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Educational Films

This collection features vintage educational films from a variety of sources. Films intended for educational purposes are an enormous, often neglected part of the twentieth century media landscape. Archived here are corporate and government sponsored films; classroom academic films instructing students in science and the humanities, and classroom guidance films on sex education, manners, and morality; military training films; medical films aimed at the public or at health practitioners; religiou...



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Educational Films
by Paradise Pictures (Firm)
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A musical comedy about a young student who is trying to woo the most popular girl in the school
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Topics: Short films, Schools
A/V Geeks
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This 14-minute film is designed to create an atmosphere in which people can speak seriously and openly about their thoughts and feelings concerning sexual behavior. The film concerns the conflict a young couple faces because of their different attitudes toward sex. At the point of maximum tension, the film ends and a narrator appears and poses questions to elicit a discussion of feelings, attitudes, and values. The publisher indicates that this film is appropriate for senior high students,...
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Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
Educational Films
by Wombat Productions.
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eye 42,912

favorite 357

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Combines rare film clips, stills, and interviews in a chronicle of the fifty years of horror film production. Covers the early days of Nosferatu to today's so-called spatter movies. The Horror of it all  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topic: Horror films
Educational Films
by Guilbert, Jean Paul; Walt Disney Productions
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eye 13,961

favorite 21

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Niok Points out the world-wide importance of rice as a principal food and describes methods of growing it. Shows steps being taken to improve the quantity and quality of rice.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
Educational Films
by Tashlin, Frank
movies

eye 7,316

favorite 13

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Daffy Duck protects his war-time salvage yard from a Nazi goat
Topic: Animated films
Educational Films
by Video Yesteryear
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eye 7,458

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VHS
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Mount Everest Expedition (1953), Mount Everest Expedition,...
Educational Films
by University of Missouri--Columbia. School of Nursing. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Also issued as loop films in super 8 mm. on reel; in super 8 mm. in cartridge; in super 8 mm. on reel with magnetic sound; in super 8 mm. in cartridge with magnetic sound. Silent versions of loop films also issued in super 8 mm. on reel and in cartridge With instructor's guide Summary Shows birth complications which students rarely experience in the delivery room. Includes instructions on vertex delivery, spontaneous breech delivery, assisted breech delivery, extraction cesarean delivery and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Labor (Obstetrics), Delivery (Obstetrics), Maternity nursing, Human...
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Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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eye 35,044

favorite 101

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An animated version of Rudyard Kipling's tale of a mongoose who is saved from a storm by a boy and his parents, and then becomes the family's defender against the dreaded cobras that roam the compound. Other films in this series: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) The White Seal (TV special) See also: The Cricket in Times Square (TV special) Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV Special)
Topics: Animated films, Children's films, Animal films, Mongooses
Educational Films
by Encyclopedia Britanica Films
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Follows a young girl's hospital experience from admittance to recovery, introducing the various hospital staff members along the way.
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Topics: Child, Hospitalized, Hospitalization, Hospitals
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Educational Films
movies

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favorite 60

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Educational Films
by Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Produced by the BBC
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Topic: Commercial art
Educational Films
by Mark Catesby; Colonial Williamsburg, inc.
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From WorldCat: Presents a dramatization of the extended field trip made by Mark Catesby in colonial Virginia and the ultimate publication of his two-volume illustrated natural history of the birds, animals, plants, reptiles and fish he observed and sketched in the new world. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Portrays the story of Mark Catesby, an./ia ish botanist who visited his sister in Williamsburg from 1712 to 1719 and wrote and...
Topic: Natural history
Educational Films
by Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
movies

eye 16,167

favorite 86

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Telecast on ABC-TV on December 13, 1968
Topics: Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, San Francisco Ballet, Beauty and the beast (Choreographic work :...
Educational Films
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eye 5,091

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Examines the problems of the mentally ill in America and the people who try to help them. Provides an intimate look at the Creedmore Psychiatric Center in Queens, N.Y. Shows how patients are being released into communities that are often unprepared to treat and accept them
Topics: Psychology, Mental health
Educational Films
by Goodman, Robert J; Wayne State University. Audio-Visual Utilization Center
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eye 39,658

