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Stop Cloning Around

Date produced: 1980

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"Our hero discovers a way to make 'clones' of himself and puts on a show – including four clones singing a barbershop quartet." Oldfilm.org


Heidi

Date produced: 1977

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"A dog tells her story, and sings for you." UCLA Film & Television Archive.


Drip, The

Date produced: 1994

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"It all began when the faucet started to drip." Oldfilm.org


Baja Peninsula! The Final Frontier!

Date produced: 1960

Description:

"Edited film by Floyd Henry Wells, a retired salesman and a member of the Wally Byam Caravan Club of Airstream trailers, chronicles travel with a Wally Byam club down the Baja Peninsula. Film documents scenic landscapes, road signs and natural wonders along the Baja Pen and scenes of cities, town, churches and markets in Mexico. Film also captures local peoples including Mexican bands and dancers and a bakery with an outdoor stone oven. Some identified locations include Ensenada, Rancho Santa Ynez, El Presidente (motor lodges), Santa Rosalia, Tropic of Cancer, La Paz, Alamos, El Caracol and the Hotel los Portales. Film is narrated by his wife, Ruth Wells, who identifies many of the locations and events depicted with some historic comments or trivia. Wells also comments on various issues of importance to travelling by an Airstream trailer such as water sources and etiquette," Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum.


Canada: Land of Charm and Beauty

Date produced: 1958

Filmmaker(s):

Floyd Henry Wells

Description:

Edited film "chronicling travel through Nova Scotia, Prince Edward's Island and Cape Breton. Film includes scenic landscapes (Langdale/Bowen Island, Queen Elizabeth Arboretum, Yoho National Park, Yoho Glacier, Twin Falls, Bow Lake, Columbia icefield, Athabasca Falls, Banff, Gaspe, Cape Breton Highlands National Park), urban scenes, fishermen, outdoor garden of religious statuary, light houses, bag pipe players, Canadian Royal Mounted Police and the Lovat Scots, a boag and drum corp," Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum.


Steam Ballet

Date produced: 1968

Filmmaker(s):

John Straiton

Description:

"Those sensual machines, steam tractors, reveal a remarkable ability to perform to music." Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre.


Obey Your Air Raid Warden

Date produced:

Description:

"Three men encourage people to follow rules set by the air raid warden in the event of an air raid. The rules are put to song, and some rules are depicted by actors." Chicago Film Archives


Sugar Mountain

Date produced: 1971

Filmmaker(s):

George Curtis

Description:

"Student film made at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago set to "Sugar Mountain," a song by Canadian folk rock singer and composer Neil Young." Chicago Film Archives


Just Golf

Date produced: 1959

Filmmaker(s):

Joan Thurber Baldwin

Description:

"This film is dedicated to all lousy golfers who give up the game daily..." Fully narrated film of a round of golf at the [Cape Neddick?] Country Club in Ogunquit, Maine. Foldfilm.org


Multiple Sidosis

Date produced: 1970

Filmmaker(s):

Sidney N. Laverents

Description:

"Multiple Sidosis by Sidney N. Laverentz a PSA member of National City, California. Sid's title is a mind-boggler surpassed only by the unbelievable single frame multi-image exposures, all in synchronization, that is reminiscent of his winner of a few years ago, "One Man Band." This 10-minute 16mm film won for him a Ten Best medal and the Golden Microphone Award, the new title for the past Sound Award" PSA Journal, Nov. 1970, 38.


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