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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
May 17, 2022 Computer Visuals, Inc
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Investigates applications of computer-generated films for advertising. Animation is handled in block colors with hidden lines removed
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Topics: Commercial art, Advertising, Computer animation
Educational Films
May 13, 2022 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Explains the need for conservation of wildlife in order to preserve the ecological balance of nature. Describes the endangered status of many species today, what has been done to control impending extinction in the past, and what can be done in the future through refuges Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Wildlife conservation, Rare animals, Wildlife refuges
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
May 6, 2022 Gardner, Robert, 1925-2014; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
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Portrays the people called the Hamar, who live in the scrubland of southwestern Ethiopia. Points out that in this society, the men are the masters and the women are slaves and shows how this sexual inequality affects the mood and behavior of the people
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Topic: Hamar (African people)
Educational Films
May 4, 2022 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Producer, Peter Chermayeff
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Topics: Lion, Animal behavior
Educational Films
May 2, 2022
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A dramatized episode from Robert McCloskey's book "Homer Price." Shows Homer's resourcefulness in managing the dilemma created by a doughnut machine with a mind of its own
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Educational Films
May 1, 2022 Rather, Dan; CBS News; Carousel Films
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Narrated by Dan Rather Examines the office of the presidency, some of the men who have filled it, their major responsibilities, and the system of checks and balances in the government. From the CBS Special Report for Young People series
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Presidents
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Educational Films
Apr 26, 2022 Netherlands. Regeeringsvoorlichtingsdienst
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Produced by The Netherlands Information Service Examines the physical and psychological effects of noise levels at airports and similar places. Discusses methods of testing hearing loss and how to prevent it in noisy environments Summary Deals with the effects on hearing by high noise levels experienced in factories and at airports. Describes physiological and psychological effects of such noise. S./is methods of testing for hearing loss and illustrates several means of preventing hearing...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Noise, Biological succession, Noise pollution, Industry, Safety
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Apr 20, 2022 Shapiro, Ascher H; Educational Services, Inc
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Ascher H. Shapiro presents experimental demonstrations of phenomena relating to vorticity, to circulation, and to the theorems of Crocco, Kelvin, and Helmholtz
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Topic: Vortex-motion
Educational Films
Apr 20, 2022 WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Also issued as videocassette
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Topics: Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Nuclear power plants, Nuclear reactors
Educational Films
Apr 17, 2022 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
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Teenage girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for girls
Educational Films
Apr 17, 2022 Paradise Pictures (Firm)
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A musical comedy about a young student who is trying to woo the most popular girl in the school
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Topics: Short films, Schools
A/V Geeks
Apr 17, 2022
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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
Apr 4, 2022 British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Studies the life of Kate Nee in Connemara, western Ireland, showing that family members who had left their homes are returning because of recession abroad and the social benefits available on a small Irish farm
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Topics: Families, Economic history, Social conditions
Educational Films
Mar 30, 2022 Beck, Aaron T; Psychological & Educational Films
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Dr. Aaron T. Beck uses his techniques of cognitive therapy with the same client seen in the other segments
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Topics: Beck, Aaron T., 1921-, Psychotherapy, Cognitive therapy, Thérapie cognitive
Educational Films
Mar 23, 2022
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Taliesin East SummaryDepicts the home of America./ia metadata taliesineast --ap near Madison, Wisconsin. Scenes of Frank Lloyd Wright's home near Phoenix, Ariz., illustrating his basic principle that buildings should blend with their natural surroundings. This home is built of boulders and redwood trusses that support canvas-covered roof flaps.
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Topic: English language
Educational Films
Mar 16, 2022 ABC Video Enterprises; ABC Wide World of Learning (Firm)
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Title from data sheet
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Topic: Nineteen fifties
Educational Films
Mar 15, 2022 National Film and Video Center
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Shows how children between the ages of five and eighteen, working at the Yellow Ball Workshop, make animated films using hinged cut-outs, clay, toys, painted film, constructed forms, and live action. Follows one child through the entire process of making a short animated film Summary Explores the activ./ias of the yellow ball workshop, Newton, Mass., Which involves young people from the ages of eight through eighteen who create their own films. Individual students demonstrate and discuss the...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Yellow Ball Workshop, Animation (Cinematography), Teacher and...
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Educational Films
Mar 14, 2022 Sarra Production/National Safety Council
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Industrial film about fire safety and how fires costs jobs. Black and White. This archival scan was produced from a vintage 16mm print. Film print generously donated by The Mineral County Museum, Hawthorne, Nevada, USA.
