Episode Guide - Explorations (Series) (1956-1964)

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The following is an incomplete listing of Explorations episodes.

Jul 2, 1956 - The CBC presents the first of a new series of programs called Explorations. The first show, a "drama-documentary" called Love and Money: 1936-1956, compares living standards in Canada with those of 20 years ago. The program comes from Toronto.

Aug 19, 1956 - This week the spotlight is on Indochina.

Oct 23, 1956 - Portrayal of different views of labour including a vignette by Mavor Moore, a short play by Bill Brown, and the National Film Board's short portrait, Paul Tomkowicz, Street Railway Switchman.

Nov 20, 1956 - "Crisis in the Making." The problems of Canadian universities, their financial difficulties in view of the increased enrolment figures and their changing functions in times of great economic progress are the problems presented.

Dec 4, 1956 - Explorations will present a play about women in business called "Signed H.E. Bentley," by Charles Israel. There will be an epilogue by Ashley Montague, the author of The Natural Superiority of Women. The program comes from Toronto.

Dec 18, 1956 - Explorations will present a satire on personality tests used in industry, and will also demonstrate techniques now used in some Canadian classrooms to encourage children to speak freely.

Jan 1, 1957 - "Goodbye To Utopia," a group of philosophical dramas based on four ideal societies — Plato's Republic, Samuel Butler's Erewhon, Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward and Eugene Zamyatin's We. Players will include Lloyd Bochner, Robert Shirriff, James Doohan, Dawn Lesley, George Barnes, Corinne Conley and James Edmond. Host Mayor Moore will have as his guest on the program, John Irving, professor of philosophy at Victoria college, University of Toronto.

Jan 15, 1957 - A CBC film about Vancouver's Skid Row will be shown. The film includes shots of the down-and-outters who inhabit Skid Row.

Jan 22, 1957 - "Poverty, Chastity and Obedience," half-hour film made by the BBC at an Anglican monastery in northern England.

Jan 29, 1957 - Explorations presents two features, "Country Mouse," the story of a young man who comes to live in the city; and The Language of Gesture, an analysis of communication by gesture in our society and others, with observations on the origin of the smile, the kiss, and the handshake.

Feb 12, 1957 - "Journey To The East," a film made by two CBC staffers during a three-week visit to Viet Nam and Cambodia, and an interview with Paul Martin, federal minister of health who recently visited Asia.

Feb 26, 1957 - Lister Sinclair demonstrates Einstein's theory of relativity, and Helmut Blume examines the growth of harmony from its beginnings in the polyphony of the early Church to the new harmonic experiments of this century. In his section of Explorations, Sinclair will be assisted by Professor H.S.M. Coxeter of the University of Toronto. Using visual aids, they will try to demonstrate that Einstein's famous theory does not deserve the reputation it has —as something almost unintelligible to the layman. They will avoid mathematical detail and stress applications of the theory to modern technology and to our study of the nature of things. From Toronto.

Mar 12, 1957 - An analysis of the coal-mining industry and an account of the mine disaster last fall at Springhill, Nova Scotia. The main part of the program is devoted to a film made at Springhill. It shows rescue operations at the mine, contains interviews with rescued miners and their relatives, and deals with the effect of the disaster on the community. The film is preceded by a feature on the uses of coal, the economics of the industry, and its future. Particular attention will be paid to causes of disasters like the one at Springhill, and possible ways to prevent them. J. Frank Willis will interview two men who have expert knowledge of coal-mining and the safety precautions required. Mr. Willis is also narrator on the Springhill film. Pat Watson, producer. From Toronto.

Mar 26, 1957 - "Canadian Profile," a camera portrait of the Canadian people in towns and villages from the Atlantic to the Pacific, produced for the National Film Board by Tom Daly, and directed by Allen Wargon. Music is composed by Louis Applebaum. Thousands of Canadian people appear in the film, supplemented by only one professional actor. Canadian Profile is a nation-wide family album in which many television viewers will see themselves or their neighbours. As the camera turns the pages they will see how the family has grown and changed; but they will see too that the members of the Canadian family, despite their diverse origins, are now developing common characteristics. From Toronto.

Apr 9, 1957 - A study of the documentary film, tracing its evolution, theory and traditions, and examining its use as a social force. The program, itself a documentary, will include a discussion between John Crier son, whose name is synonymous with some of the best-known film documentaries, and Dr. Avrum Stroll, a psychology professor at the University of British Columbia. Also included are excerpts from such films as Night Mail, Listen to Britain, and Rival World-features in which the Grierson touch is evident. A Vancouver production. From Toronto.

Apr 16, 1957 - A discussion on the documentary film, between John Grierson, founder of the National Film Board, and Dr. Abrum Stroll, psychologist at the University of British Columbia.

Apr 23, 1957 - Questions that confront the Christian Church in the modern city community will be appraised on the two parts of this week's Explorations. The first part of the hour-long program Is s drama-documentary written by George Salverson, describing the work of a large metropolitan church amid the steel and concrete of the city, seen though the eyes of one Angus McKinnnon, "that nice young assistant minister," recently arrived from a small prairie town of 800 people. He is faced by a number of situations, revealing a general weakening of traditional certainties and he feels the church is not meeting the challenge of the times as it should. Though in some ways this play is about the relation of a metropolitan church to the community around it, it is also a portrayal of various kinds of people who represent insecurity in our society and who are searching for security. For the preparation of this exploration into the role of the metropolitan church, Salvarson went into such a church and talked with ministers. Cameras were taken into some churches for film sequences. The part of the young minister is played by Henry Comor, and John Drainie will take the role of Dr. Robert Weston, minister of the city church. Others in the cast: Mavor Moore, Charmion King, Alexander Webster, and Alan Pearce. The second part of the program will be a conversation in which there will be an investigation of such questions as these: Is there any conflict between Christian ideals and humanitarian goals?, To what extent can the church concern itself with social ills?, What is the role of the church in social welfare and reform?, Dr. J. V. Langmead Casserley, sociologist and theologian, will discuss the questions with Lawrence Lynch, professor of philosophy at St. Michael's College, Toronto. Dr. Casserley is professor of theology at the General Theological Seminary, New York City.

Apr 30, 1957 - Instead of the scheduled film, Buried Treasure, CBC carries a half-hour Explorations program. Last month Michael MaClear, editor of Newsmagazine, and cameraman Robert Crone flew to Africa to cover the birth of Ghana — once Britain's Gold Coast colony, and also "apartheid" in South Africa. Explorations is devoted to the film they took on this trip.

