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Motion 

Picture 

Films 



U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 




How to 
Borrow 
Films 



This leaflet lists the motion pictures pro- 
duced and distributed by the National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. To 
borrow prints without charge (except for re- 
turn postage) write to: 

Motion Picture Service 
Department of Commerce — NOAA 
12231 Wilkins Avenue 
Rockville, Maryland 20852 
(301)443-8411 



Information regarding long-term loans, sales 
of prints, television use, and cooperation 
with industry in producing motion pictures 
may also be obtained from the above ad- 
dress, but use telephone number (301) 
443-8921. 

1. These films are booked heavily. Please 
send your request in as early as possible, 
preferably about THREE MONTHS before 
the date you want to show the film. Give an 
alternate date if you can, because the film 
may be already booked for the first date. 
Give a second choice, or, if you want us to 
select a substitute, state the purpose for 
which the film is to be used. 

2. There is no charge for the use of the 
films, but the borrower agrees to be respon- 
sible for damage caused by dirty or faulty 
projectors or careless handling. 

3. Films are loaned with the understanding 
that there shall be no admission fees 
charged. A free-will offering to defray ex- 
penses is not considered a violation of the 
regulations affecting free films. 

4. All films are 16mm sound and must not 
be run on silent projectors. 

5. After the last showing, THE FILM 
SHOULD BE REWOUND ONTO ITS OWN 
REEL, which is distinctly marked. Film then 
should be placed in its own shipping case. 
Return shipments must be prepaid and in- 
sured. 




6. The attendance record report form is very 
important. This form will be shipped in the 
case with the film. Immediately after show- 
ing, FILL OUT THE FORM AND RETURN IT 
IN THE SHIPPING CASE. 

7. These films should not be duplicated (in- 
cluding video tape) without permission. 

8. Because of the large domestic demand, 
prints for showing outside the United States 
must be borrowed from the nearest U.S. 
embassy or consulate. 

9. Give the exact address to which the film 
is to be shipped. Shipments are made parcel 
post prepaid, unless specified instructions 
from the user ask for other services. 

10. Film loans are limited to one week (exc- 
lusive of mailing time). 

11. No films will be booked between De- 
cember 1 5 and January 1 5, due to the heavy 
volume of holiday mail. 





Table of 
Contents 



Page 

Basic Net Mending 10 

BOMEX 5 

Catching, Filleting and Packaging . 15 

Clam and Oyster Sam 14 

Estuarine Heritage 15 

Estuary 11 

Famous — Boundary of Creation ... 7 

Fish Cookery With Savoir 12 

Fishery Products Standards 10 

Fishing Five Great Lakes 15 

FLARE 5 

Flavor of Maine 12 

Flood 5 

Florida Seafare 12 

Fresh Out Of The Water 10 

GATE — The Atlantic Tropical 

Experiment 6 

GATE To World Weather 6 

How to Fillet Fish 10 

Hurricane 6 

Hurricane Decision 6 

It's The Maine Sardine 11 

It's Your Coast 8 

Mullet Country 12 

Neosho: April 24 6 

Outboard Fishermen U.S.A 10 

Outdoor Fish Cookery 12 

Pacific Halibut Fishing 15 

Pathfinders From the Stars 5 

Retailing Fish 10 

Salmon-Catch To Can 8 

Sardines From Maine — Down 

East Style 11 

Shrimp Please 8 

Shrimp Tips From New Orleans ... 8 

Sockeye Odyssey 11 

Sponge-Treasure From The Sea . . 12 

Take a Can Of Salmon 8 

Take Two From The Sea 13 

Take Two From The Sea 

(Short Version) 13 

The Biologist And The Boy 11 

The Great American Fish Story ... 9 
The Great American Fish 

Story— The West 9 

The Great American Fish 

Story — The Northeast 9 

The Great American Fish 

Story — The South 9 

The Great American Fish 

Story — The Lakes and Rivers . 10 

The Story of Menhaden 12 

To Help Man Find His Way 5 

Tornado 5 

Trout U.SJV 15 

Tsunami 5 

Watermen of Chesapeake 11 

New Listings and Coming 

Attractions 15 




Pathfinders 
from The 
Stars 

48 Minutes/ 
Color 

To Help Man 
Find His 
Way 

30 Minutes/ 
Color 

Flare 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 



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Traces man's progress in methods of accu- 
rate position determination on land, sea, and 
in the air — from ancient times to the present. 
The modern satellite tiangulation system is 
described. 

