Montage: A Filmed History of the 60s and 70s with a Cleveland Perspective

The Episodes F- I

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... A Few Good Boys (1976) - Visits the Marine Military Academy in Harlingen, Texas, a school operated under the patterns and traditions of the U.S. Marine Corps. Explores how this school is experiencing success at a time whenpermissive educational philosophies are prevalent in America's schools.
Narrator: Doug Adair; 21:25 minutes.


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Fire in the Heavens: The Cleveland Orchestra Down Under (1974) - Recounts the Cleveland Orchestra's 1973 tour of Australia.
Narrator: Leif Ancker; 40:07 minutes.


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Fragments of Time (1975) - Presents the story of Fort Laurens, 1778-1779, in Tuscarawas County, Ohio as indicated by archealogical excavation, records of correspondence, and local history sources.
Narrator: Leif Ancker ; 24:29 minutes.


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Frank Robinson, Manager (1975) - Introduces the Cleveland Indians baseball team's new manager, Frank Robinson. Follows Robinson in his former activities as manager of the Santurce Crabbers of the Puerto Rican winter league. Includes appearances by Bowie Kuhn, Earl Weaver, and Larry Doby.
Narrator: Leif Ancker; 20:37 minutes.


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Give Us the Children (1970) - A special on the state of education in the United States. Hosted by Bill Cosby, the program explores the issues and realities facing American schools. It also showcases some experiments with the traditional education model such as Ludlow Elementary in Shaker Heights, Ohio and The Parkway School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Narrator: Bill Cosby.


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God Save the Queen! (1970) - Tells the story of the last stern wheel, steam boat in America, the Delta Queen. Uses narration by various river boat personnel to explain why the Queen should continue to navigate the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.
Narrator: Lief Ancker; 24:24 minutes.


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A Gold Watch and a Park Bench (1974) - Explores some of the problems encountered by the elderly in American society, including inadequate housing, medical care, and social activity.
Narrator: Doug Adair; 51:17 minutes.


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The Great American Love Story (1971) - Filmed at the 21st annual Old Car Festival in Greenfield Village-Dearborn, Michigan, this program explores the basis for this country's high regard for the automobile. Provides a close-up view of classic automobiles and discusses old car restoration with owners and experts.
Narrator: Virgil Dominic; 25:09 minutes.


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The Great War: Fifty Years After (1968) - Compares scenes of the World War I battle zone of France with the scenes of Verdun and the Argonne-Meuse area today.
Narrator: Lief Ancker ; 24:27 minutes.


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Guadalcanal : Island of Death (1970) - Details America's first major land engagement in World War II. Uses historical film footage and the recollections of two Cleveland men who served on the island. Surveys the state of Guadalcanal twenty five years after the conclusion of hostilities.
Narrator: Lief Ancker; 57:50 minutes.


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How Children Learn, (1971) - A follow up to "Give Us the Children," this episode analyzes the specific learning processes used to teach children and highlights alternatives to the traditional education model.
Narrator: Virgil Dominic; 24:02 minutes.


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I'll Never Get Her Back (1965) - Tells the emotional story of a young woman who has given birth to a child out-of-wedlock. The story told by the mother spans her arrival to a maternity home to the birth of her child and ends with the adoption of the child.
23:06 minutes; B & W.


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It's Not Always Someone Else (1969) - Attempts to dispel age-old myths about veneral diseases and provides information on the relatively easy cures for these diseases.
Narrator: Virgil Dominic; 24:06 minutes.


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It's Still Yesterday in Cleveland (1967) - A broad scale analysis of urban renewal in Cleveland as contrasted with urban renewal in six other American cities: Philadelphia, Detroit, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and St. Louis.
Narrator: Earl Stern 54:16 minutes.