List of Encyclopædia Britannica Films titles

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Encyclopædia Britannica Films was an educational film production company in the 20th century owned by Encyclopædia Britannica Inc.

See also Encyclopædia Britannica Films and the animated cartoon television series Britannica's Tales Around the World.

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Abraham Lincoln (Emerson Film Corp.); J. G. Randall bw-18m August 10, 1951 Famous Men and Women of the World
Abraham Lincoln Scott Craig; Kathy Tallon bw-23m 1982
Acid (History of LSD) Art Ciocco (producer) c-26m April 23, 1971 video [1]
Acting For The Film: Wilder's The Long Christmas Dinner Larry Yust c-14m March 16, 1976 Short Play Showcase
Adaptive Radiation: The Mollusks John Walker (producer) c-11m December 6, 1961 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life; video [2]
Adolescent Responsibilities: Craig and Mark Rose M. Somerville c-28m August 15, 1973
Adoration of the Magi (Visual Images); David W. Powell, Cherill Anson & Richard McLanathan c-7m 1973
Adventure in Venice John Barnes c-25m April 19, 1974 (completed '72) video [3]
Adventures of a Baby Fox (Aktiebolaget Svenski Filmindustri); Arne Sucksdorff bw-15m June 27, 1955 Original film edited from: En Sommarsaga (1941)
Adventures of a Chipmunk Family Helen D. MacCracken c-10m June 25, 1959
Adventures of a Young Eagle (Hungarofilm); Dr. Istvan Homoki-Nagy c-17m 1968
(The) Adventures of Bunny Rabbit (ERPI); Arthur I. Gates & Celeste C. Peardon; L. K. Eads (advisor); camera: Lynwood Chace bw-10m May 1, 1937 video [4]
The Adventures of Bunny Rabbit Wolfgang Bayer c-11m 1983
Aerodynamic Generation of Sound Charles R. Conn & Bruce A. Egan (producer); John Friedman; editor: William Tannebring bw-40m 1969
Afghanistan: Threads of Life Irwin Dermer c-29m 1980
Africa: Central and Eastern Regions Jeffrey Osier c-17m 1993 Geography of Africa
Africa: Historical Heritage (Concept Films); Benjamin Quarles & Sterling Stuckey c-9m January 5, 1972
Africa: Living in Two Worlds (Visual Education Centre) c-14m February 5, 1971
Africa: Northern Region Jeffrey Osier c-17m 1993 Geography of Africa
Africa: Southern Region Jeffrey Osier c-17m 1993 Geography of Africa
Africa: Western Region Jeffrey Osier c-17m 1993 Geography of Africa
The Age of Exploration: How Did It Change the World? c-16m 1991
The Aggressive Impulse (Avatar Learning) c-19m December 30, 1977
The Aging of Lakes (Concept Films); John Walker & Bert Van Bork c-14m February 19, 1971 video [5]
Air and What It Does c-11m September 24, 1962
Air around Us Donald G. Hoffman (producer); Bryan F. Swan bw-11m June 30, 1954
The Airplane Changes Our World (ERPI); George T. Renner bw-10m October 10, 1942
Airplane Trip Greg Heimer (producer); Janice Laine c-15m December 21, 1972
An Airplane Trip (ERPI); Ernest Horn bw-10m September 30, 1938
An Airplane Trip (2nd edition) bw-11m January 24, 1955
An Airplane Trip by Jet Milan Herzog (producer); Paul Robert Hanna c-11m December 20, 1961 video [6]
An Airplane Trip to Mexico (New Horizon Films) c-11m May 28, 1952
Airplanes: How They Fly Bert Van Bork & Milton O. Pella c-11m January 5, 1959
The Airport Paul Robert Hanna bw-11m November 24, 1948 video [7]
Airport in the Jet Age Larry Yust & Robert B. Churchill; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m July 27, 1962 video [8]
Alaska, Reservoir of Resources (ERPI); Viljjalmur Stefansson bw-11m December 30, 1941 revised 1946
Alaska, Settling a New Frontier National Geographic Society c-22m January 27, 1967
Alaska the 49th State David Jay (producer); Bear McKay c-24m 1985
Alaska the 49th State - Its People Ivaar Skarland c-16m March 24, 1960
Alcohol and the Human Body Warren P. Everote & Anton J. Carlson bw-11m June 13, 1949 video [9]
The Alcohol Problem: What Do You Think? Stanley Croner & Milan Herzog (producers); Martin P. Schulman c-18m May 10, 1973
Alcoholism Selden D. Bacon & Raymond G. McCarthy bw-21m February 19, 1952
Alexander Hamilton bw-18m January 2, 1951 Famous Men & Women of the World
The Alimentary Tract (ERPI); A. J. Carlson bw-10m December 2, 1938
All the Wonderful Things That Fly Frank Maniglia c-14m 1970
Allergies Warren P. Everote (producer); Abraham Colmes c-12m October 23, 1952
The Amazon: People and Resources of Northern Brazil Milan Herzog (producer); Preston E. James c-21m July 2, 1957
The American Flag: The Story of Old Glory Bruce Catton bw-14m May 18, 1956
The American Flag: The Story of Old Glory (revised) Bruce Catton c-14m December 11, 1959 revised again 1969
The American Indian Speaks Thomas G. Smith (producer); Stan Stiener c-23m July 27, 1973 video [10]
American Indians of Today Ruth M. Underhill c-16m May 2, 1957 video (black & white print) [11]
The American Revolution John Barnes; writer: Gilbert Aberg; camera: Louis Clyde Stoumen c-15m April 22, 1953 video [12]
The Amish: A People of Preservation (Heritage Productions); John L. Ruth; collaborator: John A. Hostetler c-28m May 31, 1975 video [13]
Amphibian Embryo: Frog, Toad, and Salamander K. T. Rogers & Ralph Buchsbaum c-16m September 30, 1963 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
Analysis of Behavior (Open University); Nick Watson; camera: Tim Chard; editor: Cath Guiver c-40m 1993
Ancient Aztec Indians of North America Stephen de Borhegyi; script: William Peltz c-8m April 7, 1972
Ancient Baalbek and Palmyra F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller; camera: Jack Cardiff c-10m September 29, 1953 re-edit of a 1938 "World Windows" short Ruins of Palmyra and Baalbek
Ancient Inca Indians of North America Stephen de Borhegyi; script: William Peltz c-8m April 7, 1972
Ancient Maya Indians of North America Stephen de Borhegyi; script: William Peltz c-8m May 4, 1972
Ancient Moderns: Greek Island Art and Culture Harvey Bellin & Tom Kieffer c-19m 1979
Ancient Petra F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller; camera: Jack Cardiff c-10m September 2, 1953 re-edit of a 1938 "World Windows" short Petra the Lost City
Andrew Carnegie Harold F. Williamson bw-18m August 10, 1951 Famous Men & Women of the World
Andrew Jackson Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. bw-18m January 2, 1951 Famous Men & Women of the World
Andrew Jackson (COMWORLD); Arthur Pembleton; writers: Chris Gallagher & David Hamilton c-13m 1982
Angiosperms the Flowering Plants John Walker (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum & Howard J. Arnott c-20m June 18, 1962
Animal Babies Barbara Wehr c-10m 1983
Animal Breeding Warren P. Everote bw-13m June 23, 1954 (completed '53)
Animal Homes Warren P. Everote and William James Hamilton; camera: Lynwood M. Chace bw-11m January 6, 1955
Animal Populations: Nature's Checks and Balances Jerry Haislmaier c-22m 1983
Animal Town of the Prairie: Prairie Dogs and Their Neighbors Charles C Carpenter c-10m June 2, 1959
Animal Tracks and Signs c-11m October 11, 1961
Animals at Night William Kay (producer); camera: Warren Garst; advisor: Margaret McKibben Lawler c-11m September 12, 1961 Basic life science, unit 2: The world of animals
Animals at Work in Nature Nicholas Dancy (producer); Warren P. Everote; William James Hamilton Jr.; camera: Lynwood Chase c-10m June 14, 1956
Animals Growing Up Wilbur L. Beauchamp bw-11m May 31, 1949
Animals in Autumn William V. Mayer c-11m August 9, 1957
Animals in Modern Life (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-11m October 15, 1937 video [14]
Animals in Spring Warren P. Everote; camera: Lynwood M. Chace c-11m November 19, 1954
Animals in Summer Warren P. Everote; camera: Lynwood M. Chace c-10m December 9, 1954
Animals in the City Paul Witty (producer) c-10m April 24, 1978
Animals in Winter Warren P. Everote; camera: Lynwood M. Chace; assist: Ann H. Morgan bw-11m October 30, 1950
Animals of the Indian Jungle F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller (producers); Charles McCann & Jack Cardiff c-11m May 14, 1957 re-edit of a 1939 "World Windows" short Jungle
Animals of the Zoo (ERPI) bw-10m April 3, 1933
Animals Useful to Man John Walker (producer) bw-11m November 1, 1960
Animals - Ways They Eat (What Do They Eat?) c-11m May 31, 1956 revised 1971
Animals - Ways They Move (How Do They Move?) c-11m May 31, 1956 revised 1971
Answering the Child's Why (Personality Development Series) Milan Herzog (producer); Lawrence K. Frank c-14m March 15, 1951 video [15]
Antarctica: Exploring the Frozen Continent (Avatar Learning); narrator: Steven Marshall c-23m 1979
Antibiotics Milan Herzog (producer); Marvin J Johnson bw-14m November 18, 1952
Ants William A. Anderson (producer); Warren P. Everote & Arthur C. Cole; camera: Lynwood M. Chace bw-11m December 31, 1948
Anyone at All! Safety in the Community John Barnes (producer) bw-22m September 13, 1954 video [16]
Aphids: Plant Lice (ERPI) bw-10m April 3, 1933
The Apple Tree John Walker (producer); George I. Schwartz c-11m July 4, 1966 Basic life science, a plant through the seasons
Apples - from Seedling to Market (Viking Pictures) c-11m November 30, 1950 video [17]
Arabian Bazaar F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller; camera: Jack Cardiff c-11m August 19, 1953 re-edit of a 1938 "World Windows" short of the same title
Arabian Children Donald G. Hoffman (producer); Clarence W. Sorensen bw-15m June 21, 1954 Children of Many Lands
The Aral Sea: Environment under Siege (Institut for Film und Bild in Wissenschaft und Unterricht); HansjuÌrgen Hilgert; narrator: Norman Pellegrini c-16m 1994
Archeological Dating: Retracing Time Bert Van Bork c-18m December 12, 1975
Archimedes' Principle Warren P. Everote (producer); Milan Herzog & O. W. Eshbach bw-6m September 10, 1953
Are Manners Important? Hal Kopel (producer); Rose H. Alschuler; narrator: James Brill bw-11m June 4, 1954 video [18]
Argentina: People of Buenos Aries (ERPI); Earle K. James bw-10m December 10, 1940
Argentina: People of the Pampa John T. Bobbitt (producer) c-11m May 2, 1957
Aristotle's Ethics, Book I: The Theory of Happiness John Barnes; writer: Mortimer Jerome Adler; art director: C. Walter Hodges; camera: Michael Livesey c-11m March 6, 1963 video [19]
Army Ants, A Study in Social Behavior John Walker (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum c-19m December 6, 1966 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life; video [20]
Art and Motion Paul Burnford (producer); Virginia Purcell c-12m October 28, 1952
Art in the Western World (National Gallery of Art) Milan Herzog (producer); John Walker and Bert Van Bork c-30m April 18, 1958 video of black and white version [21]
The Art of Huckleberry Finn Larry Yust; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; narrator: Clifton Fadiman c-25m December 16, 1965
Art of the Middle Ages: Medieval France John Barnes; writer: John Canaday; art director: C. Walter Hodges; camera: Archer Goodwin; editor: Robert Johnson c-30m April 10, 1963 video [22]
Art: What Is It? Why Is It? John Barnes; writer: John Canaday; art director: C. Walter Hodges; camera: Archer Goodwin & Bert Van Bork; editor: Robert Johnson c-30m March 19, 1963
Arteries of Life (New York Zoological Society); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-11m July 6, 1948 The Living Forest
Arteries of the City (Arteries of New York City) (ERPI); Robert S. Lynd bw-11m August 5, 1941 revised with added scenes in 1951; video [23]
Artimus and Old Laces: Long Multiplication (Davidson Films); Elizabeth Janeway c-12m February 12, 1976 Math That Counts
The Artist at Work, Jacques Lipchitz: Master Sculptor James D. Breckenridge & Bert Van Bork c-12m May 21, 1968
Arts and Crafts of Mexico M. D. C. Crawford bw-10m January 3, 1939
Arts and Crafts of Mexico Part 1 William Deneen c-14m May 10, 1961
Arts and Crafts of Mexico Part 2 William Deneen c-12m September 5, 1961 video [24]
Arturo B. Fallico: Clay in Action John Ott bw-10m December 1949
Athens: The Golden Age John Barnes; writer: Charles Kahn; art director: C. Walter Hodges; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson c-30m January 21, 1963 video [25]
Atlantic Crossing, Life on an Ocean Liner William Deneen & Elizabeth Graf c-21m July 20, 1967 video [26]
The Atmosphere and Its Circulation bw-11m December 30, 1944
Atmosphere of Motion William Kay (producer); Roscoe Braham c-20m December 28, 1973
Atmosphere Pressure: The Magdeburg Experiment Robert Longini (producer); Harvey B. Lemon bw-11m October 28, 1955
The Atom and Agriculture Warren P. Everote (producer); B. Connor Johnson bw-11m July 22, 1953 (completed '52) University of Chicago, Division of Sciences Series
The Atom and Biological Science Warren P. Everote (producer) bw-14m September 10, 1953 (completed '52) University of Chicago, Division of Sciences Series; video [27]
The Atom and Industry Warren P. Everote (producer) bw-11m November 18, 1952 University of Chicago, Division of Sciences Series
The Atom and Medicine Warren P. Everote (producer) bw-11m November 18, 1952 University of Chicago, Division of Sciences Series
Atom Smashers Warren P. Everote (producer) c-11m May 27, 1953 University of Chicago, Division of Sciences Series
Atomic Alert Warren P. Everote c-15m March 15, 1951 video [28]
Atomic Energy William F. Libby bw-11m February 17, 1947
Atomic Energy: Inside the Atom Larry Yust (producer); Stanley Croner & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; narrator: Paul Wilkus c-15m August 15, 1961
Atomic Energy: Inside the Atom (revised) David Jay (producer) c-20m 1982
Atomic Physics (Mechanics Series) bw-series of shorts (30m each) 1957 episode titles: Accelerated Motion : Laboratory / Anatomical Mechanics / Atomic Theory of Matter / Balanced and Unbalanced Forces / Ballistics : Laboratory / Center of Gravity : Laboratory / Center of Mass and Center of Gravity / Centripetal Force : Laboratory / Circular Motion / Coefficient of Friction / Composition of Velocities / Concurrent Forces : Laboratory / Conservation of Angular Momentum / Dynamics of Rotation / Energy and Momentum / Energy and Power / Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies / Falling Bodies : Laboratory / The Force Equation : Laboratory / Friction / Levers / Levers: Laboratory / Machines / Moment of Inertia : Laboratory / Newton's First Law of Motion / Newton's Law of Gravitation and Third Law of Motion / Newton's Second Law of Motion / Parallel Forces : Laboratory / Projectiles / Projectiles : Laboratory / Resolution of Forces / Resolution of Velocities / Rotational Equilibrium / The Simple Crane Laboratory / Speed and Velocity : Laboratory / Streamlining / Work and Energy
Atomic Radiation Warren P. Everote (producer) bw-13m May 27, 1953
Atomic Theory and Chemistry David Jay (producer); Albert V. Crewe & Robert Deem c-20m 1985
Aunt Arie Steve Heiser and Eliot Wigginton c-18m April 24, 1975
Australia Edmund de S. Brunner bw-11m December 31, 1948
Australia: The Land and the People William Deneen & Charles M. Davis c-22m June 4, 1959
Autumn on the Farm E. Laurence Palmer c-11m March 25, 1948
An Autumn Story: Mrs. Pennypacker's Package Maclovia Rodriguez; collaborator: Charles Calitri c-11m August 14, 1967

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Baboon Jane & Peter Chermayeff c-10m 1984 Silent Safari
The Baby's Bath Arnold Gesell bw-11m February 25, 1947 Yale University of Child Development
A Baby's Day at Forty-eight Weeks (Behavioral Day at 48 Weeks) (ERPI); Arnold Gesell bw-11m February 4, 1935 Yale University of Child Development
A Baby's Day at Twelve Weeks (ERPI); Arnold Gesell bw-31m February 4, 1935 Yale University of Child Development; video [29]
A Backward Civilization (ERPI); Ellsworth T. Huntington bw-10m October 15, 1937
Bacteria c-20m 1980 video [30]
Bacteria (Gram Stain: Bacteria) Bert Van Bork (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum, R. A. Slepecky and Fred Strauss c-19m June 21, 1962
Bacteria, Friend and Foe Warren P. Everote (producer); Stewart A. Koser c-11m March 9, 1954 video [31]
Bacteriology Series c-series of 8mm film loops (4m each) 1969 titles: Where Bacteria Are Found / Common Bacteria Types / Using the Microscope Pt 1: Parts and Functions / Spontaneous Generation Part II: Effect of Microorganisms in the Air
Balanced Aquarium Milan Herzog (producer); Walter H. Chute bw-11m February 16, 1955
Bali Today (Conde Nast Prodroductions); Clarence W. Sorensen c-10m June 13, 1951
Ballad of the West Milan Herzog (producer); Frank Cellier & Merle Travis bw-20m March 15, 1950
Ball-Handling in Basketball Wilbur Johns bw-11m May 31, 1946
Ball-Handling in Football Andrew Kerr bw-11m May 31, 1946
The Baltimore Plan John Barnes; writer: Selma Weisenborn; camera: Louis Clyde Stoumen bw-21m April 13, 1953 (completed '52) video [32]
Banana Fever - Short Division (Davidson Films); Elizabeth Janeway c-12m February 20, 1976 Math That Counts
Bartleby Larry Yust and Clifton Fadiman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; cast: Patrick Campbell and James Westerfield c-28m October 13, 1969 Short Story Showcase; second part: A Discussion of...; video [33]
Barua a Soltani (The King's Letter) John Barnes (producer); John Walker; narrator: Isak Dinesen bw-26m May 29, 1959
Basic Atomic Structure Series (Eothen Films); Boreham Wood c-series of 8mm film loops 1969 titles: Conductors and Insulators / Introducing Atoms / Electron Shells / Semi-conductors
Basic Elements of Production: Natural Resources, Labor, Capital, Management bw-13m November 29, 1954
The Battle of Yorktown Bert Van Bork and Allan Nevins c-14m February 3, 1958
Baxter: Case Study No. 1 Partners in Quality (National Educational Media); Mike Wright (producer); camera: Hal Bernstein & Bill Jennings; cast: Ed Grennan c-25m 1990
Beach and Sea Animals (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m August 1, 1931
Beach and Sea Animals (2nd edition) Warren P. Everote (producer); Hilary B. Moore; camera: William A. Anderson c-11m December 19, 1957
The Beach: A River of Sand (American Geological Institute); Stanley Croner (producer); Warren Brown, John S. Shelton & D. Inman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky & Buddy Botham c-20m January 13, 1966 video [34]
The Bear and the Hunter (Aktiebolaget Svenski Filmindustri); Arne Sucksdorff bw-11m January 12, 1956 Original film edited from: Skuggor över Snön (1945)
Bears: Kings of the Wild (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Charles Sutton and Donald R. Patten c-23m 1980
The Beaver John Haeseler c-11m December 29, 1950
Beetles (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m October 1, 1931
Beginning to Date Milan Herzog (producer); Esther Lloyd-Jones bw-12m November 18, 1953 video [35]
The Beginnings of Exploration (Crawley Films) c-14m December 16, 1965 video [36]
Beginnings of Vertebrate Life Margaret McKibben Lawler (advisor) c-11m June 6, 1963 Introduction to Biology
The Behavior of Matter David Jay (producer); Bear McKay c-15m 1982
Behavior Patterns at One Year (ERPI); Arnold Gesell bw-11m February 4, 1935 Yale University of Child Development
Belonging to the Group Robert J. Havighurst bw-16m December 31, 1953 video [37]
Benediction (ERPI) bw-30m approx. March 20, 1931
Benjamin Banneker, Man of Science Benjamin Quarles and Sterling Stuckey c-9m December 21, 1971
Benjamin Franklin (Emerson Film Corp.); Carl Van Doren bw-17m September 27, 1949 Famous Men & Women of the World
Benjamin Franklin (2nd edition) (Osmond Commercial Productions - Kevin Kelly & Ron A. McCrob c-29m 1980
Berlin: Test for the West c-19m August 29, 1962
Better Reading Paul Witty bw-13m August 11, 1952
Bible As Literature Part 1: Saga and Story of the Old Testament John Barnes and Fred Denbeaux; co-camera: Isidore Mankofsky and Alfred Hicks; cast: Michael Higgins, Bernard Hughes and Earle Hyman c-27m March 21, 1974 video [38]
Bible As Literature Part 2: History, Poetry and Drama of the Old Testament John Barnes and Fred Denbeaux; co-camera: Isidore Mankofsky and Alfred Hicks; cast: William Squire, John Rae, Gordon Jackson and Patrick Mower c-24m March 21, 1974 video [39]
Big Animals of Africa James P. Chapin c-11m March 27, 1957
The Big Cats: Endangered Predators (Avatar Learning); collaborator: Donald R. Patten c-23m 1979
Big Land Animals of North America Milan Herzog (producer); William James Hamilton c-11m June 14, 1956 video [40]
Bike Safety- Making the Right Moves Thomas G. Smith c-15m January 9, 1976
The Bill of Rights of the United States John T. Bobbitt (producer); Alpheus T. Mason bw-19m February 28, 1956
Biography of the Unborn Milan Herzog (producer); M. Edward Davis & Edith L. Potter bw-16m May 2, 1956 revised 1965; video [41]
Biological Rhythms: Studies in Chronobiology Bert Van Bork (producer) c-22m November 2, 1977
Biological Technique Ralph Buchsbaum c-series of 8mm film loops (3m each) 1969 titles: Chromatography Using a Pie Plate / Planaria: Cutting for Regeneration Experiments / Neurospora Techniques
Biology Series Lynn H. Throckmorton & Ralph Buchsbaum c-series of 8mm film loops (4m each) July 6, 1964 titles: Blood Smear Preparation / Crossing Drosophila / Drosophila Medium Preparation / Handling Drosophila
Biology, Form & Function: Is Seeing Believing? (Open University); presenters: Norman Cohen, Julie Berry, and Don Northcote c-24m 1990
Biology, Form & Function: Organelles and Origins (Open University); Rissa de la Paz (producer); consultant: Norman Cohen; presenters: Julie Berry and John Ellis c-24m 1990
Biology: Exploring the Living World Bert Van Bork and William V. Mayer c-19m 1979
Bionics: Man or Machine? (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Barry Clark; music: Richard LaSalle c-24m April 28, 1978
Bip As a Skater (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m April 24, 1975 Art of Silence
Bip As a Soldier (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m April 28, 1975 Art of Silence; video [42]
Bip at a Society Party (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m April 26, 1975 Art of Silence; video [43]
Bip Hunts Butterflies (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m March 31, 1975 Art of Silence
Bird Homes Austin L. Rand and John Walker bw-11m January 2, 1957
Bird of Prey: The Red Tailed Hawk Ed Harris (producer); Robert G. Hinckly c-14m 1972
The Bird Who Is a Clown (Blue-footed Booby) John Walker (producer); Robert Bowman c-9m April 1972 video [44]
Birds Are Interesting Paul Burnford c-11m September 20, 1950
Birds in Winter Hal Kopel (producer); Emmet Blake c-11m December 31, 1958
Birds of Prey (ERPI); T. Gilbert Pearon bw-10m September 30, 1938 video [45]
Birth of the Soil (New York Zoological Society); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-11m July 6, 1948 The Living Forest
Bishop Turner: Black Nationalist (Steve Krantz Films) c-9m November 25, 1970 (completed 1968)
Black Bear Twins (ERPI); Ernest Horn bw-12m October 4, 1939 revised 1952 by John Walker; video [46]
Black People in the Slave South Benjamin Quarles & Sterling Stuckey c-10m December 23, 1971
The Blacksmith (Silver Dollar Inc.); Claude Locke c-10m 1978
Blocking in Football Andrew Kerr bw-11m May 31, 1946
Blood Sugar and Diabetes Rissa de la Paz (producer); narrator: Gina Landor c-25m 1990
The Blood John Walker (producer); George E. Wakerlin c-16m August 15, 1961 video [47]
Blood, the Microscopic Miracle Bruce Hoffman (producer) c-22m 1982
Blood: The River of Life Bruce Hoffman c-22m 1983
Blue Dashiki: Jeffrey and His City Neighbors Roach Van Allen c-14m October 9, 1969
Boats (ERPI); Ernest Horn, Arthur I. Gates, and Celeste C. Peardon bw-11m December 21, 1938 video [48]
Boats and Ships Stanley Croner and Ernest Horn; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-16m February 20, 1962
Bobcat Hugh and Suzanne Johnston (producers) c-9m 1984
Body Defenses Against Disease (ERPI); Paul R. Cannon bw-10m June 15, 1937 revised 1946
Body Defenses Against Disease (2nd edition) William Kay c-14m 1978 video [49]
Body Plans c-24m 1990
Booker T. Washington (Emerson Film Corp.); John H. Franklin bw-18m August 10, 1951 Famous Men & Women of the World
Boots and Her Kittens Hugh and Suzanne Johnston (producers) c-10m 1986
Botany Series T Hoshizaki c-series of 8mm film loops 1969 titles: Testing for starch in green plants / Light requirement for starch production in green plants / Chromosomes-onion root tip preparation / Photosynthesis: chlorophyll requirement / Geotropism / Slime Mold
Bottle and Cup Feeding Arnold Gesell bw-11m February 25, 1947 Yale University of Child Development
A Boy Creates Bert Van Bork c-9m July 25, 1971
Boy of Botswana (Visual Education Centre); H.J. Lemieux c-17m November 30, 1970
The Brain (Open University); Nick Watson (producer) c-50m 1993
The Brass Choir (ERPI); James Brill, revised with Peter W. Dykema bw-10m December 10, 1930 revised 1938
The Brass Choir (2nd edition) Milan Herzog (producer); Ralph E. Rush; music: Hans Swarowsky & Vienna Symphony c-11m September 7, 1956
Brazil: People of the Highlands c-17m June 3, 1957
Brazil: People of the Plantations (ERPI); Earle K. James bw-10m December 10, 1940
Bread bw-11m February 15, 1946
Bread (2nd edition) William Deneen; writer: Elmore Leonard c-11m May 13, 1960
Bread: from Wheat to Table Paul Buchbinder c-14m 1983
Bring the World to the Classroom bw-19m 1938 promotional; video [50]
Britain: Searching for a New Role William Deneen & Barbara Ward Jackson c-21m December 30, 1965 (filmed '62)
British Isles Harold S. Kemp bw-11m November 24, 1948
British Isles: The Land and the People William Deneen and George Kish c-21m December 31, 1963
Brush Techniques: The Language of Watercolor Eliot O'Hara c-11m August 13, 1947
Buffalo: An Ecological Success Story John Walker (producer); Frances Haines c-13m May 4, 1972
The Builders (ERPI) bw-10m February 25, 1931
Building a Highway Warren P. Everote (producer); M. D. Lagaard bw-11m November 24, 1948 video [51]
Building a House Warren Everote (producer); Paul Robert Hanna; camera: John Walker bw-11m November 14, 1947
Building a House (2nd edition) Milan Herzog (producer) c-11m August 28, 1963
Building America's Houses: Can Costs Be Reduced? (Twentieth Century Fund); Miles L. Colean bw-11m January 10, 1947
Buma: African Sculpture Speaks Henry R. Cassirer; script: Ladislas Segy c-9m November 10, 1952
Burma: People of the River Milan Herzog (producer); William Deneen and Clarence W Sorensen c-14m July 26, 1957
The Bus Driver Paul Robert Hanna bw-11m February 15, 1946 video [52]
Bushland Symphony (Australian Animals) bw-11m May 20, 1949
Business in Great Waters (ERPI); Charles W. Barell bw-20m March 29, 1930
Butterflies (ERPI) bw-10m June 1, 1931

