Videos uploaded by user “16mm Educational Films”
Brahms and His Music - Documentary
In understanding the controversy that raged over his music, during his lifetime, students will understand Brahm's contributions to the world of music. Brahms and His Music is an excellent short documentary that is truly inspiring. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 11011 16mm Educational Films
Farming in North Dakota 1960's
This video describes what it would be like being a farmer in North Dakota. History, old farm equipment, hogs, cattle, crop rotation, and methods of farming and technology are discussed. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 80333 16mm Educational Films
The Story of the St. Lawrence Seaway
This is the story of the St. Lawrence Seaway which opened to navigation in 1959. Construction of the 189-mile (306-kilometer) stretch of the Seaway between Montreal and Lake Ontario is recognized as one of the most challenging engineering feats in history. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 38027 16mm Educational Films
Firefighters 1970's - Kansas City Fire Department
This film shows the many different jobs that are done by firefighters in the 1970's - Kansas City Fire Department. Also check out "KCMO Police Officers 1970's" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 99710 16mm Educational Films
A Ford Car is Born - Building 1968 Fords
This video shows how A Ford Car is Born - Building 1968 Fords. This amazing films shows 1968 Ford cars being built at Fords various factories including, 1968 Ford Thunderbirds, 1968 Mercury Cougars, 1968 Ford Mustangs, and !968 Ford Falcons. Absolutely amazing footage from the Rouge Steel Plant to Dearborn Assembly in Dearborn Michigan. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 80453 16mm Educational Films
Police 1960's Washington D.C.
Explores the life of a police officer in Washington D.C. and shows how police help keep a community together. Sound flutter clears at 0:28 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 15504 16mm Educational Films
The Corn Belt -  America's Corn Belt Farmers - Midwest Farming
The Corn Belt is a traditional area in the Midwest, United States, including Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and Kansas. This 1960's film examines the life, farming methods, family farms and equipment of many of America's best Corn Belt Farmers. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 50487 16mm Educational Films
1960 Buick Invicta 10,000 miles in 5,000 minutes
A 1960 Buick Invicta logs over 10,000 miles in 5,000 minutes. Fireball Roberts, Marvin Panch, Tiny Lund, Ralph Moody, Larry Flynn, Bobby Johns, and Larry Frank drive this car and put it to the ultimate test. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 10813 16mm Educational Films
Turn of the Century  (1890 - 1910)
Focuses on the turn of the century (19th century - 20th century). Inventions captivated Americans between 1890 and 1910. Ford, Einstein, Goddard, Wright Bros., Carnegie, Rockefeller, and Vanderbilt had a major influence on economic growth during these wonderful times. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 94000 16mm Educational Films
Firefighters 1970's  Allentown, PA
Shadow firefighters from Allentown, PA (1971) as they respond to fire alarms and extinguish fires, help out trapped citizens, render first aid, and perform training operations. Great looking trucks and equipment!! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 22761 16mm Educational Films
The Rise of Labor Unions
Traces the history of the American labor movement. Provides an overview of the major attitudes held by management and government toward unions. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 35102 16mm Educational Films
Youngstown Sheet & Tube Campbell Works Closure
"Black Monday" is the way the Youngstown, Ohio, people refer to September 19, 1977, when 5,000 employees showed up for work at the Campbell Works and were told the mill was shut down. This film details the story of deindustrialization and a community's efforts to put these workers back on the job. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 22349 16mm Educational Films
Simple Machines and Mechanical Advantage
This video introduces students to simple machines such as levers, pulleys, inclined planes and the wheel and axle. Examines ideas in areas of mechanical advantage. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Herbert Hoover Biography
Ultimately remembered for the Great Depression, Herbert Hoover, the 31st president, was known for public service as an engineer, administrator, and humanitarian. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 15596 16mm Educational Films
Biography of Simon Bolivar - South American Liberator
Authentic locales in Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, and Columbia lend vividness to this biography of the liberator of five South American countries and his dream of a united South America. Explains the factors which led Simon Bolivar to abandon his fortune and devote his life to the development of Democracy in South America. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
KCMO Police Officers 1970's
This film follows a KCMO police officer in the 70's on patrol as he investigates an accident, ministers to a heart attack victim, returns a lost child, investigates a crime, and chases a robbery suspect.
