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Title Health & safety scare films. Vol. 14 [videorecording].

Imprint Seattle, WA : Something Weird Video, c2009.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  613 H349s  v.14    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc : sd., b&w or col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD-R.
Note Title from disc surface.
Contents Fight Syphilis (1942, b&w) -- Tornado (1959?, b&w) -- The Hidden Hazards (1964, b&w) -- The Story of Kenneth Randall M.D. (1946, b&w) -- Wear Eye Protection (1971?, color).
Summary Educational films from the 1940s,1950s and 1960s addressing safety issues.
Fight Syphilis (1942) outlines the individual's role in combatting syphilis through education, blood tests, prompt medical treatment, and avoidance of quacks. Shots includes montage of quack remedies for venereal disease.
Tornado (1959?) is genuinely scary since it shows real tornados captured on film (by an Oklahoma City TV station): "Most violent type of storm on earth!" Equally disturbing are shots showing the destructive aftermath of tornados: "Strong buildings are reduced to rubble! Automobiles lifted and flung through the air! Great trees whirled around like toothpicks!" Since early warnings are especially important, we visit a Kansas City weather bureau that specializes in tornado warnings, and also learn the role of the Observer Core.
The Hidden Hazards (1964) shows how the protection of the American workforce from occupational hazards is a challenge to medical and health science.
Subject Syphilis.
Tornadoes -- Oklahoma.
Tornado warning systems -- Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
Industrial safety.
Occupational diseases.
Working class -- Medical care.
Work environment -- United States -- Safety measures.
Eye -- Protection.
Safety goggles.
Safety education.
Genre/Form Educational films.
Short films.
Added Author United States. Public Health Service.
Something Weird Video (Firm)
Added Title Health and safety scare films
Music No. 37266 Something Weird Video

 
    
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