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Sporting the Mountains to the Sea

1950's

Sporting the Mountains to the Sea

Sporting from the Mountains to the Sea - 1951

A fresh snow blankets the slopes of Mount Hood in the Cascades as a snowplow pushes through. But that is no obstacle to American ingenuity. The Skiway, a carriage on high wires, wisps the adventurous skiers to the peak, dropping them off at Timberline Lodge built in 1937. Meanwhile at the Cypress Gardens Raceway in […]

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Photographic Studies in Hypnosis

1940

Photographic Studies in Hypnosis

Photographic Studies in Hypnosis - 1940's

Hypnosis. Subconscious Suggestion. Somnambulism. In this film Professor LF Beck of University of Oregon conducts a live experiment in hypnosis on an obviously pliant participant. Upon watching it, one viewer recently called the film sadistic, like some sort of proto-Ludovico Treatment slouching towards Clockwork Orange. To modern eyes, he could be seen as a latter […]

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