Homer, a school bus, and his driver Tom help children learn about proper conduct when riding in a school bus, and the responsibility of riders in maintaining safety. Illustrates how to get on and off the bus, how to wait for the bus, the six basic rules of safe bus riding, and the importance of evacuation drills.
Shows the contest between Fred and Judy for a position on the safety patrol. During the contest they learn not to play in the street, not to run into the street from between parked cars, and how to cross streets safely.
Opens with a shot of the Egyptian Sphinx and the narrator states that Saff-o-life Safflower oil is said to have come from a secret centuries old. The narrator states how Saff-o-life oil is superior to other vegetable oils as the camera pans over several oil based dishes.
Features silent footage of Indiana University's "Marching Hundred" band, with Daniel L. Martino, director, and Charles F. Keen, assistant director, who are featured in a brief close-up. Includes quoted accolades from the band's founding in 1900 through 1948, including several from John Philip Sousa. Follows the men on a bus trip to the University of Illinois and showcases several halftime programs.
Provides beginning sailors with a general overview of the principles and terminology of elementary sailing and the effect of wind upon the sail and boat. Illustrates the functions of the mast, boom, rudder and centerboard housing. Emphasizes that each person must know how to swim and shows the correct way to use a life preserver.
Presents a beginner's guide to smooth and efficient sailing by investigating the effects of weight placement, wind, and sail adjustment. Demonstrates the rules and courtesies of navigation and gives several examples showing which boat has the right-of-way under various conditions.
Bash describes the rugged life aboard an early day sailing vessel … the various chores of the crews, and the romance of sailing to faraway ports in search of cargoes. On film, Bash goes aboard the ship Blaclutha, showing the rigging, the tall masts, how the sailors climbed to the yardarms, and how they paced around the capstan, to pull up the heavy anchor chain. She visits the crew’s quarters, and demonstrates the various kinds of “scrimshaw,” the sailors’ handiwork of carving whalebone, knotting ropes for decoration, and making model ships.
An advertisement for Salada tea in which a door-to-door coffee salesman has doors repeatedly slam in his face as he begins his product pitch. The man sits at his car between sales to drink some Salada, which he says is a reprieve from a whole morning of coffee drinking. An offscreen narrator states that Salada is the "coffee drinker's tea." One of the winners of the 1976 Clio Awards.
Host Dora shows Fignewton Frog the puppet how to make a star hand puppet and a cut-out fish to enact a play. She uses these to tell the story of Sayy the too-inquisitive starfish, who gets into trouble by being nosy. Dora recommends books on sea life.
Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Provides a close look at the work and creative philosophy of Sam "Lightnin" Hopkins, who has been singing and playing the blues for over fifty years. Recreates through the many songs he sings, a picture of "Lightnin's" life. Includes segments of his on-campus performances at the University of Houston and Notre Dame.
An advertisement for Samsonite's Saturn II suitcase in which the suitcase withstands abuse by a pack of circus elephants that step on it, sit on it, and throw it around. Narration and text in French. Submitted for the Clio Awards International category.
A man sets off a fire alarm. When the firemen arrive the man request tickets for the fireman’s ball. After receiving his ticket from the fireman, the man is then told he could win a trip around the world for going to the ball. The man then imagines going on worldwide trip.
An advertisement for the San Francisco Police Department featuring a policeman speaking to the camera about his sworn duties, juxtaposed against scenes of officers doing crowd control at a street protest. An offscreen male narrator says "Your first year as a San Francisco cop, you'll make over $11,000 and you'll earn every cent" over a still image of a protester yelling at a policeman. One of the winners of the 1971 Clio Awards.
Studies the progress of Sao Paulo and the factors that have contributed toward the phenomenal growth in population of this second-largest Brazilian city. Presents a cross section of modern South America with its busy industry, its growing commerce, its beauty of art and architecture, and its up-to-date trends in education.
Discusses the development of the rocket missile and earth satellite. Presents a description of the ballistic missile program. Forecasts the use of rocket vehicles in transcontinental and intercontinental passenger transport. Explores the uses of manned satellites in weather studies, communications, and research on conditions in outer space. Feature Major General Bernard A. Schriever, Commander, Ballistic Missile Division, Air Research and Development Command, Inglewood, California. (KUHT) Film.
