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Yoyo Man
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written by John M. Bishop, 1946-; directed by John M. Bishop, 1946- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1978), 13 mins
"Reach for the Moon," "Loop the Loop," and many more tricks in the familiar repertoir of yoyo virtosos were created by a group of professional demonstrators, mostly Filipino, hired by the Duncan Yoyo Company during the Depression. Nemo Concepcion was among the first such demonstrators, and the originator of many t...
written by John M. Bishop, 1946-; directed by John M. Bishop, 1946- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1978), 13 mins
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Yuri Vella's World
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written by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; directed by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; produced by Liivo Niglas, 1971- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 59 mins
The documentary follows Yuri Vella, writer and social activist of the Forest Nenets living in West-Siberia. To give his grandchildren proper education in their natural environment and teach them reindeer herding skills, he establishes an elementary school in his winter camp.
written by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; directed by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; produced by Liivo Niglas, 1971- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 59 mins
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A Zenana: Scenes and Recollections
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written by Dr. Jayasinhji Jhala, 1946- and Roger Sandall, 1933-; directed by Dr. Jayasinhji Jhala, 1946- and Roger Sandall, 1933-; produced by Roger Sandall, 1933- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1981), 35 mins
In India, the most secluded section of the palace was the zenana, or women's quarters. Here, until recently, palace women lived behind protective walls and brass doors firmly shut at night. This film is an account of women's life in the Dhrangadra, in northern India, the seat of power of the Jhala Rajputs from the...
written by Dr. Jayasinhji Jhala, 1946- and Roger Sandall, 1933-; directed by Dr. Jayasinhji Jhala, 1946- and Roger Sandall, 1933-; produced by Roger Sandall, 1933- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1981), 35 mins
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