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Armour Mission Demolition films, 1962

 Collection
Identifier: 037.01.02
Description of the Collection 8 rolls of movie film with similar titles/markings suggesting they all concern the demolition and razing of the Student Union Building (formerly, Armour Mission), ca. 1962. 1. Wrecking of old Student Union (2 tapes of this title); Color; Silent; 3" d.; ca. 5 min. Perforated number 0-726545609 2. Wrecking of old Student Union (2 tapes of this title); Color; Silent; 3" d.; ca. 5 min. Perforated number 0-726545612 3. Wrecking of Old Student Union Building; 16mm; 3½" d.; ca. 5 min. 4. Student Union...

Art film, ca. 1944-1989

 Collection
Identifier: 000.01.14
Description of the Collection Unlabeled art film, B&W negative, sound, on hub, 16 mm, 9¾" d., ca. 20 min., appear to be an art film.

Charles Dee Sharp film, ca. 1975

 Collection
Identifier: 008.01.24
Description of the Collection Film (color and sound) of Illinois Institute of Technology campus and classroom scenes with shots of Chicago. Per Sharp, the film was made ca. 1975, most likely produced at the request of the President's Office. Credits read, "A Film by Charles Dee Sharp, Produced at ID." Sharp taught filmmaking at the Institute of Design from 1965 to 1980.The film opens with a sunrise and a low angle pan along State St. (as though shot from a moving vehicle). Scenes include students in...

IIT Promo collection, 1972

 Collection
Identifier: 039.01.07
Description of the Collection Films found in cartons from Cinema Processors, Inc., Chicago. Two rolls of 16mm film labeled "IIT - Promo A & B 694 Work Print IIT Promo Film" (color, silent, 8" diameter, ca. 15 minutes), 1 roll labeled "IIT - Promo Film C Roll & Optional Track G8127 695," 1 roll apparently containing the soundtrack to the film (ca. 15 min), and a : roll of perforated paper with pencil markings indicating Roll A, Roll B, and Roll C cues.

IITRI/IIT Buildings film

 Collection
Identifier: 037.02.04
Description of the Collection Apparently a film about IIT Research Institute and IIT campus buildings; 16 mm; Color; Silent; 4" d.; ca. 8 min.; on reel "IITRI Buildings/Campus Roofs/IIT Sign"; perforated number 725728931.

Paul Gauguin: So Much Light, So Much Mystery

 Collection
Identifier: 000.01.10
Description of the Collection Paul Gauguin: So Much Light, So Much Mystery (Feb. 8, 1959 WNBQ Production): Sound, ca. 30 min. A film about about the life and work of Paul Gauguin, accompanied by a tour of a Gauguin exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Promotional film, 1960-1969

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Identifier: 039.01.54
Description of the Collection One-minute silent film in color, leader reads "IIT 1 min. TV Spot - Altschul." The film was likely produced for television promotion. The film opens with a shot of a poster titled "Education for the Technological Age." It includes short (1-2 seconds) shots of Illinois Institute of Technology campus, including students, laboratories, equipment, architectural and city planning models, library, Grover Hermann Hall, Perlstein Hall, main frame computer, and...

Research: Key to Progress film, 1956

 Collection
Identifier: 031.10.03
Description of the Collection Film titled Research: Key to Progress: The Story of Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology. Sound and color with narration, music, and cartoon-type graphics. Produced by ARF, filmed by Lewis and Martin Films, Inc. Ca. 10 minutes. Probably made as a promotion to attract potential clients who would hire ARF to conduct research. Haldon A. Leedy, director of ARF 1948-1963, speaks about research; views of ARF buildings (designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)....

Scientists in laboratories film, 1944-1989

 Collection
Identifier: 000.01.17
Description of the Collection 16 mm film labeled "Scientists at laboratory equipment and computers." Film is B & W, silent, 4¾" diameter, ca. 10 min.

Space! film, 1961

 Collection
Identifier: 031.10.02
Description of the Collection Film titled "Space!" which was commercially produced for television broadcast. Black & white with sound, intended as a 30 minute program; film included the commercials run with the original broadcast which was aired in 1961 (October 26?) by WBKB, Channel 7, the ABC affiliate in Chicago. Norman Ross interviews scientists (on-site in labs and offices at ARF) from Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology about research being conducted in connection with the U. S. manned...