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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 Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Produced by the BBC
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Commercial art
Educational Films
by Encyclopedia Britanica Films
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eye 9,979

favorite 39

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Follows a young girl's hospital experience from admittance to recovery, introducing the various hospital staff members along the way.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Child, Hospitalized, Hospitalization, Hospitals
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Guilbert, Jean Paul; Walt Disney Productions
movies

eye 20,657

favorite 26

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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 McMillan, Bruce. Remarkable riderless runaway tricycle; Evergreen Productions; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
movies

eye 9,395

favorite 17

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Title from data sheet
Topics: Children's films, Bicycles and bicycling
Educational Films
by Swedish Institute for Sexual Research
movies

eye 20,993

favorite 92

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This film investigates the increasingly wide-spread incidence of sexual dysfunction associated with traffic accidents, disease and other trauma
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: People with disabilities, Wounds and injuries, Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological, Wounds and...
Educational Films
by Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
movies

eye 25,568

favorite 33

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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-, Yanomamo Indians
Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
movies

eye 43,715

favorite 93

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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...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Wombat Productions.
movies

eye 47,734

favorite 427

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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
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Horror films
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 28,344

favorite 87

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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 ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
Educational Films
by University of Missouri--Columbia. School of Nursing. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
movies

eye 252,147

favorite 96

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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 ( 3 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Labor (Obstetrics), Delivery (Obstetrics), Maternity nursing, Human...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980; Pyramid Films, inc
movies

eye 10,397

favorite 32

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Director, Dick Lester
Educational Films
by Mark Catesby; Colonial Williamsburg, inc.
movies

eye 14,023

favorite 35

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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 Tashlin, Frank
movies

eye 12,918

favorite 26

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Daffy Duck protects his war-time salvage yard from a Nazi goat
Topic: Animated films
Educational Films
movies

eye 16,822

favorite 52

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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
movies

eye 38,436

favorite 130

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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 Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
movies

eye 34,828

favorite 759

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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...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Oppenheimer, Joan L. Francesca, baby; Martin Tahse Productions
movies

eye 9,877

favorite 30

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Producer, Martin Tahse
Topics: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Youth, Children of alcoholics, Women alcoholics
Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
movies

eye 7,682

favorite 40

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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 Mayer, Henry, 1914-; Espar, Sheri Gillette; Perennial Education, inc
movies

eye 13,179

favorite 53

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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 Geographic Society (U.S.)
movies

eye 12,494

favorite 182

comment 0

Also issued as videocassette
Topic: East Timor News Agency
A/V Geeks
by Joan Cohen; Joan Pearlman
movies

eye 9,749

favorite 119

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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 Video Yesteryear
movies

eye 11,600

favorite 18

comment 3

VHS
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Mount Everest Expedition (1953), Mount Everest Expedition,...
Educational Films
by NBC News; NBC Educational Enterprises
movies

eye 5,837

favorite 27

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Producer, Martin Carr
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Juvenile delinquency, Children
A/V Geeks
by Josten
movies

eye 3,076

favorite 10

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A motivational speaker talks to high school students about how great their experiences are - followed by a short ad for Josten class rings and yearbooks.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: motivational speech
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
movies

eye 5,173

favorite 12

comment 0

Also issued as videocassette
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Joey, Educational Film, Deacon, Joseph John, Children with disabilities,...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Paradise Pictures (Firm)
movies

eye 50,372

favorite 97

comment 6

A musical comedy about a young student who is trying to woo the most popular girl in the school
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Short films, Schools
A/V Geeks
by Linda Feferman
movies

eye 56,263

favorite 280

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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.
Educational Films
by Reichert, Julia; Klein, James; New Day Films
movies

eye 18,169

favorite 220

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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...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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
movies

eye 6,817

favorite 72

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Director, 1945 edition, Sidney Bernstein; consultant, Alfred Hitchcock; director, 1985 edition, Brian Blake
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), World War (1939-1945), Jews, World War, 1939-1945, Concentration...
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 101,188

