YOUR CHILDREN'S TEETH

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Subjects:

  • Food and drink
  • Healthcare
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: YOUR CHILDREN'S TEETH

Reference number: 0273

Date: 1946

Director: d. Jane Massy

Sponsor: MOI for Dept. of Health

Production company: Realist Film Unit

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.05 mins

Description: Advice on how to ensure that a baby will grow up to have healthy teeth.

Credits: p. Margaret Thomson
ph. A.E. Jeakins
comm. s. Carleton Hobbs
m. William Alwyn
A Realist Film Unit Production

Shotlist: Credits (.20) shots of good and bad teeth. Expectant mother undergoes dental examination (2.08) advice given on how to ensure that a baby will grow up to have healthy teeth. Shots of breast feeding, baby chewing and examples of diet up to the age of 3 years (3.34) Diagram showing stages of the growth of teeth (5.24) shots of good and decayed teeth. Shot of a fitted false set of teeth (6.44) Diagram of how teeth decay (8.16) shots of children eating apples, etc., after a meal. The correct way of brushing teeth is demonstrated (11.51) shots of a child visiting the dentist (12.57) a summary of the points to remember (13.55)