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Tag Archives: Old Film

Universal Newsreel – “Japanese Films of Atomic Bomb blast at Hiroshima (1946)”

This film is part of the Universal Newsreel collection and contains the following footage: “(1) Japanese Film collection of the aftermath of the atomic bomb blast at Hiroshima released one year later (2) Underwater atom blast rocks Bikini (line down the middle of film frames) Admiral Blandy commander of the task force, the 2nd test […]

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Universal Newsreel – “Rally For Castro (1959)”

This film is part of the Universal Newsreel Collection. “Rally For Castro. One Million Roar ‘Si’ To Cuban Executions, 1959/01/22 “Great crowd outside Presidential Palace in Havana approves executions of Batista officials; Castro addresses crowd… (partial newsreel)”

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Prelinger Archives – Breath Takers (Short Film)

This film is part of the Prelinger Archives. A short film with highlights of a variety of stunts from the early 20th century. *Sound added as the original film was without any sound.

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