Happy Birthday, Stanley Kubrick.

Marking the 90th birthday of Stanley Kubrick, we take a look back at his earliest film, The Day of the Fight from 1951.

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Military Science Tests Nukes – 1953

In this short piece from 1953, experience the raw power of nuclear weaponry. Watch the US government test soldiers in

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Report on Korea – 1953

In this newsreel from 1953, visit the demilitarized zone on the Korea peninsula during the height of the Cold War.

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Stanley Kubrick: Day of the Fight [Original Version] – 1951

The Day of the Fight is the primary touchstone from which Stanley Kubrick’s unique cinematic style would evolve. Like the battling

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Newsreel: Griffith Park Fire Disaster Protest – 1933

A newsreel marking the protest over the Griffith Park fire disaster of 1933, where 29 workers were killed while widening

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New Orleans – 1920’s

Newsreel documentary from the 1920’s with photography and animations illustrating old New Orleans, the Crescent City, at work and at

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Stanley Kubrick’s Day of the Fight – 1951

Day of the Fight shows Irish-American middleweight boxer Walter Cartier during the height of his career, on the day of

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Snowstorm strands dozens on Donner Pass – 1952

Just because you’re snowed-in here-and-now doesn’t mean you wouldn’t have been in similar circumstances there-and-then. In this case, the passenger

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Newsreel: El Cortez Hotel Glass Elevator – 1956

In this newsreel from 1956, the great newsreader Ed Herlihy describes the futuristic glass elevator recently installed in the El

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