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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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