B VITAMINS
UMBC #: H-4-41 Format:MP6 005 minutes 000?
Credits: DHMH

Covers the wide range of B vitamins and the many sources of vitamins for good health.
Subjects:NUTRITION

B.F. SKINNER INTERVIEWED PART I
UMBC #: VC-291 Format:VHS 045 minutes 1988
Credits: San Diego State Univ.

An informal talk about human behavior and its determinants between Dr. Skinner and Dr. Eve Segal. Part I focuses on the philosophy of behaviorism.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

B.F. SKINNER INTERVIEWED PART II
UMBC #: VC-292 Format:VHS 035 minutes 1988
Credits: San Diego State Univ.

An informal talk between Dr. Skinner and Dr. Eve Segal. Part II focuses on verbal behavior.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BABOON SOCIAL ORGANIZATION
UMBC #: 8-89 Format:MP6 017 minutes 1963
Credits: C. Cameron Macauley

This film uses photography and animation to analyze the nature of the interdependence within a baboon troop and its relation to ecology.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BABOON SOCIAL ORGANIZATION
UMBC #: 8-89V Format:VHS 017 minutes 1963
Credits: C. Cameron Macauley

This film uses photography and animation to analyze the nature of the interdependence within a baboon troop and its relation to ecology.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BABY IS BORN, A
UMBC #: H-8-21 Format:MP6 024 minutes 1974
Credits: Perennial

Photographic record of an actual hospital delivery. Mother and father are shown during the complete process of birth. Also shows a post-natal visit by an obestretician who explains how to space the birth of babies by proper use of birth control methods.
Subjects:CHILDBIRTH

BACK TO CHERNOBYL (NOVA)
UMBC #: VC-452 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1989
Credits: WGBH

History's worst nuclear power plant accident occurred on April 26, 1986 in Chernobyl, USSR. NOVA takes correspondent Bill Kurtis and Harvard physicist Richard Wilson to the Soviet Union for an investigation of the unprecedented catastrophe and its devastating legacy.
Subjects:NUCLEAR POWER

BACK TO REALITY
UMBC #: VC-466 Format:VHS 030 minutes 1988
Credits: Johnson Institute

In this video, aimed at codependents and co-workers, it is explained why people get hooked on drugs and alcohol, how it affects them and those around them, and what can be done to bring them and you back to reality.Narrated by Hugh Downs.
Subjects:CODEPENDENCY

BALCONY, THE
UMBC #: VC-9005 Format:VHS 120 minutes 1988
Credits: UMBC AV Services

Performance at UMBC on 12/17/88.
Subjects:THEATER

BALI MASTERPIECE OF THE GODS
UMBC #: VC-286 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1990
Credits: National Geographic

A documentary about the ancient culture of the Balinese on the island of Bali. Discusses how they cling to their age old ways of life amidst the selective transition from old to new.
Subjects:BALI

BALINESE GAMELAN CONCERT
UMBC #: VC-9010 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1988
Credits: IMR-TV

This is a video recording of the Balinese Gamelan concert performed at UMBC in December of l988.
Subjects:MUSIC

BALLET MECANIQUE
UMBC #: 6-32 Format:MP6 014 minutes 1924
Credits: F. Leger

Composed of drawn or painted geometric forms and photographic images. Like later surrealistic films, this one shows the influence of Freud, and the obvious sexual symbolism of some of the objects which gives the film its often outrageous humor.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

Ballets by Balanchine
UMBC #: VC-613 Format:VHS 047 minutes 1993
Credits: UMBC

This video is a collaboration of ballets including Mozartiana with S. Farrell, Elegie, Tchaikov, and Pas de Deux.
Subjects:DANCE

BALTIMORE IS BEAUTIFUL
UMBC #: VC-293 Format:VHS 004 minutes 1988
Credits: Baltimore Convention Center

This promotional film highlights current attractions and the history of Baltimore.
Subjects:BALTIMORE

BALTIMORE'S GERMANS
UMBC #: VC-21 Format:VHS 029 minutes 1983
Credits: UMBC-TV

Highlights the role played by German immigrants and their descendants in the development of Baltimore and Maryland.
Subjects:BALTIMORE

BANK, THE
UMBC #: 8-7 Format:MP6 022 minutes 1916
Credits: Essanay

Comedy featuring Chaplin as a cleaner in a bank who arrives at work attired as a bank manager, enters the vault, and emerges with a mop and pail.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES
BANK, THE
UMBC #: 8-7V Format:VHS 022 minutes 1916
Credits: Essanay

Comedy featuring Chaplin as a cleaner in a bank who arrives at work attired as a bank manager, enters the vault, and emerges with a mop and pail.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BANKS AND THE POOR
UMBC #: 12-378 Format:MP6 059 minutes 1970
Credits: INUAVC

Examines how the banking industry exploits the poor regarding consumer credit, personal loans, and the perpetuation of slum housing. Explains that, while the industy often finances slum landlords, restrictive lending policies force the poor to resort to high interest finance companies.
Subjects:BANKING

BARBER SHOP, THE
UMBC #: 8-8 Format:MP6 035 minutes 1933
Credits: Sennett

Comedy featuring W.C. Fields as a barber who wrongly assumes credit for apprehending a dangerous criminal.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BARON MUNCHAUSEN'S DREAM
UMBC #: 4-3 Format:MP6 011 minutes 1911
Credits: George Melies

A somewhat ponderous comedy based on Rudolf Raspe's stories of the popular braggart.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BARRIER PENETRATION OF WAVES
UMBC #: 4-103 Format:MP6 009 minutes 1961
Credits: Universal Ed. and Vis. Arts

This film deals with Snell's law and the behavior ofwaves under varying circumstances.
Subjects:PHYSICS

BART 1-BART CAR
UMBC #: VC-238.01 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1976
Credits: BBC Open University

Examines the broad spectrum of conflicting factors which influenced the halting development of the Bay Area Rapid Transit systems for commuters in San Francisco. Illustrates the effect on the system of such factors as geography, demography, organization, contracts, information availability and public image.
Subjects:TRANSPORTATION

BART 2-CAR SAFETY AND RELIABILITY
UMBC #: VC-238.02 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1976
Credits: BBC Open University

Defines the operating concepts of avoiding physical harm and operating routinely according to plan as properties which can be designed successfully into the logic of a system such as the Bay Area Rapid Transit.Identifies some of the main elements of the system such as computers.
Subjects:TRANSPORTATION

BART 3-SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
UMBC #: VC-238.03 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1976
Credits: BBC Open University

Illustrates the engineering principle that components in complex systems frequently interact in novel ways which are unlikely to be recognized if the components are examined in isolation. Considers the reasons that several such problems were not foreseen and what was done about them.
Subjects:TRANSPORTATION

BART 4-MANUFACTURERS
UMBC #: VC-238.04 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1976
Credits: BBC Open University

Explores several possible reasons behind the many problems encountered in the initial operation of the BART system. Examines political pressures , contracting methods, specification and administrative structures in regard to overall control and conception of the transit system.
Subjects:TRANSPORTATION

BASEBALL VOLUME 1: OUR GAME 1840'S-1900
UMBC #: VC-551.01 Format:VHS 115 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

It's the true tale of baseball's beginnings. It's a game that's fast, creative, and "one degree above mayhem." This is a drama of merciless owners, scurrilous gamblers, determined women, and the struggle for racial justice.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL VOLUME 2: SOMETHING LIKE WAR 1900-1910
UMBC #: VC-551.02 Format:VHS 107 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

Furious fastballs and mercurial managers catapult baseball into modern times, and introduce some of the most colorful characters who ever played the game. Personalities like Ty cobb, Walter Johnson, and Christy Matthewson fascinate the public.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL VOLUME 3: THE FAITH OF FIFTY MILLION PEOPLE 1910-1920
UMBC #: VC-551.03 Format:VHS 120 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

Baseball wins millions oftrue believers as a massive wave of immigrants fills the stands- eager to "become American" by rooting for American's game. But they're dealt a crushing blow when eight White Sox players succumb to the "Black Sox" scandal of 1919.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL VOLUME 4: A NATIONAL HEIRLOOM 1920-1930
UMBC #: VC-551.04 Format:VHS 117 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

As America roars through the 1920's, baseball grows popular worldwide. One big reason is a saloonkeeper's son, who becomes the best-known athlete in American history. The astounding play of Babe Ruth captivates people everywhere, making him a household name- the first superstar known to fans and non-fans alike.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL VOLUME 5: SHADOW BALL 1930-1940
UMBC #: VC-551.05 Format:VHS 126 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

The Great Depression looms over America while baseball struggles to survive. When the Babe begins to fade, fans pin their hopes on the rising stars of Joe DiMaggio and Bob Feller. America's game has another struggle too- the stain of racial segregation. Players like Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige become great stars.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL VOLUME 6: THE NATIONAL PASTIME 1940-1950
UMBC #: VC-551.06 Format:VHS 151 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

The Second World War causes turmoil in baseball as its best players enlist. But in 1941, baseball had a summer better than anyone could remember. But baseball's most poignant moment arrives when the Dodgers' Branch Rickey forces integration by signing the immortal Jackie Robinson.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL VOLUME 7: THE CAPITAL OF BASEBALL 1950-1960
UMBC #: VC-551.07 Format:VHS 134 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

These heydays sparkle with bright moments, like Bobby Thompson's triumphant homer and Don Larsen's perfect game. Stars like Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, and Willie Mays thrive with speed and power. Baseball is king and New York City is the throne. For a decade, the game is dominated by the Yankees, Giants, & Dodgers
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL VOLUME 8: A WHOLE NEW BALLGAME 1960-1970
UMBC #: VC-551.08 Format:VHS 116 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

In the turbulant Sixties, television beams baseball nationwide. Sandy Koufax, Carl Yastzemski and Bob Gibson become household names, and Roger Maris breaks The Babe's home run record. The Pirates win the series in 1960 and the Yankee dynasty begins to show signs of fading.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL VOLUME 9: HOME 1970-PRESENT
UMBC #: VC-551.09 Format:VHS 148 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

Free agency keeps players changing places, affecting both salaries and team loyalties. Yet the achievements of stars like Nolan Ryan and Kirk Gibson still inspire many reasons to cheer. The amazing plays of the 1975 series help recharge Americans' love of the game as well.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 10: BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH
UMBC #: VC-552.10 Format:VHS 045 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

Babe Ruth's fading career gives way to the rising stars of Joe DiMaggio, Hank Greenburg, and Bob Feller. The inning culminates with one of the greatest showdowns in baseball history when Satchel Paige, arguably the best pitcher ever, pitches to Josh Gibson, "the black Babe Ruth," in the Negro League World Series.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 11: THE NATIONAL PASTIME
UMBC #: VC-552.11 Format:VHS 065 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

