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Long Beach Earthquake: March 10, 1933

Date produced: 1933

Filmmaker(s):

Cloyd E. Louis

Description:

"Footage of the destruction in the Long Beach area after the Long Beach Earthquake, March 10, 1933. Also discusses two theories on what causes earthquakes." Archive.org


Mayan Rites

Date produced: 1932

Filmmaker(s):

Adelaide Pearson

Description:

The film depicts Mayan rites in 1930's Guatemala along with intertitles describing the destruction of Mayan temples by conquerers and the performance of traditional ceremonies at the steps of churches.


Operation S.T.A.R.

Date produced: 1962

Filmmaker(s):

Jewell Dawson

Description:

"Footage along the American River that was used to save the American River Parkway." Sacramento Public Library.


Spinning Spokes

Date produced: 1937

Filmmaker(s):

Harold Kuckuk

Description:

"A bicycle safety education film produced by The Bicycle Club of Rufus King High School of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, led by their teacher Harold M. Kuckuk." University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries.


Youth and the Future

Date produced: 1944

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"A lesson on FDR's Four Freedoms." ("More about an Amateur Cinema League of Nations.")


Eyewitness to Extinction: The Chinese River Dolphin

Date produced: 1985

Filmmaker(s):

Robbins Barstow

Description:

"In December 2006, scientific researchers announced that a species of dolphin which had existed for millions of years in the Yangtze River in China had become extinct. This documentary includes scenes of the last living, captive specimen of the Chinese River Dolphin, filmed in Wuhan, China, on a 1985 trip by Dr. Robbins Barstow, of Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA." Archive.org


Boulder Dam

Date produced: 1937

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith

Description:

Educational short film presenting Boulder Dam (now known as Hoover Dam) as an example of a "wealth of the land in the form of energy."


Wealth of the Land

Date produced: 1937

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith

Description:

Educational short film showing farming in California, and several mines and ghost towns in Nevada.


Microscopes

Date produced: 1932

Filmmaker(s):

Charles A. Gramet


Milk, Its Production and Pasteurization

Date produced: 1933

Filmmaker(s):

A. C. Baxter

Description:

"To make clear the entire course of sanitary milk production, from pasture to home table, the State of Illinois Department of Public Health, in Springfield, Ill., is using a two reel, 16mm. film entitled Milk, Its Production and Pasteurization. Produced by Dr. A. C. Baxter, ACL, assistant director of public health, the film presents in interesting and informative sequences the modern technique of dairy farming and the relation of the department to it." Movie Makers, June 1934, 262.


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