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Herman Boxer

Total Credits at Criticker: 13 (Writer)

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    The Days of Our Years (1955)
    The disabling injuries of railroad workers effect those around them. (imdb)
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    Calgary Stampede (1948)
    The pageantry of Calgary's colorful celebration of its past, culminating with its world famous rodeo, is chronicled.
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    On the Track (1948)
    On the Track (1948) - Short Film
    This documentary explores the history of the railroads In America and their potential role in the post war era.
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    The Lady or the Tiger? (1942)
    Author Frank R. Stockton, often asked the question, finally decides to divulge the untold ending of his story, The Lady or the Tiger?. The story itself... In olden times, a barbaric king often used the fa├žade of being genial to lull his enemies into a false sense of security. If there was a criminal case that caught his fancy, he would bring the accused into an amphitheater which had two closed doors side by side, one of which he was to open.
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    Whispers (1941)
    Whispers (1941) - Short Film
    This short shows how gossip can be used to spread propaganda or ruin a person's reputation. The story focuses on a businessman who spearheads a drive to tear down slums to make room for low-cost public housing. His opponents seize upon a small bit of truth and twist it to turn public opinion against him. The narrator warns moviegoers to be skeptical of rumors, especially during wartime.
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    A Way in the Wilderness (1940)
    This Passing Parade entry tells the story of Dr. Joseph Goldberger (1874-1929), a Hungarian immigrant who devoted his life to finding the cause of pellagra, a disease that killed hundreds of thousands in the southern United States. Although the medical community believed that the condition was caused by a virus, Goldberger proved that a healthy diet was the cure.
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    Angel of Mercy (1939)
    Angel of Mercy (1939) - Short Film
    Story of Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross.
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    That Mothers Might Live (1938)
    This short tells the story of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis (1818-1865), a Hungarian physician. He was the first to realize that the deaths of new mothers could be significantly reduced simply by requiring doctors to wash their hands before treating a patient. (imdb)
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    The Man on the Rock (1938)
    MGM short film questions whether Napoleon Bonaparte died on the island of St. Helena in 1821 as recorded in history. It is noted that for many years Napoleon employed a look-a-like by the name of Francois Eugene Robeaud. This allowed the Emperor to work on matters of State while Robeaud attended public functions. There are several other anomalies including Robeaud's sudden disappearance and his family's acquisition of wealth; the fact that Robeaud is also recorded as having died on St. Helena.
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    Grips, Grunts and Groans (1937)
    Although circumstances force an over-matched Curly into a wrestling ring against a superior opponent, a spectator's perfume proves to be his secret weapon. (imdb.com)
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    California Straight Ahead (1937)
    Former school bus driver Biff Smith manages a trucking company which has its fleet pitted against a freight train in a race to deliver aviation parts to the Pacific coast. (imdb)
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    Give Till It Hurts (1937)
    The MGM crime reporter introduces Mr. Duncan, the head of a charity chest of a large city. Duncan talks about racketeers who steal from charities, which in essence is robbing those who can't help themselves. He tells of one such story, of a free medical clinic, its chief, Dr. Douglas, who has long worked to help the poor with medical services they could otherwise ill afford. (imdb)
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    Whoops, I
    Set in the old west, the stooges are crooked gamblers gypping the resident of a frontier town. They are discovered and must escape into the woods. To elude the sheriff they disguise themselves as Indians. Their plan works until Curly, dressed as a squaw, is forced to marry a local tough guy. The stooges are unmasked and wind up in the hoosegow. (imdb)
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