Views: 20837 16mm Educational Films
Number Place Value Cartoon
This is a math cartoon that teaches number place value - 10s, 100,s 1000,s etc. Very creative and well made. Fun. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Tokyo in Tennessee - Nissan Truck Plant in Tennessee
This film examines the events surrounding the building of a Nissan truck plant in Tennessee. They set out to do things very differently from Chrysler, Ford, and GM in the Motor City. The first vehicle to roll off the then brand-new Smyrna production line was an early-model white regular cab Nissan/Datsun pickup in 1983.
Wood Finishing Basics
Everything a wood worker needs to know about wood finishing is in this well made film. From sanding, filling, and staining techniques to a variety of different clear coats - including oil or rub on finishes. Great film! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 38993 16mm Educational Films
A Step Too Slow: Judge Reinhold and Paula Kelly - 1982
Inspired by true compassion and the circumstances of being an outcast and the pressures of high school, Bill (Judge Reinhold) pulls off the most incredible emotional and lyrically epic performance in front of the the class. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Coal: A Source of Energy with Peabody Coal Co.
Coal is the largest source of energy for the generation of electricity worldwide. Shadowing Peabody Coal Company, this film covers everything from the composition of coal, uses as fuel and the refining process to various methods of mining and transporting coal. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Poland:  Politics, Borders, and Culture (10th-20th Century)
This is a very good film on the history of Poland from the 10th century to the 20th century (1965). This intense tale is testament to the astounding resilience of the Polish people, it's economy, and culture. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 13455 16mm Educational Films
Henry Ford's America - Part 1
This documentary of Henry Ford and Henry Ford II offers an incisive look at the American auto industry. It examines the history of struggles between labor and management, poor company leadership decisions, and near destruction of Ford, until Henry Ford II steps in to "clean house". https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
"Fire in Town" - Cornwall Ontario 1958
A 1958 educational film about fire protection, featuring the fictional town of "Beechwood". The film offers some great video of Cornwall Ontario at the time. The story is fictional and we assume actors were used, but likely some locals filled in as extras. The film was produced by the National Film Board. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 14832 16mm Educational Films
What are Superconductors?
What are "frozen" super conductors? This film provides an exciting introduction to the phenomenon of electrical superconductivity, magnetic levitation, and quantum mechanics.
Views: 16414 16mm Educational Films
The Wild Swans - Full Story
This Hans Christian Anderson story is about a young girl's devotion to her eleven brothers who have be placed under an evil spell and were turned into wild swans. Full Story https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 38313 16mm Educational Films
Spain and Portugal: History and Geography
From Lisbon to Barcelona, and from Pyrenees to Seville, this film explores Spain and Portugal and the legacy of a common history and geography. Illustrates the plentiful resources on the Iberian Peninsula. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 46503 16mm Educational Films
Electromagnetic Energy and Spectrum Explained
An introduction to electromagnetic energy. This film explains magnetic fields, frequency and the electromagnetic spectrum: radio waves, infrared, ultraviolet, ex-rays, and gamma rays etc. Easy to understand animation. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
The Reconstruction Era  (1865-1877)
This film focuses on the period in United States history immediately following the Civil War (1865-1877). During this time the federal government set the conditions that would allow the southern states back into the Union. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 11619 16mm Educational Films
Simple Tricks Behind Movie Special Effects
Have you ever wondered how film makers create special effects such as falling buildings, explosions, bullet holes in windshields, and many other SPFX illusions? This film is an excellent introduction to visual effects. Film defect clears @ 6:06 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Biography of Frederic Chopin
Poland's greatest composer, Fredrick Chopin focused his efforts on piano composition and was a strong influence on composers who followed him. The B Minor Sonata, Opus 55 Nocturnes, and Opus 56 Mazurkas are a few of his most famous works that are discussed in this 15 minute biography. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 22647 16mm Educational Films
Radioactive Dating and Half-Life with animation
Animation explains radioactive decay and half-life while a combination of field and laboratory studies shows how carbon-14 and potassium-40 are used to date materials from the recent past to 4.5 billion years ago.
