I still remember the coloring book I received after a man from the power company came to my school and showed us a cartoon about a cat that is repeatedly “zapped” when it makes bad decisions around electricity. Like visits from the fire department and McGruff the Crime Dog, coloring books are a staple of public safety education for children. Much […]
Posted by Audrey Amidon on October 7, 2014, under Motion Pictures.
This post was written by Heidi Holmstrom. Heidi works in the Motion Picture Preservation Lab, which is responsible for performing conservation and preservation work on motion picture records held across the National Archives. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you already know that there are some amazing films at the National Archives and Records […]
Posted by Audrey Amidon on September 3, 2014, under Motion Pictures.
Sometimes we come across government films that are so well-produced and visually appealing that it stands to reason that they must also have an effective message. Sometimes that’s just not the case. Curious Alice is one such film. Weekend with a Superman is another. Produced in 1975, “Weekend with a Superman” was part of the Army’s “Our […]
Today’s guest blogger is Heidi Holmstrom. Heidi works in the Motion Picture Preservation Lab, which is responsible for performing conservation and preservation work on motion picture records held across the National Archives. The Navy film How to Succeed with Brunettes teaches male officers how to behave like gentlemen, but what were the military’s expectations for the […]
Posted by Carol on May 29, 2013, under Electronic Records, Motion Pictures, Preservation, Reference.
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