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Il est chef de service au ''US Office of War Information'' puis commentateur pour la radio [https://www.britannica.com/topic/Voice-of-America Voice of America]. Il commence à travailler chez ''Encyclopedia Britannica Films'' en 1946 et y reste jusqu'à sa retraite, en 1973. Il y produit environ 400 films éducatifs qui sont projetés dans les écoles, parmi lesquels une soixantaine de films sur des sujets liés aux sciences humaines et trois longues séries de films pour l'apprentissage des langues étrangères : ''La Familia Fernandez'' (espagnol 1er niveau), ''Emilio en España'' (espagnol 2e niveau) et Je parle français (français 1er niveau). Milan Herzog parle lui-même cing langues couramment.<br />
 
Il est chef de service au ''US Office of War Information'' puis commentateur pour la radio [https://www.britannica.com/topic/Voice-of-America Voice of America]. Il commence à travailler chez ''Encyclopedia Britannica Films'' en 1946 et y reste jusqu'à sa retraite, en 1973. Il y produit environ 400 films éducatifs qui sont projetés dans les écoles, parmi lesquels une soixantaine de films sur des sujets liés aux sciences humaines et trois longues séries de films pour l'apprentissage des langues étrangères : ''La Familia Fernandez'' (espagnol 1er niveau), ''Emilio en España'' (espagnol 2e niveau) et Je parle français (français 1er niveau). Milan Herzog parle lui-même cing langues couramment.<br />
 
Une fois à la retraite, il continue à produire des films indépendants à Los Angeles pendant une vingtaine d'années.<br />
 
Une fois à la retraite, il continue à produire des films indépendants à Los Angeles pendant une vingtaine d'années.<br />
Il décède le 20 avril 2010.
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Il décède le 20 avril 2010.<br />
  
Filmographie partielle :<br />
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'''Filmographie partielle :'''<br />
 
Airplane trip by jet<br />
 
Airplane trip by jet<br />
 
Amazon: People and Resources of Northern Brazil<br />
 
Amazon: People and Resources of Northern Brazil<br />
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Exploring the Night Sky
 
Exploring the Night Sky
  
Farmer, The
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Farmer, The<br />
Fireman, The (1954)
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Fireman, The (1954)<br />
France and Its People
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France and Its People<br />
Freight Train
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Freight Train<br />
French Children
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French Children<br />
Frontiers in Space
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Frontiers in Space<br />
Fuels: Their Nature and Use
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Fuels: Their Nature and Use<br />
Fundamentals of the Nervous System (co-produced with William Kay)
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Fundamentals of the Nervous System (co-produced with William Kay)<br />
Gas Laws and Their Application (Boyle, Charles. And Gay-Lussac)
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Gas Laws and Their Application (Boyle, Charles. And Gay-Lussac)<br />
Geological Work of Ice
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Geological Work of Ice<br />
Getting Along with Parents (1954)
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Getting Along with Parents (1954)<br />
Greek Children
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Greek Children<br />
Heat: its Nature and Transfer
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Heat: its Nature and Transfer<br />
Hindu Family
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Hindu Family<br />
How Our Bodies Fight Disease (1955)
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How Our Bodies Fight Disease (1955)<br />
 
Humanities: a Bridge to Ourselves (1974)
 
Humanities: a Bridge to Ourselves (1974)
  
