Snow White, Part 1 of 3
Disney-like animated film, with all the trimmings, of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.  This is an adaptation from the Grimms' classic fairy tale, part of the series "Simsala Grimm: The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm."  Enchanting introduction shows the story is there for us in the pages of a handsome old book.  Part 1 of 3  (9:50)

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Part 3 of 3
This is the happy ending of the animated Simsala film, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," adapted from Grimms' fairy tale classic, which is waiting for us inside a handsome book on the bookshelf!  Part 3 of 3  (5:19)

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Tom Thumb, Part 1 of 2
This live action film, made in 1958, is based on the classic Tom Thumb story from the pen of the Brothers Grimm.   Entertaining for all ages, and especially for film history students, the film stars Alan Young and June Thorburn.   Peter Sellers plays the part of one of the "villains."  Songs by Peggy Lee.  Opening credits are shown on the pages of an old-fashioned scrapbook.  Male narrator with soothing British accent.  Part 1 of 2  (9:15)

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Little Red Riding Hood
This short film created by university students is directed at a first grade content standard asking students to "Identify and describe the elements of plot, setting, and characters."  The video is esentially a version of the classic "Little Red Riding Hood" with no questions or activities to go with the story.  It would work well as a starting point for familiarizing the students with the story and then creating questions that would check their knowledge of story elements.
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SALT 2 Strategic Arms Negotiations

Video is about the Cold War Strategic Arms negotiations during the late 70's early 80's.  Moscow and Washington were clashing over human rights.  The SS20 alarmed the NATO allies, especially the West Germans with a range of 3000 miles these missiles could hit their capitals.  The SALT 2 negotiations did not include the SS20 discussion.  The super powers had agreed new limits on strategic arms in June 1979 comp
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Mrs. Kennedy Speaks Following JFK's Death
Less than two months after her husband was killed, Mrs. Kennedy made a newsreel tape, thanking the American people for all their expressions of sympathy after JFK's death.  The tape was played in movie theaters, before the feature film was shown, and is now maintained in the National Archives.
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U.S. foreign policy vis a vis the middle east
An amateur video with a great deal of information through slides, film, and narration.  It is critical of U.S. policy towards the area, saying that it has led to conflict rather than the peace it claims to seek.

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U.S. Child Labor 1908-1920
A look at child labor in the early 20th century in the United States as represented through the photography of Lewis W. Hine. The film documents the use of child labor in industry. No audio. Run time 09:22
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U.S. History in 50 Seconds
More at www.AnimatedAtlas.com. Music: Arthur Frick. Film: Peter Mays. This video animates geography to illustrate US history quickly.
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The Civil War
From the secession of the South to Lee's surrender at Appomatox, this film uses modern and period images as well as battle reenactments to highlight the key points of the American Civil War. This is a 15 minute video. A good video that shows some of the causes of the war and the major battles.  A good overview. Best used with map so students can understand the locations better.

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The Shakers - A Retrospective
According to The New Yorker Magazine, this is the definitive film on the Shaker movement.The Shakers are America's oldest and most successful experiment in communal living.  This film traces the growth, decline
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Puritan Family of Early New England
This film highlights daily life in a very early new england colonial village. It includes scenes of hunting, fishing, cooking, farming, and more. Video production is old but information is good.  Run time 10:00.
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The Lord of the Rings: In the Fifties
This video is about how early Sci-Fi fans and critics fell in love and hate with J.R.R. Tolkien. There's  This segment is from the indie film RINGERS LORD OF THE FANS.

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THE GRAPES OF WRATH — ReThink Review
This is a review of THE GRAPES OF WRATH and the the Oscar-winning 1940 film directed by John Ford and based on John Steinbeck's classic novel.  The reviewer makes comparisons about between the story set in the 1930's and modern times.

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The Grapes of Wrath
This short film created for an English project shows scenes from the very end of the novel, The Grapes of Wrath.  This is a dramatization based on the novel. 

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Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Address, Part I
The film shows Reagan taking the Oath of Office first; his inaugural speech follows.
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Sidewalks TV: Bridge to Terabithia Author and Producer
Host Cindy Rhodes interviews author Katherine Paterson and producer David Paterson about the Walt Disney Pictures / Walden Media film, Bridge to Terabithia.  Katherine Paterson talks the inspiration for the story and the making of the movie based on her book.

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Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 10
This is Part 10 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. This last segment ends with part of Martin Luther's King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech. The film includes vintage images from that time period. Suitable for middle school students and older.
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Beginner's Guide to FTP
If you're interested in setting up your own website, you'll need to upload files to your hosting company. This film explains what uploading and FTP are, and how to do it.

Your website's files aren't hosted on your computer; they're hosted on a server which is probably miles away from you. You need to get your website's files up to the server in order for your website to go live.

This is done by ftp, which stands for “File Transfer Protocol”. Through the control pane

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Using Legos to Demonstrate the Three Laws of Motion
This film is about Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Physics. It is a student-made project, using legos to illustrate the story of Newton and his three laws. Audio is very loud and clear.  Lego illustrations are very well done. Run time 04:52.
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