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
The Cactus: Adaptations for Survival Ed Harris (producer); Charles E. Ackerman c-11m May 10, 1973
The Cactus: Profile of a Plant Ed Harris (producer); Charles E. Ackerman c-11m January 10, 1973
The Cage (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-9m April 4, 1975 Art of Silence; video [53]
The Calendar: Our Record of Time Ruth O. Bradley c-11m September 30, 1963
Can Primitive People Survive? (Reid-Cowan Productions); Richard Leiterman c-24m November 10, 1976
Canada Goose Adventure (Borden Productions) c-11m November 30, 1971
Canada: The Atlantic Provinces Mason Wade and J. Lewis Robinson c-16m September 3, 1958
Canada: The Industrial Provinces Mason Wade and J. Lewis Robinson c-17m February 14, 1958
Canada: The Pacific Province Mason Wade and J. Lewis Robinson c-16m September 3, 1958
Canada: The Prairie Provinces Mason Wade and J. Lewis Robinson c-16m December 31, 1958
Canada's Royal Canadian Mounted Police William Deneen and C. W. Halverson c-16m February 24, 1961
The Canadians: Their Cities (Visual Education Centre) c-16m April 26, 1974
The Canadians: Their Land (Visual Education Centre) c-16m April 26, 1974
Canaletto (Visual Images) c-5m 1977
Canals of England (ERPI); Josoph A. Lauerys bw-20m June 30, 1938 revised 1952
Cancer Warren P. Everote (producer); William B. Wartman bw-12m May 15, 1953 video [54]
Canines, Pets and Predators (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Donald R. Patten c-23m 1980
Captain Huff and Harry - Problem Solving: Consumer Mathematics (Aesop Films Inc.) c-15m February 11, 1977 (completed 1975) animated cartoon
Captain John Smith, Founder of Virginia John Barnes; writer: Gilbert Aberg; art director: George Haslam; camera: Michael Livesey; editor Charles Hasse; cast: Edwin Richfield bw-20m May 10, 1955 video [55]
Carbon Fourteen Warren P. Everote (producer) bw-12m June 17, 1953 (completed '52) University of Chicago, Division of Sciences Series
Care of Pets Ernest P. Walker bw-11m October 25, 1944
Care of Pets (2nd edition) Larry Yust; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m March 16, 1962
Care of the Feet bw-10m December 13, 1943
Care of the Hair and Nails narrator: James Brill bw-11m February 19, 1951 video [56]
Care of the Skin Francis Eugene Senear bw-11m August 22, 1949 video [57]
Careers in the Office: Applying for a Job (Concept Films); Greg Heimer; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m March 11, 1971 video [58]
Careers in the Office: Choosing a Job (Concept Films); Greg Heimer; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m March 11, 1971
Careers in the Office: Getting a Promotion (Concept Films); Greg Heimer; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m March 11, 1971
Careers in the Office: Working Together (Concept Films); Greg Heimer; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m March 11, 1971
The Caretaker's Dilemma: Place Value (Davidson Films); Elizabeth Janeway c-12m August 11, 1975 Math That Counts
The Cask of Amontillado Bernard Wilets c-18m December 1978 animated cartoon
Casualty Insurance Warren P. Everote (producer) bw-20m October 18, 1954
Catalysis (ERPI); Hermann Irving Schlesinger bw-10m October 15, 1937
Catching in Baseball Jimmy Dykes and Hollis Thurston bw-11m February 11, 1947
Catholic Education (ERPI); Parick Cardinal Hayes bw-10m February 20, 1931
Cattle Drive -A Day on a Western Range (Viking Pictures); J Frank Dobie & G. H. Griffiths c-11m February 6, 1950
Cattleman: A Rancher's Story Robert H. Burns c-22m November 13, 1964
Cattlemen (ERPI); William M. Gregory bw-10m December 21, 1939
The Cave Community (Cumberland Caverns) Bert Van Bork, Thomas C. Barr & Carl H. Krekeler c-13m April 25, 1961
Cave Dwellers of the Old Stone Age Hallam L. Movius and Leroi-Gourhan c-18m February 16, 1960 video of black & white version [59]
Caves: The Dark Wilderness Matthew N. Herman c-22m August 2, 1976
Central America bw-11m September 22, 1944
Central America: Finding New Ways c-17m April 19, 1974
Centralization and Decentralization John T. Bobbitt (producer); James L. McCamy bw-17m October 9, 1952 American Democracy; video [60]
Cézanne (Visual Images); David W. Powell, Cherill Anson c-5m 1976
Change Master Companies: Putting the Theory Into Action (National Educational Media); Chuck Olin (producer); Rosabeth Moss Kanter c-37m 1987
The Changing Seasons Jerry Haislmaier (producer); Barbara Wehr c-14m 1981
Charlemagne, Unifier of Europe (Tadié Cinéma); Jean Hubert c-13m April 16, 1964
A Charles Dickens Christmas John Barnes; art director: Wilford Arnold; editor Carmen di Belieff; cast: Roddy Hughes bw-22m July 17, 1956 video [61]
Charting the Universe with Optical and Radio Telescopes I. S. Bowen & Robert I. Johnson c-13m June 5, 1963
Chartres Cathedral John Barnes; writer: John Canaday; art director: C. Walter Hodges; camera: Archer Goodwin; editor: Robert Johnson c-30m January 14, 1963 video [62]
Chaucer's England John Barnes; art director: Wilford Arnold; camera: Alfred Hick; cast: Michael Goodliffe & Ernest Thesigner c-30m February 3, 1958 video [63]
Cheetah Jane and Peter Chermayeff c-11m 1971 Silent Safari
Chemistry and a Changing World (ERPI) bw-10m December 26, 1940 revised 1953
Chemistry: Introductory Course David W. Ridgway (producer); camera: Isidore Mankofsky; cast: John F. Baxter bw-series of 162 shorts (30m each) 1958 Titles include (incomplete): Chemical Reactions in the Animal Body / Colors of Aquo Complex Ions, Coordination Number / Metals and Metallurgy / Natural Polymers - Carbohydrates and Proteins / Rates of Chemical eactions / Some Aspects of Complex Ion Theory / Some Typical Biochemical Laboratory Tests / Sulfur Oxides—Sulfuric Acid
Chemistry of Heredity (Milner-Fenwick) c-2 parts (15m each) 1979
The Cherry Orchard: Chekov - Innovator of Modern Drama John Barnes; co-writer: Norris Houghton; art direction: Robert Gundliff; camera: Joseph Brun; editor: Robert Johnson; cast: Maureen Stapleton, John Colicos, Frances Sternhagen, and Donald Moffat & Lou Gilbert c-20m December 1967
The Cherry Orchard: Comedy or Tragedy? John Barnes; co-writer: Norris Houghton; art direction: Robert Gundliff; camera: Joseph Brun; editor: Robert Johnson; cast: Maureen Stapleton, John Colicos, Frances Sternhagen, Donald Moffat, and Lou Gilbert c-20m December 1967
Chicago, Midland Metropolis Bert Van Bork and Clarence W. Sorensen c-22m June 11, 1963
Chicano from the Southwest Julia Gonsalves c-15m April 28, 1970 Newcomers to the City; video [64]
The Chick Embryo: from Streak to Hatching David W. Ridgway (producer); K. T. Rogers and Ralph Buchsbaum c-8m October 11, 1960 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life; video [65]
Child Growth (ERPI); Charlotte Bühler bw-10m August 10, 1930
Child of the Philippines: No Time for Play Bryan H. Easte (producer); Don Whyte; editor: Bill Henderson c-14m 1979
Children in Autumn Milan Herzog (producer); Bruce Hoffman c-11m July 23, 1958
Children in Spring Milan Herzog (producer); Dennis Johnson c-11m December 19, 1957
Children in Summer Milan Herzog (producer); Dennis Johnson c-11m December 19, 1957
Children in Winter Milan Herzog (producer); William R. Clark c-11m January 15, 1958
Children of China (Inside China) (ERPI); L. C. Goodrich; camera: Amos Burg bw-10m December 26, 1940 Children of Many Lands
Children of Germany: in the Rhineland c-13m March 25, 1955 Children of Many Lands
Children of Holland (ERPI); Arthur I. Gates; revised with Celeste C. Perason and Milan Herzog producing bw-10m November 3, 1939 Children of Many Lands; revised 1949
Children of Japan (ERPI); Hugh Borton bw-11m October 15, 1940 Children of Many Lands; video [66]
Children of Scotland Clarence W. Sorensen c-13m March 3, 1958 Children of Many Lands
Children of Switzerland (ERPI); Arthur I. Gates and Celeste C. Peardon bw-10m March 29, 1940 Children of Many Lands
Children of the Alps (Condor Film); Henry Fueter (producer) - Otto Ritter bw-13m October 13, 1950 Children of Many Lands
Chile: People of the Country (ERPI) bw-10m December 24, 1940
China under Communism Francis L.K. Hsu bw-22m August 29, 1962 video [67]
China: A Network of Communes Ric Gentry; camera: Jens Bjerre c-15m December 1977
China: A Portrait of the Land (Magnum Films); Philip Gittelman (producer); René Burri (camera) c-18m September 8, 1967
China's Industrial Revolution (Magnum Films); Philip Gittelman (producer); René Burri (camera) c-15m September 15, 1967 video (black and white version) [68]
China's Villages in Change (Magnum Films); Philip Gittelman (producer); René Burri (camera) c-20m September 5, 1967
Choosing What to Buy Howard Potter (producer); Michael A. MacDowell c-15m December 16, 1977 (completed '76) video [69]
Choosing What to Make Howard Potter (producer); Michael A. MacDowell c-15m November 24, 1976
Choosing Your Vocation (ERPI); Harry D. Kitson bw-10m February 27, 1931
A Christmas Gift c-5m December 9, 1953
Christmas in Germany: A Story of Giving Bert Van Bork c-24m 1979
Christmas Rhapsody Milan Herzog (producer); music: Charles Henry bw-11m September 13, 1948 video [70]
Christmas through the Ages Milan Herzog (producer); Charles S. Braden c-14m August 6, 1954
Chromosomes of Man John Walker (producer); Sajiro Makino & Ralph Buchsbaum bw-21m August 22, 1957
The Circle of Life Bert Van Bork (producer); script: Tony Hutz; animation: David Alexovich c-21m 1983
Circus! Paul Buchbinder c-15m 1984
Circus Day in Our Town Milan Herzog (producer); Grace Storm bw-11m November 16, 1949 video [71]
Circus Kids Paul Buchbinder c-16m 1984
Circus: Serrina Becomes an Acrobat Milan Herzog (producer); William Vincent c-11m February 2, 1972
Cities: How They Grow Milan Herzog (producer); Robert S. Lynd bw-11m May 13, 1953 video [72]
The City Gloria Cammarota c-11m October 29, 1962
City Boy of the Ivory Coast c-16m September 11, 1970
City Bus Driver Isidore Mankofsky c-11m August 29, 1962
City Government- Closest to the People (Concept Films); Scott Anderson c-20m April 1, 1976 (completed '73)
City in Winter Roach Van Allen c-10m October 3, 1969
City Water Supply (ERPI); W. Rudolfs bw-10m March 11, 1941 video [73]
The Civil War John Barnes; writer: Gilbert Alberg; camera: Louis Clyde Stoumen and Gordon Weisenborn c-16m May 12, 1954 video [74]
Civilization in Chiapas Roger Snodgrass; camera: Brian Capener c-28m 1978
Classical Civilization: Emperor and Slave John Barnes; writer: Mortimer Adler; cast: George Hagan, Simon Lac, and Mortimer J. Adler c-29m May 13, 1965
Classical Civilization: The Spirit of Rome John Barnes; writer: Charles Bell; cast: George Hagan, Simon Lac, and Mortimer J. Adler c-29m April 20, 1965
Classifying- Juggling Shapes, Sizes, Colors, Textures Paul Buchbinder c-14m 1980 video [75]
Classifying Living Things Bruce Hoffman c-20m 1985
Claudius, Boy of Ancient Rome William Deneen and John Eadie; writer: Elmore Leonard c-16m July 9, 1964 video [76]
The Climates of North America c-17m 1962
Cloth: Fiber to Fabric Bill Kay (producer); Emilie U. Lepthien; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-15m August 27, 1968
Clothing (ERPI); Wallace Walter Atwood bw-10m October 15, 1937
Clothing (2nd edition) John Barnes c-11m September 28, 1955 (completed '54)
Clowns: The Laugh Makers (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Robert Boucher; script: Peter Kastner; narrator: Don Williams c-24m February 15, 1978
Coaching and Counseling: Management Tools for Improving Performance Chuck Olin (producer); David W. Ross c-22m 1985
Coaching and Counselling: Case Studies (National Educational Media) c-15m 1987
Colloids (ERPI); Hermann Irving Schlesinger bw-10m February 1, 1938
Colombia and Venezuela L. S. Rowe & William Manger bw-11m December 19, 1944
Colombia and Venezuela (2nd edition) Milan Herzog (producer); Preston E. James c-17m January 17, 1962
Colonial America: Life in the Maturing Colonies c-17m 1991
Colonial Children (ERPI) bw-10m January 2, 1940
Colonial Expansion (North America 1492-1763) (ERPI); Henry S. Commager bw-11m November 20, 1942 video [77]
Coloquios Culturales (Producciones Ancora Espana); Milan Herzog and John W. Oller (producers); Antonio Ribas; consultant: Angel González Araúzo c-10 shorts (10m each) 1965
Color Paul Burnford c-6m August 18, 1954 Art in Action
Color Keying in Art and Living narrator: James Brill c-10m April 26, 1951 video [78]
Comb Jellies: Locomotion and Behavior c-8mm film loops 1969
Comets Robert L. McDonell, advisor: Dave Smith; artists: Arlene Skarani, Anthony A. Morse, and Gloriana Gill c-15m 1979
Coming Back from a Stroke Henry B. Betts, Arthur Dale Ericsson, and Howard G. Thistle c-19m 1982
Common Animals of the Woods J.E. Hill bw-11m December 28, 1943 video [79]
The Common Cold Warren P. Everote (producer); Thomas Francis Jr. bw-11m June 2, 1949
Communicating with the Public Kenneth Zimmer c-12m March 17, 1971 video [80]
Communities and How They Work c-12m 1987
The Community Ralph Buchsbaum c-11m March 27, 1962 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology
Competition and Big Business (Brookings Institution); "based on a study by" A. D. H. Kaplan c-22m April 27, 1953 video [81]
Computer Glossery: or Coming to Terms with the Data Processing Machine Charles and Ray Eames c-10m 1973
Computers in Society David Jay (producer); Bear McKay c-17m 1983
Concepts in Chemistry c-series of 8mm film loops-(2m each) July 6, 1964 titles: Buoyancy in Gas / Buoyancy in Liquids / Density / Phase Change / Volume
Conducting Good Music Milan Herzog (producer); Ralph E. Rush; music: Hans Swarowsky & Vienna Symphony c-11m November 16, 1956
A Conflict of Interest (Open University); Rissa de la Paz (producer); consultant: Marion Hall; camera: Tim Chard; editor Doug McLeod c-25m 1993
The Congress John T. Bobbitt (producer); Hugh A. Bone bw-20m December 9, 1954
The Coniferous Forest Biome John Walker (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum & Orlando Park c-16m February 13, 1969
The Conquest of the Spoon Arnold Gesell bw-11m February 25, 1947 Yale University of Child Development
Conservation of Natural Resources (ERPI); Wallace Walter Atwood bw-11m January 1, 1938 video [82]
Constitution of the United States (Chuck Olin Associates) c-19m 1982
The Constitution of the United States Alpheus T. Mason c-22m February 28, 1956
Consumer Economics and You Don Klugman c-16m December 6, 1976
Consumer Economics: Making Decisions (Chuck Olin Associates) Chuck Olin & Larry Hall c-21m 1983
Consumption of Foods bw-11m May 31, 1946 World Food Problems
Continent of Africa (Lands Below the Sahara) Paul Bohannan c-21m January 8, 1963
Continental Drift: The Theory of Plate Techtonics (American Geological Institute); Bert Van Bork (producer); Robert E. Boyer c-22m 1980
Control of Body Temperature (ERPI) bw-10m September 23, 1940
Controversy Over Industrial Pollution: A Case Study Charles F. Finance (producer); Luther P. Gerlck; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-17m November 29, 1972
Controversy Over the Moon Charles F. Finance; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-15m March 31, 1971 video [83]
Copper -Mining and Smelting (Viking Pictures); advisor: John R. Lewis c-11m February 6, 1950 video [84]
Copper: from Quarry to Cable (Institut for Film und Bild in Wissenschaft und Unterricht); writer: Hans Lehmbacker c-13m 1994
Corky the Crow (Cathedral Films); John Walker (producer); John Calvin Reid c-11m May 31, 1960
The Corn Farmer (ERPI); William M. Gregory bw-10m December 21, 1939
The Corn Farmer (2nd edition) Larry Yust and W.N. Thompson c-11m July 19, 1960
Cotton bw-11m May 31, 1946
The Cotton Farmer William Deneen and William L. Giles c-14m May 10, 1963
A Cougar and Her Cubs Barbara Wehr c-11m 1983
Country Vet John Barnes (producer); Sidney Milburn; camera: Michael Livesey; editor : Robert Johnson c-12m April 13, 1972 (filmed '67)
Cowboys and Broncbusters bw-11m October 24, 1949
Creation of a Portrait J. R. Kray c-11m June 8, 1950
Creation of the World (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m April 16, 1975 Art of Silence
The Creative Approach to Education (ERPI); Hughes Mearns bw-10m January 1, 1931
Crustaceans: Lobsters, Barnacles, Shrimp, and Their Relatives William A. Anderson (producer); Frank A. Brown c-13m November 28, 1955 video [85]
Culture and Costumes: The Great Clothes Put-On John Barnes (producer) Robert Riley c-15m 1974

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
DNA: Molecule of Heredity Larry Yust and Dr. George Wells Beadle c-16m October 11, 1960 video [86]
Daniel Boone (Emerson Film Corp.); Thomas D. Clark bw-18m June 7, 1950 Famous Men & Women of the World
Daniel Webster (Emerson Film Corp.); Arthur C. Cole bw-18m January 2, 1951 Famous Men & Women of the World
The Danube: The Valley and Its People George Kish (producer); William Deneen; writer: Elmore Leonard c-14m September 17, 1964
Danzas Region Ales Espanolas (Regional Dances of Spain) (Producciones Ancora Espana); Milan Herzog (producer); John W Oller c-14m March 21, 1966
Dashes, Hurdles and Relays (ERPI); Lawson Robertson bw-10m March 1, 1938
A Day at the Fair Harry James Reed bw-11m November 28, 1947 video [87]
Daybreak (Over Monumental Valley) Bert Van Bork c-9m January 21, 1977
Days of the Week (Centron Corporation); consultants: Carol Elsholz & Jane Polcyn c-5m 1988 First Things First: Early Literacy Skills
The Declaration of Independence by the Colonies Henry S. Commager c-19m March 23, 1956
Deer Live with Danger Les Blackcock c-11m November 17, 1952
Defending the City's Health (ERPI) bw-10m December 26, 1941
Defensive Footwork in Basketball Wilbur Johns bw-11m May 31, 1946
Degas (Visual Images); David W. Powell, Cherill Anson and Evelyn Anderson; narrator: Peter S. Vogt c-7m 1973 Art of Awareness (National Gallery of Art)
Demetri Alexandros' Dive Athenagoras Aneste, George Louris, Emmanuel Vergis, and George Konstantopoulos c-9m July 16, 1977
Democracy Harold Lasswell bw-11m March 1, 1946 video [88]
Democracy and Deposition (Defining Democracy) bw-18m March 19, 1954
Desert Arabs bw-11m April 13, 1948
The Desert Michael Birch (producer); Richard Bunchsbaum, and Charles E. Olmsted c-22m February 27, 1962 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology; revised 1971
The Desert Scott W. Benton c-11m 1988
The Desert Community Bert Van Bork c-11m November 11, 1965 Basic life science series, unit 5: Plant and animal relationships
The Deserted Village A.J.H. Pullinger (producer); Clarence W. Hach & Oliver Goldsmith c-17m April 17, 1971
Despotism Harold Lasswell bw-11m March 1, 1946 video [89]
Development of Communication bw-11m July 20, 1946 (completed 1942)
Development of Communications from Telegraph to TV bw-10m June 27, 1955
The Development of Education (ERPI) bw-10m April 2, 1942
The Development of Transportation (ERPI) bw-10m December 1, 1931 video [90]
The Development of Transportation Ralph E. Turner c-11m August 6, 1958
A Dialogue for This Decade: C. V. Narasimhan bw-20m August 7, 1962
A Dialogue for This Decade: George W. Beadle bw-20m June 5, 1962
A Dialogue for This Decade: Lady Barbara Ward Jackson bw-20m July 9, 1962
A Dialogue for This Decade: Newton Minow bw-20m June 21, 1962
A Dialogue for This Decade: Paul C. Asidou bw-20m July 9, 1962
A Dialogue for This Decade: Sterling McMurrin bw-20m June 5, 1962
Diffusion and Osmosis Stanley Croner (producer); Charles F. Finance c-14m August 24, 1973 video [91]
Digestion of Foods (ERPI); A. J. Carlson bw-10m January 15, 1938
The Digestive System Horace Davenport c-7m October 18, 1965
The Digestive System (revised) Bruce Hoffman c-19m 1981
Dinosaurs: The Age of the Terrible Lizards Matthew N. Herman (producer); Graham Lee Mahim c-24m December 29, 1976
Directing A Film: Ionesco's The New Tenant Larry Yust c-17m December 12, 1975 Short Play Showcase; video [92]
Discovering the Forest Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-11m December 8, 1966 Basic life science series, unit 5: Plant and animal relationships
Discovery and Exploration (ERPI) bw-10m December 30, 1942
A Discussion in History bw-21m February 19, 1951 Teaching by Discussion
A Discussion in the Physical Sciences bw-21m February 19, 1951 Teaching by Discussion
A Discussion in the Social Sciences bw-21m November 9, 1950 Teaching by Discussion
A Discussion of Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Guerdon Trueblood; host: Ray Bradbury c-11m February 20, 1976 Short Story Showcase; video [93]
A Discussion of Ernest Hemingway's My Old Man Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; host: Blake Nevius c-11m January 28, 1970 Short Story Showcase; video [94]
A Discussion of Frank Stockton's The Lady, or the Tiger? Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman c-10m March 2, 1970 Short Story Showcase; video [95]
A Discussion of Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Crocodile Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman c-10m March 1, 1973 Short Story Showcase; video [96]
A Discussion of Herman Melville's Bartleby Larry Yust and Clifton Fadiman; host: Charles Van Doren c-10m October 10, 1969 Short Story Showcase; video [97]
A Discussion of Joseph Conrad's The Secret Sharer Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; host: Charles Van Doren c-10m March 1, 1973 Short Story Showcase; video [98]
A Discussion of Nathaniel Hawthorne's Dr. Heidegger's Experiment Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman c-11m November 26, 1969 Short Story Showcase; video [99]
A Discussion of Shirley Jackson's The Lottery Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; host: James Durbin c-10m October 17, 1969 Short Story Showcase; video [100]
Distance Races (ERPI); Lawson Robertson; revised with Dean Cromwell & Brutus Hamilton bw-10m May 17, 1938 revised 1946
Distributing America's Goods - What Does It Cost? bw-11m March 14, 1946
Distributing Heat Energy (ERPI); H. Horton Sheldon bw-10m December 6, 1938 revised 1946
Distribution of Foods bw-11m May 31, 1946 World Food Problems
Distribution of Plants and Animals John Walker (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum c-16m September 18, 1965 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology
The Doctor Warren P. Everote (producer); Louis W. Sauer bw-11m December 3, 1947 video [101]
The Doctor I. Blanche Bourne c-17m June 18, 1968
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; cast: Peter Brocco, Richard Hale, Edward Schaaf, Robert Guthrie, John Barclay, Leslie Bradley and others c-21m October 12, 1969 Short Story Showcase; second part: A Discussion of...; video [102]
Dr. Leakey and the Dawn of Man National Geographic Society c-26m June 23, 1967
The Dodder (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m February 25, 1931
A Doll's House John Barnes; writer: Norris Houghton; camera: Joseph Brun; editor: Robert Johnson; cast: Frances Sternhagen & Paul Sparer c-2 parts (33m/28m) January 11, 1968
Dolls of Many Lands c-9m March 20, 1957
Dolphins in the Zoo Paul Witty (producer); George Rabb and Paul Buchbinder; narrator: Randy Brill c-11m 1979
Don't Be Afraid Hal Kopel (producer); Rose H. Alschuler bw-12m August 5, 1953 (completed '52) video [103]
Don't Get Angry Milan Herzog (producer); Rose H. Alschuler; narrator: Ken Nodine bw-12m March 16, 1953 video [104]
Drawing with Pencil Theodore Kautzky bw-11m November 17, 1947
The Dream (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m August 4, 1975 Art of Silence
Dress for Health Pattric Ruth O'Keefe c-10m October 27, 1957
Drive Defensively! c-11m June 16, 1959
Drug Addiction Andrew C. Ivy; narrator: James Brill;cast: John Galvarro bw-22m January 15, 1952 video [105]
The Drug Problem: What Do You Think? Stanley Croner (producer); Charles Gorodetsky c-18m January 19, 1973
Dynamic (ERPI); William H. Kilpatrick bw-10m February 24, 1931

