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All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
"Unlike most "message" films which date almost immediately, Lewis Milestone's low-key, unpolished and deeply-felt screen adaptation of the Erich Maria Remarque anti-war novel has lost little of its original impact. Years ...
The Secret of Nimh (1982)
Heartwarming, enchanting, and beautifully crafted, this magical cartoon fantasy marks a new era for animation! Gorgeous to look at! raves TIME. It ll delight kids everywhere. (Newsweek). An extravaganza of dazzling ...
Oral History Project: Ed Pellegrino, M.D., March 4, 1998 (1998)
An interview with Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D.
Medical Choices and Pastoral Guidance (October 29, 1991)
A workshop conference about the Patient Self Determination Act, living wills, and patient decision making and the role of health personnel was taped by Georgetown University's Center for Clinical Bioethics, which sponsored ...
"Cliff Robertson in an unforgettable performance as a mentally handicapped man who becomes a genius. Charly Gordon is a gentle man with the mind of a child. Although his efforts at education are fruitless, his nightschool ...
Who Should Survive? (1971)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Executive Vice President of the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation, opens the film by describing, along with a simulated depiction, a birthing scene of a Down's Syndrome infant with duodenal atresia ...
This 1973 classic bioethics film in bioethics education discusses the rights of the retarded. Bertha, a mildly retarded young woman (not Down's Syndrome), was given an IUD at age 15, and requests its removal when she is ...
Test Tube Babies: A Daughter for Judy (1982)
Filmed after the successful birth of Louise Brown (1978), the first baby born from in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures, Georgianna and Howard Jones are interviewed in their Norfolk laboratory about this reproductive ...
Balancing Society's Mandates: IRB Review Criteria (1986)
The film depicts an institutional review board (IRB) meeting discussing typical cases and problems. Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino explains review board criteria.
Parents and Post Mortems (2002)
"This film has been made by parents who have experienced the loss of a child, with the expert help of pathologists." "A post mortem examination is a specialist investigation to find out why your baby or child died. it is ...