Government Films

These productions were sponsored by a government office or agency at the federal, state, county, or municipal level.

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Tornadoes: A Spotter’s Guide (1977)
Training film about how to properly identity tornadoes and tornado-producing storm systems
This Is Our Country (1968)
1968 film of Lady Bird Johnson taking her last tour of the country as First Lady
The Third Division in Korea
Audie Murphy in an episode of The Big Picture, titled “The Third Division in Korea”
The Texas City Disaster (1947)
DPS film chronicling the Texas City explosion as well as official rescue and relief efforts
The Sky Is No Limit
United States Air Force industrial film about rocket launches
The Poverty Tours (1964)
President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family visit impoverished areas around the country to discuss and pro...
The NASA Manned Spacecraft Center: A National Resource
Government film that overviews the structure and operations of NASA’s Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston
The Mark of Excellence (1968)
NASA government film about the importance of quality control, featuring astronaut Neil Armstrong
The Mariner Mission to Mars (1965)
Partial NASA government film providing a technical overview of the Mariner 4 mission to Mars
The Lunar Landing (1968)
Government film that explains how a lunar landing will take place, from descent maneuvers to the role of ...
The Essential Component: Your Role in the Saturn-Apollo Program
NASA government film emphasizing the critical importance of every individual who contributes to the Apoll...
The Broken Bridge (1960)
Audie Murphy in an episode of The Big Picture, titled “The Broken Bridge”
The Beauty and The Grandeur
1960s government film about beautification initiatives during the Johnson administration
The Apollo Pressure Suit (1968)
NASA government film providing an in-depth look at the spacesuit worn by Apollo astronauts
The Apollo Spacecraft: Status Report No. 2 (1966)
Very technical government film about the development of the Apollo spacecraft
The Apollo 9 Mission (1969)
NASA government film covering the success of Apollo 9, the first manned flight of the Lunar Module
Texas Highways in Trouble: A Report on the Texas Highway Transportation Crisis (1976)
Documentary film detailing issues concerning the substandard roads, highways, and bridges across the stat...
Tarrant County, Texas
Overview of the workings of Tarrant County government offices and the services provided to citizens
Category - State Government
Spacecraft Propulsion and Power (1965)
Government film that describes the variety of propulsion and power technologies aboard the NASA spacecraft
Skylab 2 (1973)
NASA government film chronicling the Skylab 2 mission, the first manned flight to the Skylab space station
San Antonio Mastersingers perform for City Council November 3, 1994
The San Antonio Mastersingers perform at the San Antonio City Council meeting on November 3, 1994
Railroad Commission of Texas: 100 Years of Service to Texas (1992)
Short documentary chronicling the history of the state agency and its role within the oil and gas industry
Power for Progress (1965)
NASA government film reporting on advancements in launch vehicle technology
Our Uncommon Law (1971)
Educational film about the trial by jury process
On Our Own, Feeling Proud
Overview of the benefits provided by occupational training for physically and mentally disabled youth
Negro Colleges in War Time
Educational film from the 1940s about how black universities contribute to the war effort
NASA Astronaut Gerald P. Carr
NASA government film focusing on astronaut Gerald P. Carr, Commander of Skylab 4
Menu for Spaceflight (1964)
NASA government film that takes a closer look at the production and consumption of space food
Manned Spacecraft Technology (1965)
NASA government film about the design, development, and manufacturing of spacecraft technology
Manned Space Flight: Gemini Rendezvous Missions (1965)
NASA government film explaining the six different docking and rendezvous methods to be tested during Proj...
Manned Spacecraft Center Progress Report, July-December 1968
NASA government film that overviews Apollos 7 and 8 as well as progress toward Apollo 9 and the Apollo Ap...
Manned Spacecraft Center Progress Report, July-December 1967
NASA government film that overviews progress made towards a future manned lunar landing, including the la...
Manned Spacecraft Center Progress Report, January-June 1967
NASA government film that details the findings of the 204 Accident Review Board and Apollo simulators
Manned Space Flight Quarterly Report, No. 27 - October-December 1969
Government film reporting on the success of Apollo 12 and designs for the Integrated Program Plan
Manned Spacecraft Center Progress Report, January-July 1969
NASA government film reporting on Apollo 11, the first lunar-landing mission
Manned Space Flight Quarterly Report No. 26, July-September 1969
Government film reporting on the success of Apollo 11, the first lunar-landing mission, and preparations ...
Manned Space Flight Quarterly Report No. 24, January-March 1969
Government film reporting on the status of the Apollo Applications Program and preparations for Apollos 1...
Manned Space Flight Quarterly Report No. 25, April-June 1969
Government film reporting on the problems encountered during Apollo 10 and astronaut training for Apollo 11
Manned Space Flight Quarterly No. 17, April-June 1967
NASA government film that overviews progress made by the manned spaceflight program, like the Surveyor 3 ...