Vintage Documentaries

We have 21 documentaries tagged as vintage available for you to consume.

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Anita: The Billionaire Art Owner

Anita: The Billionaire Art Owner

Welcome to the world of Gordon Watson, one of the leading authorities of 20th century design, fur...

Views: 577
Art and Music

Stopping the Coming Ice Age

Stopping the Coming Ice Age

Global cooling was a conjecture during the 1970s of imminent cooling of the Earth's surface and a...

6.1 Views: 3,359
Science

The Plow that Broke the Plains (1936)

The Plow that Broke the Plains (1936)

Another film with historical value, The Plow that Broke the Plains - FDR Presidential Library 193...

Views: 1,992
History

Yellowstone: The World's First National Park

Yellowstone: The World's First National Park

VINTAGE YELLOWSTONE: first national park in the world and one of its greatest wildlife preserves....

7.5 Views: 2,529
Nature

How the Ear Functions (1940)

How the Ear Functions (1940)

Short doc on the structure and function of the human hearing system, with excellent animation.Fil...

5.0 Views: 1,492
Science

The Touch of His Hand (1956)

The Touch of His Hand (1956)

Sponsored by the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, filmmaker Bill Deneen traveled three ...

Views: 1,238
Society

TV News: Behind the Scenes (1973)

TV News: Behind the Scenes (1973)

Shows the tight editorial and technical teamwork responsible for a local television news program....

Views: 3,798
Media

African Pygmy Thrills (circa 1930)

African Pygmy Thrills (circa 1930)

Castle Films, whose series 'The Adventure Parade' resulted in a number of commercially exotic fil...

7.3 Views: 2,202
History

History of LSD Acid

History of LSD Acid

It is colourless, faceless, odourless - one of a whole family of hallucinogens both natural and s...

7.5 Views: 34,065
Drugs

Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Kareem Abdul Jabbar - Vintage NBA (Basketball Documentary)Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lew...

4.8 Views: 8,879
Sport

Stories from the Great Depression

Stories from the Great Depression

The National Archives Southeast Region presents stories from survivors of the Great Depression ov...

5.9 Views: 3,416
History

Seeds of Discovery

Seeds of Discovery

(1970). Having conquered the moon, NASA looks to the other planets of the solar system in this aw...

5.0 Views: 1,317
Science

Exploration of the Planets

Exploration of the Planets

(1971). After conquering the moon, NASA looked further out into our solar system to see what they...

Views: 1,582
Science

Planet Mars - 1979

Planet Mars - 1979

NASA takes a look at Mars from earth and the satellites above it.SUMMARYThis film discusses what ...

Views: 1,145
Science

Hollywood Roundtable

Hollywood Roundtable

Find out more about this film, featured in "Media Matters," the National Archives blog of the Spe...

4.5 Views: 1,897
History

The Negro Soldier, 1944

The Negro Soldier, 1944

The Negro Soldier, 1944 (Digitally restored)ARC Identifier 35956 / Local Identifier 111-OF-51Movi...

5.5 Views: 4,611
Military and War