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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 Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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Follows anthropologists Napoleon Chagnon as he collects anthropological field data among the Yanoama Indians of southern Venezuela
Topics: Chagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-, Yanomamo Indians
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 Snyder, William L., 1918-1998. pro; Schindel, Morton. pro; Deitch, Gene. drt; Emberley, Barbara. Drummer Hoff; Weston Woods Studios
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Based on the book of the same title by Barbara Emberley with illustrations by Ed Emberley
Topic: Public performance video
Educational Films
by 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
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Productions; Churchill Films
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Title from data sheet
Topic: Physics
Educational Films
by Bailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Second edition
Topics: Glaciology, Glaciers
Educational Films
by Harris, Hilary; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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Presents the most important relationships and events in the lives of the Nuer, Nilotic people in Sudan and on the Ethiopian border. Demonstrates the vital significance of cattle and their central importance in all Nuer thought and behavior
Topic: Nuer (African people)
Educational Films
by 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
by Hartley Productions
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Producer, Elda Hartley; script and narration, Alan Watts Discusses the Zen philosophy of living for the present, developing sensory awareness, and appreciating the beauty of nature Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zen Buddhism, Philosophy, Buddhism
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Educational Films
by 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
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Recounts the way in which the Japanese at home were persuaded to support the war, which came as a complete surprise to them. A Japanese woman says, "Stories of victories, war songs, and marches over the radio all day long made us quite excited. It was almost like a festival." Clearly outlines the type of training which produced the Japanese soldier
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945
Educational Films
by Else, Jon, 1944-; Peoples, David Webb; Peoples, Janet; Frees, Paul; Chevalier, Haakon, 1902-1985; Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005; Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985; Pyramid Films, inc
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Narrator: Paul Frees
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Topics: Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967, Physicists, Nuclear weapons, Atomic bomb, Biographical films,...
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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Topic: Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961
Educational Films
by Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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STUDY GUIDE AVAILABLE (CLICK HERE)   INCLUDES MUSICAL NOTATION Presents music of the G/wi musician and composer Ukxone, as well as animal songs and games of the Bushmen of the Kalahari. Includes documentary sequences showing how the songs illustrate important aspects if G/wi life. Shot in the mid-1950s by John Marshall as part of the Peabody Museum expedition. From the !Kung and G/wi Bushmen series. Produced by John Marshall
Topics: San (African people), ethnomusicology, Ukxone, bushmen, G/wi (African people), Ethnology, Music
Educational Films
by National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana. University. Audio-Visual Center. [from old catalog]
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Topic: Sex instruction
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
Topic: Women prisoners
Educational Films
by Educational Broadcasting Corporation. NET Division
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Sexuality: the Human Heritage Describes the Globe Theatre, and demonstrates the use of the staging areas with excerpts from Shakespeare's plays. Produced with animated models and animation with lights. Includes a sequence from Two Cities Films' 1944 motion picture, Henry V.
Topics: Sex role, Identity (Psychology)
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
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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 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)
Educational Films
by National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.); National Educational Television and Radio Center
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Schizophrenia: The Shattered Mirror Demonstrates secondary flows caused by the imposition of primary-flow pressure gradients on low-momentum fluid in sheer layers. Includes in the demonstrations secondary flows in a free vortex, in a rotating body of fluid, and in a bend in a channel. Features Edward S. Taylor.
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Topic: Schizophrenia
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
Educational Films
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Controlling Behavior Through Reinforcement Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryShows how varying reinforcement schedules affect the behavior of pigeons. Compares the outcome of tests with the results of similar experiments made in a typical elementary classroom. Explains that t./ia metadata controllingbehaviorthroughreinforcement difficult to extinguish. An examination of courting customs in Sicily, Iran, Canada, and India.
