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Jumbo, the trained elephant (1908)
Camera iris opens from black to a smiling man standing in front of an elephant, who is seated on her haunches on a stool with her front legs raised in...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Jumbo (Elephant)Elephants--United States; Asiatic elephant--United States; Circus animals--United States; Dogs--United States; Ponies--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Animal films and programs; Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:53
Popularity (downloads): 917
 
NASASciFiles - Simple Machines (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how simple machines affect energy transfer.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Disability; Accessibility; Wheelchair; Inclined Plane; Lever; Wheel And Axle; Wedge; Pulley; Screw; Ramp; Circus; Lever And Fulcrum; Teeter Board; Pitcher; Flyer; Trapeze; Potential Energy; Kinetic Energy; Acrobat; Aerial Hoop;
Duration: 00:04:01
Popularity (downloads): 2707
 
Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 4, No. 2) (1939)
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: photographing human and automobile models; automobile brake tests on a steep San Francisco street; diamond-tipped machine tools; the Ohio River floods...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels;Automobiles: Advertising;San Francisco: Scenics: Historical;
Duration: 00:08:19
Popularity (downloads): 764
 
Animal Act
Opens on a closeup of a baboon "playing" a violin, then cuts to a medium shot of the same. The baboon wears a white short-sleeved shirt with a loose bow...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Circus animals--United States; Baboons--United States; Donkeys--Behavior--United States; Dogs--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Animal films and programs; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:28
Popularity (downloads): 1219
 
NASASciFiles - The Case of the Powerful Pulleys (2003)
NASA Sci Files video containing the following ten segments. NASA Sci Files segment describing how belaying tools and techniques provide a safe means of vertical ascent. NASA Sci Files segment...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Doug Harding; Rock Climbing; Harness; ATC; Figure 8; Dynamic Rope; Rappelling; Pulley; Simple Machine; Force; Aerospace Engineer; Crashworthiness; Gantry; Impact Dynamic Research Facility; Double Hitching; Lisa Jones; Safety Engineer; Load Limit; Safety C
Duration: 00:59:00
Popularity (downloads): 2071
 

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