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Classic Family Values Films 1934-1957 DVD

Classic Family Values Films 1934-1957 DVD
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A Moving Image History Of That Most Essential American Social Unit - Over 2 1/4 Hours Packed Into 12 Films On 1 All Regions DVD!

Contents:

A DATE WITH YOUR FAMILY (1950, 10:00)

This extraordinary film suggests that making "a date with your family" - that is, a family's making an appointment for what we now call "quality time" - consists of unemotional behavior, deceitful pleasantness and pretense of affection. It nonetheless also illustrates some inappropriate behavior that is just as much so nowadays as it was then.



A DAY OF THANKSGIVING (1951, 12:28)

This Centron Corporation movie encapsulates the concept that what made America great were simple family virtues, faith in God and love of country, and this film's focal point for illustrating these virtues is that great American holiday, Thanksgiving.



DINING TOGETHER (1951, 10:15)

A primer in table manners for the very young becomes a showcase for the values of the cold war American family.



FAMILY LIFE (1949, 9:46)

The secret to a happy family life is the regimentation of family members to Mom's exacting time-studied, financially planned and politically organized regime.



FRIENDSHIP BEGINS AT HOME (1949, 15:01)

A Coronet Instructional Film dedicated to the proposition that children learn how to be close to their friends from their experience of being close to their family.



MOTHER'S DAY, MAY 13, 1934 PROMOTION (1934, 0:47)

Heartwarming theater advertisement for Mother's Day during the dark days of the depression, when such sentiments were more palpable as real than they are nowadays.



OUR CHANGING FAMILY (1957, 20:03)

An illuminating, in-depth analysis by way of dramatization of the change in the family unit from the 1880s to the 1950s.



SHARING WORK AT HOME (1949, 10:18)

Neat, clean-cut and practicing good citizenship skills - that's the ideal student this film intends to produce.



SOCIAL ACCEPTABILITY (1957, 19:01)

The '50s were largely obsessed with the individual subordinating their idiosynchracies in order to obtain the approval of the group, and this film goes a pretty fair distance in dramatizing this fact in this story of how a parent teaches their teenage child the social skills that will succeed or fail, to the degree of the parent's parenting skills, in obtaining for that child their proper place in society.



YOU AND YOUR FAMILY (1946, 7:06)

A veritable how-to film for the post-war father and mother to reassert control over their teenage children who had nationally become more difficult to assert authority over in the aftermath of the long term military service and war work of their parents.



YOU AND YOUR PARENTS (1950, 13:05)

A Coronet Film instructing parents and teenagers in how to avoid conflict and develop mutual understanding.



YOUR FAMILY (1948, 10:06)

This how-to-live-together-and-cooperate-as-a-family-unit movie is as illustrative as any film in general, and any film by Coronet in particular, of what exactly the family values of post war, cold war America was in their most idealized form.



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