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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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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;...
Topics: educational, 16mm Film
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, Short films
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,...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
Educational Films
by Marshall, John, 1932-2005; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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VHS
Topics: N!ai, 1942-, N!ai, 1942-, !Kung (African people), !Kung (African people), Ethnology, Ethnology,...
Educational Films
by National Education Association of the United States
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Shows views of one single session of a kindergarten in action, picturing the warmth, the laughter, and the educational values that are found there
Topics: Kindergarten, Kindergarten
Educational Films
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Appalachia: Rich Land, Poor People Summary Discusses the plight./f Appalachia, explaining that the land is rich with coal, yet its residents exist without adequate food, housing and medical care. Focuses upon eastern Kentucky where mechanization of the mines is replacing people and jobs. Uses interviews with a local family to show how lack of education and working skills makes these residents ./ia metadaf the land.
Topics: Appalachia: Rich Land, Poor People, Mining industry, Basic needs, Culture and social processes,...
Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
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eye 33,983

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Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
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Educational Films
by Wombat Productions.
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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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Topics: Horror films, Horror films
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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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, Animal films, Animated films, Children's...
Educational Films
by Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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Follows anthropologists Napoleon Chagnon as he collects anthropological field data among the Yanoama Indians of southern Venezuela
Topics: Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-, Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-, Yanomamo Indians, Yanomamo Indians
Educational Films
by Guilbert, Jean Paul; Walt Disney Productions
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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.
Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
Educational Films
by Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Produced by the BBC
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Topics: Commercial art, 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...
Topics: Natural history, Natural history
Educational Films
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Demonstrates through extensive use of X-ray motion pictures, some of the characteristics of speech sound articulation in normal speakers. Biologist and author Lewis Thomas demonstrates the individuality and interconnectedness in nature through his observations of various creatures, including the courtship of blue crabs, ferocious fights between sea anemones, tiny worms with tinier plants inside them, and termites which turn out to be committees of dozens of different organisms.
Topics: Normal Speech Aarticulation, Speech, Language arts, Reading
Educational Films
by Bailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Second edition
Topics: Glaciology, Glaciers, Glaciers, Glaciology
Educational Films
by Gullahorn-Holecek, Barbara; Dee, Ruby; WGBH Educational Foundation; Ambrose Video Publishing
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Narrated by Ruby Dee
Topics: Anthropological ethics, Anthropological ethics
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 Oppenheimer, Joan L. Francesca, baby; Martin Tahse Productions
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Producer, Martin Tahse
Topics: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Youth, Children of...
Educational Films
by Wescott, Ron; Public Broadcasting Associates
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Ron Wescott
Topics: Anthropology, Archaeology, Anthropology, Archaeology, Manners and customs
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
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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 National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Also issued as videocassette
Topic: East Timor News Agency
Educational Films
by Mayer, Henry, 1914-; Espar, Sheri Gillette; Perennial Education, inc
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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.
Topics: Childbirth, Childbirth
Educational Films
by NBC News; NBC Educational Enterprises
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Producer, Martin Carr
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Juvenile delinquency, Children, Children, Juvenile delinquency
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, Boundary layer, Fluid dynamics
Educational Films
by Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
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Telecast on ABC-TV on December 13, 1968
Topics: Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, Meyer, Lynda, Mills, Hayley, San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco...
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...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Labor (Obstetrics), Delivery (Obstetrics), Maternity nursing, Human...
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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. Dramatizes the conflict between President Andrew Johnson and the Republicans in Congress over policies of reconstruction. Traces Johnson's career from the time of secession showing him as the Union military governer of Tennessee, as Lincoln's running mate in 1864, and as President. Describes impeachment charges and acquittal,...
Topics: Johnny Lingo, Personal values, Social values, Culture (Social sciences), Emotions, Personality...
Educational Films
by Reichert, Julia; Klein, James; New Day Films
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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 Bernstein, Sidney, 1899-; Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980; Blake, Brian
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Director, 1945 edition, Sidney Bernstein; consultant, Alfred Hitchcock; director, 1985 edition, Brian Blake
Topics: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), World War (1939-1945), Jews, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), World...
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
Topics: Teenage girls, Teenage girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for...
Educational Films
by Bird, Lance; Johnson, Tom; Robards, Jason; Hirson, Kate
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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 McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980. Medium is the massage; National Broadcasting Company; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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Issued in two parts
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Topics: McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980, McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980
Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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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, Circus
Educational Films
by Video Arts Limited
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Booklet title: How to run a meeting
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Meetings, Communication in management, Communication in management, Meetings
Educational Films
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
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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Brico, Antonia, Brico, Antonia
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 ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Däniken,...