Jun 11, 1957 - "Blow-up," a dramatic documentary by Rita Allen. The psychological problems raised by the play will be discussed afterwards by Mavor Moore, interviewing an eminent psychiatrist. The story concerns Andy McCann who is introduced first as a child and later as an adult. At both stages his normal calm is temporarily disrupted by clashes with people of more ability than himself. The cast includes Paul Kligman and Tony Haig as Andy McCann, Douglas Master, Murray Westgate and Alice Hill.

Jun 18, 1957 - "A New Look At Architecture," a film on the work of Buckmaster Fuller, revolutionary thinker In the field of architectural engineering, whose "geodesic dome" shelter has attracted world-wide attention.

Jun 25, 1957 - "The Fisherman." Spanish John, an Indian fisherman of Kyuquot ancestry living on the west coast of Vancouver Island, is the principle figure in this TV documentary setting forth the dwindling heritage of his people. On the same Explorations program with The Fisherman will be seen also a short version on another film. People of the Potlach first presented a year ago on CBC-TV. People of the Potlach shows the art work of the the west-coast Indians from the early stone bowls whose origin is lost in antiquity, through the classic period of west-coast art to the sudden artistic outbreak in very different style which occurred when white men brought steel tools to the coast. Both films are produced by Daryl Duke.

Dec 2, 1957 - "Yesterday's Footlights," first program of the new season. First of two telecasts examining the history of the Canadian theatre between 1870 and 1914, when the stage was the dominant form of entertainment in Canada. Tonight, The Golden Age, will deal with the touring Companies of the '80's and '90's. Mavor Moore is narrator.

Dec 9, 1957 - "Yesterday's Footlights," second program. "The Canadian Mirror," a look at Canadian plays and playwrights of the 1880's and '90's including excerpts from plays of the period. Mavor Moore is narrator, and actors include Eric Christmas, Amelia Hall, William Needles, Hugh Webster, Aileen Seaton and Margaret Griffin.

Dec 16, 1957 - "Wings North," first of two programs on the early days of Canadian aviation. The narrator will be C.H. (Punch) Dickens, one of the best-known of all the bush-pilots. The scripts is by James A. Hornick, aviation writer. Fred Davis will be the host. The narrator will give viewers a first-hand account of the work of the early bush pilots. It was Dickens himself who led the invasion of the northland, for he was the first man to pilot a plane over the barrens, in 1928; he was also the first man ever to reach the Arctic Circle in the western portion of the Canadian Arctic sector. He will recall the highlights of his historic flight over the barrens and pass on some of his firsthand knowledge of many of the early phases of bush-flying in Canada.

Dec 23, 1957 - "Wings North," second of two programs on the early days of Canadian aviation. The narrator will be C.H. (Punch) Dickens, one of the best-known of all the bush-pilots. The scripts is by James A. Hornick, aviation writer. Fred Davis will be the host. This second program will deal with the impact of the airplane on the north in the period following the Second Great War, the period in which virtually all progress in the north was made to the accompaniment of a chorus of airplane engines. Dickens will tell what has been achieved in the last 12 years. The greatest contributing factor in the most recent phase of northern development has been the thousands of war-trained pilots and the machines developed during that period of grave emergency. Films will be shown of the Ungava mining operation, the Kitimat project and the radar warning lines— none of which would have been possible without the airplane.

Dec 30, 1957 - "Love in Tin Pan Alley," a study of the attitudes towards love and marriage as revealed in our popular songs. S.I. Hayakawa appears in the studio with a pile of recordings and proceeds to explain his thesis that what he calls the "IFD factor" in popular music frequently has harmful effects on young people in our society. IFD stands for idealization, frustration and demoralization (or disorganization or despair).

Jan 13, 1958 - "Five Answers from Science," first program of a five-part series with Lister Sinclair as host. Tonight's program deals with the questions asked by astronomers about the changing universe and the matter of which it is composed, and shows how an astronomer can study things which are millions of miles from his observatory. Guest expert this week is Prof. Leonard Searle of the University of Toronto.

Jan 27, 1958 - Second program in the series "Five Answers from Science," with Lister Sinclair. Tonight Sinclair and Dr. J. Tuzo Wilson, University of Toronto geophysicist, examine our planet, its atmosphere, shape and composition.

Feb 3, 1958 - Third program in the series "Five Answers from Science" with Lister Sinclair. Tonight biologist Peter A. Larkin of the University of British Columbia will be with Sinclair to look into such questions as: What is life? How did it begin? How do forms of life change?

Feb 10, 1958 - Fourth program in the series "Five Answers from Science" with Lister Sinclair. Tonight Prof. L. H. Cragg of McMaster University will be with Sinclair to discuss the nature of matter.

Feb 17, 1958 - Final program in the series "Five Answers from Science," with Lister Sinclair. Tonight's program deals with physics, and the guest is D.K.C. MacDonald of the National Research Council.

Feb 24, 1958 - "The Psychological Test," the first of two programs dealing with intelligence and personality testing. H. O. Steer, University of Toronto psychologist, demonstrates some of the principles, techniques and applications of intelligence testings and discusses the misuses of the tests. Peter Whittall ("Mr. Fix-It") submits to a sample test.

Mar 3, 1958 - Second program on intelligence and personality tests, with psychologist H. O. Steer. Tonight Dr. Steer considers ink-blot, thematic apperception and questionnaire tests for personality.

Mar 10, 1958 - Ralph Allen, editor of Maclean's magazine, takes a look at the "star system" in sports.

Mar 17, 1958 - First of two programs entitled "Two Studies of French Canada," with Rene Levesque.

Mar 24, 1958 - Second of two programs entitled "Two Studies of French Canada," with Rene Levesque.

Apr 7, 1958 - "Aspects of Death." CBC Vancouver film. Written and narrated by Dr. Roy Daniells.

Apr 14, 1958 - "Saving the Unborn," film on the progress made in reducing the mortality rate of infants and mothers. The viewer's guide will he Dr. Robert Kinch, head of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Western Ontario and Victoria Hospital, London.

May 5, 1958 - "The Newcomer," a documentary on the lives of Indians in Canadian cities. Starring Johnny Macpherson, Argus Summer and Rose Bear— under the direction of Felix Lazarus of CBC Winnipeg.

May 19, 1958 - "Negroes in Nova Scotia."

Jun 2, 1958 - "The Count Down" a film showing the U.N. debates on disarmament against a sobering background of facts about man's capacity for destructiveness. Narrated by Peter Ustinov.

Jun 29, 1958 - First of "Four Essays on Immortality." This week- the riddle of the pyramids.

Jul 6, 1958 - Second of "Four Essays on Immortality." This week— relics of ancient Egypt.

Jul 13, 1958 - Third of "Four Essays in Immortality," filmed in the Royal Ontario Museum. This week—the life of the classical Chinese poet Li Po, illustrated with figurines found in the Tang Dynasty tombs now in the museum's Chinese collection.