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Early Play Arnold Gesell bw-11m February 25, 1947 Yale University of Child Development
Early Settlers of New England: Salem 1626-1629 (ERPI); Chester R. Arnold bw-11m December 18, 1940 video [106]
Early Social Behavior (ERPI); Arnold Gesell bw-11m February 4, 1935 Yale University of Child Development
Early Victorian England and Charles Dickens John Barnes and Douglas Campbell; writer: Clifton Fadiman; art director: C. Walter Hodges c-34m March 8, 1962 video [107]
The Ears and Hearing Warren P. Everote (producer); H G Kobrak, John Ralston Lindsay, and Henry B. Perlman; camera: John Walker and Andrew Costikyan bw-11m January 20, 1950
The Ears and Hearing Charles F. Finance (producer); Richard Barlow c-22m August 2, 1969 video [108]
The Ears of King Midas (Greatest Tales Inc.); Fred Ladd c-10m January 3, 1978 animated cartoon
The Earth in Change: The Earth's Crust Jeffrey Osier c-16m December 5, 1961
The Earth in Motion (ERPI); Walter Bartky bw-10m November 15, 1936 video [109]
Earth Satellites -Explorers of Outer Space c-17m December 31, 1958
Earth Science: Exploring Planet Earth Bert Van Bork (producer) c-20m 1978
Earth: Man's Home Charles M. Davis c-10m February 24, 1970
Earthquakes: A Lesson in Disaster Bert Van Bork (producer) c-15m August 27, 1971
Earthquakes: Exploring Earth's Restless Crust (American Geological Institute); Bert Van Bork (producer) c-22m 1983 video [110]
The Earthworm: Nature's Plowman (Science Pictures); David Spears, Paul Clayton and Madeleine Spears; camera: Richard Kirby and Tracey Penn; editors: Eric Robert and Anna Newton; editors: Ray Cooper and Patrick Flower c-12m 1991
Easing the Pain (Open University); Rissa de la Paz (producer); consultants: Chris Wells, John Miles, and Eric Ghadiali; editor: Andrew Cowin; camera: Manford Mueller c-25m 1993
East Africa: Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda Paul Bohannan c-21m July 27, 1962
An Easter Surprise c-6m November 6, 1953
Eat for Health Hugh and Suzanne Johnston c-8m September 30, 1954 video [111]
Eat for Health (2nd edition) Hugh and Suzanne Johnston (producers); Barbara Wehr c-8m 1981
Echinoderms: Sea Stars and Their Relatives Bert Van Bork (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum c-16m December 5, 1961 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
Echinoderms, Sea Stars and Their Relatives (2nd edition) Scott W. Benton c-13m 1987 video [112]
Eclipses of the Sun and Moon Jeffrey Osier c-11m February 4, 1966
Eclipses of the Sun and Moon (2nd edition) Jeffrey Osier; consultants: William Buscombe and Robert Deem c-10m 1989
Ecology of a Hot Spring Bert Van Bork (producer); Thomas Brock c-15m 1972 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology
Ecology: Barry Commoner's Viewpoint James Oliver (producer); music: Kent Smith; animation: John Haugse c-18m July 5, 1977
Editing Synge's The Well of the Saints Larry Yust c-13m April 15, 1976 Short Play Showcase; video: [113]
Eggs G. F. Stewart bw-11m October 18, 1946 video [114]
Egypt and the Nile Donald G. Hoffman (producer); Clarence W. Sorensen c-16m June 3, 1954 video [115]
Egypt: Cradle of Civilization William Deneen c-11m September 28, 1962
Electing the President Dennis S. Johnson c-30m 1983
Electric Circuits: You Can Do It Philip Stockton (producer); Scott W. Benton c-12m 1986
Electricity and How It Is Made Albert Piltz c-16m June 9, 1964
Electricity: How to Make a Circuit Donald A. Boyer c-11m May 19, 1959
Electrochemistry (ERPI); Hermann Irving Schlesinger bw-10m March 10, 1937
Electrodynamics (ERPI); Walter Bartky bw-10m November 15, 1936 revised 1946
Electromagnets - How They Work c-11m March 24, 1960
Electrons (ERPI); Harvey B. Lemon bw-10m March 10, 1937 revised 1946; video [116]
Electrons at Work Larry Yust & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-16m August 15, 1961
Electrostatics (ERPI); Hermann Irving Schlesinger & Harvey B. Lemon bw-10m March 17, 1933 revised 1950
The Elementary Teacher as a Guide (ERPI); Boyd Henry Bode bw-20m February 27, 1931
The Elements of Electric Circuits (ERPI) bw-10m December 16, 1943
Elephant Jane & Peter Chermayeff c-11m 1971 Silent Safari, video excerpt [117]
Elephant Baby Milan Herzog (producer); Ruth O. Bradley c-11m December 31, 1958
Elephants (Elephant Tricks) (ERPI); Ernest Horn, Arthur I. Gates, and Celeste C. Pearson bw-11m September 20, 1940 video [118]
Eli Whitney (Emerson Film Corp.); Harold F. Williamson bw-18m August 10, 1951 Famous Men & Women of the World
Emergency Care- to Save a Life Vera Morkovin & Dale Collier c-10m 1979
Emilio En España (Level 3) (Producciones Ancora Espana); Milan Herzog and John W. Oller (producers); Antonio Ribas; consultant: Angel González Araúzo c-10 shorts (10m each) 1965
Emilio En Españan (Level 2) (Producciones Ancora Espana); Milan Herzog and John W. Oller (producers); Antonio Ribas; consultant: Angel González Araúzo c-27 shorts (10m each) 1964
Emilio En Españan: Lesson 11 Campos Manchegos (Producciones Ancora Espana), Milan Herzog, and John W. Oller (producers); Antonio Ribas; consultant: Angel González Araúzo c-7m 1964 video [119]
Emilio En Españan: Lesson 12 Molinos de Viento (Producciones Ancora Espana), Milan Herzog, and John W. Oller (producers); Antonio Ribas; consultant: Angel González Araúzo c-7m 1964 video [120]
Endangered Animals: Will They Survive? (Reid-Cowan Productions-Avatar Learning); Thomas R. Howell c-24m July 6, 1976
Endocrine Glands (ERPI) bw-10m January 2, 1940
The Endrocine System Bruce Hoffman (producer), William V. Mayer, and Richard L. Landau c-20m 1982 video segment [121]
Energy and Its Transformations Harvey B. Lemon and Hermann Irving Schlesinger bw-11m June 18, 1946
Energy and Magnetism (series) bw-series of shorts (30m each) 1957 titles: Alternating Current Theory / Capacitance / Coulomb's Law: Electrostatics / Coulomb's Law: Magnetism Laboratory / Effects Of Electric Currents / The Electric Field And Potential / Electric Motors / Electrical Equivalent Of Heat: Laboratory / Electricity At Rest / Electricity In Motion / Electromotive Force Of A Battery Cell: Laboratory / Induced Electric Currents / Magnetic Fields / Magnetic Induction / Magnetism / Ohm's Law / Parallel Circuits / Parallel Resistances: Laboratory / Potential Divider: Laboratory / Series Circuits: Laboratory / Study Of Motors: Laboratory / Transformers / Transformers: Laboratory
Energy and Work Larry Yust; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m July 6, 1961
Energy for the Future (American Geological Institute); Bert Van Bork (producer); Robert E. Boyer c-17m December 10, 1974
Energy from the Sun William H. Matthews c-11m April 7, 1955 video [122]
Energy from the Sun (2nd edition) Bert Van Bork c-18m 1980
Energy: A Matter of Choices Charles F. Finance (producer); Luther P. Gerlach c-22m December 7, 1973
England in the Middle Ages (Boulton-Hawker Films); David Boulton c-30m 1981
The English and Dutch Explorers Theodore E. Layng c-11m November 22, 1965
English Children: Life in the City Harold S. Kemp bw-11m February 23, 1949 Children of Many Lands; video [123]
English Life: Life in Sheffield Dirk Campbell c-22m July 21, 1975
The Environment: Everything around Us William Kay (producer); Albert Larson c-13m May 23, 1972
Equality under Law: The California Fair Housing Cases editor: Meredith Lefcourt and Frederic Goodrich; camera: Kenneth Plotin c-20m October 7, 1969
Equality under Law: The Lost Generation of Prince Edward County John Barnes (producer); writer: Linda Gottlieb c-25m August 22, 1967 completed in 1966; video [124]
Erosion and Weathering: Looking at the Land Bert Van Bark & Peter Fenner; script: James Clark c-17m November 22, 1976
Erosion: Leveling the Land Stanley Croner (producer); Bill Varney & John S Shelton; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-14m July 6, 1964
Eskimo Children (ERPI); Henry B. Collins bw-10m December 29, 1941 Children of Many Lands
Eskimo Family William Deneen c-17m December 11, 1959 video [125]
Eskimos- Winter in Western Alaska Frederick Machetanz c-10m September 18, 1950 video [126]
Eugene Ionesco's The New Tennant Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; art dir: Peter Parasheles; cast: Paul Schumacher, Eve McVeagh, Carl Byrd, John Crawford c-31m November 13, 1975 Short Story Showcase; video [127]
Europe (Geography of Europe) (KAS Studio Ava); Jiri Vanek (producer); Rudolf Krejcik; co-writer: Jeffery Osier c-4 shorts (20m each) 1993 titles: Insular Region / Northern Region / Southern Region / Western Region
Europe Explores America: Northern Voyages and Settlements c-16m 1991
Europe Explores America: Southern Voyages and Settlements c-16m 1991
The Everglades: Conserving a Balanced Community Paul Buchbinder c-12m 1987
Evidence for Molecules and Atoms Larry Yust (producer); Stanley Croner and Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-19m September 19, 1961
Evidence for the Ice Age (American Geological Institute); Stanley Croner (producer); Charles F. Finance, and Gary Lopez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-19m March 16, 1965 revised 1988; video [128]
Evolution of Landscapes Bert Van Bork (producer) c-18m 1986
Evolution of Vascular Plants: The Ferns Howard Arnott and Ralph Buchabaum c-16m September 12, 1962
Exercise and Physical Fitness Kent Smith (producer); Gerald Gardner c-22m December 7, 1973
Exercise for Happy Living Arthur H Steinhaus bw-11m November 30, 1950
Expanding Math Skills with the Minicalculator: Introduction (Aesop Films Inc.-National Semiconductor Corp.); Marvin L. Sohns c-16m April 26, 1977 part animated cartoon
Expanding Math Skills with the Minicalculator: The Winner (Aesop Films Inc.-National Semiconductor Corp.); Marvin L. Sohns c-16m April 26, 1977 part animated cartoon
Experimenting with Animals, White Rats c-10m August 5, 1966 Basic Life Sciences, Animals with Backbones
Experiments in Physics Thomas G. Smith (producer); c-series of 8mm film loops 1970 titles: Cathode-ray Oscilloscope: Historical introduction. / Some elementary things an oscilloscope can do / The function of the amplifier in the oscilloscope / Electron gun 2--electron focusing / Phase and the oscilloscope / Oscilloscope controls and their functions / Frequency measurement 2--time base / Frequency measurement I--time base
Experiments in Physics (second series) (Kaye Instrument Company); Thomas G. Smith (producer); Albert V. Baez, Colan Powel & Homar Bosserman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-series of 8mm loop films (4m each) 1971 titles: Computer Animated Standing Waves in a Spring / Parametric Variations / Reflection of Pulses Parts 1 & 2 / Superimposition of Pulses / Supersition of Pulses
Explaining Matter: Atoms and Molecules Hal Kopel (producer); Larry Yust & Kenneth E. Vordenberg; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m November 27, 1958
Explaining Matter: Chemical Change Larry Yust, Robert Deem & Theodore A. Ansbacher c-11m July 19, 1960
Explaining Matter: Chemical Change (2nd edition) David Jay c-16m 1982
Explaining Matter: Evidence for the Atomic-Molecular Theory David Jay c-16m 1982
Explaining Matter: Molecules in Motion George Gamow c-11m December 31, 1958
Exploring the Night Sky Milan Herzog (producer); F. W. Schlesinger bw-10m April 5, 1956
Exploring the Universe (ERPI); Walter Bartky bw-10m May 1, 1937
The Eyes and Seeing Stanley Croner (producer); Charles F. Finance, Jerome T. Pearlman, and Ralph Buchsbaum c-16m April 18, 1968
Eyes and Their Care (ERPI); Collaborators: Department of Ophthalmology at College of Medicine, New York University and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University bw-11m December 21, 1941 video [129]
Eyes and Vision Margaret McKibben Lawler (advisor) c-10m August 30, 1963

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Face of the Earth Paul Burnford & Arthur L. Swerdloff c-11m November 18, 1953
Fact of the Earth (2nd edition) c-10m 1975
The Fall of the House of Usher (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Guerdon Trueblood; cast: cast: Clifford David, Michael MacRae, Logan Ramsey, Tara Leigh c-2 parts (30m/12m) February 20, 1976 Short Story Showcase; second part: A Discussion of Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher; video [130]
Falling Water Bert Van Bork (producer) c-13m 1987
La Familia Fernández Milan Herzog (producer); Irving Rusinow & John W. Oller; consultant: Angel González Araúzo c-series of shorts (40m approx., 54 completed by 1963) 1962
La Familia Fernández: Otra Carta Milan Herzog (producer); Irving Rusinow & John W. Oller; consultant: Angel González Araúzo c-10m 1963 video [131]
Fantasy of Feet c-8m May 9, 1969
Far Western States (ERPI) bw-10m December 31, 1942
Far Western States (2nd edition) Carl Dudley (producer) c-11m June 3, 1955
Farm Animals (ERPI); Ernest Horn & Arthur I. Gates bw-10m October 15, 1937
Farm Animals (2nd edition) John Walker c-11m February 6, 1957
The Farm Community c-14m February 12, 1969
Farm Family in Autumn Thomas G. Smith & E. Laurence Palmer c-15m September 8, 1967 video [132]
Farm Family in Spring Thomas G. Smith & E. Laurence Palmer c-15m February 22, 1968 video [133]
Farm Family in Summer Thomas G. Smith & E. Laurence Palmer c-15m June 7, 1968 video [134]
Farm Family in Winter Thomas G. Smith & E. Laurence Palmer c-15m September 8, 1967 video [135]
The Farmer Milan Herzog (producer) bw-14m May 5, 1954
The Farmer in a Changing America John Barnes (producer); James P. Shelton c-27m July 6, 1973 (filmed 1969)
The Faroe Islands Family (Nordisk Films-Statens Filmcentral) bw-11m October 19, 1953
The Farrier: Shoeing a Horse (Silver Dollar Inc.); Claude Locke c-10m 1979
FDR and World War Two bw-17m 1980
The Federal Reserve System: Origin, Purpose and Functions James W Angell & Frank Cellier bw-23m October 5, 1950
A Few Tests of Child Intelligence (ERPI); Ina Craig Sartorius bw-10m September 12, 1930
Fiber Optics (Science Pictures); Madeleine Spears (producer); Chris Barmer; camera: Tracy Gow & David Spears; graphics: Anna Newton; consultant: Robert Applebaum c-16m 1992 video [136]
A Field Becomes a Town c-14m October 27, 1970
The Fig Tree c-10m 1971
Filbert and the Melon Cheater: Subtraction with Borrowing (Davidson Films); Elizabeth Janeway c-12m October 9, 1975 Math That Counts
Finding His Voice (Western Electric Company); F. Lyle Goldman; animation producer: Max Fleischer bw-10m June 21, 1929 part animated cartoon video [137]
Fire Warren P. Everote (producer); Charles K. Arey; camera: John Walker bw-11m February 26, 1947 video [138]
Fire, Friend and Foe (Avatar Learning); Joy B. Day c-23m 1977
Fire in the Sea (Hawaiian Volcanoes) Bert Van Bork (producer) c-10m May 10, 1973
Fire Mountain (Mt. Kilauea, Hawaii) Bert Van Bork c-17m June 17, 1970
Fire Prevention (In the Home) bw-14m June 25, 1951
Fire: What Makes It Burn Illa Podendorf c-11m August 16, 1962 video [139]
The Fireman (ERPI); Ernest Horn bw-10m November 3, 1939
The Fireman Milan Herzog (producer); Ernest Horn c-11m October 8, 1954 video [140]
First Aid Filmettes (American Red Cross) bw-6 shorts (2m each) April 6, 1951 titles: Artificial Respiration / Care of Wounds / Control of Bleeding / Extensive Burns / Splinting a Fracture / Treatment for Shock
First Aid on the Spot (American Red Cross) bw-11m April 26, 1951 revised 1959
First Aid on the Spot Vera Morkovin & Dale Collier c-10m 1979
First Aid: Wounds and Fractures (ERPI) bw-10m December 30, 1941
First Chicago: Case Study No. 2 Banking on Quality (Marchis Productions-National Educational Media); Mike Wright (producer); camera: Hal Bernstein, George Peebles & Mike Griffin; editor: Mary Frisoli; audio: Dave Durham, John Crisp & Les Stolarczyk; music: Nick Sanabria c-21m 1991
First Fifty- EBE's Golden Anniversary Retrospective c-17m 1978 video [141]
The First Many-Celled Animals: Sponges John Walker (producer) c-17m March 8, 1962 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
First Men Into Space: Solving the Space Survival Problems c-16m February 14, 1962
The Fish Embryo: From Fertilization to Harching (Le Développement Embryonnaire du Poisson / Zebra Fish) National Film Board of Canada c-27m 1961 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life; (edited down for American release)
The Fish in a Changing Environment Thomas G. Smith & William P. Braker c-11m December 6, 1966 Basic Life Sciences, Animals with Backbones
The Fish That Nearly Drowned (Moscow Educational Films) c-10m 1966
5000 Brains: The Story of the New Britannica Tom Hollyman c-27m 1974
Flatboatman of the Frontier: Ohio Valley Farmers, 1790-1820 (ERPI); Thomas D. Clark bw-11m December 26, 1941 video [142]
Flatworms: Platyhelminthes John Walker (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum c-16m September 12, 1962 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
Flies and Mosquitoes: Their Life Cycle and Control Paul Burnford (producer); Norman Bean; collaborator, Charles L. Hogue c-10m 1964
Flood Forecasting Bert Von Bork (producer); c-20m 1986
Florida: Spanish Colony to American State (Advanced American Communications); Robert C. Peters & B. Don Greene (producer); Glenn & Karen Winters c-17m 1990
Flowering Barrie Whatley (producer); Andrew Crilly c-25m 1990
Flowering Plants and Their Parts Charles L. Finance & George I. Schwartz; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-16m December 6, 1966 Basic Life Sciences, The World of Green Plants
Flowers Are Forever Jerry Haislmaier c-21m 1983
Flowers at Work John Walker (producer); William M. Harlow c-11m April 20, 1956 video [143]
Flying a Kite Willard Abraham & John Barnes c-5m October 2, 1952
Fog Bert Van Bork (producer) c-9m September 24, 1971
Food Hermann D. Tauchert (producer); Edward P. Storke c-12m 1979
Food and Nutrition c-10m 1950 (probably a re-edit of an earlier film)
Food and People: An Introduction to the World's Food Problems Charles Benton bw-28m November 10, 1955
Food from Our Garden (Crawley Films) c-10m July 24, 1952
Food from the Sun Thomas G. Smith & John Wagner c-9m July 4, 1966 Basic Life Sciences, The World of Living Things; video [144]
The Food Store bw-11m February 15, 1946
The Food Store (2nd edition) Marjorie D. Sharp c-13m September 27, 1957
Foods and Nutrition (ERPI) bw-10m January 2, 1940
For Your Baby: Postnatal Care (National Educational Media); Judith Conaway (producer); Ned Miller; editors: Suzanne Rosen & Randy McLeod c-15m 1990
For Your Baby: Prenatal Care (National Educational Media); Judith Conaway (producer); Ned Miller; editors: Suzanne Rosen & Randy McLeod c-15m 1990
Forces Larry Yust (producer); Stanley Croner; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-15m August 15, 1961
Forest Conservation (New York Zoological Society); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-11m September 8, 1949 The Living Forest; video [145]
The Forest Grows (New York Zoological Society); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-11m September 8, 1949 The Living Forest
The Forest Produces (New York Zoological Society); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-11m September 8, 1949 The Living Forest
Forest Ranger (Viking Pictures); Gordon D. Marckworth c-12m June 17, 1953
Form Paul Burnford c-6m August 18, 1954 Art in Action
Fossils: Exploring the Past Bert Van Bork & William H. Mathews c-16m 1978
The Fox and the Rooster Warren P. Everote (producer); Grace E Storm; camera: Lynwood Chase bw-11m June 25, 1951
Fox Hunt in Italy F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller; camera: Jack Cardiff c-10m August 19, 1953 re-edit of a 1938 "World Windows" short Fox Hunting In The Roman Campagna
Fragonard (Visual Images); David W. Powell & Cherill Anson; narrator: Peter S. Vogt c-7m 1973 Art of Awareness (National Gallery of Art)
France and Its People Milan Herzog (producer) bw-13m May 2, 1955
France in the New World (Colonial Life in Canada) William Deneen & John Irwin Cooper c-16m January 9, 1963
Frank and His Dog John Barnes & Gordon Weisenborn c-5m41s October 2, 1952 video [146]
Frank Tends the Garden c-5m October 2, 1952
Frederick Douglass Benjamin Quarles & Sterling Stuckey c-9m January 7, 1972
Free Press Vs. Fair Trial By Jury- the Sheppard Case Stanley Croner; editor: James Kennedy; camera: Alan Capps & Isidore Mankofsky c-27m August 26, 1969
Freedom of Religion Bernard Wilets c-19m 1982
Freedom to Speak, People of New York Vs. Irving Feiner John Barnes (producer); Robert Q. Lovett; writer: Linda Gottlieb; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-23m July 20, 1967 video [147]
Freight Train c-12m 1979
The Freight Train (2nd edition) Milan Herzog (producer); Paul Robert Hanna bw-11m January 24, 1955
French and Indian War: Seven Years' War in America William Deneen; collaborators: John Irwin Cooper & Howard Peckham c-16m March 9, 1962 video [148]
French Canadian Children (ERPI); John Walker bw-10m May 27, 1940 Children of Many Lands
French Children (Une Famille Bretonne) Milan Herzog (producer); Elton Hocking bw-11m April 16, 1948 Children of Many Lands
The French Explorers (Crawley Films) Theodore E. Laying c-11m October 4, 1965
The French Revolution: Death of the Old Regime (NBC News) c-18m 1966 video [149]
The Fresh Water Pond John Walker (producer); Robert W. Hull c-13m September 5, 1961 revised in 1985 with producer Scott W. Benton
The Frog (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m February 24, 1931
The Frog (2nd edition) c-11m June 14, 1957
The Frog c-series of 8mm loop shorts (3-4m each) March 4, 1965 titles: The Anatomy of the Central Nervous System / The Breathing and Respiration / Circulation (Arteries) / Circulation (Veins) / The Digestive System / The External Anatomy / The Pithing / The Preparation of a Spinal Frog / The Reproduction and Urinary Systems of the Female / The Reproduction and Urinary Systems of the Male / The Simple Reflexes / Systems of the Male Reproductive and Urinary
From Creeping to Walking (ERPI); Arnold Gesell; editor: Alice V. Keliher bw-10m October 15, 1934 Yale University of Child Development
Frontier Boy of the Early Midwest William Deneen; writer: Elmore Leanord c-16m February 1, 1962
Frontiers in Space Milan Herzog (producer); I. S. Bowen c-11m September 27, 1962
Fuels and Heat (ERPI); H. Horton Sheldon bw-10m December 2, 1938 revised 1946
Fuels: Their Nature and Use Milan Herzog (producer) c-11m June 25, 1958
Fun on the Playground Lawrence K. Frank bw-11m November 28, 1947
Fundamentals of Acoustics Warren P. Everote (producer); camera: John Walker bw-11m November 15, 1948 revised 1950
Fundamentals of Diet (ERPI) bw-10m December 28, 1943 video [150]
Fundamentals of Football (ERPI) bw-40m October 20, 1930
Fundamentals of the Nervous System Milan Herzog (producer); James Toman c-16m December 8, 1959
Fundamentals of the Nervous System (2nd edition) Cheryl Jefferson c-16m 1981
Fundamentals of Track and Field Gerald Heidt bw-24m March 27, 1954
Fungi John Walker (producer); Josiah L. Lowe c-15m October 11, 1960 revised in 1988 with Scott W. Benton
Fungus Plants (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m February 24, 1931
Fur Trapper of the North Ralph Bryenton c-11m March 15, 1951
Furnace in the Sky Bert Van Bork (producer) c-21m 1983
Furniture Craftsmen (Meubelmakers) (ERPI); Edwin Hipkiss bw-10m April 25, 1940
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "The Crocodile" Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; cast: Eldon Quick, Robyn Millan, Britt Leach c-28m February 26, 1973 Short Story Showcase; second part: A Discussion of...; video [151]

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
A Galactic Encyclopedia (York Films); Terence Murtagh (producer); writer: David Taylor; narrator: Kerry Frumkin c-12 shorts (240m total) 1993
The Galapagos: Darwin's World Within Itself John Walker (producer); Robert I. Bowman c-19m November 10, 1971 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology
Galileo's Laws of Falling Bodies Warren P. Everote (producer); Milan Herzog & O. W. Eshbach bw-6m September 10, 1953
The Garbage Explosion John Walker (producer) c-16m April 28, 1970 video [152]
Gardening (ERPI); Ellen Eddy Shaw bw-11m December 10, 1940
Gardens for Everyone (Education Horizone) c-11m 1967
Gas for Home and Industry Wilbur L. Beauchamp bw-20m October 28, 1949
Gas Laws and Their Application: Boyle, Charles and Gay-Lussac Milan Herzog (producer) bw-14m November 19, 1954
The Gasoline Age (History of Transportation, Part 2) Ralph E. Turner c-14m December 22, 1958
Gazelle Jane & Peter Chermayeff c-10m 1984 Silent Safari
Gene Action David M, Bonner c-16m September 30, 1963
Genetic Fingerprinting (Science Pictures) c-20m 1992
Genetics and Plant Improvements (Science Pictures); David Spears, Paul Clayton & Madeleine Spears c-15m 1991
Geologic Time Bert Von Bork (producer); c-22m 1986
Geological Work of Ice (ERPI); Carey Croneis bw-10m October 30, 1935
Geological Work of Ice (2nd edition) Milan Herzog & John Walker c-11m May 13, 1960
George Washington (Emerson Film Corp.); Allan Nevins bw-18m January 2, 1951 Famous Men & Women of the World
George Washington (2nd edition) (Osmond Commercial Productions); Kevin Kelly c-29m 1980
Germany: People of the Industrial West John T. Bobbitt (producer); Kenneth Richter c-16m September 17, 1957
Getting a Job Hal Kopel (producer); Harry Dexter Kitson bw-16m April 12, 1954
Getting Along with Parents Milan Herzog (producer); Carl R. Rogers bw-14m June 30, 1954 video [153]
Getting the Facts John T. Bobbitt (producer); Ralph D. Casey bw-11m October 6, 1953
Getting the News c-16m September 8, 1967
Geyser Valley (Yellowstone) Bert Van Bork (producer) c-8m 1972
The Ghost of Captain Peale: Linear Measurement and Mapping with Metric Units (Davidson Films); Elizabeth Janeway c-12m August 12, 1975 Math That Counts
The Gift of the Magi Bert Van Bork (producer); Jerrold Haisimaier; cast: Janice St. John & Jonathan Fuller c-15m 1980 video [154]
Giraffe Jane & Peter Chermayeff c-11m 1972 Silent Safari
Glacier on the Move Milan Herzog (producer); Richard Kucera c-11m May 25, 1973
Glass: from the Old to the New through Science Warren P. Everote (producer) c-20m January 22, 1954
Glasses for Susan: A New Day Maclovia Rodriquez (producer); Philip Carlin c-12m January 10, 1973
Goats (Billy and Nanny, the Goat Twins) (ERPI); Ernest Horn bw-11m August 3, 1939 revised 1953
The Gold Rush Stanley Croner & John W. Caughey; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-24m April 20, 1965
The Golden Axe (World TV Corp.); William Wilder bw-8m April 8, 1952
The Golden Lizard: A Folktale from Mexico Thomas G. Smith c-19m September 26, 1976
Goldfinch Family John Walker (producer); W. W. Bennett c-8m June 29, 1956 video [155]
Goya (Visual Images); David W. Powell & Cherill Anson c-7m 1973 Art of Awareness (National Gallery of Art)
The Grasslands Ralph Buchsbaum & Charles E. Olmsted c-17m February 21, 1962 video [156]
Gravity: How It Affects Us c-14m June 29, 1960
Gray Gull, the Hunter (Aktiebolaget Svenski Filmindustri); Arne Sucksdorff bw-19m January 12, 1956 Original film edited from: Trut! (1944)
Gray Squirrel (ERPI); Ernest Horn & Lynwood Chace bw-10m August 4, 1938
Gray Squirrel (2nd edition) John Walker (producer); Elizabeth Graf c-10m May 2, 1961
Great Apes: Fact vs. Fantasy (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); script: Lawrence M. Konner c-23m April 12, 1978
The Great Books c-19m 1991
The Great Debate: Lincoln Versus Douglas John Barnes & Senator Paul Douglas (producer); Robert K. Sharpe; cast: Hal Holbrook c-30m April 9, 1965
The Great Diamond: Long Division (Davidson Films); Elizabeth Janeway c-12m December 12, 1975 Math That Counts
Great Expectations (The Novel Great Expectations) John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; writer: Clifton Fadiman; art director: C. Walter Hodges; editor: Robert Johnson c-2 parts (34m each) February 21, 1962 videos [157] & [158]
The Great Lakes: How They Were Formed Harry Grubbs & Clifford J. Kamen; narrator: James Matthews c-11m 1948
Great Lakes: North America's Inland Seas William Kay (producer); Alfred Larsen c-17m January 5, 1972
The Great Lakes: Their Link with Ocean Shipping Harry Grubbs (producer); Clifford J. Kamen; narrator: James Matthews c-11m 1948
The Great Plains: Land of Risk Michael Birch (producer) c-15m August 18, 1966
Greek Children Milan Herzog (producer); L.S. Stavrianos bw-16m February 26, 1951 Children of Many Lands
Greek Lyric Poetry John Barnes; writer: David Grene; art direction: C. Walter Hodges; cast: John Neville, Joe Rae, Mark Dignam & Edwin Richfield c-30m September 24, 1962 video [159]
The Greek Myths John Barnes; co-writer: Gilbert Highet; camera: Mauro Barboni; editor: Robert Johnson c-2 parts (26m/24m) December 6, 1971
Green Plants and Sunlight George I. Schwartz c-11m November 16, 1966 Basic Life Sciences, The World of Green Plants
The Grizzly Bear: A Case Study in Field Research National Geographic Society - c-22m October 23, 1967 video [160]
Ground Water (ERPI); Corey Croneis bw-10m October 20, 1935
Groundwater Bert Van Bork c-18m 1982
Grouping Living Things Bruce Hoffman c-20m 1985
Grouse of the Grasslands (American Museum of Natural History) c-10m August 15, 1950
Growing Roach Van Allen c-8m August 27, 1969
Growing Girls (Film Producers Guild) bw-13m 1949
Growing Up Day By Day Hugh & Suzanne Johnston c-10m February 24, 1959 revised 1980
The Growth of Adaptive Behavior (In the First Five Years) Arnold Gesell bw-11m November 21, 1946 Yale University of Child Development
Growth of Cities (Cities: How They Grow) (ERPI); Robert S. Lynd bw-11m December 12, 1941 revised 1952 with producer Milan Herzog; video [161]
The Growth of Infant Behavior: Early Stages (ERPI); Arnold Gesell; editor: Alice V. Keliher bw-10m October 15, 1934 Yale University of Child Development
The Growth of Infant Behavior: Later Stages (ERPI); Arnold Gesell; editor: Alice V. Keliher bw-10m October 15, 1934 Yale University of Child Development
The Growth of Motor Behavior (The First Five Years) Arnold Gesell bw-11m November 21, 1946 Yale University of Child Development
The Growth of Plants John Walker (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum c-20m June 18, 1962
Growth of Seeds John Walker (producer); William Morehouse Harlow c-13m September 27, 1957
La Guarda Cuidadosa (Producciones Ancora Espana); Fernando García de la Vega; cast: Gloria Cámara & Pablo Sanz c-28m March 25, 1966
Guatemala: Nation of Central America Preston E. James c-17m March 1, 1960
The Guest Harry Grubbs (producer); Clifford J. Kamen; narrator: James Matthews c-11m 1948
Guidance in Public Schools (ERPI); Richard D. Allen bw-20m March 28, 1931
Gymnosperms John Walker (producer); Jane Philpott c-16m August 1, 1961 video [162]

