Posts Tagged ‘1936’

Last Tasmanian Tiger

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Tasmania Tiger, Thylacine, this is the last one, died in 1936 after the species was hunted to extinction. Found at YouTube from Freddie. Boing Boing’s got the deets.

Flash Gordon: The Planet Of Peril [VIDEO]

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Episode 1 of Season 1 of Flash Gordon: When a mysterious planet comes hurtling through space threatening to destroy the Earth, Flash fearlessly meets the challenge. He falls into the clutches of the merciless Ming and is forced to battle for his life against huge ape-like man killers. Found at Hulu.

How Jesse Owens Got All Up In Hitler’s Grill

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Jesse Owens wins a gold medal at the 1936 Olympics, repudiating Adolph Hitler’s theories of racial superiority. Found at YouTube from micbec2007.

A Coach For Cinderella – An Animated General Motors Industrial Film

Friday, October 12th, 2007

This 1936 cartoon breaks down the parts and features of a
Chevrolet into units explained as
plant and animal life. , the first industrial film produced in , was the best of animations and has been a favorite of animation collectors and historians for years.

Reefer Madness!

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

is a 1936 exploitation propaganda film about the dangers of marijuana by telling the story of high school students who are lured by pushers to try pot, leading to a hit and run accident, manslaughter, suicide, rape, and descent into madness. It was commissioned by a church group under the working title of Tell Your Children. The movie runs 1:08:17: