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Finding His Voice (1929)
Cartoon showing how sound motion pictures work, produced by a company that was an innovator in the field. Story by W.E. Erpi (pseudonym for Western Electric, Electrical Research Products Inc.)....

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Perception: Sound; Motion pictures: Sound; Animation;
Duration: 00:10:38
Popularity (downloads): 401
 
Sound Recording and Reproduction (Sound on Film) (1943)
Explains the mysteries of sound recording on film.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Perception: Sound;Motion pictures: Sound;Motion pictures: Projection;
Duration: 00:10:15
Popularity (downloads): 958
 
How Motion Pictures Move And Talk (1940)
Explains the basic principles of motion pictures and, by animation, shows how sound is recorded on a strip of film.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:11:00
Popularity (downloads): 284
 
Alchemist In Hollywood, The (Part I) (1940)
Explains chemical processes used in the motion picture laboratory. Diagrams and demonstrations of exposure, photochemical reactions, development, and printing. Photographer: Shirley Burden. Sound Recording: Bernard B. Brown.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: Laboratories; Chemistry; Motion pictures: Production;
Duration: 00:14:35
Popularity (downloads): 364
 
Alchemist In Hollywood, The (Part II) (1940)
Explains chemical processes used in the motion picture laboratory. Diagrams and demonstrations of exposure, photochemical reactions, development, and printing. Photographer: Shirley Burden. Sound Recording: Bernard B. Brown.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: Laboratories; Chemistry; Motion pictures: Production;
Duration: 00:13:47
Popularity (downloads): 325
 
Profile: Jamison Handy (Part III) (1961)
Interview with Jam Handy (1886-1983), pioneer producer of sponsored and industrial films. The program, hosted by WWJ-TV host Bob Leslie, has low sound level throughout, but is included here because...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: History;Motion pictures: Sponsored;Sales: Training;
Duration: 00:14:11
Popularity (downloads): 67
 
Profile: Jamison Handy (Part II) (1961)
Interview with Jam Handy (1886-1983), pioneer producer of sponsored and industrial films. The program, hosted by WWJ-TV host Bob Leslie, has low sound level throughout, but is included here because...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: History; Motion pictures: Sponsored; Sales: Training;
Duration: 00:22:48
Popularity (downloads): 254
 
RCA 16mm Sound Projector, The (1958)
Invisible white-gloved hands demonstrate the operation of the RCA 16mm sound projector.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: Projection;
Duration: 00:05:55
Popularity (downloads): 146
 
Old Chinese Proverb: One Picture Is Worth Ten Thousand Words, An (1946)
A tour through the Jerry Fairbanks studios in Hollywood, showing the production of animation, TV films, industrial and advertising films.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: Production;Motion pictures: Sponsored;Advertising: Motion pictures;
Duration: 00:22:06
Popularity (downloads): 425
 
Check . . . And Let Me Know (1962)
Goof on the process of industrial filmmaking.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: Production;Motion pictures: Sponsored;
Duration: 00:10:28
Popularity (downloads): 789
 

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