Cornell University Department Of Psychology Candid Camera Collection,1961-1966

Collection Number: 14-23-4224

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University Department of Psychology Candid Camera Collection, 1961-1966
Collection Number:
14-23-4224
Creator:
Cornell University. Department of Psychology.
Quantity:
5 cubic feet
Forms of Material:
16mm film.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Copies of films from the Candid Camera television series showing various practical jokes on the unsuspecting public. The films were used by the Psychology Department in class and for research to document human behavior. Included are a more than 200 episodes dated throughout 1961 and 1966. Professor James Maas used the films in his Psychology 101 class until his retirement in 2011.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Candid Camera was a practical joke reality television show produced by Allen Funt, who received a BA in Fine Arts from Cornell University in 1934.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Copies of films from the Candid Camera television series showing various practical jokes on the unsuspecting public. The films were used by the Psychology Department in class and for research to document human behavior. Included are a more than 200 episodes dated throughout 1961 and 1966. Professor James Maas used the films in his Psychology 101 class until his retirement in 2011. Several canisters did not contain the episodes they were labeled to, including Rude Waiter (10/27/1963), Disquis Throws, Surprise TV Commercial (3/15/1964), Kids With Box ( 10/21/62), Kids Make Up (2/4/62), Piano School, and California Dogs.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Cornell University. Department of Psychology.

Titles:
Candid camera (Television program).

Subjects:
Psychologists.

Form and Genre Terms:
16mm


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University Department of Psychology Candid Camera Collection, #14-23-4224. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Film F-1316
Paulwinchell Motel
10/1/1961
Box 1 Film F-1317
Two Phone
10/1/1961
Box 1 Film F-1318
Note on Windshield
10/1/1961
Box 1 Film F-1319
Diving
10/1/1961
Box 10 Film F-1320-F-1322
Russian Show Parts 1-3 (Oversized)
10/15/1961
Box 1 Film F-1323
Kirby Bomb
11/12/1961
Box 1 Film F-1324
3-A
11/12/1961
Box 1 Film F-1325
Falling Boxes
11/12/1961
Box 1 Film F-1326
No Hole Golf
11/12/1961
Box 1 Film F-1327
Coast Guard
11/26/1961
Box 1 Film F-1328
Joelson Sings
11/26/1961
Box 1 Film F-1329
Record Cleaners
11/26/1961
Box 1 Film F-1330
Naptime
12/10/1961
Box 1 Film F-1331
Alphonse and Gastone
12/10/1961
Box 1 Film F-1332
Choir
12/10/1961
Box 1 Film F-1333
Flattery
12/10/1961
Box 1 Film F-1334
Rowboats
12/10/1961
Box 1 Film F-1335
Canada Cigar - Dinner Kiss
12/24/1961
Box 1 Film F-1336
Mannequin
12/24/1961
Box 9 Film F-1337
Crime and Punishment (Oversized)
1/12/1962
Box 1 Film F-1338
Black and White Squares
1/14/1962
Box 1 Film F-1339
Musical Comedy
1/14/1962
Box 1 Film F-1340
Silhouette
1/14/1962
Box 1 Film F-1341
Washing Faces
1/14/1962
Box 1 Film F-1342
Cream
1/21/1962
Box 1 Film F-1343
Hand Reaching
1/21/1962
Box 2 Film F-1344
Cup and Saucer
1/21/1962
Box 2 Film F-1345
Stuck Phone
1/21/1962
Box 2 Film F-1346
Sue-Sue
1/21/1962
Box 2 Film F-1347
Where Is North Pole
1/21/1962
Box 2 Film F-1348
Al Kelly
1/28/1962
Box 2 Film F-1349
