Joan Avoids a Cold - vintage documentary
Usage Public Domain
Topics Health and hygiene
How young children must behave to avoid transmitting germs to one another.
Run time 10:24
Producer Coronet Instructional Films
Audio/Visual Sd, B&W
Many provisos which must be followed if young children are not to transmit germs to one another.
doctors; never share another's food; schoolroom; examination; school nurse;
really bad acting; children washing; cod liver oil; boiling dishes; sleeping;
odd shot: child spitting toothpaste into the toilet [rather than the bathroom sink]
Joan (little girl) checks thermometer in window and dresses in a snowsuit for school
Jim (little boy) dresses warmly. Mom gives them a supply of tissues and sends them to school.
Children walking to school. One eats an apple. Boy asks girl for a tissue.
Little boy splashes in puddle.
Grade school classroom with children and teacher.
CU large thermometer with hands pointing to 40 degrees. Children look at large thermometer.
Little girl hold rag doll.
Little boy sneezes.
Woman blows feather across classroom.
Little girl with apple in her lap
Teacher shows little boy how to blow her nose.
School nurse examines grade school children. Examines throat, takes temperature, and calls boy's mother.
Two women behind desk examine a chart.
Grade school children in washroom and coat closet
Little boy checks thermometer and records temperature on a chart
Woman puts towels on bathroom rack
Little girl stands on box to reach sink in bathroom
Little girl brushes teeth and spits into a cup.
Mother gives little girl a spoonful of cod liver oil
Mother at breakfast table examines little boy
Little girl washes hands
School children dressed up in Dutch costumes
Little boy sick in bed
Little children in dutch costumes do folk dances.
Danger Lurks Safety
Public domain status: https://archive.org/details/prelinger&tab=about