film shows the process involved in the making of Firestone tires (in the 1940s). This film contains some animated sequences.
Watson Wakes Up
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.
Hurricane Hunters
In this film, USAF storm chasers track and study a hurricane and are able to warn a city about the approaching storm.
Sulmet: Sulfamethazine in the Treatment of Livestock Diseases
This film advocates the use of Sulmet sulfamethazine for treating diseases in livestock.
What is Modern Art? (High Definition)
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.
What is Modern Art? (Standard Definition)
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.
[Film Center Location, Pre-Construction in 1949]
Photograph taken at the original location of Princeton Film Center in New Jersey. Original caption: "150-acre farm, 5 miles from Princeton on Carter Road / Future location of the Princeton Film Center--1949."
Texomaland
This news reel highlights the recreational activities available at Lake Texoma including swimming, water-skiing, and hunting.
Scandals
This video was created from a digitized 35 mm filmstrip and vinyl record used by the National Republican Congressional Committee in their campaign for Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon in the 1952 presidential election. The presentation tallies cases of "dishonesty and corruption" under President Harry S. Truman in the departments Agriculture, Internal Revenue Services, Defense, Justice, Commerce, State, Treasury, and Interior. The presentation also discusses scandal and corruption in the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC), the United States Post Office, the Federal Housing Agency, Office of Price Stabilization, Veteran's Administration, Maritime Commission, Atomic Energy Commission, and the Democratic National Committee. The presentation argues that gambling, drug use, and juvenile delinquency can be traced back to the White House and lists numerous people associated with the Truman administration and Democratic National Committee who have been involved in scandal and corruption including Tom Pendergast, Harry Vaughan, Matthew Connelly, William M. Boyle, Jr., James P. Finnegan, Loretta Young, Frank Erickson, and Alger Hiss.
Heart of the City
This short film briefly examines the impact of a factory on a town and its economy.
Land Based Helicopter Operations: Precautions
United States Navy training film on helicopter maneuvers and safety.
Shooting Straight with Tim Holt
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.
Shooting Straight with Tim Holt
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.
Wings Over Dexter
A film showing the role of local service airlines in modern transportation.
An American Museum
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.
Arresting Engine: Mark 7, Mod 1
United States Navy training film on engine maintenance.
Americans at Home: Treasure for your Table
Film about the history of craftsman housewares in America, such as crystal ware, fine china, and sterling silver.
Old Man In A Hurry
This film tells the story of Bion Shively, the oldest man to win the Hambletonian Trotting Classic.
Your Fair Share
This film represents an appeal for donations to the Newark, N.J. area Community Service Association. Presents the stories of individuals with health or social problems who need assistance and then suggests community programs that could help.
Scenes in Fort Worth
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 by a title card which reads, "Jury Rules Girl is 'Neglected'" and contains courtroom footage.
The Devonian Elementary School Library: An Experiment in Quarters and Organization
This silent film documents the activities of librarians, educators, and students using the library at Devonian Elementary School in Andrews, Texas. Title cards are included and are shown here parenthetically. The film begins with children entering the school building ("A School Day Begins" and "Let Us Follow These Three Pupils"). Children enter a library and classroom ("The Library Has Open Sides") and an unidentified person makes marks on a library floor plan. Students demonstrate the process of checking out books ("There is a self-charging system of circulation") with close ups of the library checkout card for "The Book of Indians." Children read and check out books and a teacher checks out a film strip and projector ("Fines and Dates Due are Eliminated"). Back in the classroom, the librarian teaches the Dewey Decimal Classification system ("An Index to the decimal classification is used in lieu of a subject catalogue") and a librarian helps children find books on horses and North American Indians. There are close-ups of a checkout card for "Mickey's Magnet" by Franklyn Branley checked out by Lynda Slover as well as checkout cards for "Maple Sugar for Windy" and "Putt-Putt Skipper" ("Titles are given an emphasis in shelving and cataloguing"). A librarian demonstrates how to search the card catalog and students are given assignments. Children in the library return, check out, and read books "("Books are marked with a color code indicating reading difficulty"). At the end of the day children leave the building ("The Last Bell Rings") and the American flag is lowered in front of the building ("A School Day Ends").