On the second of two programs on satire, Dr. John W. Dodds reads the hilarious article by Frank Sullivan, “Brothers in N.G.S.” excerpts ranging from Byron’s “Don Juan” to Phyllis McGinley’s poem “Public Journal” complete the program.
Two forms of satire are illustrated by Dr. John W. Dodds in this first of two programs that include selections ranging from Swift to S.J. Perelman. Savage, withering satire as expressed by excerpts from Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal” and Samuel Butler’s “Hudibras,” and satire on types of people by author G.B. Shaw, Ogden Nash, and S.J. Perleman are read by Dodds.
This film gives a look into what life at Indiana University has to offer. The viewer tours the town of Bloomington and IU's picturesque campus, contrasting the old University buildings with efficient modern ones. The film highlights the Lilly Library, Fine Arts galleries, University Theatre, and School of Music as important centers of arts and culture on campus. Finally, the film discusses the athletics program at IU, both intramural and intercollegiate. Encourages the viewer to spend at Saturday in Bloomington enjoying at IU football game.
Satyajit Ray, noted Indian film maker, explains the underlying philosophy guiding him in the production of his films, which he sees as a confluence of Eastern and Western cultures. Ray's main objective is to make his audiences see and think about issues such as poverty and politics.
Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Interviews noted Indian film maker, Satyajit Ray, whose films have been analyzed as containing themes of conflict between the old and the new India. Explains that Ray sees Western societies as mechanized cultures in which people are not their own masters. Shows that his main objective is to make his audiences see and think about issues such as poverty and politics.
An advertisement for Savage Seniors men's shoes in which a teenage boy and girl dance along a city street in inverted colors as a jingle plays. An offscreen male narrator describes the qualities of the product as the boy tries on the Savage shoes inside a shoe store. Submitted for the Clio Awards.
Emphasizes the importance of proper cleaning in the care of teeth, and illustrates how the teeth are affected by excessive use of refined sugar. Identifies the kinds of bacteria that change sugar to acid in the mouth. Demonstrates the use of sodium fluoride solution in the prevention of tooth decay and prescribes specific rules to be followed in the care of the teeth.
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Shows methods of winter storage for produce grown in wartime Victory gardens. Provides demonstrations of how to achieve necessary temperature and moisture conditions for storing various vegetables by using attic space, construction of a storage room in the cellar, sunken barrels and insulated earthen mounds. "In the opening scene we find Mother and Father, Judy and Jimmy deep in the study of seed catalogs, preparatory to planting their victory garden. The picture passes quickly to the happy harvest time when Mother wonders what they will do with all the surplus vegetables. Father decides to store them. The film then demonstrates the best method of storing onions, beans, peas, apples, beets, carrots, salsify, squash, pumpkins, potatoes, sweet potatoes, turnips, parsnips, and cabbage" (Motion Pictures of the United States Department of Agriculture, 1945, 47). As this family exemplifies the industrious spirit of Victory gardening, narration states "in pantry and store room, in pit and mound, they have tangible proof of their husbandry."
Teaching Film Custodians release of a Lyman H. Howe Films Co., short film. Presents the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows at their Sarasota, FL winter quarters, in transit, and in performance. Shows the birds and beasts of the menagerie; the training of a troupe of zebras in the ring; horses high-stepping, dancing, and jumping over obstacles; elephants dancing and working; performers rehearsing on slack wire and trapeze; a girl spinning cartwheels; a sideshow snake charmer; the world's smallest man; an aborigine dancing.
Shows how to select and lay out stock to avoid waste; how to reverse curves to contour lines; how to use the table tilting gage; how to saw a bevel reverse curve; how to prepare a template for a newel post; and how to saw a newel post having reverse curves.
Shows how to drill the saw starting hole; how to make the saw selection; how to set up a band saw machine; how to weld saw bands; how to saw an internal contour shape; and how to remove and store a band saw.