Portrays the functions and services of 
NOAA's National Ocean Survey pertaining 
to geodesy, geomagnetism, seismology, car- 
tography, photogrammetry, hydrography 
and oceanography. 

Teams of aquanauts spend an average 
of five days underwater in a mobile habi- 
tat used as a home and as a base from 
which to work. Each team is assigned a 
specific underwater scientific mission 
pertaining to the reef environments. The 
missions involve underwater plants, ani- 
mals, geology and artificial reefs. 



BOMEX 

15 Minutes/ 
Color 




Flood! 

1 5 Minutes/ 
Color 




Tornado 

15 Minutes/ 
Color 



28 Minutes/ 
Color 



Describes generally the unique series of 
studies of the weather-making interaction 
between the tropical Atlantic Ocean and the 
atmosphere, made during the 1969 Bar- 
bados Oceanographic and Meteorological 
Experiment (BOMEX). 

Describes the manner in which flood predic- 
tions are made, portrays the basic precau- 
tions against the dangers and hardships im- 
posed by floods; shows the development 
and impact of floods caused by seasonal 
snow melt, hurricanes, heavy rainstorms; 
and concludes with a description of the 
deadly flash flood. 

Tells the story of a typical Midwestern town 
that lies in the path of a destructive tornado. 
Includes scenes of a tornado in action and 
describes protective preparations. Shows 
weather conditions which may generate a 
tornado. 

Documents the phenomenon and potential 
dangers of seismic sea waves — frequently 
called "tidal waves." Explains preventive 
measures taken at the municipal level during 
a tsunami emergency. 




Hurricane 

27 Minutes/ 
Color 




Hurricane 
Decision 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 




Neosho: 
April 24 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 



GATE To 

World 

Weather 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 






GATE— The 
Atlantic 
Tropical 
Experiment 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 



NOT AVAILABLE FROM NOAA LIBRARY. 
Produced in conjunction with Aetna Life and 
Casualty. Portrays NOAA-National Weather 
Service functions during the life-cycle of hur- 
ricanes. Shows tracking and warning 
methods, and emphasizes safety precau- 
tions for life and property. To obtain contact: 

Film Librarian 

Public Relations & Advertising Dept. 

Aetna Life and Casualty 

151 Farmington Avenue 

Hartford, Conn. 061 15 

203-273-0123 

A hurricane awareness and preparedness 
film containing lifesaving information for per- 
sons living in, or those who may visit, hur- 
ricane prone areas. The population of the 
east and Gulf coasts of the United States 
keeps growing. Almost every year lives are 
lost in these areas because of hurricanes. 
The film points out the dangers of storm 
surge, wind and inland flooding caused 
by hurricanes. 

The story of the devastating tornado of April 
24, 1975, which struck the small Missouri 
city of Neosho. The film documents the dis- 
aster preparedness planning of the commun- 
ity which was responsible for the survival of 
those who were caught in the path of the 
tornado. 



Documents the largest coordinated interna- 
tional scientific experiment ever conducted, 
GATE. Depicts meterological and oceanog- 
raphic activities of more than seventy 
cooperating countries using Dakar, Senegal, 
as a base of operation. Shows in nontechni- 
cal terms where and how world weather is 
made. Designed for general audiences, it is 
of special interest to science and social 
studies classes. 



Supplementing the more general GATE To 
World Weather, a technically oriented film 
describing the design, strategy and execu- 
tion of the scientific plan for the Global At- 
mospheric Research Program (GARP) At- 
lantic Tropical Experiment (GATE). Shows 
how the satellite, aircraft, ship and land 
based observational systems were 
employed. The interactions between tropical 
features and global circulation patterns are 
discussed. 