favorite 215

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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 .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 35 reviews )
Topics: social engineering, puppet chaos
Educational Films
by Education Development Center; National Institute of Education (U.S.)
movies

eye 7,656

favorite 48

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With teacher's guide and resource book
Topics: Teenage girls, Adolescent psychology, City and town life
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
movies

eye 6,818

favorite 23

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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 Marshall, John, 1932-2005; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
movies

eye 32,915

favorite 27

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VHS
Topics: N!ai, 1942-, !Kung (African people), Ethnology
Educational Films
by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
movies

eye 5,788

favorite 51

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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
by Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
movies

eye 20,248

favorite 110

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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
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
movies

eye 16,201

favorite 72

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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
movies

eye 7,626

favorite 45

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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 National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films (U.S.)
movies

eye 11,251

favorite 213

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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
by Rollins, Howard E., 1950-1996; WSB-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.); Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change; Coronet/MTI Film and Video
movies

eye 3,587

favorite 4

comment 0

Cataloged from contributor's data
Topic: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Educational Films
by Pal Productions
movies

eye 1,322

favorite 6

comment 0

Title from data sheet
Topics: Mountaineering, Travel
Educational Films
by Thompson, E. Jane; Laurence, Karen; Suncoast Media, Inc
movies

eye 8,930

favorite 65

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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 CBS Television Network; Carousel Films
movies

eye 4,427

favorite 23

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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
movies

eye 33,191

favorite 70

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Anthropology- Cultural., Colonialism., Human behavior., History- Universal.
Educational Films
movies

eye 5,680

favorite 25

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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
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
movies

eye 11,225

favorite 118

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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 Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Madeline; United Productions of America; International Film Bureau
movies

eye 9,554

favorite 63

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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).
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Children, School etiquette, Individualism
Educational Films
movies

eye 2,695

favorite 7

comment 0

Topics: Field work., Anthropology, Indians of South America., Yanomamo Indians.
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 4,306

favorite 48

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Shows Egyptian history from 2700 B.C. to the Roman conquest. Portrays the religion and daily activities of the Pharaohs and citizens of ancient Egypt. Includes views of the building of the Aswan Dam on the Nile. Survey of pre-Columbian art, architecture, technology, and culture of Peru. Produced by Julien Bryan.
Topic: Civilization
Educational Films
by Goodman, Robert J; Wayne State University. Audio-Visual Utilization Center
movies

eye 41,065

favorite 93

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Traces the various influences which have led to the present street patterns of metropolitan Detroit
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Streets, Detroit, United States
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Carousel Films; CBS News; CBS reports (Television program)
movies

eye 9,384

favorite 161

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Producer and writer, David Lowe; reporter, Charles Kurait
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topic: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Educational Films
movies

eye 26,489

favorite 31

comment 0

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 McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980. Medium is the massage; National Broadcasting Company; McGraw-Hill Book Company
movies

eye 17,510

favorite 119

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Issued in two parts
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); National Educational Television Film Service
movies

eye 2,292

favorite 16

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Explores with individuals of a demonstration group the basis for their own actions within the group. Deals with psychological, perceptual, and family problems of the person who has aphasia following a stroke or brain injury. The patient's impaired speech patterns are seen and heard, while his "inner thought" processes are heard through voice-over techniques.
Topics: Motivation (Psychology), Social groups
Educational Films
by Munro, Alice, 1931- Boys and girls; Atlantis Films; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; Beacon Films
movies

eye 6,548

favorite 16

comment 1

Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Children's films, Motion pictures, Parent and child, Foxes
Educational Films
movies

eye 1,851

favorite 3

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Jews., Religion, Judaic.
Educational Films
by National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana. University. Audio-Visual Center. [from old catalog]
movies

eye 5,946

favorite 46

comment 0

Topic: Sex instruction
Educational Films
movies

eye 6,035

favorite 58

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The World at War 24 - The Bomb, February - Sept 1945 Summary Discusses the first atomic bomb, used by President Truman in August, 1945, dropped on the city of Hiroshima. After a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan surrendered. Includes atomic scientist Robert./ipenheimer's comments on the destructive power of the atomic bomb.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: The World at War 24 - The Bomb, February - Sept 1945, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
Educational Films
by Schindel. Morton, Krátký Film
movies