Jul 20, 1958 - Last of "Four Essays in Immortality," filmed in the Royal Ontario Museum. This week-— Dr. Douglas Tushingham, head of the Art and Archaeology division of the museum tells of the late Charles T. Currelly who contributed greatly to the museum's China collection.

Jul 27, 1958 - A new series on "The Balance of Nature." This week — "In the Balance," the controls Nature has revised to keep animal populations within prescribed limits. The program will include films showing the complex food cycle which must be maintained in nature for the good of all species. Viewers will see evidence of the Australian rabbit plague and deer over-population in our parks, demonstrating what can happen when men upset the balance. There will be views of predators in action, from lion to eagle.

Aug 3, 1958 - "Imprinting in Animals." Second in the "The Balance of Nature" series will have as a guest Eckhard H. Hess, of the University Chicago who since 1952 has been carrying on research into "imprinting," which may be explained briefly as follows: When ducklings are hatched, the first moving object they see is usually their mother. They proceed to follow her. However, if they see another moving object, they follow it instead and are thus sent off on a different tack. For Explorations, Hess will demonstrate his experiments using live models and films, and discuss the results of his work and its implications.

Aug 10, 1958 - "Darwin in the Galapagos," third in "The Balance of Nature" series. It will recount Darwin's visit to the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific in 1835 and will include film of giant tortoises and iguanas, and drawings from Darwin's notebooks. The guest will be a Toronto physiologist who has specialized in Darwin studies.

Aug 17, 1958 - "The Shooting Instinct," the fourth program in "The Balance of Nature" series, will trace the history of nature photography and will show some fine examples by Canadians like Bill Carrick and Christopher Chapman. The eternal hunter, turned wildlife photographer, will be depicted by Paul Kligman.

Aug 31, 1958 - "The Social Instinct," fifth in "The Balance of Nature" series. Deal with some amazing parallels between man and the insect. Arguments will be given for and against the notion that these indicate a human-like intelligence in the lower orders of life. The guest will be Dr. William Lewis Brown, Jr., entomologist at Harvard University.

Sep 7, 1958 - "The Snake, the Dove and the Wolf," last in "The Balance of Nature" series. Farley Mowat and Dr. Bev. Scott of the Royal Ontario Museum will act as guides in exploring and comparing concepts of animal life based on science and on fables and fiction.

Sep 14, 1958 - "Parkinson's Law." Some illustrations of the now famous theory: "work expands to fill the time available for its completion."

Sep 21, 1958 - "Who Was Archimedes?", a filmed program testing the comparative knowledge and maturity of 15-year-old Toronto high school students from England, Germany, Hungary and Canada. Interviewer is David Clee of the Toronto Teachers College.

Sep 28, 1958 - "The Toronto City Hall Competition." The winner of the final competition to design the new city hall, Viljo Rewell of Helsinki, Finland, and a scale model of his creations will be seen. The five judges of the contest will appear on the program. Jacqueline Tyewhitt, professor of town planning at Harvard university, will be the hostess.

Oct 2, 1958 - "Men at the Top." J.B. McGeachy interviews seven important figures in Canada's expanding business world. Interviewed will be D.W. Ambridge, president of Abitibi Power and Paper; W.M. Ash, president of Shell Oil of Canada; James Stewart, chairman of the Board of the Canadian Bank of Commerce; J.W. Horsey, chairman of the Board of Salada-Sheriff Horsey; Rhys M. Sale, president of Ford of Canada; Senator Hartland de M. Molson, president, Molson Breweries, and E.P. Taylor, president of Argus corporation.

Oct 9, 1958 - "The Saviour Hero." A dramatized editorial by Arnold Edinborough on the question of whether the military mind is suitable for civilian duties. The program's subjects are Generals De Gaulle and Eisenhower.

Oct 16, 1958 - "A Little Study of Love." On film Rita Greer Allen asks six people questions about love. In the studio she asks Dr. Karl Stern, Montreal psychiatrist, the same questions.

Oct 30, 1958 - First of a series of four programs designed to show the regularity science discovers in nature. Subject of the first program is Time. Lister Sinclair is host for the series. His guest will be Dr. D. K. C. MacDonald of the National Research Council.

Nov 6, 1958 - Explorations presents a documentary on The Arrow of Time — a series of four programs designed to show the regularity that science discovers in nature. Lister Sinclair is host for the series. His guest on the program is Dr. K.C. MacDonald of the National Research Council.

Nov 13, 1958 - Explorations presents a documentary on Guessing and Testing. Tonight's topic is The Sense of Science, with Lister Sinclair as host. Dan de Lury, mathematician with the Ontario Research Council, will be a guest and will discuss with Mr. Sinclair the "nature of nature" and the possibility of accuracy.

Nov 20, 1958 - Explorations presents the fourth and final program in the Sense of Science series. Tonight's program will deal with Origins of Life. Host will be Lister Sinclair, assisted by Gordon Edmund.

Dec 4, 1958 - Explorations continues its series on Music To See, with Helmut Blume. This week he will discuss Mendelssohn and Schumann.

Dec 18, 1958 - Helmut Blume presents the last in his Explorations series on Music To See. This program deals with the life of Richard Wagner.

Jan 15, 1959 - First of 2-part series entitled "The Social Design". This program entitled "Church Architecture in New France", showing how Quebec architecture reflected social trends of the day.

Jan 22, 1959 - Second of 2-part series. This program entitled "Architecture in English Canada" showing how architecture developed in Upper Canada.

Jan 29, 1959 - A study of a strange mental illness will be presented. The program examines the work of Dr. Humphrey Osmond at the mental hospital in Weyburn, Sask. Dr. Osmond is doing research on the chemical basis for this disease. Through various photographic techniques viewers will see sequences as though through the eyes of a schizophrenic.

Feb 5, 1959 - Explorations features "Masks." The program is based on an exhibition of masks which opens Feb. 11 at the Royal Ontario Museum. The host is Walter Kenyon, assistant curator of ethnology at the museum, who will chat with Rex Loring about the origin, meaning, and social significance of masks. An Iroquois dance by Charlotte de Neve, and three male dancers will be given: Carlton Coon and Alan Jarvis, both anthropologists will be guests.

Feb 19, 1959 - A filmed interview between Francis Williams and Earl Attlee, the former British prime minister, who comments frankly on his famous contemporaries and the events he lived through in some of the most crucial years in history.

Feb 26, 1959 - Folk singer Alan Mills delves into the origins and character of Canadian folk songs. Both French and English folk songs will be sung on the program. Singer Helene Baillargeon will be the guest.

