Documents with old news reels the successes and failures of early aviation oddities, including: a windmill plane, flying barrel, spindle plane, potato bug, tailless airplane, aerobike, ornithopter, sky-car, rocket glider, and more.
A compilation of 16mm films that feature gratuitous assembly line footage. This is machine and manufacturing porn. It’s just like regular porn, with the close-ups, the repetitive motions, the cheezy music and non-existant plots. Plus, you’ll learn how lots of things are made – light bulbs, automobiles, candy and more – just not babies. Films
Promotional films that introduced the public to the wonders of communication via the telephone and films made for AT&T employees. It All Depends On You Starring actor Jack Klugman (Quincy & The ODD COUPLE) and a young Peter Ostrum (as Charlie Bucket in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory) as his son. Tries to convince
So you want to be an audiovisual geek? You want to bask in the glory of running the projector in class, getting a hall pass from the teacher and taking lackadaisical trip to the library to get the a/v equipment. Here's a DVD with some films to help you gain the skills to be an
Films from the A/V Geeks Film Archive made by or about the United States Navy. Inside The Big E. (ca. 1963) 13min Depicts a day aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Enterprise. Shows the role of lubricating oil in powering this ship. Explains how petroleum research keeps pace with lubricating needs of the nuclear age. All
Films about the factories and what they do. Fans of assembly line footage will love this collection. Films include – People Who Work In Factories, Story of the Automated Egg, Main Street USA, From the Ground Up and Coca-Cola presents the Brussels World’s Fair.
Films from the A/V Geeks archive that were made to talk about the United States space program and its future. Race For Space (1960) 51 min Analyzes the missile race between the United States and Russia. Contains American and Soviet rocket and space films including the firings of Sputnik I and II and the launching
Films about the oil and coal industries and how it made America great. Films include – Power Behind the Nation, 24 Hours of Progress, Destination Earth, Crossroads USA and Coal Miner.
Do you remember when you could drive your car on the tarmac, buy your tickets on the plane, or greet your grandmother at the terminal gate? These old 16mm educational and promotional films from the A/V Geeks Film Archive fondly look back to a day when air travel was a novel luxury. Films include Air
Films about the automobile – how they are made, how we drive them and adore them. Films include: What Made Sammy Speed, Stop Driving Us Crazy!, Trader Vic’s Used Cars, The Mustang and Ballet Robotique.
Films that explain the wonders (and potential pitfalls) of this new machine called the computer. Films include: Thinking Machines, Basic Computer Terms, Ethics in the Computer Age and Hackers
Films about our late-1960s nervous optimism towards the future. Films include: Year 1999 AD (newly transferred better copy), Libra (1978) and Future Shock. Note! This volume contains none of the series, 21st Century - those films were removed from the compilation upon CBS' request.
Great films from NASA