This episode focuses on the season of 1941, one of the most exciting of all time, when Joe DiMaggio hit in 56 straight games, Ted Williams became the last man to bat .400, and the Brooklyn Dodgers won their first pennant in 20 years. Then World War II intervenes and baseball's best players become soldiers.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 12: THE NATIONAL PASTIME
UMBC #: VC-552.12 Format:VHS 083 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

Changing baseball-and the entire country-forever, Branch Rickey integrates the major leagues on April 15, 1947 when heroic Jackie Robinson takes the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers. The game finally becomes what it had always claimed to be: "The National Pastime."
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 13: CAPITAL OF BASEBALL
UMBC #: VC-552.13 Format:VHS 089 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

This episode focuses on the glorious heyday of New York City baseball, where for 10 straight years, a local team always played in the World Series and almost always won. Some footage includes, Bobby Thomson's home run off of Ralph Branca, Willie Mays' catch in the 1954 Series, and switch-hitting slugger Mickey Mantle.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 14: BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH
UMBC #: VC-552.14 Format:VHS 042 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

In the mid 1950's, baseball is at its zenith, but as the decade wanes, white fans flee to the suburbs and move to growing sunbelt cities, and baseball struggles to keep up. Sparked by Jackie Robisnson and Roy Campanella, the Dodgers finally win their first World Series.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 15: A WHOLE NEW BALLGAME
UMBC #: VC-552.15 Format:VHS 056 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

Signaling the beginning of the end of the New York Yankee's dynasty, Pittsburgh wins the 1960 World Series with a home run in the last inning of the last game. In the following season, Roger Maris breaks Babe Ruth's record by hitting 61 home runs.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 16: BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH
UMBC #: VC-552.16 Format:VHS 058 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

In 1967, the Boston Red Sox take the pennant, but lose the World Series to the St. Louis Cardinals. The turbulance of the 60's and the rise in the popularity of football causes many to question the relevancy of the game. Now the game is about to be radically trans- formed by the first successful attempts to unionize.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 17: HOME
UMBC #: VC-552.17 Format:VHS 087 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

By 1970, the national pastime is in trouble in spite of great performances by Brooks Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and Hank Aaron who breaks Babe Ruth's record of 714 home runs. Attendance figures lag in ball parks across the country, but game six of the 1975 World Series reawakens a whole country's love for the game.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 18: BOTTOM OF THE NINTH
UMBC #: VC-552.18 Format:VHS 058 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

Free agency threatens America's affection for the game. Nevertheless, baseball becomes more competitive than ever. In one ten year period, ten different teams win the World Series, something that had never happened before. The series ends with a retrospective of the game and its place in American history.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 1: OUR GAME 1840'S-1900
UMBC #: 552.01 Format:VHS 063 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

This episode tells the true story of the origins of the game as a barehanded game played by men and boys in cities, usually in the vicinity of a saloon. Meet the first baseball magnate Albert Goodwill Spalding , explore the game's first gambling scandal, and see the attempts by women to play the game in the 1860's.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 2: BOTTOM OF THE FIRST
UMBC #: VC-552.02 Format:VHS 050 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

Traces the rise of baseball, from a gentleman's hobby to a national sport played and watched by millions. Included in this episode are stories of the first attempts by ball players to unionize and the tragedy of black professionals who were hounded out of the game by Jim Crow laws.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 3: SOMETHING LIKE WAR
UMBC #: VC-552.03 Format:VHS 050 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

Major league baseball enters the twentieth century in trouble, beset by declining attenance, rowdyism, unhappy players, and feuding, greedy club owners. Then it divides itself in two and succeeds beyond anyone's wildest dreams.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 4: BOTTOM OF THE SECOND
UMBC #: VC-552.04 Format:VHS 054 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

Abandoned by the federal government, segregated from the rest of society, black Americans begin to establish colleges, start newspapers, and speak of forming a league of black baseball teams. Meanwhile, the major leauges see some of the most extraordinary individuals to ever play the game.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 5: FAITH OF FIFTY MILLION
UMBC #: VC-552.05 Format:VHS 052 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

In 1910, Taft becomes the first president ever to attend opening day. As players from small-town America and immigrant men from the mines and factories fill the rosters of the teams, baseball moves into bright new stadiums in Brooklyn and Boston.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 6: BOTTOM OF THE THIRD
UMBC #: VC-552.06 Format:VHS 065 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

This episode culminates in the Black Sox scandal, in which eight members of the Chicago White Sox take money from gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series. A shadow falls across America's pastime.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 7: A NATIONAL HEIRLOOM
UMBC #: VC-552.07 Format:VHS 055 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

The early twenties see baseball transformed into a game of power hitters. None was more important to baseball and American life than Babe Ruth. In 1921, a Pittsburgh radio station broadcasts the first major league game. Andrew "Rube" Foster form the Negro National League, whose teams drew over 400,000 fans.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 8: BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH
UMBC #: VC-552.08 Format:VHS 059 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

By the late 1920's, a growing number of Negro League teams are traveling throughout the country, inspiring a whole new generation of players. Branch Rickey develops baseball's first farm system. Also featured ae Grover Cleveland's heroics in the 1926 World Series and the debut of Lou Gehrig.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASEBALL, THE SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES VOL. 9: SHADOW BALL 1930-1940
UMBC #: VC-552.09 Format:VHS 078 minutes 1994
Credits: Ken Burns

As baseball struggles through the Depression, owners struggle to adapt, introducing night baseball, the first All-Star game, and the Hall of Fame to help fill their stadiums. In the 1932 World Series, Babe Ruth hits a homer in his desired direction. Meanwhile, Negro Leagues thrive in the shadow of all-white teams.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BASIC COMPUTER TERMS
UMBC #: 8-273 Format:MP6 016 minutes 1976
Credits: Sheldon Renan

An introduction to the world of computers. Uses comedy with the basic computer parts and terms. Computers, large and small are shown, as well as the work they do, and how easy it is to use them.
Subjects:COMPUTERS

BASIC FILM TERMS: A VISUAL DICTIONARY
UMBC #: 8-15 Format:MP6 015 minutes 1970
Credits: Sheldon Renan

Uses live-action photography to depict visually 46 terms associated with motion picture production. Follows a hypothetical film from the writing of the script to the final credits. Includes a discussion of camera lenses, camera movements, and various types of sound.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BASIC FILM TERMS: A VISUAL DICTIONARY
UMBC #: 8-15V Format:VHS 015 minutes 1970
Credits: Sheldon Renan

Uses live-action photography to depict visually 46 terms associated with motion picture production. Follows a hypothetical film from the writing of the script to the final credits. Includes a discussion of camera lenses, camera movements, and various types of sound.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BASIC KARATE & SELF DEFENSE
UMBC #: VD-17-L Format:DSC 060 minutes 1981
Credits: Video Disc

Demonstrates basic karate skills.
Subjects:KARATE

BATH-THEATRE FOR PLEASURE OR INTRIGUE
UMBC #: VC-241 Format:VHS 024 minutes 1980
Credits: Open University

Traces the development of the city of Bath, famous for its fountains and terraces, through 18th Century Georgian society.
Subjects:HISTORY

BATHING YOUR BABY
UMBC #: H-8-64 Format:MP6 020 minutes 1980
Credits: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

This film shows how to bathe a baby and explores father involvement in infant care and the special role parents play in the development of an infant.
Subjects:CHILDBIRTH

BATTERED WOMEN
UMBC #: 8-48 Format:MP6 023 minutes 1976
Credits: MTI

This film looks behind the idyllic image of the family as a source of love, harmony, and support. An intimate group of battered women discuss the helplessness that they felt and the hope that their husbands may change. The film explores a number of options for women in a battering situation.
Subjects:SOCIOLOGY

BATTERED WOMEN
UMBC #: 8-48V Format:VHS 023 minutes 1976
Credits: MTI

This film looks behind the idyllic image of the family as a source of love, harmony, and support. An intimate group of battered women discuss the helplessness that they felt and the hope that their husbands may change. The film explores a number of options for women in a battering situation.
Subjects:SOCIOLOGY

BATTLE OF ALGIERS, THE
UMBC #: VC-150 Format:VHS 123 minutes 1967
Credits: Dir. G. Pontecorvo

Internationally acclaimed, the staggering newsreel-like authenticity of the staged street riots and vital performances of the actors gives this film a unique dramatic impact on this detailing of the Algierian revolt.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BATTLE OF BRITAIN, THE
UMBC #: VC-94.01 Format:VHS 055 minutes 1943
Credits: NAVC

Portrays the courage and industry of the British people as decisive factors in repelling the World War II invasion attempt by German forces. Uses Axis footage and maps to outline the German plan to gain air control, bombard English coastal cities, cross the channel from occupied France and surround London.
Subjects:WORLD WAR II

BATTLE OF CHINA, THE
UMBC #: VC-94.02 Format:VHS 065 minutes 1944
Credits: NAVC

Traces through the use of map graphics and documentary footage, the Japanese aggression against China from 1933-1944. Discusses the history, land and population of a disunified China, the growth of the Japanese Army and summarizes the Tanaka Memorial. From the Why We Fight series.
Subjects:CHINA

BATTLE OF CULLODEN, THE
UMBC #: 16-5 Format:MP6 072 minutes 1964
Credits: Peter Watkins

This feature film recreates the Battle of Culloden in 1746 between the Highland-Scot forces of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the British Army of George II.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BATTLE OF RUSSIA, THE
UMBC #: VC-93.01 Format:VHS 083 minutes 1943
Credits: NAVC

The story of Russia's struggle against invaders, ancient and modern, as told in 2 parts. Each part is made up of captured and Allied newsreels with offstage narration. From the Why We Fight series.
Subjects:RUSSIA

BATTLE OF SAN PIETRO
UMBC #: 12-10 Format:MP6 034 minutes 1944
Credits: John Huston

Gives a close-up of modern warfare from the soldier's point of view, stresses the number of men killed in taking one military objective. Shows the people and children of San Pietro during World War II too stunned to realize that they have been liberated. An outright attack on all without editorializing.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BATTLE OF SAN PIETRO
UMBC #: 12-10V Format:VHS 034 minutes 1944
Credits: John Huston

Gives a close-up of modern warfare from the soldier's point of view, stresses the number of men killed in taking one military objective. Shows the people and children of San Pietro during World War II too stunned to realize that they have been liberated. An outright attack on all without editorializing.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BATTLE, THE
UMBC #: 4-30 Format:MP6 011 minutes 1911
Credits: D.W. Griffith

Civil War picture about a cowardly soldier who transforms into a hero by the derision of the girl he loves.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BE A PRO WITH PESTICIDES
UMBC #: 12-376 Format:MP6 022 minutes 1974
Credits: CORU

Produced as a training film for the certification of pesticide applicators. Legislation requires written examination by applicators to assure the safe use of chemical pesticides.
Subjects:AGRICULTURE

BEACH, THE: A RIVER OF SAND
UMBC #: 12-139 Format:MP6 020 minutes 1966
Credits: Ency. Britannica Edc. Corp.