Mar 5, 1959 - Explorations tells about Belief. Taking part in the discussion are George Grant of Dalhousie University who will ask the following for their definition of God: executives A.B. Bennett and W.J. Bennett, editor and novelist Robertson Davies, scientists Dr. K.C. MacDonald and Dr. Wilder Penfield, psychiatrist Dr. Victorian Voyer, housewife Mrs. J.L. Halpenny and social worker Miss Bessie Tousel.

Mar 19, 1959 - A documentary, "On Love And Marriage." Should a marriage based on romantic love be binding only as long as the love lasts? is the_topic to be discussed. If not, what would make marriages last permanently? Prof. George Whalley of Queen's University attempts, with the aid of dramatically-staged excerpts from the writings of George Bernard Shaw, Eugene O'Neill, Boris Pasternak and others to throw some light on the problem.

Mar 26, 1959 - The first of a four-part series, investigating the idea that the world is threatened by progress, will be featured. The first program entitled "Fertility and Survival" explores the idea that longer life spans due to advanced medical knowledge, are making humans biologically less fit for survival. Hosts for the program are Thelma Dickman and Duncan Cameron, who discuss the problem with Harvard anthropologist William Howells and McGill geneticist F. Clarke Fraser.

Apr 23, 1959 - Explorations features Part 2 of Tomorrow Is Now. Duncan Cameron and Thelma Dickson discuss the problems of air pollution.

May 7, 1959 - Explorations presents the last in the "Tomorrow Is Now" series. The program explores the threats made to mankind by progress.

May 14, 1959 - "The Window," first of three programs on the Italian Renaissance, prepared by Alan Jarvis, director of the National Gallery, Ottawa.

May 21, 1959 - Part 2 of The Renaissance. Tonight's program is called "The Mirror." It shows how the artists of that period reflected the hopes and aspirations of the people. Man's preoccupation with himself, as shown by the increase in the number of self-portraits, is examined. Alan Jarvis is host.

May 28, 1959 - The third part of The Renaissance. This final episode of the series shows how Christian feelings merged with the new spirit of humanism.

Jul 16, 1959 - "Old Age and the Human Body." Why does man grow old? Does he wear out, wither away from cosmic rays or succumb to the byproducts of civilization? None of these is the answer, according to the two doctors interviewed. This is the first program in a series of three that Explorations is doing on the subject of birth, life, and death.

Jul 30, 1959 - "The Unseen Enemy," the story of a unique epidemic that swept the Toronto suburbs in 1957. The program tells how it happened, what it was and how it was controlled. There will be a discussion on civil defence and the possibility of the spreading of germ warfare. Dr. E.W.R. Best of the department of national health and welfare will be interviewed along with Dr. A.J. Rhodes, director of the school of hygiene, at the University of Toronto.

Aug 6, 1959 - Starting this week there will be a series of four BBC-produced programs called Portraits Of Power. Each program will be concerned with the life and career of a famous revolutionary, nationalistic, powerful man. Tonight the man is Nikita Khrashchev.

Aug 13, 1959 - Portraits Of Power - David Lloyd George

Aug 20, 1959 - Portraits Of Power - Josip Broz-Tito

Aug 27, 1959 - The final program in the Portraits Of Power series will be seen. The life of the Chinese Communist leader Mao-Tse Tung will be reviewed from the time he lived in a cave, with only two pairs of trousers to his name, to his present position as head of Communist China.

Sep 3, 1959 - Filmed interviews with five of the men who were involved In the 1919 strike in Winnipeg will be featured. This six-week strike was the first serious labor flare-up after the First World War, and it led to revisions in the Canadian labor laws. The program was filmed in Winnipeg.

Sep 10, 1959 - To mark the 200th Anniversary of the fall of Quebec, a group of leading Canadian historians are asked questions about the coexistence of French and English cultures in Canada.

Sep 17, 1959 - The first part in a two-part science series. The first program is a study of a man engaged in an exciting athletic event. Dr. Roger Bannister will explain how he trained for the four-minute mile. Doug Maxwell is the host and Dr. John Fletcher is the participating psychologist.

Sep 24, 1959 - Explorations continues with The Body Of An Athlete. Dr. John Fletcher, senior science officer at the defence research medical laboratories in Downsview, Ont., suggests how physiological research can improve performance in the high jump, and weight lifting. He also points out the best type of athletics for certain types of people.

Sep 30, 1959 - The first in a four-program series, The New North. This show is entitled "The Polar People," with host Doug Wilkinson, explorer, film-maker, lecturer, author and flier.

Oct 7, 1959 - Part 2 of The New North. Doug Wilkinson will tell of air transportation in the North, including the operations of airbases in sub-zero temperatures.

Oct 14, 1959 - Explorations features Part 3 of The New North. Tonight's episode is called Voices In Space, an examination of the research going on to perfect the communications service in the north and to conquer the Canadian problems of distance and aurora.

Oct 21, 1959 - A group of qualified men compare the Russian and Canadian northlands, on the last in The New North series.

Oct 28, 1959 - Explorations is concerned with the story of three English explorers who starved to death in the barrens east of Slave Lake in 1927. The story is told from the diary of Edgar Christian, one of the explorers. It was found by an RCMP patrol two years after the men had perished.

Nov 18, 1959 - Celia Franca introduces viewers to the elements of classical ballet. Dancers include David Adams and Lois Smith.

Nov 25, 1959 - Explorations will illustrate the forms of selection animals use to propagate the species and shows how nature cares more for the species than for the individual. Entitled "Courtship," this will be the first program of Lister Sinclair's three-part series called "The Logic of Life."

Dec 2, 1959 - Part 2 of "The Logic of Life." Lister Sinclair and John Livingston discuss some of the phenomena of migration of animals, birds and fish. Using a bird in the studio, they show how scientists have sought the answer to many of the riddles of migration.

Dec 9, 1959 - The last program in the three_part series The Logic of Life. Titled "Extinction," the program deals with the point at which even the preservation of the species ceases to be important. Hosts Lister Sinclair and John Livingston will explain how some species became extinct and how extinction affects the nature of life as a whole.

Dec 16, 1959 - The first of four Music To See programs by Helmut Blume. Dealing with the music of the church, the first program originates from the chapel of Le Grand Seminaire of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Montreal.

Dec 23, 1959 - The second of four Music To See programs. Today's show covers the Elizabethan and Tudor period. Music will be performed by the Festival Singers under the direction of Elmer Iseler.

Dec 30, 1959 - The third of four Music To See programs. Today's show covers the German Protestant period of church music from Luther to Bach. Music will be sung in Montreal's Christ Church cathedral by the Montreal Bach Choir conducted by George Little. Kenneth Meek will be organist.

