Feature Film/TV Movie/TV Mini-Series/Documentary/Short Film/Video Oscar-Nominated (Sorted by Number of Votes Ascending)
14 min | Documentary, Short, War
Director: William H. Pine
5. Along the Rainbow Trail (1946)
Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short
This 1946 entry in the "Movietone Adventures" series of shorts was in Technicolor when originally released. Narrated by Lowell Thomas, it is a trip from Medicine Hat in southern Utah down ... See full summary »
Star: Lowell Thomas
16. Silver Into Gold (1987)
24 min | Documentary, Short
Sister Marion Irvine and Gail Roper tell how they overcame personal obstacles, as well as social pressures against female athletes, to become world-class competitors. They help motivate ... See full summary »
40 min | Documentary, Short
20. Mardi Gras (1943)
Approved | 19 min | Short, Music
The first of a series of six two-reel "Musical Parade" shorts produced in Technicolor for the Paramount 1943-44 production season. The series would continue into 1948, and then were ... See full summary »
22. The Little Witch (1945)
Approved | 20 min | Short, Musical, Romance
Olga San Juan is the singing and dancing star of a night club in a South America country,and is in love with Bob Graham, the orchestra leader and vocalist, whose wealthy parents are unaware... See full summary »
27. Harvest (1967)
41 min | Documentary
The American farm and farmer at harvest time, beginning in Texas with the first cutting of winter wheat, and following the season north to the Canadian border.
28. A Way Out of the Wilderness (1968)
30 min | Documentary, Short
Describes and illustrates steps being taken by the Plymouth State Home and Training School, Northville, Michigan, to bring mentally retarded children out of the wilderness into the mainstream of life.
Director: Dan E. Weisburd
60 min | Documentary
28 min | Documentary, Short, Music
A small-town orchestra and choir are the focus of this loving and humorous portrait. "Making Overtures" unveils the musician's passion for performance, their imaginative fund-raising ... See full summary »
39. Red Grooms: Sunflower in a Hothouse (1986)
21 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
In this vibrant glimpse of the life and work of American artist Red Grooms, he reveals his secret weapon - a hot glue gun - and the sources of inspiration for his life-size three-dimensional works which he has dubbed "picto-sculptoramas."
41. A Place in the Land (1998)
32 min | Documentary, Short
"A Place in the Land" is the story of George Perkins Marsh, Frederick Billings and Laurance S. Rockefeller, three seminal figures in the history of the conservation movement in America. ... See full summary »
Director: Charles Guggenheim
43. Stout Hearts and Willing Hands (1931)
Passed | 20 min | Short, Comedy
This Masquers short (the first of the series) is a parody of every old-time melodrama that trod the stages or graced the silver screen...Our Nell...the Old Folks at Home...the Old Homestead... See full summary »
46. Cow Dog (1956)
Approved | 22 min | Short, Action, Family
This featurette demonstrates how trained dogs are instrumental in helping round up an outlaw Brahma bull which has been plaguing a ranchers pure-bred Hereford cattle.
48. The Naked Eye (1956)
71 min | Documentary
Follows history of camera and photography development from Da Vinci through Louis-Jacques Daguerre and Matthew Brady, to Margaret Bourke-White, Alfred Eisenstadt, Weegee and Edward Weston.
50. The House That Ananda Built (1968)
20 min | Documentary, Short
This Oscar-nominated film follows Ananda, a successful businessman in Nagpur. It looks at his life, his children and his beliefs over a very long life from prior to independence until 20 years after.
Director: Fali Bilimoria
51. A Space to Grow (1968)
32 min | Documentary, Short
A Space to Grow is a 1968 American short documentary film produced by Thomas P. Kelly Jr.. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short. Upward Bound programs from Chicago are featured. Henry Fonda is the narrator.
Director: Robert O'Donnel
61. The First Piano Quartette (1954)
Approved | 10 min | Short
Another of the CinemaScope shorts in Technicolor that 20th Century-Fox churned out in a hurry to get them booked with their CinemaScope features to make a full bill of CinemaScope in ... See full summary »
64. Snows of Aorangi (1958)
19 min | Short
This Oscar-nominated New Zealand short looks at a number of mountains in New Zealand with a fair amount of emphasis on skiing. While a number of mountains are shown, most of the movie covers Mt. Cook (known as Aorangi to the Maori)
Director: Brian Brake
68. Journey to the Outer Limits (1973)
52 min | Documentary
Shows students of the Colorado Outward Bound School as they confront themselves and some of nature's greatest challenges. Features their climb of Santa Rosa Peak in the Peruvian Andes.
70. Agueda Martinez: Our People, Our Country (1977)
16 min | Documentary, Short
The film documents the remarkable woman, Doña Agueda Martinez from Medanales, New Mexico and her lifestyle that ran in harmony with nature and reliance on tradition and proven values. The ... See full synopsis »
Director: Esperanza Vasquez
77. The Jury Goes Round 'n' Round (1945)
Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short
Vera is one of many of a group of jurors who must work together to come up with a decision whether or not a man is guilty of murder.
Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short
A look back at 25 years of Columbia's series of newsreels chronicling the film industry and the lives of Hollywood stars. Clips from earlier films in the series are featured, along with a ... See full summary »
80. Operation Blue Jay (1953)
28 min | Documentary, Short
The U.S. Signal Corps construct a huge airbase in Thule, Greenland.
82. 140 Days Under the World (1964)
33 min | Documentary, Short
One summer's work by New Zealand scientists in the Ross Dependency in the Antarctic and the exploration of some of the last unmapped regions.
84. Hypothèse Beta (1967)
7 min | Animation, Short
In a mainframe, a series of punch cards are used to process data. One punch hole is bored. It decides to harass some of the other holes hoping that it would be more exciting. Can the other holes keep him in check?
Director: Jean-Charles Meunier
88. Oh Brother, My Brother (1979)
14 min | Short
This delightfully spontaneous film focuses on the love and affection two young brothers feel for each other. It captures the normal conflicts of early childhood -- the quick changes from ... See full summary »
89. Fall Line (1981)
12 min | Short, Sport
Visually spectacular film about a recent development of extreme skiing, climbing to the top of one the peaks in the Grand Tetons and skiing down the extreme slopes. It follows one skier, Steve Shea, who had a exciting dangerous trip down..
Director: Robert Carmichael
90. Debonair Dancers (1986)
24 min | Documentary, Short
Produced and directed by Alison Strelich, narrated by Jack Lemmon, about The Debonaire Special Dancers of Bakersfield, CA. This wonderful group was started decades ago by John Soiu and ... See full summary »
Director: Alison Nigh-Strelich
94. Sing! (2001)
36 min | Short, Documentary
How do squeaky-voiced 8 year olds become amazing singers? "Sing!" tells the story of how a community group, amid severe cutbacks in the arts, is able to develop a children's chorus that is ... See full summary »
96. Sunbonnet Sue (1945)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical
It's 1890s New York, and a rich society woman is scandalized that her niece is planning on a show-business career; not only that, but her first engagement is to be singing and dancing in a ... See full summary »