Sharing Work at Home

When Mom gets sick, the family is surprised to learn there’s housework to be done. Dad, bro & sis learn the hard way how to work together. 1949, Public Domain.

Operator Toll Dialing

Do you have what it takes (took) to be a cooperative phone operator? Precision and good time management are needed if you’re going to work here, because It’s all about teamwork, in this 1949 training film. Public Domain.

The Bottle and the Throttle

Bill thinks he can get the girl. Bill thinks he can drive drunk. Bill thinks he can brake in time. Bill thinks he’s in trouble when he goes on trial for manslaughter. Public Domain.

Mr. Dish Machine Operator

Why is the dish machine operator the most important person in a restaurant? Watch this film, and you may soon be quitting your job for the glamor and fun of dish washing.

Ephemeral eyE: Columbia River

Real life, in all of its glory, and sublime detail, captured in HD. Think of it as beautiful Zen patterns in motion, unfolding before your very eyes. In this episode, We watch clouds dance across the rough terrain and bare bluffs of Washington state’s Columbia…

Ephemeral eyE: Blue Heron

Real life, in all of its glory, and sublime detail, captured in HD. Think of it as beautiful Zen patterns in motion, unfolding before your very eyes. In this edition, we watch a wild Blue Heron as he picks up a couple of items for…

Ephemeral eyE: Mt. St. Helens

Real life, in all of its glory, and sublime detail, captured in HD. Think of it as beautiful Zen patterns in motion, unfolding before your very eyes. A calm look at the approach to, and crater of, active volcano Mt. St. Helens, and the world’s…

A Date With Your Family

A dinner spent with everyone’s ideal of a perfect 1950’s family can be great, if you just follow the keen directions in this swell film. If you don’t, indigestion or independent thought ¬†might strike at any time!

Big Man on Campus

Junior high school student Jerry Warner thinks pretty highly of himself. It’s a hard lesson to learn that his problems aren’t caused by everyone else, they are caused by his own attitude that needs adjustment. Jerry stops throwing milk cartons and becomes a drone, just…