Feet Wiping
1/28/1962
Box 9 Film F-1350
Jimmy Dean (Oversized)
1/28/1962
Box 2 Film F-1351
Thermometer
1/28/1962
Box 2 Film F-1352
Fruit Stand
2/4/1962
Box 2 Film F-1353
Vivian Vance
2/4/1962
Box 2 Film F-1354
Yoyo
2/4/1962
Box 2 Film F-1355
Egg Breaking
2/11/1962
Box 2 Film F-1356
Shopping Bags
2/11/1962
Box 2 Film F-1357
Bits and Pieces
3/4/1962
Box 2 Film F-1358
Flying Phone
3/4/1962
Box 2 Film F-1359
Air Hammer
9/30/1962
Box 2 Film F-1360
Diaper Sextet
9/30/1962
Box 9 Film F-1361
Saroyan (Oversized)
9/30/1962
Box 2 Film F-1362
Stuck Horn
10/21/1962
Box 2 Film F-1363
Wrong Floor
10/21/1962
Box 2 Film F-1364
Bank Doors
10/28/1962
Box 2 Film F-1365
Kangaroo
10/28/1962
Box 2 Film F-1366
Lemonade
10/28/1962
Box 2 Film F-1367
Mechanical Girl
10/28/1962
Box 2 Film F-1368
Apology
12/23/1962
Box 2 Film F-1369
Autograph
12/23/1962
Box 3 Film F-1370
Christmas Girl
12/23/1962
Box 3 Film F-1371
Midget
12/23/1962
Box 3 Film F-1372
Nothing Box
12/23/1962
Box 3 Film F-1373
Carol Lawrence
1/6/1963
Box 3 Film F-1374
Coat Hook
1/6/1963
Box 3 Film F-1375
Up a Tree
1/6/1963
Box 3 Film F-1376
Foreign Phones
1/13/1963
Box 3 Film F-1377
Four Men With Carnation
1/20/1963
Box 3 Film F-1378
Finger in Air
1/20/1963
Box 3 Film F-1379
Pedestrian Stoplight
1/20/1963
Box 3 Film F-1380
Wrong Hat
1/20/1963
Box 3 Film F-1381
Baby Pictures
1/27/1963
Box 3 Film F-1382
Candid Quickies
1/27/1963
Box 3 Film F-1383
Candid Quickies - Ukranians
1/27/1963
Box 3 Film F-1384
Gum Chewing
1/27/1963
Box 3 Film F-1385
Pillow Fight
1/27/1963
Box 3 Film F-1386
Sinking Stool
1/27/1963
Box 3 Film F-1387
Jonathan
5/12/1963
Box 3 Film F-1388
Quickies
5/12/1963
Box 3 Film F-1389
Standing on Foot
5/12/1963
Box 3 Film F-1390
Bad Flowers
5/19/1963
Box 3 Film F-1391
Eyes
5/19/1963
Box 3 Film F-1392
Ladies Baseball
5/19/1963
Box 3 Film F-1393
Sinking Chair
5/19/1963
Box 4 Film F-1394
Bird Watching
6/2/1963
Box 4 Film F-1395
Empty Armour
6/2/1963
Box 9 Film F-1396
From an Admirer (Oversized)
6/2/1963
Box 4 Film F-1397-F-1398
Growing Flowers
6/2/1963
Box 9 Film F-1399
Chester Morris plus Quickies (Oversized)
6/9/1963
Box 4 Film F-1400
Rubber Hot Dogs
6/2/1963
Box 4 Film F-1401
English Kisses
6/9/1963
Box 4 Film F-1402
Trick Camera
6/9/1963
Box 4 Film F-1403
Lyndon Johnson
9/29/1963
Box 4 Film F-1404
Kansas Fair
9/29/1963
Box 4 Film F-1405
Rhythm
9/29/1963
Box 9 Film F-1406
Barber of Seville (Oversized)
9/29/1963
Box 4 Film F-1407
Jack Paar Cop
10/13/1963
Box 4 Film F-1408
Melons
10/13/1963
Box 4 Film F-1409
Picketing
10/13/1963
Box 4 Film F-1410
Charades
10/27/1963
Box 4 Film F-1411
Hot Seat
10/27/1963
Box 4 Film F-1412
High School
11/10/1963
Box 4 Film F-1413
Marty Engles Cribbing
11/10/1963
Box 4 Film F-1414
Reaching for Cake
11/10/1963
Box 4 Film F-1415
Triplets
11/10/1963
Box 4 Film F-1416
Oscar Brant Parking Meter
11/17/1963
Box 4 Film F-1417
Roll Up Paper
11/17/1963
Box 4 Film F-1418
Throwing Pies
11/17/1963
Box 4 Film F-1419
Beep Phone
12/15/1963
Box 4 Film F-1420
Plastic Candy
12/15/1963
Box 5 Film F-1421
Two Phones in Booth
12/15/1963
Box 5 Film F-1422
Wrong Night Party
12/15/1963
Box 5 Film F-1423
Combo 1-3
1/5/1964
Box 5 Film F-1456
Lou Laughing
1/5/1964
Box 5 Film F-1424
Good Samaritan
1/12/1964
Box 10 Film F-1425
Grocery Boy (Oversized)
1/12/1964
Box 5 Film F-1426
Subway Baby
1/12/1964
Box 5 Film F-1427
Topless Counter
1/12/1964
Box 10 Film F-1427b
Kids Skating (Oversized)
1/12/1964
Box 5 Film F-1428
