Vintage and Historic Documentaries – Too Original or Unique To Classify – Listed Alphabetically

Rare and original vintage documentary films. Many come from our collection of original 16mm films, and for many of them, our copies might be the last ones left. Take a trip down memory lane and marvel at how many things have changed…and at how many haven’t! Learn about forgotten subjects &¬†revisit history…you’ll be fascinated.

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Title
Length
VHS
DVD
"B" MOVIE TRAILERS- coming attractions-
1930s & ’40s
20 min.
$24.95





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100 WATTS, 120 VOLTS: manufacturing light bulbs,
J.S. Bach music background, 1977
15 min.
$24.95















1920s-’30s HOME MOVIES VOL. 2- Asheville, NC, Athens
GA, Nantucket, MA plus Southern scenes: Colored baptism, blacks
picking cotton, chain gang, etc.- 120 min.
120 min.
$24.95















A TOUR OF THE WHITE HOUSE- hostess Jackie Kennedy-
1962
60 min.
$24.95















ABCs of Hand Tools, color, animated, produced by
GM, 1940s.
60 min.
$24.95















Beautiful Downtown Newark, NJ, Historic Landmarks
and Streets, 1975
60 min.
$24.95















BEST OF AMERICAN PROGRESS- fascinating film clips
1936-56- cars, gas stations, televisions, ’39 World’s Fair
60 min.
$24.95















CONEY ISLAND MOVIE SHORTS, 1917 thru 36
60 min.
$24.95















MOTORS INSURANCE. PROMO – Hurricane Betsy hits
New Orleans- old cars shown- 1966- color
15 min.
$24.95















MUSICAL VARIETY- 1930s & ’40s musical
shorts- big band sound, Latin rhythms, the Andrews Sisters, Saminy
Fain & tin pan alley, etc., Volume 1
120 min.
$24.95















MUSICAL VARIETY- 1930s & ’40s musical shorts- big
band sound, Latin rhythms, the Andrews Sisters, Saminy Fain & tin
pan alley, etc., Volume 2
120 min.
$24.95















MUSICAL VARIETY- 1930s & ’40s musical shorts- big
band sound, Latin rhythms, the Andrews Sisters, Saminy Fain & tin
pan alley, etc., Volume 3
120 min.
$24.95















ONLY ONE NEW YORK: tour of various NYC neighborhoods
and landmarks, 1963
60 min.
$24.95















PATERSON documentary on Paterson NJ, early ’70s
30 min.
$24.95















POP BLUES CLASSICS- black soundies- 1941-52
100 min.
$24.95















PROFESSIONAL BOWLERS TOURNAMENT- 1961- with commercials
60 min.
$24.95















PROFESSIONAL BOWLERS TOURNAMENT- 1969- with cominercials
60 min.
$24.95















REMEMBERANCE OF ST. PETERSBURG (RUSSIA)- architecture
& street scenes- color
30 min.
$24.95















SHOWER OF STARS- "A Chistmas Carol"- Frederic March,
Basil Rathbone- 1956
60 min.
$24.95





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Sight-Seeing in Newark, NJ, 1926, silent
60 min.
$24.95















STORM OF STRANGERS Jewish life on New York’s Lower
East Side, 1969
25 min.
$24.95















Story of Willow Run, Building the B24 Liberator,
WW2
60 min.
$24.95















TEENAGE MOVIE TRAILERS OF THE 1950s and ’60s- A
look back at rock ‘n’ rolI, hot rods, and gangs
120 min.
$24.95















THE HINDENBURG DISASTER RECALLED- eyewitness accounts-
1987
80 min.
$24.95















THE STORY OF TELEVISION- the coming of color TV-
b&w and color
25 min.
$24.95















TO NEW HORIZONS- GM’s predictions of the American
landscape of 1960- shown at the World’s Fair of 1939-length
10 min.
$24.95















Travelogues produced by Chrysler Corporation- NORTHWARD
TO NOME (1949), Old cars and exciting adventures
30 min.
$24.95















Travelogues produced by Chrysler Corporation- ROUGH
ROAD TO PANAMA, Old cars and exciting adventures
30 min.
$24.95