India
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India<br />
India (Pakistan and the Union of India)
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India (Pakistan and the Union of India)<br />
India: Customs in the Village
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India: Customs in the Village<br />
India: Introduction to its History
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India: Introduction to its History<br />
Jamestown: the First English Settlement in America
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Jamestown: the First English Settlement in America<br />
Jan: Boy of the Netherlands (dir. Irving Rusinow)
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Jan: Boy of the Netherlands (dir. Irving Rusinow)<br />
Je Parle Français series (comprising an estimated 120 films) In addition two other films were made, 'Teaching French with Films, Pt 1: Listening and Speaking,' (prod. Irving Rusinow) and 'Teaching French with Films, Pt 2: Reading and Writing.' Both films were directed towards teachers that used the series in their classes.
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Je Parle Français series (comprising an estimated 120 films) In addition two other films were made, 'Teaching French with Films, Pt 1: Listening and Speaking,' (prod. Irving Rusinow) and 'Teaching French with Films, Pt 2: Reading and Writing.' Both films were directed towards teachers that used the series in their classes.<br />
La Familia Fernández series (comprising 54 films)
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La Familia Fernández series (comprising 54 films)<br />
La Familia Sanchez (Spanish version of 'Spanish Children')
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La Familia Sanchez (Spanish version of 'Spanish Children')<br />
La Guarda Cuidadosa (?)
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La Guarda Cuidadosa (?)<br />
Laws of Motion
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Laws of Motion<br />
Learning About Your Nose
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Learning About Your Nose<br />
 
Let's Go to the Circus (?)
 
Let's Go to the Circus (?)
Library Story (1952)
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Library Story (1952)<br />
 
Los Habladores (?)
 
Los Habladores (?)
  
Maestros de la Pintura (?)
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Maestros de la Pintura (?)<br />
Mailman (1947)
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Mailman (1947)<br />
 
Making Books (1947)
 
Making Books (1947)
Meaning of Long Division
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Meaning of Long Division<br />
Meaning of Time in Science, The (1973, dir. Kent Smith. Features Herzog in cameo role as the director of a space project)
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Meaning of Time in Science, The (1973, dir. Kent Smith. Features Herzog in cameo role as the director of a space project)<br />
Meaning of Plus and Minus
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Meaning of Plus and Minus<br />
Medieval Crusades
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Medieval Crusades<br />
Medieval Gilds
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Medieval Gilds<br />
Medieval Knights
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Medieval Knights<br />
 
Medieval Manor (1956)
 
Medieval Manor (1956)
Minerals and Rocks: Stones of the Earth
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Minerals and Rocks: Stones of the Earth<br />
Mother Cat and Her Baby Skunks (1958, dir. James F. Bishop)
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Mother Cat and Her Baby Skunks (1958, dir. James F. Bishop)<br />
Netherlands: Blueprint for an Urban Society
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Netherlands: Blueprint for an Urban Society<br />
Night Before Christmas
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Night Before Christmas<br />
Nose: Structure and Function
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Nose: Structure and Function<br />
Number System
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Number System<br />
Obesity
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Obesity<br />
 
Our Community (1952)
 
Our Community (1952)
  
Pakistan (1954)
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Pakistan (1954)<br />
Panama Canal
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Panama Canal<br />
Passenger Train (1954)
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Passenger Train (1954)<br />
People of the Netherlands
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People of the Netherlands<br />
People of Spain
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People of Spain<br />
Percussion Group
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Percussion Group<br />
Personality and Emotions (1954)
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Personality and Emotions (1954)<br />
Planter of Colonial Virginia
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Planter of Colonial Virginia<br />
Poland: Land Under Communism (1960)
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Poland: Land Under Communism (1960)<br />
Pueblo Andaluz (?)
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Pueblo Andaluz (?)<br />
Reading Maps
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Reading Maps<br />
Rotterdam-Europort: Gateway to Europe (dir. Irving Rusinow)
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Rotterdam-Europort: Gateway to Europe (dir. Irving Rusinow)<br />
Skeleton
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Skeleton<br />
Sleep for Health (1950)
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Sleep for Health (1950)<br />
Soviet Challenge
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Soviet Challenge<br />
Soviet Union: Faces of Today (dir. Arnold Michaelis, prod. Herzog)
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Soviet Union: Faces of Today (dir. Arnold Michaelis, prod. Herzog)<br />
Soviet Union: Epic Land (dir. Arnold Michaelis, prod. Herzog)
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Soviet Union: Epic Land (dir. Arnold Michaelis, prod. Herzog)<br />
Soviet Union: A Student's Life
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Soviet Union: A Student's Life<br />
String Choir
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String Choir<br />
 