Jan 6, 1960 - The last of four Music To See programs on the music of the church. Helmut Blume will introduce contemporary church music sung by the festival singers conducted by Elmer Iseler. The program originates from West Ellesmere United Church, Toronto.

Jan 13, 1960 - The first program in a series of six programs on Big Business. The programs will examine a variety of specific areas of business management and the general aim of the series is to explain the way management looks at itself. The series will also attempt to explain the relationships between big business and government and large and small businesses. This first show will present Walter Latman, group vice-president, Massey Ferguson Ltd., W.E. Williams, president and general manager of the Proctor and Gamble Co., of Canada and J.R. White, president of Imperial Oil Ltd These men will answer questions on the relationship between Canadian affiliates and their parent companies in the United States; how the interests of a professional manager differ from those of an owner in the conduct of an enterprise and whether big business is growing bigger and, if so, what the implications are.

Jan 20, 1960 - The second program of a series on big business titled Decision. Interviewed on the program will he S.H. Finlayson, president of Canadian Marconi Co. Ltd.; A.L. Fairley Jr., president of Dominion Coal and Steel Corporation Ltd. and Frank T. Sherk, executive vice-president of H. J. Heinz Co. of Canada Ltd.

Jan 27, 1960 - The Human Factor - Who Makes A Good Executive And How You Can Spot One? will be the topic for discussion on Explorations' Big'Business series. Taking part in the discussion are Dr. Harvey Cruickshank, vice-president and manager of the Toronto area for Bell Telephone Co. of Canada; J. M. Keith, executive vice-president of Imperial Tobacco Co. of Canada. Ltd. and Carl Pollock, president of Dominion Electrohome Industries

Feb 3, 1960 - Strikes and management relations are discussed on the fourth program of the Big Business series. Appearing on the program are D. Alan Page, director of personnel of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. of Canada Ltd.; Harold Clawson, vice-president of the Steel Co. of Canada Ltd. and W. Allan Campbell, vice-president and secretary of Canadian Westinghouse Co. Ltd.

Feb 10, 1960 - Public Relations, the fifth program in the series on big business. Questioned on the work of public relations will be A. L. Fairley, Jr., W. E. Williams and J. A. Fuller, president of Shawinigan Water and Tower Co.

Feb 17, 1960 - The Ultimate Responsibility, the last program in the Big Business series. On this program Lazarus Phillips, senior partner of Phillips, Bloomfield, Vineberg and Goodman, Max W. MacKenzie, president of the Canadian Chemical and Cellulose Co. Ltd., and Walter Lattman will discuss, among other things, in what way professional managers owe responsibility to shareholders and the public.

Mar 30, 1960 - The first telecast in the three-part series of the Renaissance, with host Alan Jarvis.

Apr 6, 1960 - The second telecast in the three-part series of the Renaissance, with host Alan Jarvis. This week, The Mirror, a study beginning with Michelangelo's David.

Apr 13, 1960 - Alan Jarvis presents The Last Judgment, the third and final episode of this series on Renaissance Art.

Apr 20, 1960 - "Psychosomatic Conditions : A Coronary." The first in a new series of four half-hour psychiatric case histories titled The Disordered Mind, will be seen. Consultant for the series is Dr. H.E. Leimann, clinical director of the Verdun Protestant Hospital, and associate professor of psychiatry, McGill University. The case of a successful 34 year old insurance salesman whose inner conflicts trigger a heart attack. The patient talks with Dr. Harold N. Segall, who describes the damage to the heart. The patient is interviewed by psychiatrist Dr. Henry Kravitz and a clear picture of the patient's emotional background emerges bearing directly on the heart attack. The commentator is Dr. Nathan B. Epstein.

Apr 27, 1960 - "Psychosomatic Conditions : Pathological Anxiety." The second of four half-hour psychiatric case histories titled The Disordered Mind. The case of an office worker whose inability to handle his hostility had resulted in a persistent sense of terror and panic. The dramatic picture emerges of a once forceful and effective man whose efforts to repress his hostilities have resulted in a sense of terror and panic that prevents him from living a normal life.

May 4, 1960 - "Psychotic Conditions : A Depression." Explorations presents the third of four half-hour psychiatric case histories. On this program the psychiatric condition of depression is presented in the case of a young man who has recovered from a depression so desperate that he attempted, in full consciousness, to kill his wife, his child and himself.

May 11, 1960 - "Psychotic Conditions : A Psychopath." Explorations presents the final program in the series of psychiatric case histories. Today's topic is Anti-Social Personality Disorders - A Psychopath. It's the case of a convicted burglar of high intelligence whose eventful career on the fringes of "respectable" society, reveals a complete lack of moral responsibility.

May 18, 1960 - "The Teenager." Alan Millar and John O'Leary are the hosts, camparing the teenager of present-day "electronic culture" with the adolescent of yesterday's "Book Culture."

May 25, 1960 - "The Japanese-Canadian In British Columbia," the first program in a two-program series.

Jun 1, 1960 - More about The Japanese-Canadian In British Columbia.

Jun 8, 1960 - The first of a four-part series of conversations about Canada's history, her relationship with the United States and with the rest of the world will be seen.

Jun 15, 1960 - Part 2 at the series A Long View Of Canadian History will be seen.

Jun 22, 1960 - "A Long View of Canadian History." First of two 30-minute discussions between Donald Creighton, professor of History at the University of Toronto and author of "Dominion of the North," and Paul Fox, professor of political science at the University of Toronto. Someone once said that Canada is a geographical absurdity. The geographic lines seem to run north-south between Canada and the United States rather than east-west: the Canadian Maritimes seem geographically linked more with the New England states than with the rest of Canada, Central Canada with Central U.S., Plains with Plains, and West Coast with West Coast. How, then, has Canada maintained its independence? This is one of the big questions that Professor Creighton discusses tonight.

Jun 29, 1960 - The final program in the series A Long View Of Canadian History will be seen

Oct 12, 1960 - The new season opens with a three-part series, entitled Three Heroes, that light-heartedly follows the development of 20th-century electronic folk lore, Wrought about by mass communication, particularly television. It highlights some of the characteristics of three heroes of our time - the cowboy, the private eye and the father in the family situation comedies. This week: "The Hero On Horseback."

Oct 19, 1960 - The Hero And Homicide. Don Francks, as a private eye, shows Corinne Conley some of the reasons for his popularity.

Nov 2, 1960 - The start of a six-part series, entitled The Earth and Mankind, which studies the growth of the world's population and how it relates to natural resources. Narrated by Stanley Burke, correspondent at the United Nations. The commentary is written by Gordon Burwash. Producer is Donald Fraser. Part 1 - "People by the Billions"

Nov 9, 1960 - The second program from "The Earth and Mankind", "Man and His Resources," will focus on the great disparity in living standards throughout the world. It deals with, "the underprivileged - the poor - the larger part of humanity."

