magic

1960s

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Varied clip of California surf and surf culture in the late '60s.

1950s

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A film made by the Missionary Aviation Fellowship about their work in…

1960s

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Mostly animated commercial for Oily Bird Household Lubricant by Ronson…

1970s

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Silent erotic film of a mostly naked man in a magician's robe…

1970s

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Medicinal/traditional treatment of male genital problems in African…

1970s

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West African Legba ritual uses symbolic sodomy, music, and dance to…

1960s

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Aerial of downtown Los Angeles, and iconic Capitol Records. Aerial of a…

1960s

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Jack Douglas narrates a tour of the Academy of Magical Arts. WS an…

1940s

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MS Joe DiMaggio practicing his swing. MS in 1939 of his wedding day…

1970s

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Upward angled medium shot of magician in what appears to be backstage…

1930s

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Unus the Great magic performance. Unus balances on top of a lamppost as…

1930s

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Unus the Great magic performance. Begins with WS of Unus the Great…