Symphony Orchestra (2nd Ed)
 
Symphony Orchestra (2nd Ed)
  
Time and Clocks (PSSC series)
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Time and Clocks (PSSC series)<br />
Tobacco and the Human Body (1954)
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Tobacco and the Human Body (1954)<br />
Toothache of a Clown (co-directed with David W. Culver)
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Toothache of a Clown (co-directed with David W. Culver)<br />
Tom Savage: Boy of Early Virginia
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Tom Savage: Boy of Early Virginia<br />
Trip by Jet, A
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Trip by Jet, A<br />
Trip to the Moon, A (1957, co-produced with William Peltz)
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Trip to the Moon, A (1957, co-produced with William Peltz)<br />
Trip to the Planets (prod. Alex Haberstroh)
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Trip to the Planets (prod. Alex Haberstroh)<br />
Tugboats
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Tugboats<br /><br />
Understanding the Law
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Understanding the Law<br />
Understanding Vitamins
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Understanding Vitamins<br />
Une Famille Bretonne (French version of French Children)
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Une Famille Bretonne (French version of French Children)<br />
Vacances en Normandie
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Vacances en Normandie<br />
Viaje á Mejico (Spanish version of 'Airplane Trip to Mexico')
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Viaje á Mejico (Spanish version of 'Airplane Trip to Mexico')<br />
Viaje por el Norte de España (?)
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Viaje por el Norte de España (?)<br />
Viaje por el Sur de España(?)
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Viaje por el Sur de España(?)<br />
Visit with Cowboys, A
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Visit with Cowboys, A<br />
What is a Bird?
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What is a Bird?<br />
What Plants Need for Growth
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What Plants Need for Growth<br />
Why Foods Spoil
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Why Foods Spoil<br />
Woodwind Choir
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Woodwind Choir<br />
Yugoslav Boy: the Story of Frane (dir. Niksa Fulgosi and Octavian Miletic)
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Yugoslav Boy: the Story of Frane (dir. Niksa Fulgosi and Octavian Miletic)<br />
 
Zoo's-Eye View: Dawn to Dark (dir. James Oliver)
 
Zoo's-Eye View: Dawn to Dark (dir. James Oliver)
 
   
 
   
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In the mid 1980s, Milan and Shanta Herzog produced a series of films that were sold as Social Studies films in their English versions, and Foreign-language instruction films in their native language versions. They were released in 1988:
 
In the mid 1980s, Milan and Shanta Herzog produced a series of films that were sold as Social Studies films in their English versions, and Foreign-language instruction films in their native language versions. They were released in 1988:
  
France - Fontaine Family
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France - Fontaine Family<br />
France - History and Culture
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France - History and Culture<br />
 
France - Land and People  
 
France - Land and People  
  
Spain: History and Culture
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Spain: History and Culture<br />
Spain: Jose and His Family
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Spain: Jose and His Family<br />
 
Spain: Land and People  
 
Spain: Land and People  
  
Espana - Geografia y Poblacion - Advanced
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Espana - Geografia y Poblacion - Advanced<br />
Espana - Geografia y Poblacion - Beginning
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Espana - Geografia y Poblacion - Beginning<br />
Espana - Historia y Cultura - Advanced
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Espana - Historia y Cultura - Advanced<br />
Espana - Historia y Cultura - Beginning
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Espana - Historia y Cultura - Beginning<br />
 
Espana - Jose y Sus Parientes - Advanced
 
Espana - Jose y Sus Parientes - Advanced
  
France: Histoire et Culture
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France: Histoire et Culture<br />
France: La Familie Fontaine
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France: La Familie Fontaine<br />
 
France: Le Pays et le Peuple
 
France: Le Pays et le Peuple
  
 
Produced for Tadié-Cinema, France:
 
Produced for Tadié-Cinema, France:
  