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Halloween Party Gordon Weisenborn (producer); Willard Abraham c-6m September 29, 1953 video [163]
Hamlet I: The Age of Elizabeth (Massachusetts Council for the Humanities); John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; writer: Maynard Mack; art directors: C. Walter Hodges & Brian Jackson; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson; with Stratford Shakespeare Festival Company c-30m 1959 video [164]
Hamlet III: The Poisoned Kingdom (Massachusetts Council for the Humanities); John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; writer: Maynard Mack; art directors: C. Walter Hodges & Brian Jackson; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson; with Stratford Shakespeare Festival Company c-30m 1959
Hamlet IV: The Readiness Is All (Massachusetts Council for the Humanities); John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; writer: Maynard Mack; art directors: C. Walter Hodges & Brian Jackson; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson; with Stratford Shakespeare Festival Company c-30m 1959
Hamlet IV: What Happens in Hamlet? (Massachusetts Council for the Humanities); John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; writer: Maynard Mack; art directors: C. Walter Hodges & Brian Jackson; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson; with Stratford Shakespeare Festival Company c-30m 1959
The Hands (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m April 4, 1975 Art of Silence; video [165]
The Hare and the Tortoise Grace Storm bw-11m October 2, 1947 video [166]
The Hare and the Tortoise Paul Buchbinder; animation: Richard Pape; camera: Craig Witty; music: Bobbie Thomas c-9m 1979 animated cartoon
Harlem in the Twenties Benjamin Quarles & Sterling Stuckey c-10m January 7, 1972 (completed '70)
Hawaii the 50th State Jean E. Thompson (producer); William Deneen c-16m June 11, 1959
Hawaii the 50th State (2nd edition) Jerry Haislmaier c-24m 1984
Health in Our Community Larry Yust & Donald a Dukelow c-13m April 17, 1959 video [167]
Hearing the Call (Open University); John Stratford (producer); consultant: David Robinson; camera: Tim Chard; editor: Ron de Mattos c-25m 1993
Heart and Circulation (ERPI); A. J. Carlson bw-10m June 15, 1937 video [168]
The Heart and the Circulatory System Charles F. Finance (producer); Forrest H. Adams c-16m January 1, 1975
Heart Care - Your New Lifestyle writer: Lauraine A. Thomas c-15m 1981
Heart Diseases: Its Major Causes Hal Kopel (producer); Wright Adams bw-11m February 23, 1955 video [169]
Heartbeat of a Volcano Bert Van Bork, Howard Powers & John S. Shelton c-21m May 13, 1970 video [170]
Heat and How We Use It Albert Plitz c-11m February 28, 1963
Heat Series bw-series of shorts (30m each) 1957 titles: Change of State / Heat Capacity and Changes of State / Heat Energy and Gas Laws / Heat Engines / Heat Transfer / Latent Heat of Fusion: Laboratory / Liquid Air / Mechanical Equivalent of Heat: Laboratory / Radiant Heat / Refrigeration and Geysers / Thermal Expansion: Laboratory
Heat: Its Nature and Transfer Milan Herzog (producer); O. W. Eshbach c-11m April 15, 1958
Heather Becomes a Firefighter Dennis S. Johnson c-13m 1980
The Helicopter Hal Kopel (producer) bw-11m March 18, 1954 video [171]
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Emerson Film Corp.); Howard M. Jones bw-17m September 27, 1949 Famous Men & Women of the World
Heredity (ERPI) bw-10m January 3, 1939
Heritage in Black c-27m May 12, 1969
Hibernation and Other Forms of Dormancy Charles C. Carpenter c-10m February 20, 1962
The Hidden World: A Study of Insects National Geographic Society; Jack Haley Jr. c-24m January 11, 1967 edited from a November 8, 1966 broadcast; video [172]
Hindu Family Milan Herzog (producer); W. Norman Brown bw-10m January 23, 1952
Hitting in Baseball Jimmy Dykes & Hollis Thurston bw-11m February 11, 1947
Hobo: at the End of the Line Carl Jones c-24m November 22, 1977
Home Cookery of Fish bw-11m June 20, 1946
Home Electrical Appliances Earl C. McCracken bw-11m June 7, 1944 video [173]
Home Nursing (ERPI) bw-10m October 3, 1941
The Honey Bee (ERPI) bw-10m November 15, 1940
Horace Mann (Emerson Film Corp.); Edwin I. F. Williams bw-18m August 10, 1951 Famous Men & Women of the World
The Horse (ERPI); Ernest Horn bw-10m October 15, 1941
Horsemen of the Western Trails bw-11m November 10, 1949
Horses! (Avatar Learning); Donna L. denBoer c-22m July 11, 1977 (completed '76)
The Hospital camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m November 16, 1966 video [174]
The House-Fly (ERPI); Melvin Brodshaug & (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m February 20, 1936
The House Fly (2nd edition) Warren P. Everote (producer); Charles E. Palm; camera: William A. Anderson c-17m September 18, 1958 video [175]
House of Man, Part I: Our Changing Environment (Conservation Foundation) c-17m 1964
House of Man, Part II: Our Crowded Environment (Conservation Foundation) c-11m June 10, 1969 (completed '66)
How Behavior Grows: The Patterning of Prone Progression Arnold Gesell bw-11m February 25, 1947 Yale University of Child Development
How Computers Do It! David Jay (producer); Bear McKay c-13m 1985
How Level Is Sea Level? (American Geological Institute); Stanley Croner (producer); John S. Shelton; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-10m April 24, 1970 video [176]
How Long Does It Take? (Centron Corporation); consultants: Carol Elsholz & Jane Polcyn c-5m 1988 First Things First: Early Literacy Skills
How Nature Protects Animals (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m February 24, 1931
How Nature Protects Animals (2nd edition) Warren P. Everote (producer); James A. Oliver; camera: William A. Anderson c-11m March 30, 1959 revised for video in 1988
How Our Bodies Fight Disease Milan Herzog (producer); Paul R. Cannon bw-8m February 22, 1955 video [177]
How Pine Trees Reproduce: Pine Cone Biology William Morehouse Harlow c-11m November 22, 1963
How Solid Is Rock? (American Geological Institute); Stanley Croner (producer); Charles L Finance; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-22m April 16, 1968
How The Elephant Got His Trunk Ed Newman (director); Monica Kenfdalls (co-animator); Chris Weakley, Susan Kubinski, Nancy Guzik, Monica Kendall (set designs) c-13m 1987 clay animation
How to Bend Light Larry Yust & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m September 29, 1961
How to Block in Football bw-11m September 8, 1949
How to Catch (In Baseball) bw-11m February 25, 1948
How to Communicate Effectively (Advanced American Communications); Diane Marie Smith (producer); Kevin Hynes; writer: Lisa Rosenberg c-4 shorts (19-20m each) 1990 titles: Listen Actively / Manage Anger / Practice Delegation / Talk Clearly
How to Conduct a Discussion Cyril O. Houle bw-24m March 12, 1953
How to Handle the Basketball bw-11m October 13, 1949
How to Handle the Football bw-11m October 5, 1949
How to Hit (In Baseball) bw-11m February 25, 1948
How to Improve Your Footwork in Basketball bw-11m October 13, 1949
How to Make a Simple Loom and Weave Ruby Day Niebauer c-16m January 1, 1955
How to Make a Starch Painting Ruby Day Niebauer c-12m January 1, 1955
How to Measure Time Larry Yust; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m August 15, 1961
How to Produce Electric Current with Magnets Larry Yust & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m July 6, 1961
How to Shoot Baskets bw-11m October 13, 1949
How to Tackle in Football bw-11m September 8, 1949
How to Throw (In Baseball) bw-11m February 18, 1948
Huckleberry Finn and the American Experience Larry Yust; writer: Clifton Fadiman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-26m December 16, 1965
The Human Adventure (ERPI); Charles Henry Breasted bw-8 shorts (edited later as a feature) April 1, 1934
Human Biology (Eothen Films) c-series of 8mm film loops (4m each) 1971 titles: Joint Movement Introduction / Saddle Joint / Gilding Joints / Ball and Socket Joints / Pivot Joints / Hinge Joints
The Human Brain John T. Bobbitt (producer); Nathaniel Kleitman bw-11m February 16, 1955 video [178]
The Human Brain (2nd edition) Bruce Hoffman (producer); William V. Mayer c-24m 1983
Human Development: Enhancing Cognitive Growth in Children (Concept Media); Al Moore; writer: Janet Dignam c-3 parts (27-31m each) 1994 titles: Compliance, Self Control and Prosocial Behavior / 2 - Peer Relationships / 3 - Intellectual Growth and Achievement
Human Origins: A Walk through Time (Open University-BBC); David Jackson (producer) c-25m 1992
Human Reproduction Bruce Hoffman (producer); William V. Mayer, Rita Basuray & Phil McCrea c-26m 1985
Humanities: A Bridge to Ourselves Milan Herzog (producer); Clifton Fadiman c-29m December 10, 1974 video [179]
The Humanities: What They Are and What They Do (Massachusetts Council for the Humanities); John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; writer: Clifton Fadiman; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson c-29m 1959 video [180]
Hungary and Communism: Easter Europe in Change William Deneen c-17m October 8, 1964
The Hunt David Deverell (producer); adapted from Richard Connell's The Most Dangerous Game; cast: Mike Lloyd Gentry, Paul St. Michael & Jerry Creamer c-30m April 23, 1975 Short Story Showcase; video [181]
The Hunter and the Forest (Aktiebolaget Svenski Filmindustri); Arne Sucksdorff bw-8m 1945 Re-edit of Gryning (1944)

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Iberian Peninsula Harold S. Kemp bw-11m December 31, 1948
Ice Cream H. H. Sommer bw-11m March 17, 1948
If You Could See the Earth Woody Conkling c-10m May 3, 1967 revised 1987
Image of the City Charles and Ray Eames c-15m 1973 video [182]
Immigration Henry S. Commager bw-11m January 28, 1947 video [183]
Immobility, Preventing Complications c-4 shorts (86m total) 1993
Immunization Warren P. Everote (producer); Michael Heidelberger, Yale Kneeland Jr. & Harry M. Rose; camera: Andrew Costikyan bw-11m October 17, 1947 video [184]
Immunization (2nd edition) Michael Heidelberger, Yale Kneeland Jr. & Harry M. Rose bw-11m November 7, 1955
The Impact of Television (Chuck Olin Associates); Chuck Olin c-20m 1980
Impala Jane & Peter Chermayeff c-11m 1972 Silent Safari
The Importance of Selling Hal Kopel (producer); James R. Hawkinson bw-19m October 14, 1952
In Case of Fire Larry Yust c-20m November 4, 1959 (black & white copy) video [185]
In Case of Fire (2nd edition) Dennis Johnson c-20m 1980
In Case of Fire Fire Drills and Fire Safety Lonnie Gilliland c-20m 1959
In Eskimo Land bw-11m March 1, 1948
Increasing Productivity (National Educational Media) c-25m 1987
India, Diverse and Complex Land Sanjiv Prakash c-18m 1987
India: Customs in the Village F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller (producers); W. Norman Brown; camera: Jack Cardiff c-11m July 26, 1957 re-edit of a 1938 "World Windows" short A Village in India
India: Introduction to Its History F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller (producers) c-16m October 25, 1957 video [186]
India: Pakistan and the Union of India Milan Herzog (producer); Clarence Woodrow Sorensen bw-17m April 15, 1952
Indian Art of the Pueblos Bert Van Bork & Richard Conn c-13m March 8, 1976
Indian Artists of the Southwest Bert Van Bork (producer); Charles D. Breckenridge c-15m 1972
Indian Dances (American Museum of Natural History) c-11m November 14, 1951
Indian Family of Long Ago: Buffalo Hunters of the Plains c-14m February 6, 1957
Indians of Early America c-22m July 9, 1953
Individual Differences in Arithmetic (ERPI); Guy T. Buswell bw- 20m approx. February 27, 1931
Indonesia -New Nation of Asia William Deneen & Peter Gosling c-16m June 4, 1959 video [187]
The Industrial City c-17m January 20, 1970
Industrial Provinces of Canada bw-10m December 28, 1943
Industrial Purchasing (Purchasing Agent) Warren P. Everote (producer); Lyman White & Howard T. Lewis; camera: Andrew Costikyan c-22m July 22, 1952
The Industrial Revolution (ERPI) bw-10m October 29, 1942 video [188]
The Industrial Revolution in England John Barnes (producer); animation produced by W.M. Larkins c-25m August 21, 1959 (completed '57) black & white video [189]
The Industrial Revolution: The Beginnings in the United States John Barnes (producer); Dennis Azzarella & Lee Kohns; writer: Linda Gottlieb; cast: Francis Lowell c-23m October 11, 1968 video [190]
The Industrial Worker c-17m April 5, 1970
Infants Are Individuals: The Beginnings of Personality Arnold Gassel bw-11m February 25, 1947
Inflation (Twentieth Century Fund); John T. Bobbitt (producer); J. Frederic Dewhurst & Simon N. Whitney c-20m February 20, 1953
Inland Waterways in the Development of American Transportation Albert S. Carlson c-16m August 9, 1956
The Innovator: Producing Powerful Ideas (Centron Corporation); Robert Kohl (producer); Timothy Rebman; script: John Clifford c-23m 1988 Handling Creativity
Insect Life Cycle: The Periodical Cicada Henry S. Dybas (producer); Bert Van Bork c-11m January 17, 1957 revised 1975
Insect Mouthparts c-12m 1991
Insect Parasitism: The Alder Woodwasp and Its Enemies Ealing Corporation; G. H. Thompson & E. R. Skinner c-18m May 21, 1968
Insect Zoo Paul Burnford c-10m June 3, 1950 video [191]
Insects Charles E. Palm & William A. Anderson c-10m April 1, 1953 video [192]
Insects in a Garden George I. Schwartz c-11m June 3, 1965 Basic life science, unit 2: The world of animals
Insects, the Lovely and the Lethal (Avatar Learning); Charles L. Hogue c-23m 1980
Inside India bw-11m April 13, 1948
Inside Russia: Moscow and Leningrad bw-11m April 9, 1948 video [193]
Inside Russia: Peasant Life bw-11m April 13, 1948
Inside Russia: Siberia bw-11m April 30, 1948
Instruments of the Orchestra from Ping to Bong Wayne Boyer c-11m 1988
Insurance Against Fire Losses c-13m January 10, 1952
The Interior West: The Land Nobody Wanted Clarence Olmstead; camera: Arthur Botham c-20m November 21, 1966 v
Intern: A Long Year John Barnes (producer); Karin Mack; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson c-10m March 14, 1973 video [194]
Introduction to Biology Warren P. Everote (producer); R.O. Freeland bw-14m June 2, 1952 video [195]
Introduction to Holography Thomas G. Smith (producer); Tung H. Jeong & Albert V. Baez c-17m May 5, 1972 (completed '71) video [196]
Introduction to the Cathode-Ray Oscilloscope Thomas G. Smith (producer); c-11m November 5, 1970
Introduction to the Laser Thomas G. Smith (producer); Charles Townes, Arthur Schawlow & Ali Javan c-18m March 5, 1973
Introduction to the Water Cycle Bert Van Bork; narrator: Kerry Frumkin c-12m 1988
Investigating Hibernation: The Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel Thomas G. Smith (producer); Eric T. Pengelley & Sally Asmundsen c-14m 1972 video [197]
Iran: Between Two Worlds Kenneth Richter c-14m March 4, 1954 video [198]
Irish Boy: The Story of Sean c-15m June 2, 1972 video [199]
Irish Children: Rural Life in Western Ireland (Children of Ireland) Milan Herzog (producer); Conrad M. Arensberg bw-11m March 29, 1948 Children of Many Lands
Irrigation Farming (ERPI); George T. Renner Jr. bw-10m August 3, 1939 revised 1950
Is the Ice Age Coming? (Beid-Covan Productions) c-24m March 14, 1977
Israeli Boy: Life on a Kibbutz Writer/producer/director Ruth Ariella Broyde c-17m March 4, 1973
Italian Children: Harvest Time in Umbria Joseph G. Fucilla bw-11m May 31, 1950 Children of Many Lands
An Italian Family: Life in a Farm John Barnes (producer); Edoardo Capolino c-21m June 2, 1975 also known as "Farm Family In Italy"
Italy, Peninsula of Contrasts Clifford J. Kamen (producer); Clarence W. Sorensen c-17m May 9, 1952
It's a Badger's World! Hugh & Suzanne Johnston (producers); Barbara Wehr c-12m 1980

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
James Dickey, Poet: Lord, Let Me Die, But Not Die Out Stanley Croner c-37m July 23, 1970
James Fenimore Cooper (Emerson Film Corp.); E. Spiller bw-17m September 27, 1949 Famous Men & Women of the World
Jamestown: The First English Settlement in America Milan Herzog (producer); Bert Van Bork & Clarence L. Ver Steeg c-22m May 1, 1958
Jan: Boy of the Netherlands Milan Herzog (producer); Irving Rusinow c-19m September 29, 1970
Japan: 80,000,000 Mouths to Feed Dickson Reck c-12m January 22, 1953
Japan: Economic World Power (Trigon Film for Institut for Film und Bild); Brigitte Krause; consultant: Dr. Albert J. Larson c-15m 1992
Japan: Harvesting the Land and Sea William Deneen & Robert Hall c-27m September 30, 1963
Japan: Miracle in Asia William Deneen c-30m September 16, 1963 video [200]
Japanese Boy, the Story of Taro William Deneen c-20m February 4, 1963 video [201]
Je Parle Français Deuxième Degré (Concept Films) c-approx 10 shorts (10m each) 1970
Je Parle Français Premier Degré: Deuxième Édition Edward F. "Frank" Wilgocki Jr. (producer); Michel Beaudry, Michel Boyer, Jean Goumain & Jean Leduc c-approx 20 shorts (10m each) 1974
Je Parle Français: Art and Life (L'Art Et La Vie) (Concept Films) c-9m 1970
Je Parle Français: Aux Quatre Coins de France (Concept Films) c-9m 1970
Je Parle Français: Loin de Paris (Concept Films) c-9m 1970
Je Parle Français: Loisirs Et Vacances (Concept Films) c-9m 1970
Je Parle Français: Manual 1 (episodes 1-27) (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw & c-series of shorts (10m each) 1960 First 13 titles: L'École Américane #1 / Permettez Moi #2 / Je M'appelle #3 / Ma Soeur Anne #4 / Ou Allez-Vous? #5 / Qu'est-ce que Vous Étudiez? #6 / Pouvez-vous Me Dire... #7 / Anne a L'université De Rennes #8 / Etes-vous Étudiante? #9 / Parlez-vous Anglais? #10 / Un Café d'Étudiants #11 / Le 9 Octobre #12 / Je Ne Sais #13
Je Parle Français: Manual 2 (episodes 28-66) (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw & c-series of shorts (10m each) 1961
Je Parle Français: Manual 2 Episode 51: L'Abbaye (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel c-7m 1961 video [202]
Je Parle Français: Manual 2 Episode 52: Le Mont Saint-Michel (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw-7m 1961 video [203]
Je Parle Français: Manual 2 Episode 64: Le Pardon (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw-7m 1961 video [204]
Je Parle Français: Manual 2 Episode 65: Fête Folklorique (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw-7m 1961 video [205]
Je Parle Français: Manual 2 Episode 66: Les Menhirs (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel c-7m 1961 video [206]
Je Parle Français: Manual 3 (episodes 67-81) (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw & c-series of shorts (10m each) 1961
Je Parle Français: Manual 3 Episode 67: Chaumont (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw-7m 1961 video [207]
Je Parle Français: Manual 3 Episode 81: Le Tour Eiffel (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw-7m 1961 video [208]
Je Parle Français: Manual 4 (episodes 82-120) (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw & c-series of shorts (10m each) 1961
Je Parle Français: Manual 4 Episode 114: La Ferm (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel c-7m 1961 video [209]
Je Parle Français: Manual 4 Episode 117: Le Camping (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel c-7m 1961 video [210]
Je Parle Français: Manual 4 Episode 119: Carcassonne (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw-7m 1961 video [211]
Je Parle Français: Manual 4 Episode 84: Le Palais De Versailles (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw-7m 1961 video [212]
Je Parle Français: Manual 4 Episode 85: Les Jardin De Versailles (Tadié-Cinema); Milan Herzog, LaVelle Rosselot & Georges Matoré (producer); Georges Strouvé & Jacques Duhamel bw-7m 1961 video [213]
Je Parle Français: Quebec La Belle Province (Concept Films) c-9m 1970
Je Parle Français: Rhythmes de Paris (Concept Films) c-9m 1970
Je Parle Français: Une Lettre de Suisse (Concept Films) c-9m 1970
Je Parle Français: Vivre Mieux, Demain (Concept Films) c-9m 1970
Jean and Her Dolls John Barnes & Gordon Weisenborn c-5m October 2, 1952 video [214]
Jerry's Restaurant (H.S. Potter Productions); Jerry Myers c-12m June 26, 1977
Jerusalem, the Holy City F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller (producers); Casper J. Kraemer Jr.; camera: Jack Cardiff c-10m March 2, 1951 re-edit of a 1938 "World Windows" short Jerusalem
Jesse from Mississippi Benjamin Quarles & Sterling Stuckey c-15m November 10, 1971
Jet Propulsion (Emerson Film Corp.) bw-11m November 24, 1952
Job Opportunities c-series of 8mm film loops (5m each) 1969 titles: Carpenters / Fire Fighters
Job Opportunities (2nd series) c-series of 8mm film loops (5m each) 1970 titles: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics / Airplane Mechanists / All-round Machinists / Automobile Body Repairmen / Automobile Mechanics / Bricklayers / Carpenters / Cooks and Chefs / Dental Assistants / Dental Hygienists / Dental Laboratory Technicians / Electricians / Forestry Aides / Licensed Practical Nurses / Medical Technologists / Photographers / Registered Professional Nurses / Routemen / Sheet Metal Workers / Surveyors / Television and Radio Service Tehnicians / Waiters and Waitresses / Welders Oxygen and Arc Cutters
John C. Calhoun (Emerson Film Corp.); Avery O. Craven bw-17m December 29, 1950 Famous Men & Women of the World
John Charles Fremont (Emerson Film Corp.); Allan Nevins bw-17m June 7, 1950 Famous Men & Women of the World
John Greenleaf Whittier (Emerson Film Corp.); Cecil B. Williams bw-17m June 7, 1950 Famous Men & Women of the World
John Keats John Barnes; co-writer: Archibald MacLeish; art director: Bernard Sarron; camera: Alfred Hicks; narrator: James Mason; cast: John Stride, Janine Faye, Richard Everett, Petra Davis, Ezra Barnes, Frank Barrie & Mark Dignam c-2 shorts adapted from a feature (20m each) August 20, 1973 titles: Poet / His Life and His Death; video [215]
Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A. (Visual Images); David W. Powell & Cherill Anson c-8m 1974 Art of Awareness (National Gallery of Art)
John Marshall (Emerson Film Corp.); Edwin S. Corwin bw-18m December 29, 1950 Famous Men & Women of the World
John Quincy Adams (Emerson Film Corp.); Dexter Perkins bw-17m January 2, 1951 Famous Men & Women of the World
John Singleton Copley (Visual Images); David W. Powell & Cherill Anson c-7m 1974 Art of Awareness (National Gallery of Art)
Johnny from Fort Apache Maclovia Rodrigues & Tony Machukay c-15m July 28, 1971
The Joint-Legged Animals: Anthropods John Walker (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum c-18m June 18, 1962 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
Joy of Growing - Germs and the Space Visitors Warren Brown, Glenn Langer, Donald Kincaid & H. G. LaBranche c-7m October 27, 1971
Joy of Growing - Health: Eye Care Fantasy Warren Brown, Glenn Langer, Donald Kincaid & H. G. LaBranche c-7m March 5, 1972
Joy of Growing - Safety: Playground Spirits Warren Brown, Glenn Langer, Donald Kincaid & H. G. LaBranche c-7m March 20, 1972
Joy of Growing - Safety: The Helpful Burglars Warren Brown, Glenn Langer, Donald Kincaid & H. G. LaBranche c-7m October 27, 1971
Joy of Growing - the Dirt Witch Cleans Up Warren Brown, Glenn Langer, Donald Kincaid & H. G. LaBranche c-7m November 10, 1971 video [216]
Joy of Growing - the Traffic Jungle Warren Brown, Glenn Langer, Donald Kincaid & H. G. LaBranche c-7m October 25, 1971
Joy of Growing - Toothache of the Clown Milan Herzog (producer); Warren Brown, Glenn Langer, Donald Kincaid & H. G. LaBranche c-7m January 24, 1972
Julius Caesar: The Rise of the Roman Empire William Deneen & John Eadie; writer: Elmore Leanord c-22m April 24, 1964
Jumps and Pole Vault (ERPI); Lawson Robertson bw-10m May 17, 1938
Jungles: The Green Oceans (Avatar Learning) c-23m 1980
Junior Rodeo Daredevils bw-9m October 5, 1949 video [217]
Justice under Law: The Gideon Case John Barnes (producer); Isidore Stein & Christopher Young c-23m December 21, 1966 video [218]

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Kangaroos (Australian Instructional Films); Lex Halliday bw-10m Aug 26, 1952
Keeping Clean and Neat Hal Kopel (producer); J. Wendell Yeo (collaboration); narrator: James Brill c-11m August 9, 1956 video [219]
Keeping Your Teeth Healthy (Charles Cahill & Associates); Barbara Wehr c-8m 1981
Kentucky Pioneers (ERPI); T. D. Clark bw-11m August 13, 1941 video [220]
Kentucky Pioneers (2nd edition) Thomas G. Smith & Allan Eckert c-26m March 13, 1969 (completed '67) video [221]
King Vat: Introduction to Decimals (Davidson Films); Elizabeth Janeway c-12m December 29, 1975 Math That Counts
Kitchen Safety (National Educational Media); Diane Marie Smith (producer); Bill Sheridan; writer: Don Hall; host: Tom Bosley c-5 shorts (15m each) 1989 titles: Preventing Burns / Preventing Cuts / Preventing Falls / Preventing Fires / Preventing Machine Injuries
Kitchen Sanitation: Fighting Foodborne Illnesses (National Educational Media); Diane Marie Smith (producer); Bill Sheridan; writer: Don Hall; host: Tom Bosley c-20m 1989
Kitchen Sanitation: In Your Hands (National Educational Media); Diane Marie Smith (producer); Bill Sheridan; writer: Don Hall; host: Tom Bosley c-14m 1989

