THE ULTIMATE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA COLLECTION ON DVD VOLUMES 1 THROUGH 5
71 HISTORIC CLASSIC EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS ON 5 DVD MOVIE DISKS!!!
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Most people instantly recognize the name "ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA" and its famous encyclopedia books. Since first publication in 1768 it has been the leader in the encyclopedia market. What many people do not know is that the company was also one of the largest producers of educational films designed primary for schools.
They produced the majority of the educational films in the 1940's and 1950's.
This is a great collection of films that can provide endless conversation debate and teaching. This is a great collection for teachers schools and home-schoolers especially .
JUST LOOK AT WHAT THIS COLLECTION HAS TO OFFER!!!
Functions of the modern airport showing all aspects of airline passenger service. Appx. 10 minutes
Alcohol and the Human Body
Traces the course of alcohol through the body; shows the effects of alcohol on the brain; dramatizes the case of a problem drinker including treatment. Appx. 13 minutes
Answering the Child's Why
A cautionary film for parents and teachers that dramatizes actual situations in which youngsters meet both positive and negative attitudes toward their questions. Suggests effects on their personalities of each type of attitude. Appx. 13 minutes
Anyone At All
Presents case histories of three accidents. Explains ways community groups can promote safety. Appx. 22 minutes
Arteries of New York City
Shows transportation corridors leading into and out of New York City and efforts at transportation and infrastructure planning. Appx. 9 minutes
Atom and Biological Science The
Describes some of the biological effects of high energy radiations on plants and animal cells. Explains how typical experiments are conducted and demonstrates some of the protective measures required to insure the safety of the experimenters. Points out some possible applications of nuclear radiation to problems of human health emphasizing work in the study of cancer. Appx. 11 minutes
Frightening civil defense procedure film aimed at Cold War-era elementary school students. Appx. 11 minutes
Atoms for Peace
Makes the case for peaceful applications of "nuclear science" (atomic energy) in industry medicine and botany. Appx. 17 minutes
Bacteria: Friend and Foe
Informational film on good and bad bacteria. Appx. 10 minutes
Documents a plan in which municipal agencies and citizen groups cooperated in a neighborhood renewal plan to raise housing standards. Appx. 20 minutes
Beginning to Date
An insecure young teen boy who has just reached dating age learns how to plan and enjoy a date (with a girl at least one foot taller than him). Appx. 11 minutes
Building a Highway
Major steps in the construction of a two-lane (pre-Interstate) highway. Appx. 11 minutes
Bus Driver The
Father and son travel by bus from New York to Pittsburgh in the days when bus travel still attracted elite passengers. Appx. 10 minutes
Film covering the warning signs of cancer how cancer is treated. Appx. 11 minutes
Care of the Hair and Nails
A fairy tale character uses magic to help youngsters learn good health habits. Appx. 10 minutes
Care of the Skin
Structure of the skin; good cleanliness habits; the proper way to wash; the correct use of soap. Appx. 10 minutes
Cities How They Grow
Film on the growth of cities in America city planning and urban problems. Appx. 9 minutes
City Water Supply
How New York City gets its water and how that water is protected from pollution. Appx. 11 minutes
Civil War The
Dramatization of important military events and imagery of the places where they occurred. Appx. 15 minutes
Color Keying in Art and Living
How color relationships and coordination are applied to art hair styling eyes complexion dress and home decoration. Appx. 10 minutes
Date With Your Family A
Advises children to do whatever is necessary -- even lie -- to achieve harmonious family relations. This portrait of manners among the affluent places a premium on pleasant unemotional behavior and contains some interesting do's and don'ts sequences. Appx. 10 minutes
Date With Your Family A (outtakes)
Outtakes from the well-known "mental hygiene" film offering today's viewers a window on how these oft-mythologized films were actually produced and performed. Appx. 7 minutes
Day At The Fair A
TELLS THE STORY OF 3 FARM YOUNGSTERS WHO GO TO THE FAIR TO EXHIBIT THEIR CATTLE & PIGS. SHOWS THEM TENDING THEIR LIVESTOCK WATCHING THE JUDGING & VIEWING THE DISPLAYS. Appx. 11 minutes
Presents nature of meaning of democracy; develops keen appreciation for meaning of democracy by analyzing 4 major concepts on which exists substantial body of general agreement. Points out that true democracy is characterized by at least 2 signs. Appx. 10 minutes
Measures how a society ranks on a spectrum stretching from democracy to despotism. Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted. Where does your community state and nation stand on these scales? Appx. 10 minutes
Development of Transportation
Surveys the rapid growth of transportation in the United States from the early settlers to the jet age. Appx. 10 minutes
Don't Be Afraid
Analysis of a child's fear of darkness leads him and us to understand the nature and kinds of fear. Appx. 11 minutes
Classic "slippery slope" narrative of post-World War II stoned slackerdom. Appx. 21 minutes
Eat for Health
Ralph learns the five food groups helping him to eat a balanced diet and has more fun because of his better health. Appx. 10 minutes
English Children: Life in the City
Typical events in the daily life of an English urban family just after World War II. Appx. 11 minutes
Old ways are juxtaposed with the influence of modern housing food and clothing filmed on Baffin Island. Appx. 17 minutes
Fire - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
The benefits and dangers of fire. Appx. 10 minutes
Frank and His Dog
Tells the story of how Penny Frank's dog feels neglected when his master is too busy to play with him. Penny chases a cat up a tree but Frank forgives him for getting into mischief. A simple film intended for very young audiences. Appx. 6 minutes
Follows a boy and a girl through a garden-raising project from the selection of seeds to the harvesting of the crops. Includes radishes carrots tomatoes and potatoes. Emphasizes aspects of soils growth role of the sun insect pests and the various parts of plants used for food--leaves stems buds and roots. Appx. 10 minutes
