In this program, Mr. Fitzpatrick discusses the importance of the self-portrait as a means of art expression. Tells how the self-portrait not only preserves a physical likeness of the artist, but provides an insight into his character, mode of dress, and customs. Demonstrates the various techniques involved painting self-portraits by having two professional artists develop their own likenesses. Presents and explains the work and self-portraits of great artists to help develop a greater understanding of this art form.
Discusses the essentials of love, and explains how sexual love and erotic love can be combined. Distinguishes between sexual desire and sexual love, outlining the elements of both. States that if sex or want come first, love is short lived but that love will last if it comes first. (Palmer Films) Film.
An advertisement for Shell Oil in which a researcher stands in a body of water and demonstrates some of the company's methods for oil spill containment and clean-up. The researcher and an offscreen male narrator claim that Shell prioritizes preventing spills so that such containment methods never need to be used. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
Man learned early to read the messages of the footprint and the broken twig and the book of the clouds and the tides, as truly as though these were printed texts. Soon he began to make readable marks, blazing trails, signaling with piled stones and scratches on rock. Out of this came primitive pictograph for purposes of magic, commemoration, and communication. He talked to strangers in a sign language, the very symbols of which later were written down as characters. Simple pictures of these things came to stand for complicated ideas, as well as the things themselves. This opening program shows how very elaborate messages were early conveyed by simple signs.
In this program, Mr. Fitzpatrick discusses the creation of a work of art through sketching. He explains and demonstrates the expression of an idea using a variety of media and techniques. Uses the work of Miro, Kandinsky, and others of the contemporary school to clarify the expression of concepts and objectives. Stresses the point that sketching should represent each individual's own personal creative interpretation of an idea.
Presents members of the New York Herald Tribune World Forum and forum director Helen Hiett Waller. Teenagers from the Sudan, Israel, Ceylon, and Yugoslavia discuss American slang as an obstacle to the understanding of English and as a puzzlement and source of amusement to foreign visitors. The young people examine slang words and phrases in their own language.
Hand puppets portray the age-old story of two girls named Snow White and Rose Red, who live with their mother in a small cottage near the forest. One evening a bear comes to their door seeking warmth. He is invited in, and after playing with the two little girls, the mother tells him he is welcome to stay with them until spring.
Discusses stage lighting in terms of special effects, atmosphere, and mood. Follows the work of the light designer from the initial preparation to the final production. Outlines the objectives and demonstrates in detail the basic requirements of stage lighting. Presents many types of lighting equipment and explains how they are used to produce desired effects. Includes a brief history of stage lighting.
Home movie documenting multiple trips Bailey took to Europe between 1957 and 1964. Highlights include pastoral scenes and medieval architecture in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany ; Bailey boarding the Auguste Piccard mesoscaphe in Lausanne, Switzerland ; public art in Geneva, including the Reformation Wall and Woodrow Wilson Memorial Sphere. In Paris, Bailey visits the Palace of Versailles, Notre Dame, Tuileries Garden, Chartres Cathedral, and the Sorbonne, which she once attended as a student.
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.
Describes the role of the production crew--the designers, craftsmen, and technicians. Demonstrates the procedures followed by the production staff in the creation of the play. Shows where they work, how they perform their jobs, and the tools which they use.
Describes the fundamental relationships existing between music, staging, and words in the successful and meaningful production of an opera. Stresses the importance, on the part of the stage director and the actors, of understanding the language of the music in arriving at staging procedures. Shows correct and incorrect examples of fitting stage movement to the music using selections from Don Giovanni, Faust, and Carmen. (WQED) Kinescope.
All 33 of the Herald Tribune High School Forum delegates appear in their native costumes and talk of their experiences and impressions after their three month stay in four different American homes and schools. 1957 (WOR-TV) Kinescope.