Documentaries and Factual Films
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, all have soundtracks and image reels are a mix of color and black and white. All deal with dental, periodontal, orthodontic, or related topics and were circulated for showing in schools, community settings, and other venues by the American Dental Association (ADA). Producers included the ADA, regional dental associations, university dental schools, public health agencies, and individual practitioners.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. Films chiefly depict surgical procedures to implant artificial aortic and mitral valves in patients with cardiac conditions such as ventricular septal defect. Most of the films consist of close-up images of Dr. Morrow's hands and arms and the patient's opened chest, though some show Dr. Morrow speaking.
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film titles produced by foundations, academic institutions, and private sector entities to educate expectant parents about pregnancy, childbirth, and infant care.
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION. Films address a range of topics including nursing, prenatal and neonatal care, infant and child development, mental health, medical ethics, aging, and human sexuality.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. They depict Dr. Nina Starr Braunwald performing heart surgeries, chiefly the experimental implantation of artificial heart valves of her own design and fabrication.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. These mostly educational films were produced by both smaller, independent companies and major filmmaking entities during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. Topics range from concerns about overpopulation to the function of human organs to divorce and racial prejudice. Many of the films deal with mental health, child development, and the health of the environment.