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VINTAGE 16MM SOUND SHORT SUBJECTS
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VINTAGE THEATRICAL, DOCUMENTARY, COMMERCIAL & OTHER SPECIAL INTEREST SHORT SUBJECTS

Updated July 4, 2017

The following are vintage, top quality original black and white films in Excellent to Mint condition
(unless otherwise stated).

All Films On This Page Are 16mm Optical Sound (magnetic sound if indicated)


CHEVROLET DEALER PUBLIC RELATIONS FILMS
By Jam Handy Productions
 
  • KEY TO OUR HORIZONS - 1952 Chevrolet public relations film. Shows how the car industry affects all kinds of jobs involving the it's production and use of the final product, and the way we live. Great scenes in towns around the USA. Near Mint Dupont 400' print in the can - $99
  • THE INSIDE STORY - 1950 Chevrolet public relations film. Showing assembly in the plant Near Mint 1950 Kodak 400' print in the can - $99
  • YOUR TOWN, U.S.A. - Early 1950 Jam Handy film produced by Chevrolet. Shows the typical home town population getting up and starting the day. Promotes the importance of Chevrolet trucks used in transporting goods to businesses and restaurants. Like New Dupont print in the original can, 300' on a 400' reel - $99
  • MILLIONS OF MASTERPIECES - Great late 1940's Jam Handy Chevrolet film shows the factory production line assembly of Chevrolet cars. Like New condition Dupont print, full 400' - $99
  • THE HEAD MAN - 1951 comedy Chevrolet training film with Edward Everett Horton about treating customers with respect and in a friendly manner. 1951 Kodak print in Mint condition. 400' in can - $79
  • HOW TO BUY A CAR - 1953 Chevrolet training film. Comical story of a family going out to buy a car and how every member of the family get's involved. Near Mint Dupont 400' print in the can - $79
  • TOMORROW'S DRIVERS - 1954 Chevrolet public relations film by Jam Handy. Narrated by James Stewart. Shows children in elementary school learning driving skills early using small cars that really operate. Compares mistakes they make to adults still making them. Full 400', Mint condition Dupont print in the can - $99
  • THE VELVET GLOVE - Shows advances in car production including use of liquid pressure instead of the friction clutch. 1951 Kodak print in Excellent+ to Like New condition in the can - $79
  • THE BIG WINNER - At Daytona Beach and other NASCAR stock car races where the Chevrolet excels all other brands. 1956 Kodak print in Near Mint condition in the can - $79
  • BOXES AND BALLS - Structure of the frame and cross member attachments for durability. 1956 Dupont print in Near Mint condition in the can - $79

  • WE OF THE WEST RIDING - 1945 British informational film. The life of families around the textile mills of the West Riding in Yorkshire, England. Exploring the mill towns and textile industry within this area of Northern England, the film examines the structure of family life away from the British capital. Observed through the eyes of a little boy, he recounts visiting his family members who are all employed in different sectors of the local cloth industry. Much attention is paid to the dramatic rural landscapes and moorland that have become the focus for some of Britain's most renowned works of literature, including Wuthering Heights and other novels by the infamous Bronte sisters. Excellent 1945 Kodak print, 800' - $129
  • TO THE FAIR - 1964. Like all world's fairs, the New York World's Fair of 1964-1965 was conceived as a one-time celebration and designed to leave few traces behind. Orchestrated by urban planner Robert Moses, the billion-dollar extravaganza was dedicated to the promotion of "peace through understanding" and "man's achievements in an expanding universe". When the fair opened to fewer visitors than expected, Alexander Hammid and Francis Thompson were commissioned to produce this promotional film to boost attendance. While memories of the exposition may have faded, the fair lives on in To the Fair! Excellent+ to Near Mint beautiful IB Technicolor print with all original leaders on a 1200' reel - $399