Educational Films
by Belson, Jordan
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A metaphor of creation. Spirals, circles, and abstract forms move against alternating dark and light backgrounds. An orb changes color, appearing in flash frames. Dots resembling stars or atoms and galaxies with shooting stars are created on the screen. The stars then order themselves into lines. Exploding sunbursts end the film. The film includes interference pattern imagery Belson created for the famous San Francisco Vortex Concerts (1959-1960). "I think of Allures as a combination of...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Jordan Belson, Experimental films, Abstract films, Short films, Animated films, animation
Educational Films
by Hsieh, J. C; Gardner, Walter H. (Walter Hale), 1917-; Washington State University
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Uses time - lapse photography to show how water moves into and through unsaturated soil. Points out how strata, such as hard pans or coarse sand layers, slow down the advance of a wetting front and how saturated and unsaturated flow differ. Dye tracks illustrate how soluble fertilizers move in irrigation furrows. Describes the characteristics of propagated radio waves of various frequencies, ground and sky waves, the effects of the ionsphere on sky waves, and the effects of favorable and...
Topics: Soil percolation, Soil percolation
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 Time-Life Video
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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
by International Film Foundation
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French title: Le Village--un village
Topics: Manners and customs, Travel
Educational Films
by Barnouw, Erik, 1908-2001; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Circulating Film Library; International Film Seminars (Firm); Columbia University. Press. Center for Mass Communication
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Harvard Film Archive, projection print somewhat scratched, HFA Item no: 9675. From The Amos Vogel Annenberg School of Communications Collection Running time on release was 16 minutes, Cf. OCLC website July 13th, 2009 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Shows the destruction brought to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by two atomic bombs in August, 1945. Uses original footage.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, World War (1939-1945), Political violence in mass media, World War,...
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Educational Films
by Walt Disney Productions; Walt Disney Educational Materials Company
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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...
Topics: Water birds, Water birds
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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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, Children's films
Educational Films
by Goodman, Robert J; Wayne State University. Audio-Visual Utilization Center
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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, Detroit, United States
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Educational Films
by Harris, Hilary; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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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 Video Yesteryear
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VHS
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Mount Everest Expedition (1953), Mount...
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 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, Teenage girls, Adolescent psychology, City and town life,...
Educational Films
by Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980; Pyramid Films, inc
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Director, Dick Lester
Educational Films
by Wolper Productions
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Hollywood: The Golden Years Traces the growth of the motion picture industry from nickelodeon days to the advent of sound. Features such stars as Charles Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Rudolph Valentino, and Greta Garbo, and points out the important contributions of directors such as D.W. Griffith. Includes clips from the Mack Sennett comedies and from the films Flesh and the devil, Wings, and The Big parade. Ends with All Jolson in The Jazz singer, a film important in the beginning...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Educational Film, Film and video, United States (1900-1950), United States (1900-1950), Film and...
Educational Films
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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 ( 7 reviews )
Topics: The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
Educational Films
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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, Mental health, Psychology
Educational Films
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Anthropology- Cultural., Colonialism., Human behavior., History- Universal.
Educational Films
by Metromedia Producers Corporation
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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
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945,...
Educational Films
by Lincoln Park Zoological Society
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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, Gorilla, Zoos
Educational Films
by Harvard University. Film Study Center; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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Director, John Marshall in collaboration with Robert Gardner; narrator and photographer, John Marshall A study of the life and culture of primitive African bushmen as portrayed through the experiences of four aborigines hunting a giraffe on the Kalihari Desert Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Hunters, Educational Film, San (African people), Hunting
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A/V Geeks
by Centron Educational Films.
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This 11-minute, color film is designed to acquaint primary through intermediate students with Halloween safety. The film presents a little girl who has an unsafe costume. In a flashback, the changes that can be made to make her Halloween safer are detailed. These include reflective tape, removing pointed objects, a clearer field of vision, and others. Suggestions also include waiting to sample treats until they have  been checked, observing reasonable hours, traveling with groups, observing...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: Halloween, Safety, Home accidents -- Prevention
Educational Films
by Lamont-Clemens, Inc.
