1980s

“J. Frank Dobie” by Cactus Pryor (1988)
Full performance of Cactus Pryor’s two-man show, “J. Frank Dobie”
“Game of the Century” Retrospective (1982)
KPRC-TV segment reflecting on the 1968 basketball game between the Houston Cougars and UCLA Bruins at the...
“Austin At Issue” With Cactus, John Henry, and Liz - Part 3 (1989)
Episode of “Austin at Issue” from KLRU-TV featuring Cactus Pryor, Liz Carpenter, and John Henry Faulk
“Austin At Issue” With Cactus, John Henry, and Liz - Part 1 (1989)
Episode of “Austin at Issue” from KLRU-TV featuring Cactus Pryor, Liz Carpenter, and John Henry Faulk
“Austin At Issue” With Cactus, John Henry, and Liz - Part 2 (1989)
Episode of “Austin at Issue” from KLRU-TV featuring Cactus Pryor, Liz Carpenter, and John Henry Faulk
Yousefi Family Collection, no. 6 - D.C. Vacation (1980)
Home movie of the Yousefi family vacationing to Washington DC
Your Heart Attack Quotient (1980)
Edited special report on the risk factors of heart disease
With a Smith Always (1985)
Austin Community Television program about local artist Patrick Wadley
Windows in Time (1980)
Industrial film for the Electric Research Power Institute describing the development of energy technologies
Willie Nelson in Concert with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (1989)
Shot by Dallas-based director Jim Ruddy, this footage captures a Willie Nelson concert in Dallas ...
Wildcatter: A Story of Texas Oil (1985)
1985 documentary about the history of the Texas oil boom and the role of the independent wildcatter
West of Hester Street (1983)
Documentary chronicling the movement of Jewish immigrants to Texas in the early 20th century
Value: More Than a Word (1983)
Industrial film for the Caterpillar Tractor Co. advertising the durability and quality of its replacement...
UTD: Different by Design (1984)
Promotional film for the University of Texas at Dallas
Tupperware - Ultra 21: The Beginning (1984)
Industrial film covering Tupperware’s cookware line that could be used in the freezer, refrigerator, micr...
Touch America
A promotional film advertising the volunteer youth organization sponsored by the US Forest Service
The Williams Family Collection - Visit to John F. Kennedy Space Center (1984)
Home movie of the museum exhibits at Kennedy Space Center in Florida
The Weidman Collection - Hurricane Alicia (1983)
Compilation reel of NBC News and Big 2 News stories about Hurricane Alicia, with segments from before, du...
The Weidman Collection - NBC News Segments (1980, 1982-4)
Compilation reel of news stories produced by the NBC News Bureau in Houston, including segments about Bra...
The Video Store (1988)
Early episode of a local television program broadcast on WFAA-TV in Dallas highlighting the best and late...
The Victor Black Collection - Lavios Family Reunion (1984)
1984 home movie of a family reunion featuring group photos and games
The Victor Black Collection - Reagan Political Rally (1984)
1984 home movie of a rally for President Ronald Reagan in Brownsville
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest (1980)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about the annual BBQ contest at the Houston Livestock Show and...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Women’s Basketball (1981)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about the West Orange-Stark High School women’s basketball tea...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Wine Spokesman Aldo Cella (1982)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about Aldo Cella, spokesman for Cella Lambrusco wines
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Who Killed Jackie St. Clair (1982)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about a high school English class that wrote and staged its ow...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Western Swing (1980)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about the development of Western swing music and the legacy of...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Washington Generals (1980)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about the Washington Generals, the primary rivals of the Harle...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Video Game Fever (1981)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about the growing popularity of video games and home technology
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Tupperware (1981)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about Golden Triangle Tupperware dealers
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - The Star Trek Phenomenon (1982)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about the growing Star Trek fandom
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - The Port Arthur News (1981)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about local newspaper The Port Arthur News and the process of ...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - The Great Bubble Gum Blowout (1982)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about a bubble gum blowing contest among students at Silsbee H...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - The Comedy Workshop (1981)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about The Comedy Workshop, a Houston comedy club, and comedian...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - The Amazing Iceberg Machine (1980)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about musician Michael Iceberg and the unique sounds of his Am...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Texas Ski Week (1982)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about Texas skiers’ annual trip to Colorado
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Texas Film Industry (1981)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about talent agency Gary Chasen Studio and the growing Texas f...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Texas Highway Department Maintenance Supervisor Hen...
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about the Lady Bird Johnson Highway Beautification Award
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Television Commercial Production (1980)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about the filming of a DuPont television commercial at the com...
The Tyrrell Historical Library Collection - Talent Agent Kim Dawson (1980)
PM Magazine segment for Beaumont’s KFDM-TV about Dallas talent agent and fashion director Kim Dawson