An advertisement for National Cotton Council fibers in which a narrator describes how Mrs. Powers had trouble getting clothes clean until she discovered cotton products. Submitted for Clio Awards category Apparel.
An advertisement for Nationwide auto insurance in which a car travels across desert, country, and city environments while an offscreen male narrator describes the benefits of Nationwide policies. The car receives directions from a Native American man on a horse as the narrator explains how Nationwide helps policy holders "find their way" when they are lost. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for Nationwide life insurance in which a small boy pretends to shave using his father's shaving cream and lotion. A narrator describes the benefits of life insurance policies for providing family protection so that "little shavers" can become grown men. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
A public service announcement from the New York City Department of Health in which a rat is shown burrowing its way underneath a scene of children playing outside as ominous music plays. An offscreen male narrator encourages viewers to cut off rats' food sources by disposing of garbage in a lidded trash can. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
This film was shot on the 1963 Agri-business Caravan to Common Market nations in Europe and is used to show farm, business and civic groups some of the ideas the caravaners gathered on the trip. A movie co-produced by Dr. Landis Bennett, who is in charge of the visual Aids Section at North Carolina State College, has won first place in national competition sponsored by the Farm Film
The Farm Film Foundation $500 Award went to L. W. Riley, visual education editor, Clemson University, for his European-made film "One Ocean Away."
A public service announcement for the Opportunities Industrialization Center's (OIC) adult education programs in which a Black man from New York recounts his difficulties finding and sustaining a job until OIC taught him a useful trade. The man addresses the camera about the importance of learning a skill to make it in the world. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
William C. “Bill” Smith of Oregon Educational Broadcasting, who hosts and narrates this group of programs, takes youngsters on a day’s jaunt to an Oregon “egg factory,” a dairy farm and a dairy manufacturing plant to show them that, though milk, butter and eggs still come from the same old reliable sources, the ways which they are processed have changed considerably. On a farm where 100,000 laying hens produce enough eggs in one day to feed cities the size of Schenectady; New York; St. Joseph, MO; and Kalamazoo, Michigan, we see how eggs are gathered, cleaned and graded, and sent to market. On the dairy farms we see modern milking methods and milk being transported to a manufacturing plant. Processes involved in bottling milk and making cheese are seen, and the ice cream bar section is visited.
An advertisement for Pepsi in which a man and woman order and drink cups of the product at the concessions area of a crowded event. An offscreen male narrator describes the lively qualities of the product and a female vocalist sings a jingle about how Pepsi is "for those who think young." Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for Pond's Angel Face cream makeup in which a female narrator extols how the product maintains beauty no matter the weather. Scenes of a man and woman walking around a foggy city street are interspersed with close-ups of the woman applying the product. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
In this episode of Portrait, Harry Reasoner interviews Air Force Chief of Staff General Curtis LeMay. Reasoner questions LeMay on his military career and the changes in the air force from when he first enlisted to the present. Reasoner also questions LeMay about the likelihood of war with the Soviet Union and how well prepared America is for a war.
Presents several Southerners who advocate viewpoints and actions which are at variance with extremists on both sides of the civil rights issue. Interviews Governor Carl E. Sanders of Georgia; R. E. McIver, a businessman of Conway, South Carolina: The Reverend James L. Hooten, minister of the First Christian Church, Savannah, Alabama; Beverly Briley, Mayor of Nashville, Tennessee; and Eleanor Sheppard (Mrs. Thomas E.), Mayor of Richmond, Virginia. Indicates that the differences of attitudes and approaches to civil rights presented provided insight into a range of viewpoints which would add sanity and stability to the South in the present period of crisis.
An advertisement for Prophecy perfume by Prince Matchabelli in which a male narrator, accompanied by a chorus and music, describes how "unexpectedly nice things happen" when one wears the product. An animation depicts a Prophecy crown bottle floating around in space, interspersed with images of a crown, jewelry, fur coat, and other luxury items. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
Reveals a candid portrait of Ralph Ellison, author of The Invisible Man. Presents Ellison discussing the function of the writer in society, how he came to write The Invisible Man; his own involvement with the work, and how he feels a work of art should engage all of a writer's being. Features the author reading from this work and commenting on the contribution which the Negro church has made to the eloquence of most Negro writers.
