Inner city squalor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is the subject of this documentary, which focuses on a child returning from school to his home, a cramped and squalid apartment in a rat-infested slum neighborhood.
An Oscar-nominated war-time propaganda film on the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. It followed the government of Chiang Kai-shek as their society changed and they fight back against the now-common enemy (to the US), Japan. (22 mins.)
A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life and of the turmoil and privation caused by the war, all without narration. (20 mins.)
This short documentary looks at Nazi Germany's plan for world domination by reviewing the effects of and bitterness felt over the defeat in WWI and focusing on the geopolitical concepts of Prof. Karl Haushofer and his influence on Hitler. (22 mins.)
In Australia, children live in the Outback, too far from others to travel to any school. The Australian government has a school with no student only teachers that correspond with their pupils and teach those children at their own pace. (19 mins.)
An updated Technicolor followup to a black & white Broadway Brevity (1941) tour of the Morristown, New Jersey seeing eye dog training program. Much of the narration comes from the canine's point of view. (20 mins.)
This Oscar-nominated documentary short is from the American Cancer Society. Ed ignores his car problems and then fixes it without using a good mechanic. He also ignores stomach problems. Will he go to a doctor? Is it cancer? (12 mins.)
Donald's goes on an adventure in which it is explained how mathematics can be useful in real life. Through this journey it is shown how numbers are more than graphs and charts, they are geometry, music and magical living things. (27 mins.)