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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 Bailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Second edition
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Glaciology, Glaciers
Educational Films
by Tashlin, Frank
movies

eye 9,852

favorite 19

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Daffy Duck protects his war-time salvage yard from a Nazi goat
Topic: Animated films
Educational Films
by Berger, John; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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eye 16,318

favorite 213

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Produced by the BBC
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Commercial art
Educational Films
by Marshall, John, 1932-2005; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
movies

eye 30,670

favorite 21

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VHS
Topics: N!ai, 1942-, !Kung (African people), Ethnology
Educational Films
by Guilbert, Jean Paul; Walt Disney Productions
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eye 16,549

favorite 26

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Niok Points out the world-wide importance of rice as a principal food and describes methods of growing it. Shows steps being taken to improve the quantity and quality of rice.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Animal Stories., Disney Films., Entertainment.
Educational Films
by Encyclopedia Britanica Films
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eye 7,177

favorite 34

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Follows a young girl's hospital experience from admittance to recovery, introducing the various hospital staff members along the way.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Child, Hospitalized, Hospitalization, Hospitals
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Paradise Pictures (Firm)
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eye 47,722

favorite 88

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A musical comedy about a young student who is trying to woo the most popular girl in the school
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Short films, Schools
Educational Films
by AFL-CIO. Film Division; AFL-CIO. Department of Education; Films Incorporated
movies

eye 40,891

favorite 89

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Words of F.D.R. spoken by Charlton Heston ; narrator, Arthur Kennedy ; consultant, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, New Deal (1933-1939), Industrial relations, New Deal, 1933-1939, Labor...
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Educational Films
by University of Missouri--Columbia. School of Nursing. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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eye 249,342

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Also issued as loop films in super 8 mm. on reel; in super 8 mm. in cartridge; in super 8 mm. on reel with magnetic sound; in super 8 mm. in cartridge with magnetic sound. Silent versions of loop films also issued in super 8 mm. on reel and in cartridge With instructor's guide Summary Shows birth complications which students rarely experience in the delivery room. Includes instructions on vertex delivery, spontaneous breech delivery, assisted breech delivery, extraction cesarean delivery and...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Labor (Obstetrics), Delivery (Obstetrics), Maternity nursing, Human...
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Educational Films
by Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984; Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893; Duquette, Tony; Robbie, Seymour
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eye 17,704

favorite 96

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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 Harris, Hilary; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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eye 6,434

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 Video Yesteryear
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eye 9,561

favorite 14

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VHS
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008, Mount Everest Expedition (1953), Mount Everest Expedition,...
Educational Films
by Mark Catesby; Colonial Williamsburg, inc.
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eye 12,086

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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 Wombat Productions.
movies

eye 45,066

favorite 385

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Combines rare film clips, stills, and interviews in a chronicle of the fifty years of horror film production. Covers the early days of Nosferatu to today's so-called spatter movies. The Horror of it all  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Horror films
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
movies

eye 7,160

favorite 31

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VHS
Topics: Industries, Urbanization, Factory system, Working class
A/V Geeks
movies

eye 25,674

favorite 77

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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 Chuck Jones Enterprises
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eye 36,628

favorite 108

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An animated version of Rudyard Kipling's tale of a mongoose who is saved from a storm by a boy and his parents, and then becomes the family's defender against the dreaded cobras that roam the compound. Other films in this series: Mowgli's Brothers (TV special) The White Seal (TV special) See also: The Cricket in Times Square (TV special) Yankee Doodle Cricket (TV Special)
Topics: Animated films, Children's films, Animal films, Mongooses
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
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eye 33,088

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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 Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
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eye 23,902

favorite 26

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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 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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eye 6,149

favorite 31

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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
A/V Geeks
by Joan Cohen; Joan Pearlman
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eye 7,964

favorite 101

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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 Oppenheimer, Joan L. Francesca, baby; Martin Tahse Productions
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eye 8,094

favorite 26

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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 10,869

favorite 151

comment 0

Also issued as videocassette
Topic: East Timor News Agency
Educational Films
movies

eye 6,272

favorite 34

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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
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eye 2,376

favorite 6

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Topics: Field work., Anthropology, Indians of South America., Yanomamo Indians.
Educational Films
by Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974, writer, narrator; Malone, Adrian, producer, director; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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eye 1,825

favorite 18

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Also issued as videotape
Topics: Mathematics, Harmony, Astronomy, Painting
Educational Films
by Reichert, Julia; Klein, James; New Day Films
movies

eye 16,761

favorite 201

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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
movies

eye 15,089

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

eye 11,813

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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 Thompson, E. Jane; Laurence, Karen; Suncoast Media, Inc
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eye 7,704

