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: 11548 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: 89708 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: 41084 16mm Educational Films
Police 1960's Washington D.C.
Explores the life of a police officer in Washington D.C. in the 1960's and shows how police help keep a community together. Sound flutter clears at 0:28 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 16121 16mm Educational Films
Farming in North Dakota 1960's
This video describes what it would be like being a farmer in North Dakota in the 1960's. History, old farm equipment, hogs, cattle, crop rotation, and methods of farming and technology are discussed. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 82058 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: 11118 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: 53896 16mm Educational Films
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: 39169 16mm Educational Films
The Rise of Labor Unions
Traces the history and rise of the American labor movement and labor unions. Provides an overview of the major attitudes held by management and government toward unions. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 36691 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 - The Youngstown Sheet and Tube Campbell Works Closure. This film details the story of de-industrialization and a community's efforts to put these workers back on the job. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 23558 16mm Educational Films
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: 21155 16mm Educational Films
Ancient Africans: The Kingdom of Kush and the History of Africa
This film examines the history of Africa and Ancient Africans 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: 21143 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: 23733 16mm Educational Films
Biography of Simon Bolivar - South American Liberator
Authentic locales in Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, and Columbia lend vividness to this biography of Simon Bolivar - liberator of five South American countries. 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
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: 23479 16mm Educational Films
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
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. Great biography of this US President. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 16330 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
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: 47478 16mm Educational Films
"Fire in Town" - Cornwall Ontario 1958
This 1958 educational film called "Fire in Town" is 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: 15346 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. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 16770 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
Measurement:  History and Standards
Examines the history and standard units of distance, time, weight, volume, temperature and other units of measurement. Well made, interesting, and practical. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 18009 16mm Educational Films
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 and proof of atoms and molecules. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
The Wild Swans - Hans Christian Anderson - Full Movie - 1977
This Hans Christian Anderson story, "The Wild Swans" 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. (1977) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 39680 16mm Educational Films
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.
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
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: 14109 16mm Educational Films
Special Effects: How Movie / Film Makers Create Them
Have you ever wondered how movie / film makers create special effects such as falling buildings, explosions, bullet holes in windshields, and many other SPFX illusions? This film shows some of the simple tricks behind those entertaining effects. Film defect clears @ 6:06 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
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
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: 13525 16mm Educational Films
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: 12348 16mm Educational Films
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
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
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.
American Buffalo - History and Struggle for Survival
Depicts the behavioral and physical characteristics of the American buffalo. Documents the history of the buffalo, its struggle for survival and measures taken to save it from extinction. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
What is a Physicist?  What is Cosmology?
What is a Physicist? In this video, physicists experiment with a range of physical phenomena from sub-atomic particles of which all matter is made (particle physics) to the behavior of the material universe (cosmology). https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
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
The Medieval Mind - The Medieval Period
This film examines the medieval mind understood the 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
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. Animated Cartoon. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 15797 16mm Educational Films
The California Gold Rush of 1849 - Life in a Gold Mining Town
An old man reminisces about what his father told him about life in a gold mining town - The California Gold Rush of 1849. Views of ghost towns and deserted mine entrances are combined to bring the period to life in this well made film. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Theodore Roosevelt Biography
Theodore Roosevelt was a charismatic man who became a hero to millions of Americans for many reasons. He was the youngest person ever to hold the office, yet had already served as a New York State Assemblyman, a deputy sheriff, the police commissioner of New York City, U.S. civil service commissioner, assistant secretary of the Navy, colonel of the rough riders, governor of New York, and vice president. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Thomas Nast Brings Down William "Boss" Tweed and Tammany Hall
Dramatization of one of America's outstanding scoundrels - and the "solid" citizens who made his thievery possible. By dispensing jobs, favors and money, William "Boss" Tweed and persuaded voters to keep his puppets in office thereby filling the Tammany Hall's pockets. The bravery of Political Cartoonist Thomas Nast and Louis Jennings of the New York Times finally ended the political corruption and put him in jail. Starring Howard Da Silva. 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
Automotive Systems Overview - The Automobile Engine
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
Rise of the Industrial Giants - Vanderbilt, Carnegie, Rockefeller, Morgan
Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Carnegie, and Morgan capitalized on early american innovation and built modern America. These men were early industrial giants and built the oil, rail, steel, shipping, and finance industries along with the American dream. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
The Age of Absolute Monarchs in Europe
This film examines the Age of Absolute Monarchs in Europe in which monarchs had absolute power among his or her people. An absolute monarch wields unrestricted political power over the sovereign state and its people and this is their story. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Views: 14492 16mm Educational Films
Poland Under Communism
This video illustrates the history of Poland under communism. It describes the Soviet communist dominance imposed after the end of World War II and what was known as the Polish People's Republic. In these years there was much industrialization and urbanization and many improvements in the standards of living in Poland but there was also a lot of unrest and hardship. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Firefighters 1970's City of Jackson, MS
Firefighters from the City of Jackson - Station 16 - use firefighter terminology to teach youngsters how to read. Very cool video of 1970's trucks, firefighters and equipment and a great teaching tool! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA
Firefighters 1970's - Kansas City Fire Department - Improved Picture
This film shows the many different jobs that are done by Kansas City Firefighters in the 1970's. Features the Kansas City Fire Department - KCFD. Improved picture. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFdKnjmeaUvJ4ZJmENHwCCA