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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 FilmFair Communications; John Wiley & Sons
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Also issued in super-8 mm. cassette
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Sexual intercourse, Sex (Biology), Human reproductive system, Sexual...
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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, 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,...
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Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
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.
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Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
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 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
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 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...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
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Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
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Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
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Educational Films
by Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920; Barr Films; Orkin-Flaum Productions
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Producers, Thea Flaum, Dick Orkin ; associate producer, Loretta Petersohn
Topics: Christmas stories, Christmas stories
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 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 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...
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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.
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Topics: Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Däniken,...
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 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 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
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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
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....
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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
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 NBC Television Network; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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The Twisted Cross Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Uses the story of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi movement to trace the rise and fall of a dictator. Includes scenes extracted from a captured German film.
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, National socialism, National socialism
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Also issued as videocassette
Topic: East Timor News Agency
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 International Film Foundation
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French title: Le Village--un village
Topics: Manners and customs, Travel
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 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
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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
by Video Yesteryear
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Topics: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Mount Everest Expedition (1953), Mount...
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
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Life in the 30's Summary Covers the Depression, FDR, Dust Bowl, 1936 election, 'RENDEZVOUS WITH DESTINY,' and the rise of Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito. Alexander Scourby narrates.
Topics: U.S. History: 1898-1945., Unemployed., Historical sociology.
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 CBS Television Network; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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Presents an account of Stonehenge, a prehistoric stone monument in England. Tests the theory that it was built as an observatory and computer
Topics: Anthropology., Great Britain.
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
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by Joan Cohen; Joan Pearlman
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Film presents a series of vignettes on the subject of women who are growing older.
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Topic: gender
Educational Films
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Interviews with Lord Avon and the RAF pilots are featured in this study of how radar really won the Battle of Britain, and of what the bombings meant to England's people in the one year when 40,000 of them died at home
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945
Educational Films
by National Broadcasting Company; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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Televised on NBC in the White paper series
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Topics: Communism, Communism, Politics and government
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
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945,...
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.
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Topics: Obesity, Anorexia nervosa, Obesity, Anorexia nervosa, Anorexia nervosa, Obesity
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.
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Topics: The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
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 Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980; Pyramid Films, inc
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Director, Dick Lester
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. ...
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Topics: Children's films, Wolves, Jungles, Children's films
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 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.
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Topics: Seeds, Germination
Educational Films
by McMillan, Bruce. Remarkable riderless runaway tricycle; Evergreen Productions; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Children's films, Bicycles and bicycling, Children's films
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 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
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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 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 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)
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Topics: Children's films, Crickets, Children's films
Educational Films
by Bailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Second edition
Topics: Glaciology, Glaciers, Glaciers, Glaciology
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
Educational Films
by Marshall, John, 1932-2005; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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Topics: N!ai, 1942-, N!ai, 1942-, !Kung (African people), !Kung (African people), Ethnology, Ethnology,...
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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Topics: Brico, Antonia, Brico, Antonia
Educational Films
by Davis, Desmond, 1907-1959, Coronet Films.
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Tales from Dickens: A Christmas Carol Scenes of Frank Lloyd Wright's home near Madison, Wis., illustrating his basic principle that buildings should blend with their natural surroundings. This film isn't in the public domain. The copyright is owned by Phoenix Learning Group, Inc. For information on using footage of this film for your project, email us at footage@avgeeks.com
Topics: Holidays., English Literature., Dickens, Charles
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 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 Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989; Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983
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First released in France in 1928
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Short Films., Silent films., Experimental Films., Short Films.
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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
by ABC News; Carousel Films
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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
Topics: Women prisoners, Women prisoners
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
A/V Geeks
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The rude, clumsy puppet Mr. Bungle shows kids how to behave in the school cafeteria - the assumption being that kids actually want to behave during lunch. This film has a cult following since it appeared on a Pee Wee Herman HBO special. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Topics: social engineering, puppet chaos
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 Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Depicts the travels of psychologist Carl Gustav Jung and explains the development of his major theories and concepts. Discusses the collective unconscious, the psychology of types, the psyche in space and time and the importance of myth and intuition to the complete man. Part of a series that examines Jung's life and work, presented by Laurens van der Post, a friend of Jung's for 15 years. Shows how a married couple deals with the birth of their first child. Examines some of the problems and...
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Topics: Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961, Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961
Educational Films
by CBS News; Carousel Films
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Christmas in Appalachia Explains the work of the motion picture cameraman in the production of a feature motion picture.
Topics: Christmas, Christmas, Economic history
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
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Topics: Nature, Nature, Human ecology, Ecology, Nature
Educational Films
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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 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
Educational Films
by Video Arts Limited
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Booklet title: How to run a meeting
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Topics: Meetings, Communication in management, Communication in management, Meetings
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...
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Topics: Educational Film, Film and video, United States (1900-1950), United States (1900-1950), Film and...
Educational Films
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Animated Christmas story. This film isn't in the public domain. The copyright is owned by Phoenix Learning Group, Inc. For information on using footage of this film for your project, email us at footage@avgeeks.com
Topics: Animals, Legends & Stories Of., Animal Films., Christmas stories.
Prelinger Archives
by Western Electric Company, Inc.
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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
Educational Films
by NBC News; NBC Educational Enterprises
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Producer, Martin Carr
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Topics: Juvenile delinquency, Children, Children, Juvenile delinquency