What Makes Us Tick – 1952

An animated, idealized illustration of how the stock market works, produced lovingly by the New York Stock Exchange in 1952.

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Art Is … – 1971

“Art is … ” produced in 1971 by the Associated Councils of the Arts is a documentary that delves into

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Ask Me, Don’t Tell Me – 1961

“Ask Me, Don’t Tell Me,” produced in 1961, promotes the Northern California branch of the Youth for Services program which

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Poultry on the Farm – 1937

Welcome to Farmer Brown’s poultry farm, where he raises chicken, ducks, geese and turkeys. Visit the chicken coop where the

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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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Navajo Canyon Country – 1954

Produced in 1954, Navajo Canyon Country takes both a historical and anthropological look in examining the traditional lifestyle of the

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A History of SF & Oakland Streetcars – 1945

1945’s March of Progress, produced by the Key System, a privately owned streetcar system owned by business magnate Francis “Borax” Smith,

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Birds of Prey – 1938

  In this documentary from 1938, examined are the various types of owls, vultures and hawks that inhabit North America.

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Experiments in the Revival of Organisms – 1940

Reminiscent of a David Cronenberg film, Experiments in the Revival of Organisms, distributed by the Soviet Film Agency, is a documentary

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Lady Life Guards – 1930’s

Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is just a click away with our next short feature, Lady Life Guards, produced during the 1930’s.  

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Hollywood Extra Girl – 1935

I need some faces there that can show soul in their eyes.– Cecil B. DeMille Produced in 1935, Hollywood Extra

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