 
  • ART HERITAGE - Produced by Texaco in 1960. Outstanding quality, professionally made theatrical documentary tours the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. All the major art at the museum in beautiful sharp detail. Near Mint, beautiful British IB Technicolor print on a full 1200' reel - $399
  • THE STORY OF THE LETTER POST (2) - British, 1964. British post office history and how the mail service evolved from the beginning. Mint outstanding beautiful IB Technicolor print, 800' - $129
  • OLD DOG TRAY - 1946, Admiral Pictures. Starring Don Reed. Ken Darby and the Kingsmen singing and renacting the story behind this old song. Beautiful 1947 Kodachrome Color print in excellent condition on an 800' reel - $89
  • MAGIC HIGHWAY U.S.A. - Produced in 1958 by Walt Disney. Live action and animation. The significance of the American highway, featuring the history of motoring, which explains that to drive the first cars was quite an adventure in itself, due to awful roads (which back then were not much more than rutted wagon paths) and the scarcity of fuel supplies and spare parts, not to mention the lack of useful maps and signposts, resulting in short drives turning into day-long affairs. And finally it shows what the future might possibly bring. This is the theatrical release version of an episode of the Disneyland TV show. Excellent used beautiful IB Technicolor print on a 1200' reel - $399
  • WONDERFUL WORLD - Produced by Jam Handy in 1959 for Coca Cola. Entertaining travelogue with the main point being, no matter where you go, how much of a distant point you run off to, there will always be Coke just in case you want it! We are escorted through the US and Europe, stopping at such far flung places as Egypt, Japan and the Phillipines, Asia, Africa and South America, Central America, Mexico, and back to the US and we briefly go over some of the main tourist attractions at all of them. Comes with all the printed promotional material used by the Coca Cola bottler. The beginning titles start short but all titles are there from Wonderful World on. Beautiful, Excellent used to mostly Like New IB Technicolor print on a full 2000' reel - $299
  • THE STUDEBAKER STORY - 1953. Stars Donald Woods, Harry Carey Jr., and Myron Healy. The history of the Studebaker family, their success at making wagons and the company's venture into automobiles. This is not the poor condition print previously unearthed and on VHS. Beautiful Excellent+ to Like New IB Technicolor print, about 1400' on a 1600' reel.  - $499
  • THE AMERICAN ENGINEER - Produced by Jam Handy in 1956 for Chevrolet. Tribute to the American engineer presented by Chevrolet. This featurette discusses the many different fields of engineering with special attention given to the automobile. Scenes from all facets of industry including a Chevrolet automobile assembly plant, building roads, and businesses including a drive-in movie theatre at night. Beautifully photographed in radiant IB Technicolor. This is NOT the poor condition cropped print shown on You Tube. Near Mint on a 1200' reel - $499
  • ROYAL WEDDING PRESENTS - 1947. This film was produced as a special present to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on the event of their wedding in 1947. Produced in beautiful IB Technicolor in Britain, it shows all the elaborate wedding gifts to the royal couple, including an elaborate 35mm sound projector and a 35mm Technicolor film print in silver cans of the entire wedding. Amazing to see and in Near Mint condition on a 1200' reel - $399
  • THE BIG DELIVERY WAGON - Jerry Fairbanks Priductions, 1951. The story of national distribution by one of its pioneers, the H.J. Heinz Company. Scenes in the various major Heinz production plants around the country. This film uses animation, but mostly live action, to demonstrate the Heinz bottling and canning operations in the making of all products including the famous Heinz ketchup. Great scenes inside grocery stores and soda fountains. Mint outstanding IB Technicolor print, 12 minutes (about 500') on a full 400' reel in a box - $149
  • ALPHABET CONSPIRACY - Bell Telephone Science Film from 1957. Dr. Baxter goes into a storyland world with an Alice In Wonderland type story. Also stars Hans Conried as the Mad Hatter wanting to destroy the alphabet. Beautiful IB Technicolor in excellent used condition, 2000' - $99
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  • A TOUCH OF CALIFORNIA - 1962 Kodachrome travel film on California. The beautiful sites all over the state including Hollywood and Disneyland. Beautiful Kodachrome color in Excellent to near Mint condition on a full 800' reel - $249
  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY FAIR - 1953 documentary showing preparation for the fair in Los Angeles, California with scenes from previous Los Angeles fairs from the 1920's on to 1953. Excellent+ to Like New, beautiful Kodachrome Color on a full 1200' reel - $399
  • WHAT PRICE FREEDOM - 1955. Excellent documentary drama showing how Communism has degraded life in East Berlin during the cold war. A young American businessman visits Communist Berlin and meets a young German woman. When the Communist government attempts to pass a resolution condemning the motives of the democracies, the girl defies them. Although even the Communist leadership expresses concern with his government's doctrines, her life remains at risk. The businessman urges the girl to escape with him to the Allied zone, but she refuses, preferring to stay to fight for her ideals. Produced by Paul F. Heard Productions. Near Mint Kodachrome Color in on a full 1600' reel - $299
  • DESTINATION DOTTED LINE - 1952, Pontiac Motor Devision of General Motors. Part of the training for retail salesmen, "The Men Of Pontiac". Mint 1951 Kodak print, full 400' - $89
  • ZOO IN MANHATTAN - A visit to the Manhattan, New York zoo in the 1930's. Excellent 1941 Kodak print in Like New condition on a full 400' reel - $49
