Category Archives: Films from the Archive

Do Words Ever Fool You? (1948)

A group of children learns that words have different meanings for different people and that words sometimes play tricks. The

How To Write A Term Paper (1948)

Guides students through the steps of preparing a term paper. Shows how to select a subject, gather and organize the

Making Sense With Sentences

Discusses the use of sentences in written work; and demonstrates the difference between using complete thoughts orally and on paper.

Watch That Quotation (1949)

Demonstrates the importance of accuracy in the use of oral and written quotations, shows how to evaluate the authority behind

California Highways: Planning for Progress (1970s)

Great California highway footage. We digitized and uploaded this film on behalf of the Prelinger Archives. Email us at

California Highways: Planning for Progress (1970s)

Great California highway footage. We digitized and uploaded this film on behalf of the Prelinger Archives. Email us at

Industry on Parade

Pasadena: “To give us more miles!” -AAA mobile gas economy run; A Message from Industry to You… Quality of

Schools to the South

We digitized and uploaded this film on behalf of the Prelinger Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions

Secrets of the Pond (1953)

DESCRIBES WIDE VARIETY OF PLANT & ANIMAL LIFE HIDDEN ON SHORES & ON WATERS OF AN ORDINARY COUNTRY POND.

Parade of the Past (ca. 1960s)

“8th Biennial Reno Run” of antique automobiles to Harrah’s in Reno, Nevada, featuring people dressed in period costumes and a