FFA - Ross Collection

Michael Ross
Filmmaker/Editor

Collection

12 titles
16mm prints.
training films, commercials, 2 Dr Peale sermons, television news shows on horse racing

Acquired 4/95

Individual Titles

Irish Sweepstakes
Irish International
Irish International
Segrams Distillers: An American Tradition
Of the People and Vision
Paymaster
MPO Sales
KENCO Sales
Franklin National Bank "The Franklin National Way"
Why Breed Better Hogs?
Handling Yourself and Situations Calmly
Turning Bad Days to Good

Title Descriptions

Title: Irish Sweepstakes (Fairyhouse Race w/ Michael O'Hehire)

Form: Television

Genre: News show (# 26 )

Date: 1967

Producer: Strategic Television Productions

RT: 20min

Color ; sound

Content note: Four horse races, including the Grand National.

Condition: excellent


Title: Irish International (Steeplechase, Italy)

Form: Television

Genre: News show (# 13 )

Date: 1967

Producer: [?]

RT: 20min

color ; sound

Content note: Four horse races.

Condition: Excellent


Title: Irish International (Fairyhouse Race / Steeplechase)

Form: Television

Genre: News show (#126)

Date [?]

Producer: Strategic Television Production

RT: 20min

color ; sound

Content note: Five horse races, including Steeplechase Sweepstakes.

Condition: excellent


Title: Seagrams Distillers: An American Tradition

Form: Television

Genre: Advertising

Date [60's ?]

Producer: World Horizon Production (Kenco)

RT: 6min

color ; sound

Content note: Brief history of distillation, some animation ( St Patrick discovers whiskey), & a brief history of whiskey.


Title: Of People and Vision

Form: Television

Genre: Documentary

Date: [60's ?]

Producer: World Horizon Production (Kenco)

RT: 20min

color ; sound

Content note: Documentary on Maryknoll missionaries in Tanzania.

Condition: Excellent


Title: Paymaster ( parts 1 & 2 - project "Reach" )

Form: Print

Genre: Training Film

Date: 1972

Producer: Kenco

RT: p1 15min ; p2 5min

color ; sound

Content note: Sales reel for employees. Docudrama following the lives of people who did or did not invest. Description of "Paymaster" as an automatic investment and savings tool.

Condition: Good


Title: MPO Sales Reel

Form: Television

Genre: Commercial

Date: 1967

Producer: Kenco

RT: 20min

color ; sound

Content note: eight 60sec spots. 1. Rinso 2. John Hancock 3. Parliament cigarettes 4. Kent cigarettes 5. Encyclopedia Britannica 6. RCA 7. Clairol 8. Kodak

Condition Good. Some red shift.


Title: Kenco Sales Reel

Form: Television

Genre: Commercial

Producer: Kenco

Date: [60's]

RT: 20min

color ; sound

Content note: Eight spots 1.through 4 Camel Cigarettes 5. Listerine 6. Franklin National Bank 7. Ice-O-Derm 8. Oscar Meyer

Condition: Red shift


Title: Franklin National Bank "The Franklin National Way"

Form: Print

Genre: Training film

Date: [60's]

Producer: Kenco

RT: 7min

color ; sound

Content note: Training film on public service.

Condition: Good. Some red shift


Title: Why Breed Better Hogs?

Form: Print

Genre: Promotional

Date: [60"s]

Producer: American Yorkshire Club (William Plager)

RT: 7min

color ; sound

Content note: How & why we should breed better hogs. Presented at the Best Breeders Conference.


Title: Handling Yourself and Situations Calmly

Form: Television

Genre: Public Service

Date: [60"s]

Producer: Robert Yarnall Ritchie

RT: 30min

b/w ; sound

Content note: Dr Peale's sermon self control "Healing in Faith and Christ"

Condition: Good. Scratch runs through film.


Title: Turning Bad Days to Good
Dr Peale sermon ( # 10) N.Y

Form: Television

Genre: Public Service

Date: 1961

Producer: Robert Yarnall Ritchie

RT: 30min

b/w ; sound

Content note: Dr Peale's sermon on positive thinking.

Condition: Good