  • RURAL RHAPSODY - Universal, 1937. This entry in Universal's "Popular Person-Oddity" series of shorts drops in on band leader Paul Whiteman at his 700-acre Horse Farm in Rosemont, New Jersey; antique watch collector shows his watches; old gold prospector George Carnes, of Mountain Rach, California, still gets sizable pokes of gold from his efforts; triplet 2 year old girl models and finally a trained steer that does tricks. Excellent used vintage 1946 Kodak print, full 400' - $59
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  • THINK OF THE FUTURE - Cartoon produced in 1953 by Halas and Batchelor in the United Kingdom. The American government commissioned this film about Marshall Aid and the need for the countries of postwar Europe to cooperate between themselves. Contrasting in a simple and humorous way the living and working conditions of the "good old days" with modern conditions. Shows that only by increased production can the present high standard of living be maintained. Beautiful Like New IB Technicolor print with optical and magnetic sound tracks, 400' - $299
  • SOMETHING YOU DIDN'T EAT - Walt Disney, 1945. Animated short documentary film made to advance the cause of a balanced diet for the benefit of the public health and for the advancement of the American war effort. Was originally released theatrically and is sponsored by the Cereal Institute (Office of War Information, War Food Administration). Beautiful Like New IB Technicolor print with optical and magnetic sound tracks, 400' - $299
  • GET A JOB - 1985, Brad Caslor cartoon produced bu the National Film Board of Canada. This short animation follows the tribulations of a cartoon character, Bob Dog, as he hunts for a job. Self-motivation, preparing a resume, and getting ready for an interview are all dealt with in a highly entertaining fashion, while the Doo-wop mover Get a Job provides the upbeat musical soundtrack. Great cartoon combines the wild animation style of Bob Clampett and Tex Avery. Beautiful Near Mint condition LPP Color print, full 400' - $299
  • THE RIVER - 1938 documentary by Pare Lorentz shows the importance of the Mississippi River to the United States and how farming and timber practices had caused topsoil to be swept down the river and into the Gulf of Mexico, leading to catastrophic floods and impoverishing farmers. It ends describing how the Tennessee Valley Authority project was beginning to reverse these problems. It won the "best documentary" category at the 1938 Venice International Film Festival. Mint Blackhawk Films print, about 1000' on a 1200' reel - $129
  • AN AMERICAN NEWSBOY - Produced by the United States information Service in 1951. A young boy learns how to run his own business in his home town delivering newspapers. Great scenes around neighborhoods and towns of the early 50's. Near Mint 1952 Kodak print, 400' - $99
  • THE CRYSTAL BALLET - Twentieth Century Fox release of an Educational Pictures documentary, 1937. A fantasy of the twenty-eighth carnival of the Toronto Skating Club. The story of Snow White on skates. Like New 1944 35mm print-down Kodak print, about 425' on a 400' reel - $49
  • JOHNNY AT THE FAIR - 1947 promotional film for the Canadian National Exhibition. A young boy gets separated from his parents at the fair and meets some celebrities; Joe Louis, Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson. A campy tour showing all the sights. Excellent+ condition Sterling Films print, 400' - $49
  • FLASH GORDON CONQUERS THE UNIVERSE, Chapter 2 FREEZING TORTURE - Classic 1940 Universal serial starring Buster Crabbe and Charles Middleton. Near Mint Thunderbird Films print, 800' - $59
  • UM&M (PARAMOUNT) PICTORIAL - THE WORLD AT LARGE - Paramount, 1932. Newsreel style stories.  "Unmentionables" is about womens underwear styles for 1932 and "Phil Cook" is radio's man of many voices and gives a radio performance doing all seven voices. Excellent UM&M Kodak print - $49
  • PEPPY THE PUPPY - 1952 Coronet Film about the adventures of a dog with his human family. Excellent film for elementary age children. Excellent condition on a full 400' reel - $39
  • BOLD JOURNEY - AMAZON MISSIONARY - 1956 Bold Journey TV show highlights the missionary work of cinematographer Harold Reimer. Like New 1956 print on a 1200' reel - $79
  • HORSE RAISING - Produced by Frith Films. 1940's film about raising horses. Excellent condition on a full 400' reel - $39
  • FISH IS FOOD - Made by Pictorial Films in the 1940's with the cooperation of the City of New York Department of Markets and The Fishery Council of New York City. Covers every step of how fish are brought to market; then end up in grocery stores, restaurants and your home dinner table. A 1947 Kodak print in Near Mint condition, full 400' - $59
 
 

 

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GRANTLAND RICE SPORTLIGHTS
Originally Released By Paramount Pictures
  • A FASCINATING ADVENTURE - 1938 Grantland Rice Sportlight. A man and woman canoeing in the swamps of Florida have close contact with all the animals, above and underwater. Mint 1969 NTA print, 400' - $49
  • GUARDIANS OF THE WILD - 1940's Grantland Rice Sportlight. Story of the work of a forest ranger. Mint 1969 NTA print, 400' - $49
  • ACROBATIC ACES - 1941 Grantland Rice Sportlight. Acrobatic skills of all types shown. Like New NTA/Blackhawk print, 400' in the OB - $49

CLASSIC TELEVISION SHOWS

  • THE ROY ROGERS SHOW - TV classic from the early 1950's with Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Pat Brady. Beautiful Like New vintage prints, complete with all beginning and ending titles with Roy and Dale singing "Happy Trails To You". Prints are identified mostly by episode numbers. Guides for episodes I found on the internet are not accurate. For instance FALSE FACES is listed on the web as episode #80, however FALSE FACES is my episode #78. So all I have for most is the episode number: #4, #6, #64 HIDDEN TREASURE, #78 FALSE FACES, #79, #80, #89, SILVER FOX HUNT - $119 each
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