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Lunchroom Manners

1960

Lunchroom Manners

Lunchroom Manners - 1960

The puppet Mr. Bungle was the influence for the the name of #FaithNoMore’s #MikePatton’s band #MrBungle. According to Wikipedia, “The band was founded in Eureka, California during 1985 while the members were still in high school, and was named after a 1960s children’s educational film.” Lunchroom Manners from 1960 is that educational film.

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Your Fight Against Fear

1950's

Your Fight Against Fear

Filmstrip: Your Fight Against Fear - 1950s

Your Fight Against Fear To fear is natural.  Some fears protect us; some fears harm us. No matter how hard we try, we do nots seem to be able to drive some fears away. Fears persist every time we face new situations or challenges. Puppies respond by hiding when they are threatened. What are some […]

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Shy Guy

1947

Shy Guy

Shy Guy - 1947

Shy Guy from 1947 starring a very young Dick York, Darrin Stephens from the 1960s sitcom Bewitched.

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Liberty

1940's

Liberty

Liberty - 1940's

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command The air-bridged harbor […]

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Who Are The People of America?

1950's

Who Are The People of America?

Who Are The People of America? - 1953

Who Are the People of America? is a relatively egalitarian look at America, a country of different races, religions and ethnicities, in the country, in towns and in cities. The diversity of the US is seen through the conventional wisdom of the 1950’s, where conquistadors like Christopher Columbus, Vasco Núñez de Balboa, and Sir Walter […]

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Are You Popular?

1947

Are You Popular?

Are You Popular? - 1947

“Are You Popular?”, an educational film produced in 1947, discusses dating etiquette and how the wrong moves can destroy your reputation. You don’t have to be like Jenny, who parks in cars with boys at night, to be popular. In fact, Jenny’s not popular because she’s grown to have a reputation for being easy. Try […]

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Hair Dress Through The Ages

1950

Hair Dress Through The Ages

Hair Dress Through The Ages - 1950

In this lighthearted documentary, a news announcer fumbles his way through reporting on the history of hairdressing. Not surprisingly, it begins in France, on the Dordogne River, many thousands of years ago. A caveman, annoyed with long hair that interferes with his work, uses a fishbone to keep his hair in place. It is perhaps […]

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