Nov 16, 1960 - "To Each a Rightful Share," the third program from "The Earth and Mankind", will deal with the efforts of underprivileged nations in their determination for a fairer share of the world's resources. North America has achieved a standard of living unprecedented in history, but nearly two-thirds of the world's people are living at little more than subsistence levels.

Nov 30, 1960 - Examines one of the world's most pressing problems in a six-part study of world population and resources.

Dec 14, 1960 - Presents the first of a three-part series titled Durham's Canada. It's a new look at Canadian history through dramatized essays dealing with Lord Durham and his famous 1839 report. Among other things the report recommended the reunion of Upper and Lower Canada and the granting of responsible government to all the provinces. It also anticipated the formation of the Commonwealth. Barry Morse will be seen as Lord Durham. Today- Charles Lynch, an Ottawa newsman, is host for the program. He talks with Durham about his personal life. In addition we will hear conversations between Queen Victoria (played by Frances Hyland) and her prime minister, Lord Melbourne (played by Ivor Barry).

Dec 21, 1960 - Durham's Canada, part two, will introduce some of the colorful figures who took part in the rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada in 1837 and will show how the Durham Report prevented similar rebellions from recurring.

Dec 28, 1960 - Durham's Canada, part three. An imaginary press conference between Lord Durham and 20th century newsmen. Durham explains his findings to reporters and defends his report in relation to subsequent events. In addition to Barry Morse as Lord Durham, Charles Lynch and Alan Millar will act as co-hosts and Arch McDonnell, William DeMarois and Hedley Mattingly will play the part of questioning newsmen.

Jan 11, 1961 - "The Face Of Labor: The Present." Explorations examines the Canadian Labor movement in the first of a four-part series entitled The Face of Labor. Prof. William Kilbourn, of the department of history at McMaster University in Hamilton is the interviewer.

Jan 18, 1961 - "The Face Of Labor: Union Structures." This is the second in a series of four-half-hour programs entitled The Faces Of Labor. Today's program deals with the structure of the union movement.

Jan 25, 1961 - "The Face Of Labor: Union Local," third program of the series. Deals with the work of the union locals.

Feb 1, 1961 - "The Face Of Labor: The Future." Last of a four-part television series with host William Kilbourn, who interviews several leaders and members of the Canadian labour movement about various aspects of organized labour in Canada. Claude Jodoin, president of the Canadian Labor Congress and Stanley Knowles, executive vice-president, will be among those taking part.

Feb 8, 1961 - "Music To See." The psychology of music is the subject. In the three-part series, Helmut Blume, an associate professor of music at McGill University, will discuss the composer, the performer and the listener, and attempt to explain why music is liked by all three. In the first program of the series, Blume will discuss such composers as Haydn, Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, illustrating his talk with selections from some of their best-known works.

Feb 15, 1961 - Part Two of "Music To See"

Feb 22, 1961 - In the third program of Music To See, Helmut Blume concludes the series by examining the psychology of the listener.

Mar 1, 1961 - "Architecture : For Worship." A three-part photographic essay on old and new architecture will be presented. The series, produced by Vincent Tovell, will snow how some fundamental ideas in modem. architecture differ from those of earlier time. The first program, Architecture: For Worship, will explore the main types of church buildings, inside and out. The first part will be historical, examining the early Christian church — romanesque, gothic, neo-classical, baroque — from the simple lines of a thousand years ago through to the development of decorations and splendor. Robert Christie and Gillie Fenwick are narrators.

Mar 8, 1961 - "Architecture : For Learning." Second in series, will explore campus activities and housing for them. Robert Christie and Diana Maddox are narrators.

Mar 15, 1961 - "Architecture: For Recreation." Third in series. Explorations will examine some fresh concepts to parks, playgrounds and sports arenas. Many strikingly different recreation centres in Canada, the United States and Europe, including the Olympic arenas in Rome, will be shown in this program.

Mar 29, 1961 - "The Imperfect Machine," the first program of a three-part Explorations series, entitled Crime and Punishment, (re-scheduled from March 22).

Apr 5, 1961 - "Men In Cages," the second in the series on Canada's penal system will be seen. Knowlton Nash and Alan Miller, through the help of film, reveal the past, present and future uses of barred cells in the punishment and treatment of criminals.

Apr 12, 1961 - "The Transparent Walls.'

Apr 26, 1961 - The place of Joseph Howe in Canadian history. James Barron plays Howe.

May 3, 1961 - Douglas Rain plays William Lyon Mackenzie in A Friend To His Country, portraying the latter part of Mackenzie's political life.

May 10, 1961 - A Matter of Principle- Robert Baldwin. Baldwin's personal struggle for responsible government in Upper Canada. Baldwin was joint premier of United Canada from 1848 to 1851, and the program shows him just before the Mackenzie Rebellion, which he failed to join. It illustrates his more cautious and temperate approach to reform, which was ultimately successful.

May 17, 1961 - Powys Thomas stars as Lord Durham, sent by the British parliament to bring the Canadas into a less rebellious mood.

May 24, 1961 - Andrew Allan plays Lord Elgin, governor-general of the Canadas from 1847 to 1854, in this program dealing with the Rebellion Losses Bill.

May 31, 1961 - The Demi-God: Louis Joseph Papineau. Papineau, speaker of the house in the Lower Canada executive council and leader of the Patriots Party, is subject of this sixth part of the Canadian History series. Strongly opposed to the executive council of Lower Canada (known as the Chateau Clique), he was leader of the 1837 rebellion. He also opposed the union of Lower and Upper Canadas. This film shows an incident in Papineau's tussle with the executive council. He is at the point where he refuses to sit because the government has become too narrowly concerned with special privileges rather than the general electorate. Cast: Guy Provost as Papineau; Denise Provost as Henriette Marett Bedard; Jean-Louis Paris as Elzear Bedarcl; Yvon Dufour as James Finley; Jean Duceppe as Louis Bourdages; Pierre Boucher as Louis Hyppolyte Lafontaine; Jean Lajeunesse as Robert Rodier; Jean Gascon as Lord Aylmer; Mia Riddez as Madame La Rue, and Louis Turenne as the Messenger. Directed by Louis-Georges Carrier, produced by Julian Biggs, with script by Guy Dufresne.

Jun 7, 1961 - The Days of Whisky Gap. Reminiscences from the early Canadian west and adventures of the North West Mounted Police are featured in this National Film Board production. Forts built by the Mounties still dot the plains, and so do most of the colorful names given the settlements, such as Whisky Gap and Stand Off.

