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  • Inflatables Illustrated

    Inflatables Illustrated

    Ant Farm promotes their ideas for inflatable living and demonstrates how to construct inflatables using basic materials. Continue reading

  • Secret Video Game Tricks, Codes And Strategies, Vol. 2

    For Nintendo-compatible games. Members of the U.S. National Video Game Team show tricks and preview new games. Interesting only for the few seconds where you get to see the team members and laugh at them. Also potentially interesting for people who want to watch others play video games from 1989 and/or learn tricks for those games. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0210

    Image Union, episode 0210

    Compilation episode of Image Union featuring “Defense for Atomic Attack” by Allen Ross of Chicago Filmmakers, clips from “Media Burn” by Ant Farm, and “The Pope’s Visit” by Joseph McGarry. Continue reading

  • [Studs Terkel in two industrial films]

    [Studs Terkel in two industrial films]

    Two industrial films from the 1940s and ’50s that feature Studs Terkel. In “Beginning to Date” (1953) Terkel plays a high school diving instructor and offers advice to students on proper dating etiquette. The second film on this tape, “No Vacancies” (1946), is about the crisis that plagued many returning WWII soldiers who could not afford housing. Terkel is the narrator in this piece. Continue reading

  • [Video training tape]

    0:00 Danny Schechter of Global Vision introduces The Body Shop Television. He introduces the importance of learning to shoot with home video cameras. He goes over the main topics: 1. Camera techniques. 2. Producing tips. 3. some do’s and don’t’s. 4. Video hits and misses. 5. Potential stories. 2:30 Skip Blumberg talks about using home video equipment to shoot tv. 3:00 A beginner to video introduces herself. 3:15 Skip Blumberg talks about the importance of getting used to your camera … Continue reading

  • Marihuana

    Instructional film from the 1930s about the dangers of marijuana. A young girl smokes a “doped” cigarette and enters life of prostitution & crime. Continue reading

  • Guerrilla Media

    Guerrilla Media

    An instructional video that attempts to teach activists how to effectively use media to obtain their goals. Tony Schwartz outlines his basic principles behind guerrilla media, which mainly focuses on radio ads. The tape is structured in a very organized and easy to understand way, with Schwartz giving specific instructions and showing examples of how he has used radio and television to make change in his community. The tape is introduced by New York City Mayor Edward L. Koch, a longtime target of Schwartz’s ads, who has taken his side in fighting for anti-tobacco legislation. Continue reading

  • [Skip Blumberg with Danny Schechter]

    [Skip Blumberg with Danny Schechter]

    In this raw tape, Skip Blumberg shoots on the streets of New York for The 90’s, asking people about the upcoming presidential election. At the same time, Danny Schechter and a camera crew shoot Skip for a Globalvision video training tape. Most of the tape is Skip shooting Schechter’s crew as they interview him. Skip gives simple and clear explanations of the principles that guide his shooting (i.e., one should not look through the viewfinder but should instead learn to shoot without thinking about it). Continue reading