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
The Lady of Shalott A.J.H. Pullinger (producer); Clarence W. Hach c-10m April 12, 1971
The Lady, or the Tiger? Larry Yust (producer); Clifton Fadiman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; cast: Ivan Triesault, Tammie Mavroleon, Philip Chapin, Sandra Descher & Phil Goble c-16m December 23, 1969 Short Story Showcase; second part: A Discussion Of Frank Stockton's The Lady Or The Tiger?; video [222]
Lafayette: Soldier of Liberty bw-16m August 18, 1955
Lake Constance: Jewel of Central Europe c-15m 1992
Lambing (Royal Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture); John Walker (producer) bw-20m 1967
Land of Friendly Animals (of the Galapagos Islands) John Walker (producer); Robert Bowman c-11m May 1, 1972
Land of Mexico (ERPI); Wallace Walter Atwood bw-10m March 6, 1939
The Language of Maps Nadine I. Clark c-11m May 5, 1964
Laplanders (Aktiebolaget Svenski Filmindustri); Arne Sucksdorff bw-8m February 14, 1952 Original film edited from: Vinden Från Väster (1942)
Latitude and Longitude (British Columbia Provincial Educational Media Centre) c-14m 1981
Laws of Heredity Curt Stern c-15m April 2, 1963
Laws of Motion Milan Herzog (producer); O. W. Eshbach c-13m October 23, 1952
The Leader: Encouraging Team Creativity (Centron Corporation); Robert Kohl (producer); Timothy Rebman; script: John Clifford c-23m 1988 Handling Creativity
Learning About Bears John Walker (producer) c-11m August 16, 1960
Learning About Cells Howard Potter & Craig Witty (producers); Henson Swift c-16m May 5, 1976
Learning About Deer (Bath-Film) c-10m 1981
Learning About Electric Current Thomas G. Smith (producer); Albert V. Baez c-8m October 5, 1955
Learning About Electric Current (2nd edition) Thomas G. Smith (producer); Albert V. Baez c-15m September 18, 1974
Learning About Flowers John Walker (producer); Walter Thurber c-14m August 2, 1957
Learning About Heat Thomas G. Smith (producer); Albert V. Baez c-8m July 22, 1955
Learning About Heat (2nd edition) Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-15m September 17, 1974
Learning About Leaves John Walker (producer); Walter Thurber c-11m August 29, 1958 video [223]
Learning About Light Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-8m July 14, 1955
Learning About Light (2nd edition) Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-14m April 29, 1976 video [224]
Learning About Magnetism Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-10m 1976
Learning About Nuclear Energy Thomas G. Smith (producer); Albert V. Baez c-10m April 18, 1975
Learning About Seeds c-11m September 14, 1960
Learning About Sound Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-8m February 23, 1955
Learning About Sound Thomas G. Smith (producer); Albert V. Baez c-17m 1974
Learning About Sound (2nd edition) Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-16m July 3, 1976 (completed '75) video [225]
Learning About Stroke Henry B. Betts, Arthur Dale Ericsson & Howard G. Thistle c-19m 1982
Learning About Your Nose Milan Herzog (producer); John Jacob Ballenger c-9m January 16, 1956
Learning and Growth (ERPI); Arnold Gesell bw-11m February 4, 1935 Yale University of Child Development
Learning to Study John T. Bobbitt (producer); Harold A. Anderson bw-14m June 15, 1954
Learning to Use Your Senses Robert Deem c-10m July 23, 1968
Learning with Today's Media Irving Rusinow c-35m January 28, 1974
Leaves (ERPI); Melvin Brodshaug & (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m February 20, 1936 revised 1947
Lee Baltimore - 99 Years (Odyssey Productions); Steve Heiser c-16m April 30, 1976
The Legend of the Magic Knives Bert Van Bork; sculptor: Tony Hunt c-11m January 21, 1971 video [226]
Lemonade Stand: What's Fair? Thomas G. Smith (producer); Barbara Wehr; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m January 8, 1970
Leonardo da Vinci: Giant of the Renaissance John Barnes; camera: Michael Livesley; narrator: Michael Goodliff c-25m March 21, 1957 video [227]
A Lesson in Courage on Washington's Birthday c-6m November 23, 1953
Let Them Learn (Bell & Howell Co.) c-27m February 27, 1967
Let's Do: Bang! Roach Van Allen c-6m May 12, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 2
Let's Do: Clap! Roach Van Allen c-6m May 12, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 2
Let's Do: Follow Me Roach Van Allen c-6m May 12, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 2
Let's Do: Magic Hands Roach Van Allen c-6m May 12, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 2
Let's Go to the Circus Milan Herzog (producer) bw-11m November 10, 1949
Let's Play: Guessing Game Roach Van Allen c-6m May 12, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 5
Let's Play: Matching Up Roach Van Allen c-6m May 9, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 5
Let's Play: Choosing Up Roach Van Allen c-6m November 11, 1969
Let's Play: Join Hands-Let's Go Roach Van Allen c-7m May 9, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 5
Let's Play: Let's Do Roach Van Allen c-7m May 9, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 2
Let's Pretend: Getting Along Roach Van Allen c-2m October 31, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 4
Let's Pretend: Getting Even Roach Van Allen c-4m 1969 Magic Moments Unit 4
Let's Pretend: Holding On Roach Van Allen c-15m October 31, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 4
Let's Pretend: Magic Sneakers Roach Van Allen c-8m May 12, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 2; video [228]
Let's See: Hands Grow Up c-7m May 9, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 3
Let's See: Lopsideland Roach Van Allen c-5m October 31, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 3
Let's See: Toes Tell Roach Van Allen c-6m October 31, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 3
Let's Talk: Me Too? Roach Van Allen c-5m October 31, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 1
Let's Talk: What If? Roach Van Allen c-5m October 31, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 1
Let's Talk: What's Happening? Roach Van Allen c-5m 1969 Magic Moments Unit 1
Let's Talk: Whose Shoes? Roach Van Allen c-5m October 31, 1969 Magic Moments Unit 1
Letters A-Z (Centron Corporation); consultants: Carol Elsholz & Jane Polcyn c-6m 1988 First Things First: Early Literacy Skills
Lewis and Clark (Emerson Film Corp.); Dan E. Clark bw-17m June 7, 1950 Famous Men & Women of the World; video [229]
Liberty under Law: The Schempp Case, Bible Reading in Public Schools (Freedom of Religion) John Barnes (producer); Dennis Azzarella; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-35m October 29, 1969
Libraries and the Pursuit for Happiness Cheryl Jefferson (producer) c-29m 1981
A Library Is a Place Where c-17m September 16, 1963
Library of Congress c-23m February 14, 1969
Library Story Milan Herzog (producer); Margaret I. Rufsvald c-14m May 22, 1952 video [230]
The Library: A Place for Discovery Irving Rusinow (producer) c-16m April 25, 1966 video [231]
Life Along the Waterways Roy C. Wilcox (producer); G. E. Hutchinson & John A. Haeseler c-11m May 5, 1952 (completed '50)
Life Between Tides (Life in a Tide Pool) Bert Van Bork (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum & Margaret McKibben Lawler; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m August 30, 1963 Basic life science series, unit 5: Plant and animal relationships
Life in a Vacant Lot Bert Van Bork, Albert B. Carr & John Wagner c-10m July 4, 1966 Basic life science series, unit 5: Plant and animal relationships
Life in Ancient Rome William Deneen & John Eadie; writer: Elmore Leonard c-14m July 9, 1964
Life in Old Louisiana (ERPI) bw-10m December 26, 1941
Life in the Desert: American Southwest (Allied Film Artists); Franz J. Camenzind (producer); Ron Casden; sound: Linda Casden c-11m April 28, 1978
Life in the Desert: North America Warren P. Everote (producer); William A. Anderson & Raymond B. Cowles c-11m June 15, 1954
Life in the Forest: North America Warren P. Everote (producer); William A. Anderson & Orlando Park c-11m January 31, 1955
Life in the Grasslands (Allied Film Artists); Franz J. Caaenzind (producer); script: Bob Casden c-11m February 15, 1978
Life in the Grasslands: North America Warren P. Everote (producer); William A. Anderson c-11m September 20, 1954
Life in the Sahara Clifford J. Kamen (producer); Clarence W. Sorensen c-14m April 16, 1953
Life in the Sea bw-11m April 7, 1958
Life of a Plant Warren P. Everote (producer); R.O. Freeland; camera: John Ott c-11m January 6, 1950
Life Story of a Moth, the Silkworm c-16m June 9, 1964 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones
Life Story of a Snake John Walker (producer); Margaret McKibben Lawler & Robert F. Inger c-11m January 15, 1964 Basic Life Sciences, unit 2 Animals with Backbones
Life Story of a Social Insect: The Ant John Walker (producer); Christopher J Sanders c-11m January 24, 1968 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones
Life Story of a Water Flea, Daphnia Bert Van Bork c-10m January 25, 1966 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones
Life Story of the Crayfish John Walker (producer) c-10m August 27, 1962 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones
Life Story of the Earthworm John Walker (producer) c-16m September 16, 1961 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones
Life Story of the Grasshopper John T. Bobbitt (producer); Edwin C. Udey c-11m November 21, 1966 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones
Life Story of the Hummingbird Emmet R. Blake & Margaret McKibben Lawler c-16m May 15, 1961 Basic Life Sciences, unit 2 Animals with Backbones; video [232]
Life Story of the Ladybird Beetle George I. Schwartz & John Wagner; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-10m February 10, 1966 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones
Life Story of the Paramecium Bert Van Bork, Robert Hull & Margaret McKibben Lawler c-11m July 26, 1965 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones
Life Story of the Red-Winged Blackbird John Walker (producer); Margaret McKibben Lawler & Owen J. Grome c-11m January 20, 1964 Basic Life Sciences, unit 2 Animals with Backbones
Life Story of the Sea Star Bert Van Bork (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum & Margaret McKibben Lawler; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m October 20, 1963 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones; edit from it released in 1968 for 8mm as "Sand Dollar"
Life Story of the Snail John Walker (producer); Robert Hull & Margaret McKibben Lawler c-11m March 28, 1965 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones
Life Story of the Toad John Walker (producer) c-11m September 26, 1961 Basic Life Sciences, unit 2 Animals with Backbones
Life: How Do We Define It? Bert Van Bork c-15m 1987
Light and Color Larry Yust & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m September 5, 1961
Light and Dark Paul Burnford c-6m August 18, 1954 Art in Action
Light and What It Does Alexander B. Costea c-11m September 30, 1962
Light Science: You Can Do It Philip Stockton (producer); Scott W. Benton c-13m 1986
Light Waves and Their Uses (ERPI); H. Horton Sheldon bw-10m February 15, 1938
The Lighthouse (New Horizon); Cynthia Chapman, Hal Albert & Wilbur T. Blume c-11m May 28, 1952
Like You, Like Me (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Kate Jackson (host) c-series of 6m shorts October 26, 1977 part animated cartoon titles: Everyone Needs Some Help / I Can Do It / It's Up to Me / Let Me Try / Let's Be Friends / Let's Talk It Over / When I Grow Up / Why Me?
Linda and Billy Ray from Appalachia Robert Hoover c-15m March 31, 1970 Newcomers to the City
Line Paul Burnford c-6m August 18, 1954 Art in Action
Lines in Relief, Woodcut and Block Printing Bert Van Bork & Harold Joachim c-11m July 6, 1964
Lintola: Addition with Carrying (Davidson Films); Elizabeth Janeway c-12m November 11, 1975 Math That Counts
Lion Jane & Peter Chermayeff c-11m 1971 Silent Safari
The Lion and the Mouse David Alexovitch; script: Jeff Osier; camera: Mike Westphal c-12m 1988 animated cartoon
Listening to Good Music -The String Quartet (Fine Arts Quartet) bw-14m October 20, 1955
The Little Black Lamb Hal Kopel (producer); Paul A. Witty bw-11m September 28, 1955
Live Teddy Bears: The Koala bw-11m October 17, 1947
Living & Non-living Things Scott W. Benton (producer); Maria Finitzo c-16m 1987
The Living Cell: An Introduction (The Living Cell DNA) Craig Witty (producer); Hewson Swift c-20m August 28, 1974
The Living City (Twentieth Century Fund); John Barnes; camera: Haskell Wexler, Andy Costikian, Louis Clyde Stoumen; narrator: James Brill bw-23m November 25, 1953 (filmed '52) Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject); video [233]
Living Things Are Everywhere Bert Van Bork c-11m December 31, 1963 Basic Life Science, unit 1 What Are Living Things?
Living Things in a Drop of Water Bert Van Bork & George I. Schwartz c-11m November 25, 1965 Basic Life Science, The World of Living Things
Living with Stress (Milner-Fenwick) c-15m 1981
Living with Tourettes (Open University); Rissa de la Paz (producer); consultant: Sarah Bullock c-24m 1993
Lobbying: A Case Study (Pressue Groups) c-18m August 24, 1977
The Long Christmas Dinner, by Thornton Wilder Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; cast: Barbara Boles, Hope Summers & Andy Robinson c-37m January 5, 1976 Short Play Showcase; video [234]
Long Division Maurice L. Hartung bw-11m February 26, 1947
Look in the Answer Book (Jack Spear Productions); Philip Carlin c-10m January 17, 1973 (completed '71)
Look to the Land (Twentieth Century Fund); John Barnes & Robert W. Hartley; camera: Haskell Wexler & Louis Clyde Stoumen & Gordon Weisenborn c-11m March 18, 1954 video [235]
Looking at Amphibians John Walker (producer); Bert Van Bork, W. E. Dickinson & Margaret McKibben Lawler c-11m November 13, 1964 Basic life science, unit 2: The world of animals
Looking at Birds John Walker (producer); Margaret McKibben Lawler & Owen J. Gromme c-10m April 16, 1964 Basic life science, unit 2: The world of animals
Looking at Mammals Thomas G. Smith & John Wagner; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m March 22, 1967 Basic life science, unit 2: The world of animals
Looking at Reptiles John Walker (producer); W. E. Dickinson & Margaret McKibben Lawler c-11m February 2, 1965 Basic life science, unit 2: The world of animals
Los Habladores (Producciones Ancora Espana); Milan Herzog (producer); Fernando García de la Vega; cast: Alfonso del Real, Enrique Echevarrira, Blas Martin, Mary Paz Pondal c-17m March 3, 1966
A Lost World bw-11m- March 1, 1948 edit of The Lost World (1925 film); video: [236]
The Lottery Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; writer: Shirley Jackson; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; editor: Alpert Nalpas; cast: Olive Dunbar, William "Billy" Benedict, Willim Fawcett, Joe Haworth & Ed Begley Jr. c-18m October 13, 1969 Short Story Showcase; second part: A Discussion of...; video [237]
Louisa May Alcott (Emerson Film Corp.); Madeleine B. Stern bw-17m June 7, 1950 Famous Men & Women of the World
Louisiana Purchase: Key to a Continent Hal Kopel (producer); Ray Allen Billington bw-16m July 14, 1955
The Louisiana Purchase: Moving West of the Mississippi (Advanced American Communications); Robert C. Peters & B. Don Greene (producer); Glenn & Karen Winters c-16m 1990
Lucy Covington, Native American Indian (Odyssey Productions); Steve Heiser c-16m March 1, 1978
Lumber for Houses (Viking Pictures) bw-12m November 5, 1952
The Lungs and the Respiratory System Charles F. Finance & Bertrand J. Shapiro c-17m April 22, 1975

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Macbeth, Part I: The Politics of Power John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; art direction: Ben Creme; camera: Joseph Ambor; editor: Charles Hasse; cast: William Squire, Gudrun Ure, Michael Gwynn, Duncan Lamont & George Hagen c-28m July 3, 1964 video [238]
Macbeth, Part II: The Themes of Macbeth John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; art direction: Ben Creme; camera: Joseph Ambor; editor: Charles Hasse; cast: William Squire, Gudrun Ure, Michael Gwynn, Duncan Lamont & George Hagen c-28m July 31, 1964 video [239]
Macbeth, Part III: The Secret'st Man John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; art direction: Ben Creme; camera: Joseph Ambor; editor: Charles Hasse; cast: William Squire, Gudrun Ure, Michael Gwynn, Duncan Lamont & George Hagen c-33m August 19, 1964 video [240]
The Machine Maker (ERPI); Frank C. Hockema bw-10m November 21, 1939 revised 1953
Maestros De La Pintura John W. Uller c-9m October 4, 1965 video [241]
Magic Prison: The Poetry of Emily Dickinson John Barnes; co-writer: Archibald MacLeish; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; editor: Paul Stein; music: Ezra Laderman & English Chamber Orchestra; narrator: James Mason; cast: Frances Sternhagen & Michael Higgins c-36m February 21, 1969 video [242]
The Magic Rectangle - Short Multiplication (Davidson Films); Elizabeth Janeway c-12m January 15, 1976 Math That Counts
The Magic Shop Bert Van Bork & Clifton Fadiman; writer: Jerrold Haislmaier; cast: Robert Schneiderman, Bob Weiss & Ralph Freda c-12m 1980
Magna Carta, Part 1 John Barnes & Lacey Baldwin Smith; co-writer: James Sage c-16m February 9, 1959 video [243]
Magna Carta, Part 2 John Barnes & Lacey Baldwin Smith; co-writer: James Sage c-16m March 16, 1959 video [244]
Magnetic, Electric, and Gravitational Fields Larry Yust & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m September 5, 1961
Magnetism (Guild Holdings Ltd.) bw-16m December 16, 1953
Magnets: The Dragon's Secret c-14m 1981 part animated cartoon; video [245]
Mahatma Gandhi (American Academy of Asian Studies) c-19m July 7, 1955
The Mailman Milan Herzog (producer); Paul Robert Hanna bw-11m January 10, 1947 video [246]
The Mailman (2nd edition) Lorraine D. Peterson; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m June 30, 1964
Mainstreaming in Action (Togg Films); Grania Gurievitch & Ellen Barnes c-15m 1979
The Majestic Eagles of North America Scott W. Benton (producer); Barbara Wehr c-12m 1985
Major Goals in Gastrointestinal Emergency Care Charles F. Finance c-30m approx. 1980
Major Religions of the World: Development and Rituals Wilhelm Pauck & Warren P. Everote (producer); writer: Wallace Purcell bw-20m November 4, 1953 video [247]
Make Buying Pleasant (ERPI) bw-10m January 28, 1931
Making Books Milan Herzog (producer); Luther H. Evans bw-11m November 17, 1947 video [248]
Making Bricks for Houses R. K. Kursh & John Walker bw-11m December 12, 1947
Making Cotton Clothing Isabel B. Wingate bw-11m August 5, 1946
Making Electricity Warren P. Everote (producer); S. Ralph Poers bw-11m June 2, 1949 (filmed '48)
Making Films That Teach Hal Kopel (producer) part c-19m November 5, 1954 video [249]
Making Friends Hal Kopel (producer); Rose H. Alschuler c-11m December 9, 1953 revised 1975
Making Glass for Houses Warren P. Everote (producer); F. V. Tooley; camera: Andrew Costikyan bw-11m March 17, 1948
Making Haiku Larry Klingman & Anette Klingman c-8m February 25, 1972
Making Meetings Work: A Five Step Plan (Chuck Olin Associates); Chuck Olin & Larry Hall c-18m 1983
The Making of a Mural Thomas Hart Benton c-11m July 3, 1947
Making Shoes J. Stanley McIntosh bw-11m January 28, 1947
Making the Desert Green Warren Brown; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-16m November 28, 1966
Making the Things We Need (Division of Labor) c-14m August 20, 1969
Making Things Move c-11m September 21, 1952
Making Work Faster c-10m April 11, 1963
Making Yourself Understood: Introduction to Communication c-14m November 18, 1953
Malaya, Land of Tin and Rubber Milan Herzog (producer); William Deneen & Clarence W. Sorensen c-14m September 4, 1957
Malcolm Brewer, Boat Builder (Odyssey Productions) c-16m April 30, 1976
Mammals Are Interesting Paul Burnford - Harold Davis c-12m May 28, 1953
Man and His Culture Hal Kopel (producer); Robert Redfield bw-15m June 21, 1954 video [250]
Man Looks at the Moon c-15m March 4, 1971
Managing a Drug Free Work Environment (National Educational Media); Michael Grant Hall; writer: Anthony L. Kramer; cast: Irving Margol c-13m 1987
Managing Low Back Pain writer: Lauraine A. Thomas c-16m 1981
Managing People Problems (Centron Corporation); Robert Kohl (producer) c-3 shorts (14-15m each) 1987 titles: Are You Really Listening? / Dealing with Different Personalities / Motivating Employees: Trapped on a Plateau
Man's Basic Need: Natural Resources c-11m April 1, 1969
Man's Problem (Conservation Foundation); George Brewer & John C. Gibbs (producer); John H. Storer c-19m March 16, 1953 Living Water Series
Manuel from Puerto Rico Barbara Blourock & Antonia Pantoja; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-14m December 10, 1968
Maps for a Changing World (The Airplane Changes Our World) John Walker (producer); Larry Yust & George T. Renner; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m January 7, 1960
Maps for a Changing World (2nd edition) David Jay (producer) c-18m 1980
Marco Polo's Travels bw-19m May 6, 1955 video [251]
The Marine Biologist Bert Van Bork c-14m August 30, 1963
Marine Invertebrates c-23m 1990
Marine Life F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller c-11m April 1, 1953
Maritime Provinces of Canada bw-10m December 28, 1943
The Marsh Community John Walker (producer); Orlando Park c-11m May 3, 1966 Basic life science series, unit 5: Plant and animal relationships
Martin Luther King Jr. Benjamin Quarles & Sterling Stuckey c-10m January 10, 1972
Martin Luther King Jr. (Great Americans: Martin Luther King Jr.) (Chuck Olin Associates); Gordon Quinn & Alan Facemire c-24m 1980
The Maskmaker (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m April 9, 1975 Art of Silence; video [252]
Master Weavers of the Andes Peter Pilafian c-14m 1977
Mathsense David Wood & Scott Shearer; consultant: Mary M. Lindquist c-5 shorts (18m each) 1991 titles: Addition and Subtraction Work Together / How Decimals Work / How Fractions Work / How Numbers Work / Multiplication and Division Work Together
The Mayfly: Ecology of An Aquatic Insect Bert Van Bork & Calvin R. Fremling c-15m July 6, 1973
The Mayor camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m October 5, 1966
Meaning in Modern Painting John Barnes & Roy MacMullin (producer); Louis Clyde Stoumen c-2 shorts (23m/17m) June 2, 1967
The Meaning of Long Division Milan Herzog (producer); Maurice L. Hartung bw-11m December 12, 1947
The Meaning of Plus and Minus Milan Herzog (producer); George E. Russell, Maurice L. Haunting, Henry Van Engen, Catherine Mahoney & Lois Knowles c-10m June 25, 1953
The Meaning of Time in Science Milan Herzog (producer); Kent Smith; assist: Albert V. Baez, Dennis Piernick, James B. Gerhart, Buzz Aldrin, Vladimir Weinstein & Robert Cowles c-26m 1973 video [253]
Meat - from Range to Market: Production, Processing, and Distribution Robert Longini (producer); John T. Nickelson bw-11m September 21, 1955 video [254]
Mechanics Series Quentin Brown; camera: Abraham Moronchnik bw-2 parts (30m/33m) 1964 titles: Secondary Flow / Waves in Fluids
Mechanics Series: Vorticity (The Bathtub Vortex) Ascher H. Shapiro bw-40m December 1961
The Mechanisms of Breathing (ERPI) bw-10m December 8, 1936
Medical Effects of Alcohol (Milner-Fenwick) c-15m 1984
The Medieval Crusades Milan Herzog (producer); Kenneth M. Setton c-27m April 25, 1956 video (black & white copy) [255]
The Medieval Guilds Milan Herzog (producer); David K Bjork c-21m March 7, 1956
The Medieval Knights Milan Herzog (producer); Sidney Painter c-22m March 9, 1956 video [256]
The Medieval Manor Milan Herzog (producer); George C. Homans c-21m April 18, 1956 video (black & white copy) [257]
The Medieval Mind John Barnes & Linda Gottlieb; camera: Mauro Barboni; editor: Robert Johnson c-26m September 7, 1969 video [258]
Mediterranean Africa Clifford J. Kamen (producer); Clarence W. Sorensen c-11m December 31, 1952
The Mediterranean World Clifford J. Kamen (producer) c-22m December 19, 1961
Meeting the World Lawrence K. Frank bw-11m October 18, 1946
Megalopolis- Cradle of the Future Jean Gottmann c-22m May 16, 1962
Meiosis and Mitosis c-12m 1991
Meiosis: Sex Cell Formation John Walker (producer); Eliot B. Spies, Ralph Buchsbaum & Theodore N. Tahmisian c-16m March 7, 1963 revised 1980
Mental Health: Keeping Mentally Fit Hal Kopel (producer); David Slight c-12m October 23, 1952 video [259]
Mesa Verde: Mystery of the Silent Cities Bert Van Bork (producer); Gilbert Wenger c-14m December 19, 1975
Message from a Dinosaur John Walker (producer); George I. Schwartz c-11m November 25, 1965 Basic life science series, The Stream of Life
Metal Craft (ERPI); Forest Grant bw-10m June 14, 1939
Metal Hand Tools (Eothen Films) c-series of 8mm film loops (4m each) 1971 titles: The Cold Chisels / The Drill (Drills) / The Drill Press
Metamorphosis: Life Story of the Wasp advisor: Margaret McKibben Lawler c-14m October 2, 1963 Introduction to Biology; video [260]
Meteors, Meteorites, Meteoroids Robert L. McDonell, advisor: Dave Smith; artists: Arlene Skarani, Anthony A. Morse & Gloriana Gill c-15m 1979
Mexican Boy: The Story of Pablo William Deneen; Carol Connor Amescua & Arnold Zweerts c-22m January 17, 1961
Mexican Children (ERPI); Ernest Horn bw-10m December 2, 1938 Children of Many Lands
The Mexican-American Speaks. Heritage in Bronze Norman Foster & Milan Herzog (producer); Armando Morales c-20m August 4, 1972
Mexico: The Land and the People (Life in Mexico) Roger Brown c-24m 1986
Mexico: The Land and the People (People of Mexico) William Deneen & Preston E. James c-20m September 5, 1961 video [261]
Michael Discovers the Magnet bw-11m June 22, 1955
Michelangelo John Barnes & Joseph Ambor; editor: Charles Hasse; narrator: Michael Gwynn c-30m Apr 28, 1965 video [262]
Microscopic Life: The World of the Invisible Ann Matzner c-14m May 1, 1958 (black & white version) video [263]
The Middle East bw-14m November 29, 1954
The Middle States (ERPI) bw-11m December 31, 1942 revised 1956
The Middle States (2nd edition) Carl Dudley (producer) c-11m October 9, 1956
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere Warren P. Everote (producer); Allan Nevins c-11m July 9, 1957
Midwest, Heartland of the Nation Thomas G. Smith & Charles M Davis c-25m November 1, 1968 video [264]
Migration of Birds - the Canada Goose John Walker (producer); Helen D. MacCracken c-11m November 18, 1959
Mike and Steve Visit the Shopping Center c-14m September 5, 1969
Milk bw-11m March 4, 1946 revised 1956
Milk: from Farm to You Thomas G. Smith (producer); Mary Hartzell c-27m December 29, 1972
Milk, from Farm to You (2nd edition) Paul Buchbinder (producer); Gaylon Emerzion c-15m 1987
Minerals and Rocks: Stones of the Earth Milan Herzog (producer); John Sampson White c-16m September 4, 1957
Minerals and Rocks (2nd edition) Bert Van Bork & John Sampson White; writer: Woody Conkling c-15m 1979
Miss Goodall and the Wild Chimpanzees National Geographic Society c-28m December 10, 1965 video [265]
Mississippi System: Waterway of Commerce (A.D.M. Films); Charles F. Gritzner c-16m April 28, 1970
Mitosis: Animal and Plant Eliot B. Spiess c-23m October 24, 1961 revised 1980
The Modern Lithographer (ERPI) bw-10m April 25, 1940
Molecular Theory of Matter bw-11m June 7, 1946
Molecular Theory of Matter (2nd edition) (Crawley Films); Margaret Nicholson c-11m November 11, 1965
Mollusk: Snails, Mussels, Octopuses, and Their Relatives bw-14m May 2, 1955
Mollusks, Mechanisms and Mind c-24m 1990
Monarch Butterfly Story (Andre Film Features); Warren P. Everote (producer); William Andrew Anderson c-11m February 8, 1951
Monarch Butterfly Story (2nd edition) John Walker c-16m October 12, 1967
The Monarch Butterfly Story (3rd edition) Scott W. Benton c-9m 1987
Money and Its Uses c-11m August 16, 1962
Money in the Marketplace (Howard Potter Prod.); Michael A. MacDowell c-15m December 1976
Money Money Money (Howard Potter Prod.); Michael A. MacDowell c-15m December 1976
The Monkey and the Organ Grinder Stanley Croner c-10m Feb 19, 1971
The Monkey Who Would Be King Warren P. Everote & John Walker (producer); Ruth O. Bradley; camera: Lynwood Chase c-11m May 22, 1957
Monuments to Erosion Bert Van Bork c-11m July 10, 1974
The Moon (ERPI); Walter Bartky bw-10m November 15, 1936 video [266]
The Moon- a Giant Step in Geology (Media-Four); Charles F. Finance & Elbert A. King c-24m July 21, 1975 video [267]
The Morning Star (Francis R. Line c-36m 1951
The Mosquito E. Laurence Palmer bw-11m November 28, 1947 video [268]
The Mosquito: A Bite for Survival (Milner-Fenwick); C. Patey & Brian Laurence c-29m 1984
The Most Important Person (Sutherland Learning Associates); Philip Carlin c-series of shorts April 3, 1972 animated cartoon distributed by EB on 16mm
Mother Cat and Her Baby Skunks Milan Herzog (producer); Ruth O. Bradley c-11m May 26, 1958 (black & white version) video [269]
Mother Deer and Her Twins John Walker (producer); William James Hamilton c-10m February 17, 1959
Mother Rabbit's Family Helen M. Robinson c-11m January 16, 1957
Moths (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m October 1, 1931
Motorcycle Safety: Sharing the Road Thomas G. Smith (producer); Allen Robinson & Richard Van Cott c-14m October 6, 1977
Mount Wilson Observatory: Jupiter, Saturn and Mars in Motion Karl G. Henzie; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-10m 1960
Mountain Building (ERPI); Corey Croneis bw-10m October 30, 1935
Movement Everywhere Roach Van Allen c-11m January 9, 1970
Mrs. and Mr. Peacock C. George Chaput c-10m January 1, 1956
Much Ado About Nut Things - Problem Solving: Estimation (Aesop Films Inc.-National Semiconductor Corp.) c-13m January 26, 1977
Muscle: Chemistry of Contraction Charles F. Finance & Wilfred Mommerts c-15m September 24, 1969 video [270]
Muscle: Dynamics of Contraction Charles F. Finance & Wilfred Mommerts c-21m October 16, 1969 video [271]
Muscle: Electrical Activity of Contraction Charles F. Finance & Wilfred Mommerts c-9m October 29, 1969
Muscles, Their Structure and Function Dennis S. Johnson c-25m 1986
My Old Man (Ernest Hemingway's "My Old Man") Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; cast includes Chad Courtney & Chad States c-36m January 28, 1970 Short Story Showcase; second part: A Discussion of...; video [272]

