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Tag Archives: Old Film

Prelinger Archive – “A is for ATOM (1953)”

“Science film positioning atomic energy as both a peaceful and a warlike force. Sponsored by a corporation involved in the nascent nuclear industry, the film is an animated introduction to atomic energy and designed to be, as a Business Screen reviewer reported, “entertaining but scientifically accurate.”

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Universal Newsreel – “Kansas (1957)”

“1) Salk vaccine (Polio) being administered, to babies, twin girls, Indians of Oklahoma (2) Thomas Gates become Secy {sic} Navy at Pentagon, Radford replaced by Twining, arrival of Brazil General Vaza {sic} to consult defense planners, Ike given medal by Pan-American Society (partial newsreel).”

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Universal Newsreel – Nazi Murder Mills (1945)

“(1) “First actual newsreel pictures of atrocities in Nazi murder camps. Helpless prisoners tortured to death by a bestial enemy…Here Is The Truth” (Real-life horror pictures revealing the unbelievable atrocities committed by the Nazis in their murder camps) Grasleben: Wounded and emaciated Yanks, captured in von Runstedt’s bulge attack of last winter, are fed and […]

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Universal Newsreel – Hughes Plane Crash (1946)

“Howard Hughes was seriously injured in a crash in Beverly Hills, Calif.”

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Universal Newsreel – Farmer Plays Tune With Hands (1933)

“Chicago: Exclusive sound pictures of Cecil H. Dill, of Traverse Coty, Michigan, an aspiring radio artist demonstrating his ability to render popular melodies by pressing his hands together. Dill modestly tells how he discovered his unusual talent. (partial newsreel)”

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