The Private Life of a Cat (ca. 1945)

Experimental film from Alexander Hammid (and possibly also Maya Deren) exploring the lives of their two cats (and then five kittens) with which they lived in their …more

Park Conscious (1938)

Short film from the US Department of the Interior emphasising the physical and mental well-being that parks can bring….more

Destination Earth (1956)

Great little promotional cartoon from the height of the Cold War championing not only the wonders of oil but also free-market capitalism. Features the overthrow of …more

Despotism (1946)

Short from Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, published a year after the end of WW2, exploring the characteristics and causes of despotism….more

To New Horizons (1940)

A vision of the future from General Motors created to champion their “Highways and Horizons” exhibit at the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair….more

Six and a Half Magic Hours (1958)

A Pan Am promotional film marketing transatlantic air travel at the dawn of the jet age, including their pioneering Flight 1000, with gourmet meals and spacious pow…more

Alcohol and the Human Body (1949)

An educational film by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films showing the effects that alcohol has on the human body and brain as well as the dangers of alcoholism….more

Seeing London (1918)

A unique glimpse at London in 1918, some months before the end of World War I. The film shows some of the famous sights of the city, from Westminster to St Paul’s C…more

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