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Still image from Sitting Right in The Educational Screen, Dec. 1947, 551.

Identifier:

  • HC0166 (Source: Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive)

Date produced: 1946

Filmmaker(s):

John A. Flory

Languages:

English

Length:

300 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Optical

Sound:

Sound on film.

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1946 - Honorable Mention Special Class

Description:

"Sitting Right, a lively, attractive argument for good sitting posture, directs its message to the 'teen aged young ladies of America. Shrewdly, its producers — Grant, Flory and Williams — have brought complete authenticity to this possibly unpopular thesis by presenting it throughout in the playing of actual (and average ) high school girls. These same girls, adds John Flory, the director, even contributed many of the situation suggestions which are woven into the swiftly moving message of the film. The production is marked by fine lighting and camera work, heightened in their effect by a modern and refreshing treatment of the narrative track." Movie Makers, Dec. 1946, 490.

Resources:

Produced by Grant, Flory and Williams of New York City.

Reviewed in "Teacher-Committee Evaluation of New Films" (The Educational Screen, Dec. 1947, 551).

This film is a part of the Educational Film Collection at Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive.

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Repository:

Educational Film Collection, Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

Screenings:

  • Screened on an IU Libraries Moving Image Archive program on Feb. 19, 2017: Bloomington, IN

Viewing Notes:

"Shows teen-age girls slouching awkwardly in their chairs. Demonstrations then show how to correct these faults, sit correctly, cross the legs properly, and get in and out of a chair gracefully." IU Libraries Moving Image Archive.