$100 Mistake
1/19/1964
Box 5 Film F-1429
Combo
1/19/1964
Box 14 Film F-1430
Phone Vision (Oversized)
1/19/1964
Box 5 Film F-1431
Grayline Tour
1/26/1964
Box 5 Film F-1432
Do Not Eat Light
2/9/1964
Box 5 Film F-1433
Long Handshake
2/9/1964
Box 5 Film F-1434
Typewriter
2/9/1964
Box 5 Film F-1435
Diplomats
3/15/1964
Box 5 Film F-1436
Orange Peeling
3/15/1964
Box 14 Film F-1437
Soda Commercial (Oversized)
3/15/1964
Box 10 Film F-1437b
Beatles (Oversized)
3/15/1964
Box 5 Film F-1438
Booking Office
3/29/1964
Box 5 Film F-1439
Coffee Urn
3/29/1964
Box 5 Film F-1440
Irresistable Perfume
3/29/1964
Box 5 Film F-1441
Cab Driver
4/12/1964
Box 5 Film F-1442
Angel and Devil
4/19/1964
Box 5 Film F-1443
Atlanta Bank
4/19/1964
Box 5 Film F-1444
Atlanta Kids
4/19/1964
Box 5 Film F-1445
Bullet Hole
4/19/1964
Box 5 Film F-1446
No Hamburger
4/19/1964
Box 5 Film F-1447
Combo
4/26/1964
Box 6 Film F-1448
East Lynne
4/26/1964
Box 6 Film F-1449
Poker Face
4/26/1964
Box 6 Film F-1450
Armchair
5/3/1964
Box 6 Film F-1451
Combo
5/3/1964
Box 6 Film F-1452
Crane Phone Booth
5/3/1964
Box 6 Film F-1453
Russell Chamberlain
5/3/1964
Box 6 Film F-1454
Two Bosses
5/3/1964
Box 6 Film F-1455
Combo
5/17/1964
Box 6 Film F-1457
Long White Thread
5/17/1964
Box 14 Film F-1458
Lunch Order (Oversized)
5/17/1964
Box 6 Film F-1459
Peanut Butter and Jelly
5/17/1964
Box 6 Film F-1460
Al Kelly Dictation
5/24/1964
Box 6 Film F-1461
Disappearing Cigarette
5/24/1964
Box 6 Film F-1462
Plumber-Beer
5/24/1964
Box 6 Film F-1463
Hot Seat
5/31/1964
Box 6 Film F-1464
Nursery in Nashville
5/31/1964
Box 6 Film F-1465
Railroad Crossing in Nashville
5/31/1964
Box 6 Film F-1466
Surprise Guest in Nashville
5/31/1964
Box 6 Film F-1467
Broken Golf Basket
6/28/1964
Box 6 Film F-1468
CC Quickies
6/28/1964
Box 6 Film F-1469
Debbie - Award
6/28/1964
Box 6 Film F-1470
Foodmeter
6/28/1964
Box 6 Film F-1471
Smiles -- Reprise
6/28/1964
Box 6 Film F-1472
Lady Doctor
10/26/1964
Box 7 Film F-1473
Baton Twirling
1/17/1965
Box 7 Film F-1474
New Baby
1/17/1965
Box 7 Film F-1475
Teleprompter
1/17/1965
Box 7 Film F-1476
Wrong Hotel Room
1/17/1965
Box 7 Film F-1477
Auction
3/28/1965
Box 7 Film F-1478
Candid Camera Quickies
3/28/1965
Box 7 Film F-1479
Children in Classroom
3/28/1965
Box 7 Film F-1480
Dirty Hands
3/28/1965
Box 7 Film F-1481
Walkie Talkie
3/28/1965
Box 7 Film F-1482
Echo Quin
5/9/1965
Box 7 Film F-1483
Elevator Stairway
5/9/1965
Box 14 Film F-1484
Kids Cheerleading (Oversized)
5/9/1965
Box 7 Film F-1485
Square Yards
5/9/1965
Box 14 Film F-1486
The Visit (Oversized)
5/9/1965
Box 7 Film F-1487
Boston A Go Go
5/16/1965
Box 7 Film F-1488
Kids Drummers
5/16/1965
Box 7 Film F-1489
Mother's Diner
5/16/1965
Box 7 Film F-1490
Older Kids Jokes
5/16/1965
Box 7 Film F-1491
Sidewars Cars
5/16/1965
Box 7 Film F-1492
Whistling
5/16/1965
Box 7 Film F-1493
Sneeze Phone
5/23/1965
Box 7 Film F-1494
Who Was That
5/23/1965
Box 7 Film F-1495
Worlds Fair Feet
5/23/1965
Box 7 Film F-1496
Belly Button
1/16/1966
Box 7 Film F-1497
Phone Booth Weather
1/16/1966
Box 8 Film F-1498
Greeting Card Lady
1/16/1966
Box 8 Film F-1499
Noodlesoup
1/16/1966
Box 8 Film F-1500
Pratt Fall
1/16/1966
Box 8 Film F-1501
Sidewalk Rug
1/16/1966
Box 8 Film F-1502
Bon Voyage Party
5/29/1966
Box 8 Film F-1503
Hand Wrestling
5/29/1966
Box 8 Film F-1504
Impatient Child
5/29/1966
Box 8 Film F-1505
Hugs and Kisses
5/29/1966
Box 8 Film F-1506
Kids Intercom Part 1
5/29/1966
Box 8 Film F-1507
