The Growth of Infant Behavior, Later Stages (1947)

16 Dec
Producer  Erpi Picture Consultants
Contributors  Collaborator, Arnold Gesell; made with the cooperation of the Yale Clinic of Child Development
Length  10 min
B&W/Color  b&w
UO Library Catalog description:  Reveals the increasing ability of the growing infant to use his hands in manipulating objects. Portrays the definite and predictable stages by which the hand grows from an almost useless organ to a dexterous and sensitive instrument of the human will. Animated drawings illustrate the growth of the prenatal hand
Call # FILM Ma48
Genre  instructional
Rare  yes
Online  no
Copyright status  public domain
Physical condition  good
Oregon-related  no


Contemporary journal rates it highly (though don’t they all?) and calls it suitable for both general and professional audiences. Erpi later became Encyclopaedia Britannica Films.

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