GATE: THE ATLANTIC TROPICAL EXPERIMENT 



Famous- 
Boundary 
of Creation 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 




Documents the French-American study of 
the mid-Atlantic ridge. Illustrates plate tec- 
tonics. Underwater photography is used in 
this geological study. Photography includes, 
Iceland, Hawaii and Azores. Produced in 
cooperation with the National Science Foun- 
dation and Woods Hole Oceanographic In- 
stitutions. 



FAMOUS BOUNDARY OF CREATION 





Shrimp 
Please 

21 Minutes/ 
Color 



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Shrimp Tips 
from New 
Orleans 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 



Methods used by the Louisiana and Missis- 
sippi shrimp industry to make shrimp availa- 
ble for tables all over the United States. 
Shows: catching and exploring for shrimp; 
shrimp processing, including freezing, bread- 
ing, drying, canning; and information on how 
to purchase, prepare, and serve shrimp. 

Several New Orleans shrimp recipes are 
prepared, showing influence of foreign coun- 
tries upon New Orleans eating habits; recipe 
book of same title available from: 
Superintendent of Documents 
Government Printing Office 
Washington, D.C. 20402 



Salmon- 
Catch 
to Can 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 



Complete life cycle of salmon; three 
methods of catching, and in-plant scenes. 
Second salmon film "Take a Can of Salmon" 
may be shown with "Salmon-Catch to Can" 
as one continuous motion picture; 28 min- 
utes for both films. 



Take a Can 
of Salmon 

1 4 Minutes/ 
Color 



First salmon film, "Salmon-Catch to Can" 
may be shown with "Take a Can of Salmon" 
as a continuous motion picture; 28-minute 
showing time for both films. Recipes in film 
included in recipe booklet "Take a Can of 
Salmon" available from: 

Superintendent of Documents 
Government Printing Office 
Washington, D.C. 20402 



It's Your 
Coast 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 



Visits Naples, Florida; Portland, Maine; 
Chicago, Illinois; and Seattle, Washington to 
discuss coastal zone problems with all kinds 
of people interested in the coast and coastal 
zone management. Subjects such as land 
development, oil pollution, and beach ero- 
sion are discussed. Stresses the importance 
of the coast and the fact that anyone can 
express a viewpoint during the planning for 
coastal management. 




The Great 
American 
Fish Story 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 




The Great 
American 
Fish Story- 
The West 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 



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The 

American 

Fish Story— 

The 

Northeast 

28 Minutes/ 

Color 



The Great 
American 
Fish Story— 
The South 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 




An overview and the first in a series of five 
films, all designed for a general audience. 
This orientation film traces the history of the 
United States along with the history of the 
commercial fisheries of the United States. 
The catching, processing, marketing, cook- 
ing and serving of fish and shellfish of the 
Atlantic, Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, lakes and 
rivers are included to give an overview of the 
American fishing industry. The heritage of 
the industry in literature and music supple- 
ments this as well as the following four geog- 
raphic segments films. Includes some cook- 
ing tips from Juila Child and songs of The 
Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the folk sea 
chanteys of the Bonyuns. 

Fishermen on the Pacific coast of the United 
States land salmon, halibut, tuna, king and 
dungeness crab, oysters, swordfish as well 
as many other species for your eating plea- 
sure. Take a trip to west coast seaports. Go 
fishing, buy and eat seafood while visiting 
Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Mon- 
terey and San Pedro. 

Seaports from Maine to the Outer Banks of 
North Carolina, from which fishing boats 
leave to harvest cod, haddock, flounder, 
lobster, scallops, oysters, clams and many 
other species. Visit the French Chef, Julia 
Child in her own kitchen and get some au- 
thoritative first hand tips on seafood prepara- 
tion. Hear folk singers singing sea chanteys, 
some contemporary, others which have 
been passed on from generation to genera- 
tion. 

Shrimp, Gulf oysters, rock lobster, pompano, 
mullet, Spanish mackerel, species from the 
south Atlantic and the Gulf from the 
Carolinas to Florida to Texas. Have you ever 
heard Dixieland played authentically by the 
Preservation Hall Jazz band? Hear their 
sound from the old hall in New Orleans. De- 
picts southern seafare which was served in 
historic antebellum mansions like Shadows 
on the Teche in the Bayous of Louisiana, 
and Hemmingway House in Key West. 




