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  • [Studs Terkel in two industrial films]

    [Studs Terkel in two industrial films]

    Two industrial films from the 1940s and ’50s that feature Studs Terkel. In “Beginning to Date” (1953) Terkel plays a high school diving instructor and offers advice to students on proper dating etiquette. The second film on this tape, “No Vacancies” (1946), is about the crisis that plagued many returning WWII soldiers who could not afford housing. Terkel is the narrator in this piece. Continue reading

  • [Video training tape]

    0:00 Danny Schechter of Global Vision introduces The Body Shop Television. He introduces the importance of learning to shoot with home video cameras. He goes over the main topics: 1. Camera techniques. 2. Producing tips. 3. some do’s and don’t’s. 4. Video hits and misses. 5. Potential stories. 2:30 Skip Blumberg talks about using home video equipment to shoot tv. 3:00 A beginner to video introduces herself. 3:15 Skip Blumberg talks about the importance of getting used to your camera … Continue reading

  • Marihuana

    Instructional film from the 1930s about the dangers of marijuana. A young girl smokes a “doped” cigarette and enters life of prostitution & crime. Continue reading