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.

Read more

Centuries of Telling Time – 1957

In this short newsreel from 1957, we visit San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences as it exhibits the Horological Collection of

Read more

Navajo Canyon Country – 1954

Produced in 1954, Navajo Canyon Country takes both a historical and anthropological look in examining the traditional lifestyle of the

Read more

Duke Ellington’s Black and Tan – 1929

Duke Ellington makes his film debut in the short produced in 1929 based on his pivotal composition Black and Tan

Read more

Lady Life Guards – 1930’s

Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is just a click away with our next short feature, Lady Life Guards, produced during the 1930’s.  

Read more

Hollywood Extra Girl – 1935

I need some faces there that can show soul in their eyes.– Cecil B. DeMille Produced in 1935, Hollywood Extra

Read more

The Veldt – 1970’s

The Hadley family lives in an automated house called “The Happylife Home,” filled with machines that do every task. The

Read more

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

Read more

The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness – 1970’s

Narrated by Paul Newman, The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness is an unflinching, no-nonsense look at the opium trade –

Read more

3rd Ave. El – 1950’s

What is a 3rd Ave. El? It’s the elevated train that used to run up and down Manhattan until the

Read more

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

Read more
Bitnami