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Jam Handy Organization

Overview
Works: 944 works in 1,050 publications in 1 language and 1,183 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Christmas films  Dance films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Filmed ballets  History  Filmed performances  Music videos  Children's films 
Roles: Performer, Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 792.842
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History of advertising : Animation, 1940-1950( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of animated advertising films produced between 1940 and 1950 which provide insight into the marketing strategies introduced into movie theaters and early television. Included here are a Lucky Strike cigarette commercial with stop-motion animation of dancing cigarettes and a raindrop explaining the need for good watershed management
History of advertising : Animation, 1930-1940( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of animated advertising films produced between 1930 and 1940 which provide insight into the marketing strategies introduced into movie theaters and early television. Included here are advertising cartoons promoting Oldsmobile and Chevrolet cars and Kellogg's Rice Krispies
American cultural history( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American thrift present an homage to women as the keepers of the purse strings and enforcers of thrift in the American household. Poverty in rural America discusses ways that government and society can create opportunities for the American rural poor can
Mechanical refrigeration : how it works( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the function, theory, and operation of a refrigeration system
Vintage psychology films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boredom at work. Part 1. The empty life: This film is focused on the problem of "boredom." However, the film really ends up showing us a variety of psychological troubles facing Americans such as depression and anger
History of advertising : early TV commercials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents early promotional films and television advertising spots for a variety of products. This collection features an industrial education film aimed at Prudential employees, a promotional film focusing on the toughness of Chevrolet cars (The way you want it), a 21 min. film that captures the beginnings of what would become an everyday appliance (dishwashers), an early Coca-cola add aired in 1950, a new gasoline additive "Petrox" by Texaco and more
Great composers and their music :( Visual )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents significant events in the lives of three composers, and the effect of these events on their music. Includes excerpts from their compositions
Art appreciation - painting( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents photographs of actual paintings from the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. Uses diagrams to illustrate some of the techniques of painting, the effects of light and color and the elements of pictorial composition
Great composers and their music :( Visual )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents significant events in the lives of three composers, and the effect of these events on their music. Includes excerpts from their compositions
History of advertising : early tv commercials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents early promotional films and television advertising spots for a variety of products
The five senses( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1984 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the five senses using graphics, on-location sequences, and live-action footage. Shows why certain animals have developed particularly acute senses; shows how sounds can be created, transmitted, and reproduced electronically in a recording studio; explores the reflex responses of newborn babies in a hospital nursery
Scheherazade by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov( Visual )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captioned drawings are used in telling some of the tales from the Arabian nights which inspired Rimsky-Korsakoff to write his Scheherazade suite
Historical world fairs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three films focusing on the 1939-1940 World's Fair which was created to raise the spirits of Americans who were still affected by the Great Depression. Also includes three films focusing on the 1964-1965 World's Fair which was held at a time when the U.S. was riding a wave of optimism. It was an age when Americans were eagerly looking forward to putting a man on the moon, to the promise of the computer age and a nuclear program for peaceful purposes. The Fair was based on two themes: "Man's achievements in an expanding universe" and "A millennium of progress."
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captioned drawings are used in telling the story which follows Tchaikovsky's Swan lake ballet
Instruments of the symphony orchestra( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1984 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various families of instruments; the history of each instrument and its basic appearance and make up
Table service( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how customer areas are prepared by waiters, waitresses and bus boys. Outlines several methods for taking orders and serving food and beverages
The Nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captioned cartoons tell the fairy story which inspired the Russian composer Peter Ilytch Tchaikovsky to write the Nutcracker suite
Airway aids( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual to accompany filmstrip of the same name. Illustrations are the frames of the filmstrip, which describes the various ground-based aids to air navigation in place during World War II
Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captional cartoons tell the story of Ibsen's play Peer Gynt, which inspired Edvard Grieg to compose his Peer Gynt suite
Scrooge by Charles Dickens( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
 
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Alternative Names
Handy (Jam) Organization

Handy Organization

Jam Handy Organization, inc.

Jam Handy Organization organization

Jam Handy Picture Service

JHO

Newspapers Film Corporation

Languages
English (44)