Cave Man, The (dir. Guy Jorré, prod. Milan Herzog)
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Cave Man, The (dir. Guy Jorré, prod. Milan Herzog)<br />
|Liens externes=[http://www.afana.org/herzogdratfield.htm Milan Herzog - A Man of Many Talents]
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Sources:<br />
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Geoff Alexander, ''Films You Saw in School, A Critical Review of 1,153 Educatioal Films (1958-1985) in 74 Subject Categories'', McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, NC, 2014.<br />
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[https://www.britannica.com/biography/Milan-Herzog Encyclopedia Britannica](consulté le 19 juillet 2018)<br />
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[http://www.afana.org/herzog.htm Academic Film Archive of North America] (consulté le 19 juillet 2018)
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|Liens externes=[http://www.afana.org/herzogdratfield.htm Milan Herzog - A Man of Many Talents]<br />
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[https://archive.org/details/CelebratingTheLifeOfMilanHerzog The Life of Milan Herzog]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:43, 19 July 2018

Milan Herzog est né le 23 août 1908 à Vrobec (Croatie). Il étudie le droit à Paris et travaille comme correspondant étranger dans toute l'Europe. En 1940, il fuit la guerre et émigre aux États-Unis avec sa famille. Il devient citoyen américain la même année. Il est chef de service au US Office of War Information puis commentateur pour la radio Voice of America. Il commence à travailler chez Encyclopedia Britannica Films en 1946 et y reste jusqu'à sa retraite, en 1973. Il y produit environ 400 films éducatifs qui sont projetés dans les écoles, parmi lesquels une soixantaine de films sur des sujets liés aux sciences humaines et trois longues séries de films pour l'apprentissage des langues étrangères : La Familia Fernandez (espagnol 1er niveau), Emilio en España (espagnol 2e niveau) et Je parle français (français 1er niveau). Milan Herzog parle lui-même cing langues couramment.
Une fois à la retraite, il continue à produire des films indépendants à Los Angeles pendant une vingtaine d'années.
Il décède le 20 avril 2010.


Filmographie partielle :
Airplane trip by jet
Amazon: People and Resources of Northern Brazil
Answering the Child’s Why (1951)
Art in the Western World (dir. John Walker)
Antibiotics
Balanced Aquarium
Ballad of the West
Beginning to Date
Biography of the Unborn
Brass Choir
Building a House (Warren Everote produced the 1947 version of this film. Herzog may have produced the 1963 revision)

Children in Autumn
Children in Spring
Children in Summer
Children in Winter
Children of Holland
Children of Ireland
China Under Communism (1959)
Christmas Rhapsody, A (1948)
Christmas Through the Ages (1955?)
Circus: Serrina Becomes an Acrobat (dir. David W. Culver)
Circus Day in Our Town (1949)
Colombia and Venezuela (2nd ed.)
Conducting Good Music
Danzas Regionales Españolas (?)
Don't Get Angry (1953)
El Teatro Español: El Villano en su Rincon (Pts. I, II, & III) (?)
Electrostatics (1958)
Elephant Baby
Emilio en España series (comprising 27 films). 10 other films were identified under the Coloquios Culturales series, with the same cast and crew as the 'Emilio' series.
Exploring the Night Sky

Farmer, The
Fireman, The (1954)
France and Its People
Freight Train
French Children
Frontiers in Space
Fuels: Their Nature and Use
Fundamentals of the Nervous System (co-produced with William Kay)
Gas Laws and Their Application (Boyle, Charles. And Gay-Lussac)
Geological Work of Ice
Getting Along with Parents (1954)
Greek Children
Heat: its Nature and Transfer
Hindu Family
How Our Bodies Fight Disease (1955)
Humanities: a Bridge to Ourselves (1974)

India
India (Pakistan and the Union of India)
India: Customs in the Village
India: Introduction to its History
Jamestown: the First English Settlement in America
Jan: Boy of the Netherlands (dir. Irving Rusinow)
Je Parle Français series (comprising an estimated 120 films) In addition two other films were made, 'Teaching French with Films, Pt 1: Listening and Speaking,' (prod. Irving Rusinow) and 'Teaching French with Films, Pt 2: Reading and Writing.' Both films were directed towards teachers that used the series in their classes.
La Familia Fernández series (comprising 54 films)
La Familia Sanchez (Spanish version of 'Spanish Children')
La Guarda Cuidadosa (?)
Laws of Motion
Learning About Your Nose
Let's Go to the Circus (?) Library Story (1952)
Los Habladores (?)

