This newsreel takes a look at art in Italy in 1953, specifically at an exhibition in Milan showing great works of art scaled to fit on postage stamps by Carrado Mezana.
The crowded event displaying the detail and craftsmanship of Mezzana even draws the president of Italy at the time, Luigi Einaudi. Stamps include are portrayals of Galileo, Saint Catherine and Vatican City.
“Keep your eyes on the stars and keep your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt
This biography of Theodore Roosevelt details the important milestones in his life, growing from a sickly child to the rugged individualist he so proudly became. It includes archived photos from Roosevelts’ experience as a frontiersman, a Dakota cowboy and a colonel in the Rough Riders.
This film also includes the only know recording of Teddy Roosevelt's actual voice.
A fascinating look at the nation of Iran before the 1979 revolution. This film is not merely a survey of Persian history, but examines a civilization undergoing a transition into 20th century modernity.
Although made nearly sixty years ago, this short film portends the inevitable tension the Iran would be the center of due to its natural resources and geographical location.