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Commercials & Advertisements

Adfolio CD: Media

Searchable database of collections of award winning ads by theme and business sector. This disc contains a selection of 32 advertisements for media including print, television, video games, and computers produced in a variety of countries. 2002.

Adfolio CD: Non-profit

Searchable database of collections of award winning ads by theme and business sector. This disc contains a selection of 25 advertisements for non profit agencies produced in a variety of countries. 2001.

Adfolio CD: Oscar Ads

Searchable database of collections of award winning ads by theme and business sector. This disc contains a selection of television advertisements aired during the Oscar ceremonies of the motion picture Academy Awards. 2001.

Adfolio CD: Superbowl

Searchable database of collections of award winning ads by theme and business sector. This disc contains a selection of television advertisements aired during the Super Bowl football games. 2001.

Advertisements: Award-winning Productions

Contents: Bill invaders -- A visit to the Smithsonian -- Public service spot by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- Teaching writing (2 adds) -- World of water -- Teaching students with special needs -- Maryland -- High school nutrition spot -- Maryland's 350th anniversary Santa Cruz, CA : Robert Davy & Associates, 1986. [preservation copy] vhs

American Industrial Cartoons. Vol. 1

Collection of vintage post WWII industrial animated cartoon shorts. Volume one features products created by petroleum, how telephones and computers work, tips for baby's bath, sales and management techniques, and the search for a cure for cancer. Contents: Destination Earth / Oil Industry Information Committee of the American Petroleum Institute (1954, 17 min. ) -- We learn about the telephone / American Telephone and Telegraph (1965, 25 min.) -- The Thinking machine [aka.

American Industrial Cartoons. Vol. 2

Collection of vintage post WWII industrial animated cartoon shorts. Volume two features a fight against insect pests who are presented as parodies of Hitler, Mussolini, and Tojo, two films by Chevrolet featuring Cinderella and a film of pirates defeated by a Chevy. Also features films explaining the basics of diesel engines and jet propulsion, how the Stock Market works and a film by the World Health organization designed to encourage objective discussion of alcoholism. Contents: Six-legged saboteurs / U.S.

American Industrial Cartoons. Vol. 3

Collection of vintage post WWII industrial animated cartoon shorts produced from the 1940's to 1960's. Volume three explains issues of inflation (directly after WWII), the value of private investments to the U.S. economy, employee and employer rights, the free enterprise system, communications in the office, and other issues. The final film produced by the American Petroleum Institute looks at the development of agriculture up to the introduction of oil-powered tractors. Contents: What makes us tick?

American Industrial Cartoons. Vol. 4

Collection of vintage post WWII industrial animated cartoon shorts. Volume four features films on the history of the processing of milk, ice cream and canned meats, the role of vitamins in good health, a caution tale on drinking alcoholic beverages, a fire prevention film aimed at children, weed conrol through the ages, and a primer on the internal combustion engine. In Curious Alice a present-day Alice in Wonderland follows the White Rabbit into a strange world where she gains insights into the pitfalls of drug abuse by meeting the famous characters in new roles as drug-abusers.

American Industrial Cartoons. Vol. 5

Collection of vintage post WWII industrial animated cartoon shorts. Volume five features films demonstrating how to make a profit in the grocery business, the need to improve substandard housing, a cautionary tale about reckless driving, the production of quality gasoline, techniques to encourage soldiers to reenlist in the Army, avoidance of aircraft landing accidents on aircraft carriers, watershed management through the experiences of an animated raindrop, and an explanation of American government to a cartoon caveman named Ugh.

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