Show: Public Domain Theater

Episode: [S01E08] The Gray Whale, Banjos, Ecstasy and More

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"Party's Over" (1980?, Northern Virginia Educational TV Assn) Its one of these dramatic social engineering films about the perils of underage drinking. the acting is not that bad though. We’ve played a lot worse. Partys Over

"Face of Disaster"This film highlights some of the natural disasters in the United States in the 1960s. As you are about to see, Disaster will wear a different face.

"Ecstasy:Is It Really the Dream Drug?" (2000) Dramatically warns against the dangerous dangers of Methylene Dioxy Methamphetamine, also known as ecstasy or MDMA. Curiously, this film was produced by the Dept of the Air Force
Time to crack your glo-stick.

"California Grey whale" (1970s) Discusses the biology and history of one of nature's largest creatures and greatest spectacles, the California Grey Whale. As youre gonna see, that old gray whale travels the longest known migration of any mammal, from the Bering sea to the Baja peninsula.

"Congruent Triangles" (1977)
'Bruce and Katharine Cornwell are primarily known for a series of remarkable animated films on the subject of geometry. Created on the Tektronics 4051 Graphics Terminal, they are brilliant short films, tracing Klee-like geometric shapes to intriguing music, including the memorable 'Bach meets Third Steam Jazz' musical score in ‘Congruent Triangles.’ In this melding of art and science, the Cornwells create a quasi-hypnotic take on a mathematical construct'

"Operation Ivy" (Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization, 1952) The first full-scale test of a thermonuclear device in the Pacific, 1952, right from the borse's mouth.

"Fred and the Voice of Food Safety" (1990? FDA)
About 2 million cases of food poisoning which now occur each year are due to improper handling of food in the home. This presentation teaches how to handle, thaw, and store food properly to avoid foodborne illness

"To Hear Your Banjo Play" (1947) Presents the origin of the banjo, the development of southern folk music and bluegrass and its influence upon America. Its narrated by the legendary Pete Seeger.

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