Public Domain Movies
Running Time: 60 mins Color
This series looks at various scientific subjects with a marvellous sophistIcation for its time. Well done and appealing to all ages.
OUR MR. SUN
GATEWAY TO THE MIND
HEMO THE MAGNIFICENT
STRANGE CASE OF THE COSMIC RAYS
ITS ABOUT TIME
Running Time: 15 mins Black & White
Comparative Tests On A Human And A Chimpanzee Infant Of Approximately The Same Age, Pt 2 (1932) Compares the reactions of a normal human infant between the ages of 10 and 14.5 months to psychological tests, and the responses of a chimpanzee companion, age 7.5 to 12 months, to the same tests. Brings out the effects of different rates of growth and learning abilities and illustrates the capacity of the animal to outdo the child in many tests. Includes hand preference, startle reaction time, delayed reaction, cap-on-head, detour, tickle, ice and rotation tests.
Running Time: 58 mins Color
Starring: Frank Baxter, Hadley Cantrell, Edwin Max
The film presents how the human body recognizes and becomes aware of its surroundings. The various information pathways to the brain such as sight, sound, smell, taste and touch are explored in a accurate but simple manner via human impression and cartoon characters!
Running Time: 60 mins Black & White
Starring: Eddie Albert, Lionel Barrymore
Dr. Frank Baxter and Eddie Albert explore the mysteries of the most important star in the universe. With the help of a boastful old Sol and a crank Father Time (voice of Mr. Barrymore), the sun's history, power and potential are investigated.
Running Time: 53 mins Black & White
Starring: Dr. Frank Baxter
A film about genetics and heredity in man, various traits are shown and the methods by which they are transmitted is explained.
Black & White