An advertisement for Red Ball Jets shoes in which an animated boy demonstrates his ability to jump high while wearing the shoes and a narrator describes the product's specifications. Submitted for Clio Awards category Apparel.
An advertisement for Revlon lipsticks and nail enamels in which a female narrator lists ten new product colors. Women pose in recreational and intimate settings while the narrator describes how the product colors match the mood of different situations. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for Revlon Touch & Glow liquid makeup in which a male narrator, accompanied by music, explains how the moisturizing qualities of the product give the user a "fresh dewy look." The scene depicts a well-dressed man and woman walking around New York City in the early morning. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for Revlon Hi & Dri deodorant in which an offscreen male narrator describes how the product is fortified with the antibiotic neomycin to kill odor-causing bacteria on the skin. Accompanying the narration are shots of microscopic skin bacteria and a profile of a woman's face. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
Reveals the intense feeling for the weak individual and the place in society which Eric Hoffer has achieved. Describes working as source of power for these people. Focuses on Hoffer's systematized mode of living with its inherent difficulties for the weak individual.
An advertisement for Romper Room Children's Shoes in which an animated shoemaker has trouble selling shoes until he finds four bees making Romper Room shoes and he sells the whole stock. Submitted for Clio Awards category Apparel.
An advertisement for Ronson table lighters in which American fashion designer Anne Fogarty describes various models of table lighters for a program called "Room to Room with Ronson." Submitted for Clio Awards category Tobacco Products and Supplies.
An advertisement for Round the Clock stockings in which a model puts on the product while the camera moves slowly up her leg, and a narrator describes the brand's record keeping practice to help fit customers with the right size. Submitted for Clio Awards category Apparel.
Comprised of travelogue sequences from Europe, Asia, and Africa. Countries shown include British Ceylon (modern-day Sri Lanka), Yemen, Egypt, Italy, France, and England. Specific cities, locations, and activities include Colombo, the capitol city of Ceylon (modern-day Sri Lanka), that include wildlife (elephants) and local street scenes. Another sequence showcases the port city of Aden, Yemen and another in Egypt with a shot of “Cooks Rest House,” the pyramids, the Sphinx, and local peoples. Naples, Italy follows with black and white and color footage of the ruins at Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius (which appears to be active in one shot at 20:50!). London, England sequences are particularly interesting for their bustling urban shots and depiction of escalating wartime propaganda publications and signage, as well as capturing the Guard Mounting and Trooping of the Colour ceremonies. Several shots are taken specifically around Oxford and Regent Street. Footage consists of a combination of color and black and white film stock with title cards inserted for new locations.
McRobbie-Gair Family Home Movies : Film consists of travelogue sequences mainly of the Eastern United States and Canada, with footage from New York, Washington D.C., Virginia, Illinois, and New Mexico. The film opens with shots of the New York City skyline and Times Square at night with an amazing light show of entertainment and advertising signage. We see the marquee of several historic movie theatres, including the Loew’s State Theatre and the Strand Theatre, showing 'Only Angels Have Wings' (1939) and 'Indianapolis Speedway' (1939), respectively. Other notable footage includes a segment of the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair. There is also footage from George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate in Virginia, Chicago, IL cityscapes, and wonderful footage of Niagara Falls. Moving north to Canada the film captures shots from Montreal, Toronto, and Québec City. Notable sequences include shots of Montmorency Falls and Château Frontenac in Québec City. Finally, the film travels to the American Southwest of New Mexico, including the cities of Gallop and Albuquerque. The film captures in amazing detail an “Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial” in Gallop, according to a title card, which includes ritual dancing, games (including tug-of-war and foot and horse races), and a rodeo with broncos and bulls. Footage consists of a combination of color and black and white film stock with title cards inserted for new locations and cities.
An advertisement for Schweppes dry ginger ale in which a man and woman seductively discuss the bubbly and thirst-quenching properties of the product offscreen as a bottle is poured into a glass in close-up. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
An advertisement for Scotchguard rain repeller in which a narrator compares a raincoat treated with Scotchguard to another that was dry cleaned, and the latter is soaked in rain water. Submitted for Clio Awards category Apparel.