Travelogues produced by Chrysler Corporation- RUGGED
ROAD TO CAPE HORN, Old cars and exciting adventures
30 min.
$24.95















Travelogues produced by Chrysler Corporation- WHEELS
ACROSS AFRICA (1936), Old cars and exciting adventures
30 min.
$24.95















Travelogues produced by Chrysler Corporation- WHEELS
ACROSS AUSTRALIA (1951), Old cars and exciting adventures
30 min.
$24.95















Travelogues produced by Chrysler Corporation- WHEELS
ACROSS INDIA (1939), Old cars and exciting adventures
30 min.
$24.95















Travelogues produced by Chrysler Corporation- WHEELS
ACROSS THE ANDES (1947), Old cars and exciting adventures
30 min.
$24.95















TREASURES OF THE PAST archeology in New Jersey,
1974
30 min.
$24.95















POLITICAL COMMERCIALS- 1952-84: Eisenhower through Reagan- 45 min
45 min.
$24.95















PETROLEUM PRODUCT (GAS STATION) COMMERCIALS- mostly 1960s-
60 min.
60 min.
$24.95















FEDERAL EXPRESS COMMERCIALS- 1975-99: famous FedEx ads using humor- 90 min
90 min.
$24.95















LUSTRE CREME SHAMPOO TV ADS, featuring various ’50s actresses- 30 min
30 min.
$24.95















CRAZY OLD COMMERCIALS- ’50s and ’60s- quaint and creative TV ads- 30 min
30 min.
$24.95















LATE NIGHT TV ADS AND OFFERS- KTel, Carvel, Crazy Eddie, used cars, etc. (New York City metro area), late ’70s to ’86, 30 min
30 min.
$24.95















COLOR NEWSREELS- science, technology, new products, Vol. 1 (1930s); Vol. 2 (1940s); Vol. 3 (1950s) 50 min. each
30 min.
$24.95















BLACK AND WHITE NEWSREELS- 1929, 1933, 1945, 1946, 1957, 1959- 30 min. each year.
30 min.
$24.95















FOX MOVIETONE NEWSREELS- 1930s- 45 min
45 min.
$24.95















AMOS & ANDY in CHECK AND DOUBLE CHECK- 1932 feature film- 70 min
70 min.
$24.95















AMOS & ANDY CARTOONS- b&w- -1930s- 20 min
20 min.
$24.95















POPEYE CARTOONS- 50 min
50 min.
$24.95















GULLIVER’S TRAVELS- color, animated, 75 min
75 min.
$24.95















GUMBY & FRIENDS- includes Art Clokey’s prototype clay film "Gumbasia" (1953)- 60 min
60 min.
$24.95















COLOR NEWSREELS- science, technology, new products, Vol. 1 (1930s); Vol. 2 (1940s); Vol. 3 (1950s) 50 min. each
50 min.
$24.95















1940s SUPERMAN CARTOONS- color- 60 min
60 min.
$24.95















WARTIME CARTOONS- WWII themes- b&w- 60 min
60 min.
$24.95















CARTOON SING-A-LONGS- ’40s and ’50s- 60 min
60 min.
$24.95















32 CLASSIC CARTOONS- 220 min. (charged as 120 min.)
220 min.
$24.95















AND THIS IS FREE- Chicago’s Maxwell Street Market- 1964- 25 min
25 min.
$24.95















THIS IS ABERDEEN- Aberdeen Proving Ground- 1953- 30 min
30 min.
$24.95















YOU BET YOUR LIFE- Groucho Marx, with 1952 De Soto commercials- 30 min
30 min.
$24.95














OH, MOTHER!- TV show with Dennis James- with earliest commercials aired on TV-
1947- 30 min
30 min.
$24.95















3 1950s GAME SHOWS- Quick As A Flash (1952), Do You Trust Your Wife (Johnny Carson, (1958), Queen For a Day (1960), all with original commercials- 90 min
90 min.
$24.95















THE GOLD FILLED STORY- jewelry industry promo describing the advantages of gold filled jewelry- 1955- 30 min.
30 min.
$24.95