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A is for Atom

USA, 1952 (MIFF 1956, Elements)

Director: Gerald Nevius

The film uses animation to explain what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, and the peacetime uses of atomic energy and the by-products of nuclear fission.

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Tomorrow it will be Fine

Poland, 1953
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The First in the World

USSR, 1955
A clearcut and simple account of the first atomic power-station ever built. Good animated sequences explain the functions of various installations. One of the most fascinating shots shows two white-u… More »

The World That Nature Forgot

USA, 1954
This is the story of a new world, a world that begins in the mysterious universe of atoms and molecules, which combine in countless numbers to form everything we see and touch. It is the story of how… More »

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