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Friday, March 27, 2020
Friday Film: Lessons for CV19 - "Joan Avoids a Cold" (1947)
Yes, it may be hard for some young people to think about this, but there were infectious diseases back in the
dark ages - uh - 1940's. Even later than that, when our school teachers were out sick, the AV gang would roll in a projector and pull down a screen and we'd get to watch movies designed to make us better human beings. Some were pretty good extended commercials for GE or GM or DuPont, others were from Coronet films, which were created in consultation with educators and so were usually hokey as all get out (a little slang from the past). Here's one on keeping yourself healthy when all those around you are dropping like flies.