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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Belo Horizante, Brazil – 1949

Belo Horizante is short documentary produced by The Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs in 1949. The OCIAA, established by

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A Day of Thanksgiving – 1951

Thanksgiving in 1951 might not be as different for many today as it was back then. Bill Johnson’s family can’t

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Newsreel: Arctic Ice Cap Adventure – 1957

ARCTIC ICE CAP ADVENTURE From the forbidding frontier of the arctic icecap at the top of the world, come rare

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Achievement U.S.A. – 1955

Produced for the auto industry in 1955, Achievement U.S.A. portrays an optimistic look at Flint, Michigan as GM celebrates the

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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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Trip to Where – 1967

Trip to Where is a propaganda film produced by the US Navy to warn sailors on shore leave about indulging

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The Star Spangled Banner – 1960’s

In yet another compelling version of the US National Anthem, the Star Spangled Banner is set within an unmistaken naval

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The Star Spangled Banner – 1970’s

Another rousing rendition of America’s National Anthem, produced in the 1970’s, often bookending the daily broadcasting for the day.

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Despotism – 1946

“The State – I am the State.” – Louis XIV In this timeless educational film from 1946, the pernicious mechanics

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