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How to be a woman : instructions for proper female behavior from classroom films of the 1940s-'80s

Author: Bret WoodSkip ElsheimerBailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)Moody Institute of Science.American Gas Association.All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino International, [2009]
Series: Classic educational shorts, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the daughters of the baby boom reached adolescence, the American school system struggled to educate them on matters of sexual and social development. For teachers, classroom films about such topics were considered a godsend. They depicted the reproductive system in anatomical detail or through puzzling symbolism. Beyond sex education, classroom films addressed a wide array of social issues, from the importance of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short films
Educational films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bret Wood; Skip Elsheimer; Bailey Films (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.); Moody Institute of Science.; American Gas Association.; Centron Corporation.; Social Science Films (Firm); Film Producers Guild (Firm); Coronet (Firm); Hartley Productions.; Douglas Film Industries.; Crisco (Firm); Brigham Young University.; Crommie and Crommie.; Taft Broadcasting Company.; J.E.G. Hess Productions.; Hearst Entertainment (Firm); A/V Geeks (Firm); Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 456574502
Notes: Title from container.
"From the A/V Geeks film library."
Originally produced as motion pictures 1948-1982.
Special features: Bonus films: Redbook--Eighteen to thirty-four! (J.E.G. Hess ; 1977 ; col. ; 9 min.); The joy of living with fragrance (Avon ; circa 1960s ; col. ; 13 min.); interview with A/V Geeks founder Skip Elsheimer.
Credits: Curated by Skip Elsheimer.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 195 min.) : sd., col. and b&w, 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: You're growing up / Bailey Films (1955 ; col. ; 10 min.) --
The wonders of reproduction / Moody Institute (1958 ; col. ; 11 min.) --
Let's make a sandwich / American Gas Assoc. (1950 ; col. ; 4 min.) --
Why study home economics? / Centron (1955 ; b&w ; 10 min.) --
As others see us / Social Science Films (1953 ; col. ; 10 min.) --
Growing girls / Film Producers Guild (1949 ; b&w ; 12 min.) --
Improve your personality / Coronet (1951 ; b&w ; 10 min.) --
Pattern for smartness / Hartley Productions (1948 ; col. ; 18 min.) --
Girls are better than ever / Douglas Film Ind. (1967 ; col. ; 13 min.) --
You're the judge / Crisco (1960s ; col. ; 18 min.) --
Worth waiting for / Brigham Young University (1962 ; col. ; 27 min.) --
Saying no: a few words to young women about sex / Crommie & Crommie (1982 ; col. ; 16 min.) --
Attack / Taft Broadcasting (1966 ; b&w ; 14 min.).
Series Title: Classic educational shorts, v. 2.
Other Titles: Instructions for proper female behavior from classroom films of the 1940s-'80s
Responsibility: produced for video by Bret Wood.

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As the daughters of the baby boom reached adolescence, the American school system struggled to educate them on matters of sexual and social development. For teachers, classroom films about such topics were considered a godsend. They depicted the reproductive system in anatomical detail or through puzzling symbolism. Beyond sex education, classroom films addressed a wide array of social issues, from the importance of cooking skills to self-defense and how to appear more pleasing to others.

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How to be a Woman Vol. 2: Instructions for Proper Female Behavior from Classroom Films of the 1940s - '80s

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Anyone who has indulged in the guilty pleasures of goofing off in the <a href="http://www.archive.org/details/movies">Internet Moving Image Archive</a> should be familiar with the joys of what redoubtable "film archaeologist" Rick Prelinger has termed "ephemeral films." These were short, non-theatrical...
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