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Traces the various influences which have led to the present street patterns of metropolitan Detroit
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Streets, Detroit, United States
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Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
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eye 5,704

favorite 26

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French title: Le Village--un village
Topics: Manners and customs, Travel
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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The Case of the Ancient Astronauts Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the claims made by Erich Von Daniken in his book Chariots Of The Gods that astronauts from other worlds have already visited Earth, and have left evidence, such as the pyramids and the statues on Easter Island. Takes the position that Von Daniken's book contains inaccuracies, unrelated facts and unsubstantiated evidence.
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Däniken, Erich von), Civilization,...
Educational Films
by Swedish Institute for Sexual Research
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This film investigates the increasingly wide-spread incidence of sexual dysfunction associated with traffic accidents, disease and other trauma
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Topics: People with disabilities, Wounds and injuries, Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological, Wounds and...
Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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eye 5,089

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Portrays circus life through the eyes of Traci, an eleven-year-old girl whose grandfather owns Carson and Barnes Circus. Shows a typical day during the circus season as Traci plays, practices, performs, and catches up on schoolwork Intended audience: Kindergarten and primary grades Issued also as videorecording
Topics: Circus, Circus performers
Educational Films
by Frasconi, Pablo, director; Salzer, Nancy, director; Filmakers Library, inc
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eye 2,682

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Studies the ecological history of the American grasslands, describing the destruction of the grasslands by man and the present-day realization that the land has to be protected.
Topics: Urban renewal, Gentrification, Documentary films
Educational Films
by Oppenheimer, Joan L. Francesca, baby; Martin Tahse Productions
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Producer, Martin Tahse
Topics: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Youth, Children of alcoholics, Women alcoholics
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
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eye 31,652

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John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
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Educational Films
by Thompson, E. Jane; Laurence, Karen; Suncoast Media, Inc
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Follows the beginning of a thirteen-year-old girl's transition from childhood to independence during a family visit to a great-aunt's lakeside cottage in 1964
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Teenage girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for girls
Educational Films
by Reichert, Julia; Klein, James; New Day Films
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eye 15,779

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Cameraman, James Medalia Describes the socialization of the American woman through a personal look into the lives of six females ranging from kindergarten age to middle age. Shows the influence of such forces as parents, teachers, guidance counselors, the media, advertising, pop music, and marriage Summary Describes the physical and emotional changes that occur when a girl begins her menstrual cycle. Shows, using animated illustrations, the adult female anatomy, the reproduction cycle, and how...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Women, Socialization, Women (Social sciences), Sex education, Human...
Educational Films
by Marshall, John, 1932-2005; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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VHS
Topics: N!ai, 1942-, !Kung (African people), Ethnology
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
movies

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Also issued as videocassette
Topic: East Timor News Agency
A/V Geeks
by Linda Feferman
movies

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Presents the story of a fifteen-year-old girl who experiences her menstrual period, describing the reaction of the girl and her sixteen-year-old boyfriend as they learn more about the subject of menstruation.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 17 reviews )
Topics: Sex Education., Physiology., Reproduction., Women.
A/V Geeks
by Joan Cohen; Joan Pearlman
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Film presents a series of vignettes on the subject of women who are growing older.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: gender
Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
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eye 39,882

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Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
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Educational Films
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En français / In French À la demande du comité d'histoire de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, se rend sur les lieux où des milliers d'hommes, de femmes et d'enfants ont perdu la vie. Il s'agit d'Orianenbourg, Auschwitz, Dachau, Ravensbruck, Belsen, Neuengamme, Struthof. Avec Jean Cayrol et l'aide de documents d'archives, il retrace le lent calvaire des déportés. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death...
Topics: Films From Prominent Directors, Prejudice and Civil Rights., World War II., Germany., French...
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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A story about a white seal named Kotick who learns how to get along in his Arctic environment during his herd's first migration. For elementary grades Other films in this series: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (TV special) See also: The Cricket in Times Square (TV special) Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV Special)
Topics: Seals (Animals), Children's films, Animal films
Educational Films
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A story about Johnny Lingo, who bargains for a wife according to the tradition of the island, showing how the self-worth of an individual is augmented by love and esteem.
Topics: Johnny Lingo, Personal values, Social values, Culture (Social sciences), Emotions, Personality...
Educational Films
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Anthropology- Cultural., Colonialism., Human behavior., History- Universal.
Educational Films
by CBS Television Network; Carousel Films
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eye 2,213

