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Present-day ruins of ancient Greek cities and reconstructed models are used to introduce aspects of early Greek civilization, including its contributions to philosophy, science, mathematics. art, drama, government, and athletics. ... Read more
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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. ... Read more
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Unusual and humorous portrayal of the ways in which people get into serious and even fatal difficulties when swimming. ... Read more
Life cycle of the Monarch butterfly; laying eggs, feeding, moulting, forming into chrysalis, and eventual emergence as a butterfly. ... Read 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. ... Read more
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. ... Read 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 Geography Series. ... Read 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. ... Read more
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