favorite 51

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Follows the beginning of a thirteen-year-old girl's transition from childhood to independence during a family visit to a great-aunt's lakeside cottage in 1964
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Teenage girls, Puberty, Sex instruction for girls
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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eye 15,226

favorite 58

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Mowgli's Brothers is a 1976 television animated special directed by American animator Chuck Jones. It tells a story about a human baby called Mowgli who is adopted by jungle wolves, from whom he learns about love, justice, and the jungle code of loyalty. He must eventually assert his humanity to save his wolf parents from a tiger's malevolent influence. A largely faithful adaptation of the first chapter of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book ,  it originally aired on CBS on February 11, 1976. ...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Children's films, Wolves, Jungles
Educational Films
by Swedish Institute for Sexual Research
movies

eye 18,489

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This film investigates the increasingly wide-spread incidence of sexual dysfunction associated with traffic accidents, disease and other trauma
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: People with disabilities, Wounds and injuries, Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological, Wounds and...
Educational Films
movies

eye 25,617

favorite 26

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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 Chuck Jones Enterprises
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eye 12,832

favorite 55

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

eye 9,674

favorite 173

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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
A/V Geeks
by Linda Feferman
movies

eye 54,833

favorite 270

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Presents the story of a fifteen-year-old girl who experiences her menstrual period, describing the reaction of the girl and her sixteen-year-old boyfriend as they learn more about the subject of menstruation.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews )
Topics: Sex Education., Physiology., Reproduction., Women.
Educational Films
by Goodman, Robert J; Wayne State University. Audio-Visual Utilization Center
movies

eye 40,467

favorite 88

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Traces the various influences which have led to the present street patterns of metropolitan Detroit
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Streets, Detroit, United States
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Educational Films
by Hibbs, Albert; National Broadcasting Company; Graphic Curriculum, inc., New York
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eye 795

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Untouched Land: Pre-columbian America to 1492 Describes recordings as a teaching tool to be used in an inquiry approach to the teaching of social studies at the secondary level. Suitable for independent use by individual teachers or as part of an in-service course. From the Using media for inquiry in social studies series.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Indians, Antiquities, Discovery and exploration, Norse
Educational Films
by Mackenzie, Kent; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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eye 3,920

favorite 26

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A documentary account of the problems that are encountered by American Indians who live in urban areas and are caught between two conflicting cultures
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Indians of North America
Educational Films
by CBS Television Network; Carousel Films
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eye 2,964

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 McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980. Medium is the massage; National Broadcasting Company; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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eye 16,713

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Issued in two parts
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980
Educational Films
by Education Development Center; National Institute of Education (U.S.)
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eye 6,501

favorite 44

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With teacher's guide and resource book
Topics: Teenage girls, Adolescent psychology, City and town life
Educational Films
by WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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eye 9,957

favorite 104

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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 Kilbourne, Jean; Cambridge Documentary Films
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eye 6,102

favorite 36

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Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Women in advertising, Children in advertising, Sex in advertising, Advertising
Educational Films
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eye 11,826

favorite 103

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The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945 Summary Examines the genocide of six million Jews who were massacred during the war years from 1941 to 1945 by Hitler and his known and unknown accomplices. Explains that genocide accompanied Hitler's rise to power and became an operating policy of the Nazis in dealing with Jews.
favoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: The World at War 20 -- Genocide, 1944-1945, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
Educational Films
by Metromedia Producers Corporation
movies

eye 8,126

favorite 47

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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
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Politics and government
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
movies

eye 4,182

favorite 9

comment 0

Also issued as videocassette
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Joey, Educational Film, Deacon, Joseph John, Children with disabilities,...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Lincoln Park Zoological Society
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eye 21,120

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
movies

eye 32,291

favorite 62

comment 1

favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Anthropology- Cultural., Colonialism., Human behavior., History- Universal.
Educational Films
by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
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eye 4,727

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
by Boleslavsky, Richard, 1889-1937; March, Fredric, 1897-1975; Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962; Hardwicke, Cedric, 1893-1964; Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Misérables; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; United Artists Corporation
movies

eye 5,902

favorite 20

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Les Miserables Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryAn excerpt from the 1935 feature film of the same title. Based on Victor Hugo's novel. Tells the story of a paroled convict, Jean Valjean, who dedicates his life to helping others. Describes his encounter with police inspector Javert, an encounter which reveals the difference between law and justice. Discusses the system of lighting in television and demonstrates some of the limitations...
Topics: Feature Films-Excerpts, French literature., Authors, French.
Educational Films
by Chuck Jones Enterprises
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eye 10,220

favorite 38

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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 National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
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eye 3,816