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Topics: Sarra Production, National Safety Council
Educational Films
Mar 13, 2022 Waldear, Gordon; Marans, Gerald; National Educational Television and Radio Center; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
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The Born Criminal SummaryDiscus./ia he relationship between heredity and criminality. Points out common misconceptions concerning physical characteristics as acause of crime. Explains the fallacies in Lombroso's theories of crimin.lty. Stresses the need for education in the area of genetic inheritance as related to criminal tendencies. Investigates the world of the 21st century with particular reference to patterns of communication and their projected impact upon man.
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Topics: Crime, Criminals, Heredity, Human, Criminal anthropology
Educational Films
Mar 12, 2022 Perspective Films (Firm)
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An animated fantasy after the style of Henri Matisse. Uses Claude Debussy's exotic piano score entitled L'isle joyeuse to create color-sound imagery. Created by Marshall Izen, after the style of Henri Matisse.  Additional Credits Performer Marshall Izen, piano Editor Muriel Balash  
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Topics: Animated films, animation, Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918, Matise, L'isle joyeus
Educational Films
Mar 8, 2022 Tazewell, Charles. The littlest angel
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Based on the book of the same title by Charles Tazewell Tells about a lonely little angel and his humble gift to the Christ child 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
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Christmas stories, Children's literature, Animated photography
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Educational Films
Feb 23, 2022 National Geographic Society (U.S.); National Geographic Society (U.S.). Educational Services
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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Robotics, Robots, Industrial, Robots
Educational Films
Feb 23, 2022 Shatner, William; Sandler Institutional Films; AIMS Media
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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Robotics, Robots, Industrial
Educational Films
Feb 20, 2022
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Topics: America:2 Home Away From Home, American heritage from the Old World, Frontier and expansion (United...
A/V Geeks
Feb 9, 2022 Josten
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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.
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Topic: motivational speech
Educational Films
Feb 5, 2022 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-, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Däniken, Erich von), Civilization,...
Educational Films
Feb 3, 2022 Lehmann, Heinz E. (Heinz Edgar), 1911-1999
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Writer and director, Robert Anderson
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Topics: Schizophrenia, Catatonia
Educational Films
Feb 3, 2022 University of California (System). Extension Media Center
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Shows a brief interview with a young man, a student, who demonstrates negativism in a catatonic schizophrenic
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Topics: Catatonia, Schizophrenia
Educational Films
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Psychiatric Interview Series: Patient No 2, evaluation for Treatment (1959) Interview with the same young woman seen in Interview No. 1 after she has had several years of extended psychotherapy.
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Topics: Interview, Psychological, Psychotherapy
Educational Films
Feb 3, 2022 University of California, Berkeley
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Young woman displays antisocial and impulsive behavior. History includes promiscuity, illegitimate pregnancies, lesbianism, multiple marriage, drug addiction, theft, and bad-check passing. In addition during withdrawal from drugs, she has had epidoses of psychosis. Also see Interview No. 9
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Topics: Interview, Psychological, Psychotherapy
Educational Films
Feb 3, 2022 University of California, Berkeley
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Psychiatric Interview No.9 Follow-up Treatment Shows work of British hospital specializing in treatment of military and civilian war neuroses: preliminary interviews, psychological tests, drug therapy, electroshock therapy, narcoanalysis, group recreational and occupational therapy, and reassignment of patients to civilian or military duties. Dated, but of historical interest.
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Topics: Interview, Psychological, Psychotherapy
Educational Films
Feb 3, 2022 National Film Board of Canada
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Tall tale connected with the Christmas season. Begins with 2 animated figures made of squares and triangles dancing to "Jingle Bells." The main part of the film reveals a Christmas tree trimmer who takes a bright, beautiful star from the sky. However, he finds he can't keep it on top of the tree
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Topics: Christmas stories, Animated films, Christmas
Educational Films
Feb 2, 2022 Markson, Morley; Pyramid Films, inc
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Music and words, Bruce Cockburn
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Topic: Experimental films
Educational Films
Feb 2, 2022 Hobel-Leiterman Productions
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Depression and Suicide: You Can Turn Bad Feelings Into Good Ones Examines depression, from its mildest form to its most tragic result, suicide. Victims of depression discuss how their emotional problems developed, how they feel, and what is being done to help them.
