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Men of Muscle (1948)

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Title:
Men of Muscle (1948)
Description:
“Men of Muscle (1948)” is a promotional video for Springfield College in Springfield, MA by Bay State Film Productions. The film is dedicated to the men and women who work with youth and promotes Springfield College as a place to go to pursue careers in these fields. It starts with the narrator, Bruce Kern, describing a young man trying to determine the right career to pursue. The young man talks to his guidance counselor, who recommends Springfield College to him. The video then transitions into describing the wide array of academic, athletic, and social activities Springfield College can offer to those interested in youth work. Interestingly enough at this time Springfield College's Official name was the International YMCA College, and Springfield College would not officially be its name till 1954. The video shows, though, that in everything except for the official listing of the name, both the students and the world knew it already by Springfield College. Note, there may have been other versions of this promotional film made for different years.
Creator:
Bay State Film Productions
Creator:
Springfield College
Date:
[1948?]
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Marketing and Communications Records
Subjects:
Springfield College
International Young Men's Christian Association College
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Students
Springfield College--Clubs
Motion pictures
Advertising
Promotional materials
Students
Recruiting & enlistment
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Extent:
DVD; VHS; 21:21
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Text and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law.
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Language:
English
Identifier:
menofmuscle