The subject of this documentary is an orphan asylum for infants. The beginning portion includes the dining facilities for the children. A woman dresses as a nurse leads approximately two hundred small children into the eating area where they stand behind their chairs. At a given signal, each child sits down and begins eating. The remainder of the film is devoted to showing some of the infants, less than a year old, being pushed in baby carriages and bathed, and later having haircuts. All of the children wear similar attire and the nurses wear uniforms. New York City.
New mothers are show how to care for young infants during nursing and as they grow and their diet changes from liquid to solid foods.
12-year-old Mira is fascinated by her synchronized swimming trainer and tries to get closer to her, which quickly puts both of them in a situation that’s difficult to interpret.
Based on the book by Henning Mankell (Sweden), this story takes place in Mozambique and is about a young boy, Nelio, who loses his entire family during a time of civil war. A wounded Nelio is found by a baker in the capital Mapouto; refusing medical treatment, the boy instead asks for sanctuary so he can tell his terrible tale. This he proceeds to do, starting with how the fighters arrived in his village and slaughtered many, to his captivity, his escape and his teaming with other orphaned street urchins to become their leader in survival.
Alvaro Ramírez examined the issue of infant malnutrition in Desnutricion Infantil (1969).
Explains the early childhood practices and philosophy of the RIE system.
For 20 years, every April 15 was recorded what happened at the tomb of Pedro Infante when fans will commemorate the day of his death. In this documentary are involved the creators of the cinematographic myth and singing idol. It isn't a biography of Pedro Infante, nor an analysis of his films. It is confronting the popular fervor with the memory.
Gen. Frederick D. Grant, and Gen. A.S. Burt returning from Mt. Ariat, at the head of the famous 25th Infantry, colored.
A gang of boys who run their money raising 'business' on strictly Thatcherite lines is threatened by the arrival of another group - this one socialist, and headed by a black girl!
A group of German infantrymen of the First World War live out their lives in the trenches of France. They find brief entertainment and relief in a village behind the lines, but primarily terror fills their lives as the attacks on and from the French army ebb and flow. One of the men, Karl, goes home on leave only to discover the degradation forced on his family by wartime poverty. He returns to the lines in time to face an enormous attack by French tanks.
Released as part of a film collection celebrating Mexican movie icon Pedro Infante, this documentary chronicles the career of the dynamic actor who starred in a string of box office hits before his tragic death in 1957, an event that prompted a national day of mourning. One of the most popular Mexican screen stars of all time, Infante was also famous for his recordings of songs such as "La Que Se Fue," "Flor Sin Retoño" and "Yo No Fui."
Pvt. Snafu complains about being assigned to the infantry only to learn that other branches have their own problems.
A little child has a grey life with his two parents, an alcoholic father and a violence submissive mother. Theres no money, no food, no love, only hate, fear and misery. Too soon he discovers the significance of the hate...
"Imagine forty or fifty soldier boys each with a pail of water on the ground before him, sousing and spattering and scrubbing away for dear life..."
Directed by Robert W. Paul.
Strain: Strategic Armored Infantry is a mecha anime series by Studio Fantasia. It premiered across Japan on WOWOW from November 1, 2006. A manga adaptation is being serialized in the Dragon Age magazine. The concept of the series is loosely based upon Frances Hodgson Burnett's novels, most notably A Little Princess, but also Little Lord Fauntleroy and The Secret Garden. On May 15, 2008, Texas-based licensor FUNimation Entertainment announced its licensing of Strain: Strategic Armored Infantry. The anime was available in a complete DVD release on January 27, 2009 across North America.