Kids Intercom Part 2
5/29/1966
Box 8 Film F-1508
Kids Tap Dance
5/29/1966
Box 8 Film F-1509
Silent Band
5/29/1966
Box 8 Film F-1510
Emmy Awards and Smiles
6/5/1966
Box 8 Film F-1511
Kids Mystery Package
6/5/1966
Box 8 Film F-1512
Save My Seat
6/5/1966
Box 8 Film F-1513
Falling Door
9/11/1966
Box 8 Film F-1514
No Bathroom
9/11/1966
Box 8 Film F-1515
Who Do You Look Like
9/11/1966
Box 14 Film F-1516
Roman Forum (Oversized)
9/11/1966
Box 8 Film F-1517
Bakery Name Dropping
9/18/1966
Box 8 Film F-1518
Bess Myerson
9/18/1966
Box 8 Film F-1519
Falstsaff Award
9/18/1966
Box 8 Film F-1520
Statue of Liberty
9/18/1966
Box 8 Film F-1521
Breaking Pencils
9/19/1966
Box 8 Film F-1522
Discotheque
9/19/1966
Box 9 Film F-1523
Earth Began
9/19/1966
Box 9 Film F-1524
Jackie Mason
9/19/1966
Box 9 Film F-1525
Ohio Cop
9/19/1966
Box 9 Film F-1526
Five Dollar Friend
10/2/1966
Box 9 Film F-1527
Old Folks Fashion
10/2/1966
Box 9 Film F-1528
Hula Hoop
10/2/1966
Box 9 Film F-1529
Job Intercom
10/2/1966
Box 9 Film F-1530
Carpenters Paradise
10/9/1966
Box 9 Film F-1531
Kindergarten
10/9/1966
Box 9 Film F-1532
Small Steak
10/9/1966
Box 9 Film F-1533
Teen Age John Alden
10/9/1966
Box 9 Film F-1534
Insurance Sleeping
10/13/1966
Box 10 Film F-1535
Mice In Earrings
10/13/1966
Box 10 Film F-1536
Myerson Kitchen
10/13/1966
Box 10 Film F-1537
Who Do You Look Like
10/13/1966
Box 10 Film F-1538
Allen English Kids
10/23/1966
Box 10 Film F-1539
Combo
10/23/1966
Box 10 Film F-1540
Horse Race Tips
10/23/1966
Box 14 Film F-1541
Kilts (Oversized)
10/23/1966
Box 10 Film F-1542
Automatic Picture Machine
10/27/1966
Box 10 Film F-1543
Baby Bottles
10/30/1966
Box 10 Film F-1544
Kids Pets Tulsa
10/30/1966
Box 10 Film F-1545
Kids Sweaters
10/30/1966
Box 10 Film F-1546
Sweet Adelines
10/30/1966
Box 10 Film F-1547
Cigar Testimonial
11/6/1966
Box 10 Film F-1548
No Exit
11/6/1966
Box 11 Film F-1549
Smashing Hood
11/6/1966
Box 11 Film F-1550
Spell W
11/6/1966
Box 11 Film F-1551
George Kirby (Oversized)
11/6/1966
Box 11 Film F-1552
Diaper Dolls
11/7/1966
Box 11 Film F-1553
Dogs Watch TV
11/7/1966
Box 11 Film F-1554
False Eye Lashes
11/7/1966
Box 11 Film F-1555
Foot Compliments
11/7/1966
Box 11 Film F-1556
No Slot Mailbox
11/7/1966
Box 11 Film F-1557
Welcome Manager
11/7/1966
Box 11 Film F-1558
Bottle On Head
12/4/1966
Box 11 Film F-1559
Keep Busy
12/4/1966
Box 11 Film F-1560
Moving Wallpaper
12/4/1966
Box 11 Film F-1561
School Lunches
12/4/1966
Box 12 Film F-1562
ADS In
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1563
The Atlanta Celebrity
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1564
Betsy Palmer / Medic
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1565
Bosses Awards
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1566
Boys Long Hair
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1567
Divided Car
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1568
Dog Knights
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1569
Dog's Tails - Heads
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1570
Dogs Watch TV - Tests
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1571
Don't Look Up - Chained Car
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1572
Face The Rear (Silent) #50
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1573
Give Me a Kiss
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1574
Glickman Baseball
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1575