Jun 14, 1961 - Three-part series is entitled Some Family Arguments... Taking Place in French Canada Today. TV cameras focus on discussions involving two families- one in the Richelieu Valley, and the other in Montreal. The first program deals with censorship, the role of the church, education, morality, family planning and looser family ties. Scripts for the series, produced by CBC-Montreal, are by Guy Defresne and Jean-Louis Rous.

Jun 21, 1961 - Part 2 of a series of family arguments - the families tackle the influence of the many cultural pressures puncturing the fabric of French-Canada's traditionalism.

Jun 28, 1961 - Two French-Canadian families discuss politics

Jul 5, 1961 - National Film Board production reviewing the 10-year-old Colombo Plan fighting poverty in a number of Asian countries.

Jul 12, 1961 - Plato, with Chris Wiggins and Jermey Wilkin, is the first in a four-part series entitled Four Philosophers; the series examines the history of ideas. Host for the series is Dr. George P. Grant.

Jul 19, 1961 - Percy Rodriguez in the role of St. Augustine in second of four-part series, Four Philosophers. Host for the series is Dr. George P. Grant

Jul 26, 1961 - Norman Ettlinger plays David Hume in third of four-part series, Four Philosophers. Host for the series is Dr. George P. Grant

Aug 2, 1961 - Immanuel Kant. Final program of the four-part series on great philosophers. Barry Morse plays Kant, and Dr. George P. Grant, former professor of philosophy at Dalhousie University, introduces and comments on the vignette. Kant spent his whole life at Konigsberg, East Prussia, where he was born to a poor family, educated at the local university, and taught first theology, then philosophy.

Aug 9, 1961 - Candid View of Wrestling. A close look at the modern art of wrestling, produced by the National Film Board. Wrestlers arc shown in training sessions where their acts of mayhem are carefully planned and rehearsed. Stadium scenes show the heroes and villians in action before the thousands of fans who have come to cheer and to jeer. Produced by Jacques Bobet with commentary by Stanley Jackson.

Aug 16, 1961 - The Real Story of Radar. "Father of Radar" Sir Robert Watson-Watt will tell how far radar has come since the British Government gave him the green light to develop his invention in 1935.

Aug 23, 1961 - Crossroads of the World. A six-part filmed study of the Arab world begins tonight with a preparatory program on the ancient Arab Empire, The rise of the Islamic faith and its culture, the Ottoman Empire and the subsequent decay of the Arab empire are all covered to give viewers background information for the future programs that will deal with current events and their impact on world history.

Aug 30, 1961 - The Awakening, story of the Arab empire after it crumpled in the face of invasion; second of six-part series.

Sep 6, 1961 - The Rough Road to Freedom; third in six-part series, how the Second World War affected the Arabs, formation of the United Arab Republic in 1958.

Sep 13, 1961 - The Contest for Power, the fourth program of the Crossroads of the World series. A review of the forms of leadership in ancient Arab societies, and the comparison of these with the leadership given by Nasser and the Saudis. Also, an examination of the struggle for national independence in Algeria.

Sep 20, 1961 - Aspirations, reform and regeneration of Islam society; film of development programs in Middle East and North Africa.

Oct 4, 1961 - New Voices. How Middle East and Islamic civilizations have re-entered the world scene.

Oct 11, 1961 - The Seven Parties of Man. Explorations takes a critical look at those social gatherings which most of us seem to consider so important. Host Scott Young steps into a series of situations created by writers Robert Fulford and James Knight. Producer, Dick Ballentine.

Oct 18, 1961 - We Go To Sunday School: guests: Rev. Shaun Herron of St. Columba United Church and Dr. Alvin Cooper of United Church House, Vancouver.

Oct 25, 1961 - We Go To The Cottage: Scott Young delves into reasons why hundreds go "to the cottage" every summer.

Nov 8, 1961 - Haida, Part 1; about the culture built up by the Haida Indians in B.C. prior to the white man's coming.

Nov 15, 1961 - Haida, Part II: a visit to a Haida Indian Village at Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands

Nov 29, 1961 - An account of Malcolm Lowry's productive years in Vancouver and tragic, years in Europe.

Dec 13, 1961 - First in a two-part series entitled The Living Machine. The first program will show experiments now being conducted to extend the versatility of new computers. These include translating Russian into English, plotting weather maps, and challenging a champion in a game of checkers. Electronic computers are shown solving many problems in which original data can be reduced to mathematical expression. Scientists are examining processes by which these machines can be made to learn from experience, somewhat like the human brain. The Living Machine is a National Film Board production, directed by Roman Kroitor.

Dec 20, 1961 - Part two of The Living Machine, will compare the basic principles and functions of new electronic devices with the working of the human brain.

Mar 7, 1962 - (Originally Scheduled Feb. 14) A Lake For The Prairies. Subject is the South Saskatchewan River dam now under construction. The program reviews a century of developments leading up to the engineering colossus now taking shape astride the river. Machines and hundreds of workers are now busy on 24-hour shifts and the largest earth dam in Canada is rising higher by the day.

May 8, 1962 - The Hidden Worlds. Part III. The Hidden World Of The Pensioner. This program tells the story of an old man in the city, bringing into focus the outlook and philosophy of the elderly people in the community whose lives most of us only glimpse from time to time. Film is directed by Peter Kelly. Produced by Ken Black.

May 22, 1962 - The Fourteenth Colony. A three-part series of dramatic essays on the attempt of the 13 American colonies to win over the Colony of Quebec to their revolutionary cause against the British (1774-1776). Narrator is Professor John Saywell of the history department, University of Toronto. Written by Eric Koch. Produced by Melwyn Breen. Part II. The Army of Liberation. In the fall of 1775. Washington instructs Benedict Arnold, enroute to Quebec, on the proper conduct of his mission to win over the population. In Quebec, pro-revolutionary and anti-revolutionary factions are at work, and Governor Carleton makes desperate attempts to recruit a militia to resist the American invasion. Starring Mavor Moore, William Needles, Ivor Barry and Jacques Auger with Lise Lasalle, Paul Hebert, Maurice Tremblay, Gillie Fenwick, Aileen Seaton and William de Marois.

Jun 26, 1962 - Haida. Part 2. An examination of a Haida village at Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands. Bob Fortune interviews villagers about their break with past culture and what they believe the future holds for them.
Feb 20, 1963 - "Psychosomatic Conditions : Obesity." Part one in a new four-part Disordered Mind series, which offers clinical studies of actual patients suffering from common types of emotional disturbance. At the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, host Robert Anderson talks with Dr. Henry Kravitz, associate chief of psychiatry, who discusses the case of a 13-year-old girl suffering from obesity, a widespread psychosomatic condition. In this program, she and her family are seen undergoing psychotherapy with Dr. Vivian Rakoff, at the beginning of their treatment and again several months later, when the patient is well on her way to recovery.

