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F-4623
ILLUSTRATES A COMMON PROBLEM WITH CHILDREN AND, THROUGH TOMMY, LOOKS FOR REASONS TO EXPLAIN SOME CHILDREN'S LACK OF APPETITE. CHECKS BOTH PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL CAUSES. TRACES TOMMY'S PROBLEMS BACK TO HIS PARENTS BEHAVIOR DURING HIS INFANCY. SHOWS HOW, THROUGH BUIOLDING A NEW ATMOSPHERE OF COOPERATION AND FRIENDLINESS, HIS EATING HABITS CAN BE IMPROVED. LITTLE BOY SHAKES HIS HEAD NO. LARGE FAMILY HAVING DINNER. EVERYBODY HAPPY. ANIMATED BOY GROWS STRONG AND TALL. PUTS ON RADIO. JINGLE. HEALTH ADVERTISING. MAGAZINE ARTICLES. VITAMINS, CALORIES. MEDICAL DOCTOR AT DESK TALKS TO CAMERA. BABY IN CRIB CRIES. MOM CHANGES HIS DIAPER. BREAST FEEDING. MOM HOLDS BABY, PUTS IT TO BED. MOM KNITTING, LOOKS AT CLOCK. GIVING BABY BOTTLE. BABY WON'T TAKE BOTTLE. COUPLE AT DINNER. THEY ARGUE. HE LEAVES. SHE WON'T EAT. RELAXED MOTHER. MOM FEEDS BABY WITH SPOON. SOLID FOOD FOR BABY. POURING MILK INTO BOWL. MIXED UP. WEANING. BABY CARE. BABY DRINKS FROM BOTTLE. HAPPY TODDLER. IN HIGH-CHAIR. DRINKS FROM CUP. A LITTLE MESSY. BABY NOT READY FOR CUP. BABY PLAYS WITH FOOD. HOLDS SPOON. LITTLE BOY CAN EAT WITH A SPOON. LITTLE BOY AT TABLE. DISTRACTED BY SIBLING. PARENTS TALK AT HIM AT THE SAME TIME. NOISY RADIO IN KITCHEN. ANIMATED SICK BOY. BOY SITS DOWN TO LUNCH. EATS HEARTILY. GOOD APPETITE. ONLY CARROTS LEFT ON THE PLATE. SOUP. SMILES, EATING SOFT BOILED EGG. LUMBERJACK CHOPS AT TREE. BOY CLIMBS PLAY GYM. HEALTHY FOOD. PLATE OF FRUIT. FANCY DESERT, POURING MILK FROM BOTTLE INTO PITCHER. GLASS OF WATER. LITTLE GIRL EATS, PUSHES HER PLATE AWAY. GIRL EATS. EMPTY PLATE. MOM TELLS HER SHE MUST EAT. FEEDS UNHAPPY GIRL. BATTLE OVER FOOD. SMILING MOM. PUTTING BUTTER ON BREAD. MOM TRIES TO GET BOY TO EAT. UNHAPPY. BOY IN BED. DOCTOR WITH BOY. NOTHING WRONG. DOCTOR TALKS WITH MOM. HE SAYS THAT SHE IS THE PROBLEM. BOY DRINKS GLASS OF MILK. EAT IN LIVING ROOM ON TRAY. PUTS HIS BOOTS ON. GETTING DRESSED. HE PUTS HOOD ON. BOYS GO OUTSIDE TO PLAY. WINTER. WAVES. SNOW OUTSIDE.
HEALTH & FITNESS
b&w
1948
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