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ERIC Number: EJ961156
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1529-1944
Health Education Films of the Silent Era: A Historical Analysis
Sofalvi, Alan
International Electronic Journal of Health Education, v14 p135-141 2011
Films have been used to present health messages throughout the history of the medium. The purpose of this article is to describe pictures from the silent film era that were designed to educate people about health issues. Films still available in at least one format were reviewed. Published reviews were also used to obtain information about these films. Films described here dealt with tuberculosis, hookworms, breastfeeding, traffic safety, dental care, and children's health. Suggestions for how these films might be used in a professional preparation setting are provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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