Describes differences in ocean shores and points out the large volume of sand present in the surf of many. Describes the summer, winter, and long-shore waves and their effect on the sand of beaches.
Subjects:GEOGRAPHY

BEAUTY WILL SAVE THE WORLD
UMBC #: VC-588 Format:VHS 056 minutes 1992
Credits: Fotos Lambrinos

"Beauty Will Save the World" focuses on the parallel course of Church and State, of priesthood and laity, of Byzantine tradition and Russian art. It includes exclusive footage from the period of anticlerical prop- aganda under Stalin and the systematic demolition of ancient churches and the burning of icons.
Subjects:CHRISTIANITY

BECKET
UMBC #: 12-412 Format:MP6 032 minutes 1964
Credits: PARAMOUNT FILMS

Connects the major scenes of the full-length feature "Becket" by narrative summaries, emphasizing the conflict between church and state personified in the struggle between Thomas Becket and King Henry II.
Subjects:FEATURE FILMS

BECOMING A WOMAN IN OKRIKA
UMBC #: VC-492 Format:VHS 027 minutes 1991
Credits: Kamel Films

This visually stunning film documents an extraordinary coming of age ritual in a village in the Niger Delta. It suggests the conflict Third World women face between traditions and the values of the modern world. The rite, called Iria, consists of elaborately painting the young woman and methodically fattening her.
Subjects:AFRICA

BEEP, BEEP
UMBC #: 8-186 Format:MP6 012 minutes 1975
Credits: CHUH

Animation. Two boys build a wondrous packing crate 'car', but one is so unwilling to share the driver's seat that the car and perhaps the friendship end in rubble.
Subjects:CHILDREN

BEFORE STONEWALL
UMBC #: VC-451 Format:VHS 087 minutes 1986
Credits: Greta Schiller

A landmark film about the making of a gay and lesbian community. From the social experimentation of the roaring 20's to the scapegoating of homosexuals during the McCarthy era, to the development of the early homophile movement, this is a unique portrait of the history of homosexual experience in America.
Subjects:AMERICAN STUDIES

BEFORE THE MOUNTAIN WAS MOVED
UMBC #: 18-22 Format:MP6 058 minutes 1971
Credits: Robert K. Sharp

A moving, inspiring portrait of grass-roots politics in Appalachia. A group of small farmers and miners, aroused by the strip miners' desecration of the land, a delegation to the West Virgina state capital, petition the legislature, and effect the passage of laws restricting strip mining.
Subjects:ECOLOGY

BEFORE YOU TAKE THAT BITE
UMBC #: 8-229 Format:MP6 014 minutes 1974
Credits: FILM FAIR

Explains the relative nutritional values of food and encourages the eating of a balanced diet as a primary step to good health and nutrition.
Subjects:FOOD

BEGINNING NUMBER CONCEPTS
UMBC #: 12-46 Format:MP6 028 minutes 1965
Credits: Universal Ed. and Vis. Arts

Covers the fundamental concepts of numbers in regard to one to one correspondence, number versus numerical counting, greater than, and less than. Utilizes classroom scenes to develop each concept in a step-by step manner with some repetition.
Subjects:MATHEMATICS

BEGONE DULL CARE
UMBC #: 4-38 Format:MP6 009 minutes 1949
Credits: Norman McClaren

Music by the Oscar Peterson Trio is interpreted by abstract design and lines painted by Norman McLaren.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION: TEACHING LANGUAGE TO PSYCHOTIC CHILDREN
UMBC #: 16-58 Format:MP6 041 minutes 1969
Credits: Meredith Corp.

Based on the pioneering work of Ivar Lovaas at UCLA, this film describes the use of reinforcement and stimulus fading techniques in the teaching of speech to psychotic children.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION: TEACHING LANGUAGE TO PSYCHOTIC CHILDREN
UMBC #: 16-58V Format:VHS 041 minutes 1969
Credits: Meredith Corp.

Based on the pioneering work of Ivar Lovaas at UCLA, this film describes the use of reinforcement and stimulus fading techniques in the teaching of speech to psychotic children.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY
BEHAVIOR THEORY IN PRACTICE, PT.1: RESPOND. & OPERANT BEHAVIOR
UMBC #: 12-166 Format:MP6 021 minutes 1965
Credits: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Portrays basic principles of learning and behavior within the framework of a single model, the behavior theory of Burrhus Skinner. Effectively conveys the difference between reflex and operant behavior.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BEHAVIOR THEORY IN PRACTICE, PT.1: RESPOND. & OPERANT BEHAVIOR
UMBC #: 12-166V Format:VHS 021 minutes 1965
Credits: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Portrays basic principles of learning and behavior within the framework of a single model, the behavior theory of Burrhus Skinner. Effectively conveys the difference between reflex and operant behavior.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BEHAVIOR THEORY IN PRACTICE, PT.2: SCHED. OF REINF., SHAPING
UMBC #: 12-167 Format:MP6 022 minutes 1965
Credits: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Illustrates 'shaping' of behavior within the Skinner model utilizing a laboratory animal, a domesticated animal, and a child. Portrays various reinforcement schedules, and illustrates programmed instructions as applied to a basic course in electricity and to the development of hand writing skills.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BEHAVIOR THEORY IN PRACTICE, PT.2: SCHED. OF REINF., SHAPING
UMBC #: 12-167V Format:VHS 022 minutes 1965
Credits: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Illustrates 'shaping' of behavior within the Skinner model utilizing a laboratory animal, a domesticated animal, and a child. Portrays various reinforcement schedules, and illustrates programmed instructions as applied to a basic course in electricity and to the development of hand writing skills.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BEHAVIOR THEORY IN PRACTICE, PT.3: GENERAL., DISCRIM. & MOTIV.
UMBC #: 12-168 Format:MP6 022 minutes 1965
Credits: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Demonstrates the phenomena of generalization, discrimination and motivation within Skinner's model of behavior. Employs pigeons to portray the processes of generalization and discrimination. Illus. several positive and negative forms of reinforcement with animal subjects in depicting motivation.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BEHAVIOR THEORY IN PRACTICE, PT.3: GENERAL., DISCRIM. & MOTIV.
UMBC #: 12-168V Format:VHS 022 minutes 1965
Credits: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Demonstrates the phenomena of generalization, discrimination and motivation within Skinner's model of behavior. Employs pigeons to portray the processes of generalization and discrimination. Illus. several positive and negative forms of reinforcement with animal subjects in depicting motivation.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BEHAVIOR THEORY IN PRACTICE, PT.4: SEQUENCES OF BEHAVIOR
UMBC #: 12-169 Format:MP6 021 minutes 1965
Credits: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Presents techniques employed in development of sequen-ces of behavior. Utilizes pigeons to show development of homogeneous & heterogeneous "chains". Using Skinner techniques and domesticated animals, several phenomena are illus. Elimination of superfluous stimuli, re- sponse to alter. stimuli & multiple stimulus control.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BEHAVIOR THEORY IN PRACTICE, PT.4: SEQUENCES OF BEHAVIOR
UMBC #: 12-169V Format:VHS 021 minutes 1965
Credits: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Presents techniques employed in development of sequen-ces of behavior. Utilizes pigeons to show development of homogeneous & heterogeneous "chains". Using Skinner techniques and domesticated animals, several phenomena are illus. Elimination of superfluous stimuli, re- sponse to alter. stimuli & multiple stimulus control.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT OF AUTISTIC CHILDREN
UMBC #: VC-290 Format:VHS 043 minutes 1988
Credits: Focus International

Extends the scientific contribution made by Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas at UCLA in developing behavioral treatment for autistic children. This film follows the subjects shown in his earlier work and explains the modified procedures used with newer clients.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BEN HUR
UMBC #: VC-217 Format:VHS 211 minutes 1959
Credits: William Wyler

Winner of 11 oscars including Charlton Heston as Best Actor. An epic spectacle concerning a prince of Judea who incurs the wrath of the Roman Empire. The famous 20 min. chariot race required a year of preparation.
Subjects:FEATURE FILMS

BERFUNKLE
UMBC #: CL-24 Format:MP6 010 minutes 1964
Credits: Portafilms Management Services

Demonstrates the problems of symbols and their meanings. Shows how a word can mean something quite different to many people. Uses a cartoon to point out that verbal communication requires a wide variety of tools and that words are obscure symbols of things.
Subjects:LANGUAGE

BERFUNKLE
UMBC #: CL-24V Format:VHS 010 minutes 1964
Credits: Portafilms Management Services

Demonstrates the problems of symbols and their meanings. Shows how a word can mean something quite different to many people. Uses a cartoon to point out that verbal communication requires a wide variety of tools and that words are obscure symbols of things.
Subjects:LANGUAGE

BERLIN: THE SYMPHONY OF A GREAT CITY
UMBC #: 16-17 Format:MP6 090 minutes 1927
Credits: Walter Ruttman

A film in the form of a musical composition showing the moods and activities of the great capital at various times of the day.
Subjects:MUSIC

BERNINI'S ROME
UMBC #: 12-432 Format:MP6 030 minutes 1965
Credits: James Trainor

Shows how religious spirit was combined with the genius od artist Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini to create the aesthetic standard of Rome. Deoicts the architecture and sculpture of Rome.
Subjects:ARCHITECTURE

BEST BOY
UMBC #: VC-443 Format:VHS 105 minutes 1979
Credits: Ira Wohl

An intimate and touching documentary, winner of an Academy Award, Ira Wohl's first feature film is the story of his cousin Philly, a 52 year old man with the emotional and intellectual age of an 8 year old, and of his decision to leave home and work on his own.
Subjects:MENTAL ILLNESS
BETTER TENNIS IN 30 MINUTES
UMBC #: VD-22-L Format:DSC 030 minutes 1978
Credits: Video Disc

Teaches basic tennis skills.
Subjects:PHYSICAL EDUCATION

BETTY BOOP IN BLUNDERLAND
UMBC #: 4-49 Format:MP6 011 minutes 1932
Credits: Max Fleischer

Cartoon featuring Betty Boop, the wide-eyed flapper popular in the 30's. A take-off of Alice in Wonderland.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BETTY BOOP'S PENTHOUSE
UMBC #: 4-50 Format:MP6 011 minutes 1932
Credits: Max Fleischer

