Television commercials, promotional films and public service announcements.
Amateur film collection shot in 1936-37
Travel film from around the globe, 1970s to 2000s includes Great Cities of Europe, Great Canadian Train Ride, New York City 1971, Paris 1970, QE2, Australia/New Zealand, Great American Trans-American Train Ride, Egypt Gift of the Nile, Russia, Great Alaska Cruise, and much more.
MARMIA's collections include home movies, mixtapes, local news, found VHS-tapes, and more. The largest acquisition is the WJZ-TV Collection, which holds thousands of hours of content created by Baltimore television station WJZ-TV ranging in date from the 1950s through 2000.
During its three decade run (1930s to the 1950s), the "Popular Science" historic cinema series received honors and acclaim from the motion picture industry and fans alike, garnering 3 Academy Award nominations as Best Short Subject of the Year as well as a "Grand Award" as the Best Short Subject of the Year by vote of the movie going audience (then numbering 100 million plus each and every week).
Shot between 1997 and 2014, this 16mm California urban landscape footage includes a variety of mundane city compositions including alleys, old buildings and such which offer an effective characterization of pre tech-boom San Francisco. Notable ephemeral lost landmarks of the city include the 17 Reasons sign, the Islais Creek Copra crane, Anna's Danish Cookies, and the Potrero Hill water tower.