Most Popular Ephemeral Film Movies and TV Shows
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1. Surviving Edged Weapons (1988)
84 min | Documentary, Action, Crime
A documentary issued to police in the 80's on how to survive edged-based attacks, primarily blades -- with often comical and novel examples.
Approved | 55 min | Drama
The Middleton family visits the 1939 New York World's Fair and witnesses the advent of the future, encountering robots and dishwashers for the first time.
5. Donald in Mathmagic Land (1959)
Approved | 27 min | Animation, Short, Family
Donald's goes on an adventure in which it is explained how mathematics can be useful in real life. Through this journey it is shown how numbers are more than graphs and charts, they are geometry, music and magical living things.
6. Duck and Cover (1952)
Not Rated | 9 min | Animation, Short, Family
Instructional short aimed at school-aged children of the early 1950s that combines animation and live-action footage with voice-over narration to explain what to do to increase their chances of surviving the blast from an atomic bomb.
9. Shake Hands with Danger (1980)
23 min | Short
A cautionary training film for those who operate and repair heavy equipment. We watch vignettes of men taking short cuts in their work, doing things they aren't trained for, neglecting to ... See full summary »
10. Sex Hygiene (1942)
30 min | Short, Drama
Several servicemen relax by playing pool, but one of them goes off to spend time with a prostitute. Later, he discovers he has contracted a venereal disease. A graphic and frank ... See full summary »
19. Our Mr. Sun (1956 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 57 min | Animation
One entry in a series of films produced to make science accessible to the masses--especially children--this film describes the sun in scientific but entertaining terms.
20. Don't Be a Sucker (1943)
Approved | 18 min | Short, History, War
Propaganda short film depicting the rise of Nazism in Germany and how political propaganda is similarly used in the United States to recruit Nazi sympathizers from the ranks of American racists.
21. The Dropout (1962)
11 min | Drama, Short
A young man drops out of high school and soon his self-esteem and life spiral downward as he struggles to find and keep a job, can no longer relate to his friends still in school, and falls in with a new crowd on the seamy side of town.
22. The River (1938)
Unrated | 31 min | Documentary, Short, History
This documentary short film looks at the devastating and costly problems, including seasonal flooding and erosion of precious topsoil, associated with the Mississippi River system and promotes more Federal projects to remedy the situation.
23. Joy Ride: An Auto Theft (1976)
13 min | Drama, Short
Val & Tim swipe Randall's car to enjoy a little harmless spin. Buoyed by their increased status and mobility, they convince their girlfriends to hop in. However, as the road takes a twist, the joy ride takes a similar turn...to DISASTER!
25. How to Undress in Front of Your Husband (1937)
Unrated | 14 min | Drama, Short
A "Peeping Tom" likes to look through windows at women undressing. We see him as he sneaks a peek at two "subjects". His first one, a young woman who apparently has a major lingerie fetish,... See full summary »
33. Hired! (1940)
19 min | Short
A middle-aged auto sales manager is having poor results with his staff, so he gets some advice from his hanky-wearing father.
34. Reconnaissance Pilot (1943)
35 min | Documentary, Short
Documentary/training film depicting the duties of a pilot in the Pacific Theatre of the Second World War as he flies reconnaissance missions over enemy-held islands.
35. An American Girl (1958)
28 min | Short, Drama
The story of a teenage girl who starts wearing a Jewish charm bracelet that she received for her birthday. She then begins to experience anti-semitism and prejudice first hand from her friends at high school and in the community.
20 min | Short, Documentary
This training film is meant for professionals who work with the mentally impaired, and is meant to teach them how to help their patients deal with sexual issues.
38. Mystery Science Theater 3000: Shorts (1998 Video)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy
Along with the classicly bad full-length movies shown on MST3K, Joel, Mike and the bots were frequently subjected to hideously bad short films as well. This collection of shorts includes a ... See full summary »
42. Tomorrow's Drivers (1954)
11 min | Short
Showcases a driving course where kindergarten children are placed in miniature cars and taught safe and proper driving skills in order to prepare them for when they're old enough to get a driver's license.
45. The Dangerous Stranger (1950)
Not Rated | 10 min | Crime, Drama, Short
In this film, a police officer tells children about the dangers of accepting rides or presents from strangers, and relates the unfortunate stories of several children who did and were never seen again.
Director: Sid Davis
46. Last Date (1950)
Not Rated | 19 min | Drama, Short
Jeanne, a high school girl, dumps her dull boyfriend Larry for Nick, a local thug and hot-rodder she finds exciting. Nick terrifies everyone with his dangerous and reckless driving, but ... See full summary »
48. Are You Popular? (1947)
Unrated | 10 min | Drama, Short
The issue of popularity, specifically amongst the high school set, is dramatized. Jerry occasionally goes on dates with Ginny, who goes on "sitting in parked cars" dates with many boys, ... See full summary »