Topics: Animal behavior, Animal intelligence
Educational Films
by Bideo Japonika (Firm)
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Provides factual information about the diet, growth, appearance, and behavior of fireflies. BIBLIOGRAPHY TO THIS FILM AND OTHERS IN THIS SERIES (see 1st page) OTHER FILMS IN THIS SERIES The Turtle (LINK) Kindergarten through third grade. A foreign film (Japan)
Topics: Fireflies, Animal Families
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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Nuclear Strategy for Beginners Looks back over the four decades of the atomic age to try to understand how the modern world has acquired an arsenal of over 50,000 nuclear weapons. Also explores the continuing debate about whether nuclear weapons deter war or only make it more likely. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Nuclear weapons, Nuclear warfare, War, Military history, Modern
FedFlix
by National Archives and Records Administration
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National Archives and Records Administration Nature's half acre Department of the Interior. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (07/01/1974 - ) ARC Identifier 5832 / Local Identifier 22.68. Uses photographs and time-lapse photography to show the teeming life on a small plot of land, the struggle for survival among insects and birds, and nature's system of balance. Includes scenes of nest-building; pollination of flowers; various methods of surviving the winter; and the reawakening of plant, insect,...
Topics: archives.gov, public.resource.org
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 Alda, Alan, 1936-; Thomas, Marlo; Ms. Foundation for Education and Communication; MTI Teleprograms Inc
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Title from data sheet
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Topic: Women
Educational Films
by Fleming, Victor, 1889-1949; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; MGM/UA Entertainment Co
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Treasure Island Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryStevenso./ia metadataale of a small boy's adventures amid a band of treasure - seeking pirates, in which Magoo plays the rascally long John Silver. Presents a film record and analysis of the triumphs of the Axis powers during the first phase of World War II. Shows how Nazi Germany and Japan conceived and carried out their plans for world conquest and explains how Allied indecision and...
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Topics: English Literature., Children's Stories.
Educational Films
by 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
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The World at War 3 -- France Falls, May - June 1940 Summary Documents the fall of France to Germany in May and June of 1940 as a result of the speed, daring and logic of Hitler's armor and air power. States that the Maginot Line proved useless and the British./ia metadata theworldatwar3frael.
Topics: The World at War 3 -- France Falls, May - June 1940, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
Educational Films
by Schindel, Morton; Deitch, Gene; Ungerer, Tomi, 1931- Mondmann. English; Krátký film; Weston Woods Studios
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Animation by Gene Deitch
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Narrator, Lary Lewman; producer and director, Irwin Rosten; writers, Irwin Rosen and Donald Cooper; supervising film editor, Sidney Platt; film editor, Carl E. Ziebe
Topics: Human body, Human physiology
Educational Films
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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.
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Topics: The World at War 24 - The Bomb, February - Sept 1945, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
Educational Films
by 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
by 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...
Educational Films
by Lutheran Film Associates; Contemporary Films
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A study of racial conflicts and understanding as portrayed in Omaha, Neb., when the pastor of an all-white Augustana Lutheran Church took an initial step toward desegregation
Topic: Race relations
Educational Films
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A Village in Baltimore: Images of Greek-American Women  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a documentary set in Baltimore's Greektown, focusing on assimilation of four Greek women into American society. Explores such issues as traditions, marriage, professional goals and views on American society.
Topics: Greek American women, Greek American women, Manners and customs
A/V Geeks
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On the surface, this film may seem like an average science film about time and space, but like most of films from the Moody Institute of Science, there is an ulterior motive. The films host Irwin Moon had an interest in science as a child and later incorporated that interest into his life as a pastor. He would tour the country giving his Sermons of Science where the marvels of science provide the visible evidence of a Divine plan of creation. His work with GIs during World War II showed him the...
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Topic: religion vs. science
Educational Films
by Sterling Educational Films, inc
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The discovery that a teenager is pregnant brings emotional upheaval to every member of the family. The family doctor provides a source of advice and comfort. From the Family Life Education and Human Growth series Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Shows that a teenage daughter's pregnancy brings emotional and psychological upheavel to the entire family.
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Teenage pregnancy, Human relations, Dating and courtship, Educational...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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The Case of the UFOs Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the evidence for and against the existence of extraterresrial visitors, introducing some serious investigators who feel there more to UFOs than fantasy. Includes interviews with firm believers and those who debunk their claims.
