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April 26, 2010 12:03 PM   Subscribe

The Story of Dynamite (1925) and The Story of Gasoline (1924): two unusual silent films from the enormously varied and fascinating PublicResource.org's youtube channel.

The channel includes a huge variety of vintage U.S. Government films (not all silent), including Federal Law Enforcement training films, U.S. Navy and Coastguard, National Archives (from Black Panthers to Nixon to the Pueblo Incident), WW2 Stuff, and Marijuana ca. 1970. A time suck, if you do not observe MetaDiscipline.
posted by Rumple (2 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite

 
We just watched The Story of Gasoline here at work, and recommend playing techno music in the background while it runs.
posted by JanetLand at 1:35 PM on April 26, 2010


Very interesting thanks.
posted by PHINC at 2:06 PM on April 26, 2010


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