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Topics: Adolescent psychopathology, Depression, Mental, Suicide
Educational Films
Jan 29, 2022 Flaum-Grinbert
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Analyzes the resurgence of interest in Humphrey Bogart, ten years after his death with clips from his feature films, rare tapes, stills, and newsreel material with observations by some who knew him
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Educational Films
Jan 26, 2022 Alan Landsburg Productions; Xerox Films
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In Search of Ancient Astronauts Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Examines the theory that the Earth once had visitors from outer space as it explores the clues which can be found in ancient monuments, artifacts, and documents. Based on the book Chariots of the Gods? : Unsolved mysteries of the past by Erich von Däniken
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Topics: Educational Film, Series: In Search of Ancient Astronauts, Civilization--Extraterrestrial...
A/V Geeks
Jan 24, 2022 Tom Lazarus
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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
Jan 14, 2022 Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Loew's Incorporated; Films Incorporated
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Mickey Rooney, Walter Connolly, William Frawley
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Topics: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain, Mark)
Educational Films
Jan 7, 2022 CBS News. Public Affairs Department; Film Associates of California
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Martin Gabel, Alan Bedel, Peter Donat, Dennis King ; Charles Collingwood, narrator Originally broadcast on the television program Chronicle Summary Shows four playlets, each presenting a profile of Caesar as he was seen by four great men - - Caesar himself, Plutarch, Shakespeare and G B Shaw.
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Caesar, Julius, Men
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
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Title on label: The Great Barrier Reef
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Coral reef ecology, Natural history
Educational Films
Jan 2, 2022 Huston, John, 1906-1987
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Shows the treatment of combat neuropsychiatric patients in an Army hospital. Demonstrates narcosynthesis, hypnosis, and psychiatric therapy for individuals and for groups.
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Topic: War neuroses
Educational Films
Jan 2, 2022 Walt Disney Company
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The cartoon, which takes place on Halloween night, follows a series of pranks between Donald Duck and his nephews with Witch Hazel. 
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Short films
Educational Films
Dec 30, 2021 O'Connor, Flannery. Displaced person; Learning in Focus, inc
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An adaptation of the short story of the same title by Flannery O'Connor
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Topics: Polish people, Feature films
Educational Films
Dec 27, 2021 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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With teacher's guide
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Hummingbirds, Birds, Animal body growth and development
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Dec 27, 2021 Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Paul's case; Learning in Focus, inc
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Title from data sheet
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Topics: Feature films, Literature, American., Stories Based on Literary Works.
Educational Films
Dec 26, 2021 Feferman, Linda
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Director, writer, and editor, Linda Feferman
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Topics: Puberty, Menstruation
Educational Films
Dec 21, 2021 Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Long Christmas dinner; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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An adaptation of Thornton Wilder's play about 90 years in the lives of an American family, 1885 to 1975
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Topics: Short films, Plays
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2021 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
Educational Films
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The World at War:12 Whirlwind Bombing, Germany1939 - April1944 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Depicts the horrors and heroism of the bombing of Germany during World War II. Presents actual fi.m footage and a recreation of the events that took place.
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Topics: The World at War:12 Whirlwind Bombing, Germany 1939 - April 1944, Series: The World at War (1973),...
Educational Films
Nov 25, 2021 Carousel Films; CBS News; CBS reports (Television program)
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Producer and writer, David Lowe; reporter, Charles Kurait
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Topic: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Educational Films
Nov 16, 2021 Walt Disney Productions
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Tells how a poor church mouse, Amos, guides Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson and assists in writing the Declaration of Independence
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Educational Films
Nov 12, 2021 Video Arts Limited
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Booklet title: How to run a meeting
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Topics: Meetings, Communication in management
A/V Geeks
Nov 2, 2021 Highway Safety Films.
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This film details the techniques used by amateur and professional shoplifters to steal over $6 billion in merchandise annually. Emphasizing how much of this stealing could be prevented ... A convicted shoplifter displays stealing methods under actual conditions and explains how employees could have prevented the thefts.
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Topics: Shoplifting, Retail trade -- Security measures.
Educational Films
Oct 23, 2021 Rocky Mountain Productions; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
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Antonia: a Portrait of the Woman Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a portrait of Antonia Brico, an internationally known orchestra conductor of the 1930s. Chronicles her founding of a community orchestra and her love of music and life.