eye 3,700

favorite 61

comment 1

Animated, based on the book by Maurice Sendak. A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Voyages and travels, Islands, Runaway children
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 249,412

favorite 162

comment 29

This film was made to instruct police officers on the basics of childbirth and to show them an actual birth - mostly so they wouldn't panic or pass out when confronted with such a scenario. WARNING! The poor acting by actual police officers and doctors and low production values in this film make the live birth scene even more shocking than others from this genre. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 29 reviews )
Topics: police training, miracle of birth
Educational Films
by Bewley, J. Derek, 1943-; Black, Michael, 1932-
movies

eye 17,015

favorite 103

comment 1

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 Lazarus, Tom
movies

eye 3,328

favorite 18

comment 0

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,...
Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role
Educational Films
by Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951; Contemporary Films, inc., New York. [from old catalog]
movies

eye 5,019

favorite 27

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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 Alda, Alan, 1936-; Thomas, Marlo; Ms. Foundation for Education and Communication; MTI Teleprograms Inc
movies

eye 10,591

favorite 189

comment 1

Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Women
Educational Films
movies

eye 12,457

favorite 182

comment 1

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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: U.S. History: 1898-1945., Unemployed., Historical sociology.
Prelinger Archives
by Western Electric Company, Inc.
movies

eye 91,800

favorite 132

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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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 19 reviews )
Topics: Perception: Sound, Motion pictures: Sound, Animation, Silent films, Dubbing of motion pictures
Educational Films
by Bailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
movies

eye 10,951

favorite 43

comment 3

Second edition
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Glaciology, Glaciers
Educational Films
by Karen Kramer Films
movies

eye 17,901

favorite 39

comment 0

An in-depth portrait of a snake cult in Jolo, W. Va. Depicts a snake hunt in the mountains, two serpent-handling services, and a prayer vigil for a victim of a snake bite. Includes discussions with church members who explain their reasons for handling serpents and the persecutions they have suffered
Topic: Snake cults (Holiness churches)
Educational Films
movies

eye 12,529

favorite 113

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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 ( 4 reviews )
Topics: The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
Educational Films
by Landau, Ely; Belafonte, Harry, 1927-; Dee, Ruby; Gazzara, Ben, 1930-2012; Heston, Charlton; Jones, James Earl; Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994; Newman, Paul, 1925-2008; Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor; Martin Luther King Foundation; Commonwealth United Entertainment, Inc; Texture Films, inc
movies

eye 2,862

favorite 24

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Hosts: Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Ben Gazzara, Charlton Heston, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster, Sidney Lumet, Joseph Limankiewicz, Paul Newman, Anthony Quinn, Clarence Williams III, Joanne Woodward
( 1 reviews )
Topics: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, African Americans, Race discrimination, Civil rights, Human...
Educational Films
by Westinghouse Broadcasting Company
movies

eye 38,962

favorite 108

comment 0

Six American Families the Georges of New York Summary Introduces a series of six television documentaries portraying the lives of American families of varied geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Topics: African American families, Manners and customs
Educational Films
movies

eye 13,302

favorite 54

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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 McGraw-Hill Book Co.
movies

eye 9,265

favorite 75

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Stuart Little The story of a normal family into which a mouse is born. Narrated by Johnny Carson. Summary Tells the story of a boy, born five inches tall and weighing five ounces, with ears, whiskers and tail like those of a mouse. Because of his size, many adventures befall h.m - a sailboat race across a lake in New York's Central Park, a rescue from a trash boat and a northbound trip in search of Margalo, a bird who has flown away from New York City because of a threatening note.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Educational Film, Children's literature
Educational Films
movies

eye 7,151

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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.
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, Tigers, Zoology
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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)
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Topics: Children's films, Crickets