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Vintage Etiquette, Manners and Teen Dating Advice Film Library 2 DVD Set

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This collection of 2 DVDs contains a variety of vintage films dealing with proper etiquette in a variety of situations including dating, table manners, how to act at a party, playing nicely together, behaving properly and respectfully in school, how to meet your obligations and much more. This large collection of over 20 films represents the very best of moral teachings in the 30s to the 50s and even includes a classic film on table manners narrated by none other than that master of etiquette Emily Post.

Here are all the films that make up this historical collection:

What Makes A Good Party? (1950)




This film shows a group of typical teenagers planning a party including who should attend and a variety of games to play and songs to sing during the party.

Producer: Coronet Instructional Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:13

Everyday Courtesy (1948)




This film discusses the importance of courtesy in everyday life. It includes examples revolving around invitations, telephone conversations and interactions at parties.

Producer: Coronet Instructional Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 9:10

Cindy Goes to a Party (1955)




This film is a modern version of Cinderella as tomboy Cindy dreams of having good manners and proper etiquette so she can go to a birthday party and behave properly. When she wakes up, she finds that her wish has been granted. This film was shot in Lawrence, KS

Producer: Centron Productions
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 9:21

Office Etiquette (1950)




This film explores proper etiquette in the office. It follows the adventures of a young woman who is hired as a secretary and compares and contrasts what is proper and improper etiquette for office itneractions.

Producer: Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 14:00

Dinner Party (1945)




This film shows proper table etiquette for teenagers at a birthday party while being served a full three course dinner consisting of a soup dish, a meat dish and a dessert.

Producer: Simmel-Meservey
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 15:30

Dining Together (ca. 1951)



A film showing the propert etiquette for young children during a Thanksgiving dinner.

Producer: Children's Productions
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:15

Good Table Manners (1951)




Table manners are important. They tell a lot about upbringing. And that is no more important than to a teen boy who may need to impress girls. This is a story about a 14 year old boy who is uncomfortable with is table manners and just can't grasp what the right manners are for a party. He meets himself as a 21 year old man who then educates his younger self on good table manners in a simple to understand way. The young man then goes to the party, has a good time and commits no social blunders.

Producer: Coronet Instructional Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:19

Johnny Learns His Manners (1946)




Johnny is a bad boy. He is bad mannered, selfish and dirty. To help Johnny learn good manners, he is turned into a pig until he finally learns his lesson and cleans up his life.

Producer: Harman (Hugh) Prods.
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 17:17

Let's Play Fair (1949)




This film teaches the importance of sharing, taking turns and obeying all the rules to be able to play fairly and have fun at the same time.

Producer: Coronet Instructional Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 8:41

Playing Together (ca. 1950)




This film demonstrates good behavior that should be exercised while playing together.

Producer: Children's Productions
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White

Table Manners (1947)




Learn manners from the master as Emily Post discusses manners at a dinner party. She gives detailed and formal directions for how to handle most awkward food situations such as what peice of silverware should be used for a particular course, how to deal with unwanted bits of food, how to eat more awkward items like soup and spaghetti and much more. It also shows some examples of bad manners to contrast against the good manner approach.

Producer: Christy Associates, Inc.
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:07

Beginning to Date (1953)




Follow the adventures of an insecure boy as he learns how to interact with girls and go out on successful dates.

Producer: Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 11:20

A Date With Your Family (1950)




This film shows a family spending time together and interacting in a positive manner to promote family unity.

Producer: Simmel-Meservey
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:00

How Do You Do? (1946)




This is a film targeted at postwar teens - children who grew up in stressful homes because of the sacrifices of the war effort. It focuses on proper social etiquette and how clean living and good behavior pays huge dividends in self confidence.

Producer: Young America Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 13:35

How to Say No: Moral Maturity (1951)




Growing up is complex. Teenagers are presented with many bad temptations and if they have not learned right from wrong and developed the moral fiber to make the correct decisions, they will do many things that are bad for them. Things like smoking, drinking, sex and drugs. This film discusses these issues and role plays ways teens can avoid succumbing to peer pressure while still maintaining a friendship with the people pushing the bad behaviors on them.

Producer: Coronet Instructional Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:30

Let's Be Good Citizens at School (1953)



Teaches children how to be careful to respect their items and those of others and also how to make others feel welcome in their social groups.

Producer: Camerart Pictures
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 8:45

Mind Your Manners (1953)




Good manners are important and they are no more important than when you are interacting with your peers. This film explores good manners and demonstrates how and why they should be applied to all sorts of situations. It also demonstrates how good manners help you get along with others.

Producer: Coronet Instructional Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:36

Obligations (1950)




Demonstrates the proper and improper methods of handling the obligations to other members of the family.

Producer: Simmel-Meservey
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 16:25

The Other Fellow (1937)



Driving safety the Edgar Kennedy Way. This comedian acts as a reckless driver who puts a variety of other drivers in dangerous situations and learns proper safety techniques so that he is no longer "the other fellow" that everyone talks about when they talk about bad drivers. The film teaches safe driving through a variety of humorous lessons and is a refreshing change from the crash and burn safety films of the era.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 8:14

Social Courtesy (1951)




This film shows how social training is useful in every aspect of your life. It is rich with illustrated examples showing how getting along with social groups is simply a matter of applying good everyday courtesy.

Producer: Coronet Instructional Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:16

Writing Better Social Letters (1950)




This film teaches the five parts to a friendly letter and why we should be writing letters and thank you notes to people who are important to us.

Producer: Coronet Instructional Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 10:30

As Others See Us (1953)




Discussed manners in a variety of situations young people find themselves in. It concnetrates mostly on how to present yourself at both formal and infomal gatherings.

Producer: Premier-Hardcastle Productions / Social Science Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 9:30

Junior Prom (1946)




Follow the story of two couples attending a high school Junior Prom. It covers from the time the double date is arranged until the double date ends.

Producer: Simmel-Meservey
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 20:16

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