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Extent: 8.4 cubic feet
Arrangement: by canister size and chronologically thereunder
Date Acquired: 10/11/2007. More info below under Accruals.
Formats/Genres: Motion Pictures/Videotapes
Rehabilitation Films and Videotapes (1949-), includes promotional news clips, interviews with DRES students (Glen and Sylvia Bellows, Tom Jones, and Clarence Crooks), and informational videos and films concerning employment opportunities, job placement, physical therapy, exercise, daily living training for DRES students, adaptive equipment, and athletic events (including the Paralympic Games, the National Wheelchair Games, the Prairie State Games, International Games for the Disabled and the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament).
Access Restrictions: Access will be provided to the DVD copies of the films, not the original films themselves.
Acquisition Source: DRES, Carla Thorpe and Maureen Gilbert
Includes 5 clips featuring Tom Jones:
1) "7th National Wheelchair Games ," 1963
2) Fair scenes-- Jones riding merry-go-round, ferris wheel, playing carnival games
3) "Uncle, Auntie, Sam, Home," 1962
4) "Dizzy Dean" - Interview
5) "Bob Hope" - Interview
U of I Dept of Rehabilitation beginnings/history, philosophy, interface with other colleges, transportation & medical issues, social & extracurricular activities. Black and white, sound. 12:47 running time.
Footage from same interview as Film 7.
Male student athletes operating hand-pushed wheelchairs play basketball; female wheelchair-using cheerleaders lead the cheers. Games include Gizz Kids versus New Jersey Wheelers and Long Beach versus an unidentified team.
Black and white, silent. 10:55 running time.
Male student athletes operating hand-pushed wheelchairs run basketball drills (e.g., cross-court-pass-and-return-pass drill, touch-pass drill, full-court-fast-break drill, pivot-break drill) and play basketball in Huff Gym. Filmed by U of I School of Journalism and Communications under direction of Tim Nugent. Black and white, no sound. 5:05 running time.
A one-page detailed list explaining the particular drills is available in the manila envelope containing the DVD access copies.
Documentary film, May I Help You?, prepared by the Institute of Blind Rehabilitation at Western Michigan University, a Time Life production.
A dramatization aimed at educating sighted community on issues faced by the blind. Color, sound. 15:57 running time.