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Topic: Brico, Antonia
Educational Films
Oct 21, 2021 Educational Testing Service
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Dr. Hadley Cantril discusses his investigations at the Perception Demonstration Center at Princeton University of the effects of some of our assumptions on what we see. Shows a distorted room that looks normal, with illustrations that include a rotating trapezoid that appears to oscillate, balloons that seem to move when in reality they are being inflated and deflated, or illuminated and darkened. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Perception
Educational Films
Oct 20, 2021 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
Oct 20, 2021 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.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
Educational Films
Oct 20, 2021 University of London. Institute of Psychiatry; New York University
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Produced by the University of London's Institute of Psychiatry Traces the gradual unfolding of the psychotic process in childhood reconstructed from three material sources: a family album of photographs, a motion picture, and and objective diary kept by the mother. Follows the patient from ages one to nine, until she is placed in Maudsley Hospital, London, where she remains for two years
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Autism, Psychoses in children
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Oct 20, 2021 Samuelson, Paul
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Executive producers, Paul Burnford, Jack Stoops Variation in dark and light is called value. Value can be a natural part of any object, or it can be created by controlling the way in which light strikes the object. Artists can vary value in color by adding black or white, or by selecting contrasting dark or light color values. Sculptors create value by the way they form the surface to catch light and cast shadows. In all ages, and in many materials, artists have created value contrasts. Their...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Light, Shades and shadows, Light (Design), Art appreciation, Visual...
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Educational Films
Oct 20, 2021 Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Produced by the BBC
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Topic: Commercial art
Educational Films
Oct 18, 2021 Thames Television, ltd
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The World at War: 9 - Stalingrad, June 1942 - February 1943 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents an approach to reducing the anxiety of children when starting nursery school, based on gradual acquaintance with the nursery school and longer periods away from mother.
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Topics: The World at War: 9 - Stalingrad, June 1942 - February 1943, Series: The World at War (1973),...
Educational Films
Oct 12, 2021 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...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Oct 11, 2021 Peace River Films; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Title from data sheet
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Topic: Pond animals
Educational Films
Oct 11, 2021 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...
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Topics: Jordan Belson, Experimental films, Abstract films, Short films, Animated films, animation
Educational Films
Oct 8, 2021 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
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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
Oct 7, 2021 National Association for Mental Health (U.S.); National Association for Mental Health Film Center
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Illustrates ways in which we express attitudes toward emotional problems and mental health and encourages the acceptance of differences in the behavior and attitudes of others. Uses actual interviews to encourage those who need psychiatric help to overcome their reluctance to seek it and lists sources that are available to provide such help. Uses archival films and still photographs in portraying the life of Woodrow Wilson as viewed by Herbert Hoover, with emphasis on the years 1917 to 1921....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Mental illness
Educational Films
Oct 6, 2021 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
Oct 3, 2021 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
Educational Films
Sep 30, 2021 University of Southern California. Department of Cinema
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Formerly entitled THX 1138 4 EB Presents a nightmare impression of a world in which a man is trying to escape a computerized world which constantly tracks his movements
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Computers and civilization
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Educational Films
Sep 29, 2021 Films Incorporated
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Examines Japanese language symbols in art, rediscovered by the painter Pierre Alechinsky. Abstract Western art is compared to Japanese art, which has been "modern" for ten centuries Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Depicts the meaning and place of the Japan.se language symbols in art and in other types of communication. Shows the work and approach of the traditional artist and the new approach of the modern young artist....
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Alechinsky, Pierre, 1927-, Calligraphy, Japanese, Language
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Educational Films
Sep 24, 2021 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Films Incorporated
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An animated cartoon about a straight line who falls in love with a dot who is in love with a squiggle
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Topics: Animation (Cinematography), Animated films, Love
Educational Films
Sep 16, 2021 Media Guild
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Karl Marx: The Spectre of Marxism Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Critical reappraisal of Marxist doctrine in theory and practice in the last one hundred years. Creative mix of new and archive photographs with graphics and special effects.
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Topics: Educational Film, Series: Karl Marx
Educational Films
Sep 15, 2021 Chatsworth Film Distributors Limited
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Stalin and Russian History 1928 - 1953 Discusses the problem of the child leaving mother and home to start nursery school, and presents an approach which has been found by the Vassar Nursery School to reduce the anxiety and stress sometimes seen at the beginning of year.
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Topics: Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953, World War (1939-1945), Heads of state, World War, 1939-1945
Educational Films
Sep 14, 2021 Charles Cahill and Associates; AIMS Media
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Topic: Dinosaurs
Educational Films
Sep 11, 2021
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Produced and directed by Manny Pittson
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