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Nate the Great and the Sticky Case Paul Buchbinder; camera: Ned Miller; music: Michelle Linsner; cast: Jason Wasserman, Bob Fox & Meg Colleton c-19m 1985
A Nation of Painters (Visual Images); David W. Powell c-7m 1973 Art of Awareness (National Gallery of Art)
Nationalism John T. Bobbitt (producer); Hans Kohn bw-20m October 29, 1952 American Democracy
Native American Myths (Reid-Cowan Productions-Avatar Learning Inc.); Alfonso Ortiz, Stephen S. Jones, Hazel John, Frank Collison, Barbara Bravo & Mary Lou Byler c-24m July 15, 1977 (completed '76)
Natural Selection Ralph Buchsbaum, Richard W. Holm & Paul Ehrlich c-16m October 22, 1963
Nature's Plan (Conservation Foundation); George Brewer & John C. Gibbs (producers); John H. Storer c-14m March 16, 1953 Living Water Series
Navajo Children (Tasco the Navajo) (ERPI); Ernest Horn bw-10m June 22, 1938 Children of Many Lands
Navajo Indians (ERPI); Clark Wissler & John Walker bw-10m March 6, 1939
Neighborhoods Are Different c-11m June 3, 1963
Neighborhoods Are Different (2nd edition) Bruce Hoffman c-12m 1987
Nematode Cary Lu & Richard Russell c-11m May 11, 1973
The Nerve Impulse Charles F. Finance c-22m February 1, 1971
The Nervous System (ERPI); Ralph W. Gerard bw-10m June 15, 1937
The Netherlands: Blueprint for An Urban Society Milan Herzog c-16m October 21, 1971
New England Fisherman (ERPI); Wallace Walter Atwood bw-10m October 10, 1938 revised 1946
New England Fisherman Clarence W. Sorensen c-11m December 22, 1967
New England Town 1660, Call of the Frontier Clarence L. Ver Steeg c-18m April 16, 1969
The New Telephone Manners (National Educational Media) c-11m 1986
Newspaper Story Kenneth E. Olson bw-20m August 10, 1950 video [273]
Newspaper Story (2nd edition) Thomas G. Smith & Louis Starr; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-30m July 19, 1973 (completed '72) video [274]
The Night Before Christmas Milan Herzog (producer); music: Theodore A. Varges c-11m May 19, 1955
The Night Sky Hermann D. Tauchert c-11m February 5, 1969
The Nightingale's Tale (Omega Productions); Donald Fox c-13m April 16, 1971 animated cartoon
The Nile Crocodile Dick Reucassel; narrator: Hugh Rouse c-27m 1982
The Nile Valley and Its People William Deneen c-19m September 21, 1962
No Law Without Lawyers Sue Marx & Pamela Conn c-22m 1985
Noise: Polluting the Environment Thomas G. Smith (producer); Vern O. Knudson c-15m May 6, 1971
The Northeast, Gateway for a Nation c-11m March 3, 1967
The Northeast, Headquarters for a Nation John Barnes (producer) c-22m March 3, 1967
The Northeastern States (ERPI); Howard W. Odum bw-10m December 31, 1942
The Northeastern States (2nd edition) Carl Dudley (producer); Howard W. Odum (adviser) c-11m November 16, 1956
The Northwestern States (ERPI); Howard W. Odum bw-11m December 31, 1942
The Northwestern States (2nd edition) Carl Dudley (producer); Howard W. Odum (adviser) c-11m May 18, 1956 black & white video [275]
Norwegian Children: Farming on a Fiord bw-11m February 21, 1950 Children of Many Lands
The Nose: Structure and Function Milan Herzog (producer); John J. Ballenger c-11m June 3, 1954
The Novel: What It Is, What It's About, What It Does John Barnes (producer); Clifton Fadiman; camera: Michael Livesey; cast: John Stride, Judi Dench, Mark Dignam & Michael Gwynn c-34m March 8, 1962
Nuclear Theory and Energy David Jay (producer); Albert V. Crewe & Robert Deem c-20m 1985 video [276]
The Number System Milan Herzog (producer); George E. Russell, Maurice L. Haunting, Henry Van Engen, Catherine Mahoney & Lois Knowles c-10m May 28, 1953
Numerals Everywhere Roach Van Allen c-9m January 16, 1969
Numbers 1-10 (Centron Corporation); consultants: Carol Elsholz & Jane Polcyn c-6m 1988 First Things First: Early Literacy Skills
The Nurse Warren P. Everote (producer); Hamilton McFadden & Elizabeth S. Bixler bw-11m October 28, 1949
Nutrician for Better Health (Milner-Fenwick) c-15m 1984

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Oasis Arvin William Hahn c-11m May 27, 1965
Obesity: Problems of Fat Formation and Overweight Milan Herzog (producer); John B. Youmans bw-12m October 28, 1952
The Occult: Mysteries of the Supernatural (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); LaMar T. Empey c-23m February 10, 1978
Ocean Dynamics: The Work of the Sea Bert Van Bork c-23m 1981
Ocean Tides: Bay of Fundy bw-14m 1956
Ocean Voyage John Barnes; camera: Michael Livesey bw-13m May 19, 1955
Odyssey II: The Return of Odysseus John Barnes; writer: Gilbert Highet; art direction: Brian Jackson & Geogio Oddi; camera: Aldo Tonti; cast: Simon Lack, Ann Morrish, Dyson Lovell & Michael Gwynn c-26m November 4, 1965 video [277]
Odyssey III: The Central Themes John Barnes; writer: Gilbert Highet; art direction: Brian Jackson & Geogio Oddi; camera: Aldo Tonti; cast: Simon Lack, Ann Morrish, Dyson Lovell & Michael Gwynn c-18m November 4, 1965 video [278]
Odyssey: Structure of the Epic John Barnes; writer: Gilbert Highet; art direction: Brian Jackson & Geogio Oddi; camera: Aldo Tonti; cast: Simon Lack, Ann Morrish, Dyson Lovell & Michael Gwynn c-27m January 25, 1966 video [279]
Oedipus Rex II: The Character of Oedipus John Barnes & Michael Roemer (producers); Douglas Campbell; co-writer: Bernard Knox; co-editor: Robert Johnson; art direction: C. Walter Hodges; camera: Micheal Livesey; with Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada c-30m 1959 video [280]
Oedipus Rex III: Man and God John Barnes & Michael Roemer (producers); Douglas Campbell; co-writer: Bernard Knox; co-editor: Robert Johnson; art direction: C. Walter Hodges; camera: Micheal Livesey; with Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada c-30m 1959
Oedipus Rex IV: The Recovery of Oedipus John Barnes & Michael Roemer (producers); Douglas Campbell; co-writer: Bernard Knox; co-editor: Robert Johnson; art direction: C. Walter Hodges; camera: Micheal Livesey; with Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada c-30m 1959 video [281]
Oedipus Rex: Age of Sophocles John Barnes & Michael Roemer (producers); Douglas Campbell; co-writer: Bernard Knox; co-editor: Robert Johnson; art direction: C. Walter Hodges; camera: Micheal Livesey; with Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada c-30m 1959 video [282]
Of All the Nerves Bruce Hoffman c-22m 1983
Office Courtesy: Meeting the Public Hamden L. Forkner bw-11m July 17, 1953 video [283]
Office Etiquette Hamden L. Forkner bw-13m May 25, 1950 video [284]
Office Teamwork bw-11m July 17, 1952
Old Truths in New Garments (ERPI) bw-30m December 1, 1931
Oliver Wendell Holmes (Emerson Film Corp.) bw-17m June 7, 1950 Famous Men & Women of the World
Only Benjy Knows: Should He Tell? . c-4m June 18, 1970
Orange Grower Warren Brown (producer); writer: Neal Rubin c-17m February 7, 1958
The Orange Grower (ERPI); Edwin R. Parker bw-10m October 3, 1939
The Oregon Trail John Barnes & Mildred Miles Main; editor: Carmen di Belieff bw-25m May 31, 1956
Organizing Discussion Groups (How to Organize a Discussion Group) bw-21m March 12, 1953
Oriental Brushwork Eliot O'Hara c-16m June 19, 1954
Origin of Land Plants: Liverworts and Mosses John Walker (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum c-13m January 16, 1963
The Origin of Life: Chemical Evolution Bert Van Bork & Cyril Ponnamperuma c-12m August 20, 1969
Osmosis (A. S. Crafts) c-16m December 12, 1958
Ostrich Jane & Peter Chermayeff c-10m 1984 Silent Safari
Our American Native Friends (Behrens Company); Bob Behrens c-10m 1970
Our Changing Cities: Can They Be Saved? William Kay (producer); Leon Stover c-16m February 7, 1973
Our Changing Way of Life: The Dairy Farmer Bert Van Bork c-17m May 13, 1965
Our Changing Way of Life: The Lumberman Bert Van Bork c-15m April 9, 1965
Our Community Milan Herzog (producer); Paul Robert Hanna bw-11m April 23, 1952 video [285]
Our Community Services c-12m October 1, 1969
Our Earth (ERPI); Wallace Walter Atwood bw-10m January 1, 1938
Our Friends in Historic Cities (Behrens Company); Bob Behrens c-7m 1970
Our Friends on Farms and Ranches (Behrens Company); Bob Behrens c-10m 1970
Our Hispano-American Friends (Behrens Company); Bob Behrens c-10m 1970
Our Living Shield Bruce Hoffman c-22m 1984
Our Post Office c-10m August 15, 1965
Our Post Office (A Letter to a Football Hero) Edward A. Krug c-11m August 15, 1956 revised 1977
Our Soil Resources Warren P. Everote (producer); Firman E. Bear bw-11m December 8, 1947
Our Town and Our Universe (Massachusetts Council for the Humanities); John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; writer: Clifton Fadiman; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson c-29m 1959 video [286]
Our Town and Ourselves (Massachusetts Council for the Humanities); John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; writer: Clifton Fadiman; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson c-29m 1959 video [287]
Our Vanishing Marshland Dennis S. Johnson c-22m 1983
Our Weather Nicholas Dancy (producer); George G. Mallinson bw-11m August 12, 1955 video [288]
Our World of Science George G. Mallinson bw-10m November 16, 1956
Overcoming Limitations of Learning (ERPI) bw-10m June 20, 1936

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Pacific Canada bw-10m December 16, 1943
The Pacific: Discovery and Development (British Council) c-11m October 13, 1950
The Pacific West c-24m March 18, 1969
The Painter (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m April 8, 1975 Art of Silence; video [289]
Painting An Abstraction: Using Planes Eliot O'Hara c-11m June 15, 1950 (completed '49)
Painting Clouds with Eliot O'Hara Eliot O'Hara c-22m March 20, 1955
Painting Reflections in Water Eliot O'Hara c-11m June 2, 1947
Painting Trees with Eliot O'Hara Eliot O'Hara c-16m January 22, 1954
Painting with Sand- a Navajo Ceremony (Viking Pictures); c-11m February 6, 1950
Pakistan Milan Herzog (producer); Clarence W. Sorensen c-14m January 31, 1955 video [290]
Pamela Wong's Birthday for Grandma (Lifestyle Productions); Pamela Wong; cast: Pamela Eng c-8m January 6, 1977
The Panama Canal: Gateway to the World Milan Herzog (producer); Gene Feldman c-14m July 5, 1961 (completed '60)
Pandas: A Gift from China Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-16m June 10, 1974
Pantomime: Language of the Heart (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-9m March 26, 1975 Art of Silence
Paper C. E. Libby bw-11m September 6, 1946
Parasitism (Parasitic Flatworms) Bert Van Bork (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum & Robert W. Hull c-17m March 5, 1963 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
Parental Roles: Don and Mae Greg Heimer (producer); Rose M. Somerville c-29m August 15, 1973
Parts of Our Body (Centron Corporation); consultants: Carol Elsholz & Jane Polcyn c-5m 1988 First Things First: Early Literacy Skills
La Parure (Guy de Maupassant's "The Necklace") Bert Van Bork (producer); Jerrold Haislmaier; cast: Jill Shellebarger, Roger Mueller, Linda Kimbrough & Les Podewell c-22m 1980 Short Story Showcase
The Passenger Train (ERPI); Ernest Horn bw-11m August 29, 1940
The Passenger Train (2nd edition) Milan Herzog (producer); Ernest Horn bw-11m February 8, 1955 video [291]
Pat Explores His City c-14m March 17, 1971
Pathfinding in the Brain: A Fish & Bird's Eye View (Open University); Rissa de la Paz (producer); consultant: Vicky Stirling; camera: Manford Mueller c-25m 1993
Paul Bunyan c-11m 1970
People Along the Mississippi John Barnes & Gordon Weisenborn (producer); Clarence W. Sorensen bw-21m February 21, 1952 video [292]
People of a City (Aktiebolaget Svenski Filmindustri); Arne Sucksdorff bw-18m July 9, 1957 Reissue of Symphony of a City
People of Greece Clifford J. Kamen (producer) c-14m May 19, 1955
People of Hawaii (ERPI); Margaret Mead bw-10m December 17, 1940
People of Mexico (ERPI); Wallace Walter Atwood bw-10m March 6, 1939
People of Spain Milan Herzog & Clifford J. Kamen (producer) c-16m May 10, 1955
People of the Congo (ERPI); James P. Chapin; camera: Attilio Gatti bw-10m July 6, 1939
People of the Netherlands Milan Herzog (producer); Kenneth Richter c-16m September 11, 1957
People of the Reindeer: The Wind from the West (Svensk filmindustri); Clifford J. Kamen (producer); Arne Sucksdorff c-18m January 12, 1956 Original film edited from: Vinden Från Väster (1942)
People of Western China (ERPI); O. J. Caldwell; camera: Amos Burg bw-11m December 26, 1940 video [293]
The People Places David & William Kay c-22m 1983
People You'd Like to Know: C. J. Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
People You'd Like to Know: Dee Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
People You'd Like to Know: Diana Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
People You'd Like to Know: Elizabeth Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
People You'd Like to Know: Harold Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
People You'd Like to Know: Introduction Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
People You'd Like to Know: John Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
People You'd Like to Know: Kai Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
People You'd Like to Know: Mark Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
People You'd Like to Know: Mary Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
People You'd Like to Know: Paige Dr. Francis Partridge Connor c-20m 1978
The Percussion Group (ERPI); James Brill, revised with Peter W. Dykema bw-10m December 19, 1930 revised 1938
The Percussion Group (2nd edition) Milan Herzog (producer); Ralph E. Rush; music: Hans Swarowsky & Vienna Symphony c-11m October 9, 1956
Personality and Emotions Milan Herzog (producer); J. McVicker Hunt bw-13m January 24, 1955 video [294]
Personality Development Series: Emergence of Personality Lawrence K. Frank bw-11m December 13, 1948
Personality Development Series: Emergence of Personality; Baby Meets His Parents Lawrence K. Frank bw-11m December 13, 1948
Personality Development Series: Helping the Child to Accept the Do's Lawrence K. Frank bw-11m December 13, 1948
Personality Development Series: Helping the Child to Face the Don'ts Lawrence K. Frank bw-11m December 13, 1948
Perspective Management: What We Learn from the Japanese P. Alexander Gibney (producer); Irving Saraf c-28m 1984
Peru: People of the Andes Preston E. James c-16m May 4, 1959 video [295]
Peru: People of the Mountains (ERPI); Earl K. James bw-10m December 26, 1940 video [296]
Peter Rabbit's Adventures bw-11m February 25, 1948
Petroleum Lester E. Klimm bw-11m February 3, 1947 World Energy Resources
The Philippines: Land and People William Deneen & Paul Robert Hanna c-14m April 26, 1960
Photosynthesis John Walker (producer); Edgar F. Carell & Ralph Buchsbaum c-21m March 1, 1963 revised 1967
Photosynthesis Bert Von Bork (producer); William V. Mayer c-20m 1981
The Physical Environment Ralph Buchsbaum; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m January 28, 1964 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology
Physical Fitness: It Can Save Your Life (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Robert Bouche; cosnultant: Gerald W. Garner; narrator: John Bartholomew c-24m December 27, 1977
Physics: The Complete Introductory Course cast: Harvey White bw-series of films (30m each) 1957 titles (incomplete): Algebra and Powers of Ten / The Atmosphere / Atomic Accelerators / The Bohr Atom / Change of State / Characteristics of Vacuum Tubes / Color / Cosmic Rays / Density and Weight Density: Laboratory / Diffraction and Interference / Discovery of the Electron / Dispersion / Electromagnetic Waves / Electron Optics / Electron Shell Structure / Electron Charge and Mass / Electronic Charge to Mass Ratio: Laboratory / Elements and their Isotopes: Laboratory / Geiger-Müller and Scintillation Counters / Horsepower: Laboratory / Inside the Nucleus and Fission / Lenses / Light Sources and their Spectra / Measurement of Distances and Angles: Laboratory / Newton's Law of Cooling: Laboratory / Nuclear Disintegration / Nuclear Energy / Oscillators, Amplifiers and Radio / The Photoelectric Effect / Photometry / Photon Collisions and Atomic Waves / Physics: An Exact Science / Polarization of Light / Radar and TV / Radiation Measurements / Radioactivity / Radioactivity Measurements: Laboratory / Reflection from Curved Surfaces / Reflection of Forces / Resonance, Beats and Dobbler Effects / Sound Energy and Hearing / Study of Lenses: Lab Experiment, Light / Transmutation / Units of Measurement / Vacuum Tubes / Wave Lengths of Spectrum Lines: Laboratory / Weighing the Air: Laboratory / X-rays
Pigeons! Pigeons! Roach Van Allen c-9m November 17, 1969
The Pilgrims John Barnes; writer: Gilbert Aberg; art director: George Haslam; camera: Michael Livesey; editor Charles Hasse; cast: Simon Lack bw-22m May 3, 1955 (completed '54) video [297]
The Pilgrims (2nd edition) Howard Peckham & John I. Cooper c-16m 1973
Pioneers of the Plains (ERPI); James L. Sellers bw-11m December 31, 1941 video [298]
Planets in Orbit - the Laws of Kepler (Film und Bild); Fred L. Whipple bw-10m February 19, 1960
Plankton and the Open Sea Bert Van Bork; writer: Gary Lopez; narrator: Kerry Frumk; with Osborne Laboratories of Marine Science c-19m September 27, 1962 Basic life science series, unit 5: Plant and animal relationships
Plankton and the Open Sea (2nd edition) Dr. Mark Huntley & Dr. William V. Mayer c-22m 1986 video [299]
Plankton: Pastures of the Ocean Bert Van Bork & George I. Schwartz c-10m November 11, 1965
Planning Our Foreign Policy: Problems of the Middle East bw-21m January 6, 1955
Planning Your Career Harry D. Kitson c-16m March 9, 1954
Plant Growth (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m February 25, 1931
Plant Physiology (Science Pictures); Madeleine Spears (producer); consultant: Philip McCrea; narrator: Franette Liebow c-25m 1995
Plant Reproduction (Science Pictures); Madeleine Spears (producer); consultant: Philip McCrea; narrator: Franette Liebow c-21m 1995
Plant Traps (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m October 1, 1931
Plant Traps: Insect Catchers of the Bog Jungle Warren P. Everote (producer); William M. Harlow & John Walker; camera: Lynwood Chase c-10m December 1954
The Plantation South James D. Sage (producer); Ray Allen Billington, Ph.D. (collaboration) c-16m March 24, 1960 video [300]
Planter of Colonial Virginia (ERPI) bw-10m June 25, 1940
Planting Our Garden (Crawley Films) c-11m July 24, 1952
Plastic Art (ERPI); Forest Grant bw-10m July 6, 1939
Plastics (Science Pictures); Madeleine Spears (producer); Chris Barmer; camera: Tracy Gow; graphics: Anna Newton; consultant: Robert Applebaum c-16m 1992
Plato's Apology, the Life and Teachings of Socrates John Barnes; script: Mortimer J. Adler; casr: Tony Van Bridge, Donald Moffat, George Gitto, Edward Grover & Angelis Alexandris c-30m October 29, 1962
Play in the Snow Lawrence E. Briggs bw-11m July 3, 1945 video [301]
The Play of Imagination in Geometry (ERPI); David Eugene Smith bw-10m February 24, 1931
Play the Shopping Game (Consumers in a Changing World) (Avatar Learning); Don Klugman (producer); collaborator: Michael A. MacDowell c-20m January 16, 1977
Pneumonia (ERPI); Dale C. Stahle, Harrison F. Flippin, Hobart A. Reimann, Edward L. Dortz, Charles L. Brown & W. W. G. MacLachlan bw-11m October 3, 1941 video [302]
Poison Plants Stanley Croner c-11m December 23, 1971
Poland and the Soviet Power; Background to Recent History c-26m February 24, 1961
Poland: Land under Communism John Barnes (producer); Kenneth Richter & Bogdan Zaborski c-22m April 26, 1960
Polar Bears and Their Frozen World Scott W. Benton (producer); Lars Aby & Thor Larsen c-16m 1987
Police Officer c-16m 1981
The Policeman (ERPI) bw-10m November 30, 1940
The Policeman (2nd edition) bw-11m November 1, 1954
The Policeman (3rd edition) c-16m December 12, 1966
Political Parties John T. Bobbitt (producer); Peter H. Odegard bw-21m October 21, 1952 American Democracy
Political Parties in America: Getting People Together Robert Agranoff c-20m April 1, 1976
Pompeii and Vesuvius F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller (producers); Casper J. Kraemer Jr.; camera: Jack Cardiff c-11m March 2, 1951 re-edit of a 1938 "World Windows" short The Eternal Fire
Pond Insects (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m January 15, 1932
Pond Life Curtis L Newcombe bw-11m November 30, 1950
Population Ecology Stanley Croner, Ralph Buchsbaum & Harrison Brown; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-19m February 19, 1964 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology; video [303]
The Portable Phonograph John Barnes; art director: Carlotta Barrow; cast: Michael Gwynn, William Squire, Philip Locke & David Buck c-25m August 24, 1977 Short Story Showcase; second part: A Discussion of...; video [304]
Portion Control: A Team Effort c-12m 1978
Postal Service: Letter To A Football Hero Irving Rusinow (producer); Dorothy A. Moore (consultant); featuring Larry Brown of the Washington Redskins c-13m 1977 3rd edition of Our Postal Service; video [305]
Posture and Exercise (ERPI) bw-10m December 19, 1941
Posture and Locomotion (ERPI); Arnold Gesell bw-11m October 15, 1934 Yale University of Child Development
Pottery Making (ERPI); Forest Grant bw-10m June 23, 1939
Poultry on the Farm (ERPI); Arthur I. Gates bw-11m October 1, 1937 video [306]
Poultry on the Farm (2nd edition) John Walker (producer); Ernest Horn; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-10m March 15, 1960
Power and Wheels: The Automobile in Modern Life William Kay (producer); Leon Stover c-17m May 22, 1972
Practical Film Making (Julien Films) c-19m August 4, 1972
Practicing Democracy in the Classroom (Educational Film Services); Keith Elliott, Theral T. Herrick & George B. Mills bw-20m May 27, 1953
Prairie Provinces of Canada bw-10m December 28, 1943
Preface to Chemistry Warren P. Everote (producer); Samuel Ralph Powers; camera: Gordon Weisenborn c-16m November 25, 1953 video [307]
Preface to Physics Warren P. Everote (producer); Samuel Ralph Powers c-15m May 28, 1954
Prehistoric Man in Northern Europe bw-14m April 25, 1961
Prelude to Revolution Andrew N. Wyeth & John C. Dann c-12m April 23, 1975
Preparation of Oxygen: Seven Demonstrations c-14m 1970 video [308]
President of the United States: Too Much Power? (Concept Films); narrator: Hubert Humphrey c-25m February 23, 1972
The President John T. Bobbitt (producer); Pendleton Herring bw-17m February 16, 1955
Presidential Elections John T. Bobbitt (producer) bw-17m October 9, 1952 American Democracy
Pressure Groups (Lobbying: A Case Study) John T. Bobbitt (producer); Charles E. Merriam c-20m November 5, 1952 Political Science; revised 1977
Pressure of Light Hal Kopel c-21m 1959
Pride, the Saddle Horse Ernest Horn & Arthur I. Gates bw-11m 1946 ( Jul 3, 1952)
Primary Cell: Electricity for Chemical Actionv Warren P. Everote (producer); Morris Meister; camera: John Walker bw-11m June 2, 1944
The Primary Teacher at Work (ERPI) bw-20m July 25, 1931
Primitive Artists of Haiti Benoit de Tonnancour (producer); AndreÌ de Tonnancour c-12m May 12, 1950
Principles of Baking: Flour Mixtures bw-10m December 16, 1943
Principles of Cooking: Meats and Vegetables bw-10m December 15, 1943
Principles of Home Canning bw-11m October 25, 1944
Principles of Radio: Receiving Radio Messages bw-10m December 17, 1943
Principles of Radio: Vacuum Tubes Warren P. Everote (producer) bw-10m December 28, 1943 video [309]
Printing through the Ages (Story of Printing) (Ministry of Education of UK) bw-13m 1948 ( October 18, 1950)
The Prisoner of Chillon A.J.H. Pullinger (producer); Clarence W. Hach c-15m June 4, 1971 (completed '70)
Problems of Conservation: Air John Walker (producer); Gary Lopez c-15m July 13, 1968
Problems of Conservation: Forest and Range John Walker (producer); Allan A. Sollers & George I. Schwartz c-14m March 21, 1969
Problems of Conservation: Minerals John Walker (producer); Allan A. Sollers & George I. Schwartz c-16m October 1, 1969
Problems of Conservation: Our Natural Resources John Walker (producer) c-11m April 28, 1970
Problems of Conservation: Soil John Walker (producer); Allan A. Sollers & George I. Schwartz c-14m October 29, 1969
Problems of Conservation: Water John Walker (producer); Gary Lopez c-16m June 17, 1969
Problems of Conservation: Wildlife John Walker (producer) c-14m November 10, 1970 video [310]
Problems of Flight (ERPI) bw-10m June 12, 1941
Problems of Housing: The Individual Home Harold F. Clark bw-11m December 30, 1944 video [311]
Productions of Foods bw-11m May 9, 1946 World Food Problems
Productivity, Key to Plenty J. Fredeic Dewhurst bw-11m March 28, 1949 video [312]
The Progressive Era: Reform Work in America (UPITN Corporation); James P. Shenton bw-23m August 19, 1971
Project Discovery, a Demonstration in Education Irving Rusinow (producer) c-29m July 21, 1965 video [313]
Property Taxation bw-11m March 14, 1946
Protists: Form Function and Ecology Bert Van Bork & Jerry Paulin c-23m 1985
Protozoa: One-Celled Animals Warren P. Everote (producer); Bert Van Bork, John Corliss & Dr. Roman Vishniac c-11m March 27, 1957
Public Opinion Harold Lasswell bw-11m November 21, 1946
Pueblo Andaluz in Andlucia John W Oller c-14m February 16, 1966
Puerto Rico: Its Past, Present, and Promise William Deneen & Thomas G. Matthews; writer: Elmore Leonard c-20m May 13, 1965 video [314]
Pulmonary Tuberculosis (Tuberculosis) (ERPI); Esmond R. Long, C. Howard Marcy & Charles R. Reynolds bw-10m October 17, 1940 revised 1951
Puppetry: String Marionettes Frank & Elizabeth Haines bw-11m November 26, 1947 video [315]
Puss in Boots Grace Storm c-16m April 15, 1958
Pygmies of Africa (Congo Pygmies) (ERPI); - H. C. Haven; camera: Attilio Gatti bw-10m October 4, 1939