The Great 
American 
Fish Story — 
The Lakes 
and Rivers 
28 Minutes/ 
Color 



Rainbow trout, catfish, and many other 
species of fish and shellfish, nature grown 
and farm grown, are harvested for the dinner 
tables of America. From the Great Lakes 
down the Mississippi River to New Orleans, 
fresh water fish are caught, marketed, 
cooked and served. Aquaculture, pond 
grown fish and shellfish raised under control- 
led conditions, are featured. 



How To 
Fillet Fish 

11 Minutes/ 
Black and 
White 



Teaching film on how to fillet both roundfish 
and flatfish; step-by-step procedure using 
animation to clarify the processes. 



Fishery 

Products 

Standards 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 



The importance of maintaining the quality of 
fish products, with the production of fish 
sticks as an example. 



Basic Net 
Mending 

16 Minutes/ 
Color 



Teaching film, showing basic procedures 
and equipment used in mending a hole in a 
net. 



Retailing 
Fish 

20 Minutes/ 
Color 



Operation of retail fish store — selecting, 
handling, displaying, and merchandising 
fresh and frozen fish. 



Outboard 

Fishermen 

U.S.A. 

27 Minutes/ 
Color 



How small, independent, commercial 
fishermen, using outboard motors, contri- 
bute to the national economy. Contains 
scenes from 10 areas in the United States 
and Alaska and shows the catching of 10 
different species of fish and shellfish with 
various fishing techniques. 



Fresh Out Of Starts underwater and traces the capture, 
the Water processing, retailing, cooking, and serving of 

14 Minutes/ commercial varieties of fish and shellfish, 

P I and the care taken to preserve the nutritional 

value. 



10 




The 

Biologist 
and the Boy 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 



A popularized, shortened version of Es- 
tuarine Heritage, both of which are produced 
in cooperation with the five States bordering 
the Gulf of Mexico. Based on an encounter 
between a youngster intent only on fishing 
and fun, and a biologist who shares with the 
boy his more knowledgeable perspective 
and sense of responsibility for conservation. 
Distributed theatrically as Crisis on the 
Coast. 



Watermen of 
Chesapeake 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 



Shows the impact of the Bay and its re- 
sources on a large segment of America, from 
early days to the present. Activities of 
fishermen in their harvest of clams, oysters, 
crab, flounder, are portrayed. Highlights in- 
clude America's only sail-powered oyster 
fleet, the crab derby at Crisfield, Md., and the 
wild pony penning at Chincoteague, Va. 



Estuary 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 



The bays, lagoons, ends of the rivers, are 
the estuaries of the United States on which a 
large percentage of our food from the sea is 
dependent. Their use by industry, for recrea- 
tion as well as for food are depicted, stres- 
sing the great value of the estuary and the 
need for planning. Sponsored by EPA. 



Sockeye Life cycle and conservation of the Alaskan 

Odyssey sockeye salmon. Emphasis is placed on the 

14 Minutes/ migration, color changes, and spawning of 

QoJor tnis interesting species. Biological research 

is featured. 

It's the Depicts the Maine sardine fishery, one of the 

Maine oldest and most colorful industries in the 

Sardine United States. Three methods of capturing 

20 Minutes/ Maine sardines are shown along with a trip 

Q | or through a cannery showing how the sardines 

are processed and canned. 



Sardines 
from 

Maine-Down 
East Style 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 




Catching, processing, buying, cooking, and 
serving Maine sardines for picnics, lunches, 
dinners. Used all over the country — the year 
round. 



11 




Flavor of 
Maine 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 



Supplements the films "It's the Maine Sar- 
dine' and "Sardines from Maine— Down 
East Style.'' Artistically depicts the whole 
Maine sardine industry. Three methods of 
capture, processing and various methods of 
serving are pictured. 



Sponge- 
Treasure 
from the Sea 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 




iSI 

Cookery 
with Savoir 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 



The story of the natural sponge industry of 
Tarpon Springs, Fla. Underwater sequences 
show "hard hat diving for sponges." The 
"silent" sponge auction, the "Blessing of the 
waters" and the dive for the Golden Cross 
are among the colorful events depicted. The 
picture also contains information on the uses 
of natural sponges. 

