Heavenly Bodies – 1920

HEAVENLY BODIES Gravitation.  The Moon. Constellations. One great riddle of the world was solved when Sir Isaac Newton discovered what

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Lincoln Highway Groundbreaking – 1913

A promotional film for the Lincoln Highway from 1913, this short reel shows a groundbreaking ceremony for Carl G. Fisher’s

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Martha Carson: Who Built the Ark? – 1959

Who built the Ark? Noah, Noah, Who built the ark? Brother Noah built the ark. Old man Noah build the

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Drug Addiction – 1951

The film Drug Addiction, produced in 1951, is yet another salvo in the relentless campaign to conflate hard drugs with

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3rd Ave. El – 1950’s

What is a 3rd Ave. El? It’s the elevated train that used to run up and down Manhattan until the

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Edgar Allan Poe: The Tell-Tale Heart – 1941

Edgar Allan Poe’s classic The Tell-Tale Heart, written in 1843, was produced in 1941 and directed by Jules Dassin, a

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