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# Title Date(s) Contributor(s) Description Description Collection ID Hagley ID Collection
1 The Story of Nitrocellulose 1930~, 1930 Hercules Powder Company (sponsor), Pathescope Productions (production company) Depicts the making of nitrocellulose. The Hercules Powder Company cotton purification plant at Hopewell, Virginia and the Hercules Powder Company plant at Parlin, New Jersey is depicted. Includes title cards.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC13 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
2 Green Harvest 1949 An educational film about forest management and timber harvesting. A newlywed couple travel to the Pacific Northwest on their honeymoon and get into an argument surrounding forest preservation. The bride's uncle, a timber entomologist, educates them by screening a film about the running of a tree farm and argues that timber harvesting is the best way to protect forests from fires, pests, and other dangers. Includes shots of Crater Lake, Snoqualmie Falls, various forests and mountain ranges,...
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An educational film about forest management and timber harvesting. A newlywed couple travel to the Pacific Northwest on their honeymoon and get into an argument surrounding forest preservation. The bride's uncle, a timber entomologist, educates them by screening a film about the running of a tree farm and argues that timber harvesting is the best way to protect forests from fires, pests, and other dangers. Includes shots of Crater Lake, Snoqualmie Falls, various forests and mountain ranges, and an appearance by a bear cub. The bride is played by Inez Cooper. Story: James Prindle; Camera: Arthur Martinelli; Sound: Ray Esh; Editor: Glen McGowan; Musical Score: Peter Cavallo, Jr.
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Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC225 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
3 The One Man Gang 1949 Towmotor Corp. (production company), Caravel FIlms, Inc. (producer) Film about industrial materials handling and internal transportation produced by Caravel Films in 1949 for the Towmotor Corporation, manufacturers of industrial hauling equipment. Includes footage of a coffee bean processing and packing facility in Brooklyn, New York; a Lily paper products facility in Long Island, New York; a Pepsi bottling plant in East Chicago, Indiana; a Ferro Machine & Foundry manufacturing plant in Cleveland, Ohio; a metal working operation in Canton, Ohio; a sheet and...
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Film about industrial materials handling and internal transportation produced by Caravel Films in 1949 for the Towmotor Corporation, manufacturers of industrial hauling equipment. Includes footage of a coffee bean processing and packing facility in Brooklyn, New York; a Lily paper products facility in Long Island, New York; a Pepsi bottling plant in East Chicago, Indiana; a Ferro Machine & Foundry manufacturing plant in Cleveland, Ohio; a metal working operation in Canton, Ohio; a sheet and tubing steelmaker in Youngstown, Ohio; and, a Cleveland building supply company's concrete block plant.
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Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC130 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection, Film and Video
4 Fountain of Happiness 1950~, 1950, 1950, 1950 Weber Dental Manufacturing Company (sponsor), Huffman, Sam (screenwriter), Huffman, Sam (producer), Dever, Denver L. (director), Grosham, Robert (cinematographer), Coukart, Frank (narrator) Film describes the creation of several types of dental equipment by Henry Ernst Weber of Canton, Ohio.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC62 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
5 Letting Dynamite Do It 1926 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (sponsor) Film explains and depicts the uses of dynamite for lumbering, raising a blast furnace, clearing roads and a diver placing charges to remove an old water intake in Lake Michigan. Includes footage of dynamite being used to blast rock during the construction of the Confederate Memorial at Stone Mountain, Georgia.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC07 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection, Film and Video
6 From Flax to Linen 1929 Eastman Kodak Company. Teaching Films Division Eastman Kodak Company (Sponsor) Educational film following the creation of linen from beginning to end. Shows all stages of production, from flax being planted and harvested, to the processing and weaving of fibers, to fabric inspection, and, finally, ironing and preparing the linen for retail.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC246 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
7 Proved! The Story of General Motors Proving Ground 1936 General Motors Corporation (Sponsor), Rothacker Film Manufacturing Co. (Production company) Film exploring the development of the General Motors "Proving Ground," an enclosed twelve hundred and sixty acre automobile testing facility in Milford, Michigan. Shows the construction of the facility and speed loop course, as well as GM drivers testing automobiles over various terrain during all types of weather.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC316 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
8 A Story of Coffee 1947 Pan American Union (Sponsor) Film documenting coffee production in southern Brazil. Details how Brazilian coffee is planted, tended, harvested, processed, tasted, packaged, shipped, and then sold in the United States.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC314 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
9 Get a Grip on Yourself 1950 National Safety Council (Sponsor), United States. Department of Labor (Sponsor), Sarra Studios (Chicago, Ill.) (Production company) Informational film presenting a four-point plan to help viewers manage their negative emotions and avoid workplace accidents. Includes both live action and illustrations. Episode four in the series "Personal Side of Safety."
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC206 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
10 Diesel-Electric D.C. Drive Destroyer Escorts, Part 2: Normal Operation 1943 United States. Navy (Sponsor), Cinecraft, Inc. (Production company) United States Navy training film for destroyer escort engine and motor room personnel during World War II. Educates the viewer on diesel–electric transmission systems and standard operating procedures for a ship's electric propulsion equipment. Produced under the supervision of the Bureau of Aeronautics for the Bureau of Ships.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC270 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection, Cinecraft Productions Films
11 Agricultural machines work print footage 1947 Silent work print footage of an agricultural machinery fair. Shows attendees testing various tractors, ploughs, combines, tillers, and more. Also includes footage of a milking machine, a man testing soil, and a working farm.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC321 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
12 The Life of Edward: Britain's Ex-King 1937 Castle Films, inc. (Sponsor), Castle, Eugene W. (Editor) Short News Parade documentary recounting the life of Britain's King Edward VIII. Using newsreel footage, the film details young Edward's early royal education, romance with American Wallis Simpson, and eventual abdication to become the Duke of Windsor. Includes audio of the King's abdication speech. King George V, Queen Mary of Teck, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret, and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt are also seen in the film.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC331 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection