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  • A Little Reiner in the Night - Duration: 62 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,065 views
    Toronto broadcasting legend Reiner Schwarz died yesterday. Here he is in 1981 musing on the imminent cancellation of another Toronto legend, "The All-Night Show with Chuck the Security Guard", and ...
  • TRINITY - THE FIRST ATOMIC BOMB TEST - Duration: 4 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 76,013 views
    A brief excerpt from our 2005 PBS special "Dr. Teller's Very Large Bomb" - The July 16th, 1945 New Mexico test of the world's first atomic bomb. (Full documentary available through www.foolishearth...
  • FREDERICK I. ORDWAY III and "2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY" - Duration: 3 minutes, 31 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,016 views
    Rocketry pioneer Frederick Ordway (1927 - 2014) was the man most responsible for the designs and verisimilitude of the vehicles, control panels etc. in Kubrick and Clarke's 1968 masterpiece "2001: ...
  • THE MERCURY 13 - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,649 views
    From Episode 6 of our Discovery Channel series "Rocket Science". In June of 1963 the Soviet Union launched 26-year-old Valentina Tereshkova into space. She flew 48 orbits over 3 days, logging more...
  • PRESIDENT KENNNEDY'S LUNAR CHALLENGE - Duration: 5 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 262 views
    On May 25th, 1961, President Kennedy, never one for half-measures, addressed a short-term political crisis by challenging both America and the Soviet Union to a race to the moon. With a mere 15 min...
  • GORDON COOPER'S MERCURY FLIGHT - Duration: 3 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,494 views
    From Episode 6 off our Discovery Channel series "Rocket Science" - On May 15th, 1963, Gordon "Gordo" Cooper, the last NASA astronaut to fly a solo mission, piloted the last, longest and most troubl...
  • SATURN FIVE TEST FLIGHT - Duration: 7 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 880 views
    From Ep. 9 of our Discovery Channel series "Rocket Science" - The unmanned Saturn Five Apollo moon rocket is test-launched on April 4th, 1968. (www.foolishearthling.com)
  • APOLLO 8 IN LUNAR ORBIT - Duration: 8 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 3,094 views
    From Episode 10 of Discovery Channel series "Rocket Science" - Part two of the Christmas Eve, 1968 mission of Apollo 8. (Full 13-part series available at www.foolishearthling.com)
  • THE CHRISTMAS MISSION OF APOLLO 8 - Duration: 8 minutes, 31 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 284 views
    From Episode 10 of our Discovery Channel series "Rocket Science" - In a lovely and deeply moving climax to a year of war, assassinations and social upheaval, NASA's first manned flight to the moon ...
  • THE LAST MAN ON THE MOON - Duration: 7 minutes, 27 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 3,060 views
    From Episode 13 of our Discovery Channel series "Rocket Science" - Gene Cernan, the last man (so far) to walk on the moon, describes the December, 1972 flight of Apollo 17. The cancellation of Apol...
  • FOOLISH EARTHLING PRODUCTIONS OFFICIAL OUTLOOK ON LIFE - Duration: 30 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 309 views
    From the stunningly silly yet hypnotically entertaining 1961 cheesefest "The Phantom Planet", featuring recycled "Men Into Space" sets and costumes, Francis X. Bushman's final gig, and introducing ...
  • SCOTT CARPENTER'S MERCURY FLIGHT - Duration: 6 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 6,903 views
    From Episode 5 off our Discovery Channel series "Rocket Science" - Scott Carpenter was cut from different cloth than his fellow Mercury astronauts - an experimentalist whose curiosity created much ...
  • FLIGHT-TESTING THE LUNAR MODULE - Duration: 7 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 8,571 views
    From Episode 11 of our Discovery Channel series "Rocket Science": The Apollo Lunar Module was so fragile it could only be fully flight-tested in space. That was the mission of Apollo 9, whose crew ...
  • COMET HALE-BOPP - Duration: 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 6,289 views
    From our 2009 feature doc "The Land of Space and Time" - Astronomer Alan Hale remembers the evening he first spotted the comet that would bear his name.
    (www.foolishearthling.com)
  • ALAN SHEPARD'S MERCURY FLIGHT - Duration: 5 minutes, 42 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 1,642 views
    From Episode 5 of our Discovery Channel series "Rocket Science" - NASA's first man in space flies a 15 minute sub-orbital mission on May 5th, 1961. (Full 13-part series available at www.foolisheart...
  • RICHIE HAVENS - "Fire and Rain" - Duration: 7 minutes, 31 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 143,848 views
    Richie Havens dropped by our Toronto cult TV series "The All-Night Show with Chuck the Security Guard" back in the summer of 1981. To our delight (and despite our technical limitations), he'd come ...
  • FIRST SPACEWALK - Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 1,918 views
    From Episode 6 of our Discovery Channel series "Rocket Science": Soviet Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov performs history's first EVA - March 18th, 1965. (Full 13-part series available at www.foolishearthli...
  • VIDEODROME - FORGING THE NEW FLESH - Duration: 27 minutes.

    • 5 years ago
    • 48,987 views
    A documentary supplement we produced some years back for The Criterion Collection's DVD release of David Cronenberg's 1983 unnervingly prescient classic, VIDEODROME - in which we look back at the m...
  • ROBINSON CRUSOE ON MARS Supplement: "DESTINATION: MARS" - Duration: 19 minutes.