A take-off on Frankenstein movies, Betty turns the monster into a "pansy" after he is created in the labs of Bumbo and Koko.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BETTY BOOP-HA, HA, HA
UMBC #: 4-167 Format:MP6 007 minutes 1934
Credits: Dave Fleischer

This film combines live action with animation as Betty plays dentist and manages to give the whole town a dose of laughing gas.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BETWEEN MEN
UMBC #: 18-20 Format:MP6 057 minutes 1979
Credits: Will Roberts

Documentary examining the socialization of men, especially in the U.S. Army. Focuses on the attitudes of past and present soldiers towards each other, the military, women and society in general.
Subjects:AMERICAN STUDIES

BETWEEN MEN
UMBC #: 18-20V Format:VHS 057 minutes 1979
Credits: Will Roberts

Documentary examining the socialization of men, especially in the U.S. Army. Focuses on the attitudes of past and present soldiers towards each other, the military, women and society in general.
Subjects:AMERICAN STUDIES

BETWEEN SHOWERS
UMBC #: 4-197 Format:MP6 005 minutes 1914
Credits: Charlie Chaplin
stars Charlie Chaplin
Misadventures befall Charlie Chaplin when he tries to help a lady cross a puddle left by a rain shower.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BEWARE OF THE RAPIST
UMBC #: 8-258 Format:MP6 020 minutes
Credits: Sid Davis Productions

This film shows the ways to prevent the easy intrusion of rapists. Things that seem minor to most can be the key to a woman's safety. This film also shows women various helpful techniques when they are travelling alone.
Subjects:SAFETY

BEWARE THE WIND
UMBC #: H-12-25 Format:MP6 022 minutes 1967
Credits: ?

Describes air pollution and points out it is not just a local problem, but one town's pollution may affect others. Also shows what city or industry can do about pollution problems.
Subjects:POLLUTION

BEYOND OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
UMBC #: 4-109 Format:MP6 011 minutes 1959
Credits: Coronet

Explains some basic concepts concerning constellations, galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters found beyond our solar system. Describes the physical characteristics of these bodies such as size, color and temp. through the use of telescopic, time-lapse photo. Stresses the vast distance between objects in space.
Subjects:PHYSICS

BEYOND THE DREAM
UMBC #: VC-7014 Format:VHS 180 minutes 1989
Credits: Black Issues in Higher Educ.

Teleconference discussing Black History. Emphasis is placed on achievement in politics, business, education, sports and entertainment.
Subjects:AFRICAN AMERICANS

BEYOND THE DREAM II
UMBC #: VC-7015 Format:VHS 120 minutes 1990
Credits: Black Issues in Higher Educ.

Teleconference discussing Black History. Emphasis is placed on achievement in politics, business, education, sports and entertainment.
Subjects:AFRICAN AMERICANS

BEYOND THE DREAM III
UMBC #: VC-7016 Format:VHS 120 minutes 1991
Credits: Black Issues in Higher Educ.

Annual teleconference discussing Black History. Emphasis is placed on achievement in politics, business, education, sports and entertainment.
Subjects:AFRICAN AMERICANS

BICYCLING ON THE SAFE SIDE
UMBC #: 6-52 Format:MP6 016 minutes 1957
Credits: RAMSGATE FILMS

With more adult bicyclist on the road, accidents are increasing. Stresses bicycle safety as well as rider comfort and efficiency.
Subjects:SAFETY

BIGHORN
UMBC #: 12-307 Format:MP6 026 minutes 1970
Credits: MCGH

Portrays without any verbal narration the life and physical environment of Big Horn sheep, found in the northwest mountain regions of North America. Depicts these animals in herds and individually, as they run, graze, and climb in high mountain valleys. Concludes with a vigorous fight filmed in slow motion.
Subjects:ANIMALS

BIIL OF RIGHTS IN ACTION, THE: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
UMBC #: 8-271 Format:MP6 022 minutes 1969
Credits: Bernard Wilets

A black factory worker has been promoted over a white even though the white has seniority. The company feels it must have blacks in supervisory positions and also wants to make up for past discrimination. The white worker protests saying that the whites are the ones being discriminated against.
Subjects:CIVIL RIGHTS

BIOGRAPHY OF THE MOTION PICTURE CAMERA, THE
UMBC #: 8-23 Format:MP6 020 minutes 1947
Credits: Radim Films

Relates the history of man's effort to photograph and reproduce living movement. Includes the first scientific study by Muybridge movement, involving 24 cameras stationed at intervals along a horse's path, Thomas Edison's work, and Lumiere's commercial projector for large audiences.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BIOGRAPHY OF THE MOTION PICTURE CAMERA, THE
UMBC #: 8-23V Format:VHS 020 minutes 1947
Credits: Radim Films

Relates the history of man's effort to photograph and reproduce living movement. Includes the first scientific study by Muybridge movement, involving 24 cameras stationed at intervals along a horse's path, Thomas Edison's work, and Lumiere's commercial projector for large audiences.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BIOGRAPHY: ADMIRAL RICHARD BYRD
UMBC #: VC-149.53 Format:VHS 024 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Protrays the life of Admiral Byrd and records his flight and exploration achievements. Uses authentic footage to show his flights over the North and South Poles as well as activities and problems related to the exploration.
Subjects:EXPLORERS

BIOGRAPHY: ADMIRAL WILLIAM HALSEY
UMBC #: VC-149.01 Format:VHS 022 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Admiral Halsey was a rugged, colorful individualist and a fighter at his best when the odds were against him. He enjoyed his reputation as a tough outspoken leader and his order "hit hard, hit fast, hit often" became his battle cry and the credo of his men.
Subjects:

BIOGRAPHY: ADOLF HITLER
UMBC #: VC-149.02 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Uses newsreel footage to tell the story of Germany after World War I and the conditions which led to Hitler's rise. Shows how, with each successful invasion of other countries he became more convinced that he could conquer the world.
Subjects:ADOLF HITLER

BIOGRAPHY: AMELIA EARHART
UMBC #: VC-149.03 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Presents the events in the life of Amelia Earhart through actual film footage. Depicts the life of the first great woman airplane pilot and reveals her personality, charm, courage, and determination.
Subjects:AERONAUTICS

BIOGRAPHY: BABE RUTH
UMBC #: VC-149.04 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Pitcher, home run hitter, sports history maker, Babe Ruth is pictured in a lively film biography. His vitality, abilities, high living and tremendous individuality are shown to be characteristics of the greatest home run hitter of all time.
Subjects:BASEBALL

BIOGRAPHY: BENITO MUSSOLINI
UMBC #: VC-149.05 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Dramatically portrays the rise to power and subsequent death of Benito Mussolini. Describes the amassing of power and the establishment of Mussolini as dictator.Stresses his appeal to the common people of Italy. Depicts his relationship with Hitler who aided his flight from Italy after the decline of his power.
Subjects:WORLD WAR II

BIOGRAPHY: BILLY MITCHELL
UMBC #: VC-149.42 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

A World War II flying ace, Billy Mitchell was America's earliest advocate of a strong independent air force. After returning from the war, he demonstrated the effectiveness of aerial warfare by staging an attack on 3 captured German naval vessels before an audience of generals and admirals. He helped build the US air force.
Subjects:WORLD WAR II

BIOGRAPHY: CHARLES DEGAULLE
UMBC #: VC-149.6 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Presents highlights of the career of Charles DeGaulle to show how in World War II his military ideas were ignored by the French and adopted by the Nazis, with dire results for France. Shows how he led the free French forces back to liberate his country.
Subjects:CHARES DEGAULLE

BIOGRAPHY: CHARLES LINDBERGH
UMBC #: VC-149.55 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1962
Credits: Wolper Series

Presents events in the life of Charles Lindberghdescribing his non-stop flight from New York to Paris in 1927, his marriage to Ann Morrow, the kidnapping of their son and his stand for isolationism prior to WWII and his service as a consultant during the war.
Subjects:AVIATION

BIOGRAPHY: CHESTER NIMITZ
UMBC #: VC-149.44 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

In the wake of Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, a courageous American leader was needed to take charge of the war in the Pacific, an area of 65 million square miles. Admiral Chester Nimitz, a man of few words but outstanding strategic skill, was named Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet.
Subjects:WORLD WAR II

BIOGRAPHY: CLARENCE DARROW
UMBC #: VC-149.07 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Emphasizes Darrow's influence on social changes brought about in the U.S. during his lifetime. He was champion of the underdog in courtroom trials from defending the rights of laborers and unions to organize, to the Scopes monkey trial. He defended the rights of men regardless of their ability to pay.
Subjects:CIVIL RIGHTS

BIOGRAPHY: DAG HAMMARSKJOLD
UMBC #: VC-149.49 Format:VHS 023 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Summarizes the early career of the Swedish statesman who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1953 until his death in the Congo in 1961. Presents his personal love of poetry, the outdoors, and family,and his sense of responsibility to the world.
Subjects:UNITED NATIONS

BIOGRAPHY: DAVID BEN-GURION
UMBC #: VC-149.08 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Reviews the life of David Ben-Gurion and his part in the long struggle for the establishment of the State of Israel. Also shows his roles in the Israeli government up to the 10th anniversary of Israel's independence.
Subjects:MIDDLE EAST
BIOGRAPHY: DOUGLAS MACARTHUR
UMBC #: VC-149.43 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

General Douglas MacArthur moved men and nations with his words and actions. He was one of the most distinguished military men in American history and one of the most controversial. A superb leader, master, strategist, swashbuckler and statesman, he elevated himself to the stature of military legend.
Subjects:WORLD WAR II

BIOGRAPHY: DUKE AND DUCHESS OF WINDSOR
UMBC #: VC-149.09 Format:VHS 024 minutes 1962
Credits: Wolper Series

The press called it the love story of the century, a romance that shook an empire and stirred the imagination of the entire world. The Duke of Windsor defied his advisors, renounced the throne, and lived the rest of his life in exile- all for the sake of the woman he loved.
Subjects:

BIOGRAPHY: DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
UMBC #: VC-149.10 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Portrays the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower from his birth in Kansas in 1890 through his retirement in 1961. Highlights his West Point days, his marriage, and his experiences during World War I. Touches upon his role as Supreme Allied Commander during World War II, andpresents details of his terms as President of the U.S.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
UMBC #: VC-149.11 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Presents the life of Eleanor Roosevelt from a shy and insecure childhood to the dynamic woman who established a new pattern for the wives of presidents. In later years she made major contributions as a dedicated world welfare worker while serving as a U.S. delegate to the United Nations.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: EMPEROR HIROHITO
UMBC #: VC-149.12 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Reviews the life of Emperor Hirohito of Japan. Touring Europe at an early age, he realized that Japan needed to work toward democracy. Later he was against the territorial expansion carried on by Japan's military forces which ended in defeat during World War II. Thenshows his role in post-war reforms.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BIOGRAPHY: EVA PERON
UMBC #: VC-149.13 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Highlights the life of Eva Peron, an obscure actress who rose to become the wife of the Argentine dictator Juan Peron. Uses newsreels footage to show events which brought the Perons together. Emphasizes the constant struggle for power recording how Eva built a strong and loyal group of followers.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BIOGRAPHY: FIDEL CASTRO
UMBC #: VC-149.40 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