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Topic: Unidentified flying objects
Educational Films
by University of Minnesota. Audio-Visual Education Service
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Clinical Types of Mental Deficiency SummarySummarizes the environmental and genetic causes of mental deficiency. Cites typical cases of the eight major pathological groups of mental deficiency. Shows how performance.tests aid in classifying morons, imbeciles and idiots. Among the comedians whose different styles and personalities are examined in the film are Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Larry Semon, Charlie Chase, Laurel and Hardy, Ben Turpin and Billy West.
Educational Films
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Originally aired on 04/29/1975 on NBC. A sober and frightening examination of the grave effects of the rising explosion of handguns. Criminals, victims, and law enforcement officers speak on the proliferation of handguns. Examines the effects on all our lives of the increasing use of handguns. Includes interviews with criminals, victims and law enforcement officers speaking on the proliferation of handguns and the related problems. Report on the proliferation of handguns in the US. Included is...
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Topics: A Shooting Gallery Called America? Firearms -- United States, Crime -- United States, Crime,...
Educational Films
by University of Michigan
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A student group performs a theater piece entitled "Women are like elephants", which spoofs statements about women by Aristotle, Jean Rousseau, Samuel Johnson, and Abbie Hoffman. A panel discusses children's literature, magazines, advertising, and television, and concludes that the media have been guilty of presenting stereotypes of women to their disadvantage. Considers ways women can escape these negative images and influences. Episode from the Girls and Women series produced by the...
Topics: sex role, Women, Sex role
Educational Films
by 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
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Hosted by David Attenborough
Topic: Ocean
Educational Films
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An animated fable that demonstrates the importance of being true to yourself and to your friends. A performer, Jan Mouse, deserts her partner, Daniel Mouse, when she sells her soul to the devil to become a rock star
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Topics: Children's films, Animated films
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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Uses animation in presenting a story about the experiences of a mouse, a cat, and a cricket during the American Revolution. For elementary grades. The War of Independence has begun, and Tucker the Mouse, Harry the Cat and Chester C. Cricket are indispensable to the American colonies' effort to free themselves from the rule of the despotic English king. Harry and Tucker help Thomas Jefferson write the Declaration of Independence. Chester creates the tune for "Yankee Doodle Dandy."...
Topics: American Revolution (1775-1783), Animated films, Children's films
Educational Films
by 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...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Light, Shades and shadows, Light (Design), Art appreciation, Visual...
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Educational Films
by McGraw-Hill Book Co.
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View From Space A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the Earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts.
Topics: Educational Film, Space sciences, Space (Astronomy), Earth, Astronomical photography
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Also issued as videocassette
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Joey, Educational Film, Deacon, Joseph John, Children with disabilities,...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Root, Alan; Benchmark Films
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A Season in the Sun Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Visits East Africa which has only two seasons, wet and dry. Reveals that after the rainy season, as the land dries out, animals from elephants to snails must find ways to survive. Observes the different adaptations. Covers the concepts of survival adaptations, population control, courtship and competition, rearing young, aestivation - summer hibernation and niches. Produced by Alan...
Topics: Adaptation (Biology), Adaptation (Physiology), Xeric ecology, Ecology
Educational Films
by Wise, Robert, 1914-2005, direction
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Creature film; feature
Topic: Science fiction films.
Educational Films
by 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
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc; American Geological Institute
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Collaborator, John S. Shelton
Topics: Physics., Oceans.
Educational Films
by Thames Television, ltd
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"Jagged mountain and fetid swamp, a steam bath shutting out the sky, endless green growth spawning every kind of disease...especially in the monsoon. After the rain, the country was just one great bowl of mud...And leeches." How the Japanese training and culture enabled them to use the jungle as an ally, and how difficult it was for the British to believe that the jungle was neutral, form the subject of this essay. "Jagged mountain and fetid swamp, a steam bath shutting out the...
Topics: The World at War 14 It's a lovely day tomorrow : Burma, 1942-1944., World War (1939-1945), World...
