Education: Britannica Films

Movies are a half-century old and educators tried feebly to make teaching tools of them decades ago. Even now they are a mere educational side show. But last week the University of Chicago gave signs of leading a movement into the main tent. The University's President Robert Maynard Hutchins accepted as a gift Eastman Classroom Films, Inc., a $1,000,000 outfit which has been pretty much in the doldrums because the educational buyers of Eastman's raw film have never liked the competition of finished Eastman reels.

Eastman now becomes part of the University's Encyclopaedia...

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