Run Dick, run Jane

United States, 1971

Film
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Based on Kenneth Cooper’s book, “The New Aerobics”, shows how regular exercise can be valuable insurance against heart disease. Illustrates through laboratory statistics and case studies the benfits of a personal fitness program. Includes views of Peter Strudwick, who jogs with no feet, and Larry Lewis, 103 year-old San Francisco waiter who ran six miles every morning before work.

Credits

director

Scott Whitaker

production company

Brigham Young University

Language

English

Duration

00:20:23:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28098

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aerobic exercises

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Diseases - Prevention

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Exercise

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Heart - Diseases

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physical fitness

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Running

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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