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Promotes Bur-Mil Rayon Fabrics (at great length). Betty Furness who runs a fashion show Storyline: (1912) Two little girls fantasize about their clothes and husbands. Wedding takes place. Girl is born. Headline: WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE WINS. Wife sews a dress for a dance. She starts crying: "I guess the style is alright, but the material it's so thin, dull, lifeless." Bob offers to buy her one of those imported Paris numbers. Wife longs for "fabrics of the future," as seen in...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Educational Films
by Council for a Television Course in the Humanities for Secondary Schools; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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Oedipus Rex: 1-- The Age of Sophocles SummaryPresents a discussion by Bernard Knox on the customs, culture and philosophy of the ancient Greeks. Explains the origins and conventions of the Greek theater and the story of Oedipus. The final lesson on Oedipus the King by Sophocles. Bernard Knox shows the change that comes over the hero after he learns the truth about the prophecy of Apollo which he has fulfilled. Using two selected scenes, Knox explains that Oedipus has gained true knowledge of...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Sophocles, Sophocles, Oedipus Rex (Sophocles)
Educational Films
by Bewley, J. Derek, 1943-; Black, Michael, 1932-
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Freeway Phobia Summary Demonstrates proper freeway driving techniques. Describes various driving hazards, such as faulty car maintenance, loose objects within the car, badly loaded trailers, inadequate fuel supply and inconsiderate and dangerous drivers. Features cartoon character, Goofy.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Seeds, Germination
Educational Films
by Attenborough, David, 1926-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films; Time-Life Video
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Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Nature, Nature, Human ecology, Ecology, Nature
Educational Films
by Donahue (Harry D.)
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Combines airplane trips and fashion. Heavy on the fashion. • 42:93- 1:04:38 Still shot of a shiny silver airplane floating in the sky above the clouds—the problem are the titles over it, but it ends with no titles. • 1:45:29- 2:00:02 Good shot of the underbelly of a plane as it comes towards us. Cut to a view of the shiny, silver plane at eye-level. worth noting: There are some interesting shots of cocktail hour at an Arizona resort. They sit outside surrounded by the Arizona desert....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Educational Films
by Lowe, Sanford H; Estus, Boyd; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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From WorldCat: Follows archaeologists as they seek clues to the origins and achievements of ancient Polynesian seafarers. Shows the excavation of a powerful voyaging canoe on the Tahitian island of Huahine, early sailing routes in Fiji, and traces of Hawaii's first settlers on Molokai. Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: The Navigators, Prehistoric peoples, Navigation, Boats, Prehistoric, Antiquities
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...
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Topics: English Literature., Children's Stories.
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, Animal films, Children's films
Educational Films
by Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Madeline; United Productions of America; International Film Bureau
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Madeline Surveys the origins, rituals, and symbols of the major religions of the world, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism (Islam).
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Topics: Children, School etiquette, Individualism
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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.
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Topics: Obesity, Anorexia nervosa, Obesity, Anorexia nervosa, Anorexia nervosa, Obesity
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by Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989; Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983
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First released in France in 1928
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Topics: Short Films., Silent films., Experimental Films., Short Films.
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by Hartley Productions, New York. [from old catalog]
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Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Shows how Buddhist chants synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen teaching. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Depicts how Buddhist chants, synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zen Buddhism, Buddhist chants, Philosophy, Meditation
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
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by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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An adaptation of the book by George Selden about a country cricket with unique musical talents which lands in the middle of New York's Times Square where he and his new found friends put his unique musical skills to use and bring joy to the citizens of New York. Read the book here (link) Other films in this series: Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV special) See also: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (TV special) The White Seal (TV special)
Topics: Children's films, Crickets, Children's films
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by Peace River Films; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Topics: Pond animals, Pond animals, Pond animals
Educational Films
by New York, NY : Learning Corp. of America
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Teenage Victoria who has a knack for getting into trouble and feels totally misunderstood by her mother, suddenly finds herself back in the forties where she meets her mother as a child, an equally trouble-prone girl.  Relates a mother-daughter relationship using fantasy and based on 'Hangin' Out With Cici,' by Francine Pascal. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Children's films, Mothers and daughters, Space and time, Children's films
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society Educational Services
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Shows tigers stalking, capturing, and devouring prey; marking territorial boundaries; mating; caring for young cubs; languidly resting; and loudly voicing their presence. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Follows Fred Bear as he travels to India in search of Sher Kan, the great Bengal ti./ia mettrays his experiences in the magnificent palace of his highness the Maharaja of Bundi and on the surrounding game trails. Shows him hunting the...
Topics: Tiger, Mammals, Mammals, Tigers, Zoology, Mammals, Tiger