Director: John Kingsford Smith
The advance in freestyle swimming, from the single overarm action of 1880 and the double overarm of 1890, to the Australian Crawl of today, copied originally from a schoolboy who had brought his native style from the Solomon Islands.
A reconstruction of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. with the volcano in action filmed at close range. Depicts also the current scene in Pompeii and in nearby Naples. ... More »
Ostriches in South Africa against their natural surroundings; details of foot movements, the birds en masse, the hen bird and eggs, the newly-hatched chicks. ... More »
One of a series produced by a specialized film unit concentrating on wildlife studies. Re-edited by the Educational Foundation for Visual Aids for use in British schools. ... More »
Outlines the structure of the moon; describes and explains the phases of the moon by means of animation, flat drawings, photographs, and special models. A recent addition to the G.B.T. Mathematical G… More »
Life cycle of the Monarch butterfly; laying eggs, feeding, moulting, forming into chrysalis, and eventual emergence as a butterfly. ... More »