Jobs for America
This film explores how relationships between struggling communities and the Area Redevelopment Administration helped struggling local economies by creating new jobs.
The Liquid Fire
This is a dramatization of the life of labor leader Samuel Gompers.
The Story of North Texas State University (MP 232.c2)
This promotional film created by the United Students of North Texas Senate tells the story of life at North Texas State University (NTSU) from the time a student arrives on campus through graduation with exploration of the various academic, athletic, and extracurricular activities available to students. The film begins with aerial footage of the Dallas Expressway, the Denton County courthouse, and the NTSU campus. The narrator introduces the viewer to the processes of registration, moving into dormitories, and attending orientation assembly. Footage includes students on campus and in classrooms, the university library, and the various departments including the college of arts and sciences, business administration, education, industrial arts, home economics, and music. Footage also includes extracurricular and recreational activities such as student organizations, the homecoming parade, sororities and fraternities, the debate team, theater, the yearbook and newspaper, R.O.T.C., athletics, and religious organizations. The film concludes with the various research activities conducted by university faculty and students in the departments of history, sociology, home economics, musicology, business, psychology, chemistry, and nuclear and atomic physics.
Lasers: Coherent Light Sources for Research and Industry
Film presents the story of laser technology from its initial development, through the present state of the art, to its future potential.
A Rising Tide
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.
The Active Peacetime Service
This film shows the many ways that the U.S. Coast Guard serves its country. Viewers learn that, among other duties, the U.S. Coast Guard regularly monitors the weather, warns ships of nearby icebergs, and patrols inland waterways.
[Administrative Department]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Original caption: "Administrative Department".
An Album of Christmas Carols
This film features the Columbus Boychoir performing Christmas carols off of their album, "Columbus Boychoir Christmas Carols."
[Alternative Camera Set-Up for the Filming of Racetrack Scene]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey, around the time that the original building first opened. The crew and actors are on location for the filming of "Old Man in a Hurry".
Anesthesia for Operative Procedures of Short Duration, for Induction Prior to Ether and to Complement Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen
"This film has been prepared as an aid to the physician in obtaining a more complete understanding of the procedures, the limitations, and the advantages of Vinethene anesthesia" - from film.
The Automobile and the American Way of Life
A film about how automobiles have enhanced our daily lives.
Backfire
"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.
The Banshee (High Definition)
A film about the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's "twin-jet carrier-based" fighter plane known as The Banshee.
The Banshee (Standard Definition)
A film about the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's "twin-jet carrier-based" fighter plane known as The Banshee.
Building America
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.
[Camera Set-Up for the Filming of Racetrack Scene]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey, around the time that the original building first opened. Original caption: "On location - 'Old Man in a Hurry'".
Cannons on Wings
This film focuses largely on the assembly line construction of Bell Aircraft's fighter planes.
[Card Files]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. A woman takes notes on card files.
[Cast and Crew During the Filming of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt"]
Photograph of the Princeton Film Center crew on set with the cast of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt". Original caption: "On location - 'Shooting Straight with Tim Holt'.
[Cast and Crew During the Filming of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt"]
Photograph of the Princeton Film Center crew on set with the cast of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt". Original caption: "On location - 'Shooting Straight with Tim Holt'.
[Cast and Crew During the Filming of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt"]
Photograph of the Princeton Film Center crew on set with the cast of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt". Original caption: "On location - 'Shooting Straight with Tim Holt'.
[Cast During the Filming of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt"]
Photograph of Tim Holt and an unidentified boy seated on a log while on location to film "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt." The boy is holding a long wooden "gun" resting on the ground in front of him. Original caption: "On location - 'Shooting Straight with Tim Holt'."
[Checking Films Before Rental]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Two of the men in the room are checking film with machines. Original caption: "Checking Films Before Rental"
Coaxial and Microwave Miracles
This film discusses technologies such as coaxial cables and microwaves and how they are used in the field of communication technology.
[Crew and Actors on the Set for "Watson Wakes Up"]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey, around the time that the original building first opened. Original caption: "On location - 'Watson Wakes Up'".