|Skipper Learns A Lesson|
In a departure from Sid Davis' traditional "kids in peril" scenarios, this film introduces us to Skipper - a bigoted dog who doesnt like the "funny looking' diverse neighborhood kids that his owner is playing with. Skipper also has problems with the neighborhood dogs, but learns his lesson when he accidentally gets covered in poster paint. Even though this film is awkward and the message is forced, it is one of the first made for young children that addresses the problems of racial intolerance...
Keywords: social engineering; kids and kritters
Average rating: (7 reviews)
Lou Rawls plays Naval recruiter trying to lure the young black whos tired of the limited work opportunities available to him or her. While the Navy did offer more opportunities to minorities than the civilian world, this film exploits the dissatisfaction the many minorities felt regarding racial equality in the workplace. Music is by Port Authority the US Navy's Soul Band. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Average rating: (8 reviews)
|If Mirrors Could Speak : Self-Image Film|
Help us get more films like this online! This film was digitized and uploaded thanks to contributions from this project: www.indiegogo.com/avgeeks100miles In hopes of keeping kids' attention, social engineering films would often use supernatural elements to make their points. In this film, we see a magic talking mirror that reflects bratty kids as clowns. Most of the misbehaving kids understand how their behavior is disruptive and make amends...
Keywords: social engineering
Average rating: (13 reviews)
|Soapy The Germ Fighter|
Young Billy Martin has to learn that being clean isnt the same as being a sissy. One night, a giant, talking cake of soap wearing tights and a puffy-sleeved shirt assures him of this fact. This film, like many personal hygiene films, taught kids about germs and what to do to avoid them in case their parents neglected to do so. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: personal hygiene
Average rating: (17 reviews)
|Santa Claus' Punch and Judy|
Santa magically creates a Punch and Judy puppet show to the delight of children at a Christmas party. WARNING! Parents may wish to watch this before exposing innocent eyes to the comic brutality of a Punch and Judy puppet show from the late 1940s - including some very non-PC scenes. Punch & Judy professor/historian Geoff Felix describes the film: The value of this film is that it is a record of a performance by George Prentice whose Punch and Judy show achieved great popularity in Variety during...
Keywords: Santa; puppet chaos; senseless violence
Average rating: (17 reviews)
|Beginning Responsibility: Lunchroom Manners|
The rude, clumsy puppet Mr. Bungle shows kids how to behave in the school cafeteria - the assumption being that kids actually want to behave during lunch. This film has a cult following since it appeared on a Pee Wee Herman HBO special. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: social engineering; puppet chaos
Average rating: (33 reviews)