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1 Capitalism and Communism: A comparison 1976 Short film comparing the capitalist and communist economic systems. Details the theory behind each system, why and how they've been implemented in various countries, and the benefits and drawbacks of both. Includes interviews with citizens of the United States and Yugoslavia. One of the actors is likely a young Bill Paxton.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC74 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
2 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
3 People Who Work in Stores 1971 Coronet Films (production company) Educational Collaborator Frank J. Estvan, PhD Professor of Education, Wayne State University. Film describes various occupations within a store.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC143 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
4 Trader Vic's Used Cars 1975 Braverman Productions (production company) Documentary on Victor Syder, a used car salesman in Pacoima, California. See pamphlet for discussion questions and summary. Produced by Charles Braverman.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC21 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
5 Is a Career in Machining for You? 1970~, 1970 Counselor Films, Inc. (production company), Lavanios, Michael Jr. (director), Starbecker, Gene (screenwriter), Ralph Lopatin Productions, Inc. (producer) Consulting educators Dr. William E. Hopke, Helen F. Faust, Dr. Theodore J. Cote and Dr. William H. Atkins.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC167 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
6 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
7 Philadelphia Going to Town 1976 Western Savings Bank (sponsor) Shots of various parts of Philadelphia including landmarks such as the Liberty Bell and City Hall, as well as a Chinese New Year Parade, the Philadelphia Symphony, The Philadelphia Eagles, rowers on the Schuylkill and the Mummer's Parade.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC63 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
8 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
9 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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10 What Price Security? 1973 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
11 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
12 Is a Career in the Service Industries for You? 1970~, 1970 Counselor Films, Inc. (production company), Lavanios, Michael Jr. (director), Starbecker, Gene (screenwriter), Ralph Lopatin Productions, Inc. (producer) Consulting educators Dr. William E. Hopke, Helen F. Faust and Dr. Theodore J. Cote.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC168 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
13 Understanding Norms: Part 2 1970/1979~, 1970, 1979 Supermarket Institute (sponsor) Film explains the importance of norms and how they influence employees in the workplace. Hosted by Mike O'Conner of the Supermarket Institute.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC54 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
14 The Rowe Candy Merchant 1954-03-24 Rowe Manufacturing Company, Inc. (sponsor) Film highlights the "Candy Merchant", a vending machine offered by the Rowe Manufacturing Company. Maintenance and operation of the machine is depicted.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC49 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection, Film and Video
15 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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16 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
17 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
18 Quartz Crystals 1960~, 1960 Bell Telephone Company (sponsor) Film describes how in a collaboration between Western Electric and Bell Telephone, quartz crystals, (covered with a chemical solution) grow, are cut, and then used for telephone use to keep telephone calls crystal clear.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC84_01 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
19 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
20 Office Practice : Business Manners and Customs 1972 Coronet Films (production company), McGuire, Jerry (screenwriter), Smith, Nick (director) Educational Collaborator James R. Meehan, Ed.D., Dean of Administration, Hunter College of the City University of New York. Film explains the importance of manners in the office.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC164 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection
21 Steel at the Crossroads: The American Steel Industry in the 1980s 1980 American Iron and Steel Institute (sponsor), Film Farm (production company) Film asks whether the steel industry will survive the 1980s.
Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection (Accession 2018.222) FILM_2018222_FC29 Sponsored and industrial motion picture film collection, Film and Video
22 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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23 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
24 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
25 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

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