Maestros de la Pintura (?)
Mailman (1947)
Making Books (1947) Meaning of Long Division
Meaning of Time in Science, The (1973, dir. Kent Smith. Features Herzog in cameo role as the director of a space project)
Meaning of Plus and Minus
Medieval Crusades
Medieval Gilds
Medieval Knights
Medieval Manor (1956) Minerals and Rocks: Stones of the Earth
Mother Cat and Her Baby Skunks (1958, dir. James F. Bishop)
Netherlands: Blueprint for an Urban Society
Night Before Christmas
Nose: Structure and Function
Number System
Obesity
Our Community (1952)

Pakistan (1954)
Panama Canal
Passenger Train (1954)
People of the Netherlands
People of Spain
Percussion Group
Personality and Emotions (1954)
Planter of Colonial Virginia
Poland: Land Under Communism (1960)
Pueblo Andaluz (?)
Reading Maps
Rotterdam-Europort: Gateway to Europe (dir. Irving Rusinow)
Skeleton
Sleep for Health (1950)
Soviet Challenge
Soviet Union: Faces of Today (dir. Arnold Michaelis, prod. Herzog)
Soviet Union: Epic Land (dir. Arnold Michaelis, prod. Herzog)
Soviet Union: A Student's Life
String Choir
Symphony Orchestra (2nd Ed)

Time and Clocks (PSSC series)
Tobacco and the Human Body (1954)
Toothache of a Clown (co-directed with David W. Culver)
Tom Savage: Boy of Early Virginia
Trip by Jet, A
Trip to the Moon, A (1957, co-produced with William Peltz)
Trip to the Planets (prod. Alex Haberstroh)
Tugboats

Understanding the Law
Understanding Vitamins
Une Famille Bretonne (French version of French Children)
Vacances en Normandie
Viaje á Mejico (Spanish version of 'Airplane Trip to Mexico')
Viaje por el Norte de España (?)
Viaje por el Sur de España(?)
Visit with Cowboys, A
What is a Bird?
What Plants Need for Growth
Why Foods Spoil
Woodwind Choir
Yugoslav Boy: the Story of Frane (dir. Niksa Fulgosi and Octavian Miletic)
Zoo's-Eye View: Dawn to Dark (dir. James Oliver)


Produced for Barr Films:

In the mid 1980s, Milan and Shanta Herzog produced a series of films that were sold as Social Studies films in their English versions, and Foreign-language instruction films in their native language versions. They were released in 1988:

France - Fontaine Family
France - History and Culture
France - Land and People

Spain: History and Culture
Spain: Jose and His Family
Spain: Land and People

Espana - Geografia y Poblacion - Advanced
Espana - Geografia y Poblacion - Beginning
Espana - Historia y Cultura - Advanced
Espana - Historia y Cultura - Beginning
Espana - Jose y Sus Parientes - Advanced

France: Histoire et Culture
France: La Familie Fontaine
France: Le Pays et le Peuple

Produced for Tadié-Cinema, France:

Cave Man, The (dir. Guy Jorré, prod. Milan Herzog)

Sources:
Geoff Alexander, Films You Saw in School, A Critical Review of 1,153 Educatioal Films (1958-1985) in 74 Subject Categories, McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, NC, 2014.
Encyclopedia Britannica(consulté le 19 juillet 2018)
Academic Film Archive of North America (consulté le 19 juillet 2018)

Milan Herzog on MedFilm

External links

Milan Herzog - A Man of Many Talents
The Life of Milan Herzog