Ephemeral Films

Celebrating the beauty and nostalgia of vintage ephemeral film footage, one GIF at a time.


To the best of my knowledge, all images that appear on this blog are in the Public Domain. However, all GIFs were made by me, unless otherwise specified. If you like them, please reblog them, but do not repost them as your own. Thanks!


I'd also like to gratefully acknowledge the Prelinger Archives for preserving, restoring, and making this footage available.

From a 1955 Chevrolet screen advertisement.

From a 1955 Chevrolet screen advertisement.

  1. bbb323232 reblogged this from fuckyeahvintage-retro
  2. randyaddersons reblogged this from s00-retr0
  3. s00-retr0 reblogged this from stepintothefantasyy
  4. stepintothefantasyy reblogged this from publicdomaindiva
  5. rinyuki-kun reblogged this from publicdomaindiva
  6. webbchevroletofplainfield reblogged this from saychevrolet
  7. hh-thabsburg reblogged this from 4lvinsanity
  8. 4lvinsanity reblogged this from fuckyeahvintage-retro
  9. deathblackz reblogged this from failarielmoira
  10. shakirugh reblogged this from matefeedkillrepeats
  11. classy-m0therfuck3r reblogged this from abandonedfunhouse
  12. abandonedfunhouse reblogged this from publicdomaindiva
  13. two-thousand-years reblogged this from freelove-and-thebeatles
  14. im-an-american-horrorstory reblogged this from freelove-and-thebeatles
  15. freelove-and-thebeatles reblogged this from i-freaking-love-ringo-starr
  16. wordtogroundzero reblogged this from blessyoujohnny
  17. blessyoujohnny reblogged this from rnarinadiamondis
  18. tanandpink reblogged this from rnarinadiamondis
  19. ledthemusicbeyourmaster reblogged this from lunar-planet
  20. arcticvoidz reblogged this from rnarinadiamondis
  21. underdestructionn reblogged this from little-miss-lennon
  22. unzippedfannypack reblogged this from i-freaking-love-ringo-starr
  23. little-miss-lennon reblogged this from rnarinadiamondis
  24. notjohnlennon reblogged this from rnarinadiamondis
  25. tom-katz reblogged this from paulmcbaby
  26. officialfifthbeatle reblogged this from rnarinadiamondis
  27. co2exist reblogged this from myscatteredsoul
  28. murphasaur reblogged this from myscatteredsoul
  29. i-freaking-love-ringo-starr reblogged this from rnarinadiamondis
  30. rnarinadiamondis reblogged this from paulmcbaby
  31. inspire-lovenow reblogged this from paulmcbaby