In 1956, Fidel Castro, with only a handful of men at his side, began the 26th of July guerilla movement to topple the corrupt regime of Fulgencio Batsta. The revolution ignited the imagination and hope of the Cuban people and, on January 1, 1959, Batista was forced into exile. He was a well educated orator.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BIOGRAPHY: FIELD MARSHALL ERWIN ROMMEL
UMBC #: VC-149.14 Format:VHS 022 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Presents the military career of Field Marshall Erwin Rommel from World War I to his death before the end of World War II. Contrasts his brilliant military career and his disenchantment with Hitler. Presents insight into the mind of the man called the Desert Fox.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BIOGRAPHY: FRANCISCO FRANCO
UMBC #: VC-149.15 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Describes Franco's rise to supreme power in Spain by virtue of the force of his personality and of the disturbed internal conditions of his country, telling how a three year civil war brought Franco into power as the chief of state. Discusses the influence of external affairs on Spain.
Subjects:FRANCISCO FRANCO

BIOGRAPHY: FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT
UMBC #: VC-149.51 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

To millions of Americans, FDR was more than a national leader; he was their ally, their neighbor. The only American President to be elected to a third and a fourth term. Roosevelt overcame crippling polio to lead his nation out of the Great Depression.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: GENERAL GEORGE PATTON
UMBC #: VC-149.16 Format:VHS 023 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Violent in emotion, speech and action, "old blood and guts" Patton epitomized the proud professional soldier whose only real interest was in war. Actual footage depicts Patton's major role in the outcome of World War II.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: GENERAL PERSHING
UMBC #: VC-149.17 Format:VHS 024 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Actual newsreel footage presents Pershing's brilliant training methods, tactics, and leadership during World War I.
Subjects:WORLD WAR I

BIOGRAPHY: GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
UMBC #: VC-149.46 Format:VHS 016 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Depicts the personality which George Bernard Shaw presented to the world and discusses the many contradictions which he revealed in his writings, his conversation, and the causes he supported. Probes some of his major ideas and describes how his work and art reflected and influenced society in the early 1900's.
Subjects:GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

BIOGRAPHY: GEORGE MARSHALL
UMBC #: VC-149.48 Format:VHS 023 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Depicts Marshall's multi-faceted roles, as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army during WWII, as postwar Ambassador to China, as Truman's Secretary of State and author of the Marshall Plan for European recovery for which he became a Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: HARRY S. TRUMAN
UMBC #: VC-149.18 Format:VHS 052 minutes 1962
Credits: Wolper Series

Highlights the career of Harry S. Truman from the time he entered the White House in 1945 and was thrust into a leading role in the chaotic world scene. Documents the Potsdam Conference, Truman doctrine, Berlin airlift, Marshall Plan, establishment of NATO, Korean War and the defeat of the Democratic party in 1952.
Subjects:U.S. PRESIDENTS

BIOGRAPHY: HELEN KELLER
UMBC #: VC-149.47 Format:VHS 023 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Uses actual motion picture footage of Helen Keller's activites. Depicts her proudest personal achievements. Author, lecturer and humanitarian, Helen Keller was living proof that the human spirit cannot be held captive by physical impairments.
Subjects:WOMENS STUDIES

BIOGRAPHY: HENRY FORD
UMBC #: VC-149.19 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Presents the life of Henry Ford, emphasizing his influence on modern industry. Shows the development of the Model T, the assembly line, and the demand for cars by ordinary working people. Discusses his troubles with labor unions, his personal characteristics, and his role as a philanthropist.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: HERBERT HOOVER
UMBC #: VC-149.52 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Although Herbert Hoover is often remembered as the President associated with the Great Depression, his life actually included many notable accomplishments. During and after World War I, Hoover led the European Relief and Rehabilitation effort and later served as Secretary of Commerce.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: HUEY LONG
UMBC #: VC-149.20 Format:VHS 023 minutes 1962
Credits: Wolper Series

Actual film footage helps to show both the positive and negative aspects of the career of this ambitious politician. Long used demagogic methods and a powerful political machine to dominate Louisiana politics as governor and as U.S. Senator from 1928 to his assassination in 1935.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: JACKIE ROBINSON
UMBC #: VC-149.21 Format:VHS 024 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

The right man, in the right place, at the right time, Jackie Robinson combined superb athletic ability with the strength of character and self-restraint his position as the first Negro major league baseball player required.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: JOHN BARRYMOORE
UMBC #: VC-149.22 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Uses actual photographs and footage from old films to portray events in the life of film and theatre idol John Barrymore.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: JOHN GLENN
UMBC #: VC-149.54 Format:VHS 024 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Protrays the career of John Glenn from his days as a Marine combat pilot in WWII to his history-making flight in the scapce capsule Friendship Seven , on Feb. 20, 1962, when he became the first American to orbit the earth.
Subjects:ASTRONAUTS

BIOGRAPHY: JOHN L. LEWIS
UMBC #: VC-149.23 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Actual footage tells the story of John L. Lewis during the key period of labor, 1920-1960. As president of the United Mine Workers, Lewis employed aggressive strike tactics to improve the lot of the miners. Shows his dramatic conflicts with mine owners, the A.F.of L., the courts, and the government.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: JOSEF GOEBBELS
UMBC #: VC-149.24 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Depicts the life and personality of Josef Goebbels and the way he handled propaganda for the Nazi Regime prior to, and during World War II. Also gives background information concerning military and political developments in Germany before and during World War II.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BIOGRAPHY: JOSEPH MCCARTHY
UMBC #: VC-149.25 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Depicts the life of McCarthy from his boyhood to his death with special emphasis on the four years he was in the national spotlight as a senator. Indicates the extent of his education and how he entered politics, highlighting his years as a politician. Briefly depicts his home life and mentions his death.
Subjects:AMERICAN STUDIES

BIOGRAPHY: JOSEPH STALIN
UMBC #: VC-149.26 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Presents the life of Stalin, showing the rise of the Social Democrats and his involvement and arrests. Indicates his ruthlessness in his power plays and his enforcement of strict discipline.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BIOGRAPHY: KNUTE ROCKNE
UMBC #: VC-149.27 Format:VHS 024 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Rock, the legendary football player turned coach, inspirational leader, and showman is presented through the games and people who made college football history. Narrated by Pat O'Brien.
Subjects:FOOTBALL

BIOGRAPHY: KONRAD ADENAUER
UMBC #: VC-149.50 Format:VHS 023 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Adenauer provided the leadership which enabled postwar West Germany to begin forging a new identity as a major economic power. Serving as West German Chancellor from 1949-1963, Adenauer was instrumental in the rebirth of West Germany's economy.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BIOGRAPHY: MAHATMA GHANDI
UMBC #: VC-149.28 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Portrays the highlights of Mahatma Gandhi's life. Indicates some of the factors that shaped his philosophy of non-violence and shows some of the instances in which his philosophy was put into action. Shows also how Gandhi's pronouncements and activities became an influence in the life of India as a nation.
Subjects:INDIA

BIOGRAPHY: MAO TSE-TUNG
UMBC #: VC-149.41 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Mao Tse-tung, one of the original members of the Chinese Communist Party, subsequently organized and led the bitter 30 year campaign that turned China, into the world's most populous country, into a communist nation. As Communism spread about China, Mao rose to become the first chairman of the People's Republic of China.
Subjects:CHINA

BIOGRAPHY: MARK TWAIN
UMBC #: VC-149.45 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Traces the life of Mark Twain from birth through his embittered closing years. Uses panning techniques to create a feeling of movement with still pictures. Traces the youth of Twain, his early travel and writing, and his rise to fame.
Subjects:LITERATURE

BIOGRAPHY: NIKITA KRUSHCHEV
UMBC #: VC-149.39 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

In 1953, Nikita Khrushchev manipulated his way into leadership of the Soviet Union during the power struggle following the death of his mentor, Joseph Stalin. Demonstrating the ruthlessness that characterized his rise to power during and after Stalin's regime, he took control of the USSR govt in 57
Subjects:SOVIET UNION

BIOGRAPHY: POPE PIUS XII
UMBC #: VC-149.29 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Covers the life of Pope Pius XII and his role in the Roman Catholic Church.
Subjects:RELIGION

BIOGRAPHY: PRINCESS MARGARET
UMBC #: VC-149.30 Format:VHS 024 minutes 1962
Credits: Wolper Series

The story of Margaret Rose of Great Britain is told through newsreels and other footage from 1935 when events brought her within one step of the throne through her ill-fated romance with Peter Townsend and her marriage to Anthony Armstrong-Jones.
Subjects:ENGLAND

BIOGRAPHY: QUEEN ELIZABETH
UMBC #: VC-149.31 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1962
Credits: Wolper Series

Actual film footage traces the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her childhood in the pre-war days of the 30's through her marriage, coronation, and elevation to queen of the British Commonwealth.
Subjects:ENGLAND

BIOGRAPHY: THEODORE ROOSEVELT
UMBC #: VC-149.32 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Uses documentary footage to relate the life of Roosevelt from early childhood to his death. Describes his early physical frailty and struggles to overcome his handicap. Traces his early political career and reviews his military exploits in Cuba. Recounts his anti-trust fights, and his role in Taft's succession.
Subjects:THOMAS DEWEY

BIOGRAPHY: THOMAS DEWEY
UMBC #: VC-149,33 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1962
Credits: Wolper Series

Covers Dewey's battle at Manilla Bay and gives some of the background of the war with Spain and the events in Cuba that led to the Spanish American War.
Subjects:

BIOGRAPHY: THOMAS EDISON
UMBC #: VC-149.34 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Presents highlights of Thomas Alva Edison, one of the world's foremost inventors. Includes views of early lighting and transportation systems, and depicts customs and costumes of the times. Mike Wallace narrates.
Subjects:INVENTORS

BIOGRAPHY: WERNER VON BRAUN
UMBC #: VC-149.35 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

A biography of the famed German-born rocket scientist which shows his work both in Germany during World War II and in the United States after his defection. Traces his efforts from the German V-2 through the beginning of the U.S. Saturn rocket in the early 1960's.
Subjects:INVENTORS

BIOGRAPHY: WILL ROGERS
UMBC #: VC-149.36 Format:VHS 025 minutes 1965
Credits: Wolper Series

Surveys Roger's career from his early barnstorming days as a rodeo and vaudeville performer to his death in an airplane crash in the 1930's.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIOGRAPHY: WINSTON CHURCHILL
UMBC #: VC-149.37 Format:VHS 052 minutes 1964
Credits: Wolper Series

Still photographs, actual film footage and his own voice depict the life of Winston Churchill. The wit, wisdom, and courage and the dynamics of his personality, foresight, and leadership are shown. Traces his multi-faceted career from childhood days to enthusiastic painter, with emphasis on World War II.
Subjects:ENGLAND

BIOGRAPHY: WOODROW WILSON
UMBC #: VC-149.38 Format:VHS 026 minutes 1963
Credits: Wolper Series

Discusses the events of Wilson's life from childhood, through the war years, to his retirement. Describes the events leading to his nomination and election as 28th President of the United States. Depicts the jubilation at the end of World War I and relates Wilson's vigorous fight for the League of Nations.
Subjects:PRESIDENTS, U.S.

