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The Star Spangled Banner III

1970's

The Star Spangled Banner III

The Star Spangled Banner – 1970’s

This rendition of America’s National Anthem is performed by the 2nd Armored Division Band based in Fort Hood, Texas. Also known as the “Hell on Wheels Band,” they were originally part of Colonel George S. Patton’s tank command during World War II. When not performing The Star Spangled Banner, the 2nd Armored Division Band were […]

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Alexis Lichines Wines

1970's

Alexis Lichines Wines

Alexis Lichines Wines - 1970's

Alexis Lichine (1913-1989) was a wine writer and entrepreneur. He played a key role in promoting varietal labelling of wine, was a masterful salesman of wine, and owned Château Prieure-Lichine and a share of Château Lascombes in the Médoc. Lichine was born in Moscow in 1913. His family fled to France during the Russian Revolution […]

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Blue Planet

1970's

Blue Planet

Blue Planet - 1970's

Produced by NASA, narrated by inimitable Burgess Meredith, Blue Planet was exhibited at air and space museums based in major cities throughout the US during the 1970’s. Beginning with the launch of the first Apollo mission, everyday Americans describe the effect man’s first visit to the moon had on them. With unique footage of the […]

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Incendio

1970's

Incendio

Incendio - 1974

A brutal documentary account detailing the infamous Sao Paolo high rise fire of February 1, 1974. With a strange 1970’s era electronic music soundtrack, shocking photo-journalistic footage, iconic animation, and a deadpan narration, the film deconstructs the deadly conflagration and what went wrong.  

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Black Music in America

1970's

Black Music in America

Black Music in America: From Then Till Now - 1970's

This tremendous educational documentary from the mid-1970’s examines the priceless contributions of African-Americans to musical heritage, so closely tied to their unique history in the United States. From Africa upon slave ships captive immigrants brought with them melodies, cadences and rhythms that inarguably gave rise to music considered ‘modern’ today. Beginning with the genius Louis […]

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Society of the Spectacle

1970's

Society of the Spectacle

Society of the Spectacle - 1973

“In societies dominated by modern conditions of production, life is presented as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has receded into a representation.” “The images detached from every aspect of life merge into a common stream in which the unity of that life can no longer be recovered. Fragmented views of […]

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