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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
Educational Films
by Marshall, John, 1932-2005; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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eye 30,348

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VHS
Topics: N!ai, 1942-, !Kung (African people), Ethnology
Educational Films
by Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Produced by the BBC
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Topic: Commercial art
Educational Films
by Guilbert, Jean Paul; Walt Disney Productions
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Niok Points out the world-wide importance of rice as a principal food and describes methods of growing it. Shows steps being taken to improve the quantity and quality of rice.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
Educational Films
by Tashlin, Frank
movies

eye 9,475

favorite 17

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Daffy Duck protects his war-time salvage yard from a Nazi goat
Topic: Animated films
Educational Films
by Bailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
movies

eye 9,408

favorite 35

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Second edition
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Topics: Glaciology, Glaciers
Educational Films
by Encyclopedia Britanica Films
movies

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Follows a young girl's hospital experience from admittance to recovery, introducing the various hospital staff members along the way.
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Topics: Child, Hospitalized, Hospitalization, Hospitals
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Educational Films
by Paradise Pictures (Firm)
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eye 47,402

favorite 86

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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
Educational Films
by University of Missouri--Columbia. School of Nursing. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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eye 249,022

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Also issued as loop films in super 8 mm. on reel; in super 8 mm. in cartridge; in super 8 mm. on reel with magnetic sound; in super 8 mm. in cartridge with magnetic sound. Silent versions of loop films also issued in super 8 mm. on reel and in cartridge With instructor's guide Summary Shows birth complications which students rarely experience in the delivery room. Includes instructions on vertex delivery, spontaneous breech delivery, assisted breech delivery, extraction cesarean delivery and...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Labor (Obstetrics), Delivery (Obstetrics), Maternity nursing, Human...
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A/V Geeks
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This 14-minute film is designed to create an atmosphere in which people can speak seriously and openly about their thoughts and feelings concerning sexual behavior. The film concerns the conflict a young couple faces because of their different attitudes toward sex. At the point of maximum tension, the film ends and a narrator appears and poses questions to elicit a discussion of feelings, attitudes, and values. The publisher indicates that this film is appropriate for senior high students,...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Adolescence, Sex instruction, Sex role.
Educational Films
by Video Yesteryear
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VHS
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Topics: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Mount Everest Expedition (1953), Mount Everest Expedition,...
Educational Films
by CRM/McGraw-Hill Films
movies

eye 7,650

favorite 20

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Methodology: The Psychologist and the Experiment Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Shows various types of micrometers; how to use a micrometer, read the barrel and thimble scales, check the accuracy of readings, and take care of the instrument.
Topics: Psychology, Experimental, Psychology
Educational Films
by Wombat Productions.
movies

eye 44,813

favorite 384

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Combines rare film clips, stills, and interviews in a chronicle of the fifty years of horror film production. Covers the early days of Nosferatu to today's so-called spatter movies. The Horror of it all  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topic: Horror films
Educational Films
by Mark Catesby; Colonial Williamsburg, inc.
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eye 11,825

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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 Chuck Jones Enterprises
movies

eye 36,439

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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 Time-Life Video
movies

eye 18,790

favorite 159

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The Miracle of Life Reel 1 A documentary which shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth.
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Topics: Human reproduction, Reproduction
Educational Films
by Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
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eye 17,352

favorite 94

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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 AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
movies

eye 40,633

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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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A/V Geeks
by Joan Cohen; Joan Pearlman
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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 Gullahorn-Holecek, Barbara; Dee, Ruby; WGBH Educational Foundation; Ambrose Video Publishing
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Narrated by Ruby Dee
Topic: Anthropological ethics
Educational Films
movies