BIOLOGICAL CLOCKS
UMBC #: 8-56 Format:MP6 024 minutes 1967
Credits: Graphic Curriculum, Inc.

Reviews experiments on circadian rhythms in animals and man which illustrate the phenomenon and attempt to solve the mystery of how biological rhythms are regulated. Are they responses to geophysical forces or are they implanted genetically? Narrated by Dr. Loren Eiseley, University of PA.
Subjects:BIOLOGY

BIOLOGICAL CLOCKS
UMBC #: 8-56V Format:VHS 024 minutes 1967
Credits: Graphic Curriculum, Inc.

Reviews experiments on circadian rhythms in animals and man which illustrate the phenomenon and attempt to solve the mystery of how biological rhythms are regulated. Are they responses to geophysical forces or are they implanted genetically? Narrated by Dr. Loren Eiseley, University of PA.
Subjects:BIOLOGY

BIRD
UMBC #: VC-436 Format:VHS 161 minutes 1988
Credits: Clint Eastwood

This is the film biography of Charlie "Bird" ParkerLike jazz itself, Bird rings with counter points and embellishments. Past and future overlap as the film explores Yardbird's soaring skill and destuctive excesses.
Subjects:JAZZ

BIRDY
UMBC #: VC-204 Format:VHS 120 minutes 1985
Credits: Alan Parker

A spellbinding, captivating movie about a Vietnam vet who has come home in a catatonic state, and the efforts of his best friend to break him out of his silence. Stars Matthew Modine and Nicholas Cage.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BIRTH CONTROL: THE CHOICES
UMBC #: 12-300 Format:MP6 025 minutes 1976
Credits: Churchhill

Presents the uses, limintations and side effects of the usual methods of birth control, as well as tubial ligation, vasectomy and abortion. A physician, a birth control counselor, young persons who relate their experiences and animation are used to explore their choices.
Subjects:WOMENS STUDIES

BIRTH CONTROL: THE CHOICES
UMBC #: 12-300V Format:VHS 025 minutes 1976
Credits: Churchhill

Presents the uses, limintations and side effects of the usual methods of birth control, as well as tubial ligation, vasectomy and abortion. A physician, a birth control counselor, young persons who relate their experiences and animationare used to explore their choices.
Subjects:FAMILIES

BIRTH OF A NATION
UMBC #: 16-51 Format:MP6 015 minutes 1915
Credits: D.W. Griffith

Drama of the events leading up to and following the Civil War of 1861-1865. Included are the abolitionist movement, the Civil War, Lincoln's assassination, and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan.
Subjects:FEATURE FILMS

BIRTH OF A NATION
UMBC #: 16-51V Format:VHS 015 minutes 1915
Credits: D.W. Griffith

Drama of the events leading up to and following the Civil War of 1861-1865. Included are the abolitionist movement, the Civil War, Lincoln's assassination, and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan.
Subjects:FEATURE FILMS

BIRTH OF EUROPE, THE
UMBC #: 16-72 Format:MP6 039 minutes 1978
Credits: McGraw Hill

This film gives an insight into the emergence of Christian Europe after the fall of Rome. Traces the path of the barbarians from the north and shows how the monks kept alive the traditions of Christian learning. And tells the story of Charlemagne and his sense of mission to make his empire genuinely Christian.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIRTH OF EUROPE, THE
UMBC #: 16-72V Format:VHS 039 minutes 1978
Credits: McGraw Hill

This film gives an insight into the emergence of Christian Europe after the fall of Rome. Traces the path of the barbarians from the north and shows how the monks kept alive the traditions of Christian learning. And tells the story of Charlemagne and his sense of mission to make his empire genuinely Christian.
Subjects:HISTORY, U.S.

BIRTH OF THE FLICKERS
UMBC #: 2-6 Format:MP6 005 minutes 1960
Credits: Pathe News

A very brief outline of the beginnings of motion pictures. Early cameras, projectors and films are shown in context with the era. From Milestones of the Century Series.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BLACK AND TAN/ST. LOUIS BLUES
UMBC #: VC-136 Format:VHS 036 minutes 1930
Credits: Blackhawk Films

Black and Tan: Duke Ellington's first screen appearance.St. Louis Blues: Bessie Smith's only film. It is set in a smoke-filled speakeasy of the 1920's.
Subjects:MUSIC

BLACK AND WHITE, UPTIGHT
UMBC #: H-12-42 Format:MP6 035 minutes 1969
Credits: Avanti films

Exposes myths that perpetuate prejudice against blackpeople in society and subtle ways prejudice is passes on by both races. Encourages viewer to look at their own attitudes.
Subjects:RACISM

BLACK ATHENA
UMBC #: VC-8020 Format:VHS 100 minutes 1991
Credits: AV Services

Professor Martin Bernal speaks at UMBC on September 25, 1991 addressing some of the basic arguments in his multi-volume work BLACK ATHENA.
Subjects:MARTIN BERNAL

BLACK HOLES AND QUASARS, THE
UMBC #: 12-395 Format:MP6 029 minutes 1982
Credits: Buz Alexander

Makes contemporary concepts of black holes and quasars accessable to students.
Subjects:ASTRONOMY

BLACK MODERN ART
UMBC #: 12-237 Format:MP6 023 minutes 1976
Credits: Juan A. Ruiz-Anchia

The works of three contemporary American artists; Dana Chandler, Valerie Maynard, and Leroy Clarke are presented as they speak about their art.
Subjects:ART

BLACK MODERN ART
UMBC #: 12-237V Format:VHS 023 minutes 1976
Credits: Juan A. Ruiz-Anchia

The works of three contemporary American artists; Dana Chandler, Valerie Maynard, and Leroy Clarke are presented as they speak about their art.
Subjects:ART

BLACKBIRD FAMILY
UMBC #: 8-218 Format:MP6 015 minutes 1982
Credits: FILMS INC.

Documents the life of a Blackbird family from gathering nest materials, building the nest, wathching the baby birds and feeding them.
Subjects:BIRDS

BLINKITY BLANK
UMBC #: 4-70 Format:MP6 006 minutes 1955
Credits: Norman McLaren

A film experiment by Norman McLaren in the use of inter-mittent animation and spasmodic imagery. Uses the laws relating to the persistence of vision and after-image on the retina of the eye.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BLINKITY BLANK
UMBC #: 4-70V Format:VHS 006 minutes 1955
Credits: Norman McLaren

A film experiment by Norman McLaren in the use of inter-mittent animation and spasmodic imagery. Uses the laws relating to the persistence of vision and after-image on the retina of the eye.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BLOCKS
UMBC #: H-8-48 Format:MP6 011 minutes 1976
Credits: Steve Campous, MEDIAG

Demonstrates how playing with blocks can help young children acquire concepts of form, pattern, and space, and to develop mathematical ideas and vocabulary.
Subjects:CHILDREN

BLOCKS: A MEDIUM FOR PERCEPTUAL LEARNING
UMBC #: 8-142 Format:MP6 017 minutes 1969
Credits: Campus Film Productions

Observes primary age children in a learning situation where they have been supplied with blocks of various sizes, shapes and colors. Focuses on the perceptual learning experiences that are inherent in block building.
Subjects:EDUCATION

BLOCKS: A MEDIUM FOR PERCEPTUAL LEARNING
UMBC #: 8-142V Format:VHS 017 minutes 1969
Credits: Campus Film Productions

Observes primary age children in a learning situation where they have been supplied with blocks of various sizes, shapes and colors. Focuses on the perceptual learning experiences that are inherent in block building.
Subjects:EDUCATION

BLOOD AND SOIL
UMBC #: 12-263 Format:MP6 025 minutes 1933
Credits: Nat'l Socialist Party

This early Nazi documentary discusses the role of German agriculture. German language.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BLOOD OF A POET
UMBC #: 12-6 Format:MP6 068 minutes 1932
Credits: Jean Cocteau

A surrealist film which has become representative of its genre. A phantasmagoria of unrelated shorts which eventually make up a legitimate whole.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BLOOD OF A POET
UMBC #: 12-6V Format:VHS 068 minutes 1932
Credits: Jean Cocteau

A surrealist film which has become representative of its genre. A phantasmagoria of unrelated shorts which eventually make up a legitimate whole.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BLOOD OF THE CONDOR
UMBC #: 16-93 Format:MP6 072 minutes 1969
Credits: Jorge Sanjinas

This film is a dramatized account based on actual events which occurred in 1968, of a U.S. imposed population control program which sterilized Bolivia's Quechua Indian women without their knowledge or consent.
Subjects:WOMENS STUDIES

BLOOD OF THE CONDOR
UMBC #: 16-93V Format:VHS 072 minutes 1969
Credits: Jorge Sanjinas

This film is a dramatized account based on actual events which occurred in 1968, of a U.S. imposed population control program which sterilized Bolivia's Quechua Indian women without their knowledge or consent.
Subjects:WOMENS STUDIES

BLUE ANGEL
UMBC #: 16-1 Format:MP6 090 minutes 1929
Credits: Josef Von Sternberg

Film is in German, with superimposed English subtitles.A high school teacher is seduced by the star of a cabaret show, marries her, and, years later, is jeered by townspeople. Includes the classic "Falling in Love Again" by Dietrich.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BLUE ANGEL
UMBC #: 16-1V Format:VHS 090 minutes 1929
Credits: Josef Von Sternberg

Film is in German, with superimposed English subtitles.A high school teacher is seduced by the star of a cabaret show, marries her, and, years later, is jeered by townspeople. Includes the classic "Falling in Love Again" by Dietrich.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BLUES LIKE SHOWERS OF RAIN
UMBC #: VC-76 Format:VHS 030 minutes 1986
Credits: Rhapsody Films

