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|Material Type:||Partial animation, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Carl Urbano; True Boardman; John Sutherland; Eugene Poddany; J C Kaelin; General Electric Company.; Armed Forces Special Weapons Project (U.S.); Cascade Pictures of California Inc.; National Clean-up, Paint-up, Fix-up Bureau.; United States. Federal Civil Defense Administration.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc.; University of Chicago. Institute for Nuclear Studies.; National Education Association of the United States. Safety Commission.; Archer Productions.; United States. Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization.; Norwood Studios, Inc.; Earthstation1.com.
|Notes:||Videodisc release of seven short informational films produced in 1950 (Medical aspects of nuclear radiation), 1951 (Atomic alert, Duck and cover, Our cities must fight), 1952 (A is for atom), 1954 (The house in the middle) and 1961 (Radiological defense).
Aspect ratios chiefly 4:3.
|Description:||1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD-R, region free.|
|Contents:||A is for atom / General Electric Company ; a John Sutherland production ; director, Carl Urbano ; story by True Boardman ; music, Eugene Poddany (15 min.) --
Medical aspects of nuclear radiation / The Armed Forces Special Weapons Project presents ; produced by Cascade Pictures of California (20 min.) --
The house in the middle / produced by The National Clean up-Fix up-Paint up Bureau ; with the cooperation of the Federal Civil Defense Administration (12 min.) --
Atomic alert (Elementary version) / produced by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films ; in collaboration with the Division of Physical Sciences including the Institute of Nuclear Studies, University of Chicago (11 min.) --
Duck and cover / an official Civil Defense film produced in cooperation with the Federal Civil Defense Administration and in consultation with the Safety Commission of the National Education Association ; produced by Archer Productions, Incorporated (9 min.) --
Our cities must fight / an official United States Civil Defense film produced in cooperation with the Federal Civil Defense Administration ; produced by Archer Productions, Inc. (9 min.) --
Radiological defense / The Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization presents ; produced ... by Norwood Studios, Inc. (26 min.).
|Other Titles:||A is for atom.
Medical aspects of nuclear radiation.
House in the middle.
Duck and cover.
Our cities must fight.
Duck and cover and more!
|Responsibility:||J.C. Kaelin, Jr.|
(Medical aspects of nuclear radiation) A young woman, poolside in a bathing suit, is used to demonstrate the effects of differing levels of exposure to radiation.
(The house in the middle) Neat, clean and freshly-painted real estate better withstands an A-bomb blast.
(Atomic alert (Elementary version)) How to handle exposure to radiation.
(Duck and cover) Animation and live action show the proper way to react to an atomic bomb attack.
(Our cities must fight) How the residents of population centers should behave in the aftermath of an atomic attack.
(Radiological defense) A look at the communications network in place to track radioactive fallout in the atmosphere.