Turn on the TV in your head

United States, 1988

Film
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Episode of Series “Reading planet”.
Prism, a young alien from the planet Reading, is sent to earth to help five students improve their reading skills. With magical powers he transports them to outer space where he teaches them the importance of concentration and the process of visualisation. With practice the students discover that words can activate the formation of mental pictures. Reading becomes fun when they “turn on the TV in their minds”.

Credits

production company

H G Simons Productions

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producer/director

Pawel Kuczynski

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Reading planet

Group of items

Reading planet

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303163

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Reading

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Imagination

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Reading

Literature → Reading

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Imagination

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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