Trailer: The Amazing Transparent Man – 1960

Sprung from prison! The nation’s most daring criminal! “Why’d you setup the break?” “Because I can use you.” Held captive.

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Centuries of Telling Time – 1957

In this short newsreel from 1957, we visit San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences as it exhibits the Horological Collection of

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Willie Shoemaker’s First Victory – 1951

In this short newsreel segment, witness legendary horserace jockey Willie Shoemaker win his first of 8,833 victories. It was 1951

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Jimmy Pruett: Boogie Woogie – 1959

Born in 1925, Jimmy Pruett, a lifelong resident of Los Angeles, California, grew up blind. In his youth, he learned

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American Scene: Tuesday in November – 1945

On the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November, every two years, citizens of the United States cast their

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Aqua Frolics – 1940’s

Before SeaWorld and Marineland, the carneys of Wakulla Springs, Florida began training unsuspecting marine life to perform impressive tricks before

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Magic In The Air – 1950’s

Magic in the Air, produced in the 1950’s, takes a deeper look at the process of television transmission including the

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Financing the American Family – 1935

Just because it was the 1935 doesn’t mean that marketing and industry had not been experimenting with genre commonly know

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