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Why Viet-Nam?

1960's

Why Viet-Nam?

Why Viet-Nam? - 1960's

Why Viet-Nam? was a film produced in the later 1960’s to rationalize United States presence in Vietnam. Some of the reasoning sounds familiar today when we examine United States’ indefinite presence in other hotspots around the world.

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Trailer: Marihuana

1930's

Trailer: Marihuana

Trailer: Marihuana - 1930's

  A trailer for a nudie film that masquerades as an anti-‘marihuana’ morality tale. Watch wild & reckless youths lose their souls to the devil’s weed. Watch the movie Marihuana here now for free!  

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Propaganda Techniques

1950

Propaganda Techniques

Propaganda Techniques - 1950

This educational film made in the in 1950 teaches viewers about the dynamics of propaganda. A teacher breaks down how propaganda works to an eager student.

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The Enemy Agent & You

1960

The Enemy Agent & You

The Enemy Agent & You - 1960's

This Cold War counter-spy instructional film was created to convince government officials traveling with top secret info to watch their backs. Watch hapless G-men get seduced  by treacherous Soviet she-spies.

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Don’t Be a Sucker

1940's

Don’t Be a Sucker

Don't Be a Sucker - 1947

In this anti-fascist film produced by US Military in the wake of WWII, the producers deconstruct the politically motivated social engineering of Germany by the Nazi regime. Its argument is just as timely and relevant today.  

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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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The Star Spangled Banner II

1960's

The Star Spangled Banner II

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 motif, showing off global strength across the seven seas. In this reel, you can hear the misalignment in the spool thread which causes the optical audio soundtrack make a whizzing sound.

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Trip to Where

1960's

Trip to Where

Trip to Where - 1967

Trip to Where is a propaganda film produced by the US Navy to warn sailors on shore leave about indulging in psychedelics, which were all the rage in the late 1960’s. The opening sequence, a psychoactive, surreal trip that lasts nearly 8 minutes, is enough to consider this an undiscovered masterpiece of psychedelic cinema. The […]

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