Uncle Smiley goes to the beach

United States, 1972

Film
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Shows Uncle Smiley and his group playing where land and sea meet. Emphasises the possibilities for either use or misuse of public beaches. Uncle Smiley gets careless and needs to be rescued by a lifeguard and the children help to clean up a nearby polluted beach. Suitable for middle and upper primary level.

Credits

production company

GME Films

Learning Corporation of America

producer

Joe Sutherin

Duration

00:13:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325254

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Beaches

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Beaches

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental education

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental protection - Citizen participation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Litter (Trash)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Pollution

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Aquatic sports - Safety measures

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Beaches

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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