Television commercials, promotional films and public service announcements.
Amateur film collection shot in 1936-37
A collection of super 8mm films from Arthur J. Bressen, an American director, writer, producer, documentarian and gay pornographer.
Canadian-born Don North (1938-2019) was a journalist at ABC News, an anchor and reporter for Canadian Television, By his count, he covered 15 wars, from Yugoslavia to Afghanistan and Iraq. Don ran his own video company, Northstar Productions, producing documentaries and curating an archive.He self published a book, "Inappropriate Conduct: Mystery of a Disgraced War Correspondent," the story of a Canadian journalist who got a raw deal from the Canadian military during World War II.
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).
The 1953 British Mount Everest expedition was the ninth mountaineering expedition to attempt the first ascent of Mount Everest, and the first confirmed to have succeeded when Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary reached the summit on 29 May 1953.
The "Unusual Occupations" series of theatrical short subjects was produced by Jerry Fairbanks Studios and released by Paramount Pictures from 1937 through 1949.
This remarkable collection throws a spotlight on ordinary, everyday people who chose "the path less taken" in pursuit of extraordinary odd jobs, crazy careers and hysterical hobbies. "Unusual Occupations" is also an incredible chronicle of pop culture, lifestyles and remarkable achievements by individuals the world over