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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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The story of the little fir tree which is cut down and trimmed on Christmas Eve is retold in a modern American setting, with an unusual background of Christmas carols.
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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A study of the plant and animal life found in a jar of ordinary pond water. Illustrates and explains the difference between microscopic plants and animals; between one-celled and many-celled organisms; the meaning of colonial organization; and the various processes of food-gathering, digestion and reproduction.
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
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Made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, this film shows the steps in the process of producing educational films, including scripting, shooting, editing and capturing of sound.
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Topic: Motion pictures: In education
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Dramatization of important military events and imagery of the places where they occurred.
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Topic: U.S. History: Civil War
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Shows the world of dinosaurs and prehistoric monsters of a million years ago, and includes a battle between two giant creatures. Based on Conan Doyle's story. 07:31:57 MCU Tiger on the prowl 07:32:06 More tiger shots 07:32:40 London (?) 07:34:14 Prehistoric bird 07:34:39 MCU Pterodactyl with prey 07:35:57 Real dinosaur 07:36:37 Dinosaur eats - man in foreground 07:36:58 Dinosaur 07:37:03 CU Dinosaur eating 07:37:10 Another dinosaur - T Rex 07:37:13 First dinosaur 07:37:16 Tyrannosaurus Rex...
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Writing, editing and mass production of books.
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Topic: Communication: Books
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Banking services and procedures in the pre-computer era.
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Topics: Economics, Occupations: Banking industry, Finance
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Explains the mysteries of sound recording on film.
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Topics: Perception: Sound, Motion pictures: Sound, Motion pictures: Projection
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Frightening civil defense procedure film aimed at Cold War-era elementary school students.
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Topic: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense
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by Unknown
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telephone company film about history; historical recreation (1877) of the use of one of the earliest telephones in an Eastern town. 1885 - Long Distance Begins -- Maps with blinking lights show how cities across the countries became hooked into the telephone network. introduction of a variety of telephone equipment -- loaded coils, vacuum tubes used as amplifiers or repeaters; many varieties of vacuum tubes shown; 1915 -- The continent spanned with first transcontinental call; historic...
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by Unknown
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World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40 Various amateur films, download from Archive.org, are edited and condensed to show what a day at the World’s Fair.
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Topics: Amateur film, The World's Fair, 1939, 1940, New York
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by Unknown
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History of telephone development from 1877 to 1935.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Infrastructure: Information
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by Unknown
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Three TV commercials; one set in St. Louis, Missouri, another on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, and a quick review of telephone history.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Advertising: Television commercials, St. Louis, Missouri
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by Unknown
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Visionary 1920s film containing imaginative astrophysical visualizations.
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Topics: Astronomy, Physics