Pack: Vintage Water Effects by craigsmith

Pack info

These effects are high-quality, first generation copies of original nitrate optical sound effects from the 1930s & 40s created for Hollywood studios. They were collected by a prominent sound editor who worked in the industry for 44 years. The fragile optical elements were donated to USC, and transferred to tape by USC Cinema students in the early 1970s. I have digitized them for preservation, but they have not been restored. You may want to use some noise reduction. Or you may embrace the noise of history.

  • Pack created on: Aug. 27, 2018, 12:32 a.m.
  • Number of sounds: 44
  • Number of downloads: 59

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Light droplets, splashing and dripping inside a wooden bucket with creaking and hitting a wooden surface. Could be good for ...

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Loud metallic drips and drops. Small objects being dropped into a reverberant metal pale. Man's voice in background.

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White noise waves roaring with wind. Muffled so it sounds almost like an airplane in the sky. Several swells.

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Water rushing through spill way. Heavy at first, then light with another surge. Could also be used for a variety ...

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Rowing in water. Oar noise predominant. Muffled in general. Lots of creaking and clanking, some male voices in background. Light ...

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Person swimming in water. Short strokes with lots of splashing. No reverb or other sounds to indicate location, could be ...

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Water splashing in a closed, reverberant space. Sounds slightly distorted or electronic. Could be good for a cave or a ...

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Medium surf with slow waves crashing and wind. Very quiet voice in beginning. Winter beach.

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Deep bubbles and splashing, as well as surface bubbles. Some steady and some pauses. Would be good for snorkeling or ...

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Slosh that varies in intensity and length. Good range of water depth. Gets closer to mic and then farther away. ...

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