An introduction to the world of Country Blues through historic photographs and field recordings. Features the voices and songs of Otis Spann, J.B. Lenoir, Little Brother Montgomery, Willie Thomas, Sunnyland Slim, Robert Lockwood, Lightnin Hopkins, James Brewer, and Speckled Red.
Subjects:MUSIC

BOAT, THE
UMBC #: 8-129 Format:MP6 022 minutes 1921
Credits: Buster Keaton

Keaton sails into stormy weather with his family on a boat he himself built in his garage.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BOAT, THE
UMBC #: 8-129V Format:VHS 022 minutes 1921
Credits: Buster Keaton

Keaton sails into stormy weather with his family on a boat he himself built in his garage.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BODYWATCH: AN ANCIENT FORM OF CARE
UMBC #: VC-166 Format:VHS 030 minutes 1986
Credits: WGBH Boston

This tape examines the growing popularity of acupuncture and other forms of folk and traditional medicine gaining acceptance among medical practitioners and consumers.
Subjects:HEALTH CARE

BONANZA
UMBC #: 18-24 Format:MP6 028 minutes 1959
Credits: NBC

As the westerns became more civilized , the newer cowboy herows tend to be ranchers rather then driftersor lawmen. It stars Dan Blocker, Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, and Michael Landon as the Cartwrights, who live on the massive Ponderosa ranch.
Subjects:TELEVISION
BONNIE AND CLYDE
UMBC #: VC-210 Format:VHS 111 minutes 1967
Credits: Arthur Penn

A cinematic masterpiece directed by Arthur Penn on the exploits of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Starring Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty, Gene Hackman, and Michael J. Pollard.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BOOP BOOP BOOP A DOOP
UMBC #: 4-166 Format:MP6 010 minutes 1932
Credits: Dave Fleischer

In this animation, Betty Boop has joined the circus. Thrill with her as she walks the high wire and tames the lions.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BOOT IT UP, DUMP IT DOWN
UMBC #: 6-47 Format:MP6 014 minutes 1991
Credits: Dan Bailey

Uses a wide variety of media: film, video, and computers, as it makes a humorous but pointed commentary on the current attraction of popular media. The work is divided into seven "caplets", each focusing on one particular aspect of the media: advertising, sound bites, voyeurism, triteness, glamour and isolatio
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BORINAGE
UMBC #: 12-266 Format:MP6 025 minutes 1933
Credits: Ivens H. Storck

This film documents a strike of coal miners in Belgium. French language.
Subjects:HISTORY, WORLD

BORN FOR HARD LUCK; PEG LEG SAM JACKSON
UMBC #: 12-210 Format:MP6 030 minutes 1976
Credits: Tom Davenport

Documentary on medicine show performer Peg Leg Jackson, a black, South Carolina blues singer.
Subjects:BLUES

BORN FOR HARD LUCK; PEG LEG SAM JACKSON
UMBC #: 12-210V Format:VHS 030 minutes 1976
Credits: Tom Davenport

Documentary on medicine show performer Peg Leg Jackson, a black, South Carolina blues singer.
Subjects:BLUES

BOROM SARRET
UMBC #: 8-81 Format:MP6 019 minutes 1963
Credits: Ousmane Sembene

Quiet study of the desperate situation of a cart driver in Dakar, Senegal, who is defeated by poverty, unequal law enforcement and bad luck. Excellent portrait of African social conditions by the acclaimed Senegalese director. In French with English subtitles.
Subjects:AFRICA

BOROM SARRET
UMBC #: 8-81V Format:VHS 019 minutes 1963
Credits: Ousmane Sembene

Quiet study of the desperate situation of a cart driver in Dakar, Senegal, who is defeated by poverty, unequal law enforcement and bad luck. Excellent portrait of African social conditions by the acclaimed Senegalese director. In French with English subtitles.
Subjects:AFRICA

BOSCO'S PICTURE SHOW
UMBC #: 4-53 Format:MP6 011 minutes 1932
Credits: Leon Schesinger

Bosco, the famous cartoon character, puts on his own movie show complete with newsreels, Laurel and Hardy animations, and a spoof on the innocent girl chased by villain theme.
Subjects:ANIMATION

BOTH BORROWER AND LENDER
UMBC #: VC-407 Format:VHS 014 minutes 1982
Credits: Federal Reserve of Richmond

This entertaining program provides information that consumers can use to better satisfy their financial needs. The plot follows George and Helen Barron as career changes take them from a big city apartment to a tumbledown country house with lots of atmosphere. They set out to find financial services in their new town.
Subjects:ECONOMICS

BOY IN THE PLASTIC BUBBLE, THE
UMBC #: VC-98 Format:VHS 096 minutes 1977
Credits: Spelling/Goldberg Prod.

John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, and Robert Reed team up in the sensitive and heart wrenching true story of a boy born without natural immunities. He is forced to grow up as a prisoner in the physical and emotional confines of a germ free plastic room.
Subjects:FEATURE FILMS

BOY TO MAN
UMBC #: 8-250 Format:MP6 017 minutes 1962
Credits: CHUH

Shows by live-action photography and animation the changes that a boy undergoes during adolescence and that lead to his maturity. Explains the normal growth patterns from skin, voice, and body hair to glandular and sexual maturation.
Subjects:PHYSIOLOGY

BRAGG-REFLECTION OF WAVES
UMBC #: 4-125 Format:MP6 010 minutes 1967
Credits: Universal Education and V.A.

Waves are scattered from a two-dimensional array of small objects producing a strong reflection at the angle defined by 2D sin = n. The strong reflection disappears as wave length and angle are varied.
Subjects:PHYSICS

BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
UMBC #: 12-92 Format:MP6 030 minutes 1963
Credits: Indiana Univ. A.V. Center

Uses animation and models to locate the areas of the brain and demonstrates the effects of injury to each area. Shows the effects of stimulating various parts such as the visual area, parietal area, central sector and language areas.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
UMBC #: 12-92V Format:VHS 030 minutes 1963
Credits: Indiana Univ. A.V. Center

Uses animation and models to locate the areas of the brain and demonstrates the effects of injury to each area. Shows the effects of stimulating various parts such as the visual area, parietal area, central sector and language areas.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN TRIGGERS PART II
UMBC #: VC-379 Format:VHS 020 minutes 1983
Credits: Human Relations Media

Examines the biochemicasl nature of a variety of disorders including depression, schizophrenia, and anti-social behavior.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN, THE: 01 THE ENLIGHTENED MACHINE
UMBC #: VC-39.01 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1984
Credits: WNET-TV

This first episode in "The Brain" series presents an overview of how the brain has been perceived by science through the ages as well as the mysteries it still holds for us today. Uses computer animation and time-lapse microphotography to present the brain's architecture.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN, THE: 02 VISION AND MOVEMENT
UMBC #: VC-39.02 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1984
Credits: WNET-TV

The first half of this program illustrates how the brain receives and processes visual information. The second half deals with movement through an examination of Parkinson's disease and its treatment.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN, THE: 03 RHYTHMS AND DRIVES
UMBC #: VC-39.03 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1984
Credits: WNET-TV

A victim of winter depression whose life was dramatically changed by artificial lighting is the first in a series of human stories which highlight advances in the study of rhythms and drives.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN, THE: 04 STRESS AND EMOTION
UMBC #: VC-39.04 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1984
Credits: WNET-TV

This program looks at endorphins to examine how pain can be countered by internally released substances, at the neurotransmitter GABA; and how stress and anxiety can overtax the brain's natural balances, creating a need for external chemicals like valium.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN, THE: 05 LEARNING AND MEMORY
UMBC #: VC-39.05 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1984
Credits: WNET-TV

What is memory? How is it stored? This program covers short and long term memory; cellular activity in learning, the hippocampus' role in memory, and theories about why we remember and why we forget.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN, THE: 06 THE TWO BRAINS
UMBC #: VC-39.06 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1984
Credits: WNET-TV

Footage of split-brain patients is presented to show how each half of the brain develops its own "consciousness"--a phenomenon which helps us understand the contributions of each hemisphere.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN, THE: 07 MADNESS
UMBC #: VC-39.07 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1984
Credits: WNET-TV

A documentary episode dealing exclusively with schizophrenia, a disease that interrupts the normal communication between the thinking and the feeling parts of the brain. "Schizophrenia" is an umbrella term for a number of illnesses sharing the same symptoms: thought disorders, hallucinations, etc.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN, THE: 08 STATES OF MIND
UMBC #: VC-39.08 Format:VHS 060 minutes 1984
Credits: WNET-TV

Four experiments raise questions on the cutting edge of science. Will personality prove to be a measurable brain process? How will syndromes like "hemispatial neglect" change our concept of the brain's properties?What will we learn from artificial intelligence? From animals that can teach one another?
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN, THE: CREATING A MENTAL ELITE
UMBC #: 8-98 Format:MP6 019 minutes 1971
Credits: Document Assoc., Inc.

Examines 3 major areas of brain research: chemical stimulation, electrical stimulation, and environmental conditioning. Includes discussions with noted scientists Wilder Penfield in Montreal, Roy John in New York, and Mariam Diamond and David Krech in Berkeley.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAIN, THE: CREATING A MENTAL ELITE
UMBC #: 8-98V Format:VHS 019 minutes 1971
Credits: Document Assoc., Inc.

