Ohio. Department of Public Welfare (Sponsor), United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (Sponsor), Cinecraft, Inc. (Production company), Lowe, K. Elmo (Director), Horrocks, Harry (Cinematographer), Siedel, Frank (Screenwriter), Lipp, Frederick J. (Screenwriter)
Film exploring how the Ohio Department of Public Welfare helps legally blind citizens gain skills and confidence so they can become active members of society. Recorded by William Applegate. Art direction by Bob Mowry. Script by Storycraft (Frank Siedel and Fred Lipp).
Ohio Bell Telephone Company (Sponsor), Cinecraft, Inc. (Production company), Siedel, Frank (Screenwriter), Olmsted, Nelson (Host), Culley, Ray, 1904-1983 (Director), Lipp, Frederick J. (Screenwriter)
Nelson Olmsted narrates the story of how Ohio resident Seth Adams imported the first Merino sheep to the United States from Spain in the early 1800s. Adams is credited with making Ohio the Marino capital of the world and introducing the first basement to Ohio homes. Kirk Willis (as Seth Adams), Max Eisenstadt, and other actors from the Cleveland Playhouse appeared in the film. Created by Frank Siedel. Reported by Frederick Lipp. Supervised by Stuart Buchanan. Directed by Ray Culley.
Lake Carriers' Association (Sponsor), Cinecraft, Inc. (Production company), Culley, Paul (Director), Lipp, Frederick J. (Screenwriter)
Film touting the advantages of shipping commodities such as iron ore, coal, limestone, cement, and grain via the Great Lakes. Contains numerous shots of various cargo ships from companies like US Steel, Republic Steel, and Jones and Loughman. Also includes scenes of the life of a lake carrier sailor and an animation demonstrating how the Soo Locks of Lake Superior function. The film was created as a recruitment tool to encourage enlistment in the carrier sailing crews.