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Mother Love SummaryTests the reactions of a large colony of newborn rhesus monkeys to a variety of unusual and inanimate mother substitutes. These experiments show that the single most important factor is body contact, holding and nestling, and that deprivation of this can cause deep emotional disturbances, even death. Uses two case histories to explore the difficulty of communicating between the generations and the change in values from the old to the new morality. Shows the conflict between a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Animal behavior, Psychology, Comparative
Educational Films
by Computer Visuals, Inc
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eye 5,282

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Investigates applications of computer-generated films for advertising. Animation is handled in block colors with hidden lines removed
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Topics: Commercial art, Advertising, Computer animation
Educational Films
by Fleming, Victor, 1889-1949; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; MGM/UA Entertainment Co
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Treasure Island Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryStevenso./ia metadataale of a small boy's adventures amid a band of treasure - seeking pirates, in which Magoo plays the rascally long John Silver. Presents a film record and analysis of the triumphs of the Axis powers during the first phase of World War II. Shows how Nazi Germany and Japan conceived and carried out their plans for world conquest and explains how Allied indecision and...
favorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: English Literature., Children's Stories.
Educational Films
by Rocky Mountain Productions; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
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Antonia: a Portrait of the Woman Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a portrait of Antonia Brico, an internationally known orchestra conductor of the 1930s. Chronicles her founding of a community orchestra and her love of music and life.
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Topic: Brico, Antonia
Educational Films
by Education Development Center; National Institute of Education (U.S.)
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With teacher's guide and resource book
Topics: Teenage girls, Adolescent psychology, City and town life
Educational Films
by Films Incorporated
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Examines Japanese language symbols in art, rediscovered by the painter Pierre Alechinsky. Abstract Western art is compared to Japanese art, which has been "modern" for ten centuries Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Depicts the meaning and place of the Japan.se language symbols in art and in other types of communication. Shows the work and approach of the traditional artist and the new approach of the modern young artist....
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Alechinsky, Pierre, 1927-, Calligraphy, Japanese, Language
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Educational Films
by Boleslavsky, Richard, 1889-1937; March, Fredric, 1897-1975; Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962; Hardwicke, Cedric, 1893-1964; Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Misérables; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; United Artists Corporation
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Les Miserables Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryAn excerpt from the 1935 feature film of the same title. Based on Victor Hugo's novel. Tells the story of a paroled convict, Jean Valjean, who dedicates his life to helping others. Describes his encounter with police inspector Javert, an encounter which reveals the difference between law and justice. Discusses the system of lighting in television and demonstrates some of the limitations...
Topics: Feature Films-Excerpts, French literature., Authors, French.
Educational Films
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British General Sir Richard O'Connor, commander of the Western Desert Forces, reminisces, blaming himself for the "error" of dividing the strength of his troops to help in Greece. Later, the day is won by Montgomery and his troops. A delightful sidelight is the morale-building force of Montgomery's famous hats. British General Sir Richard O'Connor, commander of the Western Desert Forces, reminisces, blaming himself for the "error" of dividing the strength of his troops to...
Topics: The World at war. / Part 8. The Desert, North Africa 1940-1943, World War (1939-1945), World War,...
Educational Films
by Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951; Contemporary Films, inc., New York. [from old catalog]
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Re-creates the life of Michelangelo (1475-1564), viewing the places he lived and worked. Examines his masterpieces-- "David," "Moses," the Medici monument, the "Last Judgment," and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Also includes works of da Vinci, Giotto, and Botticelli. Presented by Robert Flaherty, narrated by Fredric March, and produced by Curt Oertel. Academy Award winner.
Topics: Sculpture., Italy., Europe-History, 1492-1789., Artists., Art, Renaissance and Baroque.
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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favorite 55

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Mowgli's Brothers is a 1976 television animated special directed by American animator Chuck Jones. It tells a story about a human baby called Mowgli who is adopted by jungle wolves, from whom he learns about love, justice, and the jungle code of loyalty. He must eventually assert his humanity to save his wolf parents from a tiger's malevolent influence. A largely faithful adaptation of the first chapter of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book ,  it originally aired on CBS on February 11, 1976. ...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Children's films, Wolves, Jungles
Educational Films
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favorite 22

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Tolstoy's brilliant tale of Czarist Russia about the plight of a woman caught in an archaic social situation make this a compelling love story with Greta Garbo, Fredric March, and Basil Rathbone
Topics: Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910, Anna Karenina (Motion picture), Literature
Educational Films
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favorite 24