Medieval England: The Peasant's Revolt with Anthony Hopkins (1969)
The harsh social inequities of the Middle Ages and Medieval England form the background for this film. By focusing on the Peasant's Revolt of 1381, the film examines the grim reality of life in the Middle Ages. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Math and Logic Puzzles - Deductive and Inductive Reasoning - Animation
This well made film is about mathematical riddles, brain teaser and logic puzzles with answers given, but one mystery is left for you to figure out. Where did the dollar go! Lots of fun with story problems and deductive / inductive reasoning in math. Flickers at first. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Politics... Soviet Style: Life in the USSR - The People, Culture and Politics
Examines life in the Soviet Union, the people, the culture, and the politics. Gives a brief background on the Russian Revolution which provides the basis to examine the tumultuous history of politics in Post-Czarist Russia. Explores Lenin, Stalin in WWII, and reconstruction and Party members in Contemporary Soviet politics combine to provide an understanding of this subject. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Martin Luther King - Legacy of a Dream
A powerful and motivating film, Legacy of a Dream is an accurate account of Marin Luther King’s nonviolent Civil Rights Movement. The film summarizes Martin Luther King Jr's public life and the changes his leadership brought. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Ancient Africans: The Kingdom of Kush and the History of Africa
This film examines the history of Africa beginning with the Kingdom of Kush to the 20th century. Explains how Africa is patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation states and various cultures and religions. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 17758 16mm Educational Films
Alexander Graham Bell Biography
Explores the life of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone. Not only a great biography but a great story. Very well made film by Bell Systems. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 13068 16mm Educational Films
Henry Ford's America - Part 2
This film highlights the downturn of the american auto industries in the 1970's. Lee Iacocca and Henry Ford II do everything they can to save the company from government regulations, gas prices and competition. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
To Climb A Mountain: Emilio Estevez - 1982
Emilio Estevez stars in this motivational film that dramatizes interracial relationships at the teen-age level. Shows how humanistic values can transcend a father's dream for his son's wrestling successes. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Proof of Molecules and Atoms
How do we know that atoms and molecules really exist? This films helps prove their existence through circumstantial evidence just like a crime scene investigation. Very well made and does have some solid evidence for the existence of atoms and molecules. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Israeli Boy: Life on a Kibbutz
Provides an accurate account of a boy's life on one of Israel's kibbutzim. Describes the background and geography of socialism in Israel and the kibbutz system. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Metric System Cartoon
This video explores the metric system, the history of measurement, and explains why this system is efficient with the use of meters liters and grams. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 15487 16mm Educational Films
Measurement:  History and Standards
Examines the history and standard units of distance, time, weight, volume, temperature and other units of measure. Well made, interesting, and practical. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 17503 16mm Educational Films
The Medieval Mind - The Medieval Period
This film examines the way medieval people understood their world. Explains how the Medieval Period was a "Book written by God", and how the cathedrals, churches and religion of the Middle Ages ruled the mind. Excellent film. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
American Literature:  Colonial TImes - Puritan Period
Examines American Literature during the colonial times or the Puritan period. Explains that the writing of the time centers around the hardships, survival, English literature, and religion. Future authors would use these settings to base their writings. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Safety Belts and You - Proof That Seat Belts Work - Ford Motor Company
Safety Bets and You by Ford Motor Company demonstrates the violent impact that occurs during a collision. A real eye opener as unbelted occupants (dummies) are tossed about, thrown out of vehicles and break through windshields. Need proof that seat belts work? - Watch this well made film by Ford Motor Company. 1982
Toy Tops
This is an old 16mm film showing the many different types of tops around the world. Wooden tops, metal tops, plastic tops, and very unique tops make this film a classic if your into making hand made toys or enjoy antique toys.
Automotive Systems Overview
This video shows exactly how an automobile engine and it's systems works using compression, air, fuel and spark to create rotary motion. It is an overview of the many different systems under the hood needed to support this awesome invention. It's very well made with great visuals and models. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
The Masses and the Millionaires:  The Homestead Strike
This dramatization of the Homestead Strike which ended with violence emphasizes the hostile attitude of big business and epitomizes the decisive beginnings of America's management/labor union dealings. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA