Your Voice (1949)

21 Dec
Producer   Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Contributors   Collaborators, William J. Temple, Delinda Roggensack.
Length   11 min
B&W/Color   b&w
UO Library Catalog description:  Describes the four phases of voice production: respiration, phonation, resonance, and articulation. Presents actual photography of the vocal folds in operation. Animated drawings, together with demonstration material, explain the various processes. Emphasizes the role of proper exercises for improving the voice: illustrates the use of the voice in speaking and singing.
Call # FILM Ma91
Genre  instructional
Rare  no
Online  no
Copyright status  public domain
Physical condition  fair
Oregon-related  no


Ms. Roggensack had an M.A. in music from Cornell College and published books and articles about music education. William J. Temple (PhD, Brooklyn College) was a speech pathologist who edited the core Quarterly Journal of Speech. The Journal of the American Medical Association gave the film a favorable review in 1950.

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