Feb 27, 1963 - "Psychoneurotic Conditions : Obsessive-Compulsive Neurosis." Second part of a four-part television series, which offers clinical studies of actual patients suffering from common types of emotional disturbance. At St. Mary's Hospital in Montreal, host Robert Anderson talks with Dr. Karl Stern, psychiatrist-in-chief, who discusses the case of a middle-aged man suffering from an obsessive-compulsive neurosis. In this program, he is seen at the start of his psychiatric treatment with Dr. Stern, and again after eight months' intensive psychotherapy, with Dr. Stern's assistant, Rita Beauclair, R.N.

Mar 6, 1963 - "Psychotic Conditions: Paranoid Schizophrenia." Third part of a four-part television series, which offers clinical studies of actual patients suffering from common types of emotional disturbance. At Verdun Protestant Hospital, host Robert Anderson talks with Dr. Henry Durost, senior psychiatrist, who discusses the case of a man suffering from paranoid schizophrenia. At the height of his illness, he is seen undergoing psychiatric treatment with Dr. Durost, and again several months later, as he recovers from his "breakdown". Includes comments from his mother, employer, and friends.

Mar 20, 1963 - "Anti-Social Personality Disorders : Compulsive Car Thief." Last of a four-part television series, which offers clinical studies of actual patients suffering from common types of emotional disturbance. At the Kingston Penitentiary, host Robert Anderson talks with Dr. George Scott, psychiatrist, who discusses the case of a young compulsive car thief suffering from an anti-social personality disorder. He is seen undergoing psychiatric treatment with Dr. Scott. Includes comments by Juvenile Court Judge, W.W. Creighton, Magistrate R.A. Connor (former Police Chief) of Port Arthur, and the patient's parents.

Apr 10, 1963 - The Doukhobors. Part 1. First of a two-part series produced at CBC Vancouver. Interviewer is George Woodcock. Producer, Alex Pratt. Tonight's program traces the origin of the Doukhobors in 17th century Russia and their emigration to Canada in 1898-9, after severe persecution in Russia.

Apr 17, 1963 - The Doukhobors. Part 2. The second of two programs. Tonight, a look at the way of life of today's Doukhobors and the various factions among them—Independents, Orthodox, and Sons of Freedom. It discusses difficulties that have risen between Doukhobors and government in Canada and examines possibilities of a solution. Among those interviewed are Doukhobors of all factions, Attorney-General Robert Bonner of British Columbia and a lawyer who has defended Doukhobors in court action.

Apr 24, 1963 - Antigonish International. Part 1. A visit to the Little Campus of the World in Antigonish, N.S., to see how the adult education program operates, and see the benefit of its application in Maritime communities.

May 22, 1963 - "Lewis Mumford on the City," a series of six shows based on Mumford's book "The City in History." Tonight: "The City —Heaven or Hell?"

May 29, 1963 - Lewis Mumford on the City. Part two of a six-part series by the National Film Board based on Mumford's book, The City In History. The series traces the origins of the city, its transformations and prospects. Produced and directed by Ian MacNeill. Today, The City-Cars or People? A study of an old but dangerously growing problem—how to make the city accessible for meeting and mixing without allowing transportation to make it congested and uninhabitable, as the private motor car now threatens to do.

Jun 5, 1963 - Lewis Mumford on the City. Part three of a six-part series by the National Film Board based on Mumford's book, The City In History. The series traces the origins of the city, its transformations and prospects. Produced and directed by Ian MacNeill. Today, The City and Its Regions, History shows that cities thrive best when they live in harmony and balance with the countryside around them. How can this balance be maintained or restored in today's sprawling metropolitan regions?

Jun 12, 1963 - Lewis Mumford on the City. Part four of a six-part series by the National Film Board based on Mumford's book, The City in History. The series traces the origins of the city, its transformations and prospects. Produced and directed by Ian MacNeill. Today, The Heart of the City. A study of the growing sterility, dullness and congestion that is destroying the vitality, variety and human scale that once made cities physically attractive and humanly creative.

Jun 26, 1963 - Lewis Mumford on the City. The last of a six-part series by the National Film Board based on Mumford's book, The City In History. The series traces the origins of the city, its transformations and prospects. Produced and directed by Ian MacNeill. Today, The City and the Future. An outline of the prospects for the city and some suggestions to restore its role as the focus of man's highest achievements.

Jul 3, 1963 - "Prelude," first of two shows in which prominent members of the class of 1939, University of British Columbia, reminisce about the old days. Participants include Jack Davis, Personal Assistant to Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson; Mrs. Pat Fulton, wife of E. Davie Fulton, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party in British Columbia; Alec McDonald, member of the British Columbia Legislature; Robert Mc-Dougal, Carleton University, Ottawa; William Sibley, University of Manitoba; the Rev. T.D. Somerville, Vancouver.

Jul 10, 1963 - Class of '39. Part 2. Second of a two-part series attempting to discover the mind and heart of a generation at two points in time—the graduating year of 1939 at the University of British Columbia, and the present day. Today, A World without Philip Griffin. The program tries to portray the kind of world that would have been inherited by Philip Griffin, one of the most-admired men in the Class of '39, had he not been killed at Falaise.

Jul 24, 1963 - The first of two programs devoted to the composer Chopin, prepared by Ronald Hambleton. The program deals mainly with the artist's life in Paris. Jacques Abram illustrates at the piano some of the composer's work, created during this period.

Oct 21, 1963 - Comparisons — The Head Man. Three head men of three communities are contrasted. All are elected officials, deeply involved in the affairs of their communities. 1. Dr. Ikon da Costa Oliveira, a physician and surgeon, is mayor of a small town, inland from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is energetic, with a passion for better education for his people. 2. Chief the Honourable Vincent Aina, an exporter of hides and skins is chairman of the district council of Otta in Nigeria. 3. J. D. Konkin, a grain farmer from Kamsack, Sask., is also the mayor of that community. He is the son of a Russian Doukhobor immigrant who homesteaded in Saskatchewan in the early 1880's.

Nov 11, 1963 - Pets and People. Part 1

Apr 6, 1964 - Who Owns Canada? A four-part series about foreign investment and foreign ownership in Canada: Part 4. What Should We Be Doing?

May 18, 1964 - David and Hazel. First of two NFB films pinpointing effects of today's society on individual members of the family. Today: The Parents, played by Peggi Loder and John Sullivan.

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