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The Labor of Thy Hands

1950's

The Labor of Thy Hands

The Labor of Thy Hands ... - 1950's

In this vintage promotional film produced by the Jewish women’s group Hadassah, viewers are reminded of the need to develop a skilled workforce in the young state of Israel. Interesting footage of early kibbutzim and Israeli industry are highlighted in this film, with a stress on modernizing the economy and culture, the stress is on […]

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Despotism

1940's

Despotism

Despotism - 1946

“The State – I am the State.” – Louis XIV In this timeless educational film from 1946, the pernicious mechanics of despotism are broken down. Through illustrated charts, we can determine analytically where our community stands within a scale with Democracy on one end and Despotism on the other. These conditions are affected by the […]

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Hands

1940's

Hands

Hands - 1944

In this short World War II propaganda montage, the filmmakers examine the uses of hands, and how the united hands of America and her Allies will defeat the Axis. In times of war as in times of peace, hands hold many purposes and functions. Hands are tools with which we play musical instruments, type letters, […]

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Trailer: The Amazing Transparent Man

1960

Trailer: The Amazing Transparent Man

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. Today’s most advanced scientist! “This machine utilizes x-ray, ultraviolet, and alpha-beat and omega rays.” Together they create “The Amazing Transparent Man.” This man is a killer! “Owww!” Mad with dreams of fantastic power! “We’re conducting […]

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