Examines 3 major areas of brain research: chemical stimulation, electrical stimulation, and environmental conditioning. Includes discussions with noted scientists Wilder Penfield in Montreal, Roy John in New York, and Mariam Diamond and David Krech in Berkeley.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BRAND NAMES & LABELING GAMES
UMBC #: 4-204 Format:MP6 009 minutes 1973
Credits: NET

In his memorable satire, comedian Marshall Ephron compares well-known brand products with X brands pointing out the X brands contain exactly the same ingredients as the national brands but are much lower in price.
Subjects:CONSUMER EDUCATION

BREAKING THE STALEMATE: NAT'L TELECONFERENCE ON NUCLEAR ARMS RACE
UMBC #: VC-7001 Format:VHS 150 minutes 1984
Credits: Union of Concerned Scientists

A discussion of the problems surrounding the nuclear arms race, presenting various viewpoints and suggestions for future actions. Produced by the Union of Concerned Scientists and moderated by Daniel Schorr. Broadcast live from Faneuil Hall, Boston.
Subjects:NUCLEAR ARMS

BREATHDEATH
UMBC #: 6-1 Format:MP6 015 minutes 1964
Credits: Stan VanDerbeek

Surrealistic fantasy based on the 15th century woodcuts of the dance of the dead. A collage-animation that cuts up photographs and newsreels and reassembles them.
Subjects:ANIMATION

BREATHDEATH
UMBC #: 6-1V Format:VHS 015 minutes 1964
Credits: Stan VanDerbeek

Surrealistic fantasy based on the 15th century woodcuts of the dance of the dead. A collage-animation that cuts up photographs and newsreels and reassembles them.
Subjects:ANIMATION

BREATHLESS
UMBC #: 16-29 Format:MP6 089 minutes 1959
Credits: Jean-Luc Godard

One of the most important films to come out of the "new wave" that developed in France during the early sixties. Jean-Paul Belmondo's first major role, a parody of Humphrey Bogart's anarchic gangster, made him famous.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BREATHLESS
UMBC #: 16-29V Format:VHS 089 minutes 1959
Credits: Jean-Luc Godard

One of the most important films to come out of the "new wave" that developed in France during the early sixties. Jean-Paul Belmondo's first major role, a parody of Humphrey Bogart's anarchic gangster, made him famous.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BREZHIN MEADOW
UMBC #: 16-74 Format:MP6 028 minutes 1937
Credits: Sergei Eisenstein

A reconstruction in stills of the lost film by Sergei M. Eisenstein. Based on a Turgenev sketch.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, THE
UMBC #: VC-429 Format:VHS 075 minutes 1935
Credits: James Whale

One of the most talked-about horror classics of all time, and an acclaimed sequel to the original FRANKENSTEIN. The legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen's most misunderstood monster who now longs for a mate of his own. Colin Clive palys Dr. Frankenstein and Elsa Lanchester i sthe ill-fated bride
Subjects:SCIENCE FICTION

BRIDEGROOM, THE, THE COMEDIENNE AND THE PIMP
UMBC #: 12-216 Format:MP6 023 minutes 1968
Credits: Jean-Marie Straub

German. Experimental mix of Munich street hustling, a wedding benediction, three poems of St. John of the Cross, and the killing of a pimp.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BRIDGE ANIMATION DEMO
UMBC #: VC-562 Format:VHS 020 minutes 1991
Credits: Bridge

This video of an animation demo reel from Bridge Animation Co., in Annapolis, Md.
Subjects:ANIMATION

BRIDGE FROM NO PLACE
UMBC #: H-8-43 Format:MP6 016 minutes 1968
Credits: NAVC

Review of national drug problem, emphasizing new approaches to therapy for heroin addicts. documents widespread use of marijuana,LSD and heroin through interview with young users. Federal hospitals where the goal is treatment rather than detection of heroin addicts are shown.
Subjects:DRUGS
BRIDGES AND BARRIERS; AMERICANS IN JAPAN
UMBC #: VC-348 Format:VHS 030 minutes 1980
Credits: Japan Trade Center

Contact between two cultures frequently produces barriers to communication and understanding. Examines some of the cultural differences Americans are likely to face of they are assigned to work in Japan. Shows the unique style of doing business in Japan and the commitment to human relations through harmony.
Subjects:JAPAN

BRIGADOON
UMBC #: VC-606 Format:VHS 109 minutes 1954
Credits: Arthur Freed

Gene Kelly and Van Johnson play two cynical hunters from New York City. They somehow stumble upon the ethereal village of Brigadoon, which materializes from the mists only one day each hundred years. There, Kelly falls in love, and he must decide whether to stay with his love forever or return to civilization.
Subjects:FEATURE FILMS

BRIGHT FUTURE
UMBC #: H-12-60 Format:MP6 028 minutes 1965
Credits: AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION

Describes work of dental hygienest, career opportunities,educational requirements, personal satisfaction, and challenges. Shows work situations such as meeting patients, taking case histories, perfonming oral inspections, taking x-rays, etc.
Subjects:HEALTH

BROKEN APPOINTMENT
UMBC #: H-12-51 Format:MP6 031 minutes 1953
Credits: N/A

Portrays the experiences of a Graduate public healthnurse in her attempts to encourage an expectant mother to renew her periodic visits to a clinic.
Subjects:CHILD BIRTH

BROKEN APPOINTMENT
UMBC #: H-12-51 Format:MP6 031 minutes 1953
Credits: N/A

Portrays the experiences of a Graduate public healthnurse in her attempts to encourage an expectant mother to renew her periodic visits to a clinic.
Subjects:CHILD BIRTH

BROKEN RHYMES
UMBC #: VC-24 Format:VHS 058 minutes 1983
Credits: Moody Institute

This documentary describes the rehabilitation of those who have suffered severe head injuries as a result of automobile accidents. Richard Burton narrates.
Subjects:EMERGENCY HEALTH SERVICES

BRONSWIK AFFAIR
UMBC #: 12-273 Format:MP6 023 minutes 1980
Credits: NFBC/McGraw Hill

The power of advertising is demonstrated in this fantasy drama about a television set with the hypnotic ability to incite people to buy whatever products are advertised on it. This satirical film explodes with animation and characters who fall prey to the most remarkable of circumstances.
Subjects:ADVERTISING

BRUSHING YOUR TEETH
UMBC #: H-4-3 Format:MP6 005 minutes 1973
Credits: Milner-Fenwick, Inc.

A detailed demonstration of the correct method of brushing teeth.
Subjects:HEALTH

BUCK DANCE
UMBC #: 4-135 Format:MP6 001 minutes 1898
Credits: Thomas Edison

Early Edison short portrays an American Indian dance.
Subjects:FILM STUDIES

BUILDING A BOMBER
UMBC #: VC-564 Format:VHS 024 minutes 1942
Credits: Martin Company

Explains the design, and construction, of the B-26 Air Force bomber Manufactured by Martin Company for the U.S. Air Force.
Subjects:MILITARY

BUILDING A DREAM (ISRAEL)
UMBC #: 8-184 Format:MP6 028 minutes 1978
Credits: CORT

Examines the determined purpose and accomplishments of Jewish immigrants to their homeland: the planning and the growth of Israel's cities, reclamation of desert into productive land, and the organization of people with diverse backgrounds and languages into a nation.
Subjects:MIDDLE EAST

BUILDING THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE
UMBC #: VC-440 Format:VHS 028 minutes 1960
Credits: Bethlehem Steel

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Fransisco was the dream of Joseph Strauss, the chief engineer of the project. Many said it was a bridge that could not be built but he proved them to be wrong. This documentary filmfollows construction of the bridge from design, fabrication, transport and finally assembly.
Subjects:BRIDGES

BURNOUT
UMBC #: 8-206 Format:MP6 026 minutes 1980
Credits: MOTO

Training program for professionals. Provides coping techniques for dealing with this work 'disease' phenomenon (a reaction caused by prolonged, intense, emotional involvement with other people's problems).
Subjects:HEALTH

BUSH MAMA
UMBC #: 18-10 Format:MP6 096 minutes 1975
Credits: Haile Gerlima

Bush Mama focuses on Dorothy, a black woman living on welfare in Watts, trying to raise her daughter while her man is in jail for a crime he didn't commit. The film shows the turmoil of life in the ghetto and its impact on ghetto residents, ranging from expressions of black self-hate to a political awareness of problems.
Subjects:AFRICAN AMERICANS

BUSH MAMA
UMBC #: 18-10V Format:VHS 096 minutes 1975
Credits: Haile Gerlima

Bush Mama focuses on Dorothy, a black woman living on welfare in Watts, trying to raise her daughter while her man is in jail for a crime he didn't commit. The film shows the turmoil of life in the ghetto and its impact on ghetto residents, ranging from expressions of black self-hate to a political awareness of problems.
Subjects:AFRICAN AMERICANS

BUSINESS OF AMERICA, THE
UMBC #: VC-319 Format:VHS 045 minutes 1984
Credits: California Newsreel

This film examines the basic assumption underlying our economic system: that private corporations can be trusted to make the investments upon which all Americans depend. Contrasts two Pittsburgh steelworkers faith in the private enterprise of U.S. Steel.
Subjects:STEELWORKERS

BUSINESS OF HUNGER, THE
UMBC #: VC-313 Format:VHS 028 minutes 1986
Credits: Maryknoll World

This film challenges the traditional assumptions about hunger by suggestion that enough food is grown on earth to feed its entire population, and that the agribusi-ness practices are one of the causes of hunger. Showshow peasants lose their land to multinational corps. that make profits by replacing food crops w/cash crops.
Subjects:FOOD

BUSINESS, BEHAVIORISM, AND THE BOTTOM LINE
UMBC #: 8-93 Format:MP6 022 minutes 1972
Credits: CRM

Defines under the direction of B.F. Skinner and Elizabeth Hall, the terms behaviorism, operant conditioning, reinforcement, and shaping as they apply in the business world. Presents Edward Feeney, vice-president of Emery Air Freight, systematically applyingand interpreting concepts in an industrial setting.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BUSINESS, BEHAVIORISM, AND THE BOTTOM LINE
UMBC #: 8-93V Format:VHS 022 minutes 1972
Credits: CRM

Defines under the direction of B.F. Skinner and Elizabeth Hall, the terms behaviorism, operant conditioning, reinforcement, and shaping as they apply in the business world. Presents Edward Feeney, vice-president of Emery Air Freight, systematically applyingand interpreting concepts in an industrial setting.
Subjects:PSYCHOLOGY

BUY LINE, THE
UMBC #: 8-191 Format:MP6 011 minutes 1972
Credits: CSDE

This film takes a look at visual advertising's phychological seduction, disclaimers, false and misleading statements, etc. We also examine good adsthat provide decision making information.
Subjects:ADVERTISING

BUY, BUY
UMBC #: 8-233 Format:MP6 018 minutes 1973
Credits: CHUH

A wry examination of the nature of television commercials as seen by the admen and the producers who make them. During the production of cosmetics and laxative commercials, admen voice strong opinions both justifying and condemning what they do. They describeadvertising techniques.
Subjects:ADVERTISING

BUYING A USED CAR
UMBC #: 8-224 Format:MP6 024 minutes 1968
Credits: NA

Discusses the things to look for when buying a used car. Things to look our for, who you finance it through etc.
Subjects:CONSUMERISM

BUYING FOOD
UMBC #: 12-385 Format:MP6 011 minutes 1950
Credits: MCGH

Emphasizes the preparation of a grocery list and points our the dangers of impulse buying. Shows the advantages and disadvantages of quantity buying. Points out the use of frozen foods, the pros and cons of seasonal buying, and the preparation of less expensive meats.
Subjects:CONSUMERISM

BUYING IN A SUPERMARKET
UMBC #: 8-248 Format:MP6 015 minutes 1965
Credits: NA

Discusses how to get the most for your money at a supermarket. Reveals techniques supermarkets use to get you to but more things, such as "super bargains"and impulse items at the cash register.
Subjects:CONSUMERISM