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Quest for Flight (Avatar Learning); David D. Hatfield c-23m June 2, 1976 (completed '75)
Questions About Behavior (Open University); Nick Watson (producer); consultants: Tim Halliday, Felicity Huntingford & Susan Foster; camera: Tim Chard; editor: Rog Vokes c-25m 1993

R[edit]

Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
The Raccoons' Picnic (Crawley Films) c-5m November 17, 1954
Racing: The Will to Win (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Charles M. Brown c-17m 1979 Co-produced with 20th Century Fox Television
Radioisotopes: Tools of Discovery Bert Van Bork & Jay E Howell c-11m March 13, 1969
The Railroad Builders Stanley Croner (producer); John Walton Caughey; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-14m October 8, 1963
Reading Maps Milan Herzog & John T. Bobbitt (producer); Clarence W. Sorensen bw-11m April 15, 1955
The Real Cell Rissa de la Paz (producer); narrator: Gina Landor c-23m 1990
Recognition of Orthopedic Emergencies Charles F. Finance c-30m 1980
Red Fox: A Predator John Walker (producer); George I. Schwartz c-10m 1961
Reflections on Time (American Geological Institute); Greg Heimer (producer); John Shelton c-22m September 2, 1970
Reflections: A Japanese Folk Tale Thomas G. Smith c-19m August 15, 1975
The Reformation: Age of Revolt (Signet Productions); Andrej Kaminski (producer); Paul Asselin; writer: Richard Slote; camera: Jess Paley & Tom Reichman; music: Mike Saul; narrator: James Mason c-23m March 14, 1973 Excerpted on VHS as Martin Luther: Beginning of the Reformation (1990s); video [316]
Regulating Body Temperature Charles F. Finance & Robert Henshaw; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-10m October 2, 1972
Reindeer in the Arctic: A Study in Adaptation David Jackson (producer); Dr. Caroline Pond c-25m 1990
Remaking Society in the New Nation: 1776-1787 c-21m 1991
Rembrandt (Visual Images); David W. Powell & Cherill Anson; consultant: Richard McLanathan c-7m 1974 Art of Awareness (National Gallery of Art)
The Renaissance: Its Beginnings in Italy John Barnes (producer); Ulrich Middledorf; writer: Anthony Kerrigan; camera: Michael Livesey & Gianni Boni c-25m March 21, 1957 video [317]
Renoir (Visual Images); David W. Powell & Cherill Anson c-7m 1974 Art of Awareness (National Gallery of Art)
Reproduction Among Mammals (ERPI); Dr. H. H. Strandskov bw-10m October 1, 1937
Reptiles c-14m January 20, 1955
The Reptiles of Missouri c-22m 1985
The Republic of South Africa, Its Land and Its People Clarence W. Sorensen c-17m July 10, 1963
Rescue Squad John Barnes & P. Craig Smith; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson c-14m January 7, 1972 (filmed '67)
Respiration in Man Charles F. Finance & Bertrand J. Shapiro c-26m March 19, 1969
The Respiratory System David Alexovich c-26m 1987 video [318]
Rhinoceros Jane & Peter Chermayeff c-11m 1972 Silent Safari
Rhythm in Paint Eliot O'Hara c-10m October 18, 1954
Rhythm: Instruments and Movements Elizabeth Waterman bw-11m November 30, 1950
Richard Hunt, Sculptor Bert Van Bork & Louise Dunn Yochim c-14m May 17, 1970
Rikki, the Baby Monkey Frederick A. Ulmer Jr. bw-11m April 22, 1949
The Rise of Big Business John Barnes (producer); Kenneth Vose; narrator: Bob Jordan c-27m January 15, 1970
The Rise of Labor John Barnes & Linda Gottlieb c-30m December 17, 1968
The Rise of the American City c-32m August 20, 1970
The River Valley Bert Van Bork & Frances M. Hanson c-11m March 25, 1964
Rivers: The Work of Running Waters (American Geological Institute); Bert Van Bork; narrator: Kerry Frumkin c-22m 1981
Road Map for Change (Chuck Olin Associates); Chuck Olin & Larry Hall c-2 shorts (29m each) 1983
Robert Cavelier, Sieur Dela Salle (Emerson Film Corp.); Grace Lee Nute bw-17m June 7, 1950 Famous Men & Women of the World
Robin Redbreast (ERPI); Ernest Horn bw-10m November 3, 1938
Robin Redbreast (2nd edition) John Walker (producer); Ernest Horn c-10m September 25, 1957
The Robot Revolution David Jay (producer); Bear McKay c-19m 1984
The Rock Cycle Bert Van Bork c-22m 1982
Rock: The Beat Goes On (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer) c-23m 1979
Rockets: How They Work Willy Ley c-16m December 1, 1958
Rocking Horse Cowboy (Altus Films); Carl Jones c-24m November 5, 1976
Rocks That Form on the Earth's Surface Charles F. Finance & John S. Shelton; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-16m June 9, 1964 video [319]
Rocks That Originate Underground (American Geological Institute); Stanley Croner (producer); Charles F. Finance & John S. Shelton; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-23m April 25, 1966 video [320]
Roger Williams: Founder of Rhode Island John Barnes; art director: George Halsam; camera: Micheal Livesey; editor: Charles Hasse; cast: Donald Moffat bw-28m October 23, 1956 video [321]
Rome, City Eternal F. W. Von Keller & E. S. Von Keller (producers); Casper J. Kraemer Jr.; camera: Jack Cardiff c-11m March 2, 1951 re-edit of a 1938 "World Windows" short Rome Symphony
Room for Discussion Cyril Orvin Houle bw-24m October 23, 1952
Roots of Plants E. O. Freeland c-10m May 14, 1957
The Roots of Plants (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher; revised by Warren P. Everote bw-10m July 25, 1931 revised 1946
Rotterdam - Europort Gateway Milan Herzog (producer); Irv Rusinow c-20m May 26, 1971
Round the Bend: Plant Tropism Rissa de la Paz (producer); narrator: Gina Landor c-25m 1991
Roy, Sheep Dog of the Scottish Highlands John Barnes (producer); Helen M Robinson c-18m July 23, 1958
Rumpelstilzkin (World TV Corp.) William Wilder bw-8m April 11, 1952

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Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Safety Adventures Out of Doors Cecil G. Zaun c-11m March 16, 1959
Safety in the Home Stanley Croner (producer); Bill Varney & Vivian Weedon; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-12m May 27, 1965 video [322]
Safety in the Home (ERPI) bw-10m October 10, 1940
Safety in the Home (2nd edition) bw-13m June 25, 1951
Safety in the Home (3rd edition) Stanley Croner (producer); Bill Varney & Vivian Weedon; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-12m May 27, 1965
Safety in the Home (4th edition) Bruce Hoffman c-12m 1990
Safety in the Work Place (series 1) (Centron Corporation co-production); Robert Kohl (producer); Ralph Mizia; s Andrea Warren; consultant: Vernon Speiser c-5 shorts (12m each) 1989 titles: Protecting Your Head / Protecting Your Ears / Protecting Your Feet / Protecting Your Eyes / Protecting Your Hands
Safety in the Work Place (series 2) (Centron Corporation co-production); Robert Kohl (producer); Ralph Mizia; s Andrea Warren; consultant: Vernon Speiser c-4 shorts (12-13m each) 1990 titles: Handling Fire Extinguishers / Preventing Back Injuries / Reducing Office Injury / Using Ladders
Safety in the Work Place: Avoiding Slips, Trips and Falls Centron Corporation coproduction); Donald L. Leonard (producer); Charles M. Weber & John M. Sanger c-10m 1990
Safety on Our School Bus Dennis S. Johnson c-11m September 11, 1957 revised 1980
Safety on the Playground John Barnes & Gordon Weisenborn bw-11m April 20, 1953
Safety on the Playground (2nd edition) Bruce Hoffman c-12m 1990
Safety on the Street Herbert James Stack & Hal Kopel c-10m April 8, 1952
Safety on the Street (3rd version) Bruce Hoffman c-12m 1990
Safety on the Streets Stanley Croner (producer); Bill Varney; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-10m January 25, 1966
Safety with Electricity Donald A. Boyer c-10m January 22, 1963
Sailing a Toy Boat c-5m October 2, 1952
The St. Lawrence Seaway c-16m October 26, 1959
The Salmon Story (Viking Pictures); Richard van Cleve c-11m November 30, 1950
The Salt Marsh, a Question of Values Stanley Croner & Robert Reimold c-22m March 5, 1975
The San Andreas Fault (American Geological Institute); Bert Van Bork (producer); William H. Matthews & John S. Shelton c-21m February 4, 1974 video [323]
Santa Fe and the Trail Stanley Croner & John W. Caughey; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-20m April 9, 1963
Save Those Teeth Warren P. Everote (producer); James R. Blayney & Walter G. Zoller bw-11m September 21, 1949
Scag: The Story of Heroin (Concept Films) c-21m September 21, 1970
Scandinavia bw-15m June 30, 1950
Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark William Deneen & George Kish c-22m June 11, 1962 (completed '61) video [324]
School for Ted Irving Rusinow (producer) c-11m November 5, 1964 video [325]
Schoolhouse in Red (Agra Films- W.K. Kellogg Foundation) c-40m December 1948
Science and Agriculture (The Soybean) (ERPI); W. L. Burlison bw-11m December 21, 1939 revised 1953; video [326]
Science Essentials: Animals Martha Hopkins (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; Kathryn Hallenstein (editor manager); Lawrence F. Lowery (consultant); animation: Steve Boyer c-7m 1989 titles: What Is An Animal? / What Do Animals Need to Live? / How Do Animals Respond to the World? / How Do Animals Travel?
Science Essentials: Ecosystems Martha Hopkins (producer); Gary Lopez; Lawrence F. Lowery (consultant); designer: Richard Laurant c-4 shorts (7m each) 1990 titles: What Is An Ecosystem? / Desert Ecosystem / Forest Ecosystem / Freshwater Pond Ecosystem
Science Essentials: Electricity and Magnetism Philip Stockton (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; consultants: Lawrence F. Lowery & Alan McCormack; animation: Steve Boyer c-4 shorts (8m each) 1989 titles: What Is Electricity? / How Does Electricity Travel? / What Is magnetism? / What Is Electromagnetism?
Science Essentials: Geology Martha Hopkins (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; Kathryn Hallenstein (editor manager); Lawrence F. Lowery (consultant); animation: Steve Boyer c-4 shorts (8m each) 1989 titles: How Does Wind Shape the Earth? / How Does Water Shape the Earth's Surface? / How Do Living Things Shape the Earth's Surface? / What Are the Different Shapes on the Earth's Surface?
Science Essentials: Heat Philip Stockton (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; consultants: Lawrence F. Lowery & Alan McCormack; animation: Steve Boyer c-4 shorts (8m each) 1988 titles: What Is Heat? / How Does Heat Travel? / How Does Heat Change Material? / Sources and Uses of Heat
Science Essentials: Human Body Martha Hopkins (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; Lawrence F. Lowery (consultant); animation: Steve Boyer c4 shorts (6m each) 1989 titles: How Does Your Body Move? / How Does Your Body Use Food? / How Does Your Body Use Air? / How Does Your Body Make Sense of the World?
Science Essentials: Learning About Matter Martha Hopkins (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; Lawrence F. Lowery (consultant); animation: Steve Boyer c-6 shorts (7m each) 1990 titles: Looking for Gases / Looking for Liquids / Looking for Solids / How Do Gases Change? / How Do Liquids Change? / How Do Solids Change?
Science Essentials: Light Martha Hopkins (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; Lawrence F. Lowery (consultant); animation: Steve Boyer c-4 shorts (7m each) 1989 titles: What Is Light? / How Does Light Travel? / How Do Lenses Work? / What is Color?
Science Essentials: Matter Martha Hopkins (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; Lawrence F. Lowery (consultant); animation: Steve Boyer c-4 shorts (7m each) 1990 titles: How Does Matter Change State? / What Is a Gas? / What Is a Liquid? / What Is a Solid?
Science Essentials: Plants Martha Hopkins (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; Lawrence F. Lowery (consultant); animation: Steve Boyer c-4 shorts (7m each) 1989 titles: What Is a Plant? / What Do Plants Need to Live? / How Do Plants Respond to the World? / How Do Plants Travels?
Science Essentials: Simple Machines & Motions Martha Hopkins (producer); Gary Lopez; Lawrence F. Lowery (consultant); animators: David Wood & David Hancock c-4 shorts (7m each) 1990 titles: What Makes Things Move? / What Is An Inclined Plane? / What Is a Lever? / What Is a Pulley?
Science Essentials: Sound Philip Stockton (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; consultants: Lawrence F. Lowery & Alan McCormack; animation: Steve Boyer c-8m 1988 titles: What Is Sound? / How Does Sound Travel? / What Makes Sounds Different? / The Uses of Sound
Science Essentials: Weather Martha Hopkins (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; Kathryn Hallenstein (editor manager); Lawrence F. Lowery (consultant); animation: Steve Boyer c-4 shorts (8m each) 1989 titles: What Makes Wind? / What Makes rain? / What makes Clouds? / What Makes Weather?
The Scientific Method John Bobbitt & Warren P. Everote (producer); Philipp K. Frank c-12m March 18, 1954
The Sea Michael Birch (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum c-27m September 27, 1962
Sea Adventures of Sandy the Snail c-16m April 18, 1957
Sea Beneath the Earth Bert Van Bork (producer) c-22m 1983
Sea Life around Baja California c-24m 1987
The Sea: Mysteries of the Deep (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer) c-23m 1977
The Seaport Larry Yust & Ernest Horn; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; music: Ramblin' Jack Elliott c-16m February 26, 1962 video [327]
Seashore Life Warren P. Everote (producer); George L. Clarke c-11m December 29, 1950 video [328]
Seasonal Affective Disorder (Open University); Nick Watson; consultant: Tim Halliday c-25m 1993
Seasons of Survival Wolfgang Bayer c-22m 1983
The Second World War: Allied Victory Michael Birch (producer); Louis Leo Snyder bw-28m September 30, 1963 video [329]
The Second World War: Prelude to Conflict Michael Birch (producer); Louis Leo Snyder bw-29m June 30, 1964 video [330]
The Second World War: Triumph of the Axis Michael Birch (producer); Louis Leo Snyder bw-25m September 23, 1963 video [331]
The Secret Sharer Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; cast: David Soul, Aron Kincaid, Paul Brinegar, William "Billy" Benedict, Patrick Campbell, Johnnie Collins III & Buck Kartalian c-30m February 27, 1973 Short Story Showcase; second part: A Discussion of Joseph Conrad's The Secret Sharer; video [332]
Seed Dispersal (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m May 25, 1931
Seed Dispersal (2nd edition) John Walker & Warren P. Everote (producer); Floyd Swink c-11m September 24, 1956
Seed Dispersal (3rd edition) John Walker(producer); Floyd Swink c-11m March 9, 1971
Seed Germination William M. Harlow c-14m October 25, 1960
Seeds of Destruction (New York Zoological Society); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-11m July 6, 1948 The Living Forest
Segmentation: The Annelid Worms John Walker (producer); Lester Ingle c-16m January 26, 1962 video [333]
Self Discovery in a Mirror Arnold Gesell bw-11m November 21, 1946 Yale University of Child Development
Sending Radio Messages (ERPI); Wilbur L. Beauchamp bw-11m June 2, 1943 video [334]
The Senses and Perception, Links to the Outside World Charles F. Finance (producer); Lawrence Kruger c-18m August 15, 1975
Separate But Equal c-8m December 23, 1971
Series and Parallel Circuits Morris Meister bw-11m April 3, 1944
Settlement of the Mississippi Valley (The Westward Movement Part 2) William Deneen & Ray Allen Billington c-16m February 20, 1962 video [335]
Settlers of the Old Northwest Territory (The Westward Movement Part 1) William Deneen & Ray Allen Billington c-16m April 10, 1962 video [336]
Settling of the Great Plains (The Westward Movement Part 3) Stanley Croner & John W. Caughey; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-17m July 26, 1963 video [337]
Settling the Old Northwest (Advanced American Communications); Robert C. Peters & B. Don Greene (producer); Glenn & Karen Winters c-18m 1990
Settling the Oregon Territory (Advanced American Communications); Robert C. Peters & B. Don Greene (producer); Glenn & Karen Winters c-18m 1990
Sewing Hal Kopel (producer); Irene H Buchanan bw-11m November 18, 1953
Shark: Maneater or Myth? (Avatar Learning); Donald R. Nelson c-23m July 22, 1976
Sharks and Rays c-23m 1990
Shaw vs. Shakespeare I: The Character of Caesar John Barnes; art director: George Drew; camera: Beda Batka; editor: Robert Johnson; cast: Donald Moffat, Richard Kiley, Frances Sternhagen, Ernest Graves & Donald Madden c-33m June 27, 1970 video [338]
Shaw vs. Shakespeare II: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar John Barnes; art director: George Drew; camera: Beda Batka; editor: Robert Johnson; cast: Donald Moffat, Richard Kiley, Frances Sternhagen, Ernest Graves & Donald Madden c-35m August 26, 1970 video [339]
Shaw vs. Shakespeare III: Caesar and Cleopatra John Barnes; art director: George Drew; camera: Beda Batka; editor: Robert Johnson; cast: Donald Moffat, Richard Kiley, Frances Sternhagen, Ernest Graves & Donald Madden c-30m August 27, 1970 video [340]
Sheep Rancher Maclovia Rodriguez c-16m January 5, 1968
Shell Fishing (ERPI); Wallace Walter Atwood bw-10m August 4, 1938
Shelley Whitebird's First Powwow (Lifestyle Productions); Doreen Porter c-8m January 6, 1977
Shelter Hermann D. Tauchert (producer); Edward P. Storke c-11m 1979
Shelter (2nd edition) John Barnes bw-11m September 28, 1955 (completed '54)
Shelter (ERPI); Wallace Walter Atwood bw-10m October 15, 1937
Shep the Farm Dog (ERPI); Ernest Horn bw-10m December 20, 1939
Shielded Metal - Arc Welding 1-3. c-3 parts 1969
Shooting the Basketball Wilbur Johns bw-11m May 31, 1946
Should I Go to College? Dr. Harvey White c-29m December 19, 1957
The Sideshow (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m April 7, 1975 Art of Silence; video [341]
Simple Machines (ERPI); H. Horton Sheldon bw-10m December 29, 1941
Simple Machines: The Inclined Plane Family Milton O. Pella c-11m May 13, 1960
Simple Machines: The Lever Family (Lever, Pulley, Wheel and Axle) c-14m September 18, 1963
Simple Plants: The Algae Michael Birch (producer); Richard T. Hartman c-17m June 18, 1962 revised in 1988 with producer Scott W. Benton; video [342]
The Single-Celled Animals: Protozoa Bert Van Bork & William Kay (producer); Robert Hull & Ralph Buchsbaum c-17m March 9, 1962 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
Siqueiros, El Maestro Bert Van Bork c-14m June 30, 1969
Sir Francis Drake: The Rise of England Sea Power John Barnes; art director George Haslam; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: CharlesHasse; cast: Michael Goodliff bw-29m June 3, 1957
The Skeleton Milan Herzog (producer); Karl E Mason bw-12m May 25, 1953
The Skeleton (2nd edition) Charles F. Finance c-17m 1979
Skiing: Beginning Movements c-11m December 1965
The Skin: Its Texture and Function Bruce Hoffman c-20m 1983
Skipper Learns a Lesson Paul Burnford c-9m March 14, 1952
Sleep for Health Milan Herzog (producer); Nathaniel Kleitman bw-11m June 28, 1950 video [343]
Sleeping Beauty (World TV Corp.); William Wilder bw-8m April 11, 1952
Small Fry Pony Express bw-11m October 24, 1949
The Snake: Villain or Victim? (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Jarn Winther c-22m August 25, 1976
The Snapping Turtle (ERPI); Lynwood Chace bw-10m December 26, 1940
Soap (Science of Soap) Warren P. Everote (producer); James W. McBain; camera: Andrew Costikyan bw-11m April 16, 1948
Social Insects: The Honeybee John Barnes (producer); Alfred Edwards Emerson c-24m October 18, 1960 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
Social Primates (Open University); Rissa de la Paz (producer) c-40m 1993
The Social Process: Values and Institutions John T. Bobbitt (producer); Harold Lasswell bw-24m October 9, 1952 American Democracy
Social Revolution John T. Bobbitt (producer); Hans Kohn c-17m November 5, 1952
Soft Soldering c-series of 8mm film loops (4m each) 1969 titles: Applying the Solder / Bonded Theory / The Range of Soft Soldering / Using the Tools: Portable Belt and Orbital Sanders / Portable Electric Drills / Portable Electric Routers / Portable Electric Routers / Portable Saber Saws
Solar Eclipses Robert L. McDonell, advisor: Dave Smith; artists: Arlene Skarani, Anthony A. Morse & Gloriana Gill c-13m 1979
The Solar Family (ERPI); Walter Bartky bw-10m November 15, 1936
The Solar System (2nd edition) Thomas G. Smith; collaboration: William H. Matthews & Allan Sandage; narrator: Richard Basehart c-17m December 5, 1977 (completed '76) video [344]
Sound and How It Travels Alexander B. Costea c-11m February 23, 1963
Sound Recording and Reproduction (ERPI) bw-10m April 15, 1943 video [345]
Sound Science: You Can Do It Philip Stockton (producer); Scott W. Benton c-12m 1986
Sound Waves and Their Sources Warren P. Everote (producer) bw-11m October 5, 1950 video [346]
South Pacific Island Children: Life in Fiji (Jeunesse de Fidji) c-11m May 23, 1951 Children of Many Lands
The South: Roots of Urban Crisis Stanley Croner & Charles F. Gritzner c-27m March 28, 1969
The Southeastern States (2nd edition) Carl Dudley (producer); Howard W. Odum (adviser) c-11m July 30, 1956
The Southeastern United States (ERPI); Howard W. Odum (adviser) bw-10m December 31, 1942
The Southwestern States (2nd edition) Carl Dudley (producer); Howard W. Odum (adviser) c-11m June 7, 1954 (completed '53) black & white video [347]
The Southwestern United States (ERPI); Howard W. Odum (adviser) bw-11m December 31, 1942
The Soviet Challenge: Industrial Revolution in Russia Milan Herzog (producer); Alfred J. Rieber bw-26m September 21, 1962 video [348]
The Soviet Union: A Student's Life Milan Herzog (producer); Arnold Michaelis c-21m May 22, 1972
The Soviet Union: An Epic Land Milan Herzog (producer); Arnold Michaelis c-29m December 8, 1971
The Soviet Union: Faces of Today Milan Herzog (producer); Arnold Michaelis c-21m November 2, 1972
Space Exploration: A Team Effort John Barnes & John Young c-24m 1972
Space Probes: Exploring Our Solar System (Haberstroh Studios); Willy Ley c-11m June 30, 1964 video (black & white version) [349]
Spain in the New World: Colonial Life in Mexico William Deneen (producer); Irving R. Leonard c-13m September 5, 1961
Spanish Children (La Familia Sanchez) Harold S. Kemp; S.M. Trevino (Spanish version) bw-11m December 31, 1948 Children of Many Lands
Spanish Children William Deneen & Elizabeth Graf c-16m August 19, 1964 video [350]
The Spanish Explorers (Crawley Films); Theodore E. Lange as collaborator c-15m October 4, 1965 video [351]
Speak Up with Confidence (National Educational Media); Jack L. Copeland (producer); Kip Walton; writer: Don Hall; hosts: Jack Valenti & Dinah Shore c-3 parts (40m each) 1985
The Speed of Light: Measurement and Application Robert Longini (producer); Harvey B. Lemon c-14m January 28, 1955
Spiders (ERPI); (George) Clyde Fisher bw-10m October 1, 1931
Spiders (2nd edition) Warren P. Everote (producer); Howard K. Wallace; camera: Lynwood Chase c-11m July 6, 1956
The Spinal Column, Structure and Function of Man bw-11m August 9, 1956
The Spirit of Romanticism John Barnes & Joan Micklin Silver; art director: Carlotta Barrow; camera: Alfred Hicks; cast: Tim Piggot c-16m September 21, 1977 (completed '76) video [352]
The Spirit of the Renaissance John Barnes & Linda Gottlieb; camera: Mauro Barboni; editor: Paul Stein c-31m January 28, 1971 video [353]
Spring in the City c-11m January 16, 1969
Spring on the Farm E. Laurence Palmer c-11m November 24, 1947
Standing Waves and the Principle of Superposition Ron Sorri (producer); Albert V. Baez c-11m May 28, 1971
Star Recognition: A Guide to the Heavens c-22m 1985
Stars and Constellations Robert L. McDonell, advisor: Dave Smith; artists: Arlene Skarani, Anthony A. Morse & Gloriana Gill c-16m 1979
Stars and Star Systems (Institut für Film und Bild); John Walker (producer); Fred L. Whipple bw-16m February 16, 1960
Starting School c-14m July 20, 1973
State Government: Resurgence of Power (Concept Films) Gregory Epler c-21m April 1, 1976
Static Electricity (Electrostatics) (World TV Corp.); Warren P. Everote (producer); bw-10m June 8, 1950
The Staunch Tin Soldier (Ake Soderquist for Filmkonsult AB); Rod Geiger c-27m 1971
The Steam Age (History of Transportation, Part 1) Ralph E. Turner c-17m September 18, 1958
The Steam Engine: How It Works bw-11m January 4, 1961
Stinging Celled Animals: Coelenterates Bert Van Bork (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum c-16m April 20, 1962 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
Stonehenge c-24m 1991
Storms: The Restless Atmosphere (American Geological Institute); William Kay (producer); T. Theodore Fujita c-21m28s April 29, 1974
Story Into Film: The Portable Phonograph John Barnes c-10m September 29, 1977 Short Story Showcase; video [354]
The Story of Christopher Columbus (Emerson Film Corp.); Walter Colmes c-18m March 15, 1948 Famous Men & Women of the World; partial video [355]
A Story of Discovery: Why Plants Bend Toward Light (Australian Academy of Science); Stanley Croner (producer); Charles F. Finance c-13m November 17, 1966 Basic Life Sciences, The World of Green Plants
Story of Palomar Karl G. Henzie; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-39m 1960
The Story of Potatoes (Viking Pictures) c-12m November 17, 1952
The Story of Rice (Viking Pictures) c-11m October 28, 1952
The Story of Sugar (Viking Pictures) c-11m August 19, 1953
The Story of the Oyster Bert Van Bork (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum & Margaret McKibben Lawler c-11m September 12, 1963 Basic Life Sciences, unit 1 Animals without Backbones
Stress (Open University); Nick Watson; consultant: Frederick Toates; camera: Tim Chard & Horst Hartmann; editor: Jill Huxley c-24m 1993
The String Choir (ERPI); James Brill, revised with Peter W. Dykema bw-10m March 7, 1931 revised 1938
The String Choir (2nd edition) Milan Herzog (producer); Ralph E. Rush; music: Hans Swarowsky & Vienna Symphony c-11m September 20, 1956
A Study of Infant Behavior (ERPI); Arnold Gesell bw-10m November 1, 1930 Yale University of Child Development
Succession, from Sand Dune to Forest David Ridgeway (producer); Orlando Park c-16m October 11, 1960 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology; video [356]
Succession, from Sand Dune to Forest Scott W. Benton c-16m 1988
Succession on Lava Bert Van Bork (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum & Maxwell S. Doty c-13m July 22, 1970 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology
The Suez Canal: Gateway to World Trade William Deneen & Mahmoud Younes c-11m September 21, 1962
Summer on the Farm E. Laurence Palmer c-11m November 24, 1947
The Sun - Its Power and Promise (Avatar Learning) c-23m February 14, 1977
The Sunfish (ERPI) bw-10m December 12, 1941
Sunrise Serenades (Prairie Grouse) (American Museum of Natural History) c-10m December 1, 1949
The Supreme Court John T. Bobbitt (producer); Alpheus Thomas Mason bw-18m December 9, 1954
Surface Tension in Fluid Mechanics Lloyd M. Trefethen c-10m 1963
A Surprise for Jean John Barnes & Gordon Weisenborn c-5m October 2, 1952 video [357]
Susan B. Anthony (Emerson Film Corp.); Ray Allen Billington bw-18m August 10, 1951 Famous Men & Women of the World
Switzerland: Life in a Mountain Village Clarence W. Sorenson c-14m June 3, 1963
The Symphony Orchestra (ERPI); Peter W. Dykema bw-13m March 21, 1938
The Symphony Orchestra (2nd edition) Milan Herzog (producer); Ralph E. Rush; music: Hans Swarowsky & Vienna Symphony c-11m October 9, 1956
Synthetic Fibers: Nylon and Rayon Malcolm Dole bw-14m December 9, 1949 video [358]

