Describes learning as the function of sensory skills. Explains the importance of the student's realm of reference in learning. Suggests relationship between the student and the sensory skill through which he learns most easily.
Shows that making your own decisions is necessary to self-reliance and maturity. Presents a series of five questions which illustrate the alternatives existing in every situation and how each contributes to the individual's maturity. For high school and adult groups.
Reading about Bill's activities in the yearbook, his sister decides to join all his cubs, in order to have as much fun in high school as he did. Bill explains that he had reasons for joining those clubs, not only to make friends, but to help him in his studies, to learn or improve skills, and to learn how to get along with other people. He convinces his sister that she should join activities which interest her. | Reading about Bill's activities in the yearbook, his sister decides to join all his cubs, in order to have as much fun in high school as he did. Bill explains that he had reasons for joining those clubs, not only to make friends, but to help him in his studies, to learn or improve skills, and to learn how to get along with other people. He convinces his sister that she should join activities which interest her.
Examines what has happened in Europe to check the threat of a menancing population growth. Traces the growth of population in Europe from the Middle Ages and suggests that the small-family concept, which began in England in the late nineteenth century, has had more effect on population than any other thing.
Shows how one small Turkish village profits by the acquisition of a tractor imported through the Marshall Plan, and benefits from mechanical training provided young farmers as part of Turkey's recovery program.
Explains that Wellmet House attempts to rehabilitate the mentally ill not by gaining conforming behavior but by helping them relate to other people in natural and unstructured ways. Points out that half of the residents are mentally ill and the other half are college students from nearby universities who staff Wellmet House. Emphasizes the need for each patient to find individual expression. Shows patients and staff at dinner, parties, the local pub, and a house meeting.
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.
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.
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.
A public service announcement from Stag beer in which a group of elderly women collect and crush aluminum cans, while an offscreen male narrator describes how the company will pay one-half cent per can dropped off at Stag recycling centers. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
A public service announcement from the Citizens for Clean Air in which the close-up and audio of a man breathing overlays shots of cars, planes, factory chimneys, and other sources of air pollution. An offscreen male narrator describes the many kinds of pollutants in the air we breathe and urges the viewer to write to the organization's address. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
Clifford J. Kamen Productions, Clarence W. Sorensen, Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc.
Uses animation and photography to explain the usual location of Venice, which is built on islands. The origin of the city, its rise to power and wealth through trade, its decline with the coming of new trade routes, and its present-day life are all explained and shown. Famous historic scenes of Venice and the industries found in the city today are also included.
Eddie Cantor, Joel Grey, Eddie Fisher, Marion Colby, Evelyn Gould, Gehrig & Weissmuller, William Warfield, Miche'le Auclair, Al Goodman, Furth Ulman, George Habib, Sam Fuller, Kingman T. Moore, Manning Ostroff