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US Archives

The collection includes around 1,000 film shot worldwide, produced on behalf of the US government or donated to the American people by producers. It includes military, educational and documentary films as well as Universal Newsreel publications and outtakes.


Production period

Number of films
approx. 900

Running time
2-50 min

35mm, 16mm | coloured, b/w

Politics, current affairs, society, First World War, Second World War, National Socialism, Cold War, NASA/space, culture, sports, technology, military

Filming locations
Worldwide: USA, Germany (1933-45), Germany (1945-49), Germany (West), Germany (East), Great Britain, France, Italy, Austria, Russia, Asia, Africa

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Marilyn Monroe in Korea (1954)Marilyn Monroe in Korea | 1954