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Anthropology- Cultural., Colonialism., Human behavior., History- Universal.
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
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John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
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Educational Films
by Vonnegut, Kurt; Mantell, Harold; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
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eye 682

favorite 16

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Also issued as videocassette
Topic: Vonnegut, Kurt
Educational Films
by Thompson, E. Jane; Laurence, Karen; Suncoast Media, Inc
movies

eye 7,519

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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
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Topics: Teenage girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for girls
Educational Films
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Examines the problems of the mentally ill in America and the people who try to help them. Provides an intimate look at the Creedmore Psychiatric Center in Queens, N.Y. Shows how patients are being released into communities that are often unprepared to treat and accept them
Topics: Psychology, Mental health
Educational Films
by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films (U.S.)
movies

eye 9,560

favorite 168

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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
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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 McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980. Medium is the massage; National Broadcasting Company; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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Issued in two parts
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Topic: McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980
Educational Films
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Portrays circus life through the eyes of Traci, an eleven-year-old girl whose grandfather owns Carson and Barnes Circus. Shows a typical day during the circus season as Traci plays, practices, performs, and catches up on schoolwork Intended audience: Kindergarten and primary grades Issued also as videorecording
Topics: Circus, Circus performers
Educational Films
by Oppenheimer, Joan L. Francesca, baby; Martin Tahse Productions
movies

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Producer, Martin Tahse
Topics: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc, Youth, Children of alcoholics, Women alcoholics
Educational Films
by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
movies

eye 10,691

favorite 147

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Also issued as videocassette
Topic: East Timor News Agency
Educational Films
by Mayer, Henry, 1914-; Espar, Sheri Gillette; Perennial Education, inc
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eye 11,666

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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 Chuck Jones Enterprises
movies

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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
A/V Geeks
by Linda Feferman
movies

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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.
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Topics: Sex Education., Physiology., Reproduction., Women.
Educational Films
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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 Swedish Institute for Sexual Research
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This film investigates the increasingly wide-spread incidence of sexual dysfunction associated with traffic accidents, disease and other trauma
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Topics: People with disabilities, Wounds and injuries, Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological, Wounds and...
Educational Films
by 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.
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Däniken, Erich von), Civilization,...
Educational Films
by Bird, Lance; Johnson, Tom; Robards, Jason; Hirson, Kate
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The World of Tomorrow Reel 2 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
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Topics: New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.), New York World's Fair, Exhibitions, Documentary...
Educational Films
by Reichert, Julia; Klein, James; New Day Films
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eye 16,609

favorite 196

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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...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Women, Socialization, Women (Social sciences), Sex education, Human...
Educational Films
by Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980; Pyramid Films, inc
movies

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Director, Dick Lester
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
movies

eye 4,102

favorite 9

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Also issued as videocassette
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Joey, Educational Film, Deacon, Joseph John, Children with disabilities,...
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Educational Films
movies

eye 12,462

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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 Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Madeline; United Productions of America; International Film Bureau
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Madeline Surveys the origins, rituals, and symbols of the major religions of the world, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism (Islam).
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Topics: Children, School etiquette, Individualism
Educational Films
by Education Development Center; National Institute of Education (U.S.)
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With teacher's guide and resource book
Topics: Teenage girls, Adolescent psychology, City and town life
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
by Marshall, John K
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Photography and narration, John K. Marshall; filmed on a 1957 expedition sponsored by Peabody Museum, Harvard University and the Smithsonian Institution With study guide
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dance, Rites and ceremonies, San (African people), Anthropology,...
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Educational Films
by CBS Television Network; Carousel Films
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eye 2,862

favorite 19

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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
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
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eye 5,790

favorite 24

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VHS
Topics: Printing, Learning and scholarship, Technology and civilization
Educational Films
by Shatner, William; Sandler Institutional Films; AIMS Media
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favorite 75

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Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Robotics, Robots, Industrial
Educational Films
by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
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favorite 42

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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
movies

eye 4,808

favorite 24

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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 Bernstein, Sidney, 1899-; Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980; Blake, Brian
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Director, 1945 edition, Sidney Bernstein; consultant, Alfred Hitchcock; director, 1985 edition, Brian Blake
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Topics: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), World War (1939-1945), Jews, World War, 1939-1945, Concentration...
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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eye 12,694

favorite 54

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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)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Children's films, Crickets
Educational Films
by Lincoln Park Zoological Society
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favorite 7

