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The Reference Section (1980)

Short | 23 min | Short

Tells the story of a boy who meets a talking almanac at the library and learns an unusual lesson about the many resources in the reference section. This groundbreaking educational film was widely praised for its use of special effects. ...See moreTells the story of a boy who meets a talking almanac at the library and learns an unusual lesson about the many resources in the reference section. This groundbreaking educational film was widely praised for its use of special effects. Followed the adventure of a young boy (Chong) desperately trying to finish a school project in the Library, while being harassed by a gang of bullies lead by Billy (Aylesworth). In an attempt to evade his tormentors, the boy hides in the libraries reference section, when all of the books 'come alive' and begin to speak. Led by a talking almanac, the boy is taught how to research and complete his book report. In the end, the bullies are locked in the reference room and subsequently attacked by the books. Written by Anonymous See less
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1980 (United States)

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Marcus Chong
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