Roland J. Faust, Robert L. Gobrecht , Hugh N. Davis, Jr. , John Taylor, Harvey Frye, Indiana University Audio-Visual Center , Maxine Dunfee, Glenn A. Black
Presents phases of prehistoric Native American life as revealed by archaeologists who study the features of early village sites and materials obtained from exploring them. Describes the structure of the Native American homes, their weapons, tools, toys, ornaments, and food. Filmed at Angel Mound Site near Evansville, Indiana.
Explains the theory, advantages, limitations, and administration of projective tests including the thematic apperception, word association, sentence completion, free-drawing, and the Szondi tests. Shows a subject taking the tests, while an examiner explains and summarizes the procedures. Concludes by asking questions on the procedures employed.
Presents Alexander Hamilton as a boy-businessman in the West Indies, a student at King's College, the author of the Federalist Papers, the first Secretary of the Treasury, a reformer of the national economy, the champion of a strong, aristocratic government, and a friend to Northern business. Concludes his life with the fatal duel with Aaron Burr.
A public service announcement for the American Cancer Society in which a doctor walks down a hospital corridor while addressing the camera about how money raised for cancer research is being spent. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
A public service announcement from the American Cancer Society in which a man buying cigarettes from a vending machine is juxtaposed with shots of casino games, rolling dice, and a horse race. The vending machine dispenses a carton of cigarettes as an offscreen male narrator states, "You lose." Submitted for the Clio Awards.
A public service announcement from the American Cancer Society in which a woman takes a shower while an offscreen female narrator urges viewers to give themselves a monthly breast self-examination. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
A public service announcement from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in which the song "America the Beautiful" plays ironically over still images of trash, poverty, and destitution in an inner city ghetto. An offscreen male narrator says that if the viewer does not think the song and pictures go together, they need to "change the pictures." The narrator states that the AIA is "trying to" enact this change. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
Reviews the life of Andrew Carnegie from his poverty-stricken youth in Scotland to his leadership in American industry. Depicts his trials and successes in railroading and his development of the iron and steel works which made his huge fortune. Then shows his decision to devote his fortune and energies to philanthropy.
Dramatizes the story of Tommy Randall, who has been caught stealing at school, and who is sent to a child guidance clinic rather than being of an emotional problem. Traces the disturbance, through a portrayal of his family lie, to its source. Shows how Tommy's mother learns to understand him and how Tommy himself becomes adjusted through the work of the clinicians.
Boys and girls demonstrate how to make imaginary animals, or "animules," out of common materials such as paper, paste, wire, string, and paint. The base consists of the newspaper twisted around a wire frame. Paper-mache is then applied and covered with paste. Paint, yarn, buttons, or other details complete the whimsical zoo created by this junior high school group. Stresses the fun of doing creative handwork.
Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc., Lawrence K. Frank
Contrasts the various parental attitudes toward children's questions, and shows the effects on a child's personality of interest and concern about his questions, or a negative, rejecting attitude on the part of parents. Demonstrates typical reactions to children's questions about death, birth, illness, and policeman on the corner.
A public service announcement from the Atlantic Richfield oil company (ARCO) announcing their acquisition of Sinclair Oil and phasing out of Sinclair's dinosaur logo. The ad features an animation of a dinosaur telling an ARCO executive that he is retiring to live in Miami. As the dinosaur leaves, an offscreen male narrator states that the end of one era means the beginning of another. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
Shows several youngsters finding shelter upon hearing an air raid alert. Then portrays Ted and Sue, at home when the alert sounds, taking the necessary precautions against an atomic bomb. They cover windows, check the kitchen for fires, and go to the basement to wait for instructions over the battery radio. Next pictures what to do in case of a bombing without warning, as demonstrated by Ted and Sue. They are commended by the warden for their good work.
An advertisement for Beatric Foods Meadow Gold ice cream in which a narrator drops scoops of three flavors of ice cream from the top of the Leaning Tower of Piza in order to determine the bounce quality of each variety, and a boy runs to the bottom and takes one of the scoops into a dish and eats it.