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Roots: 3 Part 1 the Slave Summary Explains that the slave rebellion aboard the Lord Ligonier is quickly put down. Tells how the ship anchor./ia metadata rootsKunta Kinte is bought by plantation owner John Reynolds.
Topics: Series: Roots, Series: Roots (1977), Television broadcasting, Slavery (United States), African...
Educational Films
by Mayer, Henry, 1914-; Espar, Sheri Gillette; Perennial Education, inc
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eye 10,909

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A Baby is Born Life of a nine-year-old autistic boy at home and at Loyola University's Child Guidance Center.
Topic: Childbirth
Educational Films
by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films (U.S.)
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Uses demonstration - experiments in water and glycerine to illustrate boundary layer concepts and phenomena. Demonstrates fusion welding from operation and adjustment of the welding equipment to multipass fusion welding of heavy steel plate. Uses animation and live action to show the proper torch, rod movement, and weld puddle control techniques.
Topics: Fluid dynamics, Boundary layer
Educational Films
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Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada
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favorite 1

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Producer, John Howe; director, Graham Parker; writer, Noel Stone; music, Don Douglas; photographers, J.C. Labrecque, Gilles Gascon
Topic: Older people
Educational Films
by Quayle, Anthony, 1913-1989; Time-Life Video
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eye 1,397

favorite 8

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Documentary
Topics: Documentary television programs, Civilization
Educational Films
by Strupp, Hans H; Meichenbaum, Donald; Beck, Aaron T; Shostrom, Everett L., 1921-1992; Psychological & Educational Films (Firm)
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Music composed and arranged by Allen Davis
Topic: Psychotherapy
Educational Films
by Lincoln Park Zoological Society
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favorite 7

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Otto:Zoo Gorilla  Summary Takes a .ehind - the - scenes look at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. Focuses on the transfer of the great apes to new quarters, a delicate and dangerous process which afforded scientists an opportunity to gather data on the apes.
Topics: Gorilla, Zoos
Educational Films
by Bird, Lance; Johnson, Tom; Robards, Jason; Hirson, Kate
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eye 7,920

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The World of Tomorrow Reel 2 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.), New York World's Fair, Exhibitions, Documentary...
Educational Films
by Walt Disney Productions; Walt Disney Educational Materials Company
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eye 13,483

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Water Birds Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Members of several northern California Indian tribes describe their way of life before the imposition of a foreign culture. Explores effects of conventional white-oriented educational programs such as loss of cultural heritage and identity. Native American teachers discuss historical methods of Indian education and ways that both methods and content might be incorporin the mainstream of American...
Topic: Water birds
Educational Films
by Metromedia Producers Corporation
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eye 7,559

favorite 43

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Traces the life of Adolf Hitler, looking at his childhood, World War I service, leadership of the Nazis, role in World War II, and suicide. From the Biography series
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Politics and government
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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eye 18,327

favorite 147

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The Miracle of Life Reel 1 A documentary which shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth.
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Topics: Human reproduction, Reproduction
Educational Films
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eye 11,285

favorite 94

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The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945 Summary Examines the genocide of six million Jews who were massacred during the war years from 1941 to 1945 by Hitler and his known and unknown accomplices. Explains that genocide accompanied Hitler's rise to power and became an operating policy of the Nazis in dealing with Jews.
favoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
Educational Films
by Pyramid Films, inc
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favorite 38

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Producers, David Adams, Mike Hoover; director and writer, Mike Hoover
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Mountaineering
Educational Films
by ABC News; Carousel Films
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eye 3,351

favorite 13

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Examines the condition of women in prisons. Shows how women are often treated brutally in prison and explores plans which put women offenders under community surveillance rather than behind bars
Topic: Women prisoners
A/V Geeks
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eye 35,846

favorite 299

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On the surface, this film may seem like an average science film about time and space, but like most of films from the Moody Institute of Science, there is an ulterior motive. The films host Irwin Moon had an interest in science as a child and later incorporated that interest into his life as a pastor. He would tour the country giving his Sermons of Science where the marvels of science provide the visible evidence of a Divine plan of creation. His work with GIs during World War II showed him the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews )
Topic: religion vs. science
Educational Films
by Carrighar, Sally. One day at Teton Marsh; Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista Distribution Co. Walt Disney 16 mm Films
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One Day at Teton Marsh SummaryDescribes the wildlife in a swamp where animals and birds are free and nature reigns supreme. Based on a book by Sally Carrighar. Documentary of a writer who became a manic-depressive. Swinging in mood from ecstasy to severe depression, his symptoms of alienation and withdrawal are shown at home and in the hospital.
Topics: Marsh ecology, Zoology, Animal behavior
Educational Films
by Harris, Hilary; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
movies

