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Churchill-Wexler Film Productions

Overview
Works: 56 works in 63 publications in 4 languages and 121 library holdings
Genres: Motion pictures  Juvenile works  Short films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Children's films  Documentary films  History 
Classifications: QP84, 612.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Churchill-Wexler Film Productions
Hospital sepsis--a communicable disease( Visual )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many ways by which infection can be spread throughout a hospital. Uses the example of a staphylococcus infected patient as one of the most important phases of the problem
Boy to man( Visual )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains some of the common manifestations of physiological maturation, including the superficial changes of growth, skin, voice, and body hair, and the more complicated phenomena of glandular changes and sexual maturation
Squeak, the squirrel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contrasts activities of a golden-mantle ground squirrel in natural surroundings with behavior in laboratory tests in order to demonstrate how an animal learns. In four situations of graduated difficulty the squirrel learns to overcome obstacles to reach his reward, a peanut. For primary and elementarygrades, college and adult groups
Congestive heart failure( Visual )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This public service animated film discusses heart circulation. A healthy heart shows pumping blood through the chambers of the heart, the arteries, veins and the role of the kidneys. When circulation decreases, the veins become congested, the tissues do not get enough oxygen, and the kidneys cannot dispose of waste. The result is edema in the ankles and in the lungs making breathing difficult. Heart failure can occur as a result of a heart attack, a defective valve, a birth defect, or uncontrolled high blood pressure. Treatment includes digitalis to strengthen the heartbeat, a diuretic to help the edema, and a low sodium diet
Strokes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the common types of strokes and their effects on consciousness, speech, mental acuity, and physical coordination as well as the impact on the individual's family. Rehabilitation goals are demonstrated and a speech therapist is shown working with patients
Neurological examination of the one year old( Visual )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Establishes standards for examination of infants at the age of one year. Shows normal and abnormal responses to tests
Wonders in a country stream( Visual )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses close-up photography to show a boy and girl discovering a baby turtle, frog and pollywog, newt, caddis-fly nymph, damsel fly, and water striders. For primary and elementary grades
Asphalt through the ages( Visual )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through imaginative animation and live action photography, follows the use of asphalt from ancient time in the Middle East to present-day applications in building materials, water control and its major use, asphalt highways
Nous voyageons en France( Visual )

1 edition published in 1961 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French language film. Describes the experiences of two French grls who journey on a river barge from Marseille to Strasbourg, telling about the towns they visit en route
Bauernvolk in den Bergen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1960 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary of life, work, and play in a typical Alpine village and farm in southern Austria, as told by Franz Eger, head of a large family
Ways to find out( Visual )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through his senses a young child experiences the wet world about him, by seeing the clouds, smelling the damp leaves, hearing the patter of the drops, feeling the wetness, and tasting the rain. Shows how he explores in his home the world that is revealed through the understanding of size and shape, rough and smooth, and loud and soft
Living and growing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young children watch a litter of newly born rabbits, and observe that they grow rapidly into sturdy young rabbits as they eat and sleep and hop about in their sheltered home. Explains that children, as they live and grow, also need shelter, good food, and plenty of rest
God's wonders in your own backyard( Visual )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and girl find a snail, a centipede, and other tiny animals in their back yard. Explains that God made these small animals to help, in their own way, the work of nature
Smoking and heart disease( Visual )

2 editions published in 1967 in Spanish and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the relationship between cigarette smoking and health, particularly as it relates to the heart and circulatory system. It shows graphically how substances absorbed by the body while smoking cigarettes adversely affect the functioning of the heart and lungs
Fire science( Visual )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the chemistry of combustion. Highlights historical uses of fire and the importance of fire in today's civilization. Uses animation to visualize the molecular action of a burning fuel whose carbon and hydrogen atoms combine with oxygen to form carbon dioxide and water, releasing energy in the form of heat and light. Experiments explain the concepts of fuel, oxidation, kindling temperature, and spontaneous combustion
Im Herzen Europas( Visual )

1 edition published in 1961 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German language film. A story about a young girl and her sturdy grandfather who live in a village of German Switzerland. Contrasts their simple life with the complex culture in the industrial areas of the country
Fractures about the elbow( Visual )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the functional anatomy of the elbow joint and illustrates the displacing pulls of the muscle groups as they affect different fractures. Describes the mechanisms of typical elbow injuries, and demonstrates various types of management, including manipulation, traction, and open reduction
Plants make food( Visual )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children learn something of the process of photosynthesis by which plants make food; the functioning of roots, stems, and leaves; the transforming of water, minerals, and carbon dioxide into foods; the roles of chlorophyll and sunlight. They discover the importance of plants as a source of food. Includes live action and animation
Treasures of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts changes in the Earth's crust and the formation of mineral deposits by natural forces. Shows the formation of a volcano
Village of Switzerland( Visual )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views of a small Swiss town in the Alps. Includes scenes of a little girl and her grandfather taking the milk to the village, of the school where the class is studying the economy of the region, of the shops and a livestock fair, of a citizens' arms inspection, and of a town meeting showing Swiss democracy in action
 
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controlled identityWexler Film Productions

Churchill-Wexler Film Productions, Los Angeles.

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