Educational Films
by Aruego, Jose; Kraus, Robert, 1925-2001. Musical Max; Weston Woods Studios
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From the book: Musical Max / by Robert Kraus, illustrated by Jose Aruego & Ariane Dewey
Topics: Children's films, Animated films, Music
Educational Films
by Heritage Visual Sales
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The World at War: Part 1--A  New Germany 1933-1939 Grievous conditions which allowed the rise of Hitler are reviewed and the nature of the public enthusiasm, which was a form of hysteria, is portrayed. Interviews in German have voiced-over translation. Visuals feature Eva Braun's home movies of Hitler taken at Berchtesgaden, including Hitler's fiftieth birthday party.
Topics: Educational Film, Series: The World at War (1973)
Educational Films
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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 WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Time-Life Video
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Aging: The Methuselah Syndrome Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Explains that the diverse colonies in America drew together in common complaints against England. Traces the tradition of turning to arms in the face of trouble, from Concord Bridge and the antique long rifles, to the modern National Rifle Association.
Topic: Aging
Educational Films
by Belson, Jordan
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A metaphor of creation. Spirals, circles, and abstract forms move against alternating dark and light backgrounds. An orb changes color, appearing in flash frames. Dots resembling stars or atoms and galaxies with shooting stars are created on the screen. The stars then order themselves into lines. Exploding sunbursts end the film. The film includes interference pattern imagery Belson created for the famous San Francisco Vortex Concerts (1959-1960). "I think of Allures as a combination of...
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Topics: Jordan Belson, Experimental films, Abstract films, Short films, Animated films, animation
Educational Films
by Walt Disney Productions
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With guide
Topic: Mathematics
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Natural selection, Evolution
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Shows how animals are tool users with examples of the weaver ant constructing his home, the finch pecking for food, and the chimpanzee assembling and using a simple tool. Also issued as videocassette
Topic: Tool use in animals
Educational Films
by 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
by Alan Landsburg Productions; Xerox Films
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In Search of Ancient Astronauts Reel 2 Reel 1 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. Summary Presents speculation based on the works by Erich Von Daniken from ancient records as to the evidence of s.ace flight and rockets.
Topics: Educational Film, Aviation (Aeronautics), Rocket engines, Series: In Search of Ancient Astronauts,...
Educational Films
by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Films Incorporated
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Narrator, Dick Cavett
Topic: Motion picture industry
Educational Films
by Scholendorffer, Pierre; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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Documents the life of a small group of GI's as they fight against an unseen enemy in the jungle of Vietnam. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Vietnam War (1961-1975), Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Military campaigns
Educational Films
by WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
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Title from data sheet
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Women prisoners, Female offenders
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Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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A story about a white seal named Kotick who learns how to get along in his Arctic environment during his herd's first migration. For elementary grades Other films in this series: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (TV special) See also: The Cricket in Times Square (TV special) Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV Special)
Topics: Seals (Animals), Children's films, Animal films
Educational Films
by Agency for Instructional Television
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Topics: Library orientation, Library orientation for youth
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Worlds in Collision Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the ideas of cosmologist and author I./ia metadata worldsincollisionr predictions about astronomy which have proven to be correct.
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Topics: Velikovsky, Immanuel, 1895-1979, Astronomy
Educational Films
by American Film Institute; Films Incorporated
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Producers, George Stevens, Jr., James R. Silke; director, Peter Bogdanovich; narrator, Orson Welles
Topic: Ford, John, 1894-1973
Educational Films
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Georgia O' Keeffe Summary Presents artist Georgia O'Keeffe, who tells of her marriage to photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Recounts their involvement in the formative years of the Modern Art movement. Includes many of her paintings.
Topics: O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986, Modernism (Music), Women (Social sciences), Artists, Paintings
Educational Films
by United States. Office of Education; Loucks and Norling Studios
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Verniers Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryUses animation to tell the principles of the Vernier scale and its application to precision measuring instruments. Tells how to use and read Vernier micrometers and calipers. 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...
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Topics: Micrometers (Instruments), Calipers, Verniers