eye 5,887

favorite 12

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Presents the most important relationships and events in the lives of the Nuer, Nilotic people in Sudan and on the Ethiopian border. Demonstrates the vital significance of cattle and their central importance in all Nuer thought and behavior
Topic: Nuer (African people)
Educational Films
by Munro, Alice, 1931- Boys and girls; Atlantis Films; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; Beacon Films
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Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Children's films, Motion pictures, Parent and child, Foxes
Educational Films
by Snyder, William L., 1918-1998. pro; Schindel, Morton. pro; Deitch, Gene. drt; Emberley, Barbara. Drummer Hoff; Weston Woods Studios
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Based on the book of the same title by Barbara Emberley with illustrations by Ed Emberley
Topic: Public performance video
Educational Films
by Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980; Pyramid Films, inc
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Director, Dick Lester
Educational Films
by Carousel Films; CBS News; CBS reports (Television program)
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eye 8,469

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Producer and writer, David Lowe; reporter, Charles Kurait
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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eye 4,761

favorite 28

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Uses animation in presenting a story about the experiences of a mouse, a cat, and a cricket during the American Revolution. For elementary grades. The War of Independence has begun, and Tucker the Mouse, Harry the Cat and Chester C. Cricket are indispensable to the American colonies' effort to free themselves from the rule of the despotic English king. Harry and Tucker help Thomas Jefferson write the Declaration of Independence. Chester creates the tune for "Yankee Doodle Dandy."...
Topics: American Revolution (1775-1783), Animated films, Children's films
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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eye 3,599

favorite 9

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Also issued as videocassette
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Joey, Educational Film, Deacon, Joseph John, Children with disabilities,...
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Prelinger Archives
by Western Electric Company, Inc.
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eye 90,778

favorite 119

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Cartoon showing how sound motion pictures work, produced by a company that was an innovator in the field. Story by W.E. Erpi (pseudonym for Western Electric, Electrical Research Products Inc.). Directors: F. Lyle Goldman and Max Fleischer.
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Topics: Perception: Sound, Motion pictures: Sound, Animation, Silent films, Dubbing of motion pictures
Educational Films
by National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.); National Educational Television and Radio Center
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eye 4,642

favorite 54

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Schizophrenia: The Shattered Mirror Demonstrates secondary flows caused by the imposition of primary-flow pressure gradients on low-momentum fluid in sheer layers. Includes in the demonstrations secondary flows in a free vortex, in a rotating body of fluid, and in a bend in a channel. Features Edward S. Taylor.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Schizophrenia
Educational Films
by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
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Discusses the problems that arise when food intake is not coordinated with energy output, examining both obesity and anorexia nervosa. Shows how the body stores and uses food, the effects of prenatal and early childhood diet, and psychological influences on eating habits.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Obesity, Anorexia nervosa
Educational Films
movies

eye 6,009

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Sex in Today's World (1968) Traces the development of human sexual identity from prenatal sex hormones to external influences of family and society. Jerome Kagan, professor of developmental psychology at Harvard, discusses how children acquire gender and role identity. Includes interviews with teenagers, homosexuals, and other with regard to the sexual standards of society.
Topics: Social Change., Sex Education., Human Sexuality.
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Discusses the rewards and sacrifices of parenthood as experienced by three young couples
Topic: Parent and child.
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by McGraw-Hill Book Co.
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View From Space A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the Earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts.
Topics: Educational Film, Space sciences, Space (Astronomy), Earth, Astronomical photography
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by McGraw-Hill Films
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Madness and Medicine Reel 2 Reel 1 available here A critical look at mental institutions and their diverse treatment programs which help some patients but prove damaging to others. Examines what happens to patients after they are discharged from an institution, showing how oftentimes their followup care is inadequate. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Takes a critical look at mental institutions and their diverse treatment programs,...
Topics: Educational Film, Series: Madness and Medicine, Mental rehabilitation