Hare and the Tortoise The
Dramatized version of Aesop's fable starring farm animals including an owl a fox a goose a rooster a raccoon and a hare. Appx. 10 minutes
Theory operation and utility of helicopters. Appx. 11 minutes
Home Electrical Appliances
Principles and maintenance of everyday appliances. Appx. 11 minutes
House Fly The
Complete story of the fly showing the 4 stages--egg larva pupa and adult. Emphasis given to the need for community action against this pest. Appx. 16 minutes
Reviews the history of immigration to the United States up to the restrictive law passed in 1924. A dramatized scene in a European steamship office is used to show the economic political and religious motives for immigration. Contains scenes of Ellis Island and New York City in the early 20th century. Appx. 10 minutes
Explains what immunization is and how it is built up either by having a disease or by being inoculated with vaccine. Shows how smallpox vaccine is produced and used and how diphtheria toxins are treated to produce toxoids. Appx. 9 minutes
Iran: Between Two Worlds
Iran at the time of the 1953 U.S.-backed coup d'etat. Appx. 14 minutes
Japan - Miracle in Asia
Explains how Japan's rapid industrial growth has influenced the way of life in the country and has affected the international political and economic position of the country. Suggests that Japan turned to industrialization to support a rapidly growing population on a small and relatively poor land area. Appx. 33 minutes
Follows pioneer families along wilderness road to Kentucky. Shows their schools recreation and everyday tasks such as weaving soap-making cooking carpentry and candle-making. Appx. 11 minutes
Look to the Land
Plea for sustainable land and resource use. Appx. 9 minutes
Writing editing and mass production of books. Appx. 11 minutes
Making Films That Teach
Made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica Films this film shows the steps in the process of producing educational films including scripting shooting editing and capturing of sound. Appx. 18 minutes
Man and His Culture
Shows in the imaginative form of a "report from outer space" how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Appx. 15 minutes
Meat - From Range To Market
Gives an overview of the meat industry including methods of inspection methods of cutting and packaging meats and uses of by-products. Includes beautiful assembly line footage of different aspects of meat processing. Appx. 10 minutes
Mental Health: Keeping Mentally Fit
The four steps in acquiring maintaining and improving mental health: express emotions naturally respect yourself respect others and solve problems as they arise. Appx. 12 minutes
Steps in the completion of a newspaper story from recording the incident through the taking & finishing of pictures writing editing setting in type printing the paper & distributing it are depicted. Appx. 16 minutes
Office Courtesy: Meeting the Public
Assisted by an instructive dream a secretary learns how to be more personable and thus render her job more enjoyable. Appx. 11 Minutes
Do's and don'ts film portraying ways in which office etiquette contributes to success in office relationships. Follows a young woman who is seeking her first secretarial job and shows examples of good (and hilariously bad) on-the-job behavior. Appx. 13 minutes
Illustrates the interdependence of people in a community by showing shared community functions and services. Appx. 11 minutes
Out of the Dark
Traces the history of illumination by artificial means from the stone lamp to incandescent lights. Appx. 14 minutes
Passenger Train The
A young boy travels from Chicago Illinois to Lamy New Mexico via passenger train. Appx. 11 minutes
People Along the Mississippi
As far as we have been able to determine this film is the first nationally distributed educational film to embrace the interaction of races and cultures in the United States. Ostensibly a child's film it's the story of a boy in Minnesota who builds a toy boat and sends it on a journey southward along the Mississippi River. Appx. 22 minutes
Personality and Emotions
This film illustrates that conflicts and experiences we have as kids help build healthier and richer personalities as adults. Appx. 13 minutes
Pioneers of the Plains
Experiences of a pioneer family on their journey from Illinois to the Midwestern plains. Appx. 10 minutes
Play In The Snow
Shows children enjoying winter sports making a snow man playing fox and geese sledding and skiing. Appx. 10 minutes
Problems of Housing
Modernizing antiquated U.S. housing stock to bring it up to health and safety standards. Appx. 11 minutes
Science and Agriculture: The Soy Bean
Describes the interdependence of science and agriculture in modern life. Explains how the soy bean was cultivated in China and then introduced in the United States. Describes the plant's characteristics and its value to soil conservation. Appx. 10 minutes
Sleep for Health
Told from the viewpoint of a child this film emphasizes that children should train themselves in good sleeping habits. In typical "Goofus and Gallant" style it shows the advantages a well-rested kid has over his poor-sleeping classmate. Dreams are presented as a normal part of sleeping and there is a funny dream sequence. Appx. 11 minutes
Sound Recording and Reproduction (Sound on Film)
Explains the mysteries of sound recording on film. Appx. 11 minutes
Sound Waves And Their Sources
Sources of sounds and characteristics of sound waves shown by means of oscilloscopes and animated diagrams. Appx. 10 minutes
Portrays life in areas of Texas Oklahoma New Mexico and Arizona. Refers to the topography rainfall stock raising and mining industries. Appx. 11 minutes
Surprise For Jean
Jean's mother plans a surprise party for Jean on her sixth birthday. While Jean and Frank are on an errand Jean's friends come hide and surprise her when she gets back. Appx. 7 minutes
Tobacco and the Human Body
Early film on tobacco's physical effects. Appx 15 minutes
Causes of treatment of tubercular infection and tuberculosis as a social phenomenon. Appx. 10 minutes
Unique Contribution The
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films. Appx. 29 minutes
Using the Bank
Banking services and procedures in the pre-computer era. Appx. 10 minutes
Life of a teenage outsider; what makes him that way and how his anger flares into violence. Appx. 16 minutes
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