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This 1960s era, color movie is about men who have dedicated time in their lives to the Boy Scouts. The title is Men Who Make a Difference. The film is narrated but also has characters speaking directly to the camera about their experiences with Scouting. The movie’s purpose is to discuss the importance the Scoutmaster plays in the development of a boy’s life. Various men are interviewed about how important Scouting is in their lives. The movie’s narrative takes place through the experience of one Scoutmaster and his troop. The movie opens with a man sitting behind a desk. A man addresses the camera from a street filled with storefronts :47. The man talks about being a Boy Scout leader for over 50 years. Cowboy standing in front of the entrance to a ranch 1:09. This man is also a Boy Scout leader. Man sitting in his office on his desk talking about Scouting 1:41. Man standing in front of a silo on a farm 1:59. He speaks about Scouting. A man sits at a drafting table talking about Scouting 2:18. Scoutmaster being interviewed by a man with a microphone 2:30. A Boy Scout asks the Scoutmaster to help inspect their campsite 2:56. Scouts set their camp 3:11. Different Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts are shown 3:38. They are engaged in various activities. A man in a trench coat walks down a dark street 4:30. The man enters an apartment – he hangs his coat and hat 5:00. He is a Scoutmaster. Boy Scouts arrive to the meeting 5:35. One of the Boy Scouts speaks with the Scoutmaster 6:05. Scoutmaster talks to a recruit 6:50. Close-up on the Scoutmaster 7:30. Scouts are lined up and saluting the flag 7:59. Scouts recite the Boy Scout oath in front of three candles 8:20. Flag ceremony ensues 8:25. Scouts at round table and discuss their next trip 9:10. Scouts vote on their next trip 9:45. A new Scout takes the Boy Scout oath for the first time 10:06. Scoutmaster talks to recruit about the meaning of the oath 10:30. Boys sit around the table and make a final decision on their trip 12:10. Scouts discuss discipline problems around the table: close-ups on each Scout as they speak 13:20. Scouts review a map together 13:44. Scouts sit around the campfire 14:00. They sing. Scoutmaster approaches a Scout who sits away from the others 14:30. Scoutmaster tries to console him 15:19. Scoutmaster coaxes boy back to the group around the campfire 16:11. Scouts are on a hike to the top of the mountain and look over a town below 16:45. Scouts are in the forest in front of a makeshift cross in a makeshift chapel being led in prayer 17:11. Camera pans across the troop and ends at the Scoutmaster while still in prayer 17:30. Two men sit in a chapel and one is being interviewed by the other about the importance of picking good Scoutmasters 17:56. A man sits by fireplace in an armchair being interviewed by another 18:40. Man speaks on a telephone. He sits on his desk and is being interviewed about the importance of a good Scoutmaster 19:12. A new scene opens in a classroom where men are being trained to be Scoutmasters 19:32. The Scoutmaster instructor outlines the hierarchy of the Scoutmaster program on a blackboard 20:30. The men engage in a contest of knot tying 21:30. One of the Scoutmaster recruits addresses the classroom 22:07. Man interviews a Scout cutting potatoes into a pail 23:13. The interviewer interviews a Scout on a basketball court 23:30. The interviewer interviews a Scout in front of study hall 23:53. The interviewer interviews two Scouts in uniform 24:14. A Scout gets his patch and then takes the oath in front of the flags 25:00. Scouts get ready to leave after the meeting 25:20. Scoutmaster dons his trench coat and leaves the meeting room 25:40. Scoutmaster meets a boy in the alley who had quit the troop 26:38. They walk together down the alley into the dark, talking 27:02. Produced by the Boy Scouts of America. Copyright MCMLXII. We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference." This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD, 2k and 4k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com