Who Makes Words (1948)

21 Dec
Producer   Coronet Instructional Films
Contributors   Educational collaborator, Viola Theman
Length   10 min
B&W/Color   b&w
UO Library Catalog description:  Shows how new words come into a language–by borrowing from another language, by inventing to meet new needs, and by changing the spelling or meaning of existing words. For intermediate and junior high school grades.
Call # FILM Ma143
Genre  instructional
Rare  yes
Online  no
Copyright status  protected
Physical condition  fair
Oregon-related  no


Title should have interrogation mark, ironic since Viola Theman was also the consultant on the Coronet film Punctuation–Mark Your Meaning.
Coronet was a juggernaut of instructional films in the 1940s-1970s. Many are available at the Internet Archive.

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