Cook Islands - Traditions of Oceania in the Pacific Rim
This is a non-narrated film about some of the native activities on the Cook Islands. It has music in the background but, unless you have discussed the topic, the video is merely entertaining.
Television and Movies
Both big and small screens played a vital role in shaping the 1950s-era culture. Movies provided an entertainment outlet while serving up political metaphors, and television shows—and the commercials that funded them—taught people the "best" way to live.
Humorous phases of funny faces
Blackton (with only his arm showing on film) "draws" a series of funny faces, including a line drawing of two faces, a man with an umbrella, a line drawing of two faces in profile, a clown, faces of "Coon and Cohen," the profile of a seated man, and a bottle of Medoc. This video is from the Library of Congress Collection.
Appearing: Frank Baldwin (Steele Ayers, the bandmaster), Fred W. Boardman, William Cushing, Ad. Dorsch, E.P. Brown, J.F. Boardman, George Goddard, E.F. Balch, Paul Pfarr.
Camera, William Heise.
Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps. 1894
According to Edison film historian C. Musser, this film featured the cast of the musical burlesque, "A milk white flag," by Charles Hoyt. Sometime after the farce's New York premiere on Oct. 8, 1894, its cast traveled to the Edison studio and appeared i
Buffalo Bill's wild west parade
The film shows a parade down Fifth Avenue, New York. In the foreground many children, both black and white, can be seen following alongside the parade. The participants in the parade include cowboys, Indians, and soldiers in the uniform of the United States Cavalry on horseback and riding horse-drawn coaches. Buffalo Bill can be seen on horseback, lifting his hat to the crowd [Frame: 1397].
Photographed April 1, 1901. Location: Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.
The skyscrapers of New York
This melodrama was filmed during the actual construction of a skyscraper in New York City, and includes several scenes of real work crews:. The story involves a construction foreman who fires one of his crew for fighting, which leads the disgruntled employee to steal. He causes the blame to be put on the foreman, who is finally exonerated when the thief is exposed. All of this conflict is woven in and around the actual construction of the building as the work is in progress. There is even one sc
An Evening with Oliver Stone: Dialogue on Classic Filmmaking
Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone discusses his recent film "Alexander" with UC Berkeley dean and professor of classics Ralph Hexter. Stone speaks to the lure, the responsibility, and the challenges inherent in his role as filmmaker. The evening's dialogue centers on representing ancient history and society to a broad modern audience. Oliver Stone has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards as a screenwriter, director, and producer, winning the Oscar three times, twice for Directing and o
Megan Follows: The Many Mauds: The Life and Times of Lucy Maud Montgomery (1996)
Megan Follows, the actress who played Anne in the "Anne of Green Gables" movies, talks about Lucy Maud Montgomery, the author of the books on which the movies are based. The actress details her intellectual, emotional and psychological empathy with the author in the historical period in which Ms. Montgomery lived: L.M. Mongomery "allowed a child to have a voice that was of equal importance to the grownups around her." Photos of the author, clips of animated film and live action film base
Adding and Subtracting Negative Numbers
A teacher-made video that shows a virtual video while using a classroom board along with an instructor. Run time 06:42.
How Much Does a Journalist Earn?
Journalists earn a range of salaries depending on what
organization they work for and what position they hold within the
organization. Find out why newspaper reporters tend to make more money than television reporters from a journalism professor in this
Werewolves and Vampires With Author Kelley Armstrong
Though the name of the genre may have changed throughout the years, Kelley Armstrong is a fantasy writer. Vampires and werewolves inhabit her worlds, and her popular Women of the Otherworld series follows these and other characters as they attempt to lead ‘normal’ lives. She was originally inspired to write about werewolves as she watched an episode of the X-Files – and in her opinion, their depiction of werewolves was false. In this video, WatchMojo.com chats with Armstrong to learn more
Understanding markets key to globalisation
Even as some multinationals are still mulling over their China strategy, others like Siemens had been laying the groundwork in China a long time ago.
Lausanne and WatchKnow WREG 2
Television story about WatchKnow and Lausanne Collegiate School. Students are constantly on their iPods, iPhones and computers so using WatchKnow taps into what the students are already doing. It gives all students the opportunities to learn.
Time Dependent Perturbation Theory
time dependent sinusoidal perturbations, quantum teleportation
Photosynthesis: The Rap Music Video
This is a educational film about photosynthesis. Rapping about Photosynthesis. With awesome cellular diagrams to aid your learning experiences.
The Electronic Coach
[Recorded: circa 1959] "The Electronic Coach" is a short film made by IBM describing the use of computers in the management of a university basketball team. The film features computer science legend Don Knuth, then a junior at Case Institute of Technology. For all four of his undergraduate years at Case (1956-60), Knuth was manager of the basketball team and sought ways to improve his team's play by analyzing a series of special statistics he captured during games. The scoring method was unusual
Today in Britain (1964) - extract
Narrated by the journalist James Cameron, 'Today in Britain' offers a snapshot of the United Kingdom in the year that Harold Wilson became Prime Minister on the back of his "white heat of technology" speech (although he never actually uttered that specific phrase). There's much emphasis on Britain's inventive genius, not just in the atomic era but also throughout its history, as seen here in this whistle-stop, partly-animated guided tour. (Michael Brooke) The complete film is one of 32 include
The 54th BFI London Film Festival Vodcast Day 13
On Day 13, we spoke to another range of filmmakers at the The May Fair Hotel, including Julie Moggan (Guilty Pleasures). On the red carpet, actor turned director Diego Luna discussed his second film, Abel, and Sabina Guzzanti presented her latest work, Draquila - Italy Trembles. The day concluded with the UK premiere of The Kids Are Alright, the MOFILM Gala, attended by director Lisa Cholodenko, and stars Mark Ruffalo and Julianne Moore. http://www.bfi.org.uk/live
Lab Safety Rap
A rap on lab safety rules simple explanation of lab safety acted out by students. The original lyrics and song are from Rhythm, Rhyme, and Results. Lyrics are included at the bottom of the screen. Run time 03:24.
Television News Careers : What Does It Take to Become a Broadcast Journalist?
To become a broadcast journalist, a lot of hard work, a curious mind and a good amount of perseverance are all required on a daily basis in the field. Find out what it takes to be a broadcast journalist with insider information from an award-winning former TV news anchor in this video on television jobs.