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# Title Date(s) Contributor(s) Description Description Collection ID Hagley ID Collection
1 Anheuser Busch: Zoo 1976 A young woman works at a zoo and discusses her passion for animals, the same passion Busch has for brewing beer. "Busch. When you believe in what you're doing."
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC236_01 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
2 Baking Your Own Bread: King Arthur Flour 1964 Bert Porter, grocery manager of the King Arthur Flour Company, demonstrates how to make bread and rolls at home using King Arthur products.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC192 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
3 The Case for Computers 1983 International Business Machines Corporation (Sponsor), Image Associates (Production company) Film advocating for the use of computers in law firms, specifically the systems created by IBM. Four lawyers in Chicago (IL), Boulder (CO), Austin (TX), and Wilmington (DE) discuss the value of adding an IBM system to their practices. The benefits include being able to easily keep track of case files, automate their billing and accounting, and shrink their physical libraries.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC229_02 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
4 Crossroads to Tomorrow 1980 International Business Machines Corporation (Sponsor), Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982 (Narrator), ComCorps (Firm) (Production company) Film detailing how IBM computers have helped in the development of numerous industries and public programs in various Southeast Asian countries. Housing, travel, agriculture, energy, and education are among the topics covered in places such as Singapore, Jakarta, Hong Kong, and Bangkok. Narrated by American actor Henry Fonda. Director of photography: Francis Kenny; music: Bob Sakayama.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC249 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
5 DuPont Manmade Fibers 1975~, 1975 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (sponsor) Commercial explains the need for manmade fibers. Sheep are shown blocking in a group of people on a map of the United States, representing the amount of sheep the country would need if people were dependent on wool and there were no manmade fibers.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC84_03 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
6 Eastern Airlines: L.A. Dream 1971 Eastern Air Lines (Sponsor), Dick Miller Associates (Production company), Koulax, Thomas J. (James), 1918-1992 (Onscreen presenter) Various people discuss their love of Los Angeles. Eastern Airlines can get you there. "The Wings of Man." Features Thomas "Tom" Koulax, the founder of well-known hamburger restaurant chain Original Tommy's.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC236_02 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
7 The Future Below 1983 Short film promoting the ocean as the future of oil and gas energy. Shows how Exxon finds and extracts oil underwater, and how pipelines are installed and maintained at extreme depths. Includes scenes of wildlife, human and robot laborers, and oil rigs. Written and directed by Theo Kamecke.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC217 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
8 Goblin on the Doorstep 1963 Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation (Sponsor) Film arguing for the development of newer, better technology for U.S. naval operations. The growing power of the Soviet Union's Navy threatens America's access to marine security and resources. Upgrading and expanding the U.S. Naval fleet, developing better instruments to detect both conventional and nuclear submarines, and encouraging oceanographic research will help combat this threat.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC244 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
9 Honda Commercials 1983 American Honda Motor Company (sponsor) Five commercials for Honda Automobile.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC27 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
10 The IBM Retail Solution 1983 Promotional film for the IBM 5260 retail system, a cash register that works with computer software to help small businesses make sales simple. Features include a customizable keyboard, receipt printer, gift certificate processor, and rotatable display. The register also acts as a sales floor data collection device that can help a store manage its inventory.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC229_01 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
11 Kawasaki: Team Green Strikes Gold 1986 Promotional film for Kawasaki KX motorcycles and "Team Green," Kawasaki's amateur racing support program. Includes numerous scenes of motocross racing, interviews with young riders, and presentations of the various KX models. Shot during the National Motor Sports Association Championships in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Narrated by professional announcer Larry Huffman.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC218 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
12 Lucite Wall Paint: Station Wagon 1967~, 1967 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (sponsor), Van Praag Productions, Inc. (production company) Lucite paint commercial where imaginary painters exit station wagon with homeowner who purchased and is using DuPont Lucite paint. Includes jingle "like having an army of painters on the job".