Unique in presentation, Monsieur Henri 
Savoir, special emissary of providence, an 
imaginary and imaginative master of fish 
cookery, gives pertinent aid to the perplexed 
housewife. 



Outdoor 

Fish 

Cookery 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 



Age-old and modern out-of-doors fish cook- 
ery in the United States. Salmon bake in 
Pacific Northwest; Virginia oyster roast; New 
England clambake; ice fishing and cooking 
perch in Michigan; mullet smoking in Florida; 
fish fry in Ohio; shrimp boil in Louisiana; a 
lobster boil in Maine; and a Caroline pine 
bark stew. 



The Story of 
Menhaden 

20 Minutes/ 
Color 

Mullet 
Country 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 



The story of the menhaden fishery, one of 
the oldest and largest fisheries in the United 
States, showing the uses, methods of cap- 
ture, and processing of the fish. 

Associates mullet with the beauty of Florida. 
Covers the history, biology, three methods of 
capture, processing, cooking, and colorful 
methods of serving mullet. Produced for the 
Florida Board of Conservation. 



Florida 
Seafare 

27 Minutes/ 
Color 



Troubadours, and a Florida seafood festival 
provide a storyline for a survey of seafood 
caught in southern waters. Five species of 
shellfish and five species of finfish are color- 
fully depicted. Underwater photography and 
folk and electronic music are featured. The 
film is a visual experience with a brief narra- 
tion by a Florida fisherman. 



12 





Take Two 
from the Sea 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 






Take Two 
From The 
Sea 

10Minu 
Color 



Two young hopefuls are suprised to learn 
that their "big break" as Hollywood film mak- 
ers is to make a documentary on oysters and 
clams — about which they know nothing. 
They travel to the West, Gulf and East 
Coasts oyster-clam shellfishing sites, photo- 
graphing and harvesting, aquaculture, pro- 
cessing, cooking and serving shellfish. A ten 
minute version is being distributed theatri- 
cally. 

Shortened theatrical version of Take Two 
From The Sea above. 



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13 





CLAM AND OYSTER SAM 



Clam and 
Oyster Sam 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 



An educational musical comedy designed for 
general audiences. It stresses the gustatory 
delights as well as the nutritional advantages 
of eating clams and oysters. Contains pur- 
chasing, preparation, and nutritional informa- 
tion as well as toe-tapping tunes like "Every- 
body Gotta Love An Oyster — Nobody 
Doesn't Love A Clam" and "Stay As Slim As 
You Are." 



14 




Trout, U.S.A. 

14 Minutes/ 
Color 




Estuarine 
Heritage 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 




Pacific 
Halibut 
Fishing 

16 Minutes/ 
Color 



Depicts the farming of trout as a food fish 
and a sport fish. Covers the biology, 
methods of farming, processing, cooking, 
and serving trout. The film is of special in- 
terest to housewives, gourmets, and sports 
fishermen. Produced for the U.S. Trout 
Farmers Association. 

Stresses the importance of estuaries for im- 
portant species such as shrimp, crab, oys- 
ters, clams, menhaden, and other finfish; as 
the habitat of waterfowl and furbearing 
animals; and as a recreational and esthetic 
resource. Depicts major threats to estuarine 
resources: pesticides, municipal pollution, 
industrial waste, dredging, and filling. Re- 
commends methods of conservation. (See 
The Biologist and the Boy.) 

Fishing method used in the North Pacific 
halibut fishery with additional pictures of 
vessels on fishing grounds off Alaska. 



Fishing Five 
Great Lakes 

28 Minutes/ 
Color 



Depicts the Great Lakes in transition. The 
heartland of the United States— a place to 
work and play — is shown in this film. Special 
emphasis is placed on the methods and 
problems of the commerical fishermen and 
the measures being taken to help solve their 
problems. 



Catching, 
Filleting, 
and 
Packaging 

11 Minutes/ 
Black and 
White 



Modern method of catching bottom fish by 
means of an otter trawl; also the processing, 
filleting, packaging; and freezing of fish for 
market. 



COMMING 
ATTRACTIONS 
(tentative 
titles) 




The NOAA 
Corps Story 
Investigations 
Into Aqua- 
Space 



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