Prelinger Archives

Breath-Takers

Breath-Takers

Breath-Takers is a film with aquatic and rodeo stunts from the early 20th century.

Duck and Cover (1951)

Duck and Cover (1951)

“Famous Civil Defense film for children in which Bert the Turtle shows what to do in case of atomic attack.”[1]

Eat for Health (1954)

Eat for Health (1954)

“Ralph learns the five food groups, helping him to eat a balanced diet, and has more fun because of his better health.”

Joan Avoids a Cold (1947)

“How young children must behave to avoid transmitting germs to one another.”

Sleep for Health (1950)

Sleep for Health (1950)

“Told from the viewpoint of a child, this film emphasizes that children should train themselves in good sleeping habits. In typical “Goofus and Gallant” style, it shows the advantages a well-rested kid has over his poor-sleeping classmate. Dreams are presented as a normal part of […]

From the Ground Up (1954)

From the Ground Up (1954)

“Promotional film for “Nutrilite,” a 1950s-vintage food supplement.”

Health: Your Posture (1953)

Health: Your Posture (1953)

“Young girl’s mirror image teaches her fundamentals of good posture.”

Doctor in Industry (Part I – 1946)

Doctor in Industry (Part I – 1946)

“Epic history of industrial medicine in the first half of the 20th century, showing how manufacturers and the medical profession came to terms with one another and culminating in GM’s rehabilitation program for returned World War II veterans. Directed by Haford Kerbawy.”

About Bananas (1935)

About Bananas (1935)

“Complete presentation of the banana industry from the clearing of the jungle and the planting to the shipment of the fruit to the American markets.”