Grapefruit
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1576
My Country Tiss of Thee
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1577
Public Steno
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1578
Scratched Ads
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1579
Teachers' Descriptions
Undated
Box 11 Film F-1580
Awards (Oversized)
Undated
Box 11 Film F-1581
Baby Pictures (Oversized)
Undated
Box 11 Film F-1582
Baby Pictures (Oversized)
Undated
Box 11 Film F-1583
Baseball TV (Oversized)
Undated
Box 11 Film F-1584
Bearded Lady (Oversized)
Undated
Box 11 Film F-1585
Breakaway Car (Oversized)
Undated
Box 11 Film F-1586
Breakaway Car (Oversized)
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1587
Black Squares (Silent) (Oversized)
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1588
Candid Camera Titles (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1589
Congressman (Oversized)
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1590
Delaware Close (Oversized)
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1591
Don't Eat Light (Oversized)
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1592
Don't Eat Light (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1593
Drama Minor (Oversized)
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1594
Face The Rear (Oversized)
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1595
Face The Rear (Oversized)
Undated
Box 12 Film F-1596
Face The Rear (Silent) #50 (Oversized)
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1597
Face The Rear (Silent) #50 (Oversized)
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1598
Handsome Teacher (Oversized)
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1599
Handsome Teacher (Oversized)
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1600
Handsome Teacher (Oversized)
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1601
Husband on Leash (Oversized)
Undated
Box 13 Film F-1602
Insurance Salesman (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1603
Kids Eating Ice Cream (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1604
Men's Room, Loveletter, Shoe Store, Ughly Baby Pix, "Sh!" (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1605
Ohio Traffic Cop, Pittsburgh Cop (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1606
Piano School (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1607
Pretty Teacher (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1608
Pretty Teacher (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1609
Public Steno, Awards (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1610
Public Steno, Awards (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1611
Public Steno, Awards, Loveletter (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1612
Restroom (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1613
Sideline (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1614
Squares (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1615
Surprise Test #103 (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1616
Teacher Description (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1617
The Third Eye (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1618
Washing Faces (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1619
Unlabeled (Oversized)
Undated
Box 14 Film F-1620
Candid Camera (Oversized)
Undated