With independent roasters opening up everywhere, coffee is quickly becoming a veritable culinary food. Not so in 1961, which is the same year the Coffee Brewers Institute released this film on how to make quality coffee. The 12-minute movie takes you on a journey from bean harvests to the tables of Paris, to “Eastern Lands” and Turkish coffee, and eventually to a Cold War–era dinner table. And it’s all set to the Conga Room’s greatest hits. This gem, part of the Prelinger Archives, even has a how-to on the all-but-forgotten percolator.