    • 5 years ago
    • 7,529 views
    A documentary supplement we created a few years back for the Criterion Collection's "Robinson Crusoe on Mars" DVD release, detailing the parallels between Byron Haskin's 1964 film and our contempo...
  • Project Starlifter Spacecraft setting up Lunar Habitation F - Duration: 9 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 133 views
    First timed deployment by Starlifter Spacecraft of complete payload package onto lunar surface of the Moon at Clavius Crater. Deployment included 9 structures. Lunar Habitation Building, Landing De...
  • Fueling the High Flyers - Duration: 118 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 86,084 views
    Learn how America's high-flying U-2 pilots stay fueled in flight with the use of tube foods. Produced by Airman 1st Class Drew Buchanan
  • TSAR BOMBA - Duration: 3 minutes, 15 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 1,142,802 views
    A brief excerpt from our PBS special "Dr. Teller's Very Large Bomb", with special thanks to Tom Lehrer. (Full video available through www.foolishearthling.com)
  • Star Trek, "The Doomsday Machine" Revealed (concept demo special edition) - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 5 years ago
    • 345,965 views
    OFFICIAL VIDEO, not to be confused with other unauthorized posts
    An ANCIENT GAMES FILMS production ©2013
    Not subject to unauthorized reproduction nor reposting in any form

    Due to the delay in th...
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  • NEW MEXICO CENTENNIAL - Duration: 96 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 107 views
    Three television promos we produced last year to help celebrate New Mexico's centennial,
    featuring the remarkable space history of the Alamogordo region.
  • Space shuttle Endeavour - Duration: 14 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 47 views
    Final farewell flight. Flying over Levi's plaza.
  • JOE KITTINGER'S LEAP FROM THE EDGE OF SPACE - Duration: 7 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 5,693 views
    An excerpt from the feature documentary "The Land of Space and Time" (Foolish Earthling Productions/2009.) See how Felix Baumgartner's mentor did it more than 50 years ago. (Additional clips about ...
  • OWL/TV - "LIVE WIRES" - Duration: 5 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 5,075 views
    In the 1980s and 90s I wrote and directed several segments for the PBS/CBC/SHOWTIME series OWL/TV. (And portrayed a talking skeleton; The less said about that the better.)
    This episode, featuring ...
  • Rachel Flowers - Trilogy w/ the Modular Moog - ELP - Duration: 8 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 216,086 views
    Rachel's first CD of original compositions is now available! http://rachelflowersmusic.com/discography/listen/

    On February 11, 2012 Rachel was privileged to play Keith Emerson's modular moog. To s...
  • Rachel Flowers on the Modular Moog - intro by Keith Emerson - Duration: 9 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 289,960 views
    Rachel's first CD of original compositions is now available! http://rachelflowersmusic.com/discography/listen/

    On February 11, 2012 Rachel got permission from Keith Emerson to play his Modular Moo...
  • A MESSAGE FROM SPACE - Duration: 2 minutes, 56 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 822 views
    A brief excerpt from our recent special "A Message From Space" that looks at whether alien life might resemble us or be even ickier. Plus a remarkable parting photograph snapped by Carl Sagan.
  • THE WOW SIGNAL - Duration: 2 minutes, 34 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 34,337 views
    A brief clip from our recent special "A Message From Space", celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). Was Stanley Kubrick scooped on "2001: A Space O...
  • Rachel Flowers - Piano Concerto No. 1 by Keith Emerson - piano & flute - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 7 years ago
    • 93,008 views
    Rachel's first CD of original compositions is now available! http://rachelflowersmusic.com/discography/listen/

    Rachel wrote this arrangement of Keith Emerson's Piano Concerto No. 1 about two weeks...
  • Occupy Magnolia - Duration: 4 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 92 views
    Bless this home-sweet-home of a true believer.

    Soundtrack provided by Bob Kelton, Frank Heller
  • Why I Live In Seattle - Duration: 30 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 72 views
    My neighborhood... sometimes there are seals swimming out there.
  • "A Life in Twilight" by Mark Wolverton - Book Trailer - Duration: 2 minutes, 1 second.

    • 9 years ago
    • 1,742 views
    A preview of the book "A Life in Twilight: The Final Years of J. Robert Oppenheimer" by Mark Wolverton, coming in November from St. Martin's Press. More info: www.markwolverton.com
  • How to build a Nuclear Bomb in 20 seconds - Duration: 22 seconds.

    • 10 years ago
    • 92,724 views
    This video is a step by step guide to build a nuclear bomb. It's a lot easier than it looks.
  • Col John Stapp Takes a Lot of G's - Duration: 3 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 8 years ago
    • 764,823 views
    Air Force flight surgeon John Paul Stapp subjected himself to a number of extreme experiments in the late 1940's and early 1950's in order to acquire data on the human body's ability to withstand e...
  • HWY 70 from Alamogordo to Las Cruces - October 2009 - Duration: 4 minutes, 1 second.

    • 8 years ago
    • 3,192 views
    HWY 70 from Alamogordo to Las Cruces in New Mexico. The Organ mountains can be seen up ahead. The tune on the radio is Depeche Mode - world through my eyes.
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