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Otto:Zoo Gorilla  Summary Takes a .ehind - the - scenes look at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. Focuses on the transfer of the great apes to new quarters, a delicate and dangerous process which afforded scientists an opportunity to gather data on the apes.
Topics: Gorilla, Zoos
Educational Films
by Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951; Contemporary Films, inc., New York. [from old catalog]
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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 Walt Disney Productions; Walt Disney Educational Materials Company
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Water Birds Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Members of several northern California Indian tribes describe their way of life before the imposition of a foreign culture. Explores effects of conventional white-oriented educational programs such as loss of cultural heritage and identity. Native American teachers discuss historical methods of Indian education and ways that both methods and content might be incorporin the mainstream of American...
Topic: Water birds
Educational Films
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eye 11,753

favorite 164

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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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: U.S. History: 1898-1945., Unemployed., Historical sociology.
Educational Films
by Louis De Rochemont Association; American Foundation for the Blind
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From Case:  F- 50810  C -1 From WorldCat: Helen Keller plays herself as this film traces her career from birth to age seventy-six, showing in detail how the blind, deaf, and mute child overcame almost insuperable handicaps to become one of the world's great figures. Some of  Miss Keller's famous friends appear. Hellen Keller plays herself as this film traces her career from birth to age seventy-six, showing in detail how the blind, deaf, and mute child overcame almost insuperable handicaps...
Topics: Blind., Deafness., Biography.
Educational Films
by Boleslavsky, Richard, 1889-1937; March, Fredric, 1897-1975; Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962; Hardwicke, Cedric, 1893-1964; Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Misérables; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; United Artists Corporation
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Les Miserables Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryAn excerpt from the 1935 feature film of the same title. Based on Victor Hugo's novel. Tells the story of a paroled convict, Jean Valjean, who dedicates his life to helping others. Describes his encounter with police inspector Javert, an encounter which reveals the difference between law and justice. Discusses the system of lighting in television and demonstrates some of the limitations...
Topics: Feature Films-Excerpts, French literature., Authors, French.
Educational Films
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Roots: 3 Part 1 the Slave Summary Explains that the slave rebellion aboard the Lord Ligonier is quickly put down. Tells how the ship anchor./ia metadata rootsKunta Kinte is bought by plantation owner John Reynolds.
Topics: Series: Roots, Series: Roots (1977), Television broadcasting, Slavery (United States), African...
Educational Films
by Metromedia Producers Corporation
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eye 8,056

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Traces the life of Adolf Hitler, looking at his childhood, World War I service, leadership of the Nazis, role in World War II, and suicide. From the Biography series
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Politics and government
Educational Films
by Harris, Hilary; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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favorite 13

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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 Arts Council of Great Britain
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First released in Great Britain
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Topics: Redon, Odilon, 1840-1916, Artists
Educational Films
by Hosler, Charles R; Modern Learning Aids (Firm)
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Principal scientist: Dr. Charles Hosler of The Pennsylvania State University Explores the problem of atmospheric pollution through an imaginary interstellar space trip. Looks at types of pollutants and generally effective methods of dispersal and removal from the atmosphere -- convection, large-scale wind flow, and precipitation. Includes animation and live photography. From the American Meteorological Society series Summary Examines the problem of atmospheric pollution by taking the viewer on...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Aerosols, Air, Diffusion, Clouds, Fog, Atmospheric sciences, Geology,...
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Educational Films
by ABC News; Carousel Films
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eye 3,880

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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 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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eye 843

favorite 7

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Producer Robert Slote; collaborator, Andrzej Kaminski
Topics: Reformation, Europe
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
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 100,658

favorite 208

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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 Bewley, J. Derek, 1943-; Black, Michael, 1932-
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Freeway Phobia Summary Demonstrates proper freeway driving techniques. Describes various driving hazards, such as faulty car maintenance, loose objects within the car, badly loaded trailers, inadequate fuel supply and inconsiderate and dangerous drivers. Features cartoon character, Goofy.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Seeds, Germination
Educational Films
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The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945 Summary Examines the genocide of six million Jews who were massacred during the war years from 1941 to 1945 by Hitler and his known and unknown accomplices. Explains that genocide accompanied Hitler's rise to power and became an operating policy of the Nazis in dealing with Jews.
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Topics: The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
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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.
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by Arts Council of Great Britain; Films Incorporated
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Director, David Sylvester; words by E.L.T. Mesens, Louis Scutenarie, Rene Magritte; spoken by E.L.T. Mesens, Andrew Forge, Robin Campbell; music, Johannes Brahms; photographer, Bruce Beresford; editor, Peter Heelas
Topic: Magritte, René, 1898-1967
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by Westinghouse Broadcasting Company
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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
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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.