favorite 49

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From WorldCat: A beautifully photographed documentary about dogs: dogs' herding skills, dogs helping handicapped persons, dogs in combat, dogs in rescue missions, and search dogs in disaster areas.
Topic: Dogs
Prelinger Archives
by Western Electric Company, Inc.
movies

eye 91,213

favorite 125

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Cartoon showing how sound motion pictures work, produced by a company that was an innovator in the field. Story by W.E. Erpi (pseudonym for Western Electric, Electrical Research Products Inc.). Directors: F. Lyle Goldman and Max Fleischer.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 19 reviews )
Topics: Perception: Sound, Motion pictures: Sound, Animation, Silent films, Dubbing of motion pictures
Educational Films
by University of California, Berkeley
movies

eye 5,728

favorite 29

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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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Interview, Psychological, Psychotherapy
Educational Films
by CRM/McGraw-Hill Films
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eye 7,752

favorite 21

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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
movies

eye 4,883

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
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eye 12,590

favorite 52

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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 Shatner, William; Sandler Institutional Films; AIMS Media
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eye 3,855

favorite 78

comment 1

Title from data sheet
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Robotics, Robots, Industrial
Educational Films
movies

eye 6,518

favorite 61

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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 Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951; Contemporary Films, inc., New York. [from old catalog]
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eye 4,277

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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 Louis De Rochemont Association; American Foundation for the Blind
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eye 3,309

favorite 7

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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 National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana. University. Audio-Visual Center. [from old catalog]
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eye 5,260

favorite 40

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Topic: Sex instruction
Educational Films
by Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962. Madeline; United Productions of America; International Film Bureau
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eye 8,811

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Madeline Surveys the origins, rituals, and symbols of the major religions of the world, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism (Islam).
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Children, School etiquette, Individualism
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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eye 18,875

favorite 162

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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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Human reproduction, Reproduction
Educational Films
by Bird, Lance; Johnson, Tom; Robards, Jason; Hirson, Kate
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eye 8,598

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The World of Tomorrow Reel 2 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.), New York World's Fair, Exhibitions, Documentary...
Educational Films
by Burke, James, 1936-; British Broadcasting Corporation; RKO Pictures; Churchill Films
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eye 5,862

favorite 24

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VHS
Topics: Printing, Learning and scholarship, Technology and civilization
Educational Films
by Bernstein, Sidney, 1899-; Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980; Blake, Brian
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eye 5,637

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Director, 1945 edition, Sidney Bernstein; consultant, Alfred Hitchcock; director, 1985 edition, Brian Blake
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), World War (1939-1945), Jews, World War, 1939-1945, Concentration...
Educational Films
by Walt Disney Company
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eye 2,446

favorite 31

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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
by Sterling Educational Films, inc
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eye 4,761

favorite 48

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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.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Teenage pregnancy, Human relations, Dating and courtship, Educational...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
by Hartley Productions, New York. [from old catalog]
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eye 23,296

favorite 341

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Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Shows how Buddhist chants synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen teaching. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Depicts how Buddhist chants, synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zen Buddhism, Buddhist chants, Philosophy, Meditation
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Educational Films
by Everote, Warren Peter, 1913-; Pauck, Wilhelm, 1901-1981; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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Major Religions of the World: Development and Rituals An animated training film which reviews the basic principles of salesmanship and demonstrates an effective method for closing sales. Shows the value of restating the points which have the customer's agreement and emphasizing the advantages of immediate action by the customer.
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Topic: Religions
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America: 3 - Making A Revolution Deals with the transcontinental rail link driven across awesome terrain, the Mormons' settlement in Utah, the populating of the midlands by European immigrants, and the Indians' last desperate struggles which explode in the Custer massacre and the Battle of Wounded Knee.
Topic: Series: America: A Personal History of the U.S (1972-3)
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by Centron Educational Films.
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This 11-minute, color film is designed to acquaint primary through intermediate students with Halloween safety. The film presents a little girl who has an unsafe costume. In a flashback, the changes that can be made to make her Halloween safer are detailed. These include reflective tape, removing pointed objects, a clearer field of vision, and others. Suggestions also include waiting to sample treats until they have  been checked, observing reasonable hours, traveling with groups, observing...
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Topics: Halloween, Safety, Home accidents -- Prevention
Educational Films
by Harvard University. Film Study Center; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill; Films Incorporated
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Summary Presents a study of the life and culture of primitive African Bushmen as portrayed through the experiences of four aborigines and the giraffe which they hunt on the Kalahari Desert. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Credits Writer, director, photographer John Marshall Ethnography Lorna Marshall Editors John Marshall, Robert Gardner Narrator: John Marshall
Topics: San (African people), bushmen, San (African people), 16mm Film, Series: The Hunters, Educational...
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