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC84_02 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection, Film and Video
13 Ozark Air Lines: Up There with the Biggest 1970 Ozark Air Lines (Sponsor) A reservation agent for Ozark Air Lines uses a computer to handle booking and changing various customers' flight reservations. The camera zooms out to reveal a large room filled with agents as the narrator ensures the viewer that Ozark has the same computer resources as its larger competitors.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC226 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
14 Pabst Blue Ribbon: Final Exam 1978 Pabst Brewing Company (1938- ) (Sponsor), University of California, Los Angeles. School of Law (Setting), Wilson, Rita (Actor) A young man finishes his tax law final exam and meets up with friends for a Pabst Blue Ribbon beer at the bar. "I've got Pabst Blue ribbon on my mind." "Pabst. A lot to look forward to." The student's female friend is likely actress Rita Wilson. Filmed at UCLA Law School.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC235_03 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
15 Pabst Extra Light: Bowling 1977 Pabst Brewing Company (1938- ) (Sponsor) A group of people go bowling and drink Pabst Extra Light beer. With only 70 calories, it's less filling than regular beer. "Don't say light. Say extra light."
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC235_02 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
16 The Party 1976 Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company (Sponsor), Bryant Avenue Productions (Production company), Bass, Saul (Producer), Aller, Bob (Director) Promotional film celebrating Westinghouse's 90th anniversary. A fictional party is attended by various men and women from the past and present, all of whom either developed or used Westinghouse products. Several attendees discuss their relationships to Westinghouse with a reporter carrying a microphone. Specific inventions highlighted include the nuclear reactor in the U.S.S. Nautilus submarine, mobile temperature control systems for Thermo King, cameras used in the Apollo missions, nuclear...
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Promotional film celebrating Westinghouse's 90th anniversary. A fictional party is attended by various men and women from the past and present, all of whom either developed or used Westinghouse products. Several attendees discuss their relationships to Westinghouse with a reporter carrying a microphone. Specific inventions highlighted include the nuclear reactor in the U.S.S. Nautilus submarine, mobile temperature control systems for Thermo King, cameras used in the Apollo missions, nuclear power plants in France, and the Sears Tower elevators. At one point, George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison argue about light bulbs. Westinghouse Chairman Robert E. Kirby makes a statement at the end. Produced by Saul Bass; directed by Bob Aller; written by Bill McCormack and Greg Dinallo; director of photography: Jules Brenner; edited by Bob Bass and Dennis Dolan; production executive: Dick Huppertz; executive producer: Herb Yager.
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Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC248 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
17 Sales Promotion: The Key to Efficiency 1970 Animated film sponsored by British Petroleum (BP) explaining the concept of "sales promotion" and how proper research, training, and marketing can improve sales and expand a business.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC203 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
18 Sally Hawkins 1973 Herman Miller, Inc. (Sponsor), Asch and Associates (Production company) Advertisement for the Action Office and Action Secretary furniture series from Herman Miller. Young professional Sally Hawkins explains the technology and workflow behind word processing and how companies must ensure their employees are happy with their work spaces to avoid turnover.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC195 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
19 Using DuPont Aircraft Rivets 1956 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (Sponsor) Promotional and instructional film for DuPont's explosive aircraft rivet. Demonstrates how the rivets function and the best methods to install them safely. Both live-action and animation is used.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC242 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
20 What Price Security? 1973 Weiser Lock Company (Sponsor), Norris Industries (Sponsor) In a laboratory setting, standard, off-the-shelf door locks are tested against the new Weiser lock. The locks are mounted to a wooden board with the same thickness as a standard door. A researcher then attempts to break them as would an intruder. The Weiser lock performs the best.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC245 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
21 The Winning Combination 1959 Milprint, Inc. (Sponsor), McHugh, Fenton (Producer), Philip Morris Incorporated (Sponsor) Short film demonstrating how proper packaging, produced by Milprint, Inc, can preserve a company's product, lower production costs, and catch the attention of consumers. Told from the perspective of fictional baked goods corporation Top It. Director: James O'Riley; Writer: Dean Babbit; Cameraman: Lutz Hapke; Production Manager: Doug Weston.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC194 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection