Families: food and eating

United States, 1976

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Shows how the three families introduced in “Families: alike and different” obtain, prepare and eat their food. The Japanese buy in small shops and use chopsticks to eat fish, lotus root and rice. The Mexicans use a market and their own garden and use fingers to eat chicken stew. The Americans use cutlery to eat chicken, corn and salad from a supermarket.

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Churchill Films


George McQuilkin

Jane Treiman

James Kennedy



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