T[edit]

Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Tackling in Football Andrew Kerr bw-11m May 31, 1946
Taking Care of Our Garden (Crawley Films) c-10m July 24, 1952
Tale of King Midas c-18m May 30, 1974
Tale of Rumpelstiltskin Kent Smith; camera: Thomas G. Smith, Paul Leimback & Paul Deason c-21m March 15, 1974
A Tale of the Fiords (Aktiebolaget Svenski Filmindustri); Arne Sucksdorff bw-12m July 27, 1955 Original film edited from: Den Drömda Dalen (1947)
A Talking Valentine c-5m December 9, 1953
Talking with Thoreau David Bower, B. F. Skinner & Elliot Richardson c-29m April 23, 1975
The Teacher K. Richard Johnson bw-16m May 4, 1951
Teaching French with Films, Part I: Listening and Speaking Irving Rusinov c-26m September 23, 1966
The Teaching of Reading (ERPI); Arthur I. Gates bw-20m March 28, 1931
Teaching with Sound Films (ERPI) bw-11m 1936 video [359]
Technical Drawing (Eothen Films) c-series of 8mm film loops (4m each) 1971 titles: Manufacturer's Dimensioning Techniques / Positioning and Dimensioning Features / Symbols and Tolerances
Techniques in Chemistry c-series of 8mm film loops (3m each) July 6, 1964 titles: Analytical Balance: Tare Weight Determination / Analytical Balance: Weighing Sample and Container / Decanting and Washing a Residue / Filtering / Titrating with Phenolphtalein / Using a Burette / Weighing Procedure / Weighing, Triple Beam Balance
Teenage Relationships: Vanessa and Her Friends Rose M. Somerville c-19m August 24, 1973
The Teeth, Development and Care John Oppie McCall bw-11m December 30, 1944
The Telescope (Aesop Films); William Van Horn c- 1976 animated cartoon
Television Behind the Scenes (Avatar Learning) c-23m 1979
Telling An Old Story (Learning Designs); Charlotte Zwerin c-22m 1985 video [360]
The Temperate Deciduous Forest Bert Van Bork & Ralph Buchsbaum c-16m January 26, 1962 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology
Tennessee Williams, Theater in Process (Signet Productions); Suzanne Tedesko (producer); Richard Slote c-29m April 29, 1976
Texas and the Mexican Succession (Advanced American Communications); Robert C. Peters & B. Don Greene (producer); Glenn & Karen Winters c-14m 1990
Texas and the Mexican War (Tilton Rogers Films); John W. Caughey c-17m November 11, 1966
Texture Paul Burnford c-6m August 18, 1954 Art in Action
Thailand, Land of Rice William Deneen & Clarence W. Sorensen c-14m July 26, 1957
A Thanksgiving Play Grace Storm c-6m October 23, 1953
The Theater: One of the Humanities (Massachusetts Council for the Humanities); John Barnes & Douglas Campbell; writer: Clifton Fadiman; camera: Michael Livesey; editor: Robert Johnson c-29m 1959
Theories on the Origin of Life Bert Van Bork & Cyril Ponnamperuma c-14m April 23, 1969 video [361]
The Theory of Flight (ERPI) bw-10m June 12, 1941
Thermodynamics (ERPI); H. Horton Sheldon bw-10m November 3, 1938
Thermometers and How They Work Fred Strauss c-10m March 12, 1963
Things Change: Solids, Liquids, Gases c-10m April 15, 1969
A Thirty-six Weeks Behavior Day (ERPI); Arnold Gesell bw-11m February 4, 1935 Yale University of Child Development
This Is High School c-15m January 10, 1973
This Vital Earth (New York Zoological Society); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-11m July 6, 1948 The Living Forest; video (black & white print) [362]
Thomas Jefferson (Emerson Film Corp.); Julian P. Boyd bw-19m September 27, 1949 Famous Men & Women of the World
Thomas Jefferson (2nd edition) (Osmond Commercial Productions); Ron A. McCroby; writers: Kevin & Khaliel Kelly c-13m 1980
Thomas Paine Andrew N. Wyeth (producer); Jan C. Dann c-14m April 23, 1975
Three Fox Fables (Fox and the Grapes / Fox and Stork or Fox and the Crane / Fox and the Crow) Grace Storm bw-11m February 23, 1948
Three Fox Tales Paul Buchbinder; animation: Stephen Boyer, Julia Bunn & Ray Toy; narrator: Russ Reed c-11m 1984 animated cartoon video [363]
Three Little Kittens (Kittens Three) (ERPI); Ernest Horn, Arthur I. Gates bw-10m January 3, 1939 revised 1953; video [364]
Thrills of the Surf (In Australia) bw-11m May 20, 1949
Throwing in Baseball Jimmy Dykes & Hollis Thurston bw-11m February 11, 1947
Thrushes and Relatives (ERPI); T. Gilbert Pearson bw-10m July 25, 1938
Tiny Water Animals (ERPI); narrator: Roy Waldo Miner bw-10m October 1, 1931
Tippy, the Town Dog Paul Burnford c-10m January 25, 1952 video [365]
To Save a Life: Burns (Morning Star Films); Linda Stanley (producer); script: Lee Stanley c-15m 1982
To Save a Life: Choking (Centron Corporation co-production); Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-11m May 27, 1977
To Save a Life: CPR (Centron Corporation co-production); Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-11m August 4, 1977
To Save a Life: Poisons (Morning Star Films ); Linda Stanley (producer); script: Lee Stanley c-15m 1982
To Save a Life: Survival Swimming (Centron Corporation co-production); Thomas G. Smith (producer) c-15m July 27, 1977
Tobacco and the Human Body Milan Herzog (producer); C. A. Mills bw-15m October 8, 1954 video [366]
The Tobacco Problem: What Do You Think? (Oscar Auerbach c-17m December 23, 1971
Tom Savage: Boy of Early Virginia Milan Herzog (producer); Clarence L. Ver Steeg c-22m April 3, 1958
Tops Charles and Ray Eames; music: Elmer Bernstein c-8m 1969
Trail of the Buffalo Hugh & Suzanne Johnston (producers) c-9m 1983
Transportation, a Basic Need (Odyssey Productions); Steve Helser c-12m 1980
The Tree of Truth: A Relationship Between Addition and Subtraction (Davidson Films); Elizabeth Janeway c-12m October 9, 1975 Math That Counts
Trees and Their Importance John Walker (producer); William M. Harlow c-12m December 8, 1966 Basic Life Sciences, The World of Green Plants
Trigonometry bw-30m 1957
A Trip to the Moon Milan Herzog & William Peltz)- F. W. Schlesinger; art direction: Warren P. Everote c-16m December 19, 1957 video [367]
A Trip to the Planets Milan Herzog & Alex Haberstroh)- Richard Cromer c-15m March 6, 1963
The Tropical Rain Forest John Walker (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum; supervisor: Warren P. Everote c-16m December 19, 1961 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology; video [368]
The Truck Driver J. F. Rosborough c-16m September 18, 1958
The Truck Farmer (ERPI) bw-10m June 2, 1939 revised by John Walker in 1954; 2nd version video [369]
Tuberculosis (3rd Edition) Esmond R. Long & C. Howard Marcy bw-11m December 16, 1955 video [370]
Tugboat Captain (Tugboat Skipper) John Barnes & P. Craig Smith; camera: Isidore Mankofsky; editor: Robert Johnson c-14m January 26, 1972 (completed '67)
Tugboats Milan Herzog)- Alvina Treut bw-11m November 28, 1947
Turkey, Emergence of a Modern Nation Sydney N. Fisher c-17m March 3, 1963
Turn Off Pollution Alan Spencer c-11m March 29, 1971 video [371]
TV News Behind the Scenes John Barnes (producer); Michael Livesey & Randolph Hobler; editor: Robert Johnson; cast includes a young Geraldo Rivera, interviews with Burt Reynolds and Dyan Cannon c-27m August 17, 1973 video [372]
Twins Are Individuals: from Infancy to Adolescence Arnold Gesell bw-11m November 21, 1946 Yale University of Child Development; video [373]
Two Boys of Ethiopia (Visual Education Centre) c-20m November 30, 1970

U[edit]

Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
U.S. Cities: Growth and Development David Jay (producer); Bear McKay c-19m 1984
U.S.A. Capital City, Washington, D.C. c-22m December 11, 1964
The Ugly Duckling Warren P. Everote (producer); Lynwood Chase c-10m January 22, 1953
Understanding the Law: Equal Justice Milan Herzog (producer) bw-12m June 25, 1953
Understanding Vitamins Milan Herzog (producer); John B. Youmans c-14m October 23, 1952
Union of South Africa: Its Land and Its People Clifford J. Kamen (producer); Clarence W. Sorenson c-17m August 31, 1956
The Unique Contribution Maurice B. Mitchell c-30m June 4, 1959 video [374] & [375]
The United States Congress: Of, By and for the People Scott Anderson c-26m December 11, 1972
United States Region: The Mountain Region Paul Buchbinder c-22m 1986
United States Region: The Northeast Dennis S. Johnson c-22m 1987
United States Region: The Pacific Region c-23m 1989
United States Region: The Southeast Paul Buchbinder c-20m 1986
United States Region: The Southwest Paul Buchbinder c-22m 1986
United States Regions, Contrasts of Land and People Ulf Backstrom (producer); c-26m 1986
The United States Supreme Court: Guardian of the Constitution (Concept Films); Scott Anderson c-24m June 11, 1973
The Universe: Beyond the Solar System Thomas G. Smith (producer); Allan Sandage; narrator: Richard Basehart c-18m 1978
Ups/Downs (Concept Films) c-24m July 16, 1971
Using Maps, Measuring Distance Clarence W. Sorensen c-11m November 12, 1962
Using the Bank John H. Lewis & John R. Clark bw-11m November 28, 1947 video [376]
Using the Classroom Film bw-11m October 2, 1945
The USSR Since Gorbachev c-17m 1992

V[edit]

Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Vacances En Normandie Milan Herzog (producer) bw-11m May 2, 1956
The Van Allen Radiation Belts James A. Van Allen & Donald A. Boyer c-17m August 26, 1963
Velocity of Chemical Reactions (ERPI); Hermann Irving Schlesinger bw-10m January 1, 1938
Venereal Disease: The Hidden Epidemic Thomas G. Smith (producer); Walter Smartt & James Miller c-27m May 4, 1973 video [377]
Venezuela: Oil Builds a Nation c-17m October 11, 1972
Venice, Queen of the Adriatic Clifford J. Kamen (producer); Clarence W Sorenson c-10m July 11, 1951
Venice: Economic Power in the Middle Ages c-19m 1992
Viaje Por El Norte De Espana (Voyage through Northern Spain) (Producciones Ancora Espana) c-11m March 4, 1966
Viaje Por El Sur De Espana (Voyage through Southern Spain) (Producciones Ancora Espana) c-17m March 4, 1966
Vibrations Larry Yust (producer); Stanley Croner & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m September 19, 1961
Vietnam Perspective Dennis S. Johnson c-22m 1985
The Vikings: Life and Conquests Richard Kaplan (producer); David K. Bjork c-16m July 20, 1959
El Villano En Su Rincon (The King and the Farmer) Milan Herzog (producer) c-3 parts (14m/22m/10m) October 18, 1965
Viruses: What They Are and How They Work Bert Van Bork (producer); Bill Gudmundson; narrator: Kerry Frumkin c-12m 1988
A Visit to the Waterworks Hal Kopel (producer); Edward A. Krug bw-11m October 23, 1956 video [378]
A Visit with Cowboys Milan Herzog (producer); J. Frank Dobie bw-11m October 5, 1949
Vitamin Perspective Dennis S. Johnson c-22m 1985
Vocal Music Delinda Roggensack bw-11m October 5, 1950
Vocational Opportunities in High School c-14m January 30, 1973
Volcano: Birth of a Mountain (American Geological Institute); Bert Van Bork & Donald W. Peterson c-25m May 11, 1977
Volcanoes in Action (ERPI); Carey Croneis bw-10m October 30, 1935
Volcanoes: Exploring the Restless Earth (American Geological Institute); Bert Van Bork (producer); William H. Matthews c-18m September 21, 1973
Voltaire Presents "Candide": An Introduction to the Age of Enlightenment John Barnes & Linda Gottlieb; cast: David Yelland, Mark Dignam, William Squire, Ann Casson & Philip Locke c-31m August 4, 1976 Short Story Showcase; video [379]
Voyage to the Galapagos Bruce Hoffman c-22m 1983

W[edit]

Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Wallace Company, Inc.: Case Study No. 3 Empowering People Quality (National Educational Media); Mike Wright c-23m 1991
Walt Whitman: Poet for a New Age Lou Stomen & Clifton Fadiman; co-writer: Abram D. Murray; cast: Cliff Osmond; narrators: Jack Nicholson & Raymond Massey c-29m January 1, 1972
Warning: Earthquake! (Reid-Cowan Productions-Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan & Matthew N. Herman (producer); Susan Martin; writer: Tony Hudz; camera: Barry Herron; music: Richard de la Salle c-23m August 25, 1976
Washington D.C. Jerry Haislmaier c-23m 1984
Washington Irving (Emerson Film Corp.); Leon Howard bw-19m September 27, 1949 Famous Men & Women of the World
Wastage of Human Resources (Emerson Film Corp.); Lawrence K. Frank bw-11m December 12, 1947 video [380]
Water and What It Does Charles L. Finance & Illa Podendorf; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m May 30, 1962
Water Birds bw-11m December 30, 1944
The Water Cycle Warren P. Everote (producer); S. Ralph Powers; camera: John Walker bw-11m February 3, 1947
The Water Cycle (2nd edition) (American Geological Institute); Bert Van Bork & William H. Matthews c-14m 1979
Water in the Air (Radford Pictures) bw-11m -March 1, 1949
Water Power (ERPI); George T. Renner Jr. bw-10m October 1, 1937 revised 1946
Water's Edge Ernst Wildi c-12m December 1964
The Watussi of Africa (Giant Africans) (ERPI); George Herzog bw-10m January 3, 1939
Waves and Energy Stanley Croner & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-11m August 15, 1961
Waves on Water (American Geological Institute); Stanley Croner (producer); Charles F. Finance & John S. Shelton; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-15m February 10, 1965
The Ways of Water (Olympic Peninsula of Washington) Greg Heimer (producer); John S. Shelton c-13m June 8, 1971
The Weather (ERPI); Harry Wexler bw-10m December 22, 1941
Weather Forecasting Miles Harris c-22m March 5, 1975
Weather Satellites c-15m October 4, 1965
The Web of Life, Pt. I: The Strands Grow (Conservation Foundation); George Brewer (producer) - John H. Storer & John Walker c-14m September 29, 1950
The Web of Life, Pt. II: A Strand Breaks (Conservation Foundation); George Brewer (producer) - John H. Storer c-16m September 29, 1950
Weed: The Story of Marajuana (Concept Films); Brian Kellman (producer) c-24m March 5, 1971
Weight Events (ERPI); Lawson Robertson bw-10m April 15, 1938
Weight Events (2nd edition) Lawson Robertson, Dean Cromwell & Brutus Hamilton bw-11m June 24, 1946
Weights and Measures bw-14m May 28, 1954
The Well of the Saints, by John M. Synge Larry Yust & Clifton Fadiman; camera: Isidore Makofsky; cast: Jack Aranson, Peggy Webber, Patrick Campbell, Sean McClory & Judith McGilligan) c-40m December 12, 1975 Short Play Showcase; video [381]
West Africa (Nigeria) Paul Bohannan c-22m March 13, 1963
The West Indies William Deneen & Douglas Hall c-22m July 6, 1965
The West Indies bw-11m June 28, 1944
The Westward Movement (ERPI) bw-10m October 22, 1941
Whales: Can They Be Saved? (Avatar Learning); Donald R. Patten c-23m November 10, 1976
What Color Are You? Amram Scheinfeld c-15m December 22, 1967
What Do You Do While You Wait? Maclovia Rodriguez c-11m July 18, 1973
What Does Huckleberry Finn Say? Larry Yust; writer: Clifton Fadiman; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-27m December 15, 1965
What Is a Bird? Milan Herzog & John Walker (producer); Kenneth C Parkes c-16m June 18, 1962 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life; video [382]
What Is a Fish? c-22m March 1, 1961 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
What Is a Mammal? Bert Van Bork (producer); c-14m July 27, 1962 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
What Is a Mammal? (2nd edition) Bert Van Bork (producer); camera: Mike Westphal; animation: David Alexovich c-15m 1987 video [383]
What Is a Reptile? John Walker (producer); Bert Van Bork, Karl Patterson Schmidt & Neil D Richmond c-18m October 11, 1961 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life; video [384]
What Is a Short Story? Bert Van Bork & Clifton Fadiman c-14m 1980
What Is An Amphibian? Bert Van Bork (producer); Ralph Buchsbaum c-11m February 28, 1962 Biology program, unit 3: Animal life
What Is Art? Paul Burnford c-6m August 18, 1954 Art in Action
What Is Ecology? Ralph Buchsbaum c-11m January 26, 1962 Biology program, unit 1: Ecology
What Is Ecology? (2nd edition) Bert Van Bork & Michael V. Wade c-20m July 5, 1977
What Is Electric Current? Larry Yust & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-13m August 15, 1961
What Is Electricity? (Guild Holdings); O. W. Eshbach bw-13m December 28, 1953
What Is Science? Philip Stockton (producer); Gary Lopez & David J. McGowan; consultants: Lawrence F. Lowery & Alan McCormack; animation: Steve Boyer c-8m 1988
What Is Space? Larry Yust & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-10m September 19, 1961
What Is Uniform Motion? Larry Yust & Albert V. Baez; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-12m July 5, 1961
What Makes Clouds? (American Geological Institute); Stanley Croner (producer); Warren Brown & John S Shelton c-17m February 10, 1965
What Makes Rain? (American Geological Institute); William Kay; animation: David Alexovich c-20m45sm September 16, 1975
What Makes the Wind Blow? (American Geological Institute); Stanley Croner (producer); Warren Brown c-16m March 4, 1965
What Makes Weather? David Jay c-14m 1981
What Plants Need for Growth Milan Herzog (producer); Walter Thurber c-10m May 29, 1959 revised 1982
What's Your Authority? Greg Heimer (producer); Lawrence Kohlberg c-11m April 10, 1972
Whazzat? (Six Blind Men and the Elephant) (Crocos Productions); Arthur Pierson c-10m March 19, 1975 clay animation; video [385]
The Wheat Farmer (ERPI); H. B. Hartwig bw-11m September 20, 1938 video [386]
The Wheat Farmer (2nd edition) Nicholas Dancy (producer); H.P. Hartwig c-13m February 28, 1956 video [387]
When the Earth Explodes (Volcanoes) Bert Van Bork (producer) c-22m 1983
Where Is the Dead? Jackie Rivett-River (producer); Maria W. Piers c-19m September 10, 1975
Where's Your Loyalty? Greg Heimer (producer); Lawrence Kohlberg c-11m April 11, 1972
Which Way Is North? c-14m November 2, 1961
Who Needs Rules? Greg Heimer (producer); Lawrence Kohlberg c-11m April 10, 1972
Why Did Europe Discover America in 1492? c-11m 1991
Why Do Peacocks Have Elaborate Trains? c-25m 1991
Why Do We Still Have Mountains? (American Geological Institute); Stanley Croner (producer); Warren Brown; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-20m June 10, 1964 video [388]
Why Fathers Work Emilie U. Lepthien c-14m July 3, 1969
Why Foods Spoil: Molds, Yeasts, Bacteria Milan Herzog (producer); Wilson G. Smillie c-14m July 26, 1957
Why Mothers Work William Kay (producer); Elizabeth Janeway c-17m April 14, 1976
Why Not Accounting? (AWSCPA Educational Corp.) c-15m August 11, 1971
Why Say No to Drugs? (Chuck Olin Associates); Chuck Olin c-15m 1986
Why Seasons Change (Elettra Films) c-11m October 25, 1960
Why Vandalism? Hal Kopel (producer); Bruno Bettelheim bw-17m August 30, 1955 video [389]
Wild Science: Communicating with Animals Lee Mendelson (producer); Ric Gentry c-11m March 18, 1977
Wild Science: Mind and Body Lee Mendelson (producer); Ric Gentry; narrator: Peter Falk c-10m March 18, 1977
Wildebeeste Jane & Peter Chermayeff c-10m 1984 Silent Safari
William Shakespeare (Shakespeare's Stratford) John Barnes; writer: Gilbert Aberg; cameramen Michael Livesey; cast: Vaughn Kimber, Richard Coe & Ray Westwell c-25m October 26, 1955
Wind and What It Does c-11m January 23, 1963
The Wind: The Power and the Promise (Avatar Learning); Alan P. Sloan (producer); Phil Content c-13m 1980
The Winds of Change David & William Kay c-22m 1983
The Wine of the Tetrarch John Barnes (producer); John Walker bw-27m May 29, 1959
The Winged World, Instinct and Intelligence in Birds National Geographic Society c-24m April 16, 1968
Winter on the Farm E. Laurence Palmer c-11m July 9, 1948
The Wolf and the Seven Kids (Greatest Tales Inc.); Fred Ladd c-10m January 3, 1978 animated cartoon
Women at Work: Change, Choice, Challenge William Kay (producer); Elizabeth Janeway c-17m April 27, 1977
Wonder Walks: A Time for Rain Warren Brown (producer); John S. Shelton & Charles L. Hogue c-7m July 12, 1971
Wonder Walks: A Time for Sun Warren Brown (producer); John S. Shelton & Charles L. Hogue c-7m July 12, 1971
Wonder Walks: Bending and Reflecting Sunlight Warren Brown (producer); John S. Shelton & Charles L. Hogue c-7m July 12, 1971
Wonder Walks: How Do They Move? Warren Brown (producer); John S. Shelton & Charles L. Hogue c-7m August 1, 1971
Wonder Walks: Let's Find Life Warren Brown (producer); John S. Shelton & Charles L. Hogue c-10m June 10, 1971
Wonder Walks: Some Friendly Insects Warren Brown (producer); John S. Shelton & Charles L. Hogue c-7m June 10, 1971
Wonder Walks: The World Up Close Warren Brown (producer); John S. Shelton & Charles L. Hogue c-7m July 21, 1971
Wonder Walks: What Do They Eat? Warren Brown (producer); John S. Shelton & Charles L. Hogue c-7m July 14, 1971
Wonder Walks: Where Does Life Come From? Warren Brown (producer); John S. Shelton & Charles L. Hogue c-7m June 28, 1971
Wondering About Air Paul Buchbinder c-13m 1986 video (4 minute version) [390]
Wondering About Sound Paul Buchbinder c-10m 1986
Wood - Portable Power Tools: The Circular Saw (Eothen Films) c-series of 8mm film loops 1969
The Woodwind Choir (ERPI); James Brill, revised with Peter W. Dykema bw-10m December 10, 1930 revised 1938
The Woodwind Choir (2nd edition) Milan Herzog (producer); Ralph E. Rush; music: Hans Swarowsky & Vienna Symphony c-11m September 20, 1956
Woodworking bw-10m September 3, 1953
Woody Woodchuck's Adventure John Walker (producer); Charles C. Carpenter c-11m January 17, 1961
Wool, from Sheep to Clothing John Walker, Robert Homer Burns & Alexander Johnston bw-11m November 17, 1947
The Work of Rivers (ERPI); Carey Croneis bw-10m October 30, 1935
The Work of the Atmosphere (ERPI); Carey Croneis bw-10m October 30, 1935
The Work of the Atmosphere (2nd edition) bw-11m June 11, 1946
Work of the Blood George E. Wakerlin c-13m June 19, 1957 video (black & white copy) [391]
The Work of the Heart Charles F. Finance (producer); Forrest H. Adams & Ralph Buchsbaum; camera: Isidore Mankofsky c-19m 1968
Work of the Heart (2nd edition) David Alexovich c-21m 1987
The Work of the Kidneys (ERPI); Anton J. Carlson, H. G. Swarm & F. J. Mullin bw-10m September 20, 1940
The Work of the Kidneys (2nd edition) Charles F. Finance & Benjamin H. Barbour c-20m January 4, 1973
World Balance of Power John T. Bobbitt (producer); William T. R. Fox Jr. bw-20m November 24, 1952
The World of Plant and Animal Communities Paul Buchbinder c-13m 1981
World Trade for Better Living Clair Wilcox & Eugene Staley c-17m August 10, 1951
World War I: A Documentary on the Role of the U.S.A. bw-28m July 9, 1957
World War II: Prologue, U.S.A. Hal Kopel (producer); Henry Steele Commager bw-28m September 25, 1956
Worms, the Annelida: Leeches, Earthworms, and Sea Worms William A. Anderson (producer); Lester Ingle & John Walker c-13m December 7, 1955
Writing through the Ages (Ministry of Education of UK) bw-10m October 18, 1950

X[edit]

Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Xth Olympiad Track Events (ERPI) bw-20m August 13, 1932

Y[edit]

Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Yeasts and Molds c-15m 1993
Yellowstone in Winter Wolfgang Bayer c-27m 1983
Yosemite (Atwater Kent Foundation); Ted Phillips c-18m March 14, 1954
You Are Growing Day By Day Hugh & Suzanne Johnston (producers); Barbara Wehr c-8m 1980
Your Body and Its Parts: Introduction c-6m September 15, 1964 Basic Life Science, Your Health
Your Ears c-6m September 15, 1964 Basic Life Science, Your Health
Your Ears (2nd edition) Bruce Hoffman & Jon W. Hisgen c-11m 1989
Your Eyes c-6m September 15, 1964 Basic Life Science, Your Health
Your Eyes (2nd edition) Bruce Hoffman & Jon W. Hisgen c-11m 1989
Your Food c-6m September 15, 1964 Basic Life Science, Your Health
Your Friend, the Forest: Save It or Destroy It (Conservation Foundation); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-7m July 26, 1954
Your Friend, the Soil: Keep It or Lose It (Conservation Foundation); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-7m July 26, 1954
Your Friend, the Water: Clean or Dirty (Conservation Foundation); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-7m July 26, 1954
Your Pets bw-11m February 18, 1948
Your Protection Against Disease c-6m September 15, 1964 Basic Life Science, Your Health
Your Sleep and Rest c-6m September 15, 1964 Basic Life Science, Your Health
Your Teeth c-6m September 15, 1964 Basic Life Science, Your Health
Your Voice William J. Temple & Delinda Roggensack bw-11m November 16, 1949
Yours Is the Land (Conservation Foundation); George Brewer (producer); John H. Storer c-11m January 6, 1950
Youth Builds a Nation in Tanzania Brian Kellman (producer) c-18m September 11, 1970
Youth, Maturity, Old Age (Crocos Productions); John Barnes; camera: Adam Gifford; cast: Marcel Marceau c-8m April 1, 1975 Art of Silence; video [392]
Yugoslav Boy: Story of Frane (Octavian Pictures); Milan Herzog (producer); Niksa Fulgosi c-16m January 24, 1968

Z[edit]

Title Major credits black & white or color (& running time) year / copyright date Notes
Zebra Jane & Peter Chermayeff c-11m 1971 Silent Safari
Zenith (Aesop Films); William Van Horn c 1977 animated cartoon
The Zoo Robert Bean bw-11m January 24, 1949
The Zoo (2nd edition) Paul Witty (producer); George Rabb & Paul Buchbinder; narrator: Randy Brill c-11m 1979
Zoo Baby Animals (Baby Zoo Animals) John Walker (producer); Marlin Perkins c-11m January 4, 1961
A Zoo's Eye View Dawn to Dark Milan Herzog (producer); Charles A. McLaughlin c-11m May 25, 1973

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