In the afterglow of victory against tyranny in World War II, the United States found itself as a world superpower with a new potential foe – the Soviet Union. The films on this DVD, pulled from the A/V Geeks Educational Film Archive, hoped to educate the American public about the menace of the Soviet Union
During World War II, 16mm educational films were recognized by the U.S. Military as an efficient and effective training tool to get a consistent message across to a large number of troops. The films and projectors were portable and inexpensive. The challenge was to come up with effective means to engage the average soldier and
Hey, ladies, is your husband grumbling about the cleanliness of his home, his clothes and the kids? Is your grocery budget through the roof and, yet, the family just mopes and picks at their plates? Do you know how to handle an aerosol can correctly? And do you ever wonder what problems housewives around the
Animation with an agenda. Films include: Cautious Twins, Two Hundred, How Animators See Us: Foibles, Three Faces of Stanley, Winged Scourge, Story of Menstruation, About Conception and Contraception, Clutch Cargo short.
This fourth collection of classroom shorts from the A/V Geeks Film Library reveals how sly marketers used 16mm films to shape new generations of loyal consumers. Under the pretense of education, these filmmakers in gray flannel suits promoted their products in the guise of phony newsreels (News Cavalcade), classroom shorts (Your Daily Bread), and travelogues
16mm films about Communism and how it can affect our society. Backfire (1952) Discusses the question–should a man receive reward according to his endeavor or was Karl Marx right in his theory of ‘FROM EACH ACCORDING TO HIS ABILITY AND TO EACH ACCORDING TO HIS NEED.’ Tyranny: The Legacy of International Communism Framed around staged United Nations hearings we hear about
Films about the Communists and their threat to the American way of life. Films include: Communism, Russian Life Today, Leisure Time USSR, Crisis In Cuba, and The Red Sell.
Given recent election results, many of us are gearing up to be proud to again say that they are Americans but are a little rusty. The A/V Geeks pull from their 16mm archive, films that remind us how to be good citizens and how our contributions can make the country great. Films include: Patriotism, Are
A collection of patriotic films and Cold War classics. Revel in the American way of life, get a glimpse at vintage Homeland Security and learn what you can do for your country in such films as: Despotism, Great Rights, Day of Thanksgiving, Patriotism (with Bob Crane!), Duck & Cover, You Can Change the World, 200,
A compilation of 1970s ecologically-themed school films featuring Uncle Smiley – a clumsy, heavy guy with a heart of gold. Films include – Uncle Smiley Goes Recycling, Uncle Smiley Follows the Four Seasons, Uncle Smiley Goes Up the River, Uncle Smiley Goes Camping, Uncle Smiley Goes To The Beach, Uncle Smiley Goes Planting and Uncle
A collection of 16mm ecology films from the 1960s and 1970s which raise the question, “Why did we ever stop being green?” Films include: Pitch In, Uncle Smiley Goes Down the River, Land Betrayed, Help Woodsey Spread the News and more!
Classic postwar films about the government and how we have to be wary of its power. Films